US adds Saudi Arabia and Cuba to worst human traffickers list
US adds Saudi Arabia and Cuba to worst human traffickers list

By Jennifer Hansler, CNN The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its list of worst offenders on human trafficking, a designation that could make them "subject to certain restrictions on assistance."

Senators receive classified briefing on UFO sightings
Senators receive classified briefing on UFO sightings

By Veronica Stracqualursi and Zachary Cohen, CNN A group of US senators, including the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence committee, received a classified briefing Wednesday about a series of reported encounters by the...

1 hr 32 mins ago
Booker says he won't apologize to Biden for criticizing remarks about segregationist senators
Booker says he won't apologize to Biden for criticizing remarks about segregationist senators

By Daniella Diaz, CNN Cory Booker fired back Wednesday night at 2020 rival Joe Biden after the former vice president said that it was the New Jersey senator, not he, who should apologize over the recent controversy in...

1 hr 47 mins ago
Marianne Williamson apologizes, says she misspoke in calling vaccines 'draconian'
Marianne Williamson apologizes, says she misspoke in calling vaccines 'draconian'

By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson is apologizing and claiming that she "misspoke" after reportedly referring to vaccination mandates as "draconian" and "Orwellian."

2 hrs 2 mins ago
Trump downplays swing voter outreach: 'I'm not sure I have to do that'
Trump downplays swing voter outreach: 'I'm not sure I have to do that'

By Betsy Klein, CNN President Donald Trump is banking on the strength of his base in 2020 and isn't concerned about swing voter outreach ahead of what is expected to be a highly competitive campaign.

2 hrs 2 mins ago
Carole Ghosn calls husband 'a victim of a corporate coup'
Carole Ghosn calls husband 'a victim of a corporate coup'

By Shannon Liao, CNN Business Former Nissan and Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn is still in prison, and his wife, Carole, is calling for world leaders to help.

47 mins ago
Drone shooting raises risk of war, exposes Iran divides in Trump team
Drone shooting raises risk of war, exposes Iran divides in Trump team

By Stephen Collinson, CNN Iran's downing of a US drone takes the bitter foes one step higher in a cycle of escalation that could soon overwhelm each side's reassurances that they have no desire to tumble into war.

47 mins ago
Supreme Court rules memorial cross in Maryland can remain
Supreme Court rules memorial cross in Maryland can remain

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter The Supreme Court said on Thursday that a 40-foot cross on public land in Maryland that was built to honor fallen soldiers in World War I does not violate the separation...

1 hr 2 mins ago
READ: Supreme Court opinion in Maryland Peace Cross case
READ: Supreme Court opinion in Maryland Peace Cross case

null Read the Supreme Court's opinion in the Maryland Peace Cross case here:

1 hr 2 mins ago
Why Washington regulators and lawmakers are turning their attention to YouTube
Why Washington regulators and lawmakers are turning their attention to YouTube

By Brian Stelter, CNN Business A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.

11 hrs 2 mins ago
Dow opens higher as potential Fed rate cut outweighs geopolitical concerns
Dow opens higher as potential Fed rate cut outweighs geopolitical concerns

By Anneken Tappe, CNN Business The Dow opened higher on Thursday as the stock market is basking in the afterglow of a Federal Reserve meeting at which the central bank forecast two potential interest rate cuts for this year.

3 hrs 2 mins ago
The Guardian says it was warned of cyber attacks by Saudi Arabia
The Guardian says it was warned of cyber attacks by Saudi Arabia

By Hadas Gold, CNN Business The Guardian says that it was warned earlier this year about efforts by a cybersecurity unit in Saudi Arabia to "hack" its computer networks.

21 hrs 17 mins ago
READ: Supreme Court ruling in sex offender law case Gundy v. US
READ: Supreme Court ruling in sex offender law case Gundy v. US

null The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the scope of a federal sex offender registration law. Read the court's ruling here:

1 hr 17 mins ago
Electric planes herald new era for aviation at the Paris Air Show
Electric planes herald new era for aviation at the Paris Air Show

By Charles Riley, CNN Business Airlines ordered tens of billions of dollars worth of new aircraft from Airbus and Boeing at the Paris Air Show this week. But there was also huge interest in the planes of tomorrow.

