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  • newTwitter Overhauls Profiles on iOS in the 'Biggest Update to Date'

    Twitter Overhauls Profiles on iOS in the 'Biggest Update to Date'

    Twitter updated its iPhone app with completely redesigned profiles on ThursdayThe new profiles emphasize users' bios, photos and favorited tweets — in addition to their own tweetsSee also: 25 Twitter Accounts to Make You Laugh"This is our bigges…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:49pm -
  • newFacebook Tweaks News Feed to Surface Fresher Content

    Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Surface Fresher Content

    A new tweak to Facebook's News Feed aims to address the common problem of seeing days-old posts on the platform.In a blog post published Thursday, company software engineers Erich Owens and David Vickrey acknowledged that the News Feed often isn't a…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:55pm -
  • newSocial Media Users Are More Charitable Than You Might Think

    Social Media Users Are More Charitable Than You Might Think

    There's no doubt that social media has made it easier for charitable organizations and nonprofits to spread their messages. The major press release or fundraiser can now be simplified into a series of tweets or Facebook posts. Organizations can stay…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • newTweet a Short Story for a Chance to Win 'The Bone Clocks' by David Mitchell

    Tweet a Short Story for a Chance to Win 'The Bone Clocks' by David Mitchell

    "Fiction is a big, shimmering bubble. It's beautiful but it pops so easily." That's how David Mitchell, author of The Bone Clocks, this month's MashableReads official selection, described the process of writing to Mashable.See also: 20 Twitter Shor…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:00am -
  • 12 Years on, Meetup Still Envisions Powerful Communities

    12 Years on, Meetup Still Envisions Powerful Communities

    Think about all the change and growth Meetup has witnessed in the social-media space, since the company's birth in 2002That was the era of Friendster. One year later, in 2003, Meetup was just passing the 12-month mark when MySpace began its meteoric…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 7:15am -
  • Facebook to Meet With LGBT Community Over 'Real Names' Policy

    Facebook to Meet With LGBT Community Over 'Real Names' Policy

    Facebook has agreed to meet with San Francisco city officials and activists following criticism that its naming policy discriminates against the LGBT community.The social network's policy, which requires users use their legal name on profiles, is no…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 7:50pm -
  • Better Than Barbra Streisand on 'The Tonight Show': Her Instagram Feed

    Better Than Barbra Streisand on 'The Tonight Show': Her Instagram Feed

    Barbra Streisand will return to The Tonight Show on Monday after a more than 50-year absence. The last time she appeared on the show was in 1963 — back when Johnny Carson was the host.Streisand will be Jimmy Fallon's only guest for "a night of tal…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 6:56pm -
  • Tweet a Travel Innovation to Win a Trip to Austin

    Tweet a Travel Innovation to Win a Trip to Austin

    Technology is changing the way we travel. Beyond introducing convenience and speed, it's made the entire experience of getting from one place to another more enjoyable. From wearable GPS and hands-free texting to share programs like CitiBike and Airb…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 5:32pm -
  • 15 Sticky Photos of Amsterdam's Tomato Fest

    15 Sticky Photos of Amsterdam's Tomato Fest

    Food fights are certainly one way to get a point acrossDutch people gathered in Amsterdam for Tomato Fest (or Tomatengevecht) on Sunday to protest Russia's embargo on foods imported from the European Union, according to CNN. Russia imposed the embar…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 1:11pm -
  • Golfer Greg Norman Injures Hand in Chainsaw Accident, Lives to Tweet About It

    Golfer Greg Norman Injures Hand in Chainsaw Accident, Lives to Tweet About It

    Australian golfer Greg Norman nearly severed his left hand with a chainsaw on Saturday.Norman, the Hall of Fame golfer and entrepreneur, was cutting back trees in his South Florida home when the weight of a branch pulled his left hand toward the cha…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 10:52am -
  • What Do You Hope Will Still Exist in 2030?

    What Do You Hope Will Still Exist in 2030?

    Humanity will change more in the next 15 years than it did in the past century. Some of us may have our pizzas and packages delivered on flying drones. We could travel in driverless cars, use 3D printers to make our meals and makeup, and wear technol…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • 6 Vines That Bring Stories and Doodles to Life

    6 Vines That Bring Stories and Doodles to Life

    Last week, we challenged you to give life to something on paper in a Vine. Canadian artist couple Daniel Lynds and Sundi Richard guest-hosted the contest, kicking it off with a few of their own examples."Something about the #OffThePage theme may hav…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 4:30pm -
  • The 100 Most Influential Books, According to Facebook Data

    The 100 Most Influential Books, According to Facebook Data

    Facebook has discovered its users 100 most influential books by analyzing data from a viral memeThe year-old meme was a simple request: Ask friends to list, in their status, 10 books that have "stayed with [them] in some way."See also: 14 Books Tha…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 6:55pm -
  • Verizon Turning Your 'Fashion Rocks' Tweets Into an Outfit

