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At least 6 teens are shot at a Houston 'instant house party' organized on Snapchat

Detectives in Houston say an impromptu house party organized on Snapchat devolved into chaos when a verbal dispute led to the shooting of at least six teenagers. CNN affiliate network KTRK has the story.

Portland protests wind down after 13 arrested and six injured

More than a dozen people were arrested Saturday and six others were injured as left-wing anti-fascist demonstrators spent hours counter-protesting against a rally by far-right and extremist groups. CNN's Sara Sidner spoke to protesters on both sides.

Portland protests wind down after 13 arrested and six injured

Several left-wing anti-fascist demonstrators gathered to protest a rally by far-right and extremist groups in Portland, Oregon. CNN reporter Sara Sidner speaks to Enrique Tarrio, a chairman of the far-right group Proud Boys.

A black teen ran out with a $2 beer. Then a Tennessee store clerk followed him and shot him dead

Anwar Ghazali, the store clerk who shot and killed teenager Dorian Harris in 2018 for allegedly stealing a beer, was found guilty of second-degree murder after a four-day trial.

These Milwaukee musicians gather to play at the city's crime scenes

A group of musicians called the Black String Triage Ensemble visits crime scenes around Milwaukee and plays music to bring peace and healing to those communities.

A family found a living frog in a carton of organic salad greens. Enjoy your day

A Wisconsin woman found a living frog in the organic lettuce she purchased. CNN affiliate WTMJ has the story.

A social media feud led to the killing of a 9-year-old girl in Dallas, police say

A social media rivalry between two Dallas rappers escalated into a shooting that left a 9-year-old girl dead days before school started, police said.

The water is so hot in Alaska it's killing large numbers of salmon

CNN's Allison Chinchar discusses the latest heat wave in Alaska and its impact on several varieties of Alaskan salmon.

Swarms of black vultures have taken over a Florida community

A Florida community has been swarmed by black vultures, making one family's home uninhabitable, according to a report by CNN affiliate WPBF.

Jeffrey Epstein's cause of death was suicide by hanging, medical examiner says

Jeffrey Epstein's cause of death was suicide by hanging, the New York City medical examiner's office determined, according to a report from The New York Times.

Wisconsin police say they found a fugitive hiding in a solar-powered bunker in the woods

Authorities in Wisconsin say they have arrested a suspect wanted on charges of incest, child sexual assault and possession of child pornography after a local hunter found the suspect's hidden bunker in the woods.

Thinking about buying Greenland? Here's what you need to know about the icy island

President Trump has brought up buying Greenland from the Danish government on multiple occasions and the White House counsel's office has looked into the possibility, two sources told CNN.

Family of man shot in the back by police in Colorado call for independent investigation

Colorado Springs police have released video of two police officers shooting dead 19-year-old De'von Bailey as he ran away. He was later found to be carrying a gun.

3 suspicious devices in downtown New York were not explosive, the NYPD said

The New York City Police Department evacuated one of the largest transit stations in the city after police found three rice cookers, which were later deemed safe. CNN's Polo Sandoval has the latest.

An Indiana state representative tried to buy cocaine and impersonated an officer, police say

Rep. Dan Forestal (D-IN) was charged with drunken driving and impersonating an officer after he tried to buy cocaine "party favors" at a local bar, court documents show. His attorney, Jim Voyles, told CNN he does not speak to the media about his cases.

A truck drove into a line of ICE protesters outside a detention facility in Rhode Island

A group of protesters were demonstrating against ICE outside a detention facility in Providence, Rhode Island, when a truck drove up.

He invited the public to his wife's funeral after she was killed in the El Paso shooting. Hundreds are expected to attend

Tony Basco's wife Margie Reckard was killed in the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, that left 22 people dead. Now, hundreds are expected to attend Reckard's funeral. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.

A 7-foot crocodile was swimming in an Ohio creek as elementary school kids played in the water

Children from a church group were playing in a creek in West Alexandria, Ohio, when one of their leaders spotted a 7-foot-long crocodile swimming nearby.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. survives plane crash at small Tennessee airport, officials say

Dale Earnhardt Jr., famed NASCAR driver and auto racing analyst, and his wife were involved in a private jet crash in eastern Tennessee and escaped serious injury, officials said. CNN's Dianne Gallagher reports.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. survives plane crash at small Tennessee airport, officials say

In a 2014 CNN interview, famed NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his fame began very early in his racing career because of his family legacy.

Professional dancer opens arts center for kids living in the heart of America's opioid epidemic

In an area of New Mexico hard-hit by the opioid crisis, Roger Montoya is making sure young people can find a different path and positive ways to express themselves through his nonprofit arts center.

Professional dancer opens arts center for kids living in the heart of America's opioid epidemic

Mexican, Native American and Spanish dances bring the community together at Moving Arts Española. CNN Hero Roger Montoya founded the nonprofit arts center to educate and inspire kids while celebrating local cultures.

The suspect in the Philadelphia standoff has a lengthy criminal history, district attorney says

While attempting to serve a narcotics warrant in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood, six Philadelphia police officers were shot during a standoff that lasted nearly eight hours.

Police body cam video shows Yankees GM Brian Cashman pulled over at gunpoint

Police released bodycam video of Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman stopped at gunpoint after his car was still mistakenly marked as being stolen.