1 hr 17 mins ago
Dr. Praeger's, famous for its veggie burgers, launches fake meat patty
Dr. Praeger's, famous for its veggie burgers, launches fake meat patty

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business Dr. Praeger's, known for making veggie burgers that taste like veggie burgers, is expanding into fake meat.

2 hrs 32 mins ago
CNN Business exclusive: Bank of America CEO says a recession isn't in the cards
CNN Business exclusive: Bank of America CEO says a recession isn't in the cards

By Matt Egan, CNN Business The soft patch in the US economy is unlikely to morph into a full-blown recession, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan told CNN Business.

4 hrs 2 mins ago
Trump administration reverses decision to end Forest Service Job Corps program
Trump administration reverses decision to end Forest Service Job Corps program

By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN The Trump administration is reversing its decision to end the US Forest Service program that trains low-income, rural students how to respond to national emergencies, after bipartisan...

2 hrs 32 mins ago
Went to the ER? You may be hit with a surprise medical bill.
Went to the ER? You may be hit with a surprise medical bill.

By Tami Luhby, CNN Unexpected medical bills are one of Americans' top health care headaches.

7 hrs 17 mins ago
Joe Biden refuses to apologize, getting in his own way on race
Joe Biden refuses to apologize, getting in his own way on race

Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Joe Biden can't seem to get out of his own way.

10 hrs 32 mins ago
Who's No. 2 in 2020?
Who's No. 2 in 2020?

Analysis by Chris Cillizza and Harry Enten, CNN There's no question who the frontrunner is, right now, in the 2020 race. It's Joe Biden.

5 hrs 32 mins ago
List: The House Democrats calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump
List: The House Democrats calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump

By CNN As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first...

May 23rd, 1:26 PM EDT
Sullenberger's experience in a 737 MAX simulator made him see how pilots ran out of time
Sullenberger's experience in a 737 MAX simulator made him see how pilots ran out of time

By Devan Cole, CNN The pilot who orchestrated the dramatic plane landing in the Hudson River 10 years ago told a congressional panel Wednesday that he can see how crews would have struggled during the recent Boeing 737 MAX...

20 hrs 48 mins ago
Trudeau wants to 'broaden the conversation' with Trump: US and Canadian officials say relationship has improved
Trudeau wants to 'broaden the conversation' with Trump: US and Canadian officials say relationship has improved

By Kevin Liptak, CNN They don't always see eye-to-eye -- that much is obvious.

5 hrs 32 mins ago
Roy Moore to announce whether he'll run again for Senate
Roy Moore to announce whether he'll run again for Senate

By Alex Rogers, CNN Former Judge Roy Moore will announce on Thursday whether he'll run for the US Senate seat in Alabama he failed to win in 2017 after three women alleged he sexually abused them when they were...

5 hrs 47 mins ago
Slack's debut; Fed tonic; Stocks jump
Slack's debut; Fed tonic; Stocks jump

By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business 1. Slack starts trading: Shares in Slack, the workplace messaging tool, will start trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.

6 hrs 47 mins ago
Biden defends comments about segregationist senators: 'There's not a racist bone in my body'
Biden defends comments about segregationist senators: 'There's not a racist bone in my body'

By Eric Bradner, Arlette Saenz, Caroline Kenny and Kate Sullivan, CNN An unapologetic Joe Biden defended his remarks about working with segregationist senators on Wednesday, telling reporters that "there's not a racist...

14 hrs 32 mins ago
Witness says he saw Navy SEAL on trial stab an ISIS prisoner
Witness says he saw Navy SEAL on trial stab an ISIS prisoner

By Jack Hannah and Nicole Chavez, CNN A serviceman who served in Iraq with a Navy SEAL accused of premeditated murder testified Wednesday that the defendant twice stabbed an injured alleged ISIS fighter in the neck.

13 hrs 32 mins ago
Elizabeth Warren's rise opens a new chapter in the progressive primary
Elizabeth Warren's rise opens a new chapter in the progressive primary

By Gregory Krieg and MJ Lee, CNN Sen. Bernie Sanders has company in the rapidly escalating race-within-a-race to lead the progressive wing in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary: Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

18 hrs 17 mins ago
Lawmakers 'ran out of time' to legalize marijuana in New York
Lawmakers 'ran out of time' to legalize marijuana in New York

By Anna Laffrey, CNN State leaders in New York failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on key details in the state's plan to legalize recreational marijuana, flattening a final push from Democratic leaders hoping to pass...

