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(CNN) -- The 10-year-old son of a Kansas state legislator was killed Sunday when a ride on the world's tallest water slide turned fatal. Caleb Thomas Schwab was the son of Rep. Scott Schwab and his wife, Michele, who issued a statement Sunday night. "Since the day he was born,...
(CNN) -- Chicago officers are seen firing at least 15 shots at a black Jaguar as it races down a tree-lined street. The car crashes. The driver bolts. Officers chase him down a driveway between brick houses and over wooden fences. Then multiple shots are heard. "Get down! Hands...
(CNN) -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence offered his support Thursday to Republican Sens. John McCain and Kelly Ayotte, days after his running mate, Donald Trump, refused to endorse the embattled Republican senators. Hours earlier Thursday, Pence set off alarms inside the Republican...
(INDIANAPOLIS) Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is again defending Donald Trump after Trump refused to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan or Arizona Sen. John McCain, two top Republicans, for re-election Tuesday. Pence met with McCain Tuesday. It was a meeting set up before Trump gave an...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (CNN) -- Donald Trump on Monday took his complaints about the "rigged" political system one step further. "I'm afraid the election's going to be rigged. I have to be honest," Trump told voters in Ohio, a crucial swing state. Trump's comments Monday came as he...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim US soldier slain in Iraq in 2004, said Sunday that Donald Trump has a "black soul," indicating he lacks empathy and compassion. Khan told CNN's Jim Acosta on "State of the Union" that he hopes Trump's family will "teach him...
KYLE, Texas (CNN) -- Part of the hot air balloon that crashed in Texas hit power lines when it went down, an NTSB spokesman said Sunday after investigators arrived at the accident scene in dusty pastureland south of Austin. All 16 people aboard the balloon -- 15 passengers and...
(CNN) - A federal judge on Wednesday granted John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, "full-time convalescent leave" from St. Elizabeth's Hospital. The order allows Hinckley, Jr. to live full-time in Williamsburg, Virginia, but still under certain...
BALTIMORE (CNN) -- Prosecutors are dropping charges against the three remaining Baltimore police officers who were facing trial in connection with Freddie Gray's death. Six officers were charged after the April 2015 death of Gray, a 25-year-old who sustained a neck injury while...