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President Trump intends to choose Amy Coney Barrett to be the new Supreme Court justice, multiple senior GOP sources with knowledge of the process say
President Donald Trump intends to choose Amy Coney Barrett to be the new Supreme Court justice, according to multiple senior Republican sources with knowledge of the process.
Democrats to insist Trump's court nominee sit out legal challenges to election results
Senate Democrats say they will press President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee to commit to recuse herself if the justices hear a case that could impact the outcome of the fall elections, a request that could become a major flashpoint amid Trump's persistent attacks on the legitimacy of the elections.
Amy Coney Barrett on nominating a Justice during an election
According to multiple senior Republican sources, President Donald Trump has indicated he will nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
Opinion: Civil rights on the line with Trump's Supreme Court pick
Not all heroes wear a cape; some wear a robe.
Vulnerable Democratic senator: 'I will not support the confirmation' of Supreme Court pick ahead of Election Day
Sen. Doug Jones, a vulnerable Democratic senator up for reelection in the red state of Alabama, announced Friday he "will not support" President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee -- who has yet to be named -- ahead of Election Day.
Watch Ginsburg's longtime personal trainer honor the late justice with pushups
• How Ginsburg spent her final weeks
Executives caught bragging of cozy government relationships as they sought approvals for controversial Alaskan gold mine
• See the tapes that could unravel a controversial mine project
Federal judge removes acting Bureau of Land Management director
A federal judge on Friday ordered acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley to step aside, blocking him from exercising any more authority after finding that he has served unlawfully for more than 400 days.
Louisville police major relieved of command after reportedly insulting protesters in email to other officers
Maj. Bridget Hallahan has been relieved of command of the Louisville Metro Police Department's Fifth Division two days after the Louisville Courier Journal reported that the major had insulted protesters in an August email to other officers.
She won't vote for Biden, but fears second Trump term
CNN's Jeff Zeleny speaks to voters in Wisconsin, where President Donald Trump won by less than one percentage point in 2016, about the upcoming 2020 presidential election as some consider flipping to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Trump unveils 'Platinum Plan' for Black Americans
President Donald Trump unveiled a plan aimed at winning over Black Americans on Friday, less than two months before Election Day, largely expanding upon the existing economic-related initiatives the President established in his first term.
Ron Paul hospitalized after apparent medical episode
Former Texas congressman Ron Paul was hospitalized earlier Friday after an apparent medical episode but is now "doing fine," according to a tweet posted to his Twitter account.
Keith Hufnagel, skateboard icon, dies at 46
The world of skateboarding has lost an icon and entrepreneur with the death of Keith Hufnagel at the age of 46.
CNN's Brianna Keilar responds to McEnany attack
The White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany baselessly linked CNN reporter Brianna Keilar's comments about the Kentucky Attorney General to the shooting of two Louisville police officers after the killing of Breonna Taylor. Hear her response.
Philadelphia mayor fires city's treasurer after he is arrested on federal charges
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney fired the city's treasurer on Friday after he was arrested and federally indicted for embezzling money from clients at his previous job as a financial adviser. Christian Dunbar also faces allegations that he and his wife, identified in the criminal complaint as F.N.D., set up fake marriages when they were classmates at Temple University to become US citizens.
Anderson Cooper: This Trump hire is a person of integrity
President Donald Trump continued to attack mail-in voting as full of widespread fraud, a claim for which there is no evidence. CNN's Anderson Cooper breaks down why the Trump administration's justification for his rhetoric is alarming.
IHME director warns of coming 'surge' in Covid-19 cases
Covid-19 vaccinations could start in November or December, Fauci says
• Trump has lost patience with CDC head after series of mixed messages • LIVE UPDATES: Florida governor signs order moving the state into phase three of reopening
State election official sounds alarm over 'secrecy envelope'
Pennsylvania election official Lisa Deely says she is very concerned over how complicated the mail-in voting process is in her state as the number of mail-in ballots are at a record number for the 2020 presidential election.
Dax Shepard reveals he relapsed after 16 years of sobriety
After 16 years of being sober, actor and comedian Dax Shepard revealed he has been battling an opioid addiction.
Charles Barkley is taking heat for his Breonna Taylor comments
Basketball legend and NBA analyst Charles Barkley is taking some heat following his comments on the grand jury's decision on charges in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
Author reveals what keeps him grounded during pandemic
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to author Mitch Albom about his relationship with Chika, a Haitian orphan he and his wife cared for while she was being treated for a brain tumor in the United States.
