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'Let them call you racist': What Steve Bannon's remarks reveal about the once-powerful label

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is in France, speaking to the far-right National Front party and showing support for its leader Marine Le Pen. Buzz60

Rights & Freedoms

FBI's Andrew McCabe fired days before retirement; Trump applauds Sessions' move

While many are taking part in March Madness office pools, over in the White House, staffers are reportedly filling out brackets of their own, betting on who will be fired next. Buzz60<p>The White House is denying any involvement with FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepping down from his position …

Donald Trump

The Miami bridge that collapsed, killing 6, was installed in a few hours and considered a 'marvel' of modern construction

The pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday in Miami, killing at least six people, was installed just days earlier using an innovative technique to speed up construction and minimize traffic disruption.<p>The $14.2 million bridge, which spanned 174 feet and weighed 950 tons, took just "a few hours" …


Putin critic who warned he was on Russian hit list was murdered, London police say

The Russian exile opposed to Russian President Vladimir Putin who was found dead in London early this week was murdered, the British police say.<p>Nikolai Glushkov, 69, was found dead at his house in southwest London at about 10:46 p.m. on Monday. A subsequent pathologist report found that Glushkov …


The White House insists there are 'no changes' at the National Security Council as word of H.R. McMaster's imminent replacement spreads

The White House on Thursday night denied reports that President Donald Trump was set to replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster.<p>Five people with knowledge of the plan told The Washington Post that McMaster's ouster was all but imminent. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders …

Donald Trump

People Think It's an Interesting Coincidence That Stephen Hawking Died on Pi Day

Some people on the internet think Stephen Hawking couldn’t have calculated a better day to die.<p>The 76-year-old theoretical physicist, one of …

Stephen Hawking

This Is How the Number 3.14 Got the Name 'Pi'

It’s not hard to figure out why March 14 is celebrated annually as “Pi Day” by math fans: The date resembles the ratio of a circle’s circumference to …

'Enough is enough': One month after Parkland shooting, students are walking out

Holding signs and holding hands: Students walk out to protest gun violence<p>"We want change!" chanted students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as they walked out of their classes Wednesday, as did thousands of students across the country. The Parkland, Fla., shooting one month ago that …


Hawking's death, Einstein's birth, and Pi Day: what does it all mean?

He will go down in history as the man who changed the way we view the universe and as a fighter who was never supposed to live past the age of 21. USA TODAY

Stephen Hawking

Remembering Stephen Hawking: 5 things to know about the legendary physicist

Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, according to his family. Here is a look back on his life as one of the world's foremost theoretical physicists. USA TODAY<p>Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking has died at age 76, according to his family. Hawking's work on theoretical physics earned him …


'This is Us' emotional finale looks back, and ahead

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>The following contains spoilers about the "This Is Us" Season 2 finale.</b><p>There was no sophomore jinx for "This Is Us," which capped a second season punctuated by its post-Super Bowl episode with a strong, emotional finale that simultaneously managed to look back while cleverly planting the …


Former Soviet chemist shares details of the nerve agent Novichok

<b>(CNN) —</b> "A lethal dose ... and the person will die immediately. If [the dosage] is less, [the person] will go through very tortuous scenes. They will start convulsions, and stop breathing and then lose vision, and there are other problems -- vomiting, everything. It's a terrible scene."<p>This is how …


Global warming puts nearly half of species in key places at risk: report

<b>(CNN) —</b> About half of all plants and animals in 35 of the world's most biodiverse places are at risk of extinction due to climate change, a new report claims.<p>"Hotter days, longer periods of drought, and more intense storms are becoming the new normal, and species around the world are already …

World Wildlife Fund

Democrats Can Run the Conor Lamb Strategy Over and Over

Democrats need to win two dozen Republican seats to gain a House majority. Approximately 118 districts have more Democratic-leaning electorates than …

Conor Lamb

Family of Slain DNC Staffer Seth Rich Sues Fox News Over Retracted Story That Fueled Far-Right Conspiracy Theories

The family of Seth Rich, the DNC staffer whose shooting death in 2016 spurred countless conspiracy theories, filed suit against the originator and …

