Two law enforcement officials said investigators believe the hostage taker at a Colleyville, Texas, synagogue may have been motivated by a desire to free Aafia Siddiqui, who is serving an 86-year sentence at a federal prison in Texas after being convicted of trying to kill Americans overseas.
CNN speaks with Ellen Smith, a member of the Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, where law enforcement believes at least four people are being held hostage.
The former Miss Universe was asked to change into a more appropriate outfit before boarding an American Airlines flight to Cabo, according to her sister, who documented the incident on Instagram.
Infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm discusses the declining Covid-19 case numbers in the Northeast and what to expect with the Omicron variant over the next few weeks.
CNN's Michael Smerconish and historian Julian Zelizer discuss President Biden's tough week and what history can tell us about his chances for re-election.
Biden's recent setbacks and the pandemic are looming large. But ultimately what matters to the American public is the economy, which - notwithstanding Covid and inflation - remains remarkably strong. So the President's missteps may ultimately be forgotten.
In trying to be perceived as the party that takes Covid seriously, are Democrats endangering supporters? One lifelong Democrat says she feels 'politically homeless.'
There are entire websites devoted to mocking public anti-vaccine and anti-mandate advocates who then die of Covid. Horrible, yes. But is it morally defensible?