Illinois boy reported missing found dead; parents charged with murder
Illinois boy reported missing found dead; parents charged with murder

The body of a 5-year-old boy reported as missing last week was found wrapped in plastic in a shallow grave on Wednesday.

How an 11-year-old girl died after brushing her teeth
How an 11-year-old girl died after brushing her teeth

She was using a new prescription toothpaste that contained a milk-derived protein.

Elon Musk is promising robo-taxis by next year
Elon Musk is promising robo-taxis by next year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced at an investor event Monday that he expects the company to operate robo-taxis next year.

Rapper YNW Melly could face death penalty in Florida shooting
Rapper YNW Melly could face death penalty in Florida shooting

Florida prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty against rapper YNW Melly in connection with the killing of two men.

Rapper Lil Dicky brings attention to climate change with star-studded song "Earth"
Rapper Lil Dicky brings attention to climate change with star-studded song "Earth"

In honor of Earth Day, the rapper/comedian has released a music video for his song "Earth."

Could the Sri Lanka bombings have been stopped?
Could the Sri Lanka bombings have been stopped?

Some elements of the government had known for weeks about warnings of a potential attack on churches and tourist destinations.

Park ranger takes selfie with gorillas
Park ranger takes selfie with gorillas

Two gorillas have been snapped apparently mimicking human behavior, in a remarkable selfie with a park ranger who helped rescue them as babies.

California woman threatens to blow up church on Easter
California woman threatens to blow up church on Easter

Church members on Sunday tackled a woman carrying a baby and handgun, as she threatened to blow up the church during Easter service, San Diego Police said.

2 men released without charges after death of journalist in Northern Ireland
2 men released without charges after death of journalist in Northern Ireland

The two men, aged 18 and 19, had previously been arrested under the terrorism act.

April 21st, 5:54 PM EDT
Pothole may have saved man's life by jolting heart back into normal rhythm
Pothole may have saved man's life by jolting heart back into normal rhythm

Medics said that the jolt of the pothole converted the patient's racing heart to normal rhythms.

Paris police use tear gas against 'yellow vest' rioters
Paris police use tear gas against 'yellow vest' rioters

By Chandrika Narayan, CNN Riot police unleashed tear gas at so-called yellow vest protesters in central Paris who marched Saturday for the 23rd consecutive weekend.

April 20th, 2:53 PM EDT
13 people shot and killed at a family party in Mexico
13 people shot and killed at a family party in Mexico

Four other people were injured in the attack Friday in the city of Minatitln.

April 20th, 2:29 PM EDT
George Zimmerman kicked off Tinder, Bumble
George Zimmerman kicked off Tinder, Bumble

George Zimmerman appears to be looking for a good time. Dating apps don't want any part of it.

How Mueller used Bitcoin to catch Russia
How Mueller used Bitcoin to catch Russia

Russian operatives used cryptocurrency at almost every stage in their online efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to the Mueller Report.

Fifth grader who got into fight died from natural causes, prosecutor says
Fifth grader who got into fight died from natural causes, prosecutor says

The death of Raniya, 10, will be attributed to natural causes in a report next week, and no criminal charges will be filed in the case.

America's first female astronaut candidate dies in Florida
America's first female astronaut candidate dies in Florida

America’s first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed for equality in space but never reached its heights, has died.

A short-circuit may have caused the Notre Dame Cathedral fire
A short-circuit may have caused the Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Paris prosecutors are investigating if an electrical short-circuit caused the fire that ripped through Notre Dame Cathedral.

How the FBI retraced the steps of the Florida teen obsessed with the Columbine shooting
How the FBI retraced the steps of the Florida teen obsessed with the Columbine shooting

The frantic hunt for a Florida teen described by authorities as "infatuated" with the Columbine massacre started after a series of red flags.

New kind of jellyfish found in Indian Ocean
New kind of jellyfish found in Indian Ocean

In the deepest chasms of the Indian Ocean, a mysterious new creature's been spotted, potentially for the first time.

Marine running to honor fallen comrades crawls to finish line at Boston Marathon
Marine running to honor fallen comrades crawls to finish line at Boston Marathon

Micah Herndon proved that you never give up, no matter what, when he crawled on his hands and knees to the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Florida man who threw daughter off bridge found guilty of murder
Florida man who threw daughter off bridge found guilty of murder

A Florida jury on Tuesday found a man guilty of first-degree murder for dropping his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge four years ago.

27 more possible graves found near Florida boys reform school
27 more possible graves found near Florida boys reform school

Nearly eight years after shutting its doors following a bone-chilling 111-year legacy of abuse, Florida's Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys is still unearthing dark secrets.

Several artifacts were saved from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire
Several artifacts were saved from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire

The cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris is home to scores of priceless artifacts, artwork and relics collected over the centuries, each with their own story.

Aretha Franklin wins posthumous Pulitzer Prize
Aretha Franklin wins posthumous Pulitzer Prize

The Queen of Soul is now a Pulitzer Prize winner.

3D-printed heart created from human patient's cells
3D-printed heart created from human patient's cells

Researchers have 3D-printed a heart using a patient's cells, providing hope that the technique could be used to heal hearts or engineer new ones for transplants.

