Lawmakers face political and funding obstacles to boosting member security in wake of attack on Speaker Pelosi’s husband

Lawmakers face political and funding obstacles to boosting member security in wake of attack on Speaker Pelosi’s husband

CNN  —  When Retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré briefed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy about security enhancements his task force would be recommending in the wake of the January 6, 2021, attack, Honoré told CNN McCarthy was skeptical about the need for more Capitol Police officers. “At the time when I debriefed him, his … Read more

Paul Pelosi attack unleashes partisan finger-pointing and sows fresh fears of political violence

Paul Pelosi attack unleashes partisan finger-pointing and sows fresh fears of political violence

CNN  —  America’s toxic politics quickly turned the brutal attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband into the latest vicious partisan fight – even before the full facts are known. Police have yet to ascribe a motive to the attack on Paul Pelosi, 82, after a man broke into the couple’s home in San Francisco. … Read more

A space rock that slammed into Mars revealed a surprise

A space rock that slammed into Mars revealed a surprise

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  You never forget your first Mars mission. When NASA’s InSight spacecraft arrived at the red planet on November 26, 2018, it was the first time I covered the landing of … Read more

Paul Pelosi: What we know and don’t know about the attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband

Paul Pelosi: What we know and don’t know about the attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband

Washington CNN  —  The man who is alleged to have attacked Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in the couple’s San Francisco home on Friday is expected to be charged with multiple felonies Monday, according San Francisco law enforcement officials. He is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday. “We are coordinating closely … Read more

Opinion: The Supreme Court’s big decision on Roe set chaos in motion

Opinion: The Supreme Court’s big decision on Roe set chaos in motion

Editor’s Note: This roundup is part of the CNN Opinion series “America’s Future Starts Now,” in which people share how they have been affected by the biggest issues facing the nation and experts offer their proposed solutions. The views expressed in these commentaries are the authors’ own. Read more opinion at CNN. CNN  —  More … Read more

Surprises rock the Senate races that will decide America’s future

Surprises rock the Senate races that will decide America’s future

CNN  —  Late twists are rocking the tight Senate races that will decide the destiny of a chamber now narrowly run by Democrats – as well as the future direction of America itself – on Election Day in just 12 days. The Democrats’ best chance of snatching a Senate seat held by Republicans may have … Read more

‘All hell broke loose’: Inside the Supreme Court’s history of delicate negotiations on affirmative action

‘All hell broke loose’: Inside the Supreme Court’s history of delicate negotiations on affirmative action

CNN  —  The first time the Supreme Court upheld the use of affirmative action in college admissions, nearly 45 years ago, the justices spent months strategizing, forming back-channel alliances and trading passionate pleas up until the final days of negotiations. Then, just days before the June 1978 decision was released, one justice wrote in a … Read more

John Fetterman’s performance post stroke during debate with Oz could impact narrow Pennsylvania Senate race lead

John Fetterman’s performance post stroke during debate with Oz could impact narrow Pennsylvania Senate race lead

CNN — Democrat John Fetterman’s debate performance has intensified the focus on his recovery from a stroke, leading some supporters to worry that his current post-stroke limitations could affect his narrow lead in the critical Pennsylvania Senate race against Republican Mehmet Oz. If Fetterman’s showing changes the trajectory of the race, the debate could have … Read more

Premarket stocks: The Fed may have changed markets forever

Premarket stocks: The Fed may have changed markets forever

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. New York CNN Business  —  It’s safe to say that the global economy is in a pretty bad … Read more

Fact check: The GOP’s dishonesty-filled barrage of ‘defund the police’ attack ads

Fact check: The GOP’s dishonesty-filled barrage of ‘defund the police’ attack ads

Washington CNN  —  Republicans have been running ads around the country that use a variety of dishonest tactics to try to create the inaccurate impression that the Democratic candidates they are targeting support defunding the police. Some of the Republican ads simply make things up. Other ads falsely describe bills the Democratic candidates have supported. … Read more