5 things to know for August 15: Jeffrey Epstein, economy, New York child sex lawsuits

Over 25 million people are under dangerous heat alerts as temperatures approach record levels in California and the desert Southwest. The heat will then spread east into the weekend.

Man dies after taco-eating contest at California baseball game

A man died after participating in a taco-eating competition at a minor league baseball game in Fresno, California.

Man pleads not guilty to allegedly body-slamming Montana boy for not removing hat during National Anthem

A man accused of assaulting a 13-year-old boy in Montana after the boy wouldn't remove his hat during the National Anthem at a rodeo pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of assault on a minor. CNN's Scott McLean has more.

5 things to know for August 15: Jeffrey Epstein, economy, New York child sex lawsuits

A barrage of gunfire can be heard in dramatic new video showing the opening moments of a standoff between Philadelphia police and an armed man. Six officers were wounded in the incident. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.

What we know about the shooting in Philadelphia

Police are in an active and ongoing standoff with a suspect who shot at least six officers in a North Philadelphia neighborhood.

A family of four was on a camping trip in Canada. Then a wolf attacked while they were sleeping

A New Jersey family was fast asleep in their tent during a camping trip at Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, when they were attacked by a wolf.

Police in standoff with barricaded shooter who wounded 6 Philadelphia officers

Philadelphia police swarmed the area near a shooting in the city where several officers were injured, Sgt. Eric Gripp said via Twitter. CNN's Evan Perez reports.

Mike Tyson says he burns through $40,000 of weed at his ranch every month

Mike Tyson revealed on a recent episode of his podcast that $40,000 worth of marijuana is smoked every month on his ranch in California.

A person is in custody in the shooting death of a 7-year-old St. Louis boy, police say

Seven children under the age of 17, including 7-year-old Xavier Usanga, have been killed by gunfire in St. Louis so far this year, police told CNN.

Keep an eye on those gifts. A wedding crasher is on the loose in Texas

Officials in Texas are looking for a woman they are calling the "wedding crasher," who they believe is involved in arriving uninvited to venues posing as a guest and stealing wedding gifts.

5 things to know for August 14: Hong Kong, Dayton, China trade, Russia, teens online

Once again triple digit heat indices are forecast for areas of the Southeast today but a heat wave is now building out West as well. Temperatures could climb as high as 125°F.

5 things to know for August 14: Hong Kong, Dayton, China trade, Russia, teens online

President Trump is threatening more tariffs on Chinese imports. CNNI's Julia Chatterley explains why American consumers could bear the brunt of the newest trade war escalation.

5 things to know for August 14: Hong Kong, Dayton, China trade, Russia, teens online

Video taken by the Wall Street Journal's Mike Bird appears to show an officer pull a weapon on protesters who were assaulting him during demonstrations at Hong Kong's international airport.

A girl begged for her dad's release after the Mississippi ICE raids. Days later, he's still detained

The father of an 11-year-old girl who tearfully begged for her father's release has been located at a correctional facility in Natchez, Mississippi.

5 things to know for August 14: Hong Kong, Dayton, China trade, Russia, teens online

Police in Dayton, Ohio, have released new video showing officers engaging with the gunman who opened fire in a crowded bar district. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.

5 things to know for August 14: Hong Kong, Dayton, China trade, Russia, teens online

New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill speaks to CNN's Brynn Gingras following several suicides in the NYPD.

Riverside shooting: Ex-convict killed officer, police say

One officer died and two other officers were injured after being shot following a traffic stop in Riverside, California. The incident began when a California Highway Patrol officer was shot after pulling over a vehicle, according to Riverside Police.

5 things to know for August 13: Immigration, Dayton, Epstein, Ebola, Russia

Over 70 million people are under the threat for severe storms from Texas to New Jersey this afternoon. Also, today marks the 7th day in a row that some areas have been under dangerous heat alerts in the South.

5 things to know for August 13: Immigration, Dayton, Epstein, Ebola, Russia

A case report published by the British Medical Journal shows a 72-year-old's false teeth got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for eight days.

One officer was killed and two others were injured in a shootout in California

Three officers were injured in a shooting in Riverside, California. The incident began when a California Highway Patrol officer was shot after making a traffic stop, according to Riverside Police spokesman Ryan J. Railsback.

5 things to know for August 13: Immigration, Dayton, Epstein, Ebola, Russia

A friend of Connor Betts accused of providing the Dayton, Ohio, shooter with the body armor and a 100-round double drum magazine used during his attack is facing federal firearms charges. CNN's Jessica Schneider has the details.

A Maryland baby taken off life support was not expected to survive. Now she's about to have her first birthday.

A Maryland baby was taken off life support in April and not expected to survive more than six hours, but she is about to celebrate her first birthday nearly four months later.

Heather Heyer's not on this FBI list. How hate crimes become invisible

In August 2017, a neo-Nazi drove his car into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing Heather Heyer and injuring many more. But if you look at the federal hate crimes report, it's like it never happened at all. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Fire at a Pennsylvania day care center kills four siblings and the homeowner's child

A fire broke out in a day care in Pennsylvania, killing five children under the age of 8. Four of the children were siblings.

