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    This haul gives the President a massive financial advantage over potential Democratic contenders

    This haul gives the President a massive financial advantage over potential Democratic contenders


    President Donald Trump has raised more than $100 million for a re-election battle that is more than two years away, giving him a massive financial advantage over a crowded field of potential Democratic contenders jockeying to challenge him in 2020. ...

    President Donald Trump has raised more than $100 million for a re-election battle that is more than two years away, giving him a massive financial advantage over a crowded field of potential Democratic contenders jockeying to challenge him in 2020.
    CNN Poll: More see Trump win likely as Biden leads crowded Democratic field

    CNN Poll: More see Trump win likely as Biden leads crowded Democratic field


    Americans are becoming more likely to think President Donald Trump will win a second term in office, while Joe Biden stands atop a crowded field of Democrats perhaps looking to replace him, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. ...

    Americans are becoming more likely to think President Donald Trump will win a second term in office, while Joe Biden stands atop a crowded field of Democrats perhaps looking to replace him, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.
    GOP voter: Everything Trump represents makes me sick

    GOP voter: Everything Trump represents makes me sick


    Polls show a tight race in Arizona, where two women, Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, are battling neck-and-neck for an open Senate seat. CNN's Kyung Lah has the story. ...

    Polls show a tight race in Arizona, where two women, Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, are battling neck-and-neck for an open Senate seat. CNN's Kyung Lah has the story.
    Warren takes aim at Dems' dilemma: How to run against Trump

    Warren takes aim at Dems' dilemma: How to run against Trump


    Elizabeth Warren's DNA test identifying her distant Native American ancestry is at its root a first stab at a question all 2020 Democratic hopefuls must answer: How do they run against a foe as menacing as Donald Trump? ...

    Elizabeth Warren's DNA test identifying her distant Native American ancestry is at its root a first stab at a question all 2020 Democratic hopefuls must answer: How do they run against a foe as menacing as Donald Trump?
    Inside Georgia Democrats' 'voter protection' war

    Inside Georgia Democrats' 'voter protection' war


    Tensions are high amid allegations of voter suppression in Georgia as the neck-and-neck race for governor nears. CNN's Kaylee Hartung has the details. ...

    Tensions are high amid allegations of voter suppression in Georgia as the neck-and-neck race for governor nears. CNN's Kaylee Hartung has the details.
    Saudis are preparing to admit journalist died, sources say

    Saudis are preparing to admit journalist died, sources say


    The Saudis are preparing a report that will acknowledge that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong, one that was intended to lead to his abduction from Turkey, according to two sources. ...

    The Saudis are preparing a report that will acknowledge that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong, one that was intended to lead to his abduction from Turkey, according to two sources.
    Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit

    Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit


    A federal judge has dismissed adult film star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. ...

    A federal judge has dismissed adult film star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.
    Jeffrey Toobin: Big win for President Trump

    Jeffrey Toobin: Big win for President Trump


    A federal judge has dismissed adult film star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. ...

    A federal judge has dismissed adult film star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.
    Washington governor slams plan to use West Coast military bases to ship coal, natural gas

    Washington governor slams plan to use West Coast military bases to ship coal, natural gas


    Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee called a Trump administration proposal to use West Coast military bases and federal properties to ship coal and natural gas to Asia "reckless" and "harebrained." ...

    Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee called a Trump administration proposal to use West Coast military bases and federal properties to ship coal and natural gas to Asia "reckless" and "harebrained."
    Bar Association drops review of Kavanaugh

    Bar Association drops review of Kavanaugh


    The American Bar Association will no longer review its "well qualified" rating of Justice Brett Kavanaugh now that the Senate confirmed him, an ABA official told CNN Monday. ...

