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  • newLike Its Peers, Pinterest Releases Mostly Male Employee Demographics

    Like Its Peers, Pinterest Releases Mostly Male Employee Demographics

    Silicon Valley's most promising tech companies are proving what everyone already suspected — that tech has a diversity problemPinterest is the latest tech company to unveil its employee demographics, which look similar to other companies in the ar…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:39pm -
  • newNew App or New Ad? Instagram Teases Us With Bolt

    New App or New Ad? Instagram Teases Us With Bolt

    What exactly does Facebook have up its sleeve?An ad for a new app called Bolt mysteriously appeared on Instagram on Wednesday. Android users reported seeing a new banner-style app-install ad on on the service, according to TechCrunch, which featured…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:56pm -
  • new10 Things You Didn't Know You Agreed to via Terms of Service

    10 Things You Didn't Know You Agreed to via Terms of Service

    The terms of service, also known as the document you're supposed to read before signing up for a site or platform, is a treasure trove of legal guidelines, rules and permissions that few people really care about.But there are a few things you're agr…
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:08am -
  • Twitter Is Mostly a White Male Company, Diversity Data Reveals

    Twitter Is Mostly a White Male Company, Diversity Data Reveals

    It took a few weeks, but Twitter has finally released diversity data on its company, joining the likes of LinkedIn, Facebook and Google. The results? Twitter's roughly 3,000 employees are predominately white (59%) and overwhelmingly male (70%).The c…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 6:29pm -
  • 7 Charts With All You Need to Know About Facebook's Blowout Q2 Earnings

    7 Charts With All You Need to Know About Facebook's Blowout Q2 Earnings

    Facebook has earned a reputation for delivering the goods on earnings day, and Wednesday was no exception.The social giant reported record totals for revenue, profits and user figures across the board on Wednesday, beating Wall Street estimates on a…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:39pm -
  • William Shatner Slams Facebook App Designed for Celebs Like Him

    William Shatner Slams Facebook App Designed for Celebs Like Him

    Memo to Mark Zuckerberg: next time you launch an app aimed at making Facebook easier for celebrities, consider asking William Shatner to beta-test it first.Shatner — yes, that Shatner, the singer, raconteur and sometime starship captain — launch…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:20pm -
  • Vine Loops Don't Mean What You Think They Mean

    Vine Loops Don't Mean What You Think They Mean

    When Vine prankster Lele Pons recently broke the 1 billion loop milestone, I realized we finally had proof that the view measuring system Vine introduced on July 1 is a crock.Lele, who famously “does it for the Vine,” has over 3.4 million Vine f…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:53pm -
  • Vine Challenge: Simplify Classic Films Into 6-Second Videos

    Vine Challenge: Simplify Classic Films Into 6-Second Videos

    Film fanatics, this is your challenge: We want to see simple takes on classic films on Vine. Using everyday objects and your creativity, recreate movie posters and iconic scenes in minimalist animations.Stop-motion artists Hunter Harrison and Frank…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:15pm -
  • Stealth Marketing: How Brands Infiltrate Vine With Product Placement

    Stealth Marketing: How Brands Infiltrate Vine With Product Placement

    With sights set on its 40 million users — many of whom are teenagers — advertisers are getting crafty in their efforts to break into ad-free Vine.The six-second video platform, which is owned by Twitter, is one of the largest social networks tha…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:10pm -
  • Israel Is Losing Control of the Gaza Media War

    Israel Is Losing Control of the Gaza Media War

    The picture from Gaza seemed like so many other conflict zone photos — until you began to notice the details.The lifeless arm of a Palestinian boy cradled by an adult running across the beach. The sand studded with what looks like brush, but is re…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:38pm -
  • Following Login Changes, Facebook Extends Social Login Dominance

    Following Login Changes, Facebook Extends Social Login Dominance

    Facebook's recent login changes are returning some measurable, positive results.The social network has extended its dominance in the area of social logins, now claiming 55% of all social logins, according to recent data from Gigya, social-login prov…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Hillary Clinton: Social Media Shouldn't Be Used as a 'Weapon'

