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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Ugly Senate race could end today

Ugly Senate race could end today


Ugly Senate race could end today

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 06:17 AM PDT

Tuesday's Senate primary in Kansas could end another ugly showdown that pits a tea party-backed challenger against an establishment Republican incumbent.

100 missing after ferry capsizes

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 04:54 PM PDT

Officials say the search continues for about 100 people missing after a ferry capsized in Bangladesh.

Sandra Bullock: Forbes' top-paid actress

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:35 AM PDT

It pays to be "America's Sweetheart."

Attacker opens fire on training base, U.S. officials say

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 11:05 AM PDT

The general was killed when a shooter wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at a training facility, U.S. officials say. Fifteen other troops, including Americans, were injured.

Trump's hysteria over Ebola in U.S.

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:03 AM PDT

Paul Wolpe says Donald Trump and social media are angrily calling for the Americans with Ebola to be sent back to Africa. We should have learned from AIDS epidemic that hysteria like this is wrong and unwarranted.

A Confederate flag mistake

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:45 AM PDT

Danny Cevallos says the law allows the flag, but states should never have gotten into the business of selling specialty plates

Why women become suicide bombers

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:03 AM PDT

Jane Harman says a series of attacks in Nigeria by female suicide bombers is alarming.

Is organic food better for you?

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:26 AM PDT

Aaron Carroll says there's little evidence that organic foods are better than conventionally grown foods.

Israel declares 'mission accomplished'

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 11:12 AM PDT

Withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza Tuesday for a three-day cease-fire with Hamas, Israel announced that its central goal was achieved.

New low in U.S.-Israel relationship?

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 11:09 AM PDT

Tensions between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been strained for years. But the conflict in Gaza has ushered in a new low, some analysts say.

ISIS to Christians: Convert or die

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:54 AM PDT

Facing fines, conversion or death, Christian families flee Mosul under threat from ISIS. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Parents charged in hot-car death

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 08:22 AM PDT

A Statesville, North Carolina, infant is dead after being left in a hot car last month, and now his parents are under arrest.

Russia troop buildup at Ukraine border

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 11:13 AM PDT

A new buildup of Russian troops along the Ukraine border raised concerns Tuesday that Moscow might be contemplating another intervention like the one that annexed Crimea earlier this year.

Sinkholes threaten record skyscraper

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 03:10 AM PDT

The construction of what would be Seoul's tallest building has hit a snag following the appearance of a number of mysterious sinkholes in and around the neighborhood where it is being built.

5,052 square mile 'dead zone' in Gulf

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:29 AM PDT

The Gulf of Mexico has a "dead zone" the size of the state of Connecticut.

2 cyclones heading toward Hawaii

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:02 AM PDT

Tropical cyclones in the Pacific do not worry some Hawaiian residents because direct hits historically have been so rare on the islands. Hawaii is a small target in a large ocean.

Mudslides trapped kids at camp

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:03 AM PDT

CNN's Ted Rowlands reports on the mudslides that devastated communities in southern California.

What's next in MH370 search?

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:52 AM PDT

Australian authorities are poised to announce the next phase of the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 this week, five months after the plane vanished without a trace.

Polygamist compound is now a B&B

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 05:59 PM PDT

The compound built for polygamist Warren Jeffs has been transformed into a bed and breakfast. CNN affiliate KUTV reports.

Trump, Whoopi feud over Ebola remarks

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 06:56 AM PDT

Report: 'Big Bang' stars sign deal

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 08:52 AM PDT

"Big Bang Theory" fans can breathe a sigh of relief.

Heiress adopts unwanted pup

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 02:19 AM PDT

Lady, the dog who walked 30 miles back to a Kansas family who didn't want her, took a private jet to her new home.

Summer camp love stories

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:05 AM PDT

As the last of the sleepaway campers begrudgingly say their goodbyes to bunkmates this month, it's worth remembering that some campers and counselors keep the campfire flames burning much longer with summer flings that become lifetime commitments.

What a shot! 39 sports photos

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 03:47 AM PDT

'Apparently' kid steals live news

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 10:38 AM PDT

Five-year-old Noah Ritter stole the show during an interview at the Wayne County Fair. CNN affiliate WNEP has more.

Thousands of blue things wash ashore

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:51 AM PDT

Thousands of jellyfish-like creatures have washed ashore in San Francisco. CNN affiliate KGO has the details.

'Ghost' attacks news crew

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:52 AM PDT

A Pennsylvania family claims their house is haunted and has the pictures to prove it. CNN affiliate WPMT reports.