Jeffery Epstein's apparent suicide is fueling rumors and questions. Here's what we know, and what's next

Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his New York jail cell, one day after a court unsealed new details about sex assault claims against him.

As officials investigate Jeffrey Epstein's death, here's what you should know about suicide watch in jail

Miami Herald reporter Julie K. Brown's investigative series sparked the latest round of litigation surrounding Jeffrey Epstein. She reacts to his suicide, saying she was "stunned," and insists, "we've got to keep our focus on the victims and on this particular case, which really has so many avenues that have yet to be investigated." Brown also reacts to the president's tweet about Epstein's suicide that promoted a conspiracy theory saying, "social media is not the place to get your news."

American gold medalist kneels during national anthem at the Pan Am Games

American gold medalist fencer Race Imboden knelt as the National Anthem played at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, to protest racism, gun control, mistreatment of immigrants and President Donald Trump. Imboden talks to CNN's Fredricka Whitfield about why he decided to kneel.

Their parents were taken in Mississippi immigration raids. For these kids, the trauma is just beginning

After 680 undocumented workers were rounded up in ICE raids in Mississippi, young children are taking on the responsibilities of their parents.

Jeffery Epstein's apparent suicide is fueling rumors and questions. Here's what we know, and what's next

The demand for answers intensifies following the apparent suicide of millionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield talks with New York Times reporter Katie Benner about the case.

FBI agent ends his career by reuniting with the infant he rescued at the start of it

FBI Special Agent Troy Sowers celebrated his retirement by reuniting with the infant he rescued at the very beginning of his career two decades earlier.

Source: Jeffrey Epstein's cell was not monitored the night of his apparent suicide

Jailed multimillionaire financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide, two law enforcement sources said, one day after a court unsealed new details of the claims against him. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

At least eight Walmart stores were the subject of threats over the past week

After numerous incidents at Walmart stores nationwide, the retailer is facing backlash over its gun policies.

Jeffrey Epstein is dead. His cases could live on for years

Julie K. Brown, the Miami Herald reporter who was one of the first to report on Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking scandal, reacts to the multi-millionaire's death by suicide.

The most overworked cities in the US might surprise you

The daily grind can burn out even the most motivated person. In this Staying Well, media mogul Ariana Huffington shares how she found work-life balance.

Drugs, dirt and hot German bikers: Two teens who ran away to Woodstock recall the adventure of a lifetime

A theater nerd defies her mom, takes drugs, makes out with a German biker and defines her life at Woodstock. CNN's Paul Vercammen reports.

A 'straight pride' leader called his organization a 'totally peaceful racist group.' The crowd erupted in laughter

A city council meeting in Modesto, California erupted in laughter after a "straight pride" leader called his organization a "totally peaceful, racist group."

A guy who talked his way into a tryout with the Browns scored an 86-yard touchdown

Cleveland Browns rookie wide receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi stole the show in the team's first preseason game with an 86-yard punt return for a touchdown against the Washington Redskins. CNN's Coy Wire takes a look at this amazing story.

Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide, sources say

Jeffrey Epstein was found dead at the federal facility in New York where he was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, according to officials.

Flight attendant fired for allegedly being drunk on the clock

A United Airlines flight attendant was arrested after passengers aboard a flight from Chicago to South Bend, Indiana, expressed concern about her condition during the flight, court documents show.

Tennessee escaped inmate was at a prison official's home hours before she was found dead

A manhunt is underway for Curtis Ray Watson, who escaped from West Tennessee State Penitentiary in Henning. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has said he's a suspect in the death of Debra Johnson, a longtime corrections official who was found dead in her home on the prison grounds.

Michigan officer placed on leave following KKK paraphernalia discovered at his home

A Michigan police officer has been placed on administrative leave after potential home buyers said they discovered Confederate flags and Ku Klux Klan paraphernalia while touring his home.

As Walmart shooter aimed deliberately at his victims, the store manager hustled to save lives

Walmart manager Robert Evans tells CNN how he helped evacuate the store when a gunman opened fire.

EPA dropped salmon protection after Trump met with Alaska governor

The EPA told staff scientists it was no longer opposing a controversial Alaska mining project that could devastate one of the world's most valuable wild salmon fisheries just one day after President Donald Trump met with Alaska's governor, CNN has learned. The news came as a "total shock" to some top EPA scientists who were planning to oppose the project on environmental grounds, according to sources. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Mississippi immigration raids thrust kids into adult roles. They're still children

Children are sharing their emotions after their parents were detained during an ICE raid in Mississippi.

An armed man who caused panic at a Walmart in Missouri says it was a 'social experiment'

An armed man was seen walking through a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, carrying a rifle and wearing body armor. CNN's Omar Jimenez reports Dmitriy N. Andreychenko faces a charge of making a terrorist threat in the first degree after causing a "panic."

They were woken up from their bunks to do the unimaginable. First responders recall the carnage in Ohio

CNN's Brooke Baldwin speaks with the first responders to the Dayton, Ohio, mass shooting about the race to save lives after they were first notified about an active shooter.

5 things to know for August 9: Immigration, White House, highway shooting, Kashmir

Hot and humid conditions brings triple digit heat index values to the south. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the forecast and who will see the highest temperatures.

