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Civil rights attorney Lewis Myers Jr. dies at 70

Longtime civil rights attorney Lewis Myers Jr., who worked on a key lawsuit against racial discrimination in Mississi...

Muslims roast MAC Cosmetics for suhoor makeup tutorial video

Muslims on Twitter are roasting MAC Cosmetics for a ...

Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

As many as 200 headstones were vandalized with swastikas at a cemetery in Glen Carbon, Illinois, Glen Carbon Police L...

Alan Bean, the 4th person to walk on the moon, dies at 86

Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon and the last surviving member of the Apollo 12 mission, died Saturda...

Alan Bean, 4th man to walk on the moon, dies

Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon and the last surviving member of the Apollo 12 mission, died in Houston, Texas, Saturday, according to his family and NASA. He was 86.

Harvard graduate surprises school teacher after 21 years

Mrs. Toensing made a request on her sixth-grade student's report card. Two decades and a Harvard diploma later, that request was unexpectedly granted.

Florida, Mississippi and Alabama brace for Subtropical Storm Alberto with states of emergency

Alabama, Florida and Mississippi are preparing for states of emergency as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads toward the ...

More evacuations ordered on Hawaii's Big Island as volcano activity intensifies

Firefighters went door-to-door urging some residents of Leilani Estates on Hawaii's Big Island to leave as lava from ...

Lava 'river' engulfs home in minutes

Isaac Krakauer filmed this "river" of lava near his home in Hawaii's Leilani Estates neighborhood.

Gynecologist sued over inappropriate touching

Daniella Mohazab is the seventh woman to file suit against Dr. George Tyndall and the University of Southern California. The graduate student and the other women allege Tyndall, a former gynecologist at USC's student health center for nearly 30 years, used racist and inappropriately sexual language during consultations

USC president steps down in wake of lawsuits against school, gynecologist

University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias has agreed to resign in light of a scandal involving Dr....

Man hit by lava bomb while protecting homes

Hawaii resident Steve Hill credits Darryl Clinton with saving his home from chunks of molten lava, even at the expense of his own health. CNN's Scott McLean has the details.

Teacher hailed as hero for stopping suspect

Jason Seaman, a teacher at Noblesville West Middle School, is credited with tackling and disarming a student suspected of opening fire at the school in Indiana.

Hawaii resident credits friend with saving his home from lava bombs

A couple of weeks ago, Steve Hill's family packed up their furniture and valuables and left their property on Hawaii'...

Teacher credited with disarming student in Indiana school shooting

A teacher is being credited with disarming a student suspected of opening fire at an Indiana middle school.Jas...

A 6th-grade teacher wrote 'Invite me to your Harvard graduation!' -- 21 years later, the student did just that

Judith Toensing didn't just teach her students, she inspired them.A sixth-grade teacher from Yuma, Arizona, To...

Border officials change account of shooting

US Customs and Border protection has released a slightly different account of a border agent's fatal shooting of an undocumented immigrant near Nuevo Laredo, Texas. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Border Patrol slightly changes account of undocumented woman's fatal shooting

United States Customs and Border Protection on Friday released a slightly different account of a ...

Portland police say one person is in custody in hit-and-run that left 3 seriously hurt

Portland police took a person of interest into custody Friday afternoon hours after three women were struck in an app...

Democrats invite students affected by gun violence to intern for the summer

House Democrats are inviting students affected by school shootings to participate in an internship program on Capitol...

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud

Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who represented herself as black for years and once headed a local chapter of the NAACP in Washington state, is facing charges of welfare fraud.

A Tennessee man is tackled by a SWAT team in a raid -- but it's the wrong house, and wrong man

Armed with a federal search warrant, weapons, body armor and flash-bang grenades, DEA agents and members of the Bradl...

Footage of NBA player's arrest released

Milwaukee police released body cam video of the January arrest of Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown.

Black man films traffic stop with police

Rudy Samuel started recording an encounter with police on Facebook Live when officers changed the reason for the traffic stop in Winfield, Kansas.

Suspect in custody after shooting at Indiana middle school

A student was taken into custody Friday after a shooting at a Noblesville, Indiana, middle school left three people i...

Subtropical Storm Alberto eyes Gulf Coast for Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and this year, it looks like it might also bring an early start to...

