September 17th, 2010
10:42 PM ET

The day's most popular stories

The five most popular stories in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse.com.

Holloway's mom pays visit to Peruvian jail: The mother of missing American teen Natalee Holloway met with the man suspected in her daughter's disappearance this week at the Peruvian prison where he is being held in another woman's death, attorneys for both sides said Friday.
Woman remorseful for acid hoax, parents say: The parents of a Washington state woman who admitted making up a story about an assailant throwing caustic liquid in her face told reporters Friday that they don't know why their daughter inflicted her own wounds.
Stewart, Colbert to hold rallies in D.C.: Two Comedy Central funnymen are apparently entering into the partisan political fray with rallies of their own in the nation's capital.
Relative: Mother's surgery led to shooting: A gunman who wounded a doctor, killed his mother and turned the gun on himself at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland was upset with his mother's unsuccessful surgery, a relative said.
'Afghan Girl' photographer surveys his career: His image of a nameless green-eyed Afghan girl is one of the most famous in the world and put a human face on a brutal conflict.
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  1. Ian

    The American Explorer Todd Carmichael will be setting out on a solo Death Valley expedition to break a second world record tomorrow. Will CNN be covering this? The British explorers Sir Edmund Hillary and Ernest Shacklton have nothing on this guy.

    September 19, 2010 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
  2. Sarah

    PLEASE DONATE FOR PAKISTAN EMERGENCY DONATION & DOUBLE IT FROM CANADIAN GOVERNMENT BY Oct 3rd.
    CALL UNICEF CANADA 1-800-567-4483 OR UNICEF.CA
    $1, $2 OR MORE, EVERY $ COUNTS. THANKS IN THE NAME OF HUMANITY.

    September 19, 2010 at 4:42 pm | Report abuse |