Category Archives: CNN – US

NBA Hall of Famer Wes Unseld dies at 74

NBA Hall of Famer Wes Unseld dies at 74

Wes Unseld, the burly Hall of Famer who led the then-Washington Bullets to the franchise’s only NBA championship, died Tuesday morning, his family said in a statement. He was 74. Unseld’s family said he passed away surrounded by relatives and following lengthy health battles, most recently with pneumonia. “He was the rock of our family…MORE

Volunteers pitch in to keep clean the site where George Floyd was killed

Volunteers pitch in to keep clean the site where George Floyd was killed

The curfew in Minneapolis, Minnesota, went into effect Monday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. But at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue — where George Floyd took his last breaths — demonstrators gathered and stayed out all night in peaceful protest. About 20 minutes after the curfew went into effect, a large…MORE

CNN and ‘Sesame Street’ to host a town hall addressing racism

CNN and ‘Sesame Street’ to host a town hall addressing racism

As anger and heartbreak have swept across America over the killing of yet another black man at the hands of police, CNN and “Sesame Street” are refocusing their second town hall to address racism. The 60-minute special “Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism. A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Families” will air on…MORE

Derek Chauvin’s wife requests to change her last name in divorce filing

Derek Chauvin’s wife requests to change her last name in divorce filing

In her filing for divorce from former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Kellie Chauvin requested a last-name change and the titles to both of their homes. Kellie Chauvin separated from her husband on May 28, the day before he was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of George Floyd, according to…MORE