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Talking to reporters Friday, the President made false accusations against two congresswomen 19 Jul 2019, 7:12 pm

During an exchange with reporters as he left the White House on Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump made false accusations against both Rep. Alexandria-Cortez and Rep. Ilhan Omar, two of the four Democratic members of Congress against whom he launched a racist "go back" attack earlier in the week.

Ocasio-Cortez's fiery response on where she 'comes from' 15 Jul 2019, 12:55 am

Democratic lawmakers rebuked President Trump's racist tweet, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley who were targeted in the tweet.

Analysis: Compare Trump's rally with Omar's town hall 19 Jul 2019, 7:28 am

Ilhan Omar went back to where she was from.

Cooper: Trump's lying is so obvious it's almost insulting 19 Jul 2019, 8:55 pm

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out President Donald Trump's numerous lies and flip flops on attacks he made against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

On ESPN, Dan Le Batard calls his own network 'cowardly' for not addressing racism 19 Jul 2019, 2:08 pm

ESPN radio and TV personality Dan Le Batard called his network's relatively new politics-free stance "cowardly" in the face of President Donald Trump and his supporters' racist remarks about four Democratic congresswomen of color.

Opinion: The Squad is a gift to Trump 19 Jul 2019, 1:43 pm

I'm glad President Donald Trump disavowed the "send her back" chant that broke out at his North Carolina rally. US Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of her "Squad" of House Democratic freshmen are as American as the rest of us, live under the same Constitution and enjoy the same First Amendment rights.

US is revising citizenship test for the first time in a decade 19 Jul 2019, 6:07 pm

The Trump administration is making revisions to the naturalization test for the first time in a decade, US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Friday.

Key Mueller witness hit with underage sex trafficking and child porn charges 19 Jul 2019, 8:58 pm

George Aref Nader, who was a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, faces new charges of transporting a minor "with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity" and child pornography.

Don Lemon: 'Send her back' is the new 'lock her up' 19 Jul 2019, 11:09 pm

After President Trump continued to berate Democratic congresswomen following a racist tweet, CNN's Don Lemon calls out Trump's inconsistency on the 'send her back' chant.

Opinion: For Biden, the debate draw is a potential disaster, and an opportunity 19 Jul 2019, 11:07 pm

I can imagine two reactions at Biden headquarters Thursdsay night when the lineups for the CNN debates in Detroit were drawn.

AOC gets a GOP challenger for her seat 19 Jul 2019, 2:47 pm

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will face a 2020 Republican challenge from a Jamaican-American businesswoman who says that she will better represent and more effectively attract jobs to the district.

3,000 federal inmates will walk out of prison today 19 Jul 2019, 3:08 pm

Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will walk out of prison on Friday as a provision of the sweeping criminal justice reform act passed by Congress takes effect.

Opinion: An open letter to officials who won't meet alone with a woman 19 Jul 2019, 6:05 pm

Dear State Representative Robert Foster and former Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr.,

Clerk tells customers to 'go back to their country' 19 Jul 2019, 8:10 am

A cashier at an Illinois convenience store is out of a job after a video showing him questioning customers' citizenship went viral.

Once deemed too old to be dangerous, a murderer is convicted again 19 Jul 2019, 6:03 pm

When Judge Robert Crowley sentenced Albert Flick to prison for assault in 2010, he said Flick would be too old to pose a threat by the time he was released, despite a history of violence against women.

Fake legs are being left at memorial for man killed by shark 19 Jul 2019, 11:20 pm

Authorities want to know why three fake legs have been left at different times at a memorial to a man who died after he was bitten by a shark off the Massachusetts coast.

Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people 19 Jul 2019, 4:08 am

A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

Anonymous donor asks hospital what it needs and gives $25M to make it happen 19 Jul 2019, 7:26 pm

Children's Hospital Los Angeles will now be able to help many more kids, thanks to an anonymous $25 million gift.

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail 19 Jul 2019, 7:51 pm

When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his first case wouldn't last more than a couple of weeks.

Why you should be concerned about massive US heat wave 19 Jul 2019, 6:56 pm

Millions of Americans are under extreme heat watches and warnings. CNN's Miguel Marquez has the latest.

Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans 19 Jul 2019, 9:43 am

As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and limit poor communities' access to healthy food.

Trump's accusers say they feel forgotten 19 Jul 2019, 5:06 pm

The women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct say they feel left behind by the #MeToo movement. CNN's MJ Lee has their stories.

