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Photo: Marilou Danley girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock Los Angeles (CNN)-The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock says she saw no signs he was planning "something horrible," and that she is "devastated" by the deaths and injuries...
Photo: Irma National Hurricane Center projected pathway. (CNN)Editor's note: This is a developing story that is being constantly updated as the storm progresses. Also, follow our live updates here. Irma's rampage across Florida broke records in Jacksonville before heading north to...
Photo: Water spills over a levee along the inner harbor Navigational Canal in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on August 30, 2005, in New Orleans. New Orleans woke up with an uneasy sense of déjà vu Tuesday as it kept...
While countless Houstonians are still waiting for rescue, Tropical Storm Harvey has now swallowed another Texas city. "Our whole city is underwater right now but we are coming!" Port Arthur Mayor Derrick Freeman posted Wednesday morning on Facebook. "If you...
Drill sergeant Kennedy Ochoa was putting on his dress uniform when he heard the news. President Trump had fired off a series of tweets saying the country would no longer "accept or allow" transgender Americans to serve in the military,...
Manufacturers have criticised a UK government report on the danger of drones colliding with aircraft. The Department for Transport (DfT) report recommended registration and competency testing, saying helicopters were especially vulnerable to drones. The Drone Manufacturers Alliance Europe (DMAE) has questioned the evidence...
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos briefly overtook Bill Gates on Thursday to become the world's richest person, as his worth hit $91.4bn (£70bn). A sharp rise in Amazon shares meant Mr Bezos's wealth eclipsed that of the Microsoft co-founder for a...
Grandparents and other relatives of people living in the US cannot be barred from entering under President Trump's travel ban, a judge has ruled. The order, by District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii, is a fresh legal blow to Mr...
For the past three years, Brazil has been gripped by a scandal which started with a state-owned oil company and grew to encapsulate people at the very top of business - and even presidents. On the face of it, it...
Canada has issued a C$10.5m ($8m; £6m) settlement to former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr. The federal government also apologised "for any role Canadian officials may have played in relation to his ordeal abroad and any resulting harm." Canadian-born Khadr, 30,...