Born Of A Mountain Tragedy, A Vision For Wellness And Community Takes Hold By The Sea At Charleston’s Social Club The Wonderer

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  1. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, many of them gravely wounded, Ukraine said Monday.

  2. CNN’s Melissa Bell speaks with a Ukrainian soldier who, along with his brothers, were beaten, shot and buried by Russian soldiers.

  3. January 6 committee member Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) presented a video that accused former President Donald Trump and his campaign of pushing false election claims to raise money to fight voter fraud that did not exist.

  4. If Americans are “really, really down,” as President Joe Biden suggests, it’s hardly surprising.

  5. Gas prices may be skyrocketing, but Americans still love their RVs despite the fact that they often get 10 mpg — or less.

  6. US drivers got a slight — very slight — break on prices this weekend as the AAA average for a gallon of unleaded gas fell below the $5 mark.

  7. The Republican Party of Texas over the weekend adopted a resolution at its state convention that rejects President Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 election, further aligning the state party establishment with former President Donald Trump in pushing false election claims.

  8. Rep. Mo Brooks — one of the Republican lawmakers facing calls from the January 6 committee to testify about his interactions with former President Donald Trump — said Wednesday that he is willing to testify but only in public.

  9. In a pre-produced video, the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection previews moments focusing on how former President Trump and his allies pressured officials in key battleground states as they sought to overturn the election.

  10. A distant cry led a worker to a tractor-trailer abandoned on a desolate country road under the blazing Texas sun on the outskirts of San Antonio Monday evening.

  11. A three-year-old boy died after being left in a hot car for nearly three hours in Columbus, Georgia, Sunday, according to a county coroner’s office.

  12. Chris Pratt understands that social media trolling tends to accompany success in Hollywood, but he’d like to do his best to protect his family from it.

  13. Hours after the apparent accidental death of a toddler who had been left in a car, the child’s father took his own life, authorities in Virginia said Tuesday.

  14. “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver criticized Democrat leaders’ responses to Roe v. Wade being overturned, claiming that they “failed to meet the moment.”

  15. As R. Kelly faces decades in prison for sex trafficking charges, newly unsealed court documents reveal graphic details about the R&B singer’s own childhood abuse, which his attorneys hope will convince a judge to give him a more lenient sentence.

  16. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine four months ago, a question that keeps popping up in conversation with colleagues — and with relatives, from Washington to Paris — is: Should they get out of town before the nuclear missiles start flying?

  17. Would you mistake someone else’s cat for your own? The star of this viral video did. And then she catnapped the wrong cat in her car. You have to see this one to appreciate it. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on a crime that was less than purrfect.

  18. A popular Vermont ski resort originally known as Suicide Six has announced that it will change its “insensitive” name in the weeks to come.

  19. Supermodels Gigi and Bella Hadid debuted bold new looks Monday, storming a New York runway with bleached eyebrows, short bangs and — what appeared to be — half-shaved heads.

  20. The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed a congressional map in Louisiana to remain in place for the next election, freezing a lower court ruling that said the map likely violates the Voting Rights Act by diluting the power of Black voters.

  21. CNN’s Boris Sanchez questions Texas Republican state senator Bryan Hughes, who wrote the state’s “heartbeat bill,” on whether life begins at conception.

  22. President Joe Biden was meeting royalty in Spain on Tuesday when word arrived that an audacious plan he had hatched six months earlier was in the final stages of completion.

  23. Serena Williams’ return to singles tennis after a year-long absence ended with a dramatic 7-5 1-6 7-6 first-round defeat against France’s Harmony Tan at Wimbledon.

  24. With its strawberries and cream, grassy slopes, and peaceful setting in a leafy part of London, Wimbledon is a world away from Ukraine, where the bombs still fall four months after Russia invaded.

  25. Andy Murray defended the use of the underarm serve he deployed during his first-round win at Wimbledon over Australia’s James Duckworth.

  26. Fossils of early human ancestors from a South African cave are 3.4 million to 3.6 million years old — making them a million years older than previously suspected and shaking up the way researchers understand human origins and evolution.

  27. The A380 superjumbo is beloved among aviation fans, thanks to its spacious interior, mighty size and quiet inflight experience, but its days have been numbered since Airbus announced in 2019 it was ceasing production of the airliner.

  28. Los Angeles police clashed with protesters during an abortion rights demonstration where actress Jodie Sweetin appeared to be pushed to the ground.

  29. Pinterest said long-time Chief Executive Officer Ben Silbermann would step down, handing over the reins of the social media platform to Google commerce executive Bill Ready.

  30. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday it sued Walmart, alleging the company had allowed scam artists to use its money transfer services for fraud that cost consumers “hundreds of millions of dollars.”

  31. In this week’s episode of “Unfiltered,” SE Cupp argues that the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade has brought out the hypocrisy and cruelty of some right-wing political leaders.

  32. Taco Bell is testing a new menu item with a beloved snack food. The fast-food chain hopes the creation can replicate the success of its Doritos shells.

  33. The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was initially founded to protect Western European countries from the threat posed by the Soviet Union. Over seven decades later, as Russia’s war in Ukraine continues, NATO’s role in the region has come back into focus.

  34. Growing up in Ukraine, one learns not to leave breadcrumbs on the table. My generation of Millennials was taught this pious reverence to bread by our grandparents who survived the 1932-1933 famine in Ukraine — known as the Holodomor.

  35. Formula One, Mercedes and the FIA have condemned former F1 driver Nelson Piquet for using a racial slur against British driver Lewis Hamilton.

  36. After authorities found dozens of migrants dead inside a semi-truck in Texas, US officials swiftly placed the blame on ruthless smugglers.

