Category Archives: CNN – US

A special delivery, a life-saving offer and a gorgeous view

Life is one big journey, so depending on how you look at it, the end of one phase is really just the beginning of another. Around this time of year, we tend to think of graduation, which marks the end of one school era and the beginning of the next step along the winding, no-speed-limit-signs…MORE

Flour sold at Aldi recalled after 17 people in 8 states get sick

The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-pound bags of its Baker’s Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli. Seventeen people have been reported being sick in eight states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three of those people have been hospitalized. People interviewed by the CDC…MORE

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts

“No food, no drink, no watermelon.” That’s what one staffer at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution. About 30 seventh-grade honor students from the Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy were visiting the museum last week as a reward for high academic…MORE

Another three plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Three more parents, including one CEO who has written books on parenting, pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the college admission scandal in federal court in Boston on Friday. Jane Buckingham, Robert Flaxman, and Marjorie Klapper all pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. And much…MORE

A driver tried to jump a bridge opening in his car. Now two people are dead

Two men died early Friday when a driver tried to jump a car over an opening created by a pontoon swing bridge in southwestern Louisiana, state police said on Facebook. According to the post, shortly before 2 a.m. CT, Louisiana State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in the water at the Black Bayou Bridge…MORE

A 16-year-old’s MAGA hat was blurred out of his high school yearbook

All Jeremy Gebhart wanted to do was show his support for President Donald Trump. During spirit week at Littlestown High School, near the Pennsylvania-Maryland border, the 16-year-old and a friend wore hats with the embroidered words: “Trump: Make America Great Again.” The boys’ photo ended up in the high school’s yearbook, but with a slight…MORE