    Verizon Turning Your 'Fashion Rocks' Tweets Into an Outfit

    A new type of eye-grabbing garment was created Tuesday night at the star-studded Fashion Rocks concert in New York City, where Verizon designed a fabric based on tweets during the telecast on CBS. It's a real-time garment, of sorts, with the online…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 6:28pm -
  • Apple Finally Gets Social With Its Own 'Live Hub' for iPhone Event

    Apple Finally Gets Social With Its Own 'Live Hub' for iPhone Event

    Want more proof that Tuesday's Apple event is a big deal? Even Apple is getting in on the fun.For the first time, the company has rolled out a Pinterest-style social hub to accompany its live stream page at Apple.com/live.See also: How to Watch App…
    - 9 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 12:54pm -
  • This Is Your Brain on Social Media

    This Is Your Brain on Social Media

    Social media has had a profound and growing effect on the way companies, governments and advertisers operate. But it's having a pretty substantial effect on our brains as well.Here, AsapSCIENCE breaks down five fascinating ways our brains react to…
    - 10 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 11:59pm -
  • Report: Apple's Screen Size Problem Is Worse Than You Thought

    Report: Apple's Screen Size Problem Is Worse Than You Thought

    The state of the mobile market is in flux. This we knew.But a new report from Adobe, which analyzed more than 10,000 visits to U.S. websites and apps, highlights just how important it is for Apple to adopt larger iPhone screens. The report also came…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Charity Defeats Memes: Ice Bucket Challenge Hits 1 Billion YouTube Views

    Charity Defeats Memes: Ice Bucket Challenge Hits 1 Billion YouTube Views

    Charity has bested the Internet memeThe compendium of YouTube videos related to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge have reached 1 billion views, topping the "Harlem Shake" craze of 2013, the company announced on MondaySee also: 8 Bucket Challenges That D…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 8:03am -
  • Facebook Has 100 Million Users in Africa

    Facebook Has 100 Million Users in Africa

    Facebook now has 100 million users across Africa, the company announced on Monday.This figure is half of all the Internet users in Africa, which sits at 200 million people. More than 80% of Facebook users are accessing the site from a mobile phone,…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Reddit Bans Subgroup That Was Posting Nude Celeb Photos

    Reddit Bans Subgroup That Was Posting Nude Celeb Photos

    The Reddit subgroup that became a depository for hacked nude celebrity photos has been banned by the social networking serviceDubbed "The Fappening," a reference to masturbation, the subreddit had pictures of Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Kate U…
    - 12 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 10:13pm -
  • ALS Wikipedia Page Views Up 18-Fold Since Ice Bucket Challenge

    ALS Wikipedia Page Views Up 18-Fold Since Ice Bucket Challenge

    The Ice Bucket Challenge, which has dominated Facebook News Feeds with videos of people dumping ice water on themselves in support of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research, has raised more than $100 million for the ALS Association since it gai…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 12:15am -
  • Vine Challenge: Take Something Off the Page and Bring It to Life

    Vine Challenge: Take Something Off the Page and Bring It to Life

    Writing and doodles that live solely on paper often lack the creative boost they deserve. Newspaper cartoons, classic fairy tales, Post-It note scribbles and textbook paragraphs — how great would it be if these things could hop off their pages and…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 8:53pm -
  • Aziz Ansari's Parents Took a Cute Picture With Bey and Jay

    Aziz Ansari's Parents Took a Cute Picture With Bey and Jay

    Aziz Ansari's parents are officially much cooler than you.The Parks and Recreation star is already known for his powerful connections in the music industry, and if you haven't heard his stand-up bit about hanging with Kanye West, then what are you w…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 2:17pm -
  • Nissan Pitches Replacement for Deadmau5's 'Purrari'

    Nissan Pitches Replacement for Deadmau5's 'Purrari'

    Nissan's public relation's team deserves a round of applauseThe Japanese automaker has designed a Nissan GT-R for electronic music producer Deadmau5 with a Nyan cat theme to replace his "Purrari," a Ferrari 458 Spider he had decorated in the same wa…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 1:40am -
  • Twitter May Be Moving Closer to Filtered Feeds — But Don't Freak Out Yet

    Twitter May Be Moving Closer to Filtered Feeds — But Don't Freak Out Yet

    While Facebook's newsfeed has gone though many tweaks and redesigns over the years, Twitter's feed has remained relatively unchanged throughout its eight-year history.But recent comments from Twitter executives suggest that could be changing, and us…
    - 14 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 2:33pm -
  • Vine Star KC James Makes 6-Second Comedy Sketches His Career

    Vine Star KC James Makes 6-Second Comedy Sketches His Career

    Building a career on Vine is no longer out of the norm. The video-sharing app is home to millions, brands and users alike. So naturally, many have tried to stand out from the crowdFrom stop-motion animators and musicians to dancers and comedians, V…
    - 15 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 10:24pm -

