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The combustible debate over an Atlanta neighborhood shines a light on a broader racial reality of residential segregation in the US

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How segregated is your community? This map shows America's changing landscape

Mary Johnson's disappearance highlights a silent crisis of Indigenous people

In the months before Mary Johnson disappeared, her sister said she wasn't herself.

Analysis: By pursuing laws that suppress the Black vote, the GOP is actually hurting their own base

Critics often describe the wave of voter restriction laws sweeping the nation as a new version of Jim Crow, the 19th century minstrel figure whose stage name became the symbol of a brutal era of Black oppression.

Ted Cruz gets into fiery exchange with professor during hearing

Law professor Franita Tolson told GOP Sen. Ted Cruz that Texas' voter ID law is racist in a tense exchange during a Senate hearing on voting rights.

What we know about Gabby Petito's final days

• $30,000 in rewards are available for tips leading to Brian Laundrie's arrest • See aerial view of where authorities are looking for Brian Laundrie

What we learned this week in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes

• The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes: A timeline • Former Defense Secretary James Mattis invested $85,000 in Theranos

At least 3 people are dead after an Amtrak train derailed

Five cars from Amtrak's Empire Builder train 7/27 derailed near Joplin, Montana, on Saturday afternoon, injuring an undisclosed number of passengers, a statement from the railway said.

Funeral homes in Idaho are running out of room due to the Covid-19 surge, coroner says

Covid-19 is killing so many people in Idaho that some funeral homes are running out of space to store the bodies as coronavirus deaths continue climbing in the US.

House Budget Committee votes to pass the $3.5 trillion spending bill

• Analysis: Biden's poll numbers are plummeting at exactly the wrong time • Opinion: Joe Biden's presidency comes down to this

Professor warns growing mating inequity in US is dangerous

NYU Professor Scott Galloway says the drop in men going to college is part of a growing mating crisis in the US and that the country runs the risk of producing "too many of the most dangerous cohort in the world" if the trend isn't reversed.

Taliban put alleged kidnappers' bodies on display

The Taliban in Afghanistan have put on public display the bodies of four men who were killed after they allegedly carried out a kidnapping in the western city of Herat.

The roots of QAnon run deeper than you may think

The roots of QAnon tap into centuries-old conspiracy theories with echoes of anti-Semitic and anti-Catholic bigotry. In the latest "Reality Check with John Avlon: Extremist Beat," Avlon traces how far back these false beliefs go and explores the present-day implications with CNN's Donie O'Sullivan.

UK to offer more than 10,000 foreign workers temporary visas to tackle supply chain crisis

Up to 10,500 lorry drivers and poultry workers are to be offered temporary UK visas in an attempt to avoid supply chain disruptions ahead of Christmas, the government has said in a statement.

Opinion: The good news about J&J's Covid-19 vaccine

For the past few months, as the world has been debating boosters, breakthrough infections, and real-world efficacy, there has been one common refrain in questions I'm being asked on Twitter and in person:

Marjorie Taylor Greene gets into shouting match on steps of Capitol

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) got into a shouting match outside the Capitol with Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) over abortion rights.

Trump went all-out to win farmer support. Now they're in on Biden's infrastructure plan

Former President Donald Trump sent billions in federal aid in a bid to win over America's farmers -- but now they're all for President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, in hopes it will mean fixing roads and bridges critical to the delivery of food to the rest of the nation.

Fall has arrived, just not for everyone

It's the first official weekend of autumn, but the traditional fall feeling of cool, crisp mornings with beautiful foliage on the trees might not happen for everyone yet.

First grader wears mask for school picture because his mom told him not to take it off

When picture day came around at Mason Peoples' elementary school in Las Vegas, the first grader was ready -- he'd picked out his favorite shirt, which happened to match his mask, and practiced his best smile that morning for his mom.

Van life looks idyllic on social media. But for couples, it can be challenging

It looks like a dreamy life of freedom on the open road: golden sunsets, cozy bunks and endless photo ops amidst stunning views of nature.

CNN reporter says Steve Bannon's admission creates a 'huge problem'

Steve Bannon appeared to admit on his podcast to talking with former President Trump about "killing" Biden's presidency "in the crib" in the days before the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol.

