'No regard for human safety': Police chief says 7 people remain hospitalized from Rhode Island shooting

May 15, 2021 at 10:25

(CNN) Seven of the nine people who were injured in Thursday's shooting in Providence, Rhode Island, remained hospitalized Friday, the city's police chief said. The shooting that began shortly before 7 p.m. on Thursday at a house was between two feuding grou...

Jay Barbree, space journalist and 'Moon Shot' author, dies at 87

May 15, 2021 at 08:31

(CNN) Pioneering space journalist Jay Barbree died Friday, according to his former employer, NBC News. Barbree joined NBC News in 1958 and covered every non-commercial manned spaceflight in the US, from Freedom 7 to the final space shuttle mission. He worke...

Three Nashville police officers are suspended without pay over botched apartment raid

May 15, 2021 at 07:43

(CNN) Three Nashville police officers who raided the wrong apartment last summer will be suspended without pay as well as face other disciplinary measures, the city's police chief said Friday. Initially, Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake stripped the...

Two workers were killed in an explosion while doing maintenance on an Oklahoma dam

May 15, 2021 at 05:55

(CNN) The bodies of two contract workers were recovered Friday after they died following an explosion in an Oklahoma dam that was undergoing maintenance, officials said. Three workers were doing maintenance work Thursday at the Robert S. Kerr Dam near Tulsa...

Some migrant children in HHS care left in buses without access to showers or beds

May 14, 2021 at 23:45

(CNN) Some unaccompanied migrant children, waiting to be reunited with family in the United States, were stuck in parked buses -- at least one for more than three days -- with no access to showers or places to sleep, according to an immigrant advocate. Joel...

Former Gaetz associate strikes deal to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors

May 14, 2021 at 23:44

He plans to now plead guilty to six federal charges , after striking a deal with prosecutors, including a count of sex trafficking of a child, according to a new court filing. The Orlando-based federal court revealed on Thursday that Greenberg was planning...

Biden administration gives House panel documents related to Trump hotel

May 14, 2021 at 23:41

(CNN) The General Services Administration has provided House Democrats with documents related to former President Donald Trump's Washington hotel, in the second case this week where the Biden administration gave the House information that the Trump administ...

Biden revokes Trump-era executive actions on immigration, monuments, censorship

May 14, 2021 at 21:15

(CNN) President Joe Biden issued executive orders on Friday revoking several executive actions taken by former President Donald Trump, including a proclamation that required that visa applicants have health insurance or the means to pay for medical care, an...

Columbus, Ohio, agrees to pay $10 million settlement to family of Andre Hill

May 14, 2021 at 20:29

(CNN) The city of Columbus, Ohio, has agreed to pay a record $10 million settlement to the family Andre Hill, a Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer. The settlement, the highest amount the city has ever agreed to pay, will be voted on by th...

House Democrats unveil $1.9B bill to increase security after January 6 Capitol attack

May 14, 2021 at 20:04

(CNN) House Democrats on Friday introduced a $1.9 billion spending bill to increase security at the US Capitol in response to the deadly January 6 attack by a violent pro-Trump mob seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election. The sweeping legislati...

Neera Tanden joins White House as a senior adviser after withdrawing Cabinet nomination

May 14, 2021 at 20:02

(CNN) Neera Tanden, the new administration's only Cabinet nominee rebuffed by the Senate, has become a senior adviser to President Joe Biden, a White House official told CNN. A longtime health policy expert, Tanden will begin planning for potential policy c...

SC sheriff's office releases jail footage showing the in-custody death of a mentally ill Black man

May 14, 2021 at 19:05

(CNN) Authorities in South Carolina have released new footage showing how a mentally ill Black man died while sheriff's deputies forcibly removed him from a jail cell earlier this year. Jamal Sutherland died at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center in Nort...

WH: Changes to masking rules on federal property likely coming

May 14, 2021 at 18:45

(CNN) Changes to masking rules on federal property are likely coming soon, the White House said Friday, after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that Americans who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear masks outdoors or indoo...

School district investigating assignment questioning if Chauvin deserves a new trial

May 14, 2021 at 18:29

(CNN) Students at an upstate New York high school were given a writing assignment about whether Derek Chauvin should be granted a new trial over the murder of George Floyd because of questions about one of the jurors. A high school English teacher at Sauger...

Stefanik wrongly says US saw 'worst jobs report in over 20 years'

May 14, 2021 at 18:27

Washington (CNN) In accepting her new position to replace Liz Cheney as conference chair of the Republican party, Rep. Elise Stefanik went after President Joe Biden and what she called his "far-left radical socialist policies." Stefanik argued that because...

House strikes deal to create independent January 6 commission

May 14, 2021 at 16:08

(CNN) The top Democrat and Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee struck a deal to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, breaking a months-long logjam between House leaders about how to structure the...

Waterway under vital Memphis bridge reopens to maritime traffic

May 14, 2021 at 16:04

(CNN) The US Coast Guard said Friday that transit on the Mississippi River waterway under Interstate 40 bridge in Memphis has reopened after a crack forced the closure of the vital highway bridge. Earlier Friday, the Coast Guard said more than 60 vessels wi...

Opinion: GOP faces defining question on infrastructure

May 14, 2021 at 15:53

- President Ronald ReaganToday's Republican Party shares less and less with Ronald Reagan, who raised the gas tax to pay for substantial investments in America's highway and public transit systems. Republicans and Democrats can find the money to pay for the...

Carole Baskin offers $5,000 reward for missing tiger

May 14, 2021 at 15:23

(CNN) Carole Baskin, founder of Big Cat Rescue and star of the Netflix series "Tiger King," is offering a $5,000 reward in connection with the tiger that has been missing in Houston since Sunday, according to a video posted on her verified Instagram account...

Qinxuan Pan, suspect in Yale student Kevin Jiang's murder, is arrested

May 14, 2021 at 15:20

The fugitive sought in the killing of a Yale graduate student in Connecticut in February has been taken into custody in Alabama, U.S. Marshals announced Friday. An international arrest warrant had been issued for Qinxuan Pan on murder and larceny charges in...