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Critics argue Trump has failed to muster a record of significant political achievement early in presidency 24 Apr 2017, 12:22 pm

President Donald Trump lives for superlatives -- he wants the biggest, the best, the greatest. So it's no surprise he's already fuming about uncomplimentary reviews of his first 100 days in office.

Cillizza: Welcome to Trump's big week 24 Apr 2017, 12:23 pm

A series of legislative and symbolic deadlines come to a head this week in Washington amid a slew of polling that suggests President Donald Trump is historically unpopular at this early moment in his White House.

100 days in, Democrats' biggest asset is Trump 24 Apr 2017, 10:23 am

The messaging woes with rural, white Americans, the hurt feelings over a bitter primary, the lagging national party infrastructure, the Republican-dominated statehouses decimating unions and limiting voting access -- all of the challenges that doomed Democrats in 2016's election still exist.

WH, Capitol Hill scramble for deal to avert shutdown 24 Apr 2017, 10:05 am

Fights over money to pay for a border wall -- as well as Obamacare subsidies and an infusion of resources for the military -- are threatening to trip up congressional talks over a funding bill to head off a government shutdown Friday.

Trump voters split on unkept promises 24 Apr 2017, 12:26 pm

CNN's Alisyn Camerota sits down with Trump voters to discuss their approval of his presidency approaching his 100-day mark.

Poll: Trump, Dems and GOP all unpopular 24 Apr 2017, 12:16 pm

A pair of polls released Sunday showed President Donald Trump approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest level of support any modern president.

N. Korea: We are ready to sink carrier with single strike 24 Apr 2017, 8:54 am

American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean on Sunday, authorities said.

US to North Korea: Stop provocation 24 Apr 2017, 11:59 am

With tensions rising between the US and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilizing the situation further.

Kelly: If N. Korea gets missile, US at risk 24 Apr 2017, 12:17 am

DHS Secretary John Kelly warns that North Korea could put a nuclear weapon on a missile that could reach the US before President Trump's second term in office.

France urged to reject Le Pen in French presidential vote run-off 24 Apr 2017, 12:33 pm

France's defeated political establishment has begun to rally against the far-right leader Marine Le Pen as she goes head-to-head against political novice Emmanuel Macron in the final race for the French presidency.

Can Le Pen actually win? 24 Apr 2017, 12:58 pm

No sooner had Marine Le Pen taken to the stage to greet her adoring supporters than the rest of the French political system was already moving against her.

Sanders backs anti-abortion candidate 24 Apr 2017, 10:40 am

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday stood by his decision to back a Democratic candidate whose record on abortion has drawn fire from many in the party.

NYT: Trump relies on Hannity, Murdoch 24 Apr 2017, 1:17 am

The New York Times reports that President Trump seeks outside counsel from Fox News CEO Rupert Murdoch and host Sean Hannity.

Surgeon general resigns 24 Apr 2017, 10:07 am

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked to resign by the White House on Friday after assisting in the transition to the Trump administration.

Obama returns to public life 24 Apr 2017, 12:35 pm

Former President Barack Obama will deliver the first public remarks of his post-presidency here in his adopted hometown of Chicago on Monday, three months after handing off the baton to President Donald Trump.

CNN anchor: Roger Ailes sexually harassed me 23 Apr 2017, 3:23 pm

In an interview on CNN's "Reliable Sources," Camerota said publicly for the first time that she was one of Ailes' targets.

'O'Reilly Factor's' awkward final show 22 Apr 2017, 10:09 pm

The final episode of "The O'Reilly Factor" aired without any reference to the sexual harassment allegations against fired host Bill O'Reilly.

Actress Erin Moran found dead 23 Apr 2017, 12:29 pm

Actress Erin Moran, best known for her kid sister role in the '70s sitcom "Happy Days," has died. Authorities in Indiana found her body Saturday afternoon after getting a 911 call at 4:07 p.m. for "an unresponsive female," the Harrison County Sheriff's Department said. She was 56.

