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Hurricane Maria continues to thrash the territory that is home to 3.3 million people
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:51:31 GMT - Thousands of Puerto Ricans heeded the calls of government officials and have taken refuge in shelters as the Caribbean island braces for Hurricane Maria's direct hit early Wednesday.
Maria now Category 3 storm
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:13:35 GMT -
Ferocious winds lash at CNN reporter in Puerto Rico
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:44:31 GMT - CNN's Nick Paton Walsh gets battered by winds while Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico with 155 mph winds.
Maria hammers an economy that can't take much more
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:38:58 GMT - Puerto Rico is years into an economic crisis. Now it's facing a natural disaster.
In pictures: Hurricane Maria pummels Puerto Rico
Trees, fences topple as Maria hits Puerto Rico
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:36:53 GMT - Hurricane Maria is the strongest hurricane to make landfall in Puerto Rico since 1928.
They survived Irma only to find themselves in Maria's path
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:54:42 GMT - Jessica Mangiaracina and Bob Perkins barely survived Hurricane Irma with their two children, and their nightmare isn't over yet.
Track the storm: Follow Maria's path
Obama slams Senate GOP health care proposal
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:17:49 GMT - Former President Barack Obama said Wednesday there are no practical benefits to a bill Republicans are considering to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Analysis: This map shows why the GOP health care bill could harm the GOP
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:55:42 GMT - Senate Republicans continue to sound optimistic about their chances of passing their last, last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare before their window to do so closes at the end of the month. (I'm more skeptical.)
GOP senator 'disappointed' over failed bipartisan effort
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:29:25 GMT - Sen. Susan Collins told CNN on Wednesday she was "disappointed" that a bipartisan health effort collapsed while the Republican-only Graham-Cassidy bill surged ahead instead.
Tense moments on Senate floor
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:55:14 GMT - CNN's Brooke Baldwin analyzes moments on the Senate floor amid tension from the proposed Graham-Cassidy health care bill.
Kimmel: Sen. Cassidy lied 'right to my face'
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:15:53 GMT - Jimmy Kimmel didn't pull any punches when it came to the Senate's new health care bill and U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, saying that Cassidy lied "right to my face."
Most common pre-existing medical conditions
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:36:49 GMT - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes.
Analysis: Kimmel explains why Congress is failing the "Jimmy Kimmel test"
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:32:34 GMT - In a nearly seven-minute monologue on his show last night, Jimmy Kimmel delivered an impassioned call for Congress to reject the latest Republican attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, insisting the bill put forward by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy was worse than the previous measures the Senate has rejected.
In a collapsed Mexico school, waiting isn't enough
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:12:39 GMT - When the Enrique Rebsamen School fell, it did not do so lightly. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake that jolted the region on Tuesday caused part of the building to fold in on itself, sandwiching and collapsing, classroom onto classroom.
After an earthquake, silence can save lives
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:12:04 GMT - Occasionally, amidst the cacophony of rescuers yelling orders and the sound of raw concrete and stone being pushed aside, someone will raise a fist.
2 major quakes in a month: Here's why
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:20:54 GMT - For the second time in two weeks, a powerful earthquake struck Mexico, toppling buildings, cracking highways and killing hundreds of people.
Children found dead in school rubble
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:29:12 GMT - A sea of rescuers in hard hats and masks continue to descend upon the streets of Mexico City in search of survivors after a deadly earthquake struck the region.
Photos show quake's destruction in Mexico
Opinion: Why Mexico City is so vulnerable
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:29:32 GMT - Another deadly earthquake struck deep under Mexico.
Price criticized private jets, then took them
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:59:42 GMT - According to Politico, while traveling for business, HHS Secretary Tom Price took five private jet flights over the course of a week.
Trump: My friends go to Africa to get rich
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:05:31 GMT - President Donald Trump tells African leaders at a United Nations General Assembly luncheon that he has many friends going to the continent to get rich.
Trump: I have decided on Iran deal
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:31:59 GMT - President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has "decided" how he is going to proceed on the Iran nuclear deal struck by the Obama administration that he has long derided.
Is this the NFL's biggest jerk? Maybe...
College footballer dies after tackle during game
Jada Pinkett Smith denies she's a Scientologist
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:59:18 GMT - Jada Pinkett Smith wants everyone to know she's not a Scientologist. She is just in the habit of practicing "human kindness."
Ivanka Trump: I struggled with postpartum depression
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:09:26 GMT - Ivanka Trump, daughter of and senior adviser to President Donald Trump, revealed that she had postpartum depression after the births of her children in an interview for "The Dr. Oz Show." The program, filmed Monday, will air Thursday.
Navy worker flips off newborn
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:56:19 GMT - Two employees at Naval Hospital Jacksonville have been removed from patient care duties after images of them mistreating babies went viral.
Fergie: It was 'weird' keeping split secret
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:14:57 GMT - Fergie and Josh Duhamel had split before they announced their separation last week, and the singer sounds relieved to have finally gone public.
NFLer suspended indefinitely after going AWOL
Singer seen on video hours before suicide
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:55:35 GMT - Chester Bennington's wife shared a video of him on Twitter taken 36 hours before his death.
This is what happens when gender roles are forced on kids
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:35:41 GMT - A new study suggests that across countries and income levels boys and girls enter their teens ingrained with damaging gender stereotypes that could have lasting impacts.
Can Wonder Woman empower girls?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:07:17 GMT - In a move regarded as controversial by some, the UN has appointed the DC Comics character as an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.
What media teach kids about gender can have lasting effects, report says
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:36:22 GMT - Gender stereotypes are messing with your kid.