Celebrity

Gadgets

  • newResearchers use cell-phone data, not precogs, to predict crime in London

    Researchers use cell-phone data, not precogs, to predict crime in London

    Just this year we've seen open data give rise to recreations of Denmark in Minecraft, the ability to compare cities at the same scale and also collections of geo-mapped tweets and traffic lights. But what about a practical application for all of tha…
    - 17 mins ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:28pm -
  • newNVIDIA's new GPU proves moon landing truthers wrong

    NVIDIA's new GPU proves moon landing truthers wrong

    Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, there still exist some people on planet Earth who believe it's the only celestial body humanity has ever walked upon. You've heard it before -- the moon landing was a hoax, a mere TV drama produced by..…
    - 60 mins ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:45pm -
  • newNVIDIA's latest GPU crams 4K images on 1080p displays

    NVIDIA's latest GPU crams 4K images on 1080p displays

    Back in February, NVIDIA trotted out the very first desktop GPUs to feature its new Maxwell architecture: the GeForce GTX 750 and 750i. These entry level cards were paragons of efficiency, but they were hardly strong examples of what the company's..…
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:30pm -
  • newYou got served ... on Facebook :(

    You got served ... on Facebook :(

    It's made you distrustful and toyed with your emotions and now a Staten Island Support Magistrate has deemed Facebook an acceptable vehicle for your legal woes. According to the New York Post,Gregory Gliedman ruled that Noel Biscocho could use the.…
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:16pm -
  • newNot all of Samsung's curved displays are gigantic

    Not all of Samsung's curved displays are gigantic

    Want a curved display from Samsung but don't quite have the scratch to bring one of its gigantic models home? Maybe try the 27-inch S27D590C monitor on for size when it releases at some ambiguous point in the future. The firm seems to be targeting..…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:37pm -
  • newAndroid L's newest security feature: out-of-the-box encryption

    Android L's newest security feature: out-of-the-box encryption

    Apple isn't the only one that's making its software a lot more secure, and erm, fed-proof -- Google's upcoming Android platform will apparently be encrypted by default, according to The Washington Post. The publication didn't clarify whether it's...
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:13pm -
  • newGoogle wants websites to work more like apps, even offline

    Google wants websites to work more like apps, even offline

    Google wants to get rid of frustrating 404 error pages and make websites still feel interactive even if you're not connected to the internet. So, the company has recently developed a new technology called "Service Workers," and Google software...
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:42pm -
  • newMinION, the USB-sized DNA sequencer, goes through real-world testing

    MinION, the USB-sized DNA sequencer, goes through real-world testing

    Back in 2012, a UK company called Oxford Nanopore announced a chewing gum packet-sized DNA sequencer, something that people found hard to believe since rival machines can be as big as fridges. After dealing with technical issues and bugs (as well as…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:10pm -
  • newThe Aquila tablet scans our world in 3D to help build better virtual ones

    The Aquila tablet scans our world in 3D to help build better virtual ones

    Your tablet can fire off emails and help you rotate beautiful, Escherian worlds, but can it capture the world around you in glorious 3D? Probably not, but the newly revealed (and Android-powered) Aquila from Mantis Vision and Flextronics can. Most o…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:53pm -
  • newEngadget Daily: We made 'magic' butter, sorted iOS 8 keyboards and more!

    Engadget Daily: We made 'magic' butter, sorted iOS 8 keyboards and more!

    Today marked a special occasion in Engadget history: it was the day we published a story about making butter infused with marijuana. That isn't all that's happened in the past 24 hours, though, we also have a guide to the new iOS 8 keyboards, spotte…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:40pm -
  • newFacebook tweaks its feed to highlight news that matters, while it matters

    Facebook tweaks its feed to highlight news that matters, while it matters

    We probably won't confuse Facebook's front page with a Twitter stream anytime soon, but today the social networking giant announced it's fixing one big problem (again): surfacing posts while they're still relevant. If you regularly log on to keep in…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:07pm -
  • newSound off! What are your favorite features in iOS 8?

    Sound off! What are your favorite features in iOS 8?

    iOS 8 is finally here, and it's bringing a slew of new features. It's faster, more secure, and in a lot of ways, more like Android. Out of all the new bells and whistles what are your favorite new additions? Head over to the forums and let the...
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:27pm -
  • newTwitpic is being acquired, and apparently not shutting down next week

    Twitpic is being acquired, and apparently not shutting down next week

    Good news? After a shocking announcement by Twitpic that it would close its doors as a result of action by Twitter, now the company has announced that's not shutting down after all. There are no specific details, but in a tweet, it says "We're happy…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:08pm -
  • newCatching up with DiWire Bender, Insert Coin 2013's metal-bending wonder

    Catching up with DiWire Bender, Insert Coin 2013's metal-bending wonder

    Does that curious little contraption above look familiar? That's probably because it's DIWire Bender, the rather unusual desktop device created by Brooklyn design firm Pensa, which won our judges' hearts at last year's Insert Coin competition. We sa…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:54pm -
  • newHome Depot says hack put 56 million credit and debit cards at risk