Student killed at track and field event 24 Apr 2017, 10:32 am

An Illinois college student is dead after being hit during a hammer throw event, officials said.

American Airlines investigates after video shows mom in tears 22 Apr 2017, 10:48 pm

American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and a flight attendant aboard one of its flights.

Opinion: The hero on the flight 24 Apr 2017, 12:11 pm

Video evidence has emerged of an American Airlines incident in which an unidentified male passenger confronts a male flight attendant, warning him "You do that to me, and I'll knock you flat." The flight attendant rushes right back at the passenger and responds with "Hit me. Bring it on." This chest-bumping came shortly after that same flight attendant apparently had a confrontation with a female passenger holding a baby and yanked a baby stroller away from her.

Millions under flood threat in Carolinas 24 Apr 2017, 9:46 am

The Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states are bracing for a round of strong thunderstorms and the threat of flash flooding.

Is this skyscraper's design stolen? 24 Apr 2017, 12:59 pm

This gold box is 'better than Facebook' 23 Apr 2017, 7:05 pm

Thousands of commuters buzz by it; dozens more see it from the Starbucks line less than 100 feet away. But only a few enter this gold box in the middle of downtown Los Angeles' Grand Park.

How architects live 21 Apr 2017, 7:23 am

The home is a built form that allows the architect to explore and convert ideas into reality. The opportunities and potential for expression to expand the boundaries of building form and building space are endless.

India's most exciting new luxury hotel 24 Apr 2017, 1:53 am

From atop a granite hill, the Alila Fort Bishangarh hotel surveys the rolling hills below.

An American sports staple gets a makeover 29 Mar 2017, 2:16 am

One of America's most beloved baseball parks, located in central Boston, gets a tall block of luxury flats, which changes the air of the neighborhood.

The world's most beautiful floral hotels 20 Apr 2017, 11:44 am

If spring is your favorite season, you don't have to go outside to enjoy beautiful flowers. Just check into one of these hotels, from Mumbai to Manhattan to Monaco, for some of the world's most elegant and opulent floral displays all year round.

She just set a space duration record 24 Apr 2017, 12:48 pm

President Donald Trump, his daughter, Ivanka, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will call NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate Whitson on her record-breaking stay on the International Space Station.

Video shows altercation on flight 22 Apr 2017, 10:42 pm

American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and a flight attendant aboard one of its flights.

Retail stores closing at epic pace 22 Apr 2017, 7:58 pm

Brokerage firm Credit Suisse said in a research report released earlier this month that it's possible more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will close their doors in 2017.

Would more female cops make us safer? 24 Apr 2017, 10:28 am

Vera Bumpers, the first female chief and first African-American chief of Houston's Metro Police Department, remembers one of the first calls she went on shortly after joining the force right out of college.

Chips recalled over Salmonella fear 24 Apr 2017, 12:04 pm

Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination.

Trump calls out player who skips event 21 Apr 2017, 5:20 am

Some New England Patriots skipped their team's White House visit, so when President Trump recognized wide receiver Danny Amendola, he wasn't there.

The dark truth behind the color white 20 Apr 2017, 8:56 pm

From the divine to the dying, we explore the cultural connotations behind the color white in the third episode of Colorscope. Animated by Jocie Juritz.

8 endangered sites to see now 21 Apr 2017, 3:27 pm

Florida manatees swim and sleep in the sunshine and golden-brown panthers prowl the shady forests at Everglades National Park.

Star of DiCaprio film wins prestigious award 24 Apr 2017, 12:50 pm

He has been beaten, threatened and imprisoned. But the former child soldier and winner of this year's Goldman Environmental Prize says he will not stop until those wanting to destroy the Democratic Republic of Congo's protected wildlife "are held responsible for their actions."

Designer turns ideas into surreal images 24 Apr 2017, 1:52 am

Hüseyin Şahin is a graphic designer and art director, but the Turkish artist could be best described as a dream catcher.

