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Hayden Panettiere not asked to return to 'Heroes: Reborn'

Friday, 18 April 2014 11:00
Actress Hayden Panettiere attends Jony And Marc's (RED) Auction at Sotheby's in New York November 23, 2013.Reuters Claire Bennet won't be one of the "Heroes: Reborn" for now. In an interview with Cosmpolitan, Hayden Panettiere revealed that she has not been asked to join the 2015 event series. "Well, it was a shock to me," Panettiere said of learning about the miniseries from her cousin. "I mean, we had nothing, nothing to do with it;…
Syria bomb kills at least 14 in Homs
Friday, 18 April 2014 11:00
18 April 2014Last updated at 16:49 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Opposition groups have called the bombing a "massacre by the regime" reports Jim Muir Continue reading the main story Syria conflictEmerging victor?Syria's storyRefugees' long-term planning A Palestinian plea from Yarmouk A car bomb has exploded outside a mosque in the central Syrian city of Homs, killing at least 14 people.
Kate Middleton & Prince William Brought To Tears By Dying Baby
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:47
View Gallery 262 Photos Kate Middleton and Prince William had an emotional visit with a nine month old baby who is dying from bacterial meningitis. The baby is the same age as their son Prince George, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge could not hold back their tears as they sat with him and his parents.
Kate Middleton & 10 More Amazing Celebrity Photobombs: Jennifer Lawrence, Beyonce, More
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:47
This week's viral picture showing Kate Middleton photobombing a fan in New Zealand has perhaps set a new benchmark for selfies all over the world. Once you have one with a member of the Royal Family in it, where do you even go from there?! There have been several hilarious celebrity-based photobombs over the last couple of years, and Kate is just the glamorous tip of the iceberg. Who can forget Jennifer Lawrence creeping up…
Kate Middleton and Prince William Meet Children at Bear Cottage Hospice
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:47
Kate Middleton and Prince William were moved to tears as they met a dying baby the same age as Prince George at an Australian hospice. The royal couple were visiting the Bear Cottage Hospice in Manly, Sydney where they met 9-month-old Max McIntyre. Max was a healthy baby, but just six weeks ago he was struck down with bacterial meningitis and doctors said he had just days to live. New parents themselves, William and Kate…
48 killed in attack on peacekeepers' base in South Sudan, U.N. says
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:47
(CNN) -- Heavily armed militants on Thursday attacked a U.N. peacekeepers' base that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan, killing at least 48 people and seriously injuring dozens of others, a U.N. spokesman in the country said Friday. The attack on the U.N. base in Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, began when militants used rocket-propelled grenades to breach the compound, U.N. spokesman Joseph Contreras said. Contreras said the gunmen then opened fire at the…
What made Nevada rancher fight the feds?
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:47
.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:'>>';font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px}.cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0}.captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1}.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none}.cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px}]]]]]]>]]]]>]]> Cliven Bundy's ranch west of Mesquite, Nevada, on April 11, 2014, was the site of a tense standoff between him and the federal government.
Fight guns as a nation
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:47
STORY HIGHLIGHTSMichael Bloomberg is spending $50 million to stem the tide of gun violence Jill Koyama: We need a federal policy rather than piecemeal state legislationShe says we need to strengthen background checks and ban assault weapons Koyama: We must find a way to preserve individual rights and reduce gun violence Editor's note: Jill Koyama is an anthropologist and assistant professor of educational policy studies and practice at the University of Arizona.
Comic Yakov Smirnoff on Ukraine
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:47
Comic Yakov Smirnoff talks about growing up in Ukraine, and how he sees the current political situation in his homeland.If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below.
Are college students learning?
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:47
Students walk on the campus of University of California, Los Angeles. STORY HIGHLIGHTSBen Wildavsky: You can find lots of information on U.S. schoolchildren's performanceBut no tests exist to find out how students are doing in higher education, he saysWildavsky: We need evidence to be able to see how reforms affect learning at collegeIt also would be helpful to find out how undergrads stack up academically, he says