CNN.com - RSS Channel - US




    Victim's family on Arkansas execution: 'Ready for it to be done'

    Victim's family on Arkansas execution: 'Ready for it to be done'


    Darla Jones said she can't imagine what it will be like to watch the man who killed her mother as he is executed by lethal injection on...

    Darla Jones said she can't imagine what it will be like to watch the man who killed her mother as he is executed by lethal injection on Monday.
    The inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute

    The inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute


    The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection...

    The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection expires.
    FDA: Texas execution drugs must be destroyed or exported 

    FDA: Texas execution drugs must be destroyed or exported 


    Execution drugs delivered to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Arizona Department of Corrections must be refused and either destroyed or exported within 90 days, according to court documents filed on...

    Execution drugs delivered to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Arizona Department of Corrections must be refused and either destroyed or exported within 90 days, according to court documents filed on Thursday.
    Astronaut Peggy Whitson sets space record

    Astronaut Peggy Whitson sets space record


    President Donald Trump, his daughter, Ivanka, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will call NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate Whitson on her record-breaking stay on the International Space...

    President Donald Trump, his daughter, Ivanka, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will call NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate Whitson on her record-breaking stay on the International Space Station.
    Teacher accused of kidnapping student due in court

    Teacher accused of kidnapping student due in court


    Tad Cummins, the Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student and disappearing with her for five weeks, is due in court...

    Tad Cummins, the Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student and disappearing with her for five weeks, is due in court Monday.
    Millions under flood threat in Carolinas

    Millions under flood threat in Carolinas


    The Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states are bracing for a round of strong thunderstorms and the threat of flash...

    The Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states are bracing for a round of strong thunderstorms and the threat of flash flooding.
    Four-year-old falls out of moving bus

    Four-year-old falls out of moving bus


    It's a scene that would make any parent shudder -- a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy...

    It's a scene that would make any parent shudder -- a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway.
    Homeless girls bond in Girl Scout Troop 6000

    Homeless girls bond in Girl Scout Troop 6000


    The members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 are just like any other girls. They go on trips, draw, sing and dance and sell those famous cookies. But their connection goes beyond Tagalongs and Thin...

    The members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 are just like any other girls. They go on trips, draw, sing and dance and sell those famous cookies. But their connection goes beyond Tagalongs and Thin Mints.
    Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' actress, found dead

    Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' actress, found dead


    Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late '60s to the mid-'80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom "Happy Days," has died. She was...

    Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late '60s to the mid-'80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom "Happy Days," has died. She was 56.
    Doctors charged with genital mutilation

    Doctors charged with genital mutilation


    In the first federal case involving female genital mutilation filed in the United States, two Michigan doctors and the wife of one of the doctors have been charged with performing the banned procedure on two 7-year-old...

    In the first federal case involving female genital mutilation filed in the United States, two Michigan doctors and the wife of one of the doctors have been charged with performing the banned procedure on two 7-year-old girls.
    Passengers: Mom cries on plane after airline takes stroller

    Passengers: Mom cries on plane after airline takes stroller


    American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and an airline employee aboard one of its...

    American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and an airline employee aboard one of its flights.
    Opinion: A hero in American Airlines incident

    Opinion: A hero in American Airlines incident


    Video evidence has emerged of an American Airlines incident in which an unidentified male passenger confronts a male flight attendant, warning him "You do that to me, and I'll knock you flat." The flight attendant rushes right back at the passenger and...

    Video evidence has emerged of an American Airlines incident in which an unidentified male passenger confronts a male flight attendant, warning him "You do that to me, and I'll knock you flat." The flight attendant rushes right back at the passenger and responds with "Hit me. Bring it on." This chest-bumping came shortly after that same flight attendant apparently had a confrontation with a female passenger holding a baby and yanked a baby stroller away from her.
    Brain hats send a message at March for Science

    Brain hats send a message at March for Science


    Pink and gray brain hats dotted the crowds at the March on Science in Washington, becoming one of the symbols of the march's...

    Pink and gray brain hats dotted the crowds at the March on Science in Washington, becoming one of the symbols of the march's message.
    These states are celebrating Confederate Memorial Day

    These states are celebrating Confederate Memorial Day


    It's been nearly 152 years since the Confederate Army surrendered to Union forces, ending the American Civil...

    It's been nearly 152 years since the Confederate Army surrendered to Union forces, ending the American Civil War.
    Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over Salmonella fear

    Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over Salmonella fear


    Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella...

    Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination.
    Zelizer: 100 days of failure for Trump?

    Zelizer: 100 days of failure for Trump?


    President Donald Trump doesn't care what the experts have to say. "No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill!," he...

    President Donald Trump doesn't care what the experts have to say. "No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill!," he tweeted.
    GOP works to keep the lights on

    GOP works to keep the lights on


    House Republicans return from spring recess to a jam-packed week needing to keep the government's lights on before a Friday funding deadline and unsure if there will be time to make substantial progress on President Donald Trump's priority to repeal and...

    House Republicans return from spring recess to a jam-packed week needing to keep the government's lights on before a Friday funding deadline and unsure if there will be time to make substantial progress on President Donald Trump's priority to repeal and replace Obamacare.
    Surgeon general resigns

    Surgeon general resigns


    Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked to resign by the White House on Friday after assisting in the transition to the Trump...

    Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked to resign by the White House on Friday after assisting in the transition to the Trump administration.
    Retail sores closing at epic pace

    Retail sores closing at epic pace


    Brokerage firm Credit Suisse said in a research report released earlier this month that it's possible more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will close their doors in...

    Brokerage firm Credit Suisse said in a research report released earlier this month that it's possible more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will close their doors in 2017.
    Why everyone's laughing at this $400 juicer

    Why everyone's laughing at this $400 juicer


    It's a $400 device that connects to the internet and squeezes pre-bought packets of fruit and vegetables into juice. On Wednesday, Bloomberg revealed you can get the same result by squeezing the bags with your own bare...

    It's a $400 device that connects to the internet and squeezes pre-bought packets of fruit and vegetables into juice. On Wednesday, Bloomberg revealed you can get the same result by squeezing the bags with your own bare hands.