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Another answer to climate change lies right under our feet 22 Oct 2021, 3:35 pm

Forests have long been celebrated as the natural heroes in the fight against the climate crisis. They are so good at absorbing and storing carbon dioxide, a consortium of environmental groups are calling on the world to plant one trillion trees over the next decade.

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A notebook found near Brian Laundrie's remains could answer some key questions, experts say 22 Oct 2021, 3:28 pm

• Pathologist explains what was 'odd' about the scene

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Biden pushes private talks into the open as the White House keeps its foot on the gas 22 Oct 2021, 3:27 pm

For weeks White House officials have deliberately avoided delving into the details of President Joe Biden's private negotiations over the scope and scale of his mult-trillion dollar domestic agenda.

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Texas abortion ban is an early glimpse of what post-Roe America would look like for women 22 Oct 2021, 3:20 pm

Nicole began her morning with a simple prayer: "Please let my car start today."

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Is the global recovery at risk? 22 Oct 2021, 3:10 pm

Supply chain bottlenecks are weighing on economic growth in Europe. The same problem is hitting China as it battles an energy crunch and concerns about its huge real estate sector. And in the United States, factories can't produce as much as they'd like due to shortages of workers.

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The President showed candor during a CNN town hall but also made a number of instantly damaging remarks 22 Oct 2021, 2:34 pm

Joe Biden, showing candor and good humor, on Thursday reminded America why it picked him as President in a dark hour of crisis. But, at a CNN town hall in Baltimore, he also showed his tendency to send his own White House into emergency damage control as he flipped set-in-stone policy off the cuff, and offered gaping openings for his Republican foes.

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Chris Taylor's three home runs keep Los Angeles Dodgers alive against Atlanta Braves 22 Oct 2021, 2:22 pm

Facing elimination, up steps Chris Taylor.

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Director of photography killed and movie director injured after Alec Baldwin discharged prop firearm on movie set 22 Oct 2021, 2:17 pm

• Who was Halyna Hutchins? Tributes paid to director of photography killed by prop gun • Brandon Lee's family speak out after fatal prop gun shooting on set

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Analysis: If Democrats win in Virginia, they should thank Trump 22 Oct 2021, 2:15 pm

President Joe Biden is not a popular politician at this point in his presidency. This is even true in Virginia, a state he won by 10 points last year, where his net approval rating (approval - disapproval) is under water.

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Some elephants are evolving to lose one of their most defining features 22 Oct 2021, 1:53 pm

An elephant's tusks are among its defining features -- they help the animal lift heavy branches, topple trees, strip bark, fight, and dig holes for water and minerals.

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Three years ago, D'Ernest Johnson was working on a fishing boat. Now, Cleveland Browns running back is a match-winning NFL player 22 Oct 2021, 1:00 pm

In 2018, D'Ernest Johnson wasn't signed by any NFL team after failing to be drafted.

Scientists find rare fish trapped, and it nearly breaks their scale 22 Oct 2021, 12:44 pm

The fish is nine and half feet long and scientists believe it could weigh more than 4,000 pounds.

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Duran Duran drop their 15th album 22 Oct 2021, 12:24 pm

When British pop band Duran Duran made their debut, they did not know how long they would last. But 40 years on, the new wave group are still going strong, releasing their 15th studio album, "Future Past", on Friday.

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The hotel dog that saved its owner's life 22 Oct 2021, 11:58 am

Ten years ago, the Italian area of Cinque Terre was hit by a deadly flood.

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Alabama death row inmate is executed nearly 30 years after murder conviction 22 Oct 2021, 11:16 am

Alabama death row inmate Willie B. Smith III was executed Thursday night, the state attorney general's office announced, after the US Supreme Court declining to hear an 11th-hour appeal.

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The week in 37 photos 22 Oct 2021, 9:43 am

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, died from complications from Covid-19, his family said. He was 84.

