NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

New York state's attorney general contends in court papers that the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves.

2 hrs 50 mins ago
Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others

Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others

 A town official says a propane gas explosion has destroyed a building in Farmington, Maine, and killed a firefighter.

14 hrs 25 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Salmonella outbreak linked to imported papayas is over

Salmonella outbreak linked to imported papayas is over

The Food and Drug Administration has been warning producers and consumers about the salmonella outbreak involving imported papayas. The FDA says that outbreak is now over.

15 hrs 31 mins ago by Olivia Jaquith
Nearly 50,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America's biggest automaker

Nearly 50,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America's biggest automaker

The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors Sunday night, the first work stoppage in the US auto industry in 12 years.

15 hrs 43 mins ago
MoviePass, the game-changing ticketing service, is shutting down

MoviePass, the game-changing ticketing service, is shutting down

By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business MoviePass, once a revolutionary ticketing service, is temporarily shutting down on Saturday and it's unclear if it will return.

September 13th, 5:55 PM EDT
The Latest: Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

The Latest: Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

 The Latest on the sentencing of actress Felicity Huffman in the nationwide college admissions bribery scam (all times local):    

September 13th, 3:51 PM EDT
US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug

US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug

U.S. health officials are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related drugs. 

September 13th, 1:39 PM EDT
Beto O'Rourke: 'Hell, yes, we're going to take your AR-15, your AK-47'

Beto O'Rourke: 'Hell, yes, we're going to take your AR-15, your AK-47'

By Kate Sullivan and Eric Bradner, CNN Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke reiterated his support for a mandatory gun-buyback program of assault-style rifles on Thursday and said, "Hell, yes, we're going to take...

September 13th, 12:40 PM EDT
Family: Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies

Family: Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies

The family of rock Star Eddie Money says he has died at 70.    

September 13th, 11:10 AM EDT by Caitlin Murphy
Trump vows to protect 2nd Amendment after gun briefing

Trump vows to protect 2nd Amendment after gun briefing

President Donald Trump is vowing to fully protect the Second Amendment after huddling with top aides to discuss gun control measures.

September 13th, 1:46 AM EDT
President Proposes Ban on Flavors Used in Vaping Products

President Proposes Ban on Flavors Used in Vaping Products

President Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping. 

September 11th, 2:02 PM EDT
U.S. Department of Transportation announces $871.2 million in emergency relief for road and bridge repairs

U.S. Department of Transportation announces $871.2 million in emergency relief for road and bridge repairs

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration has announced $871.2 million in Emergency Relief funds to help 39 states, including New York and Pennsylvania.

September 11th, 10:24 AM EDT by Olivia Jaquith
Sept. 11 Anniversary: Remembrance of Flight 93 victims begins

Sept. 11 Anniversary: Remembrance of Flight 93 victims begins

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders.

September 11th, 10:06 AM EDT
Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton

Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton

President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton.   

September 10th, 12:18 PM EDT
Fake meat, real chemicals: consumer organizations assessing the health of plant-based meat alternatives

Fake meat, real chemicals: consumer organizations assessing the health of plant-based meat alternatives

As plant-based meat alternatives grow in popularity, the Center for Consumer Freedom is putting in a concerted effort to make sure consumers know what is in their food.

September 10th, 8:44 AM EDT by Olivia Jaquith
Vigil held for 34 killed in California dive boat fire

Vigil held for 34 killed in California dive boat fire

The 34 people who died in a diving boat fire off Southern California are being remembered by those who shared their love of the sea. 

September 7th, 8:14 AM EDT
US deciding whether to disclose name in 9/11-Saudi suit

US deciding whether to disclose name in 9/11-Saudi suit

 The Justice Department is deciding whether to disclose a name sought by the plaintiffs in a long-running lawsuit that seeks to link the government of Saudi Arabia to the 9/11 attacks.   

September 6th, 1:37 PM EDT
The Latest: Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill

The Latest: Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that has sparked months of demonstrations in the city, bowing to one of the protesters' demands.

September 4th, 8:53 AM EDT
Dozens of bodies found after California boat fire

Dozens of bodies found after California boat fire

Authorities are searching for the nine people who remain missing after a boat fire off the coast of southern California killed dozens who were left sleeping below decks with only one narrow stairway out.
  

September 3rd, 8:09 AM EDT
Comedian Kevin Hart injured in Southern California car crash

Comedian Kevin Hart injured in Southern California car crash

Actor-comedian Kevin Hart has been injured in the crash of a vintage muscle car in the hills above Malibu.   

September 2nd, 10:15 PM EDT
Ford recalls 550K vehicles for seat strength problem
Ford recalls 550K vehicles for seat strength problem

Ford is recalling more than 550,000 trucks and SUVs in North America because seat backs may not properly restrain people in a crash.   

Apple to possibly unveil new iPhones
Apple to possibly unveil new iPhones

Apple sent invitations to the media Thursday for an event next month. It's set for September 10th at the Steve Jobs theater at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple has hosted a press event in early September to announce new iPhones in each of the last seven years. Among other announcements, Apple is reportedly planning to launch three new iPhones this time, including two "Pro" models to replace the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. 

Taco Bell cutting back on menu
Taco Bell cutting back on menu

Say adios to some of your Taco Bell favorites. The fast-food chain is revamping it's menu and dropping some items in the process. Among the fallen include the cool ranch Doritos Locos taco. But don't worry the nacho cheese version isn't going anywhere. The Double Decker taco, Beefy Mini Quesadilla, Power Menu burrito, and chips and salsa will also go. Taco Bell says it's all in an effort to streamline the menu. The changes will take effect on September 12th.

Facebook rolls out stricter political ads ahead of 2020 election
Facebook rolls out stricter political ads ahead of 2020 election

Facebook said in a blog post that the policy change is aimed at giving users more information about who may be trying to influence them online.

Netflix to give 'The Irishman' exclusive theatrical release
Netflix to give 'The Irishman' exclusive theatrical release

Netflix will give "The Irishman" an exclusive theatrical release for about four weeks, providing theaters most of November to play Martin Scorsese's big-budget crime epic before it lands on the streaming service.

August 27th, 4:42 PM EDT