Chad Winchell

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4th Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Another doctor from Sierra Leone who has tested positive for Ebola will be evacuated for medical treatment, an official …

U.S. wins Arab support for Syria/Iraq military campaign

JEDDAH (Reuters) - The United States signed up Arab allies on Thursday to a “coordinated military campaign” against Islamic State fighters, a major step in building regional support for President Barack Obama’s plan to strike both sides of the Syrian-Iraqi frontier.<p>After talks in Saudi Arabia’s …

Faroe Island Whaling, a 1,000-Year Tradition, Comes Under Renewed Fire

Despite continued campaigns by activists to stop whaling in the Faroe Islands, locals cling to an ancient tradition.<p><i>Editor's note: This story contains graphic images.</i><p><b>The recent arrest of 14 volunteers working to stop whaling in the North Atlantic Ocean's Faroe Islands has focused a spotlight once</b> …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …

Looking Up: A Photographer Captures World Trade Center Tourists

Photographer Keith Goldstein never found lower Manhattan that interesting to look at until he noticed where New Yorkers and tourists themselves were …

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Scotland's Vote for Independence: By the Numbers

What would an independent Scotland mean for the U.K.? Here are some charts to break it down.<p>In a race that is now considered too close to call, Scotland will soon decide whether to remain part of the U.K. or become the world's 196th country. What would that mean for the Scots and the rest of the …

Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence: Official

A man jumped over the White House fence just after 6 p.m. Thursday, prompting a lockdown, according to an official with the United States Secret Service. The man was taken into custody by Secret Service Officers. He was seen holding a stuffed Pokemon "Pikachu" doll and wearing clothing related to …

UN Peacekeepers Released by Syrian Rebel Group

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Dozens of United Nations peacekeepers that had been held by rebel forces in Syria were released on …

U.S. Threatened To Fine Yahoo $250K A Day If It Didn't Release User Data

In a dramatic showdown in 2008, the United States government threatened to sue the Internet giant Yahoo! $250,000 a day if it did not turn over a vast amount of user data.<p>That's according to the company's general counsel, who announced today that it had won a fight to release documents relating to …

ISIS can 'muster' between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters, CIA says

A CIA assessment puts the number of ISIS fighters at possibly more than three times the previous estimates.<p>The terror group that calls itself the Islamic State "can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria," a CIA spokesman told CNN on Thursday.<p>Analysts and U.S. officials …

Tropical storm Edouard forms in the mid Atlantic: NHC | Reuters

(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Edouard, the fifth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season, has formed in the far eastern Atlantic, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.<p>The storm was located about 1,020 miles (1645km) west of The Cape Verde Islands, with maximum sustained …

Last Known 9/11 Search Dog Returns to World Trade Center Site - NBC News

Queen backstage at the Rainbow in 1974 – in pictures

A rare 1970s recording of concerts by an up-and-coming band called Queen gets it first release this week. Made at London venue the Rainbow – now a Pentecostal church – with a view to putting out a live album, the tapes were eventually archived as the group’s popularity accelerated. Here’s a …

Lullaby and . . . The Ceaseless Roar

We’d like a Zep reunion as much as anyone, but it’s easy to understand Robert Plant‘s resistance. Reinventing himself on his 2007 Alison Krauss …

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New David Bowie Songs to Accompany Career-Spanning Compilation

David Bowie will release two new songs this fall along with a career-spanning compilation, <i>Nothing Has Changed</i>, which contains hits and previously …

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Robert Plant: I Want to Record With Jack White

Robert Plant participated in a Facebook chat Tuesday morning to discuss his new album <i>Lullabye and… The Ceaseless Roar</i>, Nilgiri tea and European …

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Neil Young Shares Environmental Activism Anthem "Who's Gonna Stand Up"

Sometimes, Neil Young takes a political stand in his music. He wanted to impeach Bush. He made a whole album about his electric car. Over on his website, he shared a live version of a new track called "Who's Gonna Stand Up". In the song, he wonders who will advocate for the planet's natural …

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Inside Robert Plant’s Wild, Ambitious Solo LP and Plans for a World Tour

“I can’t be smug about it – I know it’s wonderful,” Robert Plant says, blunt and cheerful as he talks about his first solo album of new, original …

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The Kinks to Release Retrospective Comp With Liner Notes by David Bowie, Reissue Muswell Hillbillies

The Kinks have announced a series of archival releases in honor of the 50th anniversary of their first singles. David Bowie will write the liner notes for the two-disc retrospective <i>The Essential Kinks</i>, out via Legacy on October 14.<p>"I've never heard a Kinks song that I didn't like," Bowie wrote in …

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What it’s like to remaster The Beatles albums, and why its sound is ‘way beyond compare’

“What would you do with the records that changed history forever?” It’s a heady question posed by Steve Berkowitz, the mastering supervisor and tape …

Hear the Isolated Vocal Tracks for The Beatles’ Climactic 16-Minute Medley on Abbey Road

I have many memories growing up of gingerly placing my father’s <i>Abbey Road</i> LP on the turntable and spending the afternoon lying on the floor and …

Leonard Cohen Offers Rare Peek Into His Process at ‘Popular Problems’ Preview

Leonard Cohen has yet to conquer the struggle of songwriting, and he doesn’t expect to anytime soon. “If I knew where the good songs came from, I’d …

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Foo Fighters Play With Cover Band, Premiere New Material at Secret Show

The Foo Fighters played a secret gig at Brighton, England’s Concorde 2 on Wednesday, performing under the alias “the Holy Shits.” While the group …

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