The Environmental Protection Agency dismissed half the scientists who serve on a science review board that plays a crucial role in the work the EPA does, CNN has learned Monday.
A divisive statue of Confederate military leader Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard won't go down without a legal fight.
Decades after the Atlantic stole an expanse of sand from islanders on the west coast of Ireland, it's now returned it.
Much has been written about how President Trump's election has had a profound impact on the Republican party. What's drawn less attention -- but deserves more! -- is how Trump is affecting Democrats.
Members of a Senate subcommittee will hear for the first time Monday from former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, whose testimony is expected to focus on what she told President Donald Trump's aides about former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Are rumors of US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's looming retirement greatly exaggerated? None of us outside the Court can know for sure, but there are important, interlocking reasons that counsel against Kennedy leaving the Court at this momentous point in our nation's history.
Two days after Donald Trump won the presidency, he came to visit the man he would replace at the White House. And, in that meeting, Barack Obama warned Trump about bringing Michael Flynn into his administration due to concerns about the retired general's ties to Russia.
A sheriff's deputy in suburban Orlando, Florida is out of a job after officials say he waved his firearm and stun gun on duty while quoting lines from the Denzel Washington movie, "Training Day."
If you know a middle school kid, or a parent or teacher of one, chances are you've seen the simple little colorful device that's driving them all crazy lately.
Imprisoned Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on demonstrators to keep alive the mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro's government, his wife told reporters.
Former acting US Attorney General Sally Yates gives an opening statement to a Senate committee investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 US election.
"Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver urges views to put pressure on the FCC to maintain its net neutrality rules.
Zeke Smith first felt "numb" when he was outed as transgender while competing on the CBS reality competition "Survivor," but said the public response has been heartwarming.
How's this for a thriller: Bill Clinton is teaming up with one of the most successful authors in the world to write a novel.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has filed a proposal with Mayor Bill de Blasio's office to charge out-of-state visitors for admission.
Marine Le Pen was never going to win the 2017 French Presidential election, no matter what. But she could have lost less badly.
The federal government has deported the man tried unsuccessfully in the killing of Chandra Levy, a 24-year-old Washington, DC intern who went missing in 2001.
When asked if he had ever unmasked President Trump, his associates or a member of congress, former Director of National Security James Clapper said that he had, but he could not give more details.
Sierra Bradway had planned to take her prom photos at the gravesite of her father, an Indianapolis police officer who was killed four years ago in the line of duty.
A measles outbreak continues to strike Minnesota as health officials stress the importance of getting vaccinated.
Sen. Ted Cruz says that former acting US Attorney General Sally Yates' defense of defying President Trump's executive order on banning immigration from several majority-Muslim countries appears to be rooted in partisanship.
From the outside, Penn State's fraternities are a captivating sight. Regal 19th-century mansions line a street aptly nicknamed "Frat Row," just south of a picturesque campus nestled in a valley.
The attorney for the Penn State fraternity hazing death victim Timothy J. Piazza says the family wants those responsible to be punished.
The Interior Department froze the work of more than 200 science advisory boards, committees and subcommittees last week, according to a department memo obtained by CNN.
The father of Jordan Edwards, the 15-year-old boy fatally shot by a Texas police officer last month, has filed suit for unspecified damages in federal court in Dallas.
Eight members of a Penn State fraternity were charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a student after a night of heavy drinking, the local district attorney's office said.
CNN's John King says President Trump's tweet directed at former acting Attorney General Sally Yates ahead of her testimony was akin to intimidating a witness.
Texas isn't the first state to ban sanctuary cities. And it might not be the last.
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