Armed bystanders kill shooter at Oklahoma City restaurant

Armed bystanders gunned down a shooter Thursday at an Oklahoma City restaurant, killing him, police said.A man...

Reports of shots fired at Indiana middle school

Shots have been reported at a middle school in Noblesville, Indiana, a receptionist for the school district told CNN. A suspect is in custody, according to a tweet from the Noblesville Fire Department.

Brazilian breaks record for biggest wave surfed

There's surfing, and then there's riding liquid mountains. Brazil's Rodrigo Koxa has surfed the biggest wave of the lot with a world-record 80-foot monster.

Pitmaster uses BBQ skills to honor US troops

Grand Champion pitmaster Stan Hays takes barbecue seriously.For seven years, he and thousands of volunteers ha...

Man hit by lava bomb describes gruesome injuries

Hawaii resident Darryl Clinton talks about the serious injuries he suffered from being hit by a "lava bomb" during the Kilauea volcano eruption.

Man charged in package bombing of Texas church, attempted bombing of Starbucks

A suspect has been arrested in the investigation into a package bomb that exploded this month outside a church in Bea...

There has been, on average, 1 school shooting every week this year

We're 21 weeks into 2018, and there have already been 23 school shootings where som...

Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

The women allege the behavior happened on movie sets, at his company, and in interviews.

CNN Heroes: Wounded warriors get BBQ feast fit for a king

2017 CNN Hero Stan Hays and his Operation BBQ Relief team put their grilling skills to use at the Invincible Spirit Festival, an annual event that honors military service members and their families.

15 people injured from explosion at restaurant

Two men detonated an "improvised explosive device," injuring 15 people inside a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario, police said.

Oklahoma's governor wouldn't let residents carry a gun without a permit. But it's OK in 12 other states

Oklahomans won't be able to carry guns without a permit or license after the governor vetoed a bill that would have a...

Gwyneth Paltrow reveals Brad Pitt threatened Harvey Weinstein

The actress spoke to Howard Stern about the day Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed her when she was 22.

Julian Assange's refuge 'in jeopardy'

Julian Assange's nearly six-year refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London is in danger, opening the WikiLeaks founder to arrest by British authorities and potential extradition to the US, multiple sources with knowledge tell CNN.

Lava paths in Hawaii merge to create two lines into the Pacific Ocean

Two of the three main lava channels from the volcanic eruption on Hawaii's Big Island have merged to create only two ...

5 things for May 25: North Korea, #MeToo, Canada IED, Julian Assange, Jack Johnson

Memorial Day is coming up. It's a time for-barbecues and outdoor-fun for most of us. But let's not forget ...

Body cam clears trooper of sex assault claims

A Texas woman claimed a trooper sexually assaulted her, but the trooper's body camera footage revealed that she was lying.

Suspect in custody after shots fired at school

Police say a suspect is in custody following a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana.

Family, United Airlines settle over dog's death

The family whose dog died on a United Airlines flight in March has reached a settlement with the carrier, the family ...

Border Patrol agent kills undocumented woman in Texas

An undocumented immigrant was shot and killed Wednesday by a Border Patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, according to ...

'Laurel-Yanny' man reveals what he really said

Jay Aubrey Jones, the voice performer behind the viral 'Laurel' or 'Yanny' recording, reveals what he actually said.

Body cam video refutes Texas woman's sex assault claim against state trooper

Texas prosecutors say they are investigating a woman's false accusation against a trooper she said sexually assaulted...

School bus driver charged in fatal crash

A school bus driver is being charged following a crash in northern New Jersey last week that left two people dead, th...

Trump pardons late boxer with Sylvester Stallone

President Trump, alongside actor Sylvester Stallone, pardons late boxer Jack Johnson in the Oval Office.

Why we're not hearing much from Colin Kaepernick on the NFL anthem decision

For the last two seasons, the NFL has struggled with how to handle the handful of players who have knelt during pre-g...

Parents in California abuse case plead not guilty; lewd act on a child charges added against father

A Northern California couple pleaded not guilty Thursday to ...

Judge evicts 30-year-old from parents' home

A judge ruled in favor of parents who wanted their 30-year-old son, Michael Rotondo, to move out. Rotondo tells CNN's Brooke Baldwin he would like to leave but doesn't have the means.

911 call audio released in fatal cougar attack

Audio of a series of 911 calls released this week by the King County Sheriff's Office in Washington state reveals the terrifying moments after a mountain lion attacked two cyclists.

