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    Dow falls as stormy December continues

    Dow falls as stormy December continues


    The US stock market sank deeper into the red following sluggish economic reports on Monday and bad news from a couple of blue chip giants. ...

    The US stock market sank deeper into the red following sluggish economic reports on Monday and bad news from a couple of blue chip giants.
    When stock market swings should raise alarms

    When stock market swings should raise alarms


    A 600 point upswing. A 900 point dip. CNN's Christine Romans explains what recent stock market moves mean, and how to put them in context. ...

    A 600 point upswing. A 900 point dip. CNN's Christine Romans explains what recent stock market moves mean, and how to put them in context.
    Why home builder stocks are getting crushed

    Why home builder stocks are getting crushed


    Home builders are under pressure as investors see growing evidence of a slowdown in the housing market. CNN's Christine Romans explains. ...

    Home builders are under pressure as investors see growing evidence of a slowdown in the housing market. CNN's Christine Romans explains.
    Google's $1 billion NYC investment shows it's looking past Silicon Valley for growth

    Google's $1 billion NYC investment shows it's looking past Silicon Valley for growth


    Big Tech's expansion outside of Silicon Valley continues: Google announced Monday it will invest more than $1 billion to double its workforce in New York City. ...

    Big Tech's expansion outside of Silicon Valley continues: Google announced Monday it will invest more than $1 billion to double its workforce in New York City.
    Trump lashes out as a new reality sets in

    Trump lashes out as a new reality sets in


    A frenzied year in Washington is going out with a roar as the political forces that combined to make the first half of President Donald Trump's mandate so turbulent come to a head in a hugely consequential run-up to the holidays. ...

    A frenzied year in Washington is going out with a roar as the political forces that combined to make the first half of President Donald Trump's mandate so turbulent come to a head in a hugely consequential run-up to the holidays.
    Sen. Alexander won't seek re-election

    Sen. Alexander won't seek re-election


    Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Monday that he will not seek another term. ...

    Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Monday that he will not seek another term.
    Ex-Flynn business partners face charges

    Ex-Flynn business partners face charges


    A former business partner of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn was charged with trying to influence US politicians to seek the extradition of a Turkish cleric, according to an indictment filed in the Eastern District of Virginia. ...

    A former business partner of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn was charged with trying to influence US politicians to seek the extradition of a Turkish cleric, according to an indictment filed in the Eastern District of Virginia.
    Opinion: Prosecutors' best move would be to charge Trump and seal the indictment

    Opinion: Prosecutors' best move would be to charge Trump and seal the indictment


    Last week the nation witnessed a courtroom spectacle that included the president's former personal lawyer and "fixer," Michael Cohen, groveling for mercy at a sentencing hearing while his daughter watched, a crutch at her side. Future historians might...

    Last week the nation witnessed a courtroom spectacle that included the president's former personal lawyer and "fixer," Michael Cohen, groveling for mercy at a sentencing hearing while his daughter watched, a crutch at her side. Future historians might view the maudlin scene as the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency.
    Ana Cabrera: Trump tweet is simply untrue

    Ana Cabrera: Trump tweet is simply untrue


    CNN's Ana Cabrera responds to President Trump's tweet claiming that the family separation border policy was "far worse" during the Obama administration. ...

    CNN's Ana Cabrera responds to President Trump's tweet claiming that the family separation border policy was "far worse" during the Obama administration.
    Tweets show how Russia played voters

    Tweets show how Russia played voters


    The Senate Intelligence Committee is set to release two reports on Monday detailing the breadth of the Russian social media campaign to sow discord in the United States. ...

    The Senate Intelligence Committee is set to release two reports on Monday detailing the breadth of the Russian social media campaign to sow discord in the United States.
    Opinion: 'SNL' missed how 'wonderful' Trump has made America

    Opinion: 'SNL' missed how 'wonderful' Trump has made America


    'Saturday Night Live' has done it again -- offending the thin-skinned President Donald Trump. This time it appears the sketch that caused Trump to take a brief break from complaining about special counsel Robert Mueller was the comedy show's cold open --...

