Exclusive: Gun lobbyist helped write ATF official’s proposal to deregulate

New York (CNN)Behind the scenes, a weapon market lobbyist supplied remarks that were straight included into an internal memo at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Explosives and guns, inning accordance with freshly divulged files– a white paper that recommended the company peel back a variety of weapon policies.

La Ruta De Mara: A journey along the path of the hurricane

On the path of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico (CNN)Each morning before work, Hctor Luis Rodrguez Nieves showers with a garden hose behind his tattered home. He uses the jungle as his restroom. Others might have given up, or moved away, but Rodríguez, a 35-year-old with boyish freckles and a ruler-straight hairline, lived in this Read more about La Ruta De Mara: A journey along the path of the hurricane[…]

Five oil rig workers found dead after gas well explosion in Oklahoma

(CNN)The remains of 5 oil well employees were discovered Tuesday after a surge that rocked an Oklahoma gas well a day in the past, authorities stated. On Monday early morning, employees apparently heard a surge, followed by a blaze that rapidly took in the rig website in a backwoods about 100 miles south of Tulsa. Read more about Five oil rig workers found dead after gas well explosion in Oklahoma[…]

These images show the mudslide devastation in California

(CNN)Destructive waves of mud moving down barren hillsides in Southern California knocked whatever in sight. As the mud declined, a dark stain covered midway up the front windows of a house in Montecito, a plain suggestion of the havoc triggered by the heavy rain and flooding. Homeowners and very first responders looked for a minimum Read more about These images show the mudslide devastation in California[…]

Fatal NYC fire started by 3-year-old playing with stove, official says

New York (CNN)A 3-year-old young boy’s screams notified his mom that a fire had actually emerged in their first-floor apartment or condo in the Bronx on Thursday night. The young boy had actually been having fun with the burners on the kitchen area range, New York fire authorities stated Friday. The awful outcome was the Read more about Fatal NYC fire started by 3-year-old playing with stove, official says[…]

Californians line up to legally buy recreational pot

(CNN)California started offering leisure cannabis Monday in exactly what’s viewed as a turning point in the mainstreaming of the weed, and hundreds lined up to purchase it. The California market is anticipated to reach $7 billion in a couple of years, more than the $6.6 billion of the whole legal marijuana market in the United Read more about Californians line up to legally buy recreational pot[…]

Even for a place that gets a ton of snow, this was a record-breaking two days for Erie

(CNN)There’s White Christmas. And after that there’s Whiteout Christmas. The snowfall overall was more than 4 times the city’s previous all-time Christmas record of 8.1 inches, and it likewise climaxed for a lot of snowfall in one day in the city’s history, which was 20 inches on November 22, 1956. The snow didn’t stop over Read more about Even for a place that gets a ton of snow, this was a record-breaking two days for Erie[…]

Homeless vet who received thousands in donations plans to pay it forward

(CNN)When homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt Jr. utilized his last $20 to purchase Kate McClure gas after her automobile ran empty and stopped on Interstate 95, he didn’t understand his kindness would alter his life. McClure, touched by Bobbitt’s altruism, chose to pay it forward, discovering methods to assist him in the following weeks then introducing Read more about Homeless vet who received thousands in donations plans to pay it forward[…]