Notre Dame Cathedral fire under control, officials say
Notre Dame Cathedral fire under control, officials say

By early Tuesday morning, officials said the fire was under control and several invaluable artifacts had been rescued from the burning cathedral.

Bill Weld officially announces he is challenging Trump for GOP nomination in 2020
Bill Weld officially announces he is challenging Trump for GOP nomination in 2020

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announced Monday he is officially entering the race for president.

Tornado rips through Texas town as severe weather now threatens Southeast
Tornado rips through Texas town as severe weather now threatens Southeast

A tornado ripped through Franklin, Texas, on Saturday, as the National Weather Service in the state posted one tornado warning after another.

Man suspected of sexually abusing and killing infant
Man suspected of sexually abusing and killing infant

Police in Phoenix are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl who was abused by her mother’s boyfriend while the mother was getting one of her kids medication.

April 13th, 4:43 PM EDT
The planet's largest airplane just flew for the first time
The planet's largest airplane just flew for the first time

After years of development in the desert north of Los Angeles, a gigantic, six-engined megajet with the wingspan of an American football field flew Saturday morning.

WATCH: First Star Wars Episode IX trailer released
WATCH: First Star Wars Episode IX trailer released

The first trailer from the final installment of Skywalker Saga of Star Wars was released Friday.

Ex-Pope Benedict XVI breaks silence on church's sex abuse crisis, blames the sexual revolution and liberals
Ex-Pope Benedict XVI breaks silence on church's sex abuse crisis, blames the sexual revolution and liberals

Pope Benedict XVI has broken his silence in a rare essay on the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.

Robert Kraft's lawyers think video would 'destroy any prospect' of fair trial
Robert Kraft's lawyers think video would 'destroy any prospect' of fair trial

Lawyers for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft filed a second amended motion in court Wednesday to stop the public release of video evidence.

7-Eleven owner gives hungry teen food after he caught him shoplifting
7-Eleven owner gives hungry teen food after he caught him shoplifting

When the store owner asked why he was stealing the merchandise, the teen said it was because he and his younger brother were hungry.

20-year-old raising her younger siblings after parents death gets new car from sheriff's office
20-year-old raising her younger siblings after parents death gets new car from sheriff's office

For almost three years, she has been taking care of her five younger siblings. She's been keeping them clothed, fed and going to school every day -- all without the help of a car.

Kim Kardashian wants to be a lawyer
Kim Kardashian wants to be a lawyer

The reality TV star wants to take the California bar exam in 2022.

Uber driver takes passengers to airport, allegedly goes back to their house to rob it
Uber driver takes passengers to airport, allegedly goes back to their house to rob it

Police in San Mateo, California, have arrested an Uber driver who they say took his riders to the airport and then drove back to their home and tried to break in.

Redacted version of Mueller report will be released within a week, Barr says
Redacted version of Mueller report will be released within a week, Barr says

Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday he expects to release a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's nearly report "within a week."

Felicity Huffman apologizes over college admissions scandal
Felicity Huffman apologizes over college admissions scandal

Felicity Huffman has apologized for her part in a college admissions scam.

Police are looking for someone who shot and killed a bald eagle
Police are looking for someone who shot and killed a bald eagle

Authorities are looking for whoever shot and killed a female bald eagle found late last month in southeastern Arkansas.

Mother of 10-year-old who died in fight said she'd complained of bullying to the school
Mother of 10-year-old who died in fight said she'd complained of bullying to the school

Ashley Wright said she had complained to Forest Hills Elementary School in the past about the girl involved in the altercation.

Timmothy Pitzen's dad hopes news about his missing son will help find him
Timmothy Pitzen's dad hopes news about his missing son will help find him

Reports that missing boy Timmothy Pitzen had turned up nearly eight years after he disappeared proved to be a cruel hoax.

President Trump says Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving
President Trump says Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving

Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of Homeland Security who has become a face of President Donald Trump's hardline immigration push, is leaving the administration, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Sunday afternoon.

April 7th, 7:04 PM EDT
Rep. Devin Nunes sending 8 criminal referrals to Attorney General
Rep. Devin Nunes sending 8 criminal referrals to Attorney General

California Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, said Sunday he was planning to send eight criminal referrals to Attorney General William Barr as soon as this week.

April 7th, 3:41 PM EDT
Malaysian PGA golfer Arie Irawan dies inside hotel room
Malaysian PGA golfer Arie Irawan dies inside hotel room

Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died in his hotel room aged 28 while competing at a tournament in China, with "early indications" suggesting it was due to natural causes.

April 7th, 3:03 PM EDT
Florida family finds stranger asleep on their front porch with loaded shotgun
Florida family finds stranger asleep on their front porch with loaded shotgun

A family in Haines City woke up to a surprise Thursday morning when they found a stranger asleep on their front porch with a loaded, altered shotgun.

April 7th, 2:27 PM EDT
A man in Seattle faces rape charges after police say he posed as a rideshare driver
A man in Seattle faces rape charges after police say he posed as a rideshare driver

Surveillance footage captured the person of interest in a Seattle rape investigation.

Fisher-Price says 10 infants have died using Rock 'n Play sleeper
Fisher-Price says 10 infants have died using Rock 'n Play sleeper

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is asking customers to stop using a Fisher-Price baby sleeper because infants have died after they were left in the sleeper.

