Kevin Johnson is scheduled to be executed Tuesday. But Missouri law says his 19-year-old daughter is too young to testify

CNN — A federal court has denied a 19-year-old’s request to let her witness her father’s execution on Tuesday, when the state of Missouri is scheduled to put him to death for the 2005 murder of police sergeant William McEntee. Corionsa Ramey is barred from attending the execution of her father, Kevin Johnson, because Missouri … Read more

The mall where Black Friday refuses to die

Bloomington, Minnesota CNN Business — The rise of e-commerce in recent years has taken its toll on in-person shopping, felling brick-and-mortar stores and once popular malls in the process. As a result, Black Friday, the traditional first day of the Christmas shopping season and a day once known for door-busting deals and hordes of holiday … Read more

China zero-Covid: As anger rises and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of budging

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Beijing CNN — Zhou, an auto dealer in northeastern Chinalast saw his father alive in a video chat on the afternoon … Read more

Virginia Walmart shooting: Victims remain hospitalized days after a mass shooting in a Virginia Walmart left 6 employees dead

CNN — As authorities investigate this week’s mass shooting inside a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, at least two employees remained hospitalized after a manager killed six coworkers before taking his own life. The shooting on Tuesday night – two days before Thanksgiving – began minutes after 10 pm inside the employee break room, where some … Read more

Walmart mass shooting: The motive behind the attack in Chesapeake, Virginia, is unclear

CNN — After an ordinary workday turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators are spending the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on coworkers, killing six before fatally turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for an overnight shift when a manager opened fire with … Read more

An employee had a gun to her forehead, others ran for their lives: Witnesses describe the Chesapeake Walmart shooting

CNN — Although Jessie Wilczewski had only been working at the Chesapeake, Virginia, Walmart for a few days, her Tuesday night shift started like all the rest, with a routine team meeting in the break room. But moments after that meeting began, Wilczewski found herself face to face with her team leader, who held a … Read more

Club Q shooting: As grief grips Colorado Springs after a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub, officials are investigating whether it was a bias-motivated crime

CNN — The mass shooting inside an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where five people were killed and more than a dozen were injured over the weekend is being investigated as a bias-driven crime as survivors grapple with trauma and grief following the attack. Club Q, known in the Colorado Springs area as a … Read more

Colorado Springs shooting: Gunman kills 5 at LGBTQ nightclub before patrons confront and stop him, police say

CNN — A 22-year-old gunman entered an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, just before midnight Saturday and immediately opened firekilling at least five people and injuring 25 others, before patrons confronted and stopped him, police said Sunday. The suspect in the shooting at Club Q was identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich, according to Colorado … Read more

Robert Clary, ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ star who survived the Holocaust, died at 96

Reuters — Paris-born actor and singer Robert Clary, who survived 31 months in Nazi concentration camps but later co-starred in “Hogan’s Heroes,” the US sitcom set in a German World War II prisoner of war (POW) camp, has died at the age of 96. Clary, who played strudel-baking French Corporal Louis Lebeau on “Hogan’s Heroes” … Read more

Chris Hemsworth receives ‘strong indication’ of a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease while filming a new show

CNN — Chris Hemsworth embarked on a personal and physically demanding journey for his new series “Limitless” that ultimately led to a sobering discovery. The “Thor” actor, 39, learns in one episode of the limited Disney+/National Geographic series – which shows him exploring ways to enhance his longevity and combat aging – that he has … Read more