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    Defeat of 'skinny' bill a devastating blow to GOP's effort to uproot Obamacare

    Defeat of 'skinny' bill a devastating blow to GOP's effort to uproot Obamacare


    The Senate will enter the home stretch of a dramatic debate to overhaul Obamacare on Thursday, with lawmakers bracing for what could be a long and grueling marathon series of votes that extends well into the night and morning. ...

    The Senate will enter the home stretch of a dramatic debate to overhaul Obamacare on Thursday, with lawmakers bracing for what could be a long and grueling marathon series of votes that extends well into the night and morning.
    McConnell: This is a disappointing moment

    McConnell: This is a disappointing moment


    After the Senate voted no to the 'skinny' Obamacare repeal bill, Sen. Mitch McConnell spoke to his colleagues. ...

    After the Senate voted no to the 'skinny' Obamacare repeal bill, Sen. Mitch McConnell spoke to his colleagues.
    Schumer: We are not celebrating

    Schumer: We are not celebrating


    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) gave remarks after the "skinny repeal" of the ACA failed in the Senate with a vote of 49 to 51. ...

    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) gave remarks after the "skinny repeal" of the ACA failed in the Senate with a vote of 49 to 51.
    Pence arrives at Capitol to chants of 'shame'

    Pence arrives at Capitol to chants of 'shame'


    Protesters can be heard chanting "shame" outside the Capitol as Vice President Mike Pence arrives. He would be the deciding vote on the health care bill in the event of a tie. ...

    Protesters can be heard chanting "shame" outside the Capitol as Vice President Mike Pence arrives. He would be the deciding vote on the health care bill in the event of a tie.
    Booker makes emotional plea on Senate floor

    Booker makes emotional plea on Senate floor


    Sen. Cory Booker gives a passionate speech in the Senate before the vote of the 'skinny' health care bill. ...

    Sen. Cory Booker gives a passionate speech in the Senate before the vote of the 'skinny' health care bill.
    Opinion: West Wing won't thrive as the House of Mooch

    Opinion: West Wing won't thrive as the House of Mooch


    In an unprecedented move, President Donald Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as communications director over the objections of Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. Scaramucci has publicly and humiliatingly criticized Priebus, calling him a "paranoid...

    In an unprecedented move, President Donald Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as communications director over the objections of Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. Scaramucci has publicly and humiliatingly criticized Priebus, calling him a "paranoid schizophrenic" who will be pushed out soon, and let it be known that the only person he reports to is the President himself, not the chief of staff -- a stunning arrangement for a communications director and a sign of debilitating weakness for a sitting chief of staff.
    FBI: Man kills wife on cruise for laughing

    FBI: Man kills wife on cruise for laughing


    A Utah man allegedly killed his wife while on a cruise ship in Alaska, and told a witness he did it because she wouldn't stop laughing at him, the FBI said. ...

    A Utah man allegedly killed his wife while on a cruise ship in Alaska, and told a witness he did it because she wouldn't stop laughing at him, the FBI said.
    Boy Scouts apologize for Trump speech

    Boy Scouts apologize for Trump speech


    An official with the Boy Scouts of America apologized to the Scouting community on Thursday for the political content of President Donald Trump's speech at the National Scout Jamboree. ...

    An official with the Boy Scouts of America apologized to the Scouting community on Thursday for the political content of President Donald Trump's speech at the National Scout Jamboree.
    WH responds to Boy Scouts apology

    WH responds to Boy Scouts apology


    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she had not seen the letter of apology issued by the Boy Scouts of America for the political content in President Trump's speech. She said from her firsthand view the Jamboree was "one of the most...

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she had not seen the letter of apology issued by the Boy Scouts of America for the political content in President Trump's speech. She said from her firsthand view the Jamboree was "one of the most energetic crowds" she has seen for Trump.
    US orders embassy family members to leave Venezuela

    US orders embassy family members to leave Venezuela


    Venezuela's government says it will ban protests ahead of this weekend's vote for a special constitutional assembly -- a direct challenge to opposition leaders who planned massive Friday demonstrations against the election. ...

