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Breonna Taylor: Two officers shot during Louisville protests
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:29:51 GMT
Breonna Taylor: Two officers shot during Louisville protests

Protesters are on the streets in Louisville, after no officers were charged over Ms Taylor's death.
US election: Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:36:09 GMT
US election: Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power

The president also predicted the election result will be determined before the Supreme Court.
Alexei Navalny: Russian activist discharged from Berlin hospital
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:48:55 GMT
Alexei Navalny: Russian activist discharged from Berlin hospital

The Putin-critic later described his slow recovery in Germany from poisoning with a nerve agent.
Hunter Biden: Republicans release report on Joe Biden's son
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:57:08 GMT
Hunter Biden: Republicans release report on Joe Biden's son

His work in Ukraine was "awkward" while his father was vice-president but no wrongdoing was found.
Juliette Gréco: Doyenne of French singers dies at 93
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:52:20 GMT
Juliette Gréco: Doyenne of French singers dies at 93

Her career spanned eight decades and she charmed audiences in France and beyond.
The pandemic is fuelling a surfing boom - in Ohio corn country
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:40:30 GMT
The pandemic is fuelling a surfing boom - in Ohio corn country

With beach holidays curtailed, some landlocked Midwesterners tried out the river surfing scene.
Belarus: Mass protests after Lukashenko secretly sworn in
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:44:59 GMT
Belarus: Mass protests after Lukashenko secretly sworn in

The opposition describes the inauguration ceremony in the capital Minsk as a "thieves' meeting".
Wells Fargo's Charles Scharf apologises over race comments
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:42:21 GMT
Wells Fargo's Charles Scharf apologises over race comments

The head of the US bank apologises for an "insensitive comment reflecting my own unconscious bias".
Westpac bank to pay record Australian fine over laundering breaches
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:14:38 GMT
Westpac bank to pay record Australian fine over laundering breaches

Westpac failed to adequately report 19 million transactions, some allegedly linked to child exploitation.
Trudeau promises 'ambitious' Canada recovery plan
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:43:09 GMT
Trudeau promises 'ambitious' Canada recovery plan

The plan comes as Mr Trudeau warns Canada is in the midst of a "second wave" of the pandemic.
Europe migration: EU plans mandatory pact to 'rebuild trust'
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:42:17 GMT
Europe migration: EU plans mandatory pact to 'rebuild trust'

Member states will have to make "flexible contributions", but the plan has already drawn criticism.
Nigerian fuel tanker explosion kills 25 in Lokoja
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:24:32 GMT
Nigerian fuel tanker explosion kills 25 in Lokoja

A primary school pupil and students are among 25 people killed when the tanker's brakes failed.
Alexei Navalny: How his team found Novichok bottle evidence in Tomsk
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:01:29 GMT
Alexei Navalny: How his team found Novichok bottle evidence in Tomsk

Russia's top opposition figure has left hospital but it was his colleagues who gathered the evidence.
Heroes in Harm's Way: Covid-19 show sparks sexism debate in China
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:06:10 GMT
Heroes in Harm's Way: Covid-19 show sparks sexism debate in China

A new drama has China asking if women are being written out of its epidemic history.
How much gold is there left to mine in the world?
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 02:52:08 GMT
How much gold is there left to mine in the world?

Some experts believe we may have hit "peak gold" production in our pursuit of the precious metal.
Rwandan genocide orphan's 'miracle' WhatsApp reunion
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:03:36 GMT
Rwandan genocide orphan's 'miracle' WhatsApp reunion

A girl orphaned at two during the 1994 Rwandan genocide finds relatives thanks to social media.
US 2020 election: The economy under Trump in six charts
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:38:42 GMT
US 2020 election: The economy under Trump in six charts

President Trump claims he has been responsible for the strongest US economy ever. What do the numbers show?
Gordi: The pop star doctor who answered the Covid call
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 23:14:51 GMT
Gordi: The pop star doctor who answered the Covid call

Australian singer Gordi is "reaching people" through medical consultations, as well as her music.
Breonna Taylor: Protests in Louisville after grand jury decision
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:49:51 GMT
Breonna Taylor: Protests in Louisville after grand jury decision

Demonstrators gather after the news that one police officer is being charged, but not over her death.
Breonna Taylor: Grand jury decision presented by Kentucky attorney general
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:32:33 GMT
Breonna Taylor: Grand jury decision presented by Kentucky attorney general

