Fauci says this is a pause and not a cancellation of the J&J vaccine

April 15, 2021 at 07:03

(CNN) Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, says the r ecommended pause on the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine is just that: a pause -- and not a cancellation -- and will likely last days to weeks. And that pause, he added, s...

Nepal's rhino population grows to highest in decades as pandemic pauses tourism

April 15, 2021 at 06:34

(CNN) Nepal's population of one-horned rhinos has increased to its highest number in more than 20 years, partly owing to a pause in tourism due to the Covid-19 pandemic that allowed the animals' habitats to regenerate, conservationists said. The population...

Ex-officer charged in Daunte Wright's death to appear in court as tension eases at protests

April 15, 2021 at 06:20

The former officer, Kim Potter, will make her first appearance in court Thursday. Potter was arrested Wednesday and charged with second degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Wright. Officers had stopped Wright's car Sunday, and body camera footage...

Sony World Photography Award unveils the year's best photographers

April 15, 2021 at 06:16

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNNThe annual Sony World Photography Awards has announced the winners of its 2021 competition, with two of the top prizes going to photographers who reexamined biases in how culture and history is portrayed. Zimbabwean photographe...

Analysis: Here are some of the challenges as CBS News picks a new president

April 15, 2021 at 04:32

(CNN Business) A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Being the president of a broadcast TV news division: Is it a dream job or a dreadful job? These are complex jobs, which may ex...

Biden is carrying out one of Trump's biggest campaign promises

April 15, 2021 at 04:01

(CNN) President Joe Biden is carrying out some of Donald Trump's biggest campaign promises by leaving America's longest war, targeting economic aid at forgotten Americans and building an infrastructure plan that may actually happen. And Biden is never going...

Teens slept 45 minutes more a night when their school district tried a new strategy

April 15, 2021 at 04:00

(CNN) Changing middle and high school schedules can lead to significantly improved shut-eye for students, a new study found. Researchers surveyed around 28,000 students in the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado over two years and found moving school s...

Lujan Grisham settles with former campaign staffer who accused governor of sexual mistreatment

April 15, 2021 at 03:49

(CNN) New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and her gubernatorial campaign have settled with a former staffer who accused the Democrat of sexually mistreating him during a meeting, paying out at least $62,500 as part of the agreement. A spokesman for Lujan...

Kanye West's $1M Yeezys may be the world's most expensive sneakers

April 15, 2021 at 03:32

Written by Leah Dolan, CNNThe first Yeezy sneakers ever worn in public by Kanye West are going on sale for over $1 million. Sotheby's did not reveal an exact asking price, though it said it has valued the item "in excess of $1 million." The shoes come in a...

FBI opens a new investigation into China 'every 10 hours,' bureau director says

April 15, 2021 at 03:31

(CNN) The FBI has more than 2,000 investigations that tie back to the Chinese government and is opening a new one "every 10 hours," the bureau's director told the US Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. In his testimony, FBI Director Christopher Wray...

Many Evangelicals say they won't be vaccinated against Covid-19. Some experts say distrust and misinformation have played a role

April 15, 2021 at 03:22

(CNN) At Pastor Tony Spell's Sunday sermon this week, he preached a different kind of message than usual to his congregants: Don't trust Covid-19 vaccines. "I'll just tell you today, if being anti-mask and anti-vaccine is anti-government, then I'm proud to...

The body of an LSU student who was went missing a week ago has been found in Mississippi River

April 15, 2021 at 02:53

(CNN) The body of missing Louisiana State University student Kori Gauthier has been recovered, according to a joint press release from Baton Rouge Police and LSU Police. "Since Kori was first reported missing, the LSU Police Department, Baton Rouge Police D...

France cuts two nuclear-powered submarines in half to make new one

April 15, 2021 at 02:38

(CNN) A French nuclear-powered submarine severely damaged by fire last year has been saved from the scrapyard -- by cutting it in two and welding the salvageable half to part of another decommissioned sub. But the rear half of the 241-foot-long (73 meters)...

CDC reports 5,800 Covid infections in fully vaccinated people

April 15, 2021 at 01:56

(CNN) About 5,800 people who have been vaccinated against coronavirus have become infected anyway, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells CNN. Some became seriously ill and 74 people died, the CDC said. It said 396 -- 7% -- of those who got...

US is expected to sanction Russia and expel Russian officials

April 15, 2021 at 01:54

Washington (CNN) The Biden administration is expected to announce sanctions as soon as Thursday targeting Russian individuals and entities, in addition to the expulsion of as many as a dozen Russian diplomats from the US in response to the hack of SolarWind...

Chrissy Teigen's mom talks cooking, family and why she has to eat Thai food daily

April 15, 2021 at 01:43

Mother of model, TV personality and entrepreneur Chrissy Teigen, Pepper emigrated to Utah from Thailand's northeast Isaan region in the early 1980s. I'm so excited and a little bit nervous." Vilailuck "Pepper" Teigen “Thai people tend to eat all day. A litt...

Boston Marathon bombing survivor is on a mission to give fellow amputees the prosthetic legs insurance won't cover

April 15, 2021 at 01:12

(CNN) Eight years ago, on April 15, 2013, Heather Abbott set out on an annual tradition with friends in Boston. They attended a Red Sox game and then decided to walk over to watch the Boston Marathon. Through the process, Abbott learned about the high cost...

Sanders says he disagrees with Tlaib's call for 'no more policing'

April 15, 2021 at 01:11

Washington (CNN) Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday evening that he disagreed with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a fellow progressive, after she called for "no more policing, incarceration, and militarization" in the wake of Daunte Wright's fatal...

Opinion: The mystery of Michigan's overwhelming Covid surge

April 15, 2021 at 01:02

Kent Sepkowitz is a CNN medical analyst and a physician and infection control expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. (CNN) The Covid-19 pandemic is approaching a moment of truth as more and more vaccines are administered. For example,...

White House names Erika Moritsugu as Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison

April 15, 2021 at 00:16

(CNN) President Joe Biden on Wednesday named Erika Moritsugu to a senior-level Asian American and Pacific Islander liaison position, the White House announced in a statement. Moritsugu, whose official title will be deputy assistant to the President and Asia...