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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

F-22 finally goes into combat

F-22 finally goes into combat


F-22 finally goes into combat

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 11:49 AM PDT

The problem-plagued F-22 Raptor took part in its first combat mission Monday night, hitting ISIS targets in Syria.

Obama's coffee cup salute criticized

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:45 AM PDT

With a coffee cup in hand, President Barack Obama offered a less-than-formal salute Tuesday to a Marine standing guard as he exited the presidential helicopter, Marine One.

Who took American Austin Tice?

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:45 AM PDT

For a year after her journalist son went missing in Syria in 2012, Debra Tice kept calling his cell phone. It would ring and ring. Nothing. She would send Austin Tice messages on Facebook. No response.

Hiker's body found near bear

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:49 AM PDT

A Rutgers University student hiking in the woods of northern New Jersey was mauled to death Sunday by a 300-pound black bear in what authorities said was a highly unusual attack.

Manning sues for hormone treatments

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 02:39 PM PDT

Chelsea Manning, convicted of espionage and imprisoned at Fort Leavenworth, has filed a lawsuit in federal court, claiming she "has been denied access to medically necessary treatment" for her gender disorder.

Pirates free American after 2 years

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:49 AM PDT

American journalist Michael Scott Moore, held for more than two years by Somali pirates, has been freed, Moore's family and a Somali official told CNN on Tuesday.

Obama offers Chelsea his ride

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 05:37 AM PDT

Speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative, President Obama says expectant mom Chelsea Clinton is welcome to his motorcade.

My son was 'gasping for breath'

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 06:09 PM PDT

Since mid-August, Enterovirus D68 has swept through 27 states. David Nash was one of its victims.

What you don't know about my sex life

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 03:29 PM PDT

People who identify as asexual feel little or no sexual attraction to other people. And as far as they're concerned, that's A-OK.

White tiger mauls zoo visitor

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 02:58 PM PDT

A day out turned to tragedy Tuesday when a white tiger in a New Delhi zoo mauled a visitor to death, an official said.

Killers pledge allegiance to ISIS

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:25 AM PDT

A Frenchman who was kidnapped over the weekend in Algeria appears to have been beheaded in a video that was posted online.

Obama: 'No God condones this'

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:49 AM PDT

President Barack Obama told the U.N. that it's time "for a new compact among the civilized peoples of this world."

John Kerry: It will take time

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 06:28 AM PDT

The U.S. secretary of state told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that airstrikes halted ISIS' march toward Irbil and Baghdad.

Kerry: Baghdad could have fallen

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 05:51 AM PDT

Christiane Amanpour sits down with Secretary of State John Kerry, who is in New York for a U.N. General Assembly meeting.

A look at weaponry used in Syria

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 06:04 PM PDT

From F-22 Raptors to Tomahawk missiles to drones, a look at the weaponry the U.S. and its allies bringing to bear in Syria.

Is Derek Jeter really that great?

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:10 AM PDT

Mike Downey says New Yorkers may be overdoing it, but baseball will really miss Derek Jeter

How Obama got warlike

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 07:55 AM PDT

Quick: Which U.S. president has authorized wars of various kinds in seven Muslim countries?

Marriage equality is not like abortion

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 05:38 AM PDT

The Supreme Court is set to decide whether to take the same-sex marriage cases on September 29, a mere 15 months since they overturned the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. That decision has created a deluge of cases, all of which (save one in Louisiana) have found that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional.

Blair: Generational disaster looms

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 02:56 PM PDT

Ebola could become the biggest humanitarian disaster in a generation, writes former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Iraqi leader: 'Do it right this time'

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 06:54 PM PDT

Iraq's prime minister said Tuesday he is happy to see the United States and its Arab allies striking ISIS targets in Syria, so long as they "do it right this time."

Ferguson erupts again

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:40 AM PDT

Five people were arrested as tensions flared again in Ferguson, Missouri, with people threatening officers, shooting at them, throwing rocks and bottles, and one person tossing a Molotov cocktail at a parking structure, police say.

Guilty of Ebola until proven otherwise

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 04:26 AM PDT

About 10 days ago, Lusa Khanneh took ill, but not with Ebola.

Chilling 911 call: I shot 6 grandkids

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:20 AM PDT

A man in Florida told a 911 operator that he killed his six grandchildren and his daughter before he killed himself.

