When Washington is this broken, it's always the most vulnerable who get hurt.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 6:51 am
The Senate is bracing for a potential shutdown.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 5:24 am
President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Washington and head to his Florida resort hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown Friday at midnight.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 4:33 am
Conservative House members say they got a promise from leadership to pursue a separate hard-line Republican-only immigration bill in exchange for their votes to pass government funding Thursday night -- a measure that several Republicans doubt could pass the House, let alone the Senate.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 11:17 am
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) about a looming government shutdown.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 11:55 pm
When there are partisan disagreements and Congress is divided on how to fund the government, the threat of a shutdown looms. Learn what one could mean for you.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 7:44 am
Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump's lawyer formed a private LLC to pay a former porn star in exchange for not speaking publicly about an alleged sexual encounter with the then-candidate, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 4:46 am
WARNING: This story contains graphic language.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 2:17 am
The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to freeze, for now, a lower court opinion that struck down North Carolina congressional districts holding that it amounted to an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. 
Posted: January 19, 2018, 11:19 am
Midterm elections are about one thing: Base enthusiasm.
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President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he has remained consistent in his plans for a border wall, a day after his chief of staff, John Kelly, told Fox News he has "changed his attitude" on it.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 4:57 am
CNN's Bill Weir talks to voters in Monticello, Iowa one year into Donald Trump's presidency.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 10:13 pm
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel accused Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) of "mansplaining" to Kirstjen Nielsen during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
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As the 13 children lived in squalor, starving and shackled with padlocks, their parents left pies on the counter of their California home for the siblings to look at, authorities say.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 11:18 am
A young patient, dressed only in a thin, hospital gown and tube socks, was left standing outside by a bus stop earlier this month after being discharged from a Baltimore hospital, as seen in a viral video.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 9:19 am
US military officials are tracking a sophisticated Russian spy ship that appears to be moving toward the US. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 11:45 pm
On the evening of March 24, 2015, Cheyenne Antoine and Brittney Gargol posed for a selfie and posted it on Facebook before heading out for the night.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 6:59 pm
Since Donald Trump came along, they have a "safe word" at the Table of Knowledge inside Darrell's Diner in Monticello, Iowa.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 11:35 pm
Five alleged rapes, mostly of minors, within five days in the northern Indian state of Haryana, has forced the issue of sexual violence back onto India's national agenda, provoking widespread condemnation.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 8:53 am
Pope Francis married two flight attendants in an impromptu ceremony on his papal plane some 36,000 feet over Chile. CNN's Rosa Flores has details.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 8:09 pm
Several former NFL players called Thursday for an end to tackle football for kids ages 13 and under.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 10:42 pm
Need a new place to dive on your next trip to Mexico? Check out this newly discovered flooded cave. It just happens to be the world's largest. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
Posted: January 19, 2018, 10:57 am
This definitely wasn't what Dr. Sij Hemal was expecting when he booked a flight with Air France from India to the United States.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 11:47 pm
Two swimmers were in serious trouble off the coast of Australia, until a drone came to their rescue.
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The family of Jorge Garcia, the father of two who was deported to Mexico after 30 years in the US, made an emotional appearance on "The View" and vowed to continue to move forward.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 7:20 pm
As a deadly flu season continues to ravage the United States, scientists are scrambling to find new ways to fight the virus, including building vaccines that offer stronger protection against the most aggressive flu strains and last longer than just one season.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 10:27 pm
An Alabama University student is no longer enrolled at the school after posting videos to social media full of taunts and racial slurs.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 6:24 pm
Far from the familiar waters of an Olympic pool, swimmer Michael Phelps shared the story of his personal encounter with depression at a mental health conference in Chicago this week.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 10:29 am
USA Gymnastics will no longer hold the women's team's training camp at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas, the organization said, after several gymnasts said the location was the site of unchecked sexual abuse from former team doctor Larry Nassar.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 8:43 am
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, the judge for the Larry Nassar trial, has given some strong statements during Nassar's sentencing.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 3:51 am
One by one the women stepped forward to the podium, some fighting back tears, to face their abuser.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 10:03 pm
With the Winter Olympics only weeks away, North Korean figure skaters Ryom Tae-Ok and Kim Ju-Sik hope to take to the ice. Thawing tensions between their homeland and South Korea have rekindled the pair's hopes of competing. CNN's Christina Macfarlane reports.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 2:41 am
North and South Korean athletes will march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag, the South said Wednesday, in a diplomatic breakthrough following days of talks between the two countries.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 6:46 am
The Pyeongchang organizing committee is preparing for all security scenarios ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics. CNN's Paula Hancocks has more.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 2:52 am
Take a look at 26 amazing sports photos from January 9 through January 15.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 1:22 am
L'Oreal Paris is breaking barriers and making history by featuring a hijab-wearing woman in a hair campaign.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 12:36 am
It seems a new hotel opens up every day in Asia, where a tourism boom is expected to continue well into the next decade.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 2:44 am
Strong wind wreaked havoc on pedestrians and snarled transportation systems in the Netherlands.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 7:32 pm
These are the images that show what will soon be known as the world's next tallest building rising from the desert. When the 3,280-feet-tall (1,000-meter-tall) Jeddah Tower, in Saudi Arabia, opens in 2020, it will knock Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa off its throne as the tallest skyscraper in the world by 236 feet (72 meters). Construction of the landmark is estimated to cost $1.4 billion.
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This week, an anonymous accuser's account of regretting what appears to be consensual oral sex with actor and comedian Aziz Ansari exploded into the media, with the words "sexual misconduct" splashed across television news, the internet and newspapers.
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President Trump traveled to the Pentagon on Thursday to discuss the National Defense Strategy, an unclassified version of which will be released Friday. Undoubtedly, key topics of discussion on the new strategy included the proliferation of nuclear weapons and missile technology, and the need for the protection of space assets essential to providing early warning in the event of a nuclear attack.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 12:58 am
It has been a crazy year in Washington. A new president came to town making big promises about how he would upend everything that was wrong with politics and assured his supporters that nothing could get in his way. So how did he do?
Posted: January 18, 2018, 9:21 pm
What responsibility does society bear for the Turpins?
Posted: January 17, 2018, 8:59 pm
If the House passes a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 1:11 am
As lawmakers on Capitol Hill began to vote Thursday afternoon to extend a fiercely debated electronic surveillance program, a small circle of officials at the Justice Department huddled around at TV in a fifth-floor conference room watching C-SPAN.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 4:16 am
For his entire adult life, and with special vigor during the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump has insisted on his skills as a master negotiator.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 10:14 pm
A look at what people wore to express their politics during Trump's first year in office.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 2:55 am
After thousands of customers' HIV statuses were revealed in mailings last year, a federal class-action lawsuit against health care company Aetna has reached a $17 million settlement.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 5:34 pm
Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:44 pm
If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That's according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title "Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck." The report was published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 5:20 pm
Following a Golden Globes that made headlines with its Time's Up theme, the Screen Actors Guild is leaning into that discussion with its annual presentation Sunday. Yet with several more star-studded ceremonies to come, questions linger as to how well Hollywood's awards apparatus can juggle serving as a rallying point for that movement with its more prosaic, self-congratulatory business.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 8:24 pm
James Franco is not shying away from this weekend's SAG Awards.
Posted: January 19, 2018, 1:23 am