September 17th, 2014
09:40 PM ET

ISIS urging lone wolves to target New York, Las Vegas

According to testimony provided by the National CounterTerrorism Center, the most direct threat to the homeland is terrorism. CNN's Deborah Feyerick reports on the threats to the U.S. from terrorists returning from overseas camps.

Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • News
September 17th, 2014
09:32 PM ET

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel: A college "diploma is a dunce hat in disguise"

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel is worth billions of dollars thanks to investments in companies like Facebook. As a graduate of Stanford law, you'd think he'd encourage others to follow in his footsteps and go to college.

Billionaire Peter Thiel tells Apple: Innovate more

No, he actually pays people not to go to college. His fellowship pays 20 young adults, $100,000 each to pursue their interests instead of going to school.

In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Thiel explains why college isn't for everyone.

Filed under: Education • Tech
September 17th, 2014
09:23 PM ET

Obama reiterates: No ground troops to combat ISIS

The United States House of Representatives has voted to arm Syrian rebels as U.S. fighter jets and drones launch new airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq.

Despite the president's insistence that there will be no U.S boots on the ground in this war, he says there are things only America can do.

"When the world is threatened, when the world needs help, it calls on America," President Obama told troops at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. "Even the countries that complain about America, when they need help, who do they call? They call us."

Obama, Kerry: No U.S. troops will be sent into combat against ISIS in Iraq, Syria

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is out with a new video from its Al Hayat Media Center, the terror group's new video threatening to blow up the White House and kill U.S. troops.

All of this as the administration continues to try to explain why the president and his top general are sending mixed messages about the future of this fight.

Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto has more OutFront.

Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • News • Syria
September 17th, 2014
08:59 PM ET

"Passenger Shaming" highlights photos of passengers behaving badly

Shame on the plane! Photos of passengers behaving badly have gone viral. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on bare bellies and bare feet at 30,000 feet.

CLICK HERE for more on "Passenger Shaming".

Filed under: Jeanne Moos • OffBeat
September 17th, 2014
08:46 PM ET

Manhunt for suspected cop killer: Suspect might try to target more officers, police say

A massive manhunt is under way in eastern Pennsylvania for a man police say is armed and extremely dangerous. Eric Matthew Frein is wanted for gunning down two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding another.

Trooper shooting suspect might try to target more officers, police say

CNN's Rosa Flores has bizarre new details about the man police say may be on the hunt for more police officers to kill.

Filed under: Crime • Justice
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