CNN
  • Follow me on:

As a partner of KTLA, the CNN Wire service provides national and international coverage of breaking news, politics, health, finance, entertainment and more. The syndication network includes content from television stations and publications across the country.


Recent Articles
  • Huge plumes of smoke rise above the Ayn Zala oil fields in Mosul, Iraq after ISIS fighters torched the wells on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (Credit: CNN)

    UK Raises Terror Threat to Second-Highest Level in Response to Islamic State Activities

    The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from “substantial” to “severe,” the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a large swath of territory. “That means that a terrorist attack is highly likely, but there is no intelligence to suggest that an attack is imminent,” Home Secretary Theresa May said. The “root cause” of Britain’s terror threat is “Islamist extremism,” Prime Minister David Cameron said. The execution […]

  • In this file photo,  Joan Rivers arrives at the Peter Travers and Editors of Rolling Stone Host Awards Weekend Bash at Drai's Hollywood on February 26, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Rolling Stone)

    Joan Rivers’ Condition ‘Remains Serious’ at New York Hospital, Melissa Rivers Says

    Comedian Joan Rivers is “resting comfortably” in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, issued a statement on Friday. “My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world,” she said. “Her condition remains serious but she is receiving the best treatment and care possible. We ask that you continue to keep her in your […]

  • This still is from a video posted Aug. 19, 2014, purporting to show journalist James Foley being beheaded by the terrorist group Islamic State.

    ISIS Militant Seen Beheading U.S. Journalist James Foley in Video ‘Close’ to Being ID’d: British Official

    “We are close” to identifying the ISIS militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, according to the British ambassador to the United States, Peter Westmacott. Westmacott told CNN’s Candy Crowley on Sunday he couldn’t elaborate on the identity of the killer, who is seen decapitating Foley in a video posted last week on YouTube. “We’re putting a great deal into the search,” he said, referring to the use of sophisticated technology to analyze the man’s voice. In the video, Foley, […]

  • This still is from a video posted Aug. 19, 2014, purporting to show journalist James Foley being beheaded by the terrorist group Islamic State.

    ISIS Militants ‘Waterboarded’ U.S. Journalist James Foley Before Beheading: Report

    Did ISIS use a notorious former CIA interrogation technique on Western hostages? At least four ISIS hostages in Syria were waterboarded during their captivity, the Washington Post reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources familiar with the treatment of the abducted Westerners. Among those waterboarded was James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded by the terror group. Waterboarding has a long history, but most recently the method is attached to the CIA, which used the technique during interrogations of terror suspects […]

  • Comedian Joan Rivers attends Global Green USA's 11th Annual Pre-Oscar party at Avalon on February 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for GLOBAL GREEN USA)

    Joan Rivers ‘Resting Comfortably’ After Apparent Cardiac Arrest During Surgery

    Comedian Joan Rivers is “resting comfortably” in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, issued a statement Thursday night after arriving at the hospital following a flight from Los Angeles. “I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother. She is resting comfortably and is with our family. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts […]

  • U.S. President Barack Obama made a statement at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 28, 2014, in Washington, DC. Obama spoke on various topics including possible action against the Islamic State and immigration reform. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Obama on Islamic State in Syria: ‘We don’t have a strategy yet’

    It’s too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday. “I don’t want to put the cart before the horse,” Obama told reporters during a White House news briefing. “We don’t have a strategy yet.” Obama said he’s asked America’s top defense officials to prepare “a range of options” about what the United States could do to go after ISIS in Syria, which he described as “a safe haven” […]

  • David Barajas, middle, was found not guilty int he shooting death of an alleged DUI driver who plowed into his two sons, killing them. (Credit: CNN)

    Texas Father Found Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting of DUI Driver Who Killed His Young Sons

    A father and his two young sons were pushing a truck that had run out of gas down a road in December 2012, when a drunk driver plowed into it, killing the boys. The drunk driver was then shot dead at the scene of the crash near Houston. On Wednesday, a Texas jury handed down a verdict of not guilty to father David Barajas in the shooting, CNN affiliate KHOU reported. After the hearing, prosecutor Jeri Yenne stepped in front […]

  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive for the world premiere of Disney's 'Maleficent,' May 28, 2014, at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California.  (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Marry in France

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married over the weekend in France, a spokesperson for the couple confirmed Thursday. The couple, who are the parents of six children, have been together for almost a decade and married on Saturday in a small, private ceremony. Pitt and Jolie have been the source of speculation about their relationship almost since the beginning. Tongues first started wagging after the pair met on the set of “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” in the summer of 2004, […]

  • The booking photo for MMA fighter Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver, who allegedly beat his girlfriend in Simi Valley, California. Koppenhaver was arrested at a hotel in Simi Valley on August 15, 2014. (Credit: Ventura County Sheriff's Office)

    Supporters of MMA Fighter ‘War Machine’ Claim Self-Defense in Attack of Ex-Girlfriend

    Supporters of a mixed-martial arts fighter accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend posted a picture of the woman while questioning the severity of her injuries. The woman, Christine Mackinday, who is also known as Christy Mack, confirmed on social media the picture posted by the group “Free War Machine” is indeed her. She said the picture taken last weekend was of her while she was out getting ice cream with a friend. “You can see the damage to my face even […]