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Allentown Police investigating after video appears to show officer putting his knee on man's neck

Police in Allentown, PA, are investigating an officer's use of force after video appears to show him kneeling on a man's neck.

Police officer shot and killed near Seattle

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Washington is in custody, according to police.

A New Hampshire radio station cuts ties with conservative host after she filmed herself yelling at landscapers for speaking Spanish

Dianna Ploss, who had a show on WSMN in New Hampshire, livestreamed the racist incident on Facebook.

5 things to know for July 14: Covid-19, stimulus, Hong Kong, Roger Stone, in memoriam

CNN's Richard Quest takes a flight from Newark to London for the first time in four months, after taking a break due to the coronavirus pandemic. He describes his emotional journey.

5 things to know for July 14: Covid-19, stimulus, Hong Kong, Roger Stone, in memoriam

President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone, who was convicted of crimes that included lying to Congress in part, prosecutors said, to protect the President.

5 things to know for July 14: Covid-19, stimulus, Hong Kong, Roger Stone, in memoriam

Bomani Jones, host of "The Right Time with Bomani Jones" on ESPN, gives his thoughts on the NFL's Washington franchise changing the Redskins name and logo.

5 things to know for July 14: Covid-19, stimulus, Hong Kong, Roger Stone, in memoriam

The heat warnings that were confined to the Southwest have migrated to the east. CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the areas impacted as well as how hot it will feel.

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Sports

Ultrarunner Coree Woltering runs almost 1,200 miles in record time, fueled by fast food and heavy metal

Coree Woltering has recorded the fastest known time for running the near 1200-mile Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin. He completed the mammoth task in 21 days, 13 hours, 35 minutes - beating the previous record by almost five hours.

Manchester City wins appeal against two-year ban from European football competitions

Manchester City's ban from European football has been overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. City had previously been excluded from European competitions for two seasons.

Christian Kabasele says racism online 'is worse' than incidents in stadium

Watford's Christian Kabasele tells CNN contributor Darren Lewis that he finds racism online "worse" than racist incidents in stadiums. The interview was recorded in March.

Christian Kabasele says racism online 'is worse' than incidents in stadium

From monkey chants, to bananas being thrown at him, Watford defender Christian Kabasele reflects on frequently being racially abused in Bulgaria when he played there in the 2011-2012 season

Handcuffs to light bulbs shine light on painful Black experience

Former West Indian cricketer Michael Holding is moved to tears as he talks about racial inequality and the portrayals of black people in religion and society.

Noah Lyles breaks 200m world record -- but then it transpires he only ran 185m

Former middle distance runner turned athletics commentator Steve Cram was flummoxed and flabbergasted as US sprinter Noah Lyles crossed the finishing line.

'I absolutely experienced racism in and out of tennis,' says former Wimbledon finalist Mal Washington

Mal Washington currently holds a 24-year record in men's tennis. He's the last Black man to play a Wimbledon final since Arthur Ashe in 1975 and he's fighting to make the sport more diverse.

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Entertainment

Bollywood stars hospitalized as coronavirus cases spike in India

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus, according to his official Twitter account. His son and daughter-in-law, fellow Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, along with their daughter Aaradhya have also tested positive.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith confirm her involvement with August Alsina

On an episode of "Red Table Talk," Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith explain what happened when Jada started a relationship with singer August Alsina.

Lady A, the singer, is fighting back against Lady A, the group

Singer Anita White, who says she has been known as Lady A for years, speaks to HLN's Melissa Knowles after the country group Lady A, who changed their name from Lady Antebellum because of its connection to slavery, sued White.

Tom Hanks goes to war (again) in the World War II drama 'Greyhound'

Hanks plays a naval commander leading a convoy through the north Atlantic, trying to get soldiers to Europe to fight. David Daniel has a look.

Friends and colleagues remember Naya Rivera

Actress Naya Rivera's nearly three-decade career started working with the legendary Redd Foxx.

Demi Lovato, 'Glee' costars and other celebs praying for Naya Rivera's safety

Naya Rivera, 33, vanished from Lake Piru in Ventura County, California on July 8. The Ventura County Sheriff's Office said search efforts will resume "at first light" and called it a possible drowning.

Tom Hanks says wearing a mask should be so simple in first TV interview since recovering from Covid-19

Actor Tom Hanks appeared on NBC's "Today" show to discuss his new movie, Greyhound, and compared wartime with the pandemic.

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Business-Consumer

Verizon's alternative to layoffs: Retraining 20,000 workers

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg tells CNN Business' Matt Egan what Corporate America needs to do to improve diversity.

Tucker Carlson addresses ex-staffer's racist posts, says he will take 'long-planned' vacation

Fox News host Tucker Carlson addressed the resignation of his former top writer Blake Neff, who had been secretly posting bigoted remarks on an online forum under a pseudonym.

Tucker Carlson addresses ex-staffer's racist posts, says he will take 'long-planned' vacation

Fox News host Tucker Carlson addressed the resignation of his show writer who had been using a pseudonym to post bigoted remarks on an online forum that is a hotbed for racist, sexist and other offensive content. CNN's Brian Stelter explains.

