Justin Amash's act of conscience this weekend sparked speculation over whether a leak in the GOP dam could grow into a torrent of support away from Trump
Republicans are moving fast to squelch Justin Amash's rebellion against Donald Trump before his conclusion that the President "engaged in impeachable conduct" -- the first by a GOP lawmaker -- can gather momentum.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 12:29 pm
Finally, a deeply conservative member of Congress, Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, has put the US Constitution before partisan loyalty to President Donald Trump. The question is -- will this inspire other Republicans to do the same, or will they continue to defend Trump against any claims of wrongdoing arising from Robert Mueller's investigation? If social media is any indication, it's likely they will do the latter -- at least for now.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 6:39 pm
Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amash said Saturday he had concluded President Donald Trump committed "impeachable conduct" and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 6:01 pm
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) says he doesn't agree with Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) that President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 3:05 pm
For most Republicans, life in the House minority is a big change. But for Rep. Justin Amash, in a sense, it's more of the same.
Posted: March 10, 2019, 5:23 pm
CNN's SE Cupp says a tweet from Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) stating that President Trump's actions and behavior "meet the threshold for impeachment" is significant.
Posted: May 18, 2019, 11:41 pm
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Ford is cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs, or about 10% of its salaried staff worldwide, as part of a cost-cutting effort it says will save the company about $600 million a year.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 1:15 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg used a Fox News town hall in New Hampshire on Sunday to slam two of the network's primetime opinion hosts, knocking both Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham by name on the network where they each host an hour.
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Issham Beshir is two years old. She's twig-thin and so badly malnourished she's yet to take her first steps. The world is trying to help her and nearly 16 million more hungry people in Yemen by sending food.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 10:02 am
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A police officer responding to a domestic disturbance in Auburn, Alabama, late Sunday was shot dead, authorities said.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 11:30 am
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Posted: May 19, 2019, 10:19 pm
The Central and Southern Plains -- which have already been battered by pounding thunderstorms, tornadoes and hail -- are taking cover before another round of dangerous weather.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 9:47 am
CNN legal analyst Elie Honig breaks down the options Congress has to force the White House and Justice Department to comply with subpoenas.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 12:53 am
A secretly recorded video allegedly showing a corrupt far-right politician -- the number two figure in Austria's ruling coalition -- has nearly brought down a government that has been the shining hope of Europe's rising nationalists. The true cost of this scandal will likely be measured next weekend, when Austrians vote in the European parliamentary elections.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 9:18 pm
In the opening skit of "Saturday Night Live," President Trump and members of his inner circle covered Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now."
Posted: May 19, 2019, 6:32 am
Chicago police are on alert after an attempted arson attack and vandalism at synagogues in the city, according to a police department spokesman.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 11:57 am
CNN's Brian Stelter speaks to former Clinton White House press secretary Joe Lockhart about the importance of White House press briefings.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 4:42 pm
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During her much-anticipated Eurovision set Saturday night, Madonna appeared to call for peace between Israel -- this year's hosts -- and Palestinians. Her set was undoubtedly the most controversial moment of the evening, but whether her statement sufficiently captured the nuance of the situation, or will be remotely useful in terms of de-escalating violence, is far less certain.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 11:57 am
This month, Hollywood's brightest stars are descending upon the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival. Against the idyllic background of the sun-soaked Riviera, this is where some of the world's most high-profile directors premiere the films that they hope will excite critics and viewers alike -- and, if they're lucky, win awards.
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Baseball broadcaster Marc Schwartz was elated when a foul ball flew to the broadcast booth at an Atlantic League game.
Posted: May 17, 2019, 6:28 pm
"We spent too much time debating," Cook told Tulane University graduates during a commencement speech in New Orleans.
Posted: May 18, 2019, 9:09 pm
CNN's Bill Weir talks with National Geographic explorer and author Dan Buettner about what we can learn about healthy living from communities where people live well into their 100s.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 3:06 pm
Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith's commitment to pay off the student loan debt for graduates of the historically black Morehouse College covers up to $40 million, the school said.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 10:50 am
Morehouse College seniors got a surprise Sunday when billionaire investor Robert F. Smith announced during his commencement speech that he would pay off the student loan debt for the historically black college's graduating class.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 1:09 pm
Robert F. Smith lifted a huge burden off the graduating class of Morehouse College when he announced during his commencement speech that he would pay off the student loan debt of more than 300 students.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 10:49 am
Morehouse College graduate Elijah Nesly Dormeus explains what billionaire investor Robert F. Smith paying off his student loan debt means to him.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 1:30 am
Kensington Palace took to social media and shared some new photos of the royal family frolicking around in new garden co-designed by the Duchess of Cambridge.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 8:26 am
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared behind-the-scenes images from their big day at Windsor Castle as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 12:45 pm
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, introduced their baby boy to the world on Wednesday.
