Who is Venezuela's Juan Guaido?
As the eyes of the world are fixed on the Latin America country, here's what we know about the young opposition leader.
Answering the call: The women on the front lines of Japan's defense
The first time 22-year-old Akiko Hirayama stepped on board a navy ship, she was transfixed by the hardware.
Trump's declaration on Venezuela sets stage for 'confrontational moment'
President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president sets the stage for dramatic escalation in the coming days, as forces within and outside Venezuela wrestle to determine its future.
White House officials caught off guard by Pelosi's letter canceling State of the Union address
White House officials were caught off guard Wednesday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally disinviting President Donald Trump from giving his State of the Union address from the House chamber, leaving them scrambling for a response.
Writers Guild of America Fast Facts
Read CNN's Writers Guild of America Fast Facts and learn more about the organization that represents more than 16,000 film, TV, broadcast and new media writers.
White House confirms President Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un
The White House confirmed Wednesday that President Donald Trump sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
At least 5 people killed at SunTrust Bank in Sebring, Florida, police say
A gunman killed at least five people on Wednesday in a SunTrust Bank in south-central Florida, Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund said.
Trump recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader as nation's president
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that he is recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president of Venezuela.
House committee cancels shutdown hearing after Mnuchin declines to appear
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has declined to appear before the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday to testify on 36,000 Internal Revenue Service employees being called back to work without pay, a committee aide told CNN on Wednesday.
The shutdown's hitting Smithsonian hard. It's losing $1 million a week
The institution's leader lays out the financial and human cost of the shutdown in an op-ed piece.
Maduro defiant as Venezuelan opposition leader declares himself acting president
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday gave US diplomats 72 hours to leave the country in response to the head of the National Assembly declaring himself acting president amid massive anti-government protests.
Secret Service members create challenge coin for working without pay
Special challenge coins are being distributed among US Secret Service personnel and their families, who are expressing frustration at the requirement they work without pay during the partial government shutdown.
America mocks and dehumanizes natives at every turn
In the United States, racism against natives is embedded in the American psyche early in life, and it begins with things like holidays to Indian killers, Hollywood Westerns of Indians being killed and fanatic sports culture, writes Simon Moya-Smith
3 questions about the canceled Michael Cohen testimony
Since the moment it was announced that former Trump fixer Michael Cohen would appear in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, February 7 -- the day of the Cohen appearance -- had been circled on every calendar in Washington.
Climate change will affect the ratio of male-to-female newborns, scientists say
Worldwide, the sex ratio at birth averages between 103 to 106 males born for every 100 females; however, climate change and its effects on the environment in which pregnant women live will alter this ratio, research suggests.
Carrie Underwood welcomes son
Carrie Underwood is now a mom of two.
A nurse is accused of impregnating a woman in a vegetative state who later gave birth
A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of impregnating woman in a vegetative state who gave birth last month at a Phoenix health care facility, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said Wednesday.
North Korea Nuclear Timeline Fast Facts
Read CNN's North Korea Nuclear Timeline Fast Facts and learn more about the country's nuclear capabilities and efforts.
BuzzFeed to cut 15% of staff in new round of layoffs
The coming contraction at BuzzFeed is the latest example of a media company making cutbacks in a difficult operating environment.
Donald Trump dared Nancy Pelosi to cancel his State of the Union speech. So she did.
President Donald Trump will NOT be giving his State of the Union speech on the House floor next Tuesday.
As deputy stood in the rain to salute a slain officer's funeral procession, a good Samaritan made sure she kept dry
As fallen Birmingham, Alabama, police Sgt. Wytasha Carter's procession passed through the city, a special moment was captured by onlookers as a man shielded an officer from rain.
Jayme Closs to get $25K reward money after saving herself
A company that donated $25,000 to a reward for the return of Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs says it will give her the money now that she has been found.
Ford's woes overseas get worse
Ford is doing pretty well at home. But it's overseas struggles are getting worse.
All the ways New Orleans is rejecting the blown call that may have cost the Saints a spot in the Super Bowl
New Orleanians don't go quietly. When their beloved Saints saw their chance at a Super Bowl berth vanish with a mind-blowing no-call of pass interference, they did what New Orleans people do: They got feisty.
Apple Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Apple, Inc. and learn more about the maker of iPhones, iPads and Mac computers.
Sherrilyn Ifill: Some communities 'locked and frozen' in racist histories
Sherrilyn Ifill, the president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, says communities "locked and frozen" in racist histories need to talk before those conversations can happen at the national level.
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Harris Wofford: What an admirable life
If you believe in racial equality,and the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., if you admire the Peace Corps, are stirred by the memory of JFK, if you champion the education of women, and believe in national service, you should be inspired by the life of Harris Wofford, writes Paul Begala.
New York lawmakers just passed their own 'DREAM Act'
Unlike the proposed federal measure that shares the same name, New York's version is more narrowly focused on another topic that's become a fertile battleground in the immigration debate: college tuition.
Shutdown makes workers' lives even more perilous
Rachel Black writes that as the experiences of furloughed workers are play out on the national stage, they are bringing visibility to the kinds of trade-offs felt on daily among millions of other workers already living paycheck to paycheck or without a paycheck at all.