Memorial Day tropical weather system to hit ahead of hurricane season

Sorry to rain on your beach barbecue: There is a 90% chance of tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico over Memori...

Parole board splits on clemency for trafficking victim serving life for killing a man who picked her up for sex

The fate of Cyntoia Brown, who is serving a life sentence for killing a man who picked her up for sex, is now in the ...

See Cuomo's emotional send off from 'New Day'

CNN's Chris Cuomo was joined by special guests to help him sign off "New Day" ahead of his new primetime show that begins on June 4.

Trump: Maybe players who kneel shouldn't be in US

Former NFL Players Association President George Martin responds to President Trump's comments that NFL players who kneel shouldn't be allowed to play.

Ex-NFLer: Anthem decision was misguided

Former NFL Players Association president, George Martin, says he thinks that the NFL owners' decision to not include players in their decision on kneeling during the anthem was a mistake.

Las Vegas shooter's garage full of ammo, search warrant says

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was known as a high roller at the city's casinos, but the inside of his residence w...

Blue flames burn during Kilauea eruption

Blue flames rise from the ground as a result of methane gas seeping out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano fissures.

Undocumented immigrant shot, killed by officer

An undocumented immigrant was shot and killed Wednesday by a US Customs and Border Protection officer in Rio Bravo, Texas, according to a CBP news release.

A tearful good-bye as Chris Cuomo leaves 'New Day' for 'Prime Time'

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo signed off Thursday morning for the last time from "New Day," but not before getting some surp...

Driver in fatal school bus crash had multiple traffic violations and license suspensions

The driver of a school bus that collided with a dump truck in New Jersey last week -- ...

Get ready for an above-average hurricane season in 2018

The 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to be "near- or above-normal" -- though not to the degree seen last year, whe...

Student questions Pelosi on collusion evidence

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi responds to a question about evidence of Russian collusion after more than a year of investigation.

Six more Sandy Hook families sue broadcaster Alex Jones

A defamation lawsuit has been filed against broadcaster Alex Jones, along with some of his associates, for saying the...

The US border is bigger than you think

Two women speaking Spanish ...

Cracks open up beneath Big Island home

Hawaii resident Tam Hunt shot images of his neighbors' home falling into cracks in the earth caused by fissures that opened up due to volcanic eruptions.

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5M in debt, needs a public defender

A court allowed George Zimmerman to use a public defender in his alleged stalking case after he filed documents sayin...

Officers disciplined in arrest of NBA's Sterling Brown, police chief says

Milwaukee police on Wednesday released body camera video of the arrest and tasing of NBA player Sterling Brown as the...

Gigantic cracks in Hawaii threaten to swallow home

OK, Mother Nature, can we give Hawaii residents a break now?Earthquakes rattled the homes of residents in the ...

A judge sides with parents and rules their 30-year-old son must move out

A 30-year-old man didn't get the message that it was time to move out of his parents' home, even after they left him ...

What it's like to operate CNN's 'Lava Cam'

Editor's note: Like many forces of nature, the lava and smoke spewing ...

USA Gymnastics CEO apologizes to Nassar victims

In her opening statement at a hearing on Capitol Hill, USA Gymnastics CEO Kerry Perry apologizes to the victims of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Olympic leaders grilled by Congress on sexual abuse issues

Congressional leaders sharply questioned the leaders of USA Gymnastics and US Olympic Committee on Wednesday for thei...

Man hit by flying molten rock hospitalized

Hawaii resident Darryl Clinton was trying to protect two homes near a volcanic fissure, but he was hit in the leg by a bowling ball-sized lava bomb and had to be hospitalized. CNN's Scott McLean reports.

Royal family releases official wedding photos

The British royal family has released more official wedding photos ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first official appearance as royal husband and wife. CNN's Kate Williams reports.

Harry and Meghan make post-wedding appearance

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their first post-wedding appearance at a Buckingham Palace garden party in honor of Prince Charles' 70th birthday.

Parents sue son, 30, for refusing to move out

A 30-year-old man, Michael Rotondo, didn't get the message that it was time to move out of his parents' home, even after they left him five notices. So, his parents took him to court.

The Army Corps is leaving, hurricane season approaching and 13,870 are still without power in Puerto Rico

With hurricane season about a week away and thousands of Puerto Ricans still without electricity, th...

