On the opening day of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, two CPAC directors asked the attending crowd to wear masks, in compliance with the rules of the private hotel hosting the event. They were met with shouts and boos.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved of an operation to capture or kill dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in 2018, according to a declassified intelligence assessment released on Friday. Freddie Joyner has more.
The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it would investigate the rising tide of hate crimes in America, as Asian Americans have experienced a growing number of racially motivated attacks since former President Donald Trump began referring to COVID-19 as a "China virus." This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Senator Ted Cruz defended former President Donald Trump, and mocked Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for tweeting in January that Cuz "almost had me murdered" - a reference to suggestions that Cruz helped foment the Jan. 6 Capitol violence by Trump supporters.
Thomas Black took the powerful image symbolizing the winter weather crisis that continues to pummel the state of Texas. Black spoke with CNN’s Chris Cuomo to detail the challenges he and his neighbors continue to face.
Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) tells CNN’s Chris Cuomo why he is employing the post-Civil War Ku Klux Klan Act as part of the lawsuit filed against former President Trump, Rudy Giuliani and others following the riot at the Capitol.