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It's been two weeks since Jussie Smollett says he was attacked in a Chicago neighborhood and a lot has occurred thus far. On Saturday, two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.
Jussie Smollett on alleged attack: I'm pissed off
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Jussie Smollett gives details about his attack and says he's 'forever changed'
Jussie Smollett gave his first detailed account of what he says was a hate crime against him, and the aftermath, in an interview with "Good Morning America" that aired Thursday.
Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Saturday she has withdrawn from consideration as UN ambassador.
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Acting US defense secretary will review programs to cut for wall funding
Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said, beginning Sunday, he will start studying which projects military money may come from to shift funds toward a border wall following President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.
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The lawmakers who saved the budget deal
Richard Shelby needed a drink. As the top Republican negotiator in Congress, the powerful Appropriations Committee chairman had spent the past few days hammering out the contours of a bipartisan spending bill to avert a second government shutdown.
SE Cupp: What you saw is a presidential temper tantrum
CNN's SE Cupp slams President Trump's declaration of a national emergency over border wall funding.
Trump demands reporter sit down
President Trump gets contentious with CNN's Jim Acosta and another reporter during a press conference in which he declared a national emergency.
R.E.M. blasts Trump's retweeting video that uses 'Everybody Hurts' to mock Democrats
President Donald Trump's long list of Twitter foes has a new addition.
Shooter in deadly Illinois rampage was not supposed to own a gun, police say
A man who was being let go from his job at a manufacturing business went on a shooting rampage at his workplace in Illinois, leaving five workers dead and five officers injured.
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Police have released the names of the victims in Friday's mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois.
Alec Baldwin's Trump returns to declare a national emergency on 'SNL'
Alec Baldwin's President Trump returned to NBC's "Saturday Night Live" after a few weeks away to declare a national emergency and explain why the country needs a wall on its southern border.
Lee Radziwill, princess, fashion icon and Jackie Kennedy's sister, dies
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Governor blasts TV station for piece about her appearance
Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) slams a Detroit news station for covering discussions on social media over her appearance during her State of the State speech.
Building collapses in St. Petersburg
A building collapsed in St. Petersburg on Saturday afternoon, a spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Emergency told CNN.
CNN host shuts down commentator on Trump lie
CNN anchor Victor Blackwell shuts down Republican commentator Joseph Borelli over Trump's repeated lie that his administration has built new wall or fencing along the US-Mexico border.
Payless is closing all of its US shoe stores
Payless is the latest retail chain to close up shop in the United States.
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Audience at 'Hamilton' erupts into chaos
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Oscar winner calls out Steve Harvey over remarks
Actress-comedian Mo'Nique had a tense exchange with talk show host Steve Harvey over her claim that she has been blackballed by Hollywood since her 2010 Oscar win for her role in "Precious."
NFL star addresses differences with his team's QB
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Ultra-rare Babe Ruth card sells for $2
A California card collector scored big when he nabbed an ultra-rare Babe Ruth card at a shop for just two dollars.
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Steph Curry surprises fans at his old stomping ground
NBA superstar Steph Curry stops by his old stomping ground of Davidson College in North Carolina to surprise fans.
She used to scrub toilets. Now her book about it is a best-seller
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The unexpected history of the Sikh turban
Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature.
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JPMorgan is creating its own cryptocurrency
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You shared your views on frats. We heard you
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Where Robert E. Lee's portrait belongs
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US commits another diplomatic fumble in Warsaw
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How I'm rethinking rock music in the MeToo era
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Mike Pence's hypocritical outrage
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GM's new e-bike is called Arīv
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Schultz's claim he doesn't 'see color' at odds with Starbucks' 2018 anti-bias training videos
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FCC: Nearly half the calls you receive this year will be spam
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Top general disagrees with Trump on Syria pullout
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