Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for fraud

CNN — Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison on Friday following her conviction in January for defrauding investors while running the failed blood testing startup Theranos. Judge Edward Davila imposed a sentence of 11 years and three months in prison, with another three years of supervision after Holmes is released. … Read more

Tornadoes hit Texas, Oklahoma and Arkasas: At least 1 dead, multiple people missing

CNN — At least one person was killed, and multiple people are missing after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas late Friday, damaging homes and knocking out power for thousands as officials launch search and rescue efforts. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt issued an emergency declaration on Saturday for Bryan, Choctaw, LeFlore and McCurtain Counties after … Read more

Jackson, Mississippi, mayor says he hopes water service can be restored this week

CNN — As Mississippi’s capital faces a third day without reliable water service Wednesday – pushing some residents to stand in long lines for bottled water and keeping schools and businesses closed – the mayor says he hopes water service can be restored this week. The problem came to a head Monday, when river flooding … Read more

Former Trump NSC official Matthew Pottinger will testify at Thursday’s January 6 hearing

CNN — Matthew Pottinger, who served on former President Donald Trump’s National Security Council before resigning in the immediate aftermath of January 6, 2021, will testify publicly at Thursday’s prime-time hearing held by the House select committee investigating the US Capitol attack, according to multiple sources familiar with the plans. Pottinger is slated to appear … Read more

Kamala Harris says US and Poland are united, despite fighter jets episode

Warsaw, Poland CNN — Vice President Kamala Harris sought to reinforce cooperative ties between the United States and Poland as she met with the Polish President in the wake of an apparent disconnect between the two countries over providing Ukraine with fighter jets. “I want to be very clear. The United States and Poland are … Read more

Harris faces the most critical foreign trip of her young vice presidency

Munich and Washington, D.C. CNN — When Vice President Kamala Harris enters the famed Hotel Bayerischer Hof on Friday in Munich, she’ll do so under the largest international gaze of her career. She leads the American delegation to the Munich Security Conference on Friday as Russia creeps closer to mounting what US officials have warned … Read more