    The American Bar Association will no longer review its "well qualified" rating of Justice Brett Kavanaugh now that the Senate confirmed him, an ABA official told CNN Monday.
    Suspicious letter sent to Sen. Collins' house

    Suspicious letter sent to Sen. Collins' house


    Authorities are looking into a "suspicious letter" delivered to the residence of Republican Sen. Susan Collins in Bangor, Maine, local law enforcement said at a news conference Monday. ...

    Authorities are looking into a "suspicious letter" delivered to the residence of Republican Sen. Susan Collins in Bangor, Maine, local law enforcement said at a news conference Monday.
    What Trump's office decor tells us

    What Trump's office decor tells us


    CNN's Brooke Baldwin and Chris Cillizza discuss various objects in President Trump's office, including a remote control, jar of candy and a painting. ...

    CNN's Brooke Baldwin and Chris Cillizza discuss various objects in President Trump's office, including a remote control, jar of candy and a painting.
    Israel says Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

    Israel says Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem


    Australia is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving its embassy to Jerusalem, according to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. ...

    Australia is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving its embassy to Jerusalem, according to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
    Opinion: Trump on '60 Minutes': A master class in deception and denial

    Opinion: Trump on '60 Minutes': A master class in deception and denial


    He delivered all the tired lines about "fake news" and the "very unfair" investigation into Russian election meddling. Once again, he complained about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and bragged that "I'm president and you're not." ...

    He delivered all the tired lines about "fake news" and the "very unfair" investigation into Russian election meddling. Once again, he complained about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and bragged that "I'm president and you're not."
    Microsoft co-founder dies

    Microsoft co-founder dies


    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died, his investment firm Vulcan said Monday. He was 65. ...

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died, his investment firm Vulcan said Monday. He was 65.
    Most states facing confirmed or possible cases of polio-like illness

    Most states facing confirmed or possible cases of polio-like illness


    This year, more than half of all US states have had confirmed or possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis, the polio-like illness that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children, according to a new CNN analysis. ...

    This year, more than half of all US states have had confirmed or possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis, the polio-like illness that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children, according to a new CNN analysis.
    Ukraine and Russia step up a confrontation, and the US is not a bystander

    Ukraine and Russia step up a confrontation, and the US is not a bystander


    In Europe, a shadow conflict is capturing headlines: The Salisbury poisonings and the unmasking of alleged Russian agents in the Netherlands suggest a return to Cold War-style spy games between Russia and the West. ...

    In Europe, a shadow conflict is capturing headlines: The Salisbury poisonings and the unmasking of alleged Russian agents in the Netherlands suggest a return to Cold War-style spy games between Russia and the West.
    Don Lemon: Does Trump have any leverage left?

    Don Lemon: Does Trump have any leverage left?


    CNN's Don Lemon breaks down President Donald Trump's recent comments in response to Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance. ...

    CNN's Don Lemon breaks down President Donald Trump's recent comments in response to Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
    US deficit rises 17%

    US deficit rises 17%


    The federal government is running up its credit bill again. ...

    The federal government is running up its credit bill again.
    Aaron Hernandez was beaten and sexually abused as a child, Boston Globe reports

    Aaron Hernandez was beaten and sexually abused as a child, Boston Globe reports


    Former NFL star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez was often beaten by his father, told people close to him that he was sexually molested as a boy, and had a sexual relationship with his high school quarterback, according to an explosive report from...

    Former NFL star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez was often beaten by his father, told people close to him that he was sexually molested as a boy, and had a sexual relationship with his high school quarterback, according to an explosive report from the Boston Globe's acclaimed Spotlight team.
    Colorado to vote -- again -- on slavery

    Colorado to vote -- again -- on slavery


    Next month, Colorado will vote on changing the language in its state constitution so that it no longer allows slavery as a form of punishment. Slavery is technically -- technically -- still legal in many states. ...

