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Most-hated font has a typewriter

Most-hated font has a typewriter


Most-hated font has a typewriter

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 06:21 AM PDT

The world's most reviled font has gone analog with "Sincerity Machine," a typewriter that types in Comic Sans.

High-speed drone crash on tape

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 10:14 AM PDT

Watch these drones race at high-speed inside a forest.

Location is town controlled by ISIS

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 10:26 AM PDT

The terror group has apparently taken a heavy hit over the past several days, based on reports from a Syrian opposition group.

Cruz: WH 'unserious' on ISIS

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 09:56 AM PDT

Sen. Ted Cruz tells Candy Crowley "the approach of the Obama administration to ISIS has been fundamentally unserious."

It costs to bash, slash government

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 08:11 AM PDT

Conservatives can't bash and slash government and then suddenly act surprised if government isn't there when we need it. After all, anti-government rhetoric and anti-tax austerity have real-life consequences -- consequences playing out at this very moment in the public health response to Ebola.

Russia's hidden children

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 06:45 AM PDT

Russia's policies on foreign adoptions made headlines when the government announced it would no longer allow Americans to adopt Russian children. But hidden away in Russian orphanages are thousands of children with disabilities who aren't orphans, whose harmful treatment has long been hidden from public view -- even from most Russians.

How ISIS has changed

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 01:25 AM PDT

It is a question that the global community is seeking to understand as the crisis in Iraq and Syria deepens. How can such a numerically small force as ISIS, which calls itself the Islamic State, have taken control of vast swathes of Syria and Iraq, and how can it hold the ground taken while simultaneously conducting multiple offensive actions in both countries?

Dozens arrested at pumpkin fest

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Tear gas filled the air as police in riot gear descended on Keene, New Hampshire, trying to disperse a rowdy crowd that disrupted the city's 24th annual Pumpkin Festival.

Former 'Buffy' star arrested

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 03:51 AM PDT

Actor Nicolas Brendon, best known as Xander Harris on the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" TV series, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, showing signs of intoxication, police said.

'Idol' alum Joanne Borgella dies at 32

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 07:53 AM PDT

Singer and model Joanne Borgella, an "American Idol" contestant in 2008, died on Saturday at age 32 after a battle with cancer, her family said on her Facebook page.

Serena: Russian's remarks 'racist'

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 08:42 AM PDT

Serena Williams slammed Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev for his "insensitive, sexist and racist" remarks in describing her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers" on a late night TV chat show.

Body found in Hannah Graham search

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 11:02 PM PDT

Human remains were found eight miles from where the University of Virginia student was last seen five weeks ago, police say. FULL STORY

Holder's legacy: Gitmo to Ferguson

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 09:40 AM PDT

Attorney General Eric Holder strode in to a raucously triumphant welcome at Justice Department headquarters on cold, sunny February morning in 2009, less than a month after the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

X-37B back on Earth; mystery remains

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 12:55 PM PDT

Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.

'Downton Abbey' castle served as ...

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 07:30 AM PDT

Nick Glass visits the 'Downton Abbey' castle and delves into its history as a WWI hospital.

Late pope gets closer to sainthood

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 04:49 AM PDT

Pope Francis moved a predecessor closer to sainthood on Sunday, beatifying Pope Paul VI on the last day of a gathering in Rome of church leaders from around the world.

Reporter refuses to reveal sources

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 10:13 AM PDT

New York Times reporter James Risen on how the Obama administration's crackdown on whistleblowers affects journalists.

42km of Beijing smog for marathoners

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 10:41 AM PDT

If running a 42 kilometer foot race was not tough enough, Sunday's Beijing International Marathon saw thousands of competitors brave a "hazardous" smog which engulfed the Chinese capital.

They make you squirm in your shoes

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 10:03 PM PDT

Cityscapes are usually breathtaking, but finding a good vantage point in a new town can be tough.

Aaron Rodgers meets his doppleganger

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 07:33 AM PDT

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

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

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 01:30 AM PDT

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

Actor's 'terrible experience' with wife

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 04:19 PM PDT

To prepare for a movie role, Dax Shepard and his wife, Kristen Bell, had a "terrible experience."

The photo of a lifetime

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 01:32 AM PDT

Mattias' baby picture sits prominently on the Mosquera family's mantel in their home in Teaneck, New Jersey, his tiny hand wrapped around his mom's index finger.

Elaborate theft plan goes very wrong

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 05:00 AM PDT

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

Military forming 'quick strike team'

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 10:36 AM PDT

The 30-person team will be equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr.

Who shouts 'Ebola' on a plane?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 06:54 PM PDT

Who shouts "Ebola" on a crowded airplane?

Who wants to host Olympics, World Cup? Anyone?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 11:06 PM PDT

Playing host to major international sporting events can raise a country's profile. But first it must raise massive amounts of money. If the cost for events like the Olympics or the World Cup is turning off voters, who's still bidding?

Military forming 'quick strike team'

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 10:36 AM PDT

The 30-person team will be equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr.

Who shouts 'Ebola' on a plane?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 06:54 PM PDT

Who shouts "Ebola" on a crowded airplane?

Inside plane that carried patient

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 08:09 AM PDT

The CEO of Frontier Airlines says the plane Amber Vinson flew on from Cleveland to Dallas is safe.

Ted Cruz slams Obama on Ebola

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 07:04 AM PDT

Sen. Ted Cruz slams the President's appointment of Ron Klain as the administration's Ebola response coordinator.

Ebola

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 06:40 AM PDT

The maelstrom of Ebola fears in the United States has swirled around one Dallas hospital, where the only U.S. patient has died, two nurses became infected and traveling employees triggered fearful scrambles.

Hannah Graham

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 05:23 PM PDT

Authorities looking for Hannah Graham -- the University of Virginia student who went missing last month -- found human remains Saturday in Albemarle County, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said Saturday.

Pumpkin festival

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Tear gas filled the air as police in riot gear descended on Keene, New Hampshire, trying to disperse a rowdy crowd that disrupted the city's 24th annual Pumpkin Festival.

Olympics

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 01:55 AM PDT

The procedure, now, is commonplace. A glitzy stage, manned by executives in suits, an envelope dramatically opened. Then, cheers from representatives of the successful bid.

X-37B

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 01:55 AM PDT

Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.

Comic Sans

Posted: 19 Oct 2014 02:00 AM PDT

It's one of the most mocked fonts on the Internet, the target of numerous campaigns and websites that believe its "comical" design has no place in civilized society.

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