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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Drought victims drink in her kindness

Drought victims drink in her kindness


Drought victims drink in her kindness

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 05:03 AM PDT

California's historic drought has finally delivered its ultimate devastation: hundreds of homes in one community bone dry, devoid of tap water.

Reality show stars split up

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 12:10 AM PDT

Another "Real Housewives" divorce is on the way.

She aims dirty word at cancer

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 06:28 AM PDT

Meet Yael Cohen Braun, the brains behind one of the dirtiest anti-cancer charities and the new caregiving app Standwith.

Will Mars passengers hibernate?

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 12:11 AM PDT

Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.

Cops mistake okra for marijuana

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Police converged on a Georgia man's house after seeing okra plants that they thought looked like marijuana. WSB reports.

Eiffel Tower gets dizzying glass floor

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 08:31 AM PDT

It's known as the City of Light, but Paris has taken a dizzying step towards being the City of Fright after the Eiffel Tower unveiled a new glass floor.

Annoying things people do in airports

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 08:32 AM PDT

Whether they're cutting their fingernails mid-flight or aggressively establishing armrest hegemony, we've already addressed the most irritating things travelers do on airplanes.

CDC official: 'Can't get risk to zero'

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 10:09 AM PDT

Under the program, passengers from afflicted countries will have their temperatures taken and be questioned about their health.

The woman who chases Ebola

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 06:57 AM PDT

While the world grapples with Ebola's spread, meet the woman who hunts viruses for a living.

'Nobody tried to help' Ebola victim

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 02:23 AM PDT

Late U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan was treated differently because he was black, his nephew says. The hospital says all patients get the same high level of care.

NBC crew sent to quarantine

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 06:53 AM PDT

An ambulance ride in New York City on Friday was yet another reminder.

WH skips own faults, blames Panetta

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 04:57 AM PDT

The publication this week of memoirs by Leon Panetta has stirred up a sharp controversy in the press, but as so often happens these days in Washington, the focus seems to be on the sensational rather than the important.

What Columbus never did

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 04:55 AM PDT

In October 2013, my daughter came home from school excited about Christopher Columbus. He had come to visit her class! During his visit, he told the children that he had figured out the world was round and then bravely led his crew to discover America. Then they all made telescopes.

Top cop: Police are human too

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 09:23 AM PDT

Historically in the United States, communities of color and the police have maintained strained relationships. The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has stirred up dormant, yet strong emotions.

Sex assault charges for football players

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 03:05 AM PDT

It may have been endured as an ugly rite of passage for rookie football players to ascend to the ranks of gridiron warriors, but when upperclassmen allegedly sexually hazed freshmen in a New Jersey high school locker room, it crossed a legal line.

NFL bathroom fight paralyzes fan

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 07:01 AM PDT

Prosecutors say two men face assault charges after a brawl in a Levi Stadium bathroom left one man partially paralyzed.

'Touch police officer, you'll be arrested'

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 12:30 AM PDT

Chants demanding "justice for Mike Brown" rang out into the night early Saturday as protesters marched in a St. Louis suburb to highlight fatal police shootings.

See Amanda Bynes' Twitter rant

Posted: 10 Oct 2014 02:21 PM PDT

Amand Bynes goes on a tweeting rampage. HLN's Lynn Berry discusses it with her panel of experts.

Did Wendy Davis ad go too far?

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 12:24 AM PDT

Wendy Davis is attacking her partially paralyzed Republican opponent Greg Abbott in the Texas governor's race -- with an ad that features an empty wheelchair.

Jaguars attack boy in zoo exhibit

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 01:48 AM PDT

A child remains in critical condition after surviving a fall into a jaguar exhibit at the Little Rock Zoo in Arkansas on Friday.

Century-old time capsule found

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 12:55 AM PDT

A time capsule hidden for more than a hundred years at one of Boston's most popular tourist attractions was opened on Friday in Boston.

Family told son dead, but he's not

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 12:54 AM PDT

An Alaska couple rode an emotional roller coaster earlier this week, when state and local police mistakenly tell them their son was dead.

Clinton docs: Kagan felt 'like an idiot'

Posted: 10 Oct 2014 10:28 PM PDT

The Clinton Presidential Library released thousands of pages of documents Friday from the Clinton presidency, revealing everything from colorful remarks from a future Supreme Court justice to a general's comment on gays in the military.

