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CDC may roll out seasonal Covid vaccine boosters 8 May 2021, 11:18 pm

As experts grow concerned about a possible Covid-19 surge in the winter, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may roll out seasonal vaccine boosters.

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3 dead, suspect killed after shooting and fire in Baltimore County 8 May 2021, 11:12 pm

Three people are dead and another was injured in a shooting and fire at a townhome Saturday morning just outside Baltimore, officials said.

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Miami-Dade police officer charged with sexual battery 8 May 2021, 11:03 pm

A Miami-Dade police lieutenant and former high-ranking union member has been charged with sexual battery and was booked into Palm Beach County Jail on Friday, according to police.

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Aubrey Plaza marries long time boyfriend 8 May 2021, 11:01 pm

It appears that Aubrey Plaza has married her longtime boyfriend, director Jeff Baena.

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Woman learned birth mother was star on 'That's My Mama' 8 May 2021, 10:40 pm

Lisa Wright always knew she was adopted, but had no idea her biological mother was a star on one of her favorite television shows.

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Dream job: This company will pay you to nap 8 May 2021, 10:36 pm

Sleeping on the job is one thing, but getting paid to do it?

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'This gives us hope.' George Floyd's family praises federal indictment of 4 former officers 8 May 2021, 10:28 pm

• Lawyers for family of Andrew Brown Jr. ask district attorney to recuse himself

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2020's most popular baby names certainly look familiar 8 May 2021, 9:38 pm

Olivia and Liam were America's most popular names for baby girls and boys in 2020, according to the Social Security Administration's annual list of top baby names, released on Friday.

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Officials are urging people not to forge vaccine cards. Here's why it matters 8 May 2021, 9:28 pm

Covid-19 vaccination record cards can easily be forged, and US law enforcers are keenly aware.

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Opinion: How to talk to insurrectionists and conspiracy theorists 8 May 2021, 9:02 pm

A recently unclassified summary by US intelligence agencies has warned that as misinformation swirls over the November election, America could be in for more unrest and violence of the sort we saw at the US Capitol on Jan. 6. That looming danger has generated much debate about what the government and social media companies can do to mitigate this violence and the dangerous polarization that drives it.

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Chinese rocket will crash to Earth within a huge 'risk zone' this weekend 8 May 2021, 8:25 pm

A large Chinese rocket that is out of control is set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend, bringing a final wave of concern before its debris makes impact somewhere on Earth.

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At least 30 killed, 52 wounded in blast near Kabul girls' school 8 May 2021, 7:53 pm

At least 25 people have been killed and 52 others wounded in an explosion near a high school for girls in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

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1980s siren Tawny Kitaen of music videos and 'Bachelor Party' dies at 59 8 May 2021, 7:47 pm

Actress Tawny Kitaen, who appeared in "Bachelor Party" and provocative 1980s rock videos, has died in California. She was 59.

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A short history of the long conservative assault on Black voting power 8 May 2021, 7:02 pm

• Analysis: A timeline of Black voter suppression

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The first named storm of the hurricane season could form this weekend 8 May 2021, 6:30 pm

The first tropical disturbance of the 2021 eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the west coast of Mexico.

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More people are dying in India than at any stage of the pandemic 8 May 2021, 6:13 pm

India's daily Covid-19 death toll surpassed 4,000 for the first time on Saturday, with Tamil Nadu becoming the latest state to announce a complete lockdown to curb surging infections.

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As the pandemic impacts the global supply chain, here's what CNN Business writers say will be hard to get, why and for how long 8 May 2021, 5:48 pm

Chicken, lumber, microchips, gas, steel, metals, chlorine and ketchup packets: What do they all have in common? They're all (nearly) impossible to find.

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Smerconish: Are benefits hurting companies' ability to hire workers? 8 May 2021, 5:14 pm

The new jobs report shows many openings are going unfilled. Are unemployment benefits so high that people are not incentivized to go back to work? CNN's Michael Smerconish examines the trend.