    Hillary Clinton: Social Media Shouldn't Be Used as a 'Weapon'

    Hillary Clinton has high hopes for the future of social media — but we're not there just yetThe former U.S. Secretary of State spoke at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco Monday night, capping off a day in Silicon Valley during which she also v…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:26pm -
  • Husband Wakes Up to Wife's Sweet Social Media Surprise From Strangers

    Husband Wakes Up to Wife's Sweet Social Media Surprise From Strangers

    Gary Hamilton is one lucky man — "the luckiest guy in the world," if you ask himThe seasoned television reporter for the New York Yankees woke up for work Saturday to discover his wife, Jennifer, had orchestrated quite the birthday surprise on soc…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 7:28pm -
  • Hillary Clinton Hits Facebook, Twitter HQ for Surprise Q&A Monday

    Hillary Clinton Hits Facebook, Twitter HQ for Surprise Q&A Monday

    Hillary Clinton knows how to please both sides of the aisle — when it comes to Silicon Valley tech giants, at leastThe former Secretary of State will visit both Facebook and Twitter headquarters on Monday, participating in virtual Q&A conversation…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 3:02pm -
  • These 24 Unexpected Photos Will Inspire You to Bend Your Fashion Rules

    These 24 Unexpected Photos Will Inspire You to Bend Your Fashion Rules

    There's never a bad time to wear something daring. All the style rules — like, less is more when it comes to jewelry, and wearing socks with open-toed shoes is a big no-no — are so often overridden without a problem. After all, fashion is an indu…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 1:50pm -
  • Facebook Steps Up News Game With Save for Later Feature

    Facebook Steps Up News Game With Save for Later Feature

    Facebook added a new feature Monday that lets users save things they're interested in — but may not have time to check out — for a later date.The new feature, simply called "Save," lets you flag things like links, places, or music and then come…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 1:01pm -
  • Here Comes the Social Networking Bride

    Here Comes the Social Networking Bride

    Today’s bride is leveraging her social networking skills to make her dream day come true. A quick scroll through your Facebook News Feed and you’ll probably spot her recording every step of the way.It all starts with the engagement status. Withi…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:38am -
  • Viral Video Recap: Purr-kour, Planet of the Pugs and More

    Viral Video Recap: Purr-kour, Planet of the Pugs and More

    Cats are back on top this week in our round-up of viral videos, thanks largely to their unlikely Purr-kour skillsSure, felines are known for their incredible jumping skills, but coupled with some clever editing and pumped-up theme music, one YouTub…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 10:33pm -
  • 6 Uses for Foursquare You Never Considered

    6 Uses for Foursquare You Never Considered

    Image: MashableFoursquare, the location-based, social game-like service isn't just for checking in, racking up points and unlocking badgesIn May 2014, Foursquare split its user experience into two apps. The Foursquare team launched Swarm, an app to…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 7:06am -
  • Twitter Is About to Improve Direct Messages

    Twitter Is About to Improve Direct Messages

    Twitter is about to make some obvious but much-needed improvements to its direct-messages feature.On Friday night, Twitter announced that it plans to update its iPhone and Android apps, so users can view their entire direct-message history on mobile…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 10:28am -
  • Her Likes Don't Lie: Shakira Is First to 100 Million Fans on Facebook

    Her Likes Don't Lie: Shakira Is First to 100 Million Fans on Facebook

    International sensation Shakira celebrates her life's milestones like many of us — by posting a status update or photo on Facebook for all to seeThe "Hips Don't Lie" singer announced her pregnancy in a status update in 2012 and shared the first im…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 6:15pm -
  • Warning: The Emoji Live Among Us

    Warning: The Emoji Live Among Us

    Emoji have invaded more than just our text conversations — they've also invaded our lives.Stock footage purveyor Dissolve shows that emoji are also living, breathing beings who we interact with on a daily basis. They've created a documentary abou…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 1:05pm -
  • What Does the New Google+ Name Policy Mean for YouTube?

