1. Ebola only a plane ride away from USA

    The growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa serves as a grim reminder that deadly viruses are only a plane ride away from the USA, health experts say. The outbreak is the deadliest on record, with more than 670 deaths and nearly 1,100 infections in ...

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  2. Eid Mubarak 2014: When Is Eid Al-Fitr, The End Of Ramadan, This Year ...

    The three-day festival, sometimes abbreviated as “Eid” or “Eid Mubarak,” marks the end of the monthlong daytime fasting during Ramadan, which began on June 28 this year. Eid al Fitr begins after the new crescent moon appears and falls on the first day ...

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  3. 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Comic-Con Trailer Goes Online

    This 150-second sizzle reel for Mad Max: Fury Road was considered one of the highlights of the cinematic material screened at this weekend's convention. What's interesting is that Warner Bros. (Time Warner, Inc.) decided to release a slightly recut ...

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  4. Jeff Gordon wins at Indy for record fifth time

    Twenty-one years after winning the inaugural Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Gordon won the prestigious NASCAR race for a record fifth time. The victory broke a tie with Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson among Cup race ...

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  5. Comic-Con offers 'Hunger Games' and 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' sneak peeks

    (CNN) -- Katniss Everdeen is back. The trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I" was released over the weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, and fans couldn't be more ready. Titled "Our Leader the Mockingjay," the trailer is brief but gives the first ...

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  6. Here's Your First Look at Gal Gadot As Wonder Woman

    Just now at Comic-Con, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder showed a teaser from his 2016 movie, featuring Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman ... but what of Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman? Eagle-eyed Comic-Con ...

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  7. Sabina Altynbekova Is Too Beautiful To Play Volleyball, Critics Say

    Critics say Sabina Altynbekova, 17, is so beautiful that it's a distraction to the sport. Even the athlete's own coach says his team is increasingly about one player, at least as far as the fans are concerned. "It is impossible to work like this ...

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  8. Let's Talk About 'Lucy': That Nutso Ending Is Using 0% of Your Brain

    Even though “Lucy” is annoying in its rigorous repetition of one of the stranger neuroscientific misconceptions — that we humans only use 10% of our brains (despite what my earlier cheap shot joke implies) — this superhero origin story is far too ...

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  9. Andreja Pejic announced she is now a transgender model after sex ...

    Andrej Pejic, the Serbian-born supermodel who is world-renowned for her androgynous look, came out as transgender. She took to her social media account Thursday to reveal she transitioned from being male to female and now goes by “Andreja.”.

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  10. Instagram playboy Dan Bilzerian opens up in an interview with Howard Stern ...

    Instagram celebrity Dan Bilzerian has been very busy lately--and by busy we mean partying, hanging out with gorgeous women, and telling the world about a life that most men could only dream of. He appeared on the "Howard Stern Show" on July 22, and ...

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  11. 'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44 million at movie box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend. The Universal Pictures-released movie starring Scarlett Johansson as an accidental ...

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  12. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- First Trailer Whips BDSM Into Mainstream

    0725-50-shades-of-grey-up-ff-02 The first trailer for mommy porn "Fifty Shades of Grey" might be exciting some lonely fans -- but serious BDSMers aren't ready to peg the movie for success ... because to them it kinda looks like amateur hour in the ole ...

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  13. Air Algerie Flight AH5017: Quebec's Burkina Faso community mourns

    Quebec's Burkinabé community is coming together to support the families of Burkina Faso immigrants who were aboard Air Algerie Flight AH5017 when it crashed on Thursday. Five Canadians and several Canadian permanent residents, all from Quebec, ...

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  14. Nicki Minaj Delays 'Anaconda' Single: Is It Because Her Fans Dissed Her?

    Nicki Minaj's fans went wild after her butt-baring photo for her upcoming single 'Anaconda' made the rounds. Then, Nicki shocked everyone by pushing back the single's release on July 27! Did she delay the single because she's upset her fans dissed her?

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  15. Comic-Con 2014: 'The Walking Dead' cast and producers chew on meaty clues ...

    SAN DIEGO — Every year, legions of fans shuffle to San Diego Comic-Con to see anything "The Walking Dead" related, but this installment of the convention proved the liveliest yet for fans of the AMC zombie drama. Not only did it boast the release of ...

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  16. NFL VP Adolpho Birch struggles to justify Ray Rice suspension

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has not yet spoken publicly on the controversial two-game suspension given to Ravens running back Ray Rice for assaulting his wife. But one of Goodell's top deputies, NFL V.P. of labor policy and government affairs ...