Actress gets restraining order on ex

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 06:27 AM PDT

"Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland asked for and received a temporary restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, actor Matthew Prokop, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Lawmaker: 'I'm gay. Get over it.'

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:49 AM PDT

It was one of those oh-by-the-way moments -- an afterthought really. It wasn't supposed to be a coming out party.

FBI: Mass shootings increasing

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:52 AM PDT

Mass shootings have been occurring more frequently in recent years, an FBI study shows, with nearly one incident a month from 2000 to 2013.

Trapped 30 hours in 'Hell's Canyon'

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 09:22 AM PDT

Kista Franco was stranded on a Texas mountainside for more than a day; authorities say rain and fog prevented an airlift.

8 die in suspected U.S. drone strike

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 04:53 AM PDT

Missiles fired by what is thought to be a U.S. drone killed eight suspected militants and injured an unspecified number of other people in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan on Wednesday morning, Pakistani intelligence sources said.

Restaurant serves drug-laced noodles

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 01:40 AM PDT

The noodles were not just tasty. They were outright addictive.

See iPhone 6 Plus get bent

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:42 AM PDT

Some users are saying that the new iPhone 6 plus bends when they put it in their pocket.

MTV show adds intersex character

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:21 AM PDT

The two leads in MTV's "Faking It" spent Season 1 pretending to be lesbians. Now they've been joined by an intersex character.

Jeremy Renner talks secret marriage

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 10:53 AM PDT

Jeremy Renner is now a married man.

The world's scariest stairs

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 06:38 AM PDT

Watch your step as you climb these stairs, whether spiraling up mountains, narrow passageways or sky-scraping attractions.

Ryder Cup wives treated like stars

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 04:33 AM PDT

A spot of shopping, the odd spa day and some serious flag waving.

Frustrated golfer has massive meltdown

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 03:57 AM PDT

Golfer snaps, breaks golf clubs over his knee. Jeanne Moos reports on a meltdown that was anything but par for the course.

Catching huge salmon from a 1940s' tug

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 09:52 AM PDT

Up the Inside Passage on a heritage tugboat, sport fishermen chase British Columbia's monster salmon.

Branson's stunning new vacation policy

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 04:20 AM PDT

Sir Richard Branson tells Erin Burnett about why he thinks his company's new vacation policy will work

Supersonic jets to return?

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 01:13 AM PDT

How would you like to trim three hours off the current commercial jet flight time between Paris and Washington, D.C.?

What could possibly go wrong?

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 05:35 AM PDT

The Wallkill Mighty Mites peewee football team tried to run through a banner before a game, but they ran into a problem.

Smart toothbrush tracks your brushing

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:08 AM PDT

This Bluetooth enabled toothbrush coaches you while you brush and tracks your progress through a smartphone app.

Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 06:04 AM PDT

Arrest warrant issued in Graham case

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:22 AM PDT

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent to defile, in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, police say.

Ebola kills people who don't even have it

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 06:26 AM PDT

With hospitals and other health care facilities overwhelmed with Ebola patients, and health care workers scared, people with other problems can't get the care they need.

Arrest warrant issued in Graham case

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:22 AM PDT

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent to defile, in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, police say.

Police: 'I am not going to lose hope'

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:23 AM PDT

Erin Burnett speaks with Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo about the latest in the search for missing UVA student.

United Nations

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 09:00 AM PDT

President Barack Obama took his call for world cooperation against terror, climate change, Ebola and a host of other issues to the United Nations Wednesday, saying the world stands at a crossroads "between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope."

F-22

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 03:53 PM PDT

The problem-plagued F-22 Raptor took part in its first combat mission Monday night, hitting ISIS targets in Syria. The price tag for those jets, which were in development for decades, is a staggering $412 million each -- triple its expected cost, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Hannah Graham

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:34 AM PDT

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent to defile, in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told reporters Tuesday.

Penn. senator

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 08:35 AM PDT

It was one of those oh-by-the-way moments -- an afterthought really. It wasn't supposed to be a coming out party.

Chelsea Manning

Posted: 23 Sep 2014 03:52 PM PDT

Chelsea Manning, convicted of espionage and imprisoned at Fort Leavenworth, has filed a lawsuit in federal court, claiming she "has been denied access to medically necessary treatment" for her gender disorder.

Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

Posted: 24 Sep 2014 03:56 AM PDT

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