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The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now in its 40th day, and searchers have yet to turn up a piece of the plane. Erin Burnett has the latest.
April 15th, 2014
01:19 PM ET

Company unveils pot vending machine in Colorado

It will be another couple of weeks before it's actually in use, but a pot vending machine has been unveiled in Colorado.

It got CNN's Jeanne Moos thinking about vending machines of the future as well as the ones that have gone up in smoke.


Filed under: Jeanne Moos • Marijuana
April 14th, 2014
09:28 PM ET

Cell phone tower detected Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 co-pilot's phone

A U.S. official tells CNN the phone of the co-pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was on and made contact with a cell tower in Penang, Malaysia, about 250 miles from where the plane's transponder last sent a signal.

Based on data provided by Malaysian authorities, the official says the phone was searching for service, and that, of the 238 other people on board, only his phone pinged the tower and no other phone was detected.

Was the co-pilot trying to make a call?

CNN Technology Analyst Brett Larson breaks down this latest revelation.

April 14th, 2014
09:12 PM ET

White supremacist suspect in Jewish Center shooting faces hate crime charges

A man with a history of anti-Semitic rhetoric is suspected of shooting to death a boy and his grandfather outside a Jewish community center near Kansas City, Kansas, and a woman at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility.

Jewish Center shooter 'knocked family to its knees,' relative says

Investigators are calling it a hate crime. The suspected shooter in police custody is Frazier Glenn Cross. He is the founder and former leader of two white supremacy groups, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

David Pakman, who interviewed Cross on his radio show in 2010, is OutFront.


Filed under: Crime • Jewish center shootings • Justice
April 14th, 2014
08:46 PM ET

MH370: Underwater drone Bluefin-21 aborted mission, returns early

The autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin-21 - said to be the search's best hope for finding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - has aborted it's first mission and returned to the surface of the Indian Ocean.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Co-pilot's cell phone was on, U.S. official says

The mission was supposed to take 24 hours to map the first portion of the search area: 16 hours to map, four hours' of travel time to the ocean floor and back, and four hours to analyze the data gathered.

In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Captain Mark Matthews, who heads the U.S. presence in the search effort, explains why the underwater robot returned to the surface earlier than planned.


Filed under: International • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 • News • Tech
April 14th, 2014
02:30 PM ET

Top comedians: 'How we use social media'

How has social media changed your life?

That's the question the OutFront team posed to top comedians at the annual Shorty Awards. Comics from Gilbert Gottfried to 'Parks and Recreation' Actress Retta describe the best and worst aspects of social media and explain how to win at social.
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Filed under: Shorty Awards • Social Media
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