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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Humans could sleep way to Mars

Humans could sleep way to Mars


Humans could sleep way to Mars

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Half a dozen 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. They are in a medically induced stasis.

Lightning kills 11 during ritual

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 07:36 AM PDT

A lightning strike killed 11 members of an indigenous tribe in northern Colombia Monday after an electrical storm broke out during an early morning ritual.

Parents' nightmare: Enterovirus D68

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 06:47 AM PDT

When news first broke about a month ago about enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68, with hundreds of children hospitalized across the United States with respiratory illnesses, I definitely took notice.

What is Enterovirus?

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:42 AM PDT

A respiratory virus called Enterovirus D68 has sent hundreds of children to the hospital. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains.

Bear cub found in Central Park

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 02:03 AM PDT

The only bears known to inhabit New York's Central Park are at its zoo -- so how did a dead bear cub end up under a bush?

Do diners know food grows here?

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:39 AM PDT

A look into the trend of rooftop gardening. Chef Wade Moises takes us through the process of farm to table.

From 'Babysitters Club' to autism

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 06:10 AM PDT

Author Ann M. Martin, best known for popular series "The Baby-Sitters Club," returns with "Rain Reign," told from the perspective of a fifth-grader with high-functioning autism.

Boy went to bed fine, didn't wake up

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 07:28 PM PDT

Eli -- a sweet, active, blonde-haired preschooler -- had gone to sleep feeling fine, perhaps dreaming of playing with his sisters or having a fun day at school.

Following the money trail

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 03:52 AM PDT

How does the "best-financed" terrorist group the intelligence community has ever seen keep the coffers full? Oil isn't the only answer.

How ISIS lures Westerners

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 03:28 AM PDT

For a group of radical anti-Western militants, ISIS is pretty good at luring Westerners to its ranks.

More than 400 killed in Kobani

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 07:35 AM PDT

A northern Iraqi hospital has received the bodies of at least 29 suspected ISIS militants, the head of the Tal Afar hospital said Tuesday.

Turkey willing to put troops in if ...

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 06:29 AM PDT

Turkey would be willing to put its troops on the ground in Syria "if others dos their part," Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an interview that aired Monday.

Woman: I am proud to kill ISIS

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 06:25 PM PDT

The Kurdish women resisting ISIS are willing to risk their lives to do so. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Bill Maher's Muslim problem

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 10:21 AM PDT

Dean Obeidallah says liberals should not give a pass to Bill Maher's Muslim bashing comments.

A Biden gaffe we can't afford

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 07:21 AM PDT

Any baseball fan who has been alive in the last decade is familiar with a truism: "That's just Manny being Manny."

The demonization of Barack Obama

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 10:28 AM PDT

LZ Granderson says President Obama's critics want to bash him even when facts don't support their claims.

Cops following you everywhere

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 07:22 AM PDT

The crackdown on protesters after the police shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, highlighted that more and more, police departments possess sophisticated weapons and equipment originally designed for the battlefield. Federal anti-terrorism funding is a major driver of this trend, but once police departments have this equipment they use it -- even if it's not against terrorists.

Obama gets stinging rebuke

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 06:40 AM PDT

A former senior member of President Barack Obama's national security team is panning the administration's decision to rule out the use of ground troops to fight ISIS and questioning Obama's leadership style.

Secret Service cited CNN on crash?

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:57 AM PDT

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta describes a memorable encounter that he had with the Secret Service.

LED light earns Nobel Prize

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 10:30 AM PDT

This year's Nobel Prize for physics goes to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources," the awarding committee said.

Shipwreck is not Santa Maria

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:09 AM PDT

An American explorer's claim to have found the long-lost Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas, has been dismissed by a group of U.N. experts.

Affleck, Bill Maher spar over Islam

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 04:09 PM PDT

In a heated debate about Islam, actor Ben Affleck accuses host Bill Maher of being racist against Muslims.

Case is a first in Ebola outbreak

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 04:18 AM PDT

A day after a nurse's assistant in Spain became the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak, Spanish health authorities face a chorus of questions over how it happened.

Blood moon returns, and it's bigger

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 09:34 AM PDT

Blood moon, Act II, opens soon in the heavens near you. And it will be bigger than Act I.

F1 driver has severe brain injury

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 09:24 AM PDT

The family of Jules Bianchi, the Formula One racing driver who was critically injured at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, have revealed that he is suffering from an "acute axonal injury."

Judge: Ferguson police violated rights

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 09:48 AM PDT

A federal judge has ruled that police in Ferguson, Missouri, violated the Constitution when they told protesters that they had to keep walking and that they couldn't stand still.

VA firing 4 senior officials

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 09:40 AM PDT

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it is firing four senior officials -- moves made amid investigations of alleged long wait times at VA medical facilities.

What's next in gay marriage fight?

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 10:26 AM PDT

Never has the Supreme Court said so much when saying so little.

Cop gives mom car seat, not ticket

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 04:06 AM PDT

A Michigan police officer buys a needy mom a booster seat instead of issuing her a ticket. WXMI has more.

