French President Emmanuel Macron and President Joe Biden will hold a phone call in the next few days “to move forward” following the fallout from the announcement of the AUKUS deal according to a French government spokesperson. CNN’s Jim Bittermann reports.
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Around 200 women judges remain in Afghanistan, many of whom presided over cases of domestic violence, rape, and murder. CNN’s Anna Coren speaks to one female judge inside Kabul and to another high court judge who managed to make it out of the country.
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CNN’s Brian Stelter speaks with Renee DiResta, Research Manager at Stanford Internet Observatory, and Yael Eisenstat, Future of Democracy Fellow at the Berggruen Institute, about people at home doing their own research into the Covid-19 vaccines.
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Renee DiResta and Yael Eisenstat discuss the Wall Street Journal’s “Facebook Files” series. “Lawmakers on both sides see there are real problems, but there’s no real consensus what to do about them,” DiResta says. Eisenstat says “it’s time for the government to step up and protect the public.”View More Will ‘Facebook Files’ revelations spur any real change?
Yael Eisenstat says the apparent removal of a Navalny-aligned app in Russia by Google and Apple raises a lot of questions. “They took down the app while continuing to let the incumbent continue to use their platforms, and that is 100% tipping the scales.”
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“We should have a healthy skepticism of the information that is fed to us,” Yael Eisenstat says. But a phrase like “do your own research” is often peddled by conspiracy theorists and vaccine-deniers. “It is always easy to find information that confirms your biases,” she points out.View More How ‘do your own research’ hurts America’s Covid response
Social media sleuths are combing through Instagram accounts and Reddit threads for clues in the disappearance of Gabby Petito. But is this digital detective work helpful, harmful, or a mix of both?
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Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) talks with Brian Stelter about the aftermath of Jan. 6 and other threats to democracy. He says the new book “Peril” misrepresents one of his conversations with Gen. Mark Milley. Smith expresses support for Milley amid controversy.
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Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer. However, they did recommend a more limited step: emergency use authorization for people 65 and older, and for people at high risk…View More Fauci reacts to FDA recommendation on Covid-19 booster shots
Top Biden medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that people should follow official recommendations on booster shots and says that data on boosters for Moderna and J&J recipients is coming in “a couple to three weeks.”
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Four people returned to Earth from a three-day extraterrestrial excursion aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, marking the end of the first-ever flight to Earth’s orbit flown entirely by tourists or otherwise non-astronauts.
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Sandra Garza, the longtime partner of fallen US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, reacts to former President Donald Trump saying “our hearts and minds are with the people being persecuted” related to the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
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CNN’s Jim Acosta calls out Fox News’ continued push of coronanvirus vaccine misinformation.
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The contrast between the story of Gabby Petito’s disappearance and the happy posts on her social media coincides with new reporting on the negative effects of Instagram on teen girls’ mental health.
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CNN’s Michael Smerconish says new revelations about the negative effects of Instagram and social media made him think about the case of Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old who has not been heard from since going on a road trip with her fiance.
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