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Jon Stewart called on Mitch McConnell to meet with the 9/11 community as soon as possible
Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night.


McConnell: Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' over 9/11 fund
CNN's Chris Cuomo chastises Congress and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for playing politics over funding healthcare for 9/11 first responders, saying they have repeatedly needed to be shamed into doing the right thing.


McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, can't figure out why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape'
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the terrorist attack.


Jon Stewart chokes up, gives angry speech to Congress
Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart chokes up and slams Congress over health care for the 9/11 first responders during the hearing for reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund.


These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears
They are the people whose plight brought comedian and activist Jon Stewart to tears during an impassioned appearance before Congress this week over funds for other ailing first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


9/11 first responders' gift brings Jon Stewart to tears
Moments before his fiery speech on Capitol Hill, New York City firefighters gifted comedian and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart with the bunker coat of Ray Pfeifer, a 9/11 firefighter Stewart was close with who passed away.


Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes
In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country.


Trump seeks 2016 magic as he kicks off 2020
The President will try to turn back time Tuesday, officially lighting the touch paper on his reelection bid in the embrace of a besotted Florida crowd primed for pure, untamed Donald Trump.


Analysis: Trump tells supporters to ignore polls that say he's losing
President Donald Trump is charging into his re-election launch week by warning his supporters that polls, including by his own campaign, showing him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden are not real.


Analysis: Biden's bold prediction
Joe Biden isn't the Democratic presidential nominee just yet, but that fact didn't stop him from making a very bold prediction on Monday.


Spotlight on Elaine Chao after public appearances with family members
Ethics experts are raising concerns about whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao used her office to help her family's business. CNN's Drew Griffin investigates.


Amazon slams Ocasio-Cortez for 'starvation wages' comment
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for being a billionaire while his company pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages." Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is "just wrong."


US to send more troops to the Middle East
The US will send 1,000 additional US forces and more military resources to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran, the Pentagon announced Monday.


Erin Burnett: This is why US allies don't trust Mike Pompeo
CNN's Erin Burnett breaks down President Donald Trump's decision to send 1,000 additional US forces and more military resources to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran.


Manafort moved to NYC facility
Paul Manafort was moved by the federal prison system to the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan on Monday morning, according to a person familiar with his case.


Pete Buttigieg says the U.S. has probably already had a gay president
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says it's likely he wouldn't be America's first commander-in-chief if he's elected in 2020.


At least 50K license plates leaked in hack of border contractor
At least 50,000 American license plate numbers have been made available on the dark web after a company hired by Customs and Border Protection was at the center of a major data breach, according to CNN analysis of the hacked data. What's more, the company was never authorized to keep the information, the agency told CNN.


Prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz
Dominican prosecutors say a fugitive suspect paid for the would-be assassins who shot David Ortiz in a murder-for-hire plot against the former Boston Red Sox slugger.


Man who shared New Zealand mosque shooting video online jailed for 21 months
A New Zealand man has been jailed for almost two years for sharing a video of the Christchurch mosque shootings that killed 51 people.


Millionaire gets prison time after man dies trying to build secret tunnels under his home
A millionaire stock trader was sentenced to nine years in prison Monday in the death of a worker he'd hired to dig tunnels beneath his house in suburban Washington, DC, as protection from potential North Korean missile strikes.


They wanted a son so much they made their daughter live as a boy


See Anderson Cooper pay tribute to his mom, Gloria Vanderbilt
• Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95 • Gloria Vanderbilt's life in pictures • Opinion: Gloria Vanderbilt was the ultimate master of reinvention


UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region
United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights groups over his recent trip to China's repressive Xinjiang region.


America's infrastructure is crumbling. These people suffer every day
The fabric of America is crumbling. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gives the nation's infrastructure a D+ grade -- that's the roads and bridges we drive on every day, the airports we use for business and vacation travel, and the schools where we send our children to learn. And newer networks critical to modern life, like broadband internet, haven't even reached many areas yet.


Teen is accused of killing friend after man she met online told her he'd pay $9M for videos of the murder
Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say.


Facility where severely disabled woman gave birth may close after maggots found on another resident
The healthcare facility where a severely disabled Arizona woman delivered a baby after being raped by a staff member may have its licensed revoked by the health department after maggots were found on another resident.


Dwayne Johnson's speech is proof he's a really nice guy
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson took home the Icon Generation Award at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Monday night and offered some nice advice.


Trump to Mulvaney: If you're gonna cough, then leave
Trump kicks out someone coughing and orders the Mooch to get a penicillin shot. Jeanne Moos reports on the Germophobe-in-Chief.


Bella Hadid apologizes for Instagram post that some said disrespected Arab countries
Supermodel Bella Hadid faced a wave of internet backlash after she posted an Instagram photo that some felt disrespected the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.


Former Ohio gym teacher indicted over alleged sexual contact with first-graders
A former elementary school gym teacher was indicted Monday over the alleged inappropriate touching of more than two dozen first-grade girls, said a prosecutor in southwest Ohio.


Girl climbs Yosemite's El Capitan
Ten-year-old Selah Schneiter is believed to be the youngest person to ever climb Yosemite National Park's El Capitan.


Teen survives 10-inch knife lodged in face: 'It could have been the end of me'
When Dr. Koji Ebersole laid eyes on the boy whose face was impaled on a 10-inch knife, the neurosurgeon thought, "here we go again."


