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New Jersey federal judge whose family was attacked details her son's last words

Judge Esther Salas, the federal judge whose son was killed and husband was shot in their New Jersey home, called for greater privacy protections for judges in her first comments since the shooting.

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tests positive for Covid-19

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for Covid-19 and is in self-quarantine, the NFL team announced in a statement.

5 things to know for August 3: Coronavirus, schools, election 2020, stimulus, TikTok

Fareed takes a look at why the success of the Chinese-owned social media platform has led to a global backlash over security and privacy concerns.

5 things to know for August 3: Coronavirus, schools, election 2020, stimulus, TikTok

White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx tell CNN's Dana Bash that schools should continue with distance learning "if you have high caseload and active community spread."

5 things to know for August 3: Coronavirus, schools, election 2020, stimulus, TikTok

CNN's Brian Stelter discusses how the upcoming November election will look vastly different from previous ones, and concerns about President Donald Trump's baseless claims about election fraud.

A 28-year-old woman is the first Covid-19 survivor to receive a double-lung transplant in the US

After being placed on a ventilator for six weeks due to Covid-19, Mayra Ramirez was so sick she needed a double-lung transplant. Ramirez and the surgeon who performed the operation, Dr. Ankit Bharat, share their experience.

Dozens of people attended a party for first responders in Los Angeles without wearing masks or social distancing

Dozens of people attended a party at a Los Angeles bar without wearing masks or adhering to social distancing guidelines. The bar's owners say the event was meant to "honor first responders." California has over 500,000 reported cases of coronavirus, more than any other state in the US. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

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Justin Thomas returns to world No. 1 ahead of PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are just two buddies who love to golf. They just so happen to have four major titles between them. But who is funnier?

How family, fight and fortune fashioned India's very own sporting 'Wonder Woman'

At the age of just 25, badminton icon P V Sindhu is already India's most marketable female athlete. Catapulted to stardom by her silver medal at the 2016 Olympic Games, Sindhu has become a sporting, social and cultural female figurehead.

Kendall Kemm: 16-year-old with one-armed swing gets golf lesson from six-time major winner

Kendall Kemm got a lesson from golf legend Nick Faldo after showing off a one-armed swing. The 16-year-old lost the use of her left hand in 2014 after a stroke.

The golfer who drove over 4,000 miles across the US to play in tournaments

Based in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Viktor Hovland has been driving between tournaments all across the country for the last few months to avoid flying during the coronavirus pandemic, traveling over 4000 miles in the process.

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty won't play in Western & Southern Open or US Open

2019 French Open women's champion Ashleigh Barty of Australia talks about her run to the title and what it meant to her to win.

No sex and no fans, but the beer is flowing fast in the NBA 'bubble'

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he would cancel the season if the health of his players was jeopardized and talks about the protocols in place for the NBA bubble in Florida.

'It's quite incredible,' says Cesc Fabregas as great-grandmother turns 96 after two positive Covid-19 tests

AS Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas talks to Christina Macfarlane about his career, who the most impactful coach he's had in his career is and what he thinks of BLM and racism in football.

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Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' actor who appeared in Quaker Oats commercials, dies at 85

Wilford Brimley, the actor who appeared on the big screen, television shows and Quaker Oats commercials, has died. He was 85.

Jennifer Holliday took us to church to honor John Lewis

Former President Bill Clinton recounts a story Congressman John Lewis told him when they first met in the 1970s while delivering a tribute at Lewis' memorial.

Stolen teddy bear with dying mother's voice returned to daughter after actor Ryan Reynolds and others offered a $15,000 reward

A woman's teddy bear that was outfitted with a voice recording from her dying mother has been returned to her after it was stolen during a move.

Garth Brooks explains why he removed himself from the 'CMA' entertainer of the year category

Country singer Garth Brooks responded to a fan's tweet telling the singer he should withdraw himself from contention for the Country Music Association's "Entertainer of the Year" award.

Malik B., founding member of The Roots, dead at 47

Malik Abdul Basit, a rapper, singer and founding member of The Roots, has died at 47, according to a statement from the hip hop group.

'Enter The Dragon' actor John Saxon dies at 83

Actor John Saxon made over 200 film and television appearances spanning his more than 7-decade career. His wife tells CNN that Saxon died at the age of 83.

Olivia de Havilland, star of 'Gone With the Wind,' dies at 104

Olivia de Havilland, a two-time Oscar winner and for decades the last surviving star of "Gone With the Wind," has died at age of 104, her publicist Lisa Goldberg told CNN.

