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    By Veronica Stracqualursi | CNN Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar hit back at President Donald Trump, calling him “racist” after he disparaged her Tuesday during a campaign rally and falsely implied that she’s not American. “The President clearly loves to prey on people’s fears. He spreads the disease of hate everywhere he goes, and these cult...
    (CNN)A Louisiana police officer who claimed he was shot while on duty had instead shot himself in the leg, Deputy Chief Darrell B. Basco of the Pineville Police Department Administrative Bureau told CNN.John Michael Goulart Jr., 25, was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count of criminal mischief and one count of malfeasance in office...
    (CNN)For months, the city of Louisville in Kentucky has been at the center of nationwide protests demanding justice for the police killing of Breonna Taylor. Now the University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law is offering a course to educate its students on the systemic inequalities that have led up to her death.The 15-week course,...
    (CNN)Customs and Border Protection "did not adequately safeguard" sensitive data during its facial recognition technology pilot last year, according to a new government watchdog report. The data breach, which CBP announced in 2019, compromised approximately 184,000 traveler images from CBP's facial recognition pilot, according to the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General, and at least...
    Getty Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Wednesday told CNN that he wishes President Donald Trump would recognize that Russian President Vladimir Putin is not his friend.  “I wish President Trump would just realize…Vladimir Putin is not his friend,” McMaster said to CNN’s Jim Sciutto. “It’s self-delusion…Putin is the best...
    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) shot back at President Donald Trump on CNN following his comments attacking her Somali origin, calling him a “racist” who “lives to prey on people’s fears.” After CNN’s Brianna Keilar asked Omar on Wednesday what she thought of Trump’s attack, Omar responded, “I mean, the president clearly loves to prey...
    (CNN)Nearly six in 10 Americans say that the president elected in November should be the one to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. That finding comes as a plurality of the public says that President Donald Trump's choices for...
    Veteran journalist Bob Woodward said that he did not plan on releasing the audio tapes of his interviews with President Trump for his book, Rage, but was convinced to do so by his wife and by CNN reporter Jamie Gangel. “Being honest, the book would have not received the attention, the focus, and the kind...
    (CNN)A Louisiana megachurch pastor charged with defying the state's coronavirus restrictions was not in court because he refused to wear a mask.Through his attorney, Tony Spell on Tuesday entered not guilty pleas to six misdemeanor charges of violating the governor's emergency order by holding large gatherings at his Life Tabernacle Church in Baton Rouge.Spell was...
    CNN is shuttering Great Big Story, the streaming-video news hub it launched in 2015. The short-form video network was billed as a way for CNN to reach a younger generation and compete with digital rivals like Vice and Buzzfeed, which, at the time were grabbing a growing audience of millennials interested in mainstream news....
    By Jack Guy | CNN People who have had heart attacks can boost their chances of long-term survival by returning to normal levels of sexual activity, a new study shows. Many people stop having sex after a heart attack in the belief that it could trigger another episode, but research published Wednesday in the European...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Indirectly, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired CNN Films’ new documentary on the life of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. The unexpected commercial success of the “RBG” film in theaters two years ago had CNN looking for another contemporary leader whose life could be seen in historical...
    CNN’s Brianna Keilar and Jim Acosta reported Wedndesday that Dr. Deborah Birx is “distressed” and considering leaving the White House, as she is allegedly unhappy with the nation’s “nightmare-ish” response. “Dr. Deborah Birx is so unhappy with what she sees as her diminished role in the administration’s response to Covid-19 that she is not certain how long she...
    By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Indirectly, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired CNN Films' new documentary on the life of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. The unexpected commercial success of the “RBG” film in theaters two years ago had CNN looking for another contemporary leader whose...
    CNN host Don Lemon is attempting to backtrack from controversial comments he made on Monday in light of President Donald Trump having the opportunity to confirm his third Supreme Court justice. What did Lemon say Monday?Speaking with fellow CNN host Chris Cuomo, who said both Republicans and Democrats are being "hypocritical" in comparison to their...
    DON Lemon appeared to walk back comments he made about "blowing up the entire system," insisting that his critics took his words out of context. During his nightly handoff to colleague Chris Cuomo on Monday, the CNN anchor proposed a solution for voters who are disenfranchised by both Democrats and Republicans. 5Don Lemon appeared...
