Stories from the CNN Wire services.

http://www.cnn.com/intlsyndication/wire.html

™ & © 2013 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.


Recent Articles
  • Bernie Sanders Launches Second Presidential Campaign

    (CNN) — After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016. Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio Tuesday morning. Sanders enters the 2020 race as one of the frontrunners — a remarkable turn for the democratic socialist who, three years ago, was viewed as a protest candidate […]

  • ‘I Need My Gefilte Fish!’: Man Finds Creative Way To Get Back At Scammer

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (CNN) — A Massachusetts man found a creative way to put the kibosh on a potential scammer. Aaron Saber posted a video online of his reaction to a scammer’s call from Feb. 3. A friend filmed while Saber flabbergasted the caller with urgent requests for a certain food order. “I ordered a five-gallon tub of gefilte fish last week,” he says to the caller, who repeatedly tries to ask for Saber. Gefilte fish is a traditional Yiddish […]

  • Elizabeth Warren To Release Universal Child Care Plan Paid By ‘Wealth Tax’

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to release a sweeping universal child care plan on Tuesday that would guarantee child care from birth until the time children enter school. The proposal marks the Massachusetts Democrat’s second major policy outline to be unveiled this year as she competes for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Last month, Warren released a “wealth tax” plan aimed at the most affluent Americans whose net worth exceeds $50 million. According to Warren’s campaign, her child care proposal […]

  • Texas Teacher Cuts Own Hair To Support 5-Year-Old Girl Who Was Teased For ‘Looking Like A Boy’

    A Texas teacher came up with a creative way to stop her students from teasing a classmate. She chopped off her hair. When Shannon Grimm noticed that a 5-year-old girl in her kindergarten class was “really sad and depressed at school because friends think that she looks like a boy,” she wanted to cheer the student up by showing solidarity. Classmates were teasing the girl, Prisilla, who had begun wearing a hat to school to cover her hair, according to CNN […]

  • Surprise! Miranda Lambert Got Married

    Miranda Lambert is no longer single. The country star announced on her Instagram account this weekend that she recently got hitched. “In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to share some news. I met the love of my life,” Lambert wrote in the caption. “And we got hitched! My heart is full. Thank you Brendan Mcloughlin for loving me for…. me.” She also included #theone in the caption. This is marriage number two for Lambert, who famously split from fellow country […]

  • Stuck In A Traffic Jam? Try A Round Of ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’

    A couple of motorcyclists figured out the way to pass the time amid a traffic jam in the Philippines. A video posted from a bus rider showed a pair of motorcyclists passing the time with a game of “Rock, Paper, Scissors” while waiting on traffic to move in Mandaluyong City. “I’m riding a bus, sitting in the front row beside the driver. Stuck in an hour-long traffic jam along Edsa and Shaw Boulevard on a hot afternoon. In front of […]

  • Student-Run Bookstore Is A Smash-Hit In The Age Of Fortnite And Cell Phones

    SARASOTA, Fla. (WFTS ) — Ana is getting dozens of Dork Diaries and Wimpy Kid books ready for the Tuesday morning rush at one of the coolest bookstores in the Tampa Bay area. Ana is not going to her day job. She is actually just a second-grader at Tuttle Elementary in Sarasota. The bustling heart of the school is a unique student-run bookstore stocked with all the latest hits. “I help kids pick out a fun book,” says Ana, who works […]

  • Rescuer Recalls Saving Woman From Home Explosion

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (CNN) — Three people are being called heroes after rescuing a woman from a Utah cabin that exploded late last week. Mary Hammond, wife of one of the rescuers, cried out to her husband as he disappeared into the cabin. “He went in there to save this woman to be with her family still, and they knew that it could potentially take them from theirs,” she said of her husband and two other rescuers. Seconds after […]

  • Five Bystanders Shot During Police Shootout In New Orleans

    (CNN) — Five people waiting at a bus stop in New Orleans were shot during a police shootout with a robbery suspect Sunday, police said. The suspect was fatally shot by a Louisiana State Police Officer at the end of foot chase with gunfire throughout, Chief Shaun Ferguson said. Ferguson said detectives had been investigating two armed robberies in the city’s 6th district when they identified a person of interest near a bus stop at the intersection of Canal Street […]

  • Man Discovers 30-Year-Old Apple Computer Still In Working Order

    (CNN) — A New York professor has Gen Xers reminiscing about their childhood after he posted images of his decades old Apple lle computer on Twitter Saturday night. John Pfaff dusted off the old computer that has been sitting in his parent’s attic for decades, and to his surprised it still turned on. “Put in an old game disk. Asks if I want to restore a saved game. And finds one!,” he tweeted. “It must be 30 years old. I’m […]

  • Ted Cruz Has A ‘Better Chance’ Of Paying For The Wall Than Drug Lord ‘El Chapo,’ Attorney Says

    (CNN) — An attorney for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has a message for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz: The recently convicted drug kingpin is not paying for the wall. Guzman was found guilty Tuesday of 10 counts, including engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise. Cruz has proposed several times that El Chapo pay for a border wall, including in an Opinion piece in The Washington Post last week. In a response to the piece, El Chapo’s attorney, Jeffrey Lichtman, said that is unlikely to happen. “Sen. […]

  • India’s Fastest Train Breaks Down Day After Launch

    (CNN) — India’s fastest train broke down on its first trip, just a day after being inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Vande Bharat Express was returning to New Delhi from the northern city of Varanasi on Friday before it was forced to stop at Chamrola Station, located about 120 miles away from the capital. According to a statement released by India’s Railway Ministry on Saturday, there were communication issues between the last four coaches and the rest of […]

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.