Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno died on a battlefield Tuesday in the fight against rebels who opposed his rule, the central African nation’s military announced. The news comes just hours after electoral officials had declared Deby – who has led Chad for...
Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, photographed at his Mill District condo on April 30, 2019, in Minneapolis. Photos: In pictures: Former Vice President Walter Mondale Former Vice President Walter Mondale on "Face The Nation" on March 7, 1982. Hide Ca...
A judge upheld a 20-year prison sentence on Monday for former police officer Michael Slager in the killing of Walter Scott, an unarmed Black man who ran from a traffic stop in South Carolina, rejecting Slager's claims his lawyer did a poor job. Slager testi...
New York (CNN Business) In honor of April 20 -- aka "weed day" -- we figured it was worth pointing out that cannabis stocks are smoking hot. "Cannabis sales will continue to experience strong growth. I would be very surprised if US cannabis sales do not bre...
A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. You can sign up right hereLondon (CNN Business) For decades, crude oil has been at the center of global commodities markets. But as countries around the world try to combat...
The jury of six White people and six people who are Black or multiracial was set for its first full day of deliberations. As Nelson began speaking, the now-fired Chauvin removed his COVID-19 mask in front of the jury for one of the very few times during the...
A strong cold front slicing through the central U.S. will bring record cold air to the region over the next several mornings. Freeze warnings and frost advisories are up from Texas to the Great Lakes with record lows possible. This cold air is also setting...
Tim Walz, the Minnesota Democrat, declared a state of emergency Monday night in the counties around Minneapolis as the city prepares for the verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial. Fox 9 reported that Walz held a news conference to lay out his plans to m...
Authorities in Colorado are looking for three suspects who allegedly robbed a woman at gunpoint and shot a FedEx driver on Monday, reports said. Investigators say the men robbed the woman at a Denver parking lot, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s O...
(CNN) A Minneapolis man has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with a drive-by shooting of a team of Minnesota National Guard soldiers and a local police officer over the weekend, according to a criminal complaint and a...
Here's what you need to know as you start your dayDerek Chauvin trial judge slams Maxine Waters' inflammatory commentsA lawyer defending Derek Chauvin, who is on trial for the death of George Floyd, cited Rep. Maxine Waters’, D-Calif., comments to Minnesota...
The fate of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin accused of killing George Floyd is now in the hands of jurors. Prosecutors and defense attorneys ended closing arguments Monday after making their cases to jurors following weeks of testimony amid...
On this day, April 20 ...1999: The Columbine High School massacre takes place in Colorado as two students shoot and kill 12 classmates and one teacher before taking their own lives. Also on this day:1898: The United States moves closer to war with Spain as...
Fox News host Laura Ingraham opened Monday's "Ingraham Angle" blasting the Left for its indoctrination young people, saying that through "reading, writing and inciting," they are teaching that it is acceptable to destroy your community if you don't like the...
The shocking allegations were outlined in a protective order that Amanda Broderick, 35, filed in a Travis County court on June 25, 2020 -- about three weeks after the alleged rape occurred. In the protective order, Amanda alleged that her daughter approache...
King, who was on parole for robbery, led police on a high-speed chase through Los Angeles while under the influence of alcohol. George Holliday, who lived near where the beating took place, heard a commotion outside his apartment and filmed what many now re...
J.B. Pritzker activated the Illinois National Guard Monday ahead of an expected verdict in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with George Floyd’s death. The move was in response to a request from Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Pritzker’...
As the nation awaits the verdict, authorities around the country are preparing for possible protests and unrest. Nearly three decades ago, fears of violence and a divided public also awaited another verdict in the high-profile trial of O.J. Simpson, who was...
A California father and son charged in connection with the 1996 disappearance of 19-year-old college student Kristin Smart pleaded not guilty Monday, according to reports. Witnesses said Smart was intoxicated and Flores had said he would walk her home. Rube...
An Alabama police officer was shot Monday and the suspected gunman was killed after a gunfire exchange, authorities said. A Dothan police officer pulled over a car just before 12:45 p.m. for not displaying a license plate, Police Chief William Benny told Fo...