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Gunshots reported near Laundrie house lead cops on goose chase

Police in North Port, Fla., swarmed the neighborhood around Brian Laundrie's parent's home late Friday after a reportedly bogus 911 call about gunshots in the area.
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The company behind Dove and Ben & Jerry's is hiking prices
Unilever is hiking prices to cope with soaring supply chain costs and expects inflation to accelerate into next year.
House to vote to hold Steve Bannon in contempt for defying subpoena
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is expected to vote Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, one of former President Donald Trump's closest allies, in criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
‘F—ing-A it angers me’: 89-year-old pickpocket victim ticked crook released
An elderly Manhattan man whose wallet was snatched by a serial pickpocket said he's grateful cops caught the career crook quickly and furious the accused thief was let loose without bail the next day.
How to watch CNN's town hall with President Joe Biden
President Joe Biden will participate in a CNN town hall on Thursday in Baltimore, where he'll take questions as his administration continues to sell his ambitious legislative agenda to members of Congress and the nation.
Joe Manchin wants to add a work requirement to the child tax credit. Here's what that would do.
Millions of children are set to be lifted out of poverty this year because the Democrats temporarily beefed up the child tax credit in the last coronavirus relief package.
Texas Democrat calls for migrant 'humanitarian centers,' with limited CBP, ICE oversight
A Texas Democrat is proposing that migrants trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico be placed in "humanitarian centers" rather than facilities run by federal immigration authorities.
Dog the Bounty Hunter Questions Brian Laundrie's Parents' Actions After Human Remains Found
"Grateful to the authorities who are working to process the evidence as quickly as possible," Duane Chapman told Newsweek.
Long before Havana Syndrome, U.S. reported microwaves beamed at an embassy
In the 1970s and 80s, U.S. officials routinely referred to the Soviet use of microwave radiation against the American Embassy in Moscow. The Soviets were believed to be seeking intelligence.
One man, one vision, 37 years: How a solitary sculptor built 'America's Stonehenge'
Harvey Fite bought a quarry for its bluestone raw materials, then spent nearly 40 years transforming it into a breathtaking work of art.
In Maine, a looming vaccine deadline for EMTs is stressing small-town ambulance crews
Statewide, the COVID vaccination rate for first responders is more than 95%. But it's not as high in more rural areas, where ambulance crews can't function if just a few people quit.
D.C.-area forecast: Warm today before turning cooler, but still nice this weekend
It may not be season-appropriate, but today is a winner, so invent some reason to get outdoors.
Why helping people pay rent can fight the pandemic
A family in Houston and a plumber in Maryland couldn't afford rent, which pushed them into crowded living quarters. During the COVID-19 pandemic, that common predicament has increased viral spread.
On the Supreme Court, Religion and a Scheduled Execution
The Supreme Court routinely rejects death penalty appeals. But it halted an execution when religion became an issue.
There’s just one Department of Homeland Security. So why does it have so many bosses in Congress?
More than 90 congressional committees and subcommittees currently claim jurisdiction over some part of DHS.
Donald Trump Shouldn’t Be Underestimated
Democrats need a bigger, bolder campaign blueprint to save democracy that doesn’t hinge on the whims of Congress.
Can a Nobel Peace Prize Protect Maria Ressa From Rodrigo Duterte?
The journalist, whose reporting has taken on the president of the Philippines and the C.E.O. of Facebook, discusses the “atom bomb” that social media set off in our information ecosystem.
Want your hotel room cleaned every day? It's time to re-set your expectations.
The absence of daily housekeeping will be a permanent change at some hotel properties, according to hospitality experts.
Stunning October 2021 Hunter's Full Moon Photos Show It Rising Around the World
October's full moon, a Hunter's Moon, rose on Wednesday and was marked by spectacular images posted across social media from all over the globe.
Rare Video Shows Jupiter Being Smashed Into by Huge Space Rock
The enormous gas giant was pummelled by an asteroid or comet, and astronomers captured it in a snapshot via telescope.
UK resists new Covid measures despite spike in cases
The United Kingdom is seeing high cases, hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19 when compared to the rest of Europe. Britain has registered nearly half a million cases in the past two weeks and reported the highest number of deaths since early March. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.
Meghan Markle Takes a Step Closer to Politics by Lobbying Congress in Daughter's Name
Markle described feeling overwhelmed after daughter Lili's birth in a letter to Congress that said families "need your strong leadership."
Brian Laundrie's backpack, notebook found in Florida park near human remains, FBI says
Nevada’s Sisolak believed at fault for weekend car crash, report says
Gov. Steve Sisolak, the Democrat from Nevada, was at fault for the car accident last weekend that caused minor injuries to himself and the other driver, a report said.
If you don't know where your onions came from, throw them away to prevent salmonella, CDC says
A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 600 people in 37 states has been linked to various types of imported onions, federal health officials said Wednesday.