Yosemite National Park hiker dies in fall

A hiker fell to his death while ascending Yosemite National Park's famous Half Dome trail, the US National Park Service said.

Deadliest Mass Shootings in Modern US History Fast Facts

Here is a list of the deadliest single day ...

Santa Fe High School teachers return to work for the first time since the massacre

Five days after a gunman slaughtered 10 people at a Texas high school, teachers are returning to work on Wednesday....

What kids want you to know -- just in case they die in a school shooting

Where they'd want to be buried. How to console their grieving parents. What to tell politicians who offered only pray...

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Man defending home hit by volcano's 'lava bomb'

Darryl Clinton, a man who has been defending homes from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, says it "scares" him to think about how close he came to dying after being struck by a "lava bomb."

Parents sue son, 30, for refusing to move out

A 30-year-old man, Michael Rotondo, didn't get the message that it was time to move out of his parents' home, even after they left him five notices. So, his parents took him to court.

Philip Roth, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, dies at 85

Philip Roth, a fearless novelist who wrote about Jewish life and male sexual identity, died Tuesday ...

5 things for May 23: North Korea, primary results, Zuckerberg, ZTE, leukemia & germs

There won't be any more running starts in pro football, as the NFL ...

Man defending Hawaii home from volcano is hit by flaming lava bomb

"You might want to step back," said Darryl Clinton as yet another explosion boomed nearby.He seemed to know ex...

Yosemite National Park hiker dies in fall from Half Dome cables

A hiker fell to his death on Monday while ascending Yosemite National Park's famous Half Dome trail, the US National ...

Suspect barricaded in Florida apartment after shooting is found dead

A suspect who had barricaded himself on Tuesday in his Panama City, Florida, home after an earlier shooting was later...

Border agent demands ID from woman in Montana after hearing her speak Spanish

A US citizen who was stopped and asked for identification after a US Border Patrol agent in Montana heard her speakin...

Las Vegas casino workers may strike for first time in decades

Thousands of unionized hotel and casino workers in Las Vegas are ready to go on strike for the first time in more tha...

Accused Texas shooter's dad: 'I feel the pain'

The Texas school shooting suspect's father told CNN affiliate Antenna TV in Greece his son was a "good boy."

Milwaukee police to release video showing arrest of NBA's Sterling Brown

In January, Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown was tased and arrested after he became confrontational over an alle...

More armed school staff, counselors discussed at first Texas roundtable

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday kicked off the first of three roundtable discussions on school safety in the wake o...

Almost 60 years later, Alabama lunch counter protesters are given some justice

A small, shameful part of Alabama's past was put to justice this month when an Alabama legislator cleared the names o...

Kilauea erupts again as Hawaii residents struggle with toxic gas, lost income

Stefani Hinkle doesn't need officials to tell her that her neighborhood is dangerous. She can feel it in her burning ...

Police in Kansas handcuff black motorist over 'vegetation' in his car window

When police in Winfield, Kansas, pulled Rudy Samuel over, the 31-year-old felt he had done nothing wrong. So he start...

Texas school shooter's family likely not liable under gun access law

The 17-year-old who allegedly shot and k...

Attorney in viral rant says he's not a racist

Aaron Schlossberg, who berated employees for speaking Spanish in a New York restaurant, released an apology on social media after video of his rant went viral.

White woman's police call leads to huge BBQ

A large crowd turned out for an event called "BBQing While Black" in Oakland, California, after a white woman called police to complain about a group of black people barbecuing in a public space.

Teen charged in Baltimore County police officer's death, accused of ramming Jeep into cop

Baltimore County, Maryland, police arrested a teenager who allegedly admitted to using a Jeep Wrangler to fatally str...

Attorney in rant that went viral says he's not a racist and offers an apology

One week after he screamed at people speaking Spanish in a New York City cafe -- a rant captured on video that quickl...

Mario Batali accuser says chef is a monster

The NYPD is opening an investigation into Mario Batali following a "60 Minutes" interview with a woman who accuses the celebrity chef of drugging and sexually assaulting her.

A Santa Fe High School student died while trying to protect his art class from the shooter

As survivors describe the terror-filled moments after ...

Racism without racists? (2015)

A new CNN and KFF poll reveals 49% of Americans think racism is a big problem. Research shows we all see the world through a racially biased lens.

