(CNN) As the Biden administration begins to take shape, one key question President Joe Biden's Justice Department must confront is whether to continue defending Donald Trump, who relied on Department of Justice lawyers to fight some of his personal battles....
(CNN) The US Army has changed its account of a key phone call that took place on January 6 as rioters stormed the US Capitol . A Washington, DC, official called the process of calling up more guardsmen "long" and "tortured." Flynn said he was in a meeting i...
A version of this story appeared in CNN's What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here(CNN) President Joe Biden's raft of executive actions are designed to represent a U-turn from the Trump administration's policies on everything...
(CNN) A public health doctor in Texas has been charged with stealing a vial of Covid-19 vaccine, according to the Harris County District Attorney's Office. District Attorney Kim Ogg said in a statement Thursday that Dr. Hasan Gokal is accused of theft by a...
(CNN) A Florida man knew he was wanted by authorities for being at the US Capitol riots but returned to Washington, DC, to attend the inauguration, the Justice Department said in a court filing Thursday. Samuel Camargo, 26, was arrested Wednesday in Washing...
Douglas Heye is the ex-deputy chief of staff to former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a GOP strategist and a CNN political commentator. If we're going to change that, we'll have to do it together, especially now that the Senate is split 50-50. It's a ta...
(CNN) Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint on Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas and called for the Ethics Committee to investigate how their objections to the Electoral College votes on January 6 may...
Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, arrive at his inauguration on Wednesday, January 20. Chang W. Lee/Pool/The New York Times/APKamala Harris greets former US President Barack Obama before she was sworn in as vice president on Wednesday, January 20. Harris is the...
(CNN) — Wearing a mask will soon be federally mandated for interstate travelers, according to an executive order signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday. The trave l order applies to airports and planes, trains, ferries, intercity buses and public transpo...
(CNN) Just 24 hours after Donald Trump formally left the White House -- and the presidency -- behind, it's increasingly clear that his money problems are getting worse, not better. According to financial disclosure documents released in the hours after Trum...
(CNN) Former South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison has officially been elected the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, winning the organization's election after President Joe Biden selected him for the top political job. Harrison...
Washington (CNN) The new administration is working doggedly in its first days in office, but President Joe Biden's four-legged companions aren't joining in just yet. Biden's dogs have not yet moved into the White House, a source familiar told CNN, but the p...
(CNN Business) In a new financial document released just hours after he left the White House, former President Donald Trump disclosed Apple CEO Tim Cook once gave him a $5,999 Mac Pro computer. The documents, made public on Wednesday, list the item as "the...
Alice Driver is a freelance journalist whose work focuses on migration, human rights and gender equality. Driver is the author of " More or Less Dead: Feminicide, Haunting, and the Ethics of Representation in Mexico ." The opinions expressed in this comment...
(CNN Business) A federal judge has denied Parler's request for a court order blocking Amazon from kicking the social media app off its platform, marking yet another setback in Parler's efforts to get back online. Judge Barbara Rothstein issued a ruling on T...
A handful of ambitious GOP politicians are positioning themselves against President Joe Biden and building the political operations that will allow them to travel and campaign with fellow Republicans. It's far too early to gauge the forces that will steer t...
(CNN) When Dr. Anthony Fauci returned to the White House briefing room on Thursday, he did so without the sour reality of a hostile president watching him from feet away in the Oval Office. For the 80-year-old infectious disease specialist, it was the lates...
(CNN) Former "Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond is making progress in his fight against cancer. A representative for the actor said on Thursday that Diamond, known for playing Samuel "Screech" Powers on the hit '90s teen series, has completed his first...
(CNN) The Trump administration aimed to vaccinate 20 million Americans against Covid-19 by the end of 2020 but fell short of that goal even at the end of the term. Now, President Biden's promise to administer 100 million shots in his first 100 days in offic...
Austin, Texas (CNN Business) Airlines are still operating only a fraction of the number of flights they offered pre-pandemic, and alcohol is banned in many cabins to help thwart the spread of Covid-19. This is adding up to a lot of leftover booze. Now, Amer...