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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Facebook tests expiring posts

Facebook tests expiring posts


Facebook tests expiring posts

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:26 AM PDT

If you want to use Facebook a little more like Snapchat, you might soon get your chance.

Mom gives son whisky, puts online

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:13 AM PDT

Police are charging a woman with child neglect after she posted a Facebook picture of her 7-year-old drinking whisky.

Billboard targets Westboro

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 08:43 AM PDT

A group says a new billboard that reads "God Loves Gays" is a message for the controversial Westboro Baptist Church.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has tumor

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 05:39 PM PDT

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford -- just over two months removed from treatment for substance abuse -- has been admitted to a hospital after a test showed he has a tumor in his abdomen, a hospital executive says.

Inmate social posts spark outrage

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 01:58 PM PDT

An inmate's use of social media shocks his victim's family and sparks an investigation. CNN affiliate KARK reports.

Video shows two men reacting

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 09:48 AM PDT

Two contractors, shown at left, describe seeing Michael Brown with his hands up as he was gunned down by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

Fresh details from 2 workers

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 09:28 AM PDT

CNN's Randi Kaye has fresh details from two construction workers in Ferguson who witnessed Michael Brown's shooting.

Why Goodell has got to go

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Ray McDonald, who plays for the San Francisco 49ers, was arrested August 31 on felony domestic violence charges involving his pregnant fiancee. The San Jose Police Department said McDonald's fiancee had "visible injuries," and the Sacramento Bee reported that police were previously called to his house in May.

End the flood of dark money in politics

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 05:28 AM PDT

Lisa Gilbert says a million people have asked the SEC to make corporations disclose their political contributions.

Stop ISIS from recruiting Americans

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 05:24 AM PDT

Stevan Weine says the key is to stop young people from acquiring radicalized beliefs in the first place.

ISIS threat to U.S. mostly hype

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 04:35 PM PDT

ISIS has Americans worried. Two-thirds of those surveyed in a recent Pew Research poll said they consider the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria to be a "major threat" to this country. But are such fears really justified?

What did NFL know -- and when?

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 07:29 AM PDT

Nothing less than the NFL's reputation is on the line, and possibly the job of the league's commissioner, Roger Goodell.

NFL owner weeps during speech

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 08:47 AM PDT

The owner of the Carolina Panthers broke down during a speech when he talked about domestic violence.

Big solar storm heading to Earth

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:21 AM PDT

This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.

Ari Fleischer: Being with Bush on 9/11

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:11 AM PDT

Former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer sent out a series of tweets Thursday detailing what took place 13 years ago on the day of the September 11 attacks.

5 takeaways from Obama ISIS speech

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 09:21 AM PDT

President Obama opens a new chapter in the U.S. war on Islamic extremism, pledging to hunt down ISIS wherever it may be, including in Syria. CNN analysts break down the speech.

Pistorius trial: Not murder, but ...

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:20 AM PDT

A judge says that Oscar Pistorius acted too hastily and used excessive force when he fatally shot his girlfriend last year.

Jaws actor in Bond films dies

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 06:06 AM PDT

Richard Kiel, the actor best known for playing the James Bond villain "Jaws," died Wednesday at a California hospital, St. Agnes Medical Center spokeswoman Kelley Sanchez said.

U.N. peacekeepers in Golan freed

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 06:08 AM PDT

The 45 U.N. peacekeepers seized in the Golan Heights have been freed and are in good condition, the United Nations said Thursday.

Ted Cruz booed at Christian dinner

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 11:05 AM PDT

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was heckled and booed until he left the stage at an annual gala celebrating Middle Eastern Christians on Wednesday.

'Being white in an all-black world'

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 09:05 AM PDT

What happens when the racial script is flipped and whites have to live in a black world? Whites give their minority report.

Why Ebola can't be stopped

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:19 AM PDT

Contact tracing works only if you have a list of victims' contacts and their addresses. The system in West Africa is "in shambles."

