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Video shows a woman being body slammed by an Atlanta police officer as she was arrested

An Atlanta police officer was caught on camera slamming a woman to the ground during protests on May 29, in the nearby community of Buckhead.

2 officers suspended after video shows 75-year-old man being pushed during protest

An investigation is underway after police officers pushed a 75-year-old man to the ground in Buffalo, NY. Gov. Cuomo called the incident "wholly unjustified and utterly disgraceful".

5 things to know for June 5: George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, coronavirus, lynching

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) explains why he is holding up popular bipartisan legislation to make lynching a federal crime. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) take to the floor to respond.

5 things to know for June 5: George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, coronavirus, lynching

Damaging winds and hail impact the Mississippi River Valley today while Cristobal takes aim at the Gulf Coast this weekend. Meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the latest.

5 things to know for June 5: George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, coronavirus, lynching

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks with Ahmaud Arbery's mother about allegations that the man accused of killing her son used a racial epithet after fatally shooting him.

George Floyd's friend who was in the car with him found out about his death on social media, he says

One of George Floyd's friends who was with Floyd in his car during the arrest that led to his death, speaks out about the "horrific act" that he witnessed that day.

Ahmaud Arbery was hit with a truck before he died, and his killer allegedly used a racial slur, investigator testifies

CNN's Martin Savidge reports on new information revealed during a preliminary hearing in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.

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Ditching the day job: From the sports desk to UK band Sports Team

Henry Young used to be an aspiring sports journalist with CNN, interviewing Pele and Pep Guardiola, but his other love came calling and he joined a different Sports Team.

Lance Armstrong: The man who 'gained the world but lost his soul'

The disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has been the subject of an ESPN documentary entitled "LANCE," which charts his rise and fall. Christina Macfarlane hears from the director, as well as a former friend.

Joshua Kimmich says Bayern Munich is planning to join George Floyd protests

Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich says white players should join black teammates' protests against racism and the killing of George Floyd.

NBA player Thabo Sefolosha, a victim of police brutality himself, opens up about George Floyd's death

Houston Rockets guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha, a victim of police brutality himself, opens up about George Floyd's death.

Drew Brees issues apology for 'insensitive' comments

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is facing backlash after saying he will "never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country" during an interview with Yahoo Finance.

Frances Tiafoe unites tennis stars in protest but feels some people don't want black players to succeed

US tennis star Frances Tiafoe says he feels like some people don't want him to succeed because he's black.

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, hospitalized after horrific fall

Sky Brown, an 11-year-old British skateboarder, fell from the top of a half pipe while training. Brown hopes to participate in the 2020 Olympics on Great Britain's first skateboarding team.

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Dwayne Johnson makes powerful plea for leadership

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson took to social media to issue a plea for leadership as protests following the killing of George Floyd continue across the country.

Keke Palmer asks National Guard members to 'march with us' during protest

Daytime host Keke Palmer spoke to National Guard members at the Hollywood protests following George Floyd's death. Palmer pleaded with them to march with protesters and they compromised by taking a knee.

Wanda Sykes calls on white people to 'step up' to stop racism

Actress Wanda Sykes gave an impassioned plea to white people to take an active role in combating racism.

Beyoncé demands justice for George Floyd

Beyoncé posted a video to her Instagram calling on her fans to take action in the wake of George Floyd's death and refuse to "normalize the pain." HLN's Melissa Knowles reports.

Drive-in concerts may be the answer to the summer shows you're missing

CNN's Chloe Melas explains the ways summer concerts might still be able to go on, despite heightened safety precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Denzel Washington called 'good Samaritan' after coming to aid of distressed man

The Los Angeles Police Department called actor Denzel Washington a "good Samaritan" for helping out a distressed man who was caught in a busy intersection, according to the actor's representatives.

Madonna posted a video tribute to George Floyd, and it didn't go down well

Singer Madonna was criticized online for posting a video of her son dancing as a tribute to George Floyd, the unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on Monday.

