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As gun violence soars ahead of an expected summer crime surge, police are retreating amid a debate over brutality and racism 19 Jun 2021, 11:35 am

A team of Portland Police Bureau officers that responded to the city's violent summer of protests has disbanded because of what their union called a "politically driven" decision to indict a member on criminal charges.


Dozens of Portland police officers resign from team that responds to protests after member is indicted 18 Jun 2021, 3:03 pm

About 50 officers assigned to the Portland police department's crowd control team resigned one day after one of the team's officers was indicted for allegedly using his department-issued baton to assault a protester last summer.


Some cities reform policing as violent crime surges 18 Jun 2021, 6:34 pm

Some of the biggest US cities are reforming policing while violent crime surges. CNN's Josh Campbell reports.


5 injured in Colorado Springs shootings 19 Jun 2021, 12:42 pm

At least five people were injured Friday night in two separate shootings less than a mile apart in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police said.


Minneapolis shooting leaves 5 wounded 19 Jun 2021, 11:53 am

A shooting in Minneapolis overnight left five people wounded, police said Saturday.


Feds pour gasoline on housing market already on fire 19 Jun 2021, 5:03 am

• This disgusting 'house from hell' is listed for $600,000 ... and getting multiple all-cash offers • Home prices are skyrocketing everywhere. But this city takes the cake


Georgia removes 100,000 names from voter rolls 19 Jun 2021, 9:39 am

• Analysis: Murkowski is now Enemy No. 1 for Trump • Brown presses GOP lawmaker to denounce new Capitol riot conspiracy


American breaks shot put record that stood for decades 19 Jun 2021, 11:16 am

Ryan Crouser toppled the men's shot put world record on Friday with a 23.37-meter throw on the first night of the US Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon.

College baseball pitcher dies after complications from Tommy John surgery 19 Jun 2021, 4:21 am

College baseball pitcher Sang Ho Baek died following complications from ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, commonly known as Tommy John surgery, according to a verified GoFundMe page organized by one of his teammates.

'You know that's not true': CNN reporter corrects man who stormed Capitol 18 Jun 2021, 4:44 pm

CNN's Drew Griffin speaks with Josh Pruitt, a member of the Proud Boys who stormed the Capitol on January 6. Watch "Assault on Democracy: The Roots of Trump's Insurrection" at 6pm on June 20, 2021.


Police identify man whose body parts were found in two Minneapolis locations 19 Jun 2021, 1:36 pm

Minneapolis police say they have identified a man whose remains were found in separate locations in the city this week.


Smerconish: Can Manchin's voting rights compromise sway GOP? 19 Jun 2021, 2:00 pm

While moderate Democrat Senator Joe Manchin waves the flag of bipartisanship on voting rights, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell again seems intent on acting like a blockade.


Head-on bus crash leaves three people dead, multiple injured 19 Jun 2021, 2:07 pm

Three people died and multiple people were injured when an SUV hit a transit bus head-on in Georgetown County, South Carolina.


Kim Jong Un has a message for the US 19 Jun 2021, 1:59 pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he is prepared for dialogue or confrontation with the US. CNN's Brian Todd examines how President Joe Biden could handle diplomacy with the regime after the Trump administration's outwardly friendly relationship.


Opinion: Utah cheerleading photo incident sends a message 18 Jun 2021, 7:53 pm

In second grade, my son's class finished the school year by doing theatrical re-creations of the books they had read. Parents even got a flyer announcing the activity with students listed under each book. My son was missing, and when I inquired, was told that "Nico would participate as an audience member."


'Bachelorette' co-host responds to online criticism about her appearance 19 Jun 2021, 12:23 pm

Former "Bachelorette" Kaitlyn Bristowe has had enough of people asking why she doesn't look the exact same as she did six years ago.

See why some parents are angry over this subject taught in school 18 Jun 2021, 9:25 pm

The moral panic around critical race theory, an academic legal framework for analyzing structural racism, has sparked a big debate between parents, educators and lawmakers. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.


Hiker from Dublin has been missing for 10 days in Grand Teton National Park 19 Jun 2021, 10:40 am

The search continues Saturday for a hiker missing since June 8 in the Grand Teton National Park, the National Parks Service said.


