Daily Archive: August 25, 2014

UK Embassy marks WH burning

By Mark Bixler, CNN updated 1:42 PM EDT, Mon August 25, 2014 British redcoats burned the White House and other buildings in Washington 200 years ago this month. STORY HIGHLIGHTS British Embassy tweeted photo for...

Actor-director Attenborough dies

By Dana Ford, CNN updated 8:12 AM EDT, Mon August 25, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Attenborough “a truly great man of the cinema and the arts,” his agent tells CNN He is perhaps best known...

What’s the deal with food recalls?

Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks since 2001. Click...

Video shows deadly mosque attack

Police say gunmen stormed a Sunni mosque in Iraq during prayers and opened fire, killing at least 65 people. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below. CNN.com...

6.9-magnitude quake strikes Peru

By Nelson Quinones and Jethro Mullen, CNN updated 8:39 PM EDT, Sun August 24, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS The quake hits a mountainous area, causing damage to buildings At least two people have been injured, authorities...

Brutal kidnapping recalled

2013: Nick Paton Walsh spoke to journalist Matthew Schrier, who was held hostage with Peter Curtis in Syria. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below. CNN.com –...