Police killings are not accidents or tragedies; they are a sign of America’s race problem and too often the system tells black people their lives don’t matter, says CNN’s LZ Granderson. Continue reading America must admit race problem
Tallahassee, Florida (CNN) — Gunshots rattled a peaceful, packed Florida State University library early Thursday, with three people getting hurt as hundreds of students huddled between bookshelves before police encountered and killed the gunman outside. Continue reading Gunman reported at Florida State University campus
Gov. Andrew Cuomo deployed the National Guard to clear roads as some upstate New York motorists were trapped up to 24 hours after several feet of snow paralyzed certain regions. Winter hit much of the nation a little early, feeling much more like January than November, according to the National Weather Service. Continue reading 7 dead as winter weather pummels country with freezing or below temperatures in all 50 states, snow buries upstate New York
President Obama plans to use executive actions in order to overhaul the nation’s immigration enforcement policies. Republicans said he is cutting them out of the policy change and will work to oppose it. Continue reading Obama Executive Action To Protect 5 Million From Being Deported
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new smartphones, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish firm’s mobile devices division.
New Nokia Lumia phones will instead be known as Microsoft Lumia, the company said. Continue reading Microsoft ditching the Nokia name on smartphones
The United States Friday suspended $3.5 million in military assistance for Thailand, about one-third of its aid to the ally, and urged Americans to reconsider travel plans after the army seized power. Continue reading US suspends $3.5 million in military aid to Thailand
The hashtag #givegregtheholiday trended on Twitter after Greg Heaslip’s line manager accidentally forwarded his email to 3,500 Arcadia employees. Continue reading Security guard whose holiday request went viral says he is donating free gifts to Stephen Sutton cancer charity
The gunman who killed six people in a furious shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara began the spree by stabbing to death three people in his home, police said tonight. Continue reading Santa Barbara Killer Began By Stabbing 3 in His Home
LA Galaxy striker Landon Donovan has been cut from the United States squad for the World Cup.
The ex-Everton player, who has won 156 caps and scored 57 goals, was one of seven players axed as Jurgen Klinsmann named his final 23-man squad. Continue reading World Cup 2014: Landon Donovan dropped from US squad
New mechanism the size of a grain of rice (above) does away with the need for bulky batteries to power pacemakers and more. Continue reading Wireless power breakthrough could spark new generation of medical implants