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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Nepal rescuers search for hikers

Nepal rescuers search for hikers


Nepal rescuers search for hikers

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 07:17 AM PDT

The search for missing hikers and bodies buried in snow resumed in central Nepal on Thursday after an avalanche killed scores of trekkers this week.

Deadliest disasters in Himalayas

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 06:45 PM PDT

Deadliest disasters in one of the world's most treacherous mountain ranges.

Top megachurch pastor resigns

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 02:43 AM PDT

Less than a year ago, Mark Driscoll, an evangelical pastor, was flying high.

Category 4 hurricane may hit Bermuda

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 08:18 AM PDT

Bermuda is bracing for one of the most powerful storms in recent years.

Hong Kong leader: No more blockades

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 02:42 AM PDT

Hong Kong police fired pepper spray at pro-democracy protesters in the early hours of Thursday morning, as an increasingly tense standoff in the city's streets continued well into its third week.

They went from inmates to ISIS

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 04:11 AM PDT

An Iraqi war vet says that U.S. prison camps became breeding grounds for ISIS. Stephanie Elam has the story.

What was that about Carrie, Chris Noth?

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 11:13 AM PDT

"Sex and the City's" Chris Noth has made an apparent joke that fans likely won't find funny.

Foo Fighters get Letterman choked up

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 09:10 AM PDT

The Foo Fighters have made the most of their week-long residency on "The Late Show with David Letterman" -- and they've even moved the host to the verge of tears.

The next Oscars host is ...

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 06:28 PM PDT

Neil Patrick Harris revealed he will host the Academy Awards next February by tweeting a video of him checking "Host the Oscars" from his "bucket list."

Nina Pham to be treated at NIH

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:56 AM PDT

• 1 person quarantined in Ohio had contact with nurse Amber Vinson

CDC director testifies on Capitol Hill

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 11:30 AM PDT

As more questions mount about what measures should be in place to fight the spread of Ebola in the United States, a House panel has called the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other Obama Administration officials to a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

Opinion: CDC chief must go

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 05:50 AM PDT

This week Thomas Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stepped up to the microphone and took responsibility for the worst mistake in Dallas' Ebola-stricken hospital: its utter lack of preparedness.

We need a surgeon general right now

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 11:08 AM PDT

Many Americans might feel reassured when Tom Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Protection, says the battle against Ebola in the United States is being waged effectively. His bedside manner is impeccable and his calm confident demeanor inspiring. Yet many might also wonder how the Ebola virus entered the United States and appeared in Dallas under his watch in the first place.

4 ways Democrats have already won

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 06:00 AM PDT

The midterm elections are less than three weeks away, but by several measures, Democrats have already won.

Can we feed billions more?

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 09:30 PM PDT

At some 7 billion people, the world can sometimes seem like a crowded place. But if the latest estimates are to be believed, then in less than a century it is going to feel even more so -- about 50% more crowded, in fact. Such dizzying numbers understandably raise an important question, one that we have been wrestling with at least since Thomas Malthus famously predicted that rising populations would create a food crunch: Can the world's supply of food continue to meet demand?

What we owe to Ebola nurses

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 09:19 AM PDT

Nurses are the unsung heroes of the Ebola outbreak. Yet, there are troubling signs we're failing them.

U.S. helps push back ISIS in Kobani

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:06 AM PDT

Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani have pushed back ISIS militants in a number of locations as U.S. airstrikes on ISIS positions continue in and around the city, according to sources there.

Ann Romney 'done' with 2016, but ...

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 05:14 AM PDT

Ann Romney told CNN on Thursday that she is still "done" with the idea of another presidential bid, but adds "you know, you never do say never."

Cops pull guns on woman in labor

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:13 AM PDT

A woman in labor was speeding to the hospital when she says police stopped her and her husband.

New details on Joan Rivers death

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 11:06 AM PDT

Joan Rivers died of "therapeutic complications" during a procedure to evaluate her "voice changes" and stomach reflux, the New York medical examiner said Thursday.

Actress Elizabeth Peña dies

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 11:05 AM PDT

Actress Elizabeth Pena has died of natural causes after a brief illness, her manager told CNN. She was 55.

Governor stalls debate over electric fan

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 04:58 AM PDT

Florida Gov. Rick Scott refused to go onstage for the first seven minutes of a debate Thursday night, because his opponent had a fan.

