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At least 45 U.S. mass shootings in the last month have been reported

Most recent: Thursday night's shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx

Originally Published: 16 APR 21 09:36 ET By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- When eight people died in a mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility Thursday night, the news was compounded by a string of similar incidents that…

How the Queen's farewell to Prince Philip will take place

Queen signs off on plan

Originally Published: 16 APR 21 09:04 ET By Max Foster and Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN (CNN) -- A version of this story appeared in the April 16 edition of CNN's Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on…

Split-second decision to fire a shot killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo

Body-worn camera footage show's officer's decision to shoot teenage boy in less than a second

Originally Published: 15 APR 21 09:02 ET Updated: 16 APR 21 06:31 ET By Peter Nickeas, Dakin Andone and Emma Tucker, CNN (CNN) -- Authorities released body-worn camera footage that shows an officer making a split-second decision to fire a…

Gunman opened fire inside FedEx, killing eight people Thursday night

Several others wounded, sending witnesses running in Indianapolis

Originally Published: 16 APR 21 00:40 ET Updated: 16 APR 21 07:07 ET By Jason Hanna, Alta Spells and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- A gunman opened fire outside and inside a FedEx facility near Indianapolis' main airport Thursday night,…

Jackie Robinson: First Black MLB player, breaking color barrier

Black players still faced racism

Originally Published: 15 APR 21 08:04 ET Updated: 15 APR 21 15:02 ET By Nicole Chavez, CNN (CNN) -- Ernest Fann never imagined his baseball career would be tainted by racism more than a decade after Jackie Robinson's debut.…

Duron Harmon and Cordarrelle Patterson signed with Atlanta Falcons

One-year contracts with NFL team

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have signed safety Duron Harmon and four-time All-Pro return specialist Cordarrelle Patterson to one-year contracts. Harmon started all 16 games for Detroit in 2020 and set a career high with 73 tackles.…

Fatal shooting of 13-year-old boy body camera footage to be released

Chicago Civilian Office of Police Accountability will release footage on Thursday

Originally Published: 15 APR 21 09:02 ET Updated: 15 APR 21 11:32 ET By Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- The Chicago Civilian Office of Police Accountability will release body camera footage on Thursday from the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old…

What to expect for next Sunday's 93rd Oscars

Academy Awards amid a global pandemic

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 14:09 ET Updated: 15 APR 21 09:17 ET By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Amid a global pandemic, shuttered movie theaters and after a two-month delay, next Sunday's 93rd Academy Awards are already poised to…

'A crime is committed; police respond and make an arrest'

Capitol Police inspector general to testify in planning ahead of Capitol 'takeover'

Originally Published: 15 APR 21 07:08 ET By Whitney Wild, CNN (CNN) -- The inspector general overseeing a probe into the United States Capitol Police's preparation for and response to the January 6 insurrection is set to detail critical lapses…

20,000 workers to be hired this spring by Dollar General

Discount chain continues its expansion during the pandemic

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 13:30 ET By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Dollar General plans to hire 20,000 workers this spring as the discount chain continues its expansion during the pandemic. The company said Wednesday it's looking to…

President Biden prepares to announce troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Biden draws on long history with the war in Afghanistan

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 07:10 ET Updated: 14 APR 21 10:29 ET By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- It's an image President Joe Biden kept returning to: the sight of helicopters evacuating Americans from Saigon during the last major…

Infamous Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, dead at 82

Died while serving a 150-year sentence in Federal Prison

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 10:03 ET By Chris Isidore and Aaron Smith, CNN Business (CNN) -- Bernard Madoff, whose name became synonymous with financial fraud, died while serving a 150-year sentence in Federal Prison. He was 82 years old.…

Biden is set to address a joint session of Congress on April 28

Nearly 100 days after taking office

Originally Published: 13 APR 21 20:26 ET Updated: 14 APR 21 08:43 ET By Devan Cole and Daniella Diaz, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will address lawmakers in a joint session of Congress later this month, delivering his first…

Protesters and police clash for a third night in Minneapolis

Prosecutors weigh charges against officer

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 01:42 ET Updated: 14 APR 21 08:32 ET By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Hundreds gathered for a third night of protests to express anger over the police killing of a Black man in…

J&J Covid-19 vaccine will be discussed in today's meeting with CDC advisers

Here's what experts and state leaders have to say about the pause

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 03:12 ET Updated: 14 APR 21 07:43 ET By Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) -- Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet Wednesday to review blood clot cases among people who received…