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His church keeps his picture in a pew and prays he won't be deported

His red Nissan is in the church parking lot.His picture is on the pew where he loves to sit.But Gilles ...

Puerto Rico asks a DC university to review possible Hurricane Maria deaths

The government of Puerto Rico on Thursday announced it has enlisted George Washington University to review deaths tha...

University serves Kool-Aid and watermelon water for Black History Month

When Kayla Eubanks saw a sign for a Black History Month special menu in a New York University dining hall on Tuesday,...

Jamie Dimon Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of ...

Steven Spielberg Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of filmmaker Steven Spielberg.Personal: Birth date: December 18, 1946...

Rampage Killings Fast Facts

Here's a look at rampage killings that have occurred in the United States since the 1940s. Includes incidents with fo...

Soldier on Soldier Attacks Fast Facts

Here is a look at soldier on soldier attacks in the US military.2009 Fort Hood Shooting: November 5, 2009 - Ar...

US Terrorist Attacks Fast Facts

Notable terror attacks with fatalities on US soil since 1980:1978-1995 - Three people die and...

This Parkland student has promised to call the mother of her fallen teacher every day

Mother and son had a daily ritual.Scott Beigel, a geography teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

States band together to take action on gun violence

Saying that states can't wait for the federal government to tighten gun control legislation, the governors of Connect...

An under-10 softball team is planning to raffle off an AR-15. And it's not the only one

Gun raffles or giveaways aren't anything new, especially in rural parts of the country. But they're drawing renewed s...

Stoneman Douglas school resource officer stayed outside as shooting unfolded, sheriff says

The school resource deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, waited outside the school bu...

Would arming teachers be a 'deterrent' or 'a recipe for disaster'?

A suggestion to arm teachers is back in the spotlight this week in the wake of the Florida high school shooting after...

In just 3 days, Parkland students have raised $3.7 million. Here's how they'll spend it

As the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting turn their waking nightmares into a national re...

All of West Virginia's public schools are closed due to a teacher walk-out over pay

Public schools across West Virginia are closed Thursday as teachers and other school employees hit the picket lines, ...

Where Billy Graham 'missed the mark'

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. electrified the nation when he gave his "I Have a Dream" speech, but there was anothe...

5 things for February 22: Will America listen to the students?

It's been more than a week since the horrifying school shooting at a South Florida high school. The victims and their...

Cheers, boos and tense exchanges on day of confrontation over guns

From the nation's capital to the hallways of the Florida Capitol, parents and students confronted lawmakers Wednesday...

Who is NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch?

The victims' families and survivors of the Florida high school shooting have not held back, calling out the National ...

Father reads poem of son killed in Florida school shooting

Alex Schachter was one of the 17 victims that were killed by a gunman last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Scho...

Survivor to Rubio: 'Why do we have to march ... to save innocent lives?'

Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Ryan Deitsch asked Florida Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday why he and other students "h...

School shooter threatened others with a gun, first host family told police

Just months before Nikolas Cruz killed 17 at his former high school in South Florida, the host family who had taken h...

Number of neo-Nazi and black nationalist hate groups grew in 2017, SPLC says

For the first time in eight years, hate groups were found in all 50 states, the Southern Poverty Law center says ...

Billy Graham Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of evangelist ...

In the aftermath of Florida shooting, schools around the country examine their security

A closer look at school security began last week in the wake of a mass shooting in Florida.Not even 24 hours a...

Florida massacre survivors chant 'vote them out' as students nationwide walk out in solidarity

From Arizona to Washington, students walked out of schools in support of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student...

A woman is joining this Yale a cappella group for the first time in more than a century

It was more than a hundred years ago that a group of men at Yale came together to form the Whiffenpoofs, an a capella...

Four reasons the NRA should fear the Parkland student survivors

They're just kids. Na-ve. Idealistic dupes manipulated by left-wing, gun-control groups.That's how some critic...

Here are some of the walkouts in solidarity with Parkland

Students across the United States walked out of class on Wednesday to call for change in the wake of the mass shootin...

Some of the most powerful quotes from the #NeverAgain rallies

Wednesday has been a day to say #NeverAgain.It's the day student activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...

Parkland survivor's dad escaped harm in Las Vegas shooting

Father and son stories aren't supposed to look like this."I was praying for my friends and family to be OK," s...

Schools threaten to punish students who join walkouts over gun control

Students around the United States are walking out of class to demand tougher gun laws in response to last week's dead...

