Monthly Archive: August 2014

Strikes, counter strikes in the Mideast

By Saeed Ahmed, CNN updated 7:57 AM EDT, Wed August 20, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Gaza Health Ministry: 19 people have been killed in renewed Israeli strikes Hamas: Airstrike targets head of its armed wing,...

Marine’s wife dead; charges filed

By Dana Ford and Steve Almasy, CNN updated 6:32 AM EDT, Wed August 20, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Christopher Lee, 24, was arrested in Alaska, is facing extradition to California He is accused of killing his...

Chief: Police kill knife-wielding man

By Dana Ford, CNN updated 4:21 PM EDT, Tue August 19, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Authorities say the young African-American man brandished a knife He allegedly told responding officers: “Shoot me now. Kill me now” The...

18 errors cited in rail disaster

An aerial photo from the Quebec Provincial Police shows the aftermath of a train derailment explosion in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on Saturday, July 6. Quebec provincial authorities have found 20 bodies, and 30 more are missing...

Tighter surrogacy laws worry parents

STORY HIGHLIGHTS 400 couples worldwide worried for surrogate babies in Thailand Thai Cabinet approved draft laws to criminalize commercial surrogacy Raids exposed extremes of the industry, a man suspected of fathering 12 babies Intending parents...

Chokehold death going to grand jury

By Leigh Remizowski, CNN updated 3:35 PM EDT, Tue August 19, 2014 People participate in a demonstration against the death of Eric Garner after he was taken into police custody in Staten Island. Joel Graham...