In their own words: Charlottesville, one year later

In their own words: Charlottesville, one year later


In their own words: Charlottesville, one year later

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 07:50 AM PDT

CNN Opinion asked a diverse group of Charlottesville residents and affected community members to their share memories of August 11 and 12, 2017 and reflections on the year since.

Training to be a Border Patrol agent in the age of Trump

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 07:47 AM PDT

Border Patrol agents train at one of the toughest law enforcement academies in the country as the eyes of the world are on federal authorities' treatment of immigrants at the US-Mexico border.

Chris Collins suspends reelection campaign following insider trading charges

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 07:39 AM PDT

New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins suspended his reelection campaign on Saturday following charges earlier this week related to insider trading.

Hawaii House primary is another test of an Ocasio-Cortez style candidate's appeal

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 06:53 AM PDT

The latest test of the progressive insurgency's strength comes Saturday in Hawaii's Democratic congressional primary.

Airline employee steals plane from Seattle airport, crashes and dies

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 06:23 AM PDT

An airline employee stole an otherwise unoccupied passenger plane Friday from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and flew it for an hour with military jets chasing him before crashing in a wooded area 40 miles away.

Everything you need to know about a Q400 plane

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 06:10 AM PDT

The Horizon Air plane stolen from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is a Q400 Bombardier turboprop, a sleek aircraft with 76 seats.

'It's heartbreaking': Killer whale continues carrying dead calf for 'unprecedented' length of mourning

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 06:05 AM PDT

A female orca whale is still grieving the calf that died shortly after its birth more than two weeks ago, experts say.

Michael Brown's mother is running for office in Ferguson, Missouri. Here's why

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 05:44 AM PDT

Standing near the spot where her son was gunned down, Michael Brown's mother, Lezley McSpadden, announced she is running for city council in Ferguson, Missouri.

What happened this week (in anything but politics)

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 05:30 AM PDT

A one-in-a-million sale. A once-in-a-lifetime encounter. And a close one. It's time for this week's politics-free side of the news.

Peek inside Trump's total non-vacation in New Jersey

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 05:25 AM PDT

For President Donald Trump, the long-standing image of a leader in repose doesn't apply, at least in his own mind. In New Jersey this week, events were arranged to demonstrate his extended stay at a wooded golf resort was, in fact, work.

In Trump's White House, Charlottesville was a moment that wasn't

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 05:13 AM PDT

When President Donald Trump declared a year ago that "very fine people" were among the Nazi mobs descending upon Charlottesville, Virginia, the reaction was swift.

How to watch PGA Championship live

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 04:49 AM PDT

How to watch this week's100th PGA Championship -- the first Championship for Tiger Woods since 2015.

Yemen's parents search through the dead for their children after strike

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 02:54 AM PDT

Videos from Houthi media capture snapshots of the horrific scenes that have played out in northern Yemen after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a school bus. The strike was the worst attack on children since Yemen's brutal war escalated in 2015, UNICEF said.

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to 387 as families mourn

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 02:43 AM PDT

The earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok killed 387 people, authorities said Saturday, increasing the death toll from the temblor seven days ago.

Anti-government protesters and police clash in Romania

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 02:26 AM PDT

A large anti-government protest in Romania's capital, Bucharest, turned violent as demonstrators and police clashed, state media reported, leaving many in need of medical care.

A homicide case haunted detectives for 34 years. Now a suspect faces multiple charges

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 02:26 AM PDT

Alexander Christopher Ewing was charged in the 1984 cold case murder of a family and woman in Colorado.

On 'mission to touch the sun,' Parker Solar Probe launches Sunday

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 01:47 AM PDT

NASA's Parker Solar Probe will explore the sun's atmosphere in a mission that is expected to launch early Sunday. This is NASA's first mission to the sun and its outermost atmosphere, called the corona.

Eugene Parker, the pioneer behind the 'mission to touch the sun'

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 01:36 AM PDT

"Let's see what lies ahead": That is the message of 91-year-old pioneering astrophysicist Eugene Parker.

The story behind Tyler Mitchell's Vogue cover of Beyoncé

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 01:07 AM PDT

Beyoncé's fourth cover of American Vogue was one for history.

9-year-old chess prodigy wins right to stay in Britain

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 01:04 AM PDT

The family of a child chess prodigy living in London has been given the right to stay in Britain because of his "world class talent."

Immigration lawyer of Melania Trump's parents pushes back against Trump immigration proposal

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 12:59 AM PDT

The immigration lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents pushed back against President Donald Trump's hardline stance on a category of family visa that paved the way for his in-laws' citizenship, calling the President's rhetoric "unconscionable."

Look up for the Perseid meteor shower this weekend

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 12:32 AM PDT

Moonless nights will make the spectacle of the annual Perseid meteor shower even more scintillating this weekend for much of the world, and sky watchers are expecting a "great show."

Michael Avenatti calls for a fight in Iowa: 'When they go low, I say, we hit harder'

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 08:29 PM PDT

Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, positioned himself on Friday in Iowa as the only possible presidential candidate prepared to hit President Donald Trump as hard as Trump hits Democrats.

FBI agent acquitted in Oregon standoff case

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 08:10 PM PDT

A federal jury in Oregon on Friday acquitted an FBI agent accused of lying to authorities about whether he opened fire during the fatal shooting of LaVoy Finicum, one of the leaders of the occupation of federal property in 2016.

Jurors give $289 million to a man they say got cancer from Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 08:01 PM PDT

Dewayne Johnson's victory could set a massive precedent for thousands of other cases against Monsanto.

Judge denies effort by German drug maker to block Nebraska execution

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 07:52 PM PDT

Fresenius Kabi filed a lawsuit to block an execution in Nebraska, saying that the US state illegally procured drugs for use in the planned lethal injection.

FDA approves 1st birth control app, long-term vaginal contraception ring

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 07:37 PM PDT

The US Food and Drug Administration has given its approval for marketing of a mobile medical app to prevent pregnancy, along with a vaginal ring that protects against pregnancy for one year.

Roger Stone aide skips out on grand jury testimony, challenging Mueller subpoena

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 07:19 PM PDT

Andrew Miller, a former associate of longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone, did not appear for a scheduled grand jury hearing on Friday