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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.
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 of the biggest US cities are reforming policing while violent crime surges. CNN's Josh Campbell reports.
At least five people were injured Friday night in two separate shootings less than a mile apart in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police said.
A shooting in Minneapolis overnight left five people wounded, police said Saturday.
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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 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.
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.
Minneapolis police say they have identified a man whose remains were found in separate locations in the city this week.
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.
Three people died and multiple people were injured when an SUV hit a transit bus head-on in Georgetown County, South Carolina.
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.
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."
Former "Bachelorette" Kaitlyn Bristowe has had enough of people asking why she doesn't look the exact same as she did six years ago.
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.
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 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.
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.
It's been 15 long months since millions of workers left their offices and set up makeshift desks at home.
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.
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.
Norwegian golfer Viktor Hovland was forced to withdraw from the US Open on Friday after getting sand in his eye.
Vast swaths of the West are experiencing a historic and unrelenting drought, the worst in the region in at least 20 years.
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.
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.
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.
CNN's Jennifer Gray offers four surprising tips on how to stay cool during a heat wave.
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.
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.
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.
Families are mourning loved ones who died of coronavirus after being hesitant to get the Covid-19 vaccine. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
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.
Scientists are explorers of the unknown, seeking to understand the world as it exists now and millions of years ago.
The maker of the iconic aluminum travel trailer is jumping into the off-road van business with the Interstate 24X.
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 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.
You might not be excited about paying higher prices for meat and vegetables, but your grocery store is thrilled.
It's been a big year for America's oat milk fans — and the companies serving them.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has been discharged from hospital after undergoing a "successful operation," the Danish Football Association confirmed on Friday.
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.