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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

Second gentleman lights first candle at National Menorah ceremony: ‘Jewish history is American history’
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Second gentleman lights first candle at National Menorah ceremony: ‘Jewish history is American history’

Doug Emhoff, husband to Vice President Kamala Harris, lit the first candle of the National Menorah on Sunday for the first night of Hanukkah. The first Jewish spouse of a president or a vice president, Emhoff has publicly highlighted various tenets of his faith while his wife is in office. “On this first night of…MORE

How one local reporter’s instincts focused public attention on the Ahmaud Arbery case
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How one local reporter’s instincts focused public attention on the Ahmaud Arbery case

The Ahmaud Arbery trial may not have happened without Larry Hobbs, a writer and reporter at The Brunswick News in Georgia. “Every national and global news story begins locally, sometimes with a single reporter who’s determined to follow up and get to the truth,” CNN’s chief media correspondent Brian Stelter said on Reliable Sources Sunday.…MORE

McCarthy should publicly condemn behavior by GOP members ‘crossing the line’ on violence and civility, Hutchinson says
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McCarthy should publicly condemn behavior by GOP members ‘crossing the line’ on violence and civility, Hutchinson says

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy should publicly condemn Republican lawmakers whose behavior is violent or increases division, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Sunday. “I think whenever, even in our own caucus, our own members, if they go the wrong direction, I mean, it has to be called out,” Hutchinson told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State…MORE

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinstore enters India despite pending curbs on trade
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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinstore enters India despite pending curbs on trade

Singapore-based virtual currency exchange Coinstore has begun operations in India at a time when the Indian government is preparing legislation to effectively bar most private cryptocurrencies. Coinstore has launched its web and app platform and plans branches in Bangalore, New Delhi and Mumbai which will act as its base in India for future expansion, its…MORE

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