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    He cracks joke at 1st public appearance since leaving office

    He cracks joke at 1st public appearance since leaving office


    Former President Barack Obama makes his first public appearance at the University of Chicago since leaving the White House. ...

    Former President Barack Obama makes his first public appearance at the University of Chicago since leaving the White House.
    Obama returns to the spotlight with Chicago speech

    Obama returns to the spotlight with Chicago speech


    Former President Barack Obama will deliver the first public remarks of his post-presidency here in his adopted hometown of Chicago on Monday, three months after handing off the baton to President Donald Trump. ...

    Former President Barack Obama will deliver the first public remarks of his post-presidency here in his adopted hometown of Chicago on Monday, three months after handing off the baton to President Donald Trump.
    Trump fumes over early reviews

    Trump fumes over early reviews


    President Donald Trump lives for superlatives -- he wants the biggest, the best, the greatest. So it's no surprise he's already fuming about uncomplimentary reviews of his first 100 days in office. ...

    President Donald Trump lives for superlatives -- he wants the biggest, the best, the greatest. So it's no surprise he's already fuming about uncomplimentary reviews of his first 100 days in office.
    The 100-day accomplishments Trump is touting

    The 100-day accomplishments Trump is touting


    President Donald Trump's 100th day in office comes Saturday, and despite his downplaying of the significance of the marker, his team is prepped and ready to tout his accomplishments. ...

    President Donald Trump's 100th day in office comes Saturday, and despite his downplaying of the significance of the marker, his team is prepped and ready to tout his accomplishments.
    Cillizza: The only measure of success Trump cares about

    Cillizza: The only measure of success Trump cares about


    For the decade-plus before he decided to run for office, Donald Trump was a reality TV star. And from that experience, Trump has drawn one, clear conclusion: Ratings are the only measure of success that mean anything in this world. ...

    For the decade-plus before he decided to run for office, Donald Trump was a reality TV star. And from that experience, Trump has drawn one, clear conclusion: Ratings are the only measure of success that mean anything in this world.
    Autopsy: Erin Moran likely died of cancer complications

    Autopsy: Erin Moran likely died of cancer complications


    Former "Happy Days" child star Erin Moran, 56, likely died from complications of Stage 4 cancer, the Harrison County (Indiana) Sheriff's Department and medical examiner said Monday in a joint statement. ...

    Former "Happy Days" child star Erin Moran, 56, likely died from complications of Stage 4 cancer, the Harrison County (Indiana) Sheriff's Department and medical examiner said Monday in a joint statement.
    Senate investigators chafe at pace of Russia probe

    Senate investigators chafe at pace of Russia probe


    Some Senate investigators are chafing at the pace of their investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible coordination with the campaign of President Donald Trump, three months after the Senate intelligence committee formally...

    Some Senate investigators are chafing at the pace of their investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible coordination with the campaign of President Donald Trump, three months after the Senate intelligence committee formally opened its probe.
    Anti-Semitic incidents up 86% so far this year

    Anti-Semitic incidents up 86% so far this year


    In the first three months of this year, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the US was 86% higher than the same period last year, says a new report. ...

    In the first three months of this year, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the US was 86% higher than the same period last year, says a new report.
    CNN anchor: Ailes sexually harassed me

    CNN anchor: Ailes sexually harassed me


    In an interview on CNN's "Reliable Sources," Camerota said publicly for the first time that she was one of Ailes' targets. ...

    In an interview on CNN's "Reliable Sources," Camerota said publicly for the first time that she was one of Ailes' targets.
    The awkward final 'O'Reilly Factor'

    The awkward final 'O'Reilly Factor'


    The final episode of "The O'Reilly Factor" aired without any reference to the sexual harassment allegations against fired host Bill O'Reilly. ...

    The final episode of "The O'Reilly Factor" aired without any reference to the sexual harassment allegations against fired host Bill O'Reilly.
    Under cover of darkness, NOLA divorces from Confederate past

    Under cover of darkness, NOLA divorces from Confederate past


    In the dark of night, workers wearing masks and tactical vests arrived Monday at New Orleans' Battle of Liberty Place monument to take it down. ...

    In the dark of night, workers wearing masks and tactical vests arrived Monday at New Orleans' Battle of Liberty Place monument to take it down.
    French president backs Macron

    French president backs Macron


    France's defeated political establishment has begun to rally against the far-right leader Marine Le Pen as she goes head-to-head against political novice Emmanuel Macron in the final race for the French presidency. ...