    Venezuela's government says it will ban protests ahead of this weekend's vote for a special constitutional assembly -- a direct challenge to opposition leaders who planned massive Friday demonstrations against the election.
    Hear Sessions respond to Trump criticism

    Hear Sessions respond to Trump criticism


    Attorney General Jeff Sessions went on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" and discussed his relationship with President Trump. ...

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions went on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" and discussed his relationship with President Trump.
    Russia sanctions await Trump's pen

    Russia sanctions await Trump's pen


    The Senate on Thursday passed sweeping legislation slapping new sanctions on Russia and rebuking President Donald Trump in a bill that now will head to the President's desk. ...

    The Senate on Thursday passed sweeping legislation slapping new sanctions on Russia and rebuking President Donald Trump in a bill that now will head to the President's desk.
    Kristol: Scaramucci may not last long

    Kristol: Scaramucci may not last long


    Bill Kristol tells CNN's Erin Burnett that he would not be surprised if White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is ousted from his position. ...

    Bill Kristol tells CNN's Erin Burnett that he would not be surprised if White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is ousted from his position.

    The highest paid comedians in the world are ...


    Of all the things that have changed in comedy since the 1990s, this hasn't: Jerry Seinfeld is still making bank. ...

    Of all the things that have changed in comedy since the 1990s, this hasn't: Jerry Seinfeld is still making bank.

    Cop buys diapers for mom caught stealing them


    The young mother had purchased groceries, but she didn't have enough money left to buy diapers for her infant son. ...

    The young mother had purchased groceries, but she didn't have enough money left to buy diapers for her infant son.
    Voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel dies

    Voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel dies


    June Foray, the iconic voice of Rocky and Natasha in the popular and memorable "Rocky and Bullwinkle Show," died on Wednesday. She was 99. ...

    June Foray, the iconic voice of Rocky and Natasha in the popular and memorable "Rocky and Bullwinkle Show," died on Wednesday. She was 99.
    Rock icon sends moms big check

    Rock icon sends moms big check


    These Louisiana moms struggled to pay off a trip to Washington to protest Medicaid cuts. Fortunately, someone saw their story on CNN. ...

    These Louisiana moms struggled to pay off a trip to Washington to protest Medicaid cuts. Fortunately, someone saw their story on CNN.
    Mall debuts 'husband pods' for spouses

    Mall debuts 'husband pods' for spouses


    Ingrem, a Chinese company has created the "husband pod," an arcade booth intended to stave off boredom for men who accompany their partners to the mall. ...

    Ingrem, a Chinese company has created the "husband pod," an arcade booth intended to stave off boredom for men who accompany their partners to the mall.
    Starbucks' venture into the tea business

    Starbucks' venture into the tea business


    CNN's Richard Quest looks at Starbucks' acquisition of Teavana and the company's expansion into the tea business. ...

    CNN's Richard Quest looks at Starbucks' acquisition of Teavana and the company's expansion into the tea business.
    Inside the first ever Starbucks store

    Inside the first ever Starbucks store


    The first Starbucks store in Seattle is now a major tourist destination -- but beyond coffee, there are some hidden secrets in the shop. CNNMoney takes you on a tour. ...

    The first Starbucks store in Seattle is now a major tourist destination -- but beyond coffee, there are some hidden secrets in the shop. CNNMoney takes you on a tour.
    Macaulay Culkin's hunky makeover has the internet swooning

    Macaulay Culkin's hunky makeover has the internet swooning


    Judging by the internet's reaction to Macaulay Culkin's new look, some of you wouldn't mind being home alone with him. ...

    Judging by the internet's reaction to Macaulay Culkin's new look, some of you wouldn't mind being home alone with him.
    The metro station in the middle of nowhere

    The metro station in the middle of nowhere


    If you've emerged from a gleaming modern metro station into a vast wasteland, it's probably down to one of two scenarios. You've time traveled to a post-apocalyptic future, or you're in Caojiawan. ...

