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• World reaches one million Covid-19 deaths • LIVE UPDATES: EU adds four more countries to 'red list' • New York City children get to go back to school • CDC was pushed to play down risks of Covid-19 in reopening schools, ex-Pence staffer says
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:40 am
"The Apprentice" didn't just give US President Donald Trump a platform. It threw him a financial "lifeline," according to the New York Times.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:28 am
Scientists have created a new "super enzyme" that can break down plastic up to six times faster than their previous enzyme.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:24 am
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden have taken very different positions on a range of policy issues. Hear from Trump and Biden in their own words how they would tackle the problems facing the United States.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:19 am
Donald Trump could face the most direct challenge of his presidency to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the economy and his personal conduct in his first debate against Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:17 am
When Umu Conteh first learned she had tested positive for Covid-19 this summer, the nursing assistant was terrified for her two young daughters.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:01 am
Clubby reinforcements have been summoned. A stack of flashcards -- question on front, response on back -- is at the ready. A binder has been dutifully collated.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:57 am
Imagine a handbag that's strong enough for lugging around laptops and water bottles but one you could simply put in the compost heap at the end of its useful life. What's more, it has never been near an animal.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:42 am
Hackers may have gained access to confidential information about current and former staff and students of the fifth largest school district in the United States, according to a statement posted on the district's website.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:38 am
Multiple people died during a hostage situation that unfolded in Salem, Oregon, Monday afternoon, officials said.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:24 am
Brian Stelter, Molly Jong-Fast, and Mark Lukasiewicz discuss Fox journalist Chris Wallace's role as moderator of the first presidential debate. Lukasiewicz warns, "Lying works on live television. Live fact-checking is almost impossible and generally not terribly effective."
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:19 am
President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, will meet Republican senators throughout Tuesday on Capitol Hill, as the party finalizes plans for a quick confirmation process ahead of the November presidential election.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:05 am
A Pennsylvania state appeals court has decided that the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act of 2005 is unconstitutional, court documents filed on Monday show.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:58 am
Late-night hosts ridiculed President Donald Trump over revelations in The New York Times about his federal tax returns.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:58 am
Here's what you need to know about the presidential debates this year.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:37 am
President Donald Trump heads into Tuesday's first crucial debate with Joe Biden recommitting to the failed strategy that ensured the Covid-19 disaster will be the defining legacy feature of his term.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:16 am
The much anticipated first 2020 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will undoubtedly captivate the nation. Political pundits, activists, and voters should not underestimate Biden's debate acumen. As the Democratic presidential nominee's Senate colleague for a dozen years, and as someone who has participated in Republican presidential primary debates, I know firsthand that he possesses performance skills necessary to succeed in Tuesday's debate.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:04 am
Residents in northern California are dealing with more than just smoke from deadly wildfires in the area, with pictures showing shockingly large chunks of ash that have fallen.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:32 am
A kindergarten teacher who poisoned 25 children, killing one of them, after an argument with a rival staff member has been sentenced to death by a court in central China.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:31 am
Two years ago, scientists detected what looked like a salty lake under the surface of Mars' southern ice cap.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:21 am
Shingles, maskne, migraines and quarantine fatigue: The stress of the pandemic has manifested in a variety of physical ailments. The latest evidence of this is a rise in cracked teeth.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 7:08 am
For many, the pandemic has scrambled any sense of passing time. Parents and pediatricians know better: Babies turn into toddlers, who turn into elementary school students, who eventually hit puberty. Kids grow up no matter what happens in the outside world.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:58 am
Fox News took a visibly different approach in covering the explosive report from The New York Times that revealed President Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 out of 15 years beginning in 2000.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:53 am
Japan Airlines (JAL) will be dropping "ladies and gentlemen" in favor of more inclusive greetings like "attention all passengers" and "welcome, everyone" from October 1 on flights and in airports worldwide.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:24 am
A popular Instagram star is catching flak after Boston's Licensing Board ordered his latest restaurant venture to close for failing to meet Covid-19 public safety standards, a city spokesperson told CNN.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:24 am
The wife of President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Brad Parscale, told police that her husband had made "suicidal comments throughout the week" before he was detained and hospitalized Sunday.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:46 am
Anderson Cooper talks to Terrance Bannister, who has lost two relatives to Covid-19 as the global death toll nears one million. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6p ET.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:21 am
Rapper Lil Yachty was arrested and charged with reckless driving and speeding after police say he was driving over 150 mph on an Atlanta highway, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 2:45 am
When Haji Muhammad Abdus Salam looks across the trash-filled river near his home in one of Dhaka's major garment manufacturing districts, he remembers a time before the factories moved in.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 2:22 am
Former assistant special Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman breaks down revelations from the New York Times report on President Trump's taxes, and tells CNN's Erin Burnett why he thinks Trump could face legal liability.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 2:00 am
Microsoft 365 was down across the United States Monday evening, affecting users' access to multiple services including Outlook.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 1:58 am
Florida is opening up and its students are itching to party.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 1:14 am
It wasn't a surprise that President Donald Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to serve on the US Supreme Court Saturday. Barrett's conservative Catholic faith was a flashpoint during her confirmation hearings in 2017 to serve as a federal appeals court judge and is coming up again now.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:56 am
• Kentucky AG says he will comply with judge's order to release grand jury transcript
