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Trump: North Korea talks going very well - CNN Video

President Donald Trump comments on the fate of his summit with North Korea days after he canceled the meeting.

North Korea

See Harvey Weinstein surrender to police - CNN Video

Watch Harvey Weinstein surrender to New York police related to sexual misconduct charges.

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Bill Gates: Trump twice asked me the difference between HIV and HPV

Microsoft co-founder tells foundation meeting it was ‘kind of scary’ how much Trump knew about what Gates’ daughter looked like<p>Bill Gates, the billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist, has claimed Donald Trump twice asked him the difference between HIV and HPV and knew a “scary” amount about …

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Man yelling 'anti-Trump' rhetoric opens fire at President's Miami-area golf resort

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man who opened fire early Friday at the Trump National Doral Golf Club had been yelling "anti-Trump ... rhetoric" there, Miami-Dade police Director Juan Perez said.<p>The suspect was identified as Jonathan Oddi, 42, of Doral, Florida. Oddi is in stable condition after police shot him in an …

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Why Does Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser Keep Erupting?

6-Story Deep Sinkhole Opens Up in New Zealand After Heavy Rains

Trending NewsMay 05, 2018<p>A spectacular sinkhole the length of two football fields and the depth of a six-story building has opened up on a New …

Earthquake and Volcanic Eruptions in Hawaii, Just the Beginning?

Trending Newsless than an hour ago<p>Earthquake and Volcanic Eruptions in Hawaii, Just the Beginning?<p>Meteorologist Heather Tesch says experts believe …

King: Impossible to say 'mission accomplished' - CNN Video

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Sen. Angus King (I-ME) said that it is too early to declare the US-led airstrikes against Syria a success because we have to see if Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons again.

Trump on strikes: 'Mission accomplished!' - CNN Video

President Trump tweeted "Mission accomplished!" in regard to the coordinated strikes in Syria that the US, UK and France launched, hitting targets associated with the Syrian regime's chemical weapons program.

New push in UN to end Syria's chemical weapons following strikes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States, the United Kingdom and France are pushing for an "irreversible" end to Syria's chemical weapons program, amid furious recriminations from Russia over the effectiveness and legality of a wave of US-led missile strikes on Syrian targets.<p>UN diplomats shared with CNN a new …

Middle East

Trump continues to mull Syria options as advisers voice caution

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump continued to weigh his options Thursday for responding to a chemical gas attack in Syria as his aides warned a miscalculated response could spark a dramatic escalation between the United States, Russia and Iran.<p>Military brass and senior national security …

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Trump cancels South America trip to monitor Syria response

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has scrapped a planned trip to South America, set to begin Friday, to remain in the United States and "oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world," the White House said on Tuesday.<p>Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, …

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Trump lashes out as Cohen raid fuses Russia probe and Stormy case

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> There could be dark and unprecedented times ahead.<p>The FBI raid against Michael Cohen spiked President Donald Trump's rampant indignation over the Robert Mueller probe to previously unseen heights, multiplying the persecution complex he feels about the FBI and his own Justice …

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Student: Government useless on gun violence - CNN Video

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Alex Wind gives an impassioned speech demanding change on gun legislation in the United States.

'Highly likely' Russia poisoned former spy, UK's Prime Minister says

<b>London (CNN) —</b> British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that Russia was "highly likely" responsible for the attempted murder of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury on March 4.<p>In a strongly worded statement to the House of Commons …

Talks bombshell sets up stunning Kim-Trump summit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's stunning decision to meet Kim Jong Un sets up the prospect of the most mind-boggling diplomatic summit in modern history.<p>Trump, a reality star turned convention busting President, has dubbed Kim "Little Rocket Man" and threatened to rain fire and fury …

US allies are upset. The top economist quit. Trump doesn't care.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's demand that new tariffs be slapped on steel and aluminum imports has spooked markets, prompted his chief economist's resignation, rattled major US allies and widened a rift with establishment Republicans.<p>None of that stopped Trump from moving forward with …

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In Lesotho, women say they're finding their abortions on Facebook

<i>Editor's Note: CNN is committed to covering gender inequality wherever it occurs in the world. This story is part of As Equals, a year-long series.</i><p><b>Maseru, Lesotho</b> — Mpho opened a new chat on WhatsApp, entered an unfamiliar number, and typed a question she never thought she would have to ask.<p>Mpho …

Germany and other allies are really, really angry about Trump's tariffs

Backlash to President Trump's announcement of steep tariffs on steel and aluminum was swift and angry from some of the United States' most important trading partners — and top US allies are pledging to retaliate, if necessary.<p>Trump said Thursday that his administration will impose a 25% tariff on …

Economy

Exclusive: FBI counterintel investigating Ivanka Trump business deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> US counterintelligence officials are scrutinizing one of Ivanka Trump's international business deals, according to two sources familiar with the matter.<p>The FBI has been looking into the negotiations and financing surrounding Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver, according to a …

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Trump on Florida shooting: 'I really believe I'd run in there, even if I didn't have a weapon'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Monday he would have stormed into the Florida high school to stop the gunman perpetrating the nation's latest mass shooting "even if I didn't have a weapon" as he lambasted the inaction of a sheriff's deputy assigned to the school.<p>"You don't know until …

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Putin orders daily pause in fighting in Eastern Ghouta

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a daily five-hour pause in hostilities in the besieged Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, amid reports of chlorine gas attacks.<p>Putin ordered the humanitarian pause -- from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time -- to start Tuesday, in a bid to prevent …

UN Security Council adopts Syria ceasefire resolution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not long after the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, regime military aircraft hit targets in the besieged Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, activists said Saturday night.<p>"Warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting areas in the …

The West won't stop the horrors in Syria even if it could. We simply don't care

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saying there are "no words" to describe a horror is infuriating. But now not saying anything has become the new way to talk about the world's nastiest war.<p>It is essentially the job of the United Nations to find the words -- to articulate the savagery being again unleashed on the people of …

Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, after listening to a series of emotional stories and pleas to enhance school safety at the White House Wednesday, floated the idea of arming teachers and school staff, an idea that was met with support from many of the attendees.<p>"If you had a teacher who …

Survivor: Next mass shooting is on legislators - CNN Video

The Florida state House rejected a ban on assault weapons and large capacity magazines as dozens of survivors of last week's school shooting headed to the state Capitol to turn their grief into political action.

There are no longer any words to describe Syria's horror

<b>Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) —</b> The war in Syria has exhausted all superlatives. Worst day, worst month, worst year, worst ever. Words fail to describe the destruction of this ancient, beautiful land.<p>For the past few days, Syrian government warplanes, rockets and artillery have pummeled the area known as …

Trump is helping to undermine US democracy. That's just what Russia wants

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Wittingly or not, President Donald Trump spent the Presidents Day weekend doing the Kremlin's work.<p>It may be months before Americans learn whether special counsel Robert Mueller will validate or reject allegations that Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Moscow's election …

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Parkland survivors rip politicians' 'pathetic' responses

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting slammed politicians' responses to the massacre, calling them "disgusting" and "pathetic" in a Monday morning appearance on CNN's "New Day."<p>Emma Gonzalez, whose speech in favor of gun control went viral four days after 17 people were …

Trump's budget would end student loan forgiveness program

Higher education faces massive changes in President Donald Trump's spending plan.<p>The proposal unveiled Monday would sharply curtail income-based loan …