    (CNN)The apparent inevitable ascent to Congress of a Georgia Republican who has promoted the outlandish conspiracy theories of QAnon could be a bellwether for American politics, in which extreme views creep increasingly into the mainstream, experts on extremism told CNN.Marjorie Taylor Greene -- who, in addition to promoting QAnon theories, has also suggested that President...
    Washington (CNN) — El Air Force Two, el avión en el que regularmente viaja el vicepresidente de Estados Unidos, Mike Pence, aterrizó de manera segura en un aeropuerto de New Hampshire el martes después de chocar con un pájaro en vuelo, confirmó a CNN un portavoz del vicepresidente. El avión llevaba a Mike Pence de...
    (CNN)Bryson DeChambeau's physical transformation has been remarkable in 2020. What's equally remarkable is how quickly he's started to reap major rewards.The American bulked up -- he added 40 pounds of muscle -- during golf's hiatus, allowing him to hit the ball further and test golf's boundaries."Gaining strength, gaining distance, there's a tremendous advantage there," DeChambeau...
    (CNN)Oklahoma City Thunder star Chris Paul says NBA players are acutely aware of the current social justice movement and feel empowered to make a difference. Paul, the president of the National Basketball Players Association, has been one of many leading voices from the sport to speak out on a number of social issues.Stars from both...
    (CNN)One teen charged in the murder of Barnard freshman Tessa Majors confessed his role in the murder in a recorded jailhouse conversation with his father, according to a source with knowledge of the case.Majors, an 18-year-old freshman at Barnard, was stabbed several times while walking through Manhattan's Morningside Park on December 11. Authorities say she...
            When Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced at a July 2 press conference that he was shutting down all bars in the city for at least 14 days, temporarily shutting down entertainment and event venues, and reducing restaurant capacities from 75 percent to 50 percent, he made no mention of...
    CNN anchor Don Lemon appeared to be backtracking remarks he made about "blowing up the entire system," insisting his critics had taken him out of context. On Monday night, during his nightly handoff with primetime colleague Chris Cuomo, Lemon floated a solution for the masses who are disenfranchised by both parties. "We're going to have to...
    CNN political analyst April Ryan could barely contain her excitement during her Instagram live session with Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris. Following the lobbing of softball questions, Ryan closed her "COVID Conversations" by showing the California senator a T-shirt she was given that read, "The Next VP Will Look Like Me." "I can't wear it, I...
    Washington (CNN)White House chief of staff Mark Meadows emailed government agencies informing them that many of the White House liaisons are being removed from their roles in anticipation of President Donald Trump winning a second term, CNN has learned. The liaisons will be replaced with officials who will report directly to the White House instead...
    By Paul LeBlanc and Daniella Diaz | CNN Air Force Two — the plane used to fly Vice President Mike Pence — safely landed at a New Hampshire airport on Tuesday after hitting a bird in flight, a spokesman for the vice president confirmed to CNN. The plane was flying Pence back to Washington, DC,...
    Fox News host Greg Gutfeld mocked CNN anchor Don Lemon — and the entire network — during a Tuesday segment of  “The Five.” Gutfeld began by bringing up a clip of Don Lemon from Monday night, when he suggested to fellow anchor Chris Cuomo that the only option for Democrats would be to “blow up...
    Washington (CNN)Air Force Two -- the plane used to fly Vice President Mike Pence -- safely landed at a New Hampshire airport on Tuesday after hitting a bird in flight, a source told CNN. The plane was flying Pence back to Washington, DC, after his speech at a Trump campaign rally in Gilford, New Hampshire,...
    A new report suggests that some of the so-called "uncommitted" voters who participated in last week's ABC News town hall with President Trump have engaged in liberal political activism or criticized the president on social media. According to The Washington Free Beacon, Kutztown University professor Ellesia Blaque -- who grilled President Trump on the subject of health care...
    Journalist Bob Woodward suggested historians would react to the Trump era of American politics with bewilderment and four-letter words.  'The historians I know are going to be writing about this for decades and they're going to say, "What the F happened to America in 2016, 2019 and 2020?"' Woodward told CNN's Jeff Zucker Tuesday as...
