Daily Archive: August 25, 2014

Kidnapped American is freed

STORY HIGHLIGHTS “Please know that we will be eternally grateful,” his mother says Peter Theo Curtis is a freelance journalist and author He had been held for nearly two years by Islamist militants U.N. peacekeepers...

China executes 8 convicted of terrorism

By Katie Hunt, CNN updated 9:21 PM EDT, Sun August 24, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS China executes 8 people convicted of terrorism Three were executed for their roles in an attack on Tiananmen Square in October...

Can this wild biker crash be real?

Motorcyclist crashes and lands HERE? CNN’s Jeanne Moos asks did this biker really land on his feet on a car roof? If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click...

Quran page sells for $68K

Part of complete coverage on By Hilary Whiteman, CNN updated 4:57 AM EDT, Mon August 25, 2014 A single torn page believed to be from the Quran has sold for $ 68,000 at auction in...

Pot-infused soda to hit shelves

A drink with an unusual kick is coming to Washington state stores. It has no alcohol or caffeine but still packs a buzz. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play....

NASA: Voyager 2 previews Pluto mission

By Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN updated 5:40 AM EDT, Mon August 25, 2014 NASA has released a global color map of Neptune’s moon, Triton, to mark the 25th anniversary of Voyager’s fly-by of the planet...