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Kamala Harris was escorted to the ceremony by the Capitol Police officer who led rioters away from Senate

Eugene Goodman, the Capitol police officer who lured rioters away from the Senate chamber, was given a special welcome at the inauguration.

The Howard University marching band escorted Vice President Kamala Harris to the White House

Kamala Harris is sworn in as the 49th Vice President of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Harris makes history as the first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president. See more moments from the inauguration

5 things to know for January 20: Inauguration, Covid, pardons, China, soldier arrest

Gusty winds will keep it chilly for the Presidential Inauguration, while the Southwest prepares for much needed rainfall.

Trump reportedly wants a 21-gun salute for his departure. The military honor has a fascinating history

Melania Trump released a farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House, but the Trumps declined to invite the Bidens to the White House as has been done with past presidents. CNN's Kate Bennett reports.

Violence at Capitol and beyond reignites a debate over America's long-held defense of extremist speech

US Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy opens up to CNN's Barbara Starr about how close the Capitol riot came to a "disaster."

5 things to know for January 19: Inauguration, transition, Covid-19, Russia, Uganda

Russia's leading Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny is calling on his supporters to hit the streets for nationwide protests in Russia after he was detained by local police moments after returning to the country.

5 things to know for January 19: Inauguration, transition, Covid-19, Russia, Uganda

What's now mundane for much of the world is remarkable for Sweden: government-issued mandates on limited store capacity. Once lionized by anti-lockdown advocates, Sweden now has a new law granting the government power to do things the country previously refused to do. CNN's Max Foster reports. 

5 things to know for January 19: Inauguration, transition, Covid-19, Russia, Uganda

Severe winds gusting 65 to 80 mph will batter California Tuesday, raising the fire danger in the area. Meanwhile, scattered rain showers are expected in parts of the South and lake effect snow continues in the Great Lakes region.

Heading 'into a buzzsaw': Why extremism experts fear the Capitol attack is just the beginning

The assault on the US Capitol was a glaring example of the right-wing extremist movement, which now rivals the threat posed by international terrorism, according to former and current counterterror officials. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

If you're trying to make sense of the Capitol riot, read these books

CNN's Tom Foreman reports on a new report by the Washington Post detailing how close rioters were to spotting Vice President Mike Pence inside the US Capitol.

MLK Day encourages service

Veteran filmmaker Sam Pollard talks to Amanpour about his new film "MLK/FBI" which tracks the FBI's attempts to destroy the reputation of Martin Luther King Jr.

Teachers wait for Covid vaccines

The CDC and Dr. Anthony Fauci say teachers should be prioritized for the coronavirus vaccine along with other essential workers. But with states setting their own rules, many teachers don't know when they will get their shot.

As NASA and NOAA warn of climate emergency, they weather last-minute denial by Trump appointees

As 2020 smashed hurricane and wildfire records, doing $90 billion worth of damage in the U.S. alone, new data shows last year neck and neck with 2016 as the hottest year in recorded human history.

What we know about potential armed protests ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration

CNN's Martin Savidge reports on the potential threat of armed protests that FBI officials warn may take place across the nation, leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

Jacob Blake says he 'didn't want to be the next George Floyd' in first interview since he was shot by police

Jacob Blake, the Kenosha man left paralyzed after an officer-involved shooting in August of 2020, sat down with GMA's Michael Strahan for his first interview since the incident.

Former Michigan governor and 8 others face charges in the Flint water crisis that left 12 people dead

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been charged for his role in the Flint water crisis. Here's the story behind what happened.

Pastor who left ministry to help her children with virtual school wants to return, but isn't sure how

CNN's Bianna Golodryga speaks with Pastor Meredith Dodd who decided to put her career on pause to help her children as they navigate virtual school during the coronavirus pandemic.

They swore to protect America. Some also joined the riot

Officials at the FBI and Department of Justice give their first briefing on the pro-Trump rioters that stormed the Capitol.

They swore to protect America. Some also joined the riot

CNN's John King and Kaitlin Collins discuss President Donald Trump's false claim that everyone thought his comments prior to a riot at the US Capitol that left 5 people dead were appropriate.

Crowds ignore warning and flood Tuscaloosa strip after Alabama crushes Ohio State for national football title

Tuscaloosa, Alabama celebrated with massive crowds after the University of Alabama won the national championship in football. Many of those celebrating appeared not be wearing masks.

Crowds ignore warning and flood Tuscaloosa strip after Alabama crushes Ohio State for national football title

Crowds celebrate in the streets after Alabama wins college football national championship

5 things to know for January 12: Capitol riot, fundraising, Covid, death row, Cuba

The Pacific Northwest will be inundated with heavy rain and mountain snow over the next few days. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the latest forecast.

Why I lost it on live TV

CNN's Sara Sidner talks to a grieving California family forced to have a funeral service for their loved one who died of coronavirus in a parking lot, as funeral homes and local hospitals continue to be overwhelmed with the Covid-19 surge.

How Miami-Dade opened all its public schools -- and kept them open

Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho explains how he was able to fully open all of his district's public schools, and keep them open, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Bianna Golodryga reports.

5 things to know for January 12: Capitol riot, fundraising, Covid, death row, Cuba

CNN's Laura Coates breaks down the possible avenues Congress could take in order to impeach President Trump for the second time.

Los Angeles County officials are advising essential workers to wear masks at home to avoid further spread of Covid-19

Across Los Angeles, ICU beds are hard to find and EMTs say they've waited outside hospitals with patients for six to eight hours. CNN spends a day with EMTs to understand how Los Angeles' Covid-19 surge is impacting first-responders.

