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Surprises rock the Senate races that will decide America’s future
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Surprises rock the Senate races that will decide America’s future

CNN  —  Late twists are rocking the tight Senate races that will decide the destiny of a chamber now narrowly run by Democrats – as well as the future direction of America itself – on Election Day in just 12 days. The Democrats’ best chance of snatching a Senate seat held by Republicans may have...

15 killed, 40 injured in terrorist attack claimed by ISIS in Iran
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15 killed, 40 injured in terrorist attack claimed by ISIS in Iran

CNN  —  At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured Wednesday in a “terrorist attack” at the Shahcheragh Shrine in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran, according to state-run media and Iranian officials. Two children were among the victims, according to state-run Press TV. Iranian security forces have arrested two of the...

Rifle used in the St. Louis school shooting had been taken from the gunman days before the attack, police say
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Rifle used in the St. Louis school shooting had been taken from the gunman days before the attack, police say

CNN  —  The AR-15-style rifle used in the deadly St. Louis school shooting had been taken from the shooter’s possession during an interaction with police about a week before the attack, and it’s unclear how he got it back, police say. The gunman, 19-year-old Orlando Harris, opened fire on Monday, killing student Alexandria Bell, 15,...

Thai tycoon and transgender rights advocate buys Miss Universe for $20 million
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Thai tycoon and transgender rights advocate buys Miss Universe for $20 million

CNN  —  A Thai media tycoon and transgender rights advocate has bought the Miss Universe Organization for $20 million, according to her company, which will now host the international beauty pageant. Anne Jakkaphong Jakrajutatip is the CEO of JKN Global Group PCL, a Thailand-based media distribution company, though she’s perhaps better known for her role...

Mahsa Amini: Clashes break out as people mourn teen’s death
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Mahsa Amini: Clashes break out as people mourn teen’s death

CNN  —  Clashes broke out throughout Iran Wednesday as thousands of people came to the burial site of Mahsa Amini in Saqqez, a city in the Kurdistan province, to mark 40 days since her death, semi-official Iranian state news agency ISNA said. Protests have swept through the Islamic Republic following the death of the 22-year-old...

Sophia Grace responds critics who say she’s too young to have a baby
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Sophia Grace responds critics who say she’s too young to have a baby

CNN  —  Sophia Grace understands people have opinions on her pregnancy. Grace, 19, who rose to fame on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” along with her cousin Rosie McClelland, publicly announced her pregnancy this week. “I feel like 19 is quite young, obviously, to have a baby,” she told E! News. “Usually most people are like,...

What children of immigrants can teach everyone about mental health
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What children of immigrants can teach everyone about mental health

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Stress, But Less newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning how to harness it. CNN  —  Sahaj Kohli, whose family immigrated to the United Kingdom from India, struggled with an identity crisis familiar to many children of immigrants. As the first...

Iran ‘terror attack’: 15 killed, 40 injured – state news
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Iran ‘terror attack’: 15 killed, 40 injured – state news

CNN  —  At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured Wednesday in a “terrorist attack” at the Shahcheragh Shrine in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran, according to state-run media and Iranian officials. Two children were among the victims, according to state-run Press TV. Iranian security forces have arrested two of the...