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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's anti-migrant plan: Many arrested, many detained, few prosecuted

The 27-year-old man tried to hold it together as he walked to his cell. It was weeks since he had been arrested. Weeks with no charges and no access to an attorney, he told CNN. Worst of all, two weeks without being able to talk to anyone on the outside, especially his wife and 7-year-old son.

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3 children found abandoned in an apartment with another child's remains in Texas, sheriff says

Sheriff's deputies in Houston made a horrifying discovery in an apartment Sunday: three children who they say were abandoned with the decaying body of another child inside.

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Hertz is buying 100,000 Teslas

Hertz is betting big on electric vehicles. It's buying 100,000 Teslas, the largest-ever order by a single buyer.

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Trae Tha Truth Receives Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award For His Philanthropy

Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth, who has dedicated himself to philanthropy and social justice efforts for many years, will soon get the recognition he rightfully deserves.

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Solange Launches a Library for Rare Books by Black Authors

The thing about rare books is that they're, well, rare -- which means too many hidden gems are well out of reach for the everyday literary enthusiast.

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Colin Powell, First Black US Secretary of State, Dies of Covid-19 Complications Amid Cancer Battle

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84.

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How to stock your kitchen with Mediterranean grocery staples

Starting or staying on the gold medal-winning Mediterranean diet? Then you'll need a shopping resource you can use to stock your pantry with Mediterranean meal essentials -- and continue to use on a weekly basis to restock and purchase fresh, frozen and canned vegetables, fruits, and more.

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Keep your brain sharp by finding your sleep 'sweet spot,' study says

You know the story of Goldilocks and the three bears, right? Papa Bear's bed was too hard and Mama Bear's bed too soft, but Baby Bear found Goldilock's bed to be "just right."

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Booster shots could soon be recommended for people as young as 40, source says

Booster protection in the US could soon expand to a much broader population, as a source says the US government likely will soon recommend them to people as young as 40 who received either Moderna or Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine.

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Mj Rodriguez becomes first out trans woman nominated for lead actress Emmy

Welcome to the history books, Mj Rodriguez. The "Pose" star on Tuesday made Emmy history, becoming the first out trans woman to be nominated in the outstanding lead actress category for her role in the FX drama, GLAAD, a leading LGBTQ advocacy organization, told CNN. She is also the first out trans performer nominated in any lead acting category, according to the organization.

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Celine Dion delays her Las Vegas residency due to muscle spasms

Celine Dion announced on Tuesday that she is postponing her Las Vegas residency. The Grammy-Award winner wrote that she has been having "severe and persistent muscle spasms" that will prevent her from performing at her shows scheduled next month and at the beginning of next year at The Resorts World Theater.

'Four Hours at the Capitol' grimly recounts the events of Jan. 6 in a taut HBO documentary

As the Jan. 6 Committee continues its work, "Four Hours at the Capitol" presents a methodical, up-close-and-personal tick-tock of the insurrection, exposing what a chaotic, strange and yes, violent day that was. Interviewing members of Congress, police and protestors/rioters, it's a visceral account of what transpired through the eyes -- and cameras -- of those swept up in the moment.

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'Queens' gets the band back together for a soapy ABC drama

"Queens" is an extremely familiar idea, elevated not quite to the level of royalty by being slickly cast, packaged and produced. Like Peacock's "Girls5eva," the concept hinges on an all-girl group reunited and again pursuing stardom 20 years later, rediscovering the spotlight and its perils after years spent braiding hair and burning breakfast.

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January 6 investigators recommended a contempt charge against Steve Bannon. Here's what that means.

Members of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol have shown they're willing to pursue criminal contempt referrals against witnesses who refuse to comply with the panel's subpoenas.

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White House details plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

The White House on Wednesday unveiled its plans to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, pending US Food and Drug Administration authorization.

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FBI at Washington home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

The FBI is conducting "law enforcement activity" at the Washington, DC, home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to an FBI spokesman.