    What Does the New Google+ Name Policy Mean for YouTube?

    Google has dropped all of its profile name restrictions, meaning users can now choose any name they want for their profile pagesThis change back to old ways has obvious benefits for anonymity on the Internet — but, to be honest, could it also lea…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 9:45pm -
  • Pinterest Makes It Easier to Find What Just What You're Looking For

    Pinterest Makes It Easier to Find What Just What You're Looking For

    Pinterest is building out its discovery tools once again.The San Francisco-based virtual scrapbooking site announced on Thursday that you can now follow specific interests in addition to following other users.See also: How To Plan Your Summer Vacat…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:19pm -
  • The Vine Movement to Call Out Trolls

    The Vine Movement to Call Out Trolls

    When there's a lot of interaction on a given social network, it's a good sign that users are paying attention to each other's content. But high rates of engagement can often give way to disagreement and discord.People who cross the line with vindict…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 6:03am -
  • Snapchat First: MTV VMA Nominees Will Be Announced in Snaps

    Snapchat First: MTV VMA Nominees Will Be Announced in Snaps

    UPDATE, July 17: Read the full list of nominees and notable snubs.Oh, snap! MTV will use its fairly new Snapchat account on Thursday to unveil this year's nominees for the Video Music Awards before they're announced anywhere elseThe nominations wil…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 5:57pm -

Celebrity

Gadgets

  • newSense sleep sensor monitors your zzz's and wakes you up at the best time

    Sense sleep sensor monitors your zzz's and wakes you up at the best time

    You're lucky if you can sleep easily and wake up feeling refreshed all the time -- some people need a bit help to get a good night's rest from apps and gizmos, like this new device called Sense. The gadget, which looks like a crystal ball with rubbe…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:08am -
  • newGamer discovers deceased father's ghost car, gets to race him again

    Gamer discovers deceased father's ghost car, gets to race him again

    YouTube comments typically fill one with shame and disappointment in the human race, but here's one that just might make you cry. Below a video from PBS about video games as spiritual experiences, a user going by the online handle 00WARTHERAPY00 has…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:26pm -
  • new​More dinosaurs had feathers than we thought

    ​More dinosaurs had feathers than we thought

    Realistically, we'll probably never successfully clone a dinosaur -- but if we ever do, we may be surprised by how the beast turns out. A fossil found in Siberia threatens to change our perception of what history's giant lizards may have looked like…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:37pm -
  • newEngadget Daily: the Oppo Find 7, shoes that vibrate in the right direction and more!

    Engadget Daily: the Oppo Find 7, shoes that vibrate in the right direction and more!

    Today, we review the Oppo Find 7, learn where not to fly drones, contemplate Apple's rumored 12-inch Retina Display MacBook and take a look at smart shoes that vibrate in the right direction. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24..…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:03pm -
  • newGoogle wants to define a healthy human with its new baseline genetic study

    Google wants to define a healthy human with its new baseline genetic study

    Google's got a big new project and it's you. Well, not just you, but a genetic and molecular study of humanity that aims to grasp at what a healthy human should be. It's in its early days, collecting anonymous data from 175 people, but it plans to..…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:27pm -
  • newData Cuisine creates meals based on cultural statistics

    Data Cuisine creates meals based on cultural statistics

    We've seen IBM's Watson computer serve up unlikely food pairings, but Data Cuisine takes culinary experimentation to a whole new level. Developed by data-visualization specialist Mortiz Stefaner and curator Susanne Jaschko, it's an initiative to...
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:37pm -
  • newHere's the first look at Ridley Scott's live-action 'Halo' project

    Here's the first look at Ridley Scott's live-action 'Halo' project

    Back at this year's E3 we learned that Halo: Nightfall would tell the origin story for a new character in Halo's sci-fi universe, and we're finally getting to see some of the show in motion. And, well, there are a couple of instances where it looks.…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:51pm -
  • newComixology now offers DRM-free comic backups, but only from select publishers