The mass shooting conspiracy theories that just won't go away (and why they should)

There are some popular -- and thoroughly debunked -- conspiracy theories that keep popping up after every mass shooti...

Parkland students turned away from meeting Florida lawmakers

Some students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were turned away Wednesday from meetings with the Florida Sen...

Gun-control group says they've seen 75,000 new volunteers since the Florida school shooting

It used to be that Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In ...

Billy Graham, whose 'matchless voice changed the lives of millions,' dies at 99

Evangelist Billy Graham -- a confidant to presidents, a guiding light to generations of American evangelicals and a g...

10 things you didn't know about Billy Graham

If you didn't grow up listening to Billy Graham's Sunday radio show or watching his TV show -- you might not know the...

Gun control's newest activists aren't backing down. But true change will be a long haul

No one wants to be here.No one wants to be in front of a camera, or on some media call list under the title "m...

GOP congressman hears gun questions, and boos, at town hall

In a state scarred by two of the worst mass shootings in recent memory, it was no surprise that questions about guns ...

After Florida shooting, schools report dozens of threats

After the massacre in Florida last week, ...

Trending YouTube video calls shooting survivor David Hogg an actor. That's a lie

A top trending video on YouTube Wednesday suggested an outspoken survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Do...

How Billy Graham became the most famous preacher in America

Billy Graham was having doubts -- in his ministry, in his rock-ribbed Christian faith, even in himself.At age ...

Suspect arrested in killings of homeless men in Las Vegas

A 26-year-old man accused of targeting homeless men in a Las Vegas shooting spree has been arrested, the city's polic...

5 things for February 21: Syria's civil war, a White House feud and a dementia study

When a-Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alum needed to get back to Florida after the school shooting, a couple of...

School shooting survivor knocks down 'crisis actor' claim

David Hogg has become a strong voice among survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.The...

Parkland students: This is why we're going to Florida's capital

Busloads of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School headed for the Florida capital on Tuesday with one goa...

Husband of Florida woman who went missing at sea faces murder charge

A British man who is already in US federal custody will face a second-degree murder charge in connection with the dis...

Hundreds in Florida and across the country run in honor of slain teacher

If he ever died in a school shooting, Scott Beigel told his mother, he didn't want to be the one in the spotlight....

Billy Crystal Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of comedian Billy Crystal.Personal: Birth date: March 14, 1947Birth p...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of R...

Florida Legislature rejects weapons ban with massacre survivors en route to Capitol

The Florida state House on Tuesday rejected a ban on many semiautomatic guns and large capacity magazines as dozens o...

Troopers buy $600 plane ticket to help distraught woman get home for Florida shooting vigil

Jordana Judson lives in New York. But when she heard about the Florida school shooting last week, it hit close to hom...

'Kill the NRA' appears on vandalized Kentucky highway billboard

A billboard on I-65 near Louisville, Kentucky, was vandalized with the message "Kill the NRA," targeting the National...

Florida gun law can punish local officials personally

If local Florida officials want to pass firearm restrictions in response to the latest mass killing with ...

How 'thoughts and prayers' went from common condolence to cynical meme

Semantic satiation is the phenomenon in which a word or phrase is repeated so often it loses its meaning. But it also...

School shooting survivors want to talk about gun control with Florida lawmakers

Under the rallying cry of #NeverAgain, dozens of students and staff who survived the Florida school shooting departed...

Gun store owner stops selling AR-15s to people under 21

In the wake of the deadly school shooting in Florida last week, one gun shop owner has decided to act, and will no lo...

Hundreds of Ohio teachers sign up for free concealed weapons class

Hundreds of teachers and school employees in an Ohio county have signed up for a concealed weapons class their sherif...

Oklahoma man sentenced to life in prison for killing neighbor in hate crime

Stanley Vernon Majors, the Oklahoma man who gunned down his Lebanese neighbor in what prosecutors said was a hate cri...

Dallas official wants NRA to move annual convention to another city

The National Rifle Association should move its annual convention from Dallas to somewhere else after last week's mass...

These are the victims of the Florida school shooting

A football coach. An athletic director. And young, eager and forward-looking students.They were among the 17 p...

Some gun owners are getting rid of their weapons after the latest mass shooting

Amanda Meyer grew up around guns. She took a hunter safety class in her hometown in Iowa when she was 14 and her pare...

