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Monday, October 13, 2014

Cyclone expected to hit Tokyo

Cyclone expected to hit Tokyo


Cyclone expected to hit Tokyo

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:59 AM PDT

The latest and strongest in a string of powerful storms to hit Japan -- Vongfong -- slammed into Kyushu, the southernmost of the country's four main islands, Monday morning as it continued its destructive path across the country.

Americans happy despite ISIS, Ebola?

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 05:09 AM PDT

Between the Ebola threat, fears about ISIS, a slow economic recovery and little enthusiasm for President Barack Obama or Congress, it's hard to believe that many Americans feel good about anything.

Bizarre smoke bombing in NYC

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 05:40 AM PDT

CNN's Rosa Flores reports on an incident that has some questioning the security of New York City's subway system.

Why bankruptcy isn't always bad

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 03:43 AM PDT

CNNMoney's Cristina Alesci explains bankruptcy and why declaring it isn't always a bad thing.

250-lb. rabbi's 'come-to-Jesus moment'

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:38 AM PDT

Pesach Sommer, 42, is an eight-time marathon runner. He's completed at least 10 half-marathons and lost count of the number of 5Ks and 10Ks he has run.

Teal pumpkins may change Halloween

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:33 AM PDT

Halloween can be extra scary for kids with food allergies.

Guess who sat with Redskins owner?

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 07:57 AM PDT

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder was seen Sunday sitting with the outgoing president of the Navajo Nation as the NFL team continues taking heat for not changing its name, a term considered derogatory by many Native Americans.

'Archer' dropping the ISIS name

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 08:45 AM PDT

The show "Archer" has decided to use some levity to deal with a name that is far from funny these days.

'Gone Girl' is No. 1 at box office

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 06:23 AM PDT

In a box office showdown between "Gone Girl" and "Dracula Untold," the returning champion "Gone Girl" held on to No. 1.

Does race shape U.S. passion for guns?

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 05:05 AM PDT

Here's a thought experiment:

Rock star Pope shakes things up

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:08 AM PDT

Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the 266th Pope on March 13, 2013. One year later, look back at the "Francis effect."

Why we changed mind on gay marriage

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 06:28 AM PDT

In 2003, Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage. At that time, 60% of Americans opposed the idea and the move provoked an immediate backlash. In the next year, 12 states passed constitutional amendments outlawing same-sex marriage. Eventually 30 states, including traditionally liberal California, passed such measures.

Locker room sex abuse beyond hazing

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 08:39 AM PDT

Mel Robbins says the town's school chief was right to cancel the season, but that's just the beginning of what needs to be done

Election 2014: Why voters don't care

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 06:26 AM PDT

While America faces many big issues -- unrest in the Middle East, the effects of climate change, uneven economic growth, growing income inequality, a costly and less than optimal health care system and more -- the contest to control the House and Senate does not really seem to be turning into a defining struggle over the national agenda.

CDC 'doubling down' on Ebola training

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 11:05 AM PDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is "doubling down" on outreach and training to increase awareness of Ebola and make sure U.S. hospitals "think Ebola," CDC Director Tom Frieden said Monday.

Ebola worries 'Little Liberia'

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:06 AM PDT

Deborah Feyerick goes inside NYC's "Little Liberia," a community a connection to the ebola-stricken African country.

ISIS takes key Iraq base

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:44 AM PDT

The battle for a key Syrian city on the Turkish border intensified Monday as ISIS continued its push for control of Kobani while also scoring a victory in neighboring Iraq, taking a strategically important military base in Anbar province.

ISIS: Why we enslave women

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 11:05 AM PDT

In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.

'They beat us to make us submit'

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Yazidi refugees tell Human Rights Watch ISIS is forcing captives into sexual slavery and demanding they convert to Islam.

Oscar Pistorius a 'broken man'

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 06:32 AM PDT

Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" after the death of his girlfriend, a psychologist said Monday, as his defense used a sentencing hearing to try to convince a judge of his fragile emotional state.

Toddlers hurt as bounce house flies

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:00 AM PDT

Two toddlers were injured when wind sent a bouncy house into the air. CNN affiliate WMUR has more.

Ancient floor mosaic found

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 01:18 AM PDT

Archeologists uncovered a large floor mosaic near the recently-discovered tomb of Macedonian king, Philip the Second.

Google your ailments, get real doctor

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:56 AM PDT

People using Google to search for information about their medical problems may soon get another source of information: a real-time chat with a doctor.

