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The attorney general has considered resigning over Trump's interference with DOJ matters, particularly the President's tweets, a source says

• President says he has 'total confidence' in Barr • Group of federal judges calls emergency meeting over concerns about DOJ's intervention in cases

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Trump says he has 'total confidence' in Barr

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has "total confidence" in Attorney General William Barr despite a swirl of controversies in the past week that have led to questions about the department's impartiality and widespread calls for Barr to step down.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

He's known Bill Barr for 40 years. Now, he's calling for his resignation

Former Deputy Attorney General Donald Ayer, who worked in George H. W. Bush's administration with current Attorney General Bill Barr, is now one of the thousands of former Justice Department employees calling for Barr to resign.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Analysis: DOJ storm intensifies with new attacks on Barr

A credibility crisis rocking President Donald Trump's Justice Department significantly deepened over the long holiday weekend amid rising calls for Attorney General Bill Barr to quit over claims he has politicized of highly sensitive cases.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Group of federal judges calls emergency meeting over concerns about DOJ's intervention in politically sensitive cases

The leaders of a group of federal judges will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to address growing concerns about the recent intervention of President Donald Trump and the Justice Department in politically sensitive cases, Megan Cruz, the executive director of the group, told CNN on Tuesday.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Ex-federal prosecutor: Everything Barr touches dies

Former Assistant US Attorney Gene Rossi explained why he was one of the 1,100 former Justice Department staffers who called for Attorney General Barr's resignation.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Justice Department puts Brooklyn prosecutor atop Ukraine probes

The Justice Department has assigned the top prosecutor in Brooklyn to coordinate Ukraine-related investigations, according to a memo released Tuesday to Congress, bringing a new layer of Washington supervision to an area of interest that has become a political minefield.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

5 takeaways from CNN's town halls

• Buttigieg keeps narrow lead over Sanders in Iowa after recanvass • Analysis: Why Sanders is the current favorite • Bloomberg would sell his company if elected, adviser says • Opinion: What to expect at Wednesday's debate

Thursday January 01, 1970

See Trump adviser's reaction when shown strong Obama economic numbers

• Analysis: Obama's boom still bothers Trump • Fact check: How Trump's economy compares to Obama's

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Global death toll for coronavirus exceeds 2,000


Thursday January 01, 1970

A deadly virus is spreading from state to state. It's not the coronavirus

The novel coronavirus that's sickening thousands globally -- and at least 15 people in the US -- is inspiring countries to close their borders and Americans to buy up surgical masks quicker than major retailers can restock them.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Trump commutes Blagojevich's sentence and pardons white-collar criminals

• Ex-prosecutor on pardons: This is crazy! • Ex-NFL players react to DeBartolo's clemency • Analysis: The secret to getting a Trump pardon

Thursday January 01, 1970

Ex-prosecutor: Someone take away Trump's pardon pen. This is crazy

Trump announced he had commuted the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, a Democrat who had served eight years of a 14-year sentence for the pay-for-play charges. Trump also announced pardons for former New York police commissioner Bernie Kerik, convicted of tax fraud and lying to officials, and Mike Milken, an investment banker who was convicted of felony charges that included securities fraud and conspiracy.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Faye Swetlik died from asphyxiation hours after abduction, coroner says

A South Carolina first grader was killed hours after she was abducted from her home last week, a county coroner said Tuesday.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Worried about coronavirus? Hear out this doctor's message

Dr. Ian Lipkin, known as a "master virus hunter" who helped fight the SARS outbreak, was invited to study the coronavirus in China but is now back in the US under quarantine.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Student protesters swarm guns rights activist

Conservative media personality Kaitlin Bennett didn't announce she was visiting Ohio University. But hundreds of students showed up to protest her appearance.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

See why one of the biggest world cities now looks like a ghost town

CNN's David Culver visits Shanghai, China, where streets are mostly empty and businesses shuttered as fears of the novel coronavirus linger. The virus has infected more than 73,000 people around the world, mostly in mainland China.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Giant bank plans to cut 35,000 jobs

HSBC on Tuesday said it would cut around 35,000 jobs and dramatically overhaul its business after its profit plunged by a third in 2019.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Another royal couple announces divorce

Queen Elizabeth II's nephew, the Earl of Snowdon, has announced he is to divorce his wife after 26 years of marriage.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Sharon Osbourne shows off dramatic new look


Wednesday February 19, 2020

'Black Death' mass grave uncovered

The sweeping scourge of the Black Death in 14th century England was so great it forced city-dwelling victims out to countryside hospitals, based on the tragic findings in a mass grave in Lincolnshire, England.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

College student last seen on Valentine's Day

Authorities in Georgia have escalated the search for a missing Fort Valley State University who was last seen on Valentine's Day.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Inside Japan's annual 'Naked Festival'

Thousands of men stripped off to take part in "Hadaka Matsuri", an annual "Naked Festival" on Japan's Honshu Island.

