‘Extremely dangerous’ kidnapping suspect taken into custody after standoff with law enforcement, Oregon police say

CNN — A man accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman in Oregon this month was taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with authorities Tuesday night, police said. Law enforcement had surrounded a home underground which suspect Benjamin Obadiah Foster was believed to be hiding in the southwest Oregon city of Grants Pass, and … Read more

Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in an abandoned home’s closet, police say

CNN — [Breaking news top, published at 8:xx p.m ET] Two emperor tamarin monkeys missing from the Dallas Zoo were found in the closet of an abandoned home in a southern suburb of Dallas after investigators received a tip, police said Tuesday. “Dallas police received a tip the monkeys may be at an abandoned home … Read more

Tyre Nichols’ death: First police report in Tyre Nichols case does not match video of deadly beating

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic descriptions of violence. CNN — An initial police report filed in the hours after the Tire Nichols traffic stop suggested he was violent and made claims that were contradicted by video later released by police. Nichols was subdued on the ground yet continuously beaten after the stop by Memphis … Read more

These benefits will disappear when Biden ends the Covid national and public health emergencies in May

CNN — President Joe Biden intends to end the Covid-19 national and public health emergencies on May 11, the White House said Monday. That means that many Americans could have to start paying for Covid-19 testing and treatment after the declarations cease. The White House, in a statement of administration policy announcing opposition to two … Read more

Michael Jackson’s nephew, Jaafar Jackson, to play singer in new biopic

CNN — Michael Jackson will be portrayed by his 26-year-old nephew, Jaafar, in a movie biopic about the late pop star, studio Lionsgate announced Monday. Jaafar, son of Jermaine Jackson, said on Twitter that he was “humbled and honored” to bring his uncle’s story to life. I’m humbled and honored to bring my Uncle Michael’s … Read more

Benjamin Obadiah Foster: An ‘extremely dangerous’ kidnapping suspect has evaded capture for nearly a week, prompting police to call for the public’s help

CNN — A sweeping multi-day manhunt continues for a suspect accused of brutally beating and kidnapping a woman in Oregon who remains in critical condition, according to police. While Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, has evaded capture since Tuesday, police say he is still active on dating apps. The Grants Pass Police Department warns he may … Read more

Ashley Judd says she needed more therapy after seeing her mother’s death scene in media

CNN — Ashley Judd says she had to re-enroll herself in trauma therapy to cope with the recent media coverage of her mother’s death. Country musician Naomi Judd, a five-time Grammy winner, died by suicide in April last year after a long battle with anxiety and depression. She was 76. In an interview with the … Read more

Peshawar, Pakistan mosque: Suspected suicide attack kills more than 30 people and injures 125

CNN — A deadly blast inside a mosque in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar Monday was likely a suicide attack, according to authorities. The powerful explosion left at least 31 people dead and 125 injured, according to Peshawar deputy commissioner Shafiullah Khan. Rescue operations are now underway inside the mosque, which is situated inside a … Read more

Annie Wersching, best known for role in ’24,’ dead at 45

CNN — Actress Annie Wersching passed away from cancer early Sunday morning, her publicist, Craig Schneider told CNN. Wersching was 45 years old. She was best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24.” Wersching’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement to CNN: “There is a cavernous hole in the soul of … Read more

Protesters across the US decry police brutality after Tyre Nichols’ death

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters once again took to the streets over the weekend to decry police brutality after the release of video depicting the violent Memphis police beating of 29-year-old Tire Nichols, and more gatherings and vigils are planned for Sunday. Nichols could be heard … Read more