Disturbing video shows officer crushed against door by mob storming the Capitol

Disturbing footage shows an officer being crushed in a door as rioters attempt to rush an entrance at the US Capitol. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

How Florida is failing its most vulnerable seniors with Covid vaccine rollout

CNN's Rosa Flores reports on Florida's botched Covid-19 vaccine rollout and how the state's senior residents are reaching out to officials for answers.

Disturbing video shows officer crushed against door by mob storming the Capitol

CNN's Don Lemon reacts to disturbing footage of an officer being crushed in a door during the riots at the US Capitol.

'We're on the brink of utter collapse.' Yellow cabdrivers in New York struggle to stay alive as the pandemic rages on

Go There heads to New York City to report on how the pandemic has decimated its iconic yellow cab industry. CNN follows three taxi owner-operators already crushed under the weight of enormous debts, who are fighting for survival in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

National Guard medic sent to help hospital says it's like putting a Band-Aid on an arterial wound

Nurses work 18 hours a day at a rural California hospital hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Sara Sidner reports a National Guard strike team of medics and nurses arrives daily to the St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley.

Capitol Police officer who died when mob stormed the Capitol was proud to serve his nation, family said

US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died after he was injured while physically engaging with Pro-Trump rioters at the Capitol. CNN's Brian Todd speaks with family and lawmakers who are remembering Officer Sicknick as a hero.

Extremists intensify calls for violence ahead of Inauguration Day

President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Republican Party continue to make false claims about who actually stormed the US Capitol and who tried to stop the deadly riot. CNN's Daniel Dale fact-checks the claims.

Tommy Lasorda, legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager, has died

Tommy Lasorda, who spent seven decades in the Dodgers organization -- first as a player and then in Los Angeles as a two-time World Series winning manager -- has died. He was 93.

5 things to know for January 8: Capitol riot, White House, Covid-19, Iran, Boeing

Multiple weather systems are set to bring snowfall to parts of the south this weekend. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the forecast and which states will see inclement weather.

People at the US Capitol riot are being identified and losing their jobs

As Congress convened to begin the certification process for President-elect Joe Biden's victory, thousands of Trump supporters gathered near the White House to hear the president speak. Watch the events that led to rioters storming the US Capitol.

Inside the mob that swarmed the US Capitol

CNN's Elle Reeve speaks to rioters on the scene who broke into the Capitol during the Pro-Trump insurgence.

This is the damage rioters caused to the Capitol building

The mob of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol included conspiracy theorists linked to QAnon and the Proud Boys -- two right-wing extremist factions that President Donald Trump repeatedly refused to condemn. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Here's what happened -- and how -- on one of America's darkest days

CNN's Erin Burnett takes a look at what President Donald Trump told a crowd of supporters before rioters gathered at the US Capitol to protest the 2020 election.

Here's what happened -- and how -- on one of America's darkest days

Two storms will be spreading snow across the Southeast late into the weekend. CNN Meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the latest forecast.

'Insurrection,' 'coup' and 'sedition.' Here's what each term means

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) called the riots at the US Capitol "an insurrection incited by the President of the United States," while addressing his colleagues at a ceremonial counting of electoral votes that will confirm President-elect Biden's win.

Here's what happened -- and how -- on one of America's darkest days

Democrats will take control of the US Senate as Jon Ossoff wins the Georgia runoff against GOP Sen. David Perdue, CNN projects.

5 things to know for January 20: Inauguration, Covid, pardons, China, soldier arrest

Netflix's bizarre series follows eccentric private zoo owner Joe Exotic and his menagerie of big cats. Here's how it became a massive hit.

Mega Millions jackpot is at $750 million, making it the second largest prize in the lottery game's history

Americans spend more than $70 billion on lottery tickets each year, but do you know what your options are if you win?

The economic loss of Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory is already being felt. It's also very personal

The Arecibo Observatory telescope in Puerto Rico collapsed just weeks after engineers decided it was too dangerous to repair.

2 years after she fled her captor, Jayme Closs is dancing again, her aunt says

Jake Patterson, the 21-year-old Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs after killing her parents and held her in a remote cabin for 88 days , was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Woman who attacked and falsely accused Black musician's son granted supervised release

Miya Ponsetto was arrested in California more than a week after falsely accusing 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr of stealing her phone in a New York City hotel.

After a freezer filled with Covid-19 vaccines broke, a California hospital scrambled to administer more than 800 doses in about 2 hours

A broken freezer at a Northern California hospital caused health officials to spring into action to save more than 800 doses of Covid-19 vaccines before they expired.

5 things to know for January 6: Senate runoffs, Congress, Covid, Jacob Blake, Qatar

Storms that may produce tornadoes are possible from Texas through Louisiana this evening. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the details, as well who is forecast to see snow.

Jacob Blake's family say their fight for justice is going to Congress after no charges are brought against officer who shot him

Kenosha District Attorney, Michael Graveley, announced that the officers involved in the shooting of Jacob Blake on August 23, 2020, in Kenosha, WI, won't be criminally charged.

5 things to know for January 6: Senate runoffs, Congress, Covid, Jacob Blake, Qatar

The New Yorker dedicates an entire issue to "The Plague Year": an investigation by journalist Lawrence Wright of deadly coronavirus missteps in the U.S.

Officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face charges, district attorney says

Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced there will be no criminal charges filed against the police officers involved in the August 23, 2020, shooting of Jacob Blake.

