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A tight 3-way GOP Senate race in Pennsylvania with Trump-endorsed Dr. Oz in the mix is a huge contest we're watching tonight

• Follow the races: PA, NC, ID, OR, KY

Cheri Beasley will win the Democratic Senate primary in North Carolina


Pennsylvania primaries offer insight into the future of the GOP

Voters in five states cast their ballots in Tuesday's primaries, but two GOP contests in Pennsylvania will offer the greatest insight into the future of the Republican Party with candidates who have denied the results of the 2020 election running for both the Senate and gubernatorial nod in the state.

'These vital signs are very, very bad': New CNN poll contains rough news for Democrats

CNN senior political commentator David Axelrod reacts to a new poll that says 65% of Americans are concerned about how things are going in the US.

Rep. Ted Budd will win North Carolina's GOP Senate primary


There's a lot at stake with midterms this year. Find out when your state is voting


Former Russian colonel criticizes invasion of Ukraine on state TV

• Analysis: The fall of Mariupol could conceal war crimes evidence from the world and give Russia's offensive a boost • Biden to host leaders of Sweden and Finland at White House as countries look to join NATO • Opinion: How Biden can win the energy war with Russia

How the 18-year-old suspect legally obtained guns before the Buffalo mass shooting

• Fox News: Hosts feel the heat but deflect criticism after massacre • Biden gives emotional speech after Buffalo shooting: 'White supremacy is a poison' • Opinion: A Black dad's question for White male teens

US households can now order 8 more free Covid tests from the government

The Biden administration is opening CovidTests.gov for a third round of orders while reiterating its calls on Congress to act on additional Covid response funding.

Russia needs cars, so it's rebooting this Soviet-era brand


Watch doctor bring malnourished baby back from the brink of death

CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with families in Afghanistan dealing with malnutrition as the country's struggling economy under the Taliban has adverse effects on food access. Amanpour also goes inside a hospital where doctors are treating malnourished babies and young children.

Teenager died after a tunnel he was digging in a sand dune collapsed

A 13-year-old boy in Utah died from injuries sustained in a dune collapse last weekend, according to Utah State Parks.

Elon Musk proves once again that the rules don't apply to him

How do you regulate a man worth more than $200 billion who thinks he knows better than everyone else? The simple answer is: You don't.

Tucker Carlson says Buffalo shooter's document is 'not really political'

Fox News host Tucker Carlson is trying to distance himself from the document allegedly written by the shooter who killed 10 people in Buffalo, which endorses the "great replacement" theory. The conspiracy idea has been embraced and promoted by the host and far-right extremists.

Remains of 17-year-old girl who went missing in 2009 found in South Carolina, sheriff says

The remains of a 17-year-old girl have been found in Georgetown County, South Carolina -- 13 years after she went missing while visiting Myrtle Beach -- and a suspect in her death is in custody, officials said Monday.

Federal judge strikes down Tennessee law requiring some businesses to post transgender bathroom notices

A federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Tennessee law that required some businesses to post signs outside their bathroom doors if they allow transgender or nonbinary people to use those that match their gender identity -- a policy LGBTQ advocates charged was "offensive and humiliating" for members of the community and could lead to harassment.

California's $6 gas could spread nationwide, JPMorgan warns

The average price for gasoline in California hit $6 a gallon Tuesday for the first time -- and analysts at JPMorgan are warning that price could be the national average before the end of the summer.

'You can get out': Lyft driver stands up against passengers' racist comments

Dashcam video shows a Lyft driver refusing to drive passengers who used racist rhetoric while getting in the car.

First woman to command US aircraft carrier didn't even know she could get the job

Amy Bauernschmidt is the rarest of the rare.

Baby formula maker reaches deal on steps to resume production

The baby formula manufacturer at the heart of a nationwide formula recall said Monday that it has reached an agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration to enter into a consent decree, a legally binding agreement that would require the company to take certain steps in response to violations found at its Sturgis, Michigan, facility.

Pentagon doesn't hold anyone accountable for 2019 Syria strike that killed four civilians following review

Despite a renewed commitment on civilian casualties, the Pentagon has decided to hold no one accountable for a 2019 strike in Baghouz, Syria, that killed four civilians and wounded 15.

