(CNN) Three House Democrats were in Minnesota Monday participating in protests around the Derek Chauvin murder trial while the House of Representatives was in session back in Washington, DC. All three used a new option to vote by proxy to cast ballots remot...
Washington (CNN) Former President George W. Bush on Tuesday described the Republican Party as "isolationist, protectionist and, to a certain extent, nativist," his strongest and most direct criticism yet against his own party since leaving office in 2009. B...
The children, ages seven and 13, were discovered by Border Patrol agents patrolling the river on Thursday, according to US Border Patrol Del Rio Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero. The agents were on patrol in airboats when they came upon "small hand and footp...
(CNN) A new wave of Black women are breaking barriers as they ascend to mayoral seats in cities with deeply rooted histories of racism and inequality. With the ascension of Jones and Janey, there will be a historic high of nine Black women serving as mayors...
Washington (CNN) Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will likely try to force a House vote Wednesday to censure Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters following her remarks over the weekend calling for protesters to "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police...
(CNN) President Joe Biden called George Floyd's brother Philonise Floyd on Monday as his family and the nation await a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin. "He was just calling. He knows how it is to lose a family member....
(CNN) The US Ambassador to Russia will return to the United States this week for discussions with the Biden administration about the relationship between Russia and the US, amid heightened tensions between the two nations. Ambassador John Sullivan plans to...
(CNN) Former President Donald Trump has elevated his son Donald Trump Jr. to an unofficial new role inside his orbit as he weighs the idea of a comeback presidential bid in 2024 that would require him to maintain a vice grip on the Republican base for any c...
(CNN) The Biden administration is considering pressing Guatemala to address governance issues in the country, ranging from investment to corruption, according to a source familiar with the deliberations at the White House, highlighting just one of the delic...
Michigan GOP Rep. Lisa McClain complained on the House floor that if Waters were a member of the GOP she would have already stripped of her committee assignments. "Are they not the words someone would use if they wanted to incite more violence?" That the pr...
(CNN) Former President Jimmy Carter paid tribute to his former vice president, Walter Mondale, who died Monday, crediting his late "invaluable partner" with creating the vice presidency in its current form. "Today I mourn the passing of my dear friend Walte...
(CNN) Walter "Fritz" Mondale, who served as vice president under then-President Jimmy Carter before waging his own unsuccessful White House bid in 1984, has died, according to family spokesperson Kathy Tunheim. Mondale died at home in downtown Minneapolis,...
We have been here before, with the trials of those who attacked Rodney King, Trayvon Martin and Breonna Taylor. More than ever, the country feels like it's looking for some accountability, even if the jury is being asked to judge one man. Already the reckon...
(CNN) Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed into law a controversial bill that aims to crack down on riots and property damage in the face of fierce opposition from Democrats in the state, who argue it will have a chilling effect on peaceful protests....
(CNN) The judge overseeing former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd said Monday that Rep. Maxine Waters' comments could be grounds for appealing a verdict in the trial. "I'll give you that Congresswoman Waters may...
China is the largest producer and exporter of solar panels, wind turbines, batteries, and electric vehicles. 'Major repercussions'"America fails to lead the world on addressing the climate crisis, we won't have much of a world left," Blinken said. "If we su...
(CNN) Here's an amazing statistic: Of the 435 congressional districts, just 16 -- or 3.6%! -- are represented by a House member who is not of the same party that the district voted for in the 2020 presidential race. It's (yet more) evidence that we now hold...
Washington (CNN) The State Department announced Monday that it would begin to update its travel advisories to more closely align with those from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a change that "will result in a significant increase in the numb...
The Dayton mayor argues in her announcement video that it is the toughness of her city -- one that has seen factories close, a deadly mass shooting in 2019 and the opioid epidemic ravage communities -- that makes her the best candidate to buck this trend. "...
(CNN) First lady Jill Biden on Monday stepped up her call for affordable community college for all Americans who wish to attend, revisiting her support for free community colleges. Biden resurfaced the idea -- an objective that President Joe Biden helped la...