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Pat Quinn, the co-founder of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, dies at 37

Pat Quinn, one of the co-founders of the viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, died at the age of 37, according to a statement from the ALS Foundation. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS, is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease.

Macy's honors New York City's essential workers with holiday window displays

Macy's holiday window display this year focuses on thanking first responders, essential workers, "marchers for equality," and people who showed "grit and good humor" in 2020.

A bittersweet Thanksgiving for the grandmother and teenager who met via an accidental text in 2016

In 2016, Wanda Dench and Jamal Hinton met through an accidental text and have celebrated Thanksgiving together ever since. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year's gathering will be different. It will be the first Thanksgiving without Wanda's husband Lonnie, who died in April from Covid-19.

Colin Kaepernick calls for release of former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal, convicted of killing a Philadelphia cop

Colin Kaepernick is calling for the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal, serving a life sentence for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981. CNN's Michael Smerconish, who wrote a book about the case, weighs in.

Florida retiree wrestles puppy from jaws of alligator

A wildlife camera captured how a man in Florida saved his small dog from the mouth of an alligator.

5 things to know for November 20: Covid, election lawsuits, Apple, Australia, immigration

A cold front is set to bring some weekend rain and snow for parts of the Midwest while the rest of the country sees calm weather. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam hast has the weekend forecast.

Kelly Stafford, wife of Detroit Lions QB, issues apology after calling Michigan a 'dictatorship' in Instagram rant about Covid-19 restrictions

Kelly Stafford, wife of longtime Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, apologized on Instagram after calling Michigan a "dictatorship" in response to the state's new Covid-19 restrictions.

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Australian Open could be 'really dangerous' for tennis players, says ATP Finals champion Daniil Medvedev

Russia's Daniil Medvedev overcame the top three players in the world en route to lifting the season-ending ATP Finals trophy in London. Speaking to CNN, the 24-year-old reflects on what he says is the biggest win of his career and explains why he no longer celebrates after victories.

Victory over the All Blacks was an 'emotional' moment for Argentina, says Hugo Porta

Argentina rugby legend Hugo Porta says there is no reason why the Pumas can't make it two wins in a row in The Rugby Championship when they face Australia on Saturday. The South Americans are on a roll after beating New Zealand's mighty All Blacks for the first time in their history.

Hit Netflix show 'The Queen's Gambit' will speed up chess 'boom,' say grandmasters

Netflix hit "The Queen's Gambit" is raising chess' profile in a big way. Chess grandmasters Garry Kasparov and Judit Polgar speak to Christiane Amanpour about the popularity of the show.

Lewis Hamilton set to meet an old rival in the future of motorsport

Extreme E is the new, all-electric, off-road racing competition set to bring attention to some of the world's most dramatic locations and seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton has just joined with a new team.

Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are set to complete takeover of Welsh soccer team

Welsh football team Wrexham AFC is now owned by two Hollywood A-listers: Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. The "Deadpool" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" actors have officially been approved as owners by the club's supporters group.

Emily Kristine Pedersen wins inaugural Saudi Ladies International after thrilling finish

Denmark's Emily Kristine Pedersen wins the inaugural Saudi Ladies International after a play-off with England's Georgia Hall.

Gigantic alligator spotted roaming Florida golf course

A golf pro working at a course in Naples, Florida captured this video of a huge alligator on a stroll through the green.

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Jennifer Lopez accused of copying Beyoncé at the American Music Awards

The American Music Awards aired live Sunday night with Covid-19 protocols in place, live performances, and some of the biggest names in music

Matthew McConaughey on whether he plans to run for Texas governor

Philanthropist, actor, and proud Texan, Matthew McConaughey, talks with "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert about the possibility of running for governor.

We're finally there -- Will Smith reveals new 'Fresh Prince' trailer and release date

Will Smith released a trailer of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" cast celebrating the show's 30th anniversary.

'The Crown' pulls off a Season 4 red carpet premiere from home

Season 4 of the historical drama adds Princess Diana (Emma Corrin) and Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson). David Daniel talks with them about the roles.

Kaley Cuoco talks filming 'Big Bang Theory' sex scenes with her ex

Kaley Cuoco spoke about having to shoot "The Big Bang Theory" sex scenes with ex-boyfriend Johhny Galecki in an interview for Dax Shepard's podcast, "Armchair Expert."

Maren Morris celebrated Black women in country music at the CMAs

Country music stars Darius Rucker and Reba McEntire co-hosted the 2020 Country Music Association Awards celebrating the legends and rising stars of the genre. CNN takes a look at the most memorable moments.

'The Crown' tackles the Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher years

The fourth season of the award-winning series "The Crown" returns to Netflix on November 15. CNN takes a look at new cast members and who will be recast next season.

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Plexiglass shields are everywhere, but it's not clear how much they help

As countries begin reopening, offices are redesigning their environments to keep workers safe from coronavirus. CNN's Clare Sebastian reports.

Biden aides fill the void on TV while Trump remains off the air

Brian Stelter reports on the "feelings," not facts, being aired on Fox and Newsmax, and explores why so many Trump supporters say Biden's victory was the result of voter fraud. He draws on sports communication research that suggests some voters identify with teams, like sports fans, and tend to blame losses on the refs. "But this is not a game," he says.

Trump is in an unprecedented streak of silence

CNN's Brian Stelter calls out officials in the Trump administration for not taking questions from reporters.

