Angela Merkel may not scream down the phone at President Donald Trump -- but she knows how to insert a dagger.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 8:25 pm
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top expert on infection diseases in the US, says he hasn't briefed President Trump in months, and says his blunt messaging may be why he's not being allowed on US television recently.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 12:23 am
President Donald Trump headed into the hot zone of Miami-Dade County, Florida, on Friday intent on creating an alternate reality as the coronavirus ravages the United States. He wore no mask, showed no sense of remorse about the rushed reopening that has plunged the nation's health care system back into chaos, and barely mentioned the virus.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 12:09 pm
A garment manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles with over 300 confirmed coronavirus cases among employees has been ordered closed after an investigation into the deaths of four workers, county health officials said Friday.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 12:07 pm
Editor's note: This article quotes racist, homophobic and sexist language, much of which has not been censored.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 10:30 am
If this year has taught us anything, it's that there's no way to predict what will happen between today and November 3, now less than four months away.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 11:46 am
President Donald Trump, for the first time, confirmed the US conducted a covert cyberattack in 2018 against Russia's Internet Research Agency. The Internet Research Agency is a troll farm blamed by the US for helping to facilitate interference both in the 2016 presidential election and the 2018 midterms.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 1:20 am
As Covid-19 cases continue to surge in the US, CNN's Anderson Cooper says President Trump's only plan to fight the pandemic is to gaslight the American people.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 1:15 am
• Ohio: Governor says no statewide mask mandate despite spread of virus • Kentucky: Judge temporarily blocks governor's Covid-19 executive orders
Posted: July 10, 2020, 6:20 pm
Faced with coronavirus surges in some of the largest states in the country and a public turning dramatically against how he has responded to the crisis, President Donald Trump spent 40 minutes of his Thursday night on the phone with Fox News host Sean Hannity.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 6:02 pm
Back in April, Dr. Hartwell Lin heard stories of how surges of coronavirus patients were overwhelming New York City hospitals. He felt largely ineffective at his quiet California hospital, so he volunteered to venture into the heart of America's coronavirus epicenter.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 7:00 am
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis continues to downplay the effects of coronavirus on the state, even as cases and hospitalizations rise.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 11:46 am
A federal judge on Friday blocked a new federal regulation that would have required insurers on the Obamacare exchanges that cover abortions to issue separate bills for that coverage.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 2:38 am
President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend and political adviser Roger Stone on Friday, days before Stone was required to begin his 40-month prison term for lying to Congress about the Trump campaign's ties to WikiLeaks.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 3:32 am
President Donald Trump on Friday commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone, who was convicted of crimes that included lying to Congress in part, prosecutors said, to protect the President. The announcement came just days before Stone was set to report to a federal prison in Georgia.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 1:28 am
Six people were hurt in an overnight shooting in Rochester, New York, police said in a statement Saturday.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 12:30 pm
President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone, who was convicted of crimes that included lying to Congress in part, prosecutors said, to protect the President. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and Preet Bharara weigh in on the decision.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 1:08 am
Holding homemade signs, a crowd has gathered in downtown L.A. nearly every Wednesday for two and a half years, screaming a familiar chant.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 4:18 pm
A man accused of killing eight police officers in India was shot dead Friday while allegedly trying to flee custody after his arrest, authorities said.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 3:47 am
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin reacts to President Donald Trump's recent claim that he had an audit deal worked out with the IRS prior to running for office.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 11:25 am
Much of the United States, from the Gulf Coast to the desert southwest, is under some form of heat warning this weekend.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 6:00 am
Oksana Chusovitina won her first Olympic medal when the world as she knew it was ending.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 10:22 am
Actress Naya Rivera, perhaps best known for her turn as Santana Lopez on the campy Fox dramedy "Glee," was presumed dead on Thursday after disappearing at a California lake, authorities said.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 2:32 am
Michelle Obama posted a video on Instagram of an adorable dad and daughter duo singing a song with an important message.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 9:02 pm
Like most of my friends and family I have Goya products in my cupboard. Adobo, Sazón with Coriander and Anatto, Sofrito (Tomato, though sometimes I'll get the Recaito Cilantro, and black and pink beans.)
