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

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

Why Andrea Riseborough’s ‘To Leslie’ Oscar campaign has people talking

CNN — Andrea Riseborough may not be a name that rings many bells for the average moviegoer. But, chances are, your favorite actor in that one movie you love knows exactly who she is. And they want her to win an Oscar. It’s, frankly, a strange tale – one that began in October with the … Read more

Iran drone attack: Military plant hit, Tehran says

CNN — Drones attacked a military plant in Iran’s central city of Isfahan, Tehran said on Sunday. “An explosion has occurred in one of the military centers affiliated to the Ministry of Defense,” the deputy head of security for Isfahan governorate Mohammad Reza Jan-Nesari told the semi-official Fars News Agency. Jan-Nesari said the explosion left … Read more

Analysis: Why are celebrity biopics so often controversial?

CNN — With this week’s announcement of the 95th Academy Awards nominations, we are firmly into awards season. Buckle up! The scent of fresh debate is in the air, over who should win and who should not, which nomination was the biggest surprise and, of course, which omission was the biggest snub. What is pop … Read more

Paul Pelosi attacker trafficks in conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video release

CNN — The man who attacked the husband of Nancy Pelosi in their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former House speaker in a bizarre phone call to a San Francisco reporter on Friday, according to the Bay Area station’s reporting. David DePape called KTVU’s Amber Lee from … Read more

Some auto insurers are refusing to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of America’s largest auto insurers, are refusing to write policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, according to the companies. Several reports say the companies have stopped offering insurance on these vehicles in cities that include … Read more

Russia strikes Ukraine’s cities hours after Western countries pledge tanks to Kyiv

CNN — Ukraine has urged the West to get military hardware into the hands of its troops as quickly as possible, as Russia fired missiles toward Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities just hours after Germany and the US announced their plans to provide modern tanks to the country. Russia launched 55 missiles at Ukraine on … Read more

ChatGPT passes exams from law and business schools

CNN — ChatGPT is smart enough to pass prestigious graduate-level exams – though not with particularly high marks. The powerful new AI chatbot tool recently passed law exams in four courses at the University of Minnesota and another exam at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, according to professors at the schools. To … Read more

Half Moon Bay mass shooting suspect is charged with 7 counts of murder in the deadliest attack the county has ever seen

CNN — The suspect in the Half Moon Bay, California, mass shooting was charged Wednesday with seven counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in what became the deadliest attack in San Mateo County’s history, the district attorney said. “This one is in a category that is way beyond anything we’ve ever dealt … Read more