Photos: 2022 US midterm elections

Photos: 2022 US midterm elections

The midterm elections on Tuesday will determine which party controls the chambers of Congress for the next two years. Democrats are playing defense in blue-state strongholds like New York, Washington and Oregon as they aim to hold on to the House of Representatives. Republicans need only a net gain of five seats to regain control … Read more

Jeff Cook, guitarist and co-founder of the band Alabama, has died at the age of 73

Jeff Cook, guitarist and co-founder of the band Alabama, has died at the age of 73

CNN — Jeff Cook, one of the original members of the country band Alabama, has died, according to the group’s representative, Don Murry Grubbs. He was 73. Cook died at his vacation home in Destin, Florida on Monday “with his family and close friends by his side,” according to a press release and statement posted … Read more

Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz is expected to be sentenced to life in prison Wednesday

Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz is expected to be sentenced to life in prison Wednesday

CNN — The gunman who murdered 17 people in 2018 at a South Florida high school is expected to be sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole, ending an agonizing months-long trial in which a jury declined to recommend a death sentence. Nikolas Cruz, 24, will face several of his victims … Read more

The Parkland shooter’s victims face him in court one more time before he is sentenced to life in prison

The Parkland shooter’s victims face him in court one more time before he is sentenced to life in prison

CNN — Anxious survivors of the Parkland school shooting and grieving relatives of the victims face the gunman in court before he is sentenced to life in prison, testifying Tuesday about the loved ones and the sense of security he stole from them and expressing anger at a jury’s decision not to recommend that he … Read more

The Parkland shooter’s victims face him in court one more time before he is sentenced to life in prison

The Parkland shooter’s victims face him in court one more time before he is sentenced to life in prison

CNN — Anxious survivors of the Parkland school shooting and grieving relatives of victims face the gunman in court before he is sentenced to life in prison, testifying Tuesday about the loved ones and the sense of security he stole from them and expressing anger at a jury’s decision not to recommend that he be … Read more

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia: Naples’ Georgian sensation was called ‘Kvaradona’

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia: Naples’ Georgian sensation was called ‘Kvaradona’

CNN — “When they see Kvara, they see Maradona.” Napoli have always had a love affair with talismanic attacking players. In recent years there have been Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne. A few years earlier it was Marek Hamsik and Ezequiel Lavezzi. But no one has been more famous – or loved by Napoli fans … Read more

Jackson, Mississippi, water is safe to drink, EPA says, two months after treatment plant failure

Jackson, Mississippi, water is safe to drink, EPA says, two months after treatment plant failure

CNN — The Environmental Protection Agency has determined that water from both treatment plants in Jackson, Mississippi, is safe to drink, an agency spokesman said in a statement. The announcement comes just over two months after Jackson residents were plunged into a public water crisis when flooding overwhelmed the city’s already troubled water system and … Read more

Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari shares photo of coal miner rushing from work to son’s first game — and invites family to Lexington for game

Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari shares photo of coal miner rushing from work to son’s first game — and invites family to Lexington for game

CNN — A Kentucky coal miner who rushed straight from work to take his family to a University of Kentucky Wildcats practice game is on the Father of the Year list and earned praise from legendary coach John Calipari, who shared a photo of him and expressed admiration for his hard work and dedication to … Read more

Video: Awkward moment between DeSantis and Crist during debate

Video: Awkward moment between DeSantis and Crist during debate

Watch the awkward moment between DeSantis and Crist during debate Florida Governor Ron DeSantis faced challenger Charlie Crist in a debate. CNN political analyst Maria Cardona breaks down a key moment between the two.

Clarence Thomas freezes order for Lindsey Graham to testify before Georgia grand jury investigating 2020 election

Clarence Thomas freezes order for Lindsey Graham to testify before Georgia grand jury investigating 2020 election

CNN — Judge Clarence Thomas agreed Monday to temporarily freeze a lower court order requiring Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to testify before an Atlanta-area special jury investigating efforts to overturn the state’s 2020 presidential election. Thomas acted alone because he has jurisdiction in the lower court that issued the original order. Thomas’ move is an … Read more