8 million Laundress detergent products recalled over bacteria exposure risk

8 million Laundress detergent products recalled over bacteria exposure risk

New York CNN  —  The Laundress brand of detergent and household cleaning products has recalled about eight million products because of the possible presence of bacteria that could pose a health risk to consumers. The recalled items, manufactured by the pricey boutique brand between January 2021 and September 2022, include its laundry detergents, fabric conditioner … Read more

Atatiana Jefferson: Former Fort Worth police officer did not see gun in her hand before firing, prosecutor argues

Atatiana Jefferson: Former Fort Worth police officer did not see gun in her hand before firing, prosecutor argues

CNN  —  The former Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her own home in 2019 did not see her holding a gun in the split-second before firing at her through a back window, prosecutors said in opening statements of his murder trial Monday. “This is not a circumstance where they’re … Read more

Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win. Will Georgia do it again?

Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win. Will Georgia do it again?

Atlanta CNN  —  Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young rode his scooter alongside Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, Martin Luther King III and a fervent crowd of marchers on a recent Sunday through a southwest Atlanta neighborhood. The group stopped at an early polling location to vote, forming a line with some waiting as long as one … Read more

South Korea spent $200 billion, but it can’t pay people enough to have a baby

South Korea spent 0 billion, but it can’t pay people enough to have a baby

Seoul, South Korea CNN  —  The season of baby fairs is here once again in South Korea. Busy, noisy affairs held in cavernous conference halls where hundreds of vendors try to sell expectant parents everything they could possibly desire for their new bundle of joy – and plenty of other things they never knew they … Read more

Idaho college murders: Authorities say they’ve received thousands of tips in the case

Idaho college murders: Authorities say they’ve received thousands of tips in the case

CNN  —  Authorities investigating the killings of four University of Idaho students who were found stabbed to death last month say they have received thousands of tips from the public. In a Saturday update, the Moscow Police Department said it has received more than 2,640 emails to a tip web address, more than 2,770 phone … Read more

Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple offenses, including money laundering

Wealthy Russian businessman arrested in London on suspicion of multiple offenses, including money laundering

CNN  —  A wealthy Russian businessman has been arrested as part of a “major operation” on suspicion of multiple offenses, the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency said in a statement Saturday. The 58-year-old man was arrested Thursday at his “multi-million-pound residence in London by officers from the NCA’s Combatting Kleptocracy Cell” on suspicion of committing … Read more

Trump calls for the termination of the Constitution in Truth Social post

Trump calls for the termination of the Constitution in Truth Social post

CNN  —  Former President Donald Trump called for the termination of the Constitution to overturn the 2020 election and reinstate him to power Saturday in a continuation of his election denialism and pushing of fringe conspiracy theories. “Do you throw the Presidential Election Results of 2020 OUT and declare the RIGHTFUL WINNER, or do you … Read more

NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ controversial new approach to homelessness

NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ controversial new approach to homelessness

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  New York City Mayor Eric Adams gave the city’s first responders, including its police force, a controversial new task this week – to enforce a state law that allows them to … Read more

Broadway actor Quentin Oliver Lee dies of cancer at 34

Broadway actor Quentin Oliver Lee dies of cancer at 34

New York CNN  —  Broadway actor Quentin Oliver Lee has died at age 34, according to an online announcement from his wife. The post comes six months after Lee said he was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. In an Instagram post on Friday announcing her husband’s death, Lee’s wife, Angie, said, “Quentin passed in … Read more

What we know about Georgia voters ahead of Senate runoff

What we know about Georgia voters ahead of Senate runoff

CNN  —  For the past two years, the eyes of the political world keep turning back to Georgia. And for the second time in two years, voters in this key state will choose their senator in a runoff election, which this time will determine whether Democrats expand on their 50-50 majority. Early data shows voters … Read more