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  • More than 600 members of Jeff Sessions’ church just charged him with violating church rules

    (CNN) — More than 600 members of the United Methodist Church have issued a formal church complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow church member, charging that his “zero tolerance” policy on immigration violates church rules and may constitute child abuse. Officially, the complaint charges Sessions with violating the United Methodist Church’s Book of Discipline, its code of laws and social principles. Such charges could lead to church trial, though few expect that to happen to the attorney general, […]

  • School honoring Confederate general renamed Barack Obama Elementary

    RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond, Virginia, elementary school will switch its name from that of a Confederate general to that of the nation’s first black President. On Monday, the Richmond school board voted to rename J.E.B. Stuart Elementary as Barack Obama Elementary School, reported WTVR. Members of the school’s community submitted ideas for a new name and students at the Richmond school, which is 95% African-American according to WTVR, voted among seven choices. The top three finalists were: Barack Obama, Northside […]

  • Chadwick Boseman gives his MTV award to Waffle House hero

    (CNN) — “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman gave his award for playing a superhero to a real hero. The actor was accepting the MTV Movie & TV Award for best hero in a movie when he invited James Shaw Jr. to the stage. Shaw is responsible for stopping the gunman in a deadly shooting at a Waffle House in Tennessee in April that killed four people. “Receiving an award for playing a superhero is amazing, but it’s even greater to […]

  • Walmart shopper made $1.3 million worth of fake returns, police say

    YUMA, Ariz. – A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain’s stores across the country. Thomas Frudaker was arrested Wednesday. Officials said he made $1.3 million worth of fraudulent returns at Walmart stores. Suspicion arose when Frudaker attempted to return a computer at a Walmart in Yuma, Arizona, officials said. The store reported it appeared he had taken parts out of the machine before making the return. According to CNN affiliate KSWT, […]

  • The sound of children crying for their parents at the border

    The audio was published Monday by the investigative nonprofit ProPublica

  • Del Monte recalls vegetable trays linked to outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses

    Detroit, Mich. (WXYZ) — Del Monte Fresh Produce is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots and dill dip. The recall includes 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. trays that were sold to select retailers in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Del Monte has recalled the products because they may be contaminated with Cyclospora, a parasite that can cause the intestinal illness Cyclosporiasis. According to the Centers for Disease […]

  • Sheriff’s deputy accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old, then threatening her mom with deportation

    BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – A Texas sheriff’s deputy is accused of a crime so heinous that his boss said it’s “disgusting and infuriating.” Bexar County Deputy Jose Nunez, 47, allegedly sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl – then told the girl’s mother, an undocumented immigrant, that she would be deported if she told authorities. The 4-year-old girl is a relative of the suspect, Sheriff Javier Salazar said, but he didn’t specify the relationship. The sheriff said investigators have reason to believe […]

  • ‘Incredibles 2’: Theaters post warnings due to seizure concerns

    (CNN) — Moviegoers seeing Disney’s “Incredibles 2” might notice some health-related warning signs posted regarding the film, which had the biggest box office opening for an animated movie ever. The Pixar movie hit theaters in the United States on Friday. Over the weekend, several fans who saw the flick posted on Twitter that there were some scenes containing flashing lights that could be concerning for people with photosensitive epilepsy or other photosensitivities. CNN has reached out to Disney for comment. […]

  • Firefighters show why you shouldn’t park in front of a hydrant

    HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. – After finding a car illegally parked in front of a hydrant, a group of firefighters decided to teach its owner a lesson. The New Jersey firefighters responded to a house fire in Hamilton Township on Thursday, CNN affiliate WPVI reported. When they reached the scene at about 1 a.m., flames were coming from the top floor of the home but an Acura sedan was blocking the hydrant they needed to use to put it out. So, […]