Here's the original ending to 'Pretty Woman'
Actress Julia Roberts revealed the original ending to the famous movie "Pretty Woman."


Opinion: Plus-size mannequins reveal our warped perception of 'normal'
Nike has introduced so-called "plus-size" mannequins at its flagship London store. They have been pictured in the shop wearing black crop tops and leggings, which has already prompted disgust from some who claim that their presence "celebrates obesity" and promotes a "dangerous lie."


Cardi B performs in a bathrobe at Bonnaroo
Cardi B didn't let a little wardrobe malfunction stop her performance at Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival on Sunday night.


Photo of sled dogs walking through water shows reality of Greenland's melting ice sheet
Steffen Olsen, a scientist with the Danish Meteorological Institute, was on a routine mission in northwest Greenland to retrieve oceanographic and weather monitoring tools placed by his colleagues on sea ice when he ran into a problem.


Climate change threatens nearly 40% of the world's primates, study says
As cyclones and droughts are expected to grow in frequency and intensity while global temperatures rise, humankind's closest relatives will become increasingly vulnerable to extinction, scientists say.


Why can't we seem to care about climate change?
The human brain just isn't wired to grasp the looming threats of climate change, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains. But there is hope if we change how we look at the problem.


They want to create floating islands to convert sunlight into energy. Here's how they'd work
What if we could recycle carbon dioxide from the atmosphere? And what if we used it to make fuel?


Greenland is melting even faster than experts thought, study finds
Climate change is eliminating giant chunks of ice from Greenland at such a speed that the melt has already made a significant contribution to sea level rise, according to a new study. With global warming, the island will lose much more, threatening coastal cities around the world.


Flesh-eating bacteria in New Jersey reveal one possible effect of climate change, study says
Climate change may lead to unlikely illnesses in unexpected places, new research suggests: In the past two years, five cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacterial infection spread by handling or eating contaminated seafood, have been tied to Delaware Bay, where water temperatures have been on the rise in recent years, according to a study.


Wanted: Someone to eat ribs and travel the country. Salary: $5,000 a week
Summer barbeque just got a whole lot tastier.


What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny
Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, child development or languages, it's becoming more common to see in-home caregivers earning six-figure salaries.


Retail jobs are notoriously low-paid. For some, that may change
Retail is one of the U.S.'s biggest industries, accounting for 1 in 4 American jobs. But retail workers generally don't earn that much, so some companies are trying to fix that.


Gloria Vanderbilt's life in pictures
Fashion designer. Artist. Actress. Author. Socialite.


Airbus launches world's 'longest range' narrow-body plane
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."


Taylor Swift & Katy Perry reunite in new music video
Taylor Swift released the star-studded video for her newest single "You Need to Calm Down," featuring a cameo by Katy Perry.


Welcome to Gay Hell, Michigan, where only pride flags are allowed to fly
Youtuber Elijah Daniel has pulled a lot of stunts since he started creating content, but his latest act as Mayor of Hell has a lot of people talking.


Boeing is open to changing the name of the 737 Max
Boeing is open to renaming its troubled 737 Max, its most important and currently its most infamous aircraft.


Beyond Meat will start making 'ground beef'
Beyond Meat is taking a new shape. The alternative meat maker is debuting a plant-based "ground beef," which marbleizes and tenderizes just like the real thing.


Airbus bests Boeing on day one of the Paris Air Show
Airbus kicked off the Paris Air Show by unveiling a new jet and announcing orders for over 100 new planes. Its chastened rival Boeing was meanwhile stuck playing defense over the 737 Max.


Gloria Vanderbilt was the ultimate master of reinvention


What rural America wants from Democrats
The Democratic candidates for president have been visiting Iowa in preparation for next February's caucus, as is customary at this time in the election cycle. Iowa is a great place to visit to get a feel for a state with an independent streak.


Hong Kong protesters face powerful enemy
The people of Hong Kong have secured a remarkable victory, but they have far more cause to worry than to celebrate. A cloud of anxiety hangs over Hong Kong's future.


Using Saudi death penalty vs. children is barbaric
The shameful ledger of Saudi human rights abuses accrues by the day. Since Mohammad bin Salman became the Kingdom's crown prince in 2017, the list includes the jailing and alleged torture of prominent Saudi women's rights activists, a mass execution in April of largely Shia citizens convicted in unfair trials and the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi government has denied the crown prince's involvement in the murder.


Shakeup in the House of Trump
Within a few hours last week, two pillars of the Trump White House shook.


Mitch McConnell is worse than the Grim Reaper
On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell finally found common ground. They both agreed that McConnell is the "Grim Reaper."


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5 stocks for building wealth after 50


Iran's latest blow to nuclear deal


His father buried his family with his own hands


Hong Kong's masses press their point


Three countries went dark and no one knows why


Xi gets Russian ice cream from Putin for his birthday
Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday Saturday alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, who surprised him with ice cream, the Kremlin said in a statement.


He was killed after attacking a cop, police say. His cousin says he was a 'gentle giant'
The cousin of a man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco has questions about what happened because the shooting victim was nonverbal and had an intellectual disability, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times.


One killed and 7 others shot at a graduation party
Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a graduation party in Philadelphia Sunday night.


Will you take in a dead gray whale?
Are you a waterfront owner who does not mind dead whales on your property? There's a special offer for you in Washington state.


Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group
A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, said it is offering support an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident.


  

  

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