April 5th, 5:35 PM EDT
E. coli outbreak with unknown source sickens 72 people across five states
E. coli outbreak with unknown source sickens 72 people across five states

States reporting infected patients are Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia.

Kurt Cobain died 25 years ago today
Kurt Cobain died 25 years ago today

A quarter century later, Cobain's career continues to fascinate and inspire.

What is known about the man who wrongfully claimed to be a missing boy in Kentucky
What is known about the man who wrongfully claimed to be a missing boy in Kentucky

Brian Michael Rini was wandering around a Kentucky neighborhood when he claimed to be Timmothy Pitzen.

FDA investigating possible link between seizures and vaping
FDA investigating possible link between seizures and vaping

The administration is studying 35 cases of seizures among mostly young vape users.

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman appear in federal court
Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman appear in federal court

Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were among a dozen people who appeared Wednesday in federal court in Boston as part of the college admissions scam.

Armed men demand $500K ransom after kidnapping American tourist in Uganda
Armed men demand $500K ransom after kidnapping American tourist in Uganda

Four armed men kidnapped an American tourist in Uganda Tuesday and have demanded $500,000 as ransom, the Ugandan Tourism Board and Ugandan police force have said.

April 3rd, 10:04 AM EDT
Woman charged with illegally entering Mar-a-Lago club
Woman charged with illegally entering Mar-a-Lago club

She was carrying two Chinese passports, four cell phones and a thumb drive with malicious malware on it.

CBD could soon be regulated in foods and drinks
CBD could soon be regulated in foods and drinks

The FDA will hold a public hearing to discuss how to regulate cannabidiols in consumer products.

Rapper Nipsey Hussle's suspected killer is in custody
Rapper Nipsey Hussle's suspected killer is in custody

LAPD tweeted that Eric Holder was arrested late Tuesday afternoon.

One person killed in a second Houston-area chemical plant fire
One person killed in a second Houston-area chemical plant fire

It's the second chemical plant fire there in three weeks.

Get ready to pay more for Netflix next month
Get ready to pay more for Netflix next month

Netflix subscribers are about to get a bigger monthly bill.

South Carolina college student died from multiple sharp force injuries, authorities say
South Carolina college student died from multiple sharp force injuries, authorities say

A college student whose body was found in a field hours after she got into a vehicle she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride died from multiple sharp force injuries.

Teens teach 5-year-old boy with autism how to ride a skateboard on his birthday
Teens teach 5-year-old boy with autism how to ride a skateboard on his birthday

For Carter, a 5-year-old with high functioning autism and ADHD, it might have been the perfect birthday.

Democrats to authorize subpoena for full Mueller report
Democrats to authorize subpoena for full Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler will authorize a subpoena this week to obtain the full, unredacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller.

Teen battling cancer gets a surprise after his bike is stolen
Teen battling cancer gets a surprise after his bike is stolen

Daylin Campbell got a mountain bike for Christmas, but he wasn't able to ride it because he's been battling leukemia.

Columbine students start campaign to share images of their death if they're killed by guns
Columbine students start campaign to share images of their death if they're killed by guns

Nearly 20 years after the mass shooting at Columbine High School captured the nation's attention, some of the school's current students are using its legacy to combat gun violence.

Meteor lights up the night sky over northern Florida
Meteor lights up the night sky over northern Florida

People across northern Florida were baffled shortly before midnight Saturday by a greenish-blue fireball that seemed to plummet from the sky.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg calls for more regulation of the internet
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg calls for more regulation of the internet

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, who has been under scrutiny for the social media company's role in spreading misinformation and inadequately policing content, is calling for regulators to play a "more active role" in establishing rules for the internet.

March 30th, 6:26 PM EDT
Elizabeth Warren says Joe Biden needs to give answer for allegation of inappropriate touching
Elizabeth Warren says Joe Biden needs to give answer for allegation of inappropriate touching

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Saturday said former Vice President Joe Biden needs to provide an answer to allegations he inappropriately touched a Nevada politician at an event in 2014.

March 30th, 6:16 PM EDT
Prosecutor says she welcomes outside review of how her office handled Jussie Smollett case
Prosecutor says she welcomes outside review of how her office handled Jussie Smollett case

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx now indicates uncertainty about the strength of evidence and testimony that underpinned charges against Jussie Smollett, and she welcomes an outside review of how her office handled the case.

March 30th, 4:12 PM EDT
Rolling Stones postpone tour on doctor's orders
Rolling Stones postpone tour on doctor's orders

British rock band The Rolling Stones announced the postponement of an upcoming North American tour.

March 30th, 3:24 PM EDT
Couple caught 2 months after being charged for killing child, burying him in backyard
Couple caught 2 months after being charged for killing child, burying him in backyard

Authorities have captured a couple who has been on the run since January when they were charged for the death of a 4-year-old boy found buried in a trash bag in the backyard of a Cleveland home nearly two years ago.

March 30th, 2:35 PM EDT
Man allegedly fakes burglary to cover up money stolen from Girl Scout Cookies
Man allegedly fakes burglary to cover up money stolen from Girl Scout Cookies

A Forest Grove man accused of faking a burglary to cover up money stolen from his daughter’s sale of Girl Scout Cookies faced a judge Friday.

