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He posted suicide prevention signs around his daughters' elementary school. His messages are simple

A Seattle father is posting signs with uplifting messages around his daughters' school.

Runaway barges smash into Oklahoma dam after officials order evacuations and shut down roads

A home fell into the Cimarron River in Crescent, Oklahoma, after a deadly storm system unleashed flooding in the central United States.

Runaway barges smash into Oklahoma dam after officials order evacuations and shut down roads

Two runaway barges broke loose and sank in the flooded Arkansas river after crashing into Webbers Fall Lock & Dam in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The dam appeared to hold.

This could become the most valuable Porsche ever sold

The third and last Porsche Type 64 ever built is going up for auction. See the WWII era car experts believe could sell for around $20-25 million.

Fearing runaway barges may smash into dam in Oklahoma, officials order evacuations and shut down roads

A series of tornadoes struck the central US, damaging homes and businesses in Missouri's capital, Jefferson City, and across the state. Floods have also hit Oklahoma and Kansas.

Here's how the dogs from the wild high-speed RV chase are doing

One of the dogs aboard an RV chase with police jumped out of the speeding vehicle. CNN's Nick Watt gives an update on the dog's condition.

Oregon State student dies in fall while taking photos at a scenic overlook

An Oregon State University student died after falling approximately 100 feet while taking photographs at a scenic coastal viewpoint along Highway 101, according to police.

5 things to know for May 23: Weather, Washington, Botswana, Philippines & Canada, AI

Severe storms and flash floods continue to slam the Central US while the Southeast braces for a Memorial Day weekend heat wave. Pedram Javaheri has the details.

5 things to know for May 23: Weather, Washington, Botswana, Philippines & Canada, AI

Jefferson City, Missouri, Mayor Carrie Tergin says the deadly tornado that hit the state capital damaged businesses and knocked out power to a number of residents.

A trucker was on the side of the road when a tornado hit. It blew a house underneath his trailer

Eric Cunningham, an eyewitness to the tornado that ravaged Jefferson City, Missouri, details how electrical power lines in the city snapped and were "tossed like toys."

Violent tornado that hit Missouri's capital 'felt like an earthquake'

A violent tornado in Missouri caught sleeping residents off guard late Wednesday night, as a series of storms continued to bring chaos across the state, Oklahoma and Kansas.

Washington becomes the first state to legalize composting of humans

Washington has become the first state in the nation to pass a law allowing composting as an alternative to burial or cremation of human remains.

A wild police chase in California had multiple collisions and dogs leaping from a stolen RV

During the chase, the driver hit multiple cars, sheared off part of the RV and had a dog jump from the vehicle.

5 things to know for May 22: Washington, Brexit, tornadoes, Dallas slayings, climate

The Central Plains can't catch a break from the severe weather as more storms are expected today. Pedram Javaheri has the latest on who will be impacted.

Deadly storm brings hail, flooding and 132 reports of tornadoes in central US

Powerful spring storms unleashed a mix of drenching rain, flash flooding and hail in the central United States. CNN's Dave Briggs has more.

A wild police chase in California had multiple collisions and dogs leaping from a stolen RV

A suspect who led California Highway Patrol officers on a wild high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley has been arrested.

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million

Richard Phillips was exonerated after a judge threw out his murder conviction. When he went in, the Detroit man was 27. He turns 72 next month.

An Army dad surprised his daughter with a huge graduation hug after years overseas

Florida high school senior Kayla Tillman was reunited with her father Staff Sgt. Anthony Tillman, who was deployed in South Korea with the US Army, during her graduation ceremony.

Flood rescues are underway in Oklahoma as millions in US face severe storms

Central Oklahoma has been hit by heavy rainfall in the overnight hours, resulting in severe flooding. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

An episode of the kid's show 'Arthur' featuring a same-sex wedding won't air in Alabama

Alabama Public Television refused to air an episode of children's show "Arthur" that featured a same-sex wedding.

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound

CNN's Alina Machado explains how Ocearch is using the Global Shark Tracker to collect data from around the world.

From Maine to Hawaii, abortion rights advocates will protest to 'stop the bans'

Protesters upset with the rash of recent abortion laws are taking to the streets nationwide on Tuesday.

5 things to know for May 21: Trump, Yemen, US storms, Ford, China & drones

President Donald Trump told reporters his administration is blocking former White House Counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee to set a precedent for future administrations.

21 tornadoes ripped through 4 states, now millions are under flooding threat

The severe weather threat shifts east today where metro areas of Kansas City, St. Louis, and Little Rock are at risk. Flash flooding is also a major concern as the ground over this region is already soaked from previous storms. Pedram Javaheri has the latest.

Video shows New Jersey man being choked and punched in the face by police

Police from Dover, New Jersey, were filmed choking and pinning a man to the ground while repeatedly punching him in the face during a violent arrest.

5 things to know for May 20: Politics, India, Morehouse, Texas kidnapping, weather

"We spent too much time debating," Cook told Tulane University graduates during a commencement speech in New Orleans.

