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WashPost's Ben Bradlee dies

WashPost's Ben Bradlee dies


WashPost's Ben Bradlee dies

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 11:25 PM PDT

Ben Bradlee, the former top editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's award-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal, has died, the newspaper said Tuesday. He was 93.

Former Harlem Globetrotter missing

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 10:23 AM PDT

Rico Harris, a former Harlem Globetrotter, has gone missing. CNN affiliate KCPQ reports.

Even Taylor Swift's silence is golden

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:04 AM PDT

"Track 3" from Taylor Swift's new album shot to No. 1 on iTunes in Canada. But the release was an accident, as the track is eight seconds of white noise.

What's inside senator's 'Wastebook'?

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 03:19 AM PDT

Monkeys taught how to gamble and play video games.

Victim's parents talk Pistorius sentence

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:17 AM PDT

Reeva Steenkamp's parents said Tuesday they are "satisified" with the sentence handed down to their daughter's killer, as Oscar Pistorius started his first full day in a South African prison.

U.S. tycoon's $1B racing plan

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:22 AM PDT

American entrepreneur Gene Haas is preparing to enter the dollar-draining world of Formula One -- and expects to make money.

Men need and use flex time too!

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 09:42 AM PDT

I have long thought millennials, who expect flexibility in the workplace, would be the group that would bring an end to the stigma that is too-often associated with flex time -- the belief that wanting a flexible work arrangement means you aren't willing to work as hard.

The 5 biggest breakfast myths

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:38 AM PDT

The first meal of the day can have a very different meaning for different people.

Coaches suspended in hazing scandal

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 09:51 PM PDT

A sexual harassment scandal in a football locker room has led a New Jersey high school to suspend the team's head coach and four of his assistants.

102 snakes found in home

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 12:24 AM PDT

More than 100 snakes were found inside a Canada home. CBC News has more.

Huge recall for exploding airbags

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:21 AM PDT

A massive airbag recall is underway, affecting several car makers. CNN's Rene Marsh reports the details.

PhotoMath app solves equations for you

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:40 AM PDT

Say it with us: Kids today have it sooooo easy.

Rowe defends himself against critics

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:08 AM PDT

CNN's Mike Rowe defends himself against critics, saying, "I was neither bored nor disdainful" of endangered birds on "Somebody's Gotta Do It."

Following Bourdain around the world

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:28 AM PDT

Even when you're snug at home, travel photos open windows onto the world. Instagram users and iReporters have followed along with "Parts Unknown" this season, sharing their photos of spots Bourdain has visited.

Soldier killed at Ottawa memorial

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 10:48 AM PDT

3 shooting locations in Canada's capital 1 shooter reported dead Search on for more gunmen Hospital says it has received 3 patients

See chaos as shots ring out

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Video captured inside Canada's Parliament shows the chaos that ensued during a shooting incident.

Witness: 'I saw body slumped'

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 08:03 AM PDT

Journalist Josh Wingrove describes the scene in Ottawa where at least one person has been shot.

'Seinfeld election' may change things

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:55 AM PDT

Gloria Borger says the choice will rest with Republicans if they take control of the Senate

Why Ferguson grand jury was needed

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:06 AM PDT

Paul Callan says the grand jury is the right process to use to decide if charges should be brought against the police officer

Mandy Moore: Africa health care cure

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:59 AM PDT

Mandy Moore says quality health care can be ensured by applying commercial franchising strategies to clinics in Africa.

What Ben Bradlee stood for

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:27 AM PDT

Bradlee's death marks the symbolic end of an important era in American journalism, says Julian Zelizer

Skipping school to join ISIS?

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:47 AM PDT

German authorities intercepted the accused teen trio at Frankfurt airport and put them on a plane back to the U.S., where they were greeted by FBI agents.

Did ISIS intercept U.S. airdrops?

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:15 AM PDT

In the besieged Syrian city of Kobani, precious medicine rains from the sky.

Inside Ebola patient's apartment

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 10:09 AM PDT

Affiliate KTVT reveals images inside nurse Amber Vinson's apartment as crews work to strip it of any Ebola contaminates.

Obama's ISIS, Ebola "mission creep"

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:24 AM PDT

President Barack Obama is loading new missions on the U.S. military with fast-expanding mandates and no certain end dates as he grapples with the threats posed by ISIS and Ebola.

American held by N. Korea is home

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:29 AM PDT

In Jeffrey Fowle's hometown of Miamisburg, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, the sense of excitement and relief is palpable.

Report: Brown shot at close range

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:29 AM PDT

Michael Brown's gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Charlie Crist, Rick Scott battle it out

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:11 AM PDT

The third and final debate between Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist got off to a breezy start--this time with no fan on stage for Crist and no protest from Scott.

Opponents debate jets, mansions

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 07:26 PM PDT

Democrat Charlie Crist debates Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott on CNN. Here's your recap in under 60 seconds.

