Here is the criminal complaint against defendant Jake Patterson
On January 10, Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs escaped from a home where she allegedly had been kept hidden and asked for help, police said, ending a nearly three-month search for her.
See kidnapping suspect in court
Jake Patterson, the suspect accused of killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping their 13-year-old daughter, Jayme, appears in court for the first time.
It's definitely one that you never forget, dispatcher says
When Amy Pullen went to work last week, the Douglas County, Wisconsin, 911 dispatcher had no idea she'd answer the call that would bring an end to weeks of searching: Jayme Closs had been found.
Suspect in Closs kidnapping applied for job the day she escaped
The man charged with kidnapping Jayme Closs applied for a warehouse job at a liquor distributor in Superior, Wisconsin, just hours before the 13-year-old escaped from captivity, a manager at Saratoga Liquor Company told CNN.
Jayme Closs rescued herself. Should she get the reward money?
A couple who called 911 and alerted authorities that Jayme Closs was at their home said they did not want a $50,000 reward for providing information on the abducted girl's whereabouts.
Father of kidnap suspect has a letter for Jayme Closs' family
As more details emerge on Jayme Closs' nearly three months in captivity, the father of the man who allegedly abducted her says he has a letter for her family.
Democrats waste no time rejecting Trump's offer
President Donald Trump proposed extending protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and individuals with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for border wall funding in remarks Saturday afternoon. The proposed deal, however, will likely be dead on arrival due to a lack of support from Democrats.
Fact-checking Trump's border speech and his wall-for-DACA offer
President Donald Trump laid out a broad immigration deal In an address from the Roosevelt Room on Saturday that would fund his signature border wall in exchange for protections for more than one million immigrants.
Cuomo calls out Trump 'for embracing the wrong King' on MLK weekend
CNN's Chris Cuomo compares the stances of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rep. Steve King (R-IA).
'SNL' has Baldwin's Trump play 'Deal or No Deal' with the government shutdown
"Saturday Night Live" kicked off its first episode of 2019 by having Alec Baldwin's President Trump play "Deal or No Deal: Government Shutdown Edition."
Watch 'SNL' mock shutdown fight with game show parody
"Saturday Night Live" lampooned the government shutdown fight by putting President Donald Trump and members of Congress on the game show "Deal or No Deal."
Opinion: The terrible twos of the Trump Presidency
This Sunday marks two years since the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Much has changed in American politics since that fateful day in January 2017, especially for the modern Republican Party. Yet to start 2019, President Trump and the Republican Party appear to be entering the political equivalent of the terrible twos.
Trump: Toughest thing I've had to do as President
President Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing to Dover Air Force base.
5 ways Trump is changing health care
President Donald Trump hasn't fulfilled his campaign promise to repeal Obamacare outright, but he's fundamentally reshaped the debate over health care in America in myriad ways during his two years in office.
Teens in Make America Great Again hats taunted Native American elder
A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial.
Man harassed by teens speaks out
Nathan Phillips, a Native American elder with the Omaha tribe, shares how he felt after he was mocked by a crowd of teenagers wearing "Make America Great Again" hats during the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington.
Winter storm forces flight cancellations and train delays as it moves east
Whether by car, train or airplane, Sunday travelers can expect significant delays and dangerous conditions because of a snowstorm moving east.
How an engineer and a crack dealer teamed up to sell scores of unlicensed guns
They were an unlikely duo: An aerospace engineer with a government security clearance and a house in the suburbs, and a gun-toting crack dealer whose purported motto was "always be ready to shoot."
Champion US figure skater dies one day after being suspended
John Coughlin, a champion American figure skater recently suspended from his sport, died Friday, his sister and figure skating groups and personalities said.
CNN anchor: I'm going to do something I've never done
CNN's Victor Blackwell urges viewers to help those affected by the government shutdown by donating to their local food banks.
Video shows student in blackface
The University of Oklahoma is in the midst of a scandal after a video on social media shows a student in blackface and possibly using a racial slur.