A shooter is on the run after killing 2 people on a Houston freeway

Houston Police say a gunman is on the run after killing two people following a car crash on a Houston freeway.

A heavily armed man was arrested at a Missouri Walmart after causing panic inside, police say

An armed man was arrested at a Missouri Walmart, Springfield police said. Officers responded to a call of an active shooter, but police said no shots were fired and no one was injured.

5 things to know for August 13: Immigration, Dayton, Epstein, Ebola, Russia

Magdalena, whose undocumented father was rounded up during a massive sweep at seven Mississippi food processing plants, makes an emotional plea to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. CNN's Dianne Gallagher reports.

Over 63,000 rubber ducks were dumped into the Chicago River for charity

Thousands gathered to watch Chicago's 14th annual Ducky Derby, where over 63,000 rubber ducks splash down for a race down the Chicago River.

A YouTuber is under investigation after she uploaded a video that appeared to show her abusing her dog

Popular YouTube vlogger Brooke Houts is facing criticism and a police investigation after uploading a video that appears to show her abusing her dog.

He's fixing up old RVs for families who lost their homes to California's worst wildfire

After seeing families lose their homes to California's worst wildfire, Woody Faircloth is delivering refurbished RVs to displaced survivors as they rebuild their lives.

He's fixing up old RVs for families who lost their homes to California's worst wildfire

Cathy Muncy lost her home in California's Camp Fire last year. Recently, she was able to move into an RV donated by CNN Hero Woody Faircloth. She shows what's left where her home once stood.

680 undocumented workers arrested in record-setting immigration sweep on the first day of school

US immigration authorities arrested about 680 undocumented immigrants at seven sites in six different cities in Mississippi. A Facebook video recorded outside a plant in Morton, Mississippi, shows an 11-year-old girl sobbing and begging an officer for a chance to see her mother who was detained.

A man killed 4 in a stabbing rampage that lasted hours. He was arrested at a 7-Eleven

A man killed four people during a stabbing rampage in Southern California before officers found his car parked outside a 7-Eleven convenience store and arrested him, authorities said. CNN's Paul Vercammen reports.

Montana boy body-slammed for not removing hat during National Anthem, authorities say

A Montana man is accused of assaulting a 13-year-old boy at the fair for not taking his hat off during the National Anthem.

Exclusive: El Paso suspect's mother called police concerned about gun

The El Paso shooting suspect's mother called the Allen, Texas, Police Department weeks before the shooting because she was concerned about her son owning an "AK" type firearm, lawyers for the family confirmed to CNN.

Simone Biles to USA Gymnastics: 'You had one job and you couldn't protect us'

Olympic gold medalist gets emotional during an interview with reporters at a gymnastics competition in Kansas City, Missouri, over being sexually abused at the hands of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nasser.

With 680 undocumented immigrants arrested across Mississippi, one mayor asks 'What happens to the children?'

A major operation in Mississippi with nearly 700 undocumented immigrants taken into custody.

5 things to know for August 7: Mass shootings, Russia, China, dengue, Legionnaires

Ahead of President Trump's visits to El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, in the wake of two mass shootings, his aides are responding to leaders who have suggested that he stay in Washington. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

5 things to know for August 7: Mass shootings, Russia, China, dengue, Legionnaires

Another round of damaging wind and large hail is forecast across the Northeast and Midwest today while a dangerous heat wave builds down south.

Motorcycles backfiring mistaken for an active shooter in Times Square

After recent shootings in the US left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to flee the area in fear that another shooting was taking place.

Texas police department apologizes after photos emerge of officers on horseback leading a handcuffed black man

The Galveston Police Department is apologizing after photos emerged showing horse-mounted officers leading a handcuffed man down a street in Texas.

The Dayton shooter's family requests privacy as they mourn the loss of 2 children and 'process the horror'

Security camera footage obtained exclusively by CNN shows Connor Betts' movements on the night of the Dayton gunman's mass shooting. CNN's Chris Cuomo has the details

Exclusive video shows Dayton gunman Connor Betts in bar in the hours before shooting

New cell phone video has been released from inside a Dayton, Ohio, bar where nine people were killed after a gunman opened fire. CNN's Brynn Gingras reports.

A French bulldog survived a 6-story plunge from a New York building by landing in the luckiest spot

A French bulldog beat the odds when he plummeted from a six-story building in Manhattan's Lower East Side only to crash through a sunroof of a car parked below.

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's Boston-area mansion was just listed for a cool $39,500,000

NFL star Tom Brady and his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, have listed their home outside of Boston for $39.5 million.

A woman shared a cruel note that was left in her mailbox. She never imagined the kindness that would come next

After a mother whose young son suffers from health problems received an unkind letter criticizing her home's appearance, a group of strangers came to lend a hand.

Lightning struck a house and caused this toilet to explode

A Florida woman says she'll be more careful during severe weather after her toilet exploded when lightning struck near her home's septic tank.

5-year-old girl who lost her parents in El Paso massacre asks if she'll be shot next

In an emotional interview, two parents who lost their daughter and son-in-law in the El Paso, Texas, shooting say they forgive the alleged shooter. The couple who was killed left three children without a mother and father. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Shooting victims remembered in a vigil outside NRA headquarters

A vigil was held outside of the National Rifle Association's headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia on August 5, 2019 to honor the victims and to call for change.

