It was the day after Thanksgiving. I was alone in the studio, sitting in front of the camera on live national television, when the tears started to fall. I was listening to Hina Patel, a pharmacist who had written a wrenching Twitter thread about her family's experience with Covid-19. Her story was all too familiar: she had just said goodbye to her father, who succumbed to Covid-19 that week. Her story was so raw, real and heartbreaking, it brought me back to the moment six months before when I said a final goodbye to my mom.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 7:21 pm
President Donald Trump is increasingly isolated in his claims of election fraud as a growing number of senior administration officials are either directly contradicting his baseless allegations or refusing to echo them.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 6:51 pm
There are growing calls for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel a number of planned in-person holiday events amid record-breaking daily Covid-19 case counts across the United States.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 6:08 pm
The Trump administration must post a public notice that it will accept new applications for the Obama-era program shielding undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children from deportation, a federal judge ordered Friday.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 6:07 pm
A South Texas high school football player was charged with assault after rushing from the sideline and knocking a referee to the ground during a game.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 6:03 pm
White House staffers at all levels are plotting their departures as a growing number of aides to President Donald Trump are abandoning his quest to overturn the 2020 election results -- some in frustration with the building they are leaving behind.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 5:59 pm
The Justice Department bribery-for-a-presidential-pardon investigation, which became public this week, involves the past efforts of well-connected Washington lawyer Abbe Lowell and Republican lobbyist and fundraiser Elliott Broidy in the early days of the Trump White House, sources tell CNN.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 5:57 pm
President Donald Trump heads to Georgia on Saturday to campaign for two Republican senators one month ahead of a critical runoff that will determine which party controls the Senate. But Trump's visit comes as he has spent the last several weeks consumed by his own election loss while attacking party officials in the state, casting doubt on its voting process and questioning one of the lawmakers he's urging voters to elect.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 5:47 pm
President Donald Trump has ordered the majority of US troops to leave Somalia "by early 2021," in just the latest major military policy decision being taken in the final days of the Trump administration.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 5:34 pm
Joe Biden's pick for Attorney General needs to be a person of color. We live in a time of racial division and strife not seen since the 1960s struggle for civil rights -- and we've watched as the Republican Party enabled a race-baiting president for the last four years -- so we need an Attorney General who can speak to the moment at hand.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 4:53 pm
While most Americans expect to find out who the next President of the United States will be on election night, the official selection process involving the Electoral College is always a bit more complicated.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 4:46 pm
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to review whether the Trump administration can allow states to impose work requirements in their Medicaid programs.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 4:45 pm
President Donald Trump has purged a Pentagon business advisory board and replaced its members with his former campaign manager and deputy campaign manager, neither of whom have served in the military or have any apparent experience with the defense industry.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 4:43 pm
As coronavirus cases rise, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister issued an impassioned plea to his constituents, urging them to refrain from gathering over the upcoming Christmas holiday.
Posted on: 4 December 2020 | 4:10 pm