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40-pound woman's desperate plea goes viral

CNN - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 8:12am
Rachael Farrokh is 5'7" and weighs about 40 pounds. After battling anorexia for 10 years, she posted a plea for help on social media. Read her story here.
Categories: National News

SUV swept away by powerful flood waters

CNN - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 8:10am
A flash flood in Kendall, Texas, was so strong that it easily pushed an SUV away. No one was seriously injured in this incident.
Categories: National News

Comedian Anne Meara dies

CNN Entertainment - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 7:47am
Categories: Entertainment News

Dave Grohl's stellar weekend

CNN Entertainment - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 7:47am
Categories: Entertainment News

An urgent warning for a Texas city

CNN - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 9:42pm
"Right now is not the time to return to your homes," emergency officials warned residents in San Marcos, Texas. Heavy rain has turned streets into rivers and forced hundreds to evacuate. "There are power lines down, debris in the roadways, bridges undermined -- this is not the time to start moving," Emergency Management Coordinator Ken Bell said.
Categories: National News

'Beautiful Mind' inspiration John Nash killed

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:20pm
John Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died in a car crash Saturday, according to New Jersey State Police.
Categories: International News

Smart money is buying energy stocks. Should you?

Business News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:40pm
Forget politics and religion. One of the biggest debates on Wall Street these days is whether oil and energy stocks are toxic or terrific.

Why was I spared from Amtrak Train 188's crash?

CNN - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:32pm
"i think the Amtrak i just got off just crashed in philly."
Categories: National News

Hillary Clinton's emails: A tangled mix

CNN - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:17pm
Categories: National News

In Waco carnage, a message to America

CNN - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:17pm
Even while the horrific details from the fatal gang battle in Waco, Texas, filter in, it's not too soon to ask: Is this who and what we have become as a nation? A place where a shootout between five heavily armed criminal gangs can unfold at a restaurant, in full view of law enforcement, leaving nine dead, 18 hospitalized and some 170 people arrested?
Categories: National News

Transvaginal exams suit raises big issues for colleges

CNN - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:17pm
Last Thursday, two students at Orlando's Valencia College alleged in a lawsuit that instructors forced them into submitting to weekly transvaginal ultrasound exams performed by fellow students as part of their training.
Categories: National News

Letterman's gift was being nicely mean

CNN - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:16pm
I appeared numerous times on the Letterman show when he was on NBC. But I can't say I knew David Letterman at all. With Dave, like Conan and Jay, the host and guest don't generally speak that much. The host has a show to do, after all.
Categories: National News

Pipeline rupture a warning of spills to come?

CNN - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:16pm
For those who know something about our nation's environmental laws, images of oil on the Santa Barbara coastline evoke a painful, if iconic, memory -- for Tuesday's spill is not the first to degrade that idyllic locale.
Categories: National News

Stop using Asians as role models

CNN - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:16pm
When I was growing up, one of the things that always made me crazy was my parents' habit of constantly praising other kids in my presence: "Oh, remember Olivia Chang? Did you know she's going to be performing at Carnegie Hall next month? Original composition! She wrote it herself!" Or "Mrs. Lee's son George will be attending Oxford University next year. And he's only 14!" These exclamations would invariably be followed by silence and an evaluating look at me, intended to communicate my utter inability to match the performance of these other children.
Categories: National News

Comedian Anne Meara dies

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 6:53pm
Comedy great Anne Meara, one half of the comedy team "Stiller & Meara," died at 85 on Saturday, her family said.
Categories: International News

Houthis claim to down Saudi jet

CNN World - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:33pm
Rebels are claiming to have shot down a Saudi Arabian fighter jet on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, a Houthi military official said, but the Yemeni Embassy in Washington denied the claim as the Saudis remained silent.
Categories: International News
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