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The pro-Second Amendment activist said the decision was made over racial slurs he made two years ago 17 Jun 2019, 4:32 pm

A Parkland shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist said Harvard University rescinded his acceptance as a result of racist remarks he made before the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.

Parkland student hosts livestream supporting 2nd Amendment 20 Apr 2018, 5:11 pm

While students on Friday across the country walked out of classes to demand action on gun reform, Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Kyle Kashuv chose not to.

Parkland mom: Hope picture of my daughter haunts deputy 6 Jun 2019, 2:03 pm

Lori Alhadeff, mother of Parkland shooting victim Alyssa Alhadeff, shares how she feels after former Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson was charged with 11 counts, including felony child neglect, for the way he responded to the shooting.

Opinion: Charging the Parkland officer with a crime is a stretch 8 Jun 2019, 10:03 am

The scene at Parkland, Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018, was one of unimaginable carnage. The shattered, bloodstained bodies of high school teenagers and school staff were everywhere. The final toll of 17 dead and another 17 wounded made Parkland one of worst school shootings in US history.

Analyst: I've never seen charges like this 4 Jun 2019, 7:00 pm

Former Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson has been charged with child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury in connection with the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

A temple built to help heal after Parkland goes up in flames 20 May 2019, 5:00 pm

A 43-foot plywood temple has served as a place for healing for the past three months since the first anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

The 78 wildest lines in Donald Trump's epic ABC interview 17 Jun 2019, 1:47 pm

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See Anderson Cooper pay tribute to his mom, Gloria Vanderbilt 17 Jun 2019, 3:41 pm

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Two injured in shooting during Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration 17 Jun 2019, 6:04 pm

A shooting was reported Monday at or near the Toronto Raptors' NBA Championship celebration, Toronto Police said.

Amazon condemns Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 'starvation wages' comment 17 Jun 2019, 3:32 pm

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for being a billionaire while his company pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages." Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is "just wrong."

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hesitates when asked about Joe Biden 17 Jun 2019, 3:37 pm

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) showed discomfort when asked about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's history of unwanted touching, but said she would support Biden if he became the Democratic nominee. CNN's Arlette Saenz reports.

Iran official: US and Iran headed toward confrontation 17 Jun 2019, 4:50 pm

Iranian ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad tells CNN's Christiane Amanpour that the United States and Iran are heading towards a confrontation, while Iran also announced an escalation of its nuclear program.

Pence's communications director is leaving 17 Jun 2019, 4:27 pm

Vice President Mike Pence's communications director Jarrod Agen is leaving the administration after two and a half years, CNN has learned. Agen was one of the vice president's most trusted advisers who held multiple roles in Pence's office.

Trump admin considers temporary courts along the southern border 17 Jun 2019, 5:44 pm

The Trump administration is considering building temporary courts along the southern border as part of an effort to expand its policy of returning some asylum seekers to Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings, according to two administration officials.

Former diplomat: Trump administration used funds to threaten activists 17 Jun 2019, 3:39 pm

The US State Department suspended funding to a program after reporters began asking questions regarding its online trolls who were targeting journalists.

Pete Buttigieg says the U.S. has probably already had a gay president 17 Jun 2019, 4:06 pm

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says it's likely he wouldn't be America's first commander-in-chief if he's elected in 2020.

Ethiopia has been offline, and nobody really knows why 17 Jun 2019, 4:32 pm

Internet outages that prevented many Ethiopians from accessing online services have entered a seventh day, sparking anger and frustration among citizens.

Gunman who opened fire at Dallas federal courthouse shot and killed by police 17 Jun 2019, 5:09 pm

A man opened fire at a federal courthouse in Dallas on Monday before he was shot and killed by federal officers, authorities said.

'They were racists' painted on Confederate monument in Nashville 17 Jun 2019, 6:17 pm

A Confederate statue in Nashville's Centennial Park was vandalized late Sunday night with the words "They were racists" written on it in red paint.

Former NBA player Anthony Grundy arrested in fatal hit-and-run 17 Jun 2019, 5:38 pm

Former NBA player Anthony Grundy has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Kentucky.

