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    The judge rejected the President's attempt to block the House Oversight Committee's subpoena, asserting that Congress is well within its authority

    The judge rejected the President's attempt to block the House Oversight Committee's subpoena, asserting that Congress is well within its authority


    A federal district judge has told the accounting firm Mazars it will need to turn over Donald Trump's accounting records from before he was President to the Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee. ...

    A federal district judge has told the accounting firm Mazars it will need to turn over Donald Trump's accounting records from before he was President to the Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee.
    Burnett outlines issue with Trump's financial disclosure

    Burnett outlines issue with Trump's financial disclosure


    CNN's Erin Burnett outlines what we still don't know after President Donald Trump released his public financial disclosure report, amid calls from his opponents for Trump to release his tax returns. ...

    CNN's Erin Burnett outlines what we still don't know after President Donald Trump released his public financial disclosure report, amid calls from his opponents for Trump to release his tax returns.
    READ: Judge Amit Mehta's opinion in Trump's subpoena case

    READ: Judge Amit Mehta's opinion in Trump's subpoena case


    In a 41-page opinion, Judge Amit Mehta of the DC District Court asserts that Congress is well within its authority to investigate President Donald Trump. ...

    In a 41-page opinion, Judge Amit Mehta of the DC District Court asserts that Congress is well within its authority to investigate President Donald Trump.
    Trump's $1 billion loss defense debunked

    Trump's $1 billion loss defense debunked


    Tax expert Richard Pomp discusses President Trump's response after the New York Times obtained some of Trump's tax information that shows he lost over a billion dollars from 1985-1994. ...

    Tax expert Richard Pomp discusses President Trump's response after the New York Times obtained some of Trump's tax information that shows he lost over a billion dollars from 1985-1994.
    Deutsche Bank employees reported suspicious activity from Trump and Kushner, New York Times reports

    Deutsche Bank employees reported suspicious activity from Trump and Kushner, New York Times reports


    Deutsche Bank's anti-money laundering specialists once recommended that transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a US agency that investigates financial crimes, according to a...

    Deutsche Bank's anti-money laundering specialists once recommended that transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a US agency that investigates financial crimes, according to a new report in the New York Times.
    Opinion: Trump's financial disclosure conceals a ton of secrets

    Opinion: Trump's financial disclosure conceals a ton of secrets


    Assuming that he's telling the truth -- and with this President this may be a leap -- Donald Trump made at least $434 million last year before expenses. His newly-released financial disclosure form shows much of this money came in the form of rent...

    Assuming that he's telling the truth -- and with this President this may be a leap -- Donald Trump made at least $434 million last year before expenses. His newly-released financial disclosure form shows much of this money came in the form of rent payments, asset sales, and golf course operations -- with numerous other income streams coming from as far away as the Philippines and Turkey.
    White House blocks former counsel Don McGahn's testimony

    White House blocks former counsel Don McGahn's testimony


    • Opinion: Don McGahn could decide Trump's political fate • Analysis: Why Don McGahn needs to testify ...

    • Opinion: Don McGahn could decide Trump's political fate • Analysis: Why Don McGahn needs to testify
    Supreme Court rules in favor of Native American rights in Wyoming hunting case

    Supreme Court rules in favor of Native American rights in Wyoming hunting case


    The US Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Wyoming Native American tribe, ruling that a 19th-century treaty between the tribe and the state did not expire when Wyoming became a state. ...

    The US Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Wyoming Native American tribe, ruling that a 19th-century treaty between the tribe and the state did not expire when Wyoming became a state.
    House committee votes to release transcript of Michael Cohen interviews

    House committee votes to release transcript of Michael Cohen interviews


    The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released a transcript of roughly 15 hours of closed-door testimony from President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen. ...

    The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released a transcript of roughly 15 hours of closed-door testimony from President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.
    Nike and Adidas to Trump: Tariffs on shoes would be 'catastrophic'

    Nike and Adidas to Trump: Tariffs on shoes would be 'catastrophic'


    Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Foot Locker and other sneaker brands and retailers told President Donald Trump on Monday that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consumers. ...

    Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Foot Locker and other sneaker brands and retailers told President Donald Trump on Monday that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consumers.

    DHS warns of 'strong concerns' that Chinese-made drones are stealing data


    Chinese-made drones may be sending sensitive flight data to their manufacturers in China, where it can be accessed by the government there, the US Department of Homeland Security warned in an alert issued Monday obtained by CNN. ...

    Chinese-made drones may be sending sensitive flight data to their manufacturers in China, where it can be accessed by the government there, the US Department of Homeland Security warned in an alert issued Monday obtained by CNN.
    Trump and GOP lawmaker escalate argument on Twitter

    Trump and GOP lawmaker escalate argument on Twitter


    Republican leaders in the House and Senate are not holding back criticism of Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) after Amash said President Donald Trump committed "impeachable conduct." CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports. ...

