Tudor Dixon seeks a culture war in campaign against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

CNN  —  Tudor Dixon, the Republican taking on Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in November’s midterm election, is turning to tactics that have worked for other Republican winners in competitive governor’s races as she seeks to turn the race into a cultural battle over education, transgender athletes and more. But her clash with a well-funded Democratic … Read more

Trump defends ‘great woman’ Ginni Thomas after Jan. 6 testimony

CNN — Former President Donald Trump praised the “courage and strength” of Ginni Thomas at a rally Saturday, days after the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas met with congressional investigators about her efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election. In a four-and-a-half hour meeting with investigators on Thursday, Thomas discussed her … Read more

Trump defends ‘great woman’ Ginni Thomas after Jan. 6 testimony

CNN — Former President Donald Trump praised the “courage and strength” of Ginni Thomas at a rally Saturday, days after the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas met with congressional investigators about her efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election. In a four-and-a-half hour meeting with investigators on Thursday, Thomas discussed her … Read more

Bodies of 6 passengers have been recovered a month after float plane crashed into Mutiny Bay, Washington

CNN — Six bodies have been recovered one month after a float plane carrying 10 people, including a child, crashed into Mutiny Bay in Washington last month, according to Island County Emergency Management. The plane crashed shortly after 3 pm on September 4, the US Coast Guard’s Pacific Northwest district said in a news release. … Read more

Texas: Girl who shot her father and then herself has died, authorities say

CNN — A 12-year-old Texas girl accused of shooting her father and then herself as a part of a murder plot with another child died two days following the incident, the Parker County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post Wednesday. Authorities said the incident occurred at 11:30 pm on September 20 at a home … Read more

Erin Burnett: ‘Ukraine’s story will define the world we all live in’

Editor’s Note: A version of this story originally appeared in ‘Inside CNN.’ Create a free CNN account to access this newsletter and more. CNN — Oleksandr Urazov and his family escaped war-torn Ukraine, thanks to his childhood friend, Alex Velychko, who now lives in New York. Shortly after arriving, Urazov, his wife and their three … Read more

Protesters rally across Iran in third week of unrest over Amini’s death

Protests sparked by death in custody enter 3rd week Reports of student arrests in Tehran, tear gas in Isfahan Four members of security forces confirmed killed in southeast Strikes reported across Kurdish regions DUBAI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Protesters rallied across Iran and strikes were reported throughout the country’s Kurdish region on Saturday as demonstrations … Read more

Hurricane Ian recovery efforts are underway in Florida and South Carolina

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. You also can text or WhatsApp your Ian stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. CNN — Floridians are still dealing with major flooding Saturday and likely will for days as they try to recover from deadly Hurricane Ian, expected to be the most … Read more

New York City subway slashing: 43-year-old man pronounced dead at hospital

CNN — A 43-year-old man died Friday after being slashed on the neck during a dispute on a Brooklyn subway train, the New York Police Department said. The victim, identified as Tommy Bailey, was pronounced dead at a local hospital in what police said was the sixth homicide in the city subway system this year. … Read more

Listeria outbreak leads to recall of cheeses sold at more than a dozen retailers

CNN — Old Europe Cheese, Inc., based in Benton Harbor, Michigan, is issuing a voluntary recall of its Brie and Camembert cheeses because of a possible outbreak of listeria, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Affected cheeses were sold at about a dozen major retailers in the US and Mexico, the FDA said. … Read more