    Home Depot says hack put 56 million credit and debit cards at risk

    When Home Depot confirmed that its in-store payments systems were hacked, the one juicy morsel it didn't disclose was how many people may have been affected. Well, the company finally patched the issue and 'fessed up: some 56 million payment cards..…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:27pm -
  • newXbox One's newest Kinect game is a comic-book styled murder mystery

    Xbox One's newest Kinect game is a comic-book styled murder mystery

    Lets say you're already burned out on Destiny and are looking for something a bit, well, different than what the Xbox One currently has on offer. That might just mean that D4 (short for Dark Dreams Don't Die), the latest game from the creator of...
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:04pm -
  • newLarry Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO, former HP exec Mark Hurd promoted

    Larry Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO, former HP exec Mark Hurd promoted

    Usually the only time we talk about Oracle is in relation to its battle with Google over Java and the use of related APIs in Android, but not today. At the age of 70, co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping down from the post of CEO and moving to a new…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:25pm -
  • newYou can now buy Marty McFly's light-up high-tops for under $100

    You can now buy Marty McFly's light-up high-tops for under $100

    For some people, the holographic movie posters and hoverboards from Back to the Future II's Hill Valley are nothing compared to Marty Mc Fly Jr.'s self-lacing Nike Air MAGs. Of course, when the sportswear company released a limited-edition set for..…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:07pm -
  • newTech giants team up to build friendlier security tools

    Tech giants team up to build friendlier security tools

    If there's one overarching, fundamental truth about the internet, it's that you're never as safe as you think you are. Dropbox, Google and the Open Technology Fund get that all too well -- that's why they (along with a slew of security researchers).…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:38pm -
  • newMisfit's new activity tracker is a cheaper, plastic version of its first

    Misfit's new activity tracker is a cheaper, plastic version of its first

    This week, Misfit announced its second wearable activity tracker... or did it? It's called the Flash, and essentially, it's a clone of a product the company already makes: the Shine. Both are small tokens capable of recording steps and sleep, as wel…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:05pm -
  • newAubrey Plaza will voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's holiday movie

    Aubrey Plaza will voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's holiday movie

    Grumpy Cat, as you probably have heard by now, is set to star in its own motion picture. Worse yet, it's going to be a made-for-TV holiday film on Lifetime. But, before you put your plant to sabotage the production into action (I'm confident your...
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:32pm -
  • newMicrosoft cuts 2,100 jobs in its latest round of layoffs (updated)

    Microsoft cuts 2,100 jobs in its latest round of layoffs (updated)

    The new, Nadella-controlled Microsoft is already around 13,000 employees lighter than it used to be, and that number is only getting bigger. To wit: The company just confirmed to ZDNet another wave of layoffs that'll see 2,100 more employees let go.…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:01pm -
  • newRetro? Modern? This home-brew NES game is both

    Retro? Modern? This home-brew NES game is both

    Retro gaming projects on Kickstarter are pretty common, but here's one that's a bit different: a game cartridge that, when plugged into the original Nintendo Entertainment System, plays an 8-bit game, and when plugged into a Mac or PC (via USB) play…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:37pm -
  • newQualcomm offers developer support for virtual reality and digital eyewear

    Qualcomm offers developer support for virtual reality and digital eyewear

    Smartwatches may be the most popular wearable products right now, but facewear is certainly on the up and up. Devices like Samsung's Gear VR and the Epson Moverio glasses are either already on the market or will be coming in the very near future, bu…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:05pm -
  • newPanasonic and Red hope to replace photos with frames of video

    Panasonic and Red hope to replace photos with frames of video

    If you're worried about missing a once-in-a-lifetime photo op, Panasonic and Red have a proposition: Why not shoot ultra high-res video and just grab still images? Both companies had the same idea at Photokina 2014 (though Red had it long before...
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:01pm -

CNN Top Stories

  • newSpooked flier: 'I thought this was it'

    Spooked flier: 'I thought this was it'

    A JetBlue flight with 147 people aboard made an emergency landing at a California airport on Thursday after an issue with one of its engines, a spokeswoman for the airline said.
    - 43 mins ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:02pm -
  • newMom, 6 children shot dead

    Mom, 6 children shot dead

    A Florida man shot and killed a daughter and six grandchildren Thursday in the small north-central Florida town of Bell in what authorities called a murder-suicide.
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:35pm -
  • new'No' votes lead in very early going

    'No' votes lead in very early going

    Voters in Scotland have made their choice -- remain part of the UK or choose independence. The counting is underway.
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:23pm -
  • new6 surprising facts about Whitey Bulger

    6 surprising facts about Whitey Bulger

    He had a son. He volunteered to take LSD in prison. He'd rather be in Alcatraz. These are some of the surprising facts about this infamous Boston gangster.
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:22pm -
  • new'Experienced' felon: Send me to Congress

    'Experienced' felon: Send me to Congress

    Edwin W. Edwards, 87, is an ex-four-term Louisiana governor, an ex-four-term congressman and an ex-con. Now he wants to go back to Congress.
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:18pm -
  • newCar goes wrong way, and then ...