    Republican leaders in the House and Senate are not holding back criticism of Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) after Amash said President Donald Trump committed "impeachable conduct." CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.
    Amash draws a House challenge after impeachment tweetstorm

    Amash draws a House challenge after impeachment tweetstorm


    Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct. ...

    Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct.
    Prince Charles agrees to meet Trump during controversial state visit

    Prince Charles agrees to meet Trump during controversial state visit


    Prince Charles has agreed to meet with US President Donald Trump during his controversial state visit to the UK next month, CNN has learned, in a move that sets up the prospect of a diplomatically awkward exchange over climate change. ...

    Prince Charles has agreed to meet with US President Donald Trump during his controversial state visit to the UK next month, CNN has learned, in a move that sets up the prospect of a diplomatically awkward exchange over climate change.
    Hertling: This would cause unbelievable discontent

    Hertling: This would cause unbelievable discontent


    In response to the New York Times reporting that President Donald Trump was considering military pardons for several US military members accused or convicted of war crimes, Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling says any such pardon would be immoral. ...

    In response to the New York Times reporting that President Donald Trump was considering military pardons for several US military members accused or convicted of war crimes, Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling says any such pardon would be immoral.
    WH briefing room podium covered in dust

    WH briefing room podium covered in dust


    CNN's Brian Stelter speaks to former Clinton White House press secretary Joe Lockhart about the importance of White House press briefings. ...

    CNN's Brian Stelter speaks to former Clinton White House press secretary Joe Lockhart about the importance of White House press briefings.
    Trump eyes Biden as he ramps up reelection bid with Pennsylvania rally

    Trump eyes Biden as he ramps up reelection bid with Pennsylvania rally


    President Donald Trump is set to rally his supporters Monday in central Pennsylvania, a key battleground state that has been flashing warning signs for Trump's reelection campaign. ...

    President Donald Trump is set to rally his supporters Monday in central Pennsylvania, a key battleground state that has been flashing warning signs for Trump's reelection campaign.
    Teen graduates from high school and Harvard in same month

    Teen graduates from high school and Harvard in same month


    17-year-old Braxton Moral is graduating from his Kansas high school in the same month he will receive a diploma from Harvard University. ...

    17-year-old Braxton Moral is graduating from his Kansas high school in the same month he will receive a diploma from Harvard University.
    Town steps up after vandal urinated on memorial for a boy who died from cancer

    Town steps up after vandal urinated on memorial for a boy who died from cancer


    In broad daylight in a public park, a man urinated on a memorial in a New Jersey park to a little boy who died from cancer, according to video that surfaced Sunday on CNN affiliate KYW-TV. ...

    In broad daylight in a public park, a man urinated on a memorial in a New Jersey park to a little boy who died from cancer, according to video that surfaced Sunday on CNN affiliate KYW-TV.
    Man makes unreal baseball catch during game

    Man makes unreal baseball catch during game


    Baseball broadcaster Marc Schwartz was elated when a foul ball flew to the broadcast booth at an Atlantic League game. ...

    Baseball broadcaster Marc Schwartz was elated when a foul ball flew to the broadcast booth at an Atlantic League game.
    Tim Cook to grads: My generation failed you

    Tim Cook to grads: My generation failed you


    "We spent too much time debating," Cook told Tulane University graduates during a commencement speech in New Orleans. ...

    "We spent too much time debating," Cook told Tulane University graduates during a commencement speech in New Orleans.
    Meet Karli, the new 'Sesame Street' Muppet

    Meet Karli, the new 'Sesame Street' Muppet


    "Sesame Street" has introduced a new Muppet with the aim of highlighting the stories and unique love of foster families. ...

    "Sesame Street" has introduced a new Muppet with the aim of highlighting the stories and unique love of foster families.
    Muppet Lily becomes the first to experience homelessness

    Muppet Lily becomes the first to experience homelessness


    For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness -- and the hope is that her story can help sweep the clouds away for the growing number of young children in the United States without homes to call their own. ...

    For the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness -- and the hope is that her story can help sweep the clouds away for the growing number of young children in the United States without homes to call their own.
    Julia is a Muppet with autism

    Julia is a Muppet with autism


    The newest resident of "Sesame Street" has orange hair and a fondness for her toy rabbit. ...

    The newest resident of "Sesame Street" has orange hair and a fondness for her toy rabbit.
    How the Muppets are helping refugee children

    How the Muppets are helping refugee children


    Many refugee children suffer from trauma and don't have access to education. The Muppets are teaming up with the LEGO Foundation to change that. ...

