National News

San Francisco raises smoking age to 21

(CNN) -- Beginning June 1, anyone looking to purchase tobacco products in San Francisco must be at least 21 -- not 18, the legal age in the majority of the country.The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the measure…

2-year-old dies after being buried in snow

(CNN) -- A deluge of snow slid off a cabin's roof in eastern Idaho and buried three children underneath, resulting in the death of a 2-year-old child.The accident occurred on Friday night around 5:21 p.m. in the Mack's Inn area,…

Who's going to win an Oscar?

(CNN) -- Gone are the days when you could gather around your Oscar pool sheet and truly wonder who was going to win the major categories, jolted by a win for Marlee Matlin or shocked by "Shakespeare in Love" beating…

2 dead in Kansas shooting

(CNN) -- Two people are dead and others are reported injured after a workplace shooting Thursday at Excel Industries in Hesston, Kansas, a Harvey County dispatch supervisor told CNN.Law enforcement is at the scene.The dispatch supervisor said a suspect is…

Student protests growing over gender-equal dress codes

(CNN) -- High school boys wearing dresses strike a pose with big smiles on their faces. They know they're breaking school rules, but they hope their gender-defying outfits will spark change.Students at Buchanan High School in Fresno, California, switched gender…

Walmart yanks hoverboards from its site

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Walmart has become the latest and the largest retailer to join the growing number of outlets to pull hoverboards from their websites.After some of the self-balancing scooters began catching fire and exploding, the U.S. Consumer Product…

Facebook turns on 'Reactions' for all customers

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Now you can do a whole lot more than "like" a Facebook post. "Love," "Haha," "Wow," "Sad," and "Angry" are five new Facebook buttons that people can click when responding to a post.Anyone who uses Facebook…

Denver Broncos await Peyton Manning's next move

(CNN) -- Peyton Manning has a decision to make. So do the Denver Broncos.Since winning his second Super Bowl ring, Manning has gone to Disneyland and smashed eggs on his head with Magic Johnson on "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy…

Michigan shooting rampage: What we know and don't know

[Breaking news update at 1:30 p.m.] Authorities charged accused Kalamazoo, Michigan, shooter Jason Brian Dalton, 45, on Monday with six counts of murder, two counts of assault with intent to commit murder and eight firearms charges. He is accused of…