A 22-year-old woman has died after collapsing during the Cleveland Marathon

A 22-year-old Ohio woman died after collapsing at the 42nd Annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon.

Transgender woman who was attacked in April found dead on Dallas street

Muhlaysia Booker was found dead on the street just weeks after she was the victim of a brutal assault caught on video.

Why selling in May and going away is a silly thing to do

President Trump says this is perhaps the greatest economy in history. CNN's Christine Romans explains why the stock market, economic growth, unemployment, and gas prices are critical to his re-election.

Tornadoes and flash floods threaten millions from Texas to Missouri

CNN meteorologist Chad Myers looks at the dangerous weather heading toward Texas and Oklahoma-- states that have already been battered by thunderstorms and tornadoes.

5 things to know for May 20: Politics, India, Morehouse, Texas kidnapping, weather

The Southern Plains will see a significant severe weather outbreak today which could include long track and dangerous tornadoes through the evening. Pedram Javaheri has the locations that could be affected worse;

A billionaire will pay off debt of Morehouse College's 2019 graduates. Here is what that gesture means

Morehouse College graduate Elijah Nesly Dormeus explains what billionaire investor Robert F. Smith paying off his student loan debt means to him.

A Song of Coffee and Water: 'Game of Thrones' leaves plastic bottle in shot during finale

After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a much-debated flurry of plot developments, "Game of Thrones" has come to an end.

1 dead and 8 wounded in shooting at Alabama high school graduation party

One person was killed and eight others were wounded after gunfire erupted during a high school graduation party in Alabama.

Must-watch videos of the week

Late-night comedians give their take on the current restrictive abortion law that was passed in Alabama.

'SNL' star Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law: 'You can't tell me what to do with my body'

On the season finale of SNL, Leslie Jones critiqued Alabama's restrictive anti-abortion bill, calling the restrictive new measures "a war on women".

'Heroes' lead police to Texas girl who was abducted while walking with her mother, police say

A suspect is in custody after an 8-year-old girl was kidnapped while taking a walk with her mother in Texas, police said. The girl was found hours later and reunited with her family.

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks found dead at 37

Austin Eubanks, one of the survivors of the 1999 Columbine shooting in Colorado, was found dead in his home, according to Routt County, Colorado, Coroner Robert Ryg.

50 million under threat of severe weather as hail, rain and tornadoes move East

More than 50 million people are under threat of hail, heavy rain, strong winds and isolated tornadoes as several storms move east, according to the National Weather Center.

A billboard in Times Square caught fire

An electric billboard caught on fire in New York's Times Square, according to the city's fire department.

A woman took a picture of three Irish men in Times Square. It took Twitter only an hour to track the lads down.

A woman in Times Square snapped a photo for three men with Irish accents who didn't have their own smartphones or cameras. It took Twitter just one hour to track the men down.

Here's what you need to know about the College Board's new SAT score

The SAT is adding an 'adversity score' to factor in a student's school, and neighborhood poverty level. College Board CEO David Coleman explains how it will work.

An independent report finds Ohio State had knowledge of late doctor's sex abuse as early as 1979

Ohio State University personnel were aware of complaints that a school doctor had sexually abused students as early as the late 1970s, but failed to adequately investigate the allegations, according to a released report.

7 people shot at a house party near Ball State University in Indiana

At least seven people were shot at a house party near Ball State University, authorities said.

Prince William says he felt 'pain like no other' after Diana's death

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry spoke openly about mental health issues and the loss of Princess Diana.

Suspects distracted pregnant teen with a photo album before they killed her and took her baby, prosecutors say

Two Chicago women accused of strangling a pregnant teen and cutting out her unborn baby used Facebook to find and their target, authorities said.

Dozens of tornadoes reported as central US braces for rain, wind and hail

More than 40 million Americans in the Midwest are under the threat of severe weather and can expect heavy rain, strong winds and large hail over the weekend.

Must-watch videos of the week

A surveillance camera captured the moment part of a 91-year-old dam in Texas collapsed, which officials say caused a nearby lake to drop seven feet.

Grumpy Cat, the grouchy-faced furball that launched a thousand memes, is dead

Grumpy Cat died at seven years old. She was one of the most famous pet influencers, with over 2 million followers on Instagram.

She let a student take lunchroom food without paying. Then she was fired

A high school lunchroom employee, Bonnie Kimball, was fired after she says she let a student take cafeteria food he was unable to pay for but promised to repay the next day.

West Virginia man accused of murdering his girlfriend's teenage daughter

Authorities believe they have located the remains of 15-year-old Riley Crossman, whose mother's boyfriend has been charged with the teen's death.

A severe weather outbreak could affect millions this weekend across the central US

A parade of storms brings unseasonably wet conditions to the west coast, while setting the stage for severe weather in the central U.S. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the weekend forecast.