4 boys charged with rape of a juvenile
Four males aged 12 to 14 were arrested in connection with the rape and kidnapping of a juvenile in December, according to statement from police in New Castle County, Delaware.
Roger Federer stunned at Australian Open
One by one at this Australian Open, the big three in men's tennis brushed aside their 'Next Gen' challengers -- until Roger Federer met Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Prince Philip spotted driving without a seatbelt 48 hours after car crash
Britain's Prince Philip has been spotted driving without a seat belt just 48 hours after his car crash in which the 97-year-old's Land Rover flipped onto its side.
Video captures rare 20-foot great white shark
Divers off the coast of Hawaii spotted and then swam with a rare great white shark.
Tony Mendez, former CIA officer portrayed by Ben Affleck in 'Argo,' dies
Tony Mendez, a CIA operative who was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the 2012 Oscar-winning movie "Argo," died Saturday morning, his literary manager Christy Fletcher said.
'World's cutest dog' dies of 'broken heart'
If the January blues hadn't already got to you... the world's cutest dog, Boo, has died of a broken heart.
Pantene's baby model goes viral
Baby Chanco, a one-year-old famous for her luxurious hair, has become the new face of Pantene Japan.
Late night mocks Giuliani interview
Late-night hosts take Rudy Giuliani to task over his confusing comments on possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
A new Supreme Court is poised to take a chunk out of MLK Jr.'s legacy
One is called the "child of the storm." Another is "the crown jewel." The third was dubbed "the voice of justice."
News host uses racial slur talking about MLK
For the second time in less than two weeks, a local television newsperson has used a racial slur while talking about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
It's a week to honor MLK but the government shutdown is messing up people's plans
For years, Nikeland Nichols has traveled hundreds of miles to march on the streets of Atlanta with his children, sing at the church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once preached and tour the civil rights figure's birth home.
1968: MLK assassination 5 decades later
CNN's Dana Bash traveled to Memphis with a bipartisan group of members of Congress to the sites where Martin Luther King, Jr. spent his final hours. '1968: The Year That Changed America' premiers on May 27 at 9p ET.
America loves to praise Martin Luther King Jr. But we ignore his message
The upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday takes on added significance this year, on what would have been a special birthday for the iconic civil rights leader. On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 90 years old.
Beijing has revealed powerful new weapons, but are they battle-ready or science fiction?
Since the beginning of January, the Chinese military has revealed a dizzying array of sophisticated and powerful new weaponry.
US Navy ship, Chinese destroyer nearly collide
Aerial photos taken by the US Navy show just how close a US Navy ship came to colliding with a Chinese warship that had challenged the US vessel's presence in the South China Sea. CNN's Amara Walker reports
Major Chinese shipyard rapidly expands in size
One of China's most prominent harbors for naval shipbuilding has rapidly expanded in the past decade, new satellite images show, amid a massive military modernization push by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Ex-president orders pizza for Secret Service during shutdown
Former President George W. Bush called for federal lawmakers to "put politics aside" and end the government shutdown in an Instagram post Friday that showed him giving pizza to his Secret Service detail.
Melania Trump's year in fashion was filled with faux pas
It's really too bad that the highlights of First Lady Melania Trump's year in fashion are her faux pas. There was, memorably, the "I really don't care. Do U?" jacket she wore ahead of her trip to visit migrant children who had been separated from their parents, and the pith helmet worn on her tour of Kenya -- a nation that emerged from British rule in 1963 -- suggesting she identifies more with 19th-century colonialists than the diplomats who hosted her.
Best luxury watches of 2019
With only 35 exhibitors, Geneva's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is one of the smaller watch fairs. But what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in prestige. Its ultra-luxurious exhibitors, including Cartier, Vacheron Constantin and Hermès, offer some of the most technically advanced -- and expensive -- timepieces in the world. So, is it any wonder that 20,000 by-invitation-only visitors flock to attend each year?
'Missing link' in human history confirmed
Early humans were still swinging from trees two million years ago, scientists have said, after confirming a set of contentious fossils represent a "missing link" in humanity's family tree.
