Wall Street Journal: Third female former staffer accuses New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate conduct

March 07, 2021 at 05:22

(CNN) A third female former staffer has come forward with accusations of inappropriate conduct by embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to reporting by the Wall Street Journal on Saturday night. The Democratic governor already stands accused of se...

Analysis: With Covid relief and stimulus checks in sight, Biden asks for faith in US democracy

March 07, 2021 at 05:05

Democratic leadership is banking on progressive House Democrats tolerating the revisions made in the Senate, like stripping out a provision to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Assuming the House passes it -- likely also with a slim Democratic majority...

One person killed in shooting at George Floyd memorial site in Minneapolis

March 07, 2021 at 04:18

(CNN) One person was shot to death Saturday night in Minneapolis at the same intersection where George Floyd died last year -- an area that has since become a memorial site. "The victim and the suspect had a verbal disagreement, and the suspect shot the vic...

US Chamber of Commerce won't pull support for lawmakers who objected to election results on January 6

March 07, 2021 at 01:37

(CNN) The US Chamber of Commerce will not suspend financial contributions to members of Congress who voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election, according to a memo released Friday. "We do not believe it is appropriate to judge members of Congress sol...

Safe water -- it's what women want

March 07, 2021 at 01:22

This International Women's Day, we must address gender inequality and unite through this crisis to ensure women and children are prioritized in our recovery agenda. To advance gender equity, we most prioritize the most basic rights that are still denied to...

Black mother pepper-sprayed in front of her toddler, police say

March 07, 2021 at 01:15

(CNN) The Police Accountability Board in Rochester, New York, is calling for fundamental changes in the city's police department after police said a Black mother was pepper-sprayed during an arrest, which body camera footage showed took place in front of he...

District attorney investigating Trump hires lawyer with expertise in racketeering cases

March 07, 2021 at 00:47

(CNN) A lawyer with deep expertise in racketeering cases has been retained by the Atlanta-area district attorney's office investigating former President Donald Trump. John Floyd is expected to assist the district attorney's office on multiple cases in the w...

Biden administration expected to form task force to deal with hack linked to China

March 07, 2021 at 00:04

(CNN) The Biden administration is expected to put together a task force to deal with major cyber intrusions that Microsoft said this week were linked to China, according to a US official. There are an estimated 30,000 affected customers in the US and 250,00...

New body cam video shows man telling officers 'I can't breathe' before he died in 2017

March 06, 2021 at 22:53

(CNN) Newly-released police body camera footage shows a California man telling Fresno police officers, county sheriff's deputies and paramedics that he can't breathe as they restrain him in the moments before he died in 2017. A Fresno officer was asked to s...

Trump says he'll campaign against Murkowski in Alaska next year

March 06, 2021 at 22:41

(CNN) Former President Donald Trump said Saturday he plans to campaign against GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Alaska next year when she's up for reelection, intensifying his pledges to oppose GOP lawmakers who have bucked him. "I will not be endorsing, under an...

12-year-old arrested for four carjacking incidents in Washington, DC

March 06, 2021 at 22:32

(CNN) A 12-year-old boy was arrested Thursday evening after a series of attempted armed carjackings and one successful one in Washington, DC. All four incidents happened in the span of one hour, according to a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) news relea...

How Democrats miscalculated Manchin and later won him back

March 06, 2021 at 22:30

Manchin told colleagues he knew nothing about that tax provision. Yet Democratic leaders thought that Manchin was on board since their rank-and-file senators had reached out to him and reported back to party bosses that he was with them. Asked why Democrati...

The key question for jury selectors in the George Floyd trial

March 06, 2021 at 22:08

(CNN) Jury selection is one of the most difficult -- and crucial -- steps in any criminal trial. A veteran defense lawyer once told me, "Jury selection isn't just the most important thing; it's everything. That process of choosing a jury is especially compl...

Obama congratulates Biden on Senate passage of his relief bill

March 06, 2021 at 21:12

(CNN) Former President Barack Obama on Saturday congratulated President Joe Biden on the successful passage of the Covid-19 relief bill through the Senate, the administration's top legislative priority as millions of Americans continue to struggle financial...

Tom Brady rookie card sells for record $1.32 million

March 06, 2021 at 20:09

(CNN) The most expensive trading card in football history, a Tom Brady rookie card, has sold for $1.32 million. "I lived in Boston for 10 years and so am a huge fan of Brady," Park said in a statement on the Instagram page of PWCC Marketplace, the online au...

Federal judge says deadline to ratify ERA 'expired long ago' in setback to advocates' efforts

March 06, 2021 at 19:55

(CNN) A federal district judge on Friday dealt a blow to advocates of the Equal Rights Amendment in ruling that the deadline to ratify the ERA "expired long ago" and three states' recent ratifications of the amendment arrived "too late to count." The three...

Biden's historic victory for America -- no thanks to GOP

March 06, 2021 at 19:07

(CNN) President Joe Biden is on the cusp of a major legislative victory. Given the scale and scope of this measure, it is an accomplishment that will cement Biden's historic role in overseeing the country's recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. It will do mo...

How the Covid-19 hesitant population is declining rapidly

March 06, 2021 at 19:06

(CNN) The release of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine and its partnership with Merck means that President Joe Biden expects the US to have enough Covid-19 vaccines delivered to cover every adult by the end of May. If Johnson & Johnson and fellow...

Crash that killed 13 migrants highlights perils of desperate border crossings

March 06, 2021 at 19:04

The collision between an SUV crammed with 25 people and a semitruck on the outskirts of the small town of Holtville highlights the perils of human smuggling along the border, according to immigration authorities. "They are our untouchables," said Castro, 49...

John Stamos posts a tribute to Elizabeth Olsen for the finale of 'WandaVision'

March 06, 2021 at 18:34

(CNN) John Stamos posted an adorable tribute to Elizabeth Olsen for the finale of 'WandaVison.' Stamos shared the image of himself and Olsen, who is the younger sister of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, from the set of Full House, both in their younger years. O...