Cosplay insanity continues

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 09:41 PM PDT

Zombies, "World of Warcraft" characters and showgirls in skimpy outfits -- it can only be the latest ChinaJoy cosplay competition.

Sony plans film with female superhero

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 10:31 AM PDT

Spider-Man may be getting a female counterpart.

Shark drags boat in circles for hours

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:36 AM PDT

A Texas fisherman hooked a catch of a lifetime, but the fight to reel him in was not easy. CNN affiliate KIII reports.

Bear cub found in home's ashes

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:16 AM PDT

A bear cub named "Cinder" is receiving treatment after being found in the aftermath of a wildfire. KOLO reports.

8 places for fantastic fossil finds

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 08:54 AM PDT

These eight "fossil finds" are family friendly, T-Rex free and can provide learning enrichment for paleontologists of all ages.

Need escape? Look at this space view

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:15 AM PDT

Take a one minute escape into space through the eyes of NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman.

And the world's best zoo is ...

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:09 AM PDT

Based on user comments, new TripAdvisor awards name best zoos and aquariums around the world.

Ebola is here: <br>5 reasons not to panic

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 10:50 AM PDT

A second American has been flown from Africa to Atlanta to be treated for the deadly virus, but experts say the chances of its spreading here are incredibly remote.

Ebola-infected American comes home

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:11 AM PDT

An American woman infected with the virus in Africa has arrived for treatment in Atlanta -- making her only the second human Ebola patient ever in the U.S.

Why are so many civilians dying?

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 05:14 AM PDT

More than 1.8 million people live in Gaza's 139 square miles. So when bombs, missiles and shells hit, there are few places where Palestinians can escape the lethal effects. More than 1,800 have died so far.

Israel pulls out of Gaza during cease-fire

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 08:07 AM PDT

Israel will maintain "defensive positions" outside of Gaza during the cease-fire, an Israeli military spokesman said.

Man who shot unarmed Michigan teen takes stand

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:18 AM PDT

A Michigan man accused of gunning down an unarmed young woman on his front porch took the stand in his own defense Monday. Theodore Wafer, 55, told jurors he feared for his life when loud banging on his front and kitchen doors startled him awake in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013.

Ebola is here: <br>5 reasons not to panic

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 10:50 AM PDT

A second American has been flown from Africa to Atlanta to be treated for the deadly virus, but experts say the chances of its spreading here are incredibly remote.

Ebola-infected American comes home

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:11 AM PDT

An American woman infected with the virus in Africa has arrived for treatment in Atlanta -- making her only the second human Ebola patient ever in the U.S.

I survived Ebola: What it's like

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:39 AM PDT

Dr. Thomas Cairns who was working in Africa contracted Ebola and lived to tell about it.

Ebola serum: Miracle or mirage?

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 01:24 AM PDT

Experts caution that the serum that reduced Kent Brantly's symptoms may not work for everybody, even if there was enough to go around.

9 questions about new Ebola drug

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:52 AM PDT

Two American missionary workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus were given an experimental drug that seems to have saved their lives.

Afghanistan

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:41 AM PDT

An American general was killed Tuesday after a shooter wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at a training facility in Kabul, U.S. officials told CNN's Jim Sciutto.

Ebola

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 04:08 AM PDT

As an American woman infected with Ebola returns to the United States, a man hospitalized in New York City is waiting to learn whether he has the dire disease.

Hot-car death

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 07:17 AM PDT

A Statesville, North Carolina, infant is dead after being left in a hot car last month, and now his parents are under arrest.

Gaza-Israel crisis

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:19 AM PDT

Withdrawing its ground forces from Gaza Tuesday for a three-day cease-fire with Hamas, Israel announced that its central goal was achieved.

Hawaii

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:20 AM PDT

Tropical cyclones in the Pacific do not worry some Hawaiian residents because direct hits historically have been so rare on the islands. Hawaii is a small target in a large ocean.

Sinkholes

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:17 AM PDT

The construction of what would be Seoul's tallest building has hit a snag following the appearance of a number of mysterious sinkholes in and around the neighborhood where it is being built.

MH370

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:22 AM PDT

Australian authorities are poised to announce the next phase of the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 this week, five months after the plane vanished without a trace.

'Big Bang Theory'

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 09:18 AM PDT

"Big Bang Theory" fans can breathe a sigh of relief.

What a shot! 39 amazing sports photos

Posted: 05 Aug 2014 03:58 AM PDT

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