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Sacramento Mass shooting vigil...
ADAM BEAM and STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press

The 6 lives lost in the Sacramento mass shooting

Police have arrested two brothers in connection with the violence but authorities have not said what their alleged roles were in the shooting.
2 months ago
student debt...
COLLIN BINKLEY and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press

White House to extend student loan pause through August

The student loan pause applies to more than 43 million Americans who owe $1.6 trillion in student debt held by the federal government.
2 months ago
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 04: Tiger Woods of the United States walks to the ninth tee during a pract...
Ben Morse, CNN

Tiger Woods intends to play in the Masters and thinks he can win

The 15-time major champion has been away from competitive golf for over a year, having suffered serious leg injuries in a car crash in February 2021.
2 months ago
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Hannah Rabinowitz, CNN

Man photographed ‘chugging wine’ in the US Capitol on January 6 sentenced to jail time

Riddle was also sentenced to three years of probation and will pay more than $750 in restitution for the stolen book and damage done to the building during the riot.
2 months ago
Kansas head coach Bill Self, left, and North Carolina head coach Hubert Davis talk during a CBS Spo...
DAVE SKRETTA and AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writers

Tar Heels, Jayhawks enter NCAA title tilt with common roots

The storied programs heading into Monday night's NCAA men's championship game in New Orleans share stories and ties to some of the giants of the sport.
2 months ago
sacramento shooting road closed sign...
Associated Press

Police say 6 dead, 10 injured in Sacramento shooting

Police provided few details about the circumstances surrounding the shooting in Sacramento but said police remain on the scene, which remains active.
2 months ago
FILE - A Cuban woman and her daughter wait in line to be escorted to a Border Patrol van for proces...
COLLEEN LONG and ZEKE MILL, Associated Press

COVID-19 asylum limits at US-Mexico border to end May 23

U.S. officials said they had been preparing for months for the eventual expiration of the health-related asylum ban, including plans to vaccinate migrants.
2 months ago
Emmett Louis Till, 14, with his mother, Mamie Bradley, at home in Chicago. Photo: CNN / TNS/ABACA v...
Jacob Rueda

Historian reflects on Utah’s history with lynching and prejudice

With lynching now a federal crime, a University of Utah historian recalls the history of lynching and other race-based violence in Utah.
2 months ago
Muhammad Rahman delivers orders at Gotham restaurant on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, in New York. When C...
Anneken Tappe, CNN Business

America added 431,000 jobs in March, bringing the unemployment rate to a new pandemic low

The US economy added 431,000 jobs in March, bringing the unemployment rate to a new pandemic-era low of 3.6%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
2 months ago
Biden oil reserves...
ZEKE MILLER and JOSH BOAK Associated Press

President Biden taps oil reserve for 6 months to control gas prices

The White House says Biden will make the formal announcement later Thursday in remarks on his administration's plans to combat rising gas prices.
2 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 8: Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson meets with Sen. Susan Collins...
CNN

NYT: Susan Collins will vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson, becoming first GOP senator to back Biden’s Supreme Court pick

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine will vote to confirm President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, she told The New York Times in an interview published on Wednesday, the first GOP senator to do so.
2 months ago
Colorado river basin...
Martha Harris

Navajo Nation President asks for tribes to be “full participants” in managing Colorado River Basin

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez was one of 20 tribal leaders who wrote to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to ask to be included in managing the Colorado River Basin.
2 months ago
why not to gift animals for Easter...
Samantha Herrera

Easter candy recalled due to missing label

An Easter candy recalled by Wilton did not include an allergen in the "Contains" section on their label. The recall was voluntary.
2 months ago
FILE - A "now hiring" sign is posted in Garnet Valley, Pa., Monday, May 10, 2021.  Job openings sta...
CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer

US job openings, quitting at near record high in February

The Labor Department said that there were 11.3 million available jobs last month, matching January's figure and just below December's record of 11.4 million.
2 months ago
FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks during a rally for Georgia GOP candidates at Banks Coun...
MARY CLARE JALONICK and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press

Jan. 6 panel missing roughly 8 hours of Trump’s phone calls

House investigators are looking at whether former President Trump was communicating during that time through other means, possibly personal cell phones.
2 months ago
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2019, file photo, a Walmart logo forms part of a sign outside a Walmart sto...
ANNE D'INNOCENZIO The Associated Press

Walmart to end cigarette sales in some stores

Walmart is not the first national retail chain to cut off cigarette sales even on a trial basis, but it is the largest.
2 months ago
shrinkflation...
Parija Kavilanz, CNN Business

It’s true, your toilet paper roll and bag of cookies are slimming down

Retail industry experts say we could see more consumer products start shrinking in size or quantity -- or both -- because of rising costs.
2 months ago
Rock Smith Oscars...
JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. and TIM REYNOLDS, AP

Will Smith confronts Chris Rock, then wins best actor Oscar

Rock made a joke about Pinkett Smith's shaved head. Pinkett Smith revealed in 2018 that she was diagnosed with alopecia.
2 months ago
President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian refugees and humanitarian aid workers during a visit to PG...
Mark Jackson

Biden calls for removal of Vladimir Putin in speech from Warsaw, Poland

During an address in Warsaw, President Biden said of Russian President Putin, “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.”
2 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 21: Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks at the Heritage...
Carlos Artiles Fortun

Justice Clarence Thomas has been discharged from the hospital

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas got discharged today according to a tweet by SCOTUSblog. Justice Thomas has been hospitalized since Friday due to an infection after experiencing flu-like symptoms. He was treated with intravenous antibiotics at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington. The court’s public information officer did not mention Thomas’ condition when he was released […]
2 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 04: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks to reporters outside of his office on C...
Clare Foran, CNN

Manchin says he will vote for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

 (CNN) — West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced on Friday that he plans to vote for President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, a move that all but guarantees she will be confirmed. In a statement outlining his decision, Manchin said, “I met with Judge Jackson and evaluated her qualifications to be a […]
2 months ago
new orleans tornado...
Simone Seikaly

Girl survives tornado that dropped house onto street

The tornado that ripped through New Orleans lifted one house into the air and dropped it onto the middle of a street with a family of three inside.
2 months ago
Ketanji day 3 hearings...
MARY CLARE JALONICK and MARK SHERMAN Associated Press

Defending her record, Jackson back for 3rd day of hearings

Some committee members have tried to brand Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as soft on crime, an emerging theme in GOP election campaigns.
2 months ago
Ketanji Brown Jackson...
MARY CLARE JALONICK and MARK SHERMAN Associated Press

Confirmation hearing, day 2: Jackson faces pointed questions

Senators began day 2 of the confirmation hearing with 30-minute rounds of grilling on Tuesday, and Jackson was responding to their specific points.
2 months ago