URGENT - Trump open to improving background checks, spokesman says
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:50:00 EST
(CNN) -- President Donald Trump "is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system" for gun purchases, a White House spokesman said Monday, less than a week after the Florida school shooting that...
URGENT - Florida school shooter plans to plead guilty, public defender chief says
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:12:00 EST
(CNN) -- Confessed Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz intends to plead guilty, Broward County Public Defender Howard Finkelstein said Friday. Finkelstein said the object is to avoid a painful trial and for Cruz not to get...
URGENT - Earthquake jolts southeastern Mexico
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:07:00 EST
(CNN) -- A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck southeastern Mexico on Friday night, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey reported. An earthquake alert was issued in Mexico City and buildings were...
URGENT - Trump tweets 'no colllusion' in response to indictments
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:27:00 EST
(CNN) -- President Donald Trump responded Friday afternoon to news that 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities were indicted for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election."Russia started their anti-US...
URGENT - Special counsel issues indictment against 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:06:00 EST
(CNN) -- A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment Friday against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of violating US laws to interfere with US elections and political...
URGENT - Person close to Parkland shooter called tipline in January, FBI says
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:41:00 EST
A person close to the confessed shooter in the Parkland, Florida, school massacre contacted the FBI on January 5 to report concerns about him, the bureau said in a statement on Friday.But the bureau did not appropriately...
URGENT - Highline College in Washington state on lockdown after reports of gunfire
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:36:00 EST
(CNN) -- Highline College in Washington state is on lockdown after reports of gunfire on the campus south of Seattle, the college said Friday morning in Facebook posts and automated phone recordings. "Lockdown. This is not...
URGENT - Netanyahu to visit White House next month
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:46:00 EST
(CNN) --Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House for meetings with President Donald Trump on March 5, a White House official said Friday.
URGENT - Romney announces US Senate run
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:26:00 EST
(CNN) -- Mitt Romney said in a video announcement Friday that he will run for the US Senate from Utah, setting out on a glide path to Washington where he will likely play a central role driving the direction of the...
URGENT - Feds arrest two Bronx men in bomb-making case
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:16:00 EST
(CNN) -- Two men, including a former teacher at a Harlem school, were arrested Thursday, accused of building bombs in the Bronx, a federal criminal complaint says. Christian and Tyler Toro are charged with manufacturing a...
URGENT - Steve Bannon says White House advised him to invoke executive privilege
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:00 EST
(CNN) -- Steve Bannon told the House Intelligence Committee that he had been instructed by the White House to invoke executive privilege on behalf of President Donald Trump, declining to answer a wide array of key...
People are calling for this Florida shooting victim to be buried with military honors
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:15:00 EST
Peter Wang, a 15-year-old JROTC cadet, died in last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. According to his friends, he was shot repeatedly while holding a door open to let other...
Suspect dies following officer-involved shooting at Scottsdale Fashion Square
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:50:00 EST
Scottsdale police are investigating an officer-involved shooting at Fashion Square Mall that happened Sunday.
Postal employee found dead on Dallas interstate
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:30:00 EST
A US Postal Service employee was found fatally shot inside a truck on Interstate 30, Dallas police said.
Man accused of pimping his wife on Craigslist
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:40:00 EST
A Dauphin County couple is facing prostitution charges after police say the man placed an ad on Craigslist offering sexual intercourse with his wife in exchange for money.
Mitt Romney Fast Facts
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:46:00 EST
Here's a look at the life of Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts governor and former Republican presidential nominee.
Quincy Jones Fast Facts
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:20:00 EST
Here is a look at the life of musician, music producer and philanthropist, Quincy Jones.
US School Violence Fast Facts
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:14:00 EST
Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present. This list does NOT include suicides, gang-related incidents,...
Iditarod Fast Facts
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:00:00 EST
Here's a look at the Iditarod dogsled race. The event is named after the Iditarod Trail, an old mail and supply route, traveled by dogsleds from Seward and Knik to Nome, Alaska.
Deadliest Mass Shootings in Modern US History Fast Facts
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:09:00 EST
Here is a list of the deadliest single day mass shootings in US history from 1949 to the present.