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Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson set to publish ‘Lovely One’ memoir

Washington CNN  —  Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is planning to release a memoir on her life titled “Lovely One,” the book’s publisher announced Thursday. In the memoir, Jackson, who made history last year as the first Black woman to join the court, will chart her personal history, from her upbringing in Miami and […]

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‘It’s like a constant gamble:’ Ukrainian couple await birth of

CNN  —  Kateryna and her husband Oleg endure what every citizen of Kyiv must – long blackouts, hours without any internet connection and constant apprehension about the next missile barrage. But as they begin 2023, they are also preparing for the arrival of twin boys. Kateryna, who is 34, is eight months pregnant. CNN agreed […]

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Mega Millions jackpot now up to $640 million with no Tuesday

CNN  —  No winner emerged in the $565 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing on Tuesday night, and that means some lucky ticket-buyer has a chance of taking home an estimated $640 million ($328 million in cash) in the final Mega Millions drawing of 2022. The jackpot rolled over because nobody picked all six numbers in […]

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Barack Obama shares his favorite movies and books of 2022 | CNN

CNN  —  Former President Barack Obama stuck to an annual tradition Friday, releasing a list of his favorites for the year of 2022, including movies and books. “I always look forward to sharing my lists of favorite books, movies, and music with all of you,” Obama tweeted. “First up, here are some of the books […]

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Bernard Arnault just became the world’s richest person. So who is

London CNN  —  Bernard Arnault, the chairman of French luxury goods giant LVMH (LVMHF), has just become the first European to top Bloomberg’s list of the world’s richest people, relegating Elon Musk to second place. Now worth $171 billion, Arnault’s wealth eclipsed the Tesla CEO’s $164 billion fortune on Tuesday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires […]

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Navy petty officer who helped disarm Colorado nightclub shooter

CNN  —  Thomas James, one of the two men who helped disarm a shooter during last week’s mass shooting inside Club Q in Colorado Springs, issued his first statement about his role in the attack on Sunday. “I simply wanted to save the family I found,” James, a US Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class, said […]

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Marsai Martin and Omari Harwick play to win in ‘Fantasy Football’ | CNN

CNN  —  The new film “Fantasy Football” capitalizes on some of its stars natural talent. Marsai Martin channels lots of girl-boss energy playing Callie Coleman, a tech-savvy young woman whose father’s long career in the NFL lands him with the Atlanta Falcons team. Her production company is behind the family-friendly film. (Martin, 18, set a […]

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Tosca Musk, Elon’s sister, has a business venture of her own — and it’s all about romance and female sexuality | CNN

Atlanta, Georgia CNN  —  Tosca Musk strides onto the red carpet at a Regal Cinemas, statuesque in a white pant suit and glistening burgundy silk top. A hush comes over a group gathered outside the theater’s doors. Some whip out cell phones and start recording her every move. It’s a chilly October night in Atlanta, […]

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How Jell-O lost its spot as America’s favorite dessert | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Way in the back of the grocery store, at the end of the sleepy baking aisle, sits a brand decades past its prime: Jell-O gelatin. Today, Jell-O is served to patients at hospitals. Or schoolchildren throw it around during food fights at lunch and college kids swallow it down with […]

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Aaron Carter’s manager ‘pleased’ his memoir has been put on hold | CNN

CNN  —  Aaron Carter’s manager is happy that the planned release of a posthumous memoir has been held. “We are very pleased to hear that memoir has been postponed and would like to thank Andy Symonds [publisher of Ballast Books] for doing so,” his manager Taylor Helgeson said in a statement provided to CNN. “Thank […]