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Kofi Annan protected us from our worst instincts

In every generation we depend on a few people of supreme decency and intelligence to hold the world together...

Nancy Pelosi is under fire, but ousting her isn't the answer

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is under fire. A debate has unfolded within the Democratic Party about wh...

Political spouses like George Conway are fair game

In recent months, George Conway, the husband of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway has created a stir -- and ama...

Why Paul Manafort would have reason to hope for a Trump pardon

At Paul Manafort's trial, his lawyers took the unusual step of ...

Stop calling them 'Russian troll farms'

The phrase "Russian troll farms" has become ubiquitous. It's on ...

Trump: Manafort trial is very sad

As the jury deliberates, President Trump called the Paul Manafort trial "very sad" and said that Manafort was a "very good person."

Teachers donating sick days is a symptom of a wretched system

Donating sick and vacation days may seem like a thoughtful way to have a colleague's back, but it's also a s...

Aretha's granddaughter shares video from March

Victorie Franklin, Aretha Franklin's granddaughter, shared video of the "Queen of Soul" singing and playing the piano in March 2018, months before she passed away.

The scientific theories battling to explain the universe

In human history, there have been many interesting and epic feuds -- the Hatfields and McCoys, Bette Davis a...

Watch out Trump, China is taking Africa from under your nose

Look out Donald Trump, while you're not watching, ...

Doctor: Do something about the dangers of e-scooters

Electric scooter boards, zipping past with their often helmet-free riders balanced atop, are rolling into Am...

Here's who will be hurt by New York's cap on Uber and Lyft

New York City's recent decision to place a one-year cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses is a sad example of...

Trump is picking on the wrong guy

President Trump is picking on the wrong guy if he thinks the revocation of John Brennan's security clearance...

Trump's all-about-me approach is warping the presidency

Does anyone believe President Donald Trump's ...

Hear Aretha Franklin's greatest songs

Watch Aretha Franklin perform the hits that made her a star and earned her 18 Grammy awards. The "Queen of Soul" passed away at 76.

Brennan: Claims of no collusion are hogwash

Former CIA Director John Brennan responds to President Trump revoking his security clearance in an op-ed for the New York Times.

Lemon: Trump trying to manipulate news cycle

CNN's Don Lemon discusses President Trump's recent decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan.

Acosta to Sanders: Say press isn't the enemy

CNN's Jim Acosta asks White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to respond to Ivanka Trump's comments that the press is not the enemy of the people.

If the media speaks with one voice, Trump will have to listen

The average American journalist doesn't cover the White House. She is probably overworked, underpaid and fru...

Bernie Sanders: Medicare for all's time has come

Let's be clear. The American people are increasingly tired of a health care system that works for Wall Stree...

As college costs rocket up, unlock the data that will enable smart choices

Data increasingly drives the modern world. From picking your seat on an airplane to buying a car to purchasi...

VanSickle: I pray for the soul of my abuser

Jim VanSickle, who says he was sexually abused by his priest, responds to the new grand jury report that details accounts of sexual abuse by more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania's Catholic Church.

Now is definitely not the time to revoke security clearances

In recent years, the blurring of partisan politics and national security has been an increasing and troublin...

New report details horrific abuse by priests

A new grand jury report says that internal documents from six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania show that more than 300 "predator priests" have been credibly accused of sexually abusing more than 1,000 child victims.

Why 'Crazy Rich Asians' is the right movie for this moment

You've probably already read about how "Crazy Rich Asians" is the first major studio release to feature an a...

Brooke Baldwin to Trump: Own up

CNN's Brooke Baldwin reads off a list of insults President Donald Trump has used to describe people since taking office and says that Trump continues to lower the bar on civility.

Comedian: Funny isn't just by and for white guys

I can't even believe that in 2018 I still have to lay out why diversity in anything matters.But, when...

Trump calling Omarosa a 'dog' is sexist and racist, period

President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman ...

Billionaires reach for the stars while world suffers

With all due respect to Jeff Bezos and other billionaires who ...

The real reason we should care about Disney's 'gay' character

Jack Whitehall recently announced that he will play a role in the Disney film "Jungle Cruise," reportedly th...

Rep. Wilson slams Trump: How dare he?

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) slammed President Trump for calling Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog" in a tweet.

