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Biden is tantalizingly close to securing one of the most significant legislative legacies of any modern President 25 Oct 2021, 12:51 am

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.

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Trump pick's messy personal life worries Senate Republicans 24 Oct 2021, 8:00 am

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.

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Analysis: Mitch McConnell sent a clear message to Donald Trump about 2022 20 Oct 2021, 11:01 am

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.

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'Brother, come on!': Obama mocks GOP candidate's excuse about 'Stop the Steal' event 24 Oct 2021, 8:22 am

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.

Biden hosts Manchin to discuss finalizing spending bill 24 Oct 2021, 6:39 pm

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.

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Opinion: Manchin's inaction on climate change is the real 'fiscal insanity' 24 Oct 2021, 9:22 am

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.

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Liberals concerned over concessions to Manchin, Sinema 22 Oct 2021, 5:24 pm

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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'Rust' director told authorities Alec Baldwin was practicing drawing gun when weapon discharged 25 Oct 2021, 5:21 am

• Watch: Some Republicans joked about 'Rust' shooting. Tapper brings receipts

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A 'triple play' of weather hazards will unfold this week 24 Oct 2021, 10:01 pm

• Watch: Pamela Brown on landslide-triggering weather • CO2 levels in atmosphere reach 3 million-year high, putting the world 'way off track' on climate

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Laundrie attorney says family plans to cremate remains and won't hold funeral 24 Oct 2021, 10:01 pm

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.

Why Russian and Chinese warships teaming up to circle Japan is a big deal 25 Oct 2021, 6:23 am

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.

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New documents paint a damning picture of Facebook's role in insurrection 24 Oct 2021, 10:38 am

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.

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Actor who played Gunther on 'Friends' has died 25 Oct 2021, 4:20 am

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.

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Fox News host encourages Covid-19 vaccine on air 24 Oct 2021, 6:24 pm

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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Tens of millions of used medical gloves imported to US 24 Oct 2021, 6:59 am

• US couple was ready to return home after a trip when a positive Covid test stopped them • Children are expected to be eligible for vaccine in early November, Fauci says

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Georgia's Republican Lt. gov.: GOP's tone is atrocious 24 Oct 2021, 8:52 pm

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.

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A Texas man was charged with murder over fatal shooting of a man sitting in a parked car. He told police it was self-defense 25 Oct 2021, 1:53 am

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.

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'Daily Show' correspondent reveals what happened at Trump rally 23 Oct 2021, 6:48 pm

"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.

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PayPal says it's not looking to buy Pinterest 25 Oct 2021, 6:00 am

PayPal is not looking to buy Pinterest, the digital payments company said Sunday, following reports that it was exploring yet another big-ticket acquisition.

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Opinion: Trump allies' election 'command center' was a war room for attempted coup 25 Oct 2021, 1:16 am

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.

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'Flip or Flop' star Tarek El Moussa marries 'Selling Sunset' star Heather Rae Young 24 Oct 2021, 9:28 am

Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young are married.

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Shiba inu coin, a meme cryptocurrency, hits all-time high 25 Oct 2021, 2:33 am

The parody cryptocurrency shiba inu coin just climbed to an all-time high and is one of the biggest digital currencies by market value.

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Jurors to decide whether Charlottesville Unite the Right rally organizers prepared for a violent showdown from the start 25 Oct 2021, 5:40 am

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.

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Australia plans to force parental consent for minors on social media 25 Oct 2021, 1:50 am

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.

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Giuliani gets roasted on social media for his portrayal of a past president 24 Oct 2021, 5:19 pm

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.

13-year-old pug goes viral for adorable daily ritual 18 Oct 2021, 8:59 pm

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.

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Tom Brady becomes inaugural member of 600 touchdown club; gifts hat to young cancer surviving fan 25 Oct 2021, 4:36 am

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.

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Whoops! Ohio botches new license plate 22 Oct 2021, 6:16 pm

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles issued a correction to a new license plate design featuring the Wright brothers' plane.

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Analysis: China celebrates 50 years of being in the UN 25 Oct 2021, 4:37 am

Fifty years ago today, representatives from around the world convened at the United Nations headquarters in New York for a history-shifting vote.

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Nurse makes baby registry for a father after his unvaccinated wife died before meeting their baby 24 Oct 2021, 9:12 pm

Eric Robison will never run out of words to describe his wife.

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How Puerto Rico became the most vaccinated place in America 24 Oct 2021, 12:31 pm

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.

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22-year-old dies from Covid-19 after giving birth, husband blames misinformation 24 Oct 2021, 9:09 pm

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.

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Europe is entering its second pandemic winter 25 Oct 2021, 4:58 am

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.

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NBA: Protesters show support for Irving's vaccine stance ahead of Nets game 25 Oct 2021, 4:38 am

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.

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Ed Sheeran says he tested positive for Covid 24 Oct 2021, 7:50 pm

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran announced on Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

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Vin Diesel walked Paul Walker's daughter down the aisle at her wedding 23 Oct 2021, 9:34 am

Cue the tears.

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Analysis: Netflix made a mess of the Dave Chappelle controversy. It's a crisis of Netflix's own making 21 Oct 2021, 6:59 am

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.

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The world's most alarming airplane landings 25 Oct 2021, 6:34 am

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.

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Artist JR's optical illusion blows the top off the Great Pyramid 25 Oct 2021, 4:02 am

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.

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Surveillance video shows Marine vet stop armed robbery 22 Oct 2021, 9:09 pm

A Marine veteran is gaining attention after surveillance video showed him disarm an armed robber at an Arizona gas station. CNN affiliate KNXV reports.

The 100-year-old deadly obsession on the roof of the world 25 Oct 2021, 5:11 am

It's a fact every school child knows: Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world.

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California's shipping gridlock is stunning compared to 2 years ago 23 Oct 2021, 11:53 am

• Analysis: Why Biden is flailing • Black Friday is coming earlier than ever

With export restrictions eased, Colombia's medical cannabis business is poised for liftoff 24 Oct 2021, 11:29 am

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.

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Everything is still getting more expensive 24 Oct 2021, 8:49 am

You've already noticed prices going up at the supermarket and the drugstore. Unfortunately, more sticker shock could be around the corner.

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The many lives of Steve Bannon 24 Oct 2021, 7:58 am

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.

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Start memorializing Covid-19's victims now 25 Oct 2021, 6:13 am

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.

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How live rounds got in Alec Baldwin's gun is key to 'Rust' shooting investigation 25 Oct 2021, 12:39 am

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?

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'The Sopranos' movie was never going to be as good 24 Oct 2021, 10:44 am

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.)

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'Squid Game' hits home 23 Oct 2021, 9:47 am

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.

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Liz Cheney is right about Bannon and Trump 20 Oct 2021, 11:15 pm

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.

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60 years ago, we saw the face of evil 15 Oct 2021, 7:34 am

Sixty years ago, the world saw the face of evil.

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