5 things for February 20: Student activists, the Russia investigation and a charity scandal

Is a-visit to Cape Town on-your bucket list, but its water crisis is giving you pause? Don't worry; you can still enj...

Depressed teen's guns didn't raise red flags for host family of Florida shooter

The Florida couple who took in school shooter Nikolas Cruz knew the depressed 19-year-old owned multiple guns, but fe...

Chinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US

Chinese authorities are livid over the theft of a thumb from a 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior on loan to a US muse...

There have been at least 20 incidents involving threats and weapons at schools since the Florida shooting

Since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Valentine's Day, there have been at least 18 reports of other inciden...

School shooter's past includes buying guns, cutting, slurs and mental illness

As investigators track the gun purchases of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, dozens of students and staff from th...

Uber Eats driver suspected in shooting death of customer turns himself in

An Uber Eats driver wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a customer over the weekend shot the victim in se...

People are calling for this Florida shooting victim to be buried with military honors

Peter Wang, a 15-year-old JROTC cadet, died in last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkla...

'This isn't the person we knew,' host family says of Florida school shooter

The couple who took in Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz said they were devastated, furious and heartbroken about w...

Postal employee found dead on Dallas interstate

A US Postal Service employee was found fatally shot inside a truck on Interstate 30, Dallas police said.The em...

Quincy Jones Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of musician, music producer and philanthropist, Quincy Jones.Personal: Birth date: ...

Iditarod Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Iditarod dogsled race. The event is named ...

Daytona 500 Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Daytona 500...

Bill Frist Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Bill Frist, heart and lung transpla...

Alan Greenspan Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.Personal: Birth date: March 6, 192...

Justin Bieber Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Grammy Award-winning singer ...

Joanne Woodward Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Oscar-wining actress Joanne Woodward.Personal: Birth date: February 27, 1930...

Tim Kaine Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Democratic US Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia.Personal: Birth date: February 26, 19...

George Ryan Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of ...

Rick Perry Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of former Texas Governor Rick Perry.Personal: Birth date: March 4, 1950...

Harry Belafonte Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Harry Belafonte, civil rights activist and award winning singer and actor.Person...

Glen Campbell Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of six-time Grammy Award winner Glen Campbell, who was diagnosed with ...

Ralph Nader Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of consumer advocate and former candidate for president ...

Marches, walkouts and sit-ins: Gun control battle heads to the street

As survivors of Wednesday's school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being planned aroun...

Rosalynn Carter Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of ...

Parkland students say, 'We are going to be the last mass shooting'

To those who say it's too soon after the school massacre to talk about politics and gun control, the students of Marj...

Family that took in Florida shooting suspect call him a 'monster' and say they had no clue what he was planning

The family that took in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said they knew he was lonely, depressed and a bi...

Women's March organizers are planning a national student walkout to protest gun violence

Women's March organizers are encouraging students, teachers and their allies to walk out of schools on March 14 to pr...

'My school is being shot up'

(CNN) -- On Valentine's Day morning, ...

Fans removed from game for remarks aimed at black NHL player

A group of fans were removed from a game in Chicago on Saturday night after they made "harmful comments" at Washing...

Furious students who survived school shooting call for tougher gun laws

In an emotional rally Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, politicians and Marjory Stoneman Douglas students called for a ban...

Stoneman Douglas principal in emotional video promises to hug every student

"We lost 17 lives on Valentine's Day. That's supposed to be the international day of love," Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

Jury awards more than $37 million to family of Maryland woman killed in police standoff

A jury returned a verdict Friday of more than $37 million against Baltimore County, Maryland, in a civil lawsuit brou...

Student journalist interviewed classmates as shooter walked Parkland school halls

David Hogg found himself living a nightmare on Wednesday, hiding in a closet with classmates as a crazed gunman roame...

Florida student Emma Gonzalez to lawmakers and gun advocates: 'We call BS'

Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, addressed a gun control rally on Saturday in Fort La...

These are the heroes of the Florida school shooting

He died shielding students from gunfire. He captured the gunman. She hid students in a closet.Tales of heroism...

Al Qaeda operative sentenced to life in prison

Al Qaeda operative Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun was sentenced to life in prison on Friday in New York City....

Teen boy accused in Kentucky school shooting indicted as adult

A 15-year-old boy accused of carrying out a shooting in a ...

Exclusive: Group chat messages show school shooter obsessed with race, violence and guns

In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and a...