Kentucky's attorney general says one police officer has been charged over the raid that led to the fatal shooting.
'How Ruth Bader Ginsburg personally shaped our lives'
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:43:36 GMT
'How Ruth Bader Ginsburg personally shaped our lives'

A plaintiff, a student and a politician speak about the late Supreme Court justice's powerful influence.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at US Supreme Court steps
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:06:50 GMT
Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at US Supreme Court steps

Mourners are coming to pay their respects to the late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last Friday.
Siberia climate change: Behind the scenes reporting from Yakutia
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 23:01:08 GMT
Siberia climate change: Behind the scenes reporting from Yakutia

A glimpse behind the scenes of the challenges in reporting from the remote Yakutia region of Siberia.
Protests are also underway in Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia and Washington
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 03:01:01 GMT
Livestream video captures moment shots rang out at protest
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:30:50 GMT
Livestream video captures moment shots rang out at protest

CNN's Shimon Prokupecz reports on Louisville metro police confirming an officer was shot during the protests after the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case announced the charges against one officer, Brett Hankison.
What the wanton endangerment charge means
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:26:59 GMT
What the wanton endangerment charge means

A grand jury indicted former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in March.
Kentucky AG explains why two officers weren't charged
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:27:13 GMT
Kentucky AG explains why two officers weren't charged

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron speaks to the press after the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case announced that one of the three officers involved, Brett Hankison, has been indicted on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree.
These are the people at the center of the Breonna Taylor case
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:25:25 GMT
These are the people at the center of the Breonna Taylor case

Crowds of protesters are chanting her name. Numerous billboards showing her face are calling for action. The outcry over Breonna Taylor's death keeps on growing.
Opinion: Indictment doesn't even begin to bring justice for Breonna Taylor
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:38:08 GMT
Opinion: Indictment doesn't even begin to bring justice for Breonna Taylor

After 195 days, no officer has been arrested or charged for killing Breonna Taylor.
Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:05:29 GMT
Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

• Watch reporter ask Trump about peaceful transfer of power • Analysis: Why Trump just got his best two polls of the cycle • Analysis: What if Senate Democrats win BIG in November?
Senate resolution to honor Ginsburg blocked after debate over language
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:21:58 GMT
Pilots at fault in 2019 crash of plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr., regulators say
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:19:28 GMT
Pilots at fault in 2019 crash of plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr., regulators say

Federal safety regulators on Wednesday faulted the pilots for the August 2019 crash that injured former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and 15-month-old daughter.
Missouri governor and his wife test positive for Covid-19
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:31:02 GMT
Missouri governor and his wife test positive for Covid-19

Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and the state's first lady, Teresa Parson, have tested positive for Covid-19, the governor's office announced Wednesday.
Fauci fires back at Sen. Paul: You are not listening to what the CDC director said
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:51:43 GMT
Fauci fires back at Sen. Paul: You are not listening to what the CDC director said

Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) after the senator accuses him of contributing to an economic lockdown due to Fauci's coronavirus mitigation recommendations.
A Louisiana officer who claimed someone shot him actually shot himself, police say
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:56:50 GMT
A Louisiana officer who claimed someone shot him actually shot himself, police say

A Louisiana police officer who claimed he was shot while on duty had instead shot himself in the leg, Deputy Chief Darrell B. Basco of the Pineville Police Department Administrative Bureau told CNN.
Hear what Top Trump pick said about SCOTUS appointments in 2016
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:26:27 GMT
Hear what Top Trump pick said about SCOTUS appointments in 2016

Unearthed video from 2016 in a CBS News interview with Amy Coney Barrett shows her warning of Supreme Court appointments that "could dramatically flip the balance of power in the court."
New York judge rules Eric Trump must sit for deposition before election
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:01:19 GMT
New York judge rules Eric Trump must sit for deposition before election

A New York state judge ruled Wednesday that Eric Trump must sit to be deposed by the state attorney general's office by October 7, denying his request to delay an interview as part of an investigation into the Trump Organization until after the presidential election, according to the attorney general's office.
Hear what Trump supporter told his daughter before dying from virus
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 03:21:37 GMT
Hear what Trump supporter told his daughter before dying from virus

The daughter of a Trump supporter who died from coronavirus tells CNN's Don Lemon what she talked about with her father right before he went to the hospital.
Analysis: Why does Rand Paul think he knows better than Anthony Fauci?
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:11:09 GMT
Analysis: Why does Rand Paul think he knows better than Anthony Fauci?

