Rep. Adam Kinzinger deployed to active duty on southern border
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Rep. Adam Kinzinger deployed to active duty on southern border

Washington (CNN)Rep. Adam Kinzinger is being deployed to the southern border with an Air Force National Guard Unit, according to a statement by his communications director. "Earlier this…

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NASA’s newest mission will study the origins of the universe
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NASA’s newest mission will study the origins of the universe

(CNN)NASA has announced a two-year space mission to study the beginnings and evolution of the universe and determine how common the ingredients for life are within the planetary…

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After 15 years, the Mars Opportunity rover’s mission has ended
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After 15 years, the Mars Opportunity rover’s mission has ended

(CNN)It's time to say goodbye to Opportunity. The Mars rover's team made its last attempt to contact Opportunity on Tuesday night, and it went unanswered. On Wednesday, NASA…

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Senators target Russia with massive bipartisan bill
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Senators target Russia with massive bipartisan bill

Washington (CNN)A bipartisan group of senators, frustrated by what they see as the Trump administration's failure to adequately punish Russia for its broad spectrum of bad behavior --…

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House Democrats call for FBI investigation of Trump golf clubs over undocumented workers
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House Democrats call for FBI investigation of Trump golf clubs over undocumented workers

(CNN)Ten Democratic members of Congress sent a letter Wednesday to FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting an investigation into the Trump Organization over revelations that undocumented workers were employed…

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‘Rare species’ of asteroid spotted in our solar system
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‘Rare species’ of asteroid spotted in our solar system

(CNN)An odd kind of asteroid has been hiding out in our solar system, close to Venus, and it took a new state-of-the-art surveying camera to detect it. The…

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The Milky Way is being warped and twisted, study says
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The Milky Way is being warped and twisted, study says

(CNN)Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, makes for a pretty space picture, and it looks normal at a distance. But a new 3D map reveals a surprise: The…

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How did this mountain form on Mars? The Curiosity rover investigates
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How did this mountain form on Mars? The Curiosity rover investigates

(CNN)NASA's Curiosity rover has been helping uncover the secrets of Mars since landing on the Red Planet in August 2012. It has drilled into rocks and soil and…

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FEMA Administrator Brock Long resigns
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FEMA Administrator Brock Long resigns

Washington (CNN)Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Brock Long announced Wednesday that he is resigning. "It has been a great honor to serve our country as @fema Administrator for…

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Yearbook photo shows Baton Rouge police officers dressed in blackface for undercover operation
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Yearbook photo shows Baton Rouge police officers dressed in blackface for undercover operation

(CNN)More than 25 years ago, two Baton Rouge police officers wore blackface for an undercover operation. This week, the Louisiana city's police chief apologized after a photograph of…

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A not-so-funny story about blackface
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A not-so-funny story about blackface

(CNN)Some of your favorite comedy stars and "Saturday Night Live" cast members have donned blackface and escaped major criticism for it.That is until recently.With blackface and its painful…

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A third of Americans say blackface is ok for Halloween costumes
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A third of Americans say blackface is ok for Halloween costumes

(CNN)About a third of Americans say blackface is sometimes OK for a Halloween costume, according to a Pew Research Center poll that reveals divides on the issue among…

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Ivanka Trump’s next policy push: Paid family leave
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Ivanka Trump’s next policy push: Paid family leave

Washington (CNN)Ivanka Trump will be on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a series of meetings on the administration's paid family leave initiative, which appears to be her next major…

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US lists Russian oligarchs but imposes no sanctions
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US lists Russian oligarchs but imposes no sanctions

Washington (CNN)The US has released a sweeping list of prominent Russian business and political figures, in defiance of Moscow and implementing a Congressional law designed to punish Russia…

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House Judiciary Committee hires lawyers who have written case for Trump impeachment
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House Judiciary Committee hires lawyers who have written case for Trump impeachment

(CNN)House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, a New York Democrat, has hired two legal consultants who have advocated for the impeachment or possible indictment of President Donald Trump for…

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Trump intends to sign border deal to avoid another shutdown
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Trump intends to sign border deal to avoid another shutdown

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump intends to sign the border security deal to avoid another partial government shutdown, according to two sources who have spoken directly with the President.…

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Maria Ressa, journalist and Duterte critic, arrested in Philippines
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Maria Ressa, journalist and Duterte critic, arrested in Philippines

(CNN)Maria Ressa, a high-profile Philippine journalist and vocal critic of the country's president, was arrested Wednesday in connection with "cyber libel" charges against Rappler, the news site she…

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New York detective killed in friendly fire incident, commissioner says
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New York detective killed in friendly fire incident, commissioner says

(CNN)A New York Police Department detective was shot and killed Tuesday, and a sergeant was hit in the leg, after they responded to a reported robbery at a…

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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: ‘I honestly don’t see color’
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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: ‘I honestly don’t see color’

Washington (CNN)Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who is considering running for president in 2020, said on Tuesday that he grew up in the projects and doesn't see color.…

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Going it alone on the wall would be peak Trump
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Going it alone on the wall would be peak Trump

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump's mantra "I alone can fix it" is about to face its ultimate test as he contemplates a vast, contentious sweep of executive power to…

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Howard Schultz won’t say whether he’ll drop out of 2020 race if it looks like he’ll help Trump
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Howard Schultz won’t say whether he’ll drop out of 2020 race if it looks like he’ll help Trump

(CNN)Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz would not commit to getting out of the presidential race if he knows in late 2020 that his candidacy will help President Donald…

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