F-16 fighter jet that crashed into warehouse had live ammunition

An F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse in Perris, California, after the pilot ejected, reportedly injuring five people on the ground.

A Facebook post asking for baby supplies helped lead police to a missing pregnant woman's body

The Chicago Police Department said that three people were arrested in the murder of a missing pregnant woman, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, allegations that Superintendent Eddie Johnson called "disgusting."

A baby cut from his mother's womb after she was killed opens his eyes

Yovany Lopez, the husband of the 19-year-old pregnant woman who vanished last month and was found dead in a Chicago home, got emotional as he told reporters she was a good person and did not deserve what happened to her.

A missing pregnant woman has been found dead. Her baby was forcibly removed from her womb, police say

Yovani Lopez, the husband of the19-year-old pregnant woman who vanished last month and was found dead in a Chicago home, got emotional as he told reporters she was a good person and did not deserve what happened to her.

5 things to know for May 17: US and Iran, Taiwan, pregnant woman killed, SAT tests, Canada and the Philippines

CNN's Don Lemon speaks with students from underserved communities achieving educational success through Oliver Scholars, a program designed to prepare them for higher education.

5 things to know for April 30: Asylum, terror plot, Japan, renewables, John Singleton

In an exclusive interview with CNN Business, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon tells Poppy Harlow what he thinks is holding back the US economy.

Abortion-rights groups sees onslaught of donations after states pass restrictive laws

An Alabama woman says finding out she was pregnant with her rapist's child was the worst moment of her life. After Alabama passed a restrictive abortion bill, she's speaking out about her experience.

5 things to know for May 16: Immigration, abortion, Sudan, California wildfires, Venezuela

Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson says the Alabama bill that could punish doctors with life in prison for performing abortions "has gone too far."

First look inside the TWA Hotel at New York's JFK

The TWA terminal closed in 2001, but it's suddenly sprung back to life as a swanky hotel. Developers paid close attention to authenticity and retro cool.

5 things to know for May 16: Immigration, abortion, Sudan, California wildfires, Venezuela

A rough weather day ahead for a majority of California due to heavy rain, strong winds and even snow in the higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the details on how long this will last.

5 things to know for May 16: Immigration, abortion, Sudan, California wildfires, Venezuela

Just weeks after undergoing a procedure to replace his heart valve, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger posted a video of himself practicing some very energetic dance moves in an empty studio.

An elderly man died of injuries after he was pushed off a bus. Now police have made an arrest

74-year-old Serge Fournier was pushed off a Las Vegas bus after an argument with another passenger. An arrest was made after he died from his injuries a month later.

A gunman slaughtered 11 Jewish worshippers. Then people hunted for hate online

A CNN investigation of online search data shows alarming spikes in anti-Semitic Google searches in days following hate-fueled attacks like the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Pilot survives terrifying helicopter crash into Hudson River

The New York Fire Department says a helicopter crashed into the Hudson River and at least one person, the pilot, has been pulled out of the water. CNN's Jason Carroll talks with a man who caught the incident on camera.

Window washers rescued after their out-of-control lift slammed into building

High winds stranded two window washers in a swinging basket at the top of high-rise in downtown Oklahoma City.

Police say a man killed three women connected to a carnival. He says it was accidental.

A man who confessed to killing three women connected to the James H. Drew carnival has been charged with three counts of capital murder, according to police.

Farmer amputates his leg with a pocket knife to save his own life

A farmer in Nebraska was transferring corn when he accidentally stepped into a grain auger, forcing him to cut off his leg and seek help. HLN's Robin Meade explains.

Audio reveals pilots angrily confronting Boeing about 737 Max feature before second deadly crash

New audio reveals American Airlines pilots confronted Boeing about safety features on the 737 Max following the October 2018 Lion Air crash.

5 things to know for May 15: Alabama abortion bill, Trump Jr., tech, US births, Brexit

Donald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee have reached a deal for Trump Jr. to appear before the committee behind closed doors in mid-June, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.

5 things to know for May 15: Alabama abortion bill, Trump Jr., tech, US births, Brexit

An unusual pattern for California with rain forecast as well as heavy snowfall for the High Sierra's at the start of the dry season. Pedram Javaheri has the details of how much they can expect.

Alyssa Milano says sex strike tweet was aimed at raising awareness about 'ridiculous' abortion bans

Actress Alyssa Milano talks to CNN's Chris Cuomo after calling for a "sex strike" as a way to protest anti-abortion laws.

Massachusetts teen convicted of murder in beheading case

A Massachusetts teen, 18-year-old Mathew Borges, was found guilty of murder, convicted in the 2016 killing, mutilation and beheading of his classmate. CNN affiliate WBZ has the details.

A woman was beaten to death with an electric scooter, police say

A woman was attacked and beaten to death with an electric scooter as she was walking down a street in Long Beach, California, authorities said.

Tiger Woods offers condolences to the family suing him in wrongful death case

Tiger Woods breaks his silence about his restaurant employee's death which has lead to a lawsuit filed by the victim's family.

