China sent fugitive's elderly father against his will to America to coerce son into returning, US claims

October 29, 2020 at 06:17

(CNN) The Unites States has charged eight people, including six Chinese citizens, over a three-year plot to intimidate a US resident into returning to China to face criminal charges. The case is believed to be part of the ruling Communist Party's Operation...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveiled as Vanity Fair's latest cover star

October 29, 2020 at 06:13

Written by Oscar Holland, CNNAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been unveiled as Vanity Fair's latest cover star, less than a week before she concludes her bid for reelection in New York's 14th congressional district. The cover image -- and a series of additional...

Qantas announces 'flight to somewhere'

October 29, 2020 at 04:54

(CNN) — After its hugely successful " flight to nowhere " campaign, Australian national airline Qantas has rolled out an even bigger treat -- flights to, well, somewhere. With aviation largely halted around the world and many national borders closed, airlin...

America's worsening Covid trajectory has overtaken the final days of the campaign and emphasizes how the election is a personal referendum on Trump

October 29, 2020 at 04:44

But another huge slump on Wall Street showed how the election endgame narrative was slipping out of his control. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, one of the President's favorite metrics for his own performance, was off more than 900 points Wednesday. A new...

Analysis: What data journalists say about the election models giving Trump slim chance of winning

October 29, 2020 at 04:40

A serious slice of the country is still scarred from 2016 when Donald Trump defied the odds and defeated Hillary Clinton. Four years later, that political upset has led many Americans to be skeptical of current models showing Trump, once again, having a sli...

Immunity to coronavirus lingers for months, study finds

October 29, 2020 at 04:15

(CNN) Immunity to Covid-19 infection lingers for at least five months, researchers reported -- and probably longer than that. While the report may seem confusing and contradictory to a similar report out of Britain this week , it really isn't. The new repor...

Analysis: Trump tried to reinvent Middle East policy, but the region is still a bottomless pit of woes

October 29, 2020 at 04:02

But since President Donald Trump came to office, the rest of the world has become a sideshow to the noise and fury emanating from Washington. The Middle East, once the focus of so much attention under previous US administrations, is no exception. There are...

Federal government says it will pay for any future coronavirus vaccine for all Americans

October 29, 2020 at 02:58

(CNN) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it will pay for any Covid-19 vaccine that is authorized or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to allow for "broad vaccine access and coverage for all Americans." The agency also announce...

At least 13 killed and dozens missing after Typhoon Molave lashes Vietnam

October 29, 2020 at 02:49

(CNN) Vietnam deployed hundreds of soldiers and heavy machinery on Thursday to search for survivors after landslides triggered by torrential rains from Typhoon Molave, one of the strongest typhoons in the region in decades, the government said. The landslid...

Sisters charged for allegedly stabbing store security guard 27 times after he told them to wear a mask

October 29, 2020 at 02:39

(CNN) Two sisters are being held on attempted first-degree murder charges in Illinois for allegedly stabbing a store security guard after being told they needed to wear a mask and use hand sanitizer. The sisters entered a retail store and got into a verbal...

Kavanaugh tweaks voting opinion after Vermont official asks for correction

October 29, 2020 at 02:31

(CNN) Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday night tweaked a line in his controversial opinion on Wisconsin mail-in voting this week, after he received criticism for incorrectly saying Vermont had not changed its election rules due to the Covid-...

This election is going to be up to women

October 29, 2020 at 02:30

Final CNN national poll before Election Day: Biden - 54% / Trump - 42%This is not a national race, obviously, so these numbers are maybe less important right now than certain battleground state polls. Look here:Those who said they had already voted: Biden -...

Opinion: Kim Kardashian West's clueless birthday party

October 29, 2020 at 02:07

Peggy Drexler is a research psychologist and the author of "Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers, and the Changing American Family" and "Raising Boys Without Men." She is at work on a book about how women are conditioned to compete with one another. (...

Trump stumbles through final appeals to women as he vows to get their husbands back to work

October 29, 2020 at 01:47

In yet another unforced error at a time when former Vice President Joe Biden is crushing Trump among female voters, the President told the women of Lansing, Michigan, this week to reelect him because "we're getting your husbands back to work." Trump won a m...

Sewage testing shows a country flush with coronavirus cases

October 29, 2020 at 01:19

(CNN) When Rosa Inchausti and her colleagues started testing wastewater in Tempe, Arizona, it was 2018 and they were not looking for coronavirus. But because they were set up to sample the city sector by sector, they were able to switch gears and begin samp...

Second highest ranking officer in US Space Force tests positive for Covid-19

October 29, 2020 at 01:11

(CNN) The second highest ranking officer in the US Space Force has tested positive for coronavirus, the US Air Force said in a statement Wednesday. "General David D. Thompson, Vice Chief of Space Operations, tested positive today for COVID-19. He took the t...

A Black YouTuber's video of a racist confrontation led to an Arizona man's arrest and firing

October 29, 2020 at 00:55

(CNN) Andre Abram and his roommate were getting ready to shoot a video for his YouTube channel last week in Scottsdale, Arizona, when they were confronted by a man who used racial slurs after asking them what they were doing. He told CNN the man, who has be...

Fact check: Trump falsely claims California requires people to wear 'special' and 'complex' mask at all times

October 29, 2020 at 00:45

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump has repeatedly mocked former Vice President Joe Biden and others for wearing masks. At a campaign rally in Arizona on Wednesday -- at which there was no social distancing and most attendees did not wear masks -- Trump...

Covid-19 antibody therapies show promising early results in separate trials

October 29, 2020 at 00:16

(CNN) Days after Eli Lilly and Company said it would stop a trial of its Covid-19 antibody therapy in hospitalized patients because it was not effective, the company on Wednesday published promising interim results from a trial involving patients with mild...

Opinion: The perfect metaphor for Trump's treatment of his loyal supporters

October 29, 2020 at 00:10

(CNN) There are conflicting reports on how it happened, but no one disputes that it did : hundreds of President Trump's supporters were stranded in near-freezing weather after a rally on Tuesday night in Omaha. The President flew away on Air Force One, leav...