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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Taylor Swift hosts secret parties

Taylor Swift hosts secret parties


Taylor Swift hosts secret parties

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 11:03 AM PDT

Pop star Taylor Swift surprises her fans after inviting them to secret parties around the U.S. and U.K.

Comet nears Mars; orbiters move

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 07:27 PM PDT

A comet is speeding toward a close-encounter with Mars. Comet Siding Spring is expected to come within 87,000 miles of Mars at about 2:27 p.m. ET on Sunday -- very close for a comet flyby. The space rock is moving at about 126,000 mph (56 kilometers per second).

Girl, 10, shoots guns 2 hours a day

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 01:08 PM PDT

She picks up the custom handgun painted in her favorite colors, purple and black.

KC?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 02:32 AM PDT

For much of the next 10 days, the center of the baseball universe will not be Boston or L.A. but Kansas City, where the scrappy, longshot Royals will be playing in the World Series for the first time in 29 years.

Think trains, not planes for travel

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 08:04 AM PDT

Train travel is not dead. It's making a dramatic comeback. Find out why travelers are turning to rail.

Experts break through the myths

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 09:11 AM PDT

The U.S. experience with Ebola -- that is, three cases diagnosed here -- is generating commentary both prudent and inane.

Cruise ship returning to Texas

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 10:20 AM PDT

The U.S. asked Belize to help evacuate a Dallas hospital worker from a cruise ship off its coast, but officials wouldn't let her ashore.

WHO: Leaked report premature

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 07:57 AM PDT

The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.

Travel ban?

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 01:08 PM PDT

Forget willpower; this will get you slim

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 09:01 AM PDT

John Bare says "nudge" strategies can make a big difference

Is race limiting aid to Ebola victims?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 09:17 AM PDT

The world's response to Ebola is its own sort of tragedy. And it has a lot to do with race and geography, writes CNN's John Sutter.

Texas can enforce voter ID law

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 07:30 AM PDT

The U.S. Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas' controversial voter identification law can go into effect for now -- a decision that comes two days before early voting in the state.

Report: Brown's blood in Mo. cop's car

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 05:24 AM PDT

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago, The New York Times reported.

Does report support officer's side?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 09:06 AM PDT

Tests show blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police car belonging to Officer Wilson, according to the NYT.

Parents let son's killer move in

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 07:34 AM PDT

The parents of a shooting victim say they will provide a home and job for the man who took their son's life.

Pa. killing suspect believed seen

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 09:59 AM PDT

Investigators believe there's been another public sighting of Eric Matthew Frein, subject of a massive manhunt on suspicion of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in a September ambush, a law enforcement official said Saturday.

Apparent suicide after deadly concert

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 05:27 AM PDT

A day after 16 died in an accident at a concert in South Korea, a man responsible for safety measures was found also dead, the country's semi-official news agency reported. It was an apparent suicide.

Wedding is off for Charlie Sheen

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 07:33 AM PDT

It's over for Charlie Sheen and Brett Rossi.

Best voicemail message ever?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 04:31 AM PDT

An audience member from 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" had his voicemail message customized by singer Sting.

Boko Haram attacks reported

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 09:44 AM PDT

Despite government claims of a ceasefire, gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters attacked two villages and a town near the border with Niger, killing at least 8 and kidnapping others, residents told CNN Saturday.

Airstrikes hit ISIS targets

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Airstrikes like those that have helped slow the advance of ISIS fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani rocked the city again Saturday.

College student with meningitis dies

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 10:05 PM PDT

An 18-year-old San Diego State University student diagnosed with meningitis died Friday, leaving university officials scrambling to notify up to 400 people with whom she may have come in contact.

Obama's credit card declined

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 04:03 PM PDT

Ever had your credit card turned down at a fancy restaurant?

Tot hitches ride on dad's surfboard

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 11:03 AM PDT

Tyler Medford surfs with his three-year-old son, Nolan, on his back! HLN's Mike Galanos has more.

HK protests swell; police move in

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 03:09 AM PDT

Pro-democracy demonstrations heated up again in Hong Kong early Saturday as thousands of protesters converged on the city's busy Mong Kok financial district. The numbers increased overnight, swelling to 9,000 protesters, Hong Kong police said.

DiCaprio, Netflix team up

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 08:10 PM PDT

What do you get when you combine gorillas, Leonard DiCaprio and Netflix?

100-year-old woman still teaching

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 05:56 AM PDT

WPIX's Andrew Ramos introduces a 100-year-old woman from New York who continues to teach math at an elementary school.

The ailment behind Bono's shades

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 04:00 PM PDT

There's a reason for Bono's ever-present orange-tinted sunglasses, and it's not rock-star affectation. The U2 frontman has glaucoma.

Black Keys member rips U2 stunt

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 11:29 PM PDT

First the Black Keys' Patrick Carney lit into Justin Bieber. Now he's taking on U2.

ScarJo gets new sci-fi role?

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 11:17 PM PDT

What made THIS girl carry her?

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 05:34 PM PDT

A North Dakota teen carried a fellow competitor after she was injured during a race. CNN affiliate WDAY reports.

Missy Elliott shows off new figure

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 09:39 AM PDT

Crazy cave trampolines

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 08:48 AM PDT

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

The geek revolution has begun

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 11:05 AM PDT

CNN pays a visit to New York Comic Con and asks the geeks themselves why geek culture is enjoying such a meteoric rise.

Want a happy marriage? Do this

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 03:27 AM PDT

If you're serving burgers and Bud Light at your backyard wedding, don't worry. You and your spouse may have the last laugh.

His little secret held at police station

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 11:05 AM PDT

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

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 11:21 AM PDT

Why was Hendrix heckled in Harlem?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 08:03 AM PDT

Four decades after his death, Jimi Hendrix is finally reaching his toughest audience -- a group he called "my people."

Sorry Mr. Obama, your card's been declined

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 12:12 PM PDT

The waiter returned with the bad news after the President and first lady had dined at Estela, in downtown Manhattan. The buck stopped with the first lady.

Why was Hendrix heckled in Harlem?

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 08:03 AM PDT

Four decades after his death, Jimi Hendrix is finally reaching his toughest audience -- a group he called "my people."

The Sixties: How music shaped a decade

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 08:43 AM PDT

From Jimi Hendrix to Merle Haggard, music shaped the way the world reacted to the events of the 1960s.

Ebola

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 10:20 AM PDT

Take no chances. Leave no stone unturned. Fueled by Ebola fears, these common axioms are driving policy and action -- at times to hefty measures.

Ferguson

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 05:24 AM PDT

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago, The New York Times reported.

Meningitis

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 12:20 AM PDT

An 18-year-old San Diego State University student diagnosed with meningitis died Friday, leaving university officials scrambling to notify up to 400 people with whom she may have come in contact.

Obama's credit card

Posted: 17 Oct 2014 05:45 PM PDT

Ever had your credit card turned down at a fancy restaurant?

Deadly concert

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 07:31 AM PDT

A day after 16 died in an accident at a concert in South Korea, a man responsible for safety measures was found also dead, the country's semi-official news agency reported. It was an apparent suicide.

Bono

Posted: 18 Oct 2014 07:31 AM PDT

There's a reason for Bono's ever-present orange-tinted sunglasses, and it's not rock-star affectation.

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