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Opinion: Biden's polling numbers are brutal 22 Oct 2021, 9:02 am

While I watched President Joe Biden's CNN town hall Thursday night, I kept asking myself: What is the point of this? Who is the audience?

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Investigators finally release the cause of death for a family who mysteriously died hiking near Yosemite 22 Oct 2021, 7:44 am

The mystery behind the deaths of a couple, their baby daughter and the family dog, who were found on a hiking trail near Yosemite National Park in August, has come to an end.

Biden badly needs a win 22 Oct 2021, 7:43 am

President Joe Biden is facing the most difficult period of his still-young presidency, but you wouldn't have known it watching the relaxed, optimistic, joke-cracking politician who took questions at the CNN town hall on Thursday night.

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Ohio mixes up Wright Brothers' commemorative license plate 22 Oct 2021, 7:42 am

Now, let's play a game of spot the difference!

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Democrat to his party: I'm not happy 22 Oct 2021, 6:50 am

CNN political commentator Bakari Sellers explains why he's not happy with the Democratic party right now.

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Trump is going public by taking advantage of Wall Street's blank-check boom 22 Oct 2021, 6:35 am

Former President Donald Trump is planning a return to Wall Street.

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Analysis: 6 takeaways from Biden's town hall 22 Oct 2021, 5:51 am

President Joe Biden spent 90 minutes Thursday night answering questions from CNN's Anderson Cooper as well as a town hall audience on a wide variety of topics from the fate of his domestic agenda to supply chain issues and the timeline of vaccine distribution for kids.

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CDC signs off on Moderna and J&J boosters and says mix and match is fine 22 Oct 2021, 4:26 am

Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Thursday to recommend booster doses of both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines.

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When your 'White civil rights' group slides into book burnings 22 Oct 2021, 4:08 am

In the latest "Reality Check with John Avlon: Extremist Beat," Avlon discusses if empathy can break through hate, and how White nationalists are luring new recruits through memes & an image makeover with CNN's Sara Sidner & Elle Reeve in the second of a two-part look at White identity politics.

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Crowd laughs at Jill Biden's reprimand after provision was cut 22 Oct 2021, 4:01 am

During a town hall in Baltimore, President Joe Biden spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the moment Jill Biden reacted when tuition-free community college was dropped from the bill to expand the social safety net.

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A subway rider confronted two cops not wearing masks. This is what happened next 22 Oct 2021, 2:40 am

Masks are required on New York City subways. A subway rider decided to confront two NYPD officers who were not following the rules.

Gang leader threatens to kill captive missionaries in Haiti 22 Oct 2021, 2:16 am

The leader of the Haitian gang who kidnapped 17 US and Canadian missionaries has threatened to kill the hostages if he doesn't get what he's demanding, according to a video released Thursday.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene confronts Cheney and Raskin as tensions rise during contempt vote 22 Oct 2021, 12:46 am

Drama on the House floor developed when Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted Reps. Jamie Raskin and Liz Cheney as the House was voting on the criminal contempt resolution against Steve Bannon.

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West Virginia's reliance on coal is getting more expensive, and Joe Manchin's constituents are footing the bill 22 Oct 2021, 12:39 am

During the winter months in West Virginia, Felisha Chase pays more for her electricity than she does for her home.

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Diana's friend weighs in on the marriage 22 Oct 2021, 12:21 am

While Princess Diana and Prince Charles' marriage looked like fairytale to the outside world in reality it was something completely different. The new CNN Original Series "Diana" explores the person behind the princess. It airs Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on CNN.

Baltimore mayor: Don't nix these key things 21 Oct 2021, 11:47 pm

The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed more than 731,000 lives and countless livelihoods in the US, taking an especially savage toll on those suffering from the racial and economic disparities that have long been overlooked in this country. Having seen these disparities firsthand as the mayor of Baltimore, I know the Build Back Better agenda, along with the bipartisan infrastructure bill, has the potential to deliver results for vulnerable families in need.

