Missile alert texts

The texts loved ones sent during the Hawaii missile alert mishap

By Paul P. Murphy; Video by Luke Rotzler and Samantha Guff, CNN
Hawaiian residents and vacationers spent 38 horrific minutes preparing for an incoming ballistic missile and possible death on Saturday, until the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency corrected a false alarm message.
A desecrated headstone at Mount Carmel Cemetery.  The force in which it was toppled cleaved it in two.

The lives behind the headstones

By Paul P. Murphy, CNN Video by Sonia Moghe, CNN
When Aaron Mallin entered Mount Carmel Cemetery to pay his respects to his late father, he noticed right away that something was wrong.
Attendees of the Equality March pass by the White House

'Equality' marchers push for progress on LGBT rights

By Paul P. Murphy, CNN
Don't think because they won marriage equality in 2015 they would rest easy. The LGBT community came out en masse in Washington for the Equality March, pressing the new White House to continue progress made by the previous administration.
Hass is the only Libyan refugee admitted to the United States in fiscal year 2016.

The Libyan refugee who made it into the US before the ban

By Paul P. Murphy, CNN; Video by Samantha Guff, CNN
Jetlagged and jittery, Hass walks through the arrivals door at John F. Kennedy International Airport -- eyes darting left and right, scanning the sea of strange faces in front of him.
A young protester plays his violin in the streets of Caracas as national guards throw teargas and pellets.

Man plays violin in middle of chaotic Venezuelan protest

By Stefano Pozzebon and Natalie Gallón, CNN
People are crowded into the streets around Caracas' Plaza Jose Marti. Smoke billows through the air and tear gas canisters hit the pavement. It has become a familiar scene in Caracas, where protesters have been demonstrating for weeks against a government they believe is slowly becoming a dictatorship.

Turkish security involved in DC protester assault

By Elise Labott, Zachary Cohen, Paul P. Murphy and Peter Morris, CNN
Turkish security officials were involved in Tuesday's assault of protesters against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, two law enforcement sources tell CNN.
Rohi Atassi, right, from Syria, leads new US citizens in the Pledge of Allegiance after Atassi and 116 others from 37 countries took the oath of citizenship from U.S. District Judge Sara Ellis, left, in the Northern District of Illinois, during a naturalization ceremony Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Chicago. Atassi has not returned to Syria since his last visit in the fall of 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)