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The Razzies 2017: The most awesome reviews of most awful movies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not all movies are good! In fact, a lot of them are really bad. Like, award-worthy bad. That's the point of the yearly Razzie Awards, which recognize the best of the worst (or the worst of the worst, depending on how you see it) for a good old pre-Oscars suck fest.<p>So before you bask in the …

Movies

See the sites of 'La La Land'

A look at the Los Angeles landmarks featured in 'La La Land.'

Former Kentucky governor to give response to Trump's congressional address

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Kentucky Gov. Steven Beshear will make the case for Obamacare during the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's first joint address to Congress on Tuesday.<p>Beshear is expected to address the need for Trump to create more jobs and improve education, but much of his speech will …

Kentucky

GOP Rep. Mo Brooks says town hall protests may prevent Obamacare repeal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Rep. Mo Brooks said Thursday that protests at town halls around the country might prevent Republican lawmakers from repealing the Affordable Care Act.<p>"I'll tell you, Toni, there are a, in my opinion, a significant number of congressmen who are being impacted by these kinds of …

Health Care

Small Ohio town counts on Trump to stave off plant closures

<b>Manchester, Ohio (CNN) —</b> Smokestacks rise up through a swipe of naked trees under a gray sky.<p>Nestled between two coal-fired power plants, Manchester is a mass of closed storefronts, a smattering of broken windows and a couple of restaurantsand one bar along the Ohio River.<p>Residents in the southern …

Renewable Energy

What happened to winter? Weather defies the calendar

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's 60 degrees at 8 a.m., and it already feels too hot for jeans. The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, there is a noticeable layer of pollen on cars -- and it's still February!<p>This month continues to defy the calendar, with over 4,400 record highs stretching from the northern …

Climate

China or bust: Wayne Rooney's career dilemma

<b>(CNN) —</b> Money and success -- a potent combination which lures and seduces. No matter how much is in the bank or how many medals are in the trophy cabinet, the more you have, the more you want.<p>It is the high achiever's addiction for never-ending glory which can help explain the dilemma the …

Wayne Rooney

Angela Rye's first time she realized

Angela Rye remembers the first time she knew her skin color made a difference in society.

States' rights for bathrooms, but not for marijuana

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The crowd at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington erupted in applause Friday when Matt Schlapp, the organizer of the event, congratulated top White House staff on President Donald Trump's decision to roll back protections for transgender students in …

Marijuana

Are recreational marijuana and opioid addiction linked?

<b>(CNN) —</b> As White House press secretary Sean Spicer spoke Thursday about "greater enforcement" of federal marijuana laws, he seemed to link recreational pot use to a different type of drug: opioids.<p>"I think that when you see something like the opioid addiction crisis blossoming in so many states …

Addiction

Transgender teen's fight heads to the Supreme Court

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gavin Grimm, a 17-year-old transgender student from Virginia, is set to take his case to the nation's highest court.<p>Speaking Friday with CNN's Alisyn Camerota on "New Day," Grimm said he was frustrated but not daunted by the Trump administration's decision to rescind an Obama-era directive …

Law

Formula E driver Mitch Evans goes ice driving in Sweden

New Zealand driver Mitch Evans took to a frozen lake in Swedish Lapland for CNN's Formula E show Supercharged.

Sweden

White House denies wrongdoing in conversations with FBI

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two senior administration officials on Friday vehemently argued that White House officials acted appropriately in asking the FBI to publicly knock down media reports about communications between President Donald Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence.<p>The White …

Government

Israeli soldier's 'lenient' sentence criticized by UN Commissioner

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> Israel has been criticized by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for the "excessively lenient" sentence handed down to a soldier convicted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a wounded Palestinian assailant.<p>Sgt. Elor Azaria was sentenced to 18 months in military prison …

Middle East

Trump Israel envoy pick: Israel has 'as much right, if not a much greater right' as Palestinians to West Bank

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, said in a radio interview right before the election that he believed Israelis had just as much a right, if not a greater right, as the Palestinians to control the West Bank.<p>Israeli occupation of the West Bank has long been …

