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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Car plows into crowd and kills baby

Car plows into crowd and kills baby


Car plows into crowd and kills baby

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:28 AM PDT

A Palestinian man rammed his car into commuters waiting at a light rail stop in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a baby and wounding several other people, Israeli police said.

Holder frustrated no jail for bankers

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:30 AM PDT

CNN interviews the first African-American attorney general, Eric Holder, about his legacy.

Google unveils app to fix email

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 08:04 PM PDT

How do you solve a problem like email?

Store pulls 'Breaking Bad' toys

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:56 PM PDT

"Breaking Bad's" drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White will have to stop making the sale at Toys R Us.

Eleanor Roosevelt's sharp tongue

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:17 AM PDT

"Dammed if you do, damned if you don't" -- 12 inspirational quotes from the U.S. President's charismatic wife.

Dog is allergic to humans ... really

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:24 AM PDT

An animal shelter in Indiana discovered a dog's unusual allergy. CNN affiliate WRTV reports.

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer drops

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:27 AM PDT

The new trailer for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is, in a word, "Hulktastic."

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:50 AM PDT

Move over, Ashton Kutcher. Christian Bale is going to give the role of Steve Jobs a go.

5 can't-miss Tanzania experiences

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 08:58 AM PDT

Tanzania is far more than just a spot to climb the world's tallest freestanding mountain.

Kenny G at Hong Kong protests?

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:07 AM PDT

Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party.

Disney's new heroine: 'Moana'

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:56 PM PDT

Get ready for another addition to the line of Disney heroines: Moana, an ocean adventurer.

'Hitch' TV show in the works at Fox

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:25 AM PDT

Will Smith's date doctor "Hitch" is setting up a practice on TV.

U.S. helping Canada in shooting probe

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 09:49 AM PDT

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau had connections to jihadists in Canada who shared a radical Islamist ideology, including at least one who went overseas to fight in Syria, sources told CNN today.

The 'hero'

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 07:27 AM PDT

Members of parliament, the press and the public hailed 58-year-old Kevin Vickers -- the sergeant-at-arms of Canada's House of Commons -- for shooting dead a gunman who'd gotten into the Canadian legislature.

Photos: Shootings in Canada

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 09:37 AM PDT

Leave Renee Zellweger alone

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 08:05 PM PDT

LZ Granderson says the actress's changed appearance after years out of public eye unleashed a wave of gossipy judgment. Why can't we just accept her explanation that she's happy?

Transgender troops: 1 accepted, 1 not

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 09:26 AM PDT

Caroline Paige and Landon Wilson: One of us is British, the other American. Both of us served in Afghanistan. But when our military colleagues found out we are transgender, our careers took different paths.

Why Canada shouldn't be surprised

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 09:29 AM PDT

It was a surprise, even for a journalist, to be driving down Wellington Street, the city's ceremonial thoroughfare, and to find myself swept into the chaotic aftermath of a disaster. I was rushing to a television studio at mid-morning and passing by the National War Memorial, just minutes after the shooting. A solider was down.

Finally nurses get what they're owed

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 09:20 AM PDT

Back in the day, nurses will tell you, if a doctor came into a room and no chair was available for him, a nurse would have to give up her seat. Those days are long gone, but for a long time, nurses didn't have a guaranteed seat at the health care policy table—until now.

'Dog got' White House fence jumper

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:20 AM PDT

A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental problems, and has been arrested there before, according to his father.

Ex-mayor linked to missing students

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 10:15 AM PDT

The former mayor of Iguala is a "probable" suspect in the disappearance of 43 students who were kidnapped last month from the city in Guerrero state, Mexican authorities said.

43 students have horrific end?

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 10:20 AM PDT

Mexican authorities are under pressure as they struggle to find 43 students abducted in September. Rafael Romo reports.

Heads line streets of ISIS capital

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 10:29 AM PDT

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh brings us a grim look at life under ISIS rule in Raqqa, Syria. (Warning: Disturbing images)

Deal lets 200 join fight against ISIS

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:25 AM PDT

A month of airstrikes in Syria by the U.S.-led coalition has killed 553 people -- a large majority of them ISIS militants, including foreigners, according to a monitoring group.

Ebola: Nurse to leave isolation

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 03:00 AM PDT

Obama expresses cautious optimism. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training.

What an Ebola survivor looks like

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 09:57 AM PDT

Getty photographer John Moore took beautiful portraits of Ebola survivors

Foss Lake mystery solved: It's them

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 07:51 AM PDT

A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.