Posted: May 9, 2019, 8:28 pm
Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 1:49 am
When W. Kamau Bell and his wife Melissa knew they didn't want more kids, they had to have an honest conversation about their family planning. This is the story of one couple's journey to choose a vasectomy.
Posted: May 16, 2019, 8:59 pm
In a rooftop garden at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, a six-legged robot named Daisy is making chittering noises as it staggers on the sandy ground.
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Should I buy an initial public offering on its first day of trading or wait awhile to see how the stock does?
Posted: May 17, 2019, 4:12 pm
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On Saturday, the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump was considering pardons for several US military members accused -- including some who have not yet gone to trial -- or convicted of heinous and high-profile cases related to actions on the battlefield.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden officially launched his presidential campaign in Philadelphia on Saturday. Presenting himself as the antidote to President Donald Trump, Biden promised that he would unite and bring the nation together again. "I am running to offer our country -- Democrats, Republicans and independents -- a different path," he said.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 1:40 am
We are fighting a lot of wars right now, with more looming on the horizon. From trade wars to information wars to increasing nuclear threats, the list of issues competing for substantive presidential attention gets longer every day. And this as news reports detail an increasingly divided national security team.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 4:17 pm
Some years ago, with the Confederate flag in vogue on state license tags, civic boosters in Alabama's high-tech mecca of Huntsville came up with a more dignified vanity-plate statement -- "First to the Moon," in honor of the Saturn V rocket invented there. (True, the inventors were German, Hitler's missile engineers brought to the United States after the war, but their celebrity leader Wernher von Braun liked to say, "You can see I speak with an accent -- that's because I come from Ahlahbahma.")
Posted: May 18, 2019, 8:44 pm
The College Board, the nonprofit that administers the SAT (originally called the Scholastic Aptitude Test) taken by many university applicants as a part of their admissions packages, just announced that it was introducing a new "adversity score" that measures how challenging the test-taker's environment was growing up -- incorporating metrics like the average poverty and crime levels of the applicant's home neighborhood and the quality of the high school they attend.
Posted: May 18, 2019, 8:41 pm
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The wait has begun. Polling in India's marathon elections concluded at the weekend, with the results due on May 23. Private polling commissioned by Indian media outlets points to a second term for the incumbent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), although, given the patchy record of these polls, which have been wrong in past elections, we won't know for sure until later this week.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 10:21 am
The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW).
Posted: May 20, 2019, 8:47 am
In car-loving Germany, climate change has become a leading -- but divisive -- issue for German voters going into European elections.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 10:30 am
Walmart, America's largest retailer, said Thursday it will raise prices on some products as a result of the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese goods.
Posted: May 16, 2019, 2:36 pm
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A tour bus carrying country musician Travis Tritt was sideswiped during a crash that left two people dead in South Carolina, he said.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 5:59 pm
Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 arrests and the seizure of guns, $15,000 in cash and thousands of bags of heroin packaged for sale.
Posted: May 19, 2019, 1:01 am
Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, appear like lines of white paint between blocks of saturated green, red, orange and pink -- colors created by algae and other microorganisms in the shallow seawater.
Posted: July 27, 2018, 2:38 pm
I.M. Pei, who died Thursday at the age of 102, was an architect of singular vision. One of the great figures of 20th century modernism, he was perhaps best known for his powerful use of geometry. He employed it to create forms and spaces of exquisite refinement, from his glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris to the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
Posted: May 17, 2019, 1:02 pm
The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else.
Posted: May 15, 2019, 8:01 am
Stephen Shore's remarkable career started early. Born in New York in 1947, he was given his first photography set at six. When he was 14, the trailblazing fashion photographer Edward Steichen -- then a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York -- purchased three of his photos. By 17, he was a regular at Andy Warhol's infamous Factory, photographing the artist and the eccentric personalities who surrounded him.
Posted: May 16, 2019, 2:48 pm
Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- now instantly recognizable in silhouette or line sketch.
Posted: April 9, 2019, 2:51 pm