Rand Paul has dedicated much of his time during the coronavirus pandemic to a singular mission: discrediting Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Opinion: Democrats also play politics with Supreme Court seats
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:11:42 GMT
Opinion: Democrats also play politics with Supreme Court seats

The American people owe Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg a measureless debt of gratitude for her distinguished service on the Supreme Court. Her inspirational life story and work helped advance justice and opportunities for women in our country.
The New York town of Swastika votes to keep its name
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:03:20 GMT
The New York town of Swastika votes to keep its name

A small town in upstate New York voted to keep the name Swastika, saying that the town founders named it after the Sanskrit word and not the hate symbol associated with Nazis.
Father shot shielding his kids from gunfire
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:14:34 GMT
Father shot shielding his kids from gunfire

Surveillance video captured the moment a father shielded his three children after gunfire erupted at a car dealership in the Bronx, New York.
A new mini-moon is about to join Earth's orbit. It could be a booster rocket from the 60s
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 11:14:10 GMT
Mike Tyson hasn't voted. This year he will
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 03:57:35 GMT
Mike Tyson hasn't voted. This year he will

• Live updates: What we know about the first presidential debate • Harry and Meghan weigh in on the upcoming US presidential vote
Twenty thousand flags placed on National Mall to memorialize Covid-19 deaths in the US
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:17:35 GMT
Twenty thousand flags placed on National Mall to memorialize Covid-19 deaths in the US

Twenty thousand American flags have been placed on the National Mall as part of a memorial paying tribute to the more than 200,000 people nationwide who have died from the coronavirus.
Kerry Washington tricks fans with fake movie announcement
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:52:34 GMT
Kerry Washington tricks fans with fake movie announcement

Kerry Washington surprised fans on Twitter by teasing a link to a 'Scandal' movie. The tweet actually linked to a page where fans can register to vote. HLN's Melissa Knowles has more.
NFL Legend Gale Sayers Dies at 77
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:26:03 GMT
NFL Legend Gale Sayers Dies at 77

NFL legend Gale Sayers has died at the age of 77.
Rick Astley listens in on weatherman's hilarious blooper
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 23:02:37 GMT
Rick Astley listens in on weatherman's hilarious blooper

Musician Rick Astley was greeted on BBC's "Breakfast" with an awkward weatherman moment. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
A 'distressed' Birx questions how long she can remain on task force, sources say
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:15:11 GMT
More than 20 states report an uptick in new Covid-19 cases after US tops 200,000 deaths
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:23:05 GMT
More than 20 states report an uptick in new Covid-19 cases after US tops 200,000 deaths

More than 200,000 Americans have lost their lives to Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, and the country is now transitioning into a new season with worrisome trends.
Cooper: Are elderly people now disposable? Look in mirror, Trump
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 01:44:51 GMT
Cooper: Are elderly people now disposable? Look in mirror, Trump

CNN's Anderson Cooper shows all the times President Donald Trump has contradicted himself on who is affected by the coronavirus and how serious the pandemic is.
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik welcome daughter
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:40:28 GMT
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik welcome daughter

Singer Zayn Malik and model Gigi Hadid are officially new parents.
Harry and Meghan weigh in on the upcoming US presidential vote
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 11:14:09 GMT
Harry and Meghan weigh in on the upcoming US presidential vote

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have weighed in on the upcoming US presidential vote, urging people to reject online negativity and hate speech as what Meghan described as "the most important election of our lifetime" approaches.
'Schitt's Creek' actor François Arnaud shares that he identifies as bisexual
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:08:35 GMT
'Schitt's Creek' actor François Arnaud shares that he identifies as bisexual

"Schitt's Creek" actor François Arnaud has shared that he identifies as bisexual.
Volkswagen unveils the ID.4, its new all-electric SUV
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:54:50 GMT
Volkswagen unveils the ID.4, its new all-electric SUV

Volkswagen unveiled its first electric SUV, the ID.4, Wednesday. VW calls the ID.4 it's first long-range electric vehicle for the US market, and says it's an important part of the brand's overall move toward electric vehicles.
A newly discovered asteroid will pass close to Earth on Thursday
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:19:58 GMT
A newly discovered asteroid will pass close to Earth on Thursday

In a year that seemingly keeps on giving, perhaps it's not so surprising that NASA's newly discovered asteroid called 2020 SW will give earth a not so socially distant pass.
CNN reporter asks GOP candidate about QAnon remarks. Watch what happened.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:48:55 GMT
CNN reporter asks GOP candidate about QAnon remarks. Watch what happened.

