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October 12, 2017
Prosecutors upgrade charge against man accused of ramming protesters at a white nationalist rally in August

Prosecutors upgrade charge against man accused of ramming protesters at a white nationalist rally in August

An Ohio driver accused of plowing into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, this summer, killing one woman, now faces a first-degree murder charge.

Video shows what happened in Charlottesville

Video shows what happened in Charlottesville

Looking at video captured in Charlottesville, Virginia, we can better understand the events that unfolded over the weekend.

Police faulted over planning and failure to protect the public

Police faulted over planning and failure to protect the public

An independent review of the circumstances surrounding an August rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to a woman's death found police were unprepared and failed to protect the public.

Charlottesville sues to stop private militias at future rallies

Charlottesville sues to stop private militias at future rallies

Two months after the deadly white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city and a group of local business owners headed to court Thursday to file a novel lawsuit to prevent what they call "private militia" groups from wreaking havoc on the town once again.

Trump defends Charlottesville statement (full remarks)

Trump defends Charlottesville statement (full remarks)

President Donald Trump laid blame for the violence in Charlottesville with "alt-left" groups in addition to white nationalist groups as he defended his original statements made in the wake of the violence.

Photos: Violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia

Photos: Violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, speaking Sunday at a prayer rally in Charlottesville, renewed his calls for white supremacists to leave the city in the wake of violence that saw one person killed and troopers assigned to the governor's travel detail killed in a helicopter crash.

Omarosa was only African-American at top WH salary

Omarosa was only African-American at top WH salary

Omarosa Manigault Newman, a senior staffer who recently departed the White House and the only African-American drawing a top salary, said Thursday the "lack of diversity" was a challenge she grappled with.

Sources describe John McCain as looking increasingly frail

Sources describe John McCain as looking increasingly frail

Sources in the Senate tell CNN they have been worried about Sen. John McCain recently, following a week when the Arizona Republican was kept from the Senate to address side effects from his brain cancer treatment.

Surgeon admits branding patients' livers

Surgeon admits branding patients' livers

An accomplished British surgeon has admitted branding two of his patients' livers with his initials. Yes, you read that right.

Haley: Concrete proof of Iran UN violations

Haley: Concrete proof of Iran UN violations

US Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley presented what she called "concrete evidence" of Iran's weapons proliferation and called on the international community to join "a united front in resisting this global threat."

Biden says he owes Anita Hill an apology

Biden says he owes Anita Hill an apology

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he owes Anita Hill an apology for not doing more for her during confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Navarro: Stop the mansplaining

Navarro: Stop the mansplaining

CNN political analysts discuss what Roy Moore's defeat in Alabama's special election could mean for the Republican party.

Rubio says 'no' to tax bill unless he gets child tax credit

Rubio says 'no' to tax bill unless he gets child tax credit

Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, told congressional leadership that he will not support the latest version of the GOP tax bill if the legislation doesn't make the child tax credit more generous.

Use this calculator to see how the tax bill will affect your paycheck

Use this calculator to see how the tax bill will affect your paycheck

As the Senate rushed to vote on a tax bill, everyone asked the same question: Will my taxes go up or down?

Opinion: Mom, Pop -- you're the losers in this tax plan

Opinion: Mom, Pop -- you're the losers in this tax plan

As the Republican tax plan continues to advance -- and morph -- with dizzying speed, those of us in the accounting business continue to be astonished by the thickening maze of loopholes emerging from the bill.

Gov. Kasich: GOP is losing the future

Gov. Kasich: GOP is losing the future

Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) discusses the Republican Party with CNN's Anderson Cooper.

Republicans are trying to stifle Intel panel probe into Russia meddling, top Dem says

Republicans are trying to stifle Intel panel probe into Russia meddling, top Dem says

The House Intelligence Committee plans to hold two off-site interviews next week with high-profile witnesses who have ties to President Donald Trump, prompting grumbling among Democrats who contend that the GOP is rushing to wrap up the Russia probe, with more left to investigate.

