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Louisiana must prepare for Zeta while still recovering from two hurricanes, governor says

Tropical Storm Zeta will impact Mexico Monday evening before setting its sights on the US Gulf Coast later in the week. CNN Meteorologist Chad Myers tells you when and where to expect Zeta.

Lawyer for accused domestic terrorist says suspect was just 'playing army'

Attorney Mark Satawa represents Ty Garbin, one of five suspects accused with conspiracy to kidnap MI Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. He told CNN's Sara Sidner his client was just "playing army."

5 things to know for October 26: Coronavirus, election, stimulus, France, UK

Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells CNN's Jake Tapper that she will continue to negotiate rather than listen to calls from some moderate Democrats to set aside differences and take a stimulus deal now.

5 things to know for October 26: Coronavirus, election, stimulus, France, UK

France is recalling its ambassador to Turkey over comments made by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan about French president Emmanuel Macron. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Silverado Fire in Southern California critically injures two firefighters as it doubles in size

Not only is a winter storm impacting over 15 million from the deserts to the Plains, but also record cold, near record heat, West Coast wildfires and a tropical system aiming for US shores. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri breaks it all down.

'Hopefully our dream is not broken.' Asian American businesses hit especially hard during pandemic

CNN's Amara Walker looks at how Asian Americans are facing not only xenophobia as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, but also historic unemployment in the US.

Louisiana must prepare for Zeta while still recovering from two hurricanes, governor says

Tropical Storm Zeta is forecast to track into the Gulf of Mexico where it is expected to strengthen into a hurricane just days before the election. Meteorologist Karen Maginnis has the latest forecast.

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Sports

Real Madrid edge Barcelona to spoil what could be Lionel Messi's final home El Clasico

El Clasico is one of the biggest and most intense games in the world of soccer. It's involved some of the greatest ever players and featured plenty of incredible moments.

Olympic fencer Ysaora Thibus: 'I'm an athlete, but first I'm a woman, I'm a Black woman'

Olympian Ysaora Thibus has represented France in fencing for over a decade, but with global events highlighting continued inequality for people of color and women, Thibus is now making an impact both on and off the piste.

Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Nigerian activist Aisha Yesufu tells CNN's Becky Anderson she's horrified by Nigerian forces opening fire on peaceful protesters in Lagos.

Hollywood stuntwoman Sarah Lezito is 'bored' of competing against men

Sarah Lezito, dubbed "the best stuntwoman in the world," was Scarlett Johansson's stunt double for her role in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The Frenchwoman has been riding for 15 years now and wants to see more women on bikes.

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero widely criticized for putting his hand on the shoulder of a female official

Ebru Koksal is the Chair of "Women in Football." She's a former general secretary of Galatasaray, who was appointed the first general secretary of the Turkish FA in 2011 and is very open about the discrimination she faced first hand.

WNBA superstar Sue Bird: 'Women's soccer players generally are cute little White girls'

WNBA superstar Sue Bird tells Don Riddell that the difference in perception and treatment between the US Soccer women's team and WNBA players is only one of the ways inequality exists in women's sport.

Moving the goalposts: Ryan Babel's property portfolio dabble

Dutch football star Ryan Babel has ditched the stereotype of pro footballers splashing cash on flash cars with a global property portfolio, record label and financial advice for his peers.

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Entertainment

Kevin Hart is ready for the revived MDA telethon

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart is taking over for Jerry Lewis as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon. CNN's Chloe Melas caught up with Hart before the event.

Ariana Grande imagines life in the White House in 'Positions' video

The new music video casts Grande as a stylish president of the US.

Matthew McConaughey has some lessons on fatherhood

McConaughey talks to CNN's Anderson Cooper about his revealing new memoir.

James Redford, filmmaker and son of Robert Redford, dies at 58

James Redford, son of actor and director Robert Redford, has died of bile duct cancer in his liver at 58.

Christopher Cross says Covid-19 paralyzed him temporarily

Singer Christopher Cross spoke to CNN's Erin Burnett about suffering from neurological complications after contracting Covid-19.

John Legend pays tribute to 'humbling' Chrissy Teigen following baby loss

Singer John Legend dedicated his performance of "Never Break" to Chrissy Teigen after the couple recently lost a baby due to pregnancy complications.

Billboard Music Awards 2020: See Who Won

Singers Post Malone and Billie Eilish came out on top at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. Here are some of the highlights from the show.