Vietnam vet's leg stolen at NFL game

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 05:07 AM PDT

Police in Philadelphia are looking for a woman who allegedly stole Sonny Forriest Jr.'s fake limb outside of Lincoln Financial Field during the Eagles game on Sunday night.

Clinton heckled by man with bullhorn

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 09:46 AM PDT

A man with a bullhorn interrupted Hillary Clinton on Sunday during a speech she was giving in San Diego.

Actress' disappearance baffles family

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:16 AM PDT

Misty Upham, a Native American actress with small roles in "August: Osage County," "Frozen River" and other films, has been missing since she left a suburban Seattle apartment more than a week ago, her family said.

Helping kids kick fear out of cancer

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 09:06 AM PDT

For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer.

Treatment for Amanda Bynes?

Posted: 12 Oct 2014 12:07 PM PDT

Amanda Bynes' claim that a microchip implanted in her brain made her tweet bad things about her father could be key evidence in keeping the actress in a mental facility, according to experts.

This year's 'Sexiest Woman Alive' is ...

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:49 AM PDT

Keeping a sense of mystery is 2014's definition of sexy, at least according to Esquire magazine.

The truth about Christopher Columbus

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 08:53 AM PDT

Opinion: David Perry explains why you might need a quick history lesson to separate fact from fiction when it comes to lore about the man we celebrate today.

Man with bullhorn heckles Hillary Clinton

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 03:56 AM PDT

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was interrupted during a speech she was giving in San Diego. KFMB has more.

'Walking Dead' returns and kills it

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:29 AM PDT

"The Walking Dead" returned for a fifth season on AMC on Sunday night after fans waited since March to find out the fate of Rick Grimes and many of the survivors.

Vet's 1965 Mustang restored by strangers

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:21 AM PDT

An Iraq War veteran got the surprise of his life when strangers paid to have his prized classic 1965 Mustang restored.

And the world's 50 best bars are ...

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:09 AM PDT

Based on the votes of more than 330 industry experts, the 2014 winners include bars from 27 cities in 14 countries.

Elaborate theft plan goes very wrong

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:28 AM PDT

Police say a man hid inside a Family Dollar in an attempt to steal from the store. CNN affiliate KHOU reports.

5 gorgeous road trips for fall

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 05:51 AM PDT

Great fall road trips aren't just about colored leaves. They can be about cowboys, red-rock cliffs and the exploration of this country's most spectacular lake shores, bridges and wildlife.

Guess who came back on 'SNL'?

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:30 AM PDT

Comedians Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig returned to "Saturday Night Live" for their classic, hilarious skits.

'Every single person said welcome home'

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 09:35 AM PDT

CNN anchor Michaela Pereira learns about her family heritage as she travels to Jamaica. Her journey is one of many that CNN hosts will take across the globe to dig into their family trees.

The truth about Christopher Columbus

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 06:30 AM PDT

Opinion: David Perry explains why you might need a quick history lesson to separate fact from fiction when it comes to lore about the man we celebrate today.

'It was like coming home'

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 10:11 AM PDT

CNN anchor Michaela Pereira, who is adopted, discovers her roots in Jamaica. Her journey is one of many that CNN hosts will take across the globe to dig into their family trees.

Michaela learns about picking a fish

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 08:16 AM PDT

CNN's Michaela Pereira learns more about the pastime of fishing as she discovers her roots in Jamaica.

Photos: Anchors trace their roots

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 08:43 AM PDT

Photos: CNN anchors trace their roots

Ebola

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 07:33 AM PDT

On the surface, the nurse seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.

Ferguson

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:46 AM PDT

A weekend of protests is expected to culminate in a day of action in Ferguson on Monday.

ISIS

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:47 AM PDT

Despite airstrikes and international outrage against ISIS militants, the terror group is overrunning Iraqi forces and slowly marching on toward a province on Baghdad's doorstep. And as alarming developments piled up over the weekend, Iraqi forces threatened to flee if the U.S. military does not intervene.

Tropical Storm Vongfong

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 07:08 AM PDT

The latest and strongest in a string of powerful storms to hit Japan -- Vongfong -- slammed into Kyushu, the southernmost of the country's four main islands, Monday morning as it continued its destructive path across the country.

Oscar Pistorius

Posted: 13 Oct 2014 04:54 AM PDT

Oscar Pistorius -- the onetime South African sporting hero found guilty of killing his girlfriend but cleared of murder in her death -- will return to court Monday for the hearing that will determine if he's going to prison.

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