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2 men escape from a Mississippi jail. One of them pleaded guilty to murder

2 men escape from a Mississippi jail. One of them pleaded guilty to murder

Two inmates are on the run after they escaped from a jail in Mississippi, including one who pleaded guilty to murder, authorities said. The two escaped from the Forrest County Jail on Friday night, and are considered dangerous, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department. They were identified as Carlos Sibley, 26, who recently pleaded guilty…MORE

Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat. The disease affects the central nervous system and animals can show signs of drastic weight loss, lack of coordination and listlessness. It…MORE

Vatican defrocks top US cardinal McCarrick over sexual abuse allegations

Vatican defrocks top US cardinal McCarrick over sexual abuse allegations

The Vatican has dismissed former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick after a Church trial found him guilty of sexually abusing minors. McCarrick, who once led the Archdiocese of Washington and was recognized as a powerful advocate of the Catholic Church’s political priorities in the US, becomes the highest-ranking Catholic figure to be expelled from the priesthood…MORE

California Gov. Gavin Newsom endorses Kamala Harris for president

California Gov. Gavin Newsom endorses Kamala Harris for president

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom is endorsing Kamala Harris, who represents the Golden State in the US Senate, for president in 2020. Newsom, a former San Francisco mayor, said in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on Friday that he has known Harris for decades and she did “an extraordinary job with a very progressive…MORE

Read: Paul Manafort’s sentencing memo

Read: Paul Manafort’s sentencing memo

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort deserves 19.5 years to 24.5 years in prison for his conviction for eight financial crimes, special counsel Robert Mueller’s office said Friday night. Read the sentencing recommendation: Click here to read full story »MORE

Payless is closing all its 2,100 US stores

Payless is closing all its 2,100 US stores

Payless is the latest retail chain to close up shop in the United States. The discount shoe store will close all 2,100 of its locations in the United States and Puerto Rico in the coming months, a spokesperson told CNN Business on Friday. Liquidation sales will begin on Sunday and stores will begin closing in…MORE