Mother of Georgetown student becomes 53rd person charged in college admissions scam
Mother of Georgetown student becomes 53rd person charged in college admissions scam

By Eric Levenson, CNN A California woman paid over $9,000 to have a person affiliated with Rick Singer's college counseling business take online classes for her son so he could graduate Georgetown University, according...

36 mins ago
Cyberattack hits city of Pensacola
Cyberattack hits city of Pensacola

By Tina Burnside and Eric Levenson, CNN The city of Pensacola, Florida, said it has experienced a cyber "incident" and has disconnected several city services until the issue can be resolved.

3 hrs 36 mins ago
A California man was arrested after videos of him threatening gun violence were reported to authorities, police say
A California man was arrested after videos of him threatening gun violence were reported to authorities, police say

By Hollie Silverman, CNN A California man was arrested after the San Diego Joint Terrorism Task Force received a report of "distressing YouTube videos threatening firearm violence," according to a police news release.

2 hrs 36 mins ago
Motto linked to hate group removed from West Point football flag
Motto linked to hate group removed from West Point football flag

By Monica Haider, CNN The US Military Academy removed a longtime motto from its football team's spirit flag because the phrase is linked to hate groups, the academy said in a statement on Monday.

1 hr 36 mins ago
6 Arrested for allegedly helping 2 juvenile inmates who escaped from Nashville detention center
6 Arrested for allegedly helping 2 juvenile inmates who escaped from Nashville detention center

By Christina Maxouris, CNN Six people were arrested after allegedly helping two of the four teens who escaped a Nashville juvenile detention center a little over a week ago, police said.

2 hrs 51 mins ago
Trial for man accused of brutally killing Boston doctors heads closer to jury
Trial for man accused of brutally killing Boston doctors heads closer to jury

By Lauren del Valle, Christina Maxouris and Eric Levenson, CNN The man accused of brutally killing two Boston doctors in their penthouse killed one doctor in self-defense and stole from the home but did not commit murder,...

13 hrs 7 mins ago
Three men indicted for murder of key witness in Amber Guyger trial
Three men indicted for murder of key witness in Amber Guyger trial

By Ashley Killough and Eric Levenson, CNN Three men were indicted by a grand jury on capital murder charges Thursday for allegedly killing Joshua Brown, a key witness in the murder trial of former Dallas police officer...

4 hrs 6 mins ago
8-Year-old Virginia girl was strip searched during a state prison visit, authorities say
8-Year-old Virginia girl was strip searched during a state prison visit, authorities say

By Anna Sturla, CNN An 8-year-old girl visiting her father at a Virginia prison was strip searched last month in violation of state policy, authorities said.

December 6th, 9:20 PM EST
Investigation shows Pensacola shooting 'appears to be a terrorist attack,' White House official says
Investigation shows Pensacola shooting 'appears to be a terrorist attack,' White House official says

By Christina Maxouris and David Shortell, CNN The FBI is treating Friday's attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola as "an act of terror," a member of the agency said, although the motive remains undetermined.

13 hrs 37 mins ago
A wildlife conservationist who was mauled by her own tigers insists they were just playing with her
A wildlife conservationist who was mauled by her own tigers insists they were just playing with her

By Scottie Andrew and Stella Chan, CNN A wildlife conservationist and founder of a California animal sanctuary was hospitalized on Saturday after tigers pinned her to the ground and injured her.

6 hrs 21 mins ago
Three National Guard soldiers killed in helicopter crash identified
Three National Guard soldiers killed in helicopter crash identified

Hollie Silverman, CNN Three soldiers killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash Thursday have been identified by the Minnesota National Guard.

6 hrs 51 mins ago
The Patriots were defeated by the Kansas City Chiefs breaking their 21-game home winning streak
The Patriots were defeated by the Kansas City Chiefs breaking their 21-game home winning streak

By Homero DeLaFuente and Hollie Silverman, CNN The New England Patriots were defeated by the Kansas City Chiefs in a stunning ending to Sunday night football this week.

16 hrs 22 mins ago
Monday's Google Doodle is a tribute to the Mexican game Lotería, and you can play it, too
Monday's Google Doodle is a tribute to the Mexican game Lotería, and you can play it, too

By Leah Asmelash, CNN Google Doodles are almost as well-known as the company's search engine. But if you're not one of the millions who grew up playing this popular card game, you might not recognize this one..

16 hrs 22 mins ago
A church nativity scene depicts Jesus, Mary and Joseph as refugees separated in cages
A church nativity scene depicts Jesus, Mary and Joseph as refugees separated in cages

By Hollie Silverman, CNN A California church is displaying a nativity scene depicting Jesus, Mary and Joseph as refugees in cages to draw attention to the conditions faced by migrants seeking asylum in the United States.

10 hrs 37 mins ago
Pensacola is known as a welcoming community. Now they're trying to cope with feelings of betrayal and grief
Pensacola is known as a welcoming community. Now they're trying to cope with feelings of betrayal and grief

By Hollie Silverman, CNN Days after a shooting that took the lives of three young navy sailors and injured eight others at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, community members are mourning and waiting for answers.

