Category Archives: CNN – US

5 things to know for October 14: Syria, Fort Worth shooting, impeachment

5 things to know for October 14: Syria, Fort Worth shooting, impeachment

Today is Columbus Day, though an increasing number of cities and states are updating the observance to Indigenous People’s Day. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)…MORE

Here’s what we know about the Fort Worth police shooting

Here’s what we know about the Fort Worth police shooting

A concerned neighbor called police at 2:23 a.m. to check on the woman across the street because her front door was open. At 2:30 a.m., she would be dead. A white police officer shot and killed Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, through her window early Saturday morning in Fort Worth, Texas. Police say…MORE

6 people hospitalized after being shot in Philadelphia

6 people hospitalized after being shot in Philadelphia

Six people, ranging from 14 to 27 years old, are being treated in a Philadelphia hospital after being shot, police said. A 911 call came in Sunday evening reporting “gunshots and several victims,” Philadelphia police said. “At 8th Street and Clearfield Street on the highway at approximately 5:24 p.m., E-911 received a call for gunshots…MORE

Pennsylvania teacher on leave without pay after racist tirade recorded by parent

Pennsylvania teacher on leave without pay after racist tirade recorded by parent

A female teacher at a Pennsylvania middle school is on administrative leave after she could be heard on video calling a black man the “N-word” and using other racist language after a fender bender in the school parking lot. The incident happened Thursday at Drexel Hill Middle School, Upper Darby School District Superintendent Daniel McGarry…MORE