5 things to know for January 6: Senate runoffs, Congress, Covid, Jacob Blake, Qatar

The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, tells Becky Anderson about a new beginning as Arab countries agree to end a years-long feud with Qatar.

These civil rights icons received Covid-19 vaccine, and they're encouraging Black America to do the same

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares how coronavirus vaccine distribution varies across the country and describes his own parents' experience in receiving their vaccines in Florida.

5 things to know for January 6: Senate runoffs, Congress, Covid, Jacob Blake, Qatar

Congress is allowed to challenge the final count of the Electoral College, but an objection has never changed the outcome of an election.

5 things to know for January 6: Senate runoffs, Congress, Covid, Jacob Blake, Qatar

Democrat Raphael Warnock will win the special Senate runoff election against GOP Senate incumbent Kelly Loeffler, CNN projects.

5 things to know for January 6: Senate runoffs, Congress, Covid, Jacob Blake, Qatar

The Pennsylvania Senate's swearing-in ceremony devolved into a contentious scene when Republican state senators refused to seat a Democratic member who had won reelection.

5 things to know for January 5: Senate runoffs, Covid, transition, Jacob Blake, Iran

Energy from the storm that brought hurricane force winds out West, could bring snow to the South by weeks end. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

5 things to know for January 5: Senate runoffs, Covid, transition, Jacob Blake, Iran

On the eve of Georgia's Senate runoff election, President-elect Joe Biden campaigned in the state saying that electing Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock will end the gridlock in Washington and allow a Democrat-controlled Senate to provide $2,000 stimulus checks to struggling Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Nurses describe their hope and assurance after being fully vaccinated against coronavirus

Operation Warp Speed chief adviser Moncef Slaoui tells CNN that vaccinating 20 million people against Covid-19 was a "hope" and not a promise. CNN's Nick Watt has more.

5 things to know for January 4: Transition, coronavirus, Congress, Iran, China

The winter weather that impacted the Northeast diminishes today while the onslaught of storms continues for the Pacific Northwest. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

Greta Thunberg celebrates her 18th birthday with a snarky tweet

Climate activist Greta Thunberg says she thinks more people are beginning to realize the importance of listening to experts and the global science community amid the coronavirus pandemic.

5 things to know for January 4: Transition, coronavirus, Congress, Iran, China

In excerpts from an hourlong phone call, President Donald Trump pushed Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to "find" votes to overturn the election results after his loss to President-elect Joe Biden, according to an audio recording of a phone call obtained by CNN and first reported by the Washington Post. The White House declined to comment to CNN. CNN has reached out to Raffensperger.

5 things to know for January 4: Transition, coronavirus, Congress, Iran, China

The homes of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were vandalized, police said, after the Senate stalled on increasing stimulus checks to $2,000 for millions of Americans.

Small plane crashes into Michigan home, killing three

Three people are dead after a small plane crashed into a home in Lyon Township, just outside of Detroit. Local law enforcement says the pilot and two passengers are believed to be dead.

5 things to know for January 4: Transition, coronavirus, Congress, Iran, China

Broadcasting legend and former CNN talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized in Los Angeles with the coronavirus, according to a source close to the family. CNN's Brian Stelter has the details.

A police officer paid for a family's Christmas groceries instead of charging two women with shoplifting

A Massachusetts police officer used his own money to buy Christmas dinner for a family in need instead of charging two women with shoplifting. CNN affiliate WJAR reports.

Despite Covid-19 and stay-at-home orders, 2020 saw an increase in homicides across the US

CNN's Adrienne Broaddus reports from Chicago on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the community after homicide rates increased by 55% in 2020.

5 things to know for December 31: Coronavirus, transition, stimulus, Brexit, Yemen

Large storm system is bringing rain, snow, ice, and severe storms for the Eastern US to end 2020. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the New Years forecast.

5 things to know for December 31: Coronavirus, transition, stimulus, Brexit, Yemen

The internet swoons over Boston Dynamics' robots that dance better than most of us do. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Girlfriend of Nashville bomber told police in 2019 he was building explosives in an RV, records show

Authorities say police were warned about the Nashville bombing suspect back in August 2019 when Anthony Warner's girlfriend told police he was making explosives in his RV. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Florida's first-come, first-serve Covid-19 vaccination plan for the elderly leads to scramble

Some of Florida's elderly residents could be seen sitting on lawn chairs for hours as they waited to receive the coronavirus vaccine. CNN's Ryan Young reports on the state's Covid-19 vaccine distribution.

Tornado touches down in Corsicana, Texas, as storm system moves into Gulf Coast

After one storm dumped record snowfall on the Central Plains, a new one is developing that will bring a triple threat of snow, ice, and flooding. It could also spawn a few tornadoes around the time the clock strikes twelve on New Year's Eve.

5 things to know for December 31: Coronavirus, transition, stimulus, Brexit, Yemen

Adm. Brett Giroir tells CNN's Jake Tapper that politics will play no part in the coronavirus vaccine distribution, despite President Donald Trump's suggestion to a crowd at a Pennsylvania rally.

What we know about the 63-year-old Nashville bomber

Authorities have identified 63-year-old Anthony Quinn Warner from Antioch, Tennessee, as the Nashville bomber.

5 things to know for December 31: Coronavirus, transition, stimulus, Brexit, Yemen

Several explosions hit Yemen's Aden airport as the newly formed power-sharing government arrived from Saudi Arabia, killing at least 22 people and injured scores more, the spokesman for the new government, Rajeh Badi, told CNN.

