University provost says this professor's views are 'racist, sexist and homophobic' -- but says he won't be fired
University provost says this professor's views are 'racist, sexist and homophobic' -- but says he won't be fired

By Leah Asmelash, CNN Indiana University has received hundreds of requests calling for a controversial professor to be fired, and a provost has called his views "racist, sexist and homophobic." But the school says that,...

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Browns' Myles Garrett insists Steelers' Mason Rudolph used a racial slur. The Steelers quarterback denies it
Browns' Myles Garrett insists Steelers' Mason Rudolph used a racial slur. The Steelers quarterback denies it

By Ralph Ellis, Homero De La Fuente and David Close, CNN Saying "I know what I heard," suspended Cleveland Browns player Myles Garrett on Thursday stood by his allegation that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph...

7 hrs 17 mins ago
Las Vegas police shoot man accused of attacking officers in a restricted area at McCarran International Airport
Las Vegas police shoot man accused of attacking officers in a restricted area at McCarran International Airport

By Darran Simon, CNN Police in Las Vegas shot a suspect who entered a restricted area at McCarran International Airport, where he attacked officers, authorities said Thursday.

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Security guard charged with punching girl, 11, for shoplifting
Security guard charged with punching girl, 11, for shoplifting

By Willem Roper and Elizabeth Joseph, CNN A 225-pound security guard at a Boston fashion store has been indicted on charges of assault and civil rights violations after allegedly punching an 11-year-old girl who was...

2 hrs 32 mins ago
The Department of Justice says a Chicago gang leader was radicalized by ISIS
The Department of Justice says a Chicago gang leader was radicalized by ISIS

By Omar Jimenez, CNN He is the purported leader of the "AHK Street Gang," a gang in the Chicago area that traffics various narcotics throughout the city region, including heroin and cocaine, according to the Department of...

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Massachusetts lawmakers vote to ban all flavored tobacco products and tax vaping devices
Massachusetts lawmakers vote to ban all flavored tobacco products and tax vaping devices

By Evan Simko-Bednarski, CNN Lawmakers in Massachusetts passed a comprehensive set of tobacco controls early Thursday morning that, if signed into law, will make the state's tobacco laws among the toughest in the nation.

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Slain Detroit officer is hailed as a hero whose courage 'resulted in tragedy'
Slain Detroit officer is hailed as a hero whose courage 'resulted in tragedy'

By Jason Hanna and Darran Simon, CNN A veteran Detroit police officer killed in the line of duty was hailed as a hero after he and other officers confronted a gunman accused of invading a home on the city's west side.

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Antonio Brown countersues Britney Taylor, says her rape accusations are false and defamatory
Antonio Brown countersues Britney Taylor, says her rape accusations are false and defamatory

By Jason Hanna and Rebekah Riess, CNN Antonio Brown has countersued a woman who accused him of rape, not only denying her allegations but also accusing her of defamation and causing the former NFL star to lose lucrative...

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A toddler was caught in an airport escalator and fell to his death. Now his mom is charged with child abuse
A toddler was caught in an airport escalator and fell to his death. Now his mom is charged with child abuse

By Christina Walker, Tina Burnside and Joe Sutton, CNN A woman in Charlotte is facing abuse charges in connection with the death of her 3-year-old son inside Charlotte Douglas International airport.

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A food worker faces child pornography charges after a hidden camera was discovered in a school bathroom
A food worker faces child pornography charges after a hidden camera was discovered in a school bathroom

By Harmeet Kaur, CNN A food services contract worker faces child pornography charges after employees at a Texas elementary school discovered a hidden camera in the boys' bathroom, police said.

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California's largest utility is restoring power to 50,000 customers after wind conditions improved
California's largest utility is restoring power to 50,000 customers after wind conditions improved

By Nicole Chavez, CNN California utility Pacific Gas & Electric is restoring power to tens of thousands of people who have had their electricity cut off since Wednesday.

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2019 In Review Fast Facts
2019 In Review Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research Here is a look back at the events of 2019.

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Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph apologizes for his role in helmet-swinging brawl
Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph apologizes for his role in helmet-swinging brawl

By Jason Hanna and David Close, CNN Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph has apologized for his role in Thursday night's in-game brawl in which opponent Myles Garrett ripped off Rudolph's helmet and hit...

November 20th, 3:13 PM EST
A woman who wrote letters to Dylann Roof is going to prison for plotting 2 terrorist attacks
A woman who wrote letters to Dylann Roof is going to prison for plotting 2 terrorist attacks

By Dakin Andone, CNN An Ohio woman who wrote letters to Dylann Roof and admired the Columbine High School shooters was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for her role in planning two terrorist attacks, according to...

7 hrs 32 mins ago
The gunman in the Saugus High School shooting used a 'ghost gun,' sheriff says
The gunman in the Saugus High School shooting used a 'ghost gun,' sheriff says

By Dakin Andone, CNN The 16-year-old who killed two students and injured three others in a shooting at a California high school last week used a "ghost gun," Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told CNN affiliate KABC.