Thom Brennaman resigns from Cincinnati Reds after uttering anti-gay slur
Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman has resigned, according to CNN affiliate WCPO. He had been suspended by the team after he uttered an anti-gay slur on air last month.
The Doobie Brothers aren't happy that Bill Murray is using their song to sell 'ugly' golf shirts
Railroad workers built a 'man cave' under New York's Grand Central Terminal
Three railroad employees were suspended without pay for converting a room underneath Grand Central Terminal in New York City into their own personal 'man cave.'
Remembering a classic adult hotel playland
CNN's Holly Firfer travels back in time to the Holiday Inn Holidome
You've probably seen this actor in dozens of movies, but don't know his name
Standing on the deck of a sinking Titanic, Kiran Shah prepared to jump. Fifty feet below, the water waited, cold and indifferent to the moment. It was another long, challenging night, but Shah was a professional; when the call came he did not hesitate.
Classic TV reboots on the way
Some of your favorite nostalgic TV classics could be coming back to the small screen. CNN's Chloe Melas has more on some reboots and revivals on the way.
Team Trump capitalizes on Pennsylvania incident to baselessly accuse Dems of 'stealing' election
President Donald Trump and his campaign are spreading disinformation about an incident in Pennsylvania where nine ballots were improperly discarded, and are falsely claiming it proves widespread "voter fraud" and that Democrats are "trying to steal the election."
Wall Street is shunning Trump. Campaign donations to Biden are five times larger
President Trump is promising four more years of low taxes, light regulation and a laser-focus on the stock market. Yet professionals on Wall Street are shunning Trump and funneling staggering amounts of money to his opponent.
We fact-checked a fake, viral video with a Trump supporter
Misleading content shared by Trump and his team is often defended as humor. But his supporters aren't always in on the joke.
How GOP is prepping to run out clock on election
President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful presidential transition Wednesday comes as Republicans across the country are taking concrete steps that threaten to undermine the integrity of the election, particularly in key battleground states.
Analysis: The FBI director just totally shut down Donald Trump's vote-fraud conspiracy
In the space of a single sentence uttered Thursday, FBI Director Christopher Wray unwound months of wild conspiracy theories pushed by President Donald Trump and his allies about mail-in ballots in the 2020 election.
89-year-old pizza delivery driver gets $12,000 surprise tip
The tables quickly turned for an 89-year-old pizza delivery driver who received a surprise delivery of his own from "regulars" on his route -- a $12,000 tip.
She was told to 'do dishes.' Now she's helping other girls learn her trade
When Judaline Cassidy first tried to join the plumbers union in New York City, a seasoned union man told her to "go home and do dishes."
Homeless woman's story featured on TV has a happy ending
Tucked away from Skid Row's main thoroughfare, Q sweeps the sidewalk outside her makeshift tent before her best friend and "angel" arrives with some food.
Selena Gomez is proud to show her scar
Birds in San Francisco started singing differently in the pandemic shutdown
San Francisco birds started singing differently in the quiet of the coronavirus lockdown, says a study in Science.
Parents respond to critics over 6-month-old waterskiing baby
CNN's Jeanne Moos has the pros and cons of being a 6-month-old waterskiing baby.
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More restaurant rewards are coming your way. But there's a catch
Coffee shops have used loyalty programs to learn more about their customers and keep them coming back for years. Now, as consumers embrace digital payments during the pandemic, the trend is spreading to restaurant chains who want the same benefits.
Google Maps will show how bad Covid is in your area
Google Maps will soon show how prevalent coronavirus is in geographic areas with a new color-coded update.
Trump supporter on fake Biden video: It was a really good laugh
At a Trump rally in Bemidji, Minnesota, last Friday, grievances against social media platforms Twitter and Facebook were a common refrain.
The only sure way to prevent Trump from killing democracy
President Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election, raising the already blaring alarms over threats to America's democracy to a deafening volume.
How RBG went from a 'moderate' choice to a fiery dissenter
When President Bill Clinton selected Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the nominee from his Supreme Court shortlist in 1993, women's groups—both conservative and liberal—raised concerns. As we discuss in our book "Shortlisted," some feminists criticized Ginsburg's position on equality as one that ignored the historic oppression of women. She advocated that men and women should be treated equally under the law, rather than receive special treatment based on their sex. Additionally, abortion opponents and champions alike expressed trepidation about her appointment.