Baseball fans share ticket with stranger 19 Jul 2019, 3:50 pm

Three friends had an extra ticket to a Boston Red Sox game. Instead of selling it, they gave it to a man who they say was homeless.

Man drowns while saving daughter's life 19 Jul 2019, 12:15 pm

A California father died Thursday afternoon while rescuing his daughter from a river at North Fork Park, Oregon.

Archaeologists make discovery in Israel 19 Jul 2019, 8:23 pm

A 1300-year-old mosque was discovered in rural Israel, making it one of the country's earliest known mosques.

Ragu pasta sauce being recalled 19 Jul 2019, 6:20 pm

Before you break open a jar of Ragu pasta sauce for your Sunday dinner, take a look to make sure it's not part of a new recall.

This nearly extinct bird's population could double thanks to 'epic' breeding season 19 Jul 2019, 5:14 pm

The orange-fronted parakeet is one of the rarest birds in New Zealand, but its population may have doubled after an "epic" season of mating.

Penguins break into sushi restaurant ... again 19 Jul 2019, 11:28 am

A pair of pesky penguins broke into a sushi restaurant, were removed by officials and then decided to head back to the scene of the crime.

Forget Area 51. This Oklahoma animal shelter wants you to raid it instead 19 Jul 2019, 7:37 pm

Before you storm Area 51, you might want to make a stop in Oklahoma.

Meet the guy behind the 'Area 51' page. He's terrified of what he's created 18 Jul 2019, 5:35 pm

It's all fun and games until you accidentally incite a giant mob to raid a top-secret military base.

What we know about Area 51 19 Jul 2019, 1:05 pm

The mysterious Air Force base has long been rumored to house the US government's secrets about aliens and UFOs.

Bud Light is offering free beer to any alien that makes it out of Area 51 18 Jul 2019, 11:13 am

The world is ready to finally see the secrets hidden inside Area 51. And if one of those secrets happens to be living aliens, well, we have good news -- they'll be greeted with free cans of Bud Light.

Lil Nas X is ready for the Area 51 raid. And his new 'Old Town Road' music video proves it 17 Jul 2019, 3:20 am

Looks like Lil Nas X is ready to answer the call to storm Area 51 with an Old Town Raid.

Dangerous heat wave brings misery to 195 million from New Mexico to Maine 19 Jul 2019, 9:28 pm

Peak temperatures from a potentially deadly heat wave are expected to begin Friday, and major US cities are taking special measures to prepare -- with New York City declaring an emergency.

It's so hot in Nebraska the National Weather Service baked biscuits in a car 19 Jul 2019, 11:15 am

The US is facing a major heat wave in the coming days, with two-thirds of the country at risk. The Northeast and Midwest are expected to be hit the hardest, with the heat index expected to reach nearly 115 degrees in some parts of the country.

How heat waves can kill -- and how to stay safe 19 Jul 2019, 6:58 am

As a potentially record-breaking heat wave grips the nation this weekend, doctors are warning people to find air conditioning and stay cool -- or risk a trip to the emergency room and a hospital ice bath.

This couple has 7 Instagram-famous pets 17 Jul 2019, 8:26 am

Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards.

The 'Cats' trailer is here and it's horrifying the internet 19 Jul 2019, 7:08 am

Expect to hear the haunting refrain of "Memory," as performed by Jennifer Hudson, approximately 80 times in the office today: There's a good chance your coworkers are all watching the "Cats" trailer, and there's a very good chance they're all horrified by it.

Watch Russia test missile system in the Arctic 19 Jul 2019, 6:48 pm

As Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to expand military efforts in the Arctic region, experts say the country's advanced weapon system could pose a threat to US aircraft. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

GM unveils a radically new Corvette 19 Jul 2019, 9:33 am

General Motors has unveiled the eighth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette. The model is, arguably, the biggest change for the Corvette since the sports car was first introduced in 1953.

'The Lion King' could seal Disney's reign over the box office 19 Jul 2019, 4:45 pm

The US box office is struggling, but you wouldn't know if it you only looked at Disney's coffers.

Toys 'R' Us is coming back to the United States 18 Jul 2019, 11:08 am

Toys "R" Us' long-awaited comeback is finally official.

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired 19 Jul 2019, 4:16 pm

When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why.

