NEWS: CNN TOP STORIES
Setup News Ticker
   NEWS: CNN TOP STORIES
CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

God, it's brutal out here: Djokovic says weather conditions in Tokyo are 'very tough'


CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Fully vaccinated people should not visit private or public settings if they have tested positive in the prior 10 days, the CDC says


CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Dr. Gupta: Traveling to the Olympics was like traveling to cover a natural disaster
When I first told my medical colleagues that I would be traveling 14 hours to Tokyo, they looked at me with a bit of surprise, then hesitantly told me simply to "be safe." It is the same reaction I have often received when jetting off to cover a natural disaster, like the earthquake in Haiti, or a conflict, like the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This time, however, the mission was to report on how people from all over the globe would converge for the Olympic games in a city under a state of emergency due to the pandemic.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

What happens if the Supreme Court throws out Roe v. Wade?
In some alternate universe, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg retired during the Obama presidency and Democrats were able to push through a successor to the conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Olympic events to watch this weekend
The torch has been lit at the Tokyo Olympics and the opening weekend will feature competition in men's gymnastics, women's soccer, swimming, tennis and more.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Mask mandates are back on the table as Covid-19 surges
While the need for mask wearing never fully dissipated during the pandemic, guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in May that removed restrictions for vaccinated individuals was a welcome harbinger of a possible return to normalcy.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

DEA agents seize cocaine disguised as a cake
A man and woman were arrested in Maine following the discovery of cocaine disguised as a cake in their vehicle, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Democratic strategist Stephanie Cutter credits a fearless streak to a strong career


CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

How the King of Calypso helped change the world


CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

5 luxury credit cards to consider if you're thinking of switching from the Amex Platinum


CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Algerian Olympian withdraws from Games due to potential matchup with Israeli competitor
Algerian judo athlete Fethi Nourine says he has chosen to withdraw from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rather than face an Israeli competitor.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese ice cream debuts and quickly sells out
Nothing gets cheddar than this...

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

The best photos from the Tokyo Olympics
It's a year later than expected, but the 2020 Summer Olympics are finally here.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Monsoon rains could bust exceptional drought across the Southwest
A surge of monsoonal moisture is bringing rounds of heavy rain and strong thunderstorms to areas of the Southwest that are currently suffering from extreme to exceptional drought conditions.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Meet the lawmakers on the Jan.6 commission
• Bumble match turns in riot suspect who allegedly whipped police • Watch 'Almost giddy': Author describes Donald Trump during Capitol riot

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

21 gifts the Leo in your life will love


CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Analysis: Why would anyone trust Brexit Britain again?
Just seven months after singing its praises, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is attempting to rewrite the Brexit deal he signed with the European Union.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Quarantine escapes and airplane disguises: Covid travel news this week
Which countries are tightening their Covid corsets and which are letting it all hang loose? CNN Travel reveals all in our latest weekend round-up.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Miami-Dade police to take over search efforts at the Surfside condo building collapse site
Firefighters are turning over the search and recovery efforts at the Surfside condo building collapse to the Miami-Dade Police Department, officials said Friday.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

The 'carmageddon' engulfing Europe this summer
So, you're all set for a trip to Europe in this most uncertain of summers. You've booked your flight, navigated all the paperwork for your destination (and for getting home), and have prepared yourself for snafus along the way. Oh, and you're fully vaccinated.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

A hospital just hit its all-time high for Covid cases. But the county fair that attracts thousands won't be canceled
Amy Tignor remembers the crowds that attended the Ozark Empire Fair's rides, concerts and livestock shows in past years.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

A Missouri hospital just hit its all-time high for Covid cases. But the county fair that attracts thousands won't be canceled
Amy Tignor remembers the crowds that attended the Ozark Empire Fair's rides, concerts and livestock shows in past years.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Fair organizers in Missouri's Greene County say they believe there was no evidence of Covid spread at last year's fair, which sold 70,000 tickets
Amy Tignor remembers the crowds that attended the Ozark Empire Fair's rides, concerts and livestock shows in past years.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

