Opinion: Kim Kardashian did the crypto industry a favor

Editor’s Note: Emily Parker is executive director of global content at CoinDesk, a media, event, indices and data company, and a former policy advisor at the US State Department and writer/editor at The Wall Street Journal. She is the author of “Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From the Internet Underground.” The opinions … Read more

Another big Fed rate hike is coming. But how many more after that?

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. New York CNN Business — The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates by a half of a percentage point for the second consecutive time at the end of its … Read more

Repeating fast radio bursts from space are mysterious. This one is even weirder

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — It’s a distinctly human trait to believe the impossible is a puzzle waiting to be solved. We’re driven to determine if “the truth is out there.” If we just had all … Read more

Inflation rises at fastest pace in 40 years, pushed up by record gas prices

CNN — The pain of higher prices continues for US consumers. Record gas prices inflation drove to 8.6% for the 12 months ending in May, higher than the pace in April, according to the latest Consumer Price Index, the government’s basic inflation measure. The reading for core CPI, which strips out volatile food and energy … Read more

Uvalde school shooting: As probe begins, new details emerge of how law enforcement responded at the scene

CNN — In his first extensive public comments about his actions during last month’s Texas school massacrethe Uvalde school police chief has contradicted previous narratives about his role, telling the Texas Tribune that he didn’t consider himself the incident commander and did not instruct officers to refrain from breaching the scene. Chief Pedro “Pete” Arredondo, … Read more

January 6 panel eyes Trump’s culpability as hearings begin

CNN — With public hearings kicking off this weekthe House select committee investigating January 6 is zeroing in on former President Donald Trump, and is preparing to use its platform to argue that he was responsible for serious abuses of power that nearly upended US democracy. The committee’s central mission has been to uncover the … Read more

John Roemer: The man accused of killing a former Wisconsin judge in a ‘targeted attack’ has died, Wisconsin Justice Department says

CNN — Douglas K. Uhdethe man accused of shooting and killing former Juneau County Circuit Court Judge John Roemer, died Tuesday after being in critical condition for four days, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Uhde, 56, was declared legally brain-dead at 9:41 am Saturday and his body remained on … Read more

Tarrio and other Proud Boys leaders charged with seditious conspiracy over January 6

Washington CNN — The Justice Department on Monday charged the head of the Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrioand four other leaders with seditious conspiracy in the January 6 US Capitol attackescalating the criminal case against the far-right extremist group. These are the most aggressive charges brought by the Justice Department against the Proud Boys, and are … Read more

Supreme Court has 30 opinions remaining in one-month sprint to end controversial term

CNN — as the Supreme Court rounds the final weeks of the term it has yet to decide an unusually high number of cases including disputes over abortion, gun rights, religious liberty, immigration and the environment – ​​issues that deeply divide the public and exacerbate the ideological split on the 6-3 conservative-liberal court. June is … Read more

$1 billion has been lost in cryptocurrency scams since 2021, FTC warns

New York CNN — Cryptocurrency scammers have stolen over $1 billion from 46,000 people since the start of 2021, a new Federal Trade Commission report says. The FTC rang the alarm bells on Friday, saying crypto-related crimes amount to about one out of every four dollars reported lost to fraud – more than any other … Read more