Late-night TV host's words get him 'canceled' by BTS fans

BTS fans zap late-night TV host James Corden for making jokes about K-Pop's biggest boy band's visit to the UN General Assembly. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

'I'm not Black, I'm Puerto Rican.' Afro-Latinos explain how they've come to terms with their racial and ethnic identity

Joel Alvarado was 6 years old when his mother pulled him aside and asked him to be discreet as he was getting ready to meet his grandmother in Puerto Rico.

See the 'miracle house' that escaped a volcano's lava path

The house narrowly escaped the lava stream from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, located on Spain's La Palma island.

These tiny homes offer LA's homeless a new lease on life

Jolinn Bracey slept in her Toyota Corolla for five years until she put homelessness in her rearview mirror by moving into a tiny home.

A beloved Muppet shows why embracing gender diversity at a young age matters

Earlier this summer, a new princess giddily square-danced onto the scene. They've got blue fur, a nose shaped like a hook and a thing for chickens. They're a Muppet -- one you've probably known for a while.

This senior synchronized swimming team is helping the next generation of African Americans learn to swim

CNN's Don Lemon dives in with Harlem Honeys and Bears' Coach Oliver Footé to promote swimming and water safety and to combat the disproportionate drowning rate faced by African Americans.

The pandemic has hit the restaurant business hard. That's creating an opportunity for some immigrant women in Denver

Most mornings, Silvia Hernandez barely has time to turn on the sign adorning her name at her eatery in Denver, Colorado. As breakfast orders come in, she's working the flattop grill -- flipping French toast, cracking eggs and warming tortillas for the green chile pork burritos that the regulars enjoy. 

London police make new arrest in Sabina Nessa murder investigation

The arrest of a man in connection with the murder of teacher Sabina Nessa is a "significant development" in the case, London's Metropolitan Police said on Sunday.

The 74-year-old 'Black Widow' killer who murdered her lovers with cyanide

At 75, Isao Kakehi was in good health and in love.

Gunman in deadly Tennessee grocery shooting was a third-party vendor, police say

A gunman who killed a woman and wounded at least 14 other people at a western Tennessee Kroger before apparently killing himself this week was a third-party vendor for the store, police said Friday.

Make-ahead school lunches that are so much better than basic PB&J

By the time your kids get to middle and high school, their tastes are changing, they are feeling very independent, and they have a lot of opinions.

Airplane concept has an 'underwater' cabin

Private jet passengers could soon be able to travel through the air and "underwater" at the same time thanks to a unique new cabin concept.

Palm trees show up in an unexpected place in Colombia

The longest continental mountain range in the world may be one of the last places you would expect to find a palm tree. High above the foliage of the Andean mountains, Colombia's National Tree, the wax palm, has been intriguing scientists for decades.

You need to earn at least $70,000 to enter this Caribbean island

Whether you're a vaccine queen, a PCR prince or a quarantine king, there sure are a lot of requirements when it comes to getting around these days. Luckily CNN Travel is here to keep you updated on the latest developments. Here's what we learned in pandemic travel this week.

An alarm went off on SpaceX's all-tourist space flight. The problem was the toilet

As Jared Isaacman and his three fellow crewmates were freeflying through Earth's orbit, shielded from the unforgiving vacuum of space by nothing but a 13-foot-wide carbon-fiber capsule, an alarm started blaring.

Stop making employees turn on webcams during meetings

The latest battle in office life may be over whether or not to keep the camera on during virtual meetings.

Whole Foods is adding a $10 delivery charge

Amazon Prime users must soon say goodbye to free Whole Foods delivery.

Germany is the biggest economy in Europe. What if it shifts left?

Angela Merkel is about to bow out as chancellor of Germany after 16 years, marking the start of a new era for Europe's largest economy.

