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Top takeaways from CNN’s South Carolina town halls with Sanders, Buttigieg and Steyer

Top takeaways from CNN’s South Carolina town halls with Sanders, Buttigieg and Steyer

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is the Democratic front-runner — and now, he’s feeling the heat. Sanders faced pointed questions from CNN town hall attendees in Charleston on Monday night, as well as attacks from former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and businessman Tom Steyer. Buttigieg’s and Steyer’s eagerness to attack Sanders showed that the…MORE

Klobuchar releases medical records; doctor says she is in ‘very good health’

Klobuchar releases medical records; doctor says she is in ‘very good health’

Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s presidential campaign released the Minnesota Democrat’s most recent medical report and lab documentation late Monday and a letter from her obstetrician-gynecologist describing her as in “very good health.” “She does not have any health conditions that would impair her ability to perform the duties of the Presidency,” wrote Dr. Jennifer McKeand of…MORE

21 of the world’s 30 cities with the worst air pollution are in India

21 of the world’s 30 cities with the worst air pollution are in India

India has once again topped an annual list of cities with the worst air quality in the world, according to a new report, while Chinese cities have continued to show improvements from the previous year. Twenty-one of the world’s 30 cities with the worst air pollution are in India, according to data complied in IQAir…MORE

Reporters who investigated Harvey Weinstein react to his conviction

Reporters who investigated Harvey Weinstein react to his conviction

The Dow plunged more than 1,000 points on Monday, in its worst selloff in two years, yet the NBC, ABC and CBS evening newscasts all led with the verdict in the Harvey Weinstein trial. That’s a testament to how big this news was. Weinstein was the first domino in what we now know as the…MORE

US wants new nuclear weapons to counter Russia but says there is no arms race

US wants new nuclear weapons to counter Russia but says there is no arms race

During a visit to US Strategic Command last week, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper oversaw a “table top” war game exercise where Russian military forces used a “tactical” nuclear weapon against NATO territory during a conflict in Europe, prompting the US to launch a retaliatory nuclear strike. “The scenario included a European contingency where you…MORE

The Sanders effect will touch every race on the 2020 ballot

The Sanders effect will touch every race on the 2020 ballot

The Democratic establishment is dealing with the rise of Bernie Sanders in a variety of ways. On Monday, multiple strategists expressed concern that Sanders as a nominee would all but guarantee defeat for Democrats against President Donald Trump, as well as in tough congressional races. But as CNN’s Michael Warren, Lauren Fox and Fredreka Schouten…MORE

Virus concern grips Washington as Trump dispenses optimism

Virus concern grips Washington as Trump dispenses optimism

Growing fears that the coronavirus outbreak could turn into a pandemic and reach the United States are challenging President Donald Trump’s sunny assurances that everything is under control. After weeks of telling Americans that China has a lid on the situation, the President is returning from a trip to India amid growing concern in Washington…MORE

After spectacle, Trump and Modi turn to business

After spectacle, Trump and Modi turn to business

Spectacle will turn to substance Tuesday as President Donald Trump sits for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India. After a day lapping up attention from cheering crowds and taking in India’s most famous sites, including the Taj Mahal, there are tempered expectations for major breakthroughs on trade or other matters. Instead, Trump and…MORE

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