5 things to know for Dec. 7: Senate, Trump Organization, Gas prices, Apple, China

5 things to know for Dec. 7: Senate, Trump Organization, Gas prices, Apple, China

CNN — When astronauts snapped an image of Earth 50 years ago, no one knew it would become one of the world’s most widely reproduced photographs. The striking portrait of our planet, known as the “Blue Marble,” was taken on this day in 1972 – and still fills us with awe decades later. Here’s what … Read more

House Republicans seek testimony from Twitter employees

House Republicans seek testimony from Twitter employees

CNN — House Republicans say they will seek congressional testimony from top Twitter employees who oversaw the company’s handling of a New York Post report on Hunter Biden’s laptop in public hearings when Republicans officially reclaim control of the House in the next Congress, indicating that probes into digital content moderation will figure prominently. On … Read more

Warnock and Walker make final push in high-stakes Georgia Senate runoff

Warnock and Walker make final push in high-stakes Georgia Senate runoff

Atlanta CNN — On the final day of overtime in Georgia, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock exuded confidence, but warned supporters against being complacent in his runoff election with Republican nominee and former football great Herschel Walker. “There is still a path for Herschel Walker to win this race,” Warnock said after a campaign stop here … Read more

Trump’s slow 2024 start worries allies

Trump’s slow 2024 start worries allies

CNN — Back in 2015, Donald Trump’s first campaign rally in Iowa as a contender for the Republican presidential nomination came just 10 hours after he declared his candidacy in New York. The following day, he was across the country in New Hampshire, with plans to visit South Carolina before the end of his first … Read more

Rudy Giuliani: Ethics charges for election fraud claims take major step forward with trial-like hearing in DC

Rudy Giuliani: Ethics charges for election fraud claims take major step forward with trial-like hearing in DC

CNN — Facing possible professional sanctions, Rudy Giuliani described on Monday the Trump campaign’s legal strategy for challenging the 2020 election results and how the former New York mayor had hoped to frame up an eventual case for the US Supreme Court. Giuliani is outlining his involvement in orchestrating the post-election legal strategy to form … Read more

Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win. Will Georgia do it again?

Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win.  Will Georgia do it again?

Atlanta CNN — Form UN Ambassador Andrew Young rode his scooter alongside Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, Martin Luther King III and a fervent crowd of marches on a recent Sunday through a southwest Atlanta neighborhood. The group stopped at an early polling location to vote, forming a line with some waiting as long as one … Read more

US adds Russian mercenary firm Wagner Group to entities of concern under International Religious Freedom Act

US adds Russian mercenary firm Wagner Group to entities of concern under International Religious Freedom Act

CNN — The Biden administration is adding the Wagner Group, an infamous private Russian military firm, to the list of Entities of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act “based on its actions in the Central African Republic,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday. In addition, Cuba and Nicaragua were added … Read more

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive bloody packages containing ‘animal eyes’

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive bloody packages containing ‘animal eyes’

CNN — Suspicious packages, including blood-soaked envelopes containing “animal eyes,” have been sent to Ukrainian embassies and consulates in several European cities, the country’s foreign ministry has said. Kyiv’s embassies in Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Croatia, Italy, Austria, and the consulates general in Naples and Krakow, have received such packages, Oleh Nikolenko, spokesperson for the … Read more

5 things to know for Dec. 2: Trump, Rail strike, Student loans, China protests, NASA

5 things to know for Dec. 2: Trump, Rail strike, Student loans, China protests, NASA

CNN — Tesla delivered its first electric Semi trucks to customers this week, five years after the prototype was first unveiled. And considering the automaker’s fascination with distinct designs, the truck’s unusual interior comes as no surprise. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You … Read more

CNN Poll: Warnock holds a narrow edge over Walker in final undecided Senate contest

CNN Poll: Warnock holds a narrow edge over Walker in final undecided Senate contest

CNN — In the final undecided Senate contest of 2022, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia holds a narrow lead over Republican challenger Herschel Walker among those likely to vote in a runoff election Tuesday, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. The survey shows that Walker faces widespread questions about his honesty … Read more