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Jury selection begins in the state trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery last year in Georgia. Arbery, 25, was jogging near Brunswick when he was chased and shot. Two of the suspects claimed they were carrying out a citizen arrest and acted in self-defense.

Former President Donald Trump has been ordered to sit for video testimony in a case involving an alleged assault during a protest outside Trump Tower. The judge in charge of the case ordered him to appear in connection with a complaint filed by protesters who claim that Trump’s security chief hit one of the protesters in September 2015.

Sophie Zhang, a Facebook whistleblower interviewed by CNN, will testify about the company before British lawmakers. She will appear before a joint committee on the country’s online security bill.

The Olympic Winter Games torch-lighting ceremony will be held in Ancient Olympia in Greece. Beijing will host the Olympic Games in February and the Paralympic Games in March. This will allow some spectators in the stands – but only if they are from mainland China and meet coronavirus safety requirements.


The Orionid meteor shower, which NASA calls one of the most beautiful of the year, occurs monthly. Astronomers can see the Orionids in the northern and southern hemispheres after midnight – with a peak Thursday morning.

Photos of the week

Astronauts wear space suits during a Mars training mission in Israel’s southern Negev desert. Here’s a look at 37 moving, fascinating and thought-provoking images from the week, curated by CNN Photos.

What is going on in entertainment

It’s all about psychopathic killers with the return of Netflix’s “You” and Showtime’s “Dexter: New Blood”. The new season of “You” finds murderous couple Joe Goldberg and Love Quinn escaping to the suburbs, where old problems follow them to a new zip code. In “Dexter: New Blood,” killer Dexter Morgan is on some sort of self-created murder rehab trip with his Dark Passenger tied up in his trunk, so to speak.

What is happening in sport

Basketball is back

The NBA season kicks off Tuesday with plenty of statistics to study. Will LeBron James pass Karl Malone as No.2 for all-time goals and goals? Will Stephen Curry overtake Ray Allen for the all-time 3-point lead?

The abrupt new era of the Raiders

In their first game since their head coach resigned, the Las Vegas Raiders face the Denver Broncos today at 4:25 p.m. ET. Coach Jon Gruden has resigned over reports of homophobic, racist and misogynistic emails.

Time for the quiz!

US officials said diplomatic talks with foreign officials were “frank and professional.” Who were these discussions with?

A. The diplomatic core of Russia

B. Members of the Taliban

C. A delegation from North Korea

D. Representatives of the ‘Quad’

Play “Total Recall,” CNN’s weekly news quiz, to see if you’re right!

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This one’s for you pasta lovers

Today is National Pasta Day. So we scoured the internet for the perfect ode to this delicious delicacy loved around the world.


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