Three takeaways from the New Hampshire and Rhode Island primaries

CNN — Weather new hampshire, Rhode Island and Delaware held their primaries on Tuesday, the results of the most anticipated race of the night were still up in the air early Wednesday morning. Votes were still being counted in New Hampshire’s Republican primary for the US Senate, where the candidate the GOP establishment had tried … Read more

Monkeypox outbreak is slowing in the US, but health leaders say critical challenges remain

CNN — New cases of monkeypox in the United States have been declining steadily in recent weeks, with reported cases in the first week of September down to about half of what they were at their peak a month ago. But the recent death of a Los Angeles County resident, the first attributed to monkeypox … Read more

Sexual assault victim who alleges her DNA was used to arrest her sues San Francisco police

CNN — A sexual assault victim filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that San Francisco police violated her constitutional rights by relying on DNA taken from her rape kit years ago to arrest her in an unrelated robbery case. The woman, identified only as “Jane Doe,” alleges that law enforcement officers took her DNA in … Read more

Republican primary in New Hampshire’s 1st district has more to do with style than substance

Washington CNN — They both worked for donald trump and have focused their congressional campaigns on the former president’s policies. But in Tuesday’s race to be the Republican candidate in new hampshire‘s 1st Congressional District, Republicans Matt Mowers and Karoline Leavitt are in a bitter fight that has more to do with style than substance, … Read more

Criticism Mounts Around Popular Annual College Rankings

CNN — Google searches for “university rankings” peak each year in the months following the release of US News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges lists. The company says that around 40 million people read those lists last year; that’s more than 10 times the number of graduating high school seniors in the United States. … Read more

Twitter whistleblower is set to testify on Capitol Hill. This is what you can expect

CNN — Twitter whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko is ready to testify before Congress Tuesday in his first public appearance since his bomb accusations against the social media company were reported last month by CNN and The Washington Post. Lawmakers from the Senate Judiciary Committee are expected to grill Zatko over his claims that Twitter has … Read more

Columbia University acknowledges submitting inaccurate data for consideration in university rankings

CNN Business — Columbia University said it relied on “outdated and/or incorrect methodologies” in submitting data to US News & World Report for consideration in the publication’s 2021 university rankings, according to a statement published by the university on Friday. “Columbia’s undergraduate experience has always been centered around small classes taught by highly trained faculty. … Read more

King Charles walks behind the queen’s coffin in procession through Edinburgh

London CNN — King Charles III led a procession of Queen Elizabeth II coffin on Monday as it was transferred from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland. After a short service of thanksgiving, the coffin will rest in the cathedral until Tuesday night. The 73-year-old monarch was joined on foot … Read more

Yellen says inflation and higher gas prices remain a ‘risk’

CNN — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that there is a “risk” that US gasoline prices could rise. an increase in prices similar to the one seen this summer. “Well, it’s a risk. And it’s a risk that we’re working on the price cap to try to address,” Yellen told CNN’s Dana Bash … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II State Funeral: What to Expect

London (CNN) – The death of queen elizabeth ii has launched an intricate period of mourning that will culminate in a grand state funeral on september 19 honoring his life of devotion and constant service. Codenamed “Operation London Bridge”, arrangements for Britain’s longest-serving monarch they have been carefully reviewed over the years by the many … Read more