Trump administration withdraws federal protections on transgender bathrooms in schools
The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era guidance on transgender bathroom use in public schools.
Mexican senator aims to hit U.S. for Trump's 'big lie' on NAFTA
Mexican senator Armando Rios issued a detailed statement on his new bill to cut off purchases of U.S. corn as a way to fight back against President Trump's rhetoric against the country.
Gymnastics doctor charged with 22 counts in sex assault case
A former gymnastics physician who's accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women and girls in his care is facing a new a round of criminal allegations. Larry Nassar has been charged with 22 felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday.
I'd like the firing squad, please
The Supreme Court's recent refusal to hear an Alabama death row inmate's appeal highlights growing legal and social uncertainty about methods of execution, says Austin Sarat.
Nine arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline protest site
A handful of people were arrested Wednesday at a protest site near the Dakota Access Pipeline after a deadline to evacuate the area. Authorities have also closed the camp.
Chicago public schools say they will keep ICE agents out
Chicago Public Schools say they will deny federal immigration agents access to district buildings and personnel unless served with a criminal warrant, the latest in a series of steps taken by US school officials to protect undocumented students.
Woman with eating disorder dies after court grants her that right
A woman battling a severe eating disorder who won the right to refuse forced feeding has died, according to her attorney.
Constituents search for 'missing' representatives
Some Americans would like you to believe their Republican members of Congress have mysteriously gone missing, recently turning to some creative ways to voice their displeasure.
Bannon, Pence send contradictory messages to EU
White House strategist Steve Bannon described the European Union as a flawed institution to Germany's US envoy a week before Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed the US commitment to the EU in Brussels, two diplomatic sources with knowledge of the conversation told CNN.
Democrats try to figure out where they're headed
Democrats are days away from choosing a new party leader in a race that will help determine how to fight President Donald Trump. But to get there, they also are revisiting the bitter split of the 2016 presidential primary.
On the job with Japan's legendary female ama divers
Japan's female, free-diving ama divers are the stuff of legend. We head to Mie prefecture for a firsthand look at these real-life mermaids.
Man arrested in 2005 Brooklyn subway body parts case
Kwauhuru Govan has been arrested in the 2005 death of Rashawn Brazell, whose headless dismembered body was found in a Brooklyn subway tunnel.
San Jose flooding: Thousands ordered to leave homes
While floodwaters in the northern California city of San Jose were receding Wednesday, the mayor said they were contaminated and residents of 14,000 households ordered to evacuate should not yet return home.
Tesla may open 3 more Gigafactory locations
Tesla said Wednesday it expects to 'finalize locations' this year for as many as three new Gigafactory locations.
Pence visits desecrated Jewish cemetery after anti-Semitic attacks
Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday strongly condemned a recent spate of anti-Semitism before visiting a vandalized cemetery outside of St. Louis.
Six barriers to Trump's border security plans
President Donald Trump has begun an ambitious crackdown on illegal immigration and border security -- but faces several practical obstacles
Mexico slams US immigration plan as Tillerson arrives
Mexico is pushing back against the Trump administration's new immigration directives that could have dramatic implications for the United States' southern neighbor, as top US officials come to visit the country.
Top students more likely to smoke pot, drink alcohol, study says
British teens with the highest test scores are less likely to smoke cigarettes but more likely to drink alcohol and smoke pot compared with teens with lower scores.
John McCain made a secret trip to Syria
Sen. John McCain made a trip to Syria last week, his office confirmed to CNN Wednesday.
NASA satellite photos show effects of California rain
Photos from NASA's Earth Observatory show the aftereffects of massive amounts of rain on California's hydrologic system.
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Media more trustworthy than Trump, poll finds
Republicans trust Donald Trump. Everyone else trusts the media. That is the finding of a Quinnipiac University poll which shows a dramatic split between Republicans and other Americans when it comes to matters of trust.
Statue of Jesus Christ beheaded twice in two weeks
To millions, the image of Jesus Christ stands for peace, love, and compassion. So it's a little startling to see a statue of Jesus outside an Indiana church defaced.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz: People at my town hall 'intended to bully and intimidate' me
Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who recently faced a heated group of constituents at a town hall in his home state of Utah, said Tuesday that attendees intended to "bully and intimidate" him.
Message to cemetery vandals: 'I will help you bury your hate'
That's Donna Warwick's message to the vandal, or vandals, who pushed over more than 100 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery over the weekend.
Emails reveal Pruitt's behind-the-scenes collaboration with oil and natural gas giant
In June 2013, a top lobbyist at Devon Energy, an Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas giant, sent one of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's top officials a draft letter objecting to recently proposed federal regulations on fracking.
Oscar 2017 predictions: Who will win big?
We make our picks on who will take home the top prizes.
Pence, Missouri governor join cleanup at vandalized Jewish cemetery
Vice President Mike Pence and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Wednesday joined a cleanup at vandalized Jewish cemetery in a St. Louis suburb.
Serving homeless people with hope, one shower at a time
Every weekend, Jason Winter hooks his 12-foot long trailer to his SUV and heads to Atlanta, where he gives homeless people a sanitary and private space to bathe.
Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star
Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington.