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NTSB details the final moments of the helicopter before it crashed
In his final transmission, the pilot of a helicopter that crashed, killing nine people including NBA legend Kobe Bryant, told air traffic control he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday.
Pilot named in crash that killed Kobe Bryant and six others
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed under foggy conditions into a California hillside killing all nine aboard, including Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, has been identified as Ara Zobayan.
The Sikorsky S-76B was built to carry VIPs like Kobe Bryant. Here's what we know about the helicopter
The Sikorsky S-76B that crashed in Calabasas, California, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, is a "workhorse" with a strong record of reliability, and it was outfitted to carry high rollers like the Los Angeles Lakers legend, aviation experts say.
LeBron James' emotional return after hearing the news
Video from KNBC shows LeBron James returning to Los Angeles after the Lakers played the Philadelphia 76ers. On January 25, James spoke with ESPN about the impact Kobe Bryant had on his career.
Opinion: Kobe didn't just champion the WNBA. He helped open doors for women in sports like me
"Mom, Kobe died today," my son told me on the phone Sunday.
Memorials honoring Kobe and Gianna Bryant are popping up all over the world
Kobe Bryant was on top of the world in 2003 as he led the Los Angeles Lakers to win after win. But that all came crashing down after the star was charged with sexual assault.
Trump's defense team soldiers past Bolton revelations as Republican moderates say the bombshell strengthens the case for testimony
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has upended the Senate impeachment trial, and new revelations from John Bolton's draft book manuscript could turn the tide on whether senators call for witnesses.
Trump's defense team soldiers past Bolton revelations as Republican moderates say the bombshell strengthens the case for testimony
Claims: New York Times reports Bolton wrote he was concerned Trump was granting favors to autocratic leaders
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton claims to have privately told Attorney General William Barr last year that he was concerned the President was granting favors to the autocratic leaders of China and Turkey, The New York Times reported Monday, citing multiple people's descriptions of an unpublished draft manuscript by Bolton.
Toobin on Trump team's defense: Are you kidding?
Following Trump defense team member Ken Starr's argument before the Senate, CNN's Jeffrey Toobin called Starr's argument against impeachment "mind boggling," considering his role as independent counsel in the impeachment proceedings against former President Clinton.
War room: How Trump lawyers reacted when Bolton news broke
Rep. Adam Schiff and the rest of the House impeachment managers were meeting in the speaker's office in the US Capitol late Sunday afternoon when the bombshell news broke. The New York Times reported that a book manuscript John Bolton submitted to the White House for review alleged that President Donald Trump told his then-national security adviser that he wanted to continue holding military aid to Ukraine until the country helped with investigations into Democrats -- including former Vice President Joe Biden.
Trump's tweet: Why it may have waived his executive privilege
President Trump denied claims he told Bolton aid to Ukraine was tied to an investigation of the Bidens in a tweet, which CNN legal analyst Carrie Cordero says could affect President Trump's executive privilege defense.
Analysis: 3 ways Bolton's bombshells contradicted Trump's defens
New revelations about the Ukraine scandal from former national security adviser John Bolton dealt a significant blow to President Donald Trump's defense strategy, contradicting key elements of the case his attorneys presented to senators in his impeachment trial.
Fact check: What Trump's attorney left out of her Biden arguments
Giuliani's role: Analyst rebukes Trump attorney's Giuliani claim
CNN political analyst Gloria Borger breaks down Trump defense attorney Jane Raskin's analysis of Rudy Giuliani's role in the Trump Ukraine impeachment inquiry.
Opinion: The President's legal team has the upper hand
There's a great scene in "The Truman Show" when the wife of the eponymous lead -- who is kept in the dark about his life being a reality television show -- deflects a serious question from her husband by launching into a commercial about a cocoa drink. Truman, played by Jim Carrey, looks around and asks, "Who are you talking to?"
Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China jumped almost 65% in a day
What we know about US coronavirus cases
There are at least five confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US, a number the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts will continue to climb.
Virus fears ripple through global markets as selloff continues
The Wuhan coronavirus is continuing to cause pain for investors.
Washington Post criticized for suspending reporter over Kobe Bryant tweets
The Washington Post was criticized on Monday for placing one of its reporters on administrative leave after she generated controversy for a series of tweets posted in the wake of Kobe Bryant's death.
Pompeo boils over as Ukraine pressure increases
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's efforts to distance himself from the controversy surrounding Ukraine and its role in President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial collapsed this weekend, days before he leaves for an awkward visit to Kiev after questioning whether Americans "care" about the country.
