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5 things to know for September 21: Ginsburg, Covid-19, Trump, UN, China

Watch some of the best Emmy acceptance speeches from the stars of "Schitt's Creek," "Succession," "Watchmen" and more.

5 things to know for September 21: Ginsburg, Covid-19, Trump, UN, China

Tropical Storm Beta to soon bring tropical storm force conditions to the Texas coast. CNN meteorologist Tyler Mauldin has the update.

5 things to know for September 21: Ginsburg, Covid-19, Trump, UN, China

The government of China's Xinjiang region has confirmed a significant drop in the birth rate in Xinjiang, China, but denied reports of forced sterilization and genocide in a letter to CNN. The letter comes after a previous CNN report that documented a campaign of abuse and control by Beijing targeting women from the Uyghur minority. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Milwaukee students attending online class heard fatal shots and their teacher called 911

A teacher called 911 after students heard gunshots during virtual school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. CNN affiliate WISN reports.

A carjacker held a couple hostage for hours in Tennessee before killing the husband, investigators say

A carjacker held a couple hostage for hours in Tennessee before killing the husband, investigators say. CNN affiliate WTVC reports Aileen and Jordan Stevens were unaware that the driver, Dangelo Dorsey, had just committed a series of deadly crimes nearby, according to authorities.

An Idaho pastor skeptical of masks lands in the ICU for Covid-19

A pastor in Idaho who called himself a "no-masker" during a service and repeatedly questioned the veracity of coronavirus case reporting is in the ICU after contracting Covid-19. CNN's Lucy Kafanov reports.

An Alaska dentist who extracted a patient's tooth on a hoverboard sentenced to 12 years in jail

A former dentist who was filmed extracting a patient's tooth while standing on a hoverboard has been sentenced to 12 years in jail, according to a statement from the Alaska Department of Law.

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Sports

Bryson DeChambeau wins the US Open

27-year-old American Bryson DeChambeau overpowers the infamous Winged Foot course en route to his first major title: the US Open.

WNBA star Maya Moore marries Jonathan Irons after helping overturn his prison sentence

WNBA star Maya Moore announced her marriage to Jonathan Irons, who she helped exonerate after he served 22 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.

WNBA players react to Breonna Taylor settlement

Tanika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, spoke after the city of Louisville, Kentucky, agreed to pay $12 million to Taylor's family and institute a series of police reforms to settle the family's wrongful death lawsuit.

Naomi Osaka, of Japanese and Haitian descent, thanks her ancestors after US Open tennis triumph

2020 US Open champion Naomi Osaka talks about her push for further awareness of the names of victims she wore on her masks, the journey to the title and using her voice moving forward.

Novak Djokovic doesn't think he'll 'ever forget' disqualification from US Open

2020 US Open Champion Dominic Thiem sits down with CNN to talk about his epic comeback, the feeling of winning his first major, and playing against his friend Alexander Zverev.

These were the Black victims Naomi Osaka honored on face masks at the US Open

Two-time grand slam winner Naomi Osaka tells Christina Macfarlane that she is using lockdown to draw more and to learn how to come out of her shell and stop being shy.

Dustin Johnson wins Tour Championship to clinch FedEx Cup and pocket $15 million prize

36-year old American wins $15M prize and talks with Patrick Snell about unprecedented PGA Tour season

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Entertainment

Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper get 'Holy' in a star-studded new video

Justin Bieber has reunited with Chance The Rapper for a new track, "Holy." Here's a look at the accompanying music video, also featuring Ryan Destiny from Fox series "Star" and Wilmer Valderrama from "NCIS."

'Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested on charge of production of child pornography

Jeremiah "Jerry" Harris, one of the students featured in Netflix's breakout docuseries "Cheer," has been arrested on a production of child pornography charge, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Fitzpatrick.

ACM Awards 2020: Check out who won

The Academy of Country Music Awards 2020 brought together the biggest names in country music. Here are some of the highlights from the show.

Broadway performer Nick Cordero, who died of Covid-19, is remembered with music-filled memorial

Zach Braff opened up about his friendship with Nick Cordero and how the Broadway star's death has impacted him.

Dave Grohl wrote a song for a 10-year-old drumming phenom after she challenged him to a musical duel

Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl surprised 10-year-old drummer Nandi Bushell by performing a theme song he wrote about her.

Kelly Clarkson says life's 'been a little bit of a dumpster' since filing for divorce

Singer and talk show host Kelly Clarkson opens up about her recent divorce in a new "Sunday TODAY" interview.

Drew Barrymore has nothing to hide as she launches her new talk show

Drew Barrymore kicked off her new talk show with her "Charlie's Angels" co-stars, one of whom appeared as a hyper-realistic hologram.

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Business-Consumer

New signs of Covid-19 complacency even as the American death toll nears another dreaded milestone

Former Washington Post editor Leonard Downie Jr. discusses the media's coverage of President Trump in the lead up to the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections.

