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Disney to introduce new heroine

Entertainment - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 19:04
Get ready for another addition to the line of Disney heroines: Moana, an ocean adventurer.

Jason Aldean extends tour into 2015

Entertainment - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 19:03
Good news, ladies (and gentlemen): Country star Jason Aldean is extending his sold-out Burn It Down Tour into 2015.

Leslie Jones and the women of 'SNL'

Entertainment - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 19:03
The Women of 'SNL'

Multiple shootings in Canada's capital

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:38
A Canadian soldier was shot and killed as he stood guard at Canada's Parliament war memorial as shootings also unfolded in Parliament and a shopping mall in Ottawa. One gunman also is dead.

DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

Science & Nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:06
DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.

DiCaprio, Netflix team up for film

Entertainment - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:00
Netflix announced Friday that it will team up with Leonardo DiCaprio to distribute a documentary film entitled "VIRUNGA," about the quest to save endangered mountain gorillas in the eastern Congo park by that name.

Happy birthday, Carrie Fisher!

Entertainment - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:00

Gladiators were 'mostly vegetarian'

Science & Nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:39
Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.

How Oscar de la Renta was a pop icon

Entertainment - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:26
Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at the age of 82, was as much an icon as some of the celebrities he dressed over the years.

Sweden hunts for mystery object beneath sea

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:57
Whatever has been lurking beneath the waves of the Stockholm archipelago, Russian sub or not, is not only drawing threats of martial force from Sweden's military, it's also getting on Lasse Schmidt's nerves.

10 pics to change how you see China

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:32
Contemporary Chinese art is a formidable force in today's art market and a thorny jungle for the uninitiated. Expert Wu Hung, the founder of the Center for the Art of East Asia at the University of Chicago, has chosen 10 stunning works that can systematically introduce China's recent art movements and must-know avant-garde artists from the 1970s to the 2000s.

VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

Science & Nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:56
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.

Emotional reunion for American freed from N. Korea

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:01
After five months of detention in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle arrived home in Ohio early Wednesday for an emotional reunion with his family.

Saving space in Israel

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:51
With a tiny land mass relative to its 8.2 million residents, the state of Israel is running out of room to bury their dead.

Pay off poachers, save wildlife

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:29
In Namibia, the question of who owns the wildlife has often been fraught with difficulties.

Man confesses to 39 murders

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:18
A Brazilian man nicknamed "handsome" serial killer has confessed to 39 murders. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.

Steenkamp's parents 'satisfied' as Pistorius starts prison term

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:16
Reeva Steenkamp's parents said Tuesday they are "satisfied" with the sentence handed down to their daughter's killer, as Oscar Pistorius started his first full day in a South African prison.

World-class education free of charge?

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:07
If you want a world-class education without the hefty price tag it usually carries, it's time you pack your bags and head to Germany.

100 snakes found inside house

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:55
More than 100 snakes were found inside a Canada home. CBC News has more.

Israel: Two soldiers injured in attack from Egypt

World - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:31
Two Israeli soldiers were injured Wednesday in an attack coming from Egypt, near the Egypt-Israel border, the Israeli military said.
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