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'Succession' finale makes good on 'blood sacrifice' promise 14 Oct 2019, 5:19 am

The following contains spoilers about the "Succession" season 2 finale.

Blood smuggling in China: Why pregnant women are breaking the law to find out their babies' sex 14 Oct 2019, 5:16 am

Custom officers stopped the middle-aged woman because of her strange, lumbering gait. They searched her and found vials of blood stashed in her bra, according to an official statement. Each one was labeled with a pregnant woman's name from China.

Pennsylvania teacher on leave without pay after racist tirade recorded by parent 14 Oct 2019, 4:48 am

A female teacher at a Pennsylvania middle school is on administrative leave after she could be heard on video calling a black man the "N-word" and using other racist language after a fender bender in the school parking lot.

Asian markets move higher after Trump announces initial trade agreement with China 14 Oct 2019, 4:17 am

Asian markets traded in the green Monday after the United States said it reached an initial agreement on trade with China.

These three women are young. They're powerful. And they just made history 14 Oct 2019, 3:59 am

Simone Biles. Coco Gauff. Brigid Kosgei.

6 injured in shooting in Philadelphia 14 Oct 2019, 3:05 am

Six people were injured in a shooting on a Philadelphia highway Sunday, police said.

Fortnite went down, leaving players staring at a black hole for hours ahead of Season 11 launch 14 Oct 2019, 2:42 am

A special event to end the tenth season of Fortnite actually ended the game altogether — at least for the afternoon.

NBC needs a 'full accounting' for Matt Lauer's alleged misconduct, analysts say 14 Oct 2019, 2:18 am

NBC executives need to reckon with the network's culture after a new book draws into question its handling of an investigation into Harvey Weinstein and an alleged sexual assault by former "Today" anchor Matt Lauer, media analysts said on Sunday.

Runner who overcame a traumatic brain injury crowned homecoming king 14 Oct 2019, 2:10 am

Caleb Freeman was once the fastest runner at his Oklahoma high school. But after a car accident left him with a traumatic brain injury, he was told he might never run again.

Fareed Zakaria: Here's why I support the impeachment inquiry 14 Oct 2019, 1:32 am

CNN's Fareed Zakaria explains why he now supports an impeachment inquiry into President Trump and why the survival of American democracy depends on Trump's compliance.

Opinion: Bill Barr's meeting with Fox News chairman should be investigated 14 Oct 2019, 1:17 am

There was an interesting development about Fox News in recent days, and it wasn't just about the sudden departure of anchor Shephard Smith.

Newly discovered natural gas reserve could create $40 billion in revenue 14 Oct 2019, 1:08 am

Iran announced on Sunday that it has discovered a new natural gas reserve with the capacity to produce nearly 400 million barrels of gas condensate, which could generate a total of $40 billion.

Former Fox correspondent: What frustrates journalists at Fox News 14 Oct 2019, 12:57 am

CNN's Brian Stelter and former Fox News journalists discuss the significance of Shepard Smith's exit from the network.

Retired four-star Marine Gen. John Allen bluntly criticized the President over the ongoing Turkish military offensive in northern Syria 14 Oct 2019, 12:12 am

A retired four-star Marine general on Sunday bluntly criticized President Donald Trump over the ongoing Turkish military offensive in northern Syria, saying, "There is blood on Trump's hands for abandoning our Kurdish allies."

People rushed to hospitals after car strikes hayride wagon 13 Oct 2019, 11:41 pm

Approximately twelve people were taken to local hospitals after a vehicle hit their hayrack ride in Illinois, authorities said.

Hunter Biden says he will step down from Chinese company 13 Oct 2019, 11:39 pm

• Buttigieg calls out Trump family for 'conflict of interest' • Joe Biden: 'I'm the reason there is impeachment going on' • Joe Biden: Family won't be part of any foreign operation. Period. • Trump threatens to sue top Democrats

Kevin McAleenan's mission impossible 13 Oct 2019, 11:11 pm

Kevin McAleenan spent nearly two decades at US Customs and Border Protection within the Department of Homeland Security. His tenure as acting Homeland Security secretary of the department was brief -- predictably so. Not because of any particular failure on his part, but because he was given a mission impossible.

Man fleeing Syria: They're coming and they'll take everything 13 Oct 2019, 10:47 pm

CNN's Nick Paton Wash reports from Syria where families in disarray attempt to find safety as Turkish forces cut off the main road between the east and west of Syrian Kurdish territory, effectively cutting off the city of Kobani.

