5 Things to know for August 22: Trump, mass shootings, Giuliani & Biden, wildfires
5 Things to know for August 22: Trump, mass shootings, Giuliani & Biden, wildfires

By AJ Willingham, CNN If you've seen a message going around Instagram warning people about a privacy policy change, don't bother sharing. It's a hoax.

56 mins ago
Father comes home to find his children dead in the garage. Police say his wife is the suspect
Father comes home to find his children dead in the garage. Police say his wife is the suspect

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN A father in California came home to find his two children dead, and their mother is now the lone suspect, Ontario Police said in a statement.

2 hrs 26 mins ago
Sniper, ambush and standoffs: Officers shot in five states over the past week
Sniper, ambush and standoffs: Officers shot in five states over the past week

By Faith Karimi, CNN In the past seven days, there have been several shootings of police officers spanning from California to Philadelphia. The shootings were not fatal, and occurred during traffic stops, tense standoffs...

4 hrs 11 mins ago
2 People rescued after plane hits the water in California's Half Moon Bay. Pilot says it was not a stunt
2 People rescued after plane hits the water in California's Half Moon Bay. Pilot says it was not a stunt

By Leah Asmelash, CNN A plane went down near northern California's Half Moon Bay on Tuesday afternoon, but the pilot and passenger walked away practically unscathed thanks to some quick thinking and the US Coast Guard.

14 hrs 11 mins ago
A possible sniper is on the run after wounding a deputy in Southern California
A possible sniper is on the run after wounding a deputy in Southern California

By Faith Karimi and Sarah Moon, CNN A deputy was wounded Wednesday when a possible sniper took aim at the Lancaster station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, authorities said.

7 hrs 41 mins ago
Texas death row inmate Larry Ray Swearingen maintains innocence until his execution
Texas death row inmate Larry Ray Swearingen maintains innocence until his execution

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN A Texas death row inmate continued to maintain his innocence up until he was executed Wednesday.

10 hrs 41 mins ago
Former Yale professor sexually assaulted five students, report says
Former Yale professor sexually assaulted five students, report says

By Rob Frehse, CNN A former Yale psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students and engaged in other sexual misconduct, according to an independent report released by the university.

8 hrs 56 mins ago
Is it a bird or a bunny? This optical illusion of an animal is confusing the internet
Is it a bird or a bunny? This optical illusion of an animal is confusing the internet

By Leah Asmelash and Brian Ries, CNN It's a bird! It's a rabbit!

11 hrs 41 mins ago
Walmart to reopen store where El Paso massacre took place with memorial for victims
Walmart to reopen store where El Paso massacre took place with memorial for victims

By Steve Almasy and Dave Alsup, CNN When the El Paso Walmart where 22 people were killed reopens in three to four months, the renovated property will have a memorial to the shooting victims, a company spokesman said...

9 hrs 11 mins ago
A gunman fired into a crowd at an Atlanta college block party and injured 4 students, all women
A gunman fired into a crowd at an Atlanta college block party and injured 4 students, all women

By Susan Scutti, CNN Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire and injured four students during a college block party in Atlanta.

14 hrs 56 mins ago
Chicago man arrested after allegedly threatening to kill people at women's reproductive health clinic
Chicago man arrested after allegedly threatening to kill people at women's reproductive health clinic

By Darran Simon, CNN A Chicago man has been accused of threatening to kill people at a women's reproductive health clinic, federal prosecutors said.

August 19th, 10:24 PM EDT
Loyola's good luck charm Sister Jean just turned 100
Loyola's good luck charm Sister Jean just turned 100

By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN Chicago's favorite basketball-loving nun reached a milestone birthday and the community is giving her the party of a lifetime.

10 hrs 41 mins ago
Indictments of workers mount after the Mississippi immigration raids, but no employers have been charged
Indictments of workers mount after the Mississippi immigration raids, but no employers have been charged

By Ray Sanchez, CNN As federal indictments stack up against dozens of undocumented immigrants rounded up in workplace raids in Mississippi, no charges have been filed against employers who immigration officials believe...

10 hrs 56 mins ago
Philadelphia police commissioner resigns after lawsuit alleges sexual harassment in department
Philadelphia police commissioner resigns after lawsuit alleges sexual harassment in department

By Patrick Cornell and Rebekah Riess, CNN One week after calling him "the best police commissioner in America," Philadelphia's mayor announced that Richard Ross Jr. is resigning.

August 20th, 7:54 PM EDT
California man planned mass shooting, police say
California man planned mass shooting, police say

By Theresa Waldrop and Cheri Mossburg, CNN Long Beach, California, police arrested a man they say was planning a mass shooting, the police chief said.

