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    Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson drunkenly banged on a woman's hotel door on an  overseas trip, sources say

    Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson drunkenly banged on a woman's hotel door on an overseas trip, sources say


    During an overseas trip in 2015, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, was intoxicated and banged on the hotel room door of a female employee, according to four sources familiar with the allegation. ...

    During an overseas trip in 2015, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, was intoxicated and banged on the hotel room door of a female employee, according to four sources familiar with the allegation.
    VA nominee handed out prescriptions 'like candy,' senator says

    VA nominee handed out prescriptions 'like candy,' senator says


    The embattled nominee tapped to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs was known as "the candy man" inside the White House, Sen. Jon Tester said Tuesday, citing reports from individuals who raised concerns about his nomination. ...

    The embattled nominee tapped to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs was known as "the candy man" inside the White House, Sen. Jon Tester said Tuesday, citing reports from individuals who raised concerns about his nomination.
    Jackson has no plans to withdraw -- for now, source says

    Jackson has no plans to withdraw -- for now, source says


    Dr. Ronny Jackson, the embattled pick to lead the Veterans Affairs agency, will continue fighting for his nomination, according to senior administration officials, despite allegations of misconduct and hints from President Donald Trump that he could...

    Dr. Ronny Jackson, the embattled pick to lead the Veterans Affairs agency, will continue fighting for his nomination, according to senior administration officials, despite allegations of misconduct and hints from President Donald Trump that he could withdraw himself from contention.
    Anderson Cooper calls out Trump's 'best people'

    Anderson Cooper calls out Trump's 'best people'


    CNN's Anderson Cooper says Trump's campaign promise to "get the best people" for his administration is not panning out well. ...

    CNN's Anderson Cooper says Trump's campaign promise to "get the best people" for his administration is not panning out well.
    Opinion: Trump's worst sin against Ronny Jackson

    Opinion: Trump's worst sin against Ronny Jackson


    In 2005, President George W. Bush stunned his supporters by nominating his White House counsel and former personal lawyer, Harriet Miers, to the Supreme Court. While Miers was beloved by staffers inside the White House, even right-wing commentators...

    In 2005, President George W. Bush stunned his supporters by nominating his White House counsel and former personal lawyer, Harriet Miers, to the Supreme Court. While Miers was beloved by staffers inside the White House, even right-wing commentators considered Bush's decision reckless.
    Analysis: Trump just effectively killed Ronny Jackson's nomination

    Analysis: Trump just effectively killed Ronny Jackson's nomination


    During his joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, President Donald Trump wanted to make two things very clear in regard to his embattled Veteran Affairs nominee, Ronny Jackson: ...

    During his joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, President Donald Trump wanted to make two things very clear in regard to his embattled Veteran Affairs nominee, Ronny Jackson:
    Suspect's Facebook post linked to anti-women ideology

    Suspect's Facebook post linked to anti-women ideology


    Toronto police are still trying to piece together the motive behind the van attack that left 10 people dead and whether the suspect's frustrations with women contributed to the rampage. ...

    Toronto police are still trying to piece together the motive behind the van attack that left 10 people dead and whether the suspect's frustrations with women contributed to the rampage.
    Man arrested in shooting of 2 Dallas officers

    Man arrested in shooting of 2 Dallas officers


    Two Dallas police officers were shot and critically wounded Tuesday, the city's police department said. ...

    Two Dallas police officers were shot and critically wounded Tuesday, the city's police department said.
    'Simpsons' actor has regret over Apu

    'Simpsons' actor has regret over Apu


    Actor Hank Azaria, who voices the character Apu on "The Simpsons," tells "The Late Show's" Stephen Colbert that he feels regret for anyone who may have been marginalized or bullied from the character's negative portrayal. ...

    Actor Hank Azaria, who voices the character Apu on "The Simpsons," tells "The Late Show's" Stephen Colbert that he feels regret for anyone who may have been marginalized or bullied from the character's negative portrayal.
    Prom proposal sparks racial tension

    Prom proposal sparks racial tension


    Some students and school officials were outraged after a Florida high school student's prom proposal sign referenced "picking cotton." ...

    Some students and school officials were outraged after a Florida high school student's prom proposal sign referenced "picking cotton."
    Why NRA supporters are blowing up their YETI coolers

    Why NRA supporters are blowing up their YETI coolers


    With Facebook Live already rolling, Bryan Atkinson stepped out of a pickup truck into an empty South Carolina field and spoke to the camera. ...

