DA says there’s a ‘good case’ to charge alleged kidnapper in Pennsylvania toddler’s death

(CNN)Authorities believe they have a good case against the Pennsylvania woman accused of kidnapping 23-month-old Nalani Johnson, whose death is expected to be ruled a homicide. “I can tell you that there’s no sign of trauma, that’s been eliminated,” Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala told CNN affiliate WTAE. “The baby is fully clothed. She did not die from exposure to the elements, that’s been eliminated.” A joint statement from district attorney offices of Allegheny and Indiana counties said “the expectation is that the manner of death will be homicide.” Zappala said if so, he would charge Nancy with criminal homicide in addition to her existing charges. “There’s no evidence that indicates anybody else was responsible for that child being …

What we know about the ‘Sopranos’ actress who could testify against Harvey Weinstein

(CNN)At the 2018 Oscars, actress Annabella Sciorra and two other leaders of the Time’s Up movement spoke out about the sexual harassment that had rattled Hollywood. The judge has not made a final ruling if Sciorra will be allowed to testify, but her attorney Gloria Allred said prosecutors had asked her to do so. “I admire Annabella’s courage,” Allred said outside court. “She has been willing to testify when asked to do so because she feels that it is in the interest of justice for the jury to hear and evaluate all relevant evidence in order for them to decide the appropriate verdict in this case.” Sciorra is best known for her Emmy-winning role in HBO’s “The Sopranos” as Gloria …

In honor of Frida Kahlo’s birthday, here are 5 things you should know about the Mexican artist

(CNN)Frida Kahlo’s image has become so ubiquitous — printed on everything from Barbie dolls to shoes — that it’s easy to lose sight of how radical she once was. Although she was considered a “mestiza” — a person of mixed European and indigenous ancestry — she closely identified with her indigenous heritage and loved the Mexican people. When Kahlo was only three years old, the Mexican Revolution erupted. She grew up in the political chaos that led to end of a nearly 30-year dictatorship and establishment of a constitutional republic. That turbulent time helped shape Kahlo’s world view. By the age of 16, she had joined a local chapter of the socialist party. In her 20’s, she became a member …