    Next month, Colorado will vote on changing the language in its state constitution so that it no longer allows slavery as a form of punishment. Slavery is technically -- technically -- still legal in many states.
    Thai cave boys surprised by their hero Zlatan on US talk show

    Thai cave boys surprised by their hero Zlatan on US talk show


    The Thai soccer team whose escape from a waterlogged cave transfixed the world appeared on the US talk show Ellen on Monday, where they had a surprise meeting with their hero soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic. ...

    The Thai soccer team whose escape from a waterlogged cave transfixed the world appeared on the US talk show Ellen on Monday, where they had a surprise meeting with their hero soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
    White woman blocks black man from entering his own home

    White woman blocks black man from entering his own home


    A woman in St. Louis was fired from her job after a video went viral of her following a man around the apartment building they both live in and calling the police. ...

    A woman in St. Louis was fired from her job after a video went viral of her following a man around the apartment building they both live in and calling the police.
    11 infant bodies found in ceiling

    11 infant bodies found in ceiling


    Eleven bodies of infants have been discovered in a drop ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit. ...

    Eleven bodies of infants have been discovered in a drop ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit.
    Python tumbles from bank's ceiling

    Python tumbles from bank's ceiling


    In China, bank employees were startled when a giant python crashed a staff meeting as it fell from the ceiling. ...

    In China, bank employees were startled when a giant python crashed a staff meeting as it fell from the ceiling.
    I am a Native American. I have some questions for Elizabeth Warren.

    I am a Native American. I have some questions for Elizabeth Warren.


    Elizabeth Warren released the results of a DNA test that suggests she has distant Native American heritage -- but that doesn't change anything for me, and other Natives like me, for that matter. My question still stands: Elizabeth Warren, where the hell...

    Elizabeth Warren released the results of a DNA test that suggests she has distant Native American heritage -- but that doesn't change anything for me, and other Natives like me, for that matter. My question still stands: Elizabeth Warren, where the hell have you been?
    Trump: 'I didn't say that.' (He did.)

    Trump: 'I didn't say that.' (He did.)


    President Donald Trump claims he "didn't say" that he would pay $1 million to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for taking DNA test to review her Native American heritage, after she released the results of one on Monday morning. In fact, Trump did...

    President Donald Trump claims he "didn't say" that he would pay $1 million to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for taking DNA test to review her Native American heritage, after she released the results of one on Monday morning. In fact, Trump did promise $1 million, during a July rally, but only if the test showed she was "an Indian."
    Opinion: Elizabeth Warren's big mistake

    Opinion: Elizabeth Warren's big mistake


    One thing's for sure about President Donald Trump: He likes a fighter. Remember what they said about (now) Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's response to his critics? "Talking to lots of people inside WH about how he likes how Kavanaugh is fighting...

    One thing's for sure about President Donald Trump: He likes a fighter. Remember what they said about (now) Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's response to his critics? "Talking to lots of people inside WH about how he likes how Kavanaugh is fighting back," tweeted one journalist, a reporter for the Washington Post. "Admires the defiance." But how will Trump react when defiance is turned on him? And when the fighter who takes on her critics is a left-wing, Ivy League woman?
    Trump says 'who cares' after Warren takes DNA test, denies $1 million offer

    Trump says 'who cares' after Warren takes DNA test, denies $1 million offer


    President Donald Trump claims he "didn't say" that he would pay $1 million to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren for taking DNA test to review her Native American heritage, after she released the results of one on Monday morning. ...

    President Donald Trump claims he "didn't say" that he would pay $1 million to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren for taking DNA test to review her Native American heritage, after she released the results of one on Monday morning.
    This is an actual painting on display in the White House

    This is an actual painting on display in the White House


    Every Republican President walks into a bar. That could be a joke, but it's also a painting that currently hangs at the White House. ...

    Every Republican President walks into a bar. That could be a joke, but it's also a painting that currently hangs at the White House.
    Painter: Trump is 'a challenge to paint' but 'he liked what I had done'

    Painter: Trump is 'a challenge to paint' but 'he liked what I had done'


    The artist who painted "The Republican Club," now hanging in the White House, said President Donald Trump called him a couple of weeks ago and told him "he liked what I had done." ...