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They've written hundreds of cards for Covid victims. Here's what US florists have learned about grief 8 May 2021, 5:05 pm

In a flower shop scented by buckets of roses, lilies and sweet peas, George Spetsieris has helped his funeral customers write final messages to their loved ones for more than 30 years.

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Elon Musk is an odd choice for SNL host. Here's why he was picked 8 May 2021, 4:23 pm

"Saturday Night Live" has made some odd host picks over its history. The long-running NBC variety show's Studio 8H stage has been graced by the likes of Ralph Nader, Steve Forbes, Rudy Giuliani, George Steinbrenner and, famously, Donald Trump.

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Opinion: April's disappointing jobs report proves the Fed shouldn't hike rates 8 May 2021, 3:42 pm

Help-wanted signs are cropping up everywhere and reports of labor shortages with them. Does this mean the US has achieved the "substantial further progress" toward labor-market healing that the Federal Reserve is seeking? More importantly, is it time for Fed policymakers to start reversing their easy monetary policy and raising interest rates? The answer remains "no" to both questions.

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Identical twins had 'complete opposite' Covid symptoms 8 May 2021, 1:36 pm

Kelly and Kimberly Standard are identical twins. But their individual experiences with the coronavirus were anything but identical.

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Japan nears a Covid-19 crisis. The Olympics could tip it over the edge 8 May 2021, 1:24 pm

In less than three months, the world will be watching as Japan attempts to host the Summer Olympics in the midst of a global pandemic. As a fourth coronavirus wave takes shape, doctors fear the country's medical system could be pushed beyond the breaking point. CNN's Blake Essig gets rare access to the Covid-19 ward at Saitama Medical University International Medical Center.

A Georgia woman found at least 100,000 bees in her home -- for the second time 8 May 2021, 8:02 am

A Georgia woman was shocked to find a swarm of at least 100,000 bees living in her house -- for the second time.

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US Covid travel restrictions state by state 8 May 2021, 7:58 am

Total cases of Covid-19 have reached around the 32.6 million mark in the United States. Though some states continue to enforce travel restrictions and quarantines, in general more states have been moving toward looser restrictions or none at all in the past couple of months. The situation remain in flux, though.

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TikTok users say woman in a video bears resemblance to a girl kidnapped in 2003 8 May 2021, 5:49 am

A TikTok video has led to fresh leads in the case of Sofia Juarez, who was abducted one day before her fifth birthday in 2003 as she walked near her home, according to police in Kennewick, Washington state.

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Endangered condors take up residence outside California home 8 May 2021, 5:33 am

There are only about 200 California condors in the wild in California, but for some reason, 15 to 20 of the massive birds decided to congregate in one location — on a woman's deck.

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Billions of cicadas are about to emerge. Here's what to expect 8 May 2021, 12:17 am

Billions of cicadas will soon appear in the eastern US, the biggest emergence event since 2004. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.

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Berkshire Hathaway's sky-high stock price 'broke' the Nasdaq 7 May 2021, 8:24 pm

The world's most famous electronic stock market can't compete with the stubbornness of a 90-year-old billionaire.

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US Covid vaccine hesitation is insult to countries in need 7 May 2021, 7:48 pm

As a field producer covering vaccine hesitancy in rural America, I've been hearing from people who sit on the extremes of the vaccination hesitation spectrum.

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Wyoming voters weigh in on Liz Cheney's political future 7 May 2021, 7:29 pm

CNN's Gary Tuchman traveled to Rep. Liz Cheney's (R-WY) home district to find out what her constituents thought about the congresswoman and the big lie dividing the Republican party.

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Why economist says not to panic over latest job numbers 7 May 2021, 5:57 pm

New York Times columnist and economist Paul Krugman discusses why the April jobs report data should not cause panic.

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Tempers flare on floor over GOP state lawmaker's racist remark 7 May 2021, 5:06 pm

Colorado State Rep. Leslie Herod tells CNN's John Berman about why she confronted her Republican colleague State Rep. Richard Holtorf over his use of a racist term.