    Comixology now offers DRM-free comic backups, but only from select publishers

    When Amazon purchased Comixology, it was a herald of change: iOS users lost the ability to purchase comics in-app, Android users were gifted with a new purchasing system and, now,the digital book seller is going DRM-free. Sort of. Comixology CEO...
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:28pm -
  • newThe 'Destiny' beta is now open to everyone

    The 'Destiny' beta is now open to everyone

    Let's say you wanted to give Bungie's latest shooter, Destiny, a go before the game comes out in September, but the idea of pre-ordering video games goes against the very core of your being. Well, Bungie's just announced that it's opening the...
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:59pm -
  • newMIT students modify a 3D printer with a height-measuring laser

    MIT students modify a 3D printer with a height-measuring laser

    It's happened to all of us: you queue up a print job, your old desk printer starts up and it unceremoniously jams halfway through. It's easy enough to resume a botched print job when you're dealing with paper, but what do you do when you're printing…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:12pm -
  • new​Google is reportedly buying Twitch for $1 billion

    ​Google is reportedly buying Twitch for $1 billion

    What's the internet's most popular game-streaming service worth? About $1 billion, if VentureBeat sources have their story straight. Earlier this year, Variety and the Wall Street Journal reported that Google was in talks to acquire Twitch, but...
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:20pm -
  • newNew Apple TV game brings the 'Dance Party' to your living room

    New Apple TV game brings the 'Dance Party' to your living room

    Apple's set-top hobby has come a long way since its major refresh in 2010, thanks largely to a variety of services bringing different content to the platform. When it comes to gaming, however, the Apple TV isn't exactly a powerhouse, despite being..…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:57pm -
  • newHere's what our readers are saying about the Surface Pro 3

    Here's what our readers are saying about the Surface Pro 3

    With the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft tried yet again to build a tablet that can replace your laptop, but critics found it fell just shy of that goal. Engadget's own Dana Wollman said that despite being "easier than ever to use as a tablet," the Surface…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • newTwitch lets you host another channel's stream while you're on a burrito break

    Twitch lets you host another channel's stream while you're on a burrito break

    When a broadcaster logs off for dinner or puts down the controller for some shut-eye, Twitch now lets them keep the game streaming going with its new Host Mode. The function keeps a channel's chat up and running, but embeds a video of the action fro…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:04pm -
  • newGet 'The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection' for free this month

    Get 'The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection' for free this month

    It seems as if this week is a good one to get stuff on the cheap or even for free. First, Marvel announced a promo yesterday which gave access to its Unlimited comics service for 99 cents, and now EA has quietly revealed that it's giving away copies…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:33pm -
  • newThanks to NASA, you can 3D print your own asteroids and satellites

    Thanks to NASA, you can 3D print your own asteroids and satellites

    If you have access to a 3D printer, you can now output your own space-exploring fleet thanks to NASA. The space agency has posted a library of files for printing a number of space probes, asteroids and Mars' Gale Crater. For the curious, Mars...
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:03pm -
  • newMicrosoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand

    Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand

    Quantum computing -- it's a term we're hearing more and more, as companies such as D-Wave build their own early versions of super-machines. Microsoft, naturally, is investing considerable resources in the field as well; its Station Q research lab in…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • newComic-Con bans Google Glass from super secret screenings

    Comic-Con bans Google Glass from super secret screenings

    While you might be able to don an Oculus Rift to pilot a Pacific Rim jaeger, Comic-Con isn't as accepting of another piece of (not so) popular headgear. As TechHive reports, event organizers have begun mirroring actions taken by some US and UK movie…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:01pm -
  • newGoogle celebrates Chromecast's birthday with free All Access pass

