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Acting Navy secretary apologizes for calling ousted aircraft carrier captain 'stupid' 

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly blasted the now-ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, Capt. Brett Crozier, as "stupid" in an address to the ship's crew Monday morning.

Cardinal George Pell to be freed as High Court overturns sex abuse conviction 7 Apr 2020, 5:02 am

Cardinal George Pell will be immediately freed from prison after Australia's High Court unanimously overturned his conviction on five counts of historical child sex abuse.

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Analysis: Trump lashes out when confronted with critiques of coronavirus response 7 Apr 2020, 4:57 am

President Donald Trump's contempt for science and disdain for experts who question his political narratives are driving his increasingly defensive and brittle management of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Holyoke Soldiers' Home, site of deadly outbreak, dealt with systemic issues for years, staffers and union say 7 Apr 2020, 4:49 am

Two employees of the Holyoke Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts told CNN they felt the home was woefully unprepared for a coronavirus outbreak in part due to long-standing systemic issues like short staffing.

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Samsung says it eked out a profit rise before the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic hit 7 Apr 2020, 4:43 am

Samsung, the world's largest smartphone maker, predicts it eked out a rise in profit last quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic was just beginning to disrupt supply chains and hobble global demand.

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Giant storm hits Vanuatu amid coronavirus state of emergency 7 Apr 2020, 4:39 am

Vanuatu has been slammed by one of the strongest recorded storms to ever make landfall on the tiny Pacific nation, forcing the government to suspend coronavirus social distancing measures for evacuees.

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Trump disputes HHS IG report, repeats other false claims at Monday's coronavirus briefing 7 Apr 2020, 4:36 am

During his coronavirus briefing Monday, President Donald Trump clashed with reporters and made a number of false and misleading claims. Here's our fact check below, which will be updated as we check his claims.

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US stock futures volatile after strong Monday 7 Apr 2020, 4:21 am

US stock futures were volatile in after-hours trading Monday following the best day for Wall Street in two weeks.

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Opinion: Why Americans share the pain of Kennedy tragedies 7 Apr 2020, 4:21 am

Maeve Kennedy McKean's body was recovered this afternoon while her 8-year-old son, Gideon, is presumed dead after going missing Thursday night in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland. McKean -- the daughter of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and the granddaughter of former US Attorney General and US Senator Robert F. Kennedy -- and her son were isolating from coronavirus with their family and playing kickball in the yard when the ball went into the water. The pair took a canoe to retrieve it and never came back. Divers and boats went back to sea to search for their bodies Monday.

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Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean's body found by divers 7 Apr 2020, 4:05 am

The body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean has been found by divers, police said.

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Coroners worry Covid-19 test shortages could lead to uncounted deaths 7 Apr 2020, 4:01 am

Jill Romann, the coroner in Douglas County, Colorado, was so desperate for coronavirus tests that she began calling hospitals in the middle of the night to avoid management, begging whoever was on duty for one or two test kits.

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The coronavirus blame game: It's not just Trump 7 Apr 2020, 3:35 am

In our polarized world, we are united by one truth: Covid-19 has no political objective, no media bias, and no social agenda. It is an equal opportunity killer. People are dying in isolation, working alone in their basement, and sobbing on empty street corners normally full of life. As we long for the "ordinary" in the midst of these extraordinary times, the reality is that while we are united, we are still divided.

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Many older Americans aren't sticking to social distancing guidelines. Here's why 7 Apr 2020, 3:09 am

Last week, a 99-year-old New Jersey man who went to an engagement party was arrested in New Jersey for defying the state's ban on gatherings. In a separate case, a 100-year-old man violated a stay-at-home order by attending a funeral.

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Opinion: Black America must wake up to this viral threat 7 Apr 2020, 3:00 am

At the start of any pandemic, early information can mislead. Unfortunately, for vulnerable populations, false assumptions can have deadly consequences.

