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  • Kobe Bryant holds his award for Best Animated Short Film for "Dear Basketball" at the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood. (Credit: Matt Sayles/A.M.P.A.S via Getty Images)

    Kobe Bryant Leaves Mark on Hollywood, With Academy Award Under His Belt

    In 2011, Kobe Bryant became the first professional athlete who was not an actor to have his hand and footprints enshrined at Hollywood’s historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Crowds and attendees cheered during the ceremony for the beloved NBA superstar and Olympic athlete. After being introduced by late-night host and master of ceremony Jimmy Kimmel, Bryant spoke about the honor being paid him, which he said he never imagined in his “wildest dreams.” “I just feel extremely honored to be able […]

  • This corvette is one of the cars trapped inside a business destroyed by a deadly explosion in Houston, Texas on Jan. 24, 2020.(Credit: Gordon Andrus via CNN)

    Corvettes Worth $1 Million Trapped Inside Buildings Destroyed by Deadly Explosion in Houston

    A Houston car restorer is anxiously awaiting a chance to visit his business, parts of which were destroyed during Friday’s deadly explosion at a separate business in the city’s northwest corner. The early morning explosion at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing damaged other buildings up to a half mile away and took the lives of two Watson employees. Gordon Andrus’ restoration business, Houston Corvette Service, occupies two buildings directly across the street from Watson Grinding. After Friday’s explosion, he told CNN […]

  • A man wears a protective face mask as he walks on the outskirts of the Forbidden City and a New Year installation in Beijing on Jan. 25, 2020. (Credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images)

    Coronavirus Outbreak Casts Pall Over Lunar New Year Celebrations

    Healthcare workers in the Chinese city of Wuhan say hospitals are running low on supplies as they struggle to cope with the outbreak of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus. It comes as the Chinese central government announced on Saturday it would send more than 1,200 health workers — as well as 135 People’s Liberation Army medical personnel — to the city in an unprecedented effort to contain the spread of the virus. Forty-one people have now been killed by the Wuhan coronavirus, with some 1,400 confirmed cases worldwide — the […]

  • Chairman and CEO of Walt Disney Bob Iger (C) delivers a speech in front of the Enchanted Storybook Castle during the opening ceremony of the Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai on June 16, 2016. (Credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images)

    Disney Closes Shanghai Park as Fears Grow Over Deadly Wuhan Coronavirus

    Disney is closing down its mega theme park in China over the Lunar New Year holiday as fears grow over the deadly Wuhan virus. Shanghai Disney Resort made the announcement on its official website on Friday, saying the closure was “in response to the prevention and control of the disease outbreak.” The resort said it will refund guests for admission fees, hotel bookings and other pre-purchased entertainment tickets. It did not say when the park would reopen. The disease, which originated in the […]

  • A U.S. border patrol vehicle is seen in this file photo. (Credit: Getty Images)

    U.S. Border Officers Were Told to Stop Iranian Travelers After Soleimani Killing, Officer Says

    US border officers working at Canadian border crossings were directed to stop travelers of Iranian descent for questioning following the killing of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, an unnamed Customs and Border Protection officer alleged in an email to an immigration attorney. Dozens of American citizens of Iranian descent were stopped at a port of entry in Blaine, Washington, in the days following the January 3 killing of Soleimani. Some were detained for hours and reported they were asked detailed questions about their country […]

  • Landon Durham, 16, faces a capital murder charge for the killings of his mother and brothers. (Credit: Talladega County Jail)

    Alabama Teen Accused of Fatally Stabbing Mother, Twin 13-Year-Old Brothers Before Going to School

    An Alabama teenager has been arrested for allegedly killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers. The victims — identified as Holli Christina Durham, 36; Branson Durham, 13; and Baron Durham, 13 — were found dead of apparent stab wounds inside a house in Munford, the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office said. The victims’ son and older brother, 16-year-old Landon Durham, faces a capital murder charge in all three killings, Talladega County District Attorney Steve Giddens told CNN affiliate WBRC. Durham is being […]

  • Former NFL player Antonio Brown has surrendered to the Broward County Jail just one day after a warrant was issued for his arrest, according to CNN affiliate WFOR. (Credit: Broward County Sheriff's Office via CNN Wire)

    Antonio Brown Released on Bond After Turning Himself in on Burglary and Battery Charges

    NFL free agent Antonio Brown was released on bail Friday after a night in a Florida jail, where he turned himself in to face charges that he and his trainer attacked the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California. Broward County Judge Corey Amanda Cawthon set a $110,000 bond and imposed conditions including surrendering his passport, wearing a GPS monitor, possessing no weapons or ammunition, and agreeing to a mental health evaluation and random […]

  • U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the 47th March For Life rally on the National Mall, January 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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

    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 to not only […]

  • Travelers wearing face masks wait in line at the departure hall of West Kowloon Station on Jan. 23, 2020 in Hong Kong. (Credit: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

    2nd Case of Wuhan Coronavirus in U.S. Is Confirmed in Chicago; 63 People Being Monitored in 22 States

    A second case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States has been identified in Chicago, the U.S. 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 virus during that […]

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