Fire alarm bells rang inside the newsroom to signal an evacuation shortly after 10:30 pm, CNN said on its website, as the network went to pre-taped programing.
The White House is suspending the hard pass of the reporter involved until further notice,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders hours later.
US billionaire media mogul Ted Turner, the founder of CNN, has revealed he is battling Lewy body dementia, a neurodegenerative disease that alters memory, mood, movement and behaviour.
More than 300 newspapers in the United States and elsewhere on Thursday ran editorials denouncing President Donald Trump’s attacks on the press.
A powerful earthquake of 7.9 magnitude struck off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting tsunami warnings or watches as far away as California.