Oregon woman buys winning lottery ticket with cash from sewing face masks
"I don't play a lot," said winner Lorna Hewitt, who bought her winning Keno-8 ticket at a grocery store in the town of Sisters.
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Cash Money Records founders giving back to NOLA
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Teen athlete kicking toward his Army dreams
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Restaurant faces battle after hosting stripper event
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Divers, Good Samaritans rescue man from river
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Omahan dies 1 day after positive test
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Prosecutor says he won’t ‘rush’ to charge cops involved in George Floyd death
A Minnesota prosecutor on Thursday night said there is evidence that does not support criminal charges against the white cop who kneeled on George Floyd before the black man’s death — but later backtracked. Along with the since-tempered revelation, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said he will not “rush” to charging the four officers involved...
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Marc Thiessen: Trump must threaten China with 'brain drain' and 'capital flight' amid Hong Kong crackdown
Washington Post columnist and Fox News contributor Marc Thiessen previewed President Trump's Friday announcement dealing with China on "The Story" Thursday, predicting that the president would "impose sanctions" on the Beijing government in response to its moves to restrict Hong Kong's autonomy.
China public security ministry pledges to 'guide and support' HK police
China's public security ministry pledged to "guide and support" the Hong Kong police force after China's parliament approved a decision to impose a new national security law on the semi-autonomous territory.
Hong Kong government warns removing U.S. special status is 'double-edged sword'
Hong Kong's government warned Washington that withdrawing its special U.S. status, which has underpinned the city as a global financial hub, could be a "double-edged sword" and urged the United States to stop interfering in internal affairs.
US disrupts Iranian fuel deliveries to Venezuela, official says
The Trump administration halted scheduled Iranian fuel deliveries to Venezuela Wednesday by threatening sanctions on the ships carrying the cargo, according to U.S. officials.
2020 Republican convention: RNC sends Gov. Ray Cooper 'safety protocols' for Charlotte event
There is no mention of face masks or social distancing in the letter. which are both currently the state's guidelines.
Entire 18th-century Swedish village listed for sale at $7.3M
Why buy a villa when you can buy a whole village? That’s the question nearly no one is asking themselves, aside from maybe a few super-rich Scandinavian billionaires, now that the entire hamlet of Sätra Brunn in Sweden is listed with Christie’s International for the unbeatable price of just under $7.3 million. Sätra Brunn, which...
Trump's reluctance to wear a face mask sends a fatal message
Frida Ghitis writes that President Trump is sending a dangerous message to the country while refusing to wear a face mask and retweeting contents that claim that wearing it is a measure of "social control."
Anthony James, 'Unforgiven' and 'In the Heat of the Night' actor, dead at 77
Actor Anthony James, who starred in the films "Unforgiven" and "In the Heat of the Night," has died. He was 77.
Here’s everything we know about the death of George Floyd
The death of unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis cops has forced a nation into a bitter self-reckoning.
Biden's support among College Democrats slips amid Tara Reade claims
Several chapters of the College Democrats are refusing to support Joe Biden in his bid for the White House following sexual assault allegations brought forth by Tara Reade, who was a young staffer in his office nearly 30 years ago when Biden was a senator.
Illinois Is Reopening But Chicago Isn't Because Of Coronavirus Cases
Illinois is joining many other Midwest states in reopening some retail shops, restaurants, salons and other businesses Friday. The mayor is delaying until the middle of next week.
The aftermath of Qassem Soleimani's death and his daughter's rise to prominence
It has been almost five months since President Trump shocked the world in authorizing a strike to kill Iran's top spymaster and shadowy commander, Qassem Soleimani.
Kaapo Kakko’s diabetes may keep him from Rangers if NHL returns
Rangers president John Davidson says he promises to listen to science when it comes to the safety of his players amid the NHL’s plans to open club training facilities for small-group workouts. With Kaapo Kakko, who has Type 1 diabetes and celiac disease, on the roster, Davidson said there has been extensive discussions internally regarding...
New Yorkers stranded in Costa Rica on ‘adventurous’ third date
Matt Robertson and Khani Le matched on Hinge in February.
San Clemente removes controversial beach fencing amid pressure from county sheriff
Access will be a little easier for beachgoers visiting San Clemente this week after city leaders voted to reopen parking lots and remove fencing that prompted community outcry and a stern rebuke from the county's top law enforcement official.
Benjamin Crump: When will African Americans have the right to self defense?
Breonna Taylor's boyfriend tried to stand his ground, but got charged with a crime instead.
Gowdy calls for 'national conversation' after George Floyd death, says riots 'ain't gonna accomplish nothing'
Former prosecutor and congressman Trey Gowdy, a Fox News contributor, reacted to the death of George Floyd following his arrest by Minneapolis police Thursday by contrasting his treatment with that of South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof.
Madonna posts video of son dancing to Michael Jackson to ‘honor’ George Floyd
"Brutal murder travels around the world."
Tracee Ellis Ross: Style Diary
Whether she's rocking a red carpet or rolling up to a fashion show, Tracee Ellis Ross knows how to keep things fresh with her one-of-a-kind style.
Video involving Denzel Washington and police goes viral after George Floyd's death
Following George Floyd's death, a video of Denzel Washington assisting in a situation involving an African-American man and police has gone viral.
Travel ban lifted in El Dorado County but Lake Tahoe tourism still prohibited
El Dorado County lifted its nonessential travel ban Wednesday but state officials will keep Lake Tahoe off limits
Minnesota calls in National Guard to quell unrest over black man's death in police custody
Minnesota's governor activated the National Guard on Thursday to help restore order following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis over the death of a black man seen in graphic video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck.