Conspiracy theorist's lawyers say it's all just an act 22 Apr 2017, 3:54 pm

Alex Jones, the fiery conspiracy theorist and provocateur, is currently defending himself in a civil suit with an argument based partially on a claim that he is simply a performance artist, according to reporters who have been in the courtroom.

6 things to know before the bell 24 Apr 2017, 11:59 am

French election rally; China stocks plunge; Oil stabilizes

Teen sells $1M in custom socks 20 Apr 2017, 1:20 pm

Brennan Agranoff is a 17-year-old with a lot on his plate.

Robot makes video chats feel like they're IRL 12 Apr 2017, 2:19 pm

Move over, FaceTime and Skype?

Why Putin and Trump both like Le Pen 23 Apr 2017, 9:59 pm

On one hand, Donald Trump's praise of France's far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, who appears to have received enough votes in Sunday's election to advance to the May 7 runoff, is not surprising. Le Pen, like Trump, ran a campaign that was anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and traded on white supremacist themes. (It's no coincidence that former Klan leader David Duke has publicly praised both Le Pen and Trump.)

A refugee ship and the Holocaust's start 23 Apr 2017, 9:03 pm

Monday is Yom Hashoah, the day designated in 1953 by the State of Israel to commemorate the murder of millions of Jews during the Second World War. Selected to mark the anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising, this day is meant to impart a lesson: Jews should be remembered not only for dying in the Holocaust, but for fighting for their lives as well.

Trump's bomb first, don't explain later 23 Apr 2017, 1:34 am

We're still less than 100 days into Donald Trump's presidency, but the candidate who promised to "bomb the s--- out of ISIS" has indeed shown a willingness, as President, to expand the use of American military force against a wide range of targets across the globe.

100 days of failure for Trump? 22 Apr 2017, 4:42 pm

President Donald Trump doesn't care what the experts have to say. "No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill!," he tweeted.

Relieve the suffering people of Venezuela 23 Apr 2017, 1:47 pm

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans who have reached a breaking point over the country's humanitarian and political crisis poured into the streets all over the country on Wednesday. They demanded that the government let aid enter Venezuela to help the many people who are desperate for food and medicine. They demanded that the government hold elections, free political prisoners, and reestablish judicial independence and the powers of the National Assembly.

What sanctuary cities stand to lose 21 Apr 2017, 10:33 pm

Across the nation, so-called "sanctuary cities" are scrambling to assess what they stand to lose if the Trump administration carries out a threat to take away federal funds from jurisdictions it says do not comply with immigration laws.

Bush 43 visits dad in hospital for 'huge morale boost' 21 Apr 2017, 3:34 pm

Former President George H.W. Bush, who has been recovering from pneumonia in a Houston hospital this week, says he got a "huge morale boost" from his son, former President George W. Bush, after the 43rd president visited him.

Mark Cuban just coined a brilliant term to describe Donald Trump 22 Apr 2017, 1:11 am

Mark Cuban is, like Donald Trump, a flashy and controversial billionaire. He's also, to my mind, one of the most savvy analysts of Trump and the president's appeal out there.

Trump wings it without chief of protocol 21 Apr 2017, 11:43 am

When President Donald Trump travels to Southeast Asia this fall, he will likely be going without the help of one key adviser: a chief of protocol.

The next great medical innovations for kids 24 Apr 2017, 11:08 am

What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That's the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published last week in the journal Pediatrics.

Hash brown recall due to possible golf balls 23 Apr 2017, 8:41 pm

You have an early-morning golf match. You make coffee and contemplate the optimal breakfast to help you hit the ball straighter and calm those first-tee jitters.

Bill Nye becomes science warrior in Netflix series 20 Apr 2017, 5:45 pm

Can Bill Nye really save the world? Probably not by preaching to the choir, which doesn't make his half-hour Netflix show "Bill Nye Saves the World" any less noteworthy as a breezy blow struck on behalf of science, despite a few structural miscalculations.

Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car 21 Apr 2017, 7:00 pm

Cuba Gooding Sr., soul singer and father to Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr., was found dead in a car Thursday in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles.

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