With wildfires blazing across the West, more counties are declaring states of emergency
As dozens of wildfires burn across the West, officials declared additional states of emergency for counties in California and Nevada while the nation's largest blaze in Oregon continued to swell Friday.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Fire whirls, 'pyro' clouds, and hazy skies: Extreme fire behavior is a preview of what's to come
Dozens of wildfires currently blazing across the West have been exhibiting extreme fire behavior: demonstrating alarming rotational patterns and wafting smoke across the country while also creating their own weather.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Mask mandates are back on the table as Covid-19 surges nationwide
While the need for mask wearing never fully dissipated during the pandemic, guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in May that removed restrictions for vaccinated individuals was a welcome harbinger of a possible return to normalcy.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

With Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations increasing throughout the nation, safety precautions are again under consideration
While the need for mask wearing never fully dissipated during the pandemic, guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in May that removed restrictions for vaccinated individuals was a welcome harbinger of a possible return to normalcy.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Olympic protests are nearly as old as the Games themselves. So why are officials so hesitant to allow them?
The Tokyo Olympics -- after a long delay -- are finally happening.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Olympic protests are nearly as old as the Games. So why are officials so hesitant to allow them?
The Tokyo Olympics -- after a long delay -- are finally happening.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Hula-Hoops are trending, but it's not your childhood version
Instead of spinning hoops around the waist as kids have done for decades, Hula-Hoop dancers have some new moves as the trend returns.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

The first day of the 2020 Olympics begins with gold for China and more Covid-19 cases


CNN Top Stories
Jul 24, 2021

Analysis: As Covid cases rise, some conservatives make surprising course correction on vaccines
Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey's blunt message that unvaccinated people are letting the nation down capped a week where some Republicans finally seemed ready to abandon their dangerous coddling of Covid-19 vaccine skeptics and push Americans to get the shot.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Minneapolis voters will decide whether to replace the police department
Minneapolis city officials voted Friday to approve the language of a ballot measure that will ask voters in November whether the city's police department should be replaced with public safety department.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

First gold medal of the games goes to Chinese athlete


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Here's what you need to know about the House representatives that make up the group


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Lemon to Hannity: You know better than to cop out
Fox News host Sean Hannity encouraged his audience to consult with their doctors about the coronavirus vaccine and even said he believes in vaccine science, despite several hosts on the network consistently pushing vaccine disinformation. CNN's Don Lemon calls out the Fox News anchor for what he says was a cop out when Hannity made a clarification on air.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Before a wildfire grew out-of-control, the Forest Service decided to let it burn
A massive wildfire raging out of control in the rugged mountains straddling the California-Nevada border, tearing through tens of thousands of acres was initially determined by US Forest Service officials to not be a threat and allowed to burn.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Staff director for Jan. 6 committee accused of retaliating against whistleblower
David Buckley, the newly named staff director for the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection, was found to be retaliating against a whistleblower during his time as the CIA inspector general, according to a report by the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

At least 112 dead in India as rains trigger floods, landslides
At least 112 people have died in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, authorities said on Friday, after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooded low-lying areas, cutting off hundreds of villages.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Biden back on the campaign trail: 'I whipped Donald Trump in Virginia and so will Terry'
President Joe Biden made a forceful return to the campaign trail on Friday night in Virginia, stumping for gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe by linking the Democrat's opponent to the man Biden had defeated several months ago -- former President Donald Trump.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Why North Korea is so afraid of K-pop
North Korea is doubling down on its culture war, warning citizens to stay away from all things South Korean -- including its fashion, music, hairstyles and even slang.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Florida nurse: ICU Covid-19 patients are begging for the vaccine
CNN's Randi Kaye spoke to a nurse in a hospital in Florida about patients in the ICU with Covid-19 begging for the vaccine.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Algerian athlete withdraws from Games due to potential matchup with Israeli competitor


