Houston closes schools Monday as city is under boil water advisory

Houston closes schools Monday as city is under boil water advisory

CNN — All public schools in Houston will be closed Monday after the city issued a boil water advisory Sunday night due to a loss of water pressure at a sewage treatment plant, officials said. The Houston Independent School District said the Twitter he is monitoring the situation and will provide further updates on Monday. … Read more

Pilot and passenger trapped after small plane crashes into power lines in Maryland

Pilot and passenger trapped after small plane crashes into power lines in Maryland

CNN — The pilot and passenger of a small plane were trapped after crashing into power lines in Maryland on Sunday, local officials said. Rescue units were dispatched at 5:30 p.m. to report a small plane had slammed into Montgomery County power lines, according to Pete Piringer, chief spokesman for the Montgomery County (MD) Fire … Read more

Mexican authorities search for 2 missing Americans, including NAU professor, in Gulf of California

Mexican authorities search for 2 missing Americans, including NAU professor, in Gulf of California

CNN — Mexican authorities are looking for two Americans who went missing after a kayaking trip off Puerto Peñasco in the Gulf of California, local authorities said on Saturday. It is not known exactly when the couple has disappeared. Yeon-Su Kim is a professor of forestry at Northern Arizona University, according to her college bio. … Read more

Iran calls for US kicked out of 2022 World Cup after changing Iranian flag on social media to show support for protesters

Iran calls for US kicked out of 2022 World Cup after changing Iranian flag on social media to show support for protesters

CNN — Iranian state media have called for the expulsion of the United States from the 2022 World Cup after the United States Soccer Federation changed the Iranian flag on its social media platforms to show support for protesters in Iran. The federation had temporarily displayed the Iranian national flag on its official Twitter, Instagram … Read more

Atlantic station shooting: 12-year-old killed, 5 teens injured in shooting in shopping district near downtown Atlanta

Atlantic station shooting: 12-year-old killed, 5 teens injured in shooting in shopping district near downtown Atlanta

CNN — A 12-year-old child was killed and five teenagers were injured in a shootout on Saturday night after gunfire erupted near the Atlantic Station shopping district in Atlanta following a dispute involving minors, according to city officials. Among those injured, a teenager suffered serious injuries while four others were “shot or injured in some … Read more

“A significant weather event will be likely” this week, according to meteorologists

“A significant weather event will be likely” this week, according to meteorologists

CNN — A robust new storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest on Sunday is expected to bring severe storms to the south this week. The Storm Prediction Center issued an early forecast warning, calling for “a significant severe weather event” in parts of the lower Mississippi Valley on Tuesday. “This storm system will have … Read more

Richard Fierro: Army veteran who shot Colorado nightclub shooter thanks community for support a week after attack

Richard Fierro: Army veteran who shot Colorado nightclub shooter thanks community for support a week after attack

CNN — Richard Fierro, the Army veteran who helped take down a gunman shooting patrons at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, expressed his deep appreciation for the community’s support when the family brewery reopened the day after Thanksgiving. “It was a really nice day,” Fierro told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday. “I couldn’t thank enough people. … Read more

Early voting begins in select Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker rush to Dec. 6 runoff

Early voting begins in select Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker rush to Dec. 6 runoff

CNN — A week-long early voting period begins Saturday in select Georgia counties as Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker enter a week-and-a-half post-Thanksgiving sprint for their Dec. 6 election. Unlike the 2021 runoff, Senate control is not at stake, with Democrats having already won 50 seats and Vice President Kamala Harris … Read more

US grants Chevron limited permission to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

US grants Chevron limited permission to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

Washington CNN — The United States has granted Chevron limited permission to resume pumping oil from Venezuela following an announcement on Saturday that the Venezuelan government and opposition group have reached an agreement on humanitarian aid and will continue to negotiate a solution to the country’s chronic economic and political crisis, including a focus on … Read more

Post-Thanksgiving travel could be complicated this weekend as the eastern US, south and Pacific Northwest face rain and weather

Post-Thanksgiving travel could be complicated this weekend as the eastern US, south and Pacific Northwest face rain and weather

CNN — As well-fed holidaymakers pack their bags, hit the roads and squeeze onto planes this weekend, widespread rain and snow could delay the return journey. Several weather systems are expected to trouble parts of the United States on Saturday and Sunday, with two in the Northeast and another pair dumping snow over parts of … Read more