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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Hawks GM on 'indefinite leave'

Hawks GM on 'indefinite leave'


Hawks GM on 'indefinite leave'

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 11:06 AM PDT

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry is taking an indefinite leave of absence, the NBA team's CEO announced Friday, days after a report surfaced about comments Ferry allegedly made about a free agent player.

5 ways to think yourself well

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 05:24 AM PDT

There wasn't anything that could bring singer Pharrell Williams down in his hit song "Happy." Turns out he was on to to something.

Disney World splurges that are worth it

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 01:55 PM PDT

Walt Disney World is expensive. No two ways about it. Here are some places that are worth the splurge.

Officials defend handling of case

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 10:32 AM PDT

The mother of beheaded journalist James Foley told CNN that U.S. officials suggested the family could be charged if they tried to raise money to free him from ISIS.

Hostage's family to ISIS: Contact us

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 10:25 AM PDT

The family of British ISIS captive David Haines released a message to his captors Saturday through the British Foreign Office.

McChrystal on failed Foley rescue

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 08:41 AM PDT

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with Ret. Gen. Stanley McChrystal about the failed rescue of American journalist James Foley.

Kerry in Egypt to help build coalition

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 10:25 AM PDT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Egypt on Saturday, in his latest stop in a diplomatic push to build regional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat ISIS.

White House: It's war against ISIS

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 10:26 AM PDT

Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday refused to call the fight against ISIS a war. On Friday, the White House and the Pentagon did just that.

A strong tool against domestic violence

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 09:08 AM PDT

As a baseball executive whose mother survived relentless domestic violence, and an advocate who worked for years to pass the Violence Against Women Act, we want to celebrate the 20th anniversary of that life-saving bill, signed into law on September 13, 1994.

Will 'God particle' destroy us all?

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 01:00 PM PDT

Physicist Stephen Hawking's said the "God particle" could obliterate us all. Meg Urry says don't panic.

Penn. trooper dies in ambush

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 07:59 AM PDT

One state trooper is dead and another one wounded after a shooting at barracks in eastern Pennsylvania, Trooper Connie Devens said.

Adrian Peterson turns himself in

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Adrian Peterson is out on bail after turning himself in to Texas authorities on a felony child abuse charge. It's the latest dilemma for the NFL, reeling from the fallout over the Ray Rice video.

Police break up party with Palins

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 05:53 AM PDT

Police say a brawl broke out at a party where some members of the Palin family were in attendance.

Steenkamp's mom: Verdict not justice

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 01:34 AM PDT

The mother of South African model Reeva Steenkamp is expressing "disbelief" over dismissal of murder charges against the man who killed her daughter.

Mayweather on abuse charges

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 04:50 AM PDT

Rachel Nichols questions Floyd Mayweather on his history of abusing women, including the mother of his children.

Judge fired over Theron comments

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 10:19 PM PDT

The top court in Arkansas has ordered the immediate dismissal of a judge who leaked confidential details about an adoption involving Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, according to court documents.

Timeline emerges in Rivers' death

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 10:58 AM PDT

A new timeline emerged in the emergency response to comedian Joan Rivers' cardiac arrest. She stopped breathing and her heart stopped beating during treatment at Yorkville Endoscopy.

Enterovirus moves into Northeast

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 11:01 AM PDT

More than a dozen cases of Enterovirus D68 have been confirmed in New York state, according to officials.

Woman on trial in autistic son's death

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 07:21 AM PDT

Gigi Jordan showed no emotion as a New York prosecutor described to a jury a "chilling and horrifying scenario" in which the businesswoman who made a fortune in pharmaceuticals allegedly concocted a lethal cocktail of painkillers and anti-inflammatories and forced her 8-year-old autistic son to swallow it.

See time-lapse of Earth from space

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 05:24 AM PDT

The European Space Agency captured this stunning time-lapse of Earth from space.

Doctor lays off employee with cancer

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 09:49 PM PDT

A Pennsylvania oral surgeon who laid off a cancer-stricken employee had good intentions -- aiming to help the woman get unemployment benefits and focus on her treatment -- but now he is getting threats and verbal attacks on social media, according to the doctor's lawyer.

Prison warned of breakout plan?

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 11:00 AM PDT

One day before convicted school shooter T.J. Lane jumped a fence and fled an Ohio prison, staff at that prison segregated an inmate and warned officials about an escape plot there, the head of the prison guards' union said Friday.

Russia: Aid convoy enters Ukraine

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 04:31 AM PDT

A convoy of more than 200 trucks that Russia says is carrying humanitarian aid has crossed the border into Ukraine without permission, a senior Ukrainian Border Service official said Saturday.

