Monthly Archive: August 2014

Designer’s stylish political statements

New York-based fashion designer Nili Lotan has incorporated socio-political imagery in her collections since 2006, after visiting her native Israel during its war with Hezbollah forces in Lebanon. Here, she uses a picture by photographer...

Cop fired after Ferguson Facebook post

Protesters march in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday, August 21. The St. Louis suburb has been in turmoil since a white police officer, Darren Wilson, fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, on August 9....

Pilot ID’d after F-15 crash

By Marlena Baldacci, CNN updated 3:36 PM EDT, Fri August 29, 2014 Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. was based out the 104th Fighter Wing in Westfield, Massachusetts. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. was...

New next month on Netflix and Amazon

By Lisa Respers France, CNN updated 8:19 PM EDT, Fri August 29, 2014 Cooler weather is coming and that’s the perfect time to settle in for some streaming goodness on Netflix and Amazon Prime. September...

Seat reclining sparks new skirmish

What are the most annoying habits on airplanes? We kick off with number 20 — abusing overhead bin space. You folded your suit coat nicely and placed your hat in the allotted overhead space. Too...

Ft. Hood killer: Make me an ISIS citizen

By Chelsea J. Carter, CNN updated 11:41 AM EDT, Fri August 29, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nidal Hasan is on the military’s death row at Fort Leavenworth He wrote a letter to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, his...