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  17. Happy National Tequila Day! Celebrate with 21 recipes for food and drinks

    ... and fresh notes of garlic, cilantro and green onion. Recipe: Chipotle roasted salmon. Salmon quickly picks up the flavors of this chipotle marinade, the fiery chiles married with tequila, a touch of sesame, and fresh notes of garlic, cilantro and ...

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  18. What to Watch on Monday: Zac Efron treks the Appalachians

    Running Wild with Bear Grylls (8pm, NBC) - Zac Efron joins Bear Grylls for a trek into the Appalachian Mountains in the series premiere of this show about celebrities testing their survival skills. Bachelorette (8pm, ABC) - Andi makes her decision ...

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  19. Sean 'Diddy' Combs set French Montana up with Khloe Kardashian

    Rapper French Montana has his record label boss Sean 'Diddy' Combs to thank for introducing him to his new girlfriend, reality TV star Khloe Kardashian. The "Pop That" hitmaker went public with his romance with Kim Kardashian's younger sister earlier ...

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  20. Comedian Frank Caliendo Reads LeBron James's 'Coming Home' Essay In The ...

    But if you didn't get a chance to read it, we suggest letting Morgan Freeman AKA comedian Frank Caliendo read it for you! This right here, boys and girls, is the impression to end all impressions. And given the melodramatic tone of LeBron's letter, it ...

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  21. Vodafone reveals worldwide wiretap warrants on Snowden anniversary

    Privacy groups praised Vodafone for transparency, but say this is yet another worldwide wake-up call. “While it does the more traditional 'transparency reporting,' Vodafone also correctly notes that the mere release of numbers is insufficient,” writes ...

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  22. Putin's daughter flees home in the Netherlands

    Vladimir Putin's daughter has fled her home in the Netherlands amid overwhelming criticism from disgusted locals who demanded she be deported after the downing of Flight MH17. “We have not seen her here since the plane went down,” a neighbor of Maria ...

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  23. US says Russian troops massing near Ukraine

    The US defence department has claimed that Russia is massing more troops near Ukraine's border, and warned that the movement of heavy calibre artillery systems across the border could be "imminent". Colonel Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said ...

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  24. Hamas-declared ceasefire in Gaza stalls as conflict continues

    A 24-hour ceasefire announced by Hamas in Gaza appears to be stalling, with both Palestinian militants and Israel continuing their offensives. Hamas fired more rockets into Israel, accusing it of failing to abide by the ceasefire. Israel rejected the ...

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  25. ISIS Destroys Jonah's Tomb In Mosul, Iraq, As Militant Violence Continues

    The tomb of Daniel, a man revered by Muslims as a prophet though unlike Jonah, he is not mentioned in the Quran, has also been reportedly destroyed. Al-Arabiya reports that Zuhair al-Chalabi, a local Mosul official, told Al-Samaria News that “ISIS ...

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  26. Boko Haram Kidnaps Wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister

    YAOUNDE (Reuters) - The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants on in the northern town of Kolofata on Sunday, Cameroon officials said. A local religious leader, ...

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  27. MH17 crash: Dutch experts cancel Ukraine crash site trip

    Dutch experts have cancelled plans to head to the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, international officials say. Fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops in the area has prevented access to the ...

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  28. Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) - An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven. The Nusra Front released ...

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  29. Costa Concordia reaches end of final voyage

    Rome (CNN) -- The crippled Costa Concordia cruise ship reached the end of its final voyage. Refloated by salvage crews earlier this month, the rusting hulk docked at Voltri port in the Italian city of Genoa early Sunday. The cruise ship, which ran ...

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  30. 2nd 'black box' found from Air Algerie crash in Mali, UN official says

    (CNN) -- France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday. Following a meeting with families of the victims, Hollande said flags ...

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  31. Meriam Ibrahim, freed from Sudan, plans to settle in New Hampshire

    'We will begin a new life,” Ibrahim told Antonella Napoli, head of Italians for Darfur, according to the daily La Repubblica. “My husband, a chemist, lost his job because of my event. Now we will go to New Hampshire where my brother-in-law Gabriel lives.

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  32. Mass grave with hundreds of skeletons found in Bolivian mining town

    Construction workers in the southern city of Potosi, Bolivia, have uncovered the remains of hundreds of miners believed to be from the Spanish colonial era. They mostly mined at Cerro Rico Mountain, home to what became the world's biggest silver mine ...

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  33. More than 50 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

    BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least 36 people were killed in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi where Libyan Special Forces and Islamist militants clashed on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security sources said. The government said ...

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  34. Madonna Badger, Whose Family Died in a Christmas Day Fire, Marries Bill Duke

    "We did it!" she wrote Wednesday in a status update that shows Badger and her new husband on the steps of St. John-St. Matthew-Emanuel Lutheran Church in Brooklyn. "Bill and I eloped today!" The post was immediately flooded with comments from well ...