Pacific Northwest Bomb Cyclone Update as Washington, Oregon Brace for Major Storm
A storm system developing off the coast is expected to hit Oregon, Washington and California with heavy rain and winds.
WNBA Championship Parade Video Showing Barely Any Spectators Goes Viral
The Chicago Sky made history on Sunday by bringing home the city's first ever WNBA championship—but the subsequent parade appeared to draw scant crowds.
Catastrophic rainfall hits parts of India
Catastrophic rainfall hits parts of India with more to come in the coming days. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the forecast.
Meet the luxury travel agent who plans trips for former US presidents and world leaders
On a personal trip to Ethiopia in 2015, former US President George W. Bush encountered a pleasant surprise.
Meet the luxury travel agent who plans trips for former US presidents and world leaders
Personal touches, exclusivity, security, discretion -- these are the things that world leaders have come to expect while traveling. We catch up with the founder of Sienna Charles, a luxury travel agency trusted with planning their trips.
Fact Check: Donald Trump's Thomas Jefferson Statue Prediction
The former president criticized a decision in New York to remove a statue of the third president of the United States.
Donald Trump Can Be Arrested Over Jan 6. Subpoenas—Here's Why He Won't Be
Historic powers to arrest those who "obstruct" House duties may have already been discussed by January 6 Committee members, one legal expert suggested.
'Whole forests will be saved': Is solar cooking more than just a flash in the pan?
From cool, dewy European mountain ranges and humid Central Asian forests to the urban sprawl across North America and the arid landscapes of the African continent, millions of people are cooking with only the sun's rays as fuel.
'Whole forests will be saved': Is solar cooking more than just a flash in the pan?
From cool, dewy European mountain ranges and humid Central Asian forests to the urban sprawl across North America and the arid landscapes of the African continent, millions of people are cooking with only the sun's rays as fuel.
Donald Trump's TRUTH Social Prohibits 'Excessive Use of Capital Letters'
The former president's new social media website is called TRUTH Social and was announced on Wednesday.
'Whole forests will be saved': Is solar cooking more than just a flash in the pan?
Solar cookers reflect the sun's rays to cook food, and advocates say they can be a more sutainable way of cooking than using fuels like wood and kerosene.
Brian Laundrie Remains Have Likely Been Found, Family Lawyer Says: 'Probability Is Strong'
Brian Laundrie was reported missing just days before the body of his girlfriend Gabby Petito was found in Wyoming.
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Colossal Explosion Captured on Camera as Suspected Gas Leak Shatters Buildings
Rescuers in Shenyang in northeastern China said on Thursday that the blast caused three deaths and left 30 others injured.
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Covid-19 live updates: CDC advisers weigh mixing and matching coronavirus booster shots
Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster vaccines could be with clinicians and pharmacies as early as Friday, if the CDC chief signs off.
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Multiple storms will bring flooding and mudslide potential to west coast
Atmospheric river brings much needed drought relief to the West. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam shows which areas will see the most drought relief.
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Larry Kudlow: Economic message on supply chain is ‘vintage Jimmy Carter’
Top GOP House leaders and 160 lawmakers called on President Biden Wednesday to fix the U.S. "supply chain crisis" or face a doomed holiday season
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CDC warns people to throw away Chihuahua onions after salmonella outbreak
The red, white and yellow onions were imported from Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed by ProSource Inc., the CDC said.
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CDC advisory panel to review FDA's decision on Moderna, J&J booster shots: Live COVID-19 updates
A federal committee is expected to vote Thursday on whether to allow booster shots for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines. More updates.       
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The Experiment Podcast: Justice, Interrupted
Listen and subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google PodcastsLast week, Justice Sonia Sotomayor announced that the Supreme Court had broken with tradition and changed its rules for oral argument. This came after a study revealed that women are disproportionately interrupted by men in the highest court in America. This week, we’re re-airing a More Perfect episode about the Northwestern University research that inspired the Court’s changes.This story originally aired on More Perfect, a Radiolab spin-off about the Supreme Court.A transcript of this episode will soon be made available. Please check back.Be part of The Experiment. Use the hashtag #TheExperimentPodcast, or write to us at
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8 of the Best 'Bones Day' TikToks After Noodle the Pug Goes Viral
In 2021, the fate of your day rests in the paws of 13-year-old pug Noodle, who has gone viral for his "bones day" videos.
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California police officer charged with assaulting a teenager during a traffic stop
A Los Angeles County police officer has been charged in connection with the arrest of a 16-year-old male he allegedly kicked after the teen had surrendered and was lying face down on the ground, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced Wednesday.
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Strong probability that the suspected remains found in a Florida park are Brian Laundrie's, family attorney says
The apparent human remains authorities found Wednesday in a Florida park most likely belong to Brian Laundrie, the family attorney told CNN.
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Chicago Police Officer Accidentally Shoots and Injures 2 Colleagues
The shooting occurred during a struggle with a man after officers followed a car linked to a homicide investigation, the city’s police superintendent said.
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