White House doctor says allegations against him are 'completely false and fabricated'
Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn as President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, he said in a statement Thursday morning.
Dr. Jackson gives statement on withdrawal
The White House announced that President Trump's embattled Veteran's Affair pick, Dr. Ronny Jackson, is withdrawing from consideration after days of allegations about professional misconduct that forced senators to postpone his confirmation hearing.
Jackson got drunk and wrecked a car, Dems say colleagues claim
A document compiled by the Democrats on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee lists a range of allegations detailed by what they say are 23 current and former colleagues by Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Veterans Affairs Committee.
Opinion: Trump's worst sin against Jackson
In 2005, President George W. Bush stunned his supporters by nominating his White House counsel and former personal lawyer, Harriet Miers, to the Supreme Court. While Miers was beloved by staffers inside the White House, even right-wing commentators considered Bush's decision reckless.
As if the Waffle House hero hasn't done enough ...
Just hours after he pried a rifle from a gunman who'd opened fire at a Waffle House in Tennessee, James Shaw Jr. launched a fundraiser to help the victims' families.
Comey: Trump is empty and desperate for affirmation
James Comey thinks Donald Trump is empty, desperate for affirmation and lacks the confidence to be humble -- but he still wants him to succeed.
Heated exchange between Comey and Cooper
Former FBI director James Comey defends his decision to share memos with the media as a "private citizen," at the CNN Town Hall with Anderson Cooper.
Opinion: Comey is the adult in the room
James Comey's CNN Town Hall appearance at William & Mary University Wednesday shed little new light on his tense, private discussions with the President. Nor did it elicit definitive, explosive sound bites to suggest Trump might be compromised by the Russians.
Cohen to plead the Fifth in Stormy Daniels hush money case
Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, filed court papers Wednesday indicating he would assert his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination regarding his involvement in a hush money deal involving porn star Stormy Daniels and the President.
Stormy's lawyer doubles down on Trump claim
After saying he doesn't believe President Trump will finish out his first term, attorney Michael Avenatti tells CNN's Don Lemon that he's yet to be proven wrong about how Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Michael Cohen will unfold.
Why a 'federal jobs guarantee' is gaining steam with Democrats
Emboldened by a base thirsty for bold new initiatives, ambitious Democrats have spent large chunks of the Trump era building and working out how to sell a slate of unapologetically progressive policy programs.
Reporter to WH: We are not yes men
American Urban Radio Network White House correspondent and CNN political analyst April Ryan discusses the challenges she faces in her role in asking questions the Trump administration may not like, and how the relationship has become contentious.
Authorities say ex-cop is the serial killer they've been after for 40 years
A person believed to be the so-called Golden State Killer -- accused of 12 killings and 45 rapes across California from 1976 to 1986 -- is under arrest and in custody, FBI spokeswoman Angela Bell said Wednesday.
Comey: I was held hostage by serial rapist
Former FBI Director James Comey tells the story of being held hostage and held at gunpoint by a serial rapist when he was a teenager.
Expelled Russians were tracking defectors, US officials say
Among the dozens of Russian diplomats the US expelled last month were suspected spies who US law enforcement and intelligence officials believe were tracking Russian defectors and their families who had resettled in the US, officials briefed on the matter tell CNN.
Five things to know today
It's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day! CNN's Kelly Wallace put together a survival guide for parents. Tip No. 3 -- Don't lose track of them -- seems kind of important. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
Sean Spicer unveils first lady's wax figure
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer introduced Madame Tussauds wax figure of first lady Melania Trump at their New York museum.
Couple's last words to one another: Love you
Michael Riordan, the husband of Southwest victim Jennifer Riordan, is speaking out a week after the death of his wife on Southwest flight 1380.
'Simpsons' actor willing to stop playing Apu
Hank Azaria says his "eyes have been opened" and he's willing to "step aside" from playing his controversial "Simpsons" character.
This new lynching memorial rewrites American history
One of my first thoughts when I arrived in Montgomery, Alabama, and encountered the spring heat was this: How did enslaved men, women and children endure day after day?
Prom proposal sparks racial tension
Some students and school officials were outraged after a Florida high school student's prom proposal sign referenced "picking cotton."
Harry picks Prince William as best man
Prince Harry has asked his older brother Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, to be his best man at his wedding to Meghan Markle next month, Kensington Palace announced Thursday.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to wed on May 19
Britain's Prince Harry and American actor Meghan Markle will marry on May 19, 2018, Kensington Palace announced Friday.