School shooter will offer to plead guilty, public defender says

Nikolas Cruz wants to plead guilty so that he can avoid the death penalty and spare a traumatized South Florida commu...

School shooter showed violence and mental instability at home, police reports reveal

For years before Nikolas Cruz gunned down classmates and teachers at his former high school, his mother had repeatedl...

An African-American teen and his mom explain why 'Black Panther' means so much

"Black Panther" might not be as big as President Barack Obama, but "it's up there."At just 17 years old, Austi...

Cartoonist taps into outrage to illustrate another school shooting

If you want to be a political cartoonist in this age of mass shootings and school massacres, you had better get good ...

Police search college in Washington state, find no evidence of gunfire

Highline College in Washington state is on lockdown after rep...

NBA All-Star Game Fast Facts

Here's a look at the NBA All-Star Game. The All-Star Game c...

Russian bots promote pro-gun messages after Florida school shooting

Russia-linked bots are promoting pro-gun messages on Twitter in an attempt to sow discord in the aftermath of the ...

Teacher says school asked to be notified if Cruz arrived with backpack

A math teacher at the Florida high school where a former student is accused of shooting dead 17 students said an admi...

What happened, moment by moment, in the Florida school massacre

In a matter of minutes, thousands of students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School went from thinking they were pa...

Her son survived the Florida school shooting a year after she survived a mass shooting at an airport

Annika Dean got text messages Wednesday that no parent ever wants to see."There's a school shooting drill," he...

Florida man imprisoned for more than 20 years: 'I did not harm my son'

Jim Duncan has always insisted he never broke the bones of his infant son, and now a Florida appeals court has agreed...

After taste of spring, weekend snow to blanket the Northeast

Enjoy the early warmth as long as you can on Friday. For much of the eastern US, Thursday felt like spring.Now...

You can feel the horror of the Florida school shooting unfold in this text exchange between two sisters

Facing death, 17-year-old Hannah Carbocci wanted her big sister.A bullet had just ...

Doctor who treated Florida shooting victims: 'When is it going to stop?'

The victims were pale and terrified. Some were in tears, others didn't say a word. Some were afraid they were dying, ...

Police calls reveal frantic search for Florida gunman

For 78 minutes, from the time the first 911 call came in to the arrest, officers frantically searched for Nikolas...

My grandpa hid in closet from mass murderer. 70 years later, I did the same

Carly Novell survived the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida by hiding in a closet ...

5 things for February 16: Florida massacre, immigration, Rick Gates, S. Africa, flu

The victims and families affected by-the Florida high school shooting have great needs right now. ...

From 'broken child' to mass killer

Long before he slaughtered 17 people at the South Florida high school he once attended, Nikolas Cruz had a disturbing...

Gunman confessed to Florida high school shooting, police say

Police say an Uber car dropped off Nikolas Cruz at his former school around 2:19 p.m. on Wednesday.Within 10 m...

Feds arrest two Bronx men in bomb-making case

Two men, including a former teacher at a Harlem school, were arrested Thursday, accused of building bombs in the Bron...

A teen wrote about plans to shoot up his Washington high school. But his grandmother found his journal

A woman in Everett, Washington, was looking through her grandson's journal Monday night when she found something that...

How Columbine changed the way police respond to mass shootings

They rush straight to the gunfire.That's how the ...

There have been eight school shootings in 2018. And it's only February

We're not even two full months into 2018, and there have already been at least eight school shootings in the US....

B. B. King Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of blues legend B.B. King.Perso...

David Geffen Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of David Geffen, producer, studio executive and philanthropist.Personal: Birth date...

Social media paints picture of racist 'professional school shooter'

On social media, Nikolas Cruz did not appear to be a peaceful man. He made quite clear his desire to perpetrate the e...

Florida student describes hearing her favorite teacher being shot dead

A Florida teen recounted the harrowing moment she heard the shot that ended her favorite teacher's life, describing i...

John Lewis Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of US Representative John Lewis (D-Ga.), a civil rights leader.Personal: Birth date:...

FBI was warned about alleged shooter nearly 5 months ago, tipster says

The FBI was warned in September about a possible school shooting threat from a YouTube user with the same name as the...

School shootings in the US keep happening again and again and again

Here is a (long) list of shootings at elementary, middle and high schools that have resulted in fatalities in the las...

Westminster Dog Show Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show...

