Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Military action is increasing around Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, International Atomic Energy Agency director general Rafael Grossi said Tuesday. Speaking from Dnipro in Ukraine ahead of a visit to the plant, Grossi said the situation “is not getting any better.” “Military action continues,” he told CNN’s Lynda Kinkade. “In fact, it is increasing. There … Read more

Scientists identify secret ingredient in da Vinci paintings

Written by Jacopo Prisco, CNN Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. “Old Masters” such as Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli and Rembrandt may have used proteins, especially egg yolk, in their oil paintings, according to a new study. Trace quantities of … Read more

As North Korea ramps up missile tests, US and South Korean troops practice assaulting a beach | CNN

Pohang, South Korea CNN  —  North Korea has been building up a ballistic missile arsenal on the stated premise that it needs to deter an attack on it by US and South Korean forces. Washington and Seoul have been showing their firepower through an increasing number of exercises, all of which the two allies say … Read more

What we know about the Nashville shooter Audrey Hale | CNN

CNN  —  Audrey Hale, a 28-year-old former Covenant School student who killed six people at the school Monday, carefully planned the attack, according to officials. Hale’s parents, who lived with the shooter, said Hale was under a doctor’s care for an “emotional disorder,” Nashville Police Chief John Drake said at a news conference Tuesday. The … Read more

Maryland court reinstates murder conviction of ‘Serial’ subject Adnan Syed | CNN

CNN  —  A Maryland appellate court on Tuesday reinstated the conviction of Adnan Syed, the man who spent over two decades behind bars for the 1999 killing of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee and whose murder case was featured in the landmark podcast “Serial.” In a 2-1 ruling, the appellate court said the lower court … Read more

Live updates: Nashville Covenant School shooting investigation

The sense of safety inside the Covenant School in Nashville was shattered Monday when a former student burst into the private Christian school wielding an assault-style rifle and killed three 9-year-old children and three adults. The shooter, 28-year-old Audrey Hale, was killed by police. Authorities believe the six victims were targeted randomly. Here’s a timeline of what … Read more

Hubble telescope captures images of Jupiter and Uranus looking different | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  The weather is slowly changing on Jupiter and Uranus, according to our galaxy’s own interplanetary meteorologist. The NASA Hubble Space Telescope captured Earth’s outer planetary neighbors in images from 2014 to 2022, documenting … Read more

Young children, the head of their school and its custodian. These are the victims of the Nashville school shooting | CNN

CNN  —  Another American community is reeling after a shooter killed three 9-year-olds and three adults at a private Christian elementary school in Nashville. Monday’s attack was the deadliest US school shooting in nearly a year and the 19th shooting at a school or university so far in 2023 that left at least one person … Read more

Covenant School shooter legally bought 7 guns and was under under care for emotional disorder, police say | CNN

Editor’s Note: This story contains graphic descriptions of violence. CNN  —  The 28-year-old who killed three children and three adults at a private Christian school in Nashville had legally bought seven firearms and was under care for an emotional disorder, Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake said Tuesday. The parents of the shooter, Audrey Hale, … Read more