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Sen. Raphael Warnock's win allows Senate Democrats to hold a true majority and won't require a power-sharing agreement with Republicans
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:27:18 GMT
• Full Georgia runoff results
Warnock's win is a final midterm rebuke of Trump's influence
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 05:20:14 GMT
Georgia voters are casting their final judgments in the runoff between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker in a contest that will shape the balance of power in the Democratic-controlled Senate next year.
See the moment CNN called the race for Warnock
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 03:49:22 GMT
CNN projects that Sen. Raphael Warnock will win reelection in the Georgia Senate runoff. CNN's Eva McKend reports from Warnock headquarters as the results come in.
What a 51-49 Senate majority means for Democrats
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:23:57 GMT
Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock will win Georgia's Senate runoff, CNN projects, allowing Democrats to secure a slim 51-49 majority over Republicans in the chamber. Democrats will have significant governing advantages compared to the 50-50 split in the current Congress, during which a power-sharing agreement gives Republicans considerable leverage over Democrats despite being in the minority.
Analysis: This kind of week could break Donald Trump
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:31:03 GMT
Former President Donald Trump's bad week is bad news for his comeback.
Opinion: What Warnock's victory means for the future of the Democratic Party
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:22:52 GMT
There is a saying in the African American community that goes, "I am living my ancestor's wildest dreams."
Watch family of fallen Capitol Police officer refuse to shake hands with GOP leaders
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 04:29:10 GMT
• House Jan. 6 committee has decided to make criminal referrals, chairman says • Trump's Save America PAC paying legal bills for witnesses in Mar-a-Lago probe
Trump Organization found guilty on all counts of criminal tax fraud
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 01:32:52 GMT
• Watch: Why Trump wasn't charged in Trump Org. felony scheme • DOJ subpoenas officials in Wisconsin, Arizona and Michigan over the 2020 election • Analysis: How Trump's legacy became 'pure poison' for independents
China scraps some of its most controversial Covid rules in significant step
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 07:43:02 GMT
China announced sweeping changes to its national pandemic response on Wednesday, the clearest and most significant sign yet that the country is moving away from its strict zero-Covid approach.
Stunning necklace found at burial site of powerful Anglo-Saxon woman
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 22:39:37 GMT
Archaeologists have discovered a stunning 1,300-year-old necklace, made of gold, garnets and other semiprecious stones, at an excavation site in central England earmarked for a housing development.
Russian drones and missiles strike Zaporizhzhia

Ex-Trump White House official: Trump is liable for Walker's loss
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 04:23:23 GMT
CNN political commentator and former Trump official Alyssa Farah Griffin says the former president negatively impacted Georgia's Senate runoff race for the Republican Party.
DNA analysis helps Philadelphia police identify a child found dead inside a box 65 years ago
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 03:03:55 GMT
More than six decades after a boy was found dead in a box in Philadelphia, investigators have identified the child with the help of DNA, police announced Tuesday.
Iranian patrol boat tried to temporarily blind US Navy ships in Strait of Hormuz, US says
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 23:45:22 GMT
An Iranian patrol boat tried to temporarily blind US Navy ships in the Strait of Hormuz by shining a spotlight towards the vessels and crossing within 150 yards of them on Monday night, US Central Command said in a statement.
The quarterfinal matches are now set in the World Cup
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 22:09:26 GMT
All eight teams have now booked their places in the World Cup quarterfinals. Who are they and how did they get there£
Mystery object unearthed by storms, erosion in Florida
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 21:44:38 GMT
A structure unearthed on a Florida beach after recent storms could be a shipwreck from the 1800s, according to local officials.
Why people whiten their skin: Understanding the pressure to be whiter

North Carolina residents head to shelter for hot food and showers as governor calls suspected attack on substations 'malicious'
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:42:07 GMT
Without heating or electricity for medical equipment, some North Carolina residents are staying at a shelter as crews rush to get power back on after what the state's governor has described as "malicious" attacks on substations that plunged tens of thousands into darkness.
Watch 1-year-old's remarkable reaction after being accidentally locked in car
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 20:05:36 GMT
Aprianna Lukie's grandmother accidentally locked her one-year-old granddaughter in a car. Z'Naria cleverly followed her mother's instructions to make a safe escape.
John Travolta and Kirstie Alley: A love story
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 14:22:24 GMT
Kirstie Alley and John Travolta were never romantically involved, but that wasn't how she initially wanted it.