March 30th, 2:29 PM EDT
Fisherman catches giant shark just as an even bigger creature takes a bite
Fisherman catches giant shark just as an even bigger creature takes a bite

It's a shark-eat-shark world, as an Australian fisherman discovered this week.

How redacted will the Mueller report be when it's released?
How redacted will the Mueller report be when it's released?

Special counsel Robert Mueller's almost 400-page findings and analysis of Russian interference in the 2016 election and alleged obstruction of justice by the President may have, as members of Congress fear, heavy redactions.

March 30th, 11:48 AM EDT
Young Guatemalan girl died from sepsis while in US custody
Young Guatemalan girl died from sepsis while in US custody

Jakelin Caal Maquin died from a bacterial infection known as streptococcal sepsis, according to the autopsy report from the medical examiner's office in El Paso County, Texas.

How an art museum near Stoneman Douglas helped heal the community
How an art museum near Stoneman Douglas helped heal the community

Three miles from the now-infamous high school, the museum has offered free weekly art therapy for children and educators since the shooting.

Two Florida men wrongfully convicted of murder set free after 42 years in prison
Two Florida men wrongfully convicted of murder set free after 42 years in prison

An uncle and his nephew were sentenced to life in prison after a two-day trial with no evidence or witnesses.

Robert Kraft doesn't want court to see his spa video
Robert Kraft doesn't want court to see his spa video

Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, filed a motion Thursday to suppress the video recording of his session at a Florida spa.

Fifth-grader dies two days after a classroom fight
Fifth-grader dies two days after a classroom fight

It's unclear how exactly she died, but weapons were not involved in the altercation.

Trump administration now says entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down
Trump administration now says entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down

It's a major shift for the Justice Department, which first argued protections for people with pre-existing conditions could not be defended, but the rest of the law could stand.

Flight bound for Germany mistakenly lands in Scotland
Flight bound for Germany mistakenly lands in Scotland

Passengers on the British Airways plane from London to Dusseldorf were met with a surprise Monday morning - when their plane touched down in Scotland.

Apple announces new streaming service
Apple announces new streaming service

Welcome to the streaming game, Apple TV+.

Father of Sandy Hook victim found dead of apparent suicide
Father of Sandy Hook victim found dead of apparent suicide

The father of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was found dead Monday morning from an apparent suicide, police said.

Dr. Dre's daughter gets into USC 'on her own'
Dr. Dre's daughter gets into USC 'on her own'

The rapper, whose real name is Andre Young, posted a picture with his daughter, Truly Young, and her acceptance letter to the school.

Special counsel Robert Mueller ends investigation
Special counsel Robert Mueller ends investigation

The Justice Department announced Friday that the special counsel's office has wrapped up its probe into Russian election interference.

More children die from guns than police, says Florida study
More children die from guns than police, says Florida study

Gun deaths of school-age children in the United States have increased at an alarming rate.

Woodstock is back
Woodstock is back

Headliners include Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons, Halsey, The Black Keys, Chance the Rapper, and The Killers.

It's the deadliest drug in America, and its use is on the rise
It's the deadliest drug in America, and its use is on the rise

Fentanyl-related deaths are soaring and in 2016, reached 18,335.

Some Florida cities don't want spring breakers
Some Florida cities don't want spring breakers

Fed up with years of unruly antics and disturbing headlines, spring break destinations have started cracking down -- hard.

Robert Kraft will not accept plea deal offered in Florida day spa case
Robert Kraft will not accept plea deal offered in Florida day spa case

Robert Kraft will not accept a plea deal offered by Florida prosecutors in the case against the New England Patriots owner and other men accused of soliciting prostitution at a Jupiter, Florida, day spa, a source familiar with the case told CNN on Wednesday.

March 20th, 11:46 AM EDT
Two decades later, Vietnam veteran allowed to fly American flag outside of his Virginia home
Two decades later, Vietnam veteran allowed to fly American flag outside of his Virginia home

The man's homeowners association only allowed flags to be flown on a 6-foot pole attached to the house, but his was 25 feet.

A massive meteor exploded in the Earth's atmosphere... and everyone missed it
A massive meteor exploded in the Earth's atmosphere... and everyone missed it

While you were living your life on December 18th, 2018, a giant space rock exploded 16 miles above the Earth's surface, giving off 10 times the energy of the atomic bomb detonated over Hiroshima.

Head of Warner Bros. steps down due to sexual misconduct investigation
Head of Warner Bros. steps down due to sexual misconduct investigation

Kevin Tsujihara, the head of WarnerMedia's movie and television studio, is leaving the company.

New Zealand wants Mark Zuckerberg to address mosque attack video
New Zealand wants Mark Zuckerberg to address mosque attack video

Horrific video of the mosque massacre in Christchurch was viewed live fewer than 200 times on Facebook, but that was enough to unleash it across the internet.

Chemical blaze in Houston could keep burning for two more days
Chemical blaze in Houston could keep burning for two more days

A cloud of black smoke continues to emanate from a fire at a petrochemical storage facility in suburban Houston that has burned since Sunday.

FAA finds similarities between the Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air plane crashes
FAA finds similarities between the Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air plane crashes

The Boeing Max planes both used automated flight software called the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS).

Hilton Hotels will recycle used bars of soap to 'save the planet'
Hilton Hotels will recycle used bars of soap to 'save the planet'

Used soap from Hilton Hotels is getting a second life.

