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Quickly catch up on the day's news: Friday, December 1

Posted December 1, 2017 7:54 a.m. EST

— Here's what you might have missed on CNN today:

Michael Flynn pleads guilty

Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to "willfully and knowingly" making "false, fictitious and fraudulent statements" to the FBI about conversations with Russia's ambassador.

In court Friday morning, Flynn's only comments were to answer yes and no to questions from the judge. Read the court filing charging Flynn, and follow live updates here.

GOP's tax bill edges closer to passing

Senate Republicans regained momentum to pass their tax plan as GOP Sens. Ron Johnson and Steve Daines announced their support for the bill on Friday morning.

World Cup draw

The 32 teams were drawn into eight groups for the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will be held in Russia. See the list here.

Worlds AIDS Day

Today aims to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic. We share the story of a daughter whose mother in Uganda kept her HIV diagnosis a secret from her family.