Kim Jong Un's aunt spotted after 6 years
Kim Kyong Hui, the aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was seen for the first time in public since her husband was executed in 2013.
Video shows Boeing's record-breaking 777-9X takes to the skies
The world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has completed its first test flight from Boeing's wide-body factory near Seattle.
US military investigating reports of Afghanistan plane crash
The US military is investigating reports of a plane crash in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, a US official told CNN on Monday.
Former production assistant to testify that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her
Mimi Haleyi, a former production assistant who has said Harvey Weinstein forcibly performed oral sex on her in 2006 at his Manhattan apartment, will testify at his criminal trial on Monday, her attorney Gloria Allred told CNN.
'Hamilton' fans come for John Bolton's new book title
What's John Bolton's toe-tappin' book title mean? Jeanne Moos reports on the "The Room Where It Happened."
Now-deceased man responsible for murder of Stephanie Parze, authorities say
The body of a New Jersey woman missing since October has been found and a man she had an "on-and-off relationship" with -- who killed himself two months ago -- is responsible for her death, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said Monday.
Michelle Obama wins a Grammy, a 3rd for the household
Former first lady Michelle Obama has snagged her first Grammy win for the audiobook version of her best-selling memoir "Becoming." It's the third Grammy win for the Obama household.
An 18-year-old stole the Grammys
It appears the party is just getting started for 18-year-old Billie Eilish.
Neighbors suing over home's makeover
An extreme home paint job has some neighbors in a Naples, Florida, so concerned they are filing a lawsuit against the person they believe is responsible.
Planters dials back on Mr. Peanut's death following Kobe Bryant news
Kraft Heinz is pausing promotion for its Super Bowl ad that shows the death of longtime Planters mascot Mr. Peanut following the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others.
Lizzo, Diddy and embattled former CEO all put the Grammys on notice
"Tonight is for Kobe!" shouted Lizzo, before launching into an electric performance of her hits "Cuz I Love You" and "Truth Hurts," surrounded by a squadron of curvy ballerinas.
In pictures: The 2020 Grammy Awards
The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards took place Sunday night in Los Angeles.
Selena Gomez talks about moving past emotional abuse
Selena Gomez is talking about her her on-again, off-again relationship with ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber, saying she experienced emotional abuse during the time they were together.
Grammy ratings decline but still score relative to other entertainment shows
Grammy ratings mirrored the Golden Globes from earlier this month, posting generally strong numbers while experiencing declines compared to last year.
Why is Bernie Sanders surging?
As promised, Senator Bernie Sanders is shocking the political establishment. The candidate who many thought had no chance of winning is polling extremely well in Iowa and New Hampshire and several other states. According to a new CNN/UNH poll, he has a nine-point lead in New Hampshire.
Analysis: The big reason why the Des Moines Register didn't endorse Sanders
Sen. Bernie Sanders may win the Democratic Iowa caucuses a week from today. But he lost the coveted Des Moines Register endorsement to fellow liberal Sen. Elizabeth Warren over the weekend. And, in explaining why they opted for Warren over Sanders, the Register's editorial board hits on a key question that the Vermont democratic socialist will need to answer in the coming weeks and months.
Amy Klobuchar asks for her ticket out of Iowa as she's hampered by impeachment
Amy Klobuchar ended her frenetic, 36-hour sprint across Iowa with a direct plea.
'Doctor Who' casts the first black doctor
"Doctor Who" just made history with its first ever black Doctor, who was revealed during Sunday night's episode "Fugitive of the Judoon."
GOP strategist roasts Pompeo's response to NPR incident
Republican strategist Rick Wilson and CNN contributor Wajahat Ali join Don Lemon to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement in response to NPR host Mary Louise Kelly's claim that he cursed at her and demanded she find Ukraine on a map after a taping of "All Things Considered."
FDA to Purell: Stop claiming your hand sanitizers eliminate Ebola, MRSA & flu
The US Food and Drug Administration is giving the maker of Purell products a stern warning: Stop making unproven claims that over-the-counter hand sanitizers help eliminate Ebola, MRSA or the flu.
Police: Man kept a sex slave for 5 years
A North Carolina man is facing a human trafficking charge after police alleged he kept a person in sexual servitude for five years.
Kobe Bryant leaves behind a business empire
Kobe Bryant's legacy extends beyond his time on the basketball court. He was also known to the business world as a brand-builder; an investor; and a coach to other athletes and company founders.
Bar Louie files for bankruptcy and closes one-third of its restaurants
Bar Louie, a restaurant chain known for its cocktails and burgers, has filed for bankruptcy and closed dozens of locations.
Gaming's biggest names are ditching Twitch for $10 million contracts
When Jeremy Wang started streaming on Twitch in 2016, he was an unknown twenty-something with a few coding internships under his belt. Almost no one knew his name or what he looked like. The latter, at least, was by design: Wang, now 28, initially wore a mask everywhere — whether playing video games at competitive events or streaming from a closet while visiting his sister in New York.
Bolton's testimony would be Trump's nightmare
President Donald Trump and his backers seemed all set to wrap up the impeachment trial by this week.
How I explain Trump's travel ban to my daughter
Monday marks the third anniversary of President Donald Trump's efforts to impose what he promised would be a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the US."
Kobe Bryant: more than a superstar
I've spent enough time around professional athletes to know the hardest thing for the all-time greats to do is say goodbye to the game they love. For some it's the loss of the locker room camaraderie, while others typically miss the adulation. A few have spoken openly about the money, though I'm sure for many more, that too is part of the equation, if only subconsciously. All speak of the shift in their identity. Imagine spending most of your life wanting to be something, achieving it and then having it ripped away forever through no fault of your own.
What happens when women are empowered
Iowa and New Hampshire may dominate political headlines in the near term, but it is in a host of other states where significant political change is afoot. Many state legislatures are reconvening, including in Virginia, where a record 40 women now serve in Virginia's House of Delegates. Eileen Filler-Corn was recently elected the first woman speaker, with Charniele L. Herring serving as the first woman and the first African American majority leader. Earlier this month, Danica Roem tweeted after becoming the first trans woman to chair a committee in the Virginia legislature.
The biggest surprise in Trump trial
In 2020 America, members of the two political tribes can largely go their own ways without having to pay attention to the other side. Except for last week: The Republican controlled Senate had to sit silently and listen to the Democrats as they methodically made their case that President Donald Trump should be removed from office.
Retiring border patrol chief: We have a crisis
Bailing wire and duct tape.
Parnas tape is a real problem for Trump
"But her emails" became a shorthand way after the 2016 election to explain -- often in jest and as memes -- why Hillary Clinton, who was favored to win, lost to Donald Trump. However, all jokes aside, post-election studies confirmed that Clinton's emails were the most-covered topic during the campaign between May 2015 and November 2016.
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Prince Andrew has not cooperated with Jeffrey Epstein probe, US Attorney says
The FBI and prosecutors with the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York contacted Prince Andrew's lawyer to interview the prince about Jeffrey Epstein, but they have provided "zero" cooperation, according to US Attorney Geoffrey Berman.
Top EU official says Brexit is a 'wound' for the bloc
A top European official has warned that reaching a "good agreement" on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union will take time.
Rocket hits US Embassy compound in Iraq
One rocket hit a dining facility Sunday on the compound of the US Embassy in Baghdad, a US official told CNN.
Woman chokes to death eating Australia's national cake on its national day
A woman has choked to death on a lamington -- Australia's national cake -- during an eating competition to celebrate the country's national day.
Another Iranian student was detained after arriving in the US, this time in Detroit
An Iranian PhD student who'd planned to continue his studies at Michigan State University was detained by Customs and Border Protection at Detroit Metro Airport and is being sent back to Iran, his attorney told CNN Monday.
Delta employee shot to death at Atlanta-Hartsfield Jackson Airport parking lot
A Delta Airlines worker died after being found shot in an Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport employee parking lot Sunday night, the company said in a statement.
An Arizona woman can't use her frozen embryos after divorce, state Supreme Court rules
An Arizona woman cannot use frozen embryos fertilized by her ex-husband to have children and has to donate them, according to a ruling by the state's Supreme Court.
9th inmate has died in Mississippi prison since start of 2020
A ninth inmate has died at Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman, the county coroner said on Sunday.
The world's most expensive aircraft
With its "flying wing" design that makes it almost invisible to radar, the B-2 Spirit bomber is truly a standout among military planes -- and also the world's most expensive, at over $2 billion per aircraft.
A Mona Lisa for $60K?
To an untrained eye, the "Mona Lisa" up for auction at Sotheby's next week is indistinguishable from its namesake hanging in the Louvre.
Houses built in impossible places
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.
'1917': Inside the making of a one-shot masterpiece
When Sam Mendes sent out the script for "1917," his concept was firmly in place: a feature-length war film envisioned as a single shot in real time. It was bold. It was ambitious. It was maybe not taken as seriously as he hoped.
Lucy Liu on making art to find a sense of belonging
Meghan and Harry waxworks removed
London's Madame Tussauds museum has announced that it has removed the waxworks of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from its Royal Family set.
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