Drug cops 'raid' okra crop

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 06:06 AM PDT

Dwayne Perry of Cartersville says he is none too happy about last week's "raid" conducted after the governor's drug suppression task force spotted okra from the air.

Mike Rowe sings opera on live TV

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 05:32 PM PDT

CNN's Mike Rowe sings opera on live television when telling Brooke Baldwin how he scored a job with the Baltimore Opera.

Actor from Bond movie, 'Annie' dies

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 02:18 PM PDT

Geoffrey Holder, a versatile artist known for his ability as a dancer, actor and -- most famously to most of America -- a pitchman for 7Up, has died. He was 84.

Michael Phelps suspended

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 06:28 PM PDT

USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, for six months and said he won't be on next year's U.S. team at the world championships.

Hot air balloon proposal goes wrong

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 03:46 AM PDT

A hot air balloon crashed into the ocean near Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California as a passenger proposed to his girlfriend.

What a shot! 32 sports photos

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 04:14 AM PDT

Police smash window, stun passenger

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Idaho police smashed a car window and used a stun gun on the passenger after requesting that he exit the car.

Raven-Symone: Don't label me gay

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 03:44 AM PDT

Former child actress Raven-Symone told Oprah Winfrey on OWN that she does not want to be labeled.

Most annoying things people do in airports

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 05:36 AM PDT

When it comes to air travel, courtesy and common sense are often the first two things to fly out the departure gates.

Lawrence: Nude photo leak a 'sex crime'

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:50 AM PDT

Jennifer Lawrence does not mince words about the hacking that put her personal nude photos in the public eye: It's a "sex crime," she said.

'Fresh Prince' Carlton dance revived

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:36 AM PDT

Alfonso Ribeiro revived the famous dance that he did on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" for "Dancing With The Stars."

Is this the ultimate hipster sport?

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 05:23 AM PDT

They dress like it's the 1930s and they swing antique equipment that eschews modern-day love for cutting-edge technology -- welcome to the world of hickory golf.

Ice-skating singer falls on his face, then ...

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:05 AM PDT

A singer took a fall while skating and performing Canada's national anthem. Jeanne Moos takes a look at "famous" falls.

'Iron Man' explores ancient shipwreck

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 05:22 AM PDT

This ancient shipwreck was home to the "world's first computer." Now divers are going back to see what other treasures it holds.

The rise of 'cyberathletes'

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 02:07 AM PDT

Andy Lewis' dream died when he was 16. Just out of school, the Englishman had been accepted for an elite traineeship with the army when he was hit by a truck, which resulted in most of his left leg being amputated.

World's best auto museum?

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 11:28 PM PDT

It's a well driven path for the motoring male: as middle age approaches, thoughts turn to acquiring a shiny sports car as wives, female friends and relatives shake their heads with despair.

Ocean floor adds to Flight 370 mystery

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 12:33 AM PDT

An unintended consequence of searching for the missing airliner - discovering extinct volcanoes, immense ridges and cavernous trenches.

Ocean floor adds to Flight 370 mystery

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 12:33 AM PDT

An unintended consequence of searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane - discovering extinct volcanoes, immense ridges and cavernous trenches.

Why we have to keep searching

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 10:19 PM PDT

Opinion: The best way of ensuring tragedy of MH370 is not repeated is to find the plane and work out what actually caused this in the first place. Whatever the cost, says David Soucie.

Next phase in search begins

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 06:07 PM PDT

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has resumed in the southern Indian Ocean. Paula Hancocks reports.

Photos

Posted: 06 Oct 2014 06:07 PM PDT

Flight 370

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 02:19 AM PDT

Weeks after the search for a Malaysian plane carrying 239 people began, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced to the world that, based on satellite data, Flight 370 "ended in the southern Indian Ocean."

Leon Panetta

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:29 AM PDT

A former senior member of President Barack Obama's national security team is panning the administration's decision to rule out the use of ground troops to fight ISIS and questioning Obama's leadership style.

Ebola

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 04:18 AM PDT

A day after a nurse's assistant in Spain became the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak, Spanish health authorities face a chorus of questions over how it happened.

ISIS

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:28 AM PDT

On the southern edge of Turkey, rolling brown pastoral hills slope gently to the Syrian border, with small towns like this one dotting the horizon. The calm on this side of the border, however, belies the scene on the other side.

Nobel prize

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:30 AM PDT

Two scientists in Japan and one at the University of California at Santa Barbara were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics for helping create the LED light, a transformational and ubiquitous source that now lights up everything from our living rooms to our flashlights to our smart phones.

Michael Phelps

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 01:47 AM PDT

USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, for six months and said he won't be on next year's U.S. team at the world championships.

Geoffrey Holder

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 01:48 AM PDT

Geoffrey Holder, a versatile artist known for his ability as a dancer, actor and -- most famously to most of America -- a pitchman for 7Up, has died. He was 84.

Shipwreck

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 08:30 AM PDT

An American explorer's claim to have found the long-lost Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas, has been dismissed by a group of U.N. experts.

Blood moon

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 09:34 AM PDT

Blood moon, Act II, opens soon in the heavens near you. And it will be bigger than Act I.

What a shot! 32 sports photos

Posted: 07 Oct 2014 03:54 AM PDT

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