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US prosecutors say church can't be trusted to police itself

CNN - 1 hour 11 min ago
As the Vatican began a historic summit on combating clergy sexual abuse, prosecutors in the United States slammed the Catholic Church, saying it should not be trusted to police itself.

The White House insists it’s the first to condemn violence while not condemning violence

Washington Post - 1 hour 11 min ago
Trump condemned the media Friday morning while staying mute about an alleged plan for a mass shooting.

Thousands of civilians still live under ISIS control, US-backed commander says

CNN - 1 hour 11 min ago
Thousands of civilians remain inside ISIS's last enclave in Syria, a commander with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Friday.

How to Choose the Right Perfume or Cologne for You

NY Times - 1 hour 14 min ago
Choosing a perfume is tough, but the experts are here to help you find a fragrance that you’ll love for years.

Text messages and rideshares helped police uncover evidence

CNN - 1 hour 20 min ago
The sequence of events reads like the plot of a television show: A man stages his own attack and rehearses it beforehand, making sure there's a surveillance camera nearby to record it.

Jussie Smollett's character cut from season's final 2 episodes of 'Empire'

CNN - 1 hour 24 min ago
The producers behind Fox's "Empire" have decided to remove actor Jussie Smollett's character from the final two episodes of the season following his arrest this week.

Cardi B shares adorable video of her baby girl

CNN - 1 hour 25 min ago
Cardi B shared a video of her daughter, Kulture, jamming out to a new song by Kulture's father, the rapper Offset.

Analysis: What's the Trump Doctrine? Depends who you ask

CNN - 1 hour 25 min ago
On Dec. 19, President Donald Trump announced one of his most consequential foreign policy decisions: the rapid withdrawal of US troops from Syria. The snap decision ultimately prompted the departure of his well-regarded Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, and continues to confound lawmakers and policy experts in Washington.

Jeffrey Skilling, Former Enron Chief, Released After 12 Years in Prison

NY Times - 1 hour 32 min ago
Mr. Skilling and Kenneth Lay, Enron’s founder, were convicted after the Houston-based energy company collapsed in 2001 in one of the most high-profile cases of corporate fraud in America.

The Dollar Is Still King. How (in the World) Did That Happen?

NY Times - 1 hour 39 min ago
Despite talk that the dollar was losing dominance, it has only gained stature, reinforcing President Trump’s power to dictate foreign policy.

Doctors speak out for gun control, but their PACs back pro-gun candidates

CNN - 1 hour 41 min ago
Political action committees, or PACs, that are tied to physicians' groups in the United States have contributed more money to politicians who oppose certain gun control laws than to those in support of such policies -- even though many physicians' groups have called for stricter gun control, a new study shows.

Police went to a Florida mayor's house with a warrant. They say he shot at them

CNN - 1 hour 41 min ago
The mayor of Port Richey, Florida, is "lucky he's not dead" after firing two shots at a SWAT team at his house to serve a warrant, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco told reporters Thursday.

Alabama ISIS bride's father sues Trump administration and seeks her return

CNN - 1 hour 43 min ago
The father of the Alabama woman who joined ISIS is suing the Trump administration over her US citizenship and seeking her return.

Opioid epidemic has hit these states the hardest

CNN - 1 hour 44 min ago
While there's early evidence that the explosive rate of opioid deaths has started to slow, opioids killed more than 49,000 people in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data. A new study reveals which part of the country has been affected the most by the ongoing epidemic.

Who will win and who should win

CNN - 1 hour 48 min ago
An unprecedented lack of consensus among the guilds representing actors, directors, writers and producers has flummoxed Oscar prognosticators, with more genuine uncertainty surrounding the best picture race than is usually the case this close to Sunday's ceremony.

Woman dies after eating at Michelin-starred restaurant

CNN - 1 hour 50 min ago
A Michelin-starred restaurant in the Spanish city of Valencia is at the center of a food poisoning outbreak that has killed one woman and affected 28 further diners.

House moves to block Trump's emergency

CNN - 2 hours 1 min ago
House Democrats introduced a resolution Friday to block President Donald Trump's effort to build a wall on the southern border through his emergency powers, setting up votes in Congress to rebuke the President's proclamation.

At least 245 children have been separated from family at border since June, Trump admin says

CNN - 2 hours 3 min ago
Since the Trump administration announced it would end its practice of separating families apprehended at the southern border last June under its "zero tolerance" immigration policy, at least 245 children have been separated from their parents, according to a new court filing.
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