House Democratic whip’s daughter arrested at protest and charged with assaulting police officer

CNN — House Democratic Whip daughter Katherine Clark was arrested at a protest in Boston and arraigned on charges of assaulting a police officer. Riley Dowell, 23, was found by police labeling Parkman’s bandstand monument “NO COP CITY” and “ACAB,” according to a Boston Police Department press release. “ACAB” is commonly known as the acronym … Read more

US and Israel launch largest military exercise ever despite concerns over Netanyahu’s government

CNN — The United States and Israel launched their largest-ever joint military exercise on Monday, sending a clear signal to Iran and underscoring the strength of their alliance despite concerns over the composition of Israel’s new government, which includes ultra parties. -nationalists and ultra-religious. The live-fire exercise, named Juniper Oak, will feature 100 US aircraft … Read more

Ruben Gallego announces Senate bid in challenge to Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona

CNN — Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego of Arizona announced his campaign for the U.S. Senate on Monday, setting up a potential 2024 showdown with Senator Kyrsten Sinema, who recently changed his party affiliation from Democratic to Independent. Gallego, a Phoenix-area congressman and retired Marine who served in Iraq, posted a video of himself telling a … Read more

Three weeks and 36 mass shootings. This is America in 2023.

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe for free here. CNN — At least 10 people are dead and 10 others injured after a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California on Saturday night as the city’s large Asian American community celebrated the Lunar New … Read more

Aid to Ukraine: Michael McCaul says some members don’t understand what’s at stake in Ukraine

Washington CNN — The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Sunday sought to quell speculation that the new GOP majority would be less likely to fund aid to Ukraine in its war against Russia, despite having suggested that some members of his party might need to be convinced of the need to … Read more

6 arrested after Atlanta protests over controversial ‘Cop City’ and fatal police shooting of activist

CNN — Six people were arrested in downtown Atlanta on Saturday night, authorities said, amid protests in response to a proposed police training center and the fatal police shooting of an activist earlier during the week. Protesters marched in a “peaceful manner” down a street in central Atlanta, but a group within the crowd then … Read more

George Santos doesn’t appear to contest authenticity of resurfaced drag photo: ‘I had fun at a festival’

CNN — On Saturday, beleaguered Republican Representative George Santos did not dispute the accuracy of a recently emerged photo that apparently shows him in drag, although he disputed claims that he was a “drag queen in Brazil.” “No, I wasn’t a drag queen in Brazil, guys. I was young and having fun at a festival. … Read more

There’s beeen an increase in egg smuggling attempts across the border, says San Diego Customs

CNN — The high prices are leading to increased attempts to import eggs from Mexico into the United States, according to border officials. San Diego Customs and Border Protection officers have seen an increase in attempts to move eggs across the US-Mexico border, according to a tweet from Director of Field Operations Jennifer De La … Read more

TikTok access from government devices now restricted in more than half of US states

CNN — According to a CNN analysis, more than half of all US states have partially or completely banned TikTok from government devices, reflecting a wave of recent crackdowns by governors and state agencies targeting the short-form video app. The accelerated state backlash against TikTok, which has at least 100 million users in the United … Read more

US has moved munitions stored in Israel for use by Ukraine

CNN — The United States has transferred US munitions stored in Israel for use in Ukraine and plans to send more soon, US and Israeli officials told CNN on Wednesday. A US official told CNN they had moved “some” of the 300,000 155mm shells that the US and Israel had agreed would be transferred, and … Read more