Space can give astronauts herpes
Space can give astronauts herpes

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have viruses like herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate.

Source says New York crime boss' killing doesn't appear to be mob-related
Source says New York crime boss' killing doesn't appear to be mob-related

By Ralph Ellis and Brynn Gingras, CNN A 24-year-old man has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of reputed New York crime boss Francesco "Frank" Cali, the New York Police Department said.

March 17th, 1:55 PM EDT
New Zealand PM's office received shooter's 'manifesto' minutes before attack
New Zealand PM's office received shooter's 'manifesto' minutes before attack

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's office received an email with the manifesto from the suspect behind the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques, minutes before the attack began.

March 16th, 1:18 PM EDT
Protesters clash with police in 18th straight day of yellow vest demonstrations in Paris
Protesters clash with police in 18th straight day of yellow vest demonstrations in Paris

Sixty people, including 17 police officers and a fireman, were slightly injured Saturday on the 18th straight day of yellow vest demonstrations in Paris.

March 16th, 3:52 PM EDT
Moose crashes through window of Colorado home
Moose crashes through window of Colorado home

Breckenridge police found that a moose had crashed through a window in the home’s basement.

March 16th, 4:10 PM EDT
Here's how you can help the victims of the New Zealand terror attacks
Here's how you can help the victims of the New Zealand terror attacks

Impact Your World is vetting organizations where you can donate to help those affected by this tragedy.

New Tesla model revealed
New Tesla model revealed

Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's mid-size electric SUV, the Model Y, Thursday night in Hawthorne, California.

Boeing will keep building new 737 Max planes
Boeing will keep building new 737 Max planes

The 737 Max is the company's bestselling jet and remains in huge demand, despite two recent fatal crashes.

39 tons of Butterball ground turkey recalled for salmonella
39 tons of Butterball ground turkey recalled for salmonella

Butterball is recalling 39 tons of ground turkey products due to potential salmonella contamination.

Dick's Sporting Goods to remove guns and ammo from 125 stores
Dick's Sporting Goods to remove guns and ammo from 125 stores

Dick's Sporting Goods will stop selling guns and ammunition at 125 stores where firearm sales have struggled.

Kids are most likely to get brain injuries from playing these sports
Kids are most likely to get brain injuries from playing these sports

Almost two million children and teens were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries between 2010 and 2016.

Britney Spears musical coming to Broadway
Britney Spears musical coming to Broadway

"Once Upon a One More Time" is set to open this fall at the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago.

Gambino crime boss shot dead outside New York home
Gambino crime boss shot dead outside New York home

Francesco Cali, 53, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, the NYPD said.

Florida teen may have given classmates hit of marijuana vape laced with fentanyl
Florida teen may have given classmates hit of marijuana vape laced with fentanyl

By Michael Paluska Click here for updates on this story

March 13th, 11:20 AM EDT
In spite of the EU grounding Boeing 737 Max planes, the US and Canada keep flying them
In spite of the EU grounding Boeing 737 Max planes, the US and Canada keep flying them

The European Union began suspending Boeing 737 Max flights in Europe on Tuesday after a fatal plane crash in Ethiopia killed all 157 people on board.

California man charged with killing 9-year-old
California man charged with killing 9-year-old

One week after a 9-year-old girl's body was found in a duffel bag, Los Angeles County officials have charged a man with murder.

Mysterious killer whale discovered by scientists
Mysterious killer whale discovered by scientists

A mysterious killer whale has been found off the coast of Chile.

Victims and their families react to R. Kelly's CBS interview
Victims and their families react to R. Kelly's CBS interview

Watching R. Kelly's behavior in a CBS interview evoked an emotional response from some of the women who have alleged that the singer abused them.

Florida student arrested in Pledge of Allegiance dispute won't be prosecuted
Florida student arrested in Pledge of Allegiance dispute won't be prosecuted

A Florida sixth-grader who was arrested last month following a Pledge of Allegiance dispute at his school will not be prosecuted.

Former Palm Beach police officer convicted in shooting death of stranded man
Former Palm Beach police officer convicted in shooting death of stranded man

A jury found a former South Florida police officer guilty on Thursday in the fatal shooting of a motorist whose vehicle had broken down.

Homeless man and NJ woman in GoFundMe scam plead guilty to federal charges
Homeless man and NJ woman in GoFundMe scam plead guilty to federal charges

The viral good Samaritan story that raised nearly $400,000 on GoFundMe in 2017 turned out to be fake.

Trump signs measure aimed at preventing veteran suicides
Trump signs measure aimed at preventing veteran suicides

Trump called the epidemic of veteran suicides "a tragedy of staggering proportions."

At least 7 people are still missing after the deadly Alabama tornadoes, officials say
At least 7 people are still missing after the deadly Alabama tornadoes, officials say

Crews are narrowing down the search areas for people still missing after a string of tornadoes swept through southeastern Alabama over the weekend.

Fact Checking Trump at CPAC
Fact Checking Trump at CPAC

By Holmes Lybrand The annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) event attracts college Republicans, populists, nationalists, some libertarians, and the occasional Revolutionary reenactor. For the past three...

March 3rd, 4:24 PM EST
A huge, strange-looking fish washed up on a California beach
A huge, strange-looking fish washed up on a California beach

This is the extraordinary tale of how a massive, strange-looking fish wound up on a beach on the other side of the world from where it lives.