    France's defeated political establishment has begun to rally against the far-right leader Marine Le Pen as she goes head-to-head against political novice Emmanuel Macron in the final race for the French presidency.
    John Oliver blasts Ivanka, Jared

    John Oliver blasts Ivanka, Jared


    Comedian John Oliver poked fun at Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's roles and influence in the White House. ...

    Comedian John Oliver poked fun at Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's roles and influence in the White House.
    How these students got into every Ivy League school

    How these students got into every Ivy League school


    Only a few students can say that they have been accepted into every Ivy League school in the United States: Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Princeton and Cornell. ...

    Only a few students can say that they have been accepted into every Ivy League school in the United States: Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Princeton and Cornell.
    Teen from Guyana: How I did it

    Teen from Guyana: How I did it


    Kelly Hyles is seventeen, a cheerleader, and deciding between Harvard, Yale, Princeton, MIT and others. See how this teen from a small village in Guyana got to where she is today. ...

    Kelly Hyles is seventeen, a cheerleader, and deciding between Harvard, Yale, Princeton, MIT and others. See how this teen from a small village in Guyana got to where she is today.
    Quadruplets accepted to Harvard, Yale and Duke

    Quadruplets accepted to Harvard, Yale and Duke


    Four boys, and many, many acceptance letters. As parents across the country work on college applications, this family had four to conquer in one year. ...

    Four boys, and many, many acceptance letters. As parents across the country work on college applications, this family had four to conquer in one year.
    Four-year-old falls out of moving bus

    Four-year-old falls out of moving bus


    It's a scene that would make any parent shudder -- a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway. ...

    It's a scene that would make any parent shudder -- a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway.
    Trump phones record-setting astronaut

    Trump phones record-setting astronaut


    President Donald Trump, his daughter, Ivanka, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will call NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate Whitson on her record-breaking stay on the International Space Station. ...

    President Donald Trump, his daughter, Ivanka, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will call NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate Whitson on her record-breaking stay on the International Space Station.
    Kenny G. makes passengers dreams -- or nightmares -- come true

    Kenny G. makes passengers dreams -- or nightmares -- come true


    Scene: You are on a plane from Tampa to Los Angeles. You have successfully tamped down your air travel-induced anxiety with a Diet Coke and a two-pack of Biscoffs. Things are okay. ...

    Scene: You are on a plane from Tampa to Los Angeles. You have successfully tamped down your air travel-induced anxiety with a Diet Coke and a two-pack of Biscoffs. Things are okay.
    Retail stores closing at epic pace

    Retail stores closing at epic pace


    Brokerage firm Credit Suisse said in a research report released earlier this month that it's possible more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will close their doors in 2017. ...

    Brokerage firm Credit Suisse said in a research report released earlier this month that it's possible more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will close their doors in 2017.
    Michael Phelps reveals his darkest days

    Michael Phelps reveals his darkest days


    Olympic legend Michael Phelps talks with CNN's Coy Wire about his life after swimming. ...

    Olympic legend Michael Phelps talks with CNN's Coy Wire about his life after swimming.
    Trump calls out player who skips event

    Trump calls out player who skips event


    Some New England Patriots skipped their team's White House visit, so when President Trump recognized wide receiver Danny Amendola, he wasn't there. ...

    Some New England Patriots skipped their team's White House visit, so when President Trump recognized wide receiver Danny Amendola, he wasn't there.
    8 endangered sites to see now

    8 endangered sites to see now


    Florida manatees swim and sleep in the sunshine and golden-brown panthers prowl the shady forests at Everglades National Park. ...

    Florida manatees swim and sleep in the sunshine and golden-brown panthers prowl the shady forests at Everglades National Park.
    Designer turns ideas into surreal images

    Designer turns ideas into surreal images


    Hüseyin Şahin is a graphic designer and art director, but the Turkish artist could be best described as a dream catcher. ...

    Hüseyin Şahin is a graphic designer and art director, but the Turkish artist could be best described as a dream catcher.
    Chelsea Clinton fires back at 'SNL' star's awkward joke

    Chelsea Clinton fires back at 'SNL' star's awkward joke


    "Saturday Night Live" star Vanessa Bayer had an awkward joke about former Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Variety's Power of Women New York event. ...

    "Saturday Night Live" star Vanessa Bayer had an awkward joke about former Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Variety's Power of Women New York event.
    Why Putin and Trump both like Le Pen

    Why Putin and Trump both like Le Pen


    On one hand, Donald Trump's praise of France's far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, who appears to have received enough votes in Sunday's election to advance to the May 7 runoff, is not surprising. Le Pen, like Trump, ran a campaign that was...