14 hrs 17 mins ago
Syrian refugee arrested, accused of plotting attack on Pittsburgh church for ISIS
Syrian refugee arrested, accused of plotting attack on Pittsburgh church for ISIS

By David Shortell, CNN The FBI on Wednesday arrested a 21-year-old Syrian refugee living in Pittsburgh, accusing him of planning to bomb a church in the name of ISIS.

14 hrs 32 mins ago
NY Times publisher writes op-ed in Wall Street Journal to defend the free press
NY Times publisher writes op-ed in Wall Street Journal to defend the free press

By Brian Stelter, CNN Business The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal are arch-rivals. The two papers compete for scoops, subscribers and advertisers on a minute-by-minute basis. So Journal readers may do a...

15 hrs 2 mins ago
Washington Post: State Dept. official failed to disclose ties to Russian agent Maria Butina's boyfriend
Washington Post: State Dept. official failed to disclose ties to Russian agent Maria Butina's boyfriend

By Kate Sullivan and Sara Murray, CNN State Department official Andrea Thompson, who is in charge of arms control negotiations with Russia, failed to disclose her connections to the former boyfriend of convicted Russian...

15 hrs 2 mins ago
Is KAG the new MAGA?
Is KAG the new MAGA?

By Lauren Dezenski, CNN President Donald Trump was in his prime on Tuesday night. Speaking to thousands of MAGA-hatted supporters from the center of an arena in Orlando, Trump officially launched his reelection bid.

16 hrs 2 mins ago
All the ways the administration can prevent or limit congressional testimony, explained
All the ways the administration can prevent or limit congressional testimony, explained

By Laura Jarrett, CNN With all of the ongoing battles between Capitol Hill, the White House and the Justice Department, it's worth keeping in mind the different ways the administration and witnesses have sought to...

16 hrs 17 mins ago
Pompeo overrules experts, keeps Saudi Arabia off US child soldiers list
Pompeo overrules experts, keeps Saudi Arabia off US child soldiers list

By Michelle Kosinski and Zachary Cohen, CNN Secretary of State Mike Pompeo decided not to include Saudi Arabia on the State Department's list of countries that recruit child soldiers and overruled his own team of...

16 hrs 32 mins ago
Senators press Trump nominee for UN ambassador on climate and her coal ties
Senators press Trump nominee for UN ambassador on climate and her coal ties

By Nicole Gaouette and Jamie Crawford, CNN President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations hit headwinds Wednesday as senators questioned the impact of her family's coal fortune...

16 hrs 17 mins ago
Trump associate who worked on Moscow Trump Tower project to testify before House Intelligence Committee
Trump associate who worked on Moscow Trump Tower project to testify before House Intelligence Committee

By Jeremy Herb and Cristina Alesci, CNN Felix Sater, the Russian-born business associate of President Donald Trump who worked on the Moscow Trump Tower project, told CNN Wednesday he will testify before the House...

17 hrs 2 mins ago
Trump honors Reagan economist Arthur Laffer with Medal of Freedom
Trump honors Reagan economist Arthur Laffer with Medal of Freedom

By Maegan Vazquez, CNN President Donald Trump on Wednesday honored economist Arthur Laffer, a former adviser to Ronald Reagan who is known as the father of supply side economics, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

20 hrs 47 mins ago
Ilhan Omar introduces bill to end school lunch debt shaming
Ilhan Omar introduces bill to end school lunch debt shaming

By Faris Bseiso, CNN Rep. Ilhan Omar and Sen. Tina Smith, both Democrats from Minnesota, introduced a bill on Wednesday that aims to combat school lunch debt shaming after a string of incidents that caused outrage this year.

17 hrs 17 mins ago
EU may be slow to sanction Iran deal violations, sources say
EU may be slow to sanction Iran deal violations, sources say

By Michelle Kosinski, CNN As the Trump administration continues its hardline approach on Iran, the European Union -- in a bid to preserve the Iran nuclear deal -- is reluctant to impose sanctions for potential violations...

