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    A timeline of Guzman's reign on the run

    A timeline of Guzman's reign on the run


    How did the diminutive son of a Mexican farming family end up becoming one of the most notorious and powerful drug lords in the world? The story of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's life often inspires legend, in part because of one maddening truth: He simply...

    How did the diminutive son of a Mexican farming family end up becoming one of the most notorious and powerful drug lords in the world? The story of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's life often inspires legend, in part because of one maddening truth: He simply wouldn't stay caught. Follow the kingpin's life, from his beginnings in Sinaloa to his current incarceration in a high-security prison.
    Famous US extradition cases

    Famous US extradition cases


    The extradition of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States is the latest among famous US extradition cases. Here is a look at...

    The extradition of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States is the latest among famous US extradition cases. Here is a look at several.
    Obama commutes 330 sentences, most in 1 day

    Obama commutes 330 sentences, most in 1 day


    President Barack Obama granted 330 commutations, the White House announced Thursday, the most commutations given in a single day by a US...

    President Barack Obama granted 330 commutations, the White House announced Thursday, the most commutations given in a single day by a US president.
    Nightclub shooter's widow pleads not guilty

    Nightclub shooter's widow pleads not guilty


    The widow of the man who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year pleaded not guilty in a federal court in Oakland on Wednesday to all charges filed against...

    The widow of the man who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year pleaded not guilty in a federal court in Oakland on Wednesday to all charges filed against her.
    Teen stolen as baby still loves 'mom'

    Teen stolen as baby still loves 'mom'


    Alexis Manigo has accepted what police say -- that she was born as Kamiyah Mobley and that the woman who raised her in South Carolina stole her as a newborn from a Florida...

    Alexis Manigo has accepted what police say -- that she was born as Kamiyah Mobley and that the woman who raised her in South Carolina stole her as a newborn from a Florida hospital.
    Obama transfers more Gitmo detainees

    Obama transfers more Gitmo detainees


    The Pentagon announced Thursday that four more inmates were transferred out of the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, marking the final such transfer under President Barack Obama and leaving the facility's population at...

    The Pentagon announced Thursday that four more inmates were transferred out of the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, marking the final such transfer under President Barack Obama and leaving the facility's population at 41.
    Oregon suspends coach after football players hospitalized

    Oregon suspends coach after football players hospitalized


    Following the hospitalization of three football players, Oregon has suspended the football strength and conditioning coach, and the new head coach has issued an...

    Following the hospitalization of three football players, Oregon has suspended the football strength and conditioning coach, and the new head coach has issued an apology.
    George H.W. Bush hospitalized, spokesman says

    George H.W. Bush hospitalized, spokesman says


    Former president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized, his spokesman told CNN early Wednesday...

    Former president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized, his spokesman told CNN early Wednesday morning.
    Opinion: Fight against sex trafficking bigger than Backpage

    Opinion: Fight against sex trafficking bigger than Backpage


    On January 9, after an investigation lasting over 21 months, a Senate subcommittee published a scathing report, finding that classified ads website Backpage.com knowingly facilitated online child sex trafficking on the "adult" section of its...

    On January 9, after an investigation lasting over 21 months, a Senate subcommittee published a scathing report, finding that classified ads website Backpage.com knowingly facilitated online child sex trafficking on the "adult" section of its website.
    Alexander Hamilton's letters to be auctioned

    Alexander Hamilton's letters to be auctioned


    If Hamilton fans can't get enough of their favorite Broadway musical, they now can bid to own a personal letter and manuscripts of the Caribbean-born, French- and Scottish-heritaged founding father Alexander...

    If Hamilton fans can't get enough of their favorite Broadway musical, they now can bid to own a personal letter and manuscripts of the Caribbean-born, French- and Scottish-heritaged founding father Alexander Hamilton.
    Space junk mission leads 2017 rocket launches

    Space junk mission leads 2017 rocket launches


    Space needs cleaning if costly catastrophic collisions are to be avoided, scientists...

    Space needs cleaning if costly catastrophic collisions are to be avoided, scientists warn.
    Trump wrote his own inauguration speech

    Trump wrote his own inauguration speech


    President-elect Donald Trump has written his inauguration address draft himself, two senior Trump transition officials told CNN...

    President-elect Donald Trump has written his inauguration address draft himself, two senior Trump transition officials told CNN Tuesday.
    HHS nominee: Financial dealings were legal

    HHS nominee: Financial dealings were legal


    Donald Trump's nominee to lead HHS, Rep. Tom Price, defended himself from Democratic accusations of inappropriate financial investments Wednesday...

    Donald Trump's nominee to lead HHS, Rep. Tom Price, defended himself from Democratic accusations of inappropriate financial investments Wednesday morning.
    Gov. Haley questions US funding of UN

    Gov. Haley questions US funding of UN


    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to be UN ambassador, questioned Wednesday at her Senate confirmation hearing whether the US's funding of the world body is worth...

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to be UN ambassador, questioned Wednesday at her Senate confirmation hearing whether the US's funding of the world body is worth it.
    What millennials need to know about investing

    What millennials need to know about investing


    Millennials should start thinking about investing for their future now, because time is the one thing they have on their...

    Millennials should start thinking about investing for their future now, because time is the one thing they have on their side.
    McDonald's just tweaked the Big Mac

    McDonald's just tweaked the Big Mac


    For those who think the Big Mac is a bit too big, McDonald's is coming out with the Mac Jr. For those who think the Big Mac isn't quite big enough, McDonald's is unveiling the Grand...

    For those who think the Big Mac is a bit too big, McDonald's is coming out with the Mac Jr. For those who think the Big Mac isn't quite big enough, McDonald's is unveiling the Grand Mac.
    GM workers to lose jobs on Inauguration Day

    GM workers to lose jobs on Inauguration Day


    2,000 GM workers are losing their job on January 20, 2017, the day Donald Trump takes office. Many of these workers in Ohio and Michigan voted for Trump. They hope he'll save their...

    2,000 GM workers are losing their job on January 20, 2017, the day Donald Trump takes office. Many of these workers in Ohio and Michigan voted for Trump. They hope he'll save their jobs.