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Trump ally Tom Barrack strikes a $250 million bail deal to get out of jail


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

How Taiwan is trying to defend against a cyber 'World War III'
As China steps up military pressure on Taiwan, the self-governing island is preparing for the next big frontier of warfare: crippling cyberattacks.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

New Capitol Police chief says he'd be 'a fool to not be concerned' about ongoing threat
In his first day on the job, Tom Manger -- the new chief of the US Capitol Police -- said Friday that he would be "a fool to not be concerned" about the threat of more attacks on the Capitol, especially given chatter on extremists' forums about possible action in August.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Family says radio host changed his tune on vaccines after he was hospitalized with Covid
• Alabama governor: Blame the unvaccinated • DOD has had 2,000 breakthrough Covid cases • Watch: DeSantis blames this for rise in cases

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Tokyo isn't the first Olympics to battle a pandemic
Covid-19 has thrown more than few curve balls at Tokyo Olympic organizers -- but this isn't the first Games to battle a pandemic.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Tennessee resumes vaccination outreach to parents, not children
Tennessee's top health official said Friday that vaccination efforts for teens will continue but that marketing efforts would be clearly directed at parents rather than their children.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

In pictures: Wildfires raging in the West
Dozens of large wildfires are raging across the western United States as the region experiences a historic and unrelenting drought.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Bumble match turns in January 6 suspect who allegedly whipped police
• Meet the lawmakers investigating the January 6 insurrection • Watch: 'Almost giddy': Author describes Trump during Capitol riot

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Bumble match turns in riot suspect who allegedly whipped police
Yet another US Capitol suspect was caught this week, all thanks to his Bumble match.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

WaPo: This is what Donald Trump's PAC is spending its $75 million in donations on
Former President Donald Trump's political action committee has raised $75 million in donations so far this year, but despite Trump's continued support of the sham Arizona election fraud audit, none of the PAC's money has been used to fund the audit.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

WaPo: This is what Trump's PAC is spending its money on
Former President Donald Trump's political action committee has raised $75 million in donations so far this year, but despite Trump's continued support of the sham Arizona election fraud audit, none of the PAC's money has been used to fund the audit.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Weakening In-Fa to bring heavy rain to China as new storm could affect Tokyo Olympics
A weakening In-fa is beginning to track away from the southern Japanese islands but has its eye set on eastern China by the end of this weekend. The storm could bring extremely heavy rainfall to millions in China.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Fear stalks Haitians as their murdered president is buried and gangs terrorize the capital
Kidnapped from church, shot at during an evening commute, chased out of their homes as flames licked up the street.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Pour-over coffee is actually a game changer: Here are 4 makers we love


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Meet the members of the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

DOD has had about 2,000 breakthrough Covid cases
The Department of Defense has experienced about 2,000 breakthrough Covid-19 cases among its more than 2 million fully vaccinated personnel, Pentagon spokesman Maj. Cesar Santiago-Santini told CNN in a statement, but it's unclear how many are a result of the Delta variant.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Partisan squabbling slows January 6 inquiry
More than six months have passed since the January 6 insurrection, yet Republicans and Democrats' ongoing haggling has only further hampered progress on one of Congress' important investigations.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Missouri health care CEO says people are dying unnecessarily
Health experts blame the recent surges in Covid-19 cases on the low rate of vaccinations, and now the accelerating Delta variant is threatening to increase hospitalizations and deaths as well, an expert said.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Software company's unveiling of decryption key comes too late for many victims of devastating ransomware attack
On Thursday, the software company Kaseya announced that it could help unlock any of its customers' systems that were still inaccessible following a devastating ransomware attack early this month that took down as many as 1,500 businesses worldwide. But for many victims it was too little, too late.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

US women's national soccer team players appeal equal pay lawsuit decision
Players from the United States women's national soccer team filed an appeal Friday to overturn a 2020 decision against their equal pay lawsuit, saying last year's decision "defies reality."