Gap and Old Navy are splitting up
Gap and Old Navy are splitting up

Gap and Old Navy have been trending in opposite directions for years.

Jonas Brothers release a new single 'Sucker' featuring their leading ladies
Jonas Brothers release a new single 'Sucker' featuring their leading ladies

S.O.S.! The Jonas Brothers are officially back together, and they made their comeback with an ode to the women in their lives.

The brothers involved in Jussie Smollett case express 'tremendous regret'
The brothers involved in Jussie Smollett case express 'tremendous regret'

The brothers who allegedly took part in what police say was a staged attack on actor Jussie Smollett are expressing "tremendous regret" for their involvement.

GE's stock has spiked 67 percent since its December low
GE's stock has spiked 67 percent since its December low

General Electric's stock price has spiked 67 percent since crashing to $6.45 in mid-December.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will get its first female chief ranger
Great Smoky Mountains National Park will get its first female chief ranger

For the first time, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has announced its next chief ranger will be a woman.

Disney's new 'Star Wars' theme park coming to a galaxy near you
Disney's new 'Star Wars' theme park coming to a galaxy near you

A large and ambitious storyland opens this summer at Disneyland, in California, and at Disney World in Florida in the fall.

Janet Jackson to launch a Las Vegas residency
Janet Jackson to launch a Las Vegas residency

The five-time Grammy winner announced on Tuesday that she will be launching her first-ever Las Vegas residency in May.

Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell found guilty of child sex charges
Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell found guilty of child sex charges

One of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church was found guilty of multiple historical child sex offenses at a secret trial in Melbourne in December.

Report: Weed killer found in beer, wine
Report: Weed killer found in beer, wine

In a study of five wines and 15 beers, there were trace amounts of weed killer found in all but one of them.

Bank of America is phasing out the 105-year-old Merrill Lynch brand
Bank of America is phasing out the 105-year-old Merrill Lynch brand

Ten years after the financial crisis, Bank of America is phasing out the Merrill Lynch brand for some businesses.

A man bought $540 in cookies so these Girl Scouts could escape the cold
A man bought $540 in cookies so these Girl Scouts could escape the cold

It was a chilly winter night in Greenville, South Carolina and Emerson and Maya were on Girl Scout duty selling cookies outside a store.

As Grand Canyon National Park turns 100, a man hikes the entire length to save it
As Grand Canyon National Park turns 100, a man hikes the entire length to save it

Pete McBride is worried about the Grand Canyon, so he decided to hike it.

Woman says Trump kissed her without consent ahead of Florida rally
Woman says Trump kissed her without consent ahead of Florida rally

A former Trump campaign staffer claims in a lawsuit filed Monday in Florida that Donald Trump kissed her without her consent.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft could be charged as early as Monday in sex solicitation case
Patriots owner Robert Kraft could be charged as early as Monday in sex solicitation case

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft could be charged as early as Monday with soliciting prostitution, according to the State Attorney's Office in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Oscar performance took people off the deep end
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Oscar performance took people off the deep end

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga: Is it hard keeping it so hardcore?

The world's biggest Nutella factory is temporarily shut down. (Relax. There are others still making it)
The world's biggest Nutella factory is temporarily shut down. (Relax. There are others still making it)

The maker of the chocolaty hazelnut spread known as Nutella shut down the world's largest factory that produces it because of a quality issue.

'Green Book' wins on Oscar night marked by inclusiveness and firsts
'Green Book' wins on Oscar night marked by inclusiveness and firsts

"Green Book" won best picture at the Oscars, marking the final twist on a night of historic firsts.

Rami Malek is a champion, my friends
Rami Malek is a champion, my friends

Malek on Sunday picked up the best actor award for playing Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody."

Two Florida women accused of running sex trafficking rings out of day spas
Two Florida women accused of running sex trafficking rings out of day spas

Two women are accused of running separate sexual trafficking operations out of local day spas from Jupiter to Hobe Sound.

Text messages and rideshares helped police uncover evidence in the Jussie Smollett case
Text messages and rideshares helped police uncover evidence in the Jussie Smollett case

As the story unfolded over the weeks, its numerous twists and turns culminated with Smollett's arrest Thursday on suspicion of filing a false police report.

Monkees bassist Peter Tork dead at 77
Monkees bassist Peter Tork dead at 77

Peter Tork, the bassist for The Monkees and a jokester on the band's popular 1960s television series, has died at age 77.

Tesla's general counsel leaves the company after two months
Tesla's general counsel leaves the company after two months

Tesla's general counsel is leaving the company after just two months on the job.

'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise found after 100 years
'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise found after 100 years

A species of giant tortoise believed to have been extinct for more than 100 years has been discovered on the Galapagos island of Fernandina.

Breakdancing proposed as new Olympic sport for Paris 2024
Breakdancing proposed as new Olympic sport for Paris 2024

Organizers of Paris 2024 have proposed that breakdancing should be included as a new sport in the Olympic program.

Video believed to show last images of Shanann Watts before her murder
Video believed to show last images of Shanann Watts before her murder

By Kyle Peltz, CNN It's 1:48 a.m. and a pregnant Shanann Watts is arriving home from a business trip to Phoenix.

