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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Peace Prize winner could be ...

Peace Prize winner could be ...


Peace Prize winner could be ...

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 11:03 AM PDT

Of all the prizes awarded during the Nobel week every October, none is more anticipated and talked about than the peace prize.

French author wins literature Nobel

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:22 AM PDT

A French author whose tales center on memory and guilt has won this year's Nobel Prize in literature, the Nobel committee in Sweden said Thursday.

The fastest sport you've never heard of

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 07:52 AM PDT

Look out NASCAR, one of the world's fastest motor sports wants to steal your fans.

Pirates release oil tanker

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:56 AM PDT

Almost one week after vanishing en route from Singapore to Vietnam, a Vietnamese oil tanker has been released by pirates who had taken control of the vessel.

Police: Newlyweds in murder-suicide

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 02:09 PM PDT

It was supposed to be the couple's happiest day: Kelly Ecker, a nurse, and Dr. George Scott Samson married Saturday afternoon in Terre Haute, Indiana. By their wedding night, both were dead in a murder-suicide, police say.

Death row inmate freed

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 02:27 AM PDT

An intellectually disabled construction worker was freed Wednesday after nine years in a Texas prison, including four of them on death row, after his initial conviction for murdering a year-old infant was overturned.

I'll trade my home for an iPhone 6

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 05:15 PM PDT

A homeowner is willing to trade his Detroit house for a new iPhone 6 or 32GB iPad. Would you make this swap?

This celeb's braids sold for $37,000

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 10:17 AM PDT

Which celeb's braids just sold for $37,000? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on hair-raising prices of hair from famous heads.

Apple and Google top $100 billion

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 02:24 AM PDT

For the second year in row, Apple has topped Google as the world's most valuable brand.

'Joke' could delay NFL star's trial

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 10:07 AM PDT

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will tentatively go to trial December 1 on a felony child abuse charge, but that date could be pushed back if a Texas judge must recuse himself for calling attorneys "media whores."

Mom admits killing autistic son

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 02:17 AM PDT

Former pharmaceutical executive Gigi Jordan testified that she knowingly gave a lethal concoction of drugs to her 8-year-old autistic son.

Apple announces Oct. 16 event

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 05:01 PM PDT

Looks like your iPads and Mac will be getting freshened up in time for the holiday shopping season.

Some Dems see it slipping away

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:40 AM PDT

Four weeks away from the midterm elections, even some Democratic operatives struggle to imagine a scenario in which they retain control of the U.S. Senate.

Kochs step into surprise tight race

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:32 AM PDT

Republican groups from all corners of the party are reluctantly starting to pour money into this traditionally red state to try to save the incumbent GOP senator -- and lock down their prospects of taking control of the Senate.

GOP challenger leads in Alaska

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:29 AM PDT

Alaska's Senate race is an increasingly prime pickup opportunity for Republicans, with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich trailing challenger Dan Sullivan by 6 percentage points, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows.

Senator replaces campaign manager

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:33 AM PDT

With less than a month until Election Day, Sen. Mary Landrieu is changing her reelection campaign's leadership.

Hardest-working man in Dem politics

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:29 AM PDT

A Democrat with White House ambitions is furiously criss-crossing the country to help the party's candidates -- and it's not Hillary Clinton.

GOP hypocrisy on domestic violence

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:21 AM PDT

Republicans need to win female voters, and their campaign strategy is to oppose domestic violence. Sally Kohn says that's not going to cut it.

Raven-Symone, you <i>are</i> black

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 04:08 PM PDT

I get it. Raven-Symone doesn't like labels. But she is wrong to run away from her blackness, seemingly hoping that no one acknowledges her beautiful brown skin and the history written all over her face.

Boy's casket exhumed, but he's not in it

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:45 AM PDT

For almost 90 years, the casket lay beneath the earth, Thomas Curry's family believing the teen who died too young rested in peace there, in an unmarked plot with his great-grandparents.

Is Kim Jong Un's sister in charge?

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:52 AM PDT

The mystery surrounding North Korea's erratic young leader, Kim Jong Un, only deepens by the day.

Why's North Korea on charm offensive?

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:34 AM PDT

With Kim Jong Un still out of sight, North Korean officials have gone on a publicity blitz -- making a rare move to take questions at the United Nations, arranging human rights talks with the European Union, and taking a high-level trip to South Korea.

MH17 victim had on oxygen mask

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 10:28 AM PDT

Safety analyst David Soucie provides his insights into how an MH17 plane crash victim was found wearing an oxygen mask.

Turkey: No solo ground attack on ISIS

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 02:39 AM PDT

Turkey's foreign minister insisted Thursday that it is not "realistic" for the world to expect it alone to launch a ground operation against ISIS, even as a monitoring group said the extremists had seized a chunk of a key battleground town near its border.

U.S. hostage's mom tweets to ISIS

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:55 AM PDT

The mother of American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet directed to the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al Baghdadi trying to find out about her son's fate.

Baby with bucket list dies

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:19 AM PDT

Before he was even born, Shane Michael Haley had already met the Philadelphia Phillies, been to the top of the Empire State Building and shared a cheesesteak with his parents.

800K bees attack, kill 1 person, hurt 4

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:00 AM PDT

One bee after you is bad enough. Two, ugh. What about thousands?

Cops: St. Louis officer kills armed man

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 07:30 AM PDT

Just 12 miles south of the spot where a police officer killed Michael Brown, it happened again: Another 18-year-old died at the hands of police Wednesday.