Texas police officer shot and killed a woman during arrest attempt

A witness captured video of a Baytown, Texas, police officer shooting and killing a woman.

Tiger Woods hit with lawsuit after employee dies in car crash

Tiger Woods has been hit with a wrongful death lawsuit by family of Nicholas Immesberger, a bartender who worked at the golfer's restaurant and died in a deadly car crash.

5 things to know for May 14: China tariffs, plane accident, Apple ruling

Old man winter has made a brief comeback for parts of New England where snow is expected. This chilly pattern will not last for long. Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

A new James Bond Aston Martin for $3.5 million - battering rams included

Aston Martin is producing 28 replicas of the 1964 DB5 from the movie "Goldfinger." The cars will be complete with smokescreens, a simulated oil slick delivery system and a $3.5 million price tag.

4 dead and 2 missing after small planes carrying cruise passengers collide in Alaska

At least four people are dead after two floatplanes collided near Ketchikan, Alaska, according to a news release from the US Coast Guard.

The New York Fire Department rejected a Navy SEAL for being too old. Now other fire departments are inviting him to apply

A 37-year-old US Navy SEAL who's served four combat tours was rejected by the New York City Fire Department for being too old. Now other fire departments across the country have reached out to let him know he's welcome elsewhere.

Anti-Semitic incidents remained at historically high levels in 2018

CNN's Sara Sidner takes a look at the rise in anti-Semitic violent attacks in the US after two deadly synagogue attacks within months.

5 things to know for May 14: China tariffs, plane accident, Apple ruling

An Oakland jury handed down a verdict awarding $2.055 billion to Alva and Alberta Pilliod, who say their non-Hodgkin lymphoma was caused by long-term exposure to Monsanto's weed killer, Roundup, according to a statement provided by the plaintiffs' team of attorneys.

Actress Felicity Huffman cries as she pleads guilty in college admissions scandal

Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating when her daughter took the SATs.

Yoga instructor who went out for a hike in Maui is missing

Hawaiian police are asking for help searching for Amanda Eller, the yoga instructor who went for a hike last week in Maui and has not been heard from since.

Army veteran killed on Appalachian Trail used outdoors to cope with PTSD

A Massachusetts man faces a murder charge after he allegedly attacked two hikers on the Appalachian Trail, according to the US Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia.

5 things to know for May 13: China, Saudi tankers, pilot arrest, machete attack, CO2

President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that American consumers would bear a burden from the escalating trade war with China, contradicting the President.

5 things to know for May 13: China, Saudi tankers, pilot arrest, machete attack, CO2

Four commercial cargo ships were targeted by "sabotage operations" near United Arab Emirates' territorial waters, according to the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

Actress Felicity Huffman is expected to plead guilty today in college admission scandal

Felicity Huffman is expected to plead guilty to paying $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating for her daughter's SATs. CNN's Christine Romans reports.

5 things to know for May 13: China, Saudi tankers, pilot arrest, machete attack, CO2

Severe weather risk for parts of South Texas while winter returns to New England. Pedram Javaheri has the details.

5 things to know for May 13: China, Saudi tankers, pilot arrest, machete attack, CO2

An alarming new report released by the United Nations says roughly 1 million species of animals and plants are on the verge of extinction, and experts warn it will have grave consequences for humans. CNN's Bill Weir reports.

A police officer who served 21 years in the Army was killed investigating a robbery

Sgt. Kelvin Ansari, a ten-year veteran of the Savannah Police Department and a military veteran, was killed in a shooting, according to Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter.

After a school district said it'll serve jelly sandwiches to students with lunch debt, Chobani stepped in

A cafeteria employee at a Pennsylvania school resigned after a new lunch policy, which denied students a hot meal if they owed money, was implemented.

Michigan deputies stop a man who was 'on a killing spree'

A man was pulled over midway through a killing spree across central Michigan, authorities said.

5 things to know for May 13: China, Saudi tankers, pilot arrest, machete attack, CO2

A pilot for a subsidiary of American Airlines was arrested at Louisville International Airport after he was indicted in the 2015 deaths of a Kentucky couple and their neighbor, authorities said.

Peggy Lipton, star of 'Mod Squad' and 'Twin Peaks,' dead at 72

Peggy Lipton, a Golden Globe award winning actress and star of the hit television show "Mod Squad," has died at age 72.

Heavy rain and floods send a 9-foot alligator fleeing into Arkansas farmland

An Arkansas man and his family were surprised to find a 9-foot alligator miles from its habitat following heavy flooding in the area.

Pua Magasiva, 'Power Rangers' actor, dies aged 38

New Zealand actor Pua Magasiva, best known for his role in "Power Rangers" and as a long-running star of the country's soap opera "Shortland Street," has died aged 38, his production company confirmed.

Remembering the migrants who built the transcontinental railroad 150 years ago

CNN's Paul Vercammen rides the rails one the Grand Canyon Railway as trains around the country mark the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad.