17 hrs 17 mins ago
Plane used as Air Force One will be in DC's Fourth of July celebratory flyover
Plane used as Air Force One will be in DC's Fourth of July celebratory flyover

By Anna Laffrey, CNN The plane used as Air Force One will fly above the National Mall on the Fourth of July as a part of a military flyover during the day's festivities, which will include a speech from President...

17 hrs 32 mins ago
Beto O'Rourke hires 4 for national communications team
Beto O'Rourke hires 4 for national communications team

By Eric Bradner, CNN Beto O'Rourke is hiring four Democratic communications veterans as he continues to build out his staff in El Paso, Texas, and ramp up early-state organizing efforts ahead of the first Democratic...

17 hrs 32 mins ago
Voting machine giant lobbies for paper ballots over election security concerns
Voting machine giant lobbies for paper ballots over election security concerns

By Kevin Collier, CNN The US's largest election equipment manufacturer has begun quietly lobbying Congress to force all voting equipment to create a paper trail, a sharp departure after years of selling paperless...

17 hrs 32 mins ago
Pilots criticize Boeing's 737 Max design at House hearing
Pilots criticize Boeing's 737 Max design at House hearing

By Curt Devine and Drew Griffin, CNN Debate over the factors that may have contributed to two 737 Max plane crashes consumed a House hearing Wednesday, as two pilots criticized Boeing's design and rollout of the...

18 hrs 2 mins ago
Sen. Tim Scott supports McConnell on not paying reparations for slavery
Sen. Tim Scott supports McConnell on not paying reparations for slavery

By Ted Barrett, CNN Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, the only African American Republican senator, told CNN on Wednesday that he agrees with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that reparations are not a "realistic...

18 hrs 2 mins ago
Judge in census case: New evidence alleging political motivation behind citizenship question 'raises a substantial issue'
Judge in census case: New evidence alleging political motivation behind citizenship question 'raises a substantial issue'

By Gregory Wallace, CNN In a blow to the Trump administration, a federal trial judge said Wednesday that he believes new evidence presented in a challenge to the 2020 census citizenship question "raises a substantial issue."

19 hrs 2 mins ago
Joe Biden recalls working with segregationist senators: 'At least there was some civility'
Joe Biden recalls working with segregationist senators: 'At least there was some civility'

By Eric Bradner, CNN Former Vice President Joe Biden pointed Tuesday evening to two segregationist senators as examples of colleagues he could work with during an era where "at least there was some civility" in the Senate.

22 hrs 2 mins ago
'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' mobile game launches June 21st
'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' mobile game launches June 21st

By Shannon Liao, CNN Business Magic lovers, get ready: The Harry Potter-themed follow up to the hit mobile game Pokémon Go launches worldwide starting Friday.

18 hrs 17 mins ago
Five female anchors file age and gender discrimination lawsuit against NY1, a prominent New York station
Five female anchors file age and gender discrimination lawsuit against NY1, a prominent New York station

By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business Five female anchors at NY1, a reputable local station in New York, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the news organization, alleging systematic age and gender discrimination.

21 hrs 2 mins ago
Group that helped Ocasio-Cortez backs school principal's primary challenge to top House Dem
Group that helped Ocasio-Cortez backs school principal's primary challenge to top House Dem

By Faris Bseiso, CNN A middle school principal in New York who's launching a bid to unseat a powerful House Democrat is finding help from the same group that helped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez win her long-shot bid...

18 hrs 32 mins ago
Schumer asks Treasury watchdog to investigate delay of $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman
Schumer asks Treasury watchdog to investigate delay of $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman

By Caroline Kelly, CNN Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling for an investigation into the Trump administration's delay of a new $20 bill design featuring Harriet Tubman.

18 hrs 32 mins ago
Trump's pick for acting Pentagon chief soothes GOP concerns
Trump's pick for acting Pentagon chief soothes GOP concerns

By Michael Warren, CNN Republicans expressed relief on Tuesday when President Donald Trump announced Mark Esper, who currently serves as Secretary of the Army, would be the new acting Secretary of Defense after the...

20 hrs 32 mins ago
Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview
Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

By Jeremy Herb and Manu Raju, CNN Former White House communications director Hope Hicks is not responding to any questions about her time at the White House in a closed-door congressional interview Wednesday, angering...

