Daily Archive: August 25, 2014

University of Phoenix founder dies

By Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN updated 6:03 PM EDT, Sun August 24, 2014 John Sperling poses for a portrait at his home in Phoenix in June 2009. STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: No cause of death has...

Ebola spreads to Congo with new cases

By Faith Karimi, CNN updated 12:58 AM EDT, Mon August 25, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Two people in Gera town in the Democratic Republic of Congo test positive for Ebola Congo: Tests showed it’s a different...

Police chief killed in traffic stop

Police chief killed in traffic stop

By Leslie Holland, CNN updated 12:27 AM EDT, Sun August 24, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Police Chief Michael Pimentel had made a traffic stop He was shot multiple times, Bexar County officials says Pimentel dies at...

Test SpaceX rocket self-destructs

STORY HIGHLIGHTS The rocket self-destructed as a safety measure It’s a common practice in the aerospace industry The experimental F9R can land on its feet and is designed to be reusable Reusable rockets could be...

Stakes high for ‘True Blood’ finale

TV can be a cruel, cruel place, and we’re not even talking about the writers’ rooms. Here are some of the small-screen deaths that shocked us the most (stop here if spoilers aren’t your thing)....

Tropical storm forms in Caribbean

Tropical storm forms in Caribbean

By Ben Brumfield, CNN updated 8:03 AM EDT, Sun August 24, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS It has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph Tropical storm warnings have been issued in parts of the Bahamas NWS forecast...