Posted: July 11, 2020, 2:41 am
Vasily Ryabinin stands on the banks of the River Daldykan and pushes a long stick into the blood-orange sludge. Raising the stick, he puts a lighter to it and it ignites it like a torch.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 6:47 pm
A chainsaw sculpture depicting US First Lady Melania Trump has been removed after being badly burned by vandals, according to the artist who commissioned the work near Melania's hometown in Slovenia.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 12:46 am
Jack Charlton, a World Cup winner in England's famous 1966 team who spent more than two decades at Leeds United, has died at 85 following a "long-term" illness, his former club have announced.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 9:11 am
Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith "never ever thought that we would make it back."
Posted: July 10, 2020, 11:12 pm
The Hollywood veteran reflected on the time he became a dad for the first time on his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook show.
Posted: June 22, 2020, 3:37 pm
Authorities are using sonar equipment and a specially-trained dog to search for "Glee" actress Naya Rivera in murky waters, saying the recovery operation could take days.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 5:40 am
The singer Lady A is pushing back against a suit from the band Lady A.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 10:07 pm
Nearly 1.5 million teachers are at higher risk of serious illness if they contract coronavirus, according to an analysis released Friday evening.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 3:07 am
In the debate over whether schools across the US should open in the fall, questions continue to be raised about how the coronavirus affects children.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 8:44 pm
President Donald Trump says schools in the United States should reopen, pointing to countries where kids are back in classrooms without causing major new coronavirus outbreaks. But most of the countries he mentioned waited until after their infection rates fell before reopening schools. In the US, the rates are still growing rapidly.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 12:51 pm
She is no stranger to making history. In 2017 she became the first trans woman to appear on the cover of Vogue Paris. Two years later, she was the first openly transgender model to be hired by Victoria's Secret. Now in 2020, 23-year-old Valentina Sampaio continues to break barriers in the modeling industry by becoming the first trans woman to be featured by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 9:49 am
The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Friday that the team has "penalized" wide receiver DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team after Jackson shared a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 11:36 am
CNN contributor Ana Navarro slams Trump supports for not wearing a mask as Covid-19 continues to rise across the US.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 3:00 pm
"Enter if you dare," is the message on Gary Larson's website challenging people to explore his new content. "The Far Side" cartoonist surprised fans this week when he published never-before-seen comics for the first time in 25 years.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 10:30 pm
Ford CEO Jim Hackett rejected employees' calls to get out of the police car business, saying the automaker can support the Black Lives Matter movement while selling the majority of America's police cars.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 7:51 pm
For years, Slack has been popular among tech startups, media companies and retailers as a tool for employees to chat and collaborate. But as many people have shifted to working from home during the pandemic, services like Slack have become more crucial.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 11:59 am
Two trillion dollars is a lotta money -- government stimulus and budget deficit kind of money. But three American tech companies each could soon be valued at that 13-digit amount.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 10:47 am
Americans' credit card debt is shrinking rapidly during the coronavirus recession. That's a sharp contrast with the last two economic downturns.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 6:44 pm
The surge of Covid-19 cases in the South and Southwest has demonstrated the tragic consequences of a deliberately uninformed, poorly coordinated response to the pandemic.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 9:52 pm
It's already being referred to as "the letter" -- a brief, but somehow still wordy missive, formally titled "A Letter on Justice and Open Debate," initially signed by 153 writers, artists, academics and journalists, and published by the venerable Harper's Magazine (it appeared online July 7 and will be printed in the October issue). In it, this cohort of artists, intellectuals and public figures decry a landscape in which "intolerance of opposing views, a vogue for public shaming and ostracism, and the tendency to dissolve complex policy issues in a blinding moral certainty" have, in their eyes, become rampant.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 10:31 am
Public health professionals around the world have lauded Taiwan's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Along with nearby countries such as South Korea and Singapore, Taiwan has employed policy responses to Covid-19 that are worthy of emulation around the world. Taiwan, in particular, effectively contained Covid-19 by springing to action early, coordinating a government-wide response to the virus, and clearly communicating with its citizenry.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 6:43 pm
I am a public school teacher and I don't want to die. As the question of whether and how to reopen schools in the fall intensifies, with parents and especially politicians expressing their opinions, I want to ask: Has anyone asked what we want to do in the fall?