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America's unemployment rate falls to 13.3% as economy posts surprise job gains

CNN Chief Business Correspondent Christine Romans explains the sudden fall in unemployment numbers and what could lie ahead.

Analysis: Five things Corporate America can do besides tweeting to combat racism

The leaders of America's most powerful businesses are facing pressure from their customers and employees to act on systemic racism. CNN's Abby Philip reports.

Job market starts to bounce back -- especially for white and Hispanic Americans

The US unemployment rate surprisingly fell to 13.3% in May, as the economy gained 2.5 million jobs. CNN's Christine Romans reports.

Exclusive: He quit his Facebook job because of Zuckerberg's inaction on Trump's posts

In a post that has since gone viral, Tim Aveni quit his job as a Facebook engineer after CEO Mark Zuckerberg refused to take action on a post from President Trump. He spoke exclusively about his decision with CNN's Donie O'Sullivan.

Europe's 'stimulus fireworks': ECB and Germany throw new wall of money at the economy

In an exclusive interview, Germany's Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz discusses how Germany's economic stimulus package is designed to help the country recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

Piers Morgan tells Rudy Giuliani on live TV: You've gone completely mad and you sound deranged

On "Good Morning Britain" host Piers Morgan got in a verbal altercation with former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Nickelodeon and ViacomCBS cable channels go dark for nearly 9 minutes

Ten networks owned by ViacomCBS played an eight minute and 46 second tribute to "honor George Floyd and pay tribute to other victims of racial violence."

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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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Coronavirus may not be mutating, but experts say there is still potential for danger

More than a quarter of the labor force -- 42.6 million people -- has now claimed benefits since the pandemic began ravaging the US labor market. CNN's Christine Romans reports.

George Floyd tested positive for coronavirus, but it had nothing to do with his death, autopsy shows

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin and three other former officers on scene during George Floyd's death are now in custody as protests continue across the US. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.

Racism is a public health issue and 'police brutality must stop,' medical groups say

From the moment he said "I can't breathe" to protests and violence in cities across the US, George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers has reignited the discussion about race and police brutality in America. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Parents and child care providers are falling apart. It could get much worse

From temperature checks to hand washing tutorials, watch Bright Horizons daycare implement new safety procedures to keep childcare running despite Covid-19. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19

Vicarious racism: You don't have to be the target to be harmed

CNN's Paul Vercammen describes the scene as protesters and police clash in Los Angeles.

Trump decision to leave WHO endangers global health, medical groups say

President Donald Trump announced that the United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization, a move he has threatened throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

With the coronavirus pandemic entering a new phase in the US, world health experts shift focus to new hot spots

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with Maura Lewinger two months after her husband Joe, who was 42-years-old, died from coronavirus.

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Social Media-Technology

Grindr pulls feature that lets users sort by race. It says it's supporting Black Lives Matter

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the inequality in the American economy. Black workers make up 17% of essential workers, and make less on average than white workers. CNN's Christine Romans breaks down the numbers that "quantify systemic racism in America."

Mark Zuckerberg tries to explain his inaction on Trump posts to outraged staff

A Twitter account that tweeted a call to violence and claimed to be representing the position of "Antifa" was in fact created by a known white supremacist group. CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reports.

In 2004, Elon Musk discussed partnering with NASA for the next era of space travel. This weekend marks a major milestone

In an early interview with CNN, SpaceX founder Elon Musk explained how he could work with NASA and his vision for the future of space travel.

US astronauts disembark SpaceX's Crew Dragon and board the International Space Station

Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have successfully disembarked the SpaceX Crew Dragon space capsule and entered the International Space Station.

US astronauts disembark SpaceX's Crew Dragon and board the International Space Station

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Douglas Hurley arrive on the International Space Station from their SpaceX spacecraft, a first in history.

Astronauts aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon dock with International Space Station

SpaceX and NASA make history by launching two astronauts on a mission to the International Space Station, the first crewed spaceflight to take off from US soil in nearly a decade.

NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil for the first time in a decade

If the SpaceX mission is successful, it will mark the first time a commercial aerospace company has carried humans into Earth's orbit.

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