Consumers are growing more optimistic about the US economy

CNN — Consumer confidence rose for a second straight month in September, ace moderating gas prices and the hope that inflationary pressures might be easing helped lift the nation’s collective mood. The Conference Board reported on Tuesday that its baseline index rose to 108 from a revised 103.6 in August, the highest it has been … Read more

Myles Garrett: Cleveland Browns defensive end released from hospital after car crash

CNN — Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has been released from hospital after he was involved in a car crash in Sharon Township, about 40 miles south of Cleveland, his agent Nicole Lynn confirmed to CNN on Tuesday. Garrett and a passenger were transported to the hospital with what Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant … Read more

Jeff German: Las Vegas Review Journal claims police unlawfully seized slain reporter’s computers and cell phone

CNN — Attorneys representing the newspaper where slain Las Vegas reporter Jeff German worked are arguing his “journalistic materials” were unlawfully seized by city police, according to a letter sent by the attorneys and obtained by CNN. The letter, which was sent last Wednesday on behalf of the publisher of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to … Read more

Tampa Bay Buccaneers moving practice to Miami amid Hurricane Ian concerns

CNN — In preparation for the potential impact of Hurricane Ian, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are relocating their football operations to Miami-Dade County, Florida. Early Tuesday morning, Hurricane Ian became a Category 3 storm as it neared landfall in western Cuba on its way toward Florida. It quickly strengthened on Monday and will likely continue … Read more

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in western Cuba as a Category 3 storm, threatening a path of destruction as it churns toward Florida

CNN — Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Ian made landfall in western Cuba early Tuesday morning while on its trek toward Florida, where residents in some coastal areas are already evacuating. The hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of 125 mph, made landfall just southwest of the town of La Coloma in the Pinar del Rio Province of … Read more

USS Zumwalt: US Navy sends its most advanced surface warship to east Asia

Seoul, South Korea CNN — The US Navy’s most advanced surface warship is showing its stealthy profile in the western Pacific on a mission that may set the stage for the eventual deployment of US hypersonic missiles to the region. The USS Zumwalt is the first in a class of three multimission guided missile destroyers … Read more

Why Hurricane Ian’s path is still uncertain

Editor’s Note: A version of this article originally appeared in the weekly weather newsletter, the CNN Weather Brief, which is released every Monday. You can sign up here to receive them every week and during significant storms. CNN — Waking up this morning, there’s a sense of dread. Hurricane Ian could be the storm that … Read more

How the far right is surging in Europe

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — Voters in Europe have veered to the far right. In Italy, Giorgia Meloni’s Brothers of Italy political party is described in CNN’s report as “the most far-right government since the fascist … Read more

Tropical Storm Ian’s uncertain path has all of Florida preparing for a major hurricane

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. CNN — Its exact path still uncertain, Tropical Storm Ian strengthened Sunday night as it churned in the Caribbean, threatening to arrive in Florida as a hurricane packing powerful winds and dangerous storm surges. Even as the storm grows stronger – with … Read more

Stocks week ahead: Intel is the Dow’s biggest loser

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 — Semiconductors are in everything. Our phones, our laptops, our televisions. Even our cars. But concerns about a global recession and continued worries about supply shortages stemming from … Read more