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Newsom beats California recall

The governor will remain in office after crushing a conservative-driven effort in the blue state.
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Husband of Baldwin shooting victim says Halyna Hutchins ‘inspired us all’
The husband of late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, the woman shot dead with a prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin on the set of “Rust,” has expressed the family's pain.
Body of missing 5-year-old Elijah Lewis found in Massachusetts park
The boy from Merrimack, New Hampshire, had been reported missing on October 14.
Turkey’s Erdogan Orders Removal of 10 Western Ambassadors, Including U.S. Envoy
Turkish president demands “persona non grata” declaration after their countries called for the release of Osman Kavala, a philanthropist and activist.
In India, Facebook Struggles to Combat Misinformation and Hate Speech
Internal documents show a struggle with misinformation, hate speech and celebrations of violence in the country, the company’s biggest market.
TV director makes case for getting guns off set after Alec Baldwin fatal shooting
Guns should not be part of sets, writes on director. Visual effects are "affordable and creates an excellent facsimile of a gun being fired," Jason Ensler wrote in an Instagram post Friday.
Summer camp strategies aimed at preventing COVID spread led to 'almost zero' transmissions: CDC
Implementation of multiple strategies prevented almost zero transmission of COVID-19 among 7,173 campers and staff members who attended nine U.S. overnight camps this summer, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study
Man shot by D.C. police charged with assault, kidnapping
Officers stopped the man and felt a gun in his clothing. Shortly after the encounter, the man broke away and fled to a nearby vehicle.
Dodgers vs. Braves prediction: LA will force Game 7
The Braves will beat the Dodgers and force a Game 7, Stitches predicts.
No. 3 Oklahoma holds off Kansas 35-23 behind Williams' runs
Caleb Williams threw two touchdown pass, ran 40-yards for a score on a pivotal fourth down and No. 3 Oklahoma rallied to beat Kansas 35-23 and avoid an enormous upset Saturday.
Iraq Fast Facts
Read CNN's Iraq Fast Facts for a look at the country which borders Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and the Persian Gulf.
Saudi Arabia Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina.
Violence and slurs from some of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jews in battle over coronavirus lockdowns
Some of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jews are resorting to violence and extreme slurs in a battle over coronavirus restrictions.
Vaccine rollouts lay bare the Middle East's deep inequalities
While oil-rich Gulf Arab nations were among the first in the world to receive a vaccine, war-torn countries such as Yemen and Syria must contend with vague timelines and complex distribution plans for the rollout.
Facebook suspends chatbot linked to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu
Facebook has deleted a post by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and suspended a chatbot linked to his account for violating the company's privacy policy.
At least 32 killed as first suicide bombing in nearly 2 years rocks Baghdad
Twin suicide bombs rocked a busy market in central Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 32 people and injuring 110 others, according to officials and state media.
This man is eating only what's grown at Dubai's Sustainable City
For one year, landscape architect Phil Dunn is basing his diet on food grown in his local community, at Dubai's Sustainable City.
Iran's Rouhani hopes Biden will return to Obama-era nuclear deal as he dubs Trump a 'tyrant'
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has called on United States President-elect, Joe Biden, to return to the 2015 nuclear deal and lift sanctions imposed on Tehran by Donald Trump's administration.
Vaccination rates highlight stark differences between Israelis and Palestinians -- amid row over responsibility
Two young men work side-by-side in a butcher's shop. They live in the same teeming and densely packed town. One is fortunate -- he's eligible to get an Israeli Covid-19 vaccination. The other isn't.
Afghanistan foils ISIS plan to assassinate the top US envoy to Kabul
Afghanistan's intelligence agency have said they foiled an attempt by an ISIS cell of four members to assassinate a US diplomat in Kabul.
Israel isn't a democracy, it's an 'apartheid regime,' rights group says
Israel is no longer a democracy but an "apartheid regime" devoted to cementing the supremacy of Jews over Palestinians, the country's best-known human rights group said in a report published Tuesday.
Iran unveils underground missile base on Gulf coast, state media says
Iran has unveiled an underground base for "strategic missiles" on its Gulf coastline, according to state media.
Arab countries agree to end years-long feud with Qatar that divided Gulf
Gulf Arab countries signed a declaration aimed at resolving a long-running dispute with Qatar on Tuesday, in a public reconciliation between Doha and its neighbors that paves the way for the end of an embargo on the tiny gas-rich nation.
Iran ramps up uranium enrichment and seizes tanker as tensions rise with US
Iran announced Monday that it had resumed enriching uranium to 20% purity, far beyond the limits laid out in the 2015 nuclear deal, in a move likely to further escalate tensions with the United States.
Israeli soldier shoots and paralyzes Palestinian man in dispute over power generator
An Israeli soldier shot a Palestinian man, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down, after an altercation over a portable electric generator, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
Iranian conservative cleric dies, according to state-run media
Ayatollah Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah Yazdi was seen as a hardliner and anti-West in general, including holding anti-US positions. An outspoken critic of a liberal press, he was known to have ratified crackdowns on domestic opposition, feminism and gender equality.
