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5 things to know for May 20: Politics, India, Morehouse, Texas kidnapping, weather

The Southern Plains will see a significant severe weather outbreak today which could include long track and dangerous tornadoes through the evening. Pedram Javaheri has the locations that could be affected worse;

A billionaire will pay off debt of Morehouse College's 2019 graduates. Here is what that gesture means

Morehouse College graduate Elijah Nesly Dormeus explains what billionaire investor Robert F. Smith paying off his student loan debt means to him.

1 dead and 8 wounded in shooting at Alabama high school graduation party

One person was killed and eight others were wounded after gunfire erupted during a high school graduation party in Alabama.

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Late-night comedians give their take on the current restrictive abortion law that was passed in Alabama.

Morehouse College grads are surprised by a billionaire's promise to pay off their student loans

Robert F. Smith announced that he'd be giving 396 college seniors the gift of a lifetime during his commencement speech at Morehouse College.

'SNL' star Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law: 'You can't tell me what to do with my body'

On the season finale of SNL, Leslie Jones critiqued Alabama's restrictive anti-abortion bill, calling the restrictive new measures "a war on women".

'Heroes' lead police to Texas girl who was abducted while walking with her mother, police say

A suspect is in custody after an 8-year-old girl was kidnapped while taking a walk with her mother in Texas, police said. The girl was found hours later and reunited with her family.

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Brooks Koepka clinches fourth major at PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka holds on to win the PGA Championship by two strokes to claim his fourth Major title. He speaks to Don Riddell about his major record.

'We can live or we can die': How cricket redefined a war-torn nation

Cricket was banned in Afghanistan by the Taliban in the 1990s. Two decades later, the sport has redefined the nation and given hope to its people.

Martin Fuchs and Chaplin earn double victory in LGCT Madrid

Martin Fuchs sealed a double in Madrid as the Longines Global Champions Tour for the world's top showjumpers hit Europe for the first time this season.

Donald Trump has golf scores hacked on handicap account

President Donald Trump's golf scores have been hacked on his handicap account, United States Golf Association confirmed to CNN sports.

Ada Hegerberg: Why 'shaking things up' is more important than playing at Women's World Cup

After clinching French title, Olympique Lyon star Ada Hegerberg faces FC Barcelona at the Women's Champions League final on May 18, 2019.

Ada Hegerberg: Why 'shaking things up' is more important than playing at Women's World Cup

Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse.

Rahul Bose: Indian movie star on his one true passion -- rugby

Actor and director Rahul Bose, who used to play for the Indian national team, has been a poster boy for the country's rugby ambitions

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Entertainment

Boy George storms off the set of 'The Voice Australia'

Boy George stormed off the "The Voice Australia" set during the show's blind auditions phase after a testy exchange with one of the contestants.

'Game of Thrones' finale recap: Ashes to ashes

After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a much-debated flurry of plot developments, "Game of Thrones" has come to an end.

Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus sideswiped in crash that killed 2

A tour bus carrying country musician Travis Tritt was sideswiped during a crash that left two people dead in South Carolina, he said.

Arnold Schwarzenegger got kicked in the back while he was in South Africa

Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was kicked in the back while visiting South Africa for the annual Arnold Classic Africa.

Halle Berry knew this movie would be a flop while she was filming it

When actress Halle Berry was asked on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" if she ever knew a movie would turn out poorly while she was filming it, she had an answer ready to go.

Robert Pattinson 'Batman' report is a dark night for some

Actor Robert Pattinson could be next in line to take on the role of Batman, according to a report from Variety.

Taylor Swift says her biggest teenage rebellion involved ex Joe Jonas

Taylor Swift tells Ellen DeGeneres that she's sorry for taking a swipe at Joe Jonas after their breakup in 2008.

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Business-Consumer

PG&E will file for bankruptcy, replace CEO

Pacific Gas and Electric Co., facing billions of dollars in claims over the deadly 2018 Camp Fire, is headed to bankruptcy court.

Ford and Volkswagen partner up

Ford and Volkswagen have signed an agreement to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups beginning as early as 2022. CNN's Peter Valdes-Dapena reports.

Ford's new GT500 is its most powerful car ever

At the Detroit Motor Show, Ford unveiled the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 with more horsepower than can be found even in its GT supercar.

Why journalists at the nation's largest newspaper chain are nervous

The revelation sent a shudder through newsrooms across the country, from the southwestern border up to the n...

Pound strengthens after parliamentary defeat leaves Brexit plan in tatters

The British pound shrugged off a dramatic vote in the UK parliament that left the government's Brexit plans ...

Ford unveils its most powerful Mustang yet

Ford unveiled the most powerful factory-produced Mustang the company has ever made at the Detroit Auto Show ...

Delta issues another warning on earnings

Delta Air Lines says the next three months could be bumpy.On Tuesday, the company forecast earnings p...

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US Politics

Trump caters fast food for Clemson Tigers

President Trump said he is personally paying for the meals provided to Clemson for their White House visit due to the government shutdown. Trump told reporters that he is serving "McDonalds, Wendy's and Burger King with some pizza."

Trump has a record of deference to Russia

CNN's Brian Todd explores President Donald Trump's relationship with Russia after a New York Times report revealed the FBI previously opened an inquiry into whether or not the president was benefitting Russia in some way.

