Two more states are dumping Christopher Columbus to celebrate indigenous people instead
Two more states are dumping Christopher Columbus to celebrate indigenous people instead

By Christina Maxouris, CNN More states are ditching Christopher Columbus.

41 mins ago
More than a dozen students and chaperones fall ill during flight and are taken to Boston hospital
More than a dozen students and chaperones fall ill during flight and are taken to Boston hospital

By Carma Hassan, CNN A group of more than a dozen students and chaperones traveling home to Boston fell ill on Sunday, an American Airlines spokesman told CNN.

13 hrs 41 mins ago
Florida man pretending to be a deputy tried to pull over a real detective and got arrested
Florida man pretending to be a deputy tried to pull over a real detective and got arrested

By Amir Vera, CNN When a South Florida undercover detective almost got pulled over earlier this week, it came as a surprise that the deputy attempting to conduct the traffic stop wasn't even a real deputy.

3 hrs 11 mins ago
Woman carrying a gun and a baby tackled after threatening to blow up church
Woman carrying a gun and a baby tackled after threatening to blow up church

By Artemis Moshtaghian and Emanuella Grinberg, CNN 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.

7 hrs 56 mins ago
UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi performs her final collegiate routine
UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi performs her final collegiate routine

By Amir Vera, CNN Katelyn Ohashi finished her final collegiate gymnastics routine appropriately, by dropping a pretend mic.

7 hrs 41 mins ago
Weeks after Nipsey Hussle's slaying, many questions remain unanswered
Weeks after Nipsey Hussle's slaying, many questions remain unanswered

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Three weeks after Nipsey Hussle was fatally gunned down in Los Angeles, the community continues to mourn and seek answers.

13 hrs 56 mins ago
More mothers are ending up behind bars. Meeting the needs of their children is becoming a bigger priority
More mothers are ending up behind bars. Meeting the needs of their children is becoming a bigger priority

By Anissa Gray, CNN It's just before sunrise on a Saturday morning, and the first few children are slowly trickling in. They've arrived at an office space that could easily be mistaken for a cheerful elementary...

12 hrs 56 mins ago
The Philadelphia Flyers remove a statue of Kate Smith over her racist songs
The Philadelphia Flyers remove a statue of Kate Smith over her racist songs

By Doug Criss, Jill Martin and Eric Levenson, CNN A year after her 1986 death, the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers erected a statue to honor renowned singer Kate Smith, whose rendition of "God Bless America" was played...

13 hrs 41 mins ago
A 5-year-old boy is missing, and police don't think he walked away or was abducted
A 5-year-old boy is missing, and police don't think he walked away or was abducted

By Deanna Hackney and Theresa Waldrop, CNN Police looking for a 5-year-old Illinois boy reported missing from his home say they're putting special focus on the residence after determining it's likely he neither was...

April 20th, 11:18 AM EDT
Kim Kardashian says she wouldn't use her privilege to buy her children's way into college
Kim Kardashian says she wouldn't use her privilege to buy her children's way into college

By Eric Levenson, CNN Kim Kardashian West said that she would not use her privilege to get her children into a college that they couldn't get into on their own because it wouldn't help anybody.

18 hrs 26 mins ago
Social media influencer plotted to take internet domain at gunpoint. It didn't end well
Social media influencer plotted to take internet domain at gunpoint. It didn't end well

By Faith Karimi, CNN The plan was like a bad movie script -- complete with an attacker in a puzzling outfit and a backup weapon.

April 21st, 12:18 AM EDT
The Easter story helps an 'outcast' preacher find her way back home
The Easter story helps an 'outcast' preacher find her way back home

By John Blake, CNNPhotographs by Melissa Golden/Redux for CNN The Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor was attending a seminar one day when someone asked her a question that she hasn't been able to forget.

April 21st, 3:18 AM EDT
Woman caught on video tossing a plastic bag full of puppies near a trash bin
Woman caught on video tossing a plastic bag full of puppies near a trash bin

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN Seven puppies were found next to a dumpster in Coachella, California, and authorities say they are looking for the woman caught on camera leaving them.

April 21st, 2:33 AM EDT
At least 5 dead after days of powerful storms in parts of the US
At least 5 dead after days of powerful storms in parts of the US

By Hollie Silverman and Rashard Rose, CNN The powerful storms that ripped through parts of the United States last week killed at least five people in Mississippi, Florida and Alabama, officials said.

April 21st, 3:18 AM EDT
A welder in Kentucky made a homemade replica of the throne in 'Game of Thrones'
A welder in Kentucky made a homemade replica of the throne in 'Game of Thrones'

By Ryan Prior, CNN Spoiler alert: a welder in Kentucky and his new wife will sit on the Iron Throne at the end of this season of "Game of Thrones."

April 21st, 2:33 AM EDT
A German auction house is helping return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners
A German auction house is helping return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN Nina McGehee always knew that her family fled Europe before World War II broke out. But she only recently learned about what they left behind.

