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All the times President Trump has insulted North Korea

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Back in May, President Donald Trump said he would be "honored" to meet with Kim Jong Un "under the right circumstances."<p>That seemingly positive sentiment toward the North Korean dictator was short-lived. Over the last few months, Trump has repeatedly used very blunt language when …

North Korea

John McCain won't back Graham-Cassidy bill, likely ending GOP health care push

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain announced Friday in a statement that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the GOP's latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, likely ending Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.<p>"I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy …

Health Care

How Republicans say they'll vote on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republicans are in a down-to-the-wire push to repeal the Affordable Care Act one last time before the clock runs out at the end of the month, and a proposal from GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy appears to be that last effort.<p>Due to procedural rules under reconciliation, …


Government watchdog looking into Price's use of charter jets

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Health and Human Services inspector general has begun an inquiry into Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's use of private jets for government business, saying questions have arisen about potentially "inappropriate travel."<p>In a statement, the government watchdog says it is …


This hero teacher took down a gunman in a high school cafeteria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The shots were first heard Wednesday morning in the Mattoon High School cafeteria. Angela McQueen, a teacher, and a school resource officer headed to the cafeteria to investigate.<p>It was there, inside the large room, that McQueen and the resource officer saw the male student spraying gunfire.<p>…


Facebook could still be weaponized again for the 2018 midterms

Imagine for a moment that it's September 2018. The midterm elections are heating up, and you've decided you want to do absolutely anything you can to make sure your member of Congress is not re-elected. Well, good news: If you have a credit card and a Facebook account, there's a way you can spend …


The 'Family Matters' home will be demolished

The home used for exterior shots of the beloved '90s sitcom, will eventually be turned into a three-unit residence.


CNN poll: 54% say Russia-backed content on social media moved 2016 election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Although President Donald Trump insists otherwise, most Americans say it's likely that Russian-backed content on social media did affect the outcome of the 2016 election, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.<p>The poll result comes on the heels of Facebook's announcement …


Why South Africans are choosing alternative banking

More than a 11 million South Africans are members of community based savings groups called Stokvels

South Africa

What it took to build Nigeria's largest bank

Jim Ovia, the founder of Zenith Bank talks about literally building the roads to his banking empire


Protesters drown out Comey speech

Former FBI director James Comey is met by protesters while delivering the keynote address at Howard University.

James Comey

The former FBI director spoke at Howard University. It did not go well.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address.<p>As Comey, making a rare public appearance since leaving the FBI, began his speech welcoming new students at Howard University, protesters could be heard …

James Comey

Trump administration to replace travel ban with country-specific restrictions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Trump administration will unveil more tailored restrictions on travelers from certain countries as a replacement to the controversial travel ban, according to a senior administration official.<p>The new restrictions will vary by country. They could include a ban on travel to the United …

Travel Ban

Education Department withdraws Obama-era campus sexual assault guidance

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Education Department announced Friday it is formally rescinding Obama-era guidance on how schools should handle sexual assaults under Title IX federal law.<p>Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced earlier this month that her department was concerned that previous guidance …


An extraordinary homecoming

Rhinos return to Rwanda for the first time in a decade.


The human cost of conservation

Putting their lives on the line to ensure the future of rhinos


From hunting rebels to poachers

Meet the canine unit protecting the endangered Eastern African Black Rhino


From accountant to turtle conservationist

Wildlife conservationist Fikiri Kiponda is changing the way people coexist with marine life


Donald Trump's dangerous denialism on Russia

<i>CNN Special Report "Twitter and Trump" with Bill Weir explores the President's prolific and controversial use of the social media platform Friday at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Before most people were awake this morning, the President of the United States was tweeting. About Russia. And Hillary …

Donald Trump

Marilyn Manson: Columbine massacre 'destroyed' my career

<b>(CNN) —</b> Being falsely linked to the Columbine massacre has long rankled singer Marilyn Manson.<p>Now he is saying it was catastrophic to his career.<p>In a new interview with The Guardian, the shock rocker talked about how having his name associated with the 1999 tragedy affected him.<p>Eric Harris and …


Meet Makeda Mahaedo Rwanda's social media maven

One of the country's most recognized media personalities takes us on a cultural and culinary journey through East Africa and beyond

East Africa

A perilous journey for Rohingya refugees

It is a perilous journey for many Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh. CNN's Alexandra Field spoke to some of those who took the risk in order to save themselves and their young children.


Conquering waves and fears in Durban, SA

This South African surfer is inspiring other women to ride the waves


Aaron Hernandez Fast Facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here is a look at the life of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end. He was convicted in 2015 of the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd and was sentenced to life in prison. His conviction was vacated after his death in April 2017.<p><b>Personal:</b><b><br>Birth date:</b> November 6, …


Theresa May proposes to delay Brexit impact with 2-year transition period

<b>(CNN) —</b> British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to kick start Brexit negotiations on Friday, proposing to delay the impact of the UK's withdrawal from the EU with a two-year transition period.<p>In return for continued access to the EU single market, the UK would honor its budget commitments of …


NTSB: Pilot error to blame for Mike Pence plane incident

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Errors by the cockpit crew caused a plane carrying then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence to skid off a New York runway last fall, the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded.<p>The Eastern Airlines charter flight overran the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport on …


Who are the Kurds?

Ahead of the Kurdish independence referendum, CNN's Becky Anderson explains everything you need to know about the Kurds.

Islamic State (ISIS)

Cannes day trips: Retreat to these special islands

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cannes may not spring to mind when seeking a restorative retreat, walks among ancient forests or a spot of bird-watching. But a 15-minute ferry ride from the splashy Riviera resort drops you at the tranquil Îles de Lérins, twin emerald islands in France where all the pleasures of the great …


This is no way to dismantle a nuclear bomb

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are doing their best to make a bad situation in the Korean Peninsula worse.<p>For now, they are only hurling abuse and threats at each other, but there is no sign of either de-escalating their confrontation over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.<p>During the Cold …

North Korea

Man says he headbutted former Australian PM

A DJ, known as Astro Labe, says he headbutted former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Hobart, Tasmania.