  37. After a long, tangly moment of 11-year-old feet and elbows frenetically knocking into each other, the ball broke through, soared and landed solidly in the back of the net. For a second, everything got quiet. Then every player on our team went wide-eyed. They erupted “Wait! We scored? …. Oh my god, we scored!”

  38. China has eased its quarantine policy for international arrivals, slashing the period by more than half in the biggest relaxation of entry restrictions in the country since the pandemic began.

  39. Bed Bath and Beyond CEO Mark Tritton is out after only three years at the helm of the rapidly sinking retailer.

  40. The US economy shrank at a slightly faster rate than previously estimated during the first quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Wednesday.

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  42. A growing number of investors have come to the conclusion that a recession in the United States is probably looming, fueling a sharp sell-off in stocks and bonds as Wall Street braces for impact.

  43. Aside from, “You’re on mute,” “I quit” has likely become one of the most popular sayings in the US over the last two years. But while more people are returning to in-person meetings, quitting does not appear to be letting up. Indeed, an astounding 4.4 million people quit their jobs in April, and there are 11.4 million jobs waiting to be filled, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

  44. Whether or not the US economy falls into an official recession, there are still plenty of difficult financial and economic factors hitting investors and consumers.

  45. Michael Flynn wasn’t the star of the House January 6 committee’s hearing on Tuesday. In fact, he appeared — via taped video testimony — for less than five minutes.

  46. Former Trump White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham has revealed a text exchange between her and former first lady Melania Trump asking to release a statement condemning any violence on January 6. The former first lady replied “No.” Grisham shares more on New Day about how she felt about the conversation.

  47. The cruise ship Norwegian Sun hit a piece of an iceberg on Saturday, sustaining damage to its starboard bow, according to a statement from the US Coast Guard (USCG).

  48. Unilever has sold its Ben & Jerry’s business in Israel to its distributor in the country, following ongoing controversy related to its activities in Israel and the West Bank.

  49. The Atlantic hurricane season is becoming more active with a disturbance set to drench coastal Texas this week, and a system likely to soon be named Bonnie heading into Central America.

  50. An 8-year-old boy was found alive in a sewer eight days after he went missing in Oldenburg, northwestern Germany.

  51. Former F1 driver Nelson Piquet has apologized for his racial slur aimed at Lewis Hamilton and said his comments had no racist intent.

  52. The US Coast Guard rescued seven people after the boat they were in was struck by lightning 100 miles off the coast of Florida. None of the passengers were injured in the incident, which was caught on video.

  53. Dolly Parton’s “Gypsy Wagon,” the tour bus in which she wrote the hit song “9 to 5,” is now available to rent at the country singer’s Dollywood amusement park. A two-night stay for two people will cost $10,000.

  54. Filipina beauty queen Fuschia Anne Ravena has been named winner of Miss International Queen 2022, a contest described by organizers as the world’s largest beauty pageant for transgender women.

  55. Beyoncé has hailed this summer’s liberation anthem with the release of her new single “Break My Soul” — and its Black queer roots are undeniable.

  56. Dana Santas, a professional sports mind-body coach known as the Mobility Maker, shares a short, deep breathing exercise to help you relieve stress and lower blood pressure.

  57. You’re exhausted, your body yawning for sleep. Yet once your head hits the pillow, your mind is flooded with worry, making sleep elusive, at times impossible.

  58. In a time when traumatic events such as pandemics, shootings and loss seem never-ending, mindfulness can be a tool for feeling capable during periods of uncertainty.

  59. Carson Pickett became the first player with a limb difference to play for the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) on Tuesday as she helped her side to a 2-0 victory in a friendly against Colombia.

  60. Donald Trump is bracing for an explosive day of testimony from Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide and assistant to chief of staff Mark Meadows who previously told the House select that the former President approved of rioters chanting violent threats against Vice President Mike Pence on January 6, 2021.

  61. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s controversial decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, people have flooded social media platforms with information about how to access in-person or medication abortions to help those in states that have outlawed the procedure or could soon do so. But the situation could create a new set of challenges for the tech platforms.

  62. Tensions in the US are at an all-time high after the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade. Hear a psychotherapist’s tips on how to talk to friends and family you may not agree with on the decision.

  63. Officials from the US Secret Service have announced that Tony Ornato and Bobby Engel, the agents named in Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony, are willing to testify before the Jan. 6 committee and dispute Hutchinson’s account of an alleged incident involving then-President Trump. CNN’s Josh Campbell has more.

  64. Salah Abdeslam, who is believed to be only surviving member of the group that carried out a series of deadly gun-and-bomb attacks across Paris in November 2015, was found guilty of all five crimes he was charged for, including murder on Wednesday.

  65. A member of the Federal Communications Commission is renewing calls for Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores, citing national security concerns surrounding TikTok’s Chinese-based parent company, ByteDance.

  66. It’s been awhile since we’ve seen them on screen together, but George Clooney and Julia Roberts have still got it.

  67. The riots that took place at the Stonewall Inn in the summer of 1969 in New York acted as a catalyst for LGBTQ activism around the world.

  68. Religious tensions are flaring in India following the alleged killing of a Hindu man by two Muslim assailants as authorities attempt to stop video of the brutal attack from circulating online.

  69. For the first time in Los Angeles County’s history, they are returning property that was owned by a Black family to the heirs 98 years after it was seized.

  70. Hershel Woodrow Williams, the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient, has died, according to the Woody Williams Foundation. He was 98 years old.

  71. Sean Dollman, who worked for former President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign as chief financial officer, testified on Wednesday before the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection, CNN has learned.

