Annie Wersching, best known for role in ’24,’ dead at 45

Annie Wersching, best known for role in ’24,’ dead at 45

CNN — Actress Annie Wersching passed away of cancer early Sunday morning, her publicist, Craig Schneider told CNN. Wersching was 45 years old. She was best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24.” Wersching’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement to CNN: “There is a cavernous hole in the soul of … Read more

Surgeon General says 13 is ‘too early’ to join social media

Surgeon General says 13 is ‘too early’ to join social media

CNN — US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says he believes 13 is too young for children to be on social media platforms, because although sites allow children of that age to join, kids are still “developing their identity.” Meta, Twitter, and a host of other social media giants currently allow 13-year-olds to join their platforms. … Read more

Tom Verlaine, punk rock guitarist of rock band Television, dies at 73

Tom Verlaine, punk rock guitarist of rock band Television, dies at 73

CNN — Tom Verlaine, founding member of seminal New York punk band Television, died Saturday at age 73 “after a brief illness,” according to a news release from Jesse Paris Smith, the daughter of Verlaine’s former partner Patti Smith. Verlaine died “peacefully” in New York City, “surrounded by close friends,” according to the release. The … Read more

6 dead, 3 injured in crash between bus and box truck in Upstate New York

CNN — Six people died and three others were injured in a crash involving an express bus and a freight truck in Upstate New York Saturday morning, according to authorities. New York State Police responded to a collision between the bus and the Freightliner box truck around 6 am ET on State Highway 37 in … Read more

Protesters across the US decry police brutality after Tyre Nichols’ death

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters once again took to the streets to decry police brutality over the weekend after the release of video depicting the violent Memphis police beating that led to the death of 29-year-old Tire Nichols. Demonstrators marched through New York City, Atlanta, Boston, … Read more

Russian teen faces years in jail over social media post criticizing Ukrainian war

CNN — Olesya Krivtsova sports an anti-Putin tattoo on one ankle and a bracelet that tracks her every move on the other. The 19-year-old from Russia’s Arkhangelsk region must wear the device while she is under house arrest after she was charged over social media posts that authorities say discredit the Russian army and justify … Read more

Shooting in Baltimore kills 1 person and wounds 3 others, including a 2-year-old

CNN — At least one person was killed and three wounded – including a 2-year-old child – in a shooting in Baltimore on Saturday, police said. Authorities responded near the intersection of Pennsylvania and Laurens Ave. after 6 pm Saturday evening and found two adult males, one adult female and a 2-year-old shot, according to … Read more

Valentina Trespalacio’s death: US citizen charged over alleged killing of DJ in Colombia

CNN — Colombian authorities have charged an American citizen over the alleged murder of a female DJ in Colombia whose body was discovered inside a suitcase at the bottom of a garbage container. John Poulos was arrested and detained at the Tocumen International Airport in Panama on Tuesday while trying to leave for Istanbul, the … Read more

Dina Boluarte: Can Peru’s President strike a truce with protesters?

CNN — When Dina Boluarte was anointed Peru’s sixth president in five years, she faced battles on two fronts: appeasing the lawmakers who had ousted her boss and predecessor Pedro Castillo, and calming protesters enraged by the dethronement of yet another president. She called for a “political truce” with Congress on her first day of … Read more

Jerusalem: Two wounded in shooting, police say, after synagogue attack leaves seven dead

CNN — Two people were wounded in a shooting attack in Jerusalem on Saturday, emergency services say, the day after a gunman killed at least seven people near a synagogue in the city. The two men injured in the City of David area of ​​Jerusalem on Saturday, one aged 22 and one in his 40s, … Read more