Jury Selection for Jodi Arias Trial

(CNN) — Jury selection in the Jodi Arias sentencing re-trial started Monday. Last year, jurors found Arias guilty of murder. But they deadlocked on whether Arias should be put to death. The court is now starting the process of choosing jurors who will determine her punishment. Cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom this … Continue reading »

Ebola-Infected Doctor Tests New Vaccine

(CNN) — An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus is helping test a new vaccine. The doctor arrived at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland on Sunday. The NIH is testing an experimental Ebola vaccine on human volunteers. The drug reported performed well in earlier trials with chimpanzees. The doctor was exposed … Continue reading »

Man Wanted for Abduction in Court

(CNN) — The man wanted for abduction in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham appeared in a Texas courtroom Thursday morning. Jesse Matthew, 32, was arrested on a beach near Galveston, TX Wednesday. Police believe he is the last person seen with Graham when she vanished nearly two weeks ago. The … Continue reading »

Ebola May Reach 1.4 Million Cases

(CNN) — 1.4 million Ebola cases is the worst-case scenario predicted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC said the cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could be between 500 – 50,000 and 1.4 million by January, 2015. That is if there are no additional interventions or changes in community behavior. The … Continue reading »

Comedian Joan Rivers Has Died

(CNN) –┬áCNN is reporting that comedian Joan Rivers has died. She was 81. Her daughter Melissa released a statement saying she “passed away peacefully at 1:17pm (Thursday) surrounded by family and close friends.” Joan Rivers stopped breathing during outpatient surgery on her vocal chords at a Manhattan clinic on August 28th. State health officials are … Continue reading »

Car Crashes Into CNN Newsroom

(CNN) — It’s a different kind of “breaking news” at the CNN center today. This morning, a Mercedes crashed into the lobby of the media and hotel complex in Atlanta. Witnesses said two people were in the car driving down the sidewalk before going through the glass wall. No one was hurt, but police did … Continue reading »

Reports Show Job Growth is Back On

(CNN) — The Labor Department’s latest jobs report showed the United States economy added 217,000 positions in May, 2014. That’s more than analysts expected, and is enough to put the country back at a key milestone, CNN reports. The U.S. has now returned to where it was way back in January of ’08, just before … Continue reading »