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College football players and coaches push to save the 2020 season

Sports agent Drew Rosenhaus says he think that President Trump is saying that there should be a college football season because if the season is canceled it won't reflect well on him.

Police officer fires gun and wounds man after accidentally being hit by deputy's Taser

Newly released body camera video shows a Nevada police officer unintentionally shooting a man after that officer was hit with a Taser discharged by a sheriff's deputy, the Reno Police Department said.

College football's 'Power Five' leaders are discussing postponing season amid coronavirus concerns, reports say

Florida State University senior offensive lineman Andrew Boselli and seven of his family members got infected with coronavirus. Boselli explains to CNN's Brianna Keilar why he thinks the 2020 college football season should start as scheduled.

Explosion at homes in Baltimore kills 1 person and injures 7 others

One woman has died and several others were injured after a major gas explosion leveled homes in a residential area of Baltimore. CNN's Brooke Baldwin spoke to the President of Baltimore Firefighters Local 734 Rich Langford for an update.

Illinois' breakout star in a hazy economic landscape: recreational marijuana

It only took a few months for Illinois' budding recreational marijuana industry to blossom -- even during the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

Chicago police arrest more than 100 people after shootout and looting downtown

CNN's Polo Sandoval is on the streets of Chicago that were overrun with looters the previous night, showing the damage that was caused and the clean up effort the morning after.

5 things to know for August 10: Coronavirus, stimulus, Beirut, election 2020, Belarus

After a deadly explosion shook Beirut, Lebanon, killing at least 154 people and injuring at least 5,000, protesters gathered in the city to demand help, answers and accountability from the government.

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US golf star Collin Morikawa, 23, wins maiden major at the PGA Championship

The 23-year-old is the third youngest to win the PGA Championship

More than 60 players withdraw from 2020 NFL season over coronavirus concerns

Coy Wire reports more than 60 players are withdrawing from the 2020 NFL season over coronavirus concerns, Clemson is college football's number one team and NBA legend Shaq was having fun as a virtual fan in the NBA bubble.

LeBron James laughs off Trump's criticism of NBA players taking a knee

NBA star LeBron James says the league won't miss Donald Trump's viewership after the US President criticized players for kneeling during the national anthem.

Megan Rapinoe says 'we all have a responsibility to make the world a better place'

Megan Rapinoe, soccer world champion, discusses her new HBO special 'Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe' and the movement for racial justice.

Justin Thomas returns to world No. 1 ahead of PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are just two buddies who love to golf. They just so happen to have four major titles between them. But who is funnier?

How family, fight and fortune fashioned India's very own sporting 'Wonder Woman'

At the age of just 25, badminton icon P V Sindhu is already India's most marketable female athlete. Catapulted to stardom by her silver medal at the 2016 Olympic Games, Sindhu has become a sporting, social and cultural female figurehead.

Kendall Kemm: 16-year-old with one-armed swing gets golf lesson from six-time major winner

Kendall Kemm got a lesson from golf legend Nick Faldo after showing off a one-armed swing. The 16-year-old lost the use of her left hand in 2014 after a stroke.

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Entertainment

Kelly Clarkson to fill in for Simon Cowell on "America's Got Talent"

"America's Got Talent" judge Simon Cowell tweeted about his fall from a new electric bike which forced him to undergo surgery after breaking his back.

'Shark Week' kicks off with Mike Tyson and a major shark breach

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson got outside his comfort zone on a series of shark dives for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week."

Rachael Ray and family safe after house fire

Celebrity chef and talk show host Rachael Ray is safe after a house fire broke out at her upstate New York home. A volunteer firefighter describes the scene to HLN's Robin Meade.

Hollywood bubbles back to business

At "Camp Quarantine," Tyler Perry has brought more than 300 cast and crew members back to work with frequent testing and adherence to CDC guidelines regarding sanitation and social distancing.

Alyssa Milano thought she was dying and tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies

Alyssa Milano says she tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after having tested negative for Covid-19. The actress and activist joined CNN's Chris Cuomo to discuss her experience with infectious disease expert Dr. William Schaffner.

YouTubers the Stokes Twins have been charged for bank robbery pranks

YouTube celebrities the Stokes Twins could face up to four years in state prison for their role in two fake bank robberies.

Cameron Diaz reveals why she quit acting in interview with Gwyneth Paltrow

Cameron Diaz talked about her decision to leave her acting career during an interview with Gwyneth Paltrow on "In goop Health: The Sessions."

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Business-Consumer

Kodak stock dives 30% after $765 million loan is put on hold

Kodak stock plunged 30% Monday after a $765 million loan from the US government to help make drug ingredients was put on hold, as regulators are reportedly looking into allegations of insider trading.

Democratic women leaders call out sexist news coverage of female vice presidential candidates

A group of women Democratic leaders wrote an open letter to top media executives warning them to avoid racist and sexist coverage of Joe Biden's potential running mate.

The reality of the US jobs rebound: Part-time work and less pay

Single parents, parents with young children, and parents who can't work from home are the groups most at risk of quitting their jobs due to a lack of childcare, according to research from Goldman Sachs. CNN's Bianna Golodryga talks to two moms who've already made the decision to quit as a result.