    The artist who painted "The Republican Club," now hanging in the White House, said President Donald Trump called him a couple of weeks ago and told him "he liked what I had done."
    Artist explains the meaning of the woman in this painting

    Artist explains the meaning of the woman in this painting


    The artist of a painting now hanging in the White House explains why he included a blurred woman approaching the "Presidents Club" table in both the GOP and Democratic versions of his painting. ...

    The artist of a painting now hanging in the White House explains why he included a blurred woman approaching the "Presidents Club" table in both the GOP and Democratic versions of his painting.
    The world's first gold-only auction?

    The world's first gold-only auction?


    Sotheby's is staging what it claims to be the world's first auction dedicated entirely to gold. ...

    Sotheby's is staging what it claims to be the world's first auction dedicated entirely to gold.
    Meghan and Harry kick off Australia tour with baby gifts and koala visit

    Meghan and Harry kick off Australia tour with baby gifts and koala visit


    It's been less than 24-hours since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced that they were expecting their first child, but the royal couple are already being showered in baby gifts. ...

    It's been less than 24-hours since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced that they were expecting their first child, but the royal couple are already being showered in baby gifts.
    Actress makes moving #MeToo video

    Actress makes moving #MeToo video


    Actress and activist Alyssa Milano released a video message that she recorded for her daughter to explain why she went forward with her own sexual assault story. ...

    Actress and activist Alyssa Milano released a video message that she recorded for her daughter to explain why she went forward with her own sexual assault story.
    The Bay Area's tech boom is hurting businesses

    The Bay Area's tech boom is hurting businesses


    When real estate developer Patrick Kennedy sought to grow his San Francisco-based firm, he faced a familiar challenge in the region: finding entry-level workers. ...

    When real estate developer Patrick Kennedy sought to grow his San Francisco-based firm, he faced a familiar challenge in the region: finding entry-level workers.
    How Pressed Juicery fed the juice craze

    How Pressed Juicery fed the juice craze


    The co-founder of Pressed Juicery swears by the lifestyle benefits of juice, but he didn't always feel that way. ...

    The co-founder of Pressed Juicery swears by the lifestyle benefits of juice, but he didn't always feel that way.
    This is the new frontier of home decorating

    This is the new frontier of home decorating


    After four emails in about as many hours, I was almost certainly driving Lyndsi Lee crazy. ...

    After four emails in about as many hours, I was almost certainly driving Lyndsi Lee crazy.
    In Trump-Kushner world, others pay taxes

    In Trump-Kushner world, others pay taxes


    "I know our complex tax laws better than anyone who has ever run for president and am the only one who can fix them. #[email protected]" -- Donald J. Trump, via Twitter, Oct. 2, 2016 ...

    "I know our complex tax laws better than anyone who has ever run for president and am the only one who can fix them. #[email protected]" -- Donald J. Trump, via Twitter, Oct. 2, 2016
    The power and perils of Poliwood

    The power and perils of Poliwood


    Poliwood -- the intersection of politics and Hollywood -- can be a powerful combination, capable of elevating policy debates and inspiring broad audiences. Unfortunately, it can also dumb us down to a nation of slack-jawed spectators. ...

    Poliwood -- the intersection of politics and Hollywood -- can be a powerful combination, capable of elevating policy debates and inspiring broad audiences. Unfortunately, it can also dumb us down to a nation of slack-jawed spectators.
    My unlikely Harvard story sheds light on race lawsuit

    My unlikely Harvard story sheds light on race lawsuit


    I grew up less than 30 minutes away from Harvard, but it might as well have been a world away. My world was small and static. Most of my friends were brown or poor like me, with some version of parents like mine -- blue-collar, hardworking immigrants. We...