Opinion: Plus-size mannequins reveal our warped perception of 'normal' 17 Jun 2019, 11:29 am

Nike has introduced so-called "plus-size" mannequins at its flagship London store. They have been pictured in the shop wearing black crop tops and leggings, which has already prompted disgust from some who claim that their presence "celebrates obesity" and promotes a "dangerous lie."

Man arrested for smuggling 34 singing finches hoped to sell them for $100,000 17 Jun 2019, 4:33 pm

A man attempting to smuggle a flock of singing finches was caught in customs on Sunday at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.

Original ending to 'Pretty Woman' will shock you 16 Jun 2019, 10:48 am

Actress Julia Roberts revealed the original ending to the famous movie "Pretty Woman."

Cardi B performs in a bathrobe at Bonnaroo 17 Jun 2019, 2:47 pm

Cardi B didn't let a little wardrobe malfunction stop her performance at Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival on Sunday night.

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has throat cancer 17 Jun 2019, 1:38 pm

Vocalist and guitarist of the band Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, said in a Facebook post that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer.

Girl climbs Yosemite's El Capitan 17 Jun 2019, 3:44 pm

Ten-year-old Selah Schneiter is believed to be the youngest person to ever climb Yosemite National Park's El Capitan.

OJ Simpson says he's 'got a little getting even to do' 15 Jun 2019, 2:28 pm

More than a year after his release from prison, OJ Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do."

Father's Day gift drops big news on dad 17 Jun 2019, 3:03 pm

A Father's Day teddy bear left a man speechless after it surprised him with the news that he is going to be a grandfather.

Visit the remote islands where horses play in the surf 17 Jun 2019, 8:29 am

Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks.

The world's most extreme odysseys: Who voluntarily does something like this? 10 May 2019, 8:23 am

Who in the world would voluntarily do something like this?

One man's quest to visit all 61 US national parks 4 Jun 2019, 11:43 am

There's a sandhill crane nesting in the middle of a patch of restored marsh, the bird's partner calling out as it returns to their nest.

A couple's perfect Bahamas wedding began with turtles 27 May 2019, 1:25 pm

A couple tracks endangered green sea turtles on an Earthwatch expedition in Eleuthera, Bahamas, before their pink sand beach wedding. Find out how you can volunteer to help these turtles, too (and maybe find a love of your own).

A real-life fairytale in New York City 4 Apr 2019, 5:35 pm

Ahead of her first visit to New York City, Becca Joyner is nervous.

The tiny bridge that spans a wild ocean and calm waters 13 Jun 2019, 8:33 am

Friendly and unassuming, the Bahamian island of Eleuthera offers languid, daydreamy, toes-in-the-sand, drink-in-hand getaways.

Taylor Swift's new song may be her most political move yet 17 Jun 2019, 1:07 pm

Taylor Swift's "You Need To Calm Down" is a pop anthem for equality and understanding.

All the cameos in Swift's new video 17 Jun 2019, 12:26 pm

Taylor Swift has released her new song, "You Need to Calm Down," and the video features a star-studded collection of the singer's friends and a surprising Katy Perry cameo.

Taylor Swift's most influential moments 20 Apr 2019, 3:13 pm

Grammy-winning musician Taylor Swift has grown from country sweetheart to pop mogul over 13 years.

Norwegian island wants to be world's first time-free zone 17 Jun 2019, 2:36 pm

Don't you wish those long summer days could last forever? An island in northern Norway is campaigning to do just that.

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump 17 Jun 2019, 10:55 am

Vinod Kapri, an Indian filmmaker based in New Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet.

Mnuchin's wife tries to rehab image after viral photo 14 Jun 2019, 8:15 pm

Actress Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, described her transition to Washington in a revealing interview with Los Angeles Magazine. CNN's Kate Bennett reports.

Beyond Meat will start making 'ground beef' 17 Jun 2019, 10:27 am

Beyond Meat is taking a new shape. The alternative meat maker is debuting a plant-based "ground beef," which marbleizes and tenderizes just like the real thing.