Delta CEO: 'Well over 100 people' have been banned from flying after refusing to wear masks

Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta, details what the airline is doing to ensure safety on their planes. Measures include leaving seats open, testing air quality, and enforcing masks.

40 million Americans are at risk of eviction without a stimulus bill

Up to 40 million renters are at risk of losing their home by the end of 2020. It's a crisis that's disproportionately affecting Black and Latinx renters, and mothers.

Stocks finish mixed despite solid jobs report as worries about China resurface

July's job gains are a sharp slowdown from June and a small step for an economy that's still down 12.9 million jobs during the pandemic.

Lebanon's economy was already in crisis. Then the blast hit Beirut

The port of Beirut, where the massive explosion occurred, is the main hub for imports-dependent Lebanon. The effect of the blast will be another heavy blow to the country's already crippling economy. CNN's Nina Dos Santos reports.

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US Politics

Top Pentagon policy official resigns at Trump's request

The Pentagon's top policy official is expected to depart his post soon, according to two sources familiar with the matter. John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy at the Pentagon, lost support among senior national security leadership and has been asked for his resignation, one of the sources said.

Sanders spokeswoman says she misspoke after distorting Bloomberg's health record

Bernie Sanders' national press secretary Briahna Joy Gray said the questioning of the 78-year-old Democratic presidential candidate's health and requests for further medical records "were reminiscent of a smear campaign."

5 takeaways from CNN's town halls with Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) addressed the need for gun reform and spoke about her "saddest day in Washington."

Buttigieg slams Trump: My marriage never involved sending 'hush money to a porn star'

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg discusses conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh's attack on Buttigieg's sexuality.

Buttigieg recalls time he tried to use three languages to help a family at a protest

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg shared a story at the CNN Town Hall in Nevada about how he tried to use his foreign language skills to help a family caught in the middle of a protest.

Donald Trump and his pardon triangle

CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

Trump's pardon spree deepens crisis gripping American justice

President Trump issued a series of pardons and commutations that included former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., former New York City police chief Bernie Kerik and junk bond king Michael Milken. CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.

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Health

FDA won't 'cut corners' to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, commissioner says

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains what factors make people likely to face severe illness, hospitalization or even death from Covid-19.

Moderna's clinical trial numbers show there's 'no way' Trump can have a vaccine by Election Day

Contrary to President Trump's predictions, experts tell CNN it's unlikely there will be a coronavirus vaccine ready by Election Day. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on data from Moderna, the first company to begin its Phase 3 clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine in the United States.

Adults may not be the only Covid 'long haulers.' Some kids still have symptoms, months after falling ill

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers children's coronavirus questions sent from around the country.

FDA won't 'cut corners' to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, commissioner says

CNN's Boris Sanchez talks to North Paulding High School student Hannah Watters after it was announced that the school will switch to virtual learning for two days after at least nine people tested positive for Covid-19. Watters was briefly suspended after her photo of a crowded hallway gained traction online. The decision was later reversed.

Covid-19 is more widespread than ever in the US, even hitting Americans living on islands

Emergency room physician Dr. Desmond Carson says people who are not wearing a mask, washing their hands, and observing social distancing guidelines are being disrespectful to health care and front line workers who have to deal with Covid-19 every day.

90-minute tests that detect Covid-19 and other viruses to be rolled out in UK

According to the UK's Department of Health, the British government has procured "millions" of two separate coronavirus tests that can detect not only coronavirus but several other viruses, providing "on-the-spot results in under 90 minutes." Dr. Ashish Jha, Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, says the US has the ability to do the same thing.

Coronavirus is still spreading uncontrolled and one doctor says it's time for stricter measures

White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx defends the US response to the coronavirus outbreak to CNN's Dana Bash.

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Social Media-Technology

Facebook bans ads from pro-Trump PAC

CNN's Daniel Dale breaks down the facts behind a misleading video posted to social media by President Trump and his campaign, which Facebook and Twitter later took down.

Twitter temporarily restricted Trump campaign's ability to tweet over false Covid-19 claims

President Trump claims that children are "almost immune" from Covid-19. Dr. Amesh Adalja fact-checks him and says they are not.

This odd flying metal cylinder is a prototype for Elon Musk's Mars rocket

Watch SpaceX's Starship SN5 perform a hop test in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says it will one day transport humans to Mars.

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 20 and its latest foldable phone

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note20 phones, which feature faster processing speeds and an 8K video camera.

As Trump threatens ban, TikTok says it wants to fight foreign interference in the November election

While TikTok's future remains uncertain, there's no denying the cultural impact the app has already made. Here's a look back at some of the platform's biggest trends from Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" to the pandemic-themed "Bored in the House."

Trump's real goal is for TikTok to disappear entirely, ByteDance CEO says

Peter Navarro, White House trade adviser, discusses Microsoft's potential purchase of TikTok, noting that there is "suspicious stuff" between China and Microsoft. He questioned whether Microsoft should "divest its Chinese holdings" if it buys the app.

NASA-SpaceX mission: Astronauts splash down after historic mission

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, splashed down into the Gulf of Mexico marking the end of a historic two-month mission.

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