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  35. Couple Found in Hotel, Cradling One Another in Apparent Dual Suicide

    After several unanswered knocks, the maid used her key to enter the room and found the couple dead in their bed, fully dressed and cradling one another. There were no guns, drugs, or blood at the scene, leaving police questioning how they committed ...

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  36. Police identify suspect killed in Sunday's home invasion

    The intruder, Brandon Ford, was shot and killed by the homeowner Sunday afternoon in the 3100 block of N. College Avenue around 1:00 p.m. Several men were in the house on the west side of College Avenue when three men tried to get into the house, ...

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  37. Mystery of dolls left on doorsteps of California homes is solved

    The scenes might have been lifted from a horror movie: For nearly two weeks, homeowners in a California community opened their doors to find a porcelain doll resembling their daughter left on their front porch. It happened to at least eight families in ...

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  38. Northern California wildfire forces evacuation of hundreds of homes

    Fire officials in northern California said late Saturday that a rapidly spreading blaze has torched over 3,000 acres and forced the evacuation of over 500 homes. Evacuation orders were expanded to include approximately 265 homes in Amador County.

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  39. Man Kicked Off Flight After Tweeting About 'Rude' Gate Agent

    Complaining about a flight on Twitter has become common practice for frequent travelers, but for one Minneapolis man a tweet did more than get a response from the airline on social media. He was asked to leave the plane — before eventually being ...

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  40. Baby Dies After Being Left in Hot Car in Kansas

    A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday. The 29-year ...

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  41. Judge denies Hernandez's request to dismiss murder charge

    Judge denies Hernandez's request to dismiss murder charge. In this AP file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into court at the Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., in December of 2013. AP Photo ...

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  42. Two cane corso dogs maul to death Mich. jogger, owner may face charges

    The owners of two massive cane corsos that mauled to death a man as he jogged along a rural Michigan road could face charges in the death, the third attack involving the dogs since 2012, authorities said. The 3-year-old dogs were untethered when they ...

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  43. Police Say Driver Ran Over Pal Who Feared He Was Drunk

    SETAUKET, N.Y.--Police in New York say an inebriated man ran over and killed a friend who had climbed out of his car and started walking home because she was worried he was drunk. The accident happened about 4 a.m. Saturday in Setauket on Long ...

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  44. Teen boy recovering after barracuda ripped open arm, grandmother says

    "It's just like bringing a shark into the boat with you," Matheson said. "If you get anywhere near their mouth, you're going to get cut up. There's a lot of bite force there in a fish that big." Matheson said he's never heard of someone dying in a ...

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  45. 'Spider-Man' arrested for slugging cop in Times Square

    NEW YORK – A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square. Junior Bishop, 25, of Brooklyn, was charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and criminal ...

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  46. Carjackers run over, kill 3 'sweet' siblings in Philadelphia

    (CNN) -- Philadelphia police conducted an around-the-clock manhunt over the weekend for two suspects in a carjacking that left three children dead and their mother in critical condition. Cops say two men -- one black, one Hispanic -- carjacked a real ...

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  47. 1 dead, 13 others injured after lightning strikes in Los Angeles area

    One person was killed and 13 others were injured after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm struck two Los Angeles-area locations Sunday afternoon. Lt. Larry Dietz of the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office told The Associated Press that a ...

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  48. Dollar Chains Agree to $8.5 Billion Merger After Icahn Push

    In teaming up, Dollar Tree (DG) and Family Dollar are creating a bigger rival to Dollar General, which has long been the industry leader. The merged companies would have about the same amount of revenue as that competitor -- Dollar General had sales of ...

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  49. 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1'…

    Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) hasn't let us down yet, and it looks as though she's ready for another bloody battle. This time around, Katniss is the focus of a mass rebellion against the Capitol in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 and ...

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  50. King Richard III is 3D PRINTED: Computer generated plastic replica of ...

    A replica of the skeleton of King Richard III (shown), created using 3D printing, has gone on display in a new visitor's centre on the site where his remains were discovered in Leicester. The centre, opening on 26 July, tells the story of his rise to ...

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  51. Inside the Frantic Moments After Florida Beach Plane Crash

    The frantic moments after a single engine plane crashed on a Florida beach were captured on scanner traffic as first responders raced to the scene. Ommy Irizarry, 36, and his daughter, Oceana Irizarry, 9, were walking along the beach in Sarasota County ...

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  52. 2nd American infected with Ebola amid fears of outbreak spread to African ...

    Health workers are at serious risk of contracting the disease, which spreads through contact with bodily fluids. On July 20th, a Liberian man infected with Ebola collapsed upon arrival at the airport in Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million ...

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