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Business-Consumer

Stocks tumble as Covid-19 cases surge and stimulus is nowhere to be found

There was a dramatic drop on Wall Street as coronavirus cases reached record numbers and talks remain stalled on a new stimulus package to provide Covid-19 relief. CNN's Alison Kosik reports.

Election night results might look different this year

Associated Press executive editor Sally Buzbee discusses how her news organization assess races and "declares" winners. "This is not magic," she says. "This is actually math and facts and science. That's how races are called."

'SNL' has Baldwin's Trump and Carrey's Biden go head to head in the final debate

The NBC variety show opened its latest episode with Alec Baldwin's Trump taking on Jim Carrey's Joe Biden in the final presidential debate.

A year ago, this company had 750 customers. Today it has 6,000

Startup Bottomless uses a connected scale to measure customers' coffee consumption and send automatic refills. Its co-founder explains how the pandemic has affected business.

More than 63 million people watched the final presidential debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden faced off in the final debate of the 2020 election for a tense but policy focused night.

CBS News calls out White House for breaking agreement and posting Trump's '60 Minutes' interview online

In an interview with CBS News' Lesley Stahl, President Trump said "we created the greatest economy in the history of our country." CNN's Christine Romans breaks down how the economy has fared under Trump.

American jobless claims fall below 800,000 for the first time since mid-March

Another 787,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits on a seasonally adjusted basis last week. It was the first time jobless claims fell below 800,000 since mid-March. CNN's Christine Romans reports.

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US Politics

Top Pentagon policy official resigns at Trump's request

The Pentagon's top policy official is expected to depart his post soon, according to two sources familiar with the matter. John Rood, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy at the Pentagon, lost support among senior national security leadership and has been asked for his resignation, one of the sources said.

Sanders spokeswoman says she misspoke after distorting Bloomberg's health record

Bernie Sanders' national press secretary Briahna Joy Gray said the questioning of the 78-year-old Democratic presidential candidate's health and requests for further medical records "were reminiscent of a smear campaign."

5 takeaways from CNN's town halls with Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) addressed the need for gun reform and spoke about her "saddest day in Washington."

Buttigieg slams Trump: My marriage never involved sending 'hush money to a porn star'

During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg discusses conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh's attack on Buttigieg's sexuality.

Buttigieg recalls time he tried to use three languages to help a family at a protest

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg shared a story at the CNN Town Hall in Nevada about how he tried to use his foreign language skills to help a family caught in the middle of a protest.

Donald Trump and his pardon triangle

CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

Trump's pardon spree deepens crisis gripping American justice

President Trump issued a series of pardons and commutations that included former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., former New York City police chief Bernie Kerik and junk bond king Michael Milken. CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.

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Health

The US had more daily Covid-19 cases in the past week than ever before. And no, it's not just due to more testing

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down coronavirus misconceptions, while emphasizing the importance of receiving a flu vaccine this year.

US hits highest 7-day average of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began

As President Trump continues to say the US is turning the corner in the coronavirus pandemic, no state has reported fewer Covid-19 cases this week than last week. CNN's John King breaks down the numbers.

US reports second-highest day of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. The highest day was Friday

Dr. Deborah Birx, who is on the White House coronavirus task force, says that indoor gatherings as the weather gets colder are driving the recent increase in coronavirus cases.

US should consider national mask mandate for the winter, former USDA commissioner writes in op-ed

Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike fought back tears while sharing statistics about the state, where the Coronavirus infection rate is "rapidly rising."

US should consider national mask mandate for the winter, former USDA commissioner writes in op-ed

As the United States records its highest single day total for new Covid-19 cases, infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm warns that the country will see some of the darkest days in its history until a vaccine is made widely available.

In Mississippi, more White people now have gotten Covid-19 than African Americans. Attitudes about masks might help explain why, official says

Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Americans need to realize the gravity of the novel coronavirus pandemic ahead of the colder months as reported cases and hospitalizations have spiked across the country.

US could soon see the highest number of Covid-19 cases ever on a daily basis, surgeon general says

An overflow medical facility set up at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in the Milwaukee suburb of West Allis received its first patient as the number of people with Covid-19 admitted to hospitals rises.

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Social Media-Technology

Ant Group raises $34 billion in world's largest IPO

Ant Group sets new IPO record with $34 billion share sale

A fourth-grader walked to school to use its WiFi because he didn't have internet at home

A fourth-grader without internet access at home was caught sitting outside his shuttered school doing homework. CNN speaks to him and his mother.