Opinion: Kari Lake is leading an election denial parade, but nobody's following
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 20:41:03 GMT
In contrast with the tight and turbulent Arizona election, Monday's certification of the state's voting results was uneventful. Boring, even. And most voters on both sides seem content with that.
Opinion: A hallelujah moment for iPhone users everywhere
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 16:38:10 GMT
Back in 2018 — that is to say, five iPhone generations ago — an acquaintance shared a picture of a bunch of frayed and useless Apple Lightning charging cables on my Twitter feed, complaining that as a trillion-dollar company, Apple should "figure out a way to make better cords."
TSA discovers dog in a carry-on bag at Wisconsin airport checkpoint
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 01:05:42 GMT
It's been a week of weird finds for the Transportation Security Administration: A six-pack of nunchucks and other sharp objects -- and now a dog in a backpack.
Former Trump official says he may launch 2024 bid to stop Trump
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 14:45:06 GMT
John Bolton, who served as former president Donald Trump's national security adviser, says he is contemplating entering the 2024 presidential race to stop Trump from getting a second term in office.
Amid public outcry, San Francisco officials reverse course and reject police use of robots to kill
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:33:55 GMT
San Francisco officials voted Tuesday against a controversial measure that would have allowed police to deploy robots to use lethal force in extreme situations, reversing course after public outcry against the policy.
Bella Hadid wins model of the year award
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 14:14:05 GMT
"London is back," announced Selling Sunset's Christine Quinn, whose pre-recorded year-in review-video message opened the 2022 Fashion Awards on Monday evening. "New York is back, Paris is back, Milan is back," Quinn continued, as viral runway moments from fashion houses including Bottega Veneta, Coperni, Tommy Hilfiger flashed across screens inside the historic Royal Albert Hall in London.
Oxford Dictionary's 2022 word of the year is ...
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 15:30:54 GMT
Oxford Dictionary has announced "goblin mode" as its choice for 2022's Word of the Year after it opened voting to the public. The term is used to describe a type of behavior that is unapologetically lazy and self-indulgent. CNN senior data reporter Harry Enten explains.
Referee of Tyson-Holyfield 'Bite Fight' and more than 100 other boxing title fights dies at 85
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 03:15:00 GMT
Mills Lane, the third man in the ring for more than 100 championship boxing matches, has died, according to officials in Nevada.
Amber Heard appeals defamation case loss to ex-husband Johnny Depp
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 03:29:59 GMT
Lawyers for Amber Heard officially appealed her loss in a defamation case brought by Johnny Depp, arguing there were several errors in the trial, according to reporting from the Los Angeles Times.
A bat infestation at a Nevada fire station is so bad, the department is abandoning the building
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 22:12:59 GMT
A Nevada fire department that closed one of its stations for an "undetermined amount of time" because of a bat infestation is now preparing to hand that station back over to the state and move to a new building.
'Totally uninhibited' dancing guest conductor goes viral
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 16:29:06 GMT
Conductor gone wild. Watch guy who won a raffle get to conduct an orchestra. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Navy carries out secret mission to drop ping-pong balls on Army rivals ahead of annual football game
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:36:09 GMT
It was a crisp December afternoon as three small planes circled above their objective, making 12 total passes overhead as they dropped leaflets from the aircraft, watching as they fluttered softly to the ground.
Scientists finally know why people get more colds and flu in winter
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 23:14:35 GMT
A chill is in the air, and you all know what that means — it's time for cold and flu season, when it seems everyone you know is suddenly sneezing, sniffling or worse. It's almost as if those pesky cold and flu germs whirl in with the first blast of winter weather.
Kirstie Alley died of colon cancer. Here's how to lower your risk
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 22:54:17 GMT
Colon cancer has claimed another life. Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Kirstie Alley, best known for her roles in the television sitcoms "Cheers" and "Veronica's Closet," died Monday at age 71 after battling cancer that was "recently discovered," according to a family statement.
Measles outbreak in central Ohio grows to more than 50 children, driven by 'lack of vaccination'
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 23:36:44 GMT
A measles outbreak in central Ohio is growing, sickening more than 50 children, with many of them needing hospitalization, according to data updated Tuesday by Columbus Public Health.