    'Saturday Night Live' has done it again -- offending the thin-skinned President Donald Trump. This time it appears the sketch that caused Trump to take a brief break from complaining about special counsel Robert Mueller was the comedy show's cold open -- a parody of the classic holiday film "It's a Wonderful Life" titled "It's a Wonderful Trump." Instead of a distraught George Bailey (played by Jimmy Stewart) being shown a world without him, SNL looks at an America where Trump was never president.
    Miller: 'Absolutely' will shut down government over border wall

    Miller: 'Absolutely' will shut down government over border wall


    In an interview with CBS, White House adviser Stephen Miller repeated President Trump's threat to shut down the federal government if Congress cannot come to an agreement on border wall funding. ...

    In an interview with CBS, White House adviser Stephen Miller repeated President Trump's threat to shut down the federal government if Congress cannot come to an agreement on border wall funding.
    Your immune system may be why you're tired all the time

    Your immune system may be why you're tired all the time


    Chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition that causes extreme tiredness, could be triggered by an overactive immune system, a study has found. ...

    Chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition that causes extreme tiredness, could be triggered by an overactive immune system, a study has found.
    Theresa May faces her 2nd no confidence motion in a week

    Theresa May faces her 2nd no confidence motion in a week


    British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said Monday that he is introducing a motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May for delaying Parliament's vote on her Brexit deal until January. ...

    British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said Monday that he is introducing a motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May for delaying Parliament's vote on her Brexit deal until January.
    Where Trump supporters split with Trump

    Where Trump supporters split with Trump


    Supporters of President Donald Trump are sometimes painted with a broad brush, unequivocally loyal regardless of controversies or investigations plaguing his administration. But significant blocs of his strongest supporters do break with the President or...

    Supporters of President Donald Trump are sometimes painted with a broad brush, unequivocally loyal regardless of controversies or investigations plaguing his administration. But significant blocs of his strongest supporters do break with the President or his positions from time to time.
    Disney fires actor after police say he tried to meet a 13-year-old for sex

    Disney fires actor after police say he tried to meet a 13-year-old for sex


    Actor Stoney Westmoreland has been dropped from his recurring role on the Disney Channel show "Andi Mack" after being arrested by police in Salt Lake City, according to a Disney Channel statement. ...

    Actor Stoney Westmoreland has been dropped from his recurring role on the Disney Channel show "Andi Mack" after being arrested by police in Salt Lake City, according to a Disney Channel statement.
    Camerota goes off on Trump's 'SNL' tweet

    Camerota goes off on Trump's 'SNL' tweet


    CNN's Alisyn Camerota responds to President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing 'SNL' by saying she's at her most patriotic when watching the show because we live in a country where comedians can make fun of presidents. ...

    CNN's Alisyn Camerota responds to President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing 'SNL' by saying she's at her most patriotic when watching the show because we live in a country where comedians can make fun of presidents.
    US airstrikes in Somalia kill 62 militants

    US airstrikes in Somalia kill 62 militants


    Sixty-two militants were killed by US airstrikes in Somalia this month, US Africa Command said in a statement released Monday. ...

    Sixty-two militants were killed by US airstrikes in Somalia this month, US Africa Command said in a statement released Monday.
    Three-year-old allegedly raped in Delhi

    Three-year-old allegedly raped in Delhi


    A three-year-old girl is recovering in hospital after she was allegedly raped in Delhi on Sunday, exactly six years after the brutal gang rape of a student on a bus in the Indian capital ignited protests across the country. ...

    A three-year-old girl is recovering in hospital after she was allegedly raped in Delhi on Sunday, exactly six years after the brutal gang rape of a student on a bus in the Indian capital ignited protests across the country.
    Passenger to woman: 'Your white privilege ain't working over here'

    Passenger to woman: 'Your white privilege ain't working over here'


    A Brooklyn woman whose profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video has been charged with a felony after she struck a fellow passenger. ...

