Casey Anthony shares her version of events in a new docuseries. What you need to know

CNN — Casey Anthony is back in the national spotlight more than a decade after she was acquitted in the killing of her 2-year-old daughter. In a new three-part docuseries streaming on Peacock titled, “Casey Anthony: Where the Truth Lies,” Anthony relays her version of what she says led to Caylee’s death. Anthony never testified … Read more

How to screen for colon cancer

CNN — Colon cancer has claimed another life. Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Kirstie Alley, best known for her roles in the television sitcoms “Cheers” and “Veronica’s Closet,” died Monday at age 71 after battling cancer that was “recently discovered,” according to a family statement. A representative for Alley confirmed to CNN via email … Read more

Athena Strand abduction: Texas man arrested for kidnapping, killing 7-year-old girl who went missing from her home’s driveway this week

CNN — A driver working for FedEx was arrested and charged Friday in the kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old girl who had disappeared from her home’s driveway in Texas earlier this week, police said. Athena Strand’s body was recovered Friday evening, Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin said at a news conference. “It hurts our … Read more

A newly unsealed affidavit details the clues that led investigators to the suspect in the Delphi teen girl killings

CNN — A .40 caliber unspent round that was found near the bodies of two teenage Indiana girls was tied to suspicion Richard Allen, who was arrested last month in connection with the killings, according to a probable cause affidavit. The affidavit, unsealed by a judge on Tuesday, helps shed light on how investigators narrowed … Read more

Kevin Johnson: Missouri executes man who murdered police officer in 2005 after Supreme Court denies request for a stay

CNN — Kevin Johnson – who murdered a Kirkwood, Missouri, police officer in 2005 but claimed racial bias in his prosecution – was executed Tuesday night by lethal injection. Johnson, 37, was pronounced dead at 7:40 pm CT. He did not give a final statement, according to Missouri Department of Corrections spokesperson Karen Pojmann. The … Read more

The mall where Black Friday refuses to die

Bloomington, Minnesota CNN Business — The rise of e-commerce in recent years has taken its toll on in-person shopping, felling brick-and-mortar stores and once popular malls in the process. As a result, Black Friday, the traditional first day of the Christmas shopping season and a day once known for door-busting deals and hordes of holiday … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Victims remain hospitalized days after a mass shooting in a Virginia Walmart left 6 employees dead

CNN — As authorities investigate this week’s mass shooting inside a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, at least two employees remained hospitalized after a manager killed six coworkers before taking his own life. The shooting on Tuesday night – two days before Thanksgiving – began minutes after 10 pm inside the employee break room, where some … Read more

China zero-Covid: As anger rises and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of budging

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Beijing CNN — Zhou, an auto dealer in northeastern Chinalast saw his father alive in a video chat on the afternoon … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: The motive behind the attack in Chesapeake, Virginia, is unclear

CNN — After an ordinary workday turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators are spending the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on coworkers, killing six before fatally turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for an overnight shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more

Chris Hemsworth receives ‘strong indication’ of a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease while filming a new show

CNN — Chris Hemsworth embarked on a personal and physically demanding journey for his new series “Limitless” that ultimately led to a sobering discovery. The “Thor” actor, 39, learns in one episode of the limited Disney+/National Geographic series – which shows him exploring ways to enhance his longevity and combat aging – that he has … Read more