(CNN) President Joe Biden said Wednesday that parts of the United States are "backsliding into the days of Jim Crow" by passing laws he says are reminiscent of when Black Americans had to pay poll taxes and pass other tests before casting their vote. "The c...
It's the latest -- and best-funded, with an initial budget of $20 million -- example of how the 45th President and his supporters are building out a constellation of groups (political, legal and policy) that parallel the structure of the national Republican...
(CNN) Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday promised to examine the practices of police departments around the country that commit civil rights violations in his first public comments since the police shooting death of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Cent...
Catherine Mayer is the co-founder of the Women's Equality Party in the UK. Based in London, Catherine has spent more than three decades as a journalist. (CNN) My husband Andy Gill was a musician's musician, not a household name, but influential. I remembere...
(CNN) The Senate is pushing to advance a bill Wednesday that would address the surge of hate crimes against Asian Americans. The bill, which would assign a Justice Department official to expedite reviews of potential Covid-19-related hate crimes and establi...
Edelman, a private company, represents a who's who of major firms that are on the front lines of today's more socially-conscious approach to PR. But Ross said Edelman's Just 10 years ago, it was still consideredtaboo for most companies to risk alienating cu...
New York (CNN) Busch is sniffing around for a new CTO — "chief tasting officer" — and it wants your very good boy to apply. The beer brand is expanding its "Dog Brew," a canine-friendly, alcohol-free bone broth it launched last year. According to Anheuser-B...
(CNN) Leaving middle seats vacant on airplanes can significantly reduce a passenger's risk of being exposed to the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, a new study suggests. The risk of being exposed to the virus may be reduced by 23% to 57% on single-aisle an...
(CNN) I'm a Black man who has never personally had a nasty run-in with the police. But I fear them, and I know they fear me. I've met young Black men so terrified of police in their neighborhood they stopped telling anyone about the times cops would harass...
New York (CNN Business) Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global is set to go public Wednesday at a valuation north of $90 billion, as the company takes advantage of surging demand (and prices) for bitcoin, ethereum and other digital currencies. Spotify SPOT...
(CNN) Derek Chauvin's defense team is expected to call two more expert witnesses on their second day of testimony in an attempt to raise doubt in the prosecution's case and further highlight George Floyd's drug use. On Tuesday, the defense's first day to ca...
New York (CNN Business) Bernard Madoff, whose name became synonymous with financial fraud, died while serving a 150-year sentence in Federal Prison. He was 82 years old. His death Wednesday at the Federal Medical Center in the prison in Butner, North Caroli...
Reynosa, Mexico (CNN) The mother's mind raced as she watched her sons from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. But her family felt splitting up was their only option, she says, after they tried to cross into the United States and got kicked out -- twice. We...
Go to the website of the American Civil Liberties Union and other advocacy groups and you'll find a list of motorists' rights and how to stay safe during a traffic stop: Be courteous. A 2019 study of nearly 100 million traffic stops nationwide concluded tha...
(CNN) A 16-year-old, armed with a knife and what turned out to be an airsoft gun, was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon by a Maryland state trooper, a state police official said. Authorities in Maryland got two 911 calls just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday about...
(CNN) After apologizing in February for a racial slur controversy, Morgan Wallen isn't planning on riding the success of his recent album. Wallen started out thanking his supporters. "I wanted to let you guys know that I've taken a couple months away and fe...
(CNN) Colton Underwood told Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" that he is gay in an interview that aired Wednesday morning. "This year's been a lot for a lot of people and it's probably made a lot of people look at themselves in the year and figure out...
New York (CNN Business) Economic turnaround hopes are strongly tied to the vaccine rollout around the globe — so a new concern over the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine was just about the last thing the recovery needed. They cited six reported US case...
New casino resorts, innovative restaurants, expanded convention space and one-of-a-kind cultural destinations characterize the latest iteration of Las Vegas, which continues to reinvent itself in the face of adversity. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas opened this Ma...
New York (CNN Business) Hundreds of prominent executives from high-profile companies, including Amazon, Google, BlackRock and Starbucks, signed a statement that opposes discriminatory legislation that makes voting harder. The statement, printed Wednesday in...