House Democratic whip’s daughter arrested at protest and charged with assaulting police officer

CNN — House Democratic Whip daughter Katherine Clark was arrested at a protest in Boston and arraigned on charges of assaulting a police officer. Riley Dowell, 23, was found by police labeling Parkman’s bandstand monument “NO COP CITY” and “ACAB,” according to a Boston Police Department press release. “ACAB” is commonly known as the acronym … Read more

Monterey Park, California massacre: The gunman is dead, but the motive remains a mystery

CNN — It remains unclear why a 72-year-old man unleashed a hail of bullets at revelers celebrating the Lunar New Year – killing 10 people, injuring 10 others and destroying the majority Asian-American town of Monterey Park, in California. And with the shooter, Huu Can Tran, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the answer may … Read more

Three weeks and 36 mass shootings. This is America in 2023.

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe for free here. CNN — At least 10 people are dead and 10 others injured after a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California on Saturday night as the city’s large Asian American community celebrated the Lunar New … Read more

6 arrested after Atlanta protests over controversial ‘Cop City’ and fatal police shooting of activist

CNN — Six people were arrested in downtown Atlanta on Saturday night, authorities said, amid protests in response to a proposed police training center and the fatal police shooting of an activist earlier during the week. Protesters marched in a “peaceful manner” down a street in central Atlanta, but a group within the crowd then … Read more

Harris says abortion rights threatened across United States

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Democratic Vice President Kamala Harris said on Sunday abortion rights were under attack across the United States in a speech marking the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruling that had established a right to abortion until it was overturned last year. “The right of every woman … Read more

Roe v. Wade anniversary highlights Republican split over abortion rights

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe for free here. CNN — Sunday Marks exactly 50 years from the United States The Supreme Court has granted American women the right to abortion with the decision Roe v. Wade – and comes about seven months … Read more

A Florida woman is barricading herself inside a Daytona Beach hospital room after shooting her terminally ill husband

CNN — A woman confined herself to a room inside a hospital in Daytona Beach, Florida, after shooting her terminally ill husband on Saturday, police say. Officers arrived at Advent Health Hospital after receiving a report of a fatality, Daytona Beach police said in a statement obtained by CNN affiliate WESH. “Officers evacuated staff and … Read more

Somalia: US strike kills approximately 30 al-Shabaab fighters

CNN — The United States carried out a strike in Somalia that killed around 30 al-Shabaab fighters, the US Africa Command said in a statement on Saturday. On Friday, US forces ‘conducted a collective self-defense strike’ in support of Somali National Army forces which were ‘engaged in heavy fighting following a complex, prolonged and intense … Read more

Florida ‘proudly’ teaches African American history, official says, as he defends rejecting AP course

Jan 20 (Reuters) – Florida’s education chief on Friday defended the state’s rejection of a proposed advanced placement course in African-American studies, saying public schools are already teaching about racism and slavery, while attacking “woke indoctrination”. The course’s rejection was the latest in a series of actions by conservative Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration on … Read more

Tyre Nichols: 5 Memphis officers fired after death of man who was hospitalized after his arrest

CNN — The Memphis Police Department has fired five officers in connection with the death of Tire Nichols, who died in a hospital after being arrested by police earlier this month, according to a message from the department. verified twitter account. “The egregious nature of this incident does not reflect the good work our officers … Read more