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Trump picks Gen. H.R. McMaster as new national security adviser
(CNN) President Donald Trump has announced Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as the new national security adviser, and Gen. Keith Kellogg remains the National Security Council chief of staff.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 9:49 PM
New Trump travel ban order nearing completion
The Trump administration is planning to roll out as early as this week a revised executive order on immigration that the President says will "protect our people" while at the same time pass muster with courts that halted an earlier version.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:33 PM
What to expect from Trump's new travel ban
The Trump administration is planning to roll out a revised executive order on immigration that the President says will "protect our people." CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.


POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2017 12:02 AM
Russia UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dead
The Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin, died in New York on Monday the Russian Foreign Ministry said.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:40 PM
Trump's aides don't want to admit the President is golfing
President Donald Trump has made visiting his Florida golf courses a near every-weekend habit in the first month of his administration, and his aides are trying to obscure whether Trump is actually golfing during the visits.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 9:36 PM
Who is Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster?
President Donald Trump has chosen a decorated and outspoken Army lieutenant general to be his next national security adviser.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:17 PM
Milo booted from CPAC for sex abuse comments
Breitbart editor and controversial Internet personality Milo Yiannopoulos will no longer speak at the annual CPAC conference after organizers rescinded his invitation. CNN's Suzanne Malveaux reports.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:41 PM
Adviser reassigned after disagreeing with Trump
A senior National Security Council adviser was reassigned to his old job at the National Defense University, a White House spokeswoman confirmed Sunday, after he criticized the Trump administration's Latin American policies.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 4:30 PM
Pence met with open skepticism in Brussels
Even as he worked to assure European leaders that the Trump administration isn't looking to scrap longstanding transatlantic ties, Vice President Mike Pence was met with outward skepticism from the bloc's top leaders on Monday.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 5:41 PM
Trump's UK state visit gets debate in British Parliament
The political controversy over the decision to accord US President Donald Trump the honor of a state visit to the UK will be reignited in the British parliament on Monday.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 8:40 PM
Senator seeks answers on border cell phone searches
Can the government demand you unlock your phone at the airport? A senior Senate Democrat is demanding the Department of Homeland Security explain reports that it's doing just that.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 8:42 PM
Video appears to show Kim Jong Nam attacked
Arrests have been made following the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:32 AM
Famine declared in South Sudan
Famine in South Sudan has left 100,000 people on the verge of starvation and almost 5 million people, more than 40% of the country's population, in need of urgent help, aid agencies say.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:13 PM
CPAC uninvites Milo Yiannopoulos
A weekend-long backlash over a decision to invite alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos to the Conservative Political Action Conference ended Monday with an abrupt reversal.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:42 PM
Trump's internet empire has 3,643 websites
Donald Trump has a vast online portfolio of domain names -- digital addresses that foreshadowed his political career, business projects and accusations of unethical behavior.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 2:12 PM
Death-defying photoshoot condemned
Model Viktoria Odintsova is in hot water after officials in Dubai say she dangled 73 stories off a building for a photoshoot without permission.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 2:45 PM
'Not My President's Day' protesters rally to oppose Trump
Another week, another series of demonstrations by opponents of President Donald Trump.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 7:16 PM
The complicated relationship between Trump's Mar-a-Lago and Palm Beach
President Donald Trump, a newcomer to the White House, is still developing his relationship with the people of Washington. But that's far from the case with the people of Palm Beach -- now the location of his so-called Winter White House -- the long spit of land off Florida's East Coast that the real estate mogul has been frequenting for decades.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 8:09 PM
USA gymnasts allege sexual abuse
Former members of the US Women's National Gymnastics team are speaking out about alleged sexual abuse at the hands of a team doctor.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:34 PM
Kings trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans
DeMarcus Cousins' appearance in the NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans was brief, scoring 3 points in two minutes.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:40 PM
The 15 worst cities for rush hour traffic
Plenty of drivers complain about rush hour traffic, but some have more to gripe about than others.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 9:41 PM
Uber CEO orders investigation after sex harassment allegations


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 3:08 AM
Global arms trade at highest level since Cold War