  72. Former GOP congressman Joe Walsh reacts to Fox host Sean Hannity’s criticism of the recent January 6th hearing.

  73. When the January 6 House select committee announced Monday that it would be holding an emergency hearing the following day with a surprise witness, John Dean sounded a note of warning. Dean, the former White House counsel who pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice during the Watergate scandal, noted there had only been one surprise witness during the Watergate hearings: Nixon aide Alex Butterfield, who revealed the existence of the secret taping system in the Oval Office.

  74. Historic wins for racially diverse and first-time candidates. Questions about former President Donald Trump’s endorsement power. A mixed bag for election deniers.

  75. If you needed another reason to get enough sleep, here it is: It may help your heart health.

  76. In an interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Britney’s Spears’ new husband Sam Asghari described his marriage to the pop star as a “fairytale,” saying it was “way overdue.”

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  78. It has a square shape, no stick, and will make your fingertips cold and sticky as you gingerly bite into its thin chocolate covering to reach the delicious vanilla ice cream encased inside.

  79. Printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer John Visentin, 59, has died due to complications from an ongoing illness.

  80. A flurry of recent scientific articles suggests that a major puzzle in Covid-19 pandemic control — determination of who is and who is not immune — may soon be solved. Researchers in Asia and the US have shown promising results in the measurement of how well our T-cells, the more elusive half of the human immune response, are equipped to handle coronavirus infection.

  81. A Brazilian court ruled on Wednesday that President Jair Bolsonaro must pay “moral damages” of 35,000 reais (approximately $6,700) to a Brazilian journalist after making remarks with sexual innuendo about her in 2020.

  82. Four people have been arrested and charged after 53 migrants died in what one Homeland Security Investigations agent called the deadliest human smuggling incident in US history.

  83. When San Antonio Police officers responded to the scene of a tractor-trailer with dozens of migrants inside, they were hoping to rescue the occupants, Police Chief William McManus told CNN. Instead, they discovered a scene “beyond tragic.”

  84. A tiger at an Ohio zoo died of health complications caused by Covid-19, officials said Wednesday.

  85. The owners of an iconic Hong Kong floating restaurant that made headlines around the world after reports emerged it had sunk at sea, appeared Thursday to walk-back earlier claims it was beyond salvageable, insisting the vessel “was still in the waters” near the Paracel Islands, as calls grow for a full investigation into the incident.

  86. “Big Tim” Sullivan was in great form on the day he cajoled fellow state senators into approving a landmark New York gun law, the one that the US Supreme Court has now overturned some 111 years later.

  87. Jazlynn Damasco was about three months into a relationship with her now boyfriend when they started talking about the possibility of pregnancy.

  88. If you’re looking for a cardiovascular activity that will get your heart pumping and improve daily life, running or interval training may immediately come to mind. To maximize your workout, however, you may want to give Nordic walking a try, new research suggests.

  89. Artist Margaret Keane, known for her distinctive paintings of wide-eyed figures, has died aged 94.

  90. For sharks, turtles and rays in the Caribbean, the Mesoamerican Reef — which spans more than 600 miles from Mexico to Honduras — is a busy highway. As the second-largest barrier reef in the world, marine species use it to navigate north and south, and its rich tapestry of coral, seagrass and mangrove forests provide vital food and habitat.

  91. Candace Parker became the first player in WNBA history to reach 6,000-plus career points, 3,000-plus rebounds and 1,500-plus assists, as she led the Chicago Sky to a 91-83 win over the Connecticut Sun.

  92. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was sworn in as the 17th President of the Philippines on Thursday, restoring one of the country’s most notorious political dynasties to the Malacañang Palace 36 years after his father was ousted in a popular uprising.

  93. The Supreme Court on Thursday curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration’s attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about the accelerating pace of global warming.

  94. Giant pandas are notoriously fussy eaters. They only munch on bamboo and each day spend 15 hours eating up to 99 pounds (45 kilograms) of the stuff.

  95. A pair of orcas have driven great white sharks away from a stretch of South African coast after killing five sharks over just a few months in 2017, according to a new study.

  96. Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming said she is “absolutely confident” in blockbuster testimony from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, and that the January 6 committee welcomes information from the Secret Service related to the incidents Hutchinson described.

  97. Michael Flynn, the former three-star general and Trump’s national security advisor, waited a minute and a half before pleading the 5th when asked whether the violence on January 6th was justified. Here’s his history.

  98. The Washington Examiner isn’t exactly a fount of liberalism. It’s a conservative paper with a conservative editorial board. Which is what makes what that editorial board wrote about Donald Trump in the wake of Tuesday’s House January 6 committee hearing all the more striking.

  99. An inflation gauge closely followed by the Federal Reserve showed consumer prices remained flat in May, indicating that inflation had yet to abate, despite the central bank’s initial efforts to cool the economy.

  100. Dealmaking booms when markets are stable and businesses are feeling good about the economy and access to financing. When conditions deteriorate, confidence flags, and the number of companies going public or pursuing takeovers drops. That’s what is happening now.

  101. Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was arrested and charged with a felony in Los Angeles on Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

  102. Family members of Emmett Till, the Black 14-year-old whose murder in the Jim Crow South spurred the civil rights movement in America, say they have unearthed an unserved arrest warrant for the White woman who accused him of making advances toward her, sparking the events that led to his death nearly 70 years ago.

  103. The Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series arrived in Oregon for its first tournament on US soil Thursday and faced protests from 9/11 survivors and victims’ families who criticized golfers for working with Saudi Arabia, who they say was complicit in the 2001 terrorist attacks.

  104. Rafael Nadal reached the third round of Wimbledon with a 6-4 6-4 4-6 6-3 against Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis on Thursday.

  105. It was nine years in the making, but former No. 1 Mark Appel made his MLB debut on Wednesday following a turbulent start to his career due to injuries and mental health issues.