'Hundreds of bugs' crawled from a girl's backpack, police say, as a Florida mom is charged with neglect

A Florida woman was arrested on felony neglect charges after police said her children were living in filthy conditions, including one whose backpack reportedly had bugs crawl out of it at school.

Gas product spills in Houston Ship Channel after collision involving 755-foot oil tanker and barges

An oil tanker collided with two barges in the Houston Ship Channel, causing a gasoline blend stock called Reformate to spill into the water. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

Southern Texas has seen nearly 600% more rainfall than it typically does in early May

Over 20 million people are under flash flood watches today across Texas, Louisiana, southern Arkansas, and Mississippi.

Massachusetts teen's mauled body found in enclosure with dogs he was tending

A 14-year-old Massachusetts boy who was taking care of another person's dogs was found dead, apparently mauled to death in an outside enclosure, authorities said.

3 sets of human remains found after Virginia gas station explosion

At least one person is dead and at least two others are unaccounted for after an explosion at a gas station in Rockbridge County, Virginia, according to State Police.

Mom charged with attempted murder after 7-week-old daughter found at bottom of North Carolina ravine

After hearing crying, Scott Fowler and his wife began to search their property and found a baby in the woods at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine.

Must-watch videos of the week

An alert school bus driver saved a student from being hit by a speeding car in New York.

School bus driver dragged biracial student because of his 'racial animus,' lawsuit says

The mother of a biracial student in Utah is accusing a school bus driver of intentionally closing the door on her son.

Suspect arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood director Barry Crane

The FBI arrested North Carolina resident Edwin Hiatt in connection with the 1985 death of TV director Barry Crane, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement.

UNC Charlotte hero's girlfriend laments reliance on students to stop school shooters

Lauren Westmoreland, the girlfriend of Riley Howell, the student who tackled a gunman at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, says she knew that Riley would've risked his life to ensure others were safe.

2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

CNN's Jennifer Gray explains how each hurricane is named and the history behind the naming of hurricanes.

Up to 4 major hurricanes could form during this Atlantic season, NOAA says

CNN's Jennifer Gray explains what you should know about hurricanes.

After Parkland students' apparent suicides, city holds town hall to discuss mental health

John Draper, the director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, talks to CNN's Alisyn Camerota about survivor's guilt in the days, weeks, and years following tragic incidents -- both man-made and natural.

Once again, police suspect a caretaker disguised a crime by claiming a child went missing

Derion Vence was arrested on suspicion of tampering with evidence -- a human corpse, police say. Four-year-old Maleah Davis went missing on May 4.

5 things to know for May 9: Washington battles, Colorado school shooting, North Korea, health insurance, Amanda Knox

Legendary journalist Bob Woodward offers his thoughts on the current state of the Trump presidency to CNN's Anderson Cooper after President Donald Trump invoked executive privilege over special counsel Robert Mueller's report and the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt.

Undocumented student whose arrest sparked Arizona school walkout is back in class

High school students in Tucson, Arizona, protested for the release of their classmate who was detained by immigration officials after a traffic stop.

A young girl teaches active-shooter training to grownups

The advocacy group March for Our Lives produced this powerful video of a young student leading an active shooter training.

Columbine and Aurora shooting survivors reflect on the 'new normal' and advise the latest victims: It will get better

Survivors from the Columbine and Aurora movie theater shootings speak after yet another fatal shooting in Colorado.

Houston gets drenched by overnight storms, and the region braces for another round later

Heavy rainfall and flooding have left roads impassable, homes without power and schools closed across parts of Texas.

5 things to know for May 10: Trade talks, Chelsea Manning, North Korea, Colorado school shooting, moon mission

CNN speaks exclusively to a woman who says she is the anonymous parent who complained to the county board of education about potential violence at STEM School Highlands Ranch.

5 things to know for May 10: Trade talks, Chelsea Manning, North Korea, Colorado school shooting, moon mission

Retired US Army general and former CIA Director David Petraeus explains why the US has leverage in its trade negotiations with China but needs to close a deal quickly.

England was already divided. Brexit is only making it worse

Brexit has cemented divisions that have been widening in the UK for decades, particularly between the country's towns and cities.

5 things to know for May 10: Trade talks, Chelsea Manning, North Korea, Colorado school shooting, moon mission

Severe Storms end, but the flash flood threat continues as road and homes are flooded in southeast Texas. Over 20 million are under a flash flood watch. Derek Van Dam has the weekend forecast.

Millions face flooding threat from Texas to Arkansas with more heavy rain on the way

The severe weather and flood threat shifts east where the main area of concern today is the southern Mississippi River Valley and deep South. CNN Meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the latest forecast.

5 things to know for May 10: Trade talks, Chelsea Manning, North Korea, Colorado school shooting, moon mission

The Trump administration raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10% to 25% according to China's Ministry of Commerce.

Jim Fowler, who hosted 'Wild Kingdom' series, is dead at 89

During an interview with Larry King in 1992, Jim Fowler speaks about his love of animals and advocates for environmental change.