    If you've emerged from a gleaming modern metro station into a vast wasteland, it's probably down to one of two scenarios. You've time traveled to a post-apocalyptic future, or you're in Caojiawan.
    Tiny babies transformed to Disney princesses

    Tiny babies transformed to Disney princesses


    One photographer decided to transform her latest tiny clients into Disney princesses for a magical photo shoot. ...

    One photographer decided to transform her latest tiny clients into Disney princesses for a magical photo shoot.
    Delta is getting out of Venezuela

    Delta is getting out of Venezuela


    Delta is pulling out of Venezuela as the country sinks deeper into crisis. ...

    Delta is pulling out of Venezuela as the country sinks deeper into crisis.
    Can robots solve Grandma's loneliness?

    Can robots solve Grandma's loneliness?


    The elderly, a group notoriously indifferent to new technology, now finds itself as a target market for the growing robotics industry. ...

    The elderly, a group notoriously indifferent to new technology, now finds itself as a target market for the growing robotics industry.
    The conversation we need on police shootings

    The conversation we need on police shootings


    The recent story of an Australian woman shot dead by police in Minneapolis is a tragedy of epic proportions. Summoning law enforcement to report what she believed to be a sexual assault occurring in the vicinity of her home, Justine Ruszczyk, according...

    The recent story of an Australian woman shot dead by police in Minneapolis is a tragedy of epic proportions. Summoning law enforcement to report what she believed to be a sexual assault occurring in the vicinity of her home, Justine Ruszczyk, according to one of the officers on scene, startled police and was shot dead by an arriving officer still seated inside his patrol car.
    Devin Nunes details leak investigation, blames Obama officials

    Devin Nunes details leak investigation, blames Obama officials


    House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes detailed key pieces of his leaks investigation Thursday, arguing that the names of transition officials to President Donald Trump were sought by "Obama-era officials" in intelligence reports. ...

    House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes detailed key pieces of his leaks investigation Thursday, arguing that the names of transition officials to President Donald Trump were sought by "Obama-era officials" in intelligence reports.
    What's the message? Trump's theme week fumbles

    What's the message? Trump's theme week fumbles


    The White House has a new communications director in Anthony Scaramucci, but the man who drives the administration's messaging has always worked from the Oval Office. ...

    The White House has a new communications director in Anthony Scaramucci, but the man who drives the administration's messaging has always worked from the Oval Office.
    How intense workouts can lead to a life-threatening condition

    How intense workouts can lead to a life-threatening condition


    When Christopher Michael Everett went to his first SoulCycle class, he gave it his all. He sat in the front of the class, cranked the resistance on his bike and started pedaling. ...

    When Christopher Michael Everett went to his first SoulCycle class, he gave it his all. He sat in the front of the class, cranked the resistance on his bike and started pedaling.
    Should you really finish your antibiotics?

    Should you really finish your antibiotics?


    The standing argument that failing to complete a course of antibiotics could fuel the rise of antibiotic resistance has little evidence, a group of United Kingdom researchers argue in a new paper. In an analysis published in the medical journal the BMJ...

    The standing argument that failing to complete a course of antibiotics could fuel the rise of antibiotic resistance has little evidence, a group of United Kingdom researchers argue in a new paper. In an analysis published in the medical journal the BMJ on Thursday, they say that completing a course of antibiotics may instead increase the risk of resistance.
    Rock icon steps in to help kids who trekked to D.C.

    Rock icon steps in to help kids who trekked to D.C.


    Three weeks ago, a group of children with disabilities and their parents chartered a bus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and headed to Washington to protest proposed cuts in Medicaid, the government health insurance they all rely on. ...

    Three weeks ago, a group of children with disabilities and their parents chartered a bus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and headed to Washington to protest proposed cuts in Medicaid, the government health insurance they all rely on.
    Hulu snags rights to 'TGIF' library

    Hulu snags rights to 'TGIF' library


    TGIF is making a comeback on Hulu, only this time you can watch your favorite shows from the '90s any day of the week. ...