Trump: Keep immigrants who work the farms

During a speech to the American Farm Bureau Federation, President Donald Trump said that we need to build the wall to "keep the wrong ones" out, but Trump says he will make it easier for migrants who help farmers to become citizens.

Barr: Vitally important Mueller finishes investigation

Attorney general nominee William Barr says he would allow special counsel Robert Mueller to finish his report, and that the public and Congress would be allowed to see the results.

Barr: Mueller is not on a witch hunt

Attorney general nominee William Barr told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he does not believe special counsel Robert Mueller would be involved in a witch hunt.

Barr: US needs a barrier system at the border

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) asked President Trump's nominee for attorney general Bill Barr if he felt that a border wall would help America's drug problems.

Democrats decline White House meeting on shutdown

The White House sent invitations to a bipartisan group of lawmakers for a meeting aimed at finding a solution to ending the government shutdown -- now in its 25th day as the longest in US history -- but no Democrats are expected to attend. CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.

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Health

Dr. Gupta: If you see someone struggling with mental illness, don't turn away

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduces us to a suicide survivor who's fighting to build a suicide-prevention net on the Golden Gate Bridge.

What it's like to try to get an abortion in Mississippi

Diane Derzis, the owner of the Jackson Women's Health Organization in Mississippi's capital, speaks with W. Kamau Bell about her work. For more about reproductive rights, watch "United Shades of America" on Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Alabama says it wants to protect life. How does that claim stack up outside the womb?

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with an Alabama doctor who performs abortions about a controversial abortion bill that was just signed into law which could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison.

America just had its lowest number of births in 32 years, report finds

America's fertility rate and number of births hit a three-decade low in 2018, according to a new CDC report. CNN's senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen explains.

America just had its lowest number of births in 32 years, report finds

America's fertility rate and number of births hit a three-decade low in 2018, according to a new CDC report. CNN's senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen explains.

Florida teen burned in 2017 bonfire accident dies

A 14-year-old is in the hospital after she was burned at a marshmallow roast on New Year's Eve. Her family has set up a GoFundMe page that has already raised nearly $36,000. HLN's Lynn Smith reports.

A California teacher on medical leave for breast cancer has to pay for her substitute

A San Francisco teacher, who is on medical leave for breast cancer, had to pay money out of her own pocket for a substitute teacher due to a decades-old California law. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

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Hungry Howie's delivery driver shows off insane piano skills

A family in Shelby Township ordered a pizza for dinner, but were treated to both dinner and a show.Julie Varch...

Man charged after allegedly pointing gun at Amazon driver

A Lenexa man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly pointed a gun at a female Amazon driver who accidentall...

Arkansas Defensive Back Arrested For DWI

Senior defensive back Ryder Lucas was arrested Sunday (July 29) for drunk driving on College Avenue.Fayettevil...

Waitress sends heartwarming message to young girl

A waitress at a Holyoke restaurant recent served up a message of empowerment for a young girl.Now, her words a...

6-foot-long rattlesnake found after nearly attacking dog

A woman is on high alert after she says a six-foot-long rattlesnake nearly attacked her dog Friday.20-year-old...

Man sentenced to 10 years in prison for death of girlfriend's 2-year-old son

A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison, with credit for time already served, for the death of his girlfriend's 2-y...

Mother devastated after necklace with son's ashes was stolen

A mother is devastated after the necklace carrying her son's ashes was stolen.It happened in the south end of ...

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Social Media-Technology

Snap exodus continues: CFO out after less than a year

Snap is losing another high-profile executive. Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone told Snap on Tuesday that h...

Huawei's founder praises Trump and denies claims his company spies for China

The reclusive founder of Huawei has denied allegations that his telecoms company spies for the Chinese gover...

How Alexa knows the difference between a breaking window and a wine glass

For Amazon, getting Alexa's new security-guard feature to work meant literally breaking a lot of windows....

Alibaba's 'City Brain' is slashing congestion in its hometown

Traffic used to be a frequent headache for residents in Hangzhou, the eastern Chinese city that's home to Al...

These are some of the world's most expensive divorces

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos, the world's richest couple, are splitting up, which could become the most expensive divorce in history.

Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spying charges

A Huawei executive arrested in Poland on charges of spying for China has been fired by the Chinese tech comp...

SpaceX to lay off 10% of its workers

SpaceX is laying off 10% of its 6,000-person workforce as it tackles two hugely expensive projects.El...

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Ataque en hotel de Nairobi, Kenya, deja varios muertos

(CNN) — Las fuerzas de seguridad de Kenya están luchando para recuperar el control de un...

Theresa May pierde la votación del brexit por un gran margen

(CNN) — La primera ministra británica, Theresa May, sufrió una aplastante derrota en el...

Aparece sin vida una menor en Santa Fe, Argentina

(CNN Español) — Agustina Imvinkelried fue a una discoteca el sábado 12 de enero, pero n...

Confirmado: Maroon 5, Travis Scott y Big Boi protagonizarán el show del medio tiempo del Super Bowl LII

(CNN Español) — La banda que tres veces ganadora del Grammy Maroon 5 ha sido anunciada p...

Netflix sube sus precios de suscripción: esta es la razón

(CNN Business) — Netflix está subiendo los precios en Estados Unidos a medida que el se...

¿Qué es el brexit? La guía que debes tener para entenderlo (porque a ti también te afecta)

(CNN) — La Unión Europea (UE) es posiblemente el bloque más poderoso del mundo. Pero es...

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