    Google celebrates Chromecast's birthday with free All Access pass

    It's hard to believe that it's been a year single Google's streaming dongle arrived on the backs of TVs, bringing easy streaming chops to the masses. As a proper celebration, the folks in Mountain View are thanking both current and new Chromecasters…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:32pm -
  • newNew French law could force Uber drivers to return home after every fare

    New French law could force Uber drivers to return home after every fare

    If you're at a party and the host stops offering you drinks, it's a subtle hint that it's probably time to make tracks. Similarly, France is making it very clear that it isn't too keen on ride-sharing apps like Uber, to the point where its senate is…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:03pm -
  • newInstagram's Snapchat competitor Bolt leaks

    Instagram's Snapchat competitor Bolt leaks

    Snapchat's meteoric rise made one thing abundantly clear -- the market would soon be flooded with copy cats. The next major player to try and drink Snapchat's milkshake might be Instagram. A banner introducing Bolt, a service for "one tap photo...
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:36pm -
  • newOppo Find 7 review: A solid phone that faces stiff competition

    Oppo Find 7 review: A solid phone that faces stiff competition

    The Galaxy S5. The One M8. The G3. Every notable player in the overcrowded smartphone space has a flagship, one heroic device that the company pins its hopes on... for a year or so, anyway. For Oppo, a Chinese phone maker whose profile has swelled..…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • newUK politician calls for in-game thieves to be prosecuted like real criminals

    UK politician calls for in-game thieves to be prosecuted like real criminals

    In some of the most popular multiplayer role-playing games, like World of Warcraft (the NSA's favorite), in-game characters and items can change hands for substantial amounts of real money. So when a gamer is relieved of valuable loot or accounts by…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:35am -
  • newApple reportedly releasing OS X Yosemite in October alongside 4K desktop and 12-inch Retina MacBook

    Apple reportedly releasing OS X Yosemite in October alongside 4K desktop and 12-inch Retina MacBook

    Well, this is a timely rumor: Today is the day Apple opens up OS X Yosemite for public beta-testing, and now we're hearing the final version of the OS will come out in late October. The report comes from Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac, who has a strong trac…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:58am -
  • newVodafone's first own-brand 4G phones could struggle to compete

    Vodafone's first own-brand 4G phones could struggle to compete

    Last year we would've bet our lunch money on Vodafone being the first UK carrier to release an own-brand LTE smartphone. After all, we spotted a "Vodafone Smart 4G" picking up its roaming permit from the US communications regulator, and only a few..…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:55am -

CNN Top Stories

  • newJ.Lo at 45: Still posting bikini pics

    J.Lo at 45: Still posting bikini pics

    It's not her birthday suit, but Jennifer Lopez is showing that 45 is treating her pretty well.
    - 43 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:33am -
  • newArizona: Killer's execution not botched

    Arizona: Killer's execution not botched

    Joseph Wood gasped and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour execution involving a novel combination of drugs, some witnesses say.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:42pm -
  • newSecret plan: Let's go to the moon -- and nuke it

    Secret plan: Let's go to the moon -- and nuke it

    The plan was to beat the Russians to the moon, build an Army base and, maybe, test a nuclear weapon "to impress the world with the prowess of the United States."
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:37pm -
  • newTornado hits campground; 2 die

    Tornado hits campground; 2 die

    Two people are dead and at least 20 were injured at a Virginia campground on Thursday after a possible tornado, Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told CNN.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:36pm -
  • newU.N. shelter in Gaza struck; 16 die

    U.N. shelter in Gaza struck; 16 die

    It's not clear who is behind the incident. Palestinians blame Israel, while Israel's military says a rocket from Gaza could have hit the school used as a shelter.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:36pm -
  • newAnother plane crash: 116 on board

    Another plane crash: 116 on board

    An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board dropped off radar after taking off in Burkina Faso. It is thought to have gone down in Mali, the flight operator said.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:36pm -
  • newWhat killed Korean ferry fugitive?

    What killed Korean ferry fugitive?