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Home sales rebound while prices continue to climb 21 Oct 2021, 10:10 pm

After the housing market finally started cooling off a bit over the summer, sales rebounded in September.

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SE Cupp: No former president has said these seven words 21 Oct 2021, 10:10 pm

In this week's episode of "Unfiltered," SE Cupp discusses President Donald Trump's reaction to the death of Colin Powell, comments on the January 6 congressional commission and what that could mean for his future in media.

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Amazon warehouse worker: These jobs pay above minimum wage, but there's a catch 21 Oct 2021, 5:49 pm

• Facebook kept its own oversight board in the dark on program for VIP users

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What happens when travelers test positive for Covid on vacation? 21 Oct 2021, 3:56 pm

There's no denying that going on vacation has become a lot more complicated due to Covid-19.

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Jim Jordan struggles to answer Jan. 6 question. Keilar rolls the tape 21 Oct 2021, 2:13 pm

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) has repeatedly struggled to answer whether or not he spoke with former President Donald Trump on the day rioters stormed the US Capitol. CNN's Brianna Keilar rolls the tape.

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Why this hostile school board election has members worried about the future 21 Oct 2021, 7:41 am

Shouting, threats, negative billboards and dark money; this year's school board races are like none before. CNN's Evan McMorris-Santoro reports.

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Liz Cheney is right about Bannon and Trump 21 Oct 2021, 6:15 am

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney made an intriguing observation Tuesday about the legal arguments made by Donald Trump's team. During a meeting of the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, she implicitly reminded us of the most important aspect of the panel's work, the part that must remain at the forefront of its efforts, and a key guide in the timing of its investigation.

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Giuliani's odd attack ad gets mocked on internet 21 Oct 2021, 3:55 am

Rudy Giuliani used a filter to make himself look like Abraham Lincoln in an odd attack on Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the reaction the ad is receiving.

Tesla shakes supply shortages to post record $2.1 billion profit 21 Oct 2021, 1:47 am

Tesla reported record earnings that blew past Wall Street forecasts, as the company was able to shake off the effects of a shortage of computer chips and other raw materials that has dogged the auto industry in recent months.

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Facebook, change your CEO 21 Oct 2021, 1:35 am

As the world begins to truly contend with just how dangerous social media platforms can be, Facebook's reckoning has been kicked into overdrive following former staffer Frances Haugen's shocking allegations that the company has long known about its platform's toxic effects on society -- and has done little to try to fix them.

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Two people could save US democracy 21 Oct 2021, 12:22 am

Today we face a full-blown national crisis for our democracy -- with the voting rights of millions of Americans about to be sacrificed solely for partisan gain.

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The Ford Mustang Mach-E GT amps up the company's electric lineup 20 Oct 2021, 10:07 pm

For a lot of people there is one real Ford Mustang. It's the Ford Mustang GT coupe with the big 5.0-liter gasoline-burning 460 horsepower V8 engine and just two doors. These people do not accept the validity of the Mustang Ecoboost with its 310 horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine. And they certainly do not accept a blasphemous battery-powered four-door crossover SUV, known as the Mustang Mach-E.

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The new power of guns changes everything 20 Oct 2021, 2:31 pm

This fall, the US Supreme Court will decide New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Kevin Bruen, a case that may result in vastly expanded rights to carry firearms in public. In doing so, the Court will need to grapple with a key question that, until now, has been left unanswered in the Second Amendment debate: Are there any limits to the type of firearm that can be carried outside of the home?

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The world is banking on giant carbon-sucking fans to clean our climate mess. It's a big risk. 20 Oct 2021, 12:14 pm

The windswept valleys surrounding the Hengill volcano in southwestern Iceland are dotted with hot springs and steam vents. Hikers from all over the world come here to witness its breath-taking scenery. Even the sheep are photogenic in the soft Nordic light.

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