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  1. Hours after a new CNN poll found him trailing by double digits in their race to become the next governor of Florida, Republican Ron DeSantis lept out of the gates to attack Democrat Andrew Gillum in his opening remarks at their first debate.
  2. During a CNN debate between Florida's gubernatorial candidates, Andrew Gillum (FL-D) responded to Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis on his "monkey it up" comment.
  3. As the final two weeks of campaigning begin, Democrats hold an edge in both the gubernatorial and Senate contests in the key state of Florida, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum holds a wide 12-point edge over his Republican opponent Rep. Ron DeSantis in the race for governor, while the Senate contest is a closer matchup with incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson at 50% to Republican Gov. Rick Scott's 45%.
  4. During a CNN debate between Florida's gubernatorial candidates, Mayor Andrew Gillum (D-FL) compares Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) to President Donald Trump, claiming DeSantis "neglects all reason and facts" when it comes to crime in the state of Florida.
  5. During a CNN debate between Florida's gubernatorial candidates, Andrew Gillum (FL-D) says that if he wins the gubernatorial race, Floridians would have a governor that "believes in science," in regards to climate change.
  6. US Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley, who oversees the NATO military advisory mission in southern Afghanistan, was wounded in the Thursday insider attack that took place in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
  7. An increasingly vocal chorus of international voices is questioning the Saudi version of events that led to the death of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his country's consulate in Istanbul almost three weeks ago.
  8. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, was communicating with WikiLeaks and had advance knowledge of the online group's plans to release hacked Democratic emails during the 2016 presidential race, The Washington Post reports.
  9. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was confronted at a restaurant in Kentucky on Friday, according to CNN affiliate WLKY.
  10. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, were confronted at a restaurant in Kentucky.
  11. Donald Trump has apparently decided that the best way to energize his base to vote this November is to paint the other side as an "angry mob." In fact, on Saturday at a rally in Nevada, Trump ratcheted up the scare tactics by hysterically declaring that Democrats are an "angry, ruthless, unhinged mob."
  12. Dozens of black senior citizens in Jefferson County, Georgia, were pulled off a bus taking them to early vote.
  13. SE Cupp questions President Donald Trump's rhetoric as he campaigns for the midterm elections and tries to rally for the GOP base.
  14. One suburban Georgia county has become a flashpoint for concerns over voter suppression for rejecting hundreds of mail-in absentee ballots weeks before Election Day.
  15. Thirty people were injured when the floor of an apartment clubhouse collapsed during a party in Clemson, South Carolina, the city's police department said.
  16. A lioness killed the father of her three cubs at the Indianapolis Zoo this week.
  17. Authorities say they have found improperly kept remains of fetuses and infants at a second Detroit funeral home, just one week after similar remains were found at another.
  18. Sears is going to have a hard time surviving its bankruptcy. Kmart faces even longer odds.
  19. A sheriff's department dispatch log reveals new information about the night that missing Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs' parents were found dead -- including that a 911 call appeared to have come from her mother's cell phone and that the door to the family's home had been kicked in.
  20. Crowds of migrants resumed their long journey north on Sunday from the Mexican border city of Ciudad Hidalgo, according to Mexican federal police officers.
  21. Crowds of migrants resumed their long journey north from the Mexican border city of Ciudad Hidalgo, according to Mexican federal police officers. CNN's Bill Weir reports.
  22. The Human Rights Campaign on Sunday called for the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for transgender people, following a report in The New York Times on a draft proposal.
  23. President Donald Trump announced that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President.
  24. It's not too late to jump on the lottery train -- there's more than $2 billion up for grabs this week.
  25. Television and film actress Selma Blair announced that she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
  26. When Julie Morgan and her husband, Rich, lived in Battle Creek, Michigan, they would stop by Steve's Pizza for dinner every payday.
  27. Netflix is canceling a few of their most popular shows.
  28. The Super Bowl halftime show was originally seen as a clever way to capitalize upon the world's biggest TV stage. For the NFL, it offered the chance to retain more of the game's audience during the extended break, and maybe increase tune-in among younger viewers. For artists, it was a massive promotional opportunity. Win-win.
  29. After telling Ellen DeGeneres about her crush on actor Michael B. Jordan, US Open champion Naomi Osaka got quite the birthday surprise from him on Twitter.
  30. Lady Gaga has apparently confirmed her engagement to boyfriend, Christian Carino, by referencing her "fiancé, Christian" during a speech Monday at Elle's 25th Annual Women in Hollywood Celebration.
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  32. Erin Burnett talks to Melissa Moore, daughter of a serial killer about being a child of a notorious criminal.
  33. If the '60s helped spread a message of living in harmony in America, the '70s brought one of living in fear.
  34. Award-winning journalist Lisa Ling goes on a gritty, breathtaking journey to the far corners of America.

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