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Friday, October 17, 2014

Category 3 hurricane nears Bermuda

Category 3 hurricane nears Bermuda


Category 3 hurricane nears Bermuda

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:05 AM PDT

Bermuda says it's ready. Now it awaits the arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo.

Grisham: I was wrong on child porn

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 03:12 PM PDT

John Grisham has apologized for telling a UK paper that he believes some people who view child porn are receiving punishments that don't fit the crime.

Winter outlook: Warm north, cold south

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 05:29 PM PDT

Oh good, the brutal cold conditions that froze much of the country last winter are unlikely to happen again.

Dozens hurt on fall foliage train ride

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 04:43 AM PDT

A scenic fall tour turned into a nightmare ride for passengers in northwest Arkansas on Thursday after a freight train and a passenger train collision left dozens injured.

Tourist gets trapped in bookstore

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:23 AM PDT

There's nothing like getting stuck into a good book -- but getting stuck in a good book store is a different matter.

What the dying really regret

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 02:43 AM PDT

There are many regrets that patients have in the months before they die. But the stories about the years people spend not appreciating their body until they are close to leaving it are some of the saddest.

Actor returning to 'Star Wars' series

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 09:03 PM PDT

First, the call came for Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.

Chelsea Handler's risky adventures

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 04:08 AM PDT

Chelsea traveled the world to conquer her greatest fears, so she doesn't have a lot of patience for Conan's cold feet.

Selena Gomez: I refuse to let critics win

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 04:35 AM PDT

Former Disney star Selena Gomez isn't taking criticism of her rough year lying down.

Would you jump off this bridge?

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 07:32 AM PDT

We can think of few things crazier than strapping a parachute to one's body and jumping off a bridge for a quick free fall.

Looked like rabbits, moved like people

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:44 PM PDT

giant relative of the kangaroo with the face of a rabbit ambled around the Australian outback 100,000 years ago, according to a new study. Instead of hopping around like its modern cousin, it walked upright, one foot in front of the other, like a human.

Cult cartoon series comes to big screen

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:44 PM PDT

The reaction to this announcement could be truly outrageous.

Klain to oversee U.S. response, sources tell CNN

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 09:42 AM PDT

The former chief of staff for two vice presidents will coordinate the federal response to Ebola, CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

Quarantine on cruise ship

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 07:42 AM PDT

A doctor on the Carnival Magic in Belize says the worker is symptom-free and in good health.

Ebola in U.S.: Who has it, who might

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:07 AM PDT

As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States, and one U.S. citizen died abroad having never returned to the States. Dozens of others are being monitored or are in some form of quarantine.

Video of nurse in hospital bed

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 06:52 PM PDT

Video released by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital shows Nina Pham prior to flying to the NIH's Clinical Center.

Amal Clooney, an anti-feminist move?

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 05:25 AM PDT

Peggy Drexler said Amal Alamuddin was accused of buying into the patriarchy when she changed her name to Clooney. But that was her choice.

NFL pink ribbons fall short

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 05:28 AM PDT

Of the two of us, Linda is the fan of professional football. And every football fan realizes football games are extremely violent. We are both also feminists. And every feminist knows the women's movement denounces all forms of violence. For a woman who is a football fan, this can be hard to reconcile.

Women veterans deserve equal care

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 05:21 AM PDT

Garry Augustine says the U.S. is not meeting its obligation to help the quarter-million women who served in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars in their transition back to civilian life

Rick Scott's deeply weird fan moment

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 02:50 PM PDT

Once more, as I often do, I find myself wishing for the late, great Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. It was he who said, "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." But it was Florida Gov. Rick Scott who brought Thompson's maxim to life Wednesday. In fact, Gov. Scott brought it to the stage of a televised debate.

Man gets life for loud-music killing

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 10:19 AM PDT

A Florida judge Friday sentenced Michael Dunn to life in prison without parole for the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

Report: ISIS has three warplanes

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 06:01 AM PDT

ISIS is in possession of three warplanes in northern Syria, and former Iraqi military officers are training members of the Sunni Islamist militant group to fly them, a Syrian opposition group said Friday.

Gov. Rick Scott defends 'fangate'

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 07:00 PM PDT

Florida Gov. Rick Scott explains why he stalled a debate because his opponent had an electric fan on stage with him.

Imam: It's 'code red' for U.S. Muslims

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 09:31 PM PDT

When even avowed liberals lash out at Islam, it's time to really worry, says a popular Boston imam. U.S. Muslims are judged by what happens overseas, he explains.

Same-sex marriage recognition grows

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 10:09 AM PDT

The federal government is expanding it recognition of same-sex marriages to five states where a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision allowed such marriages to become legal, with recognition to more states likely soon.