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Venezuelan refugees are returning home amid the coronavirus pandemic 7 Apr 2020, 2:47 am

Venezuelans who once fled their homes for neighboring Colombia are now returning to their country.

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Opinion: Religious gatherings around the globe inflame the virus 7 Apr 2020, 2:47 am

Around the world, some religious gatherings continue to take place, despite widespread knowledge that large groups of people facilitate in spreading the coronavirus -- and in defiance of government restrictions on such gatherings.

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Wisconsin primary set for Tuesday after courts block attempts to delay voting 7 Apr 2020, 2:40 am

Wisconsin's Supreme Court blocked Gov. Tony Evers' order to postpone Tuesday's election, despite his arguments that in-person voting could endanger poll workers and voters.

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Singer Duffy says she was drugged, taken to another country and raped 7 Apr 2020, 2:39 am

Duffy has revealed harrowing details of a four-week ordeal during which she says she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday, taken to a foreign county and raped by an unnamed attacker.

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Trump berates reporters when asked about report by his own administration 7 Apr 2020, 2:19 am

President Trump got upset with reporters when asked about a report by HHS Inspector General Christi Grimm, who Trump appointed.

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Navarro's laughable claim that he knows better than Fauci 7 Apr 2020, 2:19 am

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has yet to embrace hydroxychloroquine, the drug the President touts, without evidence, as a miracle treatment for Covid-19.

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Trump's bizarrely insufficient use of the DPA 7 Apr 2020, 1:24 am

Under the Defense Production Act (DPA), President Donald Trump holds enormous power to put essential lifesaving equipment into the hands of medical professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. Trump typically exercises executive power aggressively but thus far he has taken a tepid, confused approach to the DPA, at the potential cost of human life.

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A pandemic is no time to go federal 7 Apr 2020, 12:40 am

America's federalist system has always fostered political competition. By dividing power between the national government and the states, it contributes to important differences in how individual states are governed. While this might have some upsides with regards to things like tax policy or developing good schools and universities, it is not the best way to respond to a pandemic.

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Male drivers are more dangerous to others on the road than women, new study shows 7 Apr 2020, 12:30 am

Male drivers are more dangerous to other road users than their female counterparts, a new study published Monday shows.

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Trump announces face mask manufacturing deal with 3M after contentious negotiations 7 Apr 2020, 12:13 am

President Donald Trump announced the "saga" between his administration and 3M has ended with the finalization of a deal that will see the manufacturer supplying millions of masks for health care workers.

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Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as coronavirus symptoms have 'worsened' 7 Apr 2020, 12:09 am

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit Monday after his condition with coronavirus symptoms "worsened," his office has said.

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'Death is imminent,' CNN obtains desperate pleas inside prison 7 Apr 2020, 12:04 am

CNN has obtained video from inside Alabama state prisons where inmates are pleading for help amid the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

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Actress who fronted 'Stay Home' campaign arrested after hosting a party during lockdown 6 Apr 2020, 11:59 pm

Nigerian actress Funke Akindele-Bello has been arrested after hosting a birthday party for her husband during a lockdown in the country -- despite fronting a 'Stay Home' campaign.

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Zoo tried to get pandas to mate for 10 years. When coronavirus shut the zoo down, they did 6 Apr 2020, 11:59 pm

It seems all these giant pandas needed was a little privacy.

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Kroger and Walmart test one-way aisles as a coronavirus preventative measure 6 Apr 2020, 11:59 pm

The one-way aisle is the latest traffic-control measure to be implemented by US grocery retailers to encourage physical distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oklahoma judge blocks state order restricting abortion during coronavirus outbreak 6 Apr 2020, 11:51 pm

An Oklahoma federal judge blocked a state executive order on Monday limiting abortion access during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic -- a win for abortion rights advocates who have challenged similar orders with mixed results.

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ACLU suing for release of inmates at Louisiana facility where five prisoners have died 6 Apr 2020, 11:43 pm

The ACLU sued the federal Bureau of Prisons on Monday, arguing that efforts to release inmates from a detention center in Oakdale, Louisiana, where five men have died from coronavirus, are moving too slowly.