Analysis: Ryan mulls leaving Congress. 5 reasons that would be a good political move

Analysis: Ryan mulls leaving Congress. 5 reasons that would be a good political move

The news that Speaker Paul Ryan is engaged in "soul searching" about his political future and could leave Congress after the 2018 election shocked a political Washington sprinting toward a tax cut vote and Christmas recess.

Trump voter: I was raped. I believe Moore accusers

Trump voter: I was raped. I believe Moore accusers

A panel of Trump voters debate the Alabama special election and whether they believe the women who have accused Roy Moore of sexual assault and child molestation.

Robin Roberts to Omarosa: Bye Felicia

Robin Roberts to Omarosa: Bye Felicia

An anchor throws shade at Omarosa and she throws it back. CNN's Jeanne Moos says farewell as Omarosa loses her White House job.

Opinion: Nothing I wear justifies harassment

Opinion: Nothing I wear justifies harassment

Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio reportedly believes that her female colleagues should rethink their wardrobe choices if they want to protect themselves from unwanted sexual advances on Capitol Hill. Too many outfits she sees around Washington, she told colleagues this week, are "an...

NASA: Eight planets found orbiting distant star

For the first time, eight planets have been found orbiting a distant star, Kepler-90, 2,545 light-years from Earth in the Draco constellation, NASA announced Thursday. It is the first star known to support as many planets as are orbiting our own sun, and researchers believe that this is the first...

Man leaves $2,000 tip on $17 diner tab

Man leaves $2,000 tip on $17 diner tab

Employees at a diner in Arizona received an early Christmas present in the form of a $2,000 tip a man left on a $17 breakfast tab.

Boy intervenes during sister's wrestling match

Boy intervenes during sister's wrestling match

A boy runs in to rescue his older sister during a wrestling match. HLN's Melissa Knowles has the story.

NYPD opens investigation after Russell Simmons accused of rape

NYPD opens investigation after Russell Simmons accused of rape

Russell Simmons is denying new allegations of sexual misconduct, including multiple accusations of rape, after a group of women told their stories to the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.

Hollywood hit hard by sexual allegations

Hollywood hit hard by sexual allegations

Several media projects have been canceled or suspended and these big stars have lost their jobs after allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

TV show judge accused of sexual misconduct

TV show judge accused of sexual misconduct

ABC has pulled "The Great American Baking Show" after one of the show's judges was accused of sexual misconduct.

Kids find direction by getting their hands dirty

Kids find direction by getting their hands dirty

Aaron Valencia was a teenager when his life hit rock bottom.

How he uses soap to save lives

How he uses soap to save lives

Top 10 CNN Hero Samir Lakhani saw that poor hygiene in rural Cambodia made children there vulnerable to disease. So he started the Eco-Soap Bank which recycles discarded bars of soap from hotels and distributes them to people in need. Watch CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute, Sunday, Dec. 17 at 8 pm ET.

Meet the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2017

Meet the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2017

Their missions vary greatly: To provide loving homes for orphaned children, feed those in crisis or mend war's psychological wounds.

World's largest all-glass underwater restaurant

World's largest all-glass underwater restaurant

A warning to travelers heading below sea level to dine at luxury Maldives resort Hurawalhi's 5.8 Undersea Restaurant.

500-year-old mystery at the Vatican was just solved

500-year-old mystery at the Vatican was just solved

A 500-year-old mystery at the Vatican has just been solved. Two paintings by Renaissance master Raphael were discovered during the cleaning and restoration of a room inside the Vatican Museums.

Watch 16-year-old find out he got into Harvard

Watch 16-year-old find out he got into Harvard

A 16-year-old high school student from Breaux Bridge, Louisiana celebrated with his classmates after opening his acceptance letter to Harvard University.

The evolution of the American family

The evolution of the American family

Eighty photographs spanning 150 years chronicle the evolution of the American family in a new exhibition at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. The concept is explored in its broadest form, from the families we're born in to the ones we've chosen, with a wide range of relationships and...

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