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  • NTSB Details the Final Moments of the Helicopter Before it Crashed, Killing Kobe Bryant and 8 Others

    In his final transmission, the pilot of a helicopter that crashed, killing nine people including NBA legend Kobe Bryant, told air traffic control he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday. When air traffic control asked the pilot what he planned to do, there was no reply, NTSB board member Jennifer Homendy told reporters. The last radar contact was around 9:45 a.m. (11:45 p.m. CT) Sunday, she said. Radar data indicated the helicopter climbed […]

  • Fotis Dulos, Connecticut Man Accused of Killing Wife, Believed to Have Attempted Suicide, 2 Sources Say

    Authorities believe Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man accused of killing his estranged wife Jennifer Farber Dulos, made an apparent suicide attempt Tuesday, according to two law enforcement sources. His current condition is unknown at this time. CNN has reached out to his attorney, Norm Pattis. Authorities requested a well-being check on Dulos after he did not show up for an emergency bond hearing, and upon arrival, Farmington police officers observed Dulos unresponsive and began performing CPR, both law enforcement sources […]

  • Sen. Ernst Questions if Iowa Democrats Will Support Biden After Impeachment Trial

    Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa suggested Monday that President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could damage Joe Biden’s presidential campaign in Iowa as the state’s caucuses are less than a week away. Trump’s attempts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Hunter Biden and Joe Biden, his potential political rival, are at the center of the President’s impeachment trial, and Democrats allege Trump did so with the goal of harming Biden’s presidential chances. “Iowa caucuses are this next Monday evening and I’m […]

  • Kobe Bryant’s Pilot Was Given Clearance to Fly Under Worse-Than-Normal Conditions, Audio Reveals

    Millions of people never met him, but the sudden death of Kobe Bryant and eight others has left a country in mourning. The 41-year-old NBA legend died in a helicopter crash under foggy conditions in Calabasas, California. Visibility was so low Sunday morning that Los Angeles police had grounded its helicopters, spokesman Josh Rubenstein said. The helicopter crashed into a hillside, killing all nine people on board — including Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. The official cause of the crash has […]

  • What we Know About the Others on Board the Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant

    CALABASAS, California — Nine people died in the helicopter crash that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant — including his daughter, Gianna, and her basketball teammate. The group was flying to Thousand Oaks, California, Sunday for a basketball game, where Gianna was expected to play and Bryant was expected to coach. While police have not released the names of the people on board, family members of some victims have confirmed their loved ones’ deaths. Here’s what we know:   A baseball […]

  • Alicia Keys and Boys II Men Open Grammys with Powerful Musical Tribute to Kobe Bryant

    Grammys host Alicia Keys — with some help from Boys II Men — kicked off Sunday’s ceremony at the Staples Center with a musical tribute to Kobe Bryant. “We’re all feeling crazy sadness right now,” Keys said. “Earlier today, Los Angeles, America and the whole wide world lost a hero. We’re literally standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built.” Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on […]

  • Grammy Winners 2020: See Who Took Home a Gramophone

    The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were presented Sunday in Los Angeles. A list of winners in many of the major categories follows below. The complete list of more than 80 categories can be found on   Record of the Year “Hey, Ma,” Bon Iver “Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish *WINNER “7 Rings,” Ariana Grande “Hard Place,” H.E.R. “Talk,” Khalid “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus “Truth Hurts,” Lizzo “Sunflower,” Post Malone & Swae Lee   Album of the […]

  • Fifth Coronavirus Case Confirmed in the U.S.

    Another case of coronavirus has been confirmed, in Arizona, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Sunday, bringing the total to five cases in the United States. The increase came as a top Chinese health official delivered some worrisome news about efforts to contain the fast-moving virus. Several people have been infected with the Wuhan coronavirus in the US — including a man in his 30s in Washington state; a Chicago woman in her 60s; a man in his […]

  • Iowa Rep. Cindy Axne Endorses Joe Biden for President

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Vice President Joe Biden is getting another boost from an Iowa leader, with just over a week before the first-in-the-nation caucuses. Iowa Rep. Cindy Axne announced Saturday she is endorsing Biden for president. Axne, a first term congresswoman, was one of two Iowa Democrats to flip a Republican held district in the state in 2018, and districts like hers could be critical in maintaining the Democratic majority in the House in November. “I believe we […]

  • CDC Confirms Wuhan Coronavirus Case in Chicago

    CHICAGO, Illinois — A second case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States has been identified in Chicago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in a press briefing. The patient is a Chicago resident in her 60s. She is in isolation at a hospital in Chicago, and is in stable condition. The patient flew from Wuhan to Chicago on January 13. She was not ill while traveling and health authorities do not think she spread the […]

  • Trump Vows Support for Anti-Abortion Movement at March for Life Rally

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated his support for tighter abortion restrictions, pledging at the annual March for Life rally in Washington that “unborn children have never had a stronger defender in the White House.” Trump, making history as the first President to attend the event since it began nearly a half-century ago, looked to strengthen his ties to a key coalition of his political base, which he’ll need as he seeks reelection this year. He used his remarks […]

  • Fiery Building Explosion Rocks Houston

    An explosion at a northwest Houston manufacturing business shook part of the city early Friday, sending at least one person to a hospital, damaging nearby homes and sending firefighters scrambling to put out a resulting fire. At least one person is unaccounted for after the blast at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. #BREAKING Massive explosion caught on CCTV at 4am in Houston, Texas. #Explosion #Houston — Breaking News (@NewsAlertUK_) January 24, 2020 The blast […]

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