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(CNN) -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he has asked for the resignation of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. The announcement at a press conference came amid angry protests in Chicago over the way the city responded to the killing by police of a black...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (center) (image courtesy of CNN) (CNN) -- Embroiled in a political firestorm over his city's handling of a shocking police shooting, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking to mend fences. Tuesday morning, Emanuel will announce the creation of a task...
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R, CA) (image courtesy of CNN) WASHINGTON (CNN) -- House conservatives have spent much of the past three months attempting to force a vote to strip taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood. But key Republicans aren't ready to force a...
Robert L. Dear, suspect in Colorado Springs murders (image courtesy of Colorado Springs Police) (CNN) -- A shooter who killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado started firing in the parking lot -- unleashing a barrage of bullets with a "cold stone face," a...
By Ashley Fantz, Christopher Lett and Catherine E. Shoichet CNN (CNN) -- Fifteen million dollars and apologies from the mayor and police chief. That's what an attorney says the family of Ahmed Mohamed is demanding from city and school officials in Irving, Texas, or they say they...
By Ashley Fantz and Bill Kirkos CNN CHICAGO (CNN) -- Anger has been simmering for months about the shooting of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager, by a white Chicago police officer. Will it erupt when video showing McDonald's death goes public? Chicago will soon find out. A judge...
(CNN) -- The actor Charlie Sheen told NBC's "Today Show" on Tuesday that he was diagnosed as HIV-positive about four years ago -- and that a few people who knew it demanded money from him to keep the secret. "I'm here to admit that I am in fact HIV-positive," Sheen told NBC's...
By Tim Hume CNN (CNN) -- The campus of Washington College, a university in Chestertown, Maryland, is under lockdown due to a possible gun threat, the school announced on its website. In a statement posted Monday morning, school authorities said they had been informed by the...
By Tricia Escobedo CNN (CNN) -- French authorities are carrying out raids across the country to rein in the network responsible for orchestrating Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people. Three teams staged coordinated attacks at six locations...