'Fake heiress' Anna Sorokin sentenced to 4-12 years in prison

A woman who was convicted of stealing more than $200,000 from banks and friends while posing as a German heiress and scamming her way into New York society faces up to 15 years in prison. HLN's Lynn Berry reports.

15-year-old school shooting survivor says it's 'scary not knowing what's going to come next'

12-year-old Vivaan Kalura, a 7th grader at STEM School Highlands Ranch, describes what the shooter said to him and his classmates during the shooting at his school.

She hoped a shooting wouldn't happen at her son's school. 'Hoping didn't work'

Cami Brainard, the mother of a student who survived the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting in Colorado tells CNN's Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto that she had hoped that an incident would not happen but "hoping didn't work".

She hoped a shooting wouldn't happen at her son's school. 'Hoping didn't work'

A student who survived the shooting at a Colorado school remembers his classmate Kendrick Castillo who sacrificed himself to save other students.

Video shows police firing 76 shots at suspect. The officers won't be charged in his death

Two California police officers that killed 50-year-old Eliuth Penaloza Nava in Anaheim in 2018 will not face criminal charges.

Guaido says Maduro government is too afraid to arrest him

Juan Guaido says he remains a free man because the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro is afraid of the consequences of arresting him.

5 things to know for May 9: Washington battles, Colorado school shooting, North Korea, health insurance, Amanda Knox

The royal baby gets a not-so-royal name ... meet Archie! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Guinness World Records backs down on nurse's London Marathon costume

Jessica Anderson, a British nurse who ran the London Marathon in scrubs and pants, will finally get her place in the record books. Guinness World Records scrubbed its initial decision to deny her the title for fastest marathon wearing a nurse's uniform because "outdated" guidelines required a skirt.

5 things to know for May 9: Washington battles, Colorado school shooting, North Korea, health insurance, Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox is returning to Italy for the first time since her murder conviction of British student Meredith Kercher was overturned. The former exchange student said she would never willingly go back, but has now agreed to speak at a criminal justice conference.

More than 1,000 guns seized from a home in upscale neighborhood of LA

More than 1,000 guns were found in a home near Los Angeles as officers served a search warrant in an investigation of someone suspected of manufacturing and selling illegal firearms, LAPD Officer Jeff Lee said.

This student died trying to stop the Colorado school shooter

Kendrick Castillo died when he lunged at the gunman during the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado, giving other students enough time to hide. CNN's Scott McLean reports.

This sixth grader wanted to 'go down fighting' so he grabbed a bat during a school shooting

12-year-old Nate Holley recounts what he did during the Colorado school shooting.

OKC officer says he shot a 14-year-old who had a gun. Boy says he was unarmed and got no warning

Police bodycam footage from an Oklahoma City shooting demonstrates the blurry line between officer safety and accusations of police overreaction.

A mother skipped her own graduation to attend her son's. So his school decided to confer both their degrees

She chose to attend her son's graduation ceremony instead of her own. A surprise ceremony allowed them to walk across the stage together.

Intense rain near Houston causes flooding and strands students at schools

Flooding after heavy rains stranded dozens of students overnight at a school in southeast Texas as some vehicles were unable to reach campuses.

Royal baby photo revealed by Harry and Meghan

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex give a first glimpse of their firstborn child.

A man shot and killed 8 people after leaving a bar. The bartender who served him 5 drinks was arrested

A bartender has been arrested more than a year and half after she served a man drinks before he went on a shooting spree and killed eight people at a football watch party.

Again in the age of 'run, hide, fight,' student heroes thwart a school shooter

Two suspects are in custody after shots were fired at the STEM School Highlands Ranch near Denver, Colorado, according to the Douglas County Sheriff.

Again in the age of 'run, hide, fight,' student heroes thwart a school shooter

Two people were taken into custody after police say they opened fire at a STEM school in a suburban Denver community. CNN's Ryan Young reports.

Hundreds of students stranded at Texas school as downpour turns to flooding

Severe storms have pounded the high plains with flooding, baseball-size hail, and tornadoes since Monday. Many of the same areas are bracing for another round today and the threat expands further north and east. Ivan Cabrera has the details.

5 things to know for May 8: Iran, Colorado school shooting, Trump's taxes, Oregon teachers, Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman freed from death row has arrived in Canada, according to her lawyer, Saif Ul Malook.

5 things to know for May 8: Iran, Colorado school shooting, Trump's taxes, Oregon teachers, Asia Bibi

Iran will partially withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, that was signed with six other nations in 2015, amid heightened pressure from the United States. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

New video in Sandra Bland's case brings more questions than answers for her family

Sharon Cooper, the sister of Sandra Bland, speaks to CNN's Don Lemon following the release of new video from Bland's vantage point during the 2015 traffic stop that led to her arrest.

Just minutes away from Columbine, students tried to stop another deadly school shooting

An 18-year-old student was killed and eight others were injured in a deadly school shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado. CNN's Nick Watt has the latest on how the tragedy unfolded.