Uncertainty surrounds US, North Korea summit

CNN's Will Ripley reports that North Koreans want the upcoming summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un to take place, despite sources saying Trump aides are skeptical the meeting will happen.

Panel erupts over Border Patrol agent protocol

CNN's Don Lemon spars with CNN political commentator Tara Setmayer about whether Ana Suda, a US citizen, was racially profiled after she was stopped by a Border Patrol agent who overheard Suda speaking Spanish to a friend.

Agent stopped US citizens for speaking Spanish

CNN's Don Lemon speaks to Ana Suda, a US citizen who was stopped by a Border Patrol agent at a Montana gas station when he overheard Suda speaking Spanish to a friend.

See lava from Hawaii volcano reach the ocean

First it was catastrophic lava. Then it was sulfur dioxide. Now Hawaii's residents have yet another danger to worry about - laze.

Watch as lava eats a Ford Mustang

In this time-lapse video, watch as a lava flow crosses a street and engulfs a sports car.

USA Swimming covered up for 'pedophile' coach, lawsuit says

Former world champion swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith says it was an "open secret" among USA Swimming's leadership that h...

Robert Indiana, the pop artist behind the iconic 'Love' image, dies at 89

Robert Indiana is dead, but his LOVE lives on.The Pop artist, whose rendering of the word 'love' became one of...

Cooper: Nunes seems to be the glue in Trump team response

CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses President Donald Trump meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.

A white woman called police on black people barbecuing. This is how the community responded

Hundreds danced to hip-hop and '80s soul music Sunday and listened to local African-American candidates make their pi...

How corporations won their own civil rights movement

Procter & Gamble never marched on Washington singing "We Shall Overcome." Google was never blocked from eating in a d...

Cougars almost never attack humans. But here are possible reasons this one did.

The fatal cougar attack in Washington state over the weekend isn't just rare; it's basically unheard of.The...

Future NRA leader links shootings to Ritalin

Oliver North, the National Rifle Association's incoming president, linked ADHD medication to the recent school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another in Washington state

A cougar appeared to be stalking two cyclists as they biked over the weekend in the Cascade Mountains near Seattle. S...

Outsider advisers urged Trump to attack DOJ

A loose and informal group of Trump advisers outside the White House, some of whom think the President is being ill served by White House chief of staff John Kelly and White House counsel Don McGahn, have been aggressively campaigning to attack Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of a "deep state" plot against the President.

Kilauea's eruption is disrupting island life with no end in sight

Between the flowing lava and toxic gas that are forcing evacuations, the Kilauea eruption feels like a never-ending e...

These are the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting

The 10 victims slain in the Santa Fe High School shooting were not done with life. Far from it. As w...

NYPD warns of toxic batch of fake weed K2 after overdoses

The New York City Police Department is warning Brooklyn residents about a "particularly toxic" batch of synthetic mar...

In a superhero cape, he feeds the city's hungry and homeless. And he's only 4

Austin Perine delivers meals to the homeless dressed as a superhero. The catchphrase "#ShowLove" is emblazoned in bold red letters across his chest.

Mom: Daughter turned down suspect's advances

Students and family members of victims speak out about Dimitrios Pagourtzis who is accused of killing 10 people and wounding 13 others at Santa Fe High School in Texas.

Texas school shooting: Sheriff says he doesn't believe any victims killed in crossfire with gunman

Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said Monday he doesn't believe any of the victims killed Friday at Santa Fe...

J.J. Watt offers to pay for Santa Fe funerals

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has offered to pay for the funerals of those killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting.

DA to Santa Fe grads: 'You're entering a war zone'

Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady spoke at the Santa Fe High School Class of 2018 Baccalaureate, where he delivered some sobering words.

Baltimore County police officer shot and killed, governor says; suspects still at large

A Baltimore County police officer was shot and killed Monday afternoon in Perry Hall, a community northeast of Baltim...

Teen who started fire that burned 48,000 acres ordered to pay $36 million

When you play with fire, there are bound to be consequences.For one teenager, that consequence comes with the ...

A monkey gets free at the San Antonio airport

A monkey that was being transported escaped its cage Monday afternoon and briefly ran loose at San Antonio Internatio...

