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In this June 5, 2019, file photo, Morgan Wallen arrives at the CMT Music Awards on at the Bridgesto...
Associated Press

Recently arrested Morgan Wallen says he’s “not proud” of behavior

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star Morgan Wallen, who faces charges stemming in part from accusations that he threw a chair off the rooftop of a six-story bar, says he’s “not proud” of his behavior and accepts responsibility. The “One Thing at a Time” singer responded publicly Friday night on social media to his […]
19 hours ago
Former Arkansas governor and U.S. Sen. David Pryor, a Democrat who was one of the state's most belo...
ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press

David Pryor, former governor and senator of Arkansas, dies at age 89

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas governor and U.S. Sen. David Pryor, a Democrat who was one of the state’s most beloved political figures and remained active in public service in the state long after he left office, has died. He was 89. Pryor, who went undercover to investigate nursing homes while a congressman, […]
21 hours ago
The collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge lay on top of the container ship Dali, Monday, April 15, 202...
Associated Press

Third temporary channel opens for vessels to Baltimore port after bridge collapse

A third temporary channel located to the northeast of the fallen bridge is meant to help boats to access the Port of Baltimore.
24 hours ago
A skier dressed as a Teletubbie participates in a pond skimming event at Gunstock Mountain Resort....
Nick Perry

Soar, slide, splash? It’s skiers’ choice as spring’s wacky pond skimming tradition returns

A spring tradition of pond skimming is happening that is meant to celebrate the last day of the skiing season before the chairlifts close.
1 day ago
Pro-Palestinian activists demonstrate outside the Capitol in Washington....
Stephen Groves and Lisa Mascaro

The House passes billions in aid for Ukraine and Israel after months of struggle

A $26 billion package aiding Israel and providing humanitarian relief to citizens of Gaza passed through the House today.
1 day ago
A man carries a Free TikTok sign in front of the courthouse where the hush-money trial of Donald Tr...
Mary Clare Jalonick and Haleluya Hadero

The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don’t expect the app to go away anytime soon

The House has passed legislation that would ban TikTok in the United States, but that doesn't mean the app is going anywhere anytime soon.
1 day ago
The New Horizons spacecraft took an image of Pluto's heart on July 14, 2015....
Ashley Strickland, CNN

Pluto gained a ‘heart’ after colliding with a planetary body

Researchers think they have solved the mystery of how Pluto's distinctive heart came to be. It could reveal new clues about its origins.
1 day ago
two people shown with wraps over themselves as they use the cbp one app...
Peter Johnston

Utah lawmakers push bill to stop undocumented immigrants from boarding planes

The CBP One app allows people immigrating to the U.S. to set up an appointment with customs before they land at a port of entry.
2 days ago
Alex Ye, an 18-year-old Maryland high school student, was arrested and charged with threat of mass ...
Chris Boyette, Braden Walker and Jillian Sykes, CNN

Maryland student arrested, 129-page document found detailing school shooting plan

A Maryland high school student was arrested and charged with threat of mass violence Wednesday.
2 days ago
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., , center, stops to talk to reporters just after lawmakers...
Stephen Groves, Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking

Ukraine, Israel aid advances in rare House vote as Democrats help Republicans push it forward

The House has pushed a $95 billion national security aid package for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies closer to passage.
2 days ago
Former President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he enters Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, ...
Associated Press

Trump’s legal team again asks appeals court to intervene in hush money case

A jury of 12 people and six alternates has been seated in former President Donald Trump's hush money trial in New York.
2 days ago
Iranian news agency FARS, citing local sources, reports multiple explosions were heard northwest of...
Hamdi Alkhshali and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN

Israel has carried out a strike inside Iran, US official tells CNN

(CNN) — Israel has carried out a strike inside Iran, a US official told CNN, a move that threatens to push the region deeper into conflict. The target is not nuclear, the official said. Iran’s air defense systems were activated in several locations after three explosions were heard close to the airport and an army […]
3 days ago
Image of Bryan Kohberger, who is accused of killing 4 university of idaho students, and his attorne...
Associated press

Man charged with 4 University of Idaho deaths was out for a drive that night, his attorneys say

Authorities have said that cellular data shows that the suspect in the University of Idaho murders visited the victims' neighborhood at least a dozen times.
3 days ago
Former U.S. President Donald Trump returns to the courtroom after a break on the first day of his t...
MICHAEL R. SISAK, JENNIFER PELTZ, ERIC TUCKER and JAKE OFFENHARTZ Associated Press

12 jurors picked for Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Selection of alternates ongoing

The jury includes a sales professional, a software engineer, an English teacher and multiple lawyers.
3 days ago
A clear plastic cup from Starbucks features new black and white fill lines....
Jordan Valinsky, CNN

Starbucks plastic cups are getting a makeover

Starbucks has announced an environmentally friendly redesign of its plastic cups.
3 days ago
The nearly complete giant jawbone is shown along with the jawbone (middle and bottom) found by Paul...
Ashley Strickland, CNN

Fossil discovery by 11-year-old is the largest known marine reptile, study says

A jawbone found on a beach along the English coast belonged to a newfound species that’s likely the largest known marine reptile.
3 days ago
Melatonin is a hormonal sleep aid. According to the Mayo Clinic, melatonin is produced and released...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Melatonin companies given two years to childproof their product, after melatonin related ER visits increase

The CDC said more than 11,000 children went to the ER in the last two years after ingesting melatonin.
4 days ago
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas shown, two impeachment articles dismissed by senate...
MARY CLARE JALONICK

Senate dismisses two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security secretary, ending trial

The two votes effectively end the trial before arguments ever began.
4 days ago
Disneyland expansion...
AMY TAXIN Associated Press

Southern California city council gives a key approval for Disneyland expansion plan

It would be the biggest expansion of Disney's Southern California theme parks in decades, aiming to create more immersive experiences for guests.
4 days ago
The rear fuselage section of a 777, boeing whistleblower alleges manufacturing issues...
Chris Isidore and Pete Muntean, CNN

Boeing defends its planes’ safety ahead of whistleblower hearing

The FAA is looking into allegations raised by whistleblower and Boeing engineer Sam Salehpour that Boeing took shortcuts when manufacturing certain jets.
5 days ago
former president donald trump shown, his hush money trial is under way and jurors are still being p...
MICHAEL R. SISAK, JENNIFER PELTZ, JAKE OFFENHARTZ and ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press

First 7 jurors are chosen for Trump’s hush money criminal trial; 11 more still needed

Possible jurors for the hush money trial were questioned about their views on Trump and other issues, as well as social media posts.
5 days ago
People working past retirement age...
Nicole Goodkind, CNN

More people are working well past retirement age. It’s not easy

Americans over 75 are the fastest-growing age group in the workforce, more than quadrupling in size since 1964.
5 days ago
Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, here on March 6, was sentenced by a New Mexico judge to 18 months in prison ...
Christina Maxouris, Cheri Mossburg and Eric Levenson, CNN

‘Rust’ movie armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed sentenced to 18 months in prison for involuntary manslaughter

Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer of the film “Rust," was sentenced by a New Mexico judge to 18 months in prison. She who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter last month.
6 days ago
bridge collapse in baltimore...
Evan Perez, Holmes Lybrand and Holly Yan, CNN

LISTEN: Feds launch criminal probe into Baltimore bridge collapse

The FBI and the US Coast Guard are leading the criminal investigation into whether the crew failed to report an earlier issue with the vessel.
6 days ago