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IHOP turned away Adam Sandler. Now it's trying to make it up to him 7 May 2021, 4:01 pm

IHOP is hoping to make amends with Adam Sandler next week after an unwitting hostess turned away the comedian at a Long Island location.

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The White House lawn 'headache' Trump left behind 7 May 2021, 3:12 pm

• Opinion: April's disappointing jobs report proves the Fed shouldn't hike rates • Why are companies struggling to hire workers?

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I am ready for a new kind of Mother's Day 7 May 2021, 1:56 pm

If you are a parent like me, the last 14 months almost broke you.

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Cheney, Romney and Bush are true patriots 7 May 2021, 2:33 am

I am a proud progressive Texas Democrat in the tradition of the late Gov. Ann Richards and my predecessors, Reps. Barbara Jordan and Mickey Leland. And yet Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the third-ranking Republican in the House, Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, and President George W. Bush, the last Republican president to amass a popular vote majority, have my undying respect for the manner in which they have stood steadfast in defense of the US Constitution and their principles -- even in the face of brutal and unwarranted attacks by their own party.

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It's time to break out of our rooms -- and travel 7 May 2021, 2:16 am

With the pandemic easing in the US, there's a pent-up wish to break out of the rooms we've occupied for the past 14 months or so. Now, much of Europe -- long a primary destination for American travelers -- beckons, with the European Union's announcement that it's opening its doors this summer to Americans who have been vaccinated. So many of us, during lockdown, have fantasized about going abroad again.

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See Dr. Gupta's reaction to Fox host's misinformation 7 May 2021, 1:02 am

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses the danger of Tucker Carlson's spreading of vaccine hesitancy on Fox News.

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Elise Stefanik's shameful move 7 May 2021, 1:01 am

There was once a fear that took over the Republican Party and the nation.

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Mortgage rates are falling again 6 May 2021, 9:55 pm

The mortgage rate for 30-year mortgages fell slightly over the past week, marking three straight weeks rates remained below 3%.

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Nearly 1 in 3 new stores opening in the US are a Dollar General 6 May 2021, 9:50 pm

Three dollar store chains will make up almost half of all the new stores opening up in the United States this year, a reflection of the dollar store sector's outsized growth in the retail industry as other chains close shops or stop building new ones.

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Steel prices have tripled. Now Bank of America is sounding the alarm 6 May 2021, 9:40 pm

A bubble could be brewing in steel stocks.

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Why more older couples are getting divorced 6 May 2021, 9:14 pm

After 27 years of marriage, Bill and Melinda Gates have Tweeted out their decision to divorce. Why would two people in a long-standing marriage -- a union that has seen the couple through the making of billions, and the establishment of one of the world's largest foundations -- decide to part ways?

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This is how hard it is to buy a house right now 6 May 2021, 6:49 pm

With the inventory of homes for sale historically low and prices higher than ever, the battle to buy a home has been taken to a whole new level.

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This key shortage is why new homes cost $36,000 more 6 May 2021, 2:47 pm

As the pandemic crushed the US economy last spring, sawmills shut down lumber production to brace for a housing slump. The slump never arrived and now there isn't enough lumber to feed the red-hot housing market.

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George Clooney is diehard Brad Pitt fan in hilarious ad 6 May 2021, 8:04 am

Actor George Clooney performed a comedy sketch for an Omaze fundraiser he is holding for the Clooney Foundation for Justice, an organization focused on fighting for human rights.

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See the bear starring in a California governor's race ad 6 May 2021, 4:04 am

Rent-a-bear stars in California race for governor, catching treats and appearing in commercials. Jeanne Moos reports.

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See clever way sheriff gets alligator to return to water 3 May 2021, 6:58 pm

A Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy found an ingenious way to lead an alligator back to a pond after the animal was spotted in a neighborhood in Tampa.

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Travel to India during pandemic: What you need to know before you go 29 Apr 2021, 5:16 pm

If you're planning to travel to India, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the coronavirus pandemic.

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