Trump mocks MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi for getting shot with rubber bullet

At a rally in Minnesota, President Donald Trump mocked the moment MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi was injured while covering George Floyd protests in May.

1619 Project creator: Federal government does not set curricula for schools

Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The New York Times' 1619 Project, says she's received threats and that she didn't expect Trump would be arguing against the project.

Trump mocks MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi for getting shot with rubber bullet

President Donald Trump mocked an American news anchor for being shot with a rubber bullet during George Floyd protests in May, calling it a "beautiful thing" during a political rally in Minnesota.

Jim Carrey will play Joe Biden on 'SNL'

Actor Jim Carrey will play Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden on this season of "Saturday Night Live," NBC announced.

Another 860,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

Weekly jobless claims decline to 860,000 but the improvements have been slow and the jobs recovery is running out of steam. CNN's Christine Romans reports.

Barack Obama is publishing a memoir -- right after the election

Former President Barack Obama is appealing to young voters with viral quarantine trends like the "Renegade" dance and sourdough bread. Young people will likely be pivotal in the 2020 election.

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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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Health

Most of the US is headed in the wrong direction again with Covid-19 cases as deaths near 200,000

CNN's Daniel Dale fact-checks President Donald Trump on his retelling of how the Covid-19 pandemic unfolded in the US.

Some college students face stay-at-home orders as local leaders try to control Covid-19 spread

As colleges and high schools across the US struggle with reopening, many sports programs have been hit with budget cuts and canceled seasons, leaving student athletes in tough positions.

Trump says every American can get a coronavirus vaccine by April, but health experts say that's not likely

President Donald Trump said during a press briefing that he expects to have enough vaccines for every American by April 2021. CNN's Brooke Baldwin and Dr. Peter Hotez discuss.

Is in-person voting safe from Covid-19? It can be if you follow these guidelines

Large crowds of people have lined up in Fairfax, Virginia, to cast their vote early in the 2020 election, despite the looming threat of coronavirus. CNN's Kristen Holmes reports.

Enough people have to take a Covid-19 vaccine for it to be efficient, Fauci says

Centers for Disease Control Director Robert Redfield said that most Americans won't receive a coronavirus vaccine until the back half of 2021. CNN's Erica Hill reports.

Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

During a Senate committee hearing, Dr. Robert Redfield said a face mask may provide better protection against coronavirus than a vaccine. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports the CDC director also offered a timeline as to when a vaccine might be available to most Americans.

A Maine wedding is linked to the deaths of 7 people who didn't attend

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci praised how Vermont has handled the coronavirus pandemic and said that a national mask mandate "probably would not work" in the US.

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Social Media-Technology

Unity Software shares surge 44% in Wall Street debut as IPO market sizzles

Gaming tools software developer Unity Software makes its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. CNN's Paul R. La Monica reports.

US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday

The Commerce Department plans to restrict TikTok and WeChat downloads as the Trump administration's executive orders against the two apps are set to take effect. CNN's Selina Wang reports.

Apple takes on Peloton with Fitness+ service

With at-home workouts booming during the pandemic, Apple is launching Fitness+, its at-home workout service priced at $9.99 per month.

Apple reveals two new watches, two new iPads and a subscription bundle

Apple has unveiled its new Apple Watch Series 6, along with its new lower priced Apple Watch, the SE.

Apple TV+ and gaming made a huge splash last year. We haven't heard much from them since

Apple's Newton device made its public debut at CES in 1992. Marketed as a computer that fits in the palm of your hand, the device never fully took off. See how CNN covered the tablet three decades ago.

SoftBank is selling British chipmaker ARM to Nvidia for $40 billion

Nvidia is buying British chipmaker ARM from SoftBank for as much as $40 billion — a total that would make it the largest semiconductor deal ever.

Uber says it will offer rides only in electric vehicles in US, Europe by 2030

Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber CEO, says the company plans to operate an all-electric global fleet by 2040. He says support from private markets, car manufacturers, and governments is needed to make the transition happen.

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California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 786168

Reported Deaths: 15016
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2607976353
Riverside566811153
San Bernardino52471908
Orange520631128
San Diego44577760
Kern31379354
Fresno27668355
Sacramento21297375
Alameda20558374
Santa Clara20410296
San Joaquin19793414
Stanislaus16319335
Contra Costa15837199
Tulare15599256
Ventura12328143
Imperial11558314
San Francisco1074599
San Mateo9522143
Monterey946767
Santa Barbara8862110
Merced8750134
Kings728377
Sonoma7060114
Marin6557112
Solano608555
Madera429658
Placer346641
San Luis Obispo336927
Butte274835
Yolo274754
Santa Cruz22188
Sutter164210
Napa161413
San Benito130111
Yuba11187
El Dorado10684
Mendocino84918
Lassen7310
Shasta68714
Glenn5503
Colusa5096
Nevada5066
Tehama4984
Humboldt4826
Lake46510
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2214
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1610
Del Norte1361
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc240
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
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Chico
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Heat and haze were on the menu today but a cool-down is in the works for next week.
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