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  • Two Dallas police officers shot, wounded at Home Depot

    (CNN) — A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left two Dallas police officers critically wounded, Chief Reneé Hall said. Police had launched a manhunt for Armando Luis Juárez, 29, earlier on Tuesday. The manhunt lasted nearly six hours. Juárez was arrested Tuesday night following a brief chase. He is facing multiple counts of aggravated assault to a police officer, Hall told reporters. The incident began Tuesday afternoon when an off-duty officer at the Home Depot […]

  • Rapper Meek Mill has been granted bail after controversial incarceration

    (CNN) — Meek Mill will soon leave prison. After spending nearly five months incarcerated following a controversial November ruling, the Philadelphia rapper, who received a sentence of two to four years in prison for violating probation, was granted “unsecured bail” on Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. “I’d like to thank God, my family, my friends, my attorneys, my team at Roc Nation including JAY-Z, Desiree Perez, my good friend Michael Rubin, my fans, The Pennsylvania Supreme Court and all […]

  • Bob Dorough, whose catchy ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ tunes taught kids grammar and math, has died

    (CNN) — The man who taught thousands of kids — and adults — about grammar and math through song has died. Bob Dorough, the creator of ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ passed away at age 94. His granddaughter Corin Wolf didn’t disclose his exact cause of death but told CNN that Dorough was diagnosed with cancer last year. From “Conjunction, Junction,” to “I’m Just a Bill,” Dorough’s upbeat tunes helped educate thousands of viewers about simple math functions, rules of grammar and the […]

  • Naked butts, crime confessions and bullying: What Facebook won’t let you post

    Facebook clarified exactly what you’re not allowed to post on the platform, and the list is super-long and specific. The company’s 7,500 content moderators use Facebook’s new 27-page content guidelines list when deciding what’s acceptable content on the platform — and what should be taken down. It includes obvious bans like copyright and trademark infringement, credible threats of violence, and sexual exploitation. But it also sheds new light on how Facebook regulates “gray area” posts. For instance, you’re not allowed to post […]

  • Man accused of mowing down Toronto pedestrians charged with murder

    (CNN) — Alek Minassian, the man suspected of plowing into pedestrians with a van Monday, was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder in a Toronto court. The 25-year-old is also charged with 13 counts of attempted murder. Minassian, who was wearing a white jumpsuit with his hands cuffed behind him, appeared attentive during the brief hearing. His next court appearance will be a bail hearing on May 10. Investigators are still trying to determine the motive behind the […]

  • Former President George H.W. Bush in intensive care

    (CNN) — Former President George H.W. Bush is awake, alert and talking after he was admitted to intensive care earlier this week, a family spokesman said Tuesday. Bush, 93, was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital Sunday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, family spokesman Jim McGrath said, a day after a funeral was held for his wife, Barbara Bush. According to McGrath, the 41st President has said he is determined to get healthy and get to […]

  • Toronto collision leaves 10 dead, 15 injured; suspect in custody

    (CNN) — Ten people are dead and 15 are injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Toronto on Monday in what appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said. Saunders said the suspected driver, Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, Ontario, was in custody. Minassian was arrested in a white rental van less than 30 minutes after police received a 911 call, Sauders said. Minassian was previously known to Toronto authorities, […]

  • Waffle House shooting suspect jailed on murder charges

    (CNN) — The gunman accused of killing four people at a Nashville-area Waffle House was arrested Monday after a frantic manhunt, police said. A tip from the community led to Travis Reinking’s arrest shortly after 1 p.m. in a wooded area near his Nashville apartment, Metro Nashville Police said. He was booked into Metro jail Monday night on four counts of criminal homicide. He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. The arrest came roughly 35 hours after Reinking unloaded […]

  • Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby boy

    (CNN) — The Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Britain’s Prince William, has given birth to a son, the royal family announced Monday. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz (3.8 kilograms). The Duchess, the former Kate Middleton, gave birth at 11a.m. local time at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London. “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news,” Kensington Palace said […]

  • Four presidents come together to pay tribute to Barbara Bush

    WASHINGTON DC (CNN) — A touching photograph of several generations of presidents paying tribute to the late Barbara Bush is being warmly and widely circulated on social media. The remarkable photo features four former presidents — Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush — along with first lady Melania Trump and former first ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton. The photo, taken Saturday by Paul Morse, a former White House photographer for George […]

  • Nashville man hailed as a hero after wrestling with Waffle House suspected gunman

    (CNN) — As soon as gunshots tore through a Waffle House, James Shaw Jr. bolted and hid in a restroom. But he kept an eye and an ear out for the gunman. And the moment the shooter paused, Shaw decided to ambush him. That heroic act by a customer saved countless lives at a Nashville-area Waffle House, where a seminude gunman killed four people early Sunday morning. Shaw “saw the gunman looking at his rifle. At that point, the shots […]

  • Suspect in Waffle House shooting previously arrested near White House

    (CNN) — The man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Nashville on Sunday was previously arrested by the US Secret Service for trespassing and being in a restricted area near the White House, authorities said. In July 2017, Travis Reinking was charged with unlawful entry after crossing an exterior security barrier near the White House, the Secret Service said in a statement. Shortly after his release, Reinking was interviewed by the FBI in Illinois, where he […]