President Donald Trump issued a raft of pardons and commutations on the last morning of his presidency. The list includes his onetime political strategist, a former top fundraiser and two well-known rappers. CNN's Joe Johns reports.

What's now mundane for much of the world is remarkable for Sweden: government-issued mandates on limited store capacity. Once lionized by anti-lockdown advocates, Sweden now has a new law granting the government power to do things the country previously refused to do. CNN's Max Foster reports. 

Black-owned businesses are shutting down twice as fast as others during the pandemic. A once-popular skating rink in Chicago is struggling to keep its doors open with Covid-19 restrictions. CNN's Adrienne Broaddus reports.

Deutsche Bank will no longer do business with President Donald Trump. CNN's Christine Romans takes a look at the corporate backlash following the deadly riot at the US Capitol.

Footage captured by a HuffPost reporter shows Eugene Goodman leading the pro-Trump supporters in the opposite direction of the Senate chamber after noticing it was unguarded.

In 1953, Dr. Peter Salk was one of the first to receive a polio vaccine -- from none other than his father, Jonas Salk. He discusses the importance of vaccinations.

"Sex and the City" will return to screens 17 years after its last episode aired in a reboot titled "And Just Like That..." The show picks up the friendships between Sarah Jessica Parker's, Cynthia Nixon's and Kristin Davis' characters but Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha, will not be joinin…

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The violent mob that stormed the national Capitol Wednesday repulsed many voters who supported President Trump’s reelection but the insurrection did not demoralize his zealots in America’s heartland.

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First-time Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller could have drawn from the collective wisdom of countless thoughtful Americans as she addressed the group "Moms for America" at President Trump’s rally in Washington on Tuesday.

Mick Mulvaney, who formerly served as President Trump's chief of staff, has resigned as special envoy to Northern Ireland after a pro-Trump mob stormed the US Capitol and delayed proceedings to certify the US election.

Hundreds of law enforcement officers have mobilized across Washington DC as thousands of supporters who refuse to accept President Donald Trump's election loss have flocked to the nation's capital to protest as Congress gathers to certify President-elect Joe Biden's victory. CNN's Boris Sanc…

In a phone call with the Georgia's Republican secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, President Donald Trump asks for more than 11,000 votes to be found that would flip the state to Trump. A string of recounts, audits and legal cases have affirmed Biden's narrow victory in Georgia in Novembe…

Country music legend Willie Nelson and CNN's Anderson Cooper discuss Willie's friendship with former President Jimmy Carter, getting high at the White House, and what Willie misses the most during the pandemic. Watch CNN Films' "Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President" Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.

The United Kingdom has become the first country to approve the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine. In a statement, the UK government said the country's regulator had authorized the vaccine after it met "strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness." The approval comes weeks after…

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Molly Ivins, the feisty Texas columnist and author, described herself thusly before succumbing to breast cancer 13 years ago:  “I spent most of my life feeling like I’ve been shot out of a cannon.”

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My grandfather, Harry S. Truman, initiated the protocols for the peaceful transfer of presidential power as we know them today. He invited President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower to send over his Cabinet and staff so they could kick the tires, as it were -- be briefed by their predecessors, attend meetings, try out the office chairs.

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Following the announcement Saturday that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, President Donald Trump ought to concede and leave office with more dignity than he has shown as commander-in-chief.

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Joe Biden described the agonizing wait for the outcome of the presidential election thusly: “Democracy can sometimes be messy.”

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Last week many people noticed a strange, smokey sky over much of the country, not realizing why it was there. The haze was smoke carried across the U.S. by the jet stream from the giant wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington.

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The sun sets with a muted glow over Niagara Falls, New York, earlier this week, showing the effects of a milky sky caused by diffuse clouds of smoke from the West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds. 

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WESTERN WILDFIRES, EASTERN SUNSET: Sun sets with a muted glow from diffuse clouds of smoke from West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds. 

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Sun sets in Niagara Falls, N. Y., this week with muted glow against milky sky caused by smoky residue from the West Coast wildfires that traveled across the U.S. on jet stream winds. 

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NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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If you oppose mail-in voting because President Donald Trump calls it a fraud, prepare to stand in long lines to cast your ballot on Nov. 3 Election Day.

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