Tech CEO resigns after video shows his racist rant towards Asian-American family at California restaurant

Startup founder Michael Lofthouse was filmed hurling racist insults at an Asian-American family in a California restaurant.

Mary Trump is releasing a book. Michael Cohen is finishing a book. Both are being restricted

Brian Stelter quotes from the new book by President Trump's niece Mary, a clinical psychologist, who offers several possible explanations for the president's conduct. Tony Schwartz argues that "the press has abdicated a role that is absolutely critical right now" by tip-toeing around concerns about the president's fitness for office.

White House Correspondents' Association president worries briefings have become 'purely political'

ABC's Jonathan Karl, head of the White House Correspondents' Association, says press briefings "have begun to look purely political." He says press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is using them "over and over again to undermine the press, not inform the press." He tells Brian Stelter "this has to be an aberration, it cannot stay this way."

Disney Parks chief on reopening: 'We are in a new normal'

Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL is reopening after its closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, even as the state sees a surge in new cases. Disneyland in California still remains closed until further notice.

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US Politics

Top Pentagon policy official resigns at Trump's request

The Pentagon's top policy official is expected to depart his post soon, according to two sources familiar with the matter. John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy at the Pentagon, lost support among senior national security leadership and has been asked for his resignation, one of the sources said.

Sanders spokeswoman says she misspoke after distorting Bloomberg's health record

Bernie Sanders' national press secretary Briahna Joy Gray said the questioning of the 78-year-old Democratic presidential candidate's health and requests for further medical records "were reminiscent of a smear campaign."

5 takeaways from CNN's town halls with Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) addressed the need for gun reform and spoke about her "saddest day in Washington."

Buttigieg slams Trump: My marriage never involved sending 'hush money to a porn star'

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg discusses conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh's attack on Buttigieg's sexuality.

Buttigieg recalls time he tried to use three languages to help a family at a protest

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg shared a story at the CNN Town Hall in Nevada about how he tried to use his foreign language skills to help a family caught in the middle of a protest.

Donald Trump and his pardon triangle

CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

Trump's pardon spree deepens crisis gripping American justice

President Trump issued a series of pardons and commutations that included former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., former New York City police chief Bernie Kerik and junk bond king Michael Milken. CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.

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Health

Miami is now the coronavirus epicenter as cases surge, expert says

CNN's John Berman speaks to Heather Valentine, a 24-year-old ICU nurse in Texas who is being treated for coronavirus after initially testing negative for both her antibody and diagnostic exam.

Miami is now the coronavirus epicenter as cases surge, expert says

CNN's Erin Burnett says Dr. Anthony Fauci and President Trump are on completely different pages as Covid-19 cases continue to rapidly increase in the US.

1 in 3 young adults vulnerable to severe Covid-19 — and smoking plays a big part, research finds

CNN's Brianna Keilar and Dr. Peter Hotez discuss White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany repeating President Trump's claim that when more testing is done for coronavirus, more cases are found.

Florida shatters US record for new single-day Covid-19 cases

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis supported schools reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic saying, "if we can do Walmart, we can do schools," but former governor of Florida, Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL), says he "doesn't get the analogy."

Los Angeles Apparel factory ordered closed after over 300 coronavirus cases and 4 deaths

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi discusses with CNN's Anderson Cooper her views on President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the US.

Expert warns the US is approaching 'one of the most unstable times in the history of our country'

Dr. Anthony Fauci says some states are seeing a surge in coronavirus cases because they didn't follow guidelines and prematurely reopened as the US sees its highest single day of new Covid-19 cases. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Pathologist found blood clots in 'almost every organ' during autopsies on Covid-19 patients

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to Dr. Amy Rapkiewicz about how autopsies performed on coronavirus patients reveal a pattern of blood clotting in vessels and organs.

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Social Media-Technology

UK bans Huawei from its 5G network in rapid about-face

Telecom operators in the United Kingdom have been given until 2027 to remove existing Huawei equipment from their 5G networks. CNN's Hadas Gold reports.

Amazon tells employees to remove TikTok from their devices immediately

Amazon has instructed its employees to remove the short-video app TikTok from their devices immediately, according to a person familiar with the matter. CNN's Brian Fung reports.

Ultrasound machines that connect to smartphones are helping doctors safely scan coronavirus patients

As health care workers assess Covid-19 patients' lungs, portable ultrasound technology could help increase efficiency and speed while reducing the risk of spreading the virus.

Facebook removes Roger Stone from Instagram after linking him to fake accounts

Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt tells CNN Business' Donie O'Sullivan that Facebook has a long way to go in its effort to fight hate and discrimination on the platform.

Following controversial national security law, TikTok is leaving Hong Kong

TikTok is leaving Hong Kong, joining other big tech firms in expressing concern about operating in the Asian financial hub after China imposed a controversial national security law there. TikTok is owned by Beijing-based startup ByteDance.

The United States is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News' Laura Ingraham, the United States is considering a ban on Chinese social media apps over national security concerns.

TikTok ban undercuts ByteDance in one of the world's biggest digital markets

India is TikTok's top market for new downloads, and parent-company ByteDance had forecast $1 billion in advertising revenue there this year. Now India's ban on Chinese apps has put TikTok's fate in jeopardy in one of the fastest-growing markets in the world. CNN's Sherisse Pham reports.

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