    South Korean forensics officials say they are sure the body found in a plum field last month is Yoo Byung Eun, a billionaire fugitive who was wanted in connection to the fatal Sewol ferry crash that claimed nearly 300 lives.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:06pm -
  • newSeveral holy sites targeted in Iraq

    Several holy sites targeted in Iraq

    The Mosul site is said to be the burial place of the prophet Jonah, who was swallowed by a whale or fish in the Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:32pm -
  • newWesterners joining Syria fight

    Westerners joining Syria fight

    Concerns about westerners joining the fight in Syria dominated the annual Aspen National Security Forum with top U.S. government officials equating the threat from the stalemated Syrian civil war to that posed by al Qaeda's Yemen affiliate.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:31pm -
  • newCheney on Iraq: Blame Obama

    Cheney on Iraq: Blame Obama

    Although a fierce critic of Barack Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney does not support calls from some on the far right of his party to impeach him, saying it would simply create a distraction.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:08pm -
  • newISIS killed 270 in gas-field attack

    ISIS killed 270 in gas-field attack

    The militant jihadist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria killed dozens of Syrian troops and workers during an attack on a gas field in central Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:07pm -
  • new5 reasons the West should worry

    5 reasons the West should worry

    Events in Iraq and Syria have alarmed U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:05pm -
  • newJonah's tomb

    Jonah's tomb

    Militants have blown up Jonah's tomb, a revered holy site in Mosul, Iraq, civil defense officials there told CNN on Thursday.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:01pm -
  • new'Acting white' and being black

    'Acting white' and being black

    Crystal Wright is tired of blacks putting down other blacks by saying they are "acting white"
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:59pm -
  • newU.S.: Russia is firing into Ukraine

    U.S.: Russia is firing into Ukraine

    A State Department official said the U.S. also has evidence Russia intends to deliver "more powerful multiple rocket launchers to the separatist forces."
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:51pm -
  • newMH17

    MH17

    A week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine, dozens more coffins containing remains of victims of the crash were due to arrive in the Netherlands on Thursday.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:51pm -
  • newComic-Con cosplay: Who wore it best?

    Comic-Con cosplay: Who wore it best?

    The annual San Diego Comic-Con, mecca of all things pop culture, began on Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, July 27. The massive convention -- known for giving fans a first look at the latest "geek-friendly" TV, film and of course, comics -- i…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:40pm -
  • newBatman

    Batman

    Attendees at 2014's San Diego Comic-Con have gotten up close and personal with Ben Affleck's Batman.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:22pm -
  • newFamily wins lottery

    Family wins lottery

    The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:20pm -
  • newObama weighs sending National Guard

    Obama weighs sending National Guard

    The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:57pm -
  • newAffleck's 'Batman' makes appearance

    Affleck's 'Batman' makes appearance

    Attendees at 2014's San Diego Comic-Con have gotten up close and personal with Ben Affleck's Batman.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:56pm -
  • new'60s plan: Let's go to the moon, blow it up

    '60s plan: Let's go to the moon, blow it up

    The plan was to beat the Russians to the moon, build an Army base and, maybe, test a nuclear weapon there "to impress the world with the prowess of the United States."
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:54pm -
  • newVandal targets poorly parked cars

    Vandal targets poorly parked cars

    WCBS reports on a series of vandalized cars, seemingly targeted for their poor parking prowess.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:49pm -
  • newAudit: NASA shortfall threatens projects

    Audit: NASA shortfall threatens projects

    NASA's staggering budget shortfall has put its rocket program at "high risk" of missing the planned 2017 launch date for its $12 billion deep-space rocket, a federal watchdog said.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:38pm -
  • new100 minutes to execute Arizona man

    100 minutes to execute Arizona man

    Convicted murderer Joseph Wood snorted and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour lethal injection, his attorney said.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:32pm -
  • new'Massive' 6' 7" dino bone found

    'Massive' 6' 7" dino bone found

    A 'massive' femur bone from an Apatosaurus has finally been removed from from its discovery site. KKCO reports.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:27pm -
  • new'True Blood' star's nude photo shoot

