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

Robert Telles: A local Las Vegas official has been arrested for the murder of an investigative journalist who had been reporting on him, his newspaper says

CNN — Anger is erupting in a Las Vegas newsroom, and questions are swirling far beyond about press freedom in America, after a county elected official was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a veteran journalist who had been reporting on the official’s alleged wrongdoing, his newspaper says. Clark County Public Administrator … Read more

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes unannounced trip to Ukraine

CNN — United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced trip to Ukraine Thursday: Makes his second visit to the country’s capital since the war with Russia began more than six months ago. While in Kyiv, Blinken met with top officials, including Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, and … Read more

Eliza Fletcher: Suspect in the Kidnapping and Death of a Memphis Teacher Will Be Indicted Today on Murder Charges

CNN — A man suspected of kidnapping a Memphis athletics teacher and killing her He is expected to be arraigned Wednesday morning in a West Tennessee court on murder charges. cleotha abstonaccused of killing 34-year-old Eliza “Liza” Fletcher after kidnapping her in Memphis early fridayis scheduled to be processed in the city at 9 am … Read more