The vacant spot atop the National Security Council is triggering anxiety that the White House is ill-prepared to face a sudden foreign policy crisis amid fresh concern about politics at play in the Situation Room.
A suspect in the murder of Kim Jong Nam is accused of spraying him in the face with a potentially lethal substance from a perfume bottle. The woman told police she thought it was a harmless prank. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Lawyers for a Mexican immigrant facing deportation proceedings despite having been allowed to remain in the country under an Obama-era program are disputing key aspects of the case against him -- including by denying he ever confessed to being a gang member.
There's a Russian spy ship off the coast of Connecticut. Crammed with eavesdropping equipment, the Viktor Leonov has loitered in these waters before, but its current visit is the latest in a string of provocations.
Just days before the Democratic National Committee elects its new leader, candidates for the job will hash out their visions for the party at CNN's "Debate Night: Democratic Leadership Debate" on Wednesday.
An antibiotic-resistant superbug will be launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Saturday from the same Cape Canaveral pad where the first manned mission to the moon lifted off and soon be studied by astronauts on the International Space Station.
President Trump won the rights to his name's trademark in China after ten years of legal battles. Ethics experts are worried about potential constitutional and ethics violations. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
FBI Director James Comey discussed Russia with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Friday afternoon, as questions swirl about how expansive lawmakers will make their investigations into Russia's influence in last year's election.
When President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin shared a phone call the weekend after Trump's inauguration, Russian news media delighted in covering every detail in near wall-to-wall coverage.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday he's not afraid of protesters, delivering an implicit message to his Republican colleagues, even as the House of Representatives' chief security officer warned representatives to be extra cautious next week.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reassigned a majority of the staff meant to work most closely with the top US diplomat in what career officials at the State Department fear is the start of a major reorganization.
A political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development was fired for an op-ed he wrote before the election that criticized then-candidate Donald Trump, a source with knowledge of the situation told CNN.
The first African-American member of the US House of Representatives began his life in bondage. Joseph Rainey's life took him from South Carolina to Washington, where he pushed for civil rights during Reconstruction.
Sending US ground troops to Syria to fight ISIS will fan flames of extremism in the region that will impact the security of the whole world, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told CNN's Christiane Amanpour Friday.
The Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, an agency Republicans desperately want to rein after what they charge was eight years of dangerous activism under the Obama administration that hurt businesses, jobs and the economy.
Handsomely produced, "The Great Wall" has the feel of an old "B" movie, with a rudimentary plot that mashes up elements of everything from "Game of Thrones" to "Starship Troopers." While casting Matt Damon in this Chinese-made film might not produce box-office glory in the U.S., if this isn't a great movie, it's certainly a pretty good one.
White House chief of staff Reince Priebus issued a firm denunciation of reports that revealed contacts between high-level Trump campaign aides and Russian officials, saying top intelligence officials "have greenlighted me to say" that the reports are "grossly overstated and inaccurate."
In Denver, Jeanette Vizguerra stays in a makeshift bedroom at First Unitarian church, worried that immigration enforcement agents would arrest her elsewhere. In Chicago and Phoenix, the Revs. Emma Lozano and Ken Heintzelman have offered shelter to other undocumented immigrants who think their deportations are imminent.
A top aide to Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, Shermichael Singleton, has been fired after an article surfaced that he wrote before the election criticizing Donald Trump. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.
Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt are still considered the four best presidents in American history, according to a survey of presidential historians released Friday by C-SPAN.
After almost one month of the wild, raucous White House of President Donald Trump, Republicans in Congress are still certain they will get the many policies he promised -- even if they are a little worn out from the rollercoaster ride.
With the ascension of former Sen. Jeff Sessions to attorney general and several of his former staff installed at the White House and federal agencies, immigration policy experts are sensing a sea change in Washington.