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Where to find the most lighthouses

Where to find the most lighthouses


Where to find the most lighthouses

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 05:47 AM PDT

In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.

If I were Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 04:33 AM PDT

James Patterson says if he were Amazon's CEO, he wouldn't drain profits away from book industry by dropping ebook prices, he'd help a diversity of publishers earn and survive to nurture new great books

Hypocrisy of 'condemn Israel'

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 11:08 AM PDT

Abraham Foxman says anti-Semitism and underestimating the threat and role of Hamas in starting the Gaza conflict are behind anti-Israel protests.

Russia hack is not that scary

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 05:05 AM PDT

Chester Wisniewski asks if the hacking of 1.2 billion usernames and passwords is corporate fearmongering.

Boy missing since 1940 ID'd

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 10:08 AM PDT

Ovell Krell promised her parents she'd never stop looking for Owen, and she didn't. Researchers announced that the first body exhumed at Florida's now-shuttered Dozier School for Boys was indeed Owen Smith.

Eating out costs you 200 calories

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 08:55 AM PDT

Skipping the drive-thru for a sit-down meal at a restaurant won't allow you to skip the extra calories, a new study suggests.

Town in shock after boy's playground stabbing

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 01:21 AM PDT

A family is grieving and a Michigan community is in shock Wednesday night after a 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death at a playground in his neighborhood this week.

Least friendly U.S. city is ...

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 04:19 AM PDT

Where in the U.S. will you be welcomed like a friend and shunned like foe? Conde Nast Traveler says it knows.

2 hurricanes aim for Hawaii

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 01:22 AM PDT

If tropical cyclones do give Hawaii a rare one-two punch this week, the schools on the Big Island and Maui won't welcome them with open doors.

New Jersey mother charged in son's 1991 death

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 11:05 AM PDT

For more than two decades, New Jersey investigators had not been able to solve the homicide of 5-year-old Timothy Wiltsey.

Shooting victim ignored by passers-by

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 10:16 AM PDT

Video shows witnesses ignoring a shooting victim, but as CNN's Susan Candiotti reports, this isn't an isolated reaction.

Town in shock after boy's playground stabbing

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 11:58 PM PDT

A family is grieving and a Michigan community is in shock Wednesday night after a 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death at a playground in his neighborhood this week.

'Dead Man Walking' nun: 'Botched' executions reveal botched system

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 11:19 AM PDT

Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape. It's clear why friends insist on driving when they are with her. She could rival NASCAR's Danica Patrick on the gas pedal. Age -- she turned 75 this year -- hasn't slowed her down.

For the record books: Two hurricanes spinning toward Hawaii

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 05:28 AM PDT

Supermarket shelves swept bare. Schools, government offices, attractions shuttering. Sandbags filled. Ports closing.

Friendliest/unfriendliest U.S. cities are ...

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 04:19 AM PDT

Where in the U.S. will you be welcomed like a friend and shunned like foe? Conde Nast Traveler says it knows.

Tourist reportedly crashes drone into Yellowstone hot spring

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 01:20 AM PDT

Authorities at Yellowstone National Park are investigating reports that a tourist crashed a drone into the Grand Prismatic Spring, the park's largest hot spring, on Saturday.

Ex-judge says his own bias may have led to bad conviction

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 12:09 PM PDT

It was something former New York Supreme Court Judge Frank Barbaro just couldn't get out of his mind: His 1999 second-degree murder conviction of a white man who said he killed a black man in self-defense.

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