12 hrs 22 mins ago
5 Things to know for December 9: North Korea, impeachment, Ukraine, global trade, Hong Kong
5 Things to know for December 9: North Korea, impeachment, Ukraine, global trade, Hong Kong

By AJ Willingham, CNN It was definitely a year of discovery: Scientists unearthed 71 new species of plants and animals in 2019, from bug-eyed fish to sharp, scaly lizards.

10 hrs 7 mins ago
12-Year-old Florida girl arrested for posting death list on Snapchat, sheriff's office says
12-Year-old Florida girl arrested for posting death list on Snapchat, sheriff's office says

By Darran Simon, CNN A 12-year-old girl has been arrested after she threatened to kill students at her middle school in Florida, authorities said.

17 hrs 7 mins ago
FBI presumes Pensacola base attack was an act of terror; no motive identified
FBI presumes Pensacola base attack was an act of terror; no motive identified

By Jay Croft, Nicole Chavez, Steve Almasy and Barbara Starr, CNN The FBI is presuming a shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida that left three sailors dead "was an act of terrorism," the FBI special agent...

December 8th, 2:35 AM EST
Tweet purportedly from gunman in Pensacola Navy base shooting suggests al Qaeda inspiration
Tweet purportedly from gunman in Pensacola Navy base shooting suggests al Qaeda inspiration

Analysis by Nic Robertson and Paul Cruickshank, CNN Much remains unknown about the Royal Saudi Air Force officer who attacked Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida on Friday morning.

December 7th, 8:35 PM EST
A 1-year-old Connecticut girl is still missing, and no arrests have been made in her mother's killing
A 1-year-old Connecticut girl is still missing, and no arrests have been made in her mother's killing

By Monica Haider and Ralph Ellis, CNN Authorities are still searching for a 1-year-old girl whose mother was found dead, police in Ansonia, Connecticut, said Sunday.

21 hrs 7 mins ago
Sailors killed at Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward the gunman, officials say
Sailors killed at Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward the gunman, officials say

By Nicole Chavez, Hollie Silverman and Jason Hanna, CNN Three US Navy sailors were killed when they "didn't run from danger" after a gunman opened fire at a US Navy base in Florida, US Navy officials said.

December 8th, 11:21 AM EST
NFL star Khalil Mack pays off 300 holiday layaway accounts at a Walmart in his hometown
NFL star Khalil Mack pays off 300 holiday layaway accounts at a Walmart in his hometown

By Amanda Jackson, CNN Chicago Bears star linebacker Khalil Mack is spreading Christmas joy by paying off all the holiday layaway accounts at a Walmart in Florida.

December 8th, 2:21 PM EST
Three students have died by suicide this semester at a New Jersey university, sparking criticism about mental health resources
Three students have died by suicide this semester at a New Jersey university, sparking criticism about mental health resources

By Anna Sturla and Arman Azad, CNN Students and officials at Rowan University in southern New Jersey are grappling with grief and anger after an unusual recent spike in student suicides.

December 8th, 2:06 PM EST
LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma will battle in the College Football Playoff
LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma will battle in the College Football Playoff

By Jill Martin, CNN The College Football Playoff picture is set.

December 8th, 12:36 PM EST
One of the last survivors of the USS Arizona was interred on the sunken warship
One of the last survivors of the USS Arizona was interred on the sunken warship

By Alaa Elassar, CNN A World War II veteran who was the second-to-last man to escape the USS Arizona during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was interred on the ship's wreckage on Saturday.

December 7th, 3:20 PM EST
Arkansas officer was 'ambushed and executed' in a police station parking lot, police say
Arkansas officer was 'ambushed and executed' in a police station parking lot, police say

By Dakin Andone, CNN A Fayetteville, Arkansas, police officer was shot and killed in the police station's parking lot Saturday night, the department said in a statement.

December 8th, 12:51 PM EST
Winston Lawson, Secret Service agent with JFK in Dallas, dies at 91
Winston Lawson, Secret Service agent with JFK in Dallas, dies at 91

By Ralph Ellis and Chuck Johnston, CNN Winston Lawson, the Secret Service agent who planned President John F. Kennedy's motorcade route in Dallas and rode in a car immediately in front when Kennedy was assassinated,...

December 7th, 9:20 PM EST
A New Jersey bill would require schoolchildren to be taught cursive handwriting
A New Jersey bill would require schoolchildren to be taught cursive handwriting

By Jay Croft, CNN Should children be required to learn cursive?

December 8th, 10:35 AM EST
A 5-year-old carried a toddler half a mile in Alaska terrain after being left home alone, police say
A 5-year-old carried a toddler half a mile in Alaska terrain after being left home alone, police say

By Amir Vera, CNN A 5-year-old walked through extreme temperatures in the Alaskan terrain with an 18-month-old after authorities say they were left home alone.

December 8th, 1:20 AM EST
3 US Navy sailors killed in the Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward gunman, officials say
3 US Navy sailors killed in the Pensacola Navy base saved lives when they ran toward gunman, officials say

By Nicole Chavez and Hollie Silverman and Jason Hanna, CNN Three US Navy sailors were killed when they "didn't run from danger" after a gunman opened fire at a US Navy base in Florida, US Navy officials said.

December 7th, 3:20 PM EST