Israel

John Mayer loves 'The Bachelor'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Of course one of Hollywood's biggest bachelors is a fan of "The Bachelor."<p>John Mayer told Ellen DeGeneres on her show Thursday that he enjoys the reality dating competition, even if he doesn't have the patience for it.<p>"I love the show, but it's too much time to ask of me," he said. "Two …

Entertainment

Army veteran starts 'fight club' to help others with PTSD

<b>(CNN) —</b> Todd Vance was serving in the US Army when the September 11 attacks occurred.<p>"I decided to re-enlist for another three years," he said. "And I asked to be part of the first deployed unit to Iraq."<p>Vance served as a squad leader and ran more than 250 combat missions before returning to San …

Martial Arts

Fire at Florida mosque ruled arson

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small fire that damaged a mosque in suburban Tampa, Florida, has been ruled arson, Hillsborough County fire investigators said Friday.<p>The fire was reported about 2 a.m. Friday at the Islamic Society of New Tampa, fire department public information officer Corey Dierdorff said.<p>Firefighters …

Trump slams CNN during speech

President Donald Trump addresses news organizations during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Trump takes campaign-style CPAC victory lap

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump described an administration operating at full throttle during a valedictory address Thursday, vowing to uphold his campaign promises to a right-wing crowd of activists that once viewed him skeptically.<p>He also escalated his attacks on the press, pitting the news media …

Fake News

Trump: We will keep radical Islamic terrorists the hell out

President Trump speaks about terrorism and promises a new travel ban "within a matter of days" at CPAC.

Angela Rye: I was named after an activist and always knew I was black

<b>(CNN) —</b> I never had a moment of realization about my blackness — I just was. Blackness was a central thread of my experience as a child and as an adolescent, as it is now that I'm an adult.<p>It seemed like my father knew everybody in Seattle, where I was raised. When he and I would walk down the …

Black History

Polls: Support for Obamacare at all-time high

<b>(CNN) —</b> Support for Obamacare is at an all-time high, according to two surveys released this week as Republican leaders continue to press the case for repeal amid fierce resistance at many town halls.<p>The latest Health Tracking Poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 48% of Americans view …

ObamaCare

Bad heart? Time to hit the gym

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rick Murphy, a real estate appraiser in Atlanta, had no idea he had a bad heart.<p>When Murphy turned 50, he decided it was time to get in shape. It wasn't long before he progressed from running races to an Ironman triathlon.<p>A fellow triathlete recommended he get checked out by a sports …

Exercise

3 rules for picking the perfect retirement age

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> What's the perfect age to retire? It depends.<p>Some people enjoy their work so much that retirement isn't something they even want to consider. Others want to retire as soon as possible. The optimal retirement age is different for every person.<p>There are a lot of factors that go into …

Retirement

Private prison stocks up 100% since Trump's win

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Thanks to President Donald Trump, America's private prisons may be entering a golden age.<p>Their shares have doubled since election day. CoreCivic (formerly known as Corrections Corporation of America) is up 140% since Trump won in November. Geo Group stock has risen 98%.<p>Trump has …

Prison

The new weapon against hate crime

<b>Seattle (CNN) —</b> Two years ago, Seattle Police Officer Jim Ritter realized his city had a major problem. People weren't reporting hate crimes.<p>He'd hear about them, anecdotally. Some were horrifying incidents. But they weren't showing up on police reports.<p>"After determining most of these crimes were …

Discrimination

Iraq conducts first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, Iraqi fighter jets carried out airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria, according to a statement issued Friday by Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, and Iraq's Joint Operation Command.<p>A spokesman with the Joint Operation Command confirmed to CNN the airstrikes that …

Islamic State (ISIS)

NBA fines: Where does the money go?

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The NBA imposes millions of dollars worth of fines on players each season. But it's not clear where exactly that money goes.<p>Other pro-sports leagues -- the NFL, MLB and NHL -- are very up front about how they donate player fines.<p>NBA players have paid more than $1.6 million in fines …

NBA

Tech execs try listening tours of Trump voters

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> When Sam Altman mentioned his plan to speak with President Trump's supporters around the country, the response inSilicon Valley was often less than inspiring.<p>"It was pretty bad. 'Why do you want to? These people are so racist, they are beyond help,' " says Altman, president of Y …

Silicon Valley