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Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert can't be alone with children, judge rules

Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert is banned from having contact with anyone under 18 unless an adult is present ...

Climate change made Hurricane Harvey's rainfall worse, study finds

Climate change is partly to blame for the record rainfall that fell over Texas and Louisiana in the days after Hurric...

From coding to literacy: These youth are changing the game

What they lack in age, they make up for in ambition.Over the past 11 years, CNN Heroes has recognized regular ...

Three Florida men charged in shark-dragging video

Three Florida men seen in a viral video laughing and smiling as a shark gets dragged behind a high-speed boat have be...

5 things for December 13: Doug Jones, Trump tweet, North Korea, New York blast, China

Want a spectacular light show?-Just look up. This year's...

New York bombing suspect's wife 'didn't know about radicalization'

The wife of the suspect in a pipe bomb explosion in New York was "surprised to find out what her husband did," police...

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Sports

Winter Olympics: Park Ji Sung's quickfire South Korean translations

Heading to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics but a bit concerned about any potential language barriers?...

Reporter: NFL Network asked if she plans on 'getting knocked up'

A female television sports reporter and host has shared her story following the news of NFL Network and ESPN ...

LeBron James: Keeping a billion-dollar body in shape

Everyone knows about LeBron James and his fanatical workouts, but not many people know about the guy entrusted with k...

Chris Froome: Tour de France champion failed a drug test

The world's best cyclist Chris Froome has asthma -- and he recently failed a drugs test in one of the sport's most pr...

Olympic ski champion Mikaela Shiffrin 'scared' by Russian doping scandal

Russia's state-sponsored doping program before and during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics hinged on its ability to bre...

Lindsey Vonn: My eyes have been opened to 'how divided we are'

Since telling CNN's Alpine Edge she would not be representing US Pr...

England's Football Association probes Manchester Derby fracas

England's Football Association has asked Manchester United and Manchester City for their "observations" over a fracas...

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Entertainment

Salma Hayek recalls Harvey Weinstein 'fury' on 'Frida' set in op-ed

Salma Hayek is breaking her silence about Harvey Weinstein in a New York Times op-ed in which the star details sexual...

'Titanic,' 'Goonies' added to National Film Registry

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" at the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress?That classic film is o...

Jean-Claude Van Damme gets kicks in Amazon series

Amazon wins the weird-TV Olympics with "Jean-Claude Van Johnson," a surreal flight of comic fancy starring Jean-Claud...

Steven Spielberg says 'we still have a long way to go' with women's rights

Steven Spielberg says America has a long way to go when it comes to how women are treated in the workforce."We...

'Big Sick' cast, more react to SAG nominations

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, the writing team behind SAG-nominated film "The Big Sick," were among those who ...

James Corden and wife welcome third child

James Corden had a good reason for missing Tuesday night's episode of "The Late Late Show."The talk-show host ...

SAG Award nominations 2018: The list

Nominations for The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday.The following are the nomi...

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Business-Consumer

Tavis Smiley's show suspended by PBS amid misconduct allegations

PBS has suspended distribution of "Tavis Smiley" amid "troubling allegations" against the news show's namesake host....

Janet Yellen: Tax plan's deficits could make it harder to fight a recession

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen raised concerns Wednesday that deficits, which are expected to be driven high...

John McCain to Trump: Lay off the 'fake news' claims

Senator John McCain again called out President Trump for his anti-media rhetoric.In a tweet Wednesday afternoo...

Why Trump's 'giant' middle class tax cut is less than advertised

President Trump on Wednesday made what the White House billed as his "closing argument" for the Republican tax plan m...

Fed chair calls bitcoin 'highly speculative'

Bitcoin's wild rally has enraptured investors in recent weeks. But the chair of the Federal Reserve isn't buying into...

MP tells Facebook to look harder for Russian Brexit meddling

Facebook says that a Russian troll farm with links to the Kremlin that spent $100,000 on Facebook ads in an attempt t...

26-year-olds face challenges as they fall off parents' health insurance

Marguerite Moniot felt frustrated and flummoxed. Despite the many hours she had spent in front of th...

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US Politics

White House reins in Tillerson's offer to start North Korea talks

The White House and State Department both stated Wednesday that the US is not ready to begin talks with North Korea, ...

Sanders on Trump: 'Yes, I do think he should resign'

Sen. Bernie Sanders has joined the list of lawmakers calling on President Donald Trump to resign."Yes, I do th...

How black voters boosted Doug Jones to a win in Alabama

In the closing days of Alabama's rancorous special US Senate election between Doug Jones and Roy Moore, a procession ...

The inside story of the GOP's Alabama meltdown

Mitch McConnell was worried about Alabama.Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions was now President Donald Trump's attor...

GOP doesn't want a shutdown, but no one can say how the showdown ends

Republicans on Capitol Hill promise they won't shut down the government on December 22 when funding lapses, but how w...

In 2010, Trump supported letting Scott Brown vote on health care

The day after Democrat Doug Jones won a stunning upset over Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's Senate race Tuesday nig...

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Health

ADHD drug use in pregnancy increases risk of heart defects, study finds

The attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug methylphenidate is associated with an increased risk of heart defec...

