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Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

(ASSOCIATED PRESS) - Amy Coney Barrett is headed to the Supreme Court. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee by a 52-48 vote, with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day. Trump held a primetime swearing-in event…

Amy Coney Barrett nominated for Supreme Court Justice

President Trump nominated conservative, Amy Coney Barrett, to fill in a vacant justice seat

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Saturday, President Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett for a seat in the Supreme Court. He was vocal about his preference, after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as the seat became vacant. She…

Amber Alert: 3-year-old girl kidnapped from Dallas convenience store

Amber Alert issued for young girl kidnapped in Dallas Wednesday morning

DALLAS, Texas -- Urgent amber alert has been issued for Chasity Collins early Wednesday morning, as 3-year-old was kidnapped. She was kidnapped from a convenience store in Dallas. According to officials, it was around 12:30am when her mother left her…

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Originally Published: 18 SEP 20 19:34 ET Updated: 18 SEP 20 19:40 ET By Joan Biskupic and Ariane de Vogue, CNN (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87. Ginsburg was…

US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday

Originally Published: 18 SEP 20 07:59 ET Updated: 18 SEP 20 09:31 ET By Brian Fung, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat on Sunday as the Trump administration's executive orders against…

150 California Wildfire rescues, a dozen firefighters hurt

Wildfires continue to burn across our nation in California and Oregon

SAN DIEGO, California -- Historic wildfires are spreading on the West Coast, as hundreds of fires are burning in the pacific Northwest. Fierce winds have been fanning the…

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, September 7

What you need to know about coronavirus

Originally Published: 07 SEP 20 07:26 ET By Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) - "I have had more panic attacks this year than in my entire life combined." Aritri Paul, who lives in Kolkata, West Bengal, has been experiencing terrifying episodes…

Kenosha, Wisconsin's turmoil and Trump's visit

President Trump visits Kenosha, after Jacob Blake's shooting video went viral

KENOSHA, Wisconsin -- This Tuesday, September 1st, Trump visited Kenosha to meet with business owners and law enforcement. In the past, he has defended the police and law enforcement, despite…

AMBER ALERT for two children in Atlanta, Texas

AMBER ALERT for two children in Atlanta, Texas

ATLANTA, Texas - An Amber Alert was issued for two children in Atlanta Tuesday. The Atlanta Police Department is searching for 1-year-old Tru Speratos and 11-year-old Alex Arwood. The children were last seen at 4 p.m. Monday, August 31 on…

Hurricane Laura moves on shore

Hurricane Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana

Hundreds of thousands already without power the first reports of building damage are coming in, as hurricane Laura carves a path of devastation across Eastern, Texas and Western, Louisiana. The story has been on shore a few hours,…

Body believed to be that of a missing Fort Hood soldier has been found

Fort Hood said in a statement at the time that foul play is suspected in his death

Originally Published: 26 AUG 20 09:38 ET By Melissa Alonso, CNN (CNN) -- A body believed to be that of a missing Fort Hood soldier has been found. Officials are awaiting forensic confirmation but police said that identification found on…

Republicans nominate Trump to take on Biden in the fall

The Republican Party has formally nominated President Donald Trump for another term

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Republican Party has formally nominated President Donald Trump for another term. Monday's state-by-state voting was one of the first acts of a GOP convention that has been dramatically scaled down to prevent the spread of…

Military helicopter shot at over Virginia, injuring a crew member

U.S. Air Force helicopter shot at near Manassas, Virginia

Originally Published: 12 AUG 20 12:39 ET By Barbara Starr and Zachary Cohen, CNN (CNN) -- A US Air Force helicopter was shot at near Manassas, Virginia, on Monday injuring one of two pilots on board, according to an Air…

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Harris is the first African-American woman to represent California in the Senate

Originally Published: 11 AUG 20 14:43 ET Updated: 11 AUG 20 16:20 ET By Jeff Zeleny, Dan Merica and Arlette Saenz, CNN (CNN) -- Joe Biden has named Kamala Harris as his running mate, making the California senator the first…

At least one person killed in natural gas explosion in Baltimore

Natural gas explosion in Baltimore leaves several hurt

Originally Published: 10 AUG 20 11:03 ET Updated: 10 AUG 20 12:10 ET By Elizabeth Joseph and Alec Snyder, CNN (CNN) -- One woman died and three people were hospitalized in serious condition after a major explosion in a residential…

NASA sends rover named Perseverance to Mars

Perseverance will gather rock and soil samples for future return to Earth

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Perseverance is NASA’s latest Red Planet rover, designed to search for astrobiological evidence of ancient microbial life on Mars. Following a seven-month journey, it will…