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  • Homeless man who aided Manchester Arena attack victims hailed as hero

    MANCHESTER, England – Stephen Jones, a homeless man who was outside the Manchester Arena when Monday’s deadly attack took place, is being hailed as a hero after he helped the wounded as they fled the scene. “First there was a bang, I thought it was some kind of firework, and then there was a big explosion,” he told CNN affiliate ITN. “I just felt the wind force, and then everyone started screaming and running. Me and my mate we got […]

  • “I’m Scared” 6-year-old goes viral for anti-violence plea

    (CNN) — He’s eloquent, passionate and powerful. And he’s only 6 years old. Jeffrey Laney of St. Louis apparently has had it up to here with the violence that he’s seen in the city. So he’s talking about it — his frustrations and his fears — in a four-minute video that his mom posted to Facebook Live last week. Since then it’s been viewed more than 130,000 times. “People need to stop killing each other around here because this is […]

  • James Bond star Sir Roger Moore dies at age 89

    (CNN) — Roger Moore, the actor famous for portraying James Bond in seven “007” films between 1973 and 1985, has died after a battle with cancer, according to his family. He was 89. “We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows and his passionate work for UNICEF which he considered to be his greatest achievement,” his children, Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian, […]

  • Snapchat unveils custom Stories, amid battle with Facebook

    Snapchat is adding yet another feature as it continues to step up its efforts to compete with Facebook. On Tuesday, Snapchat unveiled a new tool that lets users collaborate with friends and family to create custom Stories. Stories are photo and video posts that are shared by users and disappear after 24 hours. Stories can now be customized around a specific event or location, like a birthday party or a trip. The user decides who can add to the Story […]

  • Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government’s books over the next decade. The proposed 2018 budget immediately came under attack by Democrats, and even some GOP allies deemed it a non-starter. The proposal is laced with $3.6 trillion in cuts to domestic agencies, food stamps, Medicaid, highway funding, crop insurance and […]

  • President Donald Trump slams attacker responsible for explosion in Manchester

    BETHLEHEM – President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed those behind the Manchester attack as “losers” and reiterated his call to drive out terrorists. “I extend my deepest condolences to those so terribly injured in this terrorist attack and to the many killed and the families, so many families, of the victims. We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom,” Trump said, speaking in the West Bank City of Bethlehem alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who […]

  • Police: ‘Confirmed fatalities’ and injuries after reports of explosion at Manchester Arena

    MANCHESTER, England (CNN) — At least 19 people are dead and almost 60 injured in a possible terrorist incident Monday night at Manchester Arena, where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing, Greater Manchester Police said. As concertgoers — many of them adolescent fans of the singer — were beginning to leave the arena following Grande’s closing set, an explosion rocked the area. Confusion followed as people fled in search of safety, and the sound of wailing sirens soon cut through […]

  • Manchester blast witness: bodies scattered about everywhere

    (CNN) — Andy James heard an explosion and ran out of the Manchester Arena with his 9 year-old brother in his arms. Screaming Ariana Grande fans streamed out of the building along with him. “The sound rattled my chest,” James said. “I looked up and saw everyone start to scream and run back down the stairs.” It was the first concert that James’ 9-year-old brother had ever been to. The tickets were an early birthday present, James said. The concert […]

  • Panicked student loan borrower: ‘I’ve changed my life based on their promise’

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — More than 400,000 people have planned their careers and financial futures around the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. With the promise of debt forgiveness after 10 years of payments, the government program has allowed some people to return to school and pursue their dream jobs. It’s helped them buy homes and start families while still paying off big student debts. They chose careers as teachers, public defenders, social workers, and primary care doctors. Many work in […]

  • ‘Kissing bug’ disease more deadly than thought

    (CNN) — The nickname given to the insects that spread Chagas disease is somewhat bittersweet: kissing bugs. Their name stems from the fact that they like biting humans around their lips and faces as they sleep, after which they defecate into the wound with feces that harbor an infectious parasite, Trypanasoma cruzi. The parasite then enters the bloodstream and causes Chagas disease, also known as trypanosomiasis. Though the disease is generally considered to be mild or even asymptomatic among most, […]

  • Water enters US Doomsday seed vault after breach in entrance

    (CNN) — Unseasonably warm temperatures last fall caused water to breach the entrance to the Arctic’s so-called “Doomsday” seed vault, one of humanity’s last hopes after a global catastrophe, the company that manages the vault said last week. The Global Seed Vault is beneath the icy permafrost of Svalbard, midway between Norway and the North Pole. Carved into the side of a mountain, the vault holds more than 500 million seeds from around the globe that could be used to […]

  • No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

    (CNN) — Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it’s advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. The group had previously advised parents to wait to offer juice until a child reached 6 months old but decided to make the change based on rising rates of obesity and concerns about tooth cavities. “We couldn’t really see any reason why juice […]