Thursday, September 4, 2014

Feds to probe Ferguson police

Feds to probe Ferguson police

Feds to probe Ferguson police

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 01:30 AM PDT

The U.S. Justice Department is getting ready to launch an investigation into the practices and training of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, Missouri and federal officials told CNN.

Ebola patient: I didn't know if I'd live

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 06:23 AM PDT

Speaking to Anderson Cooper, Nancy Writebol recounts the trials she faced after becoming infected with Ebola in Liberia.

Dog goes for record, eats 43 socks

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 01:58 AM PDT

Socks. They're just not for feet anymore.

Hollande's ex tells all

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:00 AM PDT

Valerie Trierweiler, ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, settles some scores in a new book detailing their relationship.

13 injured in Nevada museum incident

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 06:57 PM PDT

Eight children and one adult were injured Wednesday when an experiment went awry at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum in Reno, police said.

Terror suspect being extradited to U.S.

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 06:53 AM PDT

British judges agreed Thursday to send to the United States a man accused of helping organize a jihad training camp in Oregon.

Stolen car returned 33 years later

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 04:21 PM PDT

A California man has been reunited with his stolen 1964 Ford Thunderbird after 33 years. KOVR has more.

Happy birthday, Beyonce!

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:10 AM PDT

Harris faces murder charges

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 09:33 AM PDT

A Georgia grand jury indicted Justin Ross Harris on eight counts, including malice murder and two counts of felony murder, in the death of his toddler son.

Mother lists herself as a victim

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:26 AM PDT

The mother of a Georgia toddler who died after being left in a car for hours in the sweltering heat says she is a grieving mother caught up in "the storm around my family."

'That pain ... never goes away'

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:04 AM PDT

Lyn Balfour promised her son, limp in her arms, that she would never let it happen to another parent. She vowed to her baby she would tell every mother, every father, everyone who has had the responsibility of caring for a child. That's all she could do now.

Foster dad arrested in Kansas death

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:26 AM PDT

The death of a 10-month-old girl left in a hot car in Wichita, Kansas -- the latest in a string of hot-car child deaths in the United States -- triggered the quick arrest of the girl's foster father and on Friday prompted state officials to launch home inspections of adoptive and foster families.

Connecticut death ruled homicide

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:26 AM PDT

The Connecticut medical examiner has ruled the death of a 15-month-old boy who was left in his father's car in July a homicide.

7 ways to revive a 'dead' river

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 09:53 AM PDT

I recently spent three weeks traveling down California's San Joaquin, which was named this year by the advocacy group American Rivers as the "most endangered" river in the United States. It's a river that all of us depend on -- 40% of U.S. fruits are grown in the Central Valley, where the river is located, as well as 80% of the world's almonds -- but that very few people care about.

Guess Putin's favorite comedy

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:20 AM PDT

President Obama's favorite television shows include "House of Cards" and "Mad Men." One can imagine that when his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin wants to kick back and relax, all he will need to do is turn on the nightly news and watch the latest reports from the NATO Summit in Wales.

Wall's Street's in bed with Washington

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:20 AM PDT

After an unexpected loss in the Republican primary, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor resigned from Congress and nabbed the brass ring: A lucrative vice chairmanship at boutique investment firm Moelis & Co., along with a slot on its board of directors. The ex-representative for Virginia's 7th Congressional District will be making at least $1.6 million next year in addition to a hefty signing bonus.

America's other deportation crisis

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:23 AM PDT

Americans have followed with alarm the unfolding calamity of Central American children seeking refuge at our border. But many of us may not realize there's a crisis-within-a-crisis: An overwhelming number of these young, unaccompanied immigrants are facing deportation hearings without access to legal help. The lack of legal assistance threatens not only the children themselves, but also our nation's commitment to basic fairness.

Asteroid to pass close to Earth

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 09:10 AM PDT

A newly discovered asteroid will pass "very close" to Earth on Sunday, NASA says.

Can beer + football = next president?

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Before the football game, there was lunch. And before lunch, Rick Perry said a prayer.

Joan Rivers' clinic investigated

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:46 AM PDT

The out-patient clinic where Joan Rivers suffered cardiac arrest during a procedure last week is being investigated, a health official said Thursday.

Soldier beaten to death ... by peers

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 03:55 AM PDT

A 20-year-old soldier dies at the hands of his peers. Paula Hancocks asks South Korea's military why nothing has improved.

Kayakers survive great white run-in

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 02:39 AM PDT

This was no near miss.

Escaped cobra menaces SoCal

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:40 AM PDT

Authorities in a Southern California city are asking residents to keep an eye on their kids and pets as the search continues for a cobra that's already bitten a dog.

Pilot detours for view of volcano

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 09:57 AM PDT

Erupting Icelandic volcanoes have been known to ground flights, but this time they kept one up in the air as a pilot looped around to give passengers a better view of the spectacle.

Lack of sleep may shrink your brain

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:56 AM PDT

Can a lack of sleep affect the size of your brain? It's possible, a recent study published in an online issue of Neurology suggests.

Knee defender speaks out

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:38 AM PDT

The man who got kicked off a United Airlines flight because of a fight over seat reclining says he's sorry about his behavior.

Ukraine President: Peace plan coming

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 07:19 AM PDT

The world faces a "generational struggle" against the threat of Islamist extremism, and ISIS should be "squeezed out of existence," British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday.

Al Qaeda opening branch in India

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:46 AM PDT

In a 55-minute long video, al Qaeda announced it will launch a new branch in the Indian subcontinent.