    A Brooklyn woman whose profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video has been charged with a felony after she struck a fellow passenger.
    How Juul paid social-media influencers

    How Juul paid social-media influencers


    Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs has tried to distance itself from a vast social media presence that experts say drives its popularity among teens. But a CNN investigation sheds new light on how the company was encouraging -- and at times paying for...

    Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs has tried to distance itself from a vast social media presence that experts say drives its popularity among teens. But a CNN investigation sheds new light on how the company was encouraging -- and at times paying for -- social media users to promote its nicotine-filled product to thousands of their followers.
    Australian site will be closed off to climbers

    Australian site will be closed off to climbers


    The long, contentious debate in Australia over the future of the sacred Uluru is over. ...

    The long, contentious debate in Australia over the future of the sacred Uluru is over.
    Miss USA draws online anger with video

    Miss USA draws online anger with video


    Miss USA apologized to two Miss Universe contestants after commenting on their English-language abilities. ...

    Miss USA apologized to two Miss Universe contestants after commenting on their English-language abilities.
    NASA reveals stunning new images of Jupiter

    NASA reveals stunning new images of Jupiter


    NASA sent the spacecraft Juno to Jupiter in 2011. Well, it took a little while to get there -- but it delivered. ...

    NASA sent the spacecraft Juno to Jupiter in 2011. Well, it took a little while to get there -- but it delivered.
    Lincoln Continental brings back 'suicide doors'

    Lincoln Continental brings back 'suicide doors'


    Lincoln is bringing back its iconic "suicide doors." A special limited-edition version of the big Lincoln Continental will have back doors that are hinged at the rear rather than the front. ...

    Lincoln is bringing back its iconic "suicide doors." A special limited-edition version of the big Lincoln Continental will have back doors that are hinged at the rear rather than the front.
    Analysis: The real problem with the US auto industry

    Analysis: The real problem with the US auto industry


    Auto sales are close to a record high in the United States, yet the American auto industry is in the midst of a massive upheaval. ...

    Auto sales are close to a record high in the United States, yet the American auto industry is in the midst of a massive upheaval.
    A '90s behemoth returns: Lincoln Navigator

    A '90s behemoth returns: Lincoln Navigator


    Take a ride in the new 2018 Lincoln Navigator: Black Label edition. Nearly twenty years after the original Navigator hit the streets, Lincoln revisits its flagship luxury full-size SUV with a complete makeover. ...

    Take a ride in the new 2018 Lincoln Navigator: Black Label edition. Nearly twenty years after the original Navigator hit the streets, Lincoln revisits its flagship luxury full-size SUV with a complete makeover.
    Ford's restructuring could be harder than GM's

    Ford's restructuring could be harder than GM's


    General Motors has already announced plant closings and big job cuts. Ford could be next. ...

    General Motors has already announced plant closings and big job cuts. Ford could be next.
    Trump says GM won't be treated well after layoffs

    Trump says GM won't be treated well after layoffs


    President Donald Trump said Thursday that General Motors CEO Mary Barra made a "big mistake" by laying off thousands of workers and pledged to retaliate against the company. ...

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that General Motors CEO Mary Barra made a "big mistake" by laying off thousands of workers and pledged to retaliate against the company.
    Fiat Chrysler to open a plant to build a new Jeep

    Fiat Chrysler to open a plant to build a new Jeep


    Fiat Chrysler may revive a shuttered Detroit factory, signaling the automaker wants to expand its American manufacturing — even as competitors scale back their US operations. ...

    Fiat Chrysler may revive a shuttered Detroit factory, signaling the automaker wants to expand its American manufacturing — even as competitors scale back their US operations.
    Island nation threatens to sue biggest carbon energy producers

    Island nation threatens to sue biggest carbon energy producers


    A tiny Pacific Island nation facing an existential threat due to climate change has put the world's biggest carbon energy producers on notice. ...