A first look at the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro

The iPhone 12 has arrived, with 5G capability and camera and screen updates. Are these enough to justify the price tag?

This company thinks its plastic alternative can help solve climate change

Newlight Technologies has developed an innovative, biodegradable plastic alternative that can capture greenhouse gases and won't pollute our oceans. It's called AirCarbon.

He went down the QAnon rabbit hole for almost two years. Here's how he got out

Jitarth Jadeja found QAnon in 2017. The 32-year-old spent two years entrenched in the virtual cult. His biggest regret? Sharing the conspiracy theory with his father.

Facebook bans company it says ran fake accounts for Turning Point

Misleading content shared by Trump and his team is often defended as humor. But his supporters aren't always in on the joke.

iPhone 12: What you need to know about Apple's new 5G phone lineup

Apple has unveiled its iPhone 12 lineup. The phones are thinner, tougher, and 5G-enabled. The Mini is the cheapest option at $699, and the Pro Max starts at $1099.

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Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 133802

Reported Deaths: 2402
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Hennepin34033991
Ramsey14073360
Dakota9823138
Anoka8661150
Washington593272
Stearns582543
Scott338234
Olmsted325230
St. Louis296569
Wright248314
Clay229743
Nobles226816
Blue Earth20437
Carver17897
Sherburne168522
Kandiyohi16705
Rice163310
Mower151717
Winona125019
Crow Wing101022
Chisago10022
Lyon9656
Benton9409
Waseca9289
Beltrami8917
Otter Tail8627
Todd8055
Steele7593
Nicollet73017
Itasca72717
Morrison7269
Douglas6963
Freeborn6694
Polk6434
Le Sueur6235
Martin61317
McLeod5974
Goodhue58511
Watonwan5784
Becker5614
Pine5430
Isanti5415
Chippewa4353
Carlton4341
Mille Lacs40615
Dodge3940
Hubbard3902
Wabasha3780
Cass3705
Pipestone35017
Rock3284
Meeker3263
Brown3213
Unassigned29053
Yellow Medicine2836
Cottonwood2800
Murray2783
Redwood27511
Roseau2640
Fillmore2600
Renville25211
Sibley2523
Faribault2310
Wadena2313
Jackson2101
Kanabec20910
Houston2041
Swift2011
Pennington1911
Lincoln1820
Stevens1821
Aitkin1792
Koochiching1694
Pope1560
Big Stone1380
Wilkin1344
Lac qui Parle1333
Marshall1211
Lake1190
Norman1150
Mahnomen1132
Clearwater1110
Grant984
Red Lake782
Traverse560
Lake of the Woods441
Kittson400
Cook160

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 115574

Reported Deaths: 1621
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk18874288
Woodbury718394
Johnson584430
Black Hawk557498
Linn5513129
Dubuque518657
Scott454138
Story398918
Dallas344344
Pottawattamie323544
Sioux242516
Buena Vista225512
Marshall201436
Webster183015
Plymouth165727
Wapello152562
Clinton148326
Muscatine144258
Des Moines138610
Cerro Gordo136225
Crawford135514
Warren12477
Carroll114512
Jasper109634
Henry10545
Marion100710
Lee95410
Tama94437
Delaware77812
Dickinson7347
Wright7191
Boone7179
Mahaska68724
Bremer6719
Harrison65311
Washington65311
Jackson6283
Benton5812
Lyon5497
Clay5284
Louisa52115
Winnebago48719
Hardin4757
Winneshiek4749
Hamilton4684
Kossuth4660
Cedar4605
Poweshiek45611
Buchanan4514
Jones4444
Floyd43311
Emmet42917
Clayton4193
Iowa4059
Cherokee4022
Page3990
Mills3971
Sac3974
Guthrie39115
Cass3883
Franklin38018
Butler3782
Fayette3744
Shelby3721
Allamakee3638
Madison3603
Chickasaw3561
Clarke3493
Humboldt3233
Hancock3164
Palo Alto3102
Calhoun3074
Grundy3075
Osceola2791
Mitchell2750
Howard2699
Monroe25911
Monona2441
Jefferson2381
Taylor2362
Union2324
Appanoose2253
Pocahontas2232
Fremont2021
Lucas2016
Ida1922
Greene1860
Davis1764
Van Buren1742
Montgomery1737
Adair1611
Keokuk1601
Decatur1500
Worth1440
Audubon1421
Wayne1203
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Adams810
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