A candidate from Georgia is in line to become the first member of Congress who has openly supported QAnon, the movement that spreads dangerous conspiracy theories. Watch what happened when CNN's Drew Griffin tried to ask her about her beliefs.
Maximize your desk space with these smart organizing products
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:58:04 GMT
Maximize your desk space with these smart organizing products

Creating a functional home workspace is a small project that will yield big rewards. Whether you're setting up a work-from-home space, classroom or studying area, these smart space savers and organizing tips will help you create a desk that works for your needs.
No, Amazon isn't selling a $500 Peloton knock-off
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:31:21 GMT
No, Amazon isn't selling a $500 Peloton knock-off

Amazon is distancing itself from the $499 stationary bike that the manufacturer said was "developed in collaboration with Amazon."
Pumpkin spice mac and cheese is coming but there's a wait list
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:51:52 GMT
Pumpkin spice mac and cheese is coming but there's a wait list

Just when you thought the world had run out of things to add pumpkin spice to, Kraft Heinz announced the launch of pumpkin spice Mac and Cheese.
So you're working remotely and want to move? Read this first
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:10:03 GMT
So you're working remotely and want to move? Read this first

If you've been working from home for the past six months, you may be ready for a change of scenery and may be entertaining the idea of moving.
Listen to what Olivia Troye says about Trump
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:26:54 GMT
Listen to what Olivia Troye says about Trump

Last week the White House was hit by a bombshell: A former top aide to Vice President Mike Pence, who was intimately involved in the administration's response to the coronavirus, blamed President Trump for mishandling the crisis and causing unnecessary deaths.
Trump adviser who didn't kiss and tell
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:32:14 GMT
Trump adviser who didn't kiss and tell

Retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who was President Trump's national security adviser from February 2017 to April 2018, has written a book that will likely confound both the President's fans and his critics.
The vaccine hype is going to fizzle
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 23:52:25 GMT
The vaccine hype is going to fizzle

More than 80 years ago, the American salesman extraordinaire, Elmer Wheeler, introduced his "Five Wheeler Points" to help his brethren boost sales of whatever it was they were selling. The first Point, later immortalized by an episode of Seinfeld , was this: "don't sell the steak -- sell the sizzle."
What we owe the 200,000 victims
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:53:50 GMT
What we owe the 200,000 victims

On Monday, with the US on the verge of reaching the solemn number of 200,000 dead from Covid-19, Donald Trump appeared on Fox News where the topic of the virus was raised. Did Trump express sympathy for the heartbreaking losses caused to families across the nation from this deadly pandemic? Nope, instead he patted himself on the back for doing what he called "a phenomenal job" in handling Covid-19, giving himself an "A+." The only criticism Trump would offer was regarding the public relations for the virus, saying in that area, "I give myself a D." He blamed the low grade on "fake news."
We're all medieval monks now
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:53:54 GMT
We're all medieval monks now

Six months into the pandemic with no end in sight, many of us have been feeling a sense of unease that goes beyond anxiety or distress. It's a nameless feeling that somehow makes it hard to go on with even the nice things we regularly do.
Biden's centrism doesn't hold up
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:00:42 GMT
Biden's centrism doesn't hold up

Joe Biden's campaign policy agenda will add $5.4 trillion in new federal spending over the next decade, according to a new analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model, a nonpartisan research-based initiative at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Biden has many aggressive plans, which include remaking the US health care system, expanding housing subsidies, and making public colleges and universities tuition-free for families making less than $125,000 a year. In fact, one economist concluded that Biden's policy platform added up to "the largest proposed spending increase by a presidential nominee since George McGovern," the Democrat who in 1972 proposed a universal basic income for all Americans.
'Naked' ballot rules put thousands of Pennsylvania mail-in votes at risk, Philadelphia official warns
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:28:18 GMT
'Naked' ballot rules put thousands of Pennsylvania mail-in votes at risk, Philadelphia official warns

Philadelphia's top election official is warning that thousands of mail-in ballots could be thrown out in November unless changes are made to rules around "secrecy envelopes" -- second sleeves that help prevent poll workers from seeing how someone voted.
Analysis: Mitch McConnell is going to win (again)
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 16:52:13 GMT
Analysis: Mitch McConnell is going to win (again)

We won't even know who President Donald Trump's pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court will be until late this week, but we know now for (almost) certain that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has the votes to confirm the pick to the court.
Maine's Supreme Court clears the way for ranked-choice voting
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 19:37:50 GMT
Maine's Supreme Court clears the way for ranked-choice voting