Russia blasts new sanctions

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 02:40 AM PDT

Russia lashed out Friday against the latest round of sanctions over its involvement in Ukraine, accusing the United States of once again escalating the crisis -- undermining the chances for peace there as well as the greater quest for "global stability."

See Uzi instructor's kids forgive girl

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 07:15 PM PDT

CNN's Randi Kaye reports on a letter written by the kids of a slain gun instructor addressed to the girl who shot him.

Zimmerman road-rage incident

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 04:51 PM PDT

A Florida man says George Zimmerman threatened him after an incident of road rage. CNN's Alina Machado reports.

Meet the new iPhone 6

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 10:43 AM PDT

Apple unveiled the new iPhone 6 and the bigger iPhone 6 plus, which is the thinnest iPhone ever.

10 warning signs of Alzheimer's

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 05:26 AM PDT

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's today, with another person developing the disease every 68 seconds. By 2050, the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple.

Cost of Alzheimer's will triple

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 05:26 AM PDT

Karen Garner sometimes catches her husband, Jim, crying in the kitchen of their Virginia home. "All I'm good for now is doing the dishes and the laundry," the former Air Force senior master sergeant complains through his tears.

Researcher on life's work

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 05:38 AM PDT

Alzheimer's researcher Rudy Tanzi talks about the inspiration for his Life's Work.

Smell test detection?

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 05:26 AM PDT

Is it possible to detect Alzheimer's disease early by using a smell test or an eye exam? CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains.

Mayweather: No pictures, no proof

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 08:55 AM PDT

Rachel Nichols questions Floyd Mayweather on his history of abusing women, including the mother of his children.

Lawyer says it was parental discipline

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 05:58 PM PDT

The Minnesota Vikings star has been indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child, a Texas sheriff's lieutenant said. The team won't play him Sunday.

What's next for Oscar Pistorius?

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 08:05 PM PDT

Oscar Pistorius could face years in a South African prison. He also faces the end of a life as an elite athlete and the endorsements that brings.

Prison warned of breakout plan?

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 02:14 PM PDT

One day before convicted killer T.J. Lane jumped a fence and fled an Ohio prison, officials were warned about an escape plot there, the head of the prison guard union says.

'Curly Sue' star: 'I'm an alcoholic'

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 04:04 PM PDT

"Curly Sue" actress Alisan Porter has an admission to make: "Hi, I'm Ali, and I'm an alcoholic."

'Married ... with Children' spinoff?

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 03:19 PM PDT

"Married ... with Children" may have ended in 1997, but that doesn't mean we've seen the last of the Bundys.

Airlines show off new flying colors

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 07:07 AM PDT

It's been a big week for makeovers in the world of aviation.

See them botch 'Star-Spangled Banner'

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 06:30 AM PDT

America's anthem turns 200 on Sept. 13, 2014. We asked you on the street to sing a few lines; it went about as expected.

Video captures teens on violent rampage

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 09:43 AM PDT

Video of a large group of teenagers beating a supermarket employee has been circulating online. WMC has more.

Futuristic super mall in the desert

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 11:04 AM PDT

On a man-made island in the Middle East, the world's newest super mall sits empty -- for now.

Man killed while en route to propose

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 09:41 AM PDT

A man was fatally stabbed while biking from Maryland to Miami in order to propose to his girlfriend, police say.

Penn. trooper shooting

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 06:26 AM PDT

Two Pennsylvania State Police troopers shot late Friday night, one fatally, were ambushed just outside the police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania, Commissioner Frank Noonan told reporters. The shooter or shooters have not been found, he said.

Adrian Peterson

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 06:25 AM PDT

NFL running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to authorities in Texas early Saturday on a felony charge of child abuse, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said.

Arkansas judge

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 06:31 AM PDT

The top court in Arkansas has ordered the immediate dismissal of a judge who leaked confidential details about an adoption involving Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, according to court documents.

War of words

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 06:34 AM PDT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will not use the term war to describe Washington's impending military action against the jihadist group ISIS in Syria and Iraq, but others in the Obama administration aren't shying away from the word.

James Foley

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 06:28 AM PDT

The U.S. government Friday defended its handling of James Foley's case after the slain journalist's mother told CNN that officials suggested the family could be charged if they tried to raise money to free him.

Alzheimer's

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 06:30 AM PDT

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's today, with another person developing the disease every 68 seconds. By 2050, the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple.

Higgs boson

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 06:08 PM PDT

Physicist Stephen Hawking's said the "God particle" could obliterate us all. Meg Urry says don't panic.

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