    TGIF is making a comeback on Hulu, only this time you can watch your favorite shows from the '90s any day of the week.
    When to expect a 'Game of Thrones' spinoff

    When to expect a 'Game of Thrones' spinoff


    HBO has four ideas for a "Game of Thrones" spinoff series in the works, but the network is not exactly in a rush to get any of them to air. ...

    HBO has four ideas for a "Game of Thrones" spinoff series in the works, but the network is not exactly in a rush to get any of them to air.
    Angelina Jolie talks divorce, health in new interview

    Angelina Jolie talks divorce, health in new interview


    Angelina Jolie has a new house and new outlook on her family's new normal following a difficult year. ...

    Angelina Jolie has a new house and new outlook on her family's new normal following a difficult year.
    Al Gore battles on in 'An Inconvenient Sequel'

    Al Gore battles on in 'An Inconvenient Sequel'


    The assist surely wasn't intentional, but Donald Trump has provided Al Gore with a heck of an ending for "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," adding a sense of urgency to this dutiful follow-up to the documentary that officially wedded Gore,...

    The assist surely wasn't intentional, but Donald Trump has provided Al Gore with a heck of an ending for "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," adding a sense of urgency to this dutiful follow-up to the documentary that officially wedded Gore, Hollywood and environmental activism, "An Inconvenient Truth."
    Porto vs. Lisbon: 8 reasons Porto is cooler

    Porto vs. Lisbon: 8 reasons Porto is cooler


    Lisbon has established itself as Europe's hippest city-trip destination over the past couple of years, but now it has a rival that's a little too close for comfort.  ...

    Lisbon has established itself as Europe's hippest city-trip destination over the past couple of years, but now it has a rival that's a little too close for comfort. 
    When peacemakers ruled the world

    When peacemakers ruled the world


    The early 1990s offer an important reminder to the way that US policymakers -- for a time -- believed in collective security, diplomacy, international alliances and military restraint. ...

    The early 1990s offer an important reminder to the way that US policymakers -- for a time -- believed in collective security, diplomacy, international alliances and military restraint.
    After 27 years in prison, Mandela speaks

    After 27 years in prison, Mandela speaks


    Nelson Mandela offers a message of hope after walking out of prison in 1990. CNN's "The Nineties," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. ...

    Nelson Mandela offers a message of hope after walking out of prison in 1990. CNN's "The Nineties," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
    How Boyz II Men went from schoolkids to stars

    How Boyz II Men went from schoolkids to stars


    The multi-award winning R&B group, Boyz II Men, discuss the decade that shaped their music careers. "The Nineties" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. ...

    The multi-award winning R&B group, Boyz II Men, discuss the decade that shaped their music careers. "The Nineties" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
    Scaramucci: Priebus a 'paranoid schizophrenic'

    Scaramucci: Priebus a 'paranoid schizophrenic'


    CNN's Ryan Lizza received a phone call from White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci asking him to name one of his sources. During the call, Scaramucci called President Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic." ...

    CNN's Ryan Lizza received a phone call from White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci asking him to name one of his sources. During the call, Scaramucci called President Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic."
    Powers on White House drama: Not how grown-ups behave

    Powers on White House drama: Not how grown-ups behave


    Kirsten Powers comments on a piece by Ryan Lizza in The New Yorker detailing a phone conversation he had with newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. ...

    Kirsten Powers comments on a piece by Ryan Lizza in The New Yorker detailing a phone conversation he had with newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci.
    GOP senator: Trump official threatened my state

    GOP senator: Trump official threatened my state


    GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska told "Alaska Dispatch News" that Interior Secy. Ryan Zinke called him to say the "no" vote put Alaska's future with the administration in jeopardy. ...

    GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska told "Alaska Dispatch News" that Interior Secy. Ryan Zinke called him to say the "no" vote put Alaska's future with the administration in jeopardy.