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The origin of coronavirus is debated. But genetic detective work is leading scientists to point at one animal suspect.  6 Apr 2020, 11:34 pm

In photos | Newsletter | Podcast | Q&A | How to help

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This is how we conquer Covid-19 6 Apr 2020, 11:31 pm

Since we lack effective drugs or a vaccine, there are only two ways to stop the Covid-19 epidemic short of catastrophe. They both involve stopping infectious individuals from spreading the disease.

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Dr. Gupta: Here's what this means for Boris Johnson 6 Apr 2020, 10:42 pm

Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses British Prime Minister Boris Johnson being moved to the intensive care unit after being diagnosed and hospitalized with the coronavirus.

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NYC may temporarily bury coronavirus victims in park if morgues reach capacity 6 Apr 2020, 10:31 pm

New York City may need to bury coronavirus victims in a local park as hospital morgues and refrigerated trailers parked outside hospitals reach capacity, City Councilman Mark Levine tweeted Monday.

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Auto insurance companies return $800 million in premiums because no one is driving 6 Apr 2020, 10:19 pm

Two insurers -- Allstate and American Family Insurance -- announced Monday they will give back about $800 million to their auto insurance customers because people are driving far less during the coronavirus crisis.

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Watch the question Trump wouldn't let Dr. Fauci answer 6 Apr 2020, 10:19 pm

President Trump has touted the drug Hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19, but there are no definitive studies on the drug and some doctors worry about the possible harm it could cause.

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Streets of China: See what they look like now 6 Apr 2020, 9:07 pm

As China emerges after months of lockdown, people are back on city streets and crowds flocking to popular destinations. CNN's David Culver reports on the cautious optimism officials are warning.

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Tesla's working on making ventilators from car parts 6 Apr 2020, 8:51 pm

Tesla engineers are working on a ventilator made largely from car parts, according to a YouTube video the automaker posted on Sunday.

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Chernobyl radiation levels spike 6 Apr 2020, 8:48 pm

Radiation levels in the Chernobyl exclusion area are at more than twice the normal level as two forest fires rage nearby.

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Quarantined Lyft and Uber drivers are fighting for coronavirus pay 6 Apr 2020, 8:44 pm

When Michelle, a rideshare driver for Uber and Lyft in North Carolina, came down with a fever and a cough in late March, she feared she might have coronavirus.

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Call your grandparents 6 Apr 2020, 8:41 pm

On his three-season porch in suburban Boston, my 90-year-old grandfather takes a break from watching the news. He sits in a worn green-cushioned chair, smoking his pipe and rereading a Lee Child novel. Jack Reacher, he reminds me over the phone, is big and tall; Tom Cruise was all wrong for the movies.

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NYC official: Trump has my mom's blood on his hands 6 Apr 2020, 8:40 pm

Scott Stringer, the New York City comptroller whose mother died from coronavirus, said he is angry at the federal government's response to the pandemic.

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Beauty queen hangs up her crown to return to work as a doctor 6 Apr 2020, 7:19 pm

A beauty queen who was crowned Miss England in 2019 has returned to the United Kingdom from overseas charity work to continue her career as a doctor amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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CEO predicts a 'major recession' is on its way 6 Apr 2020, 6:46 pm

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon used his annual shareholder letter to detail just how bad he thinks the US economy can get from the coronavirus pandemic.

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YouTube tries to limit spread of false 5G coronavirus conspiracy theories 6 Apr 2020, 6:38 pm

YouTube and other social media platforms are taking steps to limit the spread of conspiracy theories falsely connecting 5G networks and the coronavirus pandemic after a string of attacks on cell phone towers.

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He beat coronavirus and may save others 6 Apr 2020, 5:51 pm

A California man who was diagnosed with the coronavirus and recovered has donated his plasma to help others fighting the potentially deadly virus.