    With Facebook Live already rolling, Bryan Atkinson stepped out of a pickup truck into an empty South Carolina field and spoke to the camera.
    Melania Trump masters the moment at state dinner

    Melania Trump masters the moment at state dinner


    When President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived on the White House South Lawn Tuesday morning to formally welcome French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, one thing was clear: The first lady commanded attention. ...

    When President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived on the White House South Lawn Tuesday morning to formally welcome French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, one thing was clear: The first lady commanded attention.
    Melania's eye-catching hat steals show

    Melania's eye-catching hat steals show


    First Lady Melania Trump is known for her fashion sense. These are some of her most talked about outfits. ...

    First Lady Melania Trump is known for her fashion sense. These are some of her most talked about outfits.
    Analysis: Why the win for Republicans in Arizona is still good for Democrats

    Analysis: Why the win for Republicans in Arizona is still good for Democrats


    CNN has projected that Republicans won the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, but once again Democrats have overperformed in a deep red district, in another sign the national environment is in the their favor. ...

    CNN has projected that Republicans won the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, but once again Democrats have overperformed in a deep red district, in another sign the national environment is in the their favor.
    Judge orders reopening of DACA, after 90-day delay

    Judge orders reopening of DACA, after 90-day delay


    Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this time saying the government has to accept new applications. ...

    Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this time saying the government has to accept new applications.
    Analysis: Why James Comey is not done with Donald Trump

    Analysis: Why James Comey is not done with Donald Trump


    James Comey has shifted hundreds of thousands of copies of a "A Higher Loyalty" and has a bumper bestseller on his hands. ...

    James Comey has shifted hundreds of thousands of copies of a "A Higher Loyalty" and has a bumper bestseller on his hands.
    Recent Iranian shipments to Syria concern US intelligence

    Recent Iranian shipments to Syria concern US intelligence


    US intelligence is monitoring a series of cargo flights from Iran into Syria, that the US suspects may be carrying weapons systems into Syria for potential use by Bashar al-Assad's regime or Iranian forces, CNN has learned. ...

    US intelligence is monitoring a series of cargo flights from Iran into Syria, that the US suspects may be carrying weapons systems into Syria for potential use by Bashar al-Assad's regime or Iranian forces, CNN has learned.
    Lawmaker: Trump's Kim Jong Un comment is 'jaw-dropping'

    Lawmaker: Trump's Kim Jong Un comment is 'jaw-dropping'


    Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer why President Donald Trump calling North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un "honorable" shocked him. ...

    Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer why President Donald Trump calling North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un "honorable" shocked him.
    US, South Korean presidents likely to meet before Trump-Kim summit

    US, South Korean presidents likely to meet before Trump-Kim summit


    US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, will likely hold their own summit ahead of Trump's historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. ...

    US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, will likely hold their own summit ahead of Trump's historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    China fears Kim is moving out of its orbit as South Korea, US talks loom

    China fears Kim is moving out of its orbit as South Korea, US talks loom


    China and North Korea boast an alliance forged in blood -- more than 130,000 Chinese troops, including the son of Mao Zedong, died defending the North during the Korean War -- but the relationship has always been an uneasy one. ...

    China and North Korea boast an alliance forged in blood -- more than 130,000 Chinese troops, including the son of Mao Zedong, died defending the North during the Korean War -- but the relationship has always been an uneasy one.
    EPA change would eliminate use of some scientific studies

    EPA change would eliminate use of some scientific studies


    Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a new rule Tuesday that he said will make the Environmental Protection Agency more "transparent." ...

    Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a new rule Tuesday that he said will make the Environmental Protection Agency more "transparent."
    Judge banned from court after berating woman

    Judge banned from court after berating woman


    The judge was seen yelling at the defendant, who was in court for a battery charge and suffered from asthma and diabetes. ...

    The judge was seen yelling at the defendant, who was in court for a battery charge and suffered from asthma and diabetes.
    Actress granted bail in sex trafficking case

    Actress granted bail in sex trafficking case


    A judge has approved the release of actress Allison Mack on a $5 million bond, days after the former "Smallville" star was arrested on Friday for her alleged role in a sex trafficking case, a spokesperson for the United States Attorney's Office told...

    A judge has approved the release of actress Allison Mack on a $5 million bond, days after the former "Smallville" star was arrested on Friday for her alleged role in a sex trafficking case, a spokesperson for the United States Attorney's Office told CNN.
    Cops defend arrest of woman at Waffle House

    Cops defend arrest of woman at Waffle House


    Alabama police officers wrestled a black woman to the ground in a Waffle House. Authorities defend the arrest and say the customers got "loud and used profanities." ...