February 20th, 10:27 PM EST
Colorado mom beaten to death with bat on Thanksgiving, officer says
Colorado mom beaten to death with bat on Thanksgiving, officer says

A Colorado man accused of beating the mother of his child to death with a baseball bat tried to persuade his new girlfriend to kill her three times before he took the matter into his own hands.

Teen falls off a bridge while taking a selfie
Teen falls off a bridge while taking a selfie

A Texas teen survived a 50-foot fall from a bridge while taking a selfie. 

Editor of an Alabama newspaper calls for the return of the KKK's infamous night rides
Editor of an Alabama newspaper calls for the return of the KKK's infamous night rides

An editorial written in support of the Ku Klux Klan. That's something you might expect to see in 1919. Believe it or not, you can see it in 2019, too.

Angry father arrested for slapping stepdaughter's 12-year-old bully
Angry father arrested for slapping stepdaughter's 12-year-old bully

Texas police said they arrested a man for slapping a 12-year-old boy in the face, accusing the preteen of bullying his stepdaughter.

Southwest cancels hundreds of flights as it struggles to get its mechanical problems under control
Southwest cancels hundreds of flights as it struggles to get its mechanical problems under control

Southwest Airlines continues to grapple with an "operational emergency" after an unusually high number of planes have been taken out of service.

Karl Lagerfeld, pioneering fashion designer, dead at 85
Karl Lagerfeld, pioneering fashion designer, dead at 85

Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion visionary and creative director of Chanel, has died.

FAA investigating Southwest over baggage weight data
FAA investigating Southwest over baggage weight data

The US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how Southwest Airlines tracks the weight of checked bags on its flights.

Grand jury seated in wake of new R. Kelly allegations, sources say
Grand jury seated in wake of new R. Kelly allegations, sources say

A grand jury has been convened in Cook County, Illinois, in connection with new allegations against singer R. Kelly.

Five bystanders shot during police shootout in New Orleans
Five bystanders shot during police shootout in New Orleans

Five people waiting at a bus stop were shot during a police shootout with a robbery suspect Sunday, police said.

Aurora gunman opened fire on his coworkers as soon as he lost his job
Aurora gunman opened fire on his coworkers as soon as he lost his job

Illinois gunman Gary Martin brought a pistol to his termination meeting at the sprawling Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora.

Florida middle-schooler arrested for not saying pledge of allegiance
Florida middle-schooler arrested for not saying pledge of allegiance

An 11-year-old boy who refused to recite the pledge of allegiance ended up arrested over it. 

Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison
Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison

Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison and is serving out the rest of his sentence in a halfway house, records show.

Neighbors recount story of rescuing woman from home explosion
Neighbors recount story of rescuing woman from home explosion

You can hear the panic in Mary Hammond’s voice as her husband goes to rescue a woman in their neighbor's house that exploded Friday evening.

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL
Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

The former San Francisco 49ers have settled their grievance cases against the NFL.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday.

'You don't look human,' woman's racist rant caught on camera
'You don't look human,' woman's racist rant caught on camera

A video posted to social media caught a Southern California woman's racist rant at a mother and son stopping for a cup of coffee.

McCabe confirms talks held at Justice Dept. about removing Trump
McCabe confirms talks held at Justice Dept. about removing Trump

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe is confirming for the first time publicly that there were high-level discussions at the Justice Department about recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment.

'It's still fresh to us' -- Parkland survivors reflect on a year of grief
'It's still fresh to us' -- Parkland survivors reflect on a year of grief

As the one-year anniversary of the worst day of her life approached, Hayden Korr grew anxious.

500,000 cattle survived years-long drought -- only to die in the rain
500,000 cattle survived years-long drought -- only to die in the rain

After seven years of drought, elated cattle farmers in the Australian state of Queensland welcomed the rainstorms heading their way as a blessing...

Why are so many of us living paycheck to paycheck?
Why are so many of us living paycheck to paycheck?

If the economy is so great and unemployment is so low, why do so many Americans live paycheck to paycheck? And why don't we seem to care?

Another foot washed up in British Columbia, but authorities are not alarmed
Another foot washed up in British Columbia, but authorities are not alarmed

Every few months or so, a foot washes ashore in British Columbia, and while that is awful creepy, authorities want you to know there doesn't seem to be anything nefarious going on.

FBI needs help identifying women in confessed serial killer's portraits of victims
FBI needs help identifying women in confessed serial killer's portraits of victims

The FBI is hoping portraits of women drawn by the man who says he killed them will help them to identify the victims and notify their families.

African black leopard photographed for the first time in over 100 years, scientist says
African black leopard photographed for the first time in over 100 years, scientist says

Turns out, the mythical African black leopard really does exist.

Teen gets vaccinated despite mother's objections
Teen gets vaccinated despite mother's objections

Ethan Lindenberger grew up thinking that not being vaccinated was normal.

This is the daily cost in unpaid federal wages during a shutdown
This is the daily cost in unpaid federal wages during a shutdown

When the government closes, an average of about $275 million in compensation to federal employees is delayed per day.

Facebook screens posts for suicide risk, and health experts have concerns
Facebook screens posts for suicide risk, and health experts have concerns

Public health experts are spurring Facebook to reconsider its suicide prevention efforts by screening posts for their suicide risks.