  106. A woman visiting the Yellowstone National Park was gored by a bison, the second incident of an animal injuring a park visitor this week, according to the National Park Service (NPS).

  107. Yellowstone National Park’s north loop will reopen to all visitors Saturday, nearly three weeks after epic floods swallowed roads and bridges, caused mudslides and prompted officials to shutter all of the park’s entrances.

  108. During an appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” “Stranger Things” actress Maya Hawke tells the story of her mom, Uma Thurman, having an abortion in her late teens. Hawke said her mom’s decision was the reason why she exists today.

  109. When I was 10, I regularly played with a handful of Barbie dolls and a small neon pink-and-turquoise plastic dollhouse. I loved them, but I had to take some creative license to make my pretend fantasy world align with my budding sense of self.

  110. Those dismayed by China’s zero-Covid policy were likely also shocked that Beijing’s Communist Party chief Cai Qi reportedly said this week the city might keep the policy in place “for the next five years.”

  111. In a new post, online conspiracy theorist QAnon targets former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson. CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan explains what it means now that the account is back active.

  112. Authorities arrested and charged the man who they say shot and killed a mother who was pushing a 3-month-old baby in a stroller in Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Wednesday.

  113. As mass shootings continue to rattle the United States, one technology company is hoping to prevent more shootings with the use of artificial intelligence — but some advocates raise concerns about its use. CNN’s Josh Campbell reports.

  114. America seems a lifetime away from the evening of November 4, 2008, when Barack Obama, walking on stage as the first Black president-elect in history, extolled the fact that the “dream of our founders” remained thrillingly alive into the 21st century.

  115. Chinese police are making a public show of force to crack down on crime following outrage over video showing women being assaulted in public. CNN’s Selina Wang reports.

  116. Four people died when their boat capsized this week in an Idaho river, authorities said Friday.

  117. Ukrainian fighters in the Donbas region find themselves slowly being worn down by constant battering at the hands of Russian military forces. CNN’s Phil Black reports how Russia is putting the squeeze on key areas in this important region of Ukraine.

  118. Poison frontman Bret Michaels is thanking supporters as he remains hospitalized for a “medical complication.”

  119. The woman accused of killing an elite cyclist in Texas used someone else’s passport to flee to Costa Rica, where she changed her hair length and color to avoid authorities, according to the US Marshals Service.

  120. When Garrett Dickman drove through Yosemite National Park early this week, he passed through a diverse band of large trees — conifer, red fir, lodgepole pine — and noticed a grim pattern: many of the trees were either dead or dying.

  121. CNN was given an exclusive first look at a political ad from Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) set to air in Florida, targeting Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and other members of the state’s Republican party.

  122. As Americans pause to celebrate their Independence Day, it’s worth taking a step back to consider the totality of what we’ve learned about the attempted insurrection that tried to undo it.

  123. • Accounts of Trump angrily demanding to go to Capitol on Jan. 6 circulated in Secret Service over past year

  124. Governor Kristi Noem (R-SD), discusses a report in the Indianapolis Star where an OBGYN said a 10-year-old girl was forced to leave Ohio to obtain an abortion. South Dakota has banned all abortions except when the mother’s life is at risk.

  125. A large group of people carrying flags and shields marched along downtown Boston’s Freedom Trail Saturday, according to the Boston Police Department — and video footage of the group obtained by CNN shows the flags bearing the symbol of the White nationalist Patriot Front group.

  126. Animal expert and TV host Jeff Corwin talks to CNN’s Jim Acosta about safety practices when in the presence of wildlife.

  127. Firefighters in Morristown, Tennessee staged an adorable rescue mission after a kitten was found trapped in a Pepsi vending machine inside a Walmart store.

  128. Federal prosecutors are defending a decision to place disgraced R&B artist R. Kelly under suicide watch after he was sentenced last week to 30 years in prison on sex trafficking and racketeering charges, according to court documents filed Saturday.

  129. Krista Johnson gets anxious when she thinks about the rising cost of gas, food and housing as she prepares to give birth to her daughter, who is due in August.

  130. America’s latest mass shooting turned a cherished July Fourth parade from a scene of patriotic joy into one of fear and death.

  131. A number of people were killed at a July 4th parade in Highland Park, Illinois, Highland Park police announced in a press conference. The suspect remains at large. CNN’s Adrienne Broaddus talks to Zoe Pawelczak, a parade attendee who was present as the shooting occurred.

  132. What was supposed to be a day of national celebration turned into a day of tragedy and fear when a gunman killed six people and injured dozens of others at a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Illinois.

  133. Highland Park, Illinois resident Dr. David Baum recounts to CNN’s John Berman why he decided to run back to help victims and the carnage he witnessed after a gunman opened fire on a July 4th parade.

  134. • Europe braces for another energy shock as Norwegian gas fields close
    • Europe hasn’t been this cheap for Americans in decades

  135. An Atlanta-area grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia has subpoenaed a handful of key Trump allies, including his former attorney Rudy Giuliani and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, according to court filings.

  136. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a huge blow on Tuesday when two of his top ministers announced their resignations, saying they could no longer work for a government mired in scandal.

  137. Jayland Walker suffered at least 60 wounds in a fatal shooting that occurred after Akron police attempted to stop him for traffic and equipment violations.

  138. Highland Park, Illinois, Mayor Nancy Rotering speaks with CNN’s Adrienne Broaddus about Robert E. Crimo III, the suspect in the deadly shooting during the city’s July 4th parade that left 6 people dead and dozens injured.

  139. Yet another massacre is yielding horrific descriptions of body-shattering carnage from the killing machines of choice for America’s mass shooters.

  140. Robert E. Crimo III, the gunman detained in the deadly shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Illinois will be held without bond, a judge in Illinois’ Lake County said in a hearing Wednesday. CNN’s Josh Campbell was in the courtroom and describes what he saw.