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Sparks fly: Heated disagreement breaks out in Situation Room 6 Apr 2020, 5:07 pm

In photos | Newsletter | Podcast | Q&A | Tracking the virus

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'Tiger King' zoo owner says the show is coming back 6 Apr 2020, 4:25 pm

Jeff Lowe of the Netflix series "Tiger King" was seen in a Twitter video announcing an additional episode of the series set to air "next week." Netflix has not confirmed the episode.

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Lonely 4-year-old sings 'All By Myself' in quarantine 6 Apr 2020, 4:12 pm

The coronavirus quarantine is getting to 4-year-old Bryson and his mom caught a video of him singing "All By Myself" while he made a sandwich.

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'Hamilton' cast surprises young fan 6 Apr 2020, 3:36 pm

John Krasinski surprised one young Broadway fan with her ultimate wish on his "Some Good News" show.

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Intensive care doctor with coronavirus made goodbye video for her kids 6 Apr 2020, 3:20 pm

Intensive care doctor Julie John shares emotional message to her kids just in case she died. Dr.John is getting better, but will be under quarantine for another 7-14 days.

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A fire at a Florida airport destroyed more than 3,500 rental cars 6 Apr 2020, 3:18 pm

A fire that spread through a grassy area of Southwest Florida International Airport has destroyed thousands of rental cars, fire department officials said.

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What you should know if you need a haircut 6 Apr 2020, 2:34 pm

People across the internet are sharing their at-home haircuts, but professional stylists are warning against a DIY cut.

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Lin Manuel meets 9-year-old fan over Zoom call 6 Apr 2020, 2:00 pm

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt surprise a 9-year-old girl who had tickets to see "Hamilton" before it was canceled with Lin-Manuel Miranda and had the cast sing her favorite song on a Zoom call.

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Exclusive: Inside an ER during the outbreak 6 Apr 2020, 12:41 pm

In photos | Newsletter | Podcast | Q&A | Tracking the virus

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The mystery of why the coronavirus kills some young people 6 Apr 2020, 9:37 am

When 30-year-old Ben Luderer started to feel sick, he wasn't that surprised. Just a few days earlier, his wife, Brandy, had tested positive for coronavirus, but there wasn't much to it.

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See the reality for the most extreme patients 6 Apr 2020, 4:13 am

Doctors at University Hospital of Brooklyn, New York, explain the dire need for ventilators in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.

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NFL kicker who set a record for the longest field goal dies of coronavirus 5 Apr 2020, 9:52 pm

Tom Dempsey, a journeyman NFL kicker who despite missing toes on his right foot set a field goal record that stood for more than four decades, has died of coronavirus, according to reports.

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Intimate photos of life under lockdown 3 Apr 2020, 12:29 pm

Venturing out onto the streets of New York City, photographer Ashley Gilbertson spotted a young woman standing under an alcove in the financial district. He stopped to watch as she poked her head out a few times before emerging with an elderly man on her arm.

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Cabinets of curiosities: The weird world of Renaissance treasures 2 Apr 2020, 6:36 pm

The cabinet of curiosities is synonymous with delight and surprise, with marvels and rare objects, but is also the mirror and representation of the world in its entirety.

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Famous stolen paintings: Where high art and low deeds collide 2 Apr 2020, 12:24 pm

In Hollywood movies, the art thief has become something of a romantic legend. But away from the big screen, art looting is big and ugly business.

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This home is a homage to some of the world's most influential black artists 1 Apr 2020, 11:53 am

The front door of Arthur Lewis' Los Angeles home opens to a room organized like an exhibition space. The marks of domesticity -- dining room table, mantel, fireplace, throw pillows -- are present, but engulfed by art. Paintings and sculptures grab all the attention, and maybe the intention, of the space.

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The fading bohemia of Los Angeles' Venice Beach 9 Aug 2018, 3:20 am

With its diverse cast of surfers, skaters, bodybuilders, aging hippies and street performers, Los Angeles' Venice Beach retains some of the bohemian charm that once put it at the heart of American pop culture.

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