    On one hand, Donald Trump's praise of France's far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, who appears to have received enough votes in Sunday's election to advance to the May 7 runoff, is not surprising. Le Pen, like Trump, ran a campaign that was anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and traded on white supremacist themes. (It's no coincidence that former Klan leader David Duke has publicly praised both Le Pen and Trump.)
    A refugee ship and the Holocaust's start

    A refugee ship and the Holocaust's start


    Monday is Yom Hashoah, the day designated in 1953 by the State of Israel to commemorate the murder of millions of Jews during the Second World War. Selected to mark the anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising, this day is meant to impart a lesson:...

    Monday is Yom Hashoah, the day designated in 1953 by the State of Israel to commemorate the murder of millions of Jews during the Second World War. Selected to mark the anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising, this day is meant to impart a lesson: Jews should be remembered not only for dying in the Holocaust, but for fighting for their lives as well.
    Trump's bomb first, don't explain later

    Trump's bomb first, don't explain later


    We're still less than 100 days into Donald Trump's presidency, but the candidate who promised to "bomb the s--- out of ISIS" has indeed shown a willingness, as President, to expand the use of American military force against a wide range of targets across...

    We're still less than 100 days into Donald Trump's presidency, but the candidate who promised to "bomb the s--- out of ISIS" has indeed shown a willingness, as President, to expand the use of American military force against a wide range of targets across the globe.
    North Korea threatens to sink US aircraft carrier

    North Korea threatens to sink US aircraft carrier


    North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink an American aircraft carrier that is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. ...

    North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink an American aircraft carrier that is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean.
    Border wall fight looms as White House, Capitol Hill scramble for deal to avert shutdown

    Border wall fight looms as White House, Capitol Hill scramble for deal to avert shutdown


    Fights over money to pay for a border wall -- as well as Obamacare subsidies and an infusion of resources for the military -- are threatening to trip up congressional talks over a funding bill to head off a government shutdown Friday. ...

    Fights over money to pay for a border wall -- as well as Obamacare subsidies and an infusion of resources for the military -- are threatening to trip up congressional talks over a funding bill to head off a government shutdown Friday.
    T.I. speaks out on police brutality

    T.I. speaks out on police brutality


    CNN caught up with Tip "T.I." Harris at the SXSW festival last month, where the Grammy-winning rapper and actor premiered his latest passion project, "Us or Else" — a short film that examines the relationship between police and the black community. ...

    CNN caught up with Tip "T.I." Harris at the SXSW festival last month, where the Grammy-winning rapper and actor premiered his latest passion project, "Us or Else" — a short film that examines the relationship between police and the black community.
    NYC's first Girl Scout troop for homeless girls

    NYC's first Girl Scout troop for homeless girls


    The members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 are just like any other girls. They go on trips, draw, sing and dance and sell those famous cookies. But their connection goes beyond Tagalongs and Thin Mints. ...

    The members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 are just like any other girls. They go on trips, draw, sing and dance and sell those famous cookies. But their connection goes beyond Tagalongs and Thin Mints.
    The next great health innovations for kids

    The next great health innovations for kids


    What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That's the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published last week in the journal Pediatrics. ...

    What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That's the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published last week in the journal Pediatrics.
    Hash brown recall due to possible golf balls

    Hash brown recall due to possible golf balls


    You have an early-morning golf match. You make coffee and contemplate the optimal breakfast to help you hit the ball straighter and calm those first-tee jitters. ...

    You have an early-morning golf match. You make coffee and contemplate the optimal breakfast to help you hit the ball straighter and calm those first-tee jitters.
    Jennifer Lopez talks Alex Rodriguez romance

    Jennifer Lopez talks Alex Rodriguez romance


    Jennifer Lopez may be dating a baseball star but that doesn't mean they hit a home run on their first date. ...

    Jennifer Lopez may be dating a baseball star but that doesn't mean they hit a home run on their first date.
    'Feud' Season 2 will be 'a very different kind of feud'

    'Feud' Season 2 will be 'a very different kind of feud'


    The story about a clash between two Hollywood heavyweights came to a close with Sunday's conclusion of "Feud" Season 1. And creator Ryan Murphy already has his sights set on next season, which will center on the ill-fatted marriage between Prince Charles...

    The story about a clash between two Hollywood heavyweights came to a close with Sunday's conclusion of "Feud" Season 1. And creator Ryan Murphy already has his sights set on next season, which will center on the ill-fatted marriage between Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
    'Genius,' 'Z' series biographies aren't a bright idea

    'Genius,' 'Z' series biographies aren't a bright idea


    In the 1990s, the lives of Albert Einstein, or Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, might have merited TV movies. Today, in an age of media abundance, both have been turned into 10-part series, with each demonstrating that not every subject is brilliant enough...