    Car goes wrong way, and then ...

    A man was driving in the wrong direction down a street. To stop him, a police officer blocked the road with his car.
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:17pm -
  • newSchool says no to 'virginity' t-shirt

    School says no to 'virginity' t-shirt

    An Arkansas school told a student that she had to change out of her t-shirt that said "Virginity Rocks."
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:09pm -
  • newSuspect on FBI's 10 Most Wanted

    Suspect on FBI's 10 Most Wanted

    Hundreds of state troopers and police from throughout the country stood at attention outside a Pennsylvania church Thursday to mourn Cpl. Bryon Dickson amid concerns that a survivalist and war buff suspected of gunning down two troopers may be on the…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:07pm -
  • newObama: ISIS threats don't scare us

    Obama: ISIS threats don't scare us

    [Breaking news alert, 6:47 p.m.]
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:34pm -
  • newCuffed man had gun, officials say

    Cuffed man had gun, officials say

    A Savannah, Georgia, police officer killed a handcuffed, and armed, man Thursday as he tried to bust out of a patrol car, a shooting the city's mayor acknowledged has left "a community with many questions."
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:17pm -
  • new'7th Heaven' stars: Where are they now?

    '7th Heaven' stars: Where are they now?

    "7th Heaven" ended its run seven years ago, but the show's stars are still like family.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:32pm -
  • newHurricane strands tourists in Mexico

    Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

    Tourists are still stranded in Los Cabos, Mexico, days after Odile slammed the popular travel destination.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:27pm -
  • new6 ways to see India's Punjab region

    6 ways to see India's Punjab region

    When it comes to India travel, the state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan, doesn't make it to the top of that many itineraries.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:05pm -
  • newArson arrest made as fires scorch Cali

    Arson arrest made as fires scorch Cali

    As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burning nearly uncontrollably over 111 square miles, officials said.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:00pm -
  • newAl Qaeda targets U.S. flights?

    Al Qaeda targets U.S. flights?

    An al Qaeda cell operating in Syria is posing a new threat to the U.S. CNN's Pamela Brown has the details.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:58pm -
  • newBritish ISIS hostage sends message

    British ISIS hostage sends message

    British journalist John Cantlie hadn't been seen in nearly two years. Now, he's the latest hostage to be paraded out by ISIS -- forced to deliver the group's message.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:57pm -
  • newScotland votes

    Scotland votes

    Scotland's voters headed to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in the country's landmark independence referendum.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:55pm -
  • newStar out of 'Magic Mike' sequel

    Star out of 'Magic Mike' sequel

    Matthew McConaughey is out of 2015's "Magic Mike" sequel, according to the film's director.
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:56pm -
  • newMiley Cyrus flag stunt condemned

    Miley Cyrus flag stunt condemned

    Miley Cyrus came to Mexico "like a wrecking ball" -- to quote her hit song -- offending fans at Monterrey concert and prompting a federal investigation.
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:56pm -
  • newNFL player head-butted wife, police say

    NFL player head-butted wife, police say

    Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection with domestic abuse allegations, authorities said Thursday.
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:56pm -
  • newObama signs order to fight superbugs

    Obama signs order to fight superbugs

    The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts have warned us for years.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:58pm -
  • newPhotos: Voting

    Photos: Voting

    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:41pm -
  • new5 other secessionist movements

    5 other secessionist movements

    "Do you agree that Scotland should be an independent country?"
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:37pm -
  • newMilitary: U.S. ready for a Syria strike

    Military: U.S. ready for a Syria strike

    For weeks, intelligence and military targeting specialists have been working around the clock on a list of targets. It's expected the list will be presented to the President one more time, officials say.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:34pm -
  • newTrooper shooting

    Trooper shooting

    Hundreds of state troopers and police from throughout the country stood at attention outside a Pennsylvania church Thursday to mourn Cpl. Bryon Dickson amid concerns that a survivalist and war buff suspected of gunning down two troopers may be on the…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:29pm -
  • newWhitey Bulger

    Whitey Bulger

    If you're even remotely familiar with Boston's Southie neighborhood and the Irish gangs that once dominated it, you know who James "Whitey" Bulger is.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:29pm -
  • newMom: Why I spank kids with belt

    Mom: Why I spank kids with belt

    Three generations of an Atlanta, Georgia, family speak openly to CNN's Gary Tuchman about spanking their kids.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:29pm -
  • newJoan Rivers doctor

    Joan Rivers doctor

    The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month has been identified by clinic staffers as Dr. Gwen Korovin, a source close to the death investigation said.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:27pm -
  • newWhy Scotland is doing this

    Why Scotland is doing this

    On September 18, Scots go to the polls to vote on the future of their country.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:26pm -
  • newQuiz: How Scottish are you?

    Quiz: How Scottish are you?

