Meadows texts reveal direct White House communications with pro-Trump operative behind plans to seize voting machines

Washington CNN  —  As allies of then-President Donald Trump made a final push to overturn the election in late-December 2020, one of the key operatives behind the effort briefed then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows about his attempts to gain access to voting systems in key battleground states, starting with Arizona and Georgia, according … Read more

Schiff says any criminal referral for Trump by the January 6 committee should be decided unanimously

CNN  —  US Rep. Adam Schiff, who serves on the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection, says that if the panel makes a criminal referral for former President Donald Trump related to the riot at the US Capitol, it should be made unanimously. “We operate with a high degree of consensus and unanimity,” … Read more

California Governor Gavin Newsom calls on Democrats to go on offense

CNN  —  California Gov. Gavin Newsom warned members of his party Saturday that the GOP is “winning right now” as that party controls the national conversation – arguing that Democrats’ failure to offer a “compelling alternative narrative” has put the “entire rights agenda” of the last half-century at risk. Criticizing the GOP push for restrictive … Read more

Liz Cheney says she will not remain a Republican if Donald Trump is GOP nominee in 2024

CNN  —  Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney said at The Texas Tribune festival Saturday that if former President Donald Trump becomes the Republican Party’s nominee for president in 2024, she will not remain a Republican. “I’m going to make sure Donald Trump, I’m going to do everything I can to make sure he is not … Read more

Food prices are soaring, and that’s changed how we eat

New York CNN Business  —  Lisa Altman used to take pride in being able to eat what she wanted without worrying much about the cost. When she was growing up, seconds weren’t served and side dishes were rare. “My mom had a budget every week, and she stuck to it,” she said. “As I got … Read more

Dinosaurs were in decline when asteroid hit, egg study says

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  It’s a hard-fought paleontological debate. Did the massive asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago wipe out a thriving and diverse population of dinosaurs, or were they already struggling to survive when … Read more

Alan Eugene Miller: Alabama halts execution at last minute of inmate who disputed method after determining it could not be completed by midnight deadline, officials say

CNN  —  The state of Alabama halted the execution of a death row inmate Thursday evening due to an inability to meet protocols before a midnight deadline, officials say. Alan Eugene Miller was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection after a US Supreme Court ruling earlier Thursday vacated a lower court injunction in a … Read more

House set to consider proposal for legislation to prevent another January 6

CNN  —  The House is set to consider legislation this week introduced by GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California to make it harder to overturn a certified presidential election in the future by proposing changes to the Electoral Count Act. Cheney and Lofgren, who both serve on the … Read more

School shooter who killed 3 students pleads case for parole, but says he still hears voices

CNN  —  A man who killed three students when he was 14 years old will wait a bit longer to learn whether he will be released on parole. Two members of the Kentucky Parole Board were unable to reach a unanimous decision Tuesday in the parole hearing for Michael Carneal, who has served almost 25 … Read more