Legendary Indian sprinter dies of Covid-19 complications days after his wife 19 Jun 2021, 6:50 am

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh has died at the age of 91 after a month-long battle with Covid-19, according to a family statement obtained by CNN affiliate News 18.


Opinion: A priest's big question for Catholic bishops isn't really about Biden and Communion 

Every time I place Communion in someone's hand or tongue, it is an act of faith -- on my part and on that of the communicant. I say the words, "the body of Christ," to which the response is "Amen," meaning "it is true" or "let it be so" -- not always said with certainty but, often, with hope.

The companies not rushing workers back to the office 19 Jun 2021, 9:30 am

It's been 15 long months since millions of workers left their offices and set up makeshift desks at home.


Cheerleading manager with Down syndrome left out of team photo in junior high yearbook 18 Jun 2021, 6:48 pm

The family of a Utah teen with Down syndrome says they're grateful for the support she's received from friends and the community after she wasn't included in the cheerleading team photo used in her school's yearbook.


Does your next-door neighbor affect your politics? 19 Jun 2021, 12:32 pm

A new study suggests that White Americans who lived near a Black neighbor in 1940 are more likely to be a registered Democrat, based on the responses of those still alive today. CNN's Michael Smerconish speaks to one of the study's authors about this possible correlation.


Viktor Hovland forced to withdraw from US Open 19 Jun 2021, 9:21 am

Norwegian golfer Viktor Hovland was forced to withdraw from the US Open on Friday after getting sand in his eye.

These visuals show just how bad the US drought really is 17 Jun 2021, 9:53 am

Vast swaths of the West are experiencing a historic and unrelenting drought, the worst in the region in at least 20 years.

Satellite images show extreme drought drying up California reservoirs 18 Jun 2021, 1:57 pm

As extreme drought continues to choke the southwest, new satellite images are showing the significant effect it's having on California's reservoirs -- many have critically low water levels.

A ranch is running out of water in the West's historic drought. 'In 85 years, it's not been this bad.' 18 Jun 2021, 12:03 pm

T.J. Atkin's family has been in the cattle ranching business for nearly a century. In that time, he says, a drought has never hit their operations this hard.


A California reservoir is expected to fall so low that a hydro-power plant will shut down for first time 18 Jun 2021, 10:42 pm

Water in a key California reservoir will fall so low this summer that its hydroelectric power plant will be forced to shut down for the first time, officials said Thursday, straining the state's already-taxed electric grid.


What NOT to do in a heat wave 1 Jul 2019, 9:50 pm

CNN's Jennifer Gray offers four surprising tips on how to stay cool during a heat wave.


Tropical Storm Claudette drenches Gulf Coast 19 Jun 2021, 10:15 am

Tropical Storm Claudette was thrashing the central Gulf Coast on Saturday morning, dumping heavy rain and threatening flooding in parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Florida after pushing through Louisiana.


It's not just your imagination. Drivers in the pandemic have gotten more reckless 19 Jun 2021, 12:20 pm

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down the country last year, highways emptied out as many people holed up at home. But those who got behind the wheel engaged in riskier behavior, leading to the deadliest year for US traffic crashes in over a decade.


The Delta variant has a worrying impact on patients, expert warns 19 Jun 2021, 2:56 am

As President Joe Biden celebrated America's 300 million vaccine dose milestone Friday, experts warned that the spread of coronavirus variants could spur a surge in troubling new cases if more people don't get inoculated.


Vaccine-hesitant patient: If I could do it all over again, I'd get it 16 Jun 2021, 9:39 pm

Families are mourning loved ones who died of coronavirus after being hesitant to get the Covid-19 vaccine. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.


What to do to stay safe around water this summer at the pool or beach 19 Jun 2021, 12:50 pm

With summer in full swing and excessive heat waves rolling through parts of the country, taking a dip in water can be a refreshing way to cool off.


A tiny dinosaur trapped in amber turned out to be a 'really weird animal' instead 19 Jun 2021, 11:00 am

Scientists are explorers of the unknown, seeking to understand the world as it exists now and millions of years ago.


