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A new image of Nashville bomber Anthony Quinn Warner was released by the FBI Memphis Field Office.

Investigators are looking at ‘any and all possible motives’ after identifying Nashville bomber

(CNN) -- Investigators are looking at "any and all possible motives" in the Nashville explosion after identifying the bomber as Anthony Quinn Warner.Warner, a 63-year-old described by one neighbor as...

Andre Maurice Hill, 47, was shot and killed by Officer Adam Coy within seconds of their encounter, as Hill walked toward Coy holding an illuminated cell phone in his left hand.

Officer faces termination over fatal shooting of Black man

Farnoush Amiri, AP December 28, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fate of a white Columbus police officer who fatally shot a Black man last week hangs in the balance after a disciplinary hearing Monday that may result in his termination.Columbus...

The Capitol dome on November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. 

House to vote Monday evening on increasing stimulus checks to $2,000

(CNN) -- The House of Representatives will vote on Monday on a measure to increase stimulus checks for Americans under a certain income level to $2,000 after President Trump signed a sweeping coronavirus...

Singer, Beyonce performs during the Kobe Bryant Memorial Service on February 24, 2020 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. 

Beyoncé to donate $500,000 to people impacted by the eviction crisis

Alaa Elassar, CNN December 26, 2020

(CNN) -- Beyoncé will offer $5,000 grants to help people facing foreclosures or evictions due to the housing crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.People can apply for the grants beginning January...

Emergency personnel work near the scene of an explosion in downtown Nashville, Tenn., Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. Buildings shook in the immediate area and beyond after a loud boom was heard early Christmas morning.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Investigators have received 500 tips related to Nashville explosion on Christmas

(CNN) -- Federal investigators in Nashville are combing through more than 500 tips and leads to unravel the mystery surrounding the explosion that rocked Music City on Christmas morning.The blast occurred...

Andre Maurice Hill, 47, was shot and killed by Officer Adam Coy within seconds of their encounter, as Hill walked toward Coy holding an illuminated cell phone in his left hand.

Columbus, Ohio, police chief moves to terminate one officer, investigate others in fatal shooting of Andre Hill

Keith Allen and Travis Caldwell, CNN December 25, 2020

(CNN) -- The chief of the Columbus Division of Police in Ohio announced he is moving forward with terminating one of the department's officers after the fatal shooting of a Black man Tuesday morning.Andre...

In this Dec. 7, 2020 photo President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. 

Trump announces wave of pardons, including Papadopoulos and former lawmakers Hunter and Collins

Pamela Brown, Kevin Liptak and Katelyn Polantz, CNN December 22, 2020

(CNN) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced a wave of lame duck pardons, including two for men who pleaded guilty in Robert Mueller's investigation, as well as ones for Republican allies who...

A person walks by Melbas restaurant in Harlem during the coronavirus pandemic on April 23, 2020 in New York City. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 189,000 lives with infections over 2.7 million people. 

This new subscription service is helping people find and support local Black-owned restaurants

Chauncey Alcorn, CNN Business December 22, 2020

(CNN) -- Ifi Akpandak has a new venture he hopes will make it easier for Americans to find and support Black-owned restaurants in their local communities.The 29-year-old VueBox co-founder and CEO launched...

US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event to introduce key Cabinet nominees and members of his climate team at an event at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware on December 19, 2020.

Biden receives first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on live television

Kate Sullivan, CNN December 21, 2020

(CNN) -- President-elect Joe Biden received his first dose of the Pfizer and BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on live television Monday afternoon and reassured Americans of the vaccine's safety.The shot,...

The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.

Pop-up super PACs flood Georgia runoff: ‘It’s about the big message’

Kim Berryman and Kyung Lah, CNN December 21, 2020

(CNN) -- The message on the two trucks with the blue electronic billboards was hardly subtle and impossible to miss as they rolled through the busy streets of Atlanta.Drivers paused at lights, pulled out...

The two largest planets in our solar system are coming closer together than they have been since the Middle Ages, and its happening just in time for Christmas -- hence the nickname of the Christmas Star.

Watch for the ‘Christmas Star’ as Jupiter and Saturn come closer than they have in centuries

Ashley Strickland, CNN December 21, 2020

(CNN) -- The two largest planets in our solar system are coming closer together than they have been since the Middle Ages, and it's happening just in time for Christmas -- hence the nickname of the "Christmas...

People walk past the US Capitol in Washington, DC on December 16, 2020. - Congressional leaders on December 16, 2020 said they were nearing a long-awaited agreement on a stimulus package for the US economy, while the Federal Reserve is set to provide updated forecasts on an uncertain outlook.

Here’s what’s in the second stimulus package

Katie Lobosco and Tami Luhby, CNN December 21, 2020

(CNN) -- Leaders in the House and Senate reached an agreement late Sunday on a $900 billion pandemic relief bill that includes enhanced unemployment benefits and direct cash payments.There were several...

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