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  • Out-of-control ski lift launches riders from chairs, injures 12

    WARNING: Video may be difficult to watch for some viewers Dramatic video captured images of skiers being thrown off of a malfunctioning ski lift at a resort in the country of Georgia Friday. Authorities said at least 12 people were injured when the ski lift at the Gudauri resort began running at high speed, in reverse. Some skiers told CNN they had to jump off of the out-of-control lift to avoid being crushed at the bottom of the hill. Yuri […]

  • Rescue shifts to recovery in Florida bridge collapse that killed 6

    MIAMI — The pedestrian bridge under construction near Florida International University was supposed to enhance safety — letting walkers and cyclists cross a busy eight-lane street with less worry after a vehicle last year struck and killed an FIU student. Instead, it collapsed Thursday, months before it was to open, crushing cars below, killing at least six people and leaving investigators with the difficult task of trying to figure out why it happened and who might be held responsible. “If […]

  • Officials seize turtle from Idaho teacher who fed the reptile a puppy

    PRESTON, Idaho -- Preston Authorities have seized a snapping turtle from an Idaho junior high school science teacher who is currently under investigation for feeding a small puppy to the reptile.

  • Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump are separating

    Donald Trump Jr. and his wife Vanessa Trump are separating, they announced in a joint statement Thursday.

  • Florida university used time-saving technology to build its collapsed bridge

    By Nadeem Muaddi, CNN The pedestrian bridge that collapsed at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday was built using Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) technology, according to a statement from the university. Unlike traditional methods of construction, ABC streamlines the building process so that bridge projects can be completed quicker and more cost effectively. By employing ABC technology, State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) can refurbish or construct new bridges within 48 to 72 hours, according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA). The […]

  • At least four dead in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami, authorities say

    By Dakin Andone and Steve Almasy, CNN At least four people died Thursday when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said. At least eight cars were crushed under the bridge and at least nine people were transported to hospitals for treatment, authorities said. “The most important thing we can do right now is pray for the individuals who ended up in the hospital, for their full recovery, and pray for the family […]

  • ‘Likely fatalities’ after US military helicopter crashes in Iraq

    By Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne, CNN A US military HH-60, a Black Hawk variant helicopter, has crashed in western Iraq near the border with Syria, according to multiple US defense officials. One US defense official said that there were “likely fatalities” involved and that rescue teams were on the scene in under an hour. The officials cautioned that these are early reports and that the Pave Hawk was carrying seven personnel, but was not on a combat mission. The […]

  • White House won’t say if Putin is a friend or a foe

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders wouldn't say Thursday whether Russian President Vladimir Putin was a friend or a foe, telling reporters: "Russia is going to have to make that determination."

  • Rihanna criticizes Snapchat for domestic violence ad

    By Lisa Respers France, CNN Rihanna does not think much of Snapchat’s apology for an advertisement that appeared to mock her domestic violence incident with her former boyfriend, Chris Brown. The ad, for a game called “Would You Rather?”, featured photos of the two singers and asked users if they would “rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown.” Brown pleaded guilty in 2009 to assaulting Rihanna during an argument when they were dating. The “Would You Rather” ad was removed […]

  • Harper Lee’s estate sues over Aaron Sorkin’s ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

    By Jill Disis, CNN Money A battle over creative differences could jeopardize Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming Broadway adaptation of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” The estate of Harper Lee, who wrote the classic novel of racism and injustice in the small-town South, is suing Rudinplay, the production company behind the new play. The estate claims that it deviates too much from the original story. In particular, Lee’s estate takes objection to Sorkin’s portrayal of Atticus Finch, the heroic and principled lawyer who […]

  • Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization documents in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for business documents, a source familiar with the matter told CNN on Thursday. The New York Times, which first reported the development, said the subpoena included documents related to Russia. The reports mark the first publicly known time that Mueller has demanded documents related to President Donald Trump’s businesses. The subpoena is a sign that the Mueller investigation continues to pick up steam, even as Trump decries remaining questions […]

  • Teacher posts pay stub online to show what a teaching salary really looks like

    During the nationwide outrage and protests over teacher pay, a second grade teacher decided to post her pay stub to raise the question, "is it enough?"