Navy boots Biden's son for cocaine

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 02:34 AM PDT

The Navy Reserve discharged Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter this year after he tested positive for cocaine, U.S. officials confirmed.

Hamby: I hit Mitt Romney in the face

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:32 AM PDT

Soon after I arrived in New Hampshire, I hit Mitt Romney in the face.

Incumbents can't catch a break

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:29 AM PDT

An election year that was already bad for incumbents is turning out to be worse than they could have ever imagined.

16 dead in grate collapse at concert

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 09:13 AM PDT

At least 16 people died Friday when a grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam, South Korea, an official with the National Emergency Management Agency told CNN.

Pistorius to be sentenced Tuesday

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:30 AM PDT

The defense lawyer for Oscar Pistorius opened his final arguments at the athlete's sentencing hearing Friday with an appeal to the judge to remember that he reacted as a vulnerable disabled man when he shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Body may be missing actress

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:48 PM PDT

The body of "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham is believed to have been found along a river in suburban Seattle, according to a news report from a Seattle television station.

Jailed MMA fighter tries to kill self

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 09:02 AM PDT

Mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver, who is accused of brutally attacking his ex-girlfriend, tried to kill himself in a Las Vegas jail, authorities said.

Berman: Solving a mystery in Amsterdam

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 07:47 AM PDT

CNN's John Berman traces his roots to Amsterdam to solve a family mystery.

Should rapist return to work?

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:03 AM PDT

Should a convicted rapist, who has served their time in prison, be allowed to resume their old job?

I'd have to do WHAT to eat that?

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:41 PM PDT

By early next year, more than 20 chain restaurants will be posting calorie counts on their menus. Yet that information may not be enough to change consumers' behavior, researchers say.

He found this AFTER he finished his coffee

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 10:04 AM PDT

Eeek! There's a mouse in that cup of McDonalds coffee. Jeanne Moos reports the customer found it AFTER he drank the joe.

Navy mom surprises birthday girl

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 03:57 AM PDT

A mother in the Navy surprises her daughter, who she's only seen for one month this year. CNN affiliate WNEM reports.

The week in 30 photos

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 03:38 AM PDT

The North Korea you aren't meant to see

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 03:53 AM PDT

The reality of smuggling along China's border with North Korea. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Would you jump off this bridge?

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 07:35 AM PDT

We can think of few things crazier than strapping a parachute to one's body and jumping off a bridge for a quick free fall.

Rock photog shows 'the Haight' with love

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 10:33 AM PDT

Jim Marshall was always watching.

Stunned resident finds jellyfish in ...

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 03:52 AM PDT

Jellyfish were found in a freshwater lake in Wisconsin. CNN affiliate WBAY has more.

Saturn and its moons

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 09:18 AM PDT

Aaron Rodgers meets his doppleganger

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 10:37 AM PDT

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers met a man who looks exactly like him -- British comedian Tom Wrigglesworth.

The 'Murdered Child's Club'

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 09:34 AM PDT

On this day five years ago, Dan and Gil Harrington became members of a club they never wanted to join and one they can never quit.

The people who could choose the next president

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 03:23 AM PDT

There is a lot of talk about how New Hampshire voters are "flinty" and "fiercely independent." Are those just tired political cliches, or are they really true? It's time to find out.

The 'Murdered <br>Child's Club'

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 09:34 AM PDT

On this day five years ago, Dan and Gil Harrington became members of a club they never wanted to join and one they can never quit.

2010: Mom: Killer 'ravaged' Morgan

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:27 AM PDT

The search for Morgan Harrington's killer continues. Her Mom says Morgan's death was brutal enough to break bones.

Search for Hannah Graham continues

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:26 AM PDT

It has been one month since University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was last seen, and her parents are asking for help.

Another family still seeking answers

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 09:55 AM PDT

Cassandra Morton never became a household name like some of the other women. Not like Morgan Harrington. Or Hannah Graham.

Ebola

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 05:08 AM PDT

Frontier Airlines says it is notifying up to 800 passengers linked to flights Ebola patient Amber Vinson took.

Joe Biden's son

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 12:19 AM PDT

The Navy Reserve discharged Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter this year after he tested positive for cocaine, U.S. officials confirmed.

Winter weather

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 12:19 AM PDT

Oh good, the brutal cold conditions that froze much of the country last winter are unlikely to happen again.

John Grisham

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 12:18 AM PDT

John Grisham is taking back statements he made about child pornography and sex offenders.

American Muslims

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 12:21 AM PDT

The mosque in Roxbury was crowded past capacity, with about 1,200 college students, urban hipsters and East Africans lining the hallways and front stairs.

Dying regrets

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 12:21 AM PDT

"I know I'm supposed to hate my body," the patient said in her soothing Southern drawl.

The week in 30 photos

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 03:46 AM PDT

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