Maine's Supreme Court has sided with the state's Democratic secretary of state and rejected a Republican challenge to ranked-choice voting in the upcoming election.
Want to vote in person? How to judge the risk
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 16:59:37 GMT
Want to vote in person? How to judge the risk

CNN's Abby Phillip explains how states have made in-person voting safer and explores the issues voters should keep in mind when it comes to mail-in voting.
Send your stories about voting issues
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 22:05:15 GMT
Send your stories about voting issues

Are you having difficulty registering or voting, whether in person or by mail? Are you worried about receiving or returning your mail-in ballot? Do you believe you have seen or received disinformation relating to voting information or the election?
Why some Japanese feel like foreigners in their own country
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 06:43:41 GMT
Why some Japanese feel like foreigners in their own country

"Excuse me, are you hafu?" the taxi driver asked.
Israel is winning on the world stage, but losing the plot at home
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:24:13 GMT
Israel is winning on the world stage, but losing the plot at home

Last week's signing ceremony on the south lawn of the White House, as Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain normalized relations, was the celebration Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wanted -- and the distraction he needed.
Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny out of hospital after near-fatal poisoning
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:17:24 GMT
Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny out of hospital after near-fatal poisoning

Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny has been discharged from hospital after his near-fatal poisoning and could potentially make a complete recovery, according to the German hospital which has been treating him since last month.
India and China agree to stop sending troops to disputed Himalayan border
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:09:02 GMT
India and China agree to stop sending troops to disputed Himalayan border

China and India on Monday agreed to stop sending more troops to their disputed border in the Himalayas, following an escalation in tensions between the two nuclear powers.
Millions of acres are in flames in South America. Here's why
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:30:01 GMT
Millions of acres are in flames in South America. Here's why

Millions of acres across South America have been devastated by fires due to a combination of drought and multiple fires that authorities say are manmade. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.
Florida attorney general asks for investigation of Bloomberg's efforts to reinstate felon voting rights
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:25:01 GMT
Florida attorney general asks for investigation of Bloomberg's efforts to reinstate felon voting rights

Florida's attorney general has requested that the FBI and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigate Michael Bloomberg's efforts to reinstate the voting rights of felons by paying their fees, according to a letter provided to CNN by the attorney general's office.
Los Angeles Chargers QB has lung accidentally punctured by team doctor
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:43:42 GMT
Los Angeles Chargers QB has lung accidentally punctured by team doctor

While attempting to administer a shot to Tyrod Taylor's ribs, a Los Angeles Chargers team doctor accidentally punctured one of the quarterback's lungs instead.
A grizzly bear mauled and killed a hunter in a first-of-its-kind attack at a national park in Alaska
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:27:34 GMT
A grizzly bear mauled and killed a hunter in a first-of-its-kind attack at a national park in Alaska

A hunter was killed by a grizzly bear this weekend in Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, marking the park's first known bear mauling fatality.
Hickenlooper attacks Gardner over Supreme Court vacancy in Colorado Senate race
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:04:50 GMT
Hickenlooper attacks Gardner over Supreme Court vacancy in Colorado Senate race

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper attacked Sen. Cory Gardner in a new ad released Wednesday, charging that the Colorado Republican is "ready to rush through a Supreme Court justice at lightning speed" rather than address a host of other issues.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus really, really wants you to vote
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 17:16:05 GMT
Julia Louis-Dreyfus really, really wants you to vote

Julia Louis-Dreyfus joked "the apocalypse is great" during CNN's CITIZEN event on Tuesday.
The CW's 'Supergirl' ending after Season 6
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 23:43:22 GMT
The CW's 'Supergirl' ending after Season 6

"Supergirl" is nearing her final adventure.
Taylor Swift scores Billboard Music Awards nods
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:38:01 GMT
Taylor Swift scores Billboard Music Awards nods

The Billboard Music Awards 2020 nominations were revealed on Tuesday, with Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish leading the pack of artists up for awards.
Millie Bobby Brown stars as Sherlock's brilliant sister
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:42:38 GMT
Millie Bobby Brown stars as Sherlock's brilliant sister

Permutations on Sherlock Holmes have a long and spotty cinematic history, which makes "Enola Holmes" -- a vehicle for "Stranger Things'" Millie Bobby Brown, who doubled as its producer -- such a pleasant surprise. Adapted from the young-adult books, it's a lovely production that reinforces the sense Brown, if there were any doubts, is a major star in the making.
The most relatable moments of the Emmy Awards
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 04:29:52 GMT
The most relatable moments of the Emmy Awards