Monday February 17, 2020

Woman from viral airplane video says she was 'scared to death' by flight attendant's reaction

A woman who's become an icon in the debate over whether it's OK to recline your airplane seat said she was "scared to death" by how a flight attendant handled her painful ordeal.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Skier dies of asphyxiation by his coat on a chair lift

A skier in Colorado died after his coat became wrapped around his head and neck on the chair lift, according to the company that operates the chair lift.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Disney princess-inspired wedding dresses are coming

Disney has announced a collaboration with Allure Bridal to create a 16-gown, princess-inspired wedding dress collection.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

A mom called 911 because she desperately needed baby formula. The police delivered

From flat tires to possible home invasions, the officers with the Lone Peak Police Department in Utah are used to dealing with a variety of 911 calls. But at 2 a.m. on January 28, they received one unlike any other: A mother was in need of baby formula.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

2020 candidates fail to name this foreign leader

Oops! Watch candidates tripped up by "gotcha" questions. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the best of the bad answers.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

A380 superjumbo pulled apart for souvenirs

Hearts broke around the world on Valentine's Day 2019, when Airbus announced that it was pulling the plug on its superjumbo A380 airplane.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Airbus reveals futuristic blended wing aircraft design

Following a series of secret tests, Airbus has revealed a futuristic "blended wing" commercial aircraft design that promises to cut fuel consumption up to 20%.

Tuesday February 11, 2020

World's longest twin-engine airliner takes flight

The world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has completed its first test flight from Boeing's wide-body factory near Seattle.

Wednesday January 29, 2020

The superyacht that thinks it's an airplane

The world of superyachts meets the world of aviation with this "one-of-a-kind" vessel that expertly merges aerial and nautical models.

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Two train giants just teamed up to take on China

Alstom is pursuing a huge deal that could help it counter a growing threat from a Chinese rival.

Monday February 17, 2020

Delta CEO on seat reclining: 'Ask if it's OK first'

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian added a bit of fuel to the great seat recline debate that has fired up Twitter.

Saturday February 15, 2020

NASCAR driver is awake and speaking with family after terrifying Daytona 500 crash

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is awake and speaking with family and doctors, a day after a fiery crash near the finish line of Daytona 500.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Teen soccer star stuns at Champions League debut

Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised anymore, given the frequency with which he does it.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Dwyane Wade reveals moment daughter came out to him as transgender

Former NBA star Dwyane Wade spoke with Ellen DeGeneres about the moment his daughter Zaya came out to him as transgender.

Wednesday February 12, 2020

Off-duty officers stop a robbery when a masked man intrudes on their date night

Date night for two off-duty officers ended with them foiling a robbery at a restaurant chain in Kentucky.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

A pigeon that can't fly befriended a puppy that can't walk. Yes, it's as cute as it sounds

Meet Herman and Lundy, recent cuddle buddies and rescue animals.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Failed building implosion becomes internet sensation

A failed demolition of a Dallas building has made it a popular attraction in the city.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

NICU nurse reunited with her patient from three decades ago while treating his son

Little Zayne Caldwell's early arrival into this world led to a surprise reunification for his father and a nurse who cared for them both.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Bill Gates bought an electric Porsche. Elon Musk isn't impressed

Bill Gates co-founded America's most valuable company and has become one of the world's leading philanthropists. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk finds him "underwhelming."

Tuesday February 18, 2020

GM is killing off an iconic 160-year-old brand

General Motors is killing off the iconic Holden brand and pulling out of Australia and New Zealand, the latest in a series of moves to shrink the US carmaker's global presence as it ramps up investments in electric and autonomous vehicles.

Monday February 17, 2020

Behind that teenage TikTok star, there's probably a very confused parent

Martin Charlton vividly remembers the moment last year when he and his son walked into the lobby of a Marriott hotel in Orlando to check in ahead of a social media event. A group of teenage girls quickly recognized his 15-year-old son, Luca Schaefer-Charlton, and started screaming. For the rest of the weekend, the pair couldn't make it across that enormous lobby without people chasing Schaefer-Charlton and swarming around him.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

A short sentence for Stone wouldn't be a Trump victory

When Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentences Roger Stone on Thursday in federal court in Washington, DC, she likely will have little sympathy for him. A jury convicted Stone, based on powerful evidence, of all counts against him, including making false statements to Congress and witness tampering.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