    I grew up less than 30 minutes away from Harvard, but it might as well have been a world away. My world was small and static. Most of my friends were brown or poor like me, with some version of parents like mine -- blue-collar, hardworking immigrants. We went to the same after-school programs for "at-risk youth" and started looking for part-time jobs as soon as we turned 15 and a half.
    The Point: What Warren's DNA test reveals (and it's not what you think)

    The Point: What Warren's DNA test reveals (and it's not what you think)


    On Monday morning, we learned that Elizabeth Warren is probably-almost-definitely-I-mean-nothing-is-100-percent partially Native American. ...

    On Monday morning, we learned that Elizabeth Warren is probably-almost-definitely-I-mean-nothing-is-100-percent partially Native American.
    Democrats need Latino voters -- but fret too many will skip the midterms

    Democrats need Latino voters -- but fret too many will skip the midterms


    Latino voters are angry at President Donald Trump. But that doesn't mean their anger will carry Democrats into House and Senate majorities in November. ...

    Latino voters are angry at President Donald Trump. But that doesn't mean their anger will carry Democrats into House and Senate majorities in November.
    Jimmy Kimmel on how Trump changed late night comedy

    Jimmy Kimmel on how Trump changed late night comedy


    Late night host Jimmy Kimmel sits down with CNN's Frank Pallotta to discuss how politics influences his show and his own intentions for 2020. ...

    Late night host Jimmy Kimmel sits down with CNN's Frank Pallotta to discuss how politics influences his show and his own intentions for 2020.
    Former WeWork employee sues for sexual harassment, retaliation

    Former WeWork employee sues for sexual harassment, retaliation


    A former employee at WeWork, the coworking community mecca, claims she was sexually assaulted at two company events and ultimately fired in retaliation for reporting the incidents, according to a new lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday. ...

    A former employee at WeWork, the coworking community mecca, claims she was sexually assaulted at two company events and ultimately fired in retaliation for reporting the incidents, according to a new lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday.
    Tech CEOs face-off over San Francisco homeless tax

    Tech CEOs face-off over San Francisco homeless tax


    Two of San Francisco's wealthiest tech leaders clashed on Twitter over the best way to address the city's homeless problem. ...

    Two of San Francisco's wealthiest tech leaders clashed on Twitter over the best way to address the city's homeless problem.
    The Chinese phone giant that beat Apple to Africa

    The Chinese phone giant that beat Apple to Africa


    One of China's biggest smartphone makers has never sold a handset in the country. Yet thousands of miles away, it dominates markets across Africa. Unknown in the West, Transsion has left global players like Samsung and Apple trailing in its wake in a...

    One of China's biggest smartphone makers has never sold a handset in the country. Yet thousands of miles away, it dominates markets across Africa. Unknown in the West, Transsion has left global players like Samsung and Apple trailing in its wake in a continent that's home to more than a billion people.
    What is the Zika virus risk of pregnant Meghan's visit to Fiji and Tonga?

    What is the Zika virus risk of pregnant Meghan's visit to Fiji and Tonga?


    Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child, the UK's royal family announced Monday as the couple arrived in Australia for their first tour overseas. ...

    Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child, the UK's royal family announced Monday as the couple arrived in Australia for their first tour overseas.
    Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving

    Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving


    Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn't move her left arm. ...

    Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn't move her left arm.
    Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says

    Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says


    Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk. And because its main ingredient, barley, is sensitive to extreme drought and heat, climate change will cause undue pain for all who love their...

    Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk. And because its main ingredient, barley, is sensitive to extreme drought and heat, climate change will cause undue pain for all who love their lager, new research suggests.
    Smoking featured in half of hip-hop videos

    Smoking featured in half of hip-hop videos


    R&B and hip-hop have become the most popular music in the United States, but their music videos might be sending a bad health message by prominently featuring smoking and vaping, according to a new study. ...

    R&B and hip-hop have become the most popular music in the United States, but their music videos might be sending a bad health message by prominently featuring smoking and vaping, according to a new study.