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A makeshift memorial outside of Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., Friday.

Third party to probe Oxford High’s actions ahead of shooting

A third party will investigate events at Oxford High School that occurred before a school shooting that left four students dead and six other students and a teacher wounded, the Michigan district’s superintendent said, with the Michigan attorney general responding Sunday that her office could conduct it.

A passenger at the international check-in counters at Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

US says Omicron cases are likely to rise

Several dozen cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus have been identified in the United States, a number that is “likely to rise,” Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.”

Before even receiving a name, Omicron could have spread in New York and the country

They wore fluorescent wigs and capes with gold tassels. They arrived in knee-high white platform boots and with feathered wings affixed to their backs. Dressed like their favorite characters or just wearing street clothes, they packed into Manhattan’s main convention hall — some 53,000 of them — over three days in November to celebrate their love of Japanese animation shows known as anime.

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo attends the 12th annual CNN Heroes tribute in New York, Dec. 8, 2018.

Chris Cuomo was accused of harassment days before CNN firing

A new allegation of sexual harassment against Chris Cuomo emerged just days before CNN announced it was firing the anchor amid an investigation into work he did defending his brother from similar harassment allegations.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021.

Fauci says early reports encouraging about Omicron variant

US health officials said Sunday that while the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is rapidly spreading throughout the country, early indications suggest it may be less dangerous than Delta, which continues to drive a surge of hospitalizations.

People pause to look at Norwegian Cruise Line's ship, Norwegian Breakaway, on the Hudson River, in New York, on May 8, 2013.

Cruise ship with COVID-19 infections arrives in New Orleans

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship with at least 10 passengers and crew members infected with COVID-19 docked Sunday in New Orleans, where health officials said they were trying to disembark people without worsening the spread of the coronavirus illness.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) addresses the anti-Muslim comments made by Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) towards Omar, during a press conference at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.

Representative Ilhan Omar says Pelosi will take ‘decisive action’ on Boebert’s anti-Muslim rhetoric this week

Omar said she is confident House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will take “decisive action” this week against Representative Lauren Boebert for her anti-Muslim remarks about Omar last month.

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and his brother CNN anchor Chris Cuomo.

CNN fires Chris Cuomo amid inquiry into his efforts to aid his brother

Star anchor Chris Cuomo was fired by CNN on Saturday, completing a stunning downfall for the network’s top-rated host amid a continuing inquiry into his efforts to help his brother, Andrew Cuomo, then the governor of New York, stave off sexual harassment accusations.