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'Lorena' goes beyond tabloid trappings and to the heart of Bobbitt case

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:15
The Lorena Bobbitt story launched a thousand jokes, from late-night comedians to Howard Stern. The four-part documentary "Lorena," however, goes beyond the headlines about the woman who cut off her husband's penis, yielding a thoughtful, comprehensive look at domestic abuse and how the media covers high-profile stories.

Climate strike: Schoolchildren protest over climate change

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:02
Students in cities around the UK walked out of school to call for action from the government.

Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 18:55
Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns have been arrested at Hong Kong airport's customs.

BP: Plastic ban 'could have unintended consequences'

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 17:13
The oil and gas company believes a prohibition on single-use plastic could increase CO2, but is that true?

India: Pakistan had 'direct hand' in deadly convoy strike

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:41
India said there was "incontrovertible evidence" that Pakistan had a "direct hand" in a bomb attack on a convoy that killed 37 paramilitary soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Ryan Adams denies report he had internet relationship with minor

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:34
Ryan Adams claims he does not recall having engaged in sexually charged text messages and conversations with a girl who was underage at the time and says he would not knowingly do so, following the publication of a report by the New York Times.

81-year-old is sole resident of remote, disputed island

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:31
In 1991, Kim Sin-yeol and her husband made the unusual decision to move to a lonely outcrop of islands at the heart of a long-standing territorial dispute between Japan and South Korea.

Vatican envoy to France under investigation for sexual assault

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:48
The Vatican's envoy to France, Archbishop Luigi Ventura, is under investigation for sexual assault, a French judicial source told CNN Friday.

'Carlton Dance' refused copyright registration

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:26
It's not unusual for the "Carlton Dance" to be loved by anyone, but the US Copyright Office apparently doesn't think it's all that special.

Avenatti: New tape handed over in R. Kelly probe

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:11
Prosecutors investigating R. Kelly are looking into a newly surfaced video featuring the R&B superstar, lawyer Michael Avenatti told CNN.

How fake news was weaponized in Nigeria's elections

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:56
As denials go, it was extraordinary and more than a little surreal.

Space harpoon skewers 'orbital debris'

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:26
A British-led mission demonstrates a projectile that could one day be used to clear up space junk.

Space junk: Harpoon tested to clean up space

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:26
New footage from a space mission shows the latest idea to collect space junk.

Third Russian linked to Salisbury poisoning visited UK and Catalonia before key votes

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:10
New details have emerged about a third Russian linked to the 2018 Salisbury poisonings by the investigative website Bellingcat. According to travel records revealed yesterday by Bellingcat and seen by CNN, the same man appears to have flown in and out of the UK and Catalonia multiple times in the run up to their referendums.

Bird ready to soar after dream start to season

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:19
Sam Bird says he's still pinching himself ahead of this weekend's Mexico City E-Prix after his stunning start to the Formula E season propelled him to the top of the drivers' standings.

How the tragedy of Appie Nouri changed Ajax for ever

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:47
"You never know [how good he could have been]," says a visibly emotional Danny Blind, Ajax's former manager and the head of its academy, as he remembers the impact Abdelhak Nouri had at the Dutch club.

Climate strike: Why are students striking and will it have an impact?

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:08
Across the UK, students are set to take part in a climate strike, but will it make a difference?

Eagle rescued after huge ice ball grows on its tail

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:58
A bald eagle had to be rescued after a 20cm ice ball grew on its tail.

What's next for Theresa May after yet another Brexit failure?

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:09
After British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered another humiliating defeat in the House of Commons, her Brexit plans are no closer to coming together than they were a week ago. In fact, last night's events have pushed Britain closer to a no-deal exit from Europe -- and put her strategy in even greater disarray.

Regina King aims to give us all the feels

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 04:58
In one way, we all owe thanks to Sally Field for the wonder that is Regina King.
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