Sandra Bland recorded her own arrest in 2015. The video was just released

Sandra Bland died in a jail cell three days after her arrest in 2015. Newly released video shows the arrest from her point of view.

Hundreds of students stranded at Texas school as downpour turns to flooding

Severe storms have pounded the high plains with flooding, baseball-size hail, and tornadoes since Monday. Many of the same areas are bracing for another round today and the threat expands further north and east. Ivan Cabrera has the details.

A doorbell camera captured the terrifying moment a snake attacked a man

An unsuspecting Oklahoma man was bitten by a snake wrapped around a porch light. His friend's doorbell camera filmed the entire incident.

OKC officer says he shot a 14-year-old who had a gun. Boy says he was unarmed and got no warning

14-year-old Lorenzo Clerkley says he was unarmed and given no time to respond to an Oklahoma City police officer's command before the officer shot him twice in March. Oklahoma police say Clerkley was holding a replica pistol that was recovered at the scene. The officer was placed on administrative leave and has since returned to active duty after being cleared of criminal wrongdoing.

Suspect in Denver area school shooting identified

At least seven, possibly eight victims were injured in a shooting at STEM School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, authorities said.

Sandra Bland recorded her own arrest in 2015. The video was just released

A video taken by Sandra Bland in 2015 shows how a police officer confronted Bland in a traffic stop after he says she failed to signal.

Pamela Anderson visits Julian Assange in prison

Actress Pamela Anderson met Julian Assange at Belmarsh high-security prison in London, in his first social visit since his arrest at London's Ecuadorian embassy.

Maleah Davis, 4, had been removed from her Texas home after physical abuse allegations. Now she's missing

Brittany Bowens, mother of missing four-year-old Maleah Davis, says her daughter was loving, creative and smart.

Stepdad of missing 4-year-old girl says he was abducted and knocked unconscious when she disappeared

Houston police have issued an Amber Alert after a 4-year-old girl was reported missing by a family member.

More storms and flooding are on the way as rivers continue to rise

The multi-day severe weather threat continues over portions of the southern Plains today with more rain and flooding expected.

CocoCay: Cruise line's $250 million private island opens

CocoCay, Royal Caribbean's once-sleepy private island retreat in the Bahamas, is revamping what it means to go on a cruise.

5 things to know for May 7: Freed journalists, Trump, US and China, threat to planet, royal baby

Is that a Starbucks cup in the middle of a "Game of Thrones" scene? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the grande Twitter roast.

5 things to know for May 7: Freed journalists, Trump, US and China, threat to planet, royal baby

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke about the effects of climate change in the Arctic, largely focusing on threats from Russia and China in the polar north. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen has the details.

Rachel Held Evans, popular Christian writer, dies at 37

Rachel Held Evans was a New York Times best-selling author whose books examined faith, doubt and life in the Bible Belt.

Davenport remains flooded a week after temporary levee breaks

Slow-moving storms threaten to exacerbate preexisting flood conditions in several areas along Midwest rivers. Dan Simon reports from downtown Davenport, Iowa.

Analysis: Don't use the royal birth to trot out a dangerous myth

Watch a timeline of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's love story, from blind date to royal wedding.

Does it still make sense to invest like Warren Buffett?

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNN's Poppy Harlow that Apple makes an "incredible product."

Diana Ross says she felt violated by TSA at New Orleans airport

Diana Ross says she felt violated by a TSA pat-down while flying out of New Orleans.

Nurse denied marathon world record -- because she wasn't wearing a skirt

A woman hoping to break the Guinness world record for running a marathon dressed as a nurse did not achieve her goal -- but she would have -- had she been wearing a skirt.

Jaylon McKenzie, 8th grade football phenom already counting college offers, shot and killed at Illinois party

Jaylon McKenzie, a 14-year-old who already had multiple college football scholarship offers, was struck and killed by a stray bullet outside a party near St. Louis.

North Carolina K-9 officer fatally shot during routine traffic stop, police say

K-9 Officer Jordan Harris Sheldon was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop in Mooresville, North Carolina, and the suspect later died by suicide, the police department said.

An accused serial killer is on trial in Los Angeles. Ashton Kutcher might be called to testify

The trial of accused serial killer Michael Gargiulo has started in Los Angeles. 43 year-old Gargiulo is charged with the murders of Ashley Ellerin and Maria Bruno.

Must-watch videos of the week

Two seagulls got a birds-eye view of London when they perched on a traffic camera.

Woman, 88, waved to students from her window for years. They gathered outside her home for one final goodbye

Tinney Davidson gave her neighborhood 12 years of warm hellos. And now that she is moving to an assisted living facility, they got together to give her the sweetest surprise goodbye.

2 bodies are recovered after a helicopter crash in Maryland

Authorities are searching for two people missing after their helicopter crashed near Kent Island, Maryland.

