The Burning Man gathering beginstoday in the Nevada desert. It's been called the world's "biggest and most bizarre party," with clothing sometimes optional. Here's what else you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.
A ruling in the opioid lawsuit is expected An Oklahoma judge reportedly is due to rule Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson must pay $17 billion for stoking the state's opioid epidemic. The company argues its drugs didn't cause the crisis and it's been made a "scapegoat." The case could lay a road map for other states and municipalities that want to hold drugmakers responsible for the opioid fallout.
Lori Loughlin is due in court The "Full House" actress is expected Tuesday at a hearing related to the college admissions scandal. She and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are among dozens of wealthy parents accused of using bribes to game the competitive college entrance process for their kids.
POTUS and FLOTUS head to Poland Donald and Melania Trump are set to take off Saturday for a visit to Warsaw memorial sites to mark 80 years since the start of World War II. The first couple then was supposed to head to Denmark, but the President nixed that trip after the Prime Minister dismissed his interest in buying Greenland.
Happy New Year! Muslims on Saturday evening are due to mark a new year, 1441 AH. The calendar flip dates to when the prophet Mohammed fled from Mecca to Medina to escape religious persecution. Muharram Mubarak!
'They were all impressed with your Halston dress' Ride the rise and fall of America's first superstar fashion designer. "Halston," executive produced by CNN Films, premieres at 9 ET/PT on CNN.
Democratic candidates hit the CNN town hall stage Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio step into the spotlighttonight at 6 and 7 ET, respectively. Watch on CNN.
The VMAs honor music's best Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello are the latest additions to a star-studded MTV Video Music Awards. Monday's event is also slated to feature Big Sean with A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna. Get the full list of nominees here. Watch at 8 p.m. ET on MTV.
Go ahead. Take a binge day Season 3 of "13 Reasons Why," the controversial Netflix show, just released, with the kids of Liberty High still obsessed with the killing of Bryce Walker. Also streaming is "This Way Up," Hulu's comedy about a woman rebounding from a nervous breakdown.
College football Week 1 is here The biggest games launching the season include Georgia Tech at Clemson on Thursday, and Auburn versus Oregon and Northwestern at Stanford on Saturday. Here's how to watch every NCAA matchup.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets back to the track The NASCAR star plans to drive one of his favorite tracks Saturday when the Xfinity Series goes to Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. Earnhardt this month survived a plane crash, along with his wife, his daughter and two pilots.
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