Dresses defy gender stereotypes
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 04:38:05 GMT - Princess Awesome dresses let young girls show their wide range of interests from dinosaurs to ninjas.
How iconic 'Whose streets? Our streets!' chant has been co-opted
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:26:19 GMT -
Opinion: STL protests show sickness and cure
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:39:18 GMT - I first sat down to write a piece like this three years ago, when my city, St. Louis, was wracked with the initial convulsions of what would later be known simply as "Ferguson."
Police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:13:45 GMT - Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting.
Somber day at Georgia Tech after violent protests against student killing
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:29 GMT - Georgia Tech's campus didn't bear any scars Tuesday from a violent night that left a police vehicle torched and three people, at least one of them a student, in handcuffs.
Why do police shoot to kill?
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:51:23 GMT - Another fatal police shooting has added ammunition to the national debate over whether police are too quick to use deadly force.
World's coolest bookstores from London to Los Angeles
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:31:02 GMT - Bookstores seem to be dying faster than it takes to download the complete works of Shakespeare these days, so when one comes back from the grave it's a cause for celebration.
'Breaking Bad' star and wife expecting first baby
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:13:21 GMT - Aaron Paul is going to be a dad, yo.
The simplest (and tastiest) way to make this tailgate favorite
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:05:19 GMT - It's hard enough to cook chicken properly on the stovetop or in the oven, where you have complete control of the temperature, but in a slow cooker (see which models we recommend in our equipment testing) it's even trickier to ensure moist, flavorful chicken at the end of a long cooking time.
Colbert's gift leaves Clinton speechless
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:49:57 GMT - On "The Late Show," host Stephen Colbert gave Hillary Clinton all the jokes he made for her victory that he was unable to use on election night.
The need for caffeine led to this
Thu, 24 Aug 2017 20:34:08 GMT -
Pension fund now worth $1,000,000,000,000
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:44:40 GMT - Norway's giant pension fund is now worth over $1 trillion. Yes, 1 followed by 12 zeros.
What Mexico's earthquake means for California
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:46:09 GMT -
Trapped on the tarmac, watching Mexico City shake
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:00:30 GMT - When the earthquake hit, I was on a moving plane on the runway at Mexico City airport. I felt the plane tilt and sway as if it would crash to the ground. Looking out the window, I saw the entire airport swaying and people fleeing the building in droves.
Last thing we need is July 4th military parade
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:08:12 GMT - Inspired by his attendance at this year's Bastille Day parade in Paris, President Trump has apparently decided we need a similar military parade here in Washington of the Fourth of July.
Doctor: Don't be fooled by GOP health bill
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:05:11 GMT -
What Trump fears most
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:55:33 GMT - The latest twist in the investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia is that Paul Manafort, former head of the campaign, was wiretapped under secret court orders before and after the election -- including while he was working with Trump. The revelation more or less stops there.
'Rocket man': awkward Dad Trump tries to be cool
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:20:20 GMT - What do you do if you have just a single catchphrase -- like, say, "You're fired!" -- and you need something fresh, something resonant, to hold the public's interest? If you are President Trump, you borrow a song title from Elton John -- "Rocket Man" -- and start using it as a nickname for North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un even though it doesn't make any sense at all and makes you sound like someone's awkward dad trying to be cool.
Lowest refinance rates in 2017 have arrived
9 things to know about adult asthma
3 cards charging 0% interest until 2019
McCain bucked his party once. Will he do it again?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:16:03 GMT - Sen. John McCain bucked his party -- and his President -- in the most extraordinary fashion this summer.
Hill Dems vow to probe Price's private flights
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:41:53 GMT - Democrats say they are planning to look into a report about Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price taking five work-related trips on private jets last week, costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars more than had he flown commercial.
White House denies Trump apologized to Turkish president over bodyguard brawl
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:06:17 GMT - The White House denies that President Donald Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to apologize for the violent incident that unfolded outside of the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington in mid-May when Erdogan's bodyguards and supporters attacked peaceful protesters. 
A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:30:30 GMT -
Sports parents -- your kids are watching
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:47:06 GMT - "That teams stinks."
The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:01:13 GMT - Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the threat of multidrug-resistant infections, according to a new World Health Organization report published Tuesday. Adding to the concern: It is likely that the speed of increasing resistance will outpace the slow drug development process.
Woman at center of Kevin Hart scandal speaks
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:52:15 GMT - A woman who has been linked to actor Kevin Hart in an alleged extortion plot held a press conference Wednesday to say that she, too, is a victim.
'Battle of the Sexes' makes its point
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:50:58 GMT - "Battle of the Sexes" is an easy movie to like, but with apologies to its tennis backdrop, not quite love. Deftly recreating the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs match with Emma Stone and Steve Carell perfectly inhabiting the key roles, the power of the story carries the day, overcoming places where this slight film exhibits as much finesse as an overhead smash.
Sean Penn is heading to Hulu
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:26:17 GMT - Fresh off a few major wins at Sunday's Emmy Awards, Hulu has just scored a big-name star for one of its upcoming shows.
When Kim Kardashian plans to stop posing nude
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:17:46 GMT - Kim Kardashian West believes there is an age limit to posing nude.
Who wowed on 'Dancing With the Stars'?
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:17:17 GMT - Season 25 of "Dancing With the Stars" kicked off Monday night with an all-new cast, and as quick as you could say "Tom Bergeron," some celeb couples had risen above the rest.
The homes of Los Angeles' (architectural) stars
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:47:02 GMT -
'Hawaii of China' becoming the new Dubai?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:33:53 GMT - The dancing begins almost as soon as the sun sets on Sanya, in southern Hainan.

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