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Biden discusses $1.9 trillion top line for economic package and tells Democrats free community college is out

President Joe Biden informed House progressives Tuesday afternoon that the final bill to expand the social safety net is expected to drop tuition-free community college, a major White House priority, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

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Hurry up and wait: Trump's best legal shot at blocking the release of his January 6 docs

The next few weeks will be pivotal if former President Donald Trump is hoping to bury the House's request for January 6 documents in years of litigation.

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HHS' Dr. Rachel Levine sworn in as US' first openly transgender four-star officer

Dr. Rachel Levine, the assistant secretary for health at the US Department of Health and Human Services, made history Tuesday as the first openly transgender four-star officer across the nation's eight uniformed services.

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Rahm Emanuel's nomination to be Biden's ambassador to Japan faces opposition from some Democrats

Rahm Emanuel could face opposition from an unusual source at his Wednesday nomination hearing to be the next US ambassador to Japan: his own party.

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Iowa Democratic Party chairman says he was targeted by threatening messages after criticizing Trump

Ross Wilburn, the Iowa Democratic Party chairman, says he received racist threats in the days after he published an op-ed in the Des Moines Register that was critical of former President Donald Trump and Republicans who have aligned themselves with him.

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Judge who's criticized Capitol insurrection to hear Trump's challenge to House subpoena of presidential records

A federal judge who has strongly criticized the January 6 insurrection and handed down prison time to some convicted rioters is set to hear former President Donald Trump's challenge to a House subpoena of records from his time in office related to the siege.

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'Big, big shifts': How Biden's civil rights pros have reoriented the Justice Department

The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division has launched several major investigations under President Joe Biden, an aggressive start after years of neglect during the Trump-era.

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Biden administration rolls out plan to address students' mental health

The Biden administration on Tuesday released a plan to address rising mental health concerns among students in schools across the country.

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Liverpool edges 10-man Atletico Madrid in five-goal Champions League thriller

Liverpool narrowly edged past 10-man Atletico Madrid in an all-time classic Champions League encounter, as the two sides shared five goals in the Spanish capital.

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes Kyrie Irving decides to get vaccinated against Covid-19

Ahead of the start of the NBA's 75th season, the sport's commissioner Adam Silver told reporter that he hopes Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving gets vaccinated against Covid-19.

3 Ways Executives Hold Black Women Back at Work

Despite promises from across the corporate world to diversify leadership and give people of all backgrounds equal opportunities, women of color remain stuck with little to no progress in sight. A recent study from McKinsey and found that while women overall have more high-ranking roles than in previous years, women of color make up just 4% of C-suite executives, a percentage that hasn't changed for several years. Women of color also continue to deal with discrimination at work, including just as many microaggressions as they did two years ago — all of which contribute to stress and burnout.

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Parents, students and teachers outraged after school relaxes mask mandate

Speechless, scared and frustrated. That's how some St. Louis University High School (SLUH) students explained to News 4 they're feeling after the school announced a new masking policy. It's a change some students, parents and teachers call "unacceptable."

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Haiti gang wants $17M ransom for kidnapped American and Canadian missionaries

The gang that kidnapped a group of 17 American and Canadian missionaries in Haiti has asked for $1 million each for their release, a top Haitian official told CNN Tuesday.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor deals with 'manterruptions,' too. Here's how we can stop them

At a diversity and inclusion conference last week, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said that part of the reason the court had to change the format of its oral arguments was that female justices kept getting interrupted by men. Indeed, a 2017 study of three Supreme Court terms in which there were four women justices found that the three justices who were interrupted the most were all women.

Family Still Looking For Answers in Death of Jelani Day

The funeral for 25-year-old Jelani Day, an Illinois graduate student whose body was identified nearly a month after he was reported missing, is expected to be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Danville, Illinois.

This ad reveals how worried Terry McAuliffe is about the Virginia governor's race

Late last month, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said this in a debate with Republican Glenn Youngkin; "I don't think parents should be telling schools what they should teach."