Florida firefighters face a higher risk of skin cancer

An already dangerous profession may be more high-risk than expected.Florida firefighters have a slightly incre...

Baby survives after being born with heart outside her body

A baby born with her heart outside her body has survived surgery to insert it back into her chest.Vanellope Ho...

Why cold air makes your nose run

About 50-90% of ...

Forget abortion: What women in Appalachian Kentucky really want

Perhaps it was the abstinence pledge she felt forced to sign or the promise ring she was told to slip on her finger. ...

The very real health dangers of virtual reality

Is the magical world of virtual reality arriving in your home this holiday season?You're not alone. ...

A 12 Diet Cokes-a-day habit like Trump's is worth changing

President Donald Trump downs a dozen Diet Cokes each day, ...

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'He's the change Alabama needs': strong reactions to Jones' win over Moore

Reactions are strong, across the state, just a day after Democrat Doug Jones became the unofficial winner of the spec...

What people in Montgomery are saying about Doug Jones' win

The U.S. Senate election may be over, for now, but plenty of people are talking about the results.Democrat Dou...

'I'm paying it forward'; St. Louis boy hopes holiday ornaments help heal hearts

A 7-year-old boy says this holiday season he wants to give back and help heal the wounds of gun violence.Recen...

Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at age 74

Several media outlets are reporting that Tommy Nobis, the first draft pick in Atlanta Falcons history, has passed awa...

Woman arrested, charged in fatal crash that killed Marietta man

A woman has been arrested after she drove up over the curb and fatally struck a pedestrian during a crash in November...

Police investigating robbery at Florissant jewelry store

Police are investigating a robbery that happened at Kay Jewelers' store in Florissant Monday night.A male susp...

Woman says she's feared Arnold road rage suspect 'for decades' Woman says she's feared Arnold road rage suspect 'for decades'

Arnold Police announced they're looking for Scott Heatherly for the violent road rage attack in a Walgreens parking l...

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Social Media-Technology

A month after a New York woman died, someone used her identity to campaign against net neutrality

Margaret Mary Basco died on June 9, 2017, at Saint Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York. She was 58.And then, ...

The future of how the internet is regulated is about to change

The future of how the internet is regulated may be decided this week.The Republican-led Federal Communications...

Facebook and Twitter must be held responsible for illegal content - U.K. panel

Facebook, Twitter and Google should be held responsible for illegal content on their platforms, a top U.K. ethics pan...

Apple is backing up AirPods with American jobs

Apple is pouring $390 million into an American company that helps power AirPods and FaceID -- an investment that will...

Google's top searches for 2017: Matt Lauer, Hurricane Irma and more

This year, you wanted to know more about one of the most powerful storms on record, the devastating ...

Google is opening an artificial intelligence center in China

Despite many of its services being blocked in China, Google has chosen Beijing as the location for its first artifici...

Looking to sell bitcoin? It's complicated

You can learn a lot about yourself by how you trade bitcoin. In my case, I was reminded that my appetite for risk rou...

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Opinion

How black women saved Alabama -- and democracy

America, you were in danger, girl.That is until 96% of African-American voters saved democracy and human decen...

The FCC is about to create an 'internet for the elite'

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote to roll back the rules that uphold net neu...

Of course, Selma made the difference for Doug Jones

On Tuesday night, civil rights leader Bernice King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., took to Twitter ...

A good day for decency is a bad day for Trump

In a single day, Donald Trump suffered a profound defeat in the Alabama special election in which Democrat Doug Jones...

Rubio: How US and Asian democracies can counter China

America is reaffirming its commitment to securing a free and open Indo-Pacific region amid North Korea's nuclear and ...

Batali shows the dark side of hospitality ideal

I've never been assaulted by Mario Batali, ...

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Spanish

Esta bebé nació con el corazón por fuera de su cuerpo: así sobrevivió

(CNN) – Una bebé que nació con el corazón por fuera de su cuerpo sobrevivió a la cirugía que buscaba volver a ...

La lluvia de meteoritos de las gemínidas de este año podría ser la mejor de la historia

(CNN) - Si estás buscando un fantástico espectáculo de luces del 13 al 14 de diciembre, todo lo que necesitas hace...

Así intentó Trump minimizar su aguda derrota en Alabama

(CNN) – El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, se despertó en la mañana de este miércoles frente a un de...

¡Nueva maracanazo! Independiente, campeón de la Copa Sudamericana

(CNN Español) - Independiente de Avellaneda es el campeón de la Copa Sudamericana 2017.El club argentino emp...

Alabama da un mensaje a las mujeres: ustedes importan

Nota del editor: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon es colaboradora de CNN y miembro principal del Council on Foreign Relations. El...

Sentencian a 6 años de prisión al vicepresidente suspendido de Ecuador Jorge Glas

(CNN Español) - La Corte Nacional de Justicia declaró culpable al suspendido vicepresidente de Ecuador, Jorge Glas...

Sentencian a 6 años de prisión al vicepresidente suspendido de Ecuador Jorge Glas

(CNN Español) - La Corte Nacional de Justicia declaró culpable al suspendido vicepresidente de Ecuador, Jorge Glas...

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