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It’s National Drink Wine Day!

(CNN) —Whatever it is, you can definitely wine about it today. It’s National Drink Wine Day. It doesn’t matter if it’s red, white or rosé, grab a glass. (So long as…

GOP Rep. Ron Wright dies following COVID diagnosis

Washington (CNN) - Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has died, his congressional office announced in a statement Monday, saying that he had been admitted to the hospital after contracting Covid-19. "Congressman Ron Wright passed away peacefully at the age…

HBO Max and Roku finally reach a deal

New York (CNN Business) -- Christmas came early for Roku users. WarnerMedia reached a deal with Roku on Wednesday that brings HBO Max, the company's nascent streaming service, to Roku devices starting on Thursday. The deal is a significant one…

Cleveland MLB team to drop 'Indians' from its name

(CNN) The Major League Baseball team in Cleveland, Ohio, will drop "Indians" from its name, according to a report from The New York Times and later confirmed by other news outlets. The team declined to comment on the situation, but…

Taylor Swift dropping surprise album tonight

(CNN) -- It's the holiday season and Taylor Swift has a gift. The singer announced Thursday that she was dropping her ninth studio album. She shared the news via her verified social media.   "I'm elated to tell you…

Breakdancing to make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024

(CNN) -- Breaking -- elite breakdancing -- will make its Olympics debut at Paris 2024, officials announced Monday. It will be the first DanceSport event to appear at an Olympic Games, having been staged at the Youth Olympics in Buenos…

Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Donald Trump Jr., President Donald Trump's eldest son, has tested positive for the coronavirus, a spokesman told CNN on Friday. "Don tested positive at the start of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin…

House Speaker Pelosi reelected as Democratic leader

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Nancy Pelosi was reelected to lead Democrats in the House during virtual elections that took place Wednesday. "Congratulations to. @SpeakerPelosi, once again elected by House Democrats to be our fearless leader and nominee for Speaker of the House…

FAA says Boeing 737 Max can fly again

New York (CNN Business) -- The Federal Aviation Administration Wednesday gave approval for the Boeing 737 Max to carry passengers again, ending the jet's 20-month grounding. The plane, the best-selling jet in Boeing's fleet, was grounded in March 2019 after…

Ring recalls 350,000 smart doorbells after some caught fire

San Francisco (CNN Business) Amazon-subsidiary Ring is recalling hundreds of thousands of video doorbells after receiving reports of them catching fire. Find more technology news here. The potential fire hazard impacts around 350,000 2nd generation Ring doorbells sold in the United…

Starbucks rolls out this year’s holiday drinks

(CNN) - Holiday drinks at Starbucks are back starting Friday. The company also unveiled its new cups for the holiday season. Starting Friday, customers will have their drinks served in one of four festive cups. Starbucks first rolled out seasonal…

Biden takes the lead in Pennsylvania, Georgia

Democratic candidate Joe Biden has taken the lead in Pennsylvania over President Trump. Biden also took the lead in Georgia early Friday morning. Trump cannot be reelected if he doesn't win Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes, no matter how many other states he…