After the Dayton gunman opened fire, this man died in his son's arms

Dion Green, his fiancée and his father were out for a night on the town in Dayton when a gunman opened fire into a crowd of people enjoying a popular nightlife district. Green's father, Derrick Fudge, was one of nine victims in the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

A Dayton gun show has been canceled in the wake of Sunday's mass shooting

CNN's John Avlon reviews firearm legislation throughout US history and ineffectiveness of gun control efforts, despite 90 percent of Americans supporting universal firearm background checks.

NFL star J.J. Watt breaks a boy's bike fulfilling a childhood dream in Green Bay

The Texans and the Green Bay Packers are doing joint training camp practices in Wisconsin and with the practice comes an age-old Green Bay tradition: riding young fans' bikes to the practice field. J.J. Watt, a Wisconsin native, was riding a boy's bike to the field when the seat suddenly broke and Watt had to carry the bike.

A millionaire charged in his wife's murder has been caught after more than four years on the run

California millionaire Peter Chadwick, 54, has been arrested. Chadwick has been on the run for more than four years as a suspect in his wife's death.

5 things to know for August 6: Mass shootings, US-China trade, Venezuela, Kashmir

David Johnson was shopping at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, when a gunman opened fire. He was killed when he shielded his wife and 9-year-old granddaughter, who both survived. In an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Johnson's three daughters remember their father.

5 things to know for August 6: Mass shootings, US-China trade, Venezuela, Kashmir

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks to a survivor of the El Paso mass shooting who was shot after throwing bottles at the shooter in an attempt to get his attention.

5 things to know for August 6: Mass shootings, US-China trade, Venezuela, Kashmir

Severe storms capable of producing damaging winds and hail are possible from the Midwest to the Northeast. Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

People are back in Dayton's Oregon District after the deadly shooting

Surveillance video shows a gunman run past a packed restaurant just before going on a shooting rampage in Dayton, Ohio.

Their culture made them targets. Now, it's what is helping them heal

CNN's Chris Cuomo gives his take on the aftermath of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, and says President Trump needs to consider how people perceive his own words and actions.

Dayton shooter had an obsession with violence and mass shootings, police say

A former high school classmate of Dayton, Ohio, shooter Connor Betts says he and another classmate called police years ago to warn them that Betts had a "kill list." CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Exclusive: El Paso suspect's mother called police concerned about gun

8chan, an internet forum popular with white supremacists, is one of many similar websites to host hate speech that have law enforcement struggling to keep up with and regulate their dark online communities.

These are the victims who have been identified in the El Paso shooting

More than 30 people were killed in less than 24 hours in two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

'Mom, it's happening again!' Two mass shootings leave El Paso residents wondering if anywhere is safe

Arlene Enriques, 13, told her mother that she was now scared to go to school after a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, happened just hours after she was visiting her grandmother in El Paso during the mass shooting there.

Neil deGrasse Tyson is facing backlash after tweeting about shooting deaths

Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson is facing backlash online after he coolly referred to the mass shooting deaths in Ohio and Texas, suggesting they pale in comparison to deaths from other causes, namely illness and accidents.

This Walmart has united Americans and Mexicans in El Paso for decades. They say terror won't divide them

After a vigil for the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke told a reporter President Trump is not tolerating racism and violence, he is "inciting racism and violence."

5 things to know for August 5: US mass shootings, Hong Kong protests, Iran, Sudan

Severe storms threaten Upper Midwest, bringing enhanced risk (level 3 of 5) to the area. CNN meteorologist Ivan Cabrera has the affected cities and who will be affected most.

El Paso shooting suspect has been charged with capital murder

CNN's Wolf Blitzer shares a personal thought on gun violence after 29 people died in two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the course of 13 hours.

'Hollywood Ripper' found guilty of two counts of murder after monthslong trial

Michael Gargiulo, also known as the "Hollywood Ripper" for murdering two women and attempting to murder another, has been found guilty by a Los Angeles court.

Cesar Sayoc, who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats, sentenced to 20 years

The Florida man accused of sending mail bombs to CNN offices has pleaded guilty to 65 counts. CNN's Brynn Gingras reports.

El Paso couple shopping for school supplies dies trying to shield their baby from gunfire

Jordan and Andre Anchondo died shielding their infant son from gunfire inside the El Paso Walmart where 20 people were killed in a mass shooting. CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to their family.

Police stopped the Dayton shooter in less than 30 seconds

As a high school student, the gunman in the Dayton, Ohio, massacre had a "kill list" of classmates he wanted to kill or hurt, according to four former students who said they were told by school officials they were on the list.

When chaos erupted in El Paso, this Army soldier's first response was to save the lives of children

Pfc. Glendon Oakley says the focus should not be on him after he helped get kids in a shopping mall to safety during an active shooting at a nearby Walmart in El Paso, Texas.

The El Paso shooter faces the death penalty in a 'domestic terrorism' case

Witnesses describe the scene as a shooter opened fire at a shopping center in El Paso, Texas.

The gunman's sister was one of the 9 shooting victims in Dayton

A lone gunman killed at least 9 people and injured at least 27 others in less than one minute in a popular Dayton nightlife district.