At least 22 killed in attack on Yemen's Aden airport after new government arrives
Several explosions hit Yemen's Aden airport as the newly formed power-sharing government arrived from Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.
Jonathan Pollard, spy who passed US secrets to Israel, arrives in Jewish state
Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard arrived in Israel from the United States on Wednesday, more than three decades after he was jailed for passing secrets to the state.
Top Palestinian DJ detained as party at Muslim holy site sparks angry scenes and scapegoating claims
A leading female Palestinian DJ has been remanded in custody for 15 days after she was arrested by Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces for performing at a party at a Muslim holy site, leading to claims of official over-reaction to an event that sparked furious scenes over the weekend.
Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister calls Beirut port explosion 'suspicious'
A probe into hundreds of tons of ammonium nitrate left at Beirut's port began just hours before a massive blast rocked the site, leaving more than 200 dead and devastating the Lebanese capital, caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab told CNN on Tuesday.
Detained since 2018, now Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul is handed a 5-year sentence
Loujain al-Hathloul, one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights activists, has been sentenced to five years and eight months in prison by the kingdom's special court for terrorism offenses, according to her family.
The snowboard-making giant based in the desert
Dubai is not a place you'd think of as a hotbed for winter sports innovation, but SWS is one of the world's biggest snowboard manufacturers.
12 climbers killed after blizzards trigger avalanche in Iran
The bodies of 12 mountain climbers have been recovered following an avalanche caused by blizzards north of the Iranian capital, Tehran, according to a Red Crescent official and Iran's state-run Iran News Agency (IRNA).
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Fast Facts
Read Fast Facts from CNN about Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
Rangers stage furious rally in final minutes to stun Senators
OTTAWA – The Rangers’ power play posed zero threat and the top line had nothing in the tank — until it did. Scoring three goals within the final 5:23 of regulation, the Blueshirts rallied from a 2-0 deficit to take a 3-2 victory over the Senators on Saturday afternoon at Canadian Tire Centre. The win...
McCarthy seeks Biden meeting after ‘alarming’ border numbers, warns against 'mass amnesty' push
FIRST ON FOX: House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy is requesting a meeting with President Biden in the wake of "alarming" border numbers which showed more than 192,000 migrant encounters in September.
No. 2 Cincinnati stays unbeaten with 27-20 win over Navy
Arquon Bush intercepted a pass with 25 seconds left to help No. 2 Cincinnati hold on for a 27-20 victory over Navy on Sunday.
Unions Demand $500 Vaccine Incentive Payments Also Go to Already-Vaccinated NYC Employees
"We are furious with the $500 the mayor is offering unvaccinated employees," according to the United Federation of Teachers
‘Rust’ director ‘gutted’ by loss of cinematographer killed by Baldwin
"Rust" director Joel Souza, injured in the on-set tragedy of when Alec Baldwin inadvertently shot and killed the film's cinematographer, is speaking out.
Rural Canadian pastor spends extra night in jail after refusing condition keeping him from church
Pastor Tobias Tissen of Manitoba said he spent an extra night in prison after refusing a release condition that effectively required him to stop holding church services.
Jets will know right away if bye week goal was a success
The Jets will find out quickly Sunday if the focus of their bye week has paid off.
One person was killed and seven other injured at an off-campus party near Fort Valley State University
One person was killed and seven more were injured in a shooting incident at an off-campus party near Fort Valley State University (FVSU) in Georgia on Saturday.
Colin Powell's love story started with a blind date --- and lasted six decades
From the streets of New York to the Vietnam battlefields and the power corridors of Washington, Colin Powell broke racial barriers to become one of the nation's top diplomats. Beside him all along was one quiet force: Alma Johnson Powell.
Podcast reveals 'Rust' armorer's feelings about previous job: 'I was really nervous'
Hannah Gutierrez was the armorer on "Rust" set during Thursday's fatal incident. She previously talked about an earlier job on a resurfaced podcast.
No. 6 Michigan tops Northwestern 33-7; Michigan State next
Blake Corum and Hassan Haskins combined for 229 yards rushing and four touchdowns, carrying No. 6 Michigan to a 33-7 win over Northwestern on Saturday.
Hawley calls for AG Garland to resign after he 'mobilized the FBI to intimidate parents without legal basis'
Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is calling for Attorney General Merrick Garland to resign
Severe fall storms expected in California and Pacific Northwest
CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli reports on the first large atmospheric river of the season, which is expected to bring heavy rain and snow to western regions into next week. He explores how this will impact California and other parts of the Pacific Northwest suffering from a severe drought. He also discusses the stormy forecast for areas on the east side of the country.
One year after banning American tourists, Madagascar is welcoming back US travelers
The island country, located off the coast of East Africa, had banned tourists from the U.S. and a handful of other countries in October 2020.
Hailey Baldwin ‘heartbroken’ over uncle Alec Baldwin’s shooting incident
Hailey Baldwin is "heartbroken" for everyone involved following her uncle Alec Baldwin's accidental on-set shooting while filming "Rust" in New Mexico.