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Jamie Foxx says he's not interested in being married

Jamie Foxx knows his family dynamic is a little untraditional and that's the way he likes it.

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Why Discounts Will Be Difficult to Find This Holiday Season

Every year shoppers expect to find plenty of juicy deals when they start their end-of-year holiday gift buying. This year, those deep discounts could be harder to come by, and a stalled global supply chain is to blame.

FDA planning to allow mix-and-match Covid-19 vaccine boosters

The US Food and Drug Administration is planning on allowing Americans to receive a different coronavirus vaccine for their booster shots than their original dose, according to two sources familiar with the current thinking inside the agency.

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96-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who absconded last month now goes on trial

The trial of a 96-year-old former Nazi concentration camp secretary has finally began in Germany, weeks after she went on the run just before she was due in court.

Biden and Harris hit the phones to bolster support on voting bill as Democrats face another GOP roadblock

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have been working the phones to try and bolster support for voting legislation teed up for Senate consideration this week, even as the bill is set to run into a Republican blockade.

Zac Brown talks new album and recovering from Covid-19

Zac Brown's new album is aptly called, "The Comeback." The country star's latest project dropped Friday, as Brown just recently recovered from Covid-19 which sidelined several dates of their latest tour.

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North America's biggest container port faces record backlog

Approximately 200,000 shipping containers remain on ships off the coast of Los Angeles on Monday as pandemic-related gridlock continues to disrupt various supply chains, according to Gene Seroka, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles.

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US Capitol Police officer pleads not guilty to obstruction of justice charges in connection with January 6

US Capitol Police officer Michael A. Riley pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to two counts of obstruction of justice in connection to the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. Riley was arrested on Friday, becoming the first police officer on duty on Capitol Hill on January 6 charged with allegedly attempting to help a rioter.

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Angelina Jolie makes rare appearance with kids on 'Eternals' red carpet

Angelina Jolie and most of her children recycled some old looks for a new movie premiere.

Washington State Patrol says 127 employees 'separated from employment' after vaccine mandate deadline

Washington State Patrol announced Tuesday that 127 of its employees have lost their job after the state's COVID-19 vaccinate mandate deadline.

At Paris Fashion Week, designers presented a sexy summer dresscode

"Back to business" might have been the way to describe the latest edition of Paris Fashion Week if the clothing on display hadn't been so wonderfully inappropriate for most traditional workplaces.

Apple expected to unveil new MacBooks

Apple is about to kick off its second big product event of the fall. At a virtual event on Monday at 1 pm ET, the company is expected to show off two high-end MacBook Pro laptops powered by its next-generation silicon chip, the M1X. The line is rumored to come in two sizes and feature thinner bezels, improved displays, longer-lasting batteries and more memory options.

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This could make bitcoin bigger than ever

This year, cryptocurrencies have been up. They've been down. But they never seem to be entirely out.

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Got a job offer but hoping another one comes through? Here's what to do

You've been interviewing with three different companies that all sound promising, and Company A is the first to give you an offer. You're excited, but you are still interested in what Company B and C might have to offer. What do you do?

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Amazon may have lied to Congress, bipartisan group of lawmakers say

A bipartisan group of lawmakers warned Amazon on Monday they are concerned top executives including former CEO Jeff Bezos may have misled or even lied to Congress about the company's business practices.

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Here's a first look at 'The Munsters' reboot cast

"The Munsters" director Rob Zombie is giving fans a look at the cast of the reboot.

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Fishermen reel in a 220-pound bluefin tuna

A catch of a lifetime” — that’s how Arthur Melgoza and Carlos Morales, who have been fishing for about 15 years describe reeling in a 220-pound, 83-inch long bluefin tuna.

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Man arrested for raping a woman on a SEPTA train while other riders failed to intervene, authorities say

A man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a SEPTA train in Philadelphia last week, even as a number of witnesses failed to stop the incident or call police, authorities said.