    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:25pm -
  • newObama picks a side

    Obama picks a side

    President Obama weighed in on the Scottish independence referendum Wednesday night when he tweeted in favor of a united UK.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:24pm -
  • newJonathan Dwyer

    Jonathan Dwyer

    Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection with domestic abuse allegations, authorities said Thursday.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:23pm -
  • newNFL player cut for violent history

    NFL player cut for violent history

    Sara Ganim reports that the Arizona Cardinals have released running back Chris Rainey for his history of domestic abuse.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:21pm -
  • newEbola survivors' blood on black market

    Ebola survivors' blood on black market

    Though unproven, blood from survivors has provided some promise in fighting a disease with no approved drug to treat it.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:17pm -
  • newJoan Rivers' throat doctor ID'd

    Joan Rivers' throat doctor ID'd

    The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month has been identified by clinic staffers as Dr. Gwen Korovin, a source close to the death investigation said.
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:49pm -
  • newAustralia PM: Execution plot foiled

    Australia PM: Execution plot foiled

    Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack "on a member of the public," just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high.
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:31pm -
  • newMissing student

    Missing student

    Several surveillance videos show her walking and running alone. But police say new footage of a missing University of Virginia student appears to show someone following her the night she disappeared.
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:28pm -
  • newMissing student in surveillance videos

    Missing student in surveillance videos

    Surveillance videos show her walking and running alone the night she went missing, but was there foul play in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student?
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:28pm -
  • newObama's post-cowboy policy

    Obama's post-cowboy policy

    Sally Kohn says America tried "Cowboy Adventurism" as a foreign policy strategy; it failed. So why try it again?
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:22pm -
  • newHillary Clinton's madcap media mob

    Hillary Clinton's madcap media mob

    If Hillary Clinton decides not to run for president -- and yes, that is still possible -- her return to the media lion's den might be a factor in her thinking.
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:17pm -
  • newHubby: I lost balance on cliff's edge

    Hubby: I lost balance on cliff's edge

    A husband says his wife saved him from falling off a cliff when the couple was renewing their wedding vows.
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:38pm -
  • new'America's Got Talent' has winner

    'America's Got Talent' has winner

    "America's Got Talent" found a magical winner for season 9.
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:07pm -
  • newShelton, Stefani do hilarious duet

    Shelton, Stefani do hilarious duet

    Singers Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani lip-sync to the song "Endless Love" on "The Tonight Show."
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 12:48pm -
  • newToothpaste leaves this in gums?

    Toothpaste leaves this in gums?

    Dental hygienists have been finding mysterious tiny blue specks on people's gums and the culprit is the toothpaste.
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 12:27pm -
  • newBreast implants in short supply

    Breast implants in short supply

    Currency controls have created a breast implant shortage in Venezuela. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 12:08pm -
  • newWhy cops shot a black man

    Why cops shot a black man

    Van Jones says the video of John Crawford III, who was shot by a police officer in Walmart, should be released.
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:09am -
  • newVideo shows bus crash into home

    Video shows bus crash into home

    Newly released video shows a school bus as it was hit and sent careening into a home. WSB reports.
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:57am -
  • newLaughing does THIS to your body

    Laughing does THIS to your body

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:49am -
  • newObama's Republican cousin is ... ?

    Obama's Republican cousin is ... ?

    Not knowing exactly where her ancestors come from has always bothered Kelly Wallace, but she's heartened to learn about some of the famous cousins she never knew she had.
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:42am -
  • newSkeletons hold hands for 700 years

    Skeletons hold hands for 700 years

    Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:17am -
  • newSeriously, who does this on a flight?!

    Seriously, who does this on a flight?!

    Shame on the plane! Photos of passengers behaving badly. Jeanne Moos reports on bare bellies and bare feet at 30,000 feet.
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:25am -
  • newSpanking is common sense

    Spanking is common sense

    Ruben Navarrette says spanking is an acceptable form of disciplining a child, as long as you follow the rules.
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:37am -
  • newDoes spanking harm black community?

    Does spanking harm black community?

    Steven Holmes says spanking accomplishes nothing positive and causes harm.
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:07am -
  • newKim Kardashian met 'SNL' double

    Kim Kardashian met 'SNL' double

    Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Nasim Pedrad gets a real thrill dressing as Aziz Ansari.
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:53am -
  • newSharon Osbourne rants about U2

    Sharon Osbourne rants about U2

    Note to the Grammys: You may not want to seat Sharon Osbourne anywhere near U2 at the next awards show.
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:41am -