5 things to know for December 31: Coronavirus, transition, stimulus, Brexit, Yemen

Stimulus bill delays pose financial hardship for a Brooklyn, NY couple raising a family on less than $400 a week in unemployment. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich reports.

5 things to know for December 31: Coronavirus, transition, stimulus, Brexit, Yemen

It's been a challenging year for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He was slow to implement a coronavirus lockdown in the UK, slow to secure PPE and slow to initiate contact tracing. In addition to the pandemic, Johnson struck a last-minute Brexit deal with the EU while Scotland's drive for independence gains momentum. CNN's Nic Robertson looks back at it all.

5 things to know for December 30: Covid, stimulus, transition, Argentina, Nashville

Two different storm systems impact Central US, bringing rain, snow,and ice to millions. CNN meteorologist Karen Maginnis has the latest.

5 things to know for December 30: Covid, stimulus, transition, Argentina, Nashville

Body camera footage captures the chaos that unfolded during the Christmas day bombing in Nashville.

5 things to know for December 30: Covid, stimulus, transition, Argentina, Nashville

CNN's Gary Tuchman looks at how the coronavirus vaccine is providing relief and hope to residents and staff at New York's Center for Discovery, a community for children and adults with complex medical conditions.

Justice Department won't pursue charges against officers in Tamir Rice shooting

Unseen investigative interviews with the two police officers involved in the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice have been released.

They did everything right. But after one at-home haircut, a husband and wife died of Covid-19

An at-home hair cut led to a Chicago couple contracting coronavirus and dying 10 days apart. CNN affiliate WLS reports.

5 things to know for December 30: Covid, stimulus, transition, Argentina, Nashville

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discusses increasing Covid-19 relief to $2,000 for some individuals after Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) added other provisions to the stimulus check vote.

5 things to know for December 30: Covid, stimulus, transition, Argentina, Nashville

President-elect Joe Biden said that the Trump administration's plan to distribute Covid-19 vaccines across the country was falling "far behind" and promised his administration would focus on getting the vaccines to the Americans.

5 things to know for December 29: Stimulus, coronavirus, military bill, Andre Hill, billionaire death

An impressive storm system is continuing to head east, bringing rain, snow, and ice for much of the Central US. CNN meteorologist Karen Maginnis has the latest.

The first coronavirus epicenter in the US gets the vaccine, but threat of the deadly virus lurks

CNN's Sara Sidner returns to the nursing home in Kirkland, Washington that was the epicenter of the first Covid-19 outbreak in the west, to speak with staffers who received the coronavirus vaccine.

The Columbus, Ohio, officer who shot Andre Hill shouted 'gun' before opening fire, report says

A Columbus, Ohio police officer has been terminated six days after the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man.

Investigators are looking at 'any and all possible motives' after identifying Nashville bomber

Rick Laude, a neighbor of Nashville bombing suspect Anthony Quinn Warner, describes their conversation days before a van exploded in downtown Nashville on Christmas Day.

What we know about the 63-year-old Nashville bomber

Investigators are looking at "any and all possible motives" in the Nashville explosion after identifying the bomber as Anthony Quinn Warner. CNN's Shimon Prokupecz reports.

The Nashville explosion slammed these small businesses. They'll need help digging out

Nashville business owner Pete Gibson's store front was destroyed in the explosion that rocked his city Christmas morning. He talks to Brianna Keilar about the tough year his city has faced in 2020.

5 things to know for December 29: Stimulus, coronavirus, military bill, Andre Hill, billionaire death

CNN's Brian Todd reports on what the new $900 billion Covid-19 stimulus package means for many struggling Americans.

5 things to know for December 28: Stimulus, coronavirus, Nashville bombing, China, Illinois shooting

As the snowfall in the Northeast wraps up, we are monitoring a new storm system hitting the Southwest, bringing much needed rain and snow to drought-stricken areas. CNN meteorologist Karen Maginnis has the latest.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch sold to Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch has a new owner. Take a look inside the 2,700-acre estate and what it used to look like.

Special Forces soldier charged after 3 killed in shooting at Illinois bowling alley

Three people were killed and three wounded in a shooting at a bowling alley in Rockford, Illinois, and a suspect is in custody, according to police.

A 7-year-old boy went back into a burning home to save his baby sister

A 7-year-old boy named Eli saved his baby sister's life when he jumped into her room through a window to rescue her from a fire that destroyed his family's home in New Tazewell, Tennessee.

A timeline of the Nashville RV explosion on Christmas morning

Betsy WiIliams describes hearing gunfire outside her home and how she got out of harms way just minutes before an explosion rocked Nashville.

It's been a tough year for Nashville: Tornadoes, a derecho, the pandemic and now an explosion

A massive explosion rocked downtown Nashville on Christmas morning. Surveillance video recorded ominous audio coming out of an RV and shows the moment the parked vehicle exploded.

Here's how officials are likely to handle the investigation of the Nashville explosion

Andrew McCabe, former deputy director of the FBI, breaks down what investigators are looking for in Nashville after an RV exploded on a downtown street on Christmas.

'This vehicle will explode in 15 minutes.' Witnesses describe surviving the Nashville explosion

Footage shows damage at the scene of an explosion in Nashville on Christmas Day. Police believe the explosion was intentional.

5 things to know for December 28: Stimulus, coronavirus, Nashville bombing, China, Illinois shooting

CNN's Dana Bash talks to Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), co-chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, about President Donald Trump signing the coronavirus relief bill after days of delay.

Anthony Quinn Warner identified as Nashville bomber

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe reacts to authorities identifying 63-year-old Anthony Quinn Warner as the Nashville bomber after matching his DNA to remains found at the scene of the explosion.