  141. By his father’s final act of heroism, Aiden McCarthy survived Monday’s carnage at a July Fourth parade in suburban Chicago. But the 2-year-old now is left to grow up without either of his parents — an orphan of America’s bane of mass shootings.

  142. • Sen. Lindsey Graham to challenge Fulton County grand jury subpoena
    • Opinion: Liberals are deluding themselves about Trumpers
    • House January 6 committee schedules seventh hearing for July 12
    • Analysis: A former Trump chief of staff has emerged as an unlikely defender of the January 6 committee

  143. CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers joins New Day to discuss a CNN report that some top Democrats are frustrated with President Joe Biden’s administration, questioning whether the White House can act with urgency after its response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

  144. Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial against Eric Ronald Holder Jr., the man accused of killing rapper Nipsey Hussle in 2019, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office told CNN Wednesday.

  145. • ‘I’m terrified I might be here forever’: Brittney Griner pens handwritten letter to Biden

  146. A New York judge fined the Trump Organization’s former appraiser $10,000 a day after holding it in civil contempt of court for failing to comply with subpoenas from the New York attorney general’s office.

  147. CNN political analyst Maggie Haberman breaks down podcast host Joe Rogan’s comments on former President Donald Trump. Rogan said he’s not interested in helping Trump get reelected.

  148. Jayland Walker was handcuffed behind his back when his body arrived at the coroner’s office to be processed as part of the investigation into the officers who shot and killed him in Akron last week, according to a medical examiner’s report that was reviewed by CNN.

  149. CNN’s Hadas Gold reports on recently unearthed recordings of Holocaust architect Adolf Eichmann, who is heard boasting about the Final Solution, the Nazi program to exterminate European Jews.

  150. Boris Johnson’s Conservative government is in deep crisis, engulfed once more in a scandal that is at least in part of the Prime Minister’s own making.

  151. A British man’s overdose on vitamin D is a cautionary tale for people who are considering adding supplements to their lives, according to a paper published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

  152. The crisis that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing right now might be the gravest for his leadership so far — but it’s definitely not the first.

  153. This rare truffle can only be found in two places in the world. Forager Alan Muskat shares the secret about how to try one in Asheville, NC.

  154. The British Triathlon Federation (BTF) has announced new categories for competitive events which are reserved “for those who are the female sex at birth.”

  155. CNN’s KFile discovered troubling comments Michigan’s Trump-backed secretary of state nominee Kristina Karamo made about abortions, comparing them to “child sacrifice” in her podcast. CNN reached out to her campaign to get a response and has not heard back.

  156. A pet store manager from Kentucky has turned the rainwater cistern under his garage into an eel pit. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports the eels are reeling in fans.

  157. America is grappling yet again with the devastating fallout from an episode of gun violence — this time after a deadly July Fourth parade shooting that has renewed public outcry over firearm policy in the United States.

  158. CNN’s Rosa Flores breaks down a new report about the police response before the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, unfolded.

  159. NASA has reestablished contact with one of its satellites that stopped communicating on its way to the moon.

  160. CNN political analyst Maggie Haberman breaks down podcast host Joe Rogan’s comments on former President Donald Trump. Rogan said he’s not interested in helping Trump get reelected.

  161. The US Food and Drug Administration announced plans Wednesday to work with foreign formula manufacturers to allow them to permanently sell their products in the United States.

  162. • Uvalde teacher recalls shooter in his room, his murdered students and police waiting outside for over an hour

  163. CNN’s Phil Black visits the secret location of one of Ukraine’s most powerful weapons in its fight against Russian forces.

  164. Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was rushed to hospital after a possible shooting, NHK reports.

  165. The White House is “shocked and saddened to hear about the violent attack against former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,” a White House spokesperson tells CNN.

  166. • Watch gunman’s father claim no responsibility for shooting
    • Woman who planned synagogue’s funerals was killed

  167. Family members of the Robb Elementary School shooting victims react to a new report concluding that the 19 students and two educators killed in massacre might have been saved if the officer who spotted the gunman prior to him entering the school had taken action. CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz has more.

  168. The mayor of the Texas city of Uvalde is refuting a new assessment of the law enforcement response to the massacre at Robb Elementary School, saying the report “does not give a complete and accurate account of what happened.”

  169. The Biden administration will provide Ukraine with four more high mobility artillery rocket systems in the latest security assistance package, according to a senior defense official.

  170. A test rocket carrying a component for a future US nuclear armed intercontinental ballistic missile blew up 11 seconds after takeoff Wednesday night from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, according to a statement from the base.

  171. Paul Crimo, the uncle of Robert E. Crimo III, talks with CNN’s John Berman about his nephew, who admitted to authorities that he was responsible for the shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, that left seven people dead.

  172. Here we go again. And I don’t just mean on a new season of “United Shades of America.” I mean here America goes again, getting confused about what “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” means.

  173. The much-awaited summer lull in coronavirus cases doesn’t appear to be happening as Covid-19 infections continue to increase in much of the United States.

  174. Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has defeated an appeal brought by former Alabama judge Roy Moore, who claimed the British comedian had defamed him in a program where he falsely accused Moore of being a pedophile.

  175. Robert Crimo Jr., the father of the confessed Highland Park parade shooter, says he thought his son was going to use the guns he helped purchase at the shooting range.

  176. Elon Musk wants to terminate his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter — the latest in a whirlwind process in which he became the company’s biggest shareholder, turned down a board seat, agreed to buy the social media platform and then started raising doubts about going through with the deal.

