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White House will not host Halloween celebration this year

Due to President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden's overseas travel

Originally Published: 27 OCT 21 10:55 ET By Kate Bennett and Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- The White House said Wednesday it would not be hosting a traditional Halloween celebration this year due to President Joe Biden and first lady…

US government bans China Telecom from operating in the country

China Telecom has 60 days to discontinue US services

Originally Published: 27 OCT 21 05:34 ET By Jill Disis, CNN Business (CNN) -- Washington is barring a major Chinese state-owned telecommunications firm from operating in the United States over national security concerns — an action that threatens to once…

NASA discovers first possible planet outside our galaxy

The possible exoplanet was discovered in the Whirlpool Galaxy

Originally Published: 26 OCT 21 08:04 ET By Amy Woodyatt, CNN (CNN) -- Scientists may have detected signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way, in what could be the first planet ever to be discovered…

Biden hosts Manchin to discuss finalizing spending bill

Here is what you need to know

Originally Published: 24 OCT 21 09:14 ET Updated: 24 OCT 21 14:03 ET By Phil Mattingly and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden is hosting critical moderate Sen. Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at his…

Facebook Papers paint damning picture of company's role in insurrection

Not stopping 'Stop the Steal' 

Originally Published: 22 OCT 21 20:00 ET Updated: 24 OCT 21 10:38 ET By Donie O'Sullivan, Tara Subramaniam and Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Just days after insurrectionists stormed the Capitol on January 6th, Facebook's Chief Operational Officer Sheryl…

Democrats to have 'agreement' on spending bill next week

According to Pelosi, they will vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill as well

Originally Published: 24 OCT 21 09:31 ET Updated: 24 OCT 21 10:12 ET By Veronica Stracqualursi and Daniella Diaz, CNN (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that the "plan" is for there to be an "agreement" on a…

Nearly 200 Americans still seek to leave Afghanistan according to State Department

The State Department informed congressional staff that it is in touch with 363 U.S. citizens in Afghanistan

Originally Published: 22 OCT 21 11:32 ET Updated: 22 OCT 21 15:45 ET By Jennifer Hansler, CNN (CNN) -- The State Department informed congressional staff Thursday that it is in touch with 363 US citizens in Afghanistan, 176 of whom…

Supreme Court lets Texas 6-week abortion ban stay in place

Highest court will hear oral arguments November 1

Originally Published: 22 OCT 21 12:41 ET By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter (CNN) -- The Supreme Court allowed a Texas law that bars most abortions after six weeks to remain in place for now, but it agreed…

No country will be spared from effects of climate change

Biden administration reports detail

Originally Published: 21 OCT 21 09:00 ET By Nikki Carvajal (CNN) -- A series of new reports from the Biden administration will issue a stark warning on Thursday: The effects of climate change will be wide-reaching and will pose problems for every government. "No…

North Korea accuses US and UN of 'tampering with a dangerous time bomb'

Following a meeting over the isolated nation's most recent ballistic missile test

Originally Published: 20 OCT 21 23:36 ET Updated: 21 OCT 21 01:05 ET By Yoonjung Seo, Samantha Beech and Philip Wang, CNN (CNN) -- North Korea said the United States and the UN Security Council are "tampering with a dangerous…

FBI: Apparent human remains found in search for Brian Laundrie

A timeline of 22-year-old Gabby Petito's case

Originally Published: 20 OCT 21 12:29 ET Updated: 20 OCT 21 16:52 ET By Eric Levenson, Taylor Romine, Leyla Santiago and Randi Kaye, CNN (CNN) -- What appears to be human remains and items belonging to Brian Laundrie, including a…

Netflix co-CEO on Dave Chappelle fallout: I screwed up

Some Netflix employees who felt attacked by Chappelle's comedy routine

Originally Published: 20 OCT 21 07:35 ET Updated: 20 OCT 21 10:23 ET By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) -- Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos has some regrets about how he handled Dave Chappelle's stand-up special, even though he still stands by…

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to murder charges

He apologizes for the Parkland High School massacre

Originally Published: 20 OCT 21 10:23 ET Updated: 20 OCT 21 11:24 ET By Eric Levenson, Leyla Santiago and Gregory Lemos, CNN (CNN) -- Nikolas Cruz, the gunman who carried out the massacre of students and faculty members at Marjory…