In a superhero cape, he feeds the city's hungry and homeless. And he's only 4

Austin Perine's superhero cape glides and flutters as he hands chicken sandwiches to homeless men outside a shelter i...

Man drives into his family's table at a restaurant, killing his daughter, police say

A 62-year-old man intentionally drove his vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant where his family was eating on Sun...

Texas governor's campaign website drops shotgun voucher giveaway after school shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's re-election website has abandoned a contest to give away a $250 voucher toward a shotgun pur...

Cougar kills mountain biker, injures friend

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and another one was taken to a hospital after a mountain lion attacked the pair while they were biking in the Cascade Mountains near Seattle, according to the sheriff's office.

New danger as lava reaches Pacific Ocean

Lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is hitting the Pacific Ocean and it's sending laze, a dangerous combination of hydrochloric acid and glass particles, into the air. CNN's Scott McLean reports.

Cougar kills mountain biker in rare attack

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and another was taken to a hospital after a cougar attacked the pair while they were biking in the Cascade Mountains near Seattle, according to the sheriff's office.

What we know about Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the alleged Santa Fe High School shooter

The teenager accused of carrying out the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School on Friday was known as a quiet student...

Santa Fe High School had armed cops and active shooter drills. Yet 10 people died.

After each school massacre, politicians often list what they think could prevent future carnage:Put armed ...

Who is Chrissy Teigen?

Model and TV host Chrissy Teigen skyrocketed to fame due in large part to her social media presence.

J.J. Watt, the NFL star helping out the Santa Fe victims' families, has a long history of philanthropy

To those who follow the NFL, the monstrous defensive powerhouse known as J.J. Watt needs no introduction.The H...

A church hosts a special graduation for Santa Fe High School seniors where the DA has some sobering words

The event was supposed to be a happy one: a celebration to honor those who were graduating from Santa Fe High School....

Venezuelan President Maduro wins re-election

President Nicolas Maduro was declared the winner of Venezuela's presidential election Sunday, in a vote that has been criticized both inside and outside of the country.

US School Violence Fast Facts

Here is a list of random incidents of elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violenc...

Physician-Assisted Suicide Fast Facts

Physician-assisted suicide is legal in four US states and the District of Columbia. It is an option given to individu...

Misty Copeland wants to be the voice for many

Misty Copeland is the first female African-American principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre and is on a mission to make the ballet world more diverse.

Mike Pompeo Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary...

Rainbow peeks behind church during memorial

During a memorial service held for the Santa Fe High School shooting victims, a rainbow appearing to come from the high school appeared overhead.

Texas Lt Gov: Teachers need to be armed

On State of the Union, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick discusses what he thinks should happen in schools after the Santa Fe school shooting.

Why the Santa Fe shooting suspect cannot get the death penalty or life without parole

Speaking outside a church not far from Santa Fe High School on Sunday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his hope was that ...

Lawyers for Texas shooting suspect speak out

The attorneys representing the 17-year-old Santa Fe High School shooting suspect, who's now in solitary confinement, speaks to CNN's Erica Hill.

There were 22 school shootings ... all before June

There were 22 school shootings in the United States in the first five months of 2018. That's an average of 1.1 shootings a week.

Former model and young son die in plunge from New York hotel

A 47-year-old former model and her 7-year-old son plunged to their deaths in what the New York Police Department has ...

More eruptions from Kilauea are possible, but laze and lava are the biggest hazards right now

Residents on the Big Island face several threats Monday from Kilauea: In addition to the possibility of more eruptio...

5 things for May 21: Texas school shooting, President Trump, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Cuba just finished up two days of mourning, after a plane crashed on takeoff in Havana, ...

Misty Copeland says the ballet world still has a race problem and she wants to help fix that

The world knows Misty Copeland as the first African-American principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre -- her...

Lt Gov Patrick defends Texas gun laws

On State of the Union, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick discusses the recent Santa Fe school shooting and what can be done in the wake of it.

NYC Mayor de Blasio tells police to end arrests for marijuana smoking

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has told top brass at the city's police department to stop arresting people who ar...

Texas governor has long opposed gun control. Now he's leading a discussion on stopping school shootings

In the wake of Friday's deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott plans to convene...

Texas lieutenant governor blames abortions and violent video games for school shootings, but not guns

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Sunday said school shootings aren't happening because of an issue with guns. Rather, he...