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NYPD cops were partners for 6 months before learning they had something else in common: they're cousins
NYPD cops were partners for 6 months before learning they had something else in common: they're cousins

By Leah Asmelash, CNN These NYPD officers are partners at work, but they recently found out their connection goes beyond the call of duty -- they're also cousins.

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Syracuse University student arrested after graffiti appears supporting protests against racism on campus
Syracuse University student arrested after graffiti appears supporting protests against racism on campus

By Mirna Alsharif, Rob Frehse and Eric Levenson, CNN Police arrested a Syracuse University student in connection with a series of new graffiti markings in support of protests against several recent racist incidents on...

22 hrs 2 mins ago
The AIDS Memorial Quilt will head home to San Francisco, 32 years later
The AIDS Memorial Quilt will head home to San Francisco, 32 years later

By Lauren M. Johnson, CNN The AIDS Memorial Quilt is getting a new home and returning to the place where it was created.

10 hrs 47 mins ago
Harvard students behind viral 'Ify and James' video just won their election
Harvard students behind viral 'Ify and James' video just won their election

By Ila Wilborn and Brian Ries, CNN Two Harvard University minority students have been elected president and vice president of the Undergraduate Council after running a campaign focused on inclusion and diversity.

11 hrs 17 mins ago
Jake Burton Carpenter, the founder of Burton Snowboards, has died
Jake Burton Carpenter, the founder of Burton Snowboards, has died

By Elizabeth Wolfe and Scottie Andrew, CNN Jake Burton Carpenter, the snowboarding pioneer and founder of Burton Snowboards, passed away from complications related to cancer. He was 65.

10 hrs 32 mins ago
A Mississippi district attorney kept turning away black jurors for trials, lawsuit says
A Mississippi district attorney kept turning away black jurors for trials, lawsuit says

By Christina Maxouris, CNN A Mississippi prosecutor excluded many black jurors from trials for more than 25 years, a lawsuit alleges.

November 20th, 12:13 PM EST
Tim Tebow mourns the death of his beloved dog Bronco
Tim Tebow mourns the death of his beloved dog Bronco

By Scottie Andrew, CNN Tim Tebow is grieving his beloved pup, Bronco, who died after spending nine loving years with the athlete.

11 hrs 2 mins ago
145 Graves from a historic cemetery were discovered at a Tampa high school
145 Graves from a historic cemetery were discovered at a Tampa high school

By Nicole Chavez and Talya Faggart, CNN About 145 coffins believed to be part of a mid-20th century cemetery for the indigent were found buried under a Tampa, Florida, high school, officials said.

November 20th, 8:13 PM EST
5 Things to know for November 21: Impeachment, 2020 Dems, Israel, UAW, China
5 Things to know for November 21: Impeachment, 2020 Dems, Israel, UAW, China

By AJ Willingham, CNN The nominations for this year's Grammy Awards were announced yesterday. Debate, complain or gloat accordingly.

17 hrs 47 mins ago
An Illinois teen posted a photo of a black student on Craigslist with the caption 'slave for sale,' police say
An Illinois teen posted a photo of a black student on Craigslist with the caption 'slave for sale,' police say

By Faith Karimi, CNN An Illinois student is facing a hate crime charge after he placed a photo of a black classmate on Craigslist with the caption "slave for sale," authorities said.

20 hrs 2 mins ago
A Colorado school district has closed more than 40 schools after a highly contagious virus outbreak
A Colorado school district has closed more than 40 schools after a highly contagious virus outbreak

By Christina Walker and Konstantin Toropin A school district in Colorado has closed more than 40 schools for two days after a virus outbreak rapidly spread through the student population, according to school officials.

23 hrs 2 mins ago
Some boxes of Cheese Nips are being recalled
Some boxes of Cheese Nips are being recalled

By Lauren M. Johnson, CNN Check your Cheese Nips -- the cracker's parent company has issued a voluntary recall.

November 20th, 9:28 PM EST
The original Gerber baby is not so little anymore. She's now a 93-year-old mystery novelist
The original Gerber baby is not so little anymore. She's now a 93-year-old mystery novelist

By Faith Karimi, CNN The original Gerber baby with sparkling eyes and a cherubic face is all grown up -- with a full head of white hair and the same contagious smile.

22 hrs 47 mins ago
Deputy constable fired after black shoppers say he profiled them at Indianapolis mall
Deputy constable fired after black shoppers say he profiled them at Indianapolis mall

By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Carma Hassan, CNN An off-duty Indiana deputy constable has been fired, police say, after he was shown on video hassling two African American shoppers for their identification while repeatedly...

November 20th, 8:58 PM EST
Micah Tennant, a 10-year-old who was shot at a high school football game in New Jersey, has died
Micah Tennant, a 10-year-old who was shot at a high school football game in New Jersey, has died

By Darran Simon, CNN Hours after 10-year-old Micah Tennant died from gunshot injuries he suffered at a New Jersey high school football game last week, both teams locked arms to remember him in a moment of silence.

November 20th, 4:28 PM EST