Dallas Zoo says tamarin monkeys that went missing for a day are healthy and uninjured

CNN — The emperor tamarin monkeys that disappeared from the Dallas Zoo earlier this week but were recovered by police in an abandoned home on Tuesday are healthy and uninjured, the zoo said. “Emperor tamarin monkeys, Bella and Finn, were so happy to snuggle into their nest sack here at the Zoo last night!” the … Read more

Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in a closet, and investigators still want to find a certain man, police say

CNN — Two emperor tamarin monkeys missing since Monday from the Dallas Zoo were found alive Tuesday in the closet of an abandoned Dallas-area home, officials said, and police say they still want to talk to a certain man in connection with the case. The monkeys’ retrieval – after officials said the animals were believed … Read more

Children’s mental health tops list of parent worries, survey finds

CNN — Forty percent of US parents are “extremely” or “very” worried that their children will struggle with anxiety or depression at some point, a new survey finds. The Pew Research Center report said mental health was the greatest concern among parents, followed by bullying, which worries 35% of parents. These concerns trumped fears of … Read more

WHO says Covid-19 remains a global health emergency, but pandemic is at a ‘transition point’

CNN — Covid-19 remains a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said on Monday, but it acknowledged the pandemic is at a “transition point.” WHO’s International Health Regulations Emergency Committee discussed the pandemic on Friday at its 14th meeting on Covid-19, and Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus agreed that the public health emergency of international … Read more

Tyre Nichols’ police beating death drew nationwide outrage, fueling protests and calls for reform

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — As protesters gathered across US cities over the weekend following the Memphis police beating that led to the death of 29-year-old Tire Nicholsofficials have said the investigation into the incident will continue amid questions about whether there could be additional charges. The … Read more

Protesters across the US decry police brutality after Tyre Nichols’ death

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters once again took to the streets over the weekend to decry police brutality after the release of video depicting the violent Memphis police beating of 29-year-old Tire Nichols, and more gatherings and vigils are planned for Sunday. Nichols could be heard … Read more

More protests today after release of video depicting the deadly police beating of Tire Nichols

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic videos and descriptions of violence. CNN — Protesters across the US were holding marches and rallies on Saturday, one day after the release of video showing the horrific police beating of Tire Nichols in Memphis. The graphic video of police striking the Black man who later died earlier this … Read more

Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds

CNN — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared with those of similar weight, people who underwent one of four types of weight loss surgery … Read more

Tire Nichols: Memphis releases video showing police stop that led to Nichols’ death

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 7 p.m. ET] The city of Memphis has released police body camera and surveillance video showing the traffic stop and violent police confrontation that led to the death of Tire Nichols. CNN is reviewing the video. The video clips released by the city include three police body cams … Read more

Tire Nichols death: All 5 former Memphis police officers charged with murder, court records show

CNN — All five former Memphis police officers who were fired for their actions in the arrest of Tyre Nichols earlier this month have been charged with murder, according to Shelby County court records. Taddarius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Justin Smith, Emmitt Martin III and Desmond Mills Jr. have each been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated … Read more