    A tiny Pacific Island nation facing an existential threat due to climate change has put the world's biggest carbon energy producers on notice.
    Teen tells negotiators: 'You are not mature enough'

    Teen tells negotiators: 'You are not mature enough'


    Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old student from Sweden, captured the attention of the world recently when she shamed climate change negotiators at a United Nations climate summit in Poland. ...

    Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old student from Sweden, captured the attention of the world recently when she shamed climate change negotiators at a United Nations climate summit in Poland.
    Leaders still fight over basic truths of science

    Leaders still fight over basic truths of science


    Hidden in the 133-page document agreed upon at the UN climate change talks was a compromise that many consider an infuriating distraction. The countries of the world agreed to welcome the fact that a scientific report on the state of global warming had...

    Hidden in the 133-page document agreed upon at the UN climate change talks was a compromise that many consider an infuriating distraction. The countries of the world agreed to welcome the fact that a scientific report on the state of global warming had been produced. But they failed to welcome its findings.
    COP24 climate talks end in agreement -- barely

    COP24 climate talks end in agreement -- barely


    After two weeks of discordant and emotional negotiations, the nations of the world agreed Saturday night on a set of rules meant to help curb global warming. ...

    After two weeks of discordant and emotional negotiations, the nations of the world agreed Saturday night on a set of rules meant to help curb global warming.
    The most-distant object in the solar system is discovered

    The most-distant object in the solar system is discovered


    For the first time, an object in our solar system has been found more than 100 times farther than Earth is from the sun. ...

    For the first time, an object in our solar system has been found more than 100 times farther than Earth is from the sun.
    How Santa responded when he learned boy has autism

    How Santa responded when he learned boy has autism


    A 6-year-old blind and autistic Texas boy and his mom were surprised when Santa Claus got down on the floor and let him feel his coat and face so he could "see" him. ...

    A 6-year-old blind and autistic Texas boy and his mom were surprised when Santa Claus got down on the floor and let him feel his coat and face so he could "see" him.
    What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos

    What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos


    What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos from December 9 to December 16. ...

    What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos from December 9 to December 16.
    A year-end checklist for your investments

    A year-end checklist for your investments


    What do I need to do before the end of the year, to be ready for tax-time and whatever next year may bring? ...

    What do I need to do before the end of the year, to be ready for tax-time and whatever next year may bring?
    The best way to cut your stock market losses

    The best way to cut your stock market losses


    No investor likes losing money. But when the value of your investments drop, there could be an upside — realizing losses before the year's end can help you reduce your tax bill. ...

    No investor likes losing money. But when the value of your investments drop, there could be an upside — realizing losses before the year's end can help you reduce your tax bill.
    For teens, vaping is not the lesser of two evils

    For teens, vaping is not the lesser of two evils


    By proposing to effectively ban the sales of most flavored vaping products in brick-and-mortar retail settings like gas stations and convenience stores, the Food and Drug Administration is essentially reaching back to the late 20th century. That's when...

    By proposing to effectively ban the sales of most flavored vaping products in brick-and-mortar retail settings like gas stations and convenience stores, the Food and Drug Administration is essentially reaching back to the late 20th century. That's when the federal government continually tightened regulations on the placement and content of traditional tobacco advertisements -- mainly to reduce the exposure of children to such ads.
    What Pete Davidson's Instagram post shows us

    What Pete Davidson's Instagram post shows us


    On Saturday, "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson posted a message to his Instagram account suggesting he was suicidal. "I really don't want to be on this earth anymore," he wrote. The troubling message prompted a "wellness check" from the New...

    On Saturday, "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson posted a message to his Instagram account suggesting he was suicidal. "I really don't want to be on this earth anymore," he wrote. The troubling message prompted a "wellness check" from the New York Police Department, who met with Davidson in person.
    Obamacare opinion is breathtaking

    Obamacare opinion is breathtaking


    Late on Friday, a federal district judge in Texas, Reed O'Connor, dropped a bomb on the Affordable Care Act, and indeed on the entire American health care system. ...

