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  • Gunman surrenders after 2 shot, 1 killed on Vegas Strip

    LAS VEGAS (CNN) — The man who police say shot two people, killing one, on a bus in Las Vegas surrendered without incident after a standoff that lasted more than four hours, police spokesman Larry Hadfield told reporters. Two people were shot, one fatally, on a bus on the Las Vegas Strip on Saturday, police spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield said. Hadfield said the second person shot had minor injuries and was hospitalized. The male shooting suspect is barricaded on the […]

  • Pig-masked man with sledgehammer helps rob casino jewelry store

    LAS VEGAS (CNN) — At least three well-dressed masked burglars, carrying sledgehammers, smashed their way into a high-end jewelry store early Saturday at one of Las Vegas’ most luxurious hotels. The burglary prompted authorities to lock down parts of the swanky Bellagio Resort & Casino and sent panicked guests rushing outside. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Carlos Hank said the men were wearing suits and at least one had on a pig mask. Hank added authorities believe one of the […]

  • Missing black girls in DC spark outrage, prompt calls for federal help

    Washington (CNN) — Two months ago, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department’s new commander, Chanel Dickerson, made a pledge: Let’s find our missing girls. Now, as the department posts profiles of missing black and Latina girls in the nation’s capital on its Twitter feed almost daily, members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for a federal investigation. In a letter Tuesday, the lawmakers asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey to “devote the resources necessary to determine […]

  • Mindy Kaling disses New Jersey senator and gets a date

    NEW YORK (CNN) — It’s like a modern romantic comedy featuring a television star and a politician — complete with a social media twist. What started out as a diss on Hulu series “The Mindy Project” may lead to a dinner date between the show’s actress Mindy Kaling and New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker. A recent episode of the show featured Kaling’s character, Mindy Lahiri, puzzled that the senator attended a friend’s event. “Cory Booker? I can’t believe he […]

  • 4 things to know about Apple’s red iPhone, new iPad and movie app

    Apple is keeping things simple. Instead of trotting out Tim Cook for the typically big spring press conference, the company quietly announced a few product updates this week. It released a new iPad, added some watch bands, and introduced a new color for the iPhone 7. There are no gimmicky new features, no missing ports to fret over. So what do you actually need to know? The iPad is the cheapest yet Just call it “iPad.” Like Charo or Oprah. […]

  • Saving Obamacare is now up to Trump

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Next move on Obamacare? It’s up to President Trump. Minutes after House Republicans shelved their bill that was supposed to save the nation’s health care, Trump repeated that Obamacare was on the verge of collapse. “Bad things are going to happen to Obamacare,” said Trump, calling out the large premium increases and insurer defections that plagued the exchanges this year. “There’s not much you can do about it. It’s not sustainable.” While Trump is trying to […]

  • House Republicans withdraw health care bill

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn’t get a vote. After a dramatic day on Capitol Hill, Ryan rushed from the White House to Capitol Hill to tell Trump he did not have the votes to pass the measure, the culmination of seven years of Republican efforts to eradicate President Barack […]

  • 86-year-old raises $400,000 from recycling, then gives it away to those less fortunate

    Thirty-two years’ worth of recycled newspapers and magazines — more than nine million pounds of it — netted 86-year-old Johnny Jennings $400,000, all of which he gave away to those in need. Recycling started off as a lesson to his son, Brent Jennings, about healthy money habits. Back in 1985, the Georgia native began collecting and selling paper with his only child, then put their profits into a savings account. “The first memory I have of my Dad is of […]

  • U.S. workers face higher risk of being replaced by robots.

      LONDON (CNNMoney) — Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots — but Americans should be particularly worried. Thirty-eight percent of jobs in the U.S. are at high risk of being replaced by robots and artificial intelligence over the next 15 years, according to a new report by PwC. Meanwhile, only 30% of jobs in the U.K. are similarly endangered. The same level of risk applies to only 21% of positions in […]