Decades of Black history were lost in an overgrown Pennsylvania cemetery until a group of volunteers unearthed more than 800 headstones

Decades of Black history were lost in an overgrown Pennsylvania cemetery until a group of volunteers unearthed more than 800 headstones

North York, Pennsylvania CNN  —  Before she became one of America’s most-decorated Special Olympics athletes, before the made-for-TV movie and the shared stages with actor Denzel Washington and Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, Loretta Claiborne was a great-granddaughter – of one Anna Johnson. Johnson died mysteriously after the 1969 race riots in Claiborne’s hometown … Read more

Fact check: Biden’s midterms message includes false and misleading claims

Fact check: Biden’s midterms message includes false and misleading claims

Washington CNN  —  President Joe Biden has been back on the campaign trail, traveling in October and early November to deliver his pitch for electing Democrats in the midterm elections on Tuesday. Biden’s pitch has included claims that are false, misleading or lacking important context. (As always, we take no position on the accuracy of … Read more

Netanyahu is back. Here’s what that means for Israel

Netanyahu is back. Here’s what that means for Israel

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi CNN  —  Benjamin Netanyahu is set to resurrect his political career and make an astonishing comeback as prime minister of Israel. Partial election results on … Read more

Opinion: The relentless bravery of Iranian protesters is a moral test for the Western world

Opinion: The relentless bravery of Iranian protesters is a moral test for the Western world

Editor’s Note: Frida Ghitis, (@fridaghitis) a former CNN producer and correspondent, is a world affairs columnist. She is a weekly opinion contributor to CNN, a contributing columnist to The Washington Post and a columnist for World Politics Review. The views expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  On … Read more

Paul Pelosi: What we know and don’t know about the attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband

Paul Pelosi: What we know and don’t know about the attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband

Washington CNN  —  The man who is alleged to have attacked Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in the couple’s San Francisco home on Friday is expected to be charged with multiple felonies Monday, according San Francisco law enforcement officials. He is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday. “We are coordinating closely … Read more

Prosecutors seek to introduce evidence Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley’s parents created a pathway to violence

Prosecutors seek to introduce evidence Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley’s parents created a pathway to violence

CNN  —  A pair of experts at a pretrial hearing for the parents of Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley should be allowed to testify before a jury to dispel the myth mass shootings can’t be prevented, a prosecutor said Friday. Jennifer and James Crumbley have each been charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter after … Read more

What causes armies to lose the will to fight? Here’s what history tells us, and what Putin may soon find out

What causes armies to lose the will to fight?  Here’s what history tells us, and what Putin may soon find out

CNN — It was one of the strangest episodes in military history, an event so unusual that it was first treated as a myth. At 8:30 pm on Christmas Eve of 1914 in the dank and muddy battlefields of northern Europe during World War I, a British soldier dispatched a report to headquarters: German soldiers … Read more

Is it time to accept North Korea has the nuclear bomb?

Is it time to accept North Korea has the nuclear bomb?

Seoul, South Korea CNN  —  As a statement of intent, it was about as blunt as they get. North Korea has developed nuclear weapons and will never give them up, its leader, Kim Jong Un, told the world last month. The move was “irreversible,” he said; the weapons represent the “dignity, body, and absolute power … Read more

Pittsburgh shooting: Multiple shots fired, remains an ‘active scene’ with unknown number of victims, officials say

Pittsburgh shooting: Multiple shots fired, remains an ‘active scene’ with unknown number of victims, officials say

CNN  —  At least six people were injured after a shooting erupted on Friday outside a church in Pittsburgh where a funeral was taking place, according to Pittsburgh Police Commander Rick Ford. One individual injured in the shooting remains in critical condition and is being treated at Allegheny General Hospital, while the other five victims … Read more

Opinion: The Supreme Court’s big decision on Roe set chaos in motion

Opinion: The Supreme Court’s big decision on Roe set chaos in motion

Editor’s Note: This roundup is part of the CNN Opinion series “America’s Future Starts Now,” in which people share how they have been affected by the biggest issues facing the nation and experts offer their proposed solutions. The views expressed in these commentaries are the authors’ own. Read more opinion at CNN. CNN  —  More … Read more