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Fear in Guinea capital as Ebola virus spreads

Ebola, one of the world's most deadly viruses, has spread from a remote forested corner of southern Guinea to the country's seaside capital, raising fears that the disease, which causes severe bleeding and almost always death, could spread far beyond this tiny West African nation's borders.<p>In the …

Flight 370: Storm of emotions over lives 'lost' as storm at sea delays search

For families whose loved ones were aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, the past day has been full of news they were dreading.<p>First, a grim-faced Malaysian Prime Minister confirmed their worst fears, announcing Flight 370 went down somewhere in the Indian Ocean.<p>Then, even as investigators …

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You Are Right Where You Are Supposed To Be

Even when our plans get off track, we are always right where we are supposed to be. Do you believe that?<p>Sometimes, no matter how much we prepare, we end up somewhere different than we planned to travel. Life's Big Adventure Bus takes an unexpected swerve down a side road and we are left staring …

Swedish journalist shot dead in Kabul

Gunmen shot dead a Swedish journalist in broad daylight in the Afghan capital Tuesday, underscoring a growing insecurity threatening the country's elections next month.<p>The Swedish embassy identified the victim as radio correspondent Nils Horner.<p>Swedish Radio said Horner was shot on a street near a …

Turkish police confront crowds mourning boy apparently killed by gas canister

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of mourners who attended a funeral march Wednesday for a 15-year old boy.<p>Throughout the afternoon, a virtual river of humanity coursed through the streets of Istanbul escorting the coffin of Berkin Elvan.<p>Mourners carrying …

Woman says she and friend flew in cockpit with missing jet's co-pilot in 2011

The first officer aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight once invited two teenagers he just met into the cockpit of his plane during another international flight, one of the women told "Piers Morgan Live."<p>Jonti Roos, who first told her story to the Australian Channel 9 program "A Current …

Satellite looking into missing Malaysia flight detects 'suspected crash area'

A Chinese satellite probing the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "observed a suspected crash area at sea," a Chinese government agency said -- a potentially pivotal lead into what thus far has been a frustrating, fruitless search.<p>China's State Administration for Science, …

Disturbing tales emerge from Crimea

Unidentified men attack journalists, brandishing guns, and snatch cameras. Local television channels are suddenly blocked or replaced. An international news organization is told by a hotel manager to stop broadcasting.<p>These are just some tales from the field in Crimea, the embattled Ukrainian …

Two L.A. gang members fighting for al-Assad in video are deported Syrians

U.S. authorities have learned more about two Los Angeles-area men claiming in a video to be gang members fighting in Syria: It turns out they are Syrian nationals of Armenian descent who were deported back to that country because of their criminal history.<p>One of the men is Nercis Kilajian, whom …

Stolen passports raise possibility of terrorism in missing flight

Uncertainty over the fate of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was further compounded Saturday by reports that two men whose names matched those on the passenger manifest had reported their passports stolen.<p>Malaysian authorities apparently did not check the stolen documents on an international …

West threatens Russia with more sanctions, but trade relations complex - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- U.S. President Barack Obama has warned Russia that targeted sanctions are "ready to go," as the Geneva agreement to de-escalate the crisis falters.<p>Officials have vowed more punitive international actions targeting Russia's economy if Moscow, in their view, continues to aggravate the …

Headline News: CNN Comes to Flipboard

In 1980, in a former country club in Atlanta, Ted Turner launched America’s first 24-hour news channel. “We won’t be signing off until the world …

The AIDS Cure

Reservoirs of HIV hide deep within the body. Scientists are now closing in on methods to wipe them out.<p><b>In 2007</b>, a little-known German doctor applied to speak at a prestigious AIDS conference, claiming to have cured a single case of the disease. He described a 41-year-old man, dubbed the “Berlin …

Search intensifies for Malaysian airliner and 239 people, rescue ships head to sea

(CNN) -- Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared Saturday after air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane, the airline said.<p>"At the moment we have no idea where this aircraft is right now," Malaysia Airlines Vice President of Operations …

Fears mount that Boko Haram could bring Nigeria to the brink

Nearly daily bombings are devastating northeastern Nigeria in what looks to be the bloodiest year since Boko Haram, a loose coalition of armed fighters, began organizing in 2002.<p>Boko Haram is thought responsible for killing at least 1,300 people in the past two months and more than 130 in the past …

'Upskirt' ban in Massachusetts signed into law

Modern-day peeping Toms in Massachusetts, the sorts who get their thrills snapping "upskirt" photos on crowded subways, now have their behavior criminalized.<p>Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill Friday, according to his office, making photographing or recording video under a person's clothing -- think …

Michigan woman's auto-payments hid her death for over 5 years

For years, the payments went out of the woman's bank account.<p>Nobody batted an eyelid. Bills were paid. And life went on as normal in the quiet neighborhood of Pontiac, Michigan.<p>Neighbors didn't notice anything unusual. The woman traveled a lot, they said, and kept to herself. One of them mowed her …

Little Town of Champions

The village of Bekoji, in the highlands of Ethiopia, has produced long-distance runners who’ve won 16 Olympic medals in 20 years. What explains this remarkable success?<p>“Running is in my blood,” says Tolo Debele, feeding his 3-month-old boy Dawit in his gated compound in the Ethiopian capital of …

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko …

Iran, world powers hold 'substantive and useful' nuclear talks | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers held “substantive and useful” expert-level talks over Tehran’s nuclear program this week, they said on Friday, ahead of a new round of political negotiations later this month.<p>An Iranian soldier stands guard inside the Natanz uranium enrichment facility, …

Turkey threatens to ban social media sites

The Turkish Prime Minister says he is ready to block sites like You Tube and Facebook as he tries to curb the wave of damaging disclosures fuelling new allegations of corruption<p>Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban social media networks YouTube and Facebook …

U.S. Knew Of 'Imminent' Move In Crimea, Top Official Says

Senior U.S. officials were warned of imminent Russian military action in Crimea about a week before the troop movements that have sparked a major international crisis over Ukraine, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency tells NPR.<p>"I think for easily seven to 10 days leading up to the Russian …

Asteroid break-up captured on film for the first time

The break up of an asteroid has been captured on film for the first time.<p>Experts pictured the P/2013 R3 asteroid breaking into ten pieces using Nasa's Hubble space telescope.<p>Publishing details in Astrophysical Journal Letters, they said that although fragile comet nuclei have been seen falling …

The Woman Who Can Will Herself Out Of Her Body

The case of the voluntary out-of-body experience.<p>After a class on out-of-body experiences, a psychology graduate student at the University of Ottawa came forward to researchers to say that she could have these voluntarily, usually before sleep. "She appeared surprised that not everyone could …