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 9:53 AM
Mattis disagrees with Trump's stance on media
Secretary of Defense James Mattis told a group of reporters that he disagrees with President Trump's comments calling the press the "enemy of the American" people, adding he has no issues with the press.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:59 PM
Trump's Sweden comment raises questions
President Donald Trump's reference to "what's happening last night in Sweden" during a Saturday rally in Florida raised questions in Sweden and around the internet about what he really meant.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 2:44 PM
Sweden is having a good time trolling President Trump
The Swedes have a lot of rich cultural offerings, including a penchant for sensible industrial design and, it appears, a healthy sense of humor. They have recently chosen to exercise the latter at the expense of the President of the United States.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 7:00 PM
North, central California brace for new round of storms
Residents of northern and central California prepared Monday for possible flooding and landslides Monday as another round of storms pounded the region.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 9:17 PM
'Crocodile Hunter' son freaks out Fallon
Robert Irwin, the son of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, appeared on "The Tonight Show" to introduce Jimmy Fallon to his menagerie.


POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2017 9:31 AM
5 things to watch for in a new travel ban
The Trump administration is taking another crack at rewriting its embattled travel ban this week, hoping this one will stand up in court.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:33 PM
Pence: I was 'disappointed' with Flynn
Vice President Mike Pence said Monday he was "disappointed" that former national security adviser Michael Flynn misled him about his conversation with the Russian ambassador to Washington.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:49 PM
Pence's first comments on Flynn resignation
During a joint press conference in Brussels with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Vice President Mike Pence addresses the resignation of General Flynn for the first time.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 4:06 PM
Trump's promises hit Washington reality
President Donald Trump is facing a humbling prospect: The same Washington buzzsaw that frustrated his 44 predecessors can pose significant hurdles for him as well.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 5:30 PM
Sweden reacts to Donald Trump: 'Has someone stolen our meatballs?'
"Has someone stolen our meatballs?"


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 5:50 PM
Father and son collide in head-on crash in Alabama
A father and son in Alabama were killed in a most unthinkable way -- they crashed into each other in a head-on collision.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 6:19 PM
Governor questions ICE raid methods
In a interview with CNN's Jim Sciutto, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe questions some of the methods used during Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in his state.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:39 PM
How a YouTube video about Sweden ignited the latest Trump furor
A conservative filmmaker wanted to call attention to what he claimed is a "surge of violence" caused by immigrants in Sweden.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 5:18 PM
NBA All-Star Game: Best photos


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 4:02 PM
New study suggests strategies for keeping off pounds
You've succeeded in losing weight. Now, what can you do to keep the pounds off?


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:00 PM
Employees fired for missing work on 'Day Without Immigrants'
Jim Serowski said his employees told him they planned to skip work on Thursday to participate in "A Day Without Immigrants," the nationwide day of protest.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 6:50 PM
New Ukraine ceasefire already in danger of failing
A ceasefire aimed at putting an end to fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists due to start Monday is in danger of flailing even before it gets off the ground.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 9:40 PM
Senate looking into Russia interference in election
The Senate Intelligence Committee is asking more than a dozen agencies, organizations and individuals to preserve communications related to the panel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:05 AM
MP on Trump: My daughter deserves better
During a discussion of US President Donald Trump's state visit to the UK, British Parliament member David Lammy contested the visit, saying, "I think that my children deserve better than that -- my daughter deserves better than that."


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 6:04 PM
Ex-US ambassador to Sweden disputes refugee threat claims
A former US ambassador to Sweden said Monday that the country was perfectly safe even though it had accepted a large number of refugees from Syria, refuting concerns raised by President Donald Trump during a rally Saturday.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 3:07 PM
Ex-Davao Death Squad leader: Duterte ordered bombings
The self-confessed leader of the Davao Death Squad accused Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte of ordering mosque bombings and the murder of a journalist during his time as Davao mayor.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 3:15 PM
Lewandowski: Trump's staff is letting him down
President Donald Trump has been hampered in his first month in office by an inexperienced staff that has failed to navigate Washington or prepare Trump adequately, says his former campaign manager.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 12:25 PM
US teen undergoes rare heart-lung transplant
"I want to do more stuff," Spencer Kolman says. His voice is a whisper, a painful-to-hear rasp as it comes across the telephone line.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 7:48 PM
Angelina Jolie opens up about her divorce
While discussing her new movie in an interview with the BBC, Angelina talks emotionally about her recent divorce from Brad Pitt.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 5:38 PM
Patton Oswalt presides over political night at Writers Guild Awards
A few of the honorees at the Writers Guild of America Awards had strong words for President Donald Trump on Sunday night.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 4:27 PM
Lindsay Lohan really wants a 'Little Mermaid' gig
Lindsay Lohan would apparently still like to go "Under The Sea."


