Lawyer: Man admits involvement in murders of 4 missing men

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Lawyer: Man admits involvement in murders of 4 missing men
New Hope, Pennsylvania (CNN)A Pennsylvania man confessed involvement Thursday in the deaths of four missing men in eastern Pennsylvania, his lawyer told reporters Thursday. The lawyer declined to say whether Dinardo killed the four men who went missing last week, kicking off a multi-agency search that rattled this community. “We are going to bring each […]

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Desperate Puerto Ricans are drinking water from a hazardous-waste site

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Desperate Puerto Ricans are drinking water from a hazardous-waste site
Dorado, Puerto Rico (CNN)Jose Luis Rodriguez waited in line Friday to fill plastic jugs in the back of his pickup truck with water for drinking, doing the dishes and bathing. Rodriguez, 66, is so desperate for water that this news didn’t startle him. Friday afternoon, CNN watched workers from the Puerto Rican water utility, Autoridad […]

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Missing Pennsylvania man found dead

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Missing Pennsylvania man found dead
New Hope, Pennsylvania (CNN)The body of one of four missing Pennsylvania men has been found, Bucks County district attorney Matthew Weintraub said. “We are not done yet. This is a homicide, make no mistake about it,” Weintraub told reporters early Thursday in a news conference.

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After I-85 fire, states are taking a closer look under their bridges

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After I-85 fire, states are taking a closer look under their bridges
(CNN)When an elevated section of Atlanta’s Interstate 85 crashed to the ground in a fire this spring, motorists already navigating one of the nation’s most congested cities braced for what the city’s mayor called a transportation crisis. The span was rebuilt in six weeks and reopened last weekend, sooner than expected. But the closure inflicted […]

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The LA riots were a rude awakening for Korean-Americans

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The LA riots were a rude awakening for Korean-Americans
Los Angeles (CNN)Chang Lee gripped his fingers tighter around the gun and screamed at potential looters from the rooftop of the small strip mall where he stood. The 35-year-old had never held a firearm before the LA riots. Lighting up the blocks around him, Lee could smell the fires burning in Los Angeles’ Koreatown. “Where […]

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How a consent decree helped a troubled police department change

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How a consent decree helped a troubled police department change
Los Angeles (CNN)The video was silent, but it spoke volumes: three white Los Angeles police officers, supervised by a sergeant, threw Rodney King to the ground, tased, kicked and stomped him, and battered him with batons 56 times. More than 20 officers responded when the black motorist led police on a high-speed chase after he […]

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How the LAPD has changed 25 years after the riots

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How the LAPD has changed 25 years after the riots
Los Angeles (CNN)The video was silent, but it spoke volumes: three white Los Angeles police officers, supervised by a sergeant, threw Rodney King to the ground, tased, kicked and stomped him, and battered him with batons 56 times. More than 20 officers responded when the black motorist led police on a high-speed chase after he […]

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This nonprofit gives sizeless clothing to women recovering from eating disorders

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This nonprofit gives sizeless clothing to women recovering from eating disorders
Garment cofounder ErinDrischler puts together potential outfits for clients.Image: Courtesy of The GarmeNt PRoject A new nonprofit is helping women tackle one of the most common but often overlooked challenges during eating disorder recovery: building a new wardrobe. The Garment Project provides women in recovery with brand-new, tagless, sizeless clothing for free. The goal of […]

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Suspect discussed smoking crack before I-85 collapse, affidavit shows

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Suspect discussed smoking crack before I-85 collapse, affidavit shows
Atlanta (CNN)The man accused of arson in a massive fire that collapsed part of Interstate 85 in Atlanta discussed smoking crack with two others before the blaze started, an arrest affidavit shows. Basil Eleby is charged with first-degree arson and criminal damage to property, authorities said. Eleby and his two companions, Sophia Bruner and Barry […]

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I-85 fire: Section of Atlanta highway collapses

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I-85 fire: Section of Atlanta highway collapses
Atlanta (CNN)An elevated section of northbound Interstate 85, a major north-south artery for the Southeast, collapsed Thursday evening in Atlanta after a massive fire, officials said. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the collapse is not related to terrorism. “We’ve spoken to the special agent in charge of FBI, there is no evidence this is related […]

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School prom dress guide draws body-shaming accusations

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School prom dress guide draws body-shaming accusations
(CNN)An Illinois high school has been accused of body-shaming after a 21-slide presentation about acceptable prom attire was published online. Boylan Catholic High School’s guide says that girl’s dresses should not have necklines low enough to show cleavage, and that the skirts of the dresses should hit below the mid-thigh. Critics have taken issue with […]

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Can’t ditch work? Here are 6 ways you can still participate in the Women’s Strike

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Can’t ditch work? Here are 6 ways you can still participate in the Women’s Strike
Image: Mario Tama/Getty We’re about to find out just how much girls run the world and the global economy. The International Women’s Strike, also called A Day Without a Woman, encourages women to skip work and ditch unpaid labor on International Women’s Day. The March 8 strike will take place in more than 50 countries […]

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