I'm a Nevadan who switched to Sanders. Here's why

The Nevada caucus is wide open, with Bernie Sanders best positioned to take advantage of a fragmented field and the deep passion of his base. This is setting off rounds of hand-wringing as establishment types in the state and nationally (again) misjudge the mood of an angry electorate.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Trump's 'sanctuary cities' siege is a trick

The Border Patrol will be sending elite tactical teams into "sanctuary cities" like New York and Chicago to help with immigration arrests. One hundred agents are being deployed to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), including members of a unit that functions as the Border Patrol's SWAT team, according to news reports.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Nearly everything you thought you knew about George Washington is wrong

Throughout American history, George Washington has been renowned for being first and much more: his boyhood moral rectitude, for example, and for his body parts -- real and fictional. Whether about his wooden teeth (fictional) or his sculpted thighs (true story), the narratives we learn and continue to tell about the man historian Joseph Ellis has called our "foundingest father" have left an existential imprint on the United States of America.

Sunday February 16, 2020

These people could make Trump's life miserable

In 2016, Donald Trump did his best to tarnish his opponent Hillary Clinton with an email "scandal" that amounted to nothing. In his 2020 reelection campaign, Trump's team has worked to conjure a similar cloud of controversy over Joe Biden's son Hunter, all without producing evidence of wrongdoing.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Hillary Clinton is not going to be Bloomberg's VP

"Will we see a Mike Bloomberg-Hillary Clinton ticket in 2020?!" That's been the question bandied about in some parts of the media since the Drudge Report, the conservative media outlet, published "exclusive" reporting Saturday that former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is considering asking the 2016 Democratic nominee to be his running mate if he wins the nomination.

Monday February 17, 2020

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Thursday January 01, 1970

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Thursday January 01, 1970

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Thursday January 01, 1970

In Hong Kong, the coronavirus outbreak is reopening political wounds

In a video widely circulated earlier this month, a crowd of people swarm a cart of toilet rolls in a Hong Kong supermarket, pushing, shoving, and even elbowing each other out of the way for the coveted goods.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Report ranks US lower than 38 countries when it comes to children's wellbeing

The United States ranks lower than 38 other countries on measurements of children's survival, health, education and nutrition -- and every country in the world has levels of excess carbon emissions that will prevent younger generations from a healthy and sustainable future, according to a new report.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial will start two weeks after Israel's elections

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criminal trial is set to begin March 17, just two weeks after Israel's elections, the Justice Ministry announced Tuesday.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Caroline Flack, 'Love Island,' and industry of outrage surrounding star's death


Tuesday February 18, 2020

A woman's class ring that she lost in Maine in 1973 was just found buried in a forest in Finland

If only rings could talk.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Florida city faces hefty fine after millions of gallons of sewage enters city's waterways

Over the last two and a half months, more than 206 million gallons of toxic sewage has spilled into Fort Lauderdale waterways. That's the equivalent of 312 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Her son was killed in a 'stand your ground' shooting. Read her message to him on what would have been his 25th birthday

Lucy McBath celebrated her son's 25th birthday on Sunday without him.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Kansas federal judge resigns after sexual misconduct allegations

A federal district court judge in Kansas who was publicly admonished last fall for sexual misconduct and having an extramarital affair resigned on Tuesday.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but salient one: Why are the statues' noses broken?

Thursday March 21, 2019

Raphael's tapestries return to the Sistine Chapel

For the first time in centuries, 10 magnificent tapestries designed by Renaissance master Raphael will hang together on the walls of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

The supertall ceramic tower that 'breathes'

How to stand out beside the world's tallest building?

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Pennsylvania museum's disputed portrait is a Rembrandt

A small Pennsylvania museum has declared that a 17th-century portrait, long considered the work of someone in Rembrandt's studio, is in fact by the Dutch master himself.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Famous buildings in New York: 20 favorites we love

By historical standards, New York is still a relatively new city -- a youngster compared with the likes of London, Cairo or Beijing. But in its short life, New York has captured the world's collective attention like no other.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Inside 'Breaking Bad' actor's Idaho retreat

"Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul's idea of the perfect family getaway is simple: a log-clad, cabin style home in rural Idaho, where he's from.

Wednesday February 12, 2020

'To All the Boys' sequel and more movies to love

Two movies open in theaters this weekend promising romance for Valentine's Day. But the real action is on television, with a pair of sequels, "Zombies 2" and "To All the Boys P.S. I Still Love You," catering to a demographic where a sizable portion of the audience can't even drive itself to the multiplex.

Wednesday February 12, 2020

'Downhill' hits the slopes and the skids

"Downhill" is an unfortunate title for a film that starts out with an intriguing cast pairing (Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell) and premise, before going you know where. The bottom line is a plot intended to make one consider life's big issues merely reminds us it's too short to sit through movies as muddled as this.

Friday February 14, 2020