Entertainment Headlines


The 'Got Milk?' ads are back but they're not like the ones you remember

The dairy industry just relaunched -- and revamped -- the "Got Milk?" ad campaign. But this time, the celebrities with milk mustaches have been replaced by this.

Here's how experts think the press should cover the run-up to the November election

"Baseless voter fraud claims" are causing a lot of confusion, "Thank You For Voting" author Erin Geiger Smith says. "We have to do our jobs and let the voters know about the part they can actually control, which is voting. We really need to educate on how vote-by-mail works and what the voter can do to make sure their own vote counts. It's not the sexy part. It's the brass tacks part." Susan Glasser and Rick Hasen also weigh in.

James Murdoch resigns from News Corp, citing 'disagreements over certain editorial content'

James Murdoch, the youngest son of billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch, made a dramatic break from the family business. CNN's Fareed Zakaria reacts.

James Murdoch resigns from News Corp, citing 'disagreements over certain editorial content'

Jim Rutenberg, the co-author of a new investigation about the Murdoch media empire, says Rupert Murdoch's son Lachlan is doubling down on Fox's conservative slant.

Nike's viral 'You Can't Stop Us' ad is winning big on social media

Nike's latest ad sends a powerful message about Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement. At a time when professional sports are struggling to start up amidst the pandemic, the ad has quickly become popular online.

US economy posts its worst drop on record

The US economy contracted at a 32.9% annual rate from April through June, its worst drop on record. CNN's Julia Chatterley reports.

How bad is the US recession? Investors are about to find out

Responding to questions from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that he viewed Instagram as a "competitor" before the social media giant purchased the company, as newly-revealed emails raise questions about the $1 billion 2012 deal.

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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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In much of the US, progress made in the Covid-19 fight has turned into progress lost

Dr. Deborah Birx speaks to CNN about what she calls a "new phase" of Covid-19 in America.

Coronavirus is still spreading uncontrolled and one doctor says it's time for stricter measures

White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx defends the US response to the coronavirus outbreak to CNN's Dana Bash.

Do some people have protection against the coronavirus?

CNN's John King breaks down the latest trends in US Covid-19 cases, where 12 states are seeing an upward trend, but 11 are now trending down.

20,000 more Americans could die from Covid-19 in the next 21 days, CDC ensemble forecast shows

As the "warp speed" trials race to bring vaccines to market, who should be prioritized to get the first doses? Should race and income be included among factors? CNN's Michael Smerconish speaks with a medical ethicist.

Health experts urge caution for school reopenings as coronavirus safety plans are put to the test

CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks with children and parents in Jefferson, Georgia, where a school district just opened back up amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Human sperm roll like 'playful otters' as they swim, study finds, contradicting centuries-old beliefs

Using complex mathematics and 3D imaging, a group of researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered human sperm doesn't move the way we have believed for centuries

A variety of responses by US states hurt the country's ability to contain the coronavirus pandemic, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci gives his take on if there is a need to lock down the US again to help fight the spread of Covid-19.

Health Headlines

Social Media-Technology

NASA-SpaceX mission: Astronauts splash down after historic mission

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, splashed down into the Gulf of Mexico marking the end of a historic two-month mission.

NASA-SpaceX mission: Astronauts splashdown after historic mission

The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule splashed down off of Pensacola Beach, Florida, after returning from the International Space Station with astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley aboard in a joint operation between SpaceX and NASA.

Microsoft says it is still talking with Trump about buying TikTok from its Chinese owner

President Donald Trump said that he will ban the popular short-form video app TikTok from operating in the United States, rejecting a potential deal for Microsoft to buy the app from its Chinese-owned parent company.

Amazon trounces earnings estimates despite spending $4 billion on coronavirus measures

Author of "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism" Shoshana Zuboff and fmr. Amazon Vice President Tim Bray speak to Amanpour about the unparalleled power of big tech.

Dirty tricks and the 2020 election: lessons from the KGB

Long before there were fake accounts and fake news on Facebook, there were fake news stories planted in small print newspapers that eventually spread. CNN Business looks at how technology has made Russian disinformation easier to spread with little risk.

Here are the internal documents that Congress used to grill Big Tech

At a congressional antitrust hearing, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was confronted about internal company emails he sent in 2012 about buying Instagram. CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reports.

America's top tech CEOs can't agree on whether China steals from them

Rep. Pramila Jayapal questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on copying competitors at the House Judiciary Subcommittee antitrust panel. Zuckerberg said Facebook has "certainly adapted features" from other companies.

Social Media-Technology Headlines

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