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A city council in Alabama voted to dissolve its police department after a racist text message
A city council in Alabama has voted to dissolve its three-member police department after the assistant chief sent a racist text message to other officers, according to the mayor, James Latimer.
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SoftBank is selling its crown jewels to ride out 'severe market'
SoftBank is set to gain more than $34 billion by cutting its stake in Alibaba, the crown jewel of its investment portfolio, after posting record losses on its tech bets this year.
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'It shocks the conscience.' Vanessa Bryant's lawyer says photos from Kobe's helicopter crash were shared with dozens of LA County employees
After the fatal helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others, disturbing images taken at the scene were shared among more than two dozen Los Angeles County employees, a lawyer for the NBA legend's wife Vanessa said Wednesday in her lawsuit against the county over the photos.
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A 'primary suspect' in the killings of Muslim men in Albuquerque makes his first court appearance
The man accused of fatally shooting two Muslim men in Albuquerque appeared in court for the first time Wednesday as investigators continued to search for a motive and probe whether he's connected to two other killings.
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Seven Russian warplanes destroyed as large blasts rock Crimea air base
At least seven Russian warplanes were destroyed after explosions rocked annexed Crimea on Tuesday, new satellite images show, in what CNN research found could be Moscow's biggest loss of military aircraft in a single day since World War II.
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China's leading #MeToo figure loses appeal in sexual harassment case against star TV host
A Chinese court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by a former state television intern against the dismissal of her long-running landmark #MeToo case accusing a star presenter of sexual harassment.
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Manhattan rents hit record high for the sixth month in a row
Rents in Manhattan have hit a record high for the sixth month in a row.
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Tickets for Japan's Ghibli Park now on sale
Fans of "My Neighbor Totoro," "Kiki's Delivery Service," and other films from director Hayao Miyazaki of the legendary Studio Ghibli, will have a new destination to add to their travel bucket list later this year.
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares victory against Covid
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared victory in the battle against the novel coronavirus, ordering a lifting of maximum anti-epidemic measures imposed in May, state media said on Thursday.
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Wall Street Journal: Informant tipped off investigators about more documents at Mar-a-Lago
The FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence on Monday was prompted by a tip to investigators about the possibility of additional classified documents at the Palm Beach club, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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Bollywood star Alia Bhatt tackles domestic violence in Netflix's 'Darlings'
Bollywood star Alia Bhatt spoke to CNN about her new Netflix movie, her mother and elevating women's voices in Indian cinema.
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Eight of Vietnam's hottest new hotels
From urban Hanoi to beachy Quy Nhon, these new hotels and resorts around Vietnam are worth checking out.
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Yellen directs IRS not to use new funding to increase chances of audits of Americans making less than $400,000
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Wednesday directed the Internal Revenue Service not to use any of the new funding allocated in the Democrats' new health care and climate bill to increase the number of audits of Americans making less than $400,000 a year, according to a copy of the letter obtained exclusively by CNN.
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Top Chicago-area prosecutor drops 8 murder cases connected to former detective accused of police misconduct
The cases are the latest tied to former detective Reynaldo Guevara's alleged police misconduct that ranged from coercive interrogation tactics to hiding evidence, according to State's Attorney Kim Foxx.
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Elon Musk's antics may finally be catching up to him
It seems the Elon Musk mystique — whatever combination of wealth, carefully cultivated charm and A-plus lawyers that have helped him emerge unscathed from countless scandals — is starting to unravel.
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August 10, 2022 Russia-Ukraine news
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said annexed Crimea must be freed to end the war with Russia after explosions rocked the area of a Russian military airbase in the peninsula, killing one. Follow live updates here.
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Democrats see glimmers of hope as the Senate battlefield takes shape
After Tuesday's primaries, the general election matchups for the Senate races that are expected to be the most competitive this fall are now set.
New US monkeypox vaccine strategy could be huge boost for supply, but much is unknown
To stretch the supply of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine, federal health officials authorized smaller doses using a different method of injection. Yet efficacy data for the vaccine is not clear, and some experts argue that not enough is known about how the low-dose intradermal strategy might affect the protection it provides in the real world.
Opinion: Ominous warnings after search of Trump's home make no sense
Frida Ghitis writes that Donald Trump's most militant supporters, who are claiming the republic is under attack because of the FBI search of the former president's home, could not be more wrong. In strong democracies, no one is above the law -- including a former president.
Are you a senior citizen dealing with high drug costs? Share your story with CNN
CNN wants to hear from senior citizens currently struggling to afford their medications, as well as from those who don't yet qualify for Medicare but are also looking for help with drug costs.
The good, the bad and the unknown of the inflation news
Good news: Prices were unchanged overall in July, the first month since November 2020 in which prices didn't rise. Bad news: Inflation is still too high, and Americans are still feeling sticker shock in their daily lives.
Opinion: James Franco controversy spotlights Hollywood's perpetual blind spot
Ed Morales weighs in on the controversy that the announcement of actor James Franco being cast to play Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro has stirred among Latino actors. He says the decision evidences Hollywood's problem representing Latinos.
A $1,500 'option' is now mandatory on GMC, Buick, and some Cadillac models
General Motors is selling three years of OnStar service as a $1,500 "option" on all Buick and GMC vehicles, as well as on Cadillac Escalade SUVs. But this is an option you can't refuse.
SpaceX will no longer get $900 million in broadband subsidies
Disney+ is getting more expensive... unless you want ads
Disney+ just got more expensive. Unless you're willing to watch ads.
Opinion: The secret behind Olivia Newton-John's magic
Holly Thomas reflects on Olivia Newton-John's electic music career, impact as an artist and cancer journey. She writes that the highs in Newton-John's life were more marvelous than most but were matched by dire lows. Even still, Newton-John rejected the tired "battle" narrative often used to describe cancer and approached her illness as a process of evolution.
Ron DeSantis, unconstrained by constitutional checks, is flexing his power in Florida ahead of 2024 decision
When Gov. Ron DeSantis abruptly suspended Tampa's elected prosecutor last week, it was not accomplished in a late-night sacking or buried in a 5 p.m. Friday press release. Rather, DeSantis summoned reporters and cameras for a midday media event, as he does several times a week, stood before officers in uniform and elected allies and matter-of-factly walked through his decision to kneecap a twice-elected Democratic official.
Sesame Place announces diversity initiatives after accusations of racial bias
Sesame Place has announced new measures to expand its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts following a class action lawsuit alleging racial bias.
Biden says US government knows 'with certainty' that Austin Tice has been held by Syrian government
President Joe Biden on Wednesday declared that the US government knows "with certainty" that American journalist Austin Tice has been held by the Syrian government and called on Damascus to cooperate on efforts to release him after 10 years of captivity.
Joni Mitchell Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts on Joni Mitchell to learn about the life of the Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter.