The group analyzed more than 4.4 million test scores for kids in grades three through eight across 46 states. In New York, for instance, it is some kids in lower grades -- pre-K through fifth grade -- who will phase into in-person learning starting December...
(CNN) Attorney General William Barr just dealt the most credible blow to Donald Trump's lies about a stolen election, precisely because he previously often came across more as the President's personal lawyer than a neutral arbiter of justice. The risks inhe...
New York (CNN Business) Walmart is dropping its $35 minimum shipping threshold on online orders for its membership program Walmart+, a move that could make the offering more competitive with Amazon Prime. Walmart said Wednesday that orders for members on it...
(CNN) The captain of the Conception dive boat, which went up in flames off the coast of California last year leaving 34 people dead, was indicted on Tuesday on 34 counts of seaman's manslaughter, the US Attorney's Office in Los Angeles said Tuesday. Accordi...
(CNN) Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus have sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden's transition team lobbying for New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to be nominated for the role of health and human services secretary. The letter, signed...
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump talked during a Christmas reception at the White House on Tuesday about spending four more years in office -- whether that starts in January 2021 or January 2025, according to a source familiar with his comments. "It'...
(CNN) The United States Soccer Federation and the US Women's National Team have reached an agreement -- but not about equal pay. The latter claim, US Soccer announced Tuesday, has been resolved, with both parties having filed a proposed settlement. In it, t...
(CNN) Dr. Anthony Fauci's effort to educate the public on the coronavirus pandemic has earned him scores of admirers, but his work on the global HIV/AIDS crisis saw him cheered on Tuesday by one star-studded fan -- Elton John. "What a wonderful and fitting...
(CNN) A Georgia election official on Tuesday condemned threats of physical violence and intimidation against election workers and officials, pleading with President Donald Trump to denounce the threats and urging both of the state's Republican senators to i...
(CNN) The Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, informed Vice President Mike Pence and White House Coronavirus Task Force members on Tuesday that the CDC will soon issue new guidelines reducing the number of day...
(CNN) A man hunting in Minnesota last week was fatally shot when another hunter mistook him for a deer. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that it received a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Red Lake Tribal Police...
(CNN) A movie shoot at a Los Angeles landmark nearly temporarily shut down a coronavirus testing site, until city officials stepped in. More than 500 people had appointments to be tested Tuesday at Union Station, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti...
The climate-controlled chambers at Shenzhen's international airport will soon be filled with Chinese-made coronavirus vaccines. In the coming months, China will be sending hundreds of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines to countries that have conducte...
(CNN) The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court records unsealed Tuesday in federal court. The case is the...
(CNN) Following Donald Trump's pardon of retired Gen. Michael Flynn last week , the word around the White House was that this was only the beginning of a series of pardons that the President will issue before leaving office in 50 days. While there are all s...
(CNN) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is circulating a new relief plan as part of a last-ditch effort to pass a bill to prop up the struggling economy before year's end, moving to lock down Republican support even as a number of his own members and D...
While centrist Democrats lost close-fought congressional elections, the hoped for embrace of progressive Democratic majorities in both houses failed to materializeIt's an old fight, but with new participants. "We need to do a lot of anti-racist, deep canvas...
(CNN) President Donald Trump's associates are making appeals to him in the hopes of obtaining pardons before he leaves office, a source familiar with the matter told CNN on Tuesday. The source said the list of associates broaching the subject of preemptive...
The study's authors looked at test scores from this fall for about 4.4 million public school students in grades 3-8. That includes Black and Hispanic students, lower-performing students and those from schools in high-poverty areas. Photos: How the pandemic...
Cristina Alesci is a business and politics correspondent for CNN, covering financial markets, economic policy and campaigns. Admittedly, I was looking at the pandemic through the eyes of someone with an incurable disease: Type 1 Diabetes. My immune system a...