The El Paso shooting is being treated as a case of 'domestic terrorism,' US attorney says

Video taken from inside the El Paso, Texas, Walmart where 20 people were killed and more than two dozen were injured in a mass shooting shows a man hiding under a table as shots were fired.

A 'tough year' for Dayton. First, tornadoes tore through the city. Now a mass shooting

Nine people have been killed and at least 16 were injured in a shooting incident in Dayton, Ohio's Oregon District, according to police. The suspect is also dead, according to police.

Shooter's sister among 9 dead in Dayton, Ohio; 27 others injured

Two female witnesses recount the moment gunfire rang out in Dayton, Ohio's Oregon district, a popular downtown area.

What we know about the shooting in Dayton, Ohio

According to police, nine people are dead after a shooting in Dayton, Ohio; police say the suspect is also dead. A witness captured gunfire on video as it rang out in the city's Oregon District.

What we know about the shooting in El Paso, Texas

A witness in El Paso, Texas, describes helping children evacuate Cielo Vista Mall after hearing multiple gunshots.

What we know about the shooting in El Paso, Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott reacts to a mass shooting at an El Paso shopping center.

What we know about the shooting in El Paso, Texas

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke reacts to news of a shooting in his hometown of El Paso, Texas.

Saoirse Kennedy Hill once wrote about her depression. Patrick Kennedy wants you to read her words

Saoirse Kennedy Hill, a 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died after being found unresponsive at the Kennedy family compound on Massachusetts' Cape Cod.

What we know about the shooting in El Paso, Texas

Video shows victims lying in a Walmart parking lot in El Paso, Texas, after a shopping center shooting.

What we know about the shooting in El Paso, Texas

Video posted on Snapchat shows people fleeing out of an El Paso, Texas, mall during an active shooting at a shopping center.

El Paso shooting suspect may face hate crime charge

Police in El Paso, Texas, confirmed at least 20 people have been killed in a shooting at a shopping center. CNN's Polo Sandoval has the latest.

Pilot makes emergency landing on highway - all captured on trooper's dashcam

The single prop KR2 made a dramatic emergency landing on busy street in Washington state after a fuel system malfunction.

Close call on video: Police car misses collision with mama moose and calf

A mama moose and her calf had a close call with an Anchorage Police Department patrol car last week when they rushed onto a highway right in front of the officer.

'A tweet would be great:' Kentucky coal miners call on Trump for support amid ongoing payment showdown

Kentucky coal miners are calling on the President for his help amid a standoff over their wages after the mine operator Blackjewel filed for bankruptcy without warning.

A fraternity member gave 'step-by-step' directions to 5 people who then killed themselves, a lawsuit alleges

A former fraternity member and student at Truman State University in Missouri allegedly provided "step-by-step" directions to five people who died by suicide in 2016 and 2017, according to a lawsuit against the university, the fraternity and the student.

Pedro Pierluisi was sworn in as Puerto Rico's governor. His opponents are still questioning his legitimacy

Legislators are questioning Pedro Pierluisi's legitimacy as governor, who replaced Ricardo Rosselló after he stepped down as governor following weeks of street protests.

The father of twins who died in a hot car gets support from a crowd in a brief court hearing

A funeral was held for the one-year-old twins who died after their father left them in a hot-car. Prosecutors have put the criminal case on hold for now as the investigation continues.

Jason Momoa joins protesters trying to keep a telescope off Hawaii's tallest mountain

Actor Jason Momoa made an appearance at Hawaii's Mauna Kea and joined protestors fighting to stop the construction of a telescope on sacred land.

The Oakland A's signed a man who threw a 96-mph fastball in a stadium speed pitch challenge

Nathan Patterson threw a baseball at 96mph during a fan event at the Colorado Rockies game and it led him to land a contract with the Oakland A's.

Dallas police body cam footage shows officers mocking a man who later died

Bodycam footage shows Dallas police physically restraining a man during an arrest. Officers mocked the man after he fell unconscious. The man later died.

Wisconsin farmers turned their corn maze into an 11-acre billboard for a suicide helpline

The corn maze at Govin's Farm in Menomonie, Wisconsin, spreads an important suicde prevention message.

The NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner could soon be much closer to learning his career fate

A judge recommended that the NYPD should terminate the officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, according to a source with direct knowledge of the decision.

An NYPD judge recommends that the officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner should be fired, officials say

New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be terminated following his controversial involvement in the death of Eric Garner, a departmental administrative judge officially recommended Friday, according to a source with direct knowledge of the decision.

A key police official recommends NYPD terminate the officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner, a source says

Eric Garner's widow, Esaw Garner Snipes, speaks with CNN's Alisyn Camerota about the upcoming decision regarding officer Daniel Pantaleo's employment.

This Irish teenager may have a solution for a plastic-free ocean

By 2050, plastic could outweigh all the fish in the sea, according to the World Economic Forum.

5 things to know for August 2: Politics, SEALs, Saudi Arabia, Cyntoia Brown, climate

Flooding is likely across areas of the central US and Florida as the weekend approaches and we are monitoring the Atlantic for our next potential tropical system.