5 things to know for December 24: Pardons, veto, coronavirus, Brexit, police violence

Heavy rain and flash flooding are possible today all across the eastern US, and areas hit by last weekends winter storm are at a higher risk due to snow melt. CNN Meteorologist Karen Maginnis has the forecast.

Nashville explosion disrupts flights and causes AT&T outage

A Christmas morning explosion ripped through downtown Nashville, Tennessee, causing a massive blast felt as many as nine blocks away.

Explosion in Nashville that damaged dozens of buildings is believed to be an intentional act

Officials provide an update after an explosion in downtown Nashville on Christmas Day.

Border wall construction presses full steam ahead in final days of Trump administration

In the waning days of the Trump administration, construction crews are rapidly working to finish the US-Mexico border wall as President-elect Joe Biden pledges to bring construction to a halt. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

5 things to know for December 24: Pardons, veto, coronavirus, Brexit, police violence

Janice Cockfield was near death for almost two months with Covid-19. After 110 days in the hospital, she was able to go home. CNN's Brooke Baldwin has more.

5 things to know for December 24: Pardons, veto, coronavirus, Brexit, police violence

President Donald Trump has vetoed the sweeping defense bill recently passed by Congress. He had previously threatened to do so because it doesn't include a repeal of Section 230, a law that shields internet companies from being liable for what is posted on their websites by them or third parties. CNN's John Harwood has more.

Nine critically injured in Baltimore building explosion, partial roof collapse

At least 23 people were injured, nine critically, after a partial roof collapse and explosion in downtown Baltimore, according to the fire department.

5 things to know for December 23: Stimulus, pardons, coronavirus, Israel, Walmart

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) reacts after President Donald Trump signaled he may veto the Covid-19 relief bill recently passed by Congress.

5 things to know for December 23: Stimulus, pardons, coronavirus, Israel, Walmart

President Donald Trump announced a wave of lame duck pardons, including two for men who pleaded guilty in Robert Mueller's investigation, as well as ones for Republican allies who once served in Congress and military contractors involved in a deadly shooting of Iraqi civilians. CNN's Evan Perez reports.

5 things to know for December 23: Stimulus, pardons, coronavirus, Israel, Walmart

Blizzard conditions impact the northern Plains while severe storms push into the Gulf region, ahead of some of the coldest temperatures the US has felt in over a year. CNN Meteorologist Karen Maginnis has the details.

How the pandemic stole Christmas but Santa Claus got it back

Santa Claus is offering virtual calls from the North Pole and socially distanced visits at malls across the country this Christmas, giving families a personalized and safe experience during the Covid-19 pandemic.

5 things to know for December 22: Covid-19, stimulus, West Point, Russia, Trump order

A new storm system in the western US is brewing, this system will track east this week bringing with it snow and frigid air. Meteorologist Chad Myers has the Christmas week forecast.

One of the Midwest's most influential newspapers apologizes for decades of racist coverage

The Kansas City Star President and Editor Mike Fannin talks to CNN's Pamela Brown about the apology issued by the newspaper after what it is calling decades of "robbing an entire community of opportunity, dignity, justice and recognition."

5 things to know for December 14: Covid-19, transition, economy, Brexit, Nigeria

Universal Studios Japan gave a sneak peek into the newest addition to its theme park, set to open in February 2021

Hundreds of Floridians line up for free groceries as growing demand, decreasing supply pinches food banks

CNN's Rosa Flores reports on the growing food insecurity as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and how food banks are trying to tackle this growing problem amid holiday season.

Ho Oh No! Santa gets tangled up in some power lines

Kids in Rio Linda, California, took a sigh of relief when Sacramento Metro Fire successfully rescued Santa after he became entangled in power lines while parasailing. CNN affiliate KOVR/ KMAX has the details.

5 things to know for December 21: Stimulus bill, Covid-19, White House, Pan Am, Iraq

Dense fog from New England to the Deep South as warmer air pushes in from the rest of the country, where temperatures are running 10o-20o above average. CNN Meteorologist Karen Maginnis has your winter solstice forecast.

5 things to know for December 22: Covid-19, stimulus, West Point, Russia, Trump order

CNN has obtained audio of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny speaking to one of the Russian agents sent to tail him. Navalny was poisoned in August. CNN's Clarissa Ward reports.

A father who died years ago left his son $10 to buy his first beer when he turned 21

Before dying from esophageal cancer, John Goodman left his son Matt a $10 bill to buy his first beer, a secret his mom and sister kept from him for six years. On December 6, the Taunton, Massachusetts, resident used the money to have his first legal drink.

5 things to know for December 21: Stimulus bill, Covid-19, White House, Pan Am, Iraq

Brian Stelter says that recent leaks out of Trump's inner circle indicate that White House sources are deeply concerned about his "delusional" behavior. Rosie Gray says it's disturbing that "radical fringe ideas," like the implementation of martial law, are "making their way to the highest levels of American power," through the media Trump consumes.

Behind the mistaken raid by Chicago Police on an innocent social worker's home

Chicago police raided the wrong house in 2019 and surprised social worker Anjanette Young as she stood naked and alone in her living room. Watch the bodycam footage from the officers involved in the encounter.

The College Football Playoff teams are Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Notre Dame

The Rose Bowl will no longer host of one of this season's College Football Playoff semifinals on New Year's Day due to Covid-19 restrictions in Southern California, the College Football Playoff and the Tournament of Roses announced. Instead, the game will be relocated to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

5 things to know for December 21: Stimulus bill, Covid-19, White House, Pan Am, Iraq

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says delays in reaching a coronavirus relief deal are due to her Republican colleagues not wanting to "crush the virus."