'I do not have an explanation': Pentagon official shows video of unidentified object

Deputy Director of Navy Intelligence Scott Bray shows declassified video of an unidentified object during a House subcommittee hearing on "unidentified aerial phenomena," popularly known as UFOs.

Cave discovery in Laos could unlock more about human evolution's biggest mystery

A tooth unearthed from a remote cave in Laos is helping to sketch an unknown chapter in the human story.

Unusual-shaped paper plane wins world championship

On May 14, the Red Bull Paper Wings World Final took off at Hangar-7, Salzburg Airport. The event is the official paper airplane world championship and first took place in 2006. This year's edition saw 61,000 hopefuls take part in over 500 "Qualiflyers" around the world.

DOJ files suit against casino mogul Steve Wynn seeking order that he register as foreign agent of China

The Justice Department has filed a civil lawsuit seeking a court order requiring that casino mogul Steve Wynn register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

Former Russian colonel criticizes war efforts in Ukraine

Former Russian colonel, Mikhail Khodarenok, appeared on Russian state TV and gave rare public criticism on the conduct of Russia's military operations in Ukraine.

Mars lander's mission is coming to an end

The NASA InSight lander, which has been revealing the mysterious interior of Mars since 2018, is coming to an end.

Watch 18-year-old sit in for Pearl Jam drummer

18-year-old Kai Neukermans performed on drums with Pearl Jam after the band's drummer Matt Cameron tested positive for Covid-19.

Justice Department asks January 6 committee for transcripts of witness testimony

The Justice Department has asked the committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection to hand over transcripts of the panel's witness depositions as part of its investigation, a committee spokesman and another source familiar with the matter told CNN on Tuesday.

This is how Trump's failed election plan could work in 2024

CNN's Pamela Brown reports on how Trump's failed election plan could work in future elections as state legislatures become more populated with Trump-supporting Republicans that are passing laws to overhaul the election process.

Trump appointed State Department official met with election deniers on January 6

A top Trump appointee at the US State Department met on January 6, 2021, with two activists who were pushing false claims that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.

Analysis: A state where Donald Trump's endorsement doesn't seem to matter much

There's a political civil war happening today in Idaho, where Republican Gov. Brad Little is trying to fight off a primary challenge from his own lieutenant governor, Janice McGeachin.

Donald Trump faces his biggest primary test yet

In today's episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza breaks down three primary races: Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Idaho, where the power of former President Donald Trump's endorsement will be tested.

Lawsuit against GOP operatives accused in fake presidential electors scheme filed in Wisconsin

Some of the electors for President Joe Biden in the 2020 election have sued in Wisconsin state court the Republican operatives, politicians and attorneys who allegedly orchestrated a fraudulent scheme to put forward an alternate slate of fake electors for Donald Trump.

Opinion: The Trump officials who seemingly prioritized book sales over country

Mark Esper claims that when he was secretary of defense he heard then-President Donald Trump suggest shooting some Black Lives Matter demonstrators outside the White House and firing missiles into Mexico to combat drug cartels. While Trump denied the first claim, he curiously responded with "no comment" to the second.

Podcast: Shaka Senghor ran away from home seeking acceptance. Instead, he found drug culture


Jerry Bruckheimer addresses Johnny Depp's future with 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise

Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films, has reportedly had his say about Johnny Depp continuing to appear in the franchise.

Amber Heard questioned about past drug use

Amber Heard returned to the witness stand on Tuesday in the $50 million defamation case with ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Opinion: The trolling of Amber Heard sends a perilous message to women

There are no heroes in Johnny Depp's defamation trial against his ex-wife, Amber Heard. To a casual observer, the case seems to be about two deeply dysfunctional people who both saw their emotional dysregulation made exponentially worse by their romantic relationship.

Indian couple sue only son for not giving them grandchildren

A couple in India are suing their son and daughter-in-law -- for not giving them grandchildren after six years of marriage.

Elon Musk's mom becomes oldest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model

Her billionaire son may have dominated headlines recently, but 74-year-old Maye Musk is now in the spotlight after becoming the oldest model to feature on the Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimsuit cover.