  177. • Security industry chief says assassination will change Japan forever
    • Live updates: What we know about Abe’s assassination
    • Tetsuya Yamagami: The investigation into the suspected shooter
    • Watch: Video shows moment Abe was shot

  178. Protesters broke into the Sri Lankan leader’s official residence in Colombo on Saturday, as more than 100,000 amassed outside, calling for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to resign over his handling of the country’s economic crisis.

  179. Protesters broke into the official residence of Sri Lanka’s president on Saturday as people were demonstrating over the country’s worsening economic crisis.

  180. Hundreds of thousands of protesters broke into the presidential palace in Sri Lanka. The country has been facing a food, fuel, and medicine shortage not seen in 70 years. The country declared bankruptcy only days ago.

  181. Elena Rybakina won the women’s singles final Wimbledon on Saturday, claiming her first grand slam title and the first for Kazakhstan.

  182. With more than half of this year’s competitive Senate matchups set, the overall electoral environment remains consistent: President Joe Biden’s poor approval numbers, combined with a pervasive sense that the country is headed in the wrong direction, are weighing down Democrats looking to maintain control of Congress.

  183. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren tells CNN’s Wolf Blitzer about the Jan. 6 committee’s interview with former White House attorney Pat Cipollone, who met with the committee for nearly eight hours on Friday.

  184. Massachusetts firefighters were battling a large blaze first reported at a hotel on Nantucket Island.

  185. The Abbott formula plant in Sturgis, Michigan, resumed production of EleCare formula on July 1 after a three-week shutdown caused by flooding from severe storms, a company spokesperson said on Saturday.

  186. For the conservative legal movement, the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is its “Brown v. Board of Education moment” — the culmination of a 40-year crusade begun by President Ronald Reagan’s promise to nominate justices willing to overturn Roe v. Wade.

  187. More than forty towns and villages in the Donbas region have come under attack in the last 24 hours, as the Russians push into the Donetsk region. CNN’s Alex Marquardt is in Kharkiv to see how the most vulnerable live on the front line of the Russian invasion as Ukrainian forces prepare to push back.

  188. Twin newborn Sumatran tiger cubs are bonding with their mother, having been born minutes apart early on July 2 at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

  189. A massive fire hit the downtown area of Nantucket Island in Massachusetts. The historic Veranda House was one of the buildings damaged by the fire.

  190. A simulation released by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) shows the impact of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake on the Seattle Fault.

  191. Georgia Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker was once a “partner” and “spokesman” for a subsidiary of an energy company, Just Energy, which was repeatedly targeted by states’ attorneys general and utility agencies over allegedly deceptive practices.

  192. One and a half years later, the minute-by-minute horrors of the January 6 insurrection, and then-President Donald Trump’s role in fomenting the violence, are still coming into focus, thanks in large part to recent public hearings from the House committee investigating the attack.

  193. CNN political analyst Maggie Haberman describes what she has heard about former President Donald Trump’s consumption of the January 6 House select committee hearings in light of ex-Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone’s testimony with the committee.

  194. A 14-year-old boy who was stabbed during a fight inside a subway station on Saturday has died, according to the New York Police Department.

  195. Sri Lanka woke on Sunday to an uncertain future, with both its President and Prime Minister set to step down after thousands of protesters stormed their homes in fury over the nation’s crippling economic crisis.

  196. I haven’t been on a vacation in 10 years. Part of the reason, admittedly, is I’m a workaholic. The other part is I hate flying. I despise the lines, the cramped seats, the security — all of it feels like a giant waste of time.

  197. Members of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol previewed on Sunday the panel’s next public hearing, which will zero in on how the violent mob came together and the role of extremist groups in the deadly insurrection.

  198. A beach in Iowa is closed after a rare life-threatening infection of the brain was confirmed in a visitor who recently went swimming there.

  199. On Monday, President Joe Biden and NASA revealed the deepest and sharpest infrared image of our universe that has ever been taken. It’s just one of the first full-color images captured by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope — the largest space telescope ever built. More images will be released on Tuesday morning.

  200. NASA is set to reveal the first high-resolution color images from the James Webb Space Telescope next week, one of which “is the deepest image of our universe that has ever been taken.” CNN’s Kristin Fisher reports.

  201. • White House says Iran is preparing to supply Russia with weapons-capable drones
    • Video: Soldiers take rocket launcher out of hiding and fire at Russians

  202. When Akie Matsuzaki married Shinzo Abe, then a rising political aide, in 1987, she followed a path well trodden by Japanese wives and gave up her job at the country’s largest advertising agency.

  203. According to police, the suspect accused of assassinating former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a “grudge” against a church he believed Abe had ties with. CNN’s Matthew Chance reports.

  204. Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was fatally shot Friday while campaigning on behalf of party candidates in Nara, Japan. He was 67.

  205. • Tuesday’s January 6 hearing is focusing on extremist groups. Here are some names you might hear
    • Analysis: The big win the January 6 panel has already scored
    • Opinion: Who killed the republic? It’s not Donald Trump

  206. • Photos: Observing the universe with the Webb Space Telescope
    • Video: ‘I’m a little verklempt’: Analyst breaks down stunning new images

  207. The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection presented a video during the seventh hearing of the lines then-President Donald Trump said during his January 6 speech that were not included in his official script.

  208. In her opening remarks at Tuesday’s January 6 committee hearing, Rep. Liz Cheney had a blunt message: Donald Trump doesn’t get to play the unwitting dupe when it comes to his role in the run-up to and riot at the US Capitol.

  209. With Steve Bannon set to go on trial July 18 for criminal contempt over defying a congressional subpoena, he is now trying a desperate ploy in connivance with his ally Donald Trump. The former President has sent a letter waiving the purported executive privilege that Bannon cited in stiffing the January 6 committee in October.

  210. Pennsylvania’s top election officials on Tuesday sued three counties for refusing to tally undated mail-in ballots cast in the state’s May 17 primary election, the latest confrontation between state and local officials over election administration.

