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A former teacher, parents of a 2-year-old, and a beloved grandfather are among the seven killed by a gunman in Highland Park, Illinois


Suspect charged with 7 counts of murder

The suspect in Monday's mass shooting at a July 4th parade in Highland Park, Illinois, that left seven dead and injured more than two dozen has been charged with seven counts of first-degree murder, Lake County State's Attorney Eric Rinehart announced during a news conference Tuesday evening.

Analysis: Why the horror from weapons used in mass killings won't lead to them being banned

Yet another massacre is yielding horrific descriptions of body-shattering carnage from the killing machines of choice for America's mass shooters.

Watch: City official knew shooting suspect as a child

Highland Park, Illinois, Mayor Nancy Rotering speaks with CNN's Adrienne Broaddus about Robert E. Crimo III, the suspect in the deadly shooting during the city's July 4th parade that left 6 people dead and dozens injured.

In pictures: 4th of July shooting

A mass shooting at an Independence Day parade Monday in a Chicago suburb left at least seven people dead, wounded dozens more and sparked a manhunt for a gunman who fired on unsuspecting attendees from a rooftop, authorities said.

Opinion: Guns aren't a debate. They're a battle over what kind of America we want

America's Independence Day this year was marred by a shocking, if now darkly common, tragedy: A shooter killed at least six people and injured dozens more at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, a Chicago, Illinois suburb.

Uvalde mayor says he fears a cover-up of probe into school massacre and calls on Texas Gov. Abbott to intervene


Rudy Giuliani, Lindsey Graham and John Eastman subpoenaed by Fulton County DA in election probe

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Jayland Walker was handcuffed when his body arrived at the medical examiner's office, according to the autopsy report

Jayland Walker was handcuffed behind his back when his body arrived at the coroner's office to be processed as part of the investigation into the officers who shot and killed him in Akron last week, according to a medical examiner's report that was reviewed by CNN.

Democrat: Threats against Kinzinger signal our democracy is over

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) posted a series of voicemail threats made against him and his family in response to his work as part of the January 6 committee. Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) explains why this has him worried about the future of democracy.

Analysis: Boris Johnson is deep in another crisis. This time, it really could be over

Boris Johnson's Conservative government is in deep crisis, engulfed once more in a scandal that is at least in part of the Prime Minister's own making.

G20 foreign ministers to discuss food and energy security impacted by Russia's war in Ukraine


Video shows Russian artillery falling near CNN reporter

CNN's Phil Black visits Siversk, Ukraine, a small town bordering the Russian-controlled Luhansk region, where residents are gathering supplies and remaining in their homes despite the war edging closer.

Analysis: Is North Korea hiding a bigger problem behind its Covid-19 outbreak?

Choi Jung-hun smiled as I read out the latest official Covid-19 figures from North Korean state media: fewer than 5 million cases of "fever" and just 73 fatalities -- a fraction of the death toll of every other country in the world.

Xi'an shuts back down as China finds first cases of new Omicron subvariant

China's northwestern city of Xi'an, home to 13 million people, was partially shut down on Wednesday after it reported the country's first outbreak of a highly transmissible new Omicron subvariant that is fast dominating the United States and Europe.

See how the traffic stop and fatal shooting of Jayland Walker unfolded

Jayland Walker suffered at least 60 wounds in a fatal shooting that occurred after Akron police attempted to stop him for traffic and equipment violations.

Analysis: Why Democrats have a real shot at holding the Senate

Election Day 2022 is now four months away. Democrats are trying to hold on to slim majorities in both the House and Senate. They're doing so against the backdrop of high inflation and an economy viewed in poor shape, which is the issue dominating voters' minds.

Vitamin D overdose is a growing danger, experts say

A British man's overdose on vitamin D is a cautionary tale for people who are considering adding supplements to their lives, according to a paper published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

3 men plead guilty to defrauding seniors out of more than $350,000 in 'Grandparent Scam,' officials say

Three men pleaded guilty to defrauding 14 Rhode Island seniors out of more than $350,000 in what authorities described Tuesday as a "Grandparent Scam."

This rare truffle has been the Appalachian Mountains' secret for over a decade

This rare truffle can only be found in two places in the world. Forager Alan Muskat shares the secret about how to try one in Asheville, NC.

Former NFL star wide receiver had CTE when he died, parents say

Former NFL player Demaryius Thomas was suffering from stage 2 CTE when he died late last year, according to his parents.

Trump-backed secretary of state nominee makes shocking abortion remark

CNN's KFile discovered troubling comments Michigan's Trump-backed secretary of state nominee Kristina Karamo made about abortions, comparing them to "child sacrifice" in her podcast. CNN reached out to her campaign to get a response and has not heard back.

Subway is redesigning its menu

Subway is launching a new menu, and it's the most extensive makeover in the company's nearly 60-year history.

Man turns a pool of eels into his man cave

A pet store manager from Kentucky has turned the rainwater cistern under his garage into an eel pit. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports the eels are reeling in fans.

Activists have glued themselves to another famous painting

Two climate activists glued themselves to a 200-year-old masterpiece at London's National Gallery on Monday, the latest in a string of disruptive protests by British environmentalist group Just Stop Oil.

Penguin restarts colony from scratch in Argentina

There are thousands of Magellanic penguins in the El Pedral colony, said conservationist Popi García. Every spring these migratory waddlers return to breed. The new Original Series "Patagonia: Life on the Edge of the World" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.