Trump orders withdrawal of remaining troops from northern Syria 13 Oct 2019, 10:10 pm

President Donald Trump is ordering most of the remaining US forces out of northern Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday.

Firefighters make headway against the biggest of California's active wildfires 13 Oct 2019, 9:45 pm

Firefighters are making progress containing the largest of the wildfires currently burning in California, authorities said.

Here are the facts on Trump's threats to sanction Turkey 13 Oct 2019, 9:44 pm

President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday ramped up their threats to sanction Turkey, responding to growing criticism over the fallout from the country's military offensive in northern Syria following Trump's decision to withdraw US forces from the area.

What Shep Smith's exit really reveals about Trump 13 Oct 2019, 7:29 pm

When Shepard Smith announced Friday that he was leaving Fox News, he revealed something important about the state of conservative politics: there is little room for anyone who questions the status quo within most parts of the Republican universe. It appears Smith didn't like the continued pro-Trump spin that is so prevalent at the network, and so he left.

Opinion: This is just the tip of the impeachment inquiry iceberg 13 Oct 2019, 7:26 pm

Size does matter. As President Donald Trump tries to slash drastically the size of the National Security Council and make way for more political appointees instead, he's going to lose out on the important expertise and valuable relationships that career government employees bring to the NSC.

'SNL' explores the origin story of Oscar the Grouch in a 'Joker' spoof 13 Oct 2019, 6:52 pm

It's rough out there on those streets. Especially on "Sesame Street."

America's factories are in trouble. The trade war is only part of the problem 13 Oct 2019, 3:10 pm

The trade war is hurting America's factories, but it's not the only culprit. The strike at General Motors and Boeing's 737 Max crisis are taking a toll as well.

Simone Biles' brilliance should make you think 13 Oct 2019, 2:59 pm

By now, the news that Simone Biles has won another championship and has gained two new skills named after her is about as surprising as the news that a competition occurred. Breaking even more barriers at the World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, this week, becoming -- with 21 medals at Worlds (22, after winning the all-around competition with the largest margin ever) -- the most decorated female gymnast in history seems only what's expected.

Trump and the art of creating a crisis 13 Oct 2019, 2:39 pm

This week was a kaleidoscope in Trump's Washington, a big picture moving and twisting -- tax records, subpoenas, arrests, foreign policy reversals -- stories reshaping, shifting, blending, it seemed, by the hour. Or, to borrow a different metaphor, a soap opera -- only a very serious one: "Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives."

Neighbor killed 4 people eating dinner in a Chicago apartment, police say 13 Oct 2019, 2:35 pm

A neighbor is in custody after he shot five people -- four of them fatally -- in an apartment building in Chicago, police said.

Ireland has a hate crime problem and its legislation is not fit to deal with it 13 Oct 2019, 1:52 pm

In the middle of the night, Imam Ibrahim Noonan answered the phone and heard an unfamiliar Irish voice.

A carriage ride, a 41-gun salute, an extravagant crown, the 'Jurassic Park' theme and MP hostage-taking 13 Oct 2019, 11:53 am

Even by British standards, the pomp and pageantry of the State Opening of Parliament is off the scale.

Wife of US diplomat does not have immunity after UK crash 13 Oct 2019, 11:42 am

An American diplomat's wife involved in a crash that killed 19-year-old Harry Dunn in the UK does not have diplomatic immunity, according to PA Media. The UK news agency says US and UK governments say "immunity is no longer pertinent" in her case.

School lunch shaming will now be against the law in California 13 Oct 2019, 10:14 am

California just took a step toward making its school environments a little more inclusive.

Kate McKinnon as Sen. Warren puts on a show 13 Oct 2019, 9:56 am

"Saturday Night Live" opened its show this week by commenting on CNN's Equality Town Hall and brought in some special guests to help out.

SE Cupp mocks conservative paper's outrage over AOC's haircut 13 Oct 2019, 2:15 am

SE Cupp weighs in on a conservative Washington paper's "exclusive" report on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's pricey haircut and color.

American companies are taking enormous risks to do business in China 12 Oct 2019, 6:10 pm

American companies doing business in China are navigating an unprecedented array of risks, from slowing growth to the trade war and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. But that hasn't stopped many of them from pushing deeper into the vast Chinese market.