Engagement photos are like no other royal couple's
Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle dished up some fresh gossip-fodder for fans Thursday when they released their official engagement photos.
See who didn't make royal wedding invite list
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released their wedding invitation list. CNN's Max Foster reports on who made it, and who didn't.
British toddler Alfie Evans not allowed to leave country, UK court says
Judges on the UK Court of Appeal once again ruled against 23-month-old Alfie Evans' family.
Kanye West criticizes Obama and praises Trump
Kanye West remained defiant Wednesday amid mounting backlash from fans over the rapper's positive words about President Donald Trump, tweeting a picture of himself wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat with the caption, "we got love."
Family faces $100-a-day fine to keep house painted like this
The owners of a house painted to look like a Vincent Van Gogh painting have racked up thousands of dollars in fines.
Medieval grave reveals rare 'coffin birth' and neurosurgery
When the brick coffin of a young woman from medieval Italy was opened after its discovery in 2010, two peculiar things stood out to the researchers: There was a perfect hole in the frontal bone of her skull, and between her pelvis and legs, there was a series of smaller bones belonging to a baby.
Canada shows the world the right way to face evil
When terror came to the streets of Toronto this week -- in one of the worst mass killings in this country's history -- it challenged the sepia-soaked image of Canada as "a peaceable kingdom."
Too often, workers speak loudest from the grave
One morning five years ago, hundreds of apparel workers were hesitating to report to work inside the Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh because workers had seen cracks the day before in several of the building's concrete pillars. But factory managers -- worried about production deadlines -- warned the workers that if they didn't report to work, they'd be docked a month's pay.
The sexual harassment blind spot you don't know about
In the wake of #MeToo, we know that we are all protected by law from workplace discrimination, right?
In travel ban test, Supreme Court may not hold Trump's words against him
For much of President Donald Trump's first year, lower court judges frustrated his efforts to impose a travel ban on certain Muslim-majority countries, condemning it as discrimination based on nationality or religion and stitching their opinions with his anti-Muslim rhetoric.
New Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani meets with special counsel Robert Mueller
Rudy Giuliani, newly added to President Donald Trump's legal team, met this week with the special counsel to discuss the potential of an interview with Trump, two sources told CNN.
Delaware lawmakers pass Beau Biden Gun Violence Protection Act
A Delaware gun control measure named for the late Beau Biden is headed to the governor's desk, after the state's General Assembly passed the legislation on Tuesday.
French President Macron and Rep. John Lewis visit MLK memorial
French President Emmanuel Macron paid a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, DC, Wednesday, accompanied by a guide intimately familiar with the history of civil rights in the US, Rep. John Lewis.
Curbing salt intake could add years to your life
Potato chips. Pretzels. Pizza. French fries.
The costs of child care around the world
Finding the right child care can be a frustrating -- and expensive -- process for parents around the world, from New York to Nairobi.
The health benefits of adding color to your life
Color permeates all aspects of our lives. It shapes how we perceive the world, it's an essential part of our cultural identity, and it benefits our health and mind.
Common drugs linked to dementia
Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.
'Avengers: Infinity War' delivers
Marvel has set the hype bar high even by its standards with "Avengers: Infinity War," a massive assembly of practically every hero in its cinematic portfolio, representing the culmination of a decade's worth of groundwork. As sheer spectacle the movie amply delivers, hitting the ground running (and punching and leaping), in a gigantic enterprise that colorfully unfolds simultaneously on multiple fronts.
'Double Dare' is coming back
After a brief flirtation with resurrection, Nickelodeon's "Double Dare" is back -- for real, this time.
Celebs celebrate Meek Mill's release
Meek Mill was released from prison Tuesday, and more than a few stars have been celebrating.
'The Handmaid's Tale' returns in searing new season
"The Handmaid's Tale" won last year's best-drama Emmy, a breakthrough for streaming services in general, and Hulu in particular. So it's saying something that the second season initially improves on the first -- a richer, deeper dive into this dystopian world and the paths followed by key players in getting there.
ABC announce new 'Bachelor' spinoff
From the team and network that brought you voyeuristic brain-melter "The Bachelor" comes another opportunity to witness a stranger's emotional car crash.
Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos of 2018
If inspiration is the first step in travel, the journey starts with these photos. Get an instant vacation by checking out 2018's best travel photos.
Chichen Itza and beyond: Mayan ruins in Yucatan, Mexico
Mexico is the North American nation with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites, thanks in large part to its rich history and well-preserved archaeological sites -- some of which are still being discovered and excavated to this day.
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