Paul Pelosi attacker traffics 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

More protests today after the release of a video depicting the deadly police beating of Tire Nichols

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters across the US were holding marches and rallies on Saturday, one day after the release of a video showing the horrific police beating of Tire Nichols in Memphis. The graphic video of police striking the Black man who later died earlier … Read more

Prosecutors in Alex Murdaugh murder trial play recording of his first interview after bodies of his son and wife were found

CNN — On the third day of the murder trial of disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaughprosecutors showed the court video of Murdaugh’s first interview with authorities after his wife and son were found killed. In the interview, which had not been released publicly previously, Murdaugh described arriving at the scene where he could see … Read more

Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds

CNN — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared with those of similar weight, people who underwent one of four types of weight loss surgery … Read more

Sleep disorders are associated with more parental stress

Editor’s Note: Dr. Neha Chaudhary, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, is chief medical officer at BeMe Health and on the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. CNN — When I found out I was expecting my son a couple of years ago, it wasn’t the process of labor I was most terrified … Read more

Jan. 6 rioter who assaulted Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick sentenced to over 6 years in jail

CNN — A man who assaulted United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick with pepper spray on January 6, 2021, was sentenced on Friday to 80 months behind bars. Julian Khater pleaded guilty in September to two counts of assaulting, resisting or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon. His co-defendant, George Tanios, pleaded guilty last … 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

Half Moon Bay, California, shootings: Suspect reportedly confesses to news outlet, claims he was not in his right mind

CNN — Chunli Zhao, the farmworker accused of carrying out two shootings on farms in Northern California earlier this week, admitted to killing seven people and injuring one other, NBC Bay Area News reported. Monday’s mass killings stunned the coastal city of Half Moon Baybecoming the deadliest attack in San Mateo County against the backdrop … Read more

First witness in Alex Murdaugh murder trial saw no tears

CNN — The officer who was first to respond to the scene where Alex Murdaugh’s wife and son were found killed testified Thursday that one of the first things Murdaugh mentioned after the officer arrived was a boating accident involving his son years ago. Murdaugh, a now disbarred attorney and member of a prominent legal … Read more

Wagner group: US introduces new sanctions targeting Russian mercenary group

CNN — The US Treasury Department on Thursday designated the Wagner Groupa Russian private mercenary organization heavily involved in the war in Ukraineas a significant transnational criminal organization, and imposed a slew of sanctions on a transnational network that supports it. The US Department of State concurrently announced a number of sanctions meant to “target … Read more