NBA rookie uses his shoes to speak out on the Florida school shooting

Parkland, Florida may be more than 2,500 miles away from Salt Lake City, Utah, but the Florida school shooting was cl...

A football coach who shielded students from the Florida shooter died as he lived -- by putting himself second

Football coach Aaron Feis threw himself in front of students as bullets hailed down Wednesday at his alma mater, Marj...

Hiding under a desk as a gunman roamed the halls, a terrified student live-tweeted a school shooting

The first tweet came at 2:59 p.m., sober and startling."I am in a school shooting right now..."As the w...

Junior ROTC student helped shield dozens with Kevlar sheets in shooting

Colton Haab heard seven gunshots, and his Junior ROTC training kicked in.The 17-year-old junior knew a gunman ...

School shooting survivor to lawmakers: 'You need to take some action'

A student who witnessed Wednesday's massacre at a Florida school made a direct plea to lawmakers on Thursday to take ...

You don't need a permit or license to buy a gun in Florida. (And you don't have to register your gun either)

The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 people, has put the focus ...

Marjorie Stoneman Douglas was an environmental activist. Now her name will be remembered for a school shooting

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is now a place we unfortunately will be compelled to remem...

5 things for February 15: School massacre, White House, Zuma, Puerto Rico, phones

Here we are again, grasping for-answers, choking on tears and clutching our children after another deadly school shoo...

Teacher hid 19 students in a closet when a gunman opened fire

When Melissa Falkowski heard there was an active shooter on campus, her instincts kicked in."I managed to put ...

At least 17 dead in Florida school shooting, law enforcement says

A former student unleashed a hail of gunfire in a Florida high school on Wednesday, killing at least 17 adults and ch...

The fire alarm blared. Then the gunshots began and students ran for their lives

The day was almost over and students were puzzled because the fire alarm was going off a second time Wednesday....

Here's what Michigan State University has done since Larry Nassar's trial

Weeks after the remarkable sentencing of longtime ...

Michelle Obama's Valentine's Day playlist melts hearts

Michelle Obama's Valentine's Day playlist, which dropped on Spotify on Wednesday, has the internet swooning. Titled "...

'A child of God is dead': Ex-FBI agent breaks down on air over latest school shooting

CNN counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd on Wednesday choked back tears as he confronted the grim details of the nation...

Deadliest Mass Shootings in Modern US History Fast Facts

Here is a list of the deadliest single day ...

Parkland, where the school shooting occurred, was named Florida's safest city last year

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the scene of a deadly shooting Wednesday, is in Parkland, which was named Flori...

Court blocks predominantly white Alabama city from creating its own school system

A predominantly white Alabama city cannot secede from a county school system that remains under a 1971 desegregation ...

Aly Raisman wears only her words in her latest Sports Illustrated shoot

Her scathing words to Larry Nassar became an iconic message of female empowerment. Now Aly Raisman is making another ...

Displaced Puerto Rican families face FEMA deadline on hotel stays

Families displaced by Hurricane Maria are nervously counting the days until Federal Emergency Management Agency fundi...

Golfer Bill Haas injured in Ferrari crash that killed 1 in Los Angeles

The driver of a Ferrari carrying pro golfer Bill Haas was killed after crashing and rolling the Italian sports car in...

Female inmates in Arizona only got 12 free pads a month. A movement helped triple that.

Incarcerated women in Arizona will now receive 36 free sanitary pads a month, instead of the 12 they were originally ...

Their plane was thousands of feet over the Pacific when the engine cover blew

They were less than an hour from their idyllic vacation when suddenly they wondered whether they would survive....

Berkeley declares itself a sanctuary city for recreational pot

Berkeley City Council members have passed a resolution declaring the city a sanctuary for recreational marijuana....

Teacher who called military 'lowest of low' still won't resign

A Southern California teacher and councilman who sparked national outcry after saying that American troops are ...

A by-the-numbers look at Valentine's Day

It's no surprise that Americans spend quite a bit of money to show their love on Valentine's Day. Here's a breakdown,...

Chicago police commander killed assisting on call

A police commander was fatally shot while responding to a call Tuesday in downtown Chicago, authorities said....

Seattle ICE attorney charged with stealing immigrants' identities

The chief counsel for the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Seattle field office was charged with stealing the i...

Exclusive: Gun lobbyist helped write ATF official's proposal to deregulate

Behind the scenes, a gun industry lobbyist provided comments that were directly incorporated into an internal memo at...