Paramedics push patient up an icy hill to get her to the hospital
Paramedics push patient up an icy hill to get her to the hospital

A photo of two St. Louis-metro firefighter paramedics going above and beyond to get a woman to the hospital has gone viral. 

This was a Grammys of firsts
This was a Grammys of firsts

The 61st annual Grammy Awards were pretty historical, from women to rap and several "firsts."

Childish Gambino makes Grammy history with record of the year
Childish Gambino makes Grammy history with record of the year

Childish Gambino's "This Is America" won Grammys for song and record of the year on Sunday, becoming the first rap song to win the prestigious awards.

A disbarred Georgia attorney is on the run after allegedly killing his mother
A disbarred Georgia attorney is on the run after allegedly killing his mother

A nationwide manhunt is underway for a disbarred Georgia attorney accused of killing his mother.

5-year-old calls 911 after his mother is stabbed to death
5-year-old calls 911 after his mother is stabbed to death

A five-year-old boy called 911 after his mother was stabbed to death inside of an Utah trailer home.

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California woman dies saving children from fire
California woman dies saving children from fire

A mother was outside her home in Bakersfield, California, with her daughter late Thursday when the house caught fire.

New species, feathered fossils and salt in space: this week in space and science
New species, feathered fossils and salt in space: this week in space and science

There was a lot going on in the news this week, so you might have missed that six new species of tentacle-nosed catfish were found in the Amazon River.

Indiana school opens food pantry to help feed hungry students
Indiana school opens food pantry to help feed hungry students

Thousands of Hoosier children rely on their schools when it comes to finding their next meal.

Prince Charles plans to visit Cuba. Sen. Rick Scott says he should visit Florida instead
Prince Charles plans to visit Cuba. Sen. Rick Scott says he should visit Florida instead

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are slated to make the English Crown's first visit to Cuba this spring -- but Sen. Rick Scott thinks they should go to Florida instead.

February 8th, 11:10 PM EST
Albert Finney, five-time Oscar nominee, dead at 82
Albert Finney, five-time Oscar nominee, dead at 82

Albert Finney, the Oscar-nominated British actor best known for his roles in "Annie," "Erin Brockovich" and "Tom Jones," has died after a short illness.

Bill Cosby has been moved to a general population cell at a Pennsylvania prison
Bill Cosby has been moved to a general population cell at a Pennsylvania prison

Bill Cosby entered the general population last month at the Pennsylvania prison where he's serving at least three years.

Disturbing video shows child with autism assaulted on school bus
Disturbing video shows child with autism assaulted on school bus

The child was kicked, punched, bitten and slapped by a 9-year-old boy back in November.

A 6-year-old girl with cancer is fulfilling her dream of becoming a police officer
A 6-year-old girl with cancer is fulfilling her dream of becoming a police officer

Abigail Arias is a little girl who had a big dream: to become a police officer.

Delta and Coke thought flirtatious napkins were clever
Delta and Coke thought flirtatious napkins were clever

Maybe Delta should stick to flying planes instead of playing matchmaker.

Man charged with attempted murder after firing at a school bus in Minnesota
Man charged with attempted murder after firing at a school bus in Minnesota

Kenneth W. Lilly will appear in court Friday to face attempted murder charges after firing at a school bus driver this week in Minnesota.

A photographer who sexualized minors in model shots said he'd done so for years, complaint says
A photographer who sexualized minors in model shots said he'd done so for years, complaint says

A 52-year-old photographer is facing numerous sex crime allegations for allegedly assaulting dozens of models -- some of them underage, the FBI said Wednesday.

BB&T and SunTrust announce $66 billion merger, creating the sixth-largest US bank
BB&T and SunTrust announce $66 billion merger, creating the sixth-largest US bank

Two of the largest US regional banks are joining forces in a bid to compete with the nation's biggest players.

Court upholds conviction of woman who coerced boyfriend into killing himself
Court upholds conviction of woman who coerced boyfriend into killing himself

Massachusetts' highest court upheld the conviction Wednesday of a woman found guilty of convincing her teen boyfriend to kill himself, but she will remain free as her lawyers work on her next appeal -- at least for the time being.

For the first time Pope Francis calls the abuse of nuns 'a problem'
For the first time Pope Francis calls the abuse of nuns 'a problem'

Pope Francis has acknowledged the sexual abuse of nuns by priests and bishops as a "problem" in the Catholic Church, saying that "we've been working on this for some time."

How to buy a private island
How to buy a private island

Like many once-secretive processes, the internet has bought private island sales out into the light thanks to the website Private Islands, Inc.

Woman's body found bound in a suitcase on the side of a Connecticut road
Woman's body found bound in a suitcase on the side of a Connecticut road

Police say the body of a woman was found in a suitcase on the side of a road in an upscale Greenwich, Connecticut neighborhood Tuesday.

5 people killed, 3 hurt after plane crashes into house in California
5 people killed, 3 hurt after plane crashes into house in California

The crash killed the male pilot of the plane and four people.

14-Year-old with a replica gun shot dead by an officer in Arizona, police chief says
14-Year-old with a replica gun shot dead by an officer in Arizona, police chief says

The Tempe Police Department on Friday released body-camera footage of the incident involving the teen, identified as Antonio Arce by the city's mayor.

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