5 things to know for December 18: Covid-19, cyberattack, economy, Nigeria, Taliban

The impressive snowfall in the Northeast has ended just in time for the weekend, but the Pacific Northwest will continue to see rain and snow.. CNN meteorologist Karen Magginis has the forecast.

With evictions ban expiring soon, new housing crisis could threaten minorities most

CNN's Nick Valencia speaks with families facing eviction in Atlanta as thousands fear what will happen when eviction protections end December 31st.

5 things to know for December 18: Covid-19, cyberattack, economy, Nigeria, Taliban

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has blocked local governments from enforcing their own measures to protect residents from the coronavirus, and sidelined health experts even as he promoted questionable science, according to CNN interviews with more than a dozen Florida officials and experts. Drew Griffin reports.

Best moments from CNN and Sesame Street's coronavirus town hall for the holidays

Dr. Anthony Fauci joins CNN's Sanjay Gupta and Erica Hill to answer questions from children across the country about how Covid-19 will impact this holiday season.

Best moments from CNN and Sesame Street's coronavirus town hall for the holidays

Dr. Anthony Fauci tells Elmo and his friends that he traveled to the North Pole and vaccinated Santa Claus himself so that he can safely deliver presents this Christmas.

Best moments from CNN and Sesame Street's coronavirus town hall for the holidays

CNN partnered with Sesame Street for "The ABC's of Covid-19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall For Families," their fifth town hall to show families how to stay healthy during the holidays -- while still having fun -- during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Man who claimed to be missing boy Timmothy Pitzen gets two years in prison

The FBI has confirmed that a 23-year-old who identified himself as "Timothy Pitzen" is not the boy who went missing almost eight years ago.

'We are getting crushed.' What's behind the alarming rise in California's Covid-19 cases

CNN's John Avlon says ignoring warnings from medical experts and engaging in political disinformation about Thanksgiving travel and gatherings have lead to a spike in coronavirus cases.

5 things to know for December 18: Covid-19, cyberattack, economy, Nigeria, Taliban

The US government is reeling from multiple data breaches at top federal agencies, the result of a worldwide hacking campaign with possible ties to Russia. Investigators are still trying to figure out how much of the government may have been affected and how badly it may have been compromised. CNN's Alex Marquardt has more.

Tennessee governor: 'One thing this vaccine will not solve or cure is selfishness'

Governor Bill Lee (R-TN) encouraged everyone in Tennessee to wear a mask in order to stop the spread of Covid-19.

A beloved teacher wore an oxygen mask for virtual classes before she lost her battle with Covid-19

Phillip Belone shares memories with CNN's Alisyn Camerota about his sister, Philamena Belone, who recently died of Covid-19 after battling the virus for a month.

Here are some of the amazing things that happened on Zoom this year

2020 may have not been a year anyone anticipated, but we found ways to come together even when we were far apart. Here are some of the amazing ways we connected over Zoom.

Married couple, both teachers, die of Covid-19 while holding hands with their children

CNN's Don Lemon speaks with Shawn and Brandon Blackwell, whose parents, Paul and Rose Mary, died together from Covid-19 complications sharing one final embrace -- holding each others hands and the hands of their children.

Houston voter fraud vigilante suspect has Covid-19, his lawyer says

A former police captain who was part of a private citizens group investigating unsubstantiated 2020 election fraud claims was arrested after allegedly running a man off the road and pointing a gun to his head, the Harris County district attorney said. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

5 things to know for December 17: Covid-19, White House, Big Tech, pollution, France

The East Coast is getting rocked by a storm that has dumped more snow on Central Park in 24 hours than all of last winter season. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the latest.

How QAnon's lies are hijacking the national conversation

QAnon appears to be an architect of messages that make their way to the most powerful factions of the GOP through coordinated effort. A new report shows how QAnon followers are hijacking the national conversation. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

As she was getting the Covid-19 vaccine, this doctor found out she'd lost her 27th patient to the virus

As Dr. Valerie Briones-Pryor was on her way to get the Covid-19 vaccine, she learned she lost her 27th patient to the virus. She speaks with CNN's Dana Bash about the experience.

5 things to know for December 16: Pandemic, transition, government hack, El Salvador, Hungary

Extensive impacts expected from northern Virginia into Massachusetts, where up to two feet of heavy wet snow is expected. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri explains.

ICU nurse in New York among the first people in the US to get authorized coronavirus vaccine

New York state vaccinated their first health care worker during a livestream organized by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine was administered to critical care nurse Sandra who shared a message of hope after the injection.

Pfizer CEO says company on track to manufacture 1.3 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses globally next year

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla speaks with CNN's Sanjay Gupta as the company prepares to roll out doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines in the US.

5 things to know for December 14: Covid-19, transition, economy, Brexit, Nigeria

The Eastern US is currently being impacted by rain and snow, but another system is approaching later this week, bringing heavy snowfall to the Northeast. CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, makes surprise appearance on CNN

Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex honors the people working to feed those in need during the pandemic on CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. Get Involved: CNNHeroes.com

A gunman is dead after a shooting at a New York City cathedral

Police fatally shot a gunman at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City following a Christmas concert, according to NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea.