Texas deputies and Santa Fe gunman exchanged fire for 25 minutes, sheriff says

A shooting at a Texas high school lasted for a terrifying 30 minutes on Friday. For 25 of those minutes, ...

Texas shooting renews debate over gun violence

Three months after Parkland, a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas that left 10 dead and 13 injured magnifies the divides over gun legislation in America.

FYI: English isn't the official language of the United States

Aaron Schlossberg, a lawyer in New York, was the subject of a viral video last week after he was caught on camera ...

Two Pakistani girls shot; two different responses. For some, that reeks of hypocrisy

The comparisons with Malala Yousafzai began as soon as Sabika Sheikh was identified as one of the ...

Ex-model and son die in plunge from hotel

A 47-year-old former model involved in a custody dispute plunged to her death from a Manhattan hotel, according to three law enforcement sources.

As victims' families prepare to arrive at a Santa Fe church to mourn, a rainbow appears overhead

As news vans were setting up Sunday morning for a church service for the Santa Fe school massacre victims, reporters ...

Aerials show lava river in Hawaii

Lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is causing an increase in brush fires. CNN's Stephanie Elam reports.

See lava spew from Kilauea volcano

New fissures are forming after another eruption from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii while smoke in the region reaches 30,000 feet. CNN's Scott McLean reports.

Student survives gunshot to the head

Rome Shubert, a 16-year-old student, describes being shot in the head during the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

Couple finds buried treasure in backyard

A New York couple came across a safe containing cash, gold and jewelry buried in their backyard, but what they did next is truly remarkable.

Kilauea explosion ash cloud reached up to 10,000 feet

A small explosion from the Halemaumau crater in Hawaii's Kilauea volcano at about midnight local time created an ash ...

Listen to dispatch audio from Texas school shooting

Dispatch audio of the moment police officers enter Santa Fe High School during the shooting.

Mother of victim says alleged Texas school shooter asked her daughter on date, was rejected

Sadie Baze says she keeps expecting her daughter to walk into the house, but Shana Fisher was killed Friday, one of 1...

TX Lt. gov.: Too many school entrances, exits

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick says schools have too many entrances and exits and may need to be retrofitted.

Santa Fe shooting survivor at vigil: 'All that was going through my head was to get out'

At 7:45 Friday morning, Santa Fe High School sophomore Zachary Muehe was checking his cell phone while he waited for ...

Suspect posted image of 'Born to Kill' shirt

Dimitrios Pagourtzis is suspected of conducting the shooting at a Texas high school, Federal law enforcement officials tell CNN and confirmed to the Houston Chronicle by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.

A mother's powerful letter about her child's experience hiding from the Santa Fe shooter

Deedra Van Ness, the mother of a student who survived Friday's ...

Parent: 'Just pray for our kids'

Students and parents describe the school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.

Texas official blames school shooting on too many exits and entrances

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blamed Friday's massacre at a high school near Houston in part on "too many entrances and ...

Explosion and fire at plastic fabrication company in Texas leaves 22 injured

Twenty-two people were injured in an explosion and fire at Kuraray America Eval, a plastic fabrication company in Pas...

The gunshots got louder. Panic set in. Texas students knew it was 'really happening to us'

Class had recently begun when Daymon Rabon, a senior at Santa Fe High School in Texas, heard a loud bang in the room ...

Parkland dad: Not talking is not legislation

Fred Guttenberg, father of Jamie Guttenburg who was killed during a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, said he has been worried a shooting might happen again while lawmakers debate reforms to gun laws.

Suspect posted image of 'Born to Kill' shirt

Dimitrios Pagourtzis is suspected of conducting the shooting at a Texas high school, Federal law enforcement officials tell CNN and confirmed to the Houston Chronicle by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.

Trump: Shootings have been going on too long

President Trump responded to the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas saying school shootings "have been going on too long".

Assistant principal: Person arrested in shooting

Dr. Cris Richardson, assistant principal of Santa Fe High School, tells reporters that there was an active shooting at the school, and "that person has been arrested."

Met Opera sues former conductor for $5.8 million over sexual misconduct allegations

The Metropolitan Opera filed a countersuit Friday against its former music director, James Levine, asking for more th...

Alleged shooter at Texas high school spared people he liked, court document says

The teenager who allegedly used a shotgun and a revolver to...

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