    Alabama police officers wrestled a black woman to the ground in a Waffle House. Authorities defend the arrest and say the customers got "loud and used profanities."
    Indian guru awaits verdict in rape trial

    Indian guru awaits verdict in rape trial


    A special court is expected to deliver a verdict Wednesday in the trial of a self-proclaimed Indian spiritual guru accused of raping a minor, in a case that comes at a volatile time in India following a spate of highly-politicized sexual assaults. ...

    A special court is expected to deliver a verdict Wednesday in the trial of a self-proclaimed Indian spiritual guru accused of raping a minor, in a case that comes at a volatile time in India following a spate of highly-politicized sexual assaults.
    Barack Obama makes Melania smile

    Barack Obama makes Melania smile


    Twitter erupts after former President Barack Obama makes Melania Trump smile. CNN's Jeanne Moos says it is not what it's cracked up to be. ...

    Twitter erupts after former President Barack Obama makes Melania Trump smile. CNN's Jeanne Moos says it is not what it's cracked up to be.
    Family members view animation showing where victims were killed

    Family members view animation showing where victims were killed


    Family members of those killed in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School got their first look Tuesday at how exactly the shooter moved through the school, mowing down students and teachers. ...

    Family members of those killed in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School got their first look Tuesday at how exactly the shooter moved through the school, mowing down students and teachers.
    There has been, on average, 1 school shooting every week this year

    There has been, on average, 1 school shooting every week this year


    We're only 16 weeks into 2018, and there have already been 20 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. That averages out to 1.25 shootings a week. ...

    We're only 16 weeks into 2018, and there have already been 20 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. That averages out to 1.25 shootings a week.
    Columbine, Parkland students unite for walkout

    Columbine, Parkland students unite for walkout


    Students at more than 2,500 schools are set to participate in a national walkout to protest for tougher gun laws on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. ...

    Students at more than 2,500 schools are set to participate in a national walkout to protest for tougher gun laws on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.
    Her teacher was killed. Now his mom is like family.

    Her teacher was killed. Now his mom is like family.


    When a gunman opened fire in her Parkland, Florida, high school in February, Kelsey Friend huddled in a classroom while her favorite teacher was shot feet away. Scott Beigel saved her life, she said -- he unlocked the door of the room to let her hide...

    When a gunman opened fire in her Parkland, Florida, high school in February, Kelsey Friend huddled in a classroom while her favorite teacher was shot feet away. Scott Beigel saved her life, she said -- he unlocked the door of the room to let her hide inside. He didn't make it in himself.
    Goose levels golfer, reasserting dominance over all humankind

    Goose levels golfer, reasserting dominance over all humankind


    Geese are terrifying. Everyone knows this. Their bites hurt like hell and they have no respect for children or the elderly. In fact, they are the second-most terrifying bird behind turkeys (large, tenacious) and ahead of crows (eidetic, vengeful). ...

    Geese are terrifying. Everyone knows this. Their bites hurt like hell and they have no respect for children or the elderly. In fact, they are the second-most terrifying bird behind turkeys (large, tenacious) and ahead of crows (eidetic, vengeful).
    Censored nude painting breaks auction record

    Censored nude painting breaks auction record


    A masterpiece that was once censored on the grounds of obscenity has now set a new auction record. ...

    A masterpiece that was once censored on the grounds of obscenity has now set a new auction record.

    Trump and Macron get physical during state visit


    Trump and Macron can't keep their hands off each other. Jeanne Moos reports on the touchy-feely presidential bromance. ...

    Trump and Macron can't keep their hands off each other. Jeanne Moos reports on the touchy-feely presidential bromance.
    Japan's 'Bosai Girls' bring fashion to disaster relief

    Japan's 'Bosai Girls' bring fashion to disaster relief


    It took a devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami to transform Misaki Tanaka's view of disaster relief and inspire her inner social entrepreneur. ...

    It took a devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami to transform Misaki Tanaka's view of disaster relief and inspire her inner social entrepreneur.
    The super groovy talent behind 'Schoolhouse Rock'

    The super groovy talent behind 'Schoolhouse Rock'


    Millions of Americans, and many more throughout the world, just lost their favorite civics teacher. ...

