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(CNN) - A New Jersey Transit train crashed into a platform in Hoboken during Thursday morning's rush-hour commute, leaving multiple people injured at one of the busiest stations in the New York metropolitan area. Images posted on social media showed severe structural damage at...
(CNN) - A minute before a teen allegedly opened fire at an elementary school playground in South Carolina, he called his grandparents' cellphone, sobbing and mumbling unintelligibly, authorities say. It was 1:44 p.m. local time. His grandparents could barely hear the 14-year-old...
EL CAJON, California (CNN) -- A black man has died after police shot him in El Cajon, California, sparking protests in the suburb northeast of San Diego. On Tuesday afternoon, El Cajon police responded to a 911 call regarding an African-American man in his 30s who reportedly was...
CNN and Fox contributed to this report WASHINGTON, D.C.--The deadline is Friday for Congress to come up with a spending plan that will keep the federal government from shutting down. Indiana's Rep. Todd Rokita (R-4th Dist.) says Senate Democrats are staging drama as the deadline...
(CNN) - Thousands of Iowans are taking no chances in advance of what could be one of the worst floods in the state's history. For days, the rising waters of rivers and creeks in eastern Iowa have forced more than 10,000 residents of Cedar Rapids, Iowa's second-largest city, out...
(CNN) -- The lone suspect held in the killing of five people at a Washington state mall is expected to be arraigned Monday. But authorities are still trying to figure out the shooter's motive, a state patrol spokesman said Sunday night. Arcan Cetin, a 20-year-old Turkish...
(CNN) -- Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, who helped turn the sport from a country club pursuit to one that became accessible to the masses, died Sunday at the age of 87, according to the U.S. Golf Association. Palmer won over 90 golf tournaments, including the Masters four times,...
(CNN) -- Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández, who defected from Cuba at 15 and went on to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed early Sunday in a boating accident, Florida authorities said. Fernández, who was 24, and two other men were found dead after their boat...
(CNN) -- The lone suspect in the fatal shooting of five people in a Washington state mall is in custody after a nearly 24-hour manhunt, authorities said early Sunday. Four women and one man died in the shooting Friday night at a Macy's store at the Cascade Mall in Burlington...