Report: Gay athlete turns down Pence meeting

US Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon turned down a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence after criticizing him for his stance on gay rights, according to USA Today. CNN’s sports analyst Christine Brennan reports.
The big business of housing immigrant children

The big business of housing immigrant children

By Drew Griffin CNN Investigations As Juan Sanchez tells it, he spent years as the underpaid leader of the non-profit that is now providing housing to migrant children who were recently separated from their parents. His salary at Southwest Key Programs Inc. was low, he said, and there was no health insurance or retirement plan.…Continue Reading

Border crisis blown out of proportion, says Border agent

The people arrested for illegally crossing the southern U.S. border are only about half the story. The other half are getting through, says Chris Cabrera, Border Patrol agent and spokesman for the National Border Patrol Council. “I would put the number at 40 percent apprehension rate. I know the Border Patrol has come out as…Continue Reading

Rescued obese cat settles into new digs

Chubbs the cat has been rescued from the streets of Altadena. Yvette Viola and her husband rescued the 29-pound kitty and took him into their home.  The formerly homeless Himalayan replaces their 23 pound cat, who recently passed away. ”When I saw the news report about him last week a friend of mine sent me…Continue Reading