We spent 5 days testing the iPhone 13 to see if it's worth the upgrade

The best rain jacket we've tested in 2021

We've tracked down the most durable USB-C cables so you can stay charged wherever you go

We tested 17 top-rated cutting boards: These 4 are worth the price

Are inflatable hot tubs worth it? Absolutely. Here are 5 you should check out

11 under-eye creams for dark circles experts swear by

How - and how often - to wash sheets and comforters, according to experts

'Friluftsliv' is trending: Here's what to know about the interior design craze

We tried the Moon Pod to see if it's actually worth the hype

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

Sur La Table is having a massive Warehouse sale this weekend

These are our favorite credit cards for Delta flyers

If my fellow Republicans want to win, they won't buy Trump's stolen election fantasy

Houston, we've got a problem. A diplomatic spat with one of our oldest and closest allies. A legislative agenda stalled in a debate over the size of infrastructure packages on Capitol Hill and bumping up against major deadlines. A genuine crisis at the southern border. A confusing federal reaction to a global pandemic. Call it a crisis of credibility or capability, but any way you slice it, it is chaos -- and that is precisely what President Joe Biden pledged to be the antidote for in his campaign.

What Arizona's sham audit really taught us

At long last, the sham "audit" of the 2020 election results in Arizona found President Joe Biden beat former President Donald Trump in Maricopa County. Despite this confirmation, the Cyber Ninjas, a novice group tasked with conducting the review, has drafted a report rife with misinformation that could continue to sow distrust in the US election system.

What Democrats in Congress don't get

There's a jarring disconnect between the political contest among Democrats in Washington, DC, and the reality of the danger faced by the country. It's a perplexing spectacle that undoubtedly pleases most Republicans -- especially Trump supporters -- and leaves many Democrats increasingly anxious.

Biden was supposed to be the un-Trump

Horrific images of Border Patrol officers on horseback aggressively herding migrants in Del Rio, Texas.

The many sides of Muhammad Ali

When Muhammad Ali died in 2016, he was accorded the equivalent of a state funeral, complete with a eulogy that featured President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. During the last three decades of his life, from lighting the Olympic torch in Atlanta in 1996 until his death, Ali became a virtually sanctified figure, embodying the movements for civil and human rights that he came to symbolize in America and around the world.

What women see when they look at Gabby Petito

On Sunday, human remains consistent with the description of Gabby Petito, the "van life" blogger who disappeared while on a cross-country van trip with her fiancé Brian Laundrie and whose fate has stirred a growing digital frenzy, were found in Wyoming. On Tuesday, a tweet from the FBI Denver field office confirmed the remains found were those of Petito, who was reported missing on September 11, and said "the initial determination for the manner of death is homicide."

The memo that saved abortion rights in America

Early this month, the Supreme Court chose to let stand Texas Senate Bill 8, a law that bans abortion after just six weeks of pregnancy and deputizes private citizens to enforce it. This new law is one of a number passed in recent years that flagrantly violate Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision which established a Constitutional right to abortion until viability -- the point when a fetus can survive outside the womb.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta asks Scott Gottlieb how we can prepare for the next pandemic

Harry Enten: How the paranormal became, well, pretty normal

Schwarzenegger embraced the 2003 recall campaign like a movie role

Recalculate Your House Payment in Minutes

These are the Best Credit Cards of 2021

Is $1 Million Enough for Retirement?

German election too close to call, polls suggest, as key candidates hold final rallies

The race to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor remains wide open ahead of a national election on Sunday, according to the latest polls.

Iran has reported millions of Covid cases. Its much smaller neighbor claims it hasn't had a single one

In the nearly two years since the pandemic began, Turkmenistan has not seen a single case of Covid-19.

Germans vote in tight general election race that will lead to new chancellor

Germans are heading to the polls Sunday to vote in a closely fought federal election that will, in the coming days or weeks, result in a new chancellor taking the helm of the world's fourth-largest economy.

They escaped the Taliban. Now, they're stranded in a foreign country

Afghan refugees fleeing their homeland are making the treacherous journey to Turkey after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. CNN's Arwa Damon speaks to several Afghans who have attempted-- but failed -- to cross into Turkey.

Three dismembered bodies, including a child, found in burning Texas dumpster

Three dismembered bodies -- including a child -- were found in a burning dumpster in Fort Worth, Texas, this week, according to the city's police department.

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