4 held in Total CEO's plane crash

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:25 AM PDT

Four people have been detained in connection with a crash that killed the chief executive of a French oil company, a Russian investigative committee said Thursday.

Giant gold nugget discovered

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:21 AM PDT

Five-pound nugget is 90% gold, believed to be worth between $350,000 and $450,000. KTVU has the story.

The next medicinal marijuana?

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:47 AM PDT

Imagine discovering a plant that has the potential to help alleviate post-traumatic stress disorder, suicidal thoughts and paralyzing anxiety. That's what some believe ayahuasca can do, and this psychedelic drink is attracting more and more tourists to the Amazon.

Clue to Neanderthal mating found

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:55 AM PDT

DNA from a 45,000-year-old leg bone is giving scientists a better idea of when modern humans first started mating with Neanderthals.

Living life from a hospital room

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 07:35 AM PDT

A 17-year-old girl living with cystic fibrosis makes the hospital her happy place.

Healing injured troops with music

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 10:37 AM PDT

When Capt. Greg Galeazzi joined the Army seven years ago, he was well aware of the risks he would face.

Goodbye to China's 'weird' buildings?

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:09 AM PDT

The Chinese leadership has called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. Does it mean the end of unusual structures like these?

Zuckerberg's surprise has crowd gasping

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:54 AM PDT

Facebook's founder says he taught himself Mandarin and tested his skills with students in China.

Why don't Americans take time off?

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:51 PM PDT

Feeling buried by work, like you can't find time for a few days off, like your entire work-life balance is out of whack?

10 outlandish future predictions

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:24 PM PDT

Ever since two men first laid a bet on two flies climbing up a cave wall, gambling has struck at the core of the human condition: the future is uncertain.

Renee's new look is raising eyebrows

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 07:46 AM PDT

A plastic surgeon weighs in on Zellweger's new look. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the eyebrow-raising details.

Dressing the stars

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 10:49 AM PDT

Wildlife Photographer of the year is ...

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Event organizers say they received more than 42,000 entries from 96 countries. Here's a selection of winning images and finalists from this year's competition.

Toddler gets stuck in toy claw machine

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 03:19 AM PDT

A toddler in Maryville, Tennessee, became stuck in a toy claw machine at a restaurant.

Where to capture photos like this

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 07:04 AM PDT

Remember that giant grizzly in Alaska that came inches from your face?

Swerving driver crashes on camera

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 03:10 AM PDT

Two men captured video of a swerving driver who eventually hits a car that then crashes into the men. WTAE reports.

55 years of Weird Al Yankovic

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 08:49 AM PDT

Ottawa shooting: What we know, don't know

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:00 AM PDT

A day after a gunman killed an army reservist in the Canadian capital, many questions remain. Here's what we know about the victim, the killer and what happened.

White House fence jumper caught

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:00 AM PDT

A man jumped over the White House fence on Wednesday night, but this time, the man barely made it onto the lawn before he was subdued as he kicked and punched two police dogs.

Witnesses depict chaos in Canada shootings

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 11:39 AM PDT

Peter Henderson heard gunshots ring out late Wednesday morning from the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa, Canada, as workers were rolling into the office a little late, coffee in hand.

3,100 students took 'paper classes'

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 09:08 AM PDT

Students at the University of North Carolina took fake classes and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report.

Some athletes read like 5th-graders

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:07 AM PDT

Early in her career as a learning specialist, Mary Willingham was in her office when a basketball player at the University of North Carolina walked in looking for help with his classwork.

Ex-UNC star: I took fake classes

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:49 AM PDT

Rashad McCants, a fomer basketball player at UNC, discusses cheating that helped athletes stay academically eligible.

Canadian shooting

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:41 AM PDT

A day after a gunman killed an army reservist in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, many questions remain.

White House fence jumper

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 04:06 AM PDT

A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental issues, and has been arrested there before, his father said.

UNC academic fraud

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 06:52 AM PDT

For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report released Wednesday.

Ebola

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 03:00 AM PDT

Obama expresses cautious optimism. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training.

Hero

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 02:36 AM PDT

It is sheer panic in the woman's voice on the cell phone video as the flames shot out of the windows of the wood frame home: "There's a man in there!"

Kenny G

Posted: 23 Oct 2014 05:07 AM PDT

Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party.

Moana

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:28 PM PDT

Get ready for another addition to the line of Disney heroines: Moana, an ocean adventurer.

Florida secession

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:29 PM PDT

Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.

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