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CNN poll: Democratic advantages grow ahead of 2018 midterms

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Democrats once again hold a wide advantage in a generic congressional matchup, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, backed by a base of supporters who are more enthusiastic than Republican partisans and more motivated by core issues.<p>The poll finds 54% of registered …

Republicans

Samsung Galaxy S9 promises better camera, super slow-mo, and an answer for animojis

BARCELONA— Put it this way, Samsung left the radical changes to Apple.<p>The Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones that Samsung introduced at a crowded press gathering here in Barcelona don’t look a whole lot different than last year’s S8 and S8+ handsets. Most of the improvements appear to be incremental. …

Mobile

Georgetown Apologizes, Renames Halls After Slaves

In a somber remembrance ceremony filled with prayer and song, Georgetown University asked for forgiveness and took new steps to right a nearly two-hundred-year-old wrong on Tuesday.<p>Speaking on behalf of the school's founding fathers, Rev. Timothy Kesicki, president of the Jesuit Conference of …

Black History

Screen stealer: Why iPhone owners will envy the Galaxy S8

NEW YORK—Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and its larger sibling the S8+ are strong new smartphones I can highly recommend.<p>The devices, which hit stores Friday (for around $720 on up), aren't perfect. Cool-sounding features like iris and facial recognition were extremely spotty for me. Water and dust resistance …

Electronics Industry

Daley Plaza protesters demand that Trump release his tax returns

On Chicago’s warmest Saturday so far this year, a few thousand protesters descended on Daley Plaza, hoping to keep the heat on President Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Seeking 2020 clout, California looks to jump the primary queue

OAKLAND, Calif. — In the age of Trump, California Democrats are tired of their state’s votes being an afterthought.<p>That’s why the state's top election official is pushing to reschedule the California primary to directly follow the early contests in Iowa and New Hampshire — a bid to pump up solidly …

Government

What to expect at the Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds public memorial

It's the world's turn to say goodbye to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the famed mother-daughter duo who died in December within 24 hours of each other.<p>The public is invited to the memorial service at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles where the two were laid to rest side-by-side. The service …

Pets

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Irish apple cake recipe with vanilla custard sauce

While some are having the time of their life, I'll always remember St. Patrick's Day as the day I moved to Chicago. I was so excited as I began to approach the beautiful skyline of the city and then skuuuurt. Dead. Stop. Traffic. I didn't realize it was St. Paddy's Day weekend because I was too …

Dessert

Anger mounts over handling of US attorney firings

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked for the resignations of 46 US attorneys, igniting anger from officials who say they were given no warning about their dismissals.<p>The Justice Department announced the firings Friday afternoon, and many prosecutors had not been formally …

Donald Trump

Harward says no to national security adviser role

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ret. Vice Adm. Bob Harward turned down President Donald Trump's offer to be national security adviser Thursday, depriving the administration of a top candidate for a critical foreign policy post days after Trump fired Michael Flynn.<p>Trump has since named Ret. Lt. Gen. Joseph Keith Kellogg, …

Donald Trump

Russia deploys missile in apparent treaty violation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Moscow has deployed a cruise missile in an apparent treaty violation, a senior military official told CNN Tuesday.<p>The move is just the latest in a string of Russian provocations in the early days of the Trump administration, which has called for warmer relations with the …

Russia

Al Jarreau, Singer Who Spanned Jazz, Pop and R&B Worlds, Dies at 76

Al Jarreau, a versatile vocalist who sold millions of records and won a string of Grammys for his work in pop and R&B as well as his first love, jazz, died on Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 76.<p>His death was announced by his manager, Joe Gordon, who said that Mr. Jarreau had been hospitalized for …

University of Iowa

Al Jarreau, Grammy-winning jazz singer, dead at 76

<b>(CNN) —</b> Al Jarreau, the jazz-pop musician best known for the hits "Breakin' Away," "We're in This Love Together" and the theme song to the popular 1980's TV show, "Moonlighting," died Sunday, according to posts on his verified social media accounts. He was 76.<p>Jarreau died about 9 a.m. ET in Los …

Music

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Trump furious after court upholds block on travel ban

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's travel ban will remain blocked, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.<p>The unanimous ruling from a three-judge panel means that citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries will continue to be able to travel to the US, despite Trump's executive order last month.<p>It is …

Donald Trump

Obama's party-building legacy splits Democrats

Party officials are having a painful discussion about the state and local losses that occurred on his watch.<p>A painful Democratic rift over Barack Obama’s political legacy is finally bursting into the open.<p>For years, the former president’s popularity among Democrats stifled any public critiques of …

Government

Warren cut off during Sessions debate after criticism

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a stunning moment on the Senate floor, Sen. Elizabeth Warren clashed with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday night after McConnell determined the Massachusetts Democrat had violated a Senate rule against impugning another senator.<p>In an extremely rare rebuke, she …

Donald Trump

Betsy DeVos confirmed as education secretary; vice president casts historic tie-breaking vote

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vice President Mike Pence cast a historic tie-breaking vote Tuesday to confirm Betsy DeVos as the next education secretary after the Senate was evenly divided over the controversial pick.<p>The 51-50 vote ends Trump's toughest confirmation battle yet. Senate Democrats debated …

Donald Trump

Five Reasons the Chicago Bears Should Trade Down in the 2017 NFL Draft

The Chicago Bears hold the third overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Here are five reasons why they need to trade down.<p>There are many directions the …

More than 100 companies join legal fight against Trump travel ban

America's biggest tech firms have stepped into the legal fight against President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>A total of 127 companies -- including Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB), Google (GOOGL), Intel (INTC), Microsoft (MSFT), Netflix (NFLX) and Twitter (TWTR) -- filed court papers declaring that …

Immigration

Lady Gaga rocks the Super Bowl LI halftime show

Pop superstar Lady Gaga shined bright during her halftime performance at Super Bowl LI in Houston.<p>She began her performance by singing "God Bless …

Trump's DOJ lays out travel ban defense

<b>(CNN) —</b> Top Justice Department lawyers are now in charge of defending the Trump administration's hastily drawn up executive order, and they are assiduously avoiding President Donald Trump's blunt and inflammatory tweets in favor of sweeping and bold statements about national security and executive …

Immigration

New York Knicks: Derrick Rose Discusses Possibility Of Being Traded

The New York Knicks could trade Derrick Rose at the deadline. Rose remains focused on playing at a high level and winning games.<p>The New York Knicks …

Basketball

Case Study in Chaos: How Management Experts Grade a Trump White House

For someone who promoted his management skills and campaigned as an “organizational genius,” as Anderson Cooper of CNN put it, it has been a rocky White House debut for Donald J. Trump, the first president to go directly from the executive suite to the Oval Office.<p>“Chaos” seems to be the word most …

First Trump approval rating lags behind past presidents

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It's been two weeks since Donald Trump's inauguration, and the new President's work so far hasn't impressed the American people.<p>A majority, 53%, disapprove of the way the President is handling his job, according to a new CNN/ORC poll, marking the highest disapproval for a new …

Republicans