Police failed to act quickly in Uvalde. Experts say their inaction allowed for the massacre to continue and led to catastrophic consequences

While 18-year-old Salvador Ramos was inside adjoining classrooms, a group of 19 law enforcement officers stood outside the classroom in the school for roughly 50 minutes as they waited for room keys and tactical equipment, CNN has reported. Meanwhile, children inside the classroom repeatedly called 911 and pleaded for help, Texas officials said. Texas Department … Read more

Real Madrid beats Liverpool to win Champions League title on a night marred by security issues

No matter how perilous the situation seems, no matter how unlikely victory appears, the team in white always seems to find a way to win. There was no comeback this time, as there had been against Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Manchester City, but Real had to survive almost an entire game of Liverpool dominance. The … Read more

Texas state senator says “we’re all angry” as details continue to emerge in shooting investigation

(Various sources) Authorities and families of the victims have released the names of the 19 students and two teachers killed in Tuesday’s shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Nevaeh Alyssa Bravo, 10, put a smile on everyone’s face, her cousin, Austin Ayala, told the Washington Post, adding that her family is devastated. Jacklyn Jaylen Cazares,10, was full … Read more

Oldest Buffalo massacre victim Ruth Whitfield to be honored at funeral service

The family and friends of 86-year-old Ruth E. Whitfield held visitation and funeral services at a Buffalo church two weeks after police say a White supremacist killed Whitfield and nine other people. Authorities say the gunman targeted the Tops Friendly Markets store because it was in a predominantly Black neighborhood. Vice President Kamala Harris and … Read more

Texas man drove more than 7 hours from his home to cheer up kids in Uvalde with toys

Steven McCraw, the Director and Colonel of the Texas Department of Public Safety, points to a map of the shooter’s movements during a press conference in Uvalde, Texas, on Friday, May 27. (Matthew Busch for CNN) Texas Department of Public Safety Director Col. Steven McCraw on Friday gave a detailed timeline of the mass shooting … Read more

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ review: Ewan McGregor returns as the Jedi Knight in the years before ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’

The answer comes in “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” a six-episode Disney+ series whose first two chapters stirringly deliver what fans should desire from a show as eagerly anticipated as any theatrical blockbuster. It’s worth recalling a stand-alone movie was actually the original plan for this series, which features Ewan McGregor reprising his role from the prequel trilogy, … Read more

The GOP is still closer to Trump than it is to Pence, despite Georgia result

But if it was a bad day for Trump, it was a good one for his former vice president. Mike Pence picked the winner in the Georgia gubernatorial primary: His endorsed candidate, Gov. Brian Kemp, ended up defeating Trump’s choice, former US Sen. David Perdue, by 52 points. The Pences vs. Trump matchup is where … Read more

Tiny crab robots can walk on top of a US penny

Yet at its most elusive, hope still resides within the human spirit — a force that is capable of growth and change. It’s the same perpetual motion that has propelled innovation on our planet for thousands of years and made the impossible possible. It’s inspiring to think of what we’re capable of when we work … Read more

‘Pistol’ makeup artist on painting your face like a punk

Written by Leah DolanCNN As explored in the new Sex Pistols miniseries “Pistol,” directed by Danny Boyle, the punk subculture flipped the script on fashion, music and especially beauty. Instead of being used as tools for physical improvement, hair and makeup were suddenly severed from their typical mission: Appealing to a potential mate. In fact, … Read more