    Many refugee children suffer from trauma and don't have access to education. The Muppets are teaming up with the LEGO Foundation to change that.
    Opinion: 'Sesame Street' steps up to the biggest issues kids face

    Opinion: 'Sesame Street' steps up to the biggest issues kids face


    When "Sesame Street" debuted in the late 1960s, Americans understood poverty to be one of the biggest challenges facing families, and public energy to fight poverty abounded in President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society initiatives and Martin Luther King...

    When "Sesame Street" debuted in the late 1960s, Americans understood poverty to be one of the biggest challenges facing families, and public energy to fight poverty abounded in President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society initiatives and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign activism. The founders of the nonprofit production company Children's Television Workshop tapped into this energy and created "Sesame Street" with the intention that it could serve as a tool to fight poverty.
    World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought

    World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought


    Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought. ...

    Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought.
    The world's most extreme odysseys

    The world's most extreme odysseys


    Who in the world would voluntarily do something like this? ...

    Who in the world would voluntarily do something like this?
    This Greek village was once run by women

    This Greek village was once run by women


    Travel writer Katie Sehl visits the remote Greek village of Olympos in order to learn more about its customs and reputation for being a matriarchy. ...

    Travel writer Katie Sehl visits the remote Greek village of Olympos in order to learn more about its customs and reputation for being a matriarchy.
    She donated a kidney as a lifesaving thank you to the man who helped her daughter

    She donated a kidney as a lifesaving thank you to the man who helped her daughter


    When Becca Bundy's young daughter was having a seizure at home, volunteer firefighter Bill Cox was the first person to help. Two years later, the Minnesota woman was able to offer a lifesaving thank you, by giving him one of her kidneys. ...

    When Becca Bundy's young daughter was having a seizure at home, volunteer firefighter Bill Cox was the first person to help. Two years later, the Minnesota woman was able to offer a lifesaving thank you, by giving him one of her kidneys.

    My wife said this ... so I decided to get a vasectomy


    When W. Kamau Bell and his wife Melissa knew they didn't want more kids, they had to have an honest conversation about their family planning. This is the story of one couple's journey to choose a vasectomy. ...

    When W. Kamau Bell and his wife Melissa knew they didn't want more kids, they had to have an honest conversation about their family planning. This is the story of one couple's journey to choose a vasectomy.
    Fed official: 'We could talk ourselves into a recession'

    Fed official: 'We could talk ourselves into a recession'


    The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner. ...

    The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner.
    Male politicians who oppose abortion rights facing uncomfortable questions

    Male politicians who oppose abortion rights facing uncomfortable questions


    Last week, Alabama passed the most restrictive abortion law in the country. In addition to banning nearly all abortions except in cases where the pregnancy poses a serious health risk to the mother, doctors who perform the procedure can be convicted of a...

    Last week, Alabama passed the most restrictive abortion law in the country. In addition to banning nearly all abortions except in cases where the pregnancy poses a serious health risk to the mother, doctors who perform the procedure can be convicted of a felony and jailed for life.
    Let's praise billionaire Robert F. Smith

    Let's praise billionaire Robert F. Smith


    While considering the incredible generosity of billionaire philanthropist Robert F. Smith, who announced during a commencement speech that he'd be creating a program to pay off the student loans for every student in Morehouse College's class of 2019, you...

    While considering the incredible generosity of billionaire philanthropist Robert F. Smith, who announced during a commencement speech that he'd be creating a program to pay off the student loans for every student in Morehouse College's class of 2019, you should also think about this: according to statistics from the Department of Education, 99% of borrowers have been rejected by a federal student loan forgiveness program designed to spur public service and reduce the nation's mountain of student loan debt.
    War crime pardons would be immoral

    War crime pardons would be immoral


    On Saturday, the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump was considering pardons for several US military members accused -- including some who have not yet gone to trial -- or convicted of heinous and high-profile cases related to actions on...

    On Saturday, the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump was considering pardons for several US military members accused -- including some who have not yet gone to trial -- or convicted of heinous and high-profile cases related to actions on the battlefield.
    Secret recording casts harsh light on far right

    Secret recording casts harsh light on far right


    A secretly recorded video allegedly showing a corrupt far-right politician -- the number two figure in Austria's ruling coalition -- has nearly brought down a government that has been the shining hope of Europe's rising nationalists. The true cost of...

    A secretly recorded video allegedly showing a corrupt far-right politician -- the number two figure in Austria's ruling coalition -- has nearly brought down a government that has been the shining hope of Europe's rising nationalists. The true cost of this scandal will likely be measured next weekend, when Austrians vote in the European parliamentary elections.
    The only way Biden can win the presidency

    The only way Biden can win the presidency


    Former Vice President Joe Biden officially launched his presidential campaign in Philadelphia on Saturday. Presenting himself as the antidote to President Donald Trump, Biden promised that he would unite and bring the nation together again. "I am running...