Disney criticized for casting of gay character

Disney recently announced that Jack Whitehall will play its first major openly gay character in the film "Jungle Cruise."

What to expect in the Manafort trial closing arguments

Closing arguments commence Wednesday morning in the Paul Manafort trial. Here are a few key things to watch...

With Trump in the White House, white nationalists aren't going anywhere

Standing outside in the rain near Lafayette Square, I waited Sunday to see white supremacists march in Washi...

Poll: 66% want probe to end before midterms

A CNN poll revealed that 66 percent of voters think special counsel Robert Mueller should wrap up his investigation by the November 2018 midterm elections, but CNN's Jeffrey Toobin says the poll doesn't matter because Mueller doesn't care about his polling numbers.

Why sanctions against Iran won't make America safer

Don't count on sanctions to drive Iran to Donald Trump's bargaining table. Bill Clinton tried that gambit 20...

Mueller interviews Trump? It can happen if both sides negotiate in good faith

Over the past several months, there has been widespread discussion about the prospect of an interview of Pre...

America's silence makes it complicit in Saudi bombing of Yemeni children

Dozens of schoolchildren on a field trip were killed in Yemen last week when a Saudi-led airstrike hit their...

The West cannot afford losing Turkey to Russia and Iran

Turkey's national currency, the lira, has tumbled by nearly 40% against the US dollar so far this year....

Democrats pop the movement's balloon

The recent primary losses are not the first time ...

A huge win for those who don't share Trump's twisted vision of America

To say that the Muslim and Arab-American communities were overjoyed by Rashida Tlaib's victory in Michigan's...

Trump is making it easy for Strzok to claim he was treated unfairly

President Donald Trump is taking a victory lap, following the firing of embattled FBI Deputy Assistant Direc...

The fast and furious judge in the Manafort trial

At the trial of Paul Manafort, taking place in the federal courtroom of Judge T.S. Ellis in Alexandria, Virg...

Why Omarosa's secret recording is an alarm bell

Omarosa had outdone herself, and that's hard to do when you are, well, Omarosa. But what she says she did is...

Colbert attempts Ruth Bader Ginsburg's workout

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg invites Stephen Colbert to workout. For more on Justice Ginsburg, watch the documentary "RBG" on CNN Monday, September 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

How Confederate history looks in the shadow of Charlottesville

Exactly one year after the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville that left counterprotester Heather Hey...

White nationalists dwarfed by counterprotesters

Approximately two dozen white nationalists rallied in the nation's capital one year after clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, left one person dead.

US sanctions Turkey over detention of pastor

President Donald Trump said he is greenlighting a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey and warned that US relations with the country "are not good at this time."

Congress embarrassed itself during Strzok hearing

Congress has done it again. It has wasted our time and proven it cannot seriously exercise its critical role...

Listen to Omarosa being fired by John Kelly

In an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press," former White House aide and "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault Newman releases a recording of her firing by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.

A woman's lament: Please don't grow an effing beard

I never imagined I'd find myself siding with Big Razor, but then, we are living in very strange times....

Turkey is trying to offload its problems onto Trump

Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the des...

In their own words: Charlottesville, one year later

Before the events of August 11 and 12, 2017, Charlottesville was, for those who knew of it at all, a college...

For Trump administration, what does 'religious freedom' really mean?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced the creation of a ...

Airline worker's family releases statement

The family of a Richard Russell, the man who stole and crashed a plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, released a statement that described him as "kind and gentle to each person he met."

Nobel-winning novelist dies at 85

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul has died at the age of 85 as reported by Britain's Press Association, citing Naipaul's wife.

Avenatti is right: Democrats need to fight fire with fire

In a speech at a Democratic fundraiser in Iowa, attorney Michael Avenatti, who is toying with a potential ...

Pilot: It's shockingly easy for an airline employee to steal a plane

As a former airline pilot, I was chilled listening to the recorded Air Traffic Control (ATC) transcripts of ...

Worker who stole plane and crashed identified

Before he crashed and died, the airline worker who authorities say stole and flew a passenger plane in the Seattle area had a wide-ranging discussion with air traffic control. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

This is the gift V.S. Naipaul gave me

On October 10, 1953, V.S. Naipaul sent a telegram home to his family in Trinidad. At that time, ...

Hear audio leading up to plane crash

The audio between a man flying a stolen Alaska Airlines plane that crashed in Seattle and the control tower has been released.