Carlos Santana suffered heat exhaustion during a Michigan concert

Legendary musician Carlos Santana suffered a medical emergency Tuesday night during a performance in Michigan, according to his management team.

'American Idol' winner says his winning single was a 'piece of crap'

The first song "American Idol" season 13 champion Caleb Johnson released after winning the competition was the classic rock homage "As Long As You Love Me." But he couldn't stand singing it.

Kate Hudson's brother reacts to her topless Instagram pic

Kate Hudson went mermaid style for the Gram and her big brother wasn't down for it.

Tom Hanks on Tim Allen not voicing 'Lightyear'

Tom Hanks doesn't get to battle Tim Allen at the box office and he has feelings about that.

Kevin Bacon cuts loose with Kyra Sedgwick in 'Footloose' TikTok challenge

Ren McCormack's still got it.

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Wimbledon quarterfinalist summoned to court for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend: Australian media reports

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios is due to face court next month in the Australian capital of Canberra after allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend late last year, according to Australian news reports.

'It's time we start saying the quiet part out loud': Journalist speaks out on Brittney Griner trial

CNN's Brianna Keilar and journalist Cari Champion discuss the media's coverage of and public opinion toward Brittney Griner's detention and trial in Russia.

Golfer says he's received death threats telling him to 'go die' having joined LIV Golf tour

Northern Irish golfer Graeme McDowell said that he's received death threats telling him to "go die" having joined the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour.

Photographer shares powerful story behind this kiss

As D'Angelo Lovell Williams posed for a kiss with a former partner, Glenn, in front of the camera, their faces each obscured by the black silk cloth of a backwards durag, the photographer had a famous painting in mind.

'I started socking it in the face': Teen describes moment shark attacked

Florida teen Addison Bethea speaks to CNN's Brianna Keilar after surviving a shark attack off the state's Gulf Coast while scalloping in shallow waters.

Japanese tea house lets visitors drink from $25,000 antique bowls

Participating in an ancient Japanese tradition, sipping from a $25,000 antique bowl and even finding a bit of a 1970s "Austin Powers" vibe.

Large Hadron Collider fires up for third time to unlock more secrets of the universe

A decade ago, the Large Hadron Collider, Earth's most powerful particle accelerator, proved the existence of an subatomic particle called the Higgs boson -- thought to be a fundamental building block of the universe dating back to the big bang billions of years ago.

Spirit Airlines gets chance to expand at busy Newark Airport

Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has won the opportunity to expand its operations at the crowded Newark Airport -- over complaints from dominant United Airlines that Spirit and its peers are clogging up operations.

Dow recovers from 700 point drop as investors look for signs of recession

US Stocks plummeted on Tuesday as investors' concerns of recession grew.

Europe hasn't been this cheap for Americans in decades

If you're an American visiting Italy, Greece or Spain this summer after a travel hiatus during the pandemic, you're in luck: Meals, hotels and tours are more affordable in dollars than they've been in two decades.

Rocket Lab CEO: We created a low-energy way of getting to the moon

Rocket Lab provided the launch for NASA's Capstone satellite moon mission. CEO Peter Beck says the price tag was "ridiculously cheap" compared to traditional missions.

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Newsom is doing more than just crushing DeSantis

California's Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom marked the July Fourth holiday by unveiling a campaign ad set to air on Fox News in which he speaks about freedom, amid images of skyrocketing fireworks and the Statue of Liberty, with strains of "America the Beautiful" softly strumming on the guitar.

What a hip-hop star on death row has to do with dictators

I am thinking of a man who sang of freedom. His name is Zeyar Thaw.

Why I'm not giving up on the dream of America

America seems a lifetime away from the evening of November 4, 2008, when Barack Obama, walking on stage as the first Black president-elect in history, extolled the fact that the "dream of our founders" remained thrillingly alive into the 21st century.

Democrats may be playing with fire

It had become the stuff of legend in Washington.

Women athletes' lives will now be more complicated

Athletes, perhaps more than anyone else, make decisions about their bodies every single day in order to perform their best. They choose how and where to train, who to train with, what to eat and what to wear for optimal performance. They have to time these decisions perfectly, as their seasons -- and careers -- are relatively short, with competition schedules that are not of their own making.

How to live a long, happy life as advised by Norman Lear


How Missouri's abortion ban is prompting urgent patient travel & talks about enforcement


Why are we so drawn to underdogs? Hint: It's because we're human


Religious group members charged over alleged murder of 8-year-old girl in Australia

Australian authorities have charged 12 members of a religious group with the alleged murder of an 8-year-old girl, police said in a statement Tuesday.

South Korea bets on nuclear power, restarting construction on two reactors

South Korea, one of the world's most fossil fuel-reliant economies, is re-embracing nuclear energy, with the government announcing Tuesday it will restart construction on two nuclear reactors and extend the life of those already in operation.

Suspected North Korean dam release forces South Koreans to evacuate holiday spot on river

North Korea appears to have released water from a dam near its border with South Korea, prompting vacationers in the neighbouring country to evacuate due to rising water levels on the Imjin River, officials said Tuesday.

Sri Lanka is 'bankrupt,' Prime Minister says

Sri Lanka is "bankrupt," Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Tuesday, as the country suffers its worst financial crisis in decades, leaving millions struggling to buy food, medicine and fuel.

CDC puts Nordic favorite and 2 other places on 'high' risk list for Covid-19

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put a Nordic travel favorite on its "high" risk list for Covid-19 along with two other places.

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