    Late on Friday, a federal district judge in Texas, Reed O'Connor, dropped a bomb on the Affordable Care Act, and indeed on the entire American health care system.
    'Year of the badass woman' is message to GOP

    'Year of the badass woman' is message to GOP


    Now that the final results of the midterm elections are in, with a diverse class of incoming lawmakers preparing to take their seats, some observers are calling 2018 "the year of the badass woman," to differentiate it from 1992, the first "year of the...

    Now that the final results of the midterm elections are in, with a diverse class of incoming lawmakers preparing to take their seats, some observers are calling 2018 "the year of the badass woman," to differentiate it from 1992, the first "year of the woman," when a record 47 women were elected to the House of Representatives.
    Flynn mystery: Sometimes the quiet one talks most

    Flynn mystery: Sometimes the quiet one talks most


    When Michael Flynn goes into federal court on Tuesday to be sentenced, there will be little suspense but much mystery. It is all but certain that Judge Emmet Sullivan will not sentence Flynn to prison. But weighty questions -- about Flynn's motivation...

    When Michael Flynn goes into federal court on Tuesday to be sentenced, there will be little suspense but much mystery. It is all but certain that Judge Emmet Sullivan will not sentence Flynn to prison. But weighty questions -- about Flynn's motivation for lying to the FBI and his usefulness as a cooperating witness to special counsel Robert Mueller -- will hang over the proceeding.
    Nancy Pelosi's drop-the-mic moment

    Nancy Pelosi's drop-the-mic moment


    It was supposed to be a friendly Oval Office encounter in front of the press pool — just Chuck, Nancy and President Trump (along with a silent, very still, Vice President Mike Pence). Then someone said "border wall" and "government shutdown," and soon...

    It was supposed to be a friendly Oval Office encounter in front of the press pool — just Chuck, Nancy and President Trump (along with a silent, very still, Vice President Mike Pence). Then someone said "border wall" and "government shutdown," and soon the President was testily mansplaining ("Nancy, Nancy ... Nancy"), observed Anushay Hossain, and giving America an eyeful of what DC politics might look like come January.
    Jeff Bridges to be honored at the Globes

    Jeff Bridges to be honored at the Globes


    Jeff Bridges will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 76th Golden Globes. ...

    Jeff Bridges will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 76th Golden Globes.
    'If Beale Street Could Talk' finds epic quality

    'If Beale Street Could Talk' finds epic quality


    Two years after his Oscar triumph with "Moonlight," director Barry Jenkins has delivered another carefully polished gem in the form of "If Beale Street Could Talk," an adaptation of James Baldwin's 1974 novel. Timely in its themes -- including...

    Two years after his Oscar triumph with "Moonlight," director Barry Jenkins has delivered another carefully polished gem in the form of "If Beale Street Could Talk," an adaptation of James Baldwin's 1974 novel. Timely in its themes -- including African-Americans and the justice system -- it's one of those small movies that manages to make personal interactions feel epic.
    'Spider-Verse' swings into theaters

    'Spider-Verse' swings into theaters


    Much like its hero, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swings wildly from place to place, in a tone that's so uneven as to initially be a trifle disorienting. Stick with it, though, and this animated feature -- distinguished by its dazzling visual...

    Much like its hero, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swings wildly from place to place, in a tone that's so uneven as to initially be a trifle disorienting. Stick with it, though, and this animated feature -- distinguished by its dazzling visual palette, which creates the feel of a comic book leaping onto the screen -- proves a great deal of fun, reinforcing that animation remains the ideal medium (if not the most profitable) for superhero adaptations.
    'Reputation' coming to Netflix

    'Reputation' coming to Netflix


    It's December 13, and that means it's Taylor Swift's birthday. ...

    It's December 13, and that means it's Taylor Swift's birthday.