Opinion: After 15 years of reporting on opioids, I know this to be true

Editor’s Note: Darren Foster is an Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and journalist. His latest documentary, “American Pain,” about twin brothers Chris and Jeff George who ran one of the nation’s largest pill mills, premieres at 9 p.m. ET February 5 on CNN. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion … Read more

Heidi Broussard case: Magen Fieramusca pleads guilty and is sentenced to 55 years in prison

CNN  —  The Texas woman accused of killing Heidi Broussard and kidnapping the victim’s infant has been sentenced to 55 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2019 murder, according the Travis County District Attorney’s Office. Magen Fieramusca, 37, was arrested more than a week after Broussard’s body was discovered in a vehicle at … Read more

A look at China’s history of spying in the US

CNN  —  The suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that violated American airspace this week has fueled a diplomatic crisis with the postponement of Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s planned trip to Beijing. But the two countries have a long history of spying on each other. The US has sought to collect its own intelligence about the … Read more

Exclusive: Supreme Court justices used personal emails for work and ‘burn bags’ were left open in hallways, sources say

CNN  —  Long before the leak of a draft opinion reversing Roe v. Wade, some Supreme Court justices often used personal email accounts for sensitive transmissions instead of secure servers set up to guard such information, among other security lapses not made public in the court’s report on the investigation last month. New details revealed … Read more

She used hidden cameras to help students cheat exams. Now she’s wanted by Interpol

CNN  —  Think “international manhunt” and the image that likely springs to mind is that of a hardened criminal like a murderer, bank robber or billion-dollar fraudster – not the middle-aged boss of a high school tuition center. But that’s who’s at the center of a Red Notice issued this week by the International Criminal … Read more

Tyre Nichols: Another Memphis police officer has been dismissed in the aftermath of the violent arrest and death of Tyre Nichols

CNN  —  [Breaking News update at 6:43 p.m. ET] One additional Memphis police officer has been fired for violating multiple departmental policies related to the killing of Tyre Nichols, the Memphis Police Department announced Friday. [Previous story, published at 4:52 p.m. ET] Two first responders were suspended Friday by the Tennessee Emergency Medical Services Division … Read more

2 arrested in central California shooting that left 6 dead

CNN  —  Two suspects were taken into custody, one after a shootout, in a “cartel-style” massacre last month that left six people dead in central California, including a young mother and her 10-month-old son, authorities announced Friday. The suspects, identified in charging documents as Angel Uriarte, 35, and Noah Beard, 25, are known members of … Read more

Iowa funeral home: After woman found gasping for air in body bag, residential care home faces $10,000 fine

CNN  —  An Iowa Alzheimer’s care facility is facing a $10,000 fine after pronouncing a woman dead who was later found alive when a funeral director unzipped her body bag, according to documents from the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. The 66-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was admitted to the Glen Oaks … Read more

Opinion: The most important secret George Santos is keeping

Editor’s Note: Frida Ghitis, (@fridaghitis) a former CNN producer and correspondent, is a world affairs columnist. She is a weekly opinion contributor to CNN, a contributing columnist to The Washington Post and a columnist for World Politics Review. The views expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  The … Read more

Eye drop manufacturer issues recall amid CDC investigation of infections, death

CNN  —  Global Pharma Healthcare is issuing a recall of its Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops that were distributed by EzriCare and Delsam Pharma due to possible contamination, the US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The drops were sold online across the US in multidose bottles. Consumers should stop using them and report any … Read more