Kendall Jenner comes into focus

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 08:02 AM PDT

All eyes shifted toward the beginning of the runway when a dark-haired model strutted out in a star-spangled red bikini to a fusillade of flashbulbs at Tommy Hilfiger's New York Fashion Week show on Monday.

U.S. Army copters surprise Polish village

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 09:35 AM PDT

When a flight of military helicopters descended into a field in the small village of Gruta, Poland, on Tuesday, residents had reason to be alarmed.

Shooting spree caught on tape

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:20 AM PDT

A gunman fires dozens of shots in a neighborhood, and it was all caught on a home's surveillance footage.

Bieber strips to the tune of ... booing?

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 07:00 AM PDT

Bieber gets booed, strips to boxer-briefs! Jeanne Moos reports on the boos that got between Justin and his Calvins.

Want to imbibe and get rich? Buy whisky

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 06:41 AM PDT

Top whisky has increased in value by 440% since 2008, compared to an increase of just 31% for fine wine. Whisky collecting is on the rise -- and it tastes good, too

Bat terrifies anchors on live TV

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 06:14 AM PDT

A bat surprised morning show anchors at CNN affiliate WATE when it dive-bombed near them on live television.

Giant bunny on a bunker

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 03:22 AM PDT

The famed Dutch artist launches supersized bunny at Taiwan's Taoyuan Land Arts Festival.

Stunning time lapse of Earth from space

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 09:57 AM PDT

The European Space Agency captured this stunning timelapse of Earth from space.

Dad films birth ... while driving

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:20 AM PDT

A new father filmed the birth of his daughter while driving to the hospital.

Prison for 'Real Housewives' spouse

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 04:33 PM PDT

"Real Housewives of Atlanta" husband Apollo Nida started an eight-year federal prison sentence for a fraud conviction Wednesday.

The end of the South African rhino?

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 07:07 AM PDT

Poaching in South Africa is at an all time high, yet the country hosts 75% of the world's rhino population. To save the rhinos, one charity is moving them out of town.

Faces of 9/11: Where are they now?

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:16 PM PDT

A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. Ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. Their stories are forever linked with the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Here is a look at some of those people.

How September 11 unfolded

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 04:01 AM PDT

On the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, CNN looks back at the events as they unfolded.

Abstract look at World Trade Center

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 10:34 PM PDT

Want to be president? Talk to this guy

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 09:47 AM PDT

South Carolina's Bakari Sellers will be a key endorser once the 2016 presidential primary season is underway, says CNN's Peter Hamby.

Five takeaways from Obama's ISIS speech

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 06:07 AM PDT

President Obama opens a new chapter in the U.S. war on Islamic extremism, pledging to hunt down ISIS wherever it may be, including in Syria. CNN analysts break down the speech.

Strikes expanded to ISIS in Syria

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 04:23 AM PDT

President Obama says strength and resolve of U.S. and help from partners will destroy ISIS.

Want to be President? Talk to this guy

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:57 AM PDT

South Carolina's Bakari Sellers will be a key endorser once the 2016 presidential primary season is under way, says CNN's Peter Hamby.

An endorsement any Democrat will need

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 10:31 AM PDT

Hambycast hits S. Carolina, talking 2016 with the man whose endorsement any Democrat running for president will need.

Obama ISIS speech

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 12:25 AM PDT

It was a speech that Barack Obama -- a war-stopping, Nobel Peace Prize-winning President -- never wanted to give.

Oscar Pistorius verdict

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 05:33 AM PDT

Six months after Oscar Pistorius' trial started, transfixing the world with graphic details of how he killed his supermodel girlfriend, the Olympian returned to court Thursday for a verdict in the death of Reeva Steenkamp.

Missing children

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 07:53 PM PDT

Timothy Jones Jr. allegedly went on a three-state, 700-mile journey that began in South Carolina with the bodies of his five young children wrapped in a garbage bags in the back of his SUV, authorities said Wednesday.

9/11 anniversary

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 12:25 AM PDT

A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation.

An abstract look at the World Trade Center

Posted: 11 Sep 2014 04:48 AM PDT

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