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Former President Clinton remains hospitalized after infection

Former President Bill Clinton remains in a Southern California hospital after being admitted Tuesday to treat a non-COVID-related infection. Former first lady Hillary Clinton was seen leaving the hospital alone Friday. It's unclear when the 42nd president will be released. Lilia Luciano reports.
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Parkland shooter to plead guilty to 17 murders

Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Nikolas Cruz intends to plead guilty to 17 counts of murder. Three faculty members and 14 students were killed in the 2018 mass school shooting. Manuel Bojorquez reports.

DOJ to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

The Justice Department says it plans to ask the Supreme Court to block Texas's controversial new abortion law hours after a federal appeals court ruled that the statute can remain in effect while it hears the Biden administration's legal challenge. “The Justice Department intends to ask the Supreme Court to...

Alex Murdaugh knows he's going to prison, his lawyer says

Alex Murdaugh "is going to try to right every wrong" and is fully aware that he will go to prison, his attorney Dick Harpootlian said in an interview with "Good Morning America" on Friday. Murdaugh — who was charged Thursday with taking insurance money after his housekeeper's death, and is also suspected of trying to arrange his own death — waived his extradition rights Friday and will likely soon return to South Carolina.

Former Boeing pilot accused of deceiving regulators about 737 Max

A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted a former Boeing pilot on charges he deceived federal safety regulators about the 737 Max jetliner, two of which were involved in deadly crashes, to save tens of millions of dollars for the airplane manufacturer. Mark A. Forkner was charged with giving false...

UK PM Johnson visits church where lawmaker was stabbed to death

LEIGH-ON-SEA, England, Oct 16 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday laid flowers outside the church where a lawmaker was stabbed to death a day earlier, in what police say was a terrorist attack probably linked to Islamist extremism. The attack on David Amess, from Johnson's Conservative Party,...

CDC releases official guidance for upcoming holiday celebrations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans on Friday to celebrate upcoming holidays by taking basic safety measures against the Covid-19 pandemic that still plagues the nation. "Protect those not yet eligible for vaccination such as young children by getting yourself and other eligible people around them vaccinated,"...

Apple employee says she was fired for speaking out about workplace conditions

A former Apple employee said the company fired her after she advocated for better conditions in the workplace. Janneke Parrish, who was fired from her role as a product manager on Apple Maps on Thursday, told The Washington Post that she believes her firing was connected to her involvement in #AppleToo, a movement created to improve working conditions within the company.

Supreme Court commission talks positively of shorter terms

WASHINGTON (AP) — A commission tasked with studying potential changes to the Supreme Court has released a first look at its review, a draft report that is cautious in discussing proposals for expanding the court but also speaks approvingly of term limits for justices. The 36-member bipartisan commission, largely composed...

Adele's best songs for every mood

(CNN) — We know it seems like most of Adele's music is about heartbreak, but that's just because she does it so well. The release of her new single "Easy On Me" has us back in our feelings (thank you, Adele). With lyrics like "I was still a child / Didn't get the chance to feel the world around me / Had no time to choose what I chose to do / So go easy on me," she is rolling in the deep once again.

Obama to attend Glasgow climate summit

Former President Obama will attend the international climate summit in Glasgow set to begin Oct. 31, Obama’s office confirmed Friday. “Next month, President Obama will travel to Glasgow for the COP26 conference where he will meet with young activists engaged in the climate fight and deliver remarks putting the threat of climate change in broader context,” a spokesperson for Obama said in a statement.

Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn in China, to offer new app

Microsoft announced on Thursday that it would discontinue LinkedIn in China amid increased censorship. "We’re also facing a significantly more challenging operating environment and greater compliance requirements in China," a statement published on LinkedIn said. "Given this, we’ve made the decision to sunset the current localized version of LinkedIn, which is how people in China access LinkedIn’s global social media platform, later this year."

Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison without parole

New York real estate heir Robert Durst was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Thursday for the murder of Susan Berman in 2000. Durst was found guilty of first-degree murder in September. During the months-long trial, prosecutors alleged that Durst killed Berman because she planned on going to the police to speak about the phony alibi she had provided for him when his wife Kathie Durst disappeared.

Activists say 655 arrested during week of DC climate protests

A total of 655 people were arrested during a week of climate protests in Washington, D.C., activists said Friday. According to those behind this week’s “People vs. Fossil Fuels Mobilization,” the final event on Friday at the Capitol spurred 90 arrests, rounding out the 655 total for the week. For...

Woman with baseball bat bites Capitol Police officer on West Front

A woman carrying a baseball bat near the Capitol's West Front on Friday morning "became combative" and bit a Capitol Police officer, the department said. According to the Capitol Police, a woman identified as Olivia Romano, 25, "appeared agitated" and "started yelling at our officers" around 9:30 a.m. Romano allegedly then attacked the Capitol Police officers who tried to take the baseball bat from her.

Southern Baptist leader resigns amid abuse review division

A top Southern Baptist Convention administrator is resigning after weeks of internal division over how best to handle an investigation into the denomination’s response to sexual abuse reports. Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO of the SBC’s Executive Committee, announced his departure Thursday in a statement critical of recent decisions related...