Emily Christensen

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Las Vegas shooting: What we know

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least 58 people were killed and more than 500 were hurt Sunday night when Stephen Paddock rained gunfire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.<p>How the attack unfolded:<p>• At about 10:08 p.m. Sunday, the Route 91 Harvest festival, an outdoor country …

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Trump: US patience with the North Korean regime 'is over'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, speaking alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in, declared Friday US patience with the North Korean regime "is over."<p>"The era of strategic patience with the North Korean regime has failed," Trump said in a statement from the Rose Garden. "And, …

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First on CNN: GOP senators push Trump on 'expansion' of Guantanamo Bay

<b>(CNN) —</b> Eleven Republican senators are calling on President Donald Trump to expand the use of the Guantanamo Bay prison facility.<p>The group, led by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas, is also urging the new administration to suspend the review board set up by the Obama administration to approve prisoner …

Trump picked an unfortunate day to tout how ethical his administration has been

Trump’s “100 Days of Accountability” release would be funny if it wasn’t so sad.<p>As part of an ongoing effort to put a positive spin on President …

Sources: Russians discussed potentially 'derogatory' information about Trump and associates during campaign

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian government officials discussed having potentially "derogatory" information about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and some of his top aides in conversations intercepted by US intelligence during the 2016 election, according to two former intelligence officials and a …

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Now that he is ensnared in an FBI investigation, his life in the coming months and maybe years will be a study in misery<p>Perhaps Jared Kushner really believed that his New York real estate skills set him up to bring peace to the Middle East, solve the opioid crisis, run a government Swat team of …

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Tillerson: North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

CINCINNATI (AP) — An American college student whose parents say has been in a coma while serving a 15-year prison term in North Korea was released and returned to the United States Tuesday as the Trump administration revealed a rare exchange with the reclusive country.<p>An airplane carrying Otto …

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It's Jeff Sessions' turn in the hot seat

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions infuriated Democratic senators Tuesday by repeatedly thwarting their efforts to shed light on the firing of James Comey, as he blasted secret innuendo and leaks over his own conduct.<p>In a fiery Senate intelligence committee hearing, Sessions raised …

Trump considers reversing historic Obama-era opening with Cuba

President Trump is expected to roll back parts of the historic Obama-era opening with Cuba, siding with hawks who oppose detente and rejecting demands from U.S. businesses for whom the island is a ripe potential market.<p>The decision follows an inter-agency administration review of one of President …

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President Trump Calls James Comey 'Very Cowardly'

President Donald Trump called James Comey "cowardly" and said he thought any leaked information coming from the former FBI director could be "far more prevalent" than believed in his latest early morning Twitter jab.<p>"I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever …

Calling Comey a Liar, Trump Says He Will Testify Under Oath

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday accused James B. Comey, the fired F.B.I. director, of lying under oath to Congress, saying he would gladly provide sworn testimony disputing Mr. Comey’s charge that the president forced him out because of his handling of the investigation into the Trump …

Trump’s latest unhinged tweetstorm could hasten his downward spiral

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>President Trump awakened this morning (if he slept at all last night) and decided it would be a good idea to seize on the London terror carnage to launch a fresh Twitter attack on the courts <i>and</i> on his own Justice Department. In so doing, he may have given opponents of his …

Special counsel Mueller's investigation seems to be growing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia's government has taken over a …

NY Daily News Cover Trolls Trump With Infamous Ford 'Drop Dead' Quote

See why Friday’s front page story about the president pulling out of the Paris Accord is harking back to a cover from 1975<p>The New York Daily News …

Donald Trump Launched a Monthly Subscription Box for Campaign Merchandise

President Donald Trump’s campaign launched a subscription box service for Trump merchandise.<p>The monthly boxes will come with “a handpicked bundle of …

Russian cruise missiles hit ISIS targets near Palmyra

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cruise missiles launched by the Russian Navy hit a number of ISIS targets in Palmyra, Syria, Wednesday, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense.<p>The strikes reportedly targeted militant ISIS "shelters" east of the ancient city, which housed heavy equipment and militant troops …

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Trump Poised to Pull U.S. From Paris Climate Accord

WASHINGTON — Momentous arguments inside the West Wing over the future of the Paris climate accord became a messy public spectacle on Wednesday, with some aides saying that President Trump had decided to abandon the landmark global warming agreement while others insisted that no decision had been …

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Investigation Turns to Kushner’s Motives in Meeting With a Putin Ally

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, was looking for a direct line to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia — a search that in mid-December found him in a room with a Russian banker whose financial institution was deeply intertwined with Russian intelligence, …

Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new FBI director

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before …

What US-Russia crisis? Trump seeks closer ties in WH meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — All but ignoring the unfurling drama over Russia and the U.S. election, President Donald Trump on Wednesday sought to advance …

CNN exclusive: Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in last year's election, according to people familiar with the matter. CNN learned of …

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off U.S. political storm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome.<p>The Republican president …

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Timothy Nolan — a retired judge who chaired Donald Trump's electoral campaign in Campbell County, Kentucky — will appear in court Friday on charges of human trafficking and unlawful transaction with a minor, according to reports.<p>Nolan, 70, allegedly forced a minor to perform commercial sex in …

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Federal employees are being forced to watch Fox News, according to leaked email

It cites “current administration administrative officials” as the reason for the switch from CNN to Trump’s favorite channel.<p>On Wednesday, a customer …

Yes, Donald Trump set up senators for a photo op on North Korea

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It was quite the spectacle.<p>Nearly every member of the world's greatest deliberative body piling onto buses to take the mile-long ride to the White House on Wednesday afternoon was the definition of a made-for-TV moment. And every network carried it -- from the motorcade up …

One moment from each day of the Trump administration so far

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saturday marks President Donald Trump's 100th day in office. No period of a presidency is as scrutinized as the first 100 days, but it's easy to forget with a jam-packed news cycle what the big stories were. The video above includes one moment from each day of the Trump presidency so …

Ryan moves to ax lawmaker exemption in Obamacare repeal bill

House GOP leaders are moving quickly behind the scenes to iron out a wrinkle in their latest Obamacare repeal legislation: a controversial provision that preserves Obamacare coverage protections for members of Congress and their staffs while allowing states to opt out of them.<p>Late Wednesday night, …

CNN/ORC Poll: Trump approval lowest in history - CNN Video

A new CNN/ORC poll finds that President Trump continues to hold the lowest approval rating of any newly-elected president at this stage.

Trump starts review of federal 'overreach' in education

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a move meant to follow through on promises he made to conservatives during the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to rein in federal control of education in the United States.<p>The order, which Trump signed while flanked by …

Trump’s greatest single achievement almost never gets mentioned

The beginning of the president’s term has featured controversial executive orders and frequent conflicts with the media.<p>The beginning of the president’s term has featured controversial executive orders and frequent conflicts with the media.<p>In the outpouring of commentary on President Trump’s first …

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