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Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:31am
Categories: International News

Death row inmate with IQ of 65 freed

CNN - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:26am
An intellectually disabled construction worker was freed Wednesday after nine years in a Texas prison, including four of them on death row, after his initial conviction for murdering a year-old infant was overturned.
Categories: National News

China's currency dream gets U.K. lift

Business News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:26am
China's bid to turn its currency into a global heavyweight got a boost Thursday with news that Britain will become the first Western nation to borrow money in yuan.

Blood moon sequel wows millions

CNN - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:16am
Sequels are usually a disappointment. But not this time, not with this heavenly body.
Categories: National News

Turkey says it won't launch ground action alone against ISIS

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:11am
Turkey's foreign minister insisted Thursday that it is not "realistic" for the world to expect it alone to launch a ground operation against ISIS, even as a monitoring group said the extremists had seized a chunk of a key battleground town near its border.
Categories: International News

The price is very, very, very wrong

CNN Entertainment - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:36am
Watch a contestant on "The Price is Right" overbid on a hammock by more than $6000.
Categories: Entertainment News

Beijing using 'anaconda' strategy in Hong Kong

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:28am
CNN's Andrew Stevens talks with Hong Kong expert Michael DeGolyer about Beijing's strategy in dealing with protesters.
Categories: International News

ISIS threat stirs Sunni Awakening

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:26am
What is the role of the Sunni Awakening amid ISIS' ongoing threat? CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Categories: International News

Accused in Thai tourist murder recant

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:20am
The Burmese migrants accused of the murder of two British tourists on the Thai resort island of Koh Tao have retracted their confessions, according to Burmese media.
Categories: International News

Did tweet get her kicked off jet?

CNN - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:14am
Tweeting about why her Tuesday night flight was delayed got Lisa Carter-Knight kicked off a JetBlue airplane, she claims.
Categories: National News

Cops: Girl gives out heroin in daycare

CNN - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:12am
A preschooler's mom is under arrest after police say her 4-year-old daughter brought 249 packets of heroin to a Delaware daycare and handed them out to other students, thinking it was candy.
Categories: National News

Sold! ... For $37,000

CNN Entertainment - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:12am
Which celeb's braids just sold for $37,000? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on hair-raising prices of hair from famous heads.
Categories: Entertainment News

Syria: No country for old men

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:08am
Categories: International News

Lego ditches Shell after Arctic oil protests

Business News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:07am
Lego is set to ditch a 50-year relationship with Shell after coming under intense pressure over the oil giant's drilling in the Arctic.

Enough with the bleeping pumpkins!

Business News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:51am
Cinderella's fairy godmother turned a pumpkin into a golden carriage. If only we were so lucky.

How Saudi Arabia goes hi-tech to manage millions during the Hajj

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:39am
Tuesday marked the last day of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that sees over two million Muslim pilgrims journey to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Categories: International News

Mogadishu gets first cash machine

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:34am
Somalia's capital Mogadishu now has its first-ever ATM bank machine -- and it dispenses U.S. dollars.
Categories: International News

The '5-year-old Monet'

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:32am
At first glance, they could almost pass for masterpieces by Monet or Renoir.
Categories: International News

What is this man doing to the horse?

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:32am
The internet went wild for so-called "horse yoga" -- but it turns out there was something deeper going on that shows how humans can reconnect with the animal world.
Categories: International News

Nobel literature prize goes to French author

CNN World - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:19am
A French author whose tales center on memory and guilt has won this year's Nobel Prize in literature, the Nobel committee in Sweden said Thursday.
Categories: International News
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