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Posted Wednesday, 15 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Here's what you might have missed Wednesday on CNN:-- Alabama's Senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the US last night. Read Chris Cillizza's analysis of what the bill aims to do, and join the conversation. -- The White House rejected Democrats' request for documents in the obstruction probe. Here's what you need to know about the sparring match. -- Newly obtained audio revealed more about the Boeing 737 Max mess. Pilots angrily confronted Boeing about the planes months before a second deadly crash in Ethiopia. -- The US ordered non-emergency staff to leave Iraq as tensions there escalated with Iran. -- Both suspects in the Colorado mass shooting face 48 counts of murder, attempted murder and related gun charges. Meanwhile, hundreds of Jeeps gathered to honor Kendrick Castillo, the student who sacrificed his life to help stop the shooting. -- "The Jeremy Kyle Show" was England's version of "The Jerry Springer Show." But not anymore. The popular British talk show, known for its occasionally violent consequences, was canceled "for good" after one of its guests died. -- A cartoon in the Harvard Lampoon sexualized Anne Frank. Now the magazine is apologizing. -- A farmer amputated his leg with a pocket knife to save his own life. Here's why. -- Facebook changed its livestream rules -- two months after the accused gunman live-streamed the New Zealand mass shooting. -- And finally, a taste of sweet news. Hershey's is giving its candy bars a new look for the first time ever.

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Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Quentin Tarantino may need to learn to keep it rated G around his home now that he and his wife Daniella are expecting their first child."Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are very delighted to announce that they are expecting a baby," the couple said...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)The New Zealand Parliament invited a special guest onto the chamber floor Wednesday -- a newborn baby.The country's parliamentary speaker Trevor Mallard held and fed the one-month-old son of lawmaker Tāmati Coffey while presiding over a...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)Something is eating at President Donald Trump.Another exhausting day of the indefatigable commander in chief's compulsive seizing of the spotlight showed how what once would have been considered outrageous has become Washington...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Michael Dowling is president and chief executive officer of Northwell Health, New York State's largest health care provider and employer. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.In the weeks following the 2018 Parkland, Florida, school...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

New York (CNN Business)Tom Bergeron isn't the only person who's unhappy about the casting of Sean Spicer on "Dancing With the Stars."Some staffers at ABC News are "up in arms," as one source put it, over the decision by ABC's entertainment division.The...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Asian markets were mixed Thursday as investors digested a slew of corporate earnings.Japan's Nikkei 225 (N225) rose 0.1%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index (HSI) fell 0.5%. China's Shanghai Composite Index...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A deputy was wounded Wednesday when a possible sniper took aim at the Lancaster station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, authorities said. The deputy was in the parking lot when the shooter fired, hitting him in the chest, ...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he had spoken with a Ukrainian official about Joe Biden's possible role in that government's dismissal of a prosecutor who investigated Biden's son.The move shows the former New York mayor is making a renewed push...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Dale Earnhardt Jr. is only mostly retired, so he doesn't plan to miss driving at one of his favorite tracks when NASCAR goes to Darlington Raceway in South Carolina next weekend. Earnhardt, who was in a plane crash last week along with his wife,...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A former Yale psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students and engaged in other sexual misconduct, according to an independent report released by the university.Eugene Redmond, who was on the faculty for 44 years, is accused of misconduct...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)When the El Paso Walmart where 22 people were killed reopens in three to four months, the renovated property will have a memorial to the shooting victims, a company spokesman said Wednesday.The memorial is in the early planning stages and the...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Democratic Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced he is suspending his presidential campaign.Inslee made the announcement during an interview on MSNBC.The Washingtonian made combating climate change the fundamental issue motivating his...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)There's been a change in President Donald Trump. He used to say he had accomplished more than any other President, a debatable claim. But now he's using messianic language about himself."I'm the chosen one," he said Wednesday about what he claims is ...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Frida Ghitis, a former CNN producer and correspondent, is a world affairs columnist. She is a frequent opinion contributor to CNN, a contributing columnist to the Washington Post and a columnist for World Politics Review. Follow her on Twitter...

Posted Thursday, 22 August 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump made at least 11 false claims Wednesday while speaking with reporters for more than half an hour before leaving the White House for a speech and fundraiser in Kentucky.Two of the false claims were about Greenland,...