The international order built from the ashes of World War II is being challenged by trade wars, populism and intolerance
US President Donald Trump swept through Europe like a hurricane. He asked why his country was obliged to defend its allies, carped about "unfair" trade practices, blasted the UK and Germany as weak on migration and suggested President Vladimir Putin was as credible as America's own intelligence agencies when it came to Russian hacking.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 8:35 am
By attacking our closest allies and their leaders and displaying obsequious deference to the virtual dictator Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump has repudiated American global leadership. He has replaced it with a hyper-nationalism and unilateralism that are less of a foreign policy and more the bullying tactics of a would-be strongman.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 4:14 pm
In an interview with Fox News, President Trump calls into question the US' commitment to defend all NATO allies.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
For months and months, liberals have insisted that Russia has something on Donald Trump -- some sort of compromising material ("Kompromat") that made the American President repeatedly call into question the idea that Russia meddled in the 2016 election and was likely to continue to do so in future campaigns.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 6:09 pm
CNN's Brooke Baldwin takes a look at the juxtaposition between President Donald Trump's comments at his press conference with Vladimir Putin and Trump's clarifying statement today.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 8:03 pm
The young Russian gun enthusiast was struggling. Maria Butina had twice applied for visas to attend the National Rifle Association's glitzy annual meeting. But she said she was twice denied.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 7:58 am
President Donald Trump lashed out Saturday morning at his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and mischaracterized the government's April raid of Cohen's home and business, one day after reports that Cohen recorded a conversation with Trump about a former Playboy model who says Trump had an affair with her.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 4:16 pm
The FBI is in possession of a recording between President Donald Trump and his former personal attorney Michael Cohen in which the two men prior to the election discuss a payment to a former Playboy model who has alleged an affair with Trump, which the President previously denied knowing about.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 12:36 am
The FBI on Saturday released a redacted version of its previously classified foreign surveillance warrant application on Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page, which has been the subject of a heated partisan debate over the FBI's tactics investigating members of the Trump campaign.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 3:02 am
The old cliché about turning around a battleship is true. It doesn't happen quickly. But something is happening at the United Nations that proves that changing course is possible, and it holds important lessons for how the world considers issues in the Middle East.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 5:42 pm
In March 2017, coal mogul Bob Murray came to the Washington headquarters of the US Department of Energy for a meeting with Secretary Rick Perry. Also at the table was Andrew Wheeler, who this month became acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 4:39 pm
Hillary Clinton on Saturday criticized President Donald Trump over his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that "hardly anybody who believes in freedom gets along with" the Russian leader and that Trump "wants to be friends with Putin for reasons that we're all still trying to figure out."
Posted: July 22, 2018, 12:58 am
Not too long ago, voters in Maine and Alaska received a robocall from the man who owned the iconic moment of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 12:38 pm
A Trader Joe's employee is dead and a wounded suspect is in custody after a standoff in Los Angeles stretched through several tense hours Saturday before the suspect surrendered.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 7:46 am
A Los Angeles Trader Joe's employee describes how he helped several people escape through a window after a gunman barricaded himself inside the store.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 7:24 am
A World War II-era military aircraft carrying 13 passengers crashed and caught fire shortly after takeoff in central Texas on Saturday.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 11:14 pm
Tia Coleman's thoughts as she struggled to swim to the surface of the lake were focused on her family.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 3:15 am
When I was a boy, my father built a cabin on Table Rock Lake in the Ozark Mountains. We stayed there during the summers. Usually once a week, we would venture into Branson, Missouri, for a sightseeing outing or entertainment. The one thing that always caught my attention were the duck boats.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 3:10 am
They went to the bathroom together as women often do, only to have a train employee allegedly call them porn stars.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 9:47 pm
A Dallas Police Department motorcycle officer was killed Saturday when a suspected drunk driver ran into him during a funeral procession for another police officer, the police department said.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 10:11 pm
Brazil's National Indian Foundation, Funai, released video showing what they believe to be the last remaining member of a native tribe. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 5:26 pm
Actress and host of "The View" Whoopi Goldberg got into a shouting match with Fox News' Judge Jeanine Pirro.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:46 pm
Thomas Markle has spoken with several media outlets, telling "The Sun" he misses the relationship with his daughter Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 8:26 am
Gracelyn Mae Violet Griffin already had a "Little Nugget" onesie picked out for her before she arrived in the world on Tuesday night.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 7:37 pm
Former US President Barack Obama showed off his dance moves with his step-grandmother while visiting a youth center opened by his half-sister in Kogelo, Kenya.