NYC's start to school year is a cautionary tale
On Thursday, September 17, in the early morning, I entered my eerily empty classroom in the Bronx, cracked the windows, and counted the tiles on the floor to ensure that my desk was, in fact, 6 feet apart from the teacher with whom I share the room.
Citizens shouldn't need Bloomberg's help to vote
Days after a devastating federal appeals court ruling that struck a major blow to voting rights for Floridians with felony records, Michael Bloomberg and a cadre of celebrities are donating millions to help some potential voters the court deemed ineligible. Florida's attorney general asked the FBI and Florida's Department of Law Enforcement to investigate Bloomberg's efforts to reinstate these voting rights. The ruling this month upheld a new Florida law requiring people with past felony convictions to pay all fines and legal fees before they can vote. These fees can amount to thousands of dollars for a largely indigent population.
The issue candidates can't avoid in first debate
If former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump want to speak convincingly to the American people in their first debate this Tuesday, they need to pay attention to something both worrying and beautiful that is happening across the country.
Will the public trust a Covid-19 vaccine£
Operation Warp Speed, the mission to develop an effective Covid-19 vaccine, seeks to deliver 300,000 doses by January 2021. According to projections from the University of Washington, by then the US death toll from the novel coronavirus will likely have reached nearly 400,000.
Appellate judges skeptical of Trump's argument to block subpoena for financial records
A lawyer for President Donald Trump told a federal appeals court Friday that there is no request for documents that could be made as part of the Manhattan district attorney's investigation concerning hush-money payments issued during the 2016 presidential election that he wouldn't consider overbroad.
Understanding mail-in voting in the US
How to make sure your 2020 mail-in vote is counted
A lot of people have concerns about mail-in voting (is the Postal Service being sabotaged£ Will their vote be counted£), and also about the state of American democracy in general.
Mailing in your ballot£ Here's how it works
Mail-in voting is more important than ever as the US continues to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's what happens to your ballot if you use the US Postal Service.
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Australia asks Google to remove images from top of sacred site Uluru
Australia has asked Google to remove pictures on its Maps service taken from the top of Uluru, the sacred Aboriginal monolith that visitors were banned from climbing last year.
Ride along on dramatic mission to rescue migrants
Go There boards a Turkish coast guard ship with CNN's Jomana Karadsheh to observe search-and-rescue efforts along the north Aegean Sea, where Turkish officials say 6,600 migrants and refugees have been rescued from the water since February. The asylum-seekers are alleging that masked men are rounding them up at shore, taking their money and pushing them back out to sea. The Greek government has repeatedly denied any involvement.
UK and France record most daily cases since start of pandemic
The United Kingdom and France both reported their highest rise in daily coronavirus case numbers Thursday with Europe in the grip of a second wave of infection.
Kim Jong Un apologizes in letter to Seoul for shooting of South Korean official
Portrayals of trans people hide tragic truth
In the recent Netflix documentary "Disclosure," clips of transgender television and movie characters flash up on screen in rapid succession. Again and again, we see similar images: murderers, sociopaths and sexual predators.
This country has the world's worst youth unemployment. Is this the solution£
"I really count myself blessed to have a job right now," says Akhona Zondani.
She marched in Selma as a young girl. Now she's seeing history repeat on voting rights
Joanne Bland was an 11-year-old schoolgirl in Selma, Alabama, when she marched into history, joining hundreds of activists on the Edmund Pettus Bridge for a demonstration that turned into one of the bloodiest confrontations of the civil rights movement.
Virginia Gov. Northam tests positive for Covid-19
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife have tested positive for Covid-19, his office announced Friday.
Church where Emmett Till's funeral was held makes the US Most Endangered Historic Places list
The Chicago church where Emmett Till's funeral was held has made the list of the United States' Most Endangered Historic Places for 2020.
Attorney for Breonna Taylor family calls for release of grand jury transcripts
Police officer shown on video riding bike over a protester's head placed on leave
A Seattle police officer captured on video rolling his bicycle over the head of a protester who was laying in the street is now on administrative leave.
Stacey Abrams to guest star in 'black-ish' animated episode
Stacey Abrams, the former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, is about to enter the animated world of the Johnson family.
'Utopia' is a fictional pandemic in the middle of a real one
The timing for "Utopia" is either incredibly good or atrociously bad, depending on one's tolerance for fiction that parallels current events. In this case, it's a pandemic tied into conspiracy theories advanced via a comic book, with the unsettling twist that the world-imperiling threat is very real.
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