  211. The Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Steve Dettelbach as President Joe Biden’s pick to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

  212. Cooper Roberts, the 8-year-old boy who is paralyzed from the waist down after getting shot at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade, is again in critical condition and facing an “urgent, complex, and lengthy” surgery, a family spokesperson said Tuesday.

  213. The family of Alex Murdaugh, the disgraced South Carolina attorney accused of defrauding legal clients and carrying out a failed suicidal fraud scheme, has been told he could soon be indicted on murder charges as well, his attorney told CNN.

  214. During the seventh hearing with the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol, a heated White House meeting is revealed and former White House staffers detail the insults, profanity and shouting that took place surrounding discussions of the 2020 election.

  215. Starbucks is planning to close 16 locations across various cities, citing safety concerns.

  216. A tech company CEO, who was tried twice in the 1992 killing of his roommate’s girlfriend, has been arrested and charged with murder in the case, a California prosecutor said.

  217. Documentary filmmaker Alex Holder discusses an excerpt from his docuseries “Unprecedented,” wherein he asks then-President Donald Trump to reflect on the January 6 attack on the Capitol.

  218. US health officials are urgently working on a plan to allow second Covid-19 boosters for all adults, a senior White House official confirmed to CNN on Monday.

  219. Former President Donald Trump has a long memory for people who are nice to him. In today’s episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza examines how Mehmet Oz’s past praise of Trump helped the celebrity TV doctor land an endorsement in the Pennsylvania Senate race.

  220. The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection presents contradicting video testimony from Ivanka Trump and her former chief of staff, Julie Radford, during their seventh hearing.

  221. The House Select Committee investigating January 6 heard testimony from a former Twitter employee who says they begged the social media platform to do something about potential violence connected to former President Dondald Trump’s election lies. Twitter spokesperson Jessica Herrera-Flanigan responded, “Leading up to and following the election, we deployed numerous policy and product interventions to protect the public conversation. We declared the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers violent extremist groups in 2018 and 2020 respectively, and permanently suspended accounts associated with the organizations under our violent organizations policy, as well as many of the organizers of the attack for violations of our policies.”

  222. It was a good morning for the cast and creative teams of “Succession” and “Ted Lasso.”

  223. An explosion on the launch pad during a test of a massive SpaceX rocket prototype was “actually not good” and the company is assessing the damage, company CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter.

  224. • Analysis: Jan. 6 hearings are showing how Trump empowered extremists
    • Analysis: Liz Cheney’s key point about Trump’s responsibility

  225. The Uvalde, Texas, City Council on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Councilman Pedro “Pete” Arredondo.

  226. CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz speaks with one of the children who survived Uvalde, Texas, school shooting, and the mothers of several children who survived the massacre.

  227. As their final act nears, the House January 6 hearings have evolved from documenting a stain on history to warning of a violent and tyrannical future that awaits if Donald Trump is allowed to again unleash America’s pent-up extremism.

  228. Sierra asks to use a pseudonym for fear of being caught by the authorities. The 27-year-old shopkeeper explains that she can’t maintain her seven-year skin lightening routine because a ban has made the products unaffordable.

  229. In war-torn Ukraine, civilians who need medication and other medical attention often rely on a mobile pharmacy for aid. CNN’s Alex Marquardt reports on the volunteers who help many Ukrainians on the front lines stay healthy.

  230. The White House’s Covid-19 response team sent a clear message to the nation this week on the spread of the Omicron subvariant BA.5 and the importance of second vaccine booster doses for adults over the age of 50.

  231. • Trump tried to call a member of the White House support staff talking with Jan. 6 committee, sources say
    • Analysis: Donald Trump is totally obsessed with the January 6 committee
    • Trump will make first return to Washington since leaving office
    • Opinion: A terrifying glimpse of what could await America after the 2024 election

  232. In perhaps the strongest signal yet that Donald Trump is plotting another run for the White House, the former President told New York Magazine in a new interview that he is still deciding when — not if — he should announce a 2024 campaign.

  233. A federal judge is keeping the door open for Steve Bannon to use a potential new defense argument where he could present his recent bid to testify for the House January 6 committee to the jury when he goes on trial on contempt of Congress charges next week for his failure to comply with a committee subpoena last year.

  234. Longtime Republican election lawyer Ben Ginsberg joins CNN’s Ana Cabrera to discuss a new 72-page report he signed that categorically rebutted each of the claims made in court by former President Donald Trump and his supporters over the 2020 election results.

  235. Senators from both parties have reached an agreement to clarify that the vice president only has a ceremonial role in overseeing the certification of the electoral results, according to two Senate sources, the first legislative response to former President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.

  236. CNN’s Jean Casarez discusses the latest developments in the case of an Ohio man who has been charged with raping a 10-year-old Ohio girl who had to travel to Indiana seeking an abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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  238. CNN’s Manu Raju presses Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan about his now-deleted tweet about a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled to Indiana seeking an abortion.

  239. Delta Air Lines took what it called a “creative” step to solve a massive baggage problem for passengers flying through troubled Heathrow Airport. Others might call the move extreme: the airline flew a plane from London to its hub in Detroit packed with 1,000 lost bags and zero passengers.

  240. Former NIxon White House counsel John Dean reacts to a letter sent to the House select committee investigating January 6 from the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General that says that the Secret Service erased texts from January 5 and 6, 2021, shortly after they were requested by oversight officials investigating the agency’s response to the US Capitol riot.

  241. Donald Trump’s former acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney explains how the January 6 committee hearings are hurting the former President and who Mulvaney thinks would be better candidates for the Republican party in 2024.