12 hrs 56 mins ago
Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case
Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case

By John Couwels and Eric Levenson, CNN Prosecuting attorney Fred Schaub said convenience store surveillance video showed that Michael Drejka fatally shot Markeis McGlockton as McGlockton was turning away from him.

13 hrs 26 mins ago
Police went to help a man in a car accident. Then they found an arsenal of weapons, prosecutors say
Police went to help a man in a car accident. Then they found an arsenal of weapons, prosecutors say

By Eric Levenson, CNN A New Jersey man who had been in a car accident was arrested and charged with having an arsenal of weapons, as well as white supremacist material, after police spotted the weapons while giving him...

18 hrs 11 mins ago
NBA great Larry Bird complains after an artist paints a mural of him with tattoos all over his body
NBA great Larry Bird complains after an artist paints a mural of him with tattoos all over his body

By Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN A new mural of Larry Bird in Indianapolis is getting some positive attention online -- but not from the NBA Hall of Famer himself.

13 hrs 41 mins ago
Teen gets life sentence for running over and killing a Baltimore County cop
Teen gets life sentence for running over and killing a Baltimore County cop

By Theresa Waldrop and Rebekah Riess, CNN The 17-year-old who was convicted of felony murder in the 2018 death of a Baltimore County police officer was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, his attorney said.

13 hrs 56 mins ago
Zoos will phase out the elephant bullhook, a sharp baton used to control them and a lightning rod for criticism
Zoos will phase out the elephant bullhook, a sharp baton used to control them and a lightning rod for criticism

By Scottie Andrew, CNN A group of zoos voted this summer to outlaw a device used to control elephants, a move welcomed by animal rights groups.

14 hrs 11 mins ago
McKinley Fire in Alaska threatens more than 1,000 structures as wildfires rage in a dozen states
McKinley Fire in Alaska threatens more than 1,000 structures as wildfires rage in a dozen states

By Susan Scutti, CNN Almost 50 large wildfires are burning in a dozen US states from Texas to Alaska.

16 hrs 26 mins ago
Former VA doctor is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 3 patients
Former VA doctor is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 3 patients

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN A former doctor at an Arkansas veterans hospital has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the deaths of three patients.

16 hrs 56 mins ago
'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog from Arizona named Monte
'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog from Arizona named Monte

By Scottie Andrew, CNN An Arizona rescue dog will make his film debut in Disney's live-action remake of "Lady and the Tramp." And he certainly looks the part.

20 hrs 33 mins ago
A New Hampshire town opened a 50-year-old time capsule to reveal absolutely nothing
A New Hampshire town opened a 50-year-old time capsule to reveal absolutely nothing

By Scottie Andrew, CNN For 50 years, residents of a New Hampshire town speculated what might be inside a time capsule from 1969. Moon-landing memorabilia? Local artifacts from the era? Perhaps a letter to the future?

18 hrs 26 mins ago
Judge invites alleged Jeffrey Epstein victims to speak at hearing in wake of his death
Judge invites alleged Jeffrey Epstein victims to speak at hearing in wake of his death

By Erica Orden, CNN The federal judge overseeing the case against Jeffrey Epstein on Wednesday ordered a hearing to discuss prosecutors' effort to dismiss the indictment against the alleged sex trafficker in the wake...

19 hrs 3 mins ago
A longtime school bus driver was laid to rest in a special casket: a school bus
A longtime school bus driver was laid to rest in a special casket: a school bus

By Leah Asmelash, CNN David Wright was a bus driver for almost 50 years, and almost everyone in Lebanon, Tennessee knew him.

19 hrs 3 mins ago
Harvey Weinstein's lawyer wants his trial moved out of New York City and its 'circus-like atmosphere'
Harvey Weinstein's lawyer wants his trial moved out of New York City and its 'circus-like atmosphere'

By Holly Yan and Elizabeth Joseph, CNN Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's attorney says there's no way his client can get a fair criminal trial in New York City and wants it moved -- possibly to upstate New...

19 hrs 18 mins ago
Woman sentenced to 23 years in meat cleaver killing
Woman sentenced to 23 years in meat cleaver killing

By Evan Simko-Bednarski, CNN A New York City woman has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing her aunt with a meat cleaver.

17 hrs 56 mins ago
This little-known meme site has hosted two mass shooting threats this month
This little-known meme site has hosted two mass shooting threats this month

By Eric Levenson, CNN Two young men arrested this month for threatening mass shootings posted those threats to a website known more for its memes than its menaces: iFunny.

19 hrs 3 mins ago
Battle lines are drawn between the film industry and Georgia over controversial 'heartbeat bill'
Battle lines are drawn between the film industry and Georgia over controversial 'heartbeat bill'

By Robyn Curnow, CNN Kalena Boller smiles and gestures proudly around her at the leafy street we're standing on.

19 hrs 18 mins ago