Search for Pelosi office laptop allegedly stolen by Pennsylvania woman during Capitol riot continues

January 19, 2021 at 14:33

A new mugshot shows the Pennsylvania woman accused of stealing a laptop from Nancy Pelosi’s office with the alleged intention of selling the technology to Russian intelligence forces, as authorities continue to investigate the device’s whereabouts. Federal...

Opinion: For investors, there's plenty to be optimistic about in the year ahead

January 19, 2021 at 13:49

As more Covid-19 vaccines are becoming readily available, 2021 offers renewed optimism that we may expect a rebound of the economy -- and of life in general. The rapid development and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines has been nothing short of extraordinary...

Janet Yellen is heading to Congress. The stakes have never been higher

January 19, 2021 at 12:58

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. You can sign up right hereLondon (CNN Business) Janet Yellen, the former chair of the Federal Reserve and President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the Treasury Department, f...

Dry Inauguration Day forecast for DC, strong winds and fire danger for Southern California

January 19, 2021 at 12:53

Weather should be dry for Wednesday’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, D.C. It will be partly sunny and with temperatures in the low 40s, which is average for this time of year in the nation's capital. "Seasonable temps are expected...

Goldman Sachs posts impressive earnings thanks to Wall Street's strength

January 19, 2021 at 12:53

New York (CNN Business) Goldman Sachs, one of the largest investment banks on Wall Street, reported results for the fourth quarter that easily topped analysts' expectations Tuesday morning. It's yet another sign of the disconnect between the strength of the...

Sacramento deputy, K-9, suspect killed in shootout: officials

January 19, 2021 at 10:00

A sheriff’s deputy, K-9 and suspect were killed in a shootout early Tuesday morning after a brief chase, the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department said. The deputy was not identified but worked on the force for six years. Another deputy has been hospitalized in s...

Biden's pledge to suspend deportations may be behind migrant caravan

January 19, 2021 at 08:56

He appeared to be citing Biden’s pledge to place a 100-day moratorium on deportations – one of several items on his agenda that will reverse some of President Donald Trump’s signature policies. The migrant told a reporter he was fleeing a "bad situation" th...

This Day in History: Jan. 19

January 19, 2021 at 05:00

On this day, Jan. 19 ...1937: Millionaire Howard Hughes sets a transcontinental air record by flying his monoplane from Los Angeles to Newark, N.J., in 7 hours, 28 minutes and 25 seconds. Author, poet and critic Edgar Allan Poe is born in Boston. 1915: Germ...

Coronavirus surge increases strain on funeral homes: 'Our morgues are too full'

January 19, 2021 at 03:01

As refrigerated trucks arrive at states across the country, funeral homes say they are turning families away. As of mid-January, Los Angeles County had nearly 1 million cases of COVID-19 and of those, more than 13,000 had died. The deaths are taking a toll...

Pennsylvania town on high alert after several shootings rock community

January 19, 2021 at 02:59

Four people in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains region were hurt Monday evening in a series of shootings, officials said. Gunfire was reported in A Pocono Country Place around 5 p.m., Mount Pocono Mayor Michael Penn told Fox News. Multiple victims were found...

Ohio police officer fatally shot in standoff with arson suspect

January 19, 2021 at 02:33

An Ohio police officer has died after a shooting standoff with a suspect, the Toledo Police Department said Monday. Chief George Kral identified the officer as 24-year-old Brandon Stalker. According to Kral, Stalker was hit once by the suspect, who brandish...

Retired New York firefighter Thomas Fee charged in Capitol riot

January 19, 2021 at 00:16

A retired New York City firefighter who photographed himself inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan.6 insurrection and claimed he was "at the tip of the spear" has been criminally charged, authorities said Monday. Thomas Fee, 53, was charged Saturday with v...

DC restaurateur: COVID restrictions, inauguration security has my business 'hanging on by a thread'

January 18, 2021 at 23:26

The unprecedented security restrictions in place for this week's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden coupled with the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic have left at least one Washington restaurant "hanging on by a thread." Bob Materazzi, the...

Capitol rioter threatened to shoot his children if they told FBI about DC trip, authorities say

January 18, 2021 at 22:17

A Texas man with ties to a far-right militia participated in the deadly Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol and threatened to shoot his children if they turned him in to authorities, according to court documents. Guy Reffitt, a resident of the Dallas suburb of...

Sen. Josh Hawley finds new publisher after Simon & Schuster dropped book

January 18, 2021 at 22:13

Washington (CNN) Republican Sen. Josh Hawley's forthcoming book will now be published by conservative publishing house Regnery Publishing after it was dropped by Simon & Schuster earlier this month following the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol bui...

Census chief quits early after final round of citizenship controversy

January 18, 2021 at 21:17

(CNN) The Trump-appointed official overseeing the 2020 census announced his resignation on Monday, nearly a year before his term was scheduled to end. Census Bureau Director Steve Dillingham's announcement comes days after the Trump administration backed of...

'The lost years': Climate damage that occurred on Trump's watch will endure long after he is gone

January 18, 2021 at 20:34

But in just four years, Trump has cemented a legacy -- particularly on climate change -- that will be felt by generations to come. President Trump's moves to gut greenhouse gas regulations were applauded by many in the fossil fuel industry, but coal jobs co...

Bulletproof vests and gas masks: Journalists prep for inauguration

January 18, 2021 at 20:10

Newsrooms like the LA Times have distributed protective equipment and held safety trainings to prepare reporters for Inauguration Day. The Pentagon has authorized up 25,000 National Guard members for Inauguration Day. Among the images that have surfaced in...

Biden doesn't have a magic wand to fix the economy

January 18, 2021 at 19:54

The US economy lost 22 million jobs in March and April and ended the year with another 140,000 net jobs decline. Even with the 12.5 million jobs recovered in between, that left the headcount at US employers down nearly 10 million during the pandemic. Moody'...

Missing Arizona woman Jessica Goodwin was found severely dehydrated, police reveal

January 18, 2021 at 19:50

The 28-year-old Arizona woman who vanished last week "under abnormal circumstances" was in a state of severe dehydration when she was found Sunday, police are now telling Fox News. Jessica Goodwin of San Tan Valley remains hospitalized as of midday Monday,...