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Investigators want to know whether two children bitten on Wednesday in the waters off New York beaches were attacked by sharks.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:29 am
It seemed like the perfect holiday photo opportunity: Crystal blue waters and a pack of docile nursing sharks lazing on the docks of Staniel Cay in the Bahamas.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 7:11 am
A woman was dragged into the water after a shark bit her finger during a feeding on her honeymoon. 7 News Australia reports.
Posted: July 2, 2018, 6:23 am
The town of Fernandina Beach, Florida, reopened its beaches to swimmers Saturday, a day after two people were injured minutes apart in "alleged shark bite incidents," the city government said.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 7:07 am
Don't believe in bucket lists? This list of the 22 best places to visit in the United States may have you whipping out pen and paper or your favorite digital note-taking app so you can start one stat.
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As it turns out, diamonds in the Earth are much more common than we thought. About 1,000 times more common, according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 5:54 am
The current look of Air Force One is a true design classic. It dates back to 1962, and is the result of collaboration between JFK and Raymond Loewy, one of the fathers of industrial design.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 9:12 am
At the 2018 Farnborough International Air Show in Britain, major plane manufacturers like Boeing and Airbus showed off their latest and greatest tech.
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Given the turbulent period Theresa May has been experiencing over the past fortnight, she could be forgiven for thinking that the forthcoming summer break, when the UK Parliament does not sit for six weeks, has not come soon enough.
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A handful of Democratic governors are wading into the early stages of the 2020 presidential contest.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 5:40 pm
If President Donald Trump sparked a widespread backlash over his news conference beside Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland on Monday, one wouldn't have known it from the buoyant tone among Republican Party officials this week.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 12:24 am
Concerns are rising for residents living near coal ash ponds after Andrew Wheeler, the acting administrator of the EPA, rolled back regulations on the storage of the toxic waste. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 4:25 pm
One child drank apple cider at a Connecticut farm, another a glass of juice during a road trip in Oregon; later, both were rushed to emergency rooms as they struggled for their lives. A middle-aged woman became sick more than a decade ago after enjoying a salad at a banquet hosted by a California hotel; her debilitating symptoms continue to this day.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 1:55 pm
More Americans, especially young people, are dying of conditions related to liver cirrhosis, according to a new study.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 2:25 pm
Several common drugs that contain valsartan, used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, were recalled in the United States on Friday due to an "impurity" in the drug that poses a potential cancer risk.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 8:10 am
If you heard that a dietary supplement would "strengthen your skin's defenses against ultraviolet radiation," "defend your skin and eyes from sun damage" or act as "basically an oral sunscreen," would you think it was too good to be true?
Posted: July 20, 2018, 2:41 pm
Good news: Sparkling water (including the flavored kind), which often helps with the taste fatigue some people experience with plain water, is just as hydrating as non-carbonated water.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 8:06 pm
Who knew a panel at San Diego Comic-Con for the upcoming "Halloween" film would produce one of the most emotional moments of this year's annual fan convention?
Posted: July 21, 2018, 9:57 pm
At a moment where gloom feels pervasive in many quarters, "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" rides a tide of joy, fun and mother-daughter bonding, again set to a jaunty array of ABBA tunes. This decade-later sequel also features a pair of natural assets -- the dazzling beauty of its island setting, and the utterly winning presence of Lily James, who occupies what amounts to the central role as the younger version of Meryl Streep's character.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 2:09 pm
Shonda Rhimes's first batch of shows for Netflix will primarily be female-powered stories, several of which will be spearheaded by female creatives.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 2:02 pm