More than 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

CNN — So far this week, more than 6,000 flights have been canceled within, to or from the United States as freezing weather has affected large swaths of the country. As of Thursday afternoon, nearly 6,300 flight cancellations had been recorded on flight tracking site FlightAware since Monday, including more than 750 cancellations on Thursday. … Read more

Winter ice storm: The deadly weather crippling much of the South leaves more than 300,000 Texans without power in the frigid cold

CNN — Dangerous road conditions are now linked to three deaths in Texas as a wave of ice and sleet continues to pound parts of the southern and central United States overnight. A 49-year-old woman was killed this week when she lost control of her truck on an icy road north of Eldorado, the Texas … Read more

Tyre Nichols’ death: First police report in Tyre Nichols case does not match video of deadly beating

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic descriptions of violence. CNN  —  An initial police report filed in the hours after the Tyre Nichols traffic stop suggested he was violent and made claims that were contradicted by video later released by police. Nichols was subdued on the ground yet continuously beaten after the stop by Memphis … Read more

More than 600 flights canceled as winter weather moves in

Editor’s note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN — More than 600 US flights were canceled Monday as winter weather hits a large swath of the … Read more

6 dead, 3 injured in crash between bus and box truck in upstate New York

CNN — Six people died and three others were injured in an accident involving an express bus and a freight truck in upstate New York on Saturday morning, authorities said. New York State Police responded to a collision between the bus and the Freightliner van truck around 6 a.m. ET on State Highway 37 in … Read more

Tyre Nichols: A timeline of the investigations into Nichols’ death after a traffic stop and arrest by Memphis police

CNN — Nearly three weeks after a traffic stop in Memphis led to a violent arrest and subsequent death of a driver, police are expected to release police body camera footage of the incident to the public. Tire Nichols, a 29-year-old black man, was hospitalized after the Jan. 7 arrest and died three days later … Read more

Winter storm cancels hundreds of US flights, with Southwest again hit hardest

New York CNN — Bad weather canceled hundreds of flights on Wednesday, and Southwest Airlines was once again particularly hard hit. As of 10:30 a.m. ET, cancellations totaled 482 flights to, from or within the United States. About half of those – 235 – were flights from the South West. One of the main reasons … Read more

5 shootings in California, Iowa and Washington leave 24 dead as America’s gun violence scourge drags on

CNN — A series of shootings in three states has left 24 people dead for several harrowing days as more cities join a growing list of American communities scarred by gun violence. “It’s only in America that we see this kind of carnage, this kind of chaos, this kind of disruption of communities and lives … Read more

Drivers stranded and damage reported after possible tornado in Houston area

CNN — Houston-area emergency responders say they are responding to reports of damage and stranded motorists after a possible tornado passed through the area. The Harris County Sheriff’s Department is “responding to a high number of stranded motorists,” Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted. The department had prepared its deep-sea rescue vehicles ahead of the storm, he … Read more

‘Avengers’ star Jeremy Renner says he broke 30 bones in snowplow accident

CNN  —  “Avengers” star Jeremy Renner says he broke more than 30 bones in the New Year’s Day snowplow accident that sent him to the hospital for more than two weeks. Renner, who plays superhero archer Hawkeye in the Marvel movie and TV “Universe,” posted a photo on Instagram with a caption that read: “Morning … Read more