Trump's racist 'go back' message is un-American 19 Jul 2019, 2:34 pm

"I am the law and order candidate," GOP nominee Donald Trump proclaimed in 2016, days after a gunman killed five Dallas police officers on July 7, 2016. Many in law enforcement, from patrol officers on up to police executives, were gratified to hear that. And they should have been. For whatever else American presidents are and do, they are required by Section 3 of Article II of the Constitution to "take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed." Based on this, George Washington and Alexander Hamilton described the president as the nation's "chief magistrate." And in July 2016, candidate Trump clearly acknowledged this most basic duty.

What a doctor wishes patients knew about the end 18 Jul 2019, 5:15 pm

As a hospice and palliative medicine physician, my job is to help reduce suffering. At the end of life, that job becomes especially intense when time is short, when machines and data seem to be taking over, and so many intense emotions surround a body that is trying to die.

A divided America once produced something great 18 Jul 2019, 3:23 pm

Fifty years ago, America sent a man to the moon. It is a feat that will define our civilization in a thousand years.

Boyce's death shines a light on fatal stigma 18 Jul 2019, 9:53 am

The death of Cameron Boyce, the talented Disney actor who according to his family died in his sleep following a seizure at the age of 20, resonates deeply with the experiences of so many other families who have lost their loved ones to Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). Boyce's family has said his fatal seizure was the result of epilepsy, and while Boyce's final cause of death has yet to be determined, his tragic loss is a reminder that every year, about 1 in 1,000 people with epilepsy suddenly die. Among those whose seizures are not controlled by medicine, the rate rockets to a stunning 1 in 150.

'Bachelorette' sex argument comes at a bleak price 18 Jul 2019, 11:07 am

There are few more unifying spectacles than that of someone who seems terrible making a conspicuous fool of himself on television. This week, audiences -- and seconds later, Twitter -- lit up as Luke P., the villain of this season of reality dating show "The Bachelorette," was finally sent packing by his self-avowed true love, Hannah Brown.

The roots of Trump's bullying 18 Jul 2019, 10:04 am

In the umpteenth scandalous moment of his reign, the President tweeted that four Congresswomen -- three homegrown Americans and one who became a citizen of the United States at age 17 -- should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came." The racism in this attack is appalling, but it is not the only form of deviance on display.

How this documentary uncovered rare footage of the moon landing 19 Jun 2019, 9:32 am

You might think that 50 years after humankind's first steps on the moon, the world would have seen all of the best footage from that historic event.

Her job was crucial to Apollo 11's launch, but she needed special permission to be in the room 16 Jul 2019, 6:24 am

During the historic launch of Apollo 11 which put the first men on the moon, rows of men in shirts and ties lined the consoles inside Kennedy Space Center.

When President Nixon called the moon 16 Jul 2019, 10:57 am

After Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's successful 1969 moon landing, President Richard Nixon placed a very long-distance phone call to the astronauts. For more, watch CNN Films' "Apollo 11" on Saturday, July 20 at 9 and 11 p.m. ET.

Watch Buzz Aldrin step onto the moon 16 Jul 2019, 10:56 am

CNN Films' documentary "Apollo 11" uses newly discovered footage and hours of uncatalogued audio recordings to tell the story of the 1969 moon landing with new clarity. The film airs Saturday, July 20 at 9 and 11 p.m. ET.

Photos: The Apollo 11 mission from start to finish 16 Jul 2019, 11:09 am

Fifty years ago, Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin made history when they became the first humans to set foot on the moon.

UK lawmakers threaten to drag Queen Elizabeth into Brexit chaos 19 Jul 2019, 9:52 am

Senior members of the United Kingdom's ruling Conservative party are so concerned about the country leaving the European Union without a deal that they are planning to go over the new Prime Minister's head and appeal directly to the Queen.

China's slowdown isn't just about tariffs 19 Jul 2019, 7:22 am

China's economic growth has slumped to its lowest level in nearly three decades, but the trade war with the United States isn't solely to blame.

Space lab to fall to Earth in demolition 19 Jul 2019, 1:21 am

China's second space lab will return to Earth in a controlled demolition Friday, according to the country's space agency.

A carpenter saved his whole life and helped 33 strangers go to school for free 19 Jul 2019, 4:32 pm

Four years ago, one of the happiest days of Kira Conard's life carried a cloud of sadness.

Puerto Rico braces for more protests amid calls for governor's ouster 19 Jul 2019, 10:30 pm

The streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, were relatively quiet Friday morning, when they're typically bustling with locals and tourists.

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