    'True Blood' star's nude photo shoot

    Actor Stephen Moyer from HBO's "True Blood" tells Conan O'Brien how things got sexy at a Rolling Stone cover shoot.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:25pm -
  • newFamily of 17 to share $20M lottery

    Family of 17 to share $20M lottery

    The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:25pm -
  • new10-foot gator bites golf ball diver

    10-foot gator bites golf ball diver

    A 10-foot alligator took a bite out of a golf ball diver at a course in Florida. CNN affiliate WSVN reports.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:22pm -
  • newWhy Ebola is spinning out of control

    Why Ebola is spinning out of control

    Laurie Garrett says the epidemic in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia worst ever, should be controllable, but poor governance, ignorance, hysteria have inflamed opposition to health care
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:35pm -
  • newMedal of Honor recipient breaks THIS

    Medal of Honor recipient breaks THIS

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts accidentally breaks the gavel while ringing the NYSE closing bell.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:29pm -
  • newChief Ebola doctor contracts Ebola

    Chief Ebola doctor contracts Ebola

    A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:27pm -
  • newAir Algerie flight

    Air Algerie flight

    An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board appears to have crashed early Thursday in a remote area of Mali after dropping off the radar, officials said.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:40pm -
  • newCondemned woman leaves Sudan

    Condemned woman leaves Sudan

    Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:40pm -
  • newKey Ebola doctor contracts deadly virus

    Key Ebola doctor contracts deadly virus

    Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan had been overseeing Ebola treatment and isolation units at Kenema Government Hospital, about 185 miles east of the capital.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:36pm -
  • newCampground storm

    Campground storm

    The voices in the video tell the story.
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:31pm -
  • newIsrael and Hamas

    Israel and Hamas

    In the third week of a bruising conflict between Israel and Hamas, there were some positive signs as the intensity of the fighting seemed to dip a bit even as diplomatic efforts ramped up.
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:24pm -
  • new'BTVS': Where are they now?

    'BTVS': Where are they now?

    - 9 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:48pm -
  • newFatal choke sign of cop problems?

    Fatal choke sign of cop problems?

    Susan Candiotti reports on what many perceive to be an alarming increase in the use of excessive force amongst police
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:41pm -
  • newThe world's coolest bookstores

    The world's coolest bookstores

    From Maastricht to Melbourne, these itineraries make bookish travelers look stylish.
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:24pm -
  • new'Scammers' won't leave Airbnb house

    'Scammers' won't leave Airbnb house

    If the old saw about houseguests being like fish is true -- after a few days they begin to stink -- imagine what it must smell like in poor Cory Tschogl's 600-square-foot condo in Palm Springs, California.
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:10pm -
  • newJournalist working for CNN detained

    Journalist working for CNN detained

    A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists.
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:33pm -
  • newNorway expecting terror attempt

    Norway expecting terror attempt

    Norway says it thinks Islamist terror could strike the country within a few days but does not know what the plot is, the country announced Thursday.
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:20pm -
  • new'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

    'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

    "Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived.
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:15pm -
  • newElway gets choked up over owner Bowlen

    Elway gets choked up over owner Bowlen

    Denver Broncos VP/GM John Elway broke down while sharing news that owner Pat Bowlen is stepping down due to Alzheimer's.
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:33am -
  • newFamous firsts in space

    Famous firsts in space

    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:59am -
  • newSee 'gustnado' send furniture flying

    See 'gustnado' send furniture flying

    A Georgia homeowner caught on camera a possible "gustnado" ripping through his yard. WJBF has more.
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:50am -
  • newMen rob restaurant wearing ... what??

    Men rob restaurant wearing ... what??