CNN to reveal the most inspiring moment of 2020

Angela Bassett, Orlando Bloom and Gal Gadot are just some of the celebrity presenters for CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute, this Sunday at 8 pm ET. Get involved: CNNHeroes.com

Pfizer CEO says company on track to manufacture 1.3 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses globally next year

CNN's Dianne Gallagher looks at the distribution of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and speaks to residents who drove out to watch some of the shipments depart the airport.

5 things to know for December 14: Covid-19, transition, economy, Brexit, Nigeria

The Economist's Zanny Minton-Beddoes and veteran French journalist Christine Ockrent lay out why Brexit negotiations are coming down to the wire.

Actress Carol Sutton dies of Covid-19 complications

Actress Carol Sutton died from Covid-19 complications. These are scenes from her best known movies and TV shows.

Pfizer CEO says company on track to manufacture 1.3 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses globally next year

At Pfizer's facility in Michigan, the coronavirus vaccine has been loaded onto trucks and airplanes and shipped out for distribution across the US. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.

Several people stabbed and 33 arrested as 'Stop the Steal' protesters and counterprotesters clash in Washington, DC

Conspiracy theories and misinformation about the election are being used to raise money from Trump supporters. Websites supporting "Stop the Steal" ask for cash, and since election day the Trump campaign and other related groups have pulled in hundreds of millions of dollars. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Country music legend Charley Pride dies at 86

Country music legend Charley Pride has died from coronavirus complications, his representative announced. He was 86 years old. CNN's Stephanie Elam has more.

New comic book celebrates nurses as health care superheroes

Marvel Comics collaborated with Allegheny Health Network and created a comic book to honor nurses who have been on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's John Avlon discusses with Amanda Belcastro, who is featured in the comic, and Marvel writer Sean Ryan.

She lost her Army Vet husband and gave birth to their premature baby in 48 hours

Army Sgt. Michael Keene served four tours in Iraq and Afghanistan but despite being in the front lines of war, he would encounter his mortality at the hands of Covid-19 back home.

A grieving family in Trump country is fighting to prevent more Covid-19 deaths

CNN's Lucy Kafanov talks to a Colorado family who lost a relative to Covid-19.

Analysis: More Black people need to be part of Covid-19 vaccine trials. Here's why I participated

CNN reporter Stephanie Elam shares her experience taking part in Johnson & Johnson's Phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trial, saying she hopes to inspire people of color to trust science.

5 things to know for December 11: Pandemic, transition, stimulus, Lebanon, Brandon Bernard

Another unusually warm day for much of the east. CNN Meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the forecast with details of changes coming for both coasts.

Body cam footage shows raid on former Florida Covid data scientist's home

Florida state police released body camera videos showing officers waiting before they entered the home of a former state data scientist and the testy confrontation that followed when she exited -- providing new context about a controversial police raid that has attracted national attention.

5 things to know for December 11: Pandemic, transition, stimulus, Lebanon, Brandon Bernard

Three members of the FDA advisory committee that recommended Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use authorization join CNN's Wolf Blitzer to explain how they voted and why.

Vaccines on horizon as virus surges through Trump country. And the political debate is as heated as ever

News of imminent vaccines comes as coronavirus surges throughout the US. CNN's Elle Reeve examined if the same resistance to face masks would happen to the vaccine in rural parts of the country.

5 things to know for December 10: Coronavirus, White House transition, stimulus, Facebook, China

The spring warmth in the Plains is fading as a Pacific storm brings snow from the Four Corners to the Great Lakes. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

It took 10 days for a Reno hospital to turn a parking garage into a wing for Covid patients. Now it has 700 beds

As the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic comes to a critical stage, one Nevada field hospital has set up a field unit in its own parking garage. CNN's Sara Sidner takes a closer look inside.

5 things to know for December 10: Coronavirus, White House transition, stimulus, Facebook, China

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is trying to inch closer to an agreement on a federal coronavirus relief package. CNN's Manu Raju reports.

Night school comes to the rescue for some kindergarteners and their parents

A New Jersey charter school is running a night time kindergarten class to help families dealing with educational hurdles during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Bianna Golodryga reports.

158 people arrested, sex trafficking victim recovered at 'super spreader' party in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County sheriff announced 158 arrests tied to an underground party in Palmdale, California, where officers recovered guns, drugs and a juvenile sex trafficking victim.

5 things to know for December 9: Pandemic, transition, defense deals, Iraq, data scientist

After dozens of record highs on Tuesday, parts of the Plains brace for wintry weather. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the details.

Casey Goodson's grandmother told 911 operator, 'My grandson just got shot in the back'

CNN's Don Lemon speaks to Tamala Payne, the mother of Casey Goodson, 23, who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy while trying to enter his own home in Columbus, Ohio. The case is now being investigated by federal authorities.

5 things to know for December 9: Pandemic, transition, defense deals, Iraq, data scientist

A former Florida state data scientist whose house was raided by police on Monday says she isn't just worried about the legal ramifications she's facing -- but about other state employees who leaked her damaging information about Florida's coronavirus response. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Black, Hispanic and poor students suffered most when Covid shut schools down, a report finds

A recent report offers a glimpse into how the coronavirus pandemic has affected students' academic performance. For Black and Hispanic students, as well as those in schools that serve low-income populations, the situation is concerning -- with marginalized students falling further behind in reading and math. CNN's Evan Morris-Santoro reports.

She gave birth to a healthy baby but died of Covid-19 before she could hold him

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to Michael Avilez, a man whose sister, Erika Becerra, died of Covid-19 weeks after being diagnosed at eight months pregnant and giving birth to a healthy baby boy. To help with funeral expenses, the family has set up a GoFundMe account.