Plane crashes near Seattle airport

An aircraft that took off without authorization and without passengers has crashed, according to officials at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Avenatti: Country under assault by con man

Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, positioned himself on Friday in Iowa as the only possible presidential candidate prepared to hit President Donald Trump as hard as Trump hits Democrats.

Senators: Do more to help disabled Americans gain employment

Recently, we observed the 28th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, known as t...

We're dangerously unprepared for the heat crisis from climate change

Hot enough for you?Well, if you live in one of the many US cities where ...

Trump falsely says NFL players can't define why they're protesting

Is President Trump purposely stoking racial division? Our panel weighs in.

Ex-NFLer: Players clear what they're protesting

Former NFL wide receiver Donte Stallworth spoke to CNN's Kate Bolduan about President Trump's tweet bout NFL players kneeling, stating that if Trump thinks players don't know what they're protesting, Trump hasn't been paying attention.

Video shows what happened in Charlottesville

Looking at video captured in Charlottesville, Virginia, we can better understand the events that unfolded a year ago.

Brooks: Trump the racial opportunist-in-chief

Former NAACP President Cornell Brooks says President Trump is using racial issues to incite his base.

Trump to NFL players: Stand or be suspended

President Trump railed against NFL players who protested during preseason games, saying the players are outraged about "something that most of them are unable to define."

Don't fall into Trump's trap on NFL protests

We can't know whether President Donald Trump is sincerely offended ...

Under Trump, the US has two separate foreign policies

What is Washington's policy toward Russia? During normal times, the question would elicit a relatively strai...

Can leather become one of Nigeria's growth industries?

With an enthusiastic crop of designers championing Nigeria's leather industry, the country is continuing to diversify its economy by looking beyond oil.

At 85, R.B.G. loves being 'notorious'

On the bench, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is all business. Off the court, she knows how to make 'em laugh.

We need to talk about Alex Jones

YouTube, Facebook and Apple have taken steps to remove content associated with InfoWars and its founder ...

Exploiting the end of the American era

The first major global conflict of the 21st century broke out in the Middle East. It didn't involve Iran. IS...

Israelis and Palestinians must unite against shared threat

With the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, it is hard to imagine that deadly fires brought...

Make photo uproar an opportunity for change in Bangladesh

It's ironic that the dreamy photo of young lovers kissing in the monsoon rain caused such an...

How 'BlacKkKlansman' could help America write a new chapter

Spike Lee's brilliantly provocative film "...

Critics accuse Fox News host of racism

Critics are accusing Fox News host Laura Ingraham of promoting white nationalism during her show on August 8.

What Laura Ingraham said was awful. And unsurprising.

At the end of her monologue Wednesday night, Fox News host Laura Ingraham ...

Audio leaked of Nunes' comments at fundraiser

Devin Nunes (R-CA) says the House GOP majority is necessary to help protect President Trump from special counsel Robert Muller's probe in leaked audio at a private fundraiser.

Tensions rise between Saudi Arabia and Canada

In a tweet, the Canadian Foreign Ministry said it was "gravely concerned" by the arrest of Saudi activist Samar Badawi and other women's rights campaigners, and called for their release. CNN's Lynda Kinkade has the details.

Why are these elected officials so afraid of the voters?

A democracy should be responsive to the will of the people.Unfortunately, politicians in many states ...

NASA is going closer to the Sun than anyone has gone before

In a story from Greek mythology, a clever craftsman named Daedalus was imprisoned in a tower for knowing too...

Guatemala's corruption should be at the top of Trump's agenda

The White House director of media affairs, Helen Aguirre Ferré, told a Guatemalan news radio program that G...

GOP Rep. Collins arrested on insider trading charge

Prosecutors say Congressman Chris Collins tipped off his son about a pharmaceutical stock price drop and then lied to the FBI about doing so.

Effort to slam Paul Manafort's accuser falls flat

In the history of criminal trials, no prosecutor has ever had the privilege of calling Mother Teresa as a wi...

A congressman joins the list of accused political figures

Watching the news lately and witnessing the number of ongoing criminal investigations involving high-profile...

Stephen Miller's detestable assault on citizenship

White House adviser Stephen Miller strikes again, this time at legal immigrants. On Tuesday, ...

A good night for progressive -- and establishment -- Dems in Michigan

Gretchen Whitmer won a competitive primary for governor. Her victory is being painted as a win for the "est...