Holding an award show in the middle of a global pandemic is a tall order.
Demand for Xbox Series X pre-orders is off the charts
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:51:19 GMT
Demand for Xbox Series X pre-orders is off the charts

It's Microsoft's turn to feed the Xbox Series X shopping frenzy, after retailers opened up Sony's PlayStation 5 preorders last week. Demand for the video game systems is off-the-charts, but ordering either console has been a difficult experience for many gamers.
Civil rights activist reacts to Louisville riots: 'In this situation, the losers are poor Blacks'
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:57:47 GMT
Civil rights activist reacts to Louisville riots: 'In this situation, the losers are poor Blacks'

Police in cities across America are unable to protect the neighborhoods that need them most if they are called to help control riots, civil rights activist Bob Woodson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday.
Election software firm Tyler Technologies discloses system hack: Report
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:41:07 GMT
Election software firm Tyler Technologies discloses system hack: Report

The software company’s website was offline as of Wednesday evening.
Hannity: Senate GOP's Hunter Biden report should 'immediately disqualify' Joe Biden from presidency
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:34:58 GMT
Hannity: Senate GOP's Hunter Biden report should 'immediately disqualify' Joe Biden from presidency

A "bombshell" report by two U.S. Senate committees on Hunter Biden's overseas dealings should "immediately disqualify" his father, former Vice President Joe Biden, from becoming president of the United States, Fox News host Sean Hannity said Wednesday.
Brooke Shields, 55, puts toned legs on full display in swimsuit pics
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:31:09 GMT
Brooke Shields, 55, puts toned legs on full display in swimsuit pics

Brooke Shields began her career as a model as a young girl, but she's proved that she still has what it takes.
Portland mayor realizes defunding police ‘was a mistake’: cop union leader
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:30:15 GMT
Portland mayor realizes defunding police ‘was a mistake’: cop union leader

Defunding the police is not a solution for safer cities, Portland Police Association President Daryl Turner explained on “The Story" on Wednesday night.
McDonald’s celebrating 25 years of the McFlurry with 'B-Day Suit' pajamas
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:16:07 GMT
McDonald’s celebrating 25 years of the McFlurry with 'B-Day Suit' pajamas

McDonald’s announced on Wednesday that it will be celebrating the anniversary with a limited-edition loungewear set.
Illinois man keeps sandwich Richard Nixon half-ate 60 years ago
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:55:12 GMT
Illinois man keeps sandwich Richard Nixon half-ate 60 years ago

The traditional 60th anniversary gift is a diamond. But what if it’s a sandwich’s anniversary?
Trump praises Kentucky governor's request for National Guard
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:53:13 GMT
Trump praises Kentucky governor's request for National Guard

President Trump on Wednesday praised Kentucky’s Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear for calling in the National Guard just hours before a police officer was shot during protests following the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case.
Louisville police officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests; suspect in custody
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:52:42 GMT
Louisville police officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests; suspect in custody

Two police officers were shot in Louisville, Ky., on Wednesday night as protesters flocked to the streets to rally against the death of Breonna Taylor, authorities said.
Louisville university cancels classes following Breonna Taylor charges, urges students to 'channel your feelings'
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:51:36 GMT
Louisville university cancels classes following Breonna Taylor charges, urges students to 'channel your feelings'

A Louisville college announced it has canceled classes following the announced charges surrounding the death of Breonna Taylor. 
‘The hits just keep coming’: Congress stumbles from crisis to crisis - POLITICO
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:57:00 GMT
Case for 'river monster' Spinosaurus strengthened by new fossil teeth - National Geographic
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:37:21 GMT
‘The hits just keep coming’: Congress stumbles from crisis to crisis - POLITICO
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:57:00 GMT
Case for 'river monster' Spinosaurus strengthened by new fossil teeth - National Geographic
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:37:21 GMT
St. Cloud's South Junior High has confirmed COVID-19 case
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:09:02 +0000
St. Cloud's South Junior High has confirmed COVID-19 case

The district has had positive cases in students and staff since March but this is the first case to affect a school since students returned Sept. 14
       
State Patrol investigating fatal hit-and-run crash involving bicyclist on Hwy. 23
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:52:07 +0000
State Patrol investigating fatal hit-and-run crash involving bicyclist on Hwy. 23