Jason Momoa's fans are upset

Jason Momoa is apologizing to fans for taking photos and videos at the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City - something that is generally not allowed for visitors.

The top baby names of 2021 were...

In 2021, parents were tired. The pandemic was still raging. Babies couldn't (and still can't) get vaccinated for protection from Covid-19. Many new parents weren't taking risks with their infants' health -- or, according to the US Social Security Administration, with their names.

New York's mayor wants Jamie Dimon to ride the subway to work

New York Mayor Eric Adams is begging the city's business leaders, including JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, to ride the subway to work. Adams is pushing to bring people back to New York offices after years of working from home.

Berkshire Hathaway finally bails on Wells Fargo

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been a top investor in Wells Fargo for the past few years, despite the company's fake account scandal, overcharging foreign-exchange customers and myriad other problems.

Brides are pumped to wear black wedding dresses

Weddings typically aren't the occasion to throw convention to the wind, but some brides are doing just that with at least one centerpiece of their nuptials - the white wedding dress.

The Fed has a new plan to avoid recession


Run, don't walk: crowd-favorite silicone baking mats are at a super low price right now


Apartment dwellers rejoice: Windmill just released an AC unit for small spaces, plus an exclusive discount


Tarte's Custom Kit event lets you pick 7 full-size products for $65 - and it's happening now


20 unique graduation gifts from Etsy they'll actually use


Packing light or bringing all your beauty products, these are the 20 best makeup bags experts swear by


Is bakuchiol really as effective as retinol? We asked the experts


How to actually wash your bras, according to lingerie experts


The 25 best tinted moisturizers that makeup artists love for glowing skin


Allbirds' new Tree Flyer running shoe delivers on performance and style


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Cadence Capsules are a travel game-changer for keeping your stuff organized


24 bridesmaid gifts that they'll love you for giving them


Putin's useful allies are throwing a wrench in the works

Russian President Vladimir Putin has just enough allies in just enough places to throw a wrench in the efforts of Western alliances to thwart his ambitions -- deepening the wedge between member states that suits his purposes to a tee.

Buffalo is part of an unfolding American tragedy

The racist mass shooting at the Tops grocery store in Buffalo, New York, that left 10 Black people dead and three others injured at the hands of a teenager who labeled himself a White supremacist reflects the latest chapter of a deepening moral and political crisis within the United States.

Orange County fire magnifies a stunning truth

Fires recently ripped through mansions in Orange County, California. They followed a devastating heat wave in South Asia that generated temperatures unlivable for humans.

Why Putin puts his neighbor Georgia on edge

Upon arriving in Tbilisi, Georgia's capital, for the first time since the pandemic began, I dropped my bag off at my Airbnb, strolled out and noticed the words "F**k Putin" graffitied in English on my building. A few meters away, a similar sentiment was scrawled in Russian and not far from that, my friend pointed to the same phrase painted on the wall in Georgia's distinctive alphabet.

The one thing that terrifies White nationalists

The horrific attack in Buffalo this weekend by an 18-year-old White gunman that left 10 people dead was, per the local sheriff, a "straight up racially motivated hate crime." The US Department of Justice backed up that view. They said they're investigating the mass shooting at a grocery store frequented mostly by Black customers "as a hate crime and an act of racially-motivated violent extremism."

How to prevent another deadly shooting

The story is all too familiar: A man allegedly armed with grievance and a gun kills fellow citizens who are strangers to him, singling them out only because of their race or creed.

Revenge of the nerds? How wearing glasses became cool


When a 27-year-old learned she had a brain tumor, gratitude helped her cope


Are you in survival mode? Your financial decisions might be informed by generational trauma


How to help Afghanistan's hunger crisis

Hunger and food insecurity have reached catastrophic levels in Afghanistan. The World Food Program reports that almost 20 million people -- about half the country's population -- are in desperate need of food. Drought conditions, the pandemic and the shut off of foreign aid after the Taliban took control have thrown the country into dire straits. The war in Ukraine is straining global food relief and raising prices. And international aid workers warn that millions of Afghans are facing starvation with at least a million children in danger of dying.

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