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The Point: This is the biggest presidential field ever. That's not all bad for Democrats

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 18:06
With 288 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I'll tell you the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- so the #1 story is the most important of the coming week. Subscribe to The Point newsletter to get this delivered directly to your inbox!

School group taken from Logan International Airport to a hospital

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 15:05
A group of more than a dozen students and chaperones traveling home to Boston fell ill on Sunday, an American Airlines spokesman told CNN.

Pentagon, DHS considering designating fentanyl a WMD, memo says

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 13:17
Top military and Homeland Security officials are considering classifying fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction, according to an internal DHS memo.

A 5-year-old boy is missing. Police don't think he walked away or was abducted

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:19
Investigators searching for a 5-year-old Illinois boy missing since at least Thursday are focusing on the family's residence, police said.

Cain and Moore wouldn't shift the Fed. A Trump 2020 victory might

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:05
President Donald Trump's selection of former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain and former Trump campaign adviser Stephen Moore to fill two open seats on the Federal Reserve board has unleashed a wave of anxiety about the independence of the world's most powerful central bank.

Florida deputy under investigation after viral video appears to show him slamming teen's head into ground

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:35
A Broward County sheriff's deputy is on "restricted administrative assignment" after a video surfaced that appears to show him slamming a teenage boy's head into the ground and then punching the teen in the head.

Joe Biden may face uphill climb in early states

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:18
Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast.

What CNN learned watching Robert Mueller for 18 months

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 08:04
Editor's Note: When special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to investigate Russian meddling in the US election, CNN, like most news organizations, endeavored to learn what we could about the famously secretive team's work. So, in addition to other newsgathering efforts, CNN had journalists who stood outside their offices. Journalists often call this a stakeout. Here, the CNN team lays out the backstory of their assignment and how this investment of time yielded big journalistic returns.

At least 5 dead after days of powerful storms in parts of the US

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 03:07
The powerful storms that ripped through parts of the United States last week killed at least five people in Mississippi, Florida and Alabama, officials said.

Local boy becomes honorary garbage man

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 18:14

70+ turtles rescued from sewage tank

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 18:14