The Latest: New election ordered in undecided US…

North Carolina's elections board orders new election in the nation's last undecided congressional race

Don Lemon: America can't afford to go backward

CNN's Don Lemon reacts to the Chicago Police department's allegations that Jussie Smollett staged his own attack, stating that if it is in fact a hoax, the incident distracts from real victims of violence in Chicago who deserve attention.

Today in History for February 22nd

Highlights of this day in history: George Washington, America's first president, is born; Iraqi insurgents destroy a Shiite shrine's golden dome; the 'Miracle on Ice' during the 1980 Winter Olympics; Pop artist Andy Warhol dies. (Feb. 22)

New York man reportedly issues warning to fellow smokers in his obituary, says not to let life ‘go up in smoke’

A New York man who reportedly passed away last week after succumbing to lung cancer issued a warning to fellow smokers through his own obituary: “Remember, life is good — don’t let it go up in smoke.”

Philippines Journalist Maria Ressa Slams…

Maria Ressa, founder of the Philippines-based news website Rappler, was indicted for a second time this week — a move widely viewed as part of a crackdown on free press in the country.

Case against Jussie Smollett resembles detailed…

Prosecution's case against Jussie Smollett resembles detailed movie script

Cuomo, Lemon offer advice to Jussie Smollett

CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon discuss what's next in the Jussie Smollett case.

Former Trump Campaign Chairman To Be Sentenced…

Paul Manafort will be sentenced on March 8 for bank and tax fraud.

MAGA-hat wearing teen claims California high school wouldn't permit her to wear hat

A high school student who reportedly wanted to sport her “Make America Great Again” hat at school this week wasn’t able to because of the dress code.

Advertisers Are Not Happy With Fox News’ Tucker…

He made anti-immigration remarks on his show.

Rare snow dusts Vegas strip, sticks to LA-area…

Winter storms in the U.S. Southwest brought snow to places it rarely falls, dusting casino marquees on the Las Vegas Strip and sticking at very low elevations on the foothills around Southern California.

Park ranger furloughed by the government shutdown…

During the longest government shutdown in US history, many employees were concerned about the status of their jobs and when they would return to work. Judith Smith, a National Park Service employee, was one of the many workers facing furlough, but instead of stressing about not receiving a paycheck, she cashed out $30 million by winning New Jersey's largest Pick-6 jackpot since May 2004.

Always Listening: Privacy In The Era Of Alexa And…

When you look at the history of privacy, smart devices don't seem as out of place.

Mark Zuckerberg Slammed After Failing to Show for…

Mark Zuckerberg was represented by an empty chair at an “international grand committee” on fake news and disinformation in London on Tuesday, after repeatedly refusing invitations to give evidence to lawmakers present representing nine countries.

White House ends California talks on mileage…

The Trump administration says it has broken off talks with California in a dispute over mileage standards, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to roil the auto industry

Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzmán's…

The United States has charged two sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera with conspiracy to distribute drugs to be imported into the country, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

Striking Oakland teachers rally, march downtown

About 3,000 teachers in Oakland, California, are striking over pay, class sizes and other issues, following educator walkouts in West Virginia, Los Angeles and Denver. The Oakland strike affects 36,000 students at 86 schools. (Feb. 21)

Nikolas Cruz, Parkland school shooter, might go on trial in early 2020, judge says

A Broward Circuit judge wants the trial for the suspect accused of committing a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida to begin in 2020.

Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos…

Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Reports to Prison

Prosecutors: Smollett paid brothers $3,500 for…

Two brothers who told police that Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to help stage an attack on himself were linked to the actor through the "Empire" television series, and court documents allege one of the men provided Smollett with designer drugs