Buffalo shooting victims: ‘Hero’ guard and teacher who was ‘a pillar of the community’ are among the 10 killed

CNN † A retired police lieutenant. A substitute teacher who was a “pillar of the community.” A loving mother and wife. A beloved auntie. All were among the 10 people killed in a shooting at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket Saturday in a massacre authorities believe was racially motivated. Thirteen people, ages 20 to 86, … Read more

Buffalo shooting: The mass shooting suspect had plans to ‘continue his rampage’ after killing 10 people at a grocery in a mostly Black area, police say

CNN † The man accused of killing 10 people in a racially motivated mass shooting at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket had plans to “continue his rampage,” the city’s police chief said Monday. “There was evidence that was uncovered that he had plans, he had gotten out of here, to continue his rampage and continue … Read more

Buffalo shooting: Mass shooting at supermarket was a racist hate crime, police say

CNN † A mass shooting at a supermarket in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday was a racist hate crime and will be prosecuted as such, Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said Sunday. “The evidence that we have uncovered so far makes no mistake that this is an absolute racist hate crime. … Read more

Study identifies potential biomarker for SIDS, but these are very early days

CNN † Australian researchers say they’ve identified one potential biomarker for sudden infant death syndrome, known as SIDS, but experts caution that it’s just one piece of the puzzle. About 3,400 babies die from SIDS in the US each year. There is no immediate or obvious cause of death, according to the US Centers for … Read more

‘This is not my kid’: Mysterious hepatitis wreaked havoc in healthy child with shocking speed

CNN  —  The day they wheeled 2-year-old Baelyn Schwab into surgery to get a new liver, her skin was orange, and she was delirious. “Her eyes didn’t look like they were attached to her head anymore,” her mom, Kelsea Schwab, told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta. “They were just rolling all over. “She … Read more

Michael Osterholm: Covid-19 keeps firing 210-mph curveballs at us

Editor’s Note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He is the senior editor of the Coronavirus Daily Brief and author of the forthcoming paperback “The Cost of Chaos: The Trump Administration and the World.” The opinions expressed here are … Read more

Opinion: Rebound after taking Paxlovid is the latest twist in the Covid-19 puzzle

Editor’s Note: Kent Sepkowitz is a physician and infectious disease expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN † The Covid-19 pandemic has supplied us with yet another unexpected and unwanted twist, this time about the antiviral drug … Read more

Casey White indicated he wanted a shootout, but wreck prevented it, sheriff says

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly described the location of Vanderburgh County; it’s in Indiana. The story also had the wrong first name for US Marshal Marty Keely. CNN † [Breaking news update, published at 1:01 p.m. ET] Recaptured Alabama fugitive Casey White intended to have a shootout with law enforcement, and would … Read more

Biden honors Walter Mondale as one of America’s ‘great giants’ at memorial service

Washington CNN † President Joe Biden on Sunday honored former Vice President Walter Frederick “Fritz” Mondale as one of America’s “great giants” during a deeply personal memorial service address in Minneapolis. Mondale, who served as vice president under Democratic President Jimmy Carter, died at 93 in April of last year. “There are two ways of … Read more

FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

CNN † The US Food and Drug Administration proposed on Thursday a rule to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. “Through careful consideration of the scientific evidence and our authorities under the Tobacco Control Act, we’ve determined that these actions are appropriate for protection of the public health,” FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf told a … Read more