DEA faked my Facebook page

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 03:57 PM PDT

A woman is suing the DEA for using her photos without her knowledge to set up a fake Facebook page for criminal stings.

Google hires camel for Street View

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:15 AM PDT

Giant camera strapped to dromedary's hump captures Dubai allows 360-degree online exploration of Abu Dhabi's Liwa oasis.

Green Day among Rock Hall nominees

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 06:52 AM PDT

The next class inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame could include punk rockers Green Day, the influential Nine Inch Nails and seminal rap group N.W.A.

Robin Thicke's wife files for divorce

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 02:54 AM PDT

It seems like Robin Thicke's desperate pleas, his sentimental stunts, his corny croons fell on deaf ears.

Eiffel Tower gets dizzying glass floor

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 10:32 PM 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.

Man finds this predator on his car

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 10:15 AM PDT

A homeowner in California captured a mountain lion standing on the roof his car on surveillance video. KGO reports.

Bands that wrapped around my baby

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:26 AM PDT

We found out I was pregnant in August 2012. It was time to start our family, time to start the next chapter of our lives. The next months were going to be the best time in our lives.

Teen pepper-sprayed by cops in own home

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:42 AM PDT

An African American teen was pepper-sprayed by police after neighbors mistook him for a burglar.

Autistic 5-year-old called artistic genius

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 06:38 AM PDT

She is autistic and cannot speak. But her paintings are selling for thousands of dollars.

The price is very, very, very wrong

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:54 AM PDT

Watch a contestant on "The Price is Right" overbid on a hammock by more than $6000.

Lisa Ling: What I learned as a C student

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 07:50 AM PDT

It's widely known that Asian cultures put a high level of importance on intelligence, writes Lisa Ling. So what happens if you're a Chinese-American kid who struggles with academics?

Cop in shocking vid had prior incidents

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:53 AM PDT

Susan Candiotti reports on the fallout from a video of an Indiana officer smashing a car window and stunning a passenger.

What is this man doing to the horse?

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:32 AM PDT

The internet went wild for so-called "horse yoga" -- but it turns out there was something deeper going on that shows how humans can reconnect with the animal world.

Rowe: 'Follow your passion'? Bad advice

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:25 AM PDT

How often do you get the advice "follow your passion?" So why does CNN's Mike Rowe say that's not the way to go?

What happened to this 'genius' baby?

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 04:18 AM PDT

This construction worker is one of the most intelligent young men Lisa Ling has ever met. Is it in his DNA?

What if Ebola victim had been hospitalized right away?

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 10:06 AM PDT

Many are wondering why the first Ebola patient diagnosed in America died when several others treated in the U.S. survived.

Is Kim Jong Un's <br>sister in charge?

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 07:05 PM PDT

The North Korean leader hasn't been seen publicly in a month. A group of defectors believes Kim's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, may be running the country.

DEA faked my Facebook page

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 03:57 PM PDT

A woman is suing the DEA for using her photos without her knowledge to set up a fake Facebook page for criminal stings.

'What if they had taken <BR> him right away?'

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:32 AM PDT

Many are wondering why the first Ebola patient diagnosed in America died when several others treated in the U.S. survived.

Was there bias?

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:59 AM PDT

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, received an experimental medicine nearly a week after being admitted into the hospital -- a far longer wait than experienced by four other Ebola patients treated in the United States.

Patient's last words

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:08 AM PDT

CNN's Don Lemon talks to Pastor George Mason of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas about the death of Thomas Eric Duncan.

Latest developments

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 09:07 AM PDT

As the death of the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. sparks more fears, airports are beefing up screening for people from affected nations.

Congressmen to Obama: Step up Ebola defense

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:45 AM PDT

A bipartisan group of congressmen wrote President Barack Obama on Wednesday, urging him to take stronger steps to prevent Ebola from spreading in the U.S.

Ebola fight through nurse's eyes

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 06:17 AM PDT

CNN's Nima Elbagir reports on the desperate effort to save Ebola patients from the viewpoint of those taking care of them.

Ebola

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 01:13 AM PDT

His family is devastated. The woman he planned to marry haunted by the "what ifs." And many are wondering why Thomas Eric Duncan died when several other Ebola patients treated in the United States survived.

North Korea

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:16 AM PDT

With Kim Jong Un still out of sight, North Korean officials have gone on a publicity blitz -- making a rare move to take questions at the United Nations, arranging human rights talks with the European Union, and taking a high-level trip to South Korea.

ISIS

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 05:36 AM PDT

Saying she's an "old woman" trying to find out the fate of her only son, the mother of American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet meant for ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi.

Midterm elections

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:21 AM PDT

Four weeks away from the 2014 midterm elections and even some Democratic operatives struggle to imagine a scenario where they retain control of the U.S. Senate. The terrain and current momentum seem all but overwhelming and against them.

Robin Thicke divorce

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:18 AM PDT

It seems like Robin Thicke's desperate pleas, his sentimental stunts, his corny croons fell on deaf ears.

Bee attack

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:17 AM PDT

One bee after you is bad enough. What about thousands?

Newlywed murder-suicide

Posted: 08 Oct 2014 05:12 PM PDT

It was supposed to be the couple's happiest day: Kelly Ecker, a nurse, and Dr. George Scott Samson married Saturday afternoon in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Eiffel Tower

Posted: 09 Oct 2014 08:19 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.

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