Eastbound lanes of 23 near Mayhew Lake Road were closed to all traffic except emergency responders following a crash, according to MnDOT
       
Jeweler to end work with all that glitters, move into golden years of retirement
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 19:07:23 +0000
Jeweler to end work with all that glitters, move into golden years of retirement

Robert's Fine Jewelry owner Bob Lien is retiring, but not before sharing some memories working with gemstones and the people who wear them
       
COVID-19: Tri-county area cases grow by 40 as cases increase 690 statewide
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:51:35 +0000
COVID-19: Tri-county area cases grow by 40 as cases increase 690 statewide

Six more Minnesotans died, bringing the death toll to 1,985, according to the Minnesota Department of Health
       
A welcome reversal: Football, volleyball coaches embrace return to fall seasons
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:39:56 +0000
A welcome reversal: Football, volleyball coaches embrace return to fall seasons

A handful of coaches from local high schools described their reactions about football and volleyball returning to the fall season.
       
A Community Thrives: Help St. Cloud-area nonprofits win big grants
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:23:17 +0000
A Community Thrives: Help St. Cloud-area nonprofits win big grants

Your donations help push local organizations closer to major grants from St. Cloud Times' parent company
       
Subscribe now: 48-hour flash sale
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:34:02 +0000
Jake Bauerly and Beth Schlangen vie for Benton County seat along east St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:06:08 +0000
Jake Bauerly and Beth Schlangen vie for Benton County seat along east St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids

Bauerly served two terms in the seat but hasn't been challenged for eight years. Now he faces retired nurse Schlangen, a Republican Party board member
       
Where do Senate 15 candidates Mathews and Krist stand on COVID, budgets, energy and more?
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:04:03 +0000
Where do Senate 15 candidates Mathews and Krist stand on COVID, budgets, energy and more?

Compare side-by-side the candidates' different priorities and views on redrawing political districts, managing COVID-19 and the budget shortfall.
       
Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:58:55 +0000
Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

Trump on Wednesday appeared to suggest that if states got "rid of" the unsolicited mailing of ballots there would be no concern about fraud.
       
Hey Minnesota, you can start voting! Here's a guide for early voting in and around St. Cloud
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 19:45:09 +0000
Hey Minnesota, you can start voting! Here's a guide for early voting in and around St. Cloud

More Stearns County residents have already sought early ballots this year than in 2018. Here's what you need to know to vote early.
       
Kentucky grand jury indicts 1 of 3 police officers in fatal Breonna Taylor shooting – but not for her death
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:40:56 +0000
Kentucky grand jury indicts 1 of 3 police officers in fatal Breonna Taylor shooting – but not for her death

A former Louisville detective was indicted on felony charges after shooting into an apartment next door to Breonna Taylor.
       
Complaint: Fargo man charged after officers find 114 grams of meth during traffic stop
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:39:02 +0000
Complaint: Fargo man charged after officers find 114 grams of meth during traffic stop

The 50-year-old was charged with one felony count of first-degree drug possession, according to a criminal complaint filed in Stearns County
       
College of St. Benedict, St. John's tamp down to reduce recent spread of COVID-19
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 20:28:55 +0000
College of St. Benedict, St. John's tamp down to reduce recent spread of COVID-19

The schools reported 19 new student cases within four days last week and 10 more between Friday and Saturday
       
ROCORI continues football practice
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 11:24:53 +0000
ROCORI continues football practice

The defending state champs opened up practice last week
       
Go beyond the Instagram posts with stories, videos, photos and more
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:38:19 +0000
Go beyond the Instagram posts with stories, videos, photos and more

Saw a post on the St. Cloud Times Instagram and want to know more? You've come to the right place.
       
Mansion on the Market: Custom Sartell home has modern style
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 01:12:05 +0000
Mansion on the Market: Custom Sartell home has modern style

This custom Sartell home was designed by a couple with lots of home-building experience.
       