TSA chief retiring at year's end

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 08:31 AM PDT

The administrator of the Transportation Security Administration will retire on New Year's Eve after more than 31 years of federal service, the TSA said Thursday.

What Pistorius would face in prison

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 08:04 AM PDT

A stuffy, overcrowded cell. Perhaps two or three men to a single bunk. Lockdown for most of the day.

Ezra Miller: 5 things about new 'Flash'

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 05:27 AM PDT

The headlines about Ezra Miller will probably focus him being the first openly gay actor to portray a superhero in a major motion picture -- but that's probably not exactly how the actor would phrase it.

Paul Rudd invites Royals fans to party

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 05:00 AM PDT

When the Kansas City Royals moved on to the World Series on Wednesday, superfan Paul Rudd knew exactly what time it was: time to party.

Building a brighter future for kids

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 08:45 AM PDT

Growing up in Guatemala, Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes watched many of his peers succumb to drugs, gangs and crime.

Helmet cam shows sniper shot to head

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 09:57 AM PDT

U.S. military footage posted to YouTube shows a Marine survive a head shot by a sniper in Afghanistan in 2013.

Drone shows life, death of orcas

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:57 AM PDT

Killer whale families swimming, playing and, in the sad case of two orcas, dying.

'Beast' nearly died on movie set

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 06:11 AM PDT

Between a broken motorcycle and an explosion in his face, Nicholas was sure someone in the crew had it in for him.

More superheroes headed to theaters

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 11:51 PM PDT

The Amazon Princess' ardent fans have demanded it for years, and it's finally happening: Wonder Woman will get her own movie in 2017, Warner Bros. Pictures announced on Wednesday. The movie will star Gal Gadot in the title role.

His little secret held at police station

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 07:12 PM PDT

CNN's Ed Lavandera shows us the mountain of letters that have been sent to former Taliban hostage Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Crazy cave trampolines

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 07:01 AM PDT

"Don't look down," I tell myself firmly. "Whatever you do, don't look down."

Fallon, Pitt perform epic break dance

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 08:05 AM PDT

On "The Tonight Show," host Jimmy Fallon and actor Brad Pitt performed a break dancing routine.

Would you eat 'Fukushima' soup?

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 06:48 AM PDT

Soup that is rumored to be radioactive...It could only be Frieze London.

Romans discovers generosity in her roots

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 05:47 AM PDT

CNN's Christine Romans traces her heritage and discovers a warm fact about her

Gupta: Pay the past a visit

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 08:51 AM PDT

"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin." -- Mother Teresa

CDC director called to Capitol Hill

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:11 AM PDT

As more questions mount about what measures should be in place to fight the spread of Ebola in the United States, a House panel has called the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other Obama Administration officials to a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

5 weird ways to use your iPad

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 10:12 AM PDT

Apple is unveiling its new iPads today, and it looks like there's an app for almost everything. Check out 5 of the coolest ways to use your iPad.

Ebola

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 08:56 AM PDT

A Texas doctor has apologized for what he calls mistakes in how his hospital handled Ebola, as schools close out of fear that they're vulnerable to the virus. Also on Thursday, officials are considering barring 76 hospital workers who treated an Ebola patient from boarding airplanes.

ISIS

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 09:42 AM PDT

U.S. airstrikes have been hitting ISIS targets near Kobani for the last few days helping Kurdish fighters on the ground push back ISIS militants in the Syrian town, according to sources there.

Pastor Mark Driscoll

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 02:44 PM PDT

The Mars Hills megachurch board says Mark Driscoll is guilty of "arrogance, responding to conflict with a quick temper and harsh speech, and leading the staff and elders in a domineering manner."

Elizabeth Pena

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 03:53 AM PDT

Actress Elizabeth Pena has died of natural causes after a brief illness, her manager told CNN. She was 55.

Ann Romney

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 07:10 AM PDT

Ann Romney told CNN on Thursday that she is still "done" with the idea of another presidential bid, but adds "you know, you never do say never."

Oscar Pistorius

Posted: 16 Oct 2014 09:51 AM PDT

A stuffy, overcrowded cell. Perhaps two or three men to a single bunk. Lockdown for most of the day.

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