    As President Trump prepares to fill a seat on the Supreme Court, CNN anchor Don Lemon fills his diaper. Here’s an on-air exchange Lemon had with CNN anchor Chris Cuomo: Cuomo: “No matter what happens, everybody sticks with their team.” SEN. TED CRUZ CONFRONTS CBS NEWS ON SUPREME COURT COVERAGE, SAYS ‘EVERYONE HAS SWITCHED POSITIONS’...
    (CNN)The posting and removal of US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines on airborne transmission for coronavirus prompted a flurry of questions from Capitol Hill this week, with both sides of the aisle reaching out for answers on what happened. And Democrats were not buying the CDC's innocuous explanation of an unfortunate mistake. They...
    (CNN)Even as the nation surpasses 200,000 Covid-19 deaths, there are still people who think the coronavirus is a hoax. Survivors of the disease and members of victims' families beg to differ and are sharing their very real experiences with the deadly disease.Ann and Marvin Robinson, a married couple in Casper, Wyoming, got the virus almost...
    (CNN)As world leaders take the virtual stage at the UN General Assembly, they keep highlighting two global crises: The coronavirus pandemic and the inexorable warming of the planet. For Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who spoke first of all, both crises have been met with the same response: denial, finger-pointing and ineffective gestures. The Amazon is...
    CNN’S Don Lemon is engaged to real estate agent Tim Malone. The two met in New York City and went public for the first time while sharing a kiss during CNN’s live New Year’s Eve broadcast as they rang in 2018. 6Don Lemon and Tim Malone have been dating since 2016Credit: Getty Images - Getty...
    Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images CNN’s Brian Stelter defended his network on Tuesday, writing in response to a New York Times piece that CNN’s aggressive coverage of President Donald Trump was an effort to cover him “accurately.” “Ben Smith’s Monday media column is about Trump and CNN boss Jeff Zucker,”  Stelter wrote in his Tuesday newsletter. “For...
    WHITE House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany got into a heated debate with Jim Acosta after the CNN correspondent accused President Trump of "not telling the truth" about the coronavirus. Acosta pointed out that Trump claimed the virus "affects virtually nobody" at an Ohio campaign rally - even as the number of COVID-19 deaths in...
    CNN anchor Kate Bolduan broke down on air Tuesday as her guest told the heartwrenching story of her sister’s passing from coronavirus complications. Bolduan’s guest, Maureen Fagan, appeared on the show as the nation surpassed the grim milestone of 200,000 Covid-19 deaths — revealing that her sister Adeline, a 28-year-old doctor, passed away from the virus on...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Woodward says he hadn’t planned on releasing audio tapes of his interviews with President Donald Trump for his book “Rage” until CNN reporter Jamie Gangel and the author’s wife convinced him. That turned out to make a huge difference in the book’s reception and impact, the veteran author and chronicler...
    By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that his “best guess” is that next season will not start until at least January, plus acknowledged that the later-than-usual schedule could mean top U.S. men’s players miss next summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Silver, a guest in a...
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that his “best guess” is that next season will not start until at least January, plus acknowledged that the later-than-usual schedule could mean top U.S. men’s players miss next summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Silver, a guest in a series of panel discussions on CNN,...
    Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany accused CNN’s Jim Acosta of taking President Trump out of context during Tuesday's White House press briefing. CNN’s senior White House correspondent asked McEnany about a partial quote President Trump said during an Ohio campaign rally on Monday when speaking about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Kayleigh McEnany accused CNN’s Jim Acosta of taking President Trump out of context during Tuesday's White House...
    (CNN)President Donald Trump's former top Russia adviser said Tuesday that the United States is increasingly seen as "an object of pity" and its standing on the world stage is eroding."We are increasingly seen as an object of pity, including by our allies, because they are so shocked by what's happening internally, how we're eating ourselves...
    Dozens of wildfires had left more than 23,000 Californians forced out of their homes by Tuesday — with many planning to flee to the likes of New York to escape what one resident described a terrifying “new normal.” Nearly 19,000 firefighters are still battling 27 major blazes that continue burning across the Golden State, killing...