David P Gelles

David P Gelles

Executive Producer, CNN Political & Special Events Programming

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"Almost never, according to CNN's sources, would Trump read the briefing materials prepared for him by the CIA and NSC staff in advance of his calls with heads of state."

The Facebook ad boycott is starting to rattle investors

A growing list of companies are pulling ads from Facebook: Adidas Arc'teryx Ben & Jerry's Beam Suntory Beam Suntory Birchbox Blue Bottle Coffee Clorox Coca-Cola Dashlane Denny's Diageo Eddie Bauer Eileen Fisher Ford Hershey's Honda HP JanSport Levi Strauss

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My dad died on Friday after his year-long battle with brain cancer. Caring for a dying parent is incredibly difficult. I wasn't prepared for this role. This is what I wrote about my experience.

At least 128,044 people have died in the U.S. from coronavirus.

At least 128,740 people have died in the U.S. from coronavirus.

At least 129,114 people have died in the U.S. from coronavirus

Florida just reported the largest new coronavirus cases ever in the state in one day. Florida reported 11,445 new coronavirus cases on Saturday.


The World Health Organization warns young people: “You are not invincible.” COVID-19 could "put you in hospital for weeks, or even kill you. Even if you don’t get sick, the choices you make about where you go could be the difference between life and death for someone else.”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Nobody likes to hear this but it is the truth. We are not living through the final phase of this crisis, we are still at its beginning. We will still have to live with this virus for a long time.”

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It’s not every day that the nation’s biggest law enforcement agency (FBI), one of the world’s biggest tech companies (Google), and a global news organization (CNN) are forced to issue statements correcting the claims tweeted by an American President. But that happened today.

The bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was US made. CNN has confirmed it was laser guided MK 82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin.

Just In: TSA checkpoint closed in Houston due to staffing issues The security checkpoint and ticketing counter in Terminal B at George Bush Intercontinental Airport closed at 4:30p Sunday due to “staffing issues associated with the partial shutdown of the federal government”

BREAKING: Russia has warned the US military twice in the last week that its forces, along with Syrian regime units, are prepared to attack in an area where dozens of US troops are located, according to several US defense officials. reports