5 things to know for December 8: Coronavirus, White House, immigration, Brexit, China

Another critical fire weather day for Southern California, but big changes in the forecast by late week. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri explains.

5 things to know for December 8: Coronavirus, White House, immigration, Brexit, China

Former state coronavirus data scientist Rebekah Jones tells CNN's Chris Cuomo about the recent police raid at her Florida home.

Michigan secretary of state says armed protesters gathered outside her home, claiming voter fraud

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is the latest election official to report receiving personal threats as President Donald Trump continues to push false claims of election fraud.

5 things to know for December 8: Coronavirus, White House, immigration, Brexit, China

President-elect Joe Biden has selected retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, the former commander of US Central Command, to be his secretary of defense, two sources familiar with the decision told CNN.

5 things to know for December 8: Coronavirus, White House, immigration, Brexit, China

90-year-old Margaret Keenan became the first Briton to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at University Hospital in Coventry, England.

A gospel-singing family performed a virtual concert at a recording studio. Then, five of them got Covid-19

A gospel-singing family performed at a recording studio for a virtual concert and then five members of the family contracted Covid-19. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

5 things to know for December 7: Coronavirus, White House transition, marijuana, Venezuela, India

High pressure settled over the Rockies leads to continued fire weather continues across parts of California. CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the latest.

Los Angeles restaurateur says politicians are 'living in la-la land' as Covid measures hit

A Los Angeles business owner who was forced to shut down her restaurant feels restaurants and small businesses are being unfairly targeted by California's new and stricter stay-at-home order. CNN's Paul Vercammen reports Angela Marsden came to grab supplies from her closed restaurant, when she came across an outdoor dining area—almost identical to hers—set up next to her restaurant's parking lot for a film shoot.

5 things to know for December 7: Coronavirus, White House transition, marijuana, Venezuela, India

Residents in Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley will be under a stay-at-home order as the state grapples with surging coronavirus cases. CNN's Paul Vercammen reports.

Michigan woman charged with murder in 2003 deaths of newborn twins

Chief of Public Safety Leo Schmitz of the Cook County, Illinois, Sheriff's Department describes how police used advances in genetic genealogy to charge a Michigan woman with murder in the 2003 deaths of her twin newborn sons.

'Hamilton' star Daveed Diggs brings his unique style to a new Hanukkah song

"Hamilton" alum Daveed Diggs says that while on stage performing, Lin-Manuel Miranda could see every person in the audience.

'Harder, scarier and lonelier than necessary.' Kansas man pens powerful obituary after losing father to Covid-19

CNN's Don Lemon speaks with Courtney Farr, a man whose powerful obituary for his father, who died from Covid-19, struck a chord with people across the internet.

Some Black and Latino Americans are still hesitant to take the vaccine. Here's what is fueling that distrust

America's history of racism in medical research and a lack of trust in the federal government is making some Black Americans and Latinos hesitant to take the coronavirus vaccine. CNN's Jason Carroll reports health and community leaders fear vaccine hesitancy could result in some not being vaccinated, as Covid-19 continues to batter their communities at disproportionate rates.

Covid-19 has already exhausted the US. And it's only the start of a dark and deadly winter

CNN's Sara Sidner reports on how Covid-19 impacts daily life across the US as the country sees records of daily new cases and deaths.

Texas high school football player charged with assault after tackling referee during game, authorities say

A South Texas high school football player was charged with assault after rushing from the sideline and knocking a referee to the ground during a game.

Nearly 6 million people to be under stay-at-home order in San Francisco Bay Area

Experts say the next few months will be a "worst-case scenario" in the US fight against Covid-19. CNN's Athena Jones reports.

Even beloved public schools may lose students forever

Enrollment in public schools has sharply declined as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the US. CNN's Bianna Golodryga reports.

A Jewish doctor who treated a patient with Nazi tattoos says the pandemic has tested his compassion

Dr. Taylor Nichols speaks to CNN's John Berman about his experience as a Jewish doctor providing care to an ill patient who had multiple Nazi tattoos.

California issues regional stay-at-home order to battle record Covid-19 surge

Millions of Californians may soon be under a regional stay-at-home order once again under new restrictions announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom, which will take hold in regions where hospitals are feeling the squeeze on capacity to treat the incoming surge of Covid-19 patients.

Pueblo's Sunset Inn was a booming family business. Then the pandemic hit

A family-owned restaurant in Colorado is struggling to make ends meet as the pandemic continues to cut into their business. CNN's Lucy Kafanov speaks to the family owners who fear what will happen if they lose their livelihood.

An Alabama woman is raising 12 kids after her sister and brother-in-law died from Covid-19

Alabama woman Francesca McCall is now taking care of 12 children after losing her younger sister, Chantale McCall, to Covid-19.

She's 102. She lived through the 1918 flu and now she's beat coronavirus — twice

Angelina Friedman, who lived through the 1918 pandemic, survived after getting infected with the coronavirus. Hear her story from CNN affiliate WPIX.

Macy's honors New York City's essential workers with holiday window displays

Macy's holiday window display this year focuses on thanking first responders, essential workers, "marchers for equality," and people who showed "grit and good humor" in 2020.

A young family faces financial ruin trying to protect their baby from Covid-19

Jessica Lusk and Dylan Garcia face financial ruin after leaving their jobs to protect their daughter's life amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Ed Lavandera has the story.

Nightmares and tears: Covid-19 takes a heavy toll on health care workers in Colorado

CNN's Lucy Kafanov speaks with two frontline workers in Colorado about the hardships of being in the medical field during the coronavirus pandemic.

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