    Former Vice President Joe Biden officially launched his presidential campaign in Philadelphia on Saturday. Presenting himself as the antidote to President Donald Trump, Biden promised that he would unite and bring the nation together again. "I am running to offer our country -- Democrats, Republicans and independents -- a different path," he said.
    Madonna's Eurovision show missed the mark

    Madonna's Eurovision show missed the mark


    During her much-anticipated Eurovision set Saturday night, Madonna appeared to call for peace between Israel -- this year's hosts -- and Palestinians. Her set was undoubtedly the most controversial moment of the evening, but whether her statement...

    During her much-anticipated Eurovision set Saturday night, Madonna appeared to call for peace between Israel -- this year's hosts -- and Palestinians. Her set was undoubtedly the most controversial moment of the evening, but whether her statement sufficiently captured the nuance of the situation, or will be remotely useful in terms of de-escalating violence, is far less certain.
    'We can live or we can die': How cricket redefined a war-torn nation

    'We can live or we can die': How cricket redefined a war-torn nation


    He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival. ...

    He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival.
    India is more divided than ever

    India is more divided than ever


    The wait has begun. Polling in India's marathon elections concluded at the weekend, with the results due on May 23. Private polling commissioned by Indian media outlets points to a second term for the incumbent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his...

    The wait has begun. Polling in India's marathon elections concluded at the weekend, with the results due on May 23. Private polling commissioned by Indian media outlets points to a second term for the incumbent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), although, given the patchy record of these polls, which have been wrong in past elections, we won't know for sure until later this week.
    UK is violating human rights by leaving families to starve, report says

    UK is violating human rights by leaving families to starve, report says


    The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW). ...

    The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW).
    Walmart says it will raise prices because of tariffs

    Walmart says it will raise prices because of tariffs


    Walmart, America's largest retailer, said Thursday it will raise prices on some products as a result of the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese goods. ...

    Walmart, America's largest retailer, said Thursday it will raise prices on some products as a result of the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese goods.
    Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus sideswiped in deadly crash

    Country star Travis Tritt's tour bus sideswiped in deadly crash


    A tour bus carrying country musician Travis Tritt was sideswiped during a crash that left two people dead in South Carolina, he said. ...

    A tour bus carrying country musician Travis Tritt was sideswiped during a crash that left two people dead in South Carolina, he said.
    Police arrest 51 and seize guns, cash and drugs in a massive heroin bust

    Police arrest 51 and seize guns, cash and drugs in a massive heroin bust


    Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 arrests and the seizure of guns, $15,000 in cash and thousands of bags of heroin packaged for sale. ...

    Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 arrests and the seizure of guns, $15,000 in cash and thousands of bags of heroin packaged for sale.
    Aerial photos show human impact on natural world

    Aerial photos show human impact on natural world


    Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, appear like lines of white paint between blocks of saturated green, red, orange and pink -- colors...

    Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, appear like lines of white paint between blocks of saturated green, red, orange and pink -- colors created by algae and other microorganisms in the shallow seawater.
    I.M. Pei, a disarming and determined visionary

    I.M. Pei, a disarming and determined visionary


    I.M. Pei, who died Thursday at the age of 102, was an architect of singular vision. One of the great figures of 20th century modernism, he was perhaps best known for his powerful use of geometry. He employed it to create forms and spaces of exquisite...

    I.M. Pei, who died Thursday at the age of 102, was an architect of singular vision. One of the great figures of 20th century modernism, he was perhaps best known for his powerful use of geometry. He employed it to create forms and spaces of exquisite refinement, from his glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris to the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
    Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car

    Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car


    The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else. ...

    The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else.
    Finding the beauty in America's mundanity

    Finding the beauty in America's mundanity


    Stephen Shore's remarkable career started early. Born in New York in 1947, he was given his first photography set at six. When he was 14, the trailblazing fashion photographer Edward Steichen -- then a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York --...

    Stephen Shore's remarkable career started early. Born in New York in 1947, he was given his first photography set at six. When he was 14, the trailblazing fashion photographer Edward Steichen -- then a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York -- purchased three of his photos. By 17, he was a regular at Andy Warhol's infamous Factory, photographing the artist and the eccentric personalities who surrounded him.
    Why Anna Wintour always wears sunglasses

    Why Anna Wintour always wears sunglasses


    Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- now...

    Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- now instantly recognizable in silhouette or line sketch.
    The best and worst TV finales

    The best and worst TV finales


    The history of television is filled with notable finales -- some brilliant, others not so much. We look at a few. ...

    The history of television is filled with notable finales -- some brilliant, others not so much. We look at a few.