Death is the latest in a long list of tragedies for the Kennedy family

Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, has died, the Kennedy family said in a statement. CNN's Jean Casarez has the latest.

Man allegedly used note to rob bank. Handily (for police) it had his name on it

According to the FBI, Michael Harrell walked into a U.S Bank in Cleveland and handed a teller a note demanding money, the FBI said in a statement.

Man walks free after 21 years in prison when a witness in the murder case admits to the killing

A Pennsylvania man named John Miller has been released from prison after a man who implicated him in a 1996 murder confessed to the killing.

The NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner could soon be much closer to learning his career fate

Daniel Pantaleo, the New York Police Department officer at the center of the arrest that allegedly led to Eric Garner's death, is expected to learn the latest decision in a process that could end his career, two senior law enforcement officials and a city official told CNN. CNN's Shimon Prokupecz reports.

An Iowa honeymooner drowned in Florida. It was the first time he'd been swimming in the ocean

An Iowa man on his honeymoon in Crescent Beach, Florida, drowned after being caught in a rip current.

5 things to know for August 1: Dem debate, rate cut, Canada killings, New Zealand

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) reacts to former Vice President Joe Biden telling her "Go easy on me, kid" during the CNN Democratic debate.

Oklahoma woman, 65, fled police and got tased over a ticket for a broken taillight

A 65-year-old woman in Oklahoma was tased and arrested after she fled the scene and kicked the officer.

5 things to know for August 1: Dem debate, rate cut, Canada killings, New Zealand

Tropical moisture from the Caribbean will bring showers and storms to areas of the Southeast over the next few days. Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

5 things to know for August 1: Dem debate, rate cut, Canada killings, New Zealand

Keyla Salazar was one of three people killed at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California when a 19-year-old opened fire. Twelve others were injured. CNN's Stephanie Elam reports.

5 things to know for August 1: Dem debate, rate cut, Canada killings, New Zealand

Former Vice President Joe Biden was the frontrunner going into CNN's second debate, and his fellow 2020 candidates used the night to attack his past and present.

A Missouri man says he found a baby's body in his mother's freezer

A St. Louis man is looking for answers after discovering an infant's body in a box inside his deceased mother's freezer. St. Louis Police and the St. Louis Medical Examiner's office said they are investigating.

Woman turns 107 and shares her secret to longevity: 'I never got married'

A woman who celebrated her 107th birthday shared her secret to living a long life: stay single. CNN affiliate WCBS reports.

Engineering grad's clever electronic cap decoration almost caused a bomb scare

Engineering student Can Cevic was stopped by police at his Florida International University graduation ceremony under suspicion his graduation cap was decorated with an explosive. Police investigated the cap and found the digital device Cevic used as decoration wasn't an explosive, but an Arduino Uno, an open-source microcontroller board, and allowed Cevic to walk with a new cap.

A man who got laid off gets hundreds of job offers after handing out his résumé on the side of the road

A Phoenix man who was recently laid off had to get creative to get the attention of potential employers.

A Delta pilot was removed from a fully boarded plane and arrested on suspicion of being intoxicated

A Delta pilot was taken off a fully boarded plane at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport and arrested on suspicion of being intoxicated, airport spokesman Patrick Hogan told CNN.

One newborn is dead and another is hospitalized after they were found behind a California building

Fairfield, California, police officers say they are investigating the death of a newborn who may have been delivered and left behind a business in Fairfield. Officers responded to a call about a woman who appeared to have just given birth to two babies. Once they arrived at the scene, a police officer found the two infants but not the mother. One of the newborns had died before the officer arrived.

5 things to know for July 31: Dem debate, N. Korea, Capital One, Afghanistan, climate

During CNN's 2020 Democratic primary debate, John Delaney speaks about Sen. Elizabeth Warren's health plan which he would be subject to, given his net worth.

5 things to know for July 31: Dem debate, N. Korea, Capital One, Afghanistan, climate

Relief from the extreme heat in the Northeast is in sight as a cold front brings severe weather this afternoon and the southwest monsoon brings a flash flood risk to Phoenix today.

Gangster John Dillinger's body will be exhumed from an Indiana cemetery

The body of John Dillinger, a notorious American gangster who operated during the Great Depression, is set to be exhumed from its resting place in an Indiana cemetery.

Two brothers drove to a man's farm for a business deal. They disappeared and he's in custody

Clinton County Sheriff Larry Fish says authorities are still searching for the two brothers who disappeared earlier this month during a trip to a northwest Missouri farm for a business deal.

A bodycam caught a deputy shooting a man in his South Carolina home. It contradicts the initial police narrative

A 62-year-old retiree suffered multiple gunshot wounds after a sheriff's deputy fired through his front window in South Carolina.

A black moon is coming on July 31. Here's what that means

Black, blue, harvest and supermoon; CNN's Jennifer Gray explains what full and new moons' names mean.

Artists installed seesaws at the border so kids in the US and Mexico could play together

Architects installed pink seesaws on the US - Mexico border fence so people on both sides could interact with each other.

A disgruntled employee kills 2 people at a Mississippi Walmart, officials say

Police are investigating a shooting at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi that left two dead.

An Ironman cyclist died after she was hit by a semi during a race

Ironman triathlon participant Kristen J. Oswald died after being hit by a semi-truck while competing in the race outside Columbus, Ohio.

