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Refugee Aram Mahmoud fled Syria six years ago in search of a better life, leaving behind his family in the process. Now, he is set to take center stage as one of 29 athletes selected by the International Olympic Committee to compete on the Refugee Olympic team in Tokyo 2020 -- a moment that …

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A suspect has been arrested and charged with murder in Russia after the death of Catherine Serou, an American student who vanished in the country's Nizhny Novgorod region, a local court told CNN. CNN's Camila Bernal has the details.

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Authorities say the incident in which two pedestrians were hit by a truck at a Pride parade near Miami -- leaving one dead and the other injured -- was a "tragic accident" and not an intentional act. CNN's Natasha Chen reports.

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What was supposed to be an exciting city council meeting towards the expansion of the Roxie Douglas Learning Institute, took a turn for the unexpected on Wednesday evening, effecting the nonprofit’s ability to expand their reach to at-risk students in the community.

After the Australian softball team, the Ugandan Olympic team is the next international team to arrive in Japan for pre-Game camp in their host town of Izumisano City in Osaka. CNN's Selina Wang speaks to Uganda's first female boxer about training amid social distancing and her hopes for her …

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The Bidens have announced that Champ, their "beloved" German Shepherd who had been with their family since 2008, has died. Champ passed away at the Biden family home in Wilmington, Delaware, a White House official told CNN.

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Jessica Lauser lost much of her eyesight shortly after she was born. She was teased in school until she found chess. Here's her advice to those facing challenges.

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HUNTSVILLE —More Americans, this week, became familiar with Juneteenth, a holiday dedicated to the end of slavery in the United States, celebrated by African Americans since the late 19th century.

Patti Page Boulevard, a section of State Highway 20, will be undergoing a pavement replacement from Route 66 to the Will Rogers Turnpike.

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HUNTSVILLE — The number of Walker County residents applying for unemployment benefits fell for the third consecutive month, as the job market begins to slowly rebound following the pandemic recession. 

Reem Al Hashimy, the UAE's Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Cyrille Vigneron, the Chief Executive Officer at Cartier, speak to Becky Anderson ahead of the launch of the Women's Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai. They talk about how it's going to tribute to women's role in society.

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Six months after Ashli Babbitt was killed in the Capitol riot, her memory is as polarizing and politicized as the day itself. Her brother, Roger Witthoeft, says he and his 35-year-old sister were very close.

China will reach one billion doses in its Covid-19 vaccination drive -- a scale and speed unrivaled by any other country in the world. As of June 16, China had administered more than 945 million doses -- three times the number delivered in the United States, and almost 40% of the 2.5 billion…

Lanour Beauty Lounge in Dubai is offering a tiny microchip for customers' fingernails. The chips can be used as a digital business card, or to pass on information like an Instagram handle -- or even a full restaurant menu for waiters.

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And... Did paid FBI informants organize the Capitol riot? The evidence says the opposite. But Tucker Carlson and several House Republicans think so...

TAHLEQUAH — The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation has created the Emergency Rental Assistance Program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and renter households in need of assistance may submit their application online at www.hacn.org.

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo returns to the country after 10 years in exile, following an acquittal from the International Criminal Court. He had been on trial for violence in the country following his refusal to concede in the 2010 elections. Professor Phil Clark of the SOAS …

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ALDI officially opened their doors Thursday. ALDI will be open daily from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. This new grocery store in Claremore is part of ALDI’s expansion plan to become the third-largest U.S. grocery retailer by store count by the end of 2022. The initial discussion to bring ALDI to Claremore began in 2015, but due to transitions, it sat dormant. Crossland Construction Company began construction on the new grocery store in January. ALDI is the first tenant in the Claremore Plaza located at 1584 W. Country Club Road.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Kelli Driscoll Crews graduated from college and seminary school with nearly $40,000 in student loan debt.

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Friday, June 18th, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the July 13th Town of Talala Election, Rogers County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.

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(CLAREMORE, OK) RCB Holding Company (RCBHC) is expanding its presence in Oklahoma with the merger of Oklahoma State Bancshares Inc. (OSBI), and its subsidiary banks, Oklahoma State Bank and Lakeside State Bank with RCB Bank, according to a media release.