Why the media may be tempted to keep its focus on Trump

Jim VandeHei, CEO and co-founder of Axios, joins CNN's Brian Stelter to discuss the shifting media landscape as the industry prepares to cover the incoming Biden administration.

Why the media may be tempted to keep its focus on Trump

GOP Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland tells CNN's Jake Tapper that "I just don't think there are a lot of profiles in courage" in the Republican Party willing to stand up to President Trump.

Unemployment rates in most states dropped last month -- but the Covid-19 spike could reverse that

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pulled the plug on emergency Federal Reserve lending programs, drawing a rare rebuke from the central bank, which said they are needed to support the economy as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage. CNN's Matt Egan reports.

Despite Covid travel warnings, more than 1 million people passed through US airports Friday

CNN's Bianna Golodryga reports on the impacts holiday travel may have on the rising number of coronavirus infections, as students try to return home for Thanksgiving break.

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US Politics

Top Pentagon policy official resigns at Trump's request

The Pentagon's top policy official is expected to depart his post soon, according to two sources familiar with the matter. John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy at the Pentagon, lost support among senior national security leadership and has been asked for his resignation, one of the sources said.

Sanders spokeswoman says she misspoke after distorting Bloomberg's health record

Bernie Sanders' national press secretary Briahna Joy Gray said the questioning of the 78-year-old Democratic presidential candidate's health and requests for further medical records "were reminiscent of a smear campaign."

5 takeaways from CNN's town halls with Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) addressed the need for gun reform and spoke about her "saddest day in Washington."

Buttigieg slams Trump: My marriage never involved sending 'hush money to a porn star'

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg discusses conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh's attack on Buttigieg's sexuality.

Buttigieg recalls time he tried to use three languages to help a family at a protest

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg shared a story at the CNN Town Hall in Nevada about how he tried to use his foreign language skills to help a family caught in the middle of a protest.

Donald Trump and his pardon triangle

CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

Trump's pardon spree deepens crisis gripping American justice

President Trump issued a series of pardons and commutations that included former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., former New York City police chief Bernie Kerik and junk bond king Michael Milken. CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.

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Want to see your friends and extended family next year? Stay away from them this Thanksgiving, doctors say

Across the US, many families bereaved by Covid-19 are experiencing their first holiday season without a loved one. These are some of their stories.

Bill Gates confident almost all Covid-19 vaccines will work well

Gates and Fareed take stock of how the pandemic is likely to progress in the six coming months.

3 million new Covid-19 infections were reported in November, as hospitalizations reach a record high

As the US surpasses 12 million coronavirus cases nationwide, some Americans are rethinking their Thanksgiving travel plans. CNN's Pete Muntean reports the CDC says people should not travel for the holiday, but it hasn't stopped all passengers.

US coronavirus cases top 12 million. An expert says spread is now 'faster' and 'broader' than ever

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says there is no plan to implement a mask mandate as the state struggles with the nation's highest coronavirus positivity rate. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports from inside an intensive care unit.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: I won't be visiting with family this Thanksgiving. You shouldn't either.

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta sits down with coronavirus task force member Dr. Deborah Birx for an exclusive interview about masks, schools and holidays during the coronavirus pandemic.

US coronavirus hospitalizations, new cases break record for second straight day

Pfizer and BioNTech submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine candidate, this comes as the US reported a record one-day total of new Covid-19 cases. CNN's Nick Watt reports.

US coronavirus hospitalizations hit record high as nation looks to a potential vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains to CNN's Chris Cuomo why point-of-care coronavirus tests that can be administered at home is what he will be pushing for from the next administration.

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Social Media-Technology

After $200 million California brawl, Uber and Lyft's gig worker fight is far from over

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash spent hundreds of millions of dollars on Proposition 22 in California, a controversial ballot measure that prevents gig workers from becoming employees with benefits. CNN's Jon Sarlin explains what its passing means.

Astronauts really just took Baby Yoda with them up to space

Baby Yoda joined the crew of the SpaceX Crew Dragon and hitched a ride to the International Space Station in style during the historic SpaceX-NASA mission.

SpaceX-NASA mission: Four astronauts to dock with International Space Station

In the first fully operational mission for a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, four astronauts took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on a flight bound for the International Space Station. CNN's Wolf Blitzer and aviation analyst Miles O'Brien discuss.

SpaceX launch: Four astronauts take off aboard Crew Dragon bound for ISS

NASA and SpaceX have teamed up to send a diverse group of four astronauts to the International Space Station. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.

Singles Day: Alibaba sales blitz rakes in $75 billion as Chinese shake off Covid-19

Chinese regulators halted the biggest IPO in history -- fintech giant Ant Group that was set to raise $37 billion -- days before its scheduled listing in Shanghai and Hong Kong. CNN's Selina Wang reports.

Apple brings back John Hodgman's hapless "PC" to troll new Mac features

Apple's event announcing the M1 chip and new Macbooks had a surprise ending: the return of the PC guy. Actor John Hodgman played a PC opposite Justin Long's Mac in the tech company's iconic "Get a Mac" ads from the late 2000s.

Apple details new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac Mini -- all powered by in-house silicon chips

Apple unveiled its M1 processor chip, the company's first proprietary chip. It will power a new lineup of Macbooks. See the highlights from Apple's announcement.

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Cases: 1114524

Reported Deaths: 18726
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