Music

  • newWatch Foo Fighters Pay Tribute to Gwar in Richmond
    Foo Fighters Day finally arrived on September 17th in Richmond, Virginia as Dave Grohl and company performed a crowdfunded concert at the city's National Theater. Richmond was also the home of shock rockers Gwar and their longtime frontman Oderus…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:41pm -
  • newGuided by Voices Break Up, Cancel Tour
    Prolific indie rockers Guided by Voices have broken up again. The band announced the news on its website and canceled all of the tour dates on its planned fall trek. Ticket refunds are available at point of purchase."Guided by Voices has come to…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:21pm -
  • newMarianne Faithfull Readies All-Star 'Give My Love to London'
    Nearly fifty years after Marianne Faithfull released her debut LP Come My Way, the singer will unveil her 20th album Give My Love to London on November 11th. Every Faithfull album since 1999's Vagabond Ways has been an all-star affair, and Give My…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:34pm -
  • newRustie on Speaking Animals' Languages and Recording at 30,000 Feet
    Three years ago, the Scottish producer Rustie dropped Glass Swords, one of the most thrilling electronic albums of the decade. Defined by its visceral, explosive joy and a broad spectrum of synth sounds that blow raspberries on trap beats, it establi…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:30pm -
  • newJason Aldean, Eric Church on Country's Corrupted Concert Season
    Excessive drinking, public indecency and fighting are nothing new at concerts. Who hasn't seen a sloppy brawl break out in the beer line between two overserved fans? But the incidents that have occurred this past summer at a number of high-profile co…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:12pm -
  • newPaul McCartney Asks For Your 'Meat Free Mondays' Support
    Former Beatle and current vegetarian Paul McCartney has teamed up with the Meat Free Monday campaign to "catalyze transformative change" and bring awareness to the global footprint that meat production has on our environment. McCartney, along with…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:11pm -
  • newWatch Rose's Pawn Shop's Steamy 'What Were You Waiting For' Video
    When Rose's Pawn Shop formed in 2005, the original plan was to mix the twang of bluegrass music with the fury of rock and punk. Nearly a decade later, the L.A. folksters haven't left the three-way intersection between those genres, happy to remain in…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:24pm -
  • newLuke Bryan Taps Special Guests for Farm Tour
    Luke Bryan's 2013 Farm Tour was a decidedly Georgia affair, as special guests included his fellow natives Cole Swindell and the Peach Pickers (Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip). They'll all return for this fall's tour, along with DJ Rock…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:33pm -
  • newJason Isbell Triumphs at Americana Awards
    Despite heartwarming lifetime achievement award acceptance speeches from the likes of Jackson Browne and Loretta Lynn, and a surprise appearance from rock god Robert Plant, last night's 13th Annual Americana Honors and Awards show in Nashville belong…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:06pm -
  • newJack White Bashes Foo Fighters, Rolling Stone at Boston Show
    Jack White may have quasi-apologized to the Black Keys over comments he made in a Rolling Stone cover story earlier this year, but at Wednesday night's show at Fenway Park in Boston, the singer expressed his displeasure with Foo Fighters, Katy Per…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 12:17pm -
  • newWatch Tim McGraw Talk 'Dem Smurf Bastards' With Jimmy Fallon
    Tim McGraw has had a lot of hits… 54 Top 10 hits and 35 Number Ones, to be exact. But unfortunately for Jimmy Fallon, none of them are called "Dem Smurf Bastards" or "I Strongly Dislike Trucks."The country superstar and Tonight Show host sat do…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:36am -
  • newU2 and Apple Plot New 'Interactive' Digital Music Format
    Neil Young isn't the only rock legend attempting to change the way we listen to music. Fresh off the surprise release of Songs of Innocence, U2 and Apple are reportedly working on a new digital music format that, according to Time, "will prove so…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:35am -
  • newHear Richard Thompson Lead His Whole Family Through 'One Life at a Time'
    In corralling, producing and assembling a new LP featuring his parents, sister, brother-in-law and nephew, Teddy Thompson – son of Linda and Richard – had a great opportunity to bring his family together. "My therapist had a field day with it," h…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • newBunji Garlin Breaks Out: On the Road With America's First Soca Pop Star

