Ron DeSantis: Trump says Florida governor is trying to ‘rewrite history’ on his Covid-19 record

CNN — Former President Donald Trump took aim at Ron DeSantis Saturday, claiming the Florida governor and his team are “trying to rewrite history” regarding their Covid-19 pandemic response, and called the potential presidential run by his GOP rival “very disloyal.” “There are Republican governors that did not close their states,” Trump told reporters while … Read more

More protests today after release of video depicting the deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters across the US were holding marches and rallies on Saturday, one day after the release of video showing the horrific police beating of Tire Nichols in Memphis. The graphic video of police striking the Black man who later died earlier this … Read more

Donald Trump hits the trail in New Hampshire and South Carolina as he looks to rejuvenate 2024 campaign

CNN — Former President Donald Trump on Saturday will deliver the keynote address at the New Hampshire Republican Party’s annual meeting as he returns to the trail looking to ramp up his 2024 presidential campaign. Trump will address hundreds of Republican leaders and grassroots activists at the meeting in Salem before headlining a second campaign … Read more

Tyre Nichols: Memphis releases video showing police stop that led to Nichols’ death

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic descriptions of violence. CNN  —  [Breaking news alert, published at 8:05 p.m. ET] The city of Memphis has released police body camera and surveillance video showing the January 7 traffic stop and violent police confrontation that led to the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. In one of the bodycam … Read more

Masih Alinejad: Justice Department announces new arrests in plot to kill New York-based journalist directed from Iran

CNN — The Justice Department announced new arrests Friday in a plot to kill a New York-based journalist and human rights activist who is critical of the Iranian government. The three men charged, who are allegedly part of an Eastern European criminal organization with ties to Iran, are facing murder-for-hire and money laundering charges for … Read more

A timeline of the investigations into Tyre Nichols’ death after a traffic stop and arrest by Memphis police

CNN — Nearly three weeks after a traffic stop in Memphis, Tennessee, resulted in a violent arrest and subsequent death of a driver, police are expected to release footage of the incident to the public. Tire Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, was hospitalized after the arrest on January 7 and died three days later from … Read more

FDA’s vaccine advisers meet to consider the future of Covid-19 vaccination in the US

CNN — A panel of independent experts that advises the US Food and Drug Administration on its vaccine decisions will hold a full day of meetings Thursday to consider what the future of Covid-19 vaccination should look like in the United States. Currently, the US is offering two types of Covid-19 vaccines. The first shots … Read more

Tyre Nichols death: Multiple former Memphis polilce officers to be charged with murder, court records show

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 1:22 p.m. ET] Multiple former Memphis police officers are facing charges, including second-degree murder, in the death of Tire Nichols, according to Shelby County criminal court records. [Original story, published at 12:40 p.m. ET] Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy is set to provide an update on the … Read more

Newport News, Virginia, shooting: After a 6-year-old shot a teacher in class, criticism mounts for school district as officials leave posts

CNN — The fallout is widening in the Virginia school district where a 6-year-old allegedly shot his teacher in the chest earlier this month, with school officials leaving their posts in the face of a potential lawsuit amid questions about whether the shooting was preventable. Ebony Parker, the assistant principal at Richneck Elementary School in … Read more

Ukraine aims for F-16 fighter jets after winning battle for tanks

A Belgian F-16 jet fighter takes part in the NATO Air Nuclear drill “Steadfast Noon” at the Kleine-Brogel air base in Belgium on October 18, 2022. Kenzo Tribouillard | Afp | Getty Images The dust has barely settled on the decision by the US and Germany to supply battle tanks to Ukraine, but talk has … Read more