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‘Black Lightning’ Is the Black Superhero Television’s Been Waiting For

The new CW series will blow you away.<p>Black Lightning debuted in the pages of DC Comics in April 1977 as their first starring black superhero. He was …

Facing Putin, Trump will confront complex swirl of controversy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Inside the capacious Hamburg Messe conference hall next month, President Donald Trump will come face-to-face with the man whose shadow has darkened much of his presidency: Vladimir Putin.<p>The two men have not met in person since Trump entered office five months ago under a cloud …

Donald Trump

Decision time: Some of the Supreme Court's notable rulings this year

Here are some notable decisions from the<p>Supreme Court’s 2016-17 term:<p><b>Church schools and state grants</b><p>The court ruled that a church-run, preschool could not be denied a state grant to rubberize its playground. In a 7-2 decision, the justices said the state's refusal to send tax money to the church …

How a single sentence from Angela Merkel showed what Trump means to the world

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel uttered a single sentence that speaks to how fundamentally President Donald Trump has reshaped -- and will continue to reshape -- the world, and America's place in it.<p>"The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, …

Foreign Policy

Melania and Ivanka Trump praise Saudi Arabia for empowering women

"The View" co-hosts discuss the Trump ladies' controversial comments.

Philippines president says 'bye-bye America' as he threatens to ban US troops from country

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday threatened to terminate a pact that allows US troops to visit the Philippines, saying "bye-bye America" as he reacted with rage to what he thought was a decision by Washington to scrap a major aid package over his human rights record.<p>The Millennium Challenge …

Conway names Trump's 4 likely secretary of state picks

Kellyanne Conway identified the four candidates on President-elect Donald Trump’s short list for secretary of state Friday.<p>Trump’s transition team said the president-elect had whittled his list down to four this week but refused to highlight which candidates were in contention outside of the two …

Melissa Etheridge releases powerful song for Orlando victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> "I am human, I am love and my heart beats with my blood/Love will always win, underneath the skin, everybody's got a pulse," artist Melissa Etheridge sings in her tribute to the 49 people who died in the Orlando nightclub shooting.<p>Etheridge says she was so moved by the tragedy that she was …

In Wake Of Orlando Shooting, Clinton Suggests Broader Terrorist Watch Lists

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, Hillary Clinton told NPR that in order to counter "self-radicalization," she wanted to create a team "exclusively dedicated to detecting and preventing lone wolf attacks" and possibly even expand terrorist watch lists.<p>She also called for …

The Latest: People gather across US to honor Orlando victims

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at an Orlando nightclub (all times local):<p>11:45 p.m.<p>Across the United States, people are gathering at …

Six great moments from Christina Grimmie on 'The Voice'

The news that Christina Grimmie -- the 22-year-old singer who, as a New Jersey teen, made a name for herself on YouTube before broadening her fame in 2014 on Season 6 of "The Voice" – was shot and killed Friday while signing autographs for fans after a concert in Orlando, Fla., is tragic. But for …

The rant that could derail Trump — and the GOP rush to get him back on track

The racial controversy that threatens to derail Donald Trump’s campaign began on a sunny, late May afternoon in San Diego, where the White House hopeful went on an 11-minute tirade against the Latino judge handling fraud lawsuits against his Trump University business.<p>By this week, the uproar — and …

Obama will be the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1928, on a trip next month that will attempt to end decades of cold war hostility<p>Barack Obama will end decades of cold war hostility and mistrust by visiting Cuba in March, a move set to go down as one of the foreign …

Cuba

3 to stand trial in South L.A. killing of 19-year-old over his red shoes

A judge Friday ordered three men to stand trial for the killing of a 19-year-old who was shot outside a South Los Angeles carwash last summer over the color of his red shoes.<p>Kanasho Johns, 28; Dwight Kevin Smith, 30; and Kevin Deon Johnson, 25, will be arraigned on murder charges later this month …

David Bowie Dies at 69 After Battle With Cancer

Singer released new album ‘Blackstar’ on Friday<p>By<p>Anna Russell<p>David Bowie, a shape-shifting giant of the music world who defined the glam-rock era and influenced fashion and other arenas, has died after a struggle with cancer. He was 69 years old.<p>The singer’s death was reported in a statement posted …

David Bowie

Obama, Lynch to meet ahead of new executive action on guns

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama will meet Monday with Attorney General Loretta Lynch to discuss options for tougher gun restrictions and is expected to announce in the coming days a new executive action with the goal of expanding background checks on gun sales.<p>Described as "imminent" by people …

Guns

Donald Trump Launches Vulgar Attack Against Hillary Clinton

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Donald Trump launched a vulgar attack on Hillary Clinton late Monday, including a sexually derogatory comment about her being “schlonged” by President Barack Obama in 2008.<p>“Even her race to Obama, she was gonna beat Obama,” the GOP frontrunner told a rally in Grand Rapids, …

An American family saved their son from joining the Islamic State. Now he might go to prison.

<b>CONFRONTING THE CALIPHATE</b> | This is part of an occasional series.<p>SPRING, Tex. — Asher Abid Khan sat in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport and considered his next move — forward to Syria and enlistment in the Islamic State, the militant group that had drawn him to the possibility of dying for Allah, or home …

Turkish gov't not ready to restart peace talks with Kurds

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq overnight and the government said strikes would continue until the …

The latest in Nepal: Canadian aid flights to Nepal resume; Centenarian pulled from quake rubble

<b>NEPAL URGES FOREIGN RESCUERS TO GO HOME</b><p>Nepal is urging foreign rescuers to return home or go to rural areas saying most of the rescue work is over and the remaining operation can be handled by local workers.<p>Information Minister Minendra Rijal says the major rescue work in the urban areas of the …

Jerry Seinfeld to Brian Williams: 'I Think I'm on the Spectrum'

In a revealing conversation, Jerry Seinfeld tells Brian Williams he's observed in himself behavior that makes him think he may have autism.<p>"I think on a very drawn-out scale, I think I'm on the spectrum," said Seinfeld. "Basic social engagement is really a struggle. I'm very literal, when people …

Walmart driver charged in Tracy Morgan crash; report cites 'dozing'

Kevin Roper, a 35-year-old Georgia resident who was driving the Walmart truck that struck comedianTracy Morgan's limousine early Saturday morning, was charged Saturday with death by auto and assault by auto in connection with the crash, acting Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a …

Sweden To Experiment With Six-Hour Workday

A few lucky workers in Gothenburg, Sweden, will scale back to a six-hour workday this summer as part of an unusual government experiment.<p>The test group of government workers will work a six-hour day beginning July 1, while a second control group will continue to work an eight-hour day, according to …

Ryan: GOP to probe Bergdahl deal

ROANOKE, Va. — Rep. Paul Ryan pledged Friday night that House Republicans will investigate President Barack Obama’s deal to secure the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.<p>At an after-dinner speech on the eve of Virginia’s GOP state convention, the former vice presidential nominee urged activists to unite …

David Cameron in new bid to stop Jean-Claude Juncker

David Cameron will hold crisis talks in Sweden on Monday with Angela Merkel in a further high-risk bid to persuade the German chancellor to drop support for the federalist Jean-Claude Juncker as the next European commission president.<p>Downing Street said that the prime minister, who will also be …

L.A. councilman calls for stiffer penalties in graffiti cases

Frustrated by tagging in his San Fernando Valley district, a Los Angeles city councilman called this week for new measures to crack down on graffiti vandals, especially when murals are defaced.<p>Councilman<p>Paul Krekorianintroduced a motion Friday seeking to double the reward to $2,000 from $1,000 for …