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

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify youngest of 6 victims in deadly Chesapeake mass shooting

Virginia Walmart shooting: Authorities identify youngest of 6 victims in deadly Chesapeake mass shooting

CNN — The youngest victim of this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., is a 16-year-old employee who allegedly used his first salary to buy his mother a gift before he was killed two days before Thanksgiving. Fernando Chavez-Barron, along with five other colleagues, was shot and killed on Tuesday night when … Read more

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear amid Chinese spying fears

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear amid Chinese spying fears

The Biden administration has banned the approval of new telecommunications equipment by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE because they pose “unacceptable risk” to US national security. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it had adopted the final rules, which also prohibit the sale or import of equipment made by Chinese surveillance equipment … Read more

Police: Walmart shooter bought gun hours before killing

Police: Walmart shooter bought gun hours before killing

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Authorities investigating the fatal shooting of six people at a Walmart said the shooter purchased the gun hours prior and left a note with grievances against co-workers on his phone. Police in Chesapeake, Va., issued a press release on Friday saying they conducted a forensic analysis of Walmart supervisor Andre Bing’s phone … Read more

Zion National Park: Hike turns fatal in Utah as woman dies and husband rescued with symptoms of hypothermia

Zion National Park: Hike turns fatal in Utah as woman dies and husband rescued with symptoms of hypothermia

CNN — A married couple’s hike in a Utah national park turned deadly when they began experiencing symptoms of hypothermia, leading to the death of their spouse, officials said. The couple began hiking a 16-mile trail Tuesday at Zion National Park and began braving the cold late Wednesday morning, according to a National Park Service … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Victims remain hospitalized days after mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart leaves 6 dead

Virginia Walmart shooting: Victims remain hospitalized days after mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart leaves 6 dead

CNN — As authorities investigate this week’s mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., at least two employees remained hospitalized after a manager killed six co-workers before killing himself. The Tuesday night shooting — two days before Thanksgiving — began minutes after 10 p.m. in the employee break room, where some workers were preparing … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: Motive for attack in Chesapeake, Virginia unclear

Walmart mass shooting: Motive for attack in Chesapeake, Virginia unclear

CNN — After an ordinary work day turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., survivors and investigators spend the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on co-workers, killing six people before turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for a night shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: Motive for attack in Chesapeake, Virginia unclear

Walmart mass shooting: Motive for attack in Chesapeake, Virginia unclear

CNN — After an ordinary work day turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., survivors and investigators spend the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on co-workers, killing six people before turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for a night shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more

Chicago car crash: High-speed vehicle traveling in the wrong direction in Chicago crashes, killing occupants and injuring 16, police say

Chicago car crash: High-speed vehicle traveling in the wrong direction in Chicago crashes, killing occupants and injuring 16, police say

CNN — A car traveling against the current on a Chicago street on Wednesday slammed into several other vehicles at an intersection, killing its two occupants and injuring 16 other people, including seven children, police said. The vehicle, a Dodge Charger, was traveling “at a very high speed” the wrong way north in a southbound … Read more