April 21st, 2:18 AM EDT
A Florida deputy is under investigation after viral video appears to show him slamming teen's head into the ground
A Florida deputy is under investigation after viral video appears to show him slamming teen's head into the ground

By Amir Vera, CNN A Broward County sheriff's deputy is on "restricted administrative assignment" after a video surfaced that appears to show him slamming a teenage boy's head into the ground and then punching the...

April 21st, 2:03 AM EDT
Jussie Smollett's lawyers file a motion opposing special prosecutor review of dismissal of charges
Jussie Smollett's lawyers file a motion opposing special prosecutor review of dismissal of charges

By Madeline Holcombe and Hollie Silverman, CNN Lawyers for actor Jussie Smollett filed a motion Thursday opposing the appointment of a special prosecutor to review the dismissal of charges against him.

April 21st, 12:48 AM EDT
A member of an armed group detaining migrants at the border has been arrested by the FBI
A member of an armed group detaining migrants at the border has been arrested by the FBI

By Dakin Andone and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN The FBI has arrested a member of an armed militia that had detained hundreds of migrants at the border this week, the New Mexico attorney general's office said Saturday.

April 20th, 9:48 PM EDT
New York police detain person as they investigate death of woman found partially decapitated
New York police detain person as they investigate death of woman found partially decapitated

By Ray Sanchez, Mark Morales and Nicole Chavez, CNN Detectives have detained a person as they investigate the death of a woman who was found dead and partially decapitated in a Brooklyn apartment, New York police said.

April 20th, 3:33 PM EDT
A bill in Washington state would allow the composting of human remains
A bill in Washington state would allow the composting of human remains

By Amir Vera, CNN Lawmakers in Washington state passed a bill Friday that would allow human remains to be composted.

April 20th, 7:48 PM EDT
Multnomah County, Oregon, to pay $100K to employee who complained about 'Blue Lives Matter' flag
Multnomah County, Oregon, to pay $100K to employee who complained about 'Blue Lives Matter' flag

By Steve Almasy and Keith Allen, CNN An African-American employee who claimed she was subject to stress and racial harassment after she complained about a coworker's "Blue Lives Matter" flag and after she put up an...

April 20th, 6:48 PM EDT
The Turpin children had a police dog when facing their parents in court. He's comforted them for months.
The Turpin children had a police dog when facing their parents in court. He's comforted them for months.

By Nicole Chavez, CNN As the children of David and Louise Turpin spoke about taking their life back and the nightmares they still have, a yellow Labrador sat quietly next to them.

April 19th, 11:03 PM EDT
A zookeeper suffered 'lacerations and punctures' in a tiger attack at the zoo in Topeka, Kansas
A zookeeper suffered 'lacerations and punctures' in a tiger attack at the zoo in Topeka, Kansas

By Deanna Hackney and Dakin Andone, CNN A zookeeper is recovering in the hospital after she was attacked Saturday morning by a tiger at the Topeka, Kansas, zoo.

April 20th, 1:33 PM EDT
Kim Kardashian on working with Trump on prison reform: 'People sitting behind bars do not care who the president is'
Kim Kardashian on working with Trump on prison reform: 'People sitting behind bars do not care who the president is'

By Adrienne Vogt, CNN Kim Kardashian West is making her case to become a lawyer after working with the White House to help commute the life sentence of a first-time nonviolent drug offender.

April 20th, 3:03 PM EDT
2 Virginia police officers fired for alleged ties to white supremacist groups
2 Virginia police officers fired for alleged ties to white supremacist groups

By Julia Jones and Paul P. Murphy, CNN Two Virginia police officers were fired after allegations of involvement with white supremacist groups surfaced.

April 20th, 12:33 AM EDT
A white driver faces hate crime charges after he allegedly tried to hit an interracial couple with his truck
A white driver faces hate crime charges after he allegedly tried to hit an interracial couple with his truck

By Rebekah Riess and Dakin Andone, CNN A Louisiana man has been arrested and booked on charges including committing a hate crime after he allegedly accelerated his truck toward an interracial couple in a suburban New...

April 20th, 1:33 PM EDT
A man arrested carrying gas and lighters into St. Patrick's Cathedral booked a one-way flight to Rome
A man arrested carrying gas and lighters into St. Patrick's Cathedral booked a one-way flight to Rome

By Nicole Chavez, Mark Morales and Rob Frehse, CNN For more than an hour, Marc Lamparello drove and walked around St. Patrick's Cathedral before he entered the church carrying gallons of gasoline, lighter fluid and...

April 18th, 12:47 AM EDT
Flint residents can sue the federal government over water crisis, judge rules
Flint residents can sue the federal government over water crisis, judge rules

By Theresa Waldrop, CNN Residents of Flint, Michigan, can proceed with lawsuits that had been filed against the federal government in connection with the city's water crisis, a federal judge ruled.

April 19th, 9:33 PM EDT
Scientists now say Hurricane Michael was a Category 5 storm at the time of US landfall
Scientists now say Hurricane Michael was a Category 5 storm at the time of US landfall

By Ray Sanchez, CNN Hurricane Michael, which barreled into the Florida Panhandle in October, was actually a Category 5 storm when it hit the coast, scientists at the National Hurricane Center said Friday.

April 19th, 10:47 AM EDT