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Matthew McConaughey will not run for Texas governor

Matthew McConaughey will not run for Texas governor

Actor Matthew McConaughey announced Sunday in a video message on Twitter that a future in political leadership is not in the cards — right now. After acknowledging that he had taken time exploring politics and considered a run for the governor of Texas, McConaughey said he’s decided to focus his efforts in the private sector.…MORE

Defense Department wants former Sec. Esper to take out parts about Trump from forthcoming book, suit says

Defense Department wants former Sec. Esper to take out parts about Trump from forthcoming book, suit says

Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper is suing the Department of Defense for not clearing his book manuscript for publication, after the agency told Esper he needed to take out parts of the book about his time working under then-President Donald Trump. Esper’s disputes with the agency happened during the pre-publication review of his manuscript,…MORE

The latest in the January 6 investigation

The latest in the January 6 investigation

The House select committee investigating the January 6 US Capitol riot is touting its extensive number of interviews and subpoenas, but a court hearing Tuesday may determine how much lawmakers will eventually be able to accomplish in their probe. Here’s what’s next and what you may have missed in the investigation: The Trump records A…MORE

When a worker shortage closed her favorite restaurant’s dining room, a retiree grabbed an apron to help

When a worker shortage closed her favorite restaurant’s dining room, a retiree grabbed an apron to help

When the dining room of an Ohio great-grandmother’s favorite restaurant closed because of staffing shortages, she grabbed an apron without hesitation. “I was here opening day and have been a regular,” Bonnie August, 81, told CNN, at the Culver’s restaurant in Findlay. “I have my favorites as far as custard, I think we all do.…MORE

Enes Kanter says he will change his name to Enes Kanter Freedom and become US citizen

Enes Kanter says he will change his name to Enes Kanter Freedom and become US citizen

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter, an outspoken critic of human rights issues, will become a US citizen Monday and legally change his name to Enes Kanter Freedom, the NBA player told CNN’s John Berman. Moving forward, “Freedom” will be Kanter’s last name, and Kanter will be his middle name. Kanter told CNN his new last…MORE

A man was killed by a stray bullet while eating Thanksgiving dinner with family, authorities say

A man was killed by a stray bullet while eating Thanksgiving dinner with family, authorities say

A stray bullet struck and killed a 25-year-old man who was eating Thanksgiving dinner with his family in Norristown, Pennsylvania, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. Edilberto Miguel Palaez Moctezuma was sitting at the table eating Thanksgiving dinner with family in a home on Arch Street when a single bullet…MORE

Police identify 2 brothers killed in a shooting at a Nashville apartment. A suspect is also dead

Police identify 2 brothers killed in a shooting at a Nashville apartment. A suspect is also dead

Nashville police have identified the brothers killed in a shooting at an apartment complex Friday night as Zacquez Sherrell, 18, and Tavarius Sherrell, 15. The teens’ 40-year-old mother, their 16- and 20-year-old sisters and their 13-year-old brother were all wounded. All are expected to recover. Police also have identified one of two suspects as 29-year-old…MORE