Monday, September 1, 2014

Rivers' daughter: 'Fingers crossed'

Rivers' daughter: 'Fingers crossed'

Rivers' daughter: 'Fingers crossed'

Posted: 31 Aug 2014 01:29 PM PDT

The latest statement from Joan Rivers' daughter gave no new information about the comedian's condition three days after she was rushed to a New York hospital.

Man reunited with photos of late wife

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 04:00 AM PDT

Thieves steal a grief-stricken man's camera containing photos of his late wife but with the help of detectives it's found.

Libyan militia party in U.S. pool?

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 07:09 AM PDT

Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube. The video shows fully clothed men diving into and swimming in a pool.

Plot foiled to bomb Manila airport

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Four men have been arrested after allegedly trying to detonate a bomb at Manila's international airport Monday, state-run media in the Philippines report.

UK: Give police more power

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:57 AM PDT

Prime Minister David Cameron wants to give police temporary power to seize passports of British citizens suspected of trying to travel to aid ISIS.

Key Dem: Obama is 'too cautious'

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:53 AM PDT

After President Barack Obama said he didn't yet have a strategy for ISIS in Syria, even a Democrat on Sunday criticized the President's approach.

U.N. to investigate ISIS abuses

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 10:40 AM PDT

The United Nations Human Rights Council said Monday they will send a special mission to Iraq to investigate human rights abuses and war crimes allegedly committed by ISIS.

What's on ISIS 'laptop of doom'?

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 04:36 AM PDT

A reporter who has viewed the contents of an ISIS laptop says it contains a manual for a bio-attack, propaganda & more.

Why Labor Day was a political move

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 08:32 AM PDT

Sally Kohn says Labor Day is a reminder of the power of employers and the government over American workers, and its history is a lesson for today.

The ugly return of anti-Semitism

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Tim Stanley says there was a rally in London to protest something he never thought would need protesting in modern Britain: the rise of anti-Semitism.

Why no strategy yet on ISIS?

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 07:09 AM PDT

Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling says that developing an effective strategy against ISIS will be difficult and time-consuming.

Can an atheist win Congress seat?

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 07:54 AM PDT

Carlos Moreno says atheists, a sizable fraction of Americans, deserve representation in Congress.

Hacked pics show nude J-Law?

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 10:21 AM PDT

In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.

Americans held in N. Korea: Help us

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 08:28 AM PDT

Three Americans -- Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle -- detained in North Korea spoke out about their conditions today in an interview with CNN's Will Ripley.

NATO's big plan for Russia

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 10:07 AM PDT

A Russian army tank attacked airfields in eastern Ukraine on Monday, Ukrainian military officials said, amid worsening tensions between Kiev and Moscow.

Protests rage in streets of Pakistan

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 07:55 AM PDT

With protests raging in the streets of Islamabad, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with military leaders Monday to discuss the option of resigning for three months, a government official with direct knowledge told CNN.

When food kills your mom

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 10:39 AM PDT

It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.

Stewart wrecks in return to NASCAR

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 08:55 AM PDT

What started as a deeply emotional race for Tony Stewart ended prematurely when a blown tire cut short his return to NASCAR.

Man kills students, jumps to death

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 10:38 AM PDT

A man killed three people at a primary school in central China on Monday and then committed suicide by jumping off a building, state media reported.

Train your brain to eat better

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:01 AM PDT

Following a healthy diet can alter the way your brain responds to high-calorie foods, a new study suggests.

Cockroach farmer makes big bucks

Posted: 31 Aug 2014 05:47 PM PDT

A Chinese roach farmer says business is booming. Bugs are sold to pharmaceutical companies for serious cash.

The monster that took my son

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 05:57 AM PDT

A week before Cole died, I promised my son he would do "something big" someday. For two years now I have been fighting around the clock to fulfill my promise.

Change of plans for Mars rover

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:34 AM PDT

Ex-SEAL's tough job: becoming a woman

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 05:26 AM PDT

Transgender ex-Navy SEAL Kristin Beck has a new mission: raise awareness. Watch CNN's "Lady Valor," 9 p.m. E/P Thursday.

World War II: 75th anniversary

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 06:52 AM PDT

September 1 marks the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II. In 1939, Germany invaded Poland. Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Belgium soon came under German control, and when France fell less than a year later, Britain was the only nation left in Western Europe to oppose Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. Click through for key photos from the war.

'Pants challenge' sparks fiery debate

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 04:55 AM PDT

Fireworks ensued when guests tackled the issue of saggy pants and racial profiling.

State fair workers do THIS as kids ride

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 07:23 AM PDT

KARE's A.J. Lagoe found some employees texting while operating the rides at the Minnesota State Fair.

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1994

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:37 AM PDT

First, we revisited the "Freedom summer" of '64, then the "Me" summer '74 and finally the totally tubular summer of '84. Now let's revisit some of the most notable moments from twenty years ago -- the summer of 1994.

Texting woman impaled in buttocks

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 08:23 AM PDT

A woman admits to texting while driving after she hit a pole which pierced her buttocks. KUSA reports.

Cops: Barista's sex shows made millions

Posted: 31 Aug 2014 02:04 PM PDT

Police say a woman ran a prostitution ring out of several drive-thru coffee shops. CNN affiliate KIRO reports.

What they don't tell you about weight loss

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 10:02 AM PDT

Shannon Britton lost 268 pounds after having gastric bypass surgery. What she's learned since then will surprise you.

Freezing water dumped on baby

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:26 AM PDT

A father is angry after his 10-month-old daughter had freezing water dumped on her head during an "Ice Bucket Challenge."

The world's first 'flying motorcycle'?

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 10:08 AM PDT

Engineer Chris Malloy has created a hoverbike, which could help out in disaster zones in the future.

Hated 'Bachelor' goes to 'Couples Therapy'

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Libyan militia uses vacated U.S. Embassy in Libya as swim club

Posted: 31 Aug 2014 05:48 PM PDT

Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube on Sunday.

What's new on Netflix, Amazon in September

Posted: 01 Sep 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are adding titles to their streaming options in September. There's bound to be something you want to see.

Why do we binge-watch TV?

Posted: 31 Aug 2014 07:08 PM PDT

Why do we have an urge to binge-watch TV shows? CNN's Alexandra Field explores the science behind the habit.


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