***Live Updates*** George Floyd Protests Rage in Minnesota
Violent protests continue to flare up in Minneapolis and St. Paul as the state responds to the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer placed his knee on Floyd's neck while handcuffed.
Together, We Grieve: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's bonus coronavirus podcast for May 28
As the coronavirus' death toll in the U.S. surpasses 100,000 victims, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta takes a moment to reflect on this tragic milestone and commemorate those we've lost.
Mark Teixeira: MLB should be back, but owners better not ‘break’ union
Mark Teixeira said he was “cautiously optimistic” Major League Baseball and the Players Association would come to an agreement in the coming weeks to allow for there to be an abbreviated season. But the retired Yankee added if the two sides don’t come together, there could be dire consequences for the sport. “I would hate...
Shots Fired at George Floyd Protest in Denver, Colorado
Shots rang out at a Thursday protest at the Colorado State Capitol where demonstrators gathered after the death of George Floyd.
Variety gives annual ‘Power of Women’ event frontline-worker spin
Robin Roberts will host the program on Lifetime and Facebook on June 9.
Half of coronavirus cases in Washington state are under the age of 40
The coronavirus is moving from older to younger residents in Washington state. Half of the confirmed cases in Washington by early May are under the age of 40, marking a significant shift from the early outbreak of the virus when that age group accounted for just 33 percent of sick residents, according to a new...
Wife who lost her husband: This is how I get through the day
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with Maura Lewinger two months after her husband Joe, who was 42-years-old, died from coronavirus.
Donald Trump is Waging War on Vote-By-Mail. The Facts Don’t Support It
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson doesn’t follow the President of the United States on Twitter. She was sitting in her basement office eating breakfast May 20 when her staff called to inform her that Donald Trump had called Benson a “rogue Secretary of State,” accusing her of mailing ballots to Michigan voters (in fact,…
Report: Darren Till vs. Robert Whittaker verbal agreements in place for July 25 UFC event
The UFC is close to finalizing the rebooking for Darren Till vs. Robert Whittaker, which was originally slated for UFC Dublin.        Related StoriesGilbert Burns says Tyron Woodley overconfident entering UFC on ESPN 9: 'He's going to be shocked'Mackenzie Dern liked the pressure of being undefeated but her mindset remains strongTanner Boser vs. Philipe Lins added to UFC's June 27 lineup
China is embracing a new brand of foreign policy. Here's what "wolf warrior" diplomacy means
There is a new brand of diplomacy taking hold in Beijing and its chief architects have a suitably fierce nickname to match their aggressive style -- they are the "wolf warriors."
Michigan ‘welcome’ signs are anything but amid coronavirus
Welcome to Michigan — not. Two electronic billboards at the Indiana border are urging travelers to think again before driving into the Wolverine State so long as coronavirus lockdowns are in place. “NOW ENTERING MICHIGAN,” they read. “REALLY? YOU’RE SURE ABOUT THIS?” Drivers leaving Michigan are treated to an equally snarky message. “The Great State...
Scouting American Giants for Aussie Rules Football
Every year, the Australian Football League comes to the United States to scout college basketball seniors who are at least 6 feet 7 inches tall. In Aussie rules football, it helps to be tall and athletic, so former basketball players have a distinct advantage. The catch? Most American recruits have never heard of this sport from Down Under. Sport ball!
Spain nursing home ravaged by coronavirus managed by company that 'didn't give a da--,' nurse says
An Associated Press investigation into a 160-bed nursing home where 42 died revealed widespread cost-cutting for years leading up to the pandemic and a series of questionable decisions at the height of the crisis. That included the facility’s top doctor admonishing workers for weeks not to wear masks, and allowing six crucial days to pass before complying with a government order to separate the sick from the well.
Germany’s Real-Life Disney Castle
Perched atop a foresty hill in Bavaria, Germany, is a real-life fantasy castle. Commissioned by King Ludwig II in 1869, Neuschwanstein Castle has become a major part of our cultural history, even serving as inspiration for Walt Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty.” Adored by his people, Ludwig was nicknamed the “fairy-tale king” for his love of music, plays and fantasy. Ousted in 1886, he didn’t quite have the fairy-tale ending one might expect. Regardless, the legacy he left through his castle has inspired the imaginations of countless generations. This Great Big Story was made in partnership with Lufthansa India .
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Colin Kaepernick speaks out on George Floyd case
Colin Kaepernick reacted to the death of George Floyd, and the violent protests that came in the days after, on social media Thursday. It was the first comments Kaepernick made since Floyd died in an officer-involved incident in Minneapolis on Monday. Video released from the arrest showed an officer kneeling on Floyd’s neck while he...
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George Floyd protests in NYC turn violent, several arrested
New York City police arrested multiple demonstrators Thursday in violent protests that followed the death of a man in police custody in Minnesota earlier in the week, according to local reports.
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Jim Hanson: Trump’s social media executive order is justified – protects free speech, combats censorship
President Trump was right and justified Thursday to sign an executive order calling for new regulations to strip legal liability protections from social media companies that censor posts and engage in political conduct on their sites.
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In the NY Gilgo Beach killings, remains identified 20 years later
For years in the Gilgo Beach, New York multiple victim investigation, she was "Jane Doe #6." On Thursday, New York's Suffolk County Police Department confirmed the remains of Valerie Mack, a 24-year-old Philadelphia mother who went missing in 2000.
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House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate
A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress who vote by proxy, as the battle over how measures are voted on amid the coronavirus pandemic continues to intensify.
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