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Gerbils replace rats as prime plague suspects

Health - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:48
For a long time, rats have taken the heat for the waves of plague that killed millions of people across Europe starting in the 14th century.
Categories: Health

Study: Blame gerbils, not rats, for plague

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:48
For a long time, rats have taken the heat for the waves of plague that killed millions of people across Europe starting in the 14th century.
Categories: International News

Jon Stewart scoffs at Bill O'Reilly controversy

Business News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:29
Jon Stewart dismissed the controversy over Bill O'Reilly's "war zone" experience because the "Daily Show" anchor claimed that "No one's watching him for the actual truth."

Mystery tunnel found near Pan Am games site

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:25
A big hole in the ground discovered near a venue for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto has stumped authorities looking into it.
Categories: International News

UNC whistleblower settles with university

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:24
Three more athletes who say they were scammed out of an education at the University of North Carolina are now suing over academic fraud, and the whistleblower who exposed the fake-class system has now settled her lawsuit with the university.
Categories: National News

90 dead in Afghanistan avalanches

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:23
Heavy snowstorms have caused a series of avalanches in mountainous northeastern Afghanistan over a two-day period, killing scores of people.
Categories: International News

'Parks and Rec' finale is a treat for fans

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:13
If fans were looking for a happy ending for (almost) all their favorite characters on Tuesday night's series finale of "Parks and Recreation," they got just what they wanted.
Categories: Entertainment News

Snowed in? Here's how to beat the winter blues

Health - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:11
Categories: Health

I turned a 'fake' $1 million into $120 million -- what I'd buy now

Business News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:07
In 2014, I turned $1 million into $120 million.

Apple ordered to pay $533 million in iTunes patent lawsuit

Business News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 09:32
A Texas jury ordered Apple to pay $533 million for improperly using another company's patented technology in iTunes.

Why did the VA hospital release Eddie Ray Routh?

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:55
A Texas VA hospital released Eddie Ray Routh against the wishes of his family. Gary Tuchman goes there looking for answers.
Categories: National News

You might die while wearing this shirt

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:48
Wearing this popular "open carry" t-shirt comes with a hefty warning -- it could cost you your life. CNN affiliate KKCO has the details.
Categories: National News

Peshmerga: ISIS 'can't overcome us'

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:39
Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq believe that the tide is turning in the fight against ISIS. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Categories: International News

Killer's mom: I called Chris Kyle praying he would answer

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:38
Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty in the murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. CNN's Martin Savidge gives details from inside the courtroom.
Categories: National News

Why it only took 3 hours to reach verdict

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:38
After a jury found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murder in the killings of two men, Don Lemon and his panel of legal experts discuss the verdict.
Categories: National News

Mystery tunnel discovered near event site

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:36
An elaborate tunnel discovered near a site for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto has stumped authorities investigating what it was for. CBC News reports.
Categories: International News

15 startups. One Silicon Valley bed and breakfast.

Business News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:36
Putting a bunch of startup founders under one roof sounds like the makings of a juicy reality television show.

See sinkhole swallow pedestrians

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:34
Frightening video shows two rail passengers in South Korea fall into a sinkhole nearly 10 feet deep as they walk off a train.
Categories: International News

Scholarship student takes a 3,000-kilometer detour

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:31
A young Ghanian boy won a scholarship to study medicine in Guyana, but ended up in the city of Goiania, Brazil, 3,000 kilometers away.
Categories: International News

Rio residents fight evictions ahead of Olympics

CNN World - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:30
Rio de Janeiro shantytown residents fight eviction as preparations are made for the 2016 Olympics. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
Categories: International News
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