DC Comics features stereotypical Latino foods on Hispanic Heritage Month covers

(CNN)DC Comics’ attempt to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month has instead offended fans.The publisher previewed several variant covers in June for new stories featuring Latin American characters, which were set to release in September when Hispanic Heritage Month begins. But the artwork was largely centered around food, prompting criticism from some Latino fans and artists who…

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Luke Bell, country music singer, dead at 32

CNN  —  Country musician Luke Bell, who went missing earlier this month, has been found dead, according to officer Frank Magos from the Tucson Police Department. He was 32. Bell, who released his first studio album in 2012, was “found in the 5500 block of E. Grant Road in Midtown Tucson,” according to Magos. “The…

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How Alaska’s ranked-choice voting system works

CNN  —  Elections officials in Alaska on Wednesday will tabulate the ranked-choice results of the special election to fill the state’s at-large House seat for the remainder of the congressional term. Former Gov. Sarah Palin, a Republican, and former state Rep. Mary Peltola, a Democrat, were the top two vote-getters in the August 16 primary…

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Judge Aileen Cannon: Trump’s request for ‘special master’ puts one of his judicial appointees in the spotlight

(CNN)Former President Donald Trump’s request for a “special master” to oversee the review of evidence gathered in the FBI’s search of his Mar-a-Lago estate has thrust one of his own judicial appointees into the middle of his latest legal and political drama. District Court Judge Aileen Cannon in the Southern District of Florida, who was…

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Ben Carson Fast Facts

CNN  —  Here is a look at the life of former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and a former presidential candidate. Birth date: September 18, 1951 Birth place: Detroit, Michigan Birth name: Benjamin Solomon Carson Father: Robert Carson, auto factory worker Mother: Sonya (Copeland) Carson, domestic worker Marriage:…

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Teen electrocuted by downed power line

MONROE, Mich. (WXYZ) — A 14-year-old girl has died after being electrocuted by a downed power line in Monroe Monday evening.It happened around 7:40 p.m. on Peters Street near Conant Avenue, not far from E 1st Street.When authorities arrived, the victim was still in contact with the electrical line, the Monroe Department of Public Safety said. The…

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Jury seated for 1st ghost candidate trial

Benjamin Paris facing charges for misdemeanor campaign finance violation Benjamin Paris, chairman of the Seminole County Republican Party, has pleaded not guilty to one count of illegally making a campaign contribution in the name of another person.SANFORD, Fla. – Jury selection began Monday in the first of three criminal trials related to Seminole County’s so-called…

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