Scary landing after United flight loses engine cover

A United flight made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Tuesday after a piece of the cover came off the right engine...

Suspected Toronto serial killer looked 'harmless'

When Bruce McArthur was charged with five counts of murder for allegedly killing several gay men and burying their re...

Judge awards $6.7 million to graffiti artists whose work was destroyed to build condos

A federal judge has awarded $6.7 million to 21 graffiti artists after their works were destroyed in 2013 at the 5Poin...

'Chelsea Bomber' Ahmad Rahimi sentenced to multiple life terms

Convicted New York City bomber Ahmad Rahimi was sentenced to multiple life sentences in prison by a federal judge on ...

A Missouri lawmaker is proposing a bill to create a Sliced Bread Day

The greatest thing since sliced bread might be a day to celebrate it.A Missouri lawmaker has proposed a ...

Tiny homes offer big benefits for homeless military veterans

Marvin Gregory is a large man living in a tiny home. And he couldn't be happier."I just want to be in here and...

Police answered immigrant's call for help, then gave him to ICE

Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno and his family heard an intruder so he called police for help. About an hour later, he was...

Gloria Vanderbilt Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, socialite, fashion designer, artist, author and actress....

Sidney Poitier Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of ...

How one tweet inspired 120 people to shovel snow for the elderly in a Chicago neighborhood

Jahmal Cole is a community organizer in Chatham, a largely elderly and African-American community on the South Side o...

Charles Manson's body has been on ice for nearly three months. Here's why

Nearly three months after his death, Charles Manson's body is still on ice in Kern County, California, as at least fo...

5 things for February 13: More for military, less for diplomacy in Trump budget

It's not just beads that get flung during Mardi Gras-parades. ...

Woman pleads guilty to kidnapping newborn in 1998, raising her to adulthood

Two decades after taking a baby from a hospital and raising the child as her own, a South Carolina woman pleaded guil...

Immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle death seeks dismissal of federal charge

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an undocumented immigrant, was...

ICE grants 1-year stay to father of 5-year-old battling leukemia

An undocumented immigrant who took refuge in a Phoenix church and whose son has leukemia was relieved Monday after fi...

New memo says no evidence of crime in border agent death

There was no evidence a crime was committed when a US Border Patrol agent was killed more than two months ago while o...

Former Baltimore officers convicted in corruption trial

A federal jury on Monday convicted two former members of a defunct Baltimore police gun task force in a corruption tr...

Baltimore goes 10 days without a homicide

Baltimore, a city with one of the highest per capita homicide rates in the country, has not seen a homicide for 10 da...

Toronto serial killer suspect served as Santa Claus, mall says

The suspected serial killer was a mall Santa.As investigators dug for bodies at a Toronto-area property Monday...

A solemn procession, then vigils mark the deaths of Ohio officers

Central Ohio was in mourning Monday as people lined the streets to watch a somber police procession deliver the bodie...

We're 6 weeks into the year and there have already been 11 officers shot to death

In the first six weeks of the year, 11 law enforcement officers across the United States have died after they were sh...

An officer was fired after he chose not to shoot a distraught suspect. Now he's getting a $175,000 settlement

A West Virginia city has agreed to pay a former police officer $175,000 to settle a wrongful-termination lawsuit afte...

Funeral recalls NFL player Edwin Jackson, killed in crash

NFL linebacker Edwin Jackson, struck and killed by a truck police said was driven by a twice-deported undocumented im...

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victims named

Three people died when a EC-130 helicopter operated by sightseeing tour company Papillon Airways went down at 5:20 p....

CNN exclusive: After Texas massacre, military rushed to add more than 4,000 to gun ban list

Since an ex-US airman shot more than two dozen people in a Texas church in November, the US military has added more t...

5 things for February 12: Immigration, Puerto Rico, Oxfam

Happy Monday. We'll be spending the morning poring through the thousands of emails you sent with your suggestions ...

Explosion cuts power in Puerto Rico

An explosion and fire at a power substation caused a blackout in parts of northern ...

Joseph Lieberman Fast Facts

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Michael Jordan Fast Facts

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Writers Guild of America Fast Facts

Here's some background information about the Writers Guild of America, which represents more than 16,000 film, TV, br...

Carl Icahn Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of investor Carl Icahn.Personal: Birth date: February 16, 1936Birth ...

Valentine's Day Fast Facts

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1993 World Trade Center Bombing Fast Facts

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