DOJ releases Capitol riot videos from major conspiracy case involving the Proud Boys

June 22, 2021 at 02:25

(CNN) The Justice Department released three videos on Monday used in a federal court case against a Capitol riot defendant accused of leading the Proud Boys in the insurrection on January 6. The videos show the defendant, Charles Donohoe , among the rioters...

'Every day, I feel really sad': Migrant children still in temporary sites for prolonged periods, attorneys say

June 22, 2021 at 02:25

(CNN) Migrant children who crossed the US-Mexico border alone are still spending prolonged time in temporary government facilities, raising concerns among attorneys, who say the conditions are inadequate for kids, according to a court filing Monday. In more...

Trump Organization sues NYC after golf course contract canceled in wake of Capitol attack

June 22, 2021 at 00:37

CNN —The Trump Organization on Monday sued the city of New York after it ended its contract for a golf course at Ferry Point Park in the wake of the attack on the US Capitol on January 6. In a lawsuit filed in state court in Manhattan, the company alleged w...

Pressure mounts on Trump Organization CFO to cooperate against Donald Trump

June 22, 2021 at 00:12

(CNN) The Trump Organization's chief financial officer is staring down a decision: whether to cooperate with prosecutors against former President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization or potentially face criminal tax-related charges. Trump doesn't use ema...

Biden meets with key Democratic senators as he pushes for path on voting, infrastructure

June 22, 2021 at 00:06

(CNN) President Joe Biden ramped up his push to move his legislative agenda forward in private meetings Monday with two key Democratic lawmakers. Biden spoke with the Democrats -- Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin -- in separate...

Airline groups want the Justice Department to punish unruly passengers

June 21, 2021 at 22:59

Washington (CNN) A coalition of airline trade and labor groups on Monday wrote to Attorney General Merrick Garland and FAA Administrator Steve Dickson asking that the Justice Department handle the most heinous cases of unruly passengers. "We respectfully re...

Pandemic pushes Medicaid enrollment to record high

June 21, 2021 at 22:46

(CNN) A record 80.5 million Americans have health coverage through Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program, largely because states have had to keep people enrolled during the coronavirus pandemic , according to new federal data released Monday....

SCOTUS dunks on NCAA

June 21, 2021 at 22:21

A version of this story appeared in CNN's What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here(CNN) The US Supreme Court changed the rules on college sports Monday, determining that student athletes can be compensated, somewhat -- a decis...

Obama invokes January 6 insurrection to advocate for voting rights bill

June 21, 2021 at 21:20

(CNN) Former President Barack Obama on Monday invoked the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol to advocate for a sweeping voting right bills set to be considered by the Senate, arguing the uprising proved Americans cannot "take our democracy for granted...

Poll: Most Americans reject validity of 2020 election audits

June 21, 2021 at 20:56

(CNN) Most of the public rejects Republican efforts to audit states' 2020 election results, saying they believe the reviews are an attempt to undermine valid election outcomes, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. A 57% majority of Ameri...

The winner of Tuesday's Manhattan DA primary is poised to take over Trump investigation

June 21, 2021 at 19:24

(CNN) Whoever wins the Democratic primary race for Manhattan district attorney on Tuesday isn't just poised to take the helm of one of the most legendary prosecutors offices in New York. They also will inherit perhaps the highest profile investigation in th...

US, EU, UK and Canada impose fresh sanctions on Belarus

June 21, 2021 at 16:11

Washington (CNN) The United States, European Union, United Kingdom and Canada imposed fresh sanctions on Belarus Monday in a coordinated response to the Lukashenko government's forced landing of a Ryanair flight and arrest of an opposition journalist last m...

Schumer faces Democratic divisions and skeptical Republicans as Biden agenda hangs in balance

June 21, 2021 at 16:02

But some Republicans say the opposite: Schumer is not working enough with them. "We all know we've got to come together or nothing gets done," Schumer told CNN in an interview. "Not at all," Manchin said when asked if Schumer were pressuring him to back a p...

Biden administration announces plan to share 55 million Covid-19 doses abroad

June 21, 2021 at 16:00

(CNN) The Biden administration on Monday announced its plan to distribute the remaining 55 million of the 80 million Covid-19 vaccine doses that President Joe Biden has pledged to allocate by the end of this month. For all 80 million doses the administratio...

The Point: This poll should set off alarm bells for Senate Republicans

June 21, 2021 at 15:45

(CNN) There have been a few constants over the past 40 or so years in Iowa: the butter cow at the state fair, the dominance of the University of Iowa's wrestling team and Chuck Grassley. The Republican senator has been in office continuously in Iowa since -...

Supreme Court rules against NCAA, opening door to significant increase in compensation for student athletes

June 21, 2021 at 14:45

(CNN) A unanimous Supreme Court said on Monday that student athletes could receive education-related payments, in a case that could reshape college sports by allowing more money from a billion-dollar industry to go to the players. Justice Neil Gorsuch deliv...

Russian ambassador to US arrives in Washington

June 21, 2021 at 12:42

(CNN) The Russian Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, has returned to Washington, DC, after spending almost three months in Moscow, the Russian embassy tweeted Sunday, days after US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to send...

Surviving combat only to die at home: Retired Staff Sgt. Wesley Black is picking out his coffin at 35 years old

June 21, 2021 at 12:32

But it's the smoldering trash from the massive burn pits on US military bases -- sometimes acres in size -- that will soon kill him. "Soldiers tend to generate a lot of trash," Black told CNN. In Ramadi, Iraq, where Black served, he says the burn pit was se...

Biden's agenda enters critical week on Capitol Hill ahead of looming Senate recess

June 21, 2021 at 10:02

Washington CNN —Lawmakers will resume a slate of tense negotiations this week over voting rights, infrastructure and police reform as President Joe Biden’s agenda enters an important week on Capitol Hill. Looming large over the deliberations is the July 4 r...

The real reason Republicans are blocking voting rights legislation

June 21, 2021 at 04:01

(CNN) Republicans justify their plan to block sweeping voting rights legislation in the Senate this week by arguing that it's a huge federal power grab. While these legislative issues are vital to Biden's political agenda, the clash over voting rights touch...