See Airstream's first all-terrain adventure van 19 Jun 2021, 2:02 pm

The maker of the iconic aluminum travel trailer is jumping into the off-road van business with the Interstate 24X.

17th century European paintings found in roadside dumpster 19 Jun 2021, 7:07 am

Police are appealing for information on how two original paintings from 17th century European artists, ended up in a roadside dumpster in southeast Germany.


A huge backlog at China's ports could spoil your holiday shopping 18 Jun 2021, 4:16 am

A coronavirus outbreak in southern China has clogged ports critical to global trade, causing a shipping backlog that could take months to clear and lead to shortages during the year-end holiday shopping season.


Grocery stores are excited to charge you higher prices 18 Jun 2021, 11:52 am

You might not be excited about paying higher prices for meat and vegetables, but your grocery store is thrilled.


The oat milk wars are just beginning 18 Jun 2021, 3:15 pm

It's been a big year for America's oat milk fans — and the companies serving them.


The right is panicking over critical race theory 18 Jun 2021, 4:21 pm

The moral panic around critical race theory, an academic legal framework for analyzing structural racism, reached a new level on Glenn Beck's radio show on Monday. Beck, who specializes in dreaming up bogeymen intent on destroying the United States, warned his audience that critical race theory was coming for everything that defines American culture. "Baseball: unwatchable because of critical race," he said, before teasing an upcoming segment on its attacks on another American institution: "Wait until you hear the critical race theory on apple pie that has just come out — it's unbelievable."


My daughter's trust and bravery are gifts I cherish this Father's Day 19 Jun 2021, 9:08 am

When you're a father, a lot of pop culture tells you that your role is to raise your sons to be men. You're supposed to bond over sports, teach them to respect women and maybe take them on some sort of rugged outdoorsy endeavor, like fishing or rock climbing.


Why Rita Moreno's comments were terribly wrong 17 Jun 2021, 6:35 pm

In response to the accusations of colorism in Lin-Manuel Miranda's highly anticipated movie adaptation of "In The Heights," legendary Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno essentially told those objecting to the dearth of dark-skinned Afro-Latinx actors in the cast of the musical to take a seat.


What's driving the low vaccination rate in the South 17 Jun 2021, 6:16 pm

More than half of the adults in the United States have been at least partially vaccinated against Covid-19, a remarkable accomplishment. As it has matured, the US vaccine program has revealed geographic and demographic groups that show either high or low acceptance of the vaccine, leading to a small avalanche of speculation regarding the divergent trends.


For Father's Day, this is the gift dads really need 18 Jun 2021, 6:30 pm

This Father's Day, working dads need something more than ties and candy. What they could really use is a permanent shift away from the epidemic of overwork that, researchers say, is potentially deadly for them, and risks devastating their families.


Southern Baptist Convention is still at war with itself 17 Jun 2021, 4:08 pm

The Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville this week narrowly elected a less hard-line leader in Ed Litton, but don't be fooled: this meeting largely confirmed that the victory of what the SBC calls the "conservative resurgence" of the 1980s endures.


An ultra-conservative judiciary chief wins Iran's presidential election 19 Jun 2021, 10:03 am

Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judiciary chief with a brutal human rights record, is set to win Iran's controversial presidential election, according to preliminary results announced by the interior ministry and reported by state media Saturday.


Palestinians cancel Pfizer vaccine agreement with Israel 19 Jun 2021, 6:06 am

The Palestinian Authority has canceled an agreement with Israel that was to have seen at least 1 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine for Covid-19 transferred to the West Bank and Gaza.


Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital after 'successful operation' 18 Jun 2021, 12:53 pm

Christian Eriksen has been discharged from hospital after undergoing a "successful operation," the Danish Football Association confirmed on Friday.


Hundreds of vaccinated Indonesian health workers get Covid-19 18 Jun 2021, 8:36 am

More than 350 doctors and medical workers have caught Covid-19 in Indonesia despite being vaccinated with Sinovac, officials said, as concerns grow about the efficacy of some vaccines against more infectious variants.


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