On government funding deal, ‘nothing’s agreed to until everything’s agreed to’
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On government funding deal, ‘nothing’s agreed to until everything’s agreed to’

Washington (CNN)Welcome to the nuts and bolts portion of closing out a government funding deal. It takes longer than everyone predicted, new potential issues will rise and fade…

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White House says ‘we’re in a good place’ on budget negotiations
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White House says ‘we’re in a good place’ on budget negotiations

(CNN)There is a growing optimism in the White House that a budget agreement to avoid another partial government shutdown can be reached, a senior White House official said…

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The only vote that matters is Trump’s and no one knows if he’ll sign a border funding bill
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The only vote that matters is Trump’s and no one knows if he’ll sign a border funding bill

(CNN)It's the only thing that matters, and yet, Republicans -- even lead negotiators -- have little guarantee that President Donald Trump will sign any border deal they can…

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Perspectives: Shutdowns hurt the people the government is meant to protect. Here’s how to end them
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Perspectives: Shutdowns hurt the people the government is meant to protect. Here’s how to end them

William G. Gale is senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of Fiscal Therapy: Curing America's Debt Addiction and Investing in the Future (Oxford 2019). The opinions…

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Judicial nominees are changing their approach to the ‘Brown v Board’ question at Senate hearings
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Judicial nominees are changing their approach to the ‘Brown v Board’ question at Senate hearings

Washington (CNN)When Wendy Vitter sat before the Senate last year as a nominee for a seat on the federal bench, one of her responses triggered outrage from her…

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Virginia lieutenant governor on sexual assault allegations: ‘The interactions were consensual’
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Virginia lieutenant governor on sexual assault allegations: ‘The interactions were consensual’

Washington (CNN)The embattled lieutenant governor of Virginia released a statement on Saturday, denying recent allegations of sexual assault and rape as the state continues to find its top…

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Valerie Reyes called her mom in panic. She vanished within days and her body was found in a suitcase.
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Valerie Reyes called her mom in panic. She vanished within days and her body was found in a suitcase.

(CNN)Days before her body was found inside a suitcase near a Connecticut road, Valerie Reyes called her mother terrified someone would kill her."She was just really scared, very…

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5 minors arrested in deadly shooting of Nashville musician
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5 minors arrested in deadly shooting of Nashville musician

(CNN)Five minors are charged with criminal homicide in the deadly shooting of a Nashville musician, police said. The suspects, ages 12 to 16, had a stolen loaded gun…

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Ex-CIA, FBI director threatened by scammer, then helps put him in prison
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Ex-CIA, FBI director threatened by scammer, then helps put him in prison

Washington (CNN)A Jamaican man chose the wrong person to try to extort: the only one to lead both the FBI and CIA.William Webster, who is now 94 years…

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Democrats are drowning out Trump’s tweets
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Democrats are drowning out Trump’s tweets

Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and co-author with Kevin Kruse of the new book "Fault Lines: A History of the…

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The battle is on between Trump and his Democratic foes
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The battle is on between Trump and his Democratic foes

(CNN)A clarifying week in Washington showed how ugly the war of oversight between President Donald Trump and House Democrats will become and dug new battle lines in the…

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Police say they found an underground gang hideout and shooting range, and they’re not impressed
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Police say they found an underground gang hideout and shooting range, and they’re not impressed

(CNN)Scratch "build an underground lair" from your list of ways to elude Southern California's Fontana Police Department.While serving a search warrant Thursday night at an alleged gang member's…

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The 35 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump’s Super Bowl interview
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The 35 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump’s Super Bowl interview

(CNN)In retrospect, President Donald Trump's interview with CBS News' Margaret Brennan was the most entertaining part of the Super Bowl.Trump was his usual self -- making a series…

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How to help your teen sleep or exercise more
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How to help your teen sleep or exercise more

(CNN)If you have teenagers, you probably won't be surprised to hear that a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that only 5% of them are…

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IUD use rose after Trump’s election, research shows
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IUD use rose after Trump’s election, research shows

(CNN)There was a significant increase in women with commercial insurance getting long-acting reversible contraception, or LARC, in the month after the 2016 presidential election, according to a new…

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For millennials, cancers fueled by obesity are on rise, study says
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For millennials, cancers fueled by obesity are on rise, study says

(CNN)Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ages, according to an analysis released Monday by…

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Teens search Internet for healthy living advice – CNN
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Teens search Internet for healthy living advice – CNN

(CNN)What's happening to my body?Can I get an STI from oral sex?Is there a safe amount of alcohol for me to drink?These days, many teens are looking for…

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Pot smoking may leave mark on teen brains
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Pot smoking may leave mark on teen brains

Teenagers who frequently smoke marijuana may be setting themselves up for declines in intelligence and mental function that persist well into adulthood, new research suggests.In a decades-long study…

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CNN Poll: 4 in 10 call this the worst governing of their lifetimes
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CNN Poll: 4 in 10 call this the worst governing of their lifetimes

(CNN)With a looming February 15 deadline to fund parts of the US government, few are optimistic the President and Congress will be able to reach agreement in time…

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Pentagon will deploy approximately 3,750 additional US forces to provide more support at southwest border
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Pentagon will deploy approximately 3,750 additional US forces to provide more support at southwest border

(CNN)The Pentagon announced Sunday approximately 3,750 additional U.S. forces will deploy to the southwest border to provide additional support to Customs and Border Protection. That support includes a…

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Sen. Richard Shelby: We need to listen to border security experts
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Sen. Richard Shelby: We need to listen to border security experts

Washington (CNN)Republican Sen. Richard Shelby said Sunday that the bipartisan conference committee tasked with creating a deal on border security and President Donald Trump's proposed border wall will…

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