Flight data recorder recovered from plane that slid into Florida river with 143 people aboard, NTSB says

A military-chartered passenger plane slid off a runway and into a Florida river while landing Friday night, authorities said, forcing scores of passengers onto the aircraft's wings to await rescue.

The Kentucky Derby wasn't the first time we expected another winner. Here are 5 other confusing moments

The 2019 Kentucky Derby ended with a historic disqualification as race stewards ruled that winner Maximum Security left his lane and cut off another horse. Second place Country House was named the winner of the race.

An Illinois silicone plant explosion left 2 dead, 3 injured and 2 still missing

An explosion rocked parts of Waukegan, Illinois, killing at least one person, injuring four others and leaving two missing, authorities said.

YouTube star gets 10 years in prison for persuading underage girls to send him sexually explicit videos

YouTube singer Austin Jones has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for asking underage girls to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves to prove that they're fans.

Woman aboard a plane that skidded into a river says the landing 'didn't feel right'

Cheryl Bormann, a civilian defense attorney aboard the military-chartered Boeing 737 that skidded into a Florida river, describes what the crash was like to CNN's Don Lemon.

A Boeing 737 coming from Guantanamo Bay slid off the runway and fell into St. Johns River in Florida, officials say

A spokesman from the Naval Air Station Jacksonville said a Boeing 737 slid off of a runway into the St. Johns River at 9:40 p.m. ET. The station told CNN affiliate WJXT that the plane appears to have skidded off the airport runway while trying to land and ended up in the river.

The NTSB is now on the scene where a jet with 143 people slid into a Florida river en route from Guantanamo Bay

A Boeing 737 plane arriving from the Guantanamo Bay military station in Cuba with 143 people aboard went off the runway and into the St. Johns River in Florida, authorities said.

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 1 and leaves 2 missing

An explosion at a silicone plant in Waukegan, Illinois, leaves four people injured and others unaccounted for, according to authorities.

Floods, tornado kill 8 people this week

CNN's Ryan Young reports.

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant leaves 4 injured and 3 unaccounted

An explosion at a silicone plant in Waukegan, Illinois, leaves four people injured and others unaccounted for, according to authorities.

Several injured after wind flipped and carried a bounce house down a football field

An inflatable bounce house took flight during strong wind at a Washington high school, injuring four students.

Chinese woman who paid $6.5M after her daughter got into Stanford says she did it to help others

In a 2017 video, a Chinese student who identified herself as Yusi Zhao said she was admitted to Stanford University on merit, even though a woman who identified herself as Zhao's mother said the family gave millions to the man at the center of a massive college admissions scandal.

Antifa? White nationalist? A glossary for the current political climate

W. Kamau Bell is shocked to find brass knuckles and a knife in the bag of this Antifa activist. To learn more about Antifa, watch "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" on Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Coaster dares you to take a 245-foot straight dive into an abyss

The long-awaited Yukon Striker finally opens at Canada's Wonderland outside of Toronto. The ride dangles you for 3 seconds before taking you on a 245-foot vertical drop.

Chinese woman who paid $6.5M after her daughter got into Stanford says she did it to help others

The mother of a Chinese student who was admitted to Stanford University said the family gave $6.5 million to the man at the center of a massive college admissions scandal -- but as a donation to help others. CNN's Brynn Gingras reports.

Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha

CNN's Nikhil Kumar discusses India's preparations for withstanding and responding to strong cyclones.

5 things to know for May 3: Mueller report, China, measles, Facebook, e-scooters

Severe weather continues across the US Friday and through the weekend. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the forecast for where these trouble spots will be.

Two Florida teens prayed for help after being swept out to sea during a swim. A boat called the 'Amen' came to save them

Two Florida teens prayed for help after being swept out to sea during a swim. A boat called the 'Amen' came to save them.

5 things to know for May 3: Mueller report, China, measles, Facebook, e-scooters

Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca, remembers his friend and co-star Carrie Fisher as "unique."

5 things to know for May 3: Mueller report, China, measles, Facebook, e-scooters

Special counsel Robert Mueller could be testifying before Congress as early as May 15, and there is no shortage of questions as Attorney General William Barr takes jabs at his handling of the Russia investigation. CNN's Jessica Schneider takes a closer look at their decades-long history.

Student held racist promposal sign. Now he's banned from the prom

An Ohio student is banned from attending his high school prom after a photo emerged of him holding a racist promposal sign. CNN affiliate WJW reports.

When good executives go bad

From Uber's Travis Kalanick to Papa John himself, here are some of the most scandalous CEO downfalls.

Professor writes that UNCC shooter came into his classroom silently and just began firing

CNN's Chris Cuomo pays tribute to Riley Howell, a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, who lost his life charging a gunman that barged into his classroom.

100 million people in path of India's worst cyclone in 20 years

Fani is a powerful tropical cyclone with winds comparable to a super typhoon. CNN meteorologist Chad Myers is tracking the path of this dangerous storm as it moves closer to the India coast.

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