Category Archives: CNN – US

Michigan charges 5 former priests with criminal sexual conduct

Five former Catholic priests have been charged in Michigan with criminal sexual conduct, the state attorney general said Friday, amid a monthslong investigation of alleged clergy sexual abuse in the state. Four of the men were arrested in various locations across the country on Thursday, and Michigan will seek the extradition of a fifth from…MORE

Recent flooding has affected at least 1,000 homes in Oklahoma

Flooding has affected hundreds of homes in rain-weary Oklahoma, an official said, and more severe weather is possible Friday and Saturday in the Sooner State. Officials believe floods have had an impact on at least 1,000 homes in some way, especially in northeastern Oklahoma around the swollen Arkansas River, state Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman…MORE

A heat wave is scorching the Southeast this Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day may be the informal start of summer, but Mother Nature is going to make it feel official across nearly a dozen states this holiday weekend. Temperatures are expected to surpass record highs around the southeastern US as a high pressure ridge brings cloudless, sunny skies and prevents thunderstorm development. New records could be…MORE

She says she dropped out of school and left Mexico to join a cult

Daniela, the second of four children from an affluent family in Mexico, was looking forward to attending an elite high school in Switzerland when she says her life took an unexpected turn. The summer before she was to leave, her father sent her to a course created by self-described self-improvement guru Keith Raniere in Monterrey,…MORE