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Don Lemon: Why selfies and crime don’t mix

We can all agree that people are taking too many selfies, often taking the photos at inappropriate times. But this almost universal penchant for recording life moments is actually helping law enforcement. CNN’s Don Lemon, […]


Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's attorney Bobby Samini arrives at a Los Angeles courthouse for a trial over the $2 billion Los Angeles Clippers sale on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Sterling attorneys conclude their case

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Donald Sterling’s attorneys abruptly ended their case today in his wife’s bid for court approval to sell the Clippers, deciding against calling her as a witness and setting the stage for […]



Re-thinking flight insurance amid world turmoil

Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it’s time to spend it, how to get the […]


Philip Chism is escorted into Suffolk County Juvenile Court Wednesday, July 23, 2013, in Boston, where he was arraigned for allegedly assaulting a state worker while he was in custody at a Department of Youth Services facility. Chism has also been charged with murder in connection with the October death of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer, after following her to a bathroom. (AP Photo/Boston Globe, Wendy Maeda, Pool)

Teacher slaying suspect in court on assault charge

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher last year after following her into a bathroom similarly followed a worker at a youth detention facility into a locker room last month before […]


Paula Williams Madison hosted industry friends at screening of her autobiographical documentary, "Finding Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China which traces her family's roots from Jamaica to China, on Feb. 8, 2014  in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Arnold Turner/Invision for Panther PR/AP Images)

Police Commissioner Paula Madison embraces her multicultural heritage

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With a documentary and a book about her cross- cultural roots about to be released, Los Angeles Police Commission Vice President Paula Madison today introduced several members of the Chinese side […]


Ken Burns on stage during the "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" panel at the the PBS 2014 Summer TCA held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Ken Burns turns his lens on Roosevelt dynasty

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — For 30 years, Ken Burns has found the Roosevelt family “irresistible.” Various members of the political dynasty have popped up in the filmmaker’s projects on America’s national parks, Prohibition and […]


A U.S. soldier walks atop his armored vehicle at sunset as he prepares for a nighttime military exercise in the Kuwaiti desert south of the Iraqi border on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

Military suicides up a bit in 2014; More seek help

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicides among active-duty military have increased a bit so far this year compared with the same period last year, but Pentagon officials say they are encouraged that more service members are seeking […]


A "For Sale" sign is seen Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" that once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville, Ill. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Derik Holtmann)

170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money. A “For Sale” sign is in front of what’s […]


Morning traffic makes it's way toward downtown Los Angeles along the Hollywood Freeway past an electronic sign warning of severe drought. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

LA County adopts emergency water conservation regulations

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to limit outdoor watering and require water suppliers to closely monitor use. Supervisor Don Knabe recommended the county adopt emergency regulations set […]


President Barack Obama makes a statement on the situation in Ukraine and Gaza, at the White House in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Free tickets given out for Obama speech in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Hundreds of people lined up for hours today for a shot at free tickets to see President Barack Obama deliver a speech at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. Some people began lining […]


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Is soda tax on tap for San Francisco?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco lawmakers will decide whether a two-cent-per-ounce soda tax will appear on ballots this fall. The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to put the tax before […]