Pence says Trump was ‘wrong’ for dinner with Holocaust denier

Pence says Trump was 'wrong' for dinner with Holocaust denier

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Donald Trump was “wrong” to recently have dinner with White nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Florida resort and that the former president should apologize for it. “President Trump was wrong to give a White nationalist, an anti-Semite and … Read more

China protests: At the heart of protests against zero-Covid, young people cry for freedom

China protests: At the heart of protests against zero-Covid, young people cry for freedom

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. CNN — For the first time in decades, thousands of people have defied Chinese authorities to protest at universities and on … Read more

Details are coming to light about the alleged gunman who killed five people at an LGBTQ nightclub

Details are coming to light about the alleged gunman who killed five people at an LGBTQ nightclub

CNN — The suspect in the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado had a tumultuous upbringing in which he was bullied as a teenager and raised for a time by his grandmother, according to an emerging portrait of the alleged gunman pieced together by CNN. Anderson Lee Aldrich ended up in the care … Read more

Colorado Springs Club Q shooting: Previous charges, an assault-style rifle and a red flag law: More questions emerge about the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting suspect

Colorado Springs Club Q shooting: Previous charges, an assault-style rifle and a red flag law: More questions emerge about the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting suspect

CNN — A torrent of grievance over the killing of five people at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub has led to mounting questions over whether the weekend massacre could have been warned. At least 19 others were injured Saturday night at Club Q – a longtime safe haven for the LGBTQ community and now another … Read more

Two pro wrestlers developed ‘The Progressive Liberal’ to be the bad guy at matches. Then the atmosphere turned far darker

Two pro wrestlers developed 'The Progressive Liberal' to be the bad guy at matches.  Then the atmosphere turned far darker

Stickleyville, VA CNN — Back in the late 1980s, when Beau James started pro wrestling, the crowds came for a show between good and evil, to see a story about heroes and villains, to enjoy the ends and then go home. James enjoyed being the hero but it was nothing compared to playing the bad … Read more

Colorado Springs shooting at LGBTQ club leaves 5 dead and shatters safe haven provided by the venue

Colorado Springs shooting at LGBTQ club leaves 5 dead and shatters safe haven provided by the venue

CNN — Lily Forsell remembers taking in the scene of the dance floor at Club Q as she was leaving Saturday after a night celebrating her 18th birthday – dozens of people were laughing, singing and dancing like they always did after the evening’s drag show. Less than an hour later, that dance floor became … Read more

Zaporizhzhia: IAEA warns whoever was behind ‘powerful explosions’ at nuclear plant is ‘playing with fire’

Zaporizhzhia: IAEA warns whoever was behind 'powerful explosions' at nuclear plant is 'playing with fire'

CNN — Powerful explosions rocked the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine this weekend, renewing concerns that fighting so close to the facility could cause a nuclear accident. The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, said that whoever was responsible for the attacks was “playing with fire,” reiterating a warning he … Read more

Elon Musk restores Donald Trump’s Twitter account

Elon Musk restores Donald Trump's Twitter account

CNN — Former US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account has been reinstated on the platform. The account, which Twitter banned following the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, was restored after Twitter CEO and new owner Elon Musk posted a poll on Twitter on Friday night asking the platform’s users if Trump should be … Read more

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and January 6 criminal investigations

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and January 6 criminal investigations

CNN — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday appointed a special counsel to oversee the criminal investigations into the retention of national defense information at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the January 6, 2021, insurrection. Both investigations implicate the conduct of Trump, who on Tuesday declared his candidacy in the 2024 … Read more

What it means that a special counsel is running the Trump investigations

What it means that a special counsel is running the Trump investigations

CNN — The legal jeopardy former President Donald Trump faces in two federal criminal investigations took on a new tenor Friday with the appointment of a special counsel at the Justice Department. Jack Smith, a DOJ alum known for his work in international war crimes prosecutions, will take over the investigation into sensitive government documents … Read more