Her company wants you fitted with the right bra - at home
Heidi Zak thought she was going to revolutionize the way women buy bras. But two years after she launched her company, ThirdLove, she was still trying to attract customers.
DNA technology is helping police solve cold cases
In the summer of 2017, hikers found skeletal remains on the side of a highway outside of Baltimore.
The Pences' stunning moral hypocrisy
Karen Pence, the wife of America's vice president, Mike Pence will be teaching art at a Christian school in Virginia that bans LGBTQ children and requires employees to declare their religious beliefs. Like a real-life setting for "The Handmaid's Tale," Immanuel Christian School insists applicants initial a pledge to "live a personal life of moral purity."
I'm white, Jewish and going to the Women's March. Here's why
Here are three things to know about me: I'm white, I'm Jewish and I'm marching in the Women's March.
Women's March is mired in exclusion
I still get chills remembering how hopeful I felt marching, chanting down the streets of Los Angeles alongside hundreds of thousands of women during the first Women's March in 2017, knowing that millions more women were marching across the nation. At last, it felt like women were standing up, demanding their voices be heard, demanding full equality. And that day, for the first time in my life, I felt women in America recognized our collective power.
What Vogue did to Noor Tagouri tells a bigger story
"Oh my God, I'm freaking out!" screamed Noor Tagouri in an Instagram video as she opened up the latest issue of Vogue. The magazine featured Tagouri in a full-page color photograph and the journalist was eager to see herself in print. Within moments, however, Tagouri was freaking out for another reason. The photograph was there, but it misidentified her as "Noor Bukhari" -- a Pakistani actress who also wears the headscarf.
California needs to save us from this Trump rollback
As President Donald Trump races to gut the Obama administration's auto mileage and emissions program, the California Air Resources Board, an agency little known outside the state, could help protect us from the rollback.
Pelosi welcomes Trump to the big leagues
On Wednesday morning, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced President Donald Trump, and her expanded Democratic caucus, to the big leagues.
Marie Kondo doesn't really want you to throw away your books
Bibliophiles can turn the page on being mad at Marie Kondo now.
Gladys Knight slammed for Super Bowl gig
Gladys Knight's decision to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl has stirred controversy.
'Black Monday' yields poor return
"Black Monday" squanders an impressive portfolio of assets, starting with its cast of Don Cheadle, Regina Hall and Andrew Rannells. A peculiar series that uses the historic stock-market crash of Oct. 19, 1987 as its backdrop -- and mystery -- the Showtime comedy doesn't entirely go bust, but as a viewing proposition, offers a poor return on investment.
#MeToo helping 'Surviving R. Kelly' resonate
There was a moment at a press conference this week when Faith Rodgers was asked what she'd want to say to R. Kelly if he was watching.
Cardi B is worried about the shutdown
Cardi B is upset and worried. And she wants the world to know.
Cleaning New York's filthy harbor with one billion oysters
The New York Harbor for years has been polluted and depleted of marine life. But one nonprofit is working to clean the murky water and revive its long-lost ecosystem — one oyster at a time.
Microsoft invests $500 million in affordable housing
Microsoft is investing $500 million to make homes more affordable in the Seattle area, making it the latest major tech company to wade into local housing issues.
Hitachi shelves $20 billion nuclear power plant in UK
Hitachi has shelved plans for a $20 billion nuclear power plant in the United Kingdom, raising questions over future energy supplies in the country.
SpaceX won't develop Mars spaceship at LA port
SpaceX has abandoned plans to open up shop at the Port of Los Angeles.
This tech is transforming business travel
If you travel for business, you've likely interacted with artificial intelligence (AI).
What's essential and what's not in a shutdown? Guidelines are 'pretty vague'
As the Trump administration recalls tens of thousands of government workers to restart operations previously closed during the partial shutdown, one expert says the law allows fairly wide latitude to decide which government functions are essential.
GOP women struggled in 2018. Can the party fix it?
As Democratic women break records in Congress, some Republican women are calling for their party to do more to help female candidates.
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