  242. Former Trump White House trade adviser Peter Navarro rejected a plea offer from the Justice Department, prosecutors said in court on Friday.

  243. More than 50 US and Japanese warplanes flew over waters near Japan this week as the two allies put on a show of force amid rising tensions in the region with China and Russia.

  244. An autopsy revealed Jayland Walker, the unarmed man who was shot and killed by Akron, Ohio, police at the end of a high-speed chase, had 46 gunshot entrance wounds or graze injuries, Summit County Medical Examiner Dr. Lisa Kohler said Friday.

  245. The US Senate race in Pennsylvania is one of the most competitive and potentially significant — and now, Snooki of “Jersey Shore” has unwittingly gotten involved.

  246. Scott Galloway explains to “Nightcap’s” Jon Sarlin why Elon Musk is not off the hook for his $44B deal with Twitter. To get the day’s business headlines sent directly to your inbox, sign up for the Nightcap newsletter.

  247. American and Russian astronauts will once share space aboard the same spacecraft after NASA and its Russian counterpart, Roscosmos, reached a ride-sharing agreement Friday following months of back-and-forth discussions.

  248. US stocks surged Friday as an end-of-week rally gained momentum and sent the Dow up over 600 points.

  249. ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ actor Christopher Meloni stars in new ad for Peloton as the company struggles to remain afloat.

  250. As summer reaches its height in the UK and Europe, millions of people are heading off on vacation or taking some time away from work to catch up with friends and relatives.

  251. A rescue team in Thailand jumped into action after a mother elephant fainted from stress while her 1-year-old calf was trapped in a drain.

  252. • First on CNN: DHS inspector general told Jan. 6 panel he went to Mayorkas about Secret Service cooperation

  253. The US Navy punished more than 20 sailors for the four-day fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard as the amphibious warship sat at port in San Diego in July 2020, the Navy announced Friday.

  254. The Biden administration on Friday extended the Covid-19 public health emergency for another three months.

  255. The economic measures that Democrats are now trying to get through Congress are a mere shadow of the sweeping $3.5 trillion reconciliation package that the majority party initially floated last year.

  256. A wealthy space entrepreneur who has spent his fortune exploring the cosmos and once said aliens are already on Earth “right under people’s noses” is now the largest donor to the political operation of Florida Gov. Ron Desantis this election cycle.

  257. A US Navy warship on Saturday challenged Chinese claims to disputed islands in the South China Sea, the US 7th Fleet said in a statement — the second operation of its kind this week.

  258. New records have been set as temperatures topped 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) across much of Spain and Portugal Wednesday amid a persistent heat wave across western Europe.

  259. To reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for mental health crises, it now takes only three digits: 988.

  260. President Joe Biden has wrapped up his four-day visit to the Middle East, his first trip to the region since assuming the Oval Office.

  261. Prosecutors want the first US Capitol rioter convicted by a jury to spend 15 years behind bars — nearly a decade longer than the most severe sentence a rioter has received so far.

  262. A dust storm caused a 21-vehicle pileup on Interstate 90 in Big Horn County, Montana, on Friday evening, resulting in six fatalities, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

  263. The House January 6 committee corroborated key details involving former President Donald Trump’s heated exchange with the Secret Service when Trump was told he could not go to the Capitol — the latest in a string of shocking revelations that have come from the summer hearings with their expected high-profile conclusion next week.

  264. Conservative attorney George Conway, who is now a fierce critic of former President Donald Trump, predicts that Trump will run for president again and says Ron DeSantis may be the only candidate that can beat him one-on-one.

  265. Then-President Donald Trump in December 2020 was entertaining fringe legal advice from a wider group of outside lawyers than was previously known as he sought to block the 2020 election result. That included hearing directly from a little-known conservative lawyer advising Trump to take steps that effectively could be called declaration of “martial law,” the New York Times reported Saturday, in another instance of fringe actors having pushed the President to take extreme steps after the 2020 election.

  266. Few individual news events have the power to singlehandedly rearrange voters’ electoral priorities. But if anything held that possibility, it might have been the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade. Beyond its immediate consequences for abortion access, the ruling also carried the potential to shift the focus of the midterms away from the economic issues that have dominated the early days of the campaign.

  267. The Congressional Progressive Caucus released Friday a new slate of executive actions tailored to protect abortion access and to pressure President Joe Biden to do more as Democrats continue to grapple with how to respond to Roe v. Wade being overturned.

  268. Chilling details are starting to emerge about Tuesday’s mass shooting that left 19 students and two teachers dead at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

  269. Sen. Ted Cruz believes the US Supreme Court was “clearly wrong” in its landmark 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges ruling that legalized same-sex marriage, the Texas Republican said Saturday.

  270. Two members of the House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection said Sunday that they expected the panel to receive US Secret Service text messages from January 5 and 6, 2021, by Tuesday, following a subpoena issued last week for the records.

  271. In the 1850s, a barroom brawler named John Morrissey took on and defeated some of the leading boxers of the time. Nicknamed “Old Smoke,” the Irish immigrant who grew up in Troy, NY, would go on to mastermind a gambling empire, found the famed Saratoga horse racing track and win a seat in the US House of Representatives. But Morrissey is also known for popularizing one enduring phrase.

  272. • First on CNN: Uvalde bodycam video reveals pleas to shooter
    • Uvalde report cites ‘lackadaisical approach’ by authorities
    • Opinion: The fear of gun violence is ending my American dream
    • Watch: New bodycam video shows what unfolded after police arrived

  273. Hot-temperature records are far outpacing cool records across the globe this year as Europe and the United States brace again for dangerous heat waves.

  274. Europe is bracing for the potential of a full-blown gas crisis later this week just as an historic heatwave has hiked demand for energy to help cool the continent’s homes and businesses.