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:41 am
As the world braces for a possible second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is also growing concern in the counterterrorism, scientific and global public health communities over the potential future threat posed by bio-engineered pathogens.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:18 am
Editor's note: Commentators weigh in on President Donald Trump's selection of Amy Coney Barrett. The views expressed in this commentary belong to the authors. View more opinion at CNN.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:13 am
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Monday evening that he intends to conclude the 2020 census on October 5, more than three weeks earlier than expected after a federal judge reinstated the October 31 end date.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 11:33 pm
Mariah Carey once recorded an alternative rock album.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 11:00 pm
Eric Garner's mother has won her bid for an investigation into New York City's handling of the arrest of her son, the disciplining of officers involved in his 2014 death and the lack of medical care he was given by police officers, a state judge ruled.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 10:29 pm
Chris Wallace has the well-deserved reputation of a hard-hitting and fair journalist. He is one of the few at Fox News willing to bring as much heat to President Donald Trump as he is to any Democrat or progressive activist.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 10:08 pm
For months on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump has questioned Joe Biden's mental acuity and used his branding skills to cast his opponent as someone who isn't up for the job.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:56 pm
CNN's Elle Reeve spent time with the Proud Boys, a far-right group, during a rally in Portland, Oregon. Hear what they have to say about their beliefs and reputation of being violent.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:35 pm
One of the surprising results of the Covid-19 pandemic has been a growing interest in outdoor adventures. For those who were already Mother Nature enthusiasts and newbies alike, there's something exciting and fulfilling about being alone in the great unknown. Fresh air, vitamin D and the quiet of a forest or mountain can provide a renewed attitude and spirit, particularly in times of great stress.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:21 pm
• Revelations on Trump's tax returns stoke long-held national security concerns
Posted: September 28, 2020, 7:52 pm
The "Cake Boss" star and famous baker's hand was impaled while attempting to repair a machine at his in-home bowling alley.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 7:26 pm
Romanian villagers have re-elected their mayor by a landslide even though he died two weeks ago from Covid-19 complications, saying he had done a good job and deserved his posthumous victory.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 6:45 pm
An EF-0 tornado with 75-mph winds sent beachgoers scrambling in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 6:28 pm
Most mornings, Kat Payne calls a family meeting and talks with her children about how -- or if -- they are going to be able to pay their bills each month. It's a routine she began after she was furloughed from her job as a housekeeper at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in March.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 5:14 pm
CNN's Jomana Karadsheh takes a rare look inside Syria's Al-Hol camp and the conditions of the women and children living there.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 5:05 pm
British apparel-maker Fred Perry has pulled a polo shirt from the US market after it became associated with the far-right group the Proud Boys.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 4:21 pm
The dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh has run hot and cold since the 1994 ceasefire -- one of several "frozen conflicts" that blight the post-Soviet world. Yet this weekend's clashes mark a new height in rhetoric and signs of intent.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 3:36 pm
Billy Porter is a man who knows how to rise to a fashion occasion. For the 2019 Met Gala, the "Pose" star dressed as the Pharaoh god Ra and was carried onto the red carpet by six shirtless men, while his 2020 Grammys ensemble included a hat with a crystal-curtain fringe that opened and closed.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 10:04 am
It's a myth that women lose interest in sex as they enter midlife and beyond, according to new research that followed over 3,200 women for approximately 15 years.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 5:50 am
Jill Biden, the wife of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, said her husband is "ready" to face Donald Trump in the first presidential debate this week and accused the President of trying to distract with smears during the tense campaign.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:58 am
The cast of the classic movie, including Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short, reunited for a sequel to benefit World Central Kitchen.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 11:17 pm
I used to think the pressure going into Tuesday's presidential debate would be squarely on Joe Biden.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 9:10 pm
Harold Wilson led Britain as prime minister for much of the 1960s and a shorter stint in the 1970s. Reputed to be a favorite of Queen Elizabeth II, the pipe-smoking Labour Party leader was a character in the most recent season of "The Crown." Wilson is usually credited with saying, "A week is a long time in politics."
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:16 pm
Grocery stores across the United States are stocking up on products to avoid shortages during a second wave of coronavirus.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:07 pm
This year, Maine will be the first state to use ranked choice voting in a federal election. This applies to the presidential race, as well as the US House and US Senate.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 12:22 pm
President Donald Trump seems intent on sowing doubt over the election results, creating a pathway to contest the results and remain in power even if he loses.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 1:57 am
The Trump campaign has shared videos about Joe Biden using teleprompters in interviews, CNN's Daniel Dale breaks down why these videos are so misleading.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 8:01 pm
The first general election debate on September 29 represents a significant opportunity for President Donald Trump to change the dynamic of a race where he trails in national polling, as well as in recent polls from some of the battleground states he would need to win to be reelected. While debates traditionally have not had a significant impact on public opinion, the nature of this year's campaign -- where voters have had less direct contact with the candidates as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic -- makes Tuesday evening's matchup potentially more consequential than in the past.
Posted: September 26, 2020, 1:13 pm
Ring, the Amazon-owned home security business, introduced a flying camera on Thursday that may excite home-surveillance fans but is almost certain to rankle privacy advocates.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 5:17 pm
Three years after its last edition, "Fargo" returns with Chris Rock and Jason Schwartzman in key against-type roles, and an enticing mob story with the texture of a graphic novel. Yet it unfolds at such a languid, almost hypnotic pace as to blunt its impact, getting distracted by an abundance of oddball characters that don't overtly do much to advance the central plot.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 1:54 pm
Only just over a decade ago, sustainability in fashion was a fringe issue. But today, it has become a major talking point -- even at important red carpet events, as evidenced by this year's Oscars.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 7:24 am