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Sen. Al Franken apologizes after radio anchor says he forcibly kissed her, took lewd photo

A female radio host claims Al Franken, now Minnesota's junior Democratic senator, groped her while she was sleeping aboard a military plane on her …

US states declare emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Nate gained force as it sped past Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula late Friday after drenching Central America in rain …

Weapons cache found at Las Vegas shooter's home

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Paddock, who sent bullets and terror down on thousands attending a Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas, had an arsenal in his 32nd-floor hotel room and at his home 80 miles away, officials said.<p>Police recovered 23 guns from his Las Vegas hotel room and another 19 guns from Paddock's …

Las Vegas

The Latest: Guest next to Vegas gunman's room 'shaken'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):<p>11:30 p.m.<p>An Australian man who says he had the room next to the gunman's says he's "shaken" by Sunday's attack.<p>Brian Hodge wasn't in the room when 64-year-old retired accountant Stephen Paddock opened fire on an outdoor …

Las Vegas

Mexico Earthquake Kills Hundreds, Trapping Many Under Rubble

MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, toppling buildings, killing children in a school that collapsed, rattling the capital and sending people flooding into the streets for the second time in just two weeks.<p>Early Wednesday, the director of Mexico’s civil protection …

Natural Disasters

10 Stunning Fall Centerpiece Ideas We Bet You Haven’t Thought Of

Whether your entertaining style is Martha Stewart or Holly Golightly, if these gorgeous, seasonal centerpieces don’t inspire you to host a fall fete, …

Florida Official: If You Don't Evacuate, Nobody Will Be There to Answer Your 911 Call

As Hurricane Irma looms closer, officials are warning that everyone in the Florida Keys should get out before the storm hits.<p>“Hurricane Irma is a …

Rainfall

What the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Will Feel Like, for Humans and Animals

A week from today, in a roughly seventy-mile-wide arc stretching from Oregon to South Carolina, the sun will disappear from the sky. It will be the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States in ninety-nine years, and the first to be visible only in this country since before it <i>was</i> a …

Solar Eclipse

What you can learn from ancient coffee rituals around the world

For many caffeine lovers, coffee drinking is less of a habit and more of a sacred ritual. In fact, the history of coffee rituals around the world is …

Coffee

The 4 Biggest Revelations From James Comey's Testimony

For anyone who thought former FBI Director James Comey might have deflated some of the excitement surrounding his appearance Thursday on Capitol Hill …

Donald Trump

His father quiet, Donald Trump Jr. live-tweets Comey

<b>(CNN) —</b> The work of defending President Donald Trump in the media is not for the faint of heart. His communications director has already resigned and White House press secretary Sean Spicer's standing is in a constant state of flux.<p>So the White House's decision to effectively hand off rapid …

Donald Trump

Mark Green withdraws his nomination for Army secretary

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's choice for Army secretary announced Friday that he is withdrawing his name from consideration.<p>"It is with deep regret today I am withdrawing my nomination to be the Secretary of the Army," Mark Green said in a statement.<p>The decision by Green, Trump's second pick for …

Arnold Palmer: A Life in Pictures

Colorado

Clinton puts Trump on defense at first debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton forced Donald Trump onto defense over his temperament, refusal to release his taxes and his past comments about race and women during a fiery debut presidential debate Monday -- a potentially pivotal moment in a tight election campaign.<p>Clinton, who has seen her dominance of …

Government

How Hillary Clinton defined her historic moment

<b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> As Hillary Clinton playfully batted away an avalanche of balloons Thursday night, she appeared proud, happy and reconciled to her historic moment.<p>She had accepted the Democratic nomination with "humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise," taking her …

Hillary Clinton

Snapchat introduces Memories: a searchable, shareable archive of your snaps

Chat history<p>At a time when its social networking rivals are racing to promote more real-time sharing, Snapchat is turning its attention to the past. The company today introduced Memories, a way of saving and sharing old snaps in a private archive inside the main app. It’s a living, social camera …

At least 36 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airport, officials say

ISTANBUL — Three attackers with suicide vests detonated their explosives at the entrance of Istanbul Ataturk Airport, killing at least 36 people and wounding 147, Turkish officials said Tuesday night.<p>Turkey’s prime minister, Binali Yildirim, blamed the Islamic State group for the assault, but there …

Extremism

Doctors issue warning about LED streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.<p>The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA …

Los Angeles

Art Deco tour reveals a treasure trove of Havana buildings | CNN Travel

Art Deco

Disney gator attack: 2-year-old boy found dead

<b>Lake Buena Vista, Florida (CNN) —</b> A 2-year-old boy pulled by an alligator into a lagoon near a Walt Disney World hotel has been found dead, authorities said.<p>An Orange County dive team found Lane Graves' body intact about 1:45 p.m., not far from where he was grabbed Tuesday night, Sheriff Jerry …

Florida

Sanders under pressure to quit as Democrats look to unite

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure from Democratic leaders to abandon his presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders returned home to Vermont on Wednesday following dispiriting losses to Hillary Clinton. He vowed to fight on for a political revolution but showed signs he would bow to the …

Government

AP count: Clinton has delegates to win Democratic nomination

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Striding into history, Hillary Clinton will become the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major U.S. political party, capturing commitments Monday from the number of delegates needed to win the Democratic nomination.<p>Clinton's rise to presumptive nominee arrived …

Government

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It was the winter of 1959, six months before he would take the sport of boxing by storm at the Rome Olympics, and Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was on the move.<p>Rising at four in the morning, before the first glimmer of daylight broke the horizon, Clay would put on his sweats, lace up a pair of old …

Pentagon adopts Israeli tactic in bombing ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The U.S. has adopted a unique Israeli battlefield tactic in its fight against ISIS: exploding a missile above a building to warn civilians inside that it's about to be bombed.<p>Israeli forces have widely used the so-called knock-on-the-roof operations in Gaza attacks in recent …

Human Rights

Is street drug flakka gone for good?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In late 2014, the synthetic drug known as flakka exploded on the scene and prompted such bizarre, violent behavior that it quickly became shorthand for lunacy. The street drug, which is similar to cocaine but much cheaper and more potent, has been called "$5 insanity."<p>The hype was not …

Florida

6 Takeaways: Democrats tangle at New York debate

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled over her judgment and his grasp of policy in a tense and at times personal debate here Thursday, less than a week before the pivotal New York primary.<p>Held in prime time and on a weeknight -- unlike most Democratic debates -- the …

Government