Posted: July 10, 2020, 10:12 am
With images of statues being torn down bombarding our screens, it's hard not to feel, as a minority myself, that America is failing to address the real problem of racism. As I grapple with the wider challenges that racism presents for our country, its national security and myself personally, I continue to be haunted by my memories of a young US Army enlisted soldier named Danny Chen.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 2:50 pm
Last month, Moderna Health announced advancements in Covid-19 vaccine trials, prompting speculation that a vaccine might be available as early as next year. But with this increased optimism comes challenges in manufacturing and distribution. Vaccines take time to produce, and the initial supply might not meet US demands. As the race for a Covid-19 vaccine heats up, policymakers must confront a series of pressing questions: Who should get the vaccine first, and how should that decision be made?
Posted: July 10, 2020, 4:00 pm
With Thursday's decisions rejecting President Donald Trump's absolutist legal claim that he stands above the law, Chief Justice John Roberts put the finishing touch on a remarkable Supreme Court term defined by his transformation into a powerful voice of judicial independence -- or, at least, unpredictability.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 12:41 am
The battle between Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and a top British tabloid is heating up.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:00 pm
Australia has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Thursday, as the country moves to offer a path to citizenship for those Hong Kongers who wish to leave the city.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 7:18 am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to take a shot at President Donald Trump in a speech to the European Parliament. "As we are experiencing firsthand, you cannot fight the pandemic with lies and disinformation any more than you can fight it with hate or incitement to hatred," she said.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 8:08 pm
HSBC has carved out a lucrative role in global banking over the past 155 years by straddling the line between East and West. Now, a political firestorm over the bank's hometown of Hong Kong could force the bank to choose sides.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 3:17 pm
Coronavirus is winning the battle in El Centro, California. It's in almost every patient in the hospital. Tents are being put up to handle even more cases. It's on the streets, forcing rescuers to put on protective suits and cumbersome masks before they approach people needing help. And it's not stopping. Even as nearby and faraway facilities take patients to try to ease the load, more and more sick people keep coming. And so do the deaths. The workers are exhausted. The virus is not.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 1:09 am
It's a sad day for Slurpee lovers everywhere.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 5:01 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing mounting pressure to release inmates as corrections officials scramble to contain outbreaks of coronavirus at state prisons.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 4:38 am
The family of a woman who worked at a Pennsylvania long-term care center filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the facility, her employer and others alleging misconduct led to the spread of coronavirus and ultimately, the employee's death.
Posted: July 10, 2020, 4:47 am
Based on the true story of Deborah Feldman, a Jewish woman who left the Satmar community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in search of a new life, the hit Netflix series "Unorthodox" has brought Hasidic culture -- and its female dress codes -- into mainstream focus. One of the most talked about aspects of the show is the clothing, which shapes lead character Esty's (played by Shira Haas) story from beginning to end.
Posted: June 17, 2020, 11:27 am
Yulia Tsvetkova is unsure about her future. She has been criminally charged with the "production and dissemination of pornographic materials," after sharing stylized depictions of vaginas on social media. The resident of a remote city in Russia's Far East, she was released from house arrest on March 16 after four months, but is still under strict travel restrictions and faces up to six years in jail.
Posted: July 5, 2020, 10:10 am