Author: CNN

Montana health department adopts rule severely restricting changes of sex on birth certificates

The rule change by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, which went into effect Saturday, now makes it virtually impossible for transgender persons to change the sex listed on their birth certificates by now only allowing changes under very limited circumstances.

Originally Published: 10 SEP 22 19:54 ET By Rebekah Riess, CNN (CNN) -- Health officials in Montana adopted a proposed rule change Friday pertaining to changing the identification of sex on state-issued birth certificates, which now excludes changes following gender confirmation surgeries.…

Albania blames Iran for second cyberattack since July

The cyberattack was the work of the "same aggressors" that carried out the July hack, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama alleged in a tweet.

Originally Published: 10 SEP 22 18:26 ET By Sean Lyngaas, CNN (CNN) -- Albania blamed the Iranian government Saturday for a cyberattack against computer systems used by Albanian state police — just days after the White House condemned Tehran for a hack…

A Black pastor arrested while watering his neighbor's flowers has filed a federal lawsuit

Jennings said he felt dehumanized and humiliated during the arrest and that his wife and a neighbor pleaded with police to release him.

Originally Published: 10 SEP 22 17:19 ET By Hannah Sarisohn This image captured from bodycam video released by the Childersburg (Ala.) Police Department and provided by attorney Harry Daniels shows Michael Jennings, right, in custody in…

Hundreds of sea turtles are stranding on Texas beaches and officials don't know why

A record-high total of 282 loggerheads have appeared in Texas between April 1 and August 19, according to a news release from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, which is more than double the total strandings in any year from 2012 to 2021.

Originally Published: 10 SEP 22 12:48 ET By Zoe Sottile, CNN (CNN) -- Officials are baffled after hundreds of loggerhead sea turtles have become stranded on Texas beaches. A record-high total of 282 loggerheads have appeared in Texas between April 1 and…

Former Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller subpoenaed by Justice Department

Some of the subpoenas also requested any information that recipients previously turned over to the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot and communications recipients may have had with a broad list of people who worked to overturn the 2020 election results.

Originally Published: 10 SEP 22 16:23 ET By Sara Murray, CNN (CNN) -- Stephen Miller, a former White House speechwriter and senior adviser under President Donald Trump, has been subpoenaed by the Justice Department, a source tells CNN. The department…

Oklahoma Man charged after stealing $12K in Pokémon cards

An Oklahoma man has been charged with stealing $12,000 in Pokémon cards Saturday morning.

Originally Published: 10 SEP 22 15:10 ET By Kelsee Ward Click here for updates on this story ST. LOUIS, Missouri (KMOV) -- An Oklahoma man has been charged with stealing $12,000 in Pokémon cards Saturday morning. According to the Crestwood…

North Korea declares itself a nuclear weapons state, in 'irreversible' move

The new law enshrines Pyongyang's right to use preemptive nuclear strikes to protect itself

Originally Published: 09 SEP 22 02:22 ET Updated: 09 SEP 22 03:06 ET By Yoonjung Seo, Larry Register and Heather Chen, CNN (CNN) -- North Korea has passed a new law declaring itself a nuclear weapons state in a move…

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes an unannounced trip to Ukraine

Blinken met with Ukraine's foreign minister and visited a children's hospital

Originally Published: 08 SEP 22 06:29 ET Updated: 08 SEP 22 08:11 ET By Jennifer Hansler, CNN (CNN) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced trip to Ukraine Thursday -- paying his second visit to the country's capital…

Barack and Michelle Obama make first joint return to the White House

Both attended the unveiling of their official White House portraits

Originally Published: 07 SEP 22 07:01 ET Updated: 07 SEP 22 14:18 ET By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama are at the White House on Wednesday for the unveiling of…

Saskatchewan mass stabbing suspect still at large

Canadian police expand search

Originally Published: 07 SEP 22 03:19 ET Updated: 07 SEP 22 09:10 ET By Nouran Salahieh, CNN (CNN) -- Three days after a mass stabbing that stunned the nation, Canadian police expanded their massive search for the "armed and…