Airbus bests Boeing on day one of the Paris Air Show 17 Jun 2019, 3:47 pm

Airbus kicked off the Paris Air Show by unveiling a new jet and announcing orders for over 100 new planes. Its chastened rival Boeing was meanwhile stuck playing defense over the 737 Max.

Hong Kong protesters face powerful enemy 17 Jun 2019, 5:45 pm

The people of Hong Kong have secured a remarkable victory, but they have far more cause to worry than to celebrate. A cloud of anxiety hangs over Hong Kong's future.

Using Saudi death penalty vs. children is barbaric 17 Jun 2019, 4:29 pm

The shameful ledger of Saudi human rights abuses accrues by the day. Since Mohammad bin Salman became the Kingdom's crown prince in 2017, the list includes the jailing and alleged torture of prominent Saudi women's rights activists, a mass execution in April of largely Shia citizens convicted in unfair trials and the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi government has denied the crown prince's involvement in the murder.

What rural America wants from Democrats 17 Jun 2019, 4:43 pm

The Democratic candidates for president have been visiting Iowa in preparation for next February's caucus, as is customary at this time in the election cycle. Iowa is a great place to visit to get a feel for a state with an independent streak.

Cops run toward danger. Here's the toll that takes 17 Jun 2019, 2:03 pm

Being a New York City Police Department detective has been the greatest job in the world. It's why I gave more than 31 years of my life to it. I spent that time identifying and apprehending murderers. And what greater calling can there be than giving justice to the dead and comfort to the loved ones left behind? Of course, I only did this working side by side with my courageous partners, squad members and bosses in the NYPD.

Shakeup in the House of Trump 16 Jun 2019, 10:51 am

Within a few hours last week, two pillars of the Trump White House shook.

Mitch McConnell is worse than the Grim Reaper 16 Jun 2019, 3:59 pm

On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell finally found common ground. They both agreed that McConnell is the "Grim Reaper."

Trump's Iran problem: he's blown US credibility 16 Jun 2019, 4:44 pm

Sowing mistrust has consequences. President Donald Trump has sown mistrust by questioning his own intelligence community, withdrawing from critical international coalitions and spreading disdain for the media.

Iran's latest blow to nuclear deal 17 Jun 2019, 4:00 pm

Hong Kong's masses press their point 17 Jun 2019, 3:30 am

Xi gets Russian ice cream from Putin for his birthday 17 Jun 2019, 4:26 am

Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday Saturday alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, who surprised him with ice cream, the Kremlin said in a statement.

He was killed after attacking a cop, police say. His cousin says he was a 'gentle giant' 17 Jun 2019, 11:18 am

The cousin of a man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco has questions about what happened because the shooting victim was nonverbal and had an intellectual disability, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times.

One killed and 7 others shot at a graduation party 17 Jun 2019, 5:10 pm

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a graduation party in Philadelphia Sunday night.

Will you take in a dead gray whale? 16 Jun 2019, 1:59 am

Are you a waterfront owner who does not mind dead whales on your property? There's a special offer for you in Washington state.

Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group 17 Jun 2019, 9:35 am

A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, said it is offering support an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident.

The history and evolution of the Royal Ascot dress code 14 Jun 2019, 7:45 am

Royal Ascot is one of the world's most prestigious horse races and a highlight of the British summer social season. Each June, more than 300,000 visitors travel to the five-day event -- among them Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family, including Prince Charles, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture 11 Jul 2018, 6:20 am

In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul.

Striking photos show environmental decline along the Ganges 12 Jun 2019, 12:26 am

There's a dreamlike quality to Giulio Di Sturco's photograph of Hindus preparing to bathe in the Ganges. Taken in soft morning light, the image shows devotees assembled by the river, their figures artfully reflected in its still, sacred waters.

New plane wing could radically change aircraft design 3 Apr 2019, 5:44 am

Plane wings are traditionally strong, thick and sturdy but a team of researchers led by NASA has created a flexible wing that morphs as it flies.

Clinton offers rare glimpse into her home 30 May 2019, 8:16 am

The Clintons may have left a certain Washington address almost 20 years ago, but -- unlike most of their presidential predecessors -- the family has kept a home in the US capital since leaving the White House.

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