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Biden botches answer to restaurant owner
Joe Biden's White House probably thinks it had a perfectly fine Wednesday night after the President's CNN town hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. However, though Biden scored points on a big topic -- the Covid pandemic -- he has yet to find solid footing on the political landmines that await Democrats in the 2022 midterm election, chiefly inflation, the economy, immigration and crime.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Dow closes above 35,000 for the first time


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

German cyclist Simon Geschke is the latest athlete to test positive for Covid-19


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

GM again recalls its US electric vehicles over fire threat
GM is once again recalling nearly 70,000 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles because of a risk that the battery will catch fire when the car is parked.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Massive heat dome brings yet another heat wave, this time covering most of the US
A barrage of heat waves have plagued the US this summer and more above-average temperatures are on the way next week, affecting more of the country than those before it.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Opinion: Ending mask rule on planes would kill people
Over the last 18 months, the story of the pandemic in the United States has steadily evolved, from rising terror as the virus took hold, to a long winter of anguish and then to profound relief as a scientific triumph-- vaccines!-- arrived and did their job amazingly well. But then the story shifted again, darkly, as the Delta variant thwarted our happy ending, largely because of vaccine refuseniks in about a third of the country.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Opinion: Naomi Osaka crowned an Opening Ceremony filled with dramatic moments
As thousands gathered outside Olympic Stadium, some in protest, wielding signs that read, "Cancel the Olympics -- Save Lives," and some in support, with signs that read, "I believe in the power of sport," the Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony asked us to Imagine. With clouds of drones coalescing in the sky to form an image of the Earth, alongside the lyrics of John Lennon's signature song -- sung by an international array of performers that included Americans John Legend and Keith Urban -- the spectacle's theme, "moving forward," became clear.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Opinion: Olympics' Opening Ceremony for the ages? That's an understatement
As thousands gathered outside Olympic Stadium, some in protest, wielding signs that read, "Cancel the Olympics -- Save Lives," and some in support, with signs that read, "I believe in the power of sport," the Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony asked us to Imagine. With clouds of drones coalescing in the sky to form an image of the Earth, alongside the lyrics of John Lennon's signature song -- sung by an international array of performers that included Americans John Legend and Keith Urban -- the spectacle's theme, "moving forward," became clear.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Alabama city councilman refuses to resign after racial slur
Tommy Bryant, a city councilmember in Tarrant, Alabama, says he will not resign after using the n-word during a public meeting.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

He dismissed the importance of getting vaccinated to his listeners. His family says he regrets that now that he's hospitalized in 'very serious condition' with Covid.
For months, conservative Nashville, Tennessee-based radio host Phil Valentine has repeatedly made posts on multiple social media platforms telling his fans that if they weren't at risk for Covid-19, they shouldn't get the vaccine.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Aviation enthusiast potentially saves pilot's life after seeing sparks coming from his plane
Photographer and aviation enthusiast Ian Simpson has lived in the East Anglia region of England all his life, and one of his favorite things to do is photograph planes at Royal Air Force bases in the area.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Man took ambulance at gunpoint with paramedic and patient inside, police say
A man has been arrested after using a car to block an ambulance, ordering the driver out at gunpoint and driving the ambulance away with a 16-year-old hit-and-run victim and a paramedic inside, Houston police say.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Delta is dangerous, spreading — but vaccination can stop it
• Alabama governor: Blame the unvaccinated • FL Gov. DeSantis blames this for surge in cases • The rise in US Covid-19 hospitalizations is a self-inflicted wound, expert says • Family says conservative radio host has changed his tune on vaccines after he was hospitalized with Covid-19

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Trump ally Tom Barrack strikes $250M deal to get out of jail
• Barrack pulls SPAC plans after indictment • Opinion: Trump friend's arrest sends message

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Olympics events you'll want to watch this weekend


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Olympic events you'll want to watch this weekend in the US


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

If you like spice, you'll love Truff's pasta sauce


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Goshi's exfoliating shower towel will make you throw away all your loofahs