    Bunji Garlin Breaks Out: On the Road With America's First Soca Pop Star

    New York's West Indian Day Parade has marked the city's Labor Day weekend for decades, and this year, the festivities begin at 9 p.m. on a Wednesday night. "They say this is the last weekend of summer!" yells local radio celeb DJ Prostyle, doing his…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:24am -
  • newGwen Stefani, Blake Shelton Drop Lip Sync Duet Versus Jimmy Fallon
    Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are both judges on the upcoming season of The Voice, a competition that emphasizes singing ability, so it's only fitting that Jimmy Fallon forced the two vocalists to pantomime other people's songs in the latest insta…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:31am -
  • newCountry Legend George Hamilton IV Dead at 77
    George Hamilton IV, whose gentle demeanor and soothing folk-country vocal style earned him worldwide acclaim, died Wednesday (September 17th) at a Nashville hospital, following a heart attack which he suffered on Saturday. He was 77.A 50-year vet…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:27am -
  • Christian Rapper Lecrae Earns First Number One Album
    U2 surprised the world with Songs of Innocence last week, but its presence in 500 million iTunes accounts had no effect on total music sales — they're still down 15 percent, while track downloads are still down 13 percent. Also having little im…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:22pm -
  • Foo Fighters Day Declared in Richmond
    On the day of Foo Fighters' unscheduled concert in Richmond, Virginia, the city's mayor has officially recognized September 17th as "Foo Fighters Day RVA." In a proclamation signed and stamped today, Mayor Dwight C. Jones cited seven reasons tied to…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:17pm -
  • Peter Hook Didn't Know About New Joy Division Twitter Account
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:42pm -
  • Garth Brooks World Tour Adds Kentucky Shows
    Leave it to Garth Brooks — a savvy showman onstage and off — to unveil his world tour one city at a time, turning what could have been a single announcement of show dates into an ongoing media event.Today's announcement marks only the fourth…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:32pm -
  • Metallica to Issue 27 Live Albums by End of 2014
    For the past decade, Metallica has been beating bootleggers to the punch by offering high-quality soundboard recordings of nearly every concert they play as downloads on their own LiveMetallica.com. To commemorate the anniversary of the site, the gro…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:04pm -
  • Run the Jewels Participate in Cat-Oriented Album Kickstarter
    Run the Jewels' El-P and Killer Mike have said they'd be willing to show their softer side if a Kickstarter to create a remix album with music derived solely from cat sounds gets funded. A fan launched the crowd-funding campaign, dubbed Meow the Jewe…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:35pm -
  • Paul McCartney Loads 'New' Collector's Edition With B-Sides, Doc
    Paul McCartney is offering fans something New with a special 2CD/DVD collector's edition of his latest LP. The set, out October 28th, will be packaged in a hard-bound book and feature a variety of bonus materials – including behind-the-scenes fo…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:55am -
  • Fame: 'David Bowie Day' Is September 23rd in Chicago
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel inadvertently declared himself the coolest mayor on Earth by proclaiming September 23rd "David Bowie Day." The honor comes in connection with David Bowie Is..., a retrospective exhibit opening that day at the city's Museu…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:05am -
  • Tim McGraw Performs 'Unstaged' Webcast From New York
    Tim McGraw released his 13th studio album, Sundown Heaven Town on Tuesday, and promoted the new set of tunes from sun-up to sundown in the Big Apple.  The 47-year-old entertainer kicked off his album release day with a performance on ABC's Good…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 10:10am -

Sports

  • newHester sets NFL record with 20th return TD
    Atlanta Falcons return man Devin Hester set an NFL record with the 20th return score of his career when he returned a second-quarter punt 62 yards for a touchdown against Tampa Bay on Thursday night.
    - 16 mins ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:29pm -
  • newArians: Dwyer won't return unless exonerated
    Jonathan Dwyer is not allowed to return to the Cardinals this season, and his long-term future with the team is in doubt unless he's exonerated from assault charges in a domestic violence incident involving his wife and young son, coach Bruce Arians…
    - 19 mins ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:26pm -
  • newLi Na retires, citing recurring knee problem
    Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.
    - 19 mins ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:26pm -
  • newNo. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 Kansas State
    Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State 20-14.
    - 22 mins ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:23pm -
  • newFisher dismisses critics of Winston discipline
    Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher dismissed any criticism that Jameis Winston's half-game suspension for his profane and sexually charged outburst was too light.
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:41pm -
  • newAnheuser-Busch contract includes out clause
    If Anheuser-Busch wanted to drop its sponsorship of the NFL, it potentially could without penalty.
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:05pm -
  • newWhite, Martin inactive for Bucs-Falcons tilt
    Falcons wide receiver Roddy White and Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and running back Doug Martin were inactive for Thursday night's game in Atlanta.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:53pm -
  • newWR Simpson, in more trouble, cut by Vikes
    The Vikings released Jerome Simpson on Thursday following the revelation of more trouble for the wide receiver: three misdemeanors related to a previously unreported incident this summer.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 8:40pm -
  • newSources: Tech DC quits, was under influence
    Texas Tech defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt abruptly resigned Thursday after sources told ESPN.com that the coach was suspected of being under the influence of an unknown substance while on campus.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:59pm -
  • newMayweather must appear before commission
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission ordered Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Thursday to appear before the five-person panel at its meeting Tuesday to answer questions about unsafe training conditions at his Las Vegas gym.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:29pm -
  • newEx-Ranger Washington: Not true to my wife
    Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Thursday that he resigned earlier this month because he was "not true to my wife."
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • newVick: Goodell doesn't deserve to lose his job
    New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick, who was on the receiving end of Roger Goodell's justice seven years ago, defended the embattled NFL commissioner, saying Thursday that Goodell doesn't deserve to lose his job.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 5:49pm -
  • newDwyer on reserve non-injury list; Rainey cut
    The Arizona Cardinals put running back Jonathan Dwyer on reserve non-injury list
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:57pm -
  • newCoach K refutes Team USA gig benefits Duke
    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said the notion that coaching USA Basketball gives him a recruiting advantage is "utterly ridiculous."
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:56pm -
  • newVikings admit 'mistake' as Peterson barred
    Admitting they "made a mistake," the Minnesota Vikings changed course Wednesday as running back Adrian Peterson was placed on the NFL's exempt list, barring him from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:31pm -
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