Court delays abortion for undocumented teen in detention
A federal appeals court Friday delayed an abortion for an undocumented teenage immigrant held in Texas, giving the government 11 days to find her a sponsor.
Scott Walker Fast Facts
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Homeless Puerto Rican teen spends birthday helping hurricane victims
He's homeless, but that didn't stop a Puerto Rican teenager from spending his birthday helping fellow victims of Hurricane Maria.
Iran Hostage Crisis Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, in which 52 US citizens were held captive for 444 days.
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John Kelly showed his true colors
John Kelly's Thursday press conference, especially his comments about women, showed he really is a Make America Great Again kind of guy.
Georgia lawmaker: Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined?
Georgia State Rep. Betty Price, wife of former HHS Secretary Tom Price, asks if people who are HIV+ can be legally quarantined.
Senate investigators spoke with Russians present at Trump Tower meeting with Trump Jr.
Senate intelligence committee investigators have spoken with several Russians who attended a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr., a sign that the matter remains a significant focus for lawmakers looking into potential coordination between Trump associates and Kremlin-linked operatives during the presidential campaign.
Amid uncertainty, America's uninsured rate climbs
The number of uninsured Americans has risen to a three-year record of 12.3% after falling for years thanks in large part to Obamacare.
Iraqi forces clash with Kurdish fighters in town north of Kirkuk
Clashes between Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters broke out Friday as Iraqi units moved north of Kirkuk to the town of Altun Kupri.
Trump on his tweets: 'You have to keep people interested'
President Donald Trump shared insight into his personal tweeting habits during an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo.
Trump 'very surprised' by reaction to Gold Star phone call
President Donald Trump was "very surprised" that his phone call with the widow of a US serviceman could have been taken badly, according to an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo.
Dozens killed in two Afghan mosque attacks
Suicide attackers in Afghanistan killed nearly 60 people at two mosques Friday -- one in the Afghan capital of Kabul and the other in the central province of Ghor.
She took her life, but he's accused of helping her and filming it. Is it murder?
A Utah teen is on trial for murder after prosecutors say he helped a friend end her life.
Toxic tensions in the heart of 'Cancer Alley'
The EPA says this Louisiana town has the nation's highest risk of developing cancer from air toxins. The plant emitting the toxins says otherwise. Locals are outraged.
More phthalates banned in children's toys by US government
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted Wednesday to ban five kinds of phthalate chemicals, from children's toys and child care products.
Sanders: It is 'highly inappropriate' to debate Kelly
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defended White House chief of staff John Kelly Friday after he made erroneous claims about a Democratic congresswoman the day before.
What happened this week (in anything but politics)
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Quickly catch up on the day's news: Friday, October 20
Here's what you might have missed on CNN today.
Former Defense Secretary Carter: ISIS plan was 'laid out two years ago'
Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the plan to defeat ISIS and take over the terrorist group's capital in Syria was first put in place under the Obama administration two years ago.
US preparing for North Korea's 'final step'
CIA Director Mike Pompeo said the United States has to act as if North Korea is on the verge of being able to strike it with a missile and act accordingly -- and that President Donald Trump is ready to do so.
Sen. Grassley won't force Sessions to disclose conversations with Trump
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley won't force Attorney General Jeff Sessions to detail his private conversations with the President
Deficit for 2017 hits $666 billion
Tax revenue and spending both rose in fiscal year 2017, which ended last month. But spending growth outpaced revenue growth, according new numbers from the federal government.
CEO of Saks and Lord & Taylor steps down
The CEO of Hudson's Bay Company -- which owns the Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor department stores -- stepped down on Friday.
Vox Media sacks top executive over sexual misconduct allegations
Lockhart Steele, who served as editorial director at the company, was removed from his post effective immediately.
Graham: 'The war is headed to Africa'
Americans should anticipate more military operations in Africa as the war on terrorism continues to morph, Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Friday.
The Weinstein Effect: Harvey Weinstein scandal sparks movements in Hollywood and beyond
This was the week the Harvey Weinstein scandal expanded. Its effects can now be observed in movements against sexual harassment in the fashion industry, in politics and in other fields.
Missing soldier found nearly a mile from Niger ambush, officials say
Sgt. La David Johnson was found nearly a mile away from the central scene of the ambush in Niger that killed four US soldiers -- including Johnson -- and wounded two others, four administration officials familiar with the early assessment of what happened told CNN on Friday.
'I heard you rape women': How journalist Kim Masters stood up to 'bully' Harvey Weinstein
Masters had been pursuing the story of Weinstein's sexual misconduct allegations for a long time, but was struggling to find sources who were willing to go on the record.