When the dreaded ‘other’ is an angry white man

( CNN) Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham once delivered an odd warning. No one is making that complaint anymore. Lately, the news seems fitted with grim mug shots of angry white guys. A white man allegedly kills two black people at a supermarket after failing minutes later to enter a black church. Another opens flame at…

5 things for Thursday, July 13: President Trump, FBI nominee, missing humen, Chinese base, inundate threat

( CNN) NASA simply released photos of Jupiter — and its famous Great Red Spot storm — that are clearer and closer than ever before. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.( You can also get “5 Things You Require to Know Today” delivered to your…

Student one of 3 dead in San Bernardino school shooting

( CNN) A Southern California man fatally shot his estranged spouse inside an elementary school classroom attended by special wants children before killing himself on Monday, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said. Two students were injured in the murder-suicide at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, and one of those children afterward died…

National Donut Day: What’s behind the cops-doughnut love fest and where to score free ones

( CNN) Today is National Donut Day. Or Doughnut, if you’re a stickler for spellings. Or Christmas, if you’re a police officer. Indeed, like a Dalmatian to a firefighter, doughnuts have been so closely associated with cops that it’s become a trope.

Puerto Rico governor plans to restore 95% of power by December

( CNN) Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the island, Puerto Rico is still desperate for aid and basic necessities like electricity and water. Maria devastated the infrastructure of the US territory, bringing down the energy grid and leaving more than 3 million American citizens without power. As of Sunday, 85% of…

Rapper XXXTentacion had $50,000 on him when was shot dead

( CNN) Rapper XXXTentacion was robbed of $50,000 he had tucked in a small Louis Vuitton bag in his BMW when he was shot dead last month in Florida, according to tribunal papers. Several suspects were seen in cell phone photos and video from the day of the killing holding large amounts of cash, according…

Family’s SUV cliff plunge may have been intentional, police say

(CNN)A family’s SUV found at the bottom of a California cliff last week may have been deliberately driven off the road, police told media Sunday. Their other children — Hannah, 16, Devonte, 15, and Sierra, 12 — are missing. Nobody reported seeing the crash, so authorities don’t know exactly when or how it happened and…

Flyers were placed on vehicles outside a sheriff’s office. One tested positive for traces of a deadly opioid

( CNN) A Texas sheriff’s sergeant was taken to the hospital after she removed a paper flyer laced with fentanyl from her car’s windshield, authorities said Tuesday. The sergeant started to experience lightheadedness as she drove off. She has since been discharged from the hospital. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said that, while no one…