In wake of baby formula crisis, highly critical report recommends major food safety changes at FDA
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 01:43:50 GMT
To help prevent outbreaks of food-related illness and problems like the formula shortage that left many parents in the US without adequate access to food for their babies, the US Food and Drug Administration needs a clearer mission and a different kind of leadership, and it has to act with more urgency, according to a highly critical new report.
Ashton Kutcher and twin Michael talk health, guilt and rift between them
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 15:42:43 GMT
In a rare interview, twin brothers Ashton and Michael Kutcher talked about both their bond and their rift.
Dementia risk may increase if you're eating these foods, study says
Mon, 05 Dec 2022 16:30:58 GMT
• How are hearing aids and dementia related£ A new study explains • Video: See moment Chris Hemsworth learns of a shocking health secret in his DNA
Meet the service dogs who can switch on lights and open doors
Mon, 05 Dec 2022 03:22:33 GMT
Since 1975, Canine Companions has placed 7,200 dogs with needy participants -- all free of charge. Dogs are trained for over two years to learn more than 40 commands that help better peoples' lives. For Izzy Sherman, a ten-year-old using a walker, her new service dog will be a "game changer."
8 million cleaning products recalled over bacteria exposure risk
Mon, 05 Dec 2022 21:18:40 GMT
The Laundress brand of detergent and household cleaning products has recalled about eight million products because of the possible presence of bacteria that could pose a health risk to consumers.
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What it's like to live in one of the wealthiest places on the planet
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 15:23:49 GMT
Described as a "sunny place for shady people," by English novelist W. Somerset Maugham, Monaco is one of the smallest and wealthiest countries in the world.
The very last 747 jumbo jet is about to roll off Boeing's assembly line
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 04:21:35 GMT
After 53 years and more than 1,570 planes, the last Boeing 747 is set to roll off the assembly line in Washington state Tuesday, on its way to serve as a cargo plane.
World's first 'upcycled' skyscraper saves Australian tower from demolition
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 01:03:30 GMT
Once Sydney's tallest building, the AMP Centre was showing its age. The outdated 1970s structure had come to the end of its lifespan, and the tower's owners wanted to replace it with something bigger, better and more energy-efficient.
That TikTok voice is actually a person. This is her story
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 14:14:07 GMT
Behind TikTok's text-to-speech voice "Jessie" is radio host and voice over artist Kat Callaghan. Callaghan shares what it's like to have her voice attached to countless viral videos and how "Jessie" differs from other A.I. voice predecessors.
Philadelphia is taking the 'cheese' out of cream cheese
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 14:57:39 GMT
Philadelphia Cream Cheese is launching a non-dairy version of its signature spread.
Meme stock mania may finally be over
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 17:43:16 GMT
It's time to sing a requiem for a meme. Meme stocks, that is. Companies that attracted rabid followings from traders on Reddit and other social media sites in 2021 are struggling. Just look at GameStop.
Shein tells suppliers to end long working days at factories by end of the month
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 12:41:20 GMT
Chinese fast fashion retailer Shein, the subject of recent controversy around alleged labor rights abuses, says it plans to invest $15 million to improve working conditions at factories in its supply chain.
Double-digit price hikes for packaged foods will be 'with us for a while,' Walmart CEO says
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 17:02:09 GMT
Finally, shoppers are getting some good news about prices: Inflation is falling on discretionary merchandise just in time for the holidays, Walmart chief Doug McMillon said Tuesday.
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Why Justice Alito's 'jokes' are stunning
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:01:46 GMT
If anything sums up the increasing arrogance and fecklessness of our now far-right Supreme Court, it is this: The same Supreme Court justice who penned the decision stripping a fundamental right from American women spent Monday on the bench making a joke about Black children in KKK outfits.
In every Ukrainian kitchen, a secret weapon against Putin
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 12:18:12 GMT
After long days working in offices dotting Kyiv's downtown, a small group of women head to their kitchens. Their evening job is just beginning.
Women carry this unequal holiday burden year-round
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 14:19:11 GMT
After two years in which many dialed back celebrations during the Covid-19 pandemic, this holiday season likely will be supersized. Many of us are making up for those missed opportunities with more celebrations with more people.
Trump's call to terminate the Constitution should be the final straw
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 00:46:50 GMT
Many in the political class who have criticized former President Donald Trump as a threat to democracy, especially after the deadly Capitol insurrection, have been proved right once again.
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