Take a look at 29 amazing sports photos from January 10 through January 16.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 9:27 pm
Tom Barrack, President-elect Donald Trump's longtime friend and the chair of his Presidential Inaugural Committee, said that the team has not asked rapper Kanye West to perform at the inauguration -- despite having had a high-profile meeting with Trump last month.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 8:44 pm
Several of the wealthiest nominees for top Cabinet posts are headed to Capitol Hill for confirmation hearings this week, but the clock is ticking for them to complete the ethics and financial review process.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 8:43 pm
More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, particularly after revelations of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election and his rebuke of civil rights icon John Lewis on Saturday. No senators have said they are boycotting.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 8:36 pm
Rep. Tom Price last year purchased shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation that would have directly benefited the company, raising new ethics concerns for President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 8:29 pm
Donald Trump kicked off inauguration week with a closed-door meeting with Martin Luther King III while comments he made about NATO and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were scrutinized. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 8:13 pm
Gunfire erupted early Monday at a club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, leaving at least five people dead and a dozen others injured, according to government sources from the state of Quintana Roo. The shooting broke out at an electronic music festival that had drawn visitors from around the world to the beach resort city. Video of the aftermath posted on social media showed frantic club-goers rushing into the street as rescuers arrived at the scene.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 8:13 pm
President-elect Donald Trump now says he wants "insurance for everybody" when Obamacare is replaced, which caused nearly every pundit in Washington and beyond scrambling to figure out what exactly he means. Will everyone get health care? Or will everyone get access to health care? Does that mean it'll be affordable to everyone? Can he get the Republican Congress unified behind that plan?
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 8:07 pm
President-elect Donald Trump's choice to be labor secretary has voiced second thoughts in recent days, because of a relentless barrage of criticism from Democrats, labor unions and other liberal groups, a business ally and GOP sources tell CNN.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 7:59 pm
A French paper, Le Journal du Dimanche, has published a police report from Kim Kardashian West's October robbery.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 7:52 pm
Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee explained Monday why she's planning on skipping Donald Trump's inauguration, saying she doesn't support the President-elect's attorney general nominee, Jeff Sessions, or incoming White House senior adviser, Steve Bannon, because of their controversial pasts.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 7:49 pm
The "alt-right is having a falling out -- in some ways with their President-elect, but in perhaps even more instances with each other.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 7:29 pm
Tom Price made his name in Washington as a critic of Obamacare -- in fact, he has a plan to dismantle it.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 7:06 pm
In recent years, business leaders at Davos, the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, have ranked inequality as one of the greatest risks to the global economy. They have recognized that it is not just a moral issue but also an economic issue.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 6:09 pm
The night he made history as the first black man elected to the highest office in the land, Barack Obama began his message to the cheering crowd in Chicago's Grant Park by saying his victory proved "America is a place where all things are possible."
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 6:07 pm
Kamiyah Mobley spent the first 18 years of her life raised by her kidnapper, police say -- and she had no idea.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 5:56 pm
One family of superbugs, known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE, may be spreading more widely than previously thought, according to a study published Monday (PDF) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 5:55 pm
A good Samaritan being hailed as a hero in Arizona is not quite ready to speak with reporters. He's trying to reconcile taking a life, even when it was the right thing to do, officials said Monday.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 5:19 pm
In a series of interviews in March of 2014, Donald Trump singled out Russia as the United States' "biggest problem" and greatest geopolitical foe.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 4:53 pm
President-elect Donald Trump has achieved a Twitter milestone: 20 million followers.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 4:32 pm
A look back at notable people who died in 2017.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 4:07 pm
This year's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the last that will be commemorated during the Obama presidency, offers the opportunity for sober clarity about the present leavened by defiant hope for the future. The King holiday, a hard-won victory by veterans of the civil rights era alongside of black elected officials, became a crucial part of a new national consensus on racial equality.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 3:50 pm
In less than a week, America will embark on a new political experience: rule by an authoritarian President. Donald Trump won the Electoral College but lost the popular vote by nearly 3 million. So, for every American who looks forward to the Trump era, there is likely another who fears he will lead us into ruin.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 3:15 pm
Donald Trump is four days away from assuming the presidency after one of the most tumultuous transitions in modern history, setting the stage for a rocky period of dramatic change, partisan acrimony and unpredictable results.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 2:43 pm
US Secretary of State John Kerry has criticized President-elect Donald Trump for a newspaper interview in which he branded NATO "obsolete" and said Germany had pursued a "catastrophic" policy on refugees.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 2:34 pm
The Trump transition team's calls for an apology from CNN correspondent Jim Acosta are being met by something else: a strong statement from CNN supporting Acosta.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 2:13 pm
Those closest to her describe her as smart, independent-minded and relentless.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 1:53 pm
Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley is stepping away from her appointment to a senior communications role in Donald Trump's incoming administration, CNN confirms.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 1:33 pm
BMW won't give into Donald Trump. For the second time in the span of just one week, the automaker has made it clear: It's building a plant in Mexico, regardless of what Donald Trump thinks.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 1:06 pm
Emboldened by Donald Trump's surprise victory, Republican lawmakers vowed after Election Night that they wouldn't waste a single day to pursue their most urgent mission: Kill Obamacare.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 12:49 pm
The world-famous lights at Piccadilly Circus in London have been switched off and will remain switched off for the longest period of time since the Second World War.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 12:11 pm
Traditionally china is the perfect gift to give for a 20th wedding anniversary. But a Virginia man is about to give his wife something much better for their big milestone -- his kidney.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 11:45 am
A court in Egypt has blocked a deal under which the country would hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 11:07 am
Eight men now control as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.6 billion people, according to a new report from Oxfam International.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 10:26 am
Donald Trump on Sunday night slammed outgoing CIA Director John Brennan for imploring the President-elect to put his confidence in the intelligence community and develop an "appreciation" for the effect his words could have on national security.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 9:44 am
India's run as the world's fastest-growing major economy has ended thanks to its self-imposed cash crisis.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 9:04 am
Allison Busch-Vogel, a lawyer and mom of three in South Orange, New Jersey, was so devastated by Donald Trump's victory and Hillary Clinton's defeat in the presidential race, she couldn't get herself to work for three days after the election.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 8:40 am
Germany's open-door refugee policy will, in the long run, help protect Germans from terrorism, writes Robert Verkaik.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 7:12 am
A double homicide suspect on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list was captured Sunday morning after nearly six months on the run.
Posted on: 16 January 2017 | 6:35 am
A growing number of Democratic lawmakers are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, particularly after revelations of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election and his rebuke of civil rights icon John Lewis on Saturday.
Posted on: 15 January 2017 | 5:09 pm