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 1:19 PM
Oscar nominations for 2017
Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday, January 24. Romantic musical "La La Land" picked up 14 nominations, tying the record held by "All About Eve" and "Titanic."


POSTED JANUARY 24, 2017 4:46 PM
You can now buy Snapchat Spectacles online
You no longer have to find a special vending machine to get your hands on a pair of Snapchatting sunglasses.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 1:18 PM
Employees fired after participating in protest
An Oklahoma restaurant fired 12 employees for missing work for "A Day Without Immigrants" protest.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:05 PM
Police ID suspect in deaths of teen hikers
Investigators have identified a suspect in the deaths of two teens who went missing during a hike, Indiana State Police said Sunday.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 12:28 PM
Sanctuary restaurants vow to protect undocumented workers
The Trump administration's crackdown on immigration has rattled the restaurant industry and the millions of foreign-born workers it relies on.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 4:46 PM
Why would North Korea want Kim Jong Nam dead?
Mystery still surrounds the sudden death of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, in Kuala Lumpur airport last week.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 2:22 PM
China hits North Korea in the wallet
China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea, starting Sunday and for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last week.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 4:03 PM
Music mogul helps lead pro-Muslim rally
Music mogul Russell Simmons helped lead thousands of people in the "Today I am a Muslim too" rally in New York, a pro-Muslim rally billed on social media as "a day of solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters."


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 2:27 AM
New Yorkers rally to say, 'Today I am a Muslim, too'
New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square on Sunday, heeding a music mogul's calls to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 2:28 AM
Hitler's phone sold for $243,000
Adolf Hitler's telephone was sold at auction in the United States on Sunday for $243,000. The winning bid was made by phone but the name of the bidder has not been released.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:15 AM
Buttigieg picks up 9 mayors' endorsements in DNC race
Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has picked up the endorsements of nine of his counterparts around the nation, including the chief executives of New Orleans, Austin, Texas and Santa Fe, New Mexico, in his bid to chair the Democratic National Committee.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:00 AM
Bergen: Cleric's death likely to spark call for anti-US attacks
Omar Abdel-Rahman, the Egyptian cleric who inspired terrorist plots in New York during the early 1990s and who died in an American prison on Saturday, was also the spiritual guide of key 9/11 plotters.


POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2017 6:17 PM
What's in the Oscar nominees' swag bags
Don't call it an Oscars gift bag.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:14 AM
Court OKs Kim Dotcom's extradition to US


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 7:11 AM
SpaceX launches and lands another rocket
SpaceX is back in action and has successfully completed a historic launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2017 9:53 PM
US Homeland Security seeks to tighten asylum
The Department of Homeland Security is set to release guidance on President Donald Trump's immigration and border security executive orders that aim to tighten immigration laws on asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors entering the country and could send individuals awaiting immigration proceedings in the United States back to Mexico.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 10:41 PM
McCain: Dictators 'get started by suppressing free press'
Sen. John McCain slammed President Donald Trump's attacks on the media this week by noting dictators "get started by suppressing free press."


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:07 AM
Yiannopoulos confronted on Maher
Controversial far right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos makes an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher."


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 11:02 PM
Fareed Zakaria: Trump has hardly done anything
CNN's Fareed Zakaria had strong words on Sunday for President Donald Trump's performance so far, imploring viewers to "not confuse motion with progress," and arguing that Trump has "hardly done anything."


POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2017 6:39 PM
Trump supporter: I salute a cardboard Trump
Trump supporter Gene Huber spoke to CNN's Pamela Brown after President Trump invited him on stage at his Melbourne, Florida, rally.


POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 9:40 PM
Speaker Ryan to take quiet border trip
Rep. Paul Ryan's secretive trip to the border, President Donald Trump's moves on Obamacare and Steve Bannon's media victory -- those stories and more fill out this week's Inside Politics forecast.


POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2017 6:10 PM

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