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Joe Biden is tantalizingly close to fulfilling what supporters see as the historic promise of his presidency in the coming days, at a critical moment for his social policy transformation at home and his hopes of reclaiming US leadership overseas.
Sean Parnell may have the backing of former President Donald Trump, but the Pennsylvania Republican also has significant personal baggage that is raising concerns about the GOP's ability to hold one of the most competitive Senate seats in the country next year.
Mitch McConnell's entire being is -- and always has been -- focused on winning elections. Every move he makes and every thing he says is part of a broader effort to ensure that his side winds up with more seats -- and therefore more control -- than the other guys.
While campaigning for the incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ) in Newark, former President Barack Obama takes aim at Republican gubernatorial challenger Jack Ciattarelli's excuse for attending a "Stop the Steal" event.
President Joe Biden hosted critical moderate Sen. Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at his home in Delaware on Sunday in a push to finalize an agreement on a sweeping economic and climate package, a White House official told CNN.
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin has in recent weeks dubbed the proposed social safety net spending in the reconciliation bill currently being discussed in Congress as "reckless" and "fiscal insanity." However, when it comes to climate change, the true insanity is ignoring the brutal fiscal reality that our nation will face if we don't make serious investments now to stave off the worst of global warming and make American communities and the economy resilient to climate-fueled extreme weather.
Democrats are once again on track to miss a self-imposed deadline to reach a deal on President Joe Biden's sweeping social safety net plan by the end of the week, as progressive Democrats confront the reality that many of their top priorities are going to be scrapped in a last-minute round of negotiation.
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Brian Laundrie, who authorities had said could help fill in at least some of the blanks about what Gabby Petito's final days looked like, has been confirmed dead.
A joint Chinese and Russian naval exercise, in which a flotilla of 10 warships completed a near circle around Japan's main island, has been touted by the two countries as a means of ensuring stability in a volatile region.
Just days after insurrectionists stormed the Capitol on January 6th, Facebook's Chief Operational Officer Sheryl Sandberg downplayed her company's role in what had happened.
James Michael Tyler, best known as the coffee shop manager Gunther on the hit show 'Friends,' died peacefully at his home on Sunday, according to his representative Toni Benson. He was 59.
CNN's Jim Acosta and Brian Stelter discuss Fox News host Neil Cavuto speaking out in support of Covid-19 vaccines, despite others on the network doubling down on their criticism of vaccine mandates.
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Georgia's Republican Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, who resisted former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election, says the GOP is in need of a reboot.
A Texas man is facing a first-degree murder charge related to the shooting death of a man sitting in a parked car outside his home earlier this month in a case the victim's family believes could test the limits of the state's so-called stand your ground law.
"The Daily Show" correspondent Jordan Klepper tells CNN's Jim Acosta about what he saw at a recent Donald Trump rally in Des Moinse, Iowa. Watch Klepper's report on Comedy Central.
PayPal is not looking to buy Pinterest, the digital payments company said Sunday, following reports that it was exploring yet another big-ticket acquisition.
By the end of December last year, there wasn't a good faith basis to demand the 2020 election be overturned. Then-President Donald Trump's lawsuits challenging the results had failed, recounts in various states had confirmed Joe Biden's win and the Electoral College had voted to affirm Biden as the President-elect.
Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young are married.
The parody cryptocurrency shiba inu coin just climbed to an all-time high and is one of the biggest digital currencies by market value.
Four years after White supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, for the "Unite the Right" rally, a civil trial starting Monday will decide whether organizers had predetermined the event would turn violent. Dozens were injured and one person died in the chaos surrounding the rally.
Australia plans to make social media companies obtain parental consent for users under the age of 16 and is threatening fines of up to 10 million Australian dollars ($7.5 million) for internet platforms which fail to comply, under draft legislation published on Monday.
Rudy Giuliani used a filter to make himself look like Abraham Lincoln in an odd attack on Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the reaction the ad is receiving.
A 13-year-old adopted pug has over 1.7 million followers on TikTok for his hilarious forecasts of the future. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Tom Brady became the first player in NFL history to have thrown 600 touchdown passes in his career during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rout of the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles issued a correction to a new license plate design featuring the Wright brothers' plane.
Fifty years ago today, representatives from around the world convened at the United Nations headquarters in New York for a history-shifting vote.
Eric Robison will never run out of words to describe his wife.
A member of a scientific coalition advising Puerto Rico's government on the coronavirus pandemic recently joked about the island's high Covid-19 vaccination rate, attributing it to the proliferation of drug store chains on the island.
Emily Robison was unvaccinated when she died of Covid-19, after fighting to survive for over a month. Just three weeks before her death, she had given birth to her and her husband, Eric Robison's, first child. CNN affiliate KHBS/KHOG reports on what one nurse did to lend a helping hand to the new father.
Lockdowns, spiraling cases and a vaccine divide is framing the start of Europe's second pandemic winter, bringing chaos to eastern European countries and uncertainty to those in the West.
Protesters scaled barricades and pushed toward the doors of the Brooklyn Nets' home arena on Sunday in support of NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving, who cannot join the team as he has chosen not to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran announced on Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
Cue the tears.
The Dave Chappelle comedy special, "The Closer," has thrust Netflix into its biggest crisis ever. It's a mess of the company's own making.
When an airport was built on the mid-Atlantic island of St. Helena (above), it was initially dubbed the "world's most useless" airport. That's because wind shear on the cliffside runway initially made it dangerous to land.
In his latest optical illusion, the street artist JR has ripped open the top of one of the Great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo, Egypt.
A Marine veteran is gaining attention after surveillance video showed him disarm an armed robber at an Arizona gas station. CNN affiliate KNXV reports.
It's a fact every school child knows: Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world.
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When Beatriz Porras was studying agronomy at university in Tunja, Colombia, she thought her career would lead to growing coffee, like her parents, or flowers, the traditional agricultural staples for the country's export market.
You've already noticed prices going up at the supermarket and the drugstore. Unfortunately, more sticker shock could be around the corner.
Steve Bannon has had his hand in a lot of things. He served in the US Navy for seven years before he went on to join the investment bank Goldman Sachs, the right-wing media outlet Breitbart, the 2016 Trump campaign and the White House -- until former President Donald Trump fired him in 2017.
The United States is approaching a tragic milestone: 750,000 American deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. As the toll has mounted, it has seemed harder for Americans to take stock of what these deaths mean.
On Thursday, Alec Baldwin fired what he was told was a safe "prop gun" on the set of the film "Rust." Instead, the gun was apparently loaded with live ammunition, leading to the stunning death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injury to the movie's director, Joel Souza. Though an intense police investigation continues, it seems highly unlikely that Baldwin will be charged with a crime. So, after such a terrible tragedy, now what?
I don't know what people expected from "The Sopranos" prequel movie, "The Many Saints of Newark," but many of the reactions have been along the lines of, "It's good; but not as good as the TV show." (That happens to be mine, as well.)
My first introduction to "Squid Game" -- the fictional Korean drama that is now No.1 on Netflix worldwide -- was through a brief clip on TikTok. The game "Red Light, Green Light" was being played, and I watched as one player was shot dead for moving after a "red light" was announced. The other players in the room then began to scream and run -- only to be slaughtered in a frenzy of bullets.
Republican Rep. Liz Cheney made an intriguing observation Tuesday about the legal arguments made by Donald Trump's team. During a meeting of the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, she implicitly reminded us of the most important aspect of the panel's work, the part that must remain at the forefront of its efforts, and a key guide in the timing of its investigation.
Sixty years ago, the world saw the face of evil.