Warren: I've been treated differently

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:55 AM PDT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren told CNN she has been treated differently as a woman in the clubby upper chamber — echoing the general sentiments of her colleague Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who wrote about sexism in the Senate in a recent book.

Actress, boyfriend face charges

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 06:38 PM PDT

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been charged with one count each of lewd conduct, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Inside search for suspected cop killer

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 09:46 PM PDT

Scared. Anxious. And more than a little surprised. Residents describe what it's like living inside the search area for suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein.

Robertson: Towels can spread AIDS

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 04:09 AM PDT

CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on Pat Robertson's recent claim about how one could get AIDS from towels in Kenya.

Partial solar eclipse Thursday

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 09:46 PM PDT

The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a partial solar eclipse.

Serena suffers worst loss in 16 years

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:04 AM PDT

It's been that type of year for Serena Williams.

Child sex offender nabbed in sting

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 01:45 PM PDT

An Australian man is sentenced for online sex with a young girl, but she wasn't even real. CNN's Lynda Kinkade reports.

Taking autistic kids out to a ball game

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 08:55 AM PDT

For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.

Stadium's glass panel falls toward girl

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 03:43 AM PDT

A little girl in Ukraine has survived a close call with a glass panel from a soccer stadium. Erin Hawksworth reports.

People can't live in these new high-rises

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:15 AM PDT

With a tiny land mass relative to its 8.2 million residents, the state of Israel is running out of room to bury their dead.

Is this why we can't beat Ebola?

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:07 AM PDT

Singer-turned-activist Mandy Moore on her work in Africa and the issues facing the battle against Ebola.

Look at me! 17 selfies of the week

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 03:43 AM PDT

Dana Carvey riffs on 'Walking Dead'

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 03:49 AM PDT

Dana Carvey rattles off some impressions including Barack Obama, Michael Caine and characters from "The Walking Dead."

If iconic movie roles changed gender

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:37 AM PDT

Women as "Ghostbusters" is a good start. What about Sofia Vergara as Scarface?

Citizen pulls over, warns police officer

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 05:57 AM PDT

Gavin Seim filmed his exchange with a police officer in an unmarked car.

Man chisels his way out of elevator

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 08:05 AM PDT

A group in China escape from a stuck elevator thanks to one man and his trusty hammer. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.

Paralyzed man walks after cell treatment

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 03:33 AM PDT

A man paralyzed from the chest down is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery. CNN's Isa Soares reports.

Nun's shocking song on new album

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 06:20 AM PDT

A nun sings "Like a Virgin" And CNN's Jeanne Moos says it's not the Virgin Mary she's singing about, it's a Madonna cover.

What the famous said in first tweets

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 04:38 PM PDT

If your first tweet sets the tone for what you're all about, what are we supposed to make of #HereWeGo, Monica Lewinky's first social media salutation?

50 states, 50 jobs, one honeymoon

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 12:46 AM PDT

Heath and Alyssa Padgett are spending their honeymoon on a seven-month road trip to each of the 50 states.

'She was my everything'

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 01:10 AM PDT

"They're somebody's daughter," says the mother of a teen found dead in Indiana over the weekend. Here's what is known so far about the victims of suspected serial killer Darren Deon Vann.

Witness: 'I saw body slumped down'

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 08:02 AM PDT

Journalist Josh Wingrove describes the scene in Ottawa where at least one person has been shot.

'She was my everything'

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 08:26 AM PDT

"They're somebody's daughter," says the mother of one of the women found dead in Indiana over the weekend. Here's what is known so far about the victims of suspected serial killer Darren Deon Vann.

Who is suspect?

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 09:26 AM PDT

Darren Deon Vann was no stranger to police.

His 'bizarre' court appearance

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:58 AM PDT

Poppy Harlow describes the scene in an Indiana courtroom where suspected serial killer Darren Vann appeared before a judge.

Refuses to speak in court

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 09:26 AM PDT

The man accused in a string of killings in Indiana appeared in court Wednesday but refused to answer a judge's questions, forcing the hearing to be rescheduled for next week, CNN's Poppy Harlow reported.

Inside a murder suspect's mind

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 04:42 PM PDT

Forensic psychiatrist Helen Morrison spoke to CNN's Brooke Baldwin.

Ottawa shooting

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 09:05 AM PDT

One person was shot Wednesday morning at a war memorial near Canada's Parliament in Ottawa, according to Ottawa police Constable Marc Soucy.

Indiana victims

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:32 AM PDT

Who are the seven women who police say one Indiana man has confessed to killing?

ISIS

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 08:13 AM PDT

The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.

Michael Brown

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:32 AM PDT

Michael Brown's gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Ben Bradlee

Posted: 21 Oct 2014 06:46 PM PDT

Ben Bradlee, the zestful, charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.

Daniele Watts

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 07:33 AM PDT

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been charged with one count each of lewd conduct, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Look at me! 17 selfies of the week

Posted: 22 Oct 2014 03:45 AM PDT

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