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Bezos: The Grinch that stole Amazon's Xmas

Business News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:47pm
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The man who stopped the Canadian gunman

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:40pm
Members of parliament hailed 58-year-old Kevin Vickers -- the sergeant-at-arms of Canada's House of Commons -- for shooting dead a gunman inside the Canadian legislature.
Categories: International News

What was Queen's first tweet?

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:38pm
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet.
Categories: International News

'Honey Boo Boo': It's a wrap

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:34pm
Reports claimed that the reality show's "Mama June" Shannon is dating a registered sex offender.
Categories: Entertainment News

Students took fake 'paper classes'

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:58pm
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
Categories: National News

Researchers retract diet pill study

Health - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:26pm
Dr. Mehmet Oz has been under fire recently for promoting weight loss products on TV's "The Dr. Oz Show" that aren't backed by a lot of scientific evidence. Now a study supporting one of those products, diet pills made with green coffee bean extract, has been withdrawn by its lead researchers.
Categories: Health

Robin Williams' daughter gets tribute

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:19pm
Robin Williams' daughter chose a hummingbird to honor her late father. "For poppa," wrote Zelda Williams on her Instagram account Wednesday, posting the picture of a tattoo on her right hand, above a tattoo of Robin's birthday, "7.21.51," written on her wrist.
Categories: Entertainment News

OMG this 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:18pm
The new trailer for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is, in a word, "Hulktastic."
Categories: Entertainment News

Friday Links

Business News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:15pm
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Is the U.S. holding too much oil in reserve?

Business News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:03pm
Does America have too much oil in its reserves?

New York cops recovering after hatchet attack

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:01pm
A New York City police officer remains in critical condition at a Queens hospital Friday, one day after suffering a hatchet wound to the head.
Categories: National News

Cable customers startled by 'Emergency Alerts'

Business News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:41pm
With the threats of Ebola and ISIS, Americans are arguably a bit on edge. So it probably didn't help that many AT&T U-verse users saw a strange alert from the White House early Friday.

How much sex counts as exercise?

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:34pm
When I think of the ultimate sex workout, I picture the scene from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that... well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
Categories: National News

Marlins Man spicing up the World Series with a little Florida orange

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:08pm
The Miami Marlins are not playing in this year's World Series. So why was a guy sitting behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals, in a bright orange Miami Marlins jersey at Games 1 and 2?
Categories: National News

Mother of ISIS hostage Kassig tweets to terror group

CNN World - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:53pm
The mother of American hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet appealing for a response from ISIS to the family's pleas for his life.
Categories: International News

Teen's quest for Amazon "medicine" ends in tragedy

Health - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:45pm
Kyle Nolan's mother opens up about his tragic journey to the Peruvian Amazon seeking the mind-altering power of ayahuasca, which some call a drug and others call a medicine.
Categories: Health

Honda CEO takes $47,000 pay cut over recalls

Business News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:13pm
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Jazz musician Kenny G angers China

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:11am
Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party.
Categories: Entertainment News

Family awakens to find home firebombed

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:10am
Linda Bazzi awoke in the middle of the night and found her two-story home unusually warm.
Categories: National News
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