    In the 1990s, the lives of Albert Einstein, or Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, might have merited TV movies. Today, in an age of media abundance, both have been turned into 10-part series, with each demonstrating that not every subject is brilliant enough -- even Einstein's -- to merit such expansive treatment.
    Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired prom dress

    Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired prom dress


    A Florida teenager wore a dress featuring pictures of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Michael Brown, and others to her high school prom. ...

    A Florida teenager wore a dress featuring pictures of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Michael Brown, and others to her high school prom.
    4-year-old falls from moving bus

    4-year-old falls from moving bus


    A church bus driver will not face charges after a 4-year-old girl fell from his moving vehicle onto a busy roadway, police said Monday. ...

    A church bus driver will not face charges after a 4-year-old girl fell from his moving vehicle onto a busy roadway, police said Monday.
    12-year-old boy drives 800 miles across Australia

    12-year-old boy drives 800 miles across Australia


    A 12-year-old boy who managed to drive 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) across remote Australia has been reunited with his parents, police said. ...

    A 12-year-old boy who managed to drive 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) across remote Australia has been reunited with his parents, police said.
    See Google cofounder Larry Page's 'flying car'

    See Google cofounder Larry Page's 'flying car'


    Kitty Hawk, a startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released the first footage of a "flying car" prototype being tested above a lake. ...

    Kitty Hawk, a startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released the first footage of a "flying car" prototype being tested above a lake.
    Stepdad told him he wouldn't graduate, now he says this

    Stepdad told him he wouldn't graduate, now he says this


    Daivon Reeder was told by his stepfather that there was no point to go to college orientation because he wasn't going to graduate. The now 22-year-old recent graduate says he used those very words as his motivator. ...

    Daivon Reeder was told by his stepfather that there was no point to go to college orientation because he wasn't going to graduate. The now 22-year-old recent graduate says he used those very words as his motivator.
    Conspiracy theorist's lawyers say it's all just an act

    Conspiracy theorist's lawyers say it's all just an act


    Alex Jones, the fiery conspiracy theorist and provocateur, is currently defending himself in a civil suit with an argument based partially on a claim that he is simply a performance artist, according to reporters who have been in the courtroom. ...

    Alex Jones, the fiery conspiracy theorist and provocateur, is currently defending himself in a civil suit with an argument based partially on a claim that he is simply a performance artist, according to reporters who have been in the courtroom.
    CNN anchor: Roger Ailes sexually harassed me

    CNN anchor: Roger Ailes sexually harassed me


    For a long time Alisyn Camerota was reluctant to describe the dark side of working at Fox News. But on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, she said, "Yes, Roger Ailes did sexually harass me." ...

    For a long time Alisyn Camerota was reluctant to describe the dark side of working at Fox News. But on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, she said, "Yes, Roger Ailes did sexually harass me."
    Surgeon general resigns at WH request

    Surgeon general resigns at WH request


    Surgeon General Vivek Murthy resigned at the request of the White House after assisting in the transition to the Trump administration. ...

    Surgeon General Vivek Murthy resigned at the request of the White House after assisting in the transition to the Trump administration.
    Saying this word can extend your life

    Saying this word can extend your life


    Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how something as simple, and as nice, as saying "hello" can help you live to 100. ...

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how something as simple, and as nice, as saying "hello" can help you live to 100.
    Trump voters argue over wiretapping claims

    Trump voters argue over wiretapping claims


    Trump voters argue over whether they believe the President's claims that former President Barack Obama had him wiretapped. ...

    Trump voters argue over whether they believe the President's claims that former President Barack Obama had him wiretapped.
    Dana Carvey's hilarious celebrity impressions

    Dana Carvey's hilarious celebrity impressions


    Comedian Dana Carvey shows off his highly specific celebrity impressions including Bernie Sanders riding Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland. ...

    Comedian Dana Carvey shows off his highly specific celebrity impressions including Bernie Sanders riding Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland.
    Just 7% will finish this huge race

    Just 7% will finish this huge race


    The Red Bull Ragnorak in Haugastol, Norway is not only the world's largest snowkiting race, it's the toughest. Only about 7% of the racers finish each year. ...

    The Red Bull Ragnorak in Haugastol, Norway is not only the world's largest snowkiting race, it's the toughest. Only about 7% of the racers finish each year.