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Hill: Kobe Bryant 'was a learner'

The Atlantic journalist Jemele Hill tells Christiane Amanpour about her experience with Kobe Bryant and how the basketball prodigy "moved the needle" on social and racial issues.

IT'S NATIONAL PUZZLE DAY! (WEDNESDAY)

Exercise your brain! Grab your favorite puzzle...whether jigsaw, crossword, or sudoku and take a few minutes to use your thinking-cap. It's National Puzzle Day!

Ernst's comments on Biden echo McCarthy on Benghazi

Sen. Joni Ernst's recent comments about the impact of the impeachment inquiry on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are reminiscent of Rep. Kevin McCarthy's comments on the impact of the Hillary Clinton Benghazi investigation.

Republicans take a deep breath after initial Bolton scare

CNN's John Avlon looks at President Trump's defense team strategy in his impeachment trial.Republican senators began Monday in a bad spot. They ended it feeling like they were in a better one, at least for now. What changed? A late-morning…

Liebermann: This could all be choreographed by Netanyahu

CNN's Oren Liebermann says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could have a larger plan in place relating to the unveiling of President Donald Trump's Middle East plan, Netanyahu's indictment on corruption charges and a recently-announced trip to Moscow.

GOP strategist roasts Pompeo's response to NPR incident

Republican strategist Rick Wilson and CNN contributor Wajahat Ali join Don Lemon to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement in response to NPR host Mary Louise Kelly's claim that he cursed at her and demanded she find Ukraine on…

K-9 helps seize nearly 400 pounds of meth during traffic stop

Authorities in Arizona seized nearly 400 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop over the weekend, officials said. A trooper with the Arizona Department of Public Safety pulled a vehicle over Friday for a traffic violation on Interstate 15, just…

TobyMac's son died of an accidental overdose

The son of Christian artist TobyMac died from an accidental overdose, a spokeswoman for his family confirmed to CNN Wednesday. Truett McKeehan, 21, died in October at his home near Nashville. Family spokeswoman Velvet Kelm confirmed that he died as…

Curious Kids: Why do onions make you cry?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskidsus@theconversation.com. Why do onions make you cry? – Dana L., age 12, Belmont, Massachusetts Onions are…

Migrants test Trump strategy, cross river into Mexico

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — Hundreds of Central American migrants waded across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of U.S. President Donald Trump's Central America strategy to keep them away from the U.S. border. The migrants…