Ruby Rose talks battling depression 12 Oct 2019, 11:49 am

Actress Ruby Rose is sharing her journey with depression, saying she's struggled with a series of mental health issues her entire life.

Harry Reid: Lindsey Graham's 'whole personality changed' after this 12 Oct 2019, 5:33 am

In an interview with CNN's David Axelrod, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid laments Senator Lindsey Graham's unwillingness to stand up to President Trump.

Nobel Prize reminds us what one person can do 12 Oct 2019, 3:50 am

Imagine a man negotiating a crushingly repressive governing machine, doing it from the inside, and sweeping to power. Then imagine him immediately throwing the prison doors open to free thousands of political prisoners and journalists, welcoming back exiles, allowing banned opposition figures to run for office, and quickly reaching a peace deal with a neighboring country after decades of war.

Taylor Swift casually announces a tiny concert on Twitter 12 Oct 2019, 12:34 am

Hey, Taylor Swift fans, the pop star just teased a new concert from a tiny desk.

Timing of Trump's Syria decision raises questions 12 Oct 2019, 12:15 am

CNN's Jake Tapper examines President Donald Trump's relationship with Turkey amid his decision to pull US troops from northern Syria.

Why this image from Trump's rally made CNN's Brooke Baldwin pause 11 Oct 2019, 10:22 pm

CNN's Brooke Baldwin calls out President Donald Trump for his cursing and insults, noting that children are plugged in and watching.

Halle survivor: Gun control saved me 11 Oct 2019, 10:21 pm

I decided to visit Halle, Germany, shortly after moving to Berlin. I am one of a growing number of Jewish expats in Berlin, excited by the cultural outlets of the city, the cheaper rents and the diverse and open-minded Jewish life. Two weeks ago, an opportunity arose to visit a small, Russian-speaking Jewish community from the former USSR living in Halle to spend Yom Kippur with them. Our delegation was supposed to bring life and song to one of the most important days on the Jewish calendar.

Cause of Kevin Hart car crash determined 11 Oct 2019, 8:49 pm

The California Highway Patrol has determined that a crash which left actor Kevin Hart injured was caused by reckless driving.

For the LGBTQ community, the 'T' is no longer silent 11 Oct 2019, 8:48 pm

The inaugural presidential town hall focused solely on LGBT equality featured a lot of memorable moments.

Video shows Ferrari flip and eject athlete 11 Oct 2019, 8:01 pm

Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence Jr. received non-life-threatening injuries after being ejected from his Ferrari during an early-morning crash outside a Dallas sports bar.

Glimmer of hope for Brexit deal as EU and UK promise to 'intensify' talks 11 Oct 2019, 6:19 pm

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received further encouragement in his attempts at securing a Brexit deal after European Union member states agreed to "intensify" negotiations over the next few days.

'Terrifying but fantastic:' New Tesla feature sparks awe and mayhem 10 Oct 2019, 4:54 pm

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned for years that increasingly intelligent machines will dominate humans and turn us into their pets. But if the latest AI-powered feature from his car company is any indication, we shouldn't worry.

Opinion: This commander in chief is clueless 10 Oct 2019, 1:44 pm

President Donald Trump first came to national attention with his 1987 ghostwritten bestseller, "The Art of the Deal."

Actor falls for classic Statue of Liberty tour scam 9 Oct 2019, 3:09 pm

Native New Yorker Alec Baldwin got scammed by someone selling fake passes to a Statue of Liberty "boat tour" in New York City.

What happens next with Brexit could make or break the UK economy 8 Oct 2019, 7:58 pm

The chances of Britain leaving the European Union with a deal on October 31 are fading fast. That's likely to leave the country facing a general election which could lead to a 'no deal' Brexit or a new coalition government led by leftwinger Jeremy Corbyn that would give voters the chance to remain in the European Union.

David Cameron's response to Trump Ukraine call 2 Oct 2019, 12:13 am

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron expresses disapproval for asking a foreign leader to dig out dirt on a political opponent, claiming "we should fight our political battles at home."

This 9-year-old was denied lunch on his birthday at school. Now the district is making changes 11 Sep 2019, 3:20 pm

A boy from Ohio had the "worst birthday ever" after his school lunch was taken away because of an unpaid balance on his account.

75% of US school districts report student meal debt. Here's what they're doing to combat the problem 17 May 2019, 6:34 pm

From college applications to bullying to drills for possible school shootings, students already have enough on their plate without having to worry about affording lunch.

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