Dem's 'back of his hand' misstep

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 07:30 AM PDT

John King, Nia-Malika Henderson & Peter Hamby on the criticism facing the DNC chair after her comments on Scott Walker.

'I haven't done anything wrong'

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 03:27 AM PDT

The video goes dark, but you can still hear the man screaming and pleading for help after police officers allegedly use a stun gun on him.

Life sentence for 7 lbs. of pot

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 03:40 AM PDT

A man is serving more time for pot than others are serving for murder. With marijuana legalization growing, is it fair?

Baby turns blue, so a mechanic ...

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:40 AM PDT

CNN affiliate KXLY reports on a smartphone app used in Spokane, Washington, that helped save the life of an infant.

'View' welcoming three new hosts

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:41 AM PDT

It'll be a brand-new "View" in less than two weeks, with three new co-hosts in a new studio and with a new boss behind the scenes.

'Dancing With the Stars' cast revealed

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 09:33 AM PDT

The new season of "Dancing With the Stars" will feature a "Duck Dynasty" star, a race car driver and one half of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong.

India's girls aborted, brides wanted

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 12:52 AM PDT

Sex-selective abortion has created a lack of women in parts of India. Traffickers capitalize on the shortage by kidnapping women to sell as brides. It's a cycle influenced by poverty but perpetuated by India's attitude toward women.

Luke Bryan falls off stage ... again

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 04:01 AM PDT

Country sensation Luke Bryan failed to catch a drink and fell off the stage into the arms of his fans.

Man finds 10-foot python in flower bed

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 07:30 AM PDT

A man found a 10-foot python laying in the shade in his front lawn. KPHO reports.

This crab's blood could save your life

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 03:47 AM PDT

Hundreds of thousands of horseshoe crabs are captured each year for their incredible blue blood.

They're about to become targets

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 09:30 AM PDT

In today's Good Stuff, opportunistic thieves steal from a disabled woman, but it does not mar her perspective on life.

Watch angry ram take down drone

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 03:45 AM PDT

Ram uses horns to take down a drone. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on Rambro the Angry Ram, putting the ram in rampage.

Better than the Grand Canyon?

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 02:18 AM PDT

Namibia's Fish River Canyon may not be as big as its American counterpart, but it's millions of years older -- and a lot quieter.

Teen catches 700-pound swordfish

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 08:06 AM PDT

A 17-year-old reeled in a swordfish that weighed nearly 700 lbs. off the coast of Florida WPTV reports.

Transgender ex-SEAL lives in 'gray world'

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 12:30 PM PDT

She served for 20 years as a man in the U.S. Navy SEALs. Kristin Beck, now a transgender woman, speaks out about her unique journey.

More 'Frozen' on the way?

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 03:31 AM PDT

Walt Disney Studios is chipping a new "Frozen" film off the old block.

13-foot, 750-pound gator sets record

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 09:35 AM PDT

A state record-setting 13-foot, 750-pound alligator was caught in Mississippi.

Conan's embarrassing celeb photos

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 06:01 AM PDT

Conan shows off his own set of embarrassing celebrity photos.

Low-carb or low-fat: Does it matter?

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 09:48 AM PDT

Anyone who's ever attempted to lose weight knows the frustration of trying (and failing at) different diets. A recent study suggests any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet can produce significant weight loss results.

Up close with Rick Perry's Hail Mary

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 04:26 AM PDT

Rick Perry, presidential politics, South Carolina, SEC football. Great ingredients to cook up the first episode of "Hambycast," CNN's new weekly digital series that will look at campaign politics as it actually happens.

ISIS defector: 'Other countries' may be next

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:43 AM PDT

A former ISIS fighter, who left the terror group two weeks ago, reveals to CNN's Arwa Damon its ultimate goal.

ISIS flaunts its brutality

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 06:30 AM PDT

One video shows more than 100 prisoners paraded across the desert in their underwear, then lying face down as militants unleash a hailstorm of bullets into their bodies.

ISIS video we must show you

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 01:39 PM PDT

CNN's Nic Robertson details the barbaric fighting and recruiting techniques used by ISIS.

ISIS and religious justification

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 01:34 AM PDT

Jean Casarez speaks to peaceful Muslims hoping to discredit ISIS' claims that they represent the true principals of Islam.

Massacre survivor speaks

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Ali Hussein Kadhim was not supposed to live to tell his story or that of the hundreds of other Iraqi soldiers and Shiites who were massacred in June by ISIS militants in Tikrit.


Posted: 04 Sep 2014 05:55 AM PDT

To the outside world, they're a force of ruthless yet mysterious insurgents bent on terrorizing civilians and expanding Islamic rule.

Ferguson probe

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 08:10 PM PDT

The U.S. Justice Department is planning to take a top-to-bottom look at the Ferguson, Missouri, police department -- which has come under fire for its past practices in the uproar over the shooting of Michael Brown -- officials told CNN.

Museum explosion

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 06:24 PM PDT

Thirteen people, including children, were injured Wednesday when an experiment went awry at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum in Reno, police said.


Posted: 04 Sep 2014 03:02 AM PDT

Dutch investigators will issue a preliminary report Tuesday on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down in eastern Ukraine in July.

Escaped cobra

Posted: 04 Sep 2014 03:15 AM PDT

Authorities in a Southern California city are asking residents to keep an eye on their kids and pets as the search continues for a cobra that's already bitten a dog.


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