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

We tested out the Solo Stove Yukon fire pit and we're obsessed


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

We tried Apple's new battery pack — here's what we thought


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

We tried the Dodow sleep aid for over two months — it's worth it


CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Biden poised to nominate Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Australia
President Joe Biden is poised to nominate Caroline Kennedy to serve as ambassador to Australia, three people familiar with the search process told CNN, in one of the highest-profile envoy selections yet by the White House.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Why hundreds of Frito-Lay workers have been striking
Workers at the Frito-Lay plant in Topeka, Kansas, say it used to be one of the best jobs in town -- a place of shared meals, group outings and community.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

How Fox News is making a network out of race baiting
One evening earlier this month, a White rage-filled man sat behind a desk, looked into a camera, and began to rant about how something must be done to "save" the United States before "we become Rwanda," a not-so-subtle reference to the horrific genocide that occurred in the African country decades ago.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

'People are just walking out in the middle of shifts'
• Cereal boxes, ice cream cartons are shrinking • Why hundreds of Frito-Lay workers are striking • Watch: Why are there so many job openings? • Millions of jobs and a shortage of applicants. Welcome to the new economy

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

'People are just walking out in the middle of shifts': What it's like to work in a restaurant
• Why hundreds of Frito-Lay workers are striking • Watch: Why are there so many job openings?

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

'We've never experienced the issues that we have now,' one restaurant manager says. This is what it's like for industry workers right now.
Going out to eat might feel a little different these days. Maybe you're waiting longer for a table, even though the restaurant doesn't appear full. Or maybe your service is slower, and your server seems anxious.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Half of US states are now using facial recognition software to vet unemployment claims
After being let go from his job as a software quality-assurance engineer in April, Eric Watkins said he filed for unemployment benefits in Colorado. But he hasn't received a penny of the $6,490 he said he was eligible to receive and he's not sure when he will.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Half of US states use facial recognition to vet unemployment claims
After being let go from his job as a software quality-assurance engineer in April, Eric Watkins said he filed for unemployment benefits in Colorado. But he hasn't received a penny of the $6,490 he said he was eligible to receive and he's not sure when he will.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Republican lawmaker gets upset with reporters. See Don Lemon's reaction
Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) took issue with reporters asking GOP lawmakers if they were vaccinated, and said reporters should be asking the Democrats if they are vaccinated. A CNN survey found that 100% of Democratic lawmakers on Capitol hill have been vaccinated.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Trump's former doctor gets upset with reporters. Watch Don Lemon's reaction
Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) took issue with reporters asking GOP lawmakers if they were vaccinated, and said reporters should be asking the Democrats if they are vaccinated. A CNN survey found that 100% of Democratic lawmakers on Capitol hill have been vaccinated.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

The agonizing wait for the family of the presumed last missing Surfside victim
On Saturday it will be one month since the Surfside condo collapse, and the family of Estelle Hedaya tells CNN she is the final victim that authorities have yet to find and identify.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Alabama governor says 'start blaming the unvaccinated folks'
Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday called out "the unvaccinated folks" for the rise in Covid-19 cases in her state, a remarkable plea at a time when many GOP leaders are refusing to urge people to get vaccinated even as Covid-19 cases surge in many parts of the country.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron at the Opening Ceremony
• Live updates: The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are underway in 2021. Here's why • Photos | Events to watch this weekend

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

The hard seltzer craze has come to an end
The once unstoppable growth of hard seltzer has gone flat.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

British lawmaker thrown out for calling Boris Johnson a liar
Dawn Butler, an MP for Britain's Labour Party, was thrown out for breaking the rules in the House of Commons.

CNN Top Stories
Jul 23, 2021

In photos: The best images from the Olympics
It's a year later than expected, but the 2020 Summer Olympics are finally here.

  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • Contact
  • As an Amazon Associate
    CEOExpress earns from
    qualifying purchases.

©1999-2021 CEOExpress Company LLC