The problem with 'thug' cuisine

Posted: 10 Oct 2014 02:51 PM PDT

Author and activist Bryant Terry talks about the complicated racial politics behind the 'Thug Kitchen' website and cookbook.

FSU breaks silence on Winston case

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 12:55 AM PDT

Seeking to stem what it calls media "misinformation," Florida State University has broken what it calls its "deliberate silence" about the way it has dealt with sexual assault allegations that were raised against star football player Jameis Winston nearly two years ago -- allegations that he denies.

'Our only hope'

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 04:34 AM PDT

They've come from as far away as Australia and Canada, or as close as Oklahoma.

Gupta: Medical pot is viable option

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 04:35 AM PDT

It's been eight months since I last wrote about medical marijuana, apologizing for having not dug deeply into the beneficial effects of this plant and for writing articles dismissing its potential. I apologized for my own role in previously misleading people, and I feel very badly that people have suffered for too long, unable to obtain the legitimate medicine that may have helped them.

Man rips homeless vet's sign, but ...

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 08:41 AM PDT

Street magician Rob Anderson surprised a homeless vet with cash and a GoFundMe page which has raised over $30,000.

Is she the next Bond girl?

Posted: 10 Oct 2014 03:27 PM PDT

5,000 spiders force family from home

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 09:09 AM PDT

Around 5,000 brown recluse spiders forced a family to move from their home worth nearly $500,000.

SNL cast members we've lost

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 09:09 AM PDT

Look back at some of the Saturday Night Live cast members that left us too soon.

Yes, this really is a high-end hotel

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 08:36 AM PDT

China's string of amazing hotel openings continues next month with the completion of the Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Beijing.

You can do THIS on a golf course?

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 05:49 AM PDT

A sport called Footgolf is bringing new life to courses around the world. No clubs needed. Just a soccer ball.

The greatest beards in history

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 08:40 AM PDT

When it comes to facial hair, there are few more passionate advocates than Phil Olsen.

Bride stuns guests by doing this

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 09:05 AM PDT

A paralyzed bride shocked her guests when she walked down the aisle. Affiliate KETV reports.

Anbar leaders to U.S.: <br>Please send troops

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 10:06 AM PDT

Despite airstrikes, ISIS is tightening its grip on Iraq's Anbar province and threatening slaughter in the holdout Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani.

Opinion: Group could help

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Despite facing a punishing air bombing campaign, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria continues to march across Syria. This week, it tightened its siege on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani. Though it is too soon to write off the American strategy to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIS by relying on air power and Syrian rebels, the opening week was a box office flop.

U.S. allies 'against a wall'

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 02:13 AM PDT

U.S. officials believe ISIS is close to controlling all of Kobani, Syria, and is encroaching on Baghdad airport in Iraq.

Official: Terrorists enter U.S.

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 02:13 AM PDT

Men affiliated with terrorist organizations have crossed the United States' southern border and the Department of Homeland Security is splitting hairs by arguing otherwise, a House Republican is saying.

Foley parents: Negotiate with ISIS

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 02:13 AM PDT

The parents of slain American journalist James Foley said Friday the U.S. and other governments will eventually have to negotiate with the Islamist group that beheaded their son in August.

ISIS

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 03:55 AM PDT

International airstrikes are not stopping ISIS militants as they advance on northern and western fronts, threatening slaughter in the holdout Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani and securing their grip on Iraq's Anbar province next to Baghdad.

Ebola

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 04:04 AM PDT

An ambulance ride in New York City on Friday was yet another reminder.

Ferguson protests

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 03:11 AM PDT

Chants demanding "justice for Mike Brown" rang out into the night early Saturday as protesters marched in a St. Louis suburb to highlight fatal police shootings.

Football sex abuse charges

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 03:11 AM PDT

It may have been endured as an ugly rite of passage for rookie football players to ascend to the ranks of gridiron warriors, but when upperclassmen allegedly sexually hazed freshmen in a New Jersey high school locker room, it crossed a legal line.

Time capsule

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 03:11 AM PDT

A time capsule hidden for more than a hundred years at one of Boston's most popular tourist attractions was opened on Friday in Boston.

Wendy Davis ad

Posted: 11 Oct 2014 06:51 AM PDT

Wendy Davis is attacking her partially paralyzed Republican opponent Greg Abbott in the Texas governor's race -- with an ad that features an empty wheelchair.

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