Erick just graduated from tropical storm to hurricane and it's going to get stronger

CNN's Jennifer Gray explains what you should know about hurricanes.

5 things to know for July 30: Capital One, Gilroy victims, Pakistan, Italy stabbing

The nations most densely populated corner sears to near 100 this afternoon. The tropics are also heating up as our next potential tropical system tracks towards Florida.

Stop sweating the great white shark. Here's the one you should really be worried about

The great white, the bull shark and the tiger shark are called the "Big Three" for a reason.

5 things to know for July 30: Capital One, Gilroy victims, Pakistan, Italy stabbing

In 2017, credit-reporting company Equifax disclosed that they had experienced a major data breach, affecting up to 143 million people. The company joined Yahoo, Myspace, Target, LinkedIn and more on the list of largest data breaches in history.​

'They thought it was a hoax.' Stunned Gilroy residents try to return to normal with a mixture of fear and determination

Law enforcement officials are searching for answers after a gunman killed three and injured at least 12 people at a festival in Gilroy, California. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

There were two shark attacks off the coast of Florida this weekend

Frank O'Rourke was surfing near the Jacksonville Beach Pier in Florida when a shark knocked him off of his board and into the water.

San Francisco school will cover up a mural depicting slaves and dead Native Americans

A San Francisco school board voted to remove a Depression-era mural in a high school depicting the life of George Washington.

Festival shooter Santino Legan legally purchased his rifle in Nevada. Here's what else we know about the 19-year-old

A deadly mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in northern California killed three people and injured at least 11 others. TinMan band member Christian Swain tells CNN's John Berman they could "smell the gunpowder" from the stage.

California festival gunman killed 2 children and 1 adult with assault-style rifle, police say

At least three people were killed, and several were injured, in a shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California. A suspect was also killed.

5 things to know for July 29: Festival shooting, Baltimore, Dan Coats, Puerto Rico, Boko Haram

The system that brought tornadoes to Minnesota now pushes east targeting Chicago, Detroit, and St. Louis and a new area of tropical development eyes Florida late this week.

Jeremy Lin is the first Asian-American player to win an NBA ring. Now he says the league has given up on him

Jeremy Lin, who became the first Asian-American player to win an NBA title while playing for the Toronto Raptors, says he is struggling as a free agent.

5 things to know for July 29: Festival shooting, Baltimore, Dan Coats, Puerto Rico, Boko Haram

Dan Coats will step down as the director of national intelligence on August 15, President Donald Trump announced in a tweet. Texas Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe will be nominated by the President to replace Coats.

Tropical Storm Erick is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Monday

CNN's Jennifer Gray explains how each hurricane is named and the history behind the naming of hurricanes.

A gunman killed 3 people -- including a 6-year-old boy -- and injured 11 others at a California food festival

Police confirm they shot and killed the suspect in a shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California that left multiple people injured and at least three dead.

At least 3 dead, 11 injured in shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California

At least one person is dead and 11 people are injured after a shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California, according to law enforcement and medical officials.

Michelle Obama shades Trump after his derogatory tweets about Baltimore

CNN's Brian Stelter reads the Baltimore Sun's response to President Donald Trump's Twitter rant criticizing the city of Baltimore.

The woman who was next in line to be Puerto Rico's governor doesn't want the job

Puerto Rico's Center for Investigative Journalism published more than 800 pages of texts between the island's governor and his aides. The offensive messages sparked protests and, eventually, his resignation. Brian Stelter discusses story with the center's executive director Carla Minet and reporter Luis Valentin Ortiz.

Coast Guard seizes $350 million worth of cocaine after chase at sea with suspected smugglers

The Coast Guard says it seized approximately 2,300 pounds of cocaine from a vessel it pursued in the Pacific Ocean.

A shooting at a Brooklyn park leaves 1 dead and 11 injured, New York police say

A shooting at a Brooklyn park left one person dead and 11 others injured, the New York Police Department said.

Off-duty Los Angeles police officer dies after shooting

Los Angeles police officer Juan Diaz died following a shooting that occurred while he was off-duty, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Father of the 1-year-old twins who died in a hot car is 'inconsolable and beside himself,' attorney says

Twin 1-year-old babies died Friday after they were left in a car for eight hours in New York, police said. The children's 39-year-old father, Juan Rodriguez, has been charged with two counts of manslaughter and two counts of criminal negligent homicide.

Attack on civilian employee of Baltimore police captured on video

Authorities in Baltimore are looking for three suspects in connection with an attack on a civilian employee of the Baltimore Police Department that was captured on a surveillance camera and sparked outrage.

Hordes of grasshoppers have invaded Las Vegas

Southern Nevada is being overrun by migrating grasshoppers attracted to ultraviolet lights.

The Emmett Till memorial where the frat students posed is gone. A bulletproof sign will replace it soon

A bullet-riddled memorial sign for Emmett Till at the center of a photo showing three white University of Mississippi students posing with guns will be replaced again -- this time with a bulletproof marker. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Female veteran chased down a man who flashed her, but he got away because no one would help, police say

Massachusetts state police are searching for a man who allegedly flashed a woman while she was jogging.

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