    Millions of Americans, and many more throughout the world, just lost their favorite civics teacher.
    The other man responsible in Waffle House shooting

    The other man responsible in Waffle House shooting


    Travis Reinking, the man alleged to have shot up a Waffle House and snuffed out the lives of four innocent souls, thankfully is in custody. But he's not the only one who should pay for this terrible crime if convicted: His father, Jeffrey Reinking,...

    Travis Reinking, the man alleged to have shot up a Waffle House and snuffed out the lives of four innocent souls, thankfully is in custody. But he's not the only one who should pay for this terrible crime if convicted: His father, Jeffrey Reinking, should in that case be held legally accountable, and arguably should face prosecution.
    Like Lincoln, Koch Network stands up for right

    Like Lincoln, Koch Network stands up for right


    At a moment of great turmoil in American history, Abraham Lincoln offered sound advice. ...

    At a moment of great turmoil in American history, Abraham Lincoln offered sound advice.
    Why the electoral battlefield is expanding

    Why the electoral battlefield is expanding


    Two recent polls indicating surprising Democratic strength in Senate races across the Southwest underscore how the parties' shifting demographic and geographic bases of support are widening the electoral battlefield. ...

    Two recent polls indicating surprising Democratic strength in Senate races across the Southwest underscore how the parties' shifting demographic and geographic bases of support are widening the electoral battlefield.
    Where parents spend half their income on child care

    Where parents spend half their income on child care


    Finding the right child care can be a frustrating -- and expensive -- process for parents around the world, from New York to Nairobi. ...

    Finding the right child care can be a frustrating -- and expensive -- process for parents around the world, from New York to Nairobi.
    The humble mushroom is the newest superfood

    The humble mushroom is the newest superfood


    Mushrooms are often considered only for their culinary use because they are packed with flavor-enhancers and have gourmet appeal. That is probably why they are the second most popular pizza topping, next to pepperoni. ...

    Mushrooms are often considered only for their culinary use because they are packed with flavor-enhancers and have gourmet appeal. That is probably why they are the second most popular pizza topping, next to pepperoni.
    Drinkers have more bad bacteria in their mouths

    Drinkers have more bad bacteria in their mouths


    Your mouth naturally contains about 700 types of bacteria, some good but others not so much. The mouths of people who routinely drank one or more alcoholic beverages each day contained an overabundance of bad bacteria and a smaller amount of good...

    Your mouth naturally contains about 700 types of bacteria, some good but others not so much. The mouths of people who routinely drank one or more alcoholic beverages each day contained an overabundance of bad bacteria and a smaller amount of good bacteria than those of nondrinkers, new research has found.
    The disparities in how black and white men die in gun violence

    The disparities in how black and white men die in gun violence


    America's gun violence problem is evident nationwide, but a new study reveals that how different groups of people across the country experience such violence can vary dramatically, depending upon who they are and where they live. ...

    America's gun violence problem is evident nationwide, but a new study reveals that how different groups of people across the country experience such violence can vary dramatically, depending upon who they are and where they live.
    'Avengers: Infinity War' delivers

    'Avengers: Infinity War' delivers


    Marvel has set the hype bar high even by its standards with "Avengers: Infinity War," a massive assembly of practically every hero in its cinematic portfolio, representing the culmination of a decade's worth of groundwork. As sheer spectacle the movie...

    Marvel has set the hype bar high even by its standards with "Avengers: Infinity War," a massive assembly of practically every hero in its cinematic portfolio, representing the culmination of a decade's worth of groundwork. As sheer spectacle the movie amply delivers, hitting the ground running (and punching and leaping), in a gigantic enterprise that colorfully unfolds simultaneously on multiple fronts.
    'The Handmaid's Tale' returns in searing new season

    'The Handmaid's Tale' returns in searing new season


    "The Handmaid's Tale" won last year's best-drama Emmy, a breakthrough for streaming services in general, and Hulu in particular. So it's saying something that the second season initially improves on the first -- a richer, deeper dive into this dystopian...

    "The Handmaid's Tale" won last year's best-drama Emmy, a breakthrough for streaming services in general, and Hulu in particular. So it's saying something that the second season initially improves on the first -- a richer, deeper dive into this dystopian world and the paths followed by key players in getting there.
    ABC announce new 'Bachelor' spinoff

    ABC announce new 'Bachelor' spinoff


    From the team and network that brought you voyeuristic brain-melter "The Bachelor" comes another opportunity to witness a stranger's emotional car crash. ...

    From the team and network that brought you voyeuristic brain-melter "The Bachelor" comes another opportunity to witness a stranger's emotional car crash.