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How a better library can change a child’s life

Los Angeles (CNN)In 1999, Rebecca Constantino began doing a study at schools across Los Angeles. One day, she saw something that stopped her in her tracks. Rebecca Constantino, Access Books on CrowdRise Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/

Daylight Saving Time: Don’t forget to spring forward

(CNN)It's that time of year again. This weekend, you'll sacrifice an hour of sleep in exchange for a few months of extra daylight. Benjamin Franklin first thought up the idea of daylight saving in 1784. It wasn't instituted until World War I, when it went into effect to save

Police: Suspect in 6 shootings in Maryland, Delaware, caught

(CNN)A suspect in shootings in Maryland and Delaware on Wednesday that left three people dead and three others injured was caught in Delaware after a manhunt, authorities said.In the late afternoon, authorities zeroed in on the suspected gunman's vehicle -- a 2008 black GMC Acadia SUV -- about 15

Officers fired over removal of United passenger

(CNN)Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight. Dao was left bloodied and bruised in the incident that created a firestorm for the airline.Why United passenger ran back on jet Passenger's daughter: We

California fires: New evacuations ordered for Santa Rosa

(CNN)Several thousand more people were ordered Saturday to evacuate from the Northern California city of Santa Rosa as a new wildfire threatened the area, six days after deadly blazes started to devastate the region.A large part of the city was evacuated earlier when wildfires began tearing through Northern California

Woman at Las Vegas shooting loses California home to wildfires

(CNN)As a former firefighter and paramedic, Michella Flores has seen her fair share of emergency situations. But over the past couple of weeks she became a victim herself, and began to see things from a different perspective. She hasn't really slept in days."It's just a very helpless feeling," she

Advice from police chiefs who dealt with mass shootings

In Las Vegas, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo has been the face of the police response to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, which left 58 dead and injured 546 people on October 1. Sheriff clarifies Las Vegas shooting timelinePulse survivor: 'That night, I was helpless'What did you

Girl, 8, dies after falling on cruise ship in Miami

(CNN)An 8-year-old girl died Saturday after falling from a cruise ship's interior atrium to a lower deck, the Miami-Dade Police Department said."We understand that the child may have fallen 20 or so feet from a landing," Miami Fire-Rescue spokesman Capt. Ignatius Carroll said at a news conference, CNN affiliate

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