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BREAKING: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

The decision is expected to lead abortion bans in roughly half the states

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years - a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. Friday’s outcome overturning Roe v. Wade…

WATCH NOW: Jan. 6 House committee's fifth hearing

The hearing will focus on former President Donald Trump's pressure on the Department of Justice

On Thursday, the House select committee will continue its investigation on the Jan. 6 Attack with its fifth hearing. The hearing will focus on former President Donald Trumps' pressure on the Department of Justice to help him overturn the 2022…

BREAKING: Suspect in custody after mass shooting threat in Missouri

Suspects' threat prompts at least 8 Missouri school districts to cancel summer school classes

Originally Published: 15 JUN 22 09:12 ET Updated: 15 JUN 22 10:28 ET By Rebekah Riess and Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- [Breaking news update at 10:30 a.m. ET] A suspect who allegedly made a mass shooting threat that prompted…

WATCH NOW: Day 2 of Jan. 6 public hearings

The public hearings are taking place in Washington

The United States House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack will continue its public hearings in Washington beginning at 10 a.m. ET.

31 people arrested for conspiracy to riot near a Pride parade in Idaho

"It is clear to us based on the gear that the individuals had with them, the stuff they had in their possession, the U-Haul with them along with paperwork that was seized from them, that they came to riot downtown," Coeur d'Alene Police Chief Lee White said during a news conference.

Originally Published: 11 JUN 22 21:21 ET Updated: 11 JUN 22 22:32 ET By Andy Rose, CNN (CNN) -- Idaho police officers on Saturday arrested 31 people who are believed to be affiliated with the White nationalist group called Patriot…

Inflation rises at fastest pace in 40 years

Inflation increase pushed up by record gas prices

Originally Published: 10 JUN 22 08:34 ET Updated: 10 JUN 22 09:23 ET By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- The pain of higher prices continues for US consumers. Record gas prices drove inflation to 8.6% for the 12 months…

WATCH NOW: First public hearing on Jan. 6 attack

The House committee will investigate the attack

On Thursday, the House committee will hold the first public hearing on the Jan. 6 riot to investigate with witness testimony and video footage of last year's attack. This hearing is the first in a series expected to last through…

Buffalo mass shooting suspect pleads not guilty

Gendron shot, killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket

Originally Published: 02 JUN 22 10:03 ET Updated: 02 JUN 22 15:55 ET By Mark Morales and Kristina Sgueglia, CNN (CNN) -- The 18-year-old suspect in the Buffalo, New York, supermarket shooting that killed 10 people pleaded not guilty to…

House panel taking up gun bill in wake of mass shootings

The Senate is unlikely to take up the bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House is preparing gun legislation in response to mass shootings by 18-year-olds in Texas and New York. The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Thursday on a bill that would raise the age limit for…

Jury has reached a verdict in Johnny Depp, Amber Heard trial

Verdict expected to be read at 3 p.m.

Originally Published: 01 JUN 22 13:45 ET Updated: 01 JUN 22 14:08 ET By Sonia Moghe, CNN (CNN) -- The jury has reached a verdict in the civil defamation cases between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, spokespeople for both parties…

Gov. Abbott issues disaster declaration for the city of Uvalde

Gov. Greg Abbott declares state of disaster in Uvalde, to accelerate state and local resources to assist community.

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott announces a state of a disaster on May 31, 2022, for the city of Uvalde following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and two teachers dead. “The community of…

President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden to travel to Uvalde

The President and First Lady will console families, honor victims

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to Uvalde, Texas, on Sunday to console families and honor victims of Tuesday’s mass school shooting in which 19 children and two teachers were killed. The White…

Actor Ray Liotta dead at 67, according to reports

A source says Liotta died in his sleep Wednesday nighy

Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67. A source at the Dominican Republic’s National Forensic Science Institute who was…

Authorities: Gunman in deadly attack at California church was Chinese immigrant

The attack was motivated by hate for Taiwanese

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities: Gunman in deadly attack at California church was Chinese immigrant motivated by hate for Taiwanese. (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without…

Key vote to protect access to abortion fails in the Senate

Here is what you need to know

Originally Published: 11 MAY 22 05:11 ET Updated: 11 MAY 22 16:44 ET By Ali Zaslav and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- A key vote on the Women's Health Protection Act, a Democrat-led bill aimed at preserving access to abortion…

Alabama corrections officer who escaped with inmate has died in hospital, sheriff says

She was hospitalized earlier on Monday with "very serious" self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

(CNN) - [Breaking news update, published at 9 p.m.] Alabama corrections officer Vicky White has died due to her injuries, Sheriff Dave Wedding of Vanderburgh County told CNN. She was hospitalized earlier on Monday with "very serious" self-inflicted gunshot wounds…