Seth Rich

Obama's legacy: He sparked hope -- and got blindsided

<b>(CNN) —</b> Barack Obama has been out of the White House for only a little more than a year. But it's not too soon for historians to begin to assess the impact of his momentous presidency. Soon after the election, I convened a conference at Princeton University to start the discussion, and now some of …

Barack Obama

Pope Francis still popular, but conservative opposition rises, survey shows

<i>Watch the new CNN Original Series, "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History</i>," premiering Sunday March 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT<p><b>(CNN) —</b> In the five years since his election, Pope Francis has become a byword for humility and compassion among American Catholics, a new survey has found. But conservative …

Pew Research Center

Trump-backed Pennsylvania Republican Rick Saccone says liberals hate America and God

The Republican candidate running for the hotly contested congressional seat in Pennsylvania did not hold back from saying what he really thinks about liberals during a campaign event Monday evening, the eve of the special election.<p>“They’re energized by hate for our president,” said Rep. Rick …

Rick Saccone

Democrat clings to lead in Pa. House race — Newsday

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News.. It may also be available on the …

Roger Stone tried to meet with Assange, documentary producer says

Roger Stone was attempting to meet with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in the summer of 2016, a producer for “Get Me Roger Stone” said on Tuesday.<p>Morgan Pehme, a producer for the documentary, said on MSNBC that during an interview with Stone for the documentary, the then-informal Trump adviser …

Donald Trump

2018 Pennsylvania special election results

Follow the results live.<p>Democrat Conor Lamb faces GOP state Rep. Rick Saccone in a special election tonight in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, which covers much of southwestern Pennsylvania, including some Pittsburgh suburbs. The Republican-leaning seat was vacated last year by former …


Trump ousts Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

President Donald Trump has reportedly asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to leave his post, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.<p>CIA Director Mike Pompeo will replace him.<p>Trump reportedly asked Tillerson to step down on Friday. Trump confirmed the news in a tweet Tuesday.<p>Tillerson is currently …

Donald Trump

France's first black general once fought a cavalry squadron by himself — and emerged unscathed

General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas was covering the retreat of his 30 dragoons and light infantry across a bridge in the Italian village of Klausen when his horse was shot out from beneath him.<p>With his aide-de-camp severely wounded, Dumas found himself alone on a narrow bridge as an entire Austrian …

World History

The World Health Organization has listed 'Disease X' as the next potential pandemic — here's how worried you should be

The inescapable truth for those who study disease outbreaks, new viruses, and the spread of illness is a haunting one.<p>The next pandemic is coming.<p>Known, incurable diseases lurk in hidden reservoirs all over the world. Thousands of unknown viruses circulate around the globe. And in labs, both for …


Mike Pompeo may not be able to fix the State Department that Rex Tillerson leaves behind

Rex Tillerson's ignominious tenure at the State Department came to an end on Tuesday morning, when President Donald Trump announced Tillerson's firing in a tweet.<p>White House Chief of Staff John Kelly reportedly alerted Tillerson to a looming change early on Saturday, while Tillerson was in Africa, …

Donald Trump

An ICE spokesman resigned, accusing the Trump administration of 'fabricating the truth' about immigrant arrests in California

A spokesman for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has resigned, accusing the Trump administration of making false statements about a major operation that netted 232 unauthorized immigrants.<p>The spokesman, James Schwab, said it was untrue that more than 800 "criminal aliens" …

Donald Trump

'You can't buy class': A candid photo of Joe Biden and a homeless man is breaking hearts

Midterm elections are right around the corner and Former Vice President, Joe Biden, is hitting the campaign trail hard for Democrats running in red states. Veuer's Chandra Lanier has the story. Buzz60

Joe Biden

Russia faces midnight deadline to explain ex-spy's poisoning

UK health officials are asking patrons at a restaurant and pub in England to wash their belongings after traces of contamination were found linked to the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter. (March 11) AP


'Conor Lamb is gonna win': The knives are already out for Republican Rick Saccone before votes have even been counted in Pennsylvania

With just hours to go before polls close in Pennsylvania's closely watched special congressional election, Republicans are already pointing fingers at their nominee, whose inferior candidacy they are blaming for what they increasingly believe will be a defeat.<p>"Conor Lamb is gonna win," a national …

Rick Saccone