Poll: Nine weeks out, a near even race

By Jennifer Agiesta, CNN Polling Director
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton start the race to November 8 on essentially even ground, with Trump edging Clinton by a scant two points among likely voters, and the contest sparking sharp divisions along demographic lines in a new CNN/ORC Poll.
The gate-keeper -  Huma Abedin has worn many hats for Hillary Clinton - intern, "body woman," chief of staff - but the title that best describes her is gate keeper and confidant. No one without the last name Clinton is said to have a tighter relationship with the former secretary of state. Although her formal title in the 2016 campaign is not yet clear, she remains one of Clinton's most trusted personal aides.

Who is Huma Abedin?

CNN's Brian Todd profiles Hillary Clinton's aide Huma Abedin after her estranged husband's new sexting scandal comes to light.

Turkey chaos a crisis for U.S., NATO

CNN's Barbara Starr says that a coup in Turkey would be a diplomatic crisis for U.S. and NATO because Turkey is home to a military base used to stage airstrikes against ISIS and Turkey has received military support from the U.S.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03:  Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump stands near his wife Melania Trump as he speaks to supporters and the media at Trump Tower in Manhattan following his victory in the Indiana primary on May 03, 2016 in New York City. Trump beat rival Ted Cruz decisively in a contest that many analysts believe was the last chance for any other Republican candidate to catch Trump in the delegate count.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Donald Trump declines NAACP invite

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks says the presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump declined an invite to speak at the NAACP Annual Convention in Ohio.
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Was the Orlando shooter gay?

The FBI is now investigating whether Omar Mateen was gay after several people have given information saying they had communicated with Mateen through dating apps. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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