Jenny Lohmann

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

Pets

GOP staffer calls for more 'class' from Obama daughters

A senior staffer for a Republican congressman scolded President Obama's daughters for dressing like "they deserve a spot at a bar" and told them to "try showing a little class" in a Facebook post that has since gone viral, drawing her heavy criticism and prompting calls for her dismissal.<p>Elizabeth …

Ferguson's Thanksgiving mixed with kindness, sadness - CNN.com

<i>Are you there? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN)</b> -- National Guard members were on duty in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thanksgiving but the people who came up to them only wanted to spread goodwill, bringing turkey and other treats.<p>…

Ferguson, The Morning After

Ferguson: Protesters gather in small numbers - CNN.com

<i>Are you there? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN)</b> -- It was freezing, wet and a busy travel day before a holiday, but a few dozen protesters showed up outside police headquarters in Ferguson on Wednesday night.<p>Standing …

Ferguson decision: What witnesses told the grand jury

Did Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson shoot Michael Brown dead as he staggered to the ground, hobbled by gunshot wounds? Or, did the 18-year-old aggressively charge at Wilson even after the officer ordered him to stop?<p>A St. Louis County grand jury heard both versions and many more from dozens …

'I am overwhelmed': Acts of kindness in the midst of rage in Ferguson

<b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) —</b> Cathy and Jerome Jenkins have been running businesses in the St. Louis area for more than two decades. They tried selling neckties, then found success marketing a fabric chemical. But it's the restaurant in downtown Ferguson, Cathy's Kitchen, that is their love.<p>Monday …

Ferguson protests spread coast to coast - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country and beyond.<p>But the furor isn't just about one grand jury's …

'Frozen' Continues World Domination, Beats Barbie in Toy Sales

When it comes to toy sales this holiday season, Barbie has been "Frozen" out.<p>Merchandise featuring Disney's blockbuster animated musical has been dominating sales and wish lists this year, with "Frozen" items knocking Barbie off of the top of the toy aisle food chain. A survey conducted by the …

George Eads, Last Original 'CSI' Cast Member, to Leave Show

After 15 seasons with CBS stalwart "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," George Eads is leaving the show.<p>Eads, who has starred as Nick Stokes since the show's pilot, is planning to exit the series following the close of its current season. He is the last remaining original "CSI" cast member, following …

9 moments that capture the chaos in Ferguson - CNN.com

Nationwide Protest over Ferguson

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grand jury proceedings are secret, and when no indictment is handed down -- as was the case for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- the files remain locked up.<p>But in an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's …

Ferguson protests around U.S. clog streets - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p>Washington University students march through a student lounge on the St. Louis campus as part of a nationwide walkout on Monday, December 1. Activists called for students to walk …

Peaceful march shuts down Lake Shore Drive after Ferguson decision

Several hundred people closed down Lake Shore Drive Monday night as they marched from police headquarters to the Loop to protest a decision by a grand jury not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of a black unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo.<p>Chicago police diverted traffic from the …

Cleveland police shoot dead boy, 12, carrying fake gun

<b>A 12-year-old boy has died after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, after carrying what turned out to be a replica gun in a playground.</b><p>Police say an officer fired two shots at Tamir Rice after he failed to obey an order to raise his hands.<p>He did not make any verbal threats nor point …

Guns

Darren Wilson walks: Grand jury will not indict Ferguson police officer in killing of Michael Brown

The announcement came during a highly unusual 20-minute statement Monday night from the St. Louis County prosecutor<p>A St. Louis grand jury decided to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, prosecutor Robert McCulloch …

It’s not just Ferguson: US cops who kill are rarely indicted

Few were surprised today when Darren Wilson, a white police officer who gunned down an unarmed black youth in Ferguson, Missouri, was not indicted by the grand jury tasked to judge whether a criminal case could be made against him.<p>It’s not just cynicism about a racially-charged case, in which the …

Justice

Officer Darren Wilson

Director Michelle MacLaren May Helm the 'Wonder Woman' Movie

The "Wonder Woman" movie may get a dose of girl power behind the lens: Variety reports that director Michelle MacLaren is in talks to helm the superhero flick.<p>MacLaren has made a name for herself in fanboy and -girl circles in recent years, directing and producing episodes of popular and …

Bill Clinton: Stop the Ebola 'blame game'

When it comes to Ebola, former President Bill Clinton says politicians and the media need to quit playing the "blame game."<p>Clinton, who was on the campaign trail in his home state of Arkansas, called on Sunday for politicians to stop taking to the airwaves to pin blame on others and instead work …