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Evacuation and shelter-in-place orders remain in effect in a northeastern Ohio town after a train derailment sparked a massive fire and concerns about air quality.
Teachers are leaving, forcing this school to cancel classes. Lowering professional qualifications does not fix shortage, educators say
It's January, the middle of the school year, and yet tenth grader Lala Bivens is preparing for her first day at a new school.
An Oregon woman faces charges after allegedly helping a kidnapping suspect destroy and hide evidence last week while he was evading police, according to an affidavit obtained by CNN.
Another Memphis police officer terminated, two first responders suspended in the wake of Tyre Nichols' death
Another Memphis police officer has been fired and two first responders had their licenses suspended following the violent arrest and death of Tyre Nichols last month, officials announced Friday.
Purported leader of pro-Nazi homeschooling network no longer employed by own family-run business, according to a company statement
A small family-run business that employed one of the purported leaders of a White supremacist, pro-Nazi homeschooling network announced he is no longer an employee as a result of "this disturbing and secretive behavior."
American Pain and the pharmaceutical companies that kept their shelves stocked with addictive pills helped seed an overdose epidemic that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, writes filmmaker and journalist Darren Foster.
Members of the Connecticut state House introduced a bill last month that would prohibit state agencies and employees acting on behalf of state agencies from using "Latinx" in official communications.
CNN was granted rare access to the secret lab where the DEA tests and analyzes seized illicit drugs in order to stay ahead of the opioid crisis and track what could be coming next.
DeSantis says Florida requires African American history. Advocates say the state is failing that mandate
Facing accusations of whitewashing history after his administration blocked a new Black studies course for high-achieving high schoolers, Gov. Ron DeSantis has countered that Florida students already must learn about the triumphs and plight of African Americans.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tells CNN's Jake Tapper that "I'm proud to be part of this team" for "as long as [President Biden] is willing to have me continue doing this work."
Florida lawmakers will return to the state Capitol in Tallahassee next week to finalize their efforts to strip the Walt Disney Company of its special governing powers, the latest round of the yearlong feud between Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the entertainment giant.
A slew of bills, mostly in Republican-led states, are looking to restrict or prohibit drag show performances in the presence of children, part of a larger fight over a burgeoning culture war issue.
Residential care facility faces $10,000 fine after Iowa funeral director finds woman pronounced dead gasping for air in body bag
An Iowa Alzheimer's care facility is facing a $10,000 fine after pronouncing a woman dead who was later found alive when a funeral director unzipped her body bag, according to documents from the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals.
No charges will be filed against the Ohio officers who fatally shot a man suspected of burglary while cleaning out his dead grandmother's home, prosecutor says
No charges will be filed against the Ohio police officers who shot and killed a man who had been suspected of burglary while cleaning out his dead grandmother's home, Hamilton County Prosecutor Melissa Powers announced Friday.
The footage of Tyre Nichols' deadly police arrest is hard to watch, but for those who have survived brutal police encounters, it can be unbearable.
Measles outbreak in central Ohio ends after 85 cases, all among children who weren't fully vaccinated
A measles outbreak in central Ohio that sickened 85 children has been declared over, officials at Columbus Public Health announced Sunday. None of the children died, but 36 were hospitalized.
Exclusive: Supreme Court justices used personal emails for work and 'burn bags' were left open in hallways, sources say
New details revealed to CNN by multiple sources familiar with the court's operations offer an even more detailed picture of years-long lax internal procedures
Republicans elevate 'parental rights' as top issue while looking to outflank each other heading into 2024
Republican presidential hopefuls have begun casting themselves as impassioned defenders of "parental rights," turning schoolbooks and curricula, doctors' offices, and sports leagues into a new political battleground as they work to distinguish themselves ahead of the 2024 GOP primary.
Today's headlines are about heroin and fentanyl, but there's a remarkable new CNN documentary to remind us all that the opioid crisis has roots in the US pharmaceutical industry.
A TikToker shared her cancer journey and raised thousands on GoFundMe. It was all a scam, police say
Madison Russo allegedly used social media to spread awareness about her battle with cancer and to raise almost $40,000 on GoFundMe -- but the entire operation was a scam, according to Iowa police, who have charged Russo with theft.