June 19th, 6:16 AM EDT
Stocks finish higher as the Fed signals possible rate cuts
Stocks finish higher as the Fed signals possible rate cuts

By Anneken Tappe, CNN Business The Dow finished higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve indicated that it may cut rates multiple times this year.

June 19th, 9:01 AM EDT
Conservatives fought for Brett Kavanaugh. They hope it was worth it
Conservatives fought for Brett Kavanaugh. They hope it was worth it

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter With 20 remaining opinions on the Supreme Court's docket, conservatives will soon learn whether Brett Kavanaugh is the justice they hoped he might be.

June 19th, 8:46 AM EDT
Fed keeps interest rates steady, but signals potential rate cuts in 2019 as pressure mounts
Fed keeps interest rates steady, but signals potential rate cuts in 2019 as pressure mounts

By Donna Borak, CNN Business The Federal Reserve on Wednesday held rates steady but raised the prospect for two potential rates cuts this year, as policy makers continue to weigh the right time to act amid concerns over...

21 hrs 33 mins ago
Panera is testing out a dinner menu
Panera is testing out a dinner menu

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business Panera Bread isn't typically on top of people's minds when it comes to dinner. It wants to change that.

21 hrs 32 mins ago
Polls: Warren rising, but Biden tops in perceived electability
Polls: Warren rising, but Biden tops in perceived electability

By Grace Sparks, CNN Sen. Elizabeth Warren moved up to a second-place tie with Sen. Bernie Sanders nationally, but both remain behind former Vice President Joe Biden, who also tops the list of who people think would beat...

20 hrs 47 mins ago
Interior's internal FOIA policy gives political appointees sign-off on document releases, raising concerns
Interior's internal FOIA policy gives political appointees sign-off on document releases, raising concerns

By Ellie Kaufman, CNN The Interior Department has developed a second, undisclosed internal Freedom of Information Act review policy, which requires certain political appointees to sign off on documents before releasing...

June 18th, 9:31 PM EDT
Acting ICE chief confirms operation targeting migrant families
Acting ICE chief confirms operation targeting migrant families

By Priscilla Alvarez and Geneva Sands, CNN The acting head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Mark Morgan, provided some details Wednesday on plans to execute an operation targeting families who have gone through...

21 hrs 2 mins ago
Colgate's new recyclable toothpaste tube is nearly ready. It took 5 years to develop
Colgate's new recyclable toothpaste tube is nearly ready. It took 5 years to develop

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business Toothpaste tubes currently on the market are impossible to recycle because the mix of plastics and aluminum contained in them. Soon, you may be able to toss your used-up toothpaste tube in...

21 hrs 2 mins ago
Graham, Durbin seek way forward on immigration compromise
Graham, Durbin seek way forward on immigration compromise

By Lauren Fox and Savannah Behrmann, CNN Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois, have teamed up to find a way forward on an immigration compromise to change the country's asylum...

21 hrs 2 mins ago
Congress is getting serious about a spending crisis that looms this fall
Congress is getting serious about a spending crisis that looms this fall

By Lauren Fox, Ted Barrett and Phil Mattingly, CNN Republican and Democratic leaders from the House and Senate will meet again Wednesday and try to find a way out of a spending crisis that could cripple Washington in the...

June 19th, 7:16 AM EDT
'Pose' director and trans woman Janet Mock makes history with a multi-year Netflix deal
'Pose' director and trans woman Janet Mock makes history with a multi-year Netflix deal

By Kendall Trammell, CNN Business Janet Mock's latest deal is one of its kind.

21 hrs 17 mins ago
Fact-checking Trump Jr.'s claims about Biden's cancer initiative
Fact-checking Trump Jr.'s claims about Biden's cancer initiative

By Maegan Vazquez, CNN Donald Trump Jr. took a shot at one of his father's 2020 competitors, Joe Biden, on Tuesday night, criticizing the former vice president for not doing more to cure cancer during his time in the...

21 hrs 32 mins ago
Booker, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Danny Glover testify at House panel hearing on slavery reparations
Booker, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Danny Glover testify at House panel hearing on slavery reparations

By Veronica Stracqualursi and Sunlen Serfaty, CNN New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover testified Wednesday before a House panel hearing on reparations for slavery, bringing...

June 19th, 9:31 AM EDT

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