2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 03:05:15 +0000
2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor's death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police.
Group COVID-19 outbreaks in Minnesota underscore Halloween risks
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 03:01:06 +0000
Group COVID-19 outbreaks in Minnesota underscore Halloween risks

State health officials encouraged following new CDC guidance that discourages parties and candy handouts while permitting no-contact goody bag giveaways.
In wake of George Floyd's death, Hennepin Healthcare employees fired for accessing confidential medical records
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:51:41 +0000
In wake of George Floyd's death, Hennepin Healthcare employees fired for accessing confidential medical records

The letters give little clarity as to what drove the employees to do such a thing.
Charges: Man claims that he stole Nicollet Island houseboat 'under maritime law'
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:50:33 +0000
Charges: Man claims that he stole Nicollet Island houseboat 'under maritime law'

He drifted up the Mississippi River until being tased and captured hours later.
Minneapolis mayor's budget boosts spending on housing, violence prevention, but police force is smaller
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:49:01 +0000
Minneapolis mayor's budget boosts spending on housing, violence prevention, but police force is smaller

Minneapolis would operate with about 100 fewer police officers than it has planned for in recent years and would increase property taxes for some under a new budget proposal
Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:40:18 +0000
Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.
University of Minnesota conducts external review of its police department; crime near campus rises
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:21:11 +0000
University of Minnesota conducts external review of its police department; crime near campus rises

The U is reviewing its campus police amid student demands for law enforcement accountability.
Police: Suspected arson levels garage at home with 'Trump 2020' flags
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:20:50 +0000
Police: Suspected arson levels garage at home with 'Trump 2020' flags

Detached garage had political graffiti sprayed on it, police said.
Rashod Bateman deserves a chance to return to the Gophers, NCAA
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:12:41 +0000
Rashod Bateman deserves a chance to return to the Gophers, NCAA

The Big Ten flip-flopped on whether it is safe to play football this fall. Why can't Rashod Bateman can't do the same?
California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:05:20 +0000
California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline in the nation's most populous state that could force U.S. automakers to shift their zero-emission efforts into overdrive.
Late disallowed goal drops Minnesota United 2-1 in Columbus
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 02:00:03 +0000
Late disallowed goal drops Minnesota United 2-1 in Columbus

The Loons cut a two-goal deficit in half on Robin Lod's tally, but Michael Boxall's tying goal in stoppage time was overruled.
Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 01:50:14 +0000
Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

With crowds of admirers swelling outside, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family, colleagues and friends as a prophet for justice who persevered against long odds to become an American icon.
First Ave adding George Floyd star, 'Purple Rain'-era marquee in latest repainting
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:41:27 +0000
First Ave adding George Floyd star, 'Purple Rain'-era marquee in latest repainting

The once-a-decade paint job on the rock club's iconic facade was otherwise scaled back.
Minnesota Lottery sales hit record for third straight year
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:38:50 +0000
US experts vow 'no cutting corners' as vaccine tests expand
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:34:36 +0000
US experts vow 'no cutting corners' as vaccine tests expand

A huge international study of a COVID-19 vaccine that aims to work with just one dose is getting underway as top U.S. health officials sought Wednesday to assure a skeptical Congress and public that they can trust any shots the government ultimately approves.
2 Minnesota cideries are leading the return to traditional cidermaking
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:13:02 +0000
2 Minnesota cideries are leading the return to traditional cidermaking

Keepsake Cidery in Dundas and Milk & Honey Ciders in St. Joseph led the way in planting the heirloom apples prized by traditional cidermakers.
With no new Marvel movies for months, why not revisit the best in the 'universe'?
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:12:07 +0000
With no new Marvel movies for months, why not revisit the best in the 'universe'?

It has been 15 months since the last entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it could be much longer for the next.
Twins pull within a half-game of first place with 10-inning victory over Detroit
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:05:10 +0000
Twins pull within a half-game of first place with 10-inning victory over Detroit

First, Cleveland rallied past the first-place White Sox with a 10th-inning walk off home run. Then, Max Kepler smashed the Twins into a 3-3 and then blooped a single for the 5-4 victory.
Has pandemic lockdown led to more domestic violence in Minnesota?
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:57:50 +0000
Has pandemic lockdown led to more domestic violence in Minnesota?

When Minnesota's stay-at-home period started at the end of March, domestic violence advocates feared victims would be in greater danger. Here's what we've learned.
At a memorial forest in Scandia, a final resting place beneath the trees instead of in a plot
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:36:52 +0000
At a memorial forest in Scandia, a final resting place beneath the trees instead of in a plot

Interest in "green burials" is behind the creation of the site for scattering cremated remains.
Republicans can't be stopped from confirming Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Senate Democrat says
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 18:41:30 -0400
Republicans can't be stopped from confirming Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Senate Democrat says

Republicans can't be stopped from confirming Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Senate Democrat saysSenator Sheldon Whitehouse tells “Skullduggery” Democrats do not have the votes to stop the Republicans from confirming Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's replacement. It could happen before the election.