    Several men broke into a Florida restaurant and stole food while wearing nothing but their underwear. WFTX reports.
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:44am -
  • newTrain like a lady lumberjack

    Train like a lady lumberjack

    Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7.
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:54am -
  • newU.S. spending $1B to snag asteroid

    U.S. spending $1B to snag asteroid

    Seems NASA's fascination with the moon is in the past. It's focused on something far more menacing: incoming asteroids
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:40am -
  • newBoy attacked by barracuda

    Boy attacked by barracuda

    A 13-year-old boy is recovering after a barracuda jumped into his boat and struck him. WKMG has more.
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:32am -
  • newTeen invents hot car alarm device

    Teen invents hot car alarm device

    A New Mexico teen invented an alarm to alert people if they leave their children in hot cars. CNN affiliate KOAT reports.
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:09am -
  • newTeen pilot dies in quest for record

    Teen pilot dies in quest for record

    An American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said.
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:09am -
  • newWhat a shot! 31 sports photos

    What a shot! 31 sports photos

    - 21 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:12am -
  • Walmart shoplifting vigilante goes viral

    Walmart shoplifting vigilante goes viral

    Caught on cell cam: He "just stole this stuff." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a confrontation over a loaded cart.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:14am -

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  • newCavs ink Wiggins; can't trade him for 30 days
    The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract on Thursday, meaning he cannot be traded until at least Aug. 23.
    - 7 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 1:09am -
  • newCavs still out front in Love talks, sources say
    The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
    - 9 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 1:07am -
  • newNFL suspends Ravens RB Rice for 2 games
    The NFL will suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for the first two games of this season, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
    - 20 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:56am -
  • newNFL suspends Ravens RB Rice for 2 games
    The NFL will suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for the first two games of this season, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
    - 20 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:56am -
  • newRomo says his best football is yet to come
    Tony Romo turned 34 in April and he is coming off his second back surgery in less than a year, but the Dallas Cowboys quarterback sees himself playing the best football of his career in 2014 and beyond.
    - 38 mins ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:38am -
  • newSeahawks' Lynch plans holdout over contract
    Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch plans to hold out and not participate in the opening day of training camp Friday, former Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson said Thursday night on the NFL Network.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:15am -
  • newPaul: Sitting out possible if Sterling remains
    Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul told ESPN it's "unacceptable" if Donald Sterling is still the owner of the team when the season begins.
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:52pm -
  • newPayton, Loomis: Graham relationship still good
    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis both insisted there was no awkward tension or lingering animosity that needed to be resolved after their contract negotiations with tight end Jimmy Graham this summer.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:34pm -
  • newBack to Seattle: Mariners acquire Morales
    The Seattle Mariners made a move to upgrade one of baseball's weakest offenses Thursday when they acquired Kendrys Morales from the Minnesota Twins in a trade for relief pitcher Stephen Pryor.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:19pm -
  • newTwins call off Knoblauch induction post-arrest
    Former Minnesota Twins star Chuck Knoblauch was arrested Wednesday night on charges that he allegedly assaulted his ex-wife, KHOU.com reported.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:47pm -
  • newLin joins Lakers, says 'Linsanity' part of past
    The Lakers introduced Jeremy Lin at a news conference Thursday.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:08pm -
  • new49ers' Smith: I've stayed sober since Sept.
    Aldon Smith said hours before the San Francisco 49ers started training camp Thursday that he has stayed sober since last September, when he was arrested for drunk driving for the second time since Jan. 2012.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:25pm -
  • newHarden's 'cornerstones' belief miffs Parsons
    A long-distance exchange of words between Chandler Parson and James Harden is heating up the rivalry between Houston and Dallas.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:39pm -
  • newOhio St. fires band director in harassment probe
    Ohio State fired its band director on Thursday following a two-month investigation into sexual harassment of students, according to the Columbus Dispatch.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:31pm -
  • newLonghorns WRs charged with sexual assault
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:24pm -
  • newBulls' original $33M Jordan contract on block
    The Chicago Bulls' original copy of Michael Jordan's $33 million contract -- the most valuable single-season contract in NBA history -- has hit the auction block.
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:32pm -
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