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Chicago officers shooting: A Chicago police officer is dead and another is fighting for his life, following a shooting during a traffic stop

WLS Chicago police officers, accompanied by bagpipers, escort the ambulance carrying the slain officer. CNN —   A Chicago police officer has died, and another...

Passenger charged with groping, punching flight attendants

Officials say an Ohio man was arrested in Florida over the weekend after being accused of groping two female flight attendants and punching a male...

More than 110M COVID vaccines sent to 60 countries, US says

The White House says the U.S. has donated and shipped more than 110 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to more than 60 countries, ranging from Afghanistan...

Best linen sheets of 2021

CNN —   Compared to fabrics like cotton, linen sheets are expensive — we’re talking a median price of around $200 — but that high...

Georgia Republicans move closer to a takeover of elections in state’s largest county

CNN —   Republican lawmakers in Georgia are requesting that the state undertake a performance review of local election officials in Fulton County – a...

Taliban admit to killing Afghan comic beaten in video

Afghanistan’s Taliban have taken responsibility for the killing of a comic in southern Kandahar resurrecting the specter of revenge killings as the US and NATO...

Woman fatally stabbed while walking dog in Atlanta park

Atlanta police say a woman who was walking her dog in one of the city’s most popular parks has been stabbed to death ByThe Associated...

Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

WASHINGTON — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were...

Officials in Michigan county used virus money for bonuses

Elected officials in a Michigan county gave themselves bonuses with federal relief money related to the coronavirus pandemic ByThe Associated Press July 22, 2021, 8:11...

GOP lawmakers hold California protest after 3 cancellations

Republican House Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene held a protest Saturday after a third venue in California canceled their event ByThe Associated Press...

1 dead, 6 injured in shooting near food trucks in Portland

Police said one person died and at least six people were injured in an early morning shooting on Saturday in Portland, Oregon By GILLIAN FLACCUS...

Georgia interstate fully reopens, damaged overpass removed

Authorities have reopened a key stretch of a Georgia interstate in both directions, after quickly demolishing a bridge overpass that had been badly damaged in...

Recovery effort at collapsed building could end soon

Efforts to recover human remains from the debris of a South Florida condominium are nearing an end By Associated Press July 16, 2021, 2:58 PM...

Chinese people ordered to think like Xi as Communist Party aims to tighten control

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the...

Judge denies adding rape charges in Kristin Smart case

A judge has denied a prosecutor’s bid to file rape charges against the man accused of killing California college student Kristin Smart, who went missing...

Fed survey: US economy strong but hindered by bottlenecks

The Federal Reserve’s latest nationwide business survey has found that the economy strengthened further in late May and early June, despite supply-chain bottlenecks that led...

Passenger arrested after taking over small plane in Alaska

Alaska State Troopers say a passenger on a plane bound for a tiny western Alaska community took control of the plane’s yoke and caused it...

Best kitchen knife sets of 2021

CNN —   High-quality, super-sharp kitchen knives make culinary tasks easier and safer. (Did you know that dull knives are actually more dangerous?) While many...

Best charcoal grills in 2021

CNN —   There’s nothing quite like the smell and taste of a charcoal grill in the summer. Charcoal grilling takes a bit more time...

Golf pro, 2 others fatally shot at Atlanta-area country club

Authorities say a professional golfer and two other men were killed in a shooting at an Atlanta-area country club and the suspect is still at...

Deaths of 3 young children under investigation as suspicious

Authorities are investigating three young children’s deaths in Southern California as suspicious and their mother was detained for questioning on Monday ByThe Associated Press June...

1 dead, 13 wounded in two shootings in Chicago

Two separate shootings have left one person dead and at least 13 others injured Sunday night in Chicago ByThe Associated Press June 28, 2021, 8:06...

Police arrest man on murder charge in Austin mass shooting

Prosecutors say authorities in Texas have arrested a 19-year-old man on a murder warrant for the killing of a tourist during a mass shooting in...

St. Louis shooting kills 3 people, leaves 4 others wounded

Authorities say a shooting in St. Louis has left three people dead and four others wounded ByThe Associated Press June 22, 2021, 12:32 PM •...

Driver rams cyclists in Arizona race, critically injuring 6

Police say a driver in a pickup truck has plowed into bicyclists competing in a community road race in Arizona, critically injuring several riders ByThe...