With the Polk School District Board of Education officially passing a new policy, local students now have extended protection against outsider solicitation.
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, will become the acting White House chief of staff replacing John Kelly, President Donald Trump announced.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, the outgoing Utah Republican and most senior GOP senator, issued a statement on Friday expressing regret for telling CNN "I don't care" when asked about President Donald Trump being implicated in crimes by Michael Cohen.
In 2018, tensions mounted over competing viewpoints of immigration reform -- political fights over DACA, family separations along the border, a contentious travel ban and a migrant caravan made its way to the US. Abroad, pressures escalated over the Syrian refugee crisis in Italy, Germany an…
From the Time's Up campaign to Serena Williams demanding equality on the court and the record breaking number of women who ran for office in the midterms, 2018 was the year that women spoke up and knocked down barriers.
The Parkland tragedy launched one of the biggest grassroots movements of the year, with young people like Emma Gonzalez at the helm. In the wake of more mass shootings, Trump proposed arming guards at houses of worship while others pushed for better background checks. Will this year generate…
In a sharply worded response, special counsel prosecutors make clear that former national security adviser to President Donald Trump Michael Flynn is responsible for his false statements to the FBI.
When Dr. Ed Zawada went back to work the day after a wildfire razed his Northern California home, he was far from alone. Many of his colleagues at Dignity Health’s Mercy Medical Center also had lost their homes or evacuated, but they knew their patients—who could see the fire burning from th…
Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) plans to step down from the US Senate at the end of this year, just a few months after being appointed to fill the late Sen. John McCain's seat.
Soaring skyscrapers dominate Singapore’s skyline, but the city-state’s older structures—historic churches, temples and heritage buildings—are also gems that need to be preserved for future generations. For the past 20 years, architectural conservationist Yeo Kang Shua has devoted himself to …
From squash blossoms and “corn smut” to the heartiest sandwich you've ever eaten, Mexico City’s street vendors have something to satisfy nearly any craving. Bienvenidos, and welcome, to Great Big Bites.
Six years after 20 children and six adults lost their lives in the Sandy Hook school shooting, law enforcement has continuously worked to improve rapid responses to crises like this one. CNN's Omar Jimenez reports.
President Donald Trump's former attorney and "fixer" Michael Cohen tells ABC's George Stephanopoulos he is done being loyal to Trump and lying on his behalf.
In an interview with ABC News, President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen said that Trump knew the hush payments to Karen McDougal and Stormy Daniels were wrong, and Cohen was angry for his role in the payments.
The Department of Education said that it would wipe away student debt for 15,000 borrowers, implementing an Obama-era rule that Secretary Betsy DeVos has fought to block for more than a year.
Katowice, Poland, the city hosting the COP24 global warming summit, is paradoxically the capital of coal country. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh goes inside a coal mine to see how it differs from the climate change talks happening on the surface.
US national security adviser John Bolton unveiled President Trump's strategy for Africa, outlining a plan that he said focuses heavily on countering China and Russia's expanding influence across the region.
CNN's Chris Cuomo and Counselor to President Trump Kellyanne Conway discuss the extent to which Trump knew about hush-money payments made to two women who alleged affairs with Trump.
The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow says he is not surprised at reports that Donald Trump attended an August 2015 meeting that federal prosecutors believe was central to a criminal scheme to violate campaign finance laws to help Trump win the presidency.
American Media Inc., the parent company of the National Enquirer, admitted it had helped facilitate a hush payment of $150,000 to former Playboy model Karen McDougal in coordination with Trump's presidential campaign, and agreed to cooperate with the ongoing investigation being run by the So…
CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at claims made in a meeting between President Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.
CNN's Jason Carroll takes a look at Otisville prison otherwise known as the "castle behind bars," where Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen wants to spend his three year prison sentence.
A federal takeover of the river is not what Arizona and six other river basin states want as they work on their long-delayed drought contingency plans.
Donald Trump attended an August 2015 meeting that federal prosecutors believe was central to a criminal scheme to violate campaign finance laws to help Trump win the presidency, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Republican leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates have formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block a lower court’s efforts to redraw the House map for the 2019 elections.
Footage captured by the Houthi rebel-backed Ansarallah Media Center and obtained by CNN, provides a rare glimpse into the bloody battle for Hodeidah, a strategic port city that is at the epicenter of Yemen's civil war. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline faces an escalating legal battle for its existence after a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday blocked a critical crossing of the Appalachian Trail through the Blue Ridge Mountains near Wintergreen Resort.
Contemporary Shanghai is celebrated for its futuristic skyline, but nestled between shiny towers, you’ll find one of the world’s richest collections of Art Deco buildings. The architectural style, which had its heyday in the 1930s, epitomized luxury and employed geometric forms, linear shape…
President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee is currently being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible financial abuses related to the more than $100 million in donations raised for the event, The Wall Street Journal reported.
From the dynamic Choy Li Fut martial art—made world famous by Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee—to the stunning dragon dance, Pun Keng Man takes great pride in building community through movement. The 57 year old runs the Macao Lo Leong Sport Association and started practicing wushu (the modern Chin…
Alleged Russian spy Maria Butina pleaded guilty in federal court to attempting to infiltrate Republican political circles and influence US relations with Russia before and after the 2016 presidential election.