Trump and Pelosi are keeping the midterms interesting

Tuesday night's apparent narrow Republican victory in Ohio keeps a seat red but offers warning signs for the...

Close Ohio special election strikes fear in GOP for midterms

It's the final test for the Trump administration before the all-important midterms determine which party will control Congress and it should be an easy win for conservatives. So why are Republicans scrambling to keep a Trump stronghold in Ohio? CNN's Ryan Nobles explains.

Poppy Harlow to Serena Williams: Thank you

A week after suffering the heaviest defeat of her career, tennis star Serena Williams admitted in an Instagram post that she is struggling with "postpartum emotions" and has felt in a "funk."

Boris Johnson's burqa row proves Britain is having its own culture war

Thanks to Boris Johnson, the UK's recently resigned foreign secretary, British politicians and British media...

Reasons for hope amid Afghanistan's endless war

Afghanistan is one country with two stories, told side by side. As talk of Afghan peace accords grows strong...

Scaramucci: Trump thought Manafort was vetted

In an interview with CNN's John Berman, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said that Paul Manafort and Rick Gates' problems started before the campaign and that he never saw anything nefarious happening.

Beyoncé and Serena are changing the narrative for postpartum women

Beyoncé and Serena Williams have once again proven that they are icons -- but this time, it's not for the r...

Rick Gates' brutal lesson for Paul Manafort

Rick Gates' testimony in the Pau...

Burnett: Gates admits he conned alleged conman

CNN's Erin Burnett examines the testimony of Rick Gates, President Donald Trump's former deputy chairman, in the government's case against Paul Manafort.

What the Trump administration gets very wrong about free speech

"A generation of sanctimonious, sensitive, supercilious snowflakes."...

Anderson Cooper exposes Trump's tower of lies

CNN's Anderson Cooper exposes the lies and statements surrounding the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between several of Donald Trump's top advisers and several Russians.

Why big tech is removing InfoWars content

In recent efforts to stop the spread of fake news, big tech is taking a hard look at Alex Jones and his conspiracy theory site InfoWars. Facebook, Youtube, Apple and Spotify have all removed Jones' content in the past week.

Attack of the assassin drones

On Saturday, President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela was giving a speech in Caracas when two armed drones expl...

What we know about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting

CNN's Tom Foreman explains the details of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with the Russians at Trump Tower in 2016.

Trump's giveaway to Big Oil will accelerate climate change

Rather than saving people money in gas costs, cleaning up the air, or dealing with the climate crisis, the T...

Did Trump Tower meeting violate this law?

CNN's Alisyn Camerota reads the federal law that makes it a crime for any person to receive contributions and donations by foreign nationals for a US political campaign.

Infowars saga proves tech companies can act, they just don't want to

It is the oldest cliché in free speech circles that "you cannot shout 'fire' in a crowded theater." In othe...

I have ALS, and Trump is selling out people like me to make the rich even richer

It's getting harder to be shocked in the Trump era. But I was recently aghast at the news that the Trump adm...

Waking up to a burning California

Monday morning, by the time I woke up, the poet Brenda Hillman, who lives up the hill from me in Kensington ...

Is Jones calling Sandy Hook a hoax free speech?

Sandy Hook victims' parents are suing Infowars host Alex Jones for saying the massacre was staged. His lawyer contends he's protected by free speech.

To protect himself, Trump is willing to undermine his son

In normal circumstances, fathers safeguard sons.But with a peevish statement ...

Michael Sheehan on al Qaeda's return (2012)

An exclusive interview with global terrorism expert and U.S. Asst. Sec. for Special Ops Michael Sheehan

Trump administration has Voting Rights Act on life support

As we celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, which vastly improved voter turnout, this cou...

Dem or GOP? In Ohio, it's complicated

The special election in Ohio's 12th Congressional District between Republican Troy Balderson and Democrat Danny O'Connor is all about President Trump.

Trump's attacks on LeBron fit a disturbing pattern

There's no disputing that Donald Trump's pattern of attacking well-known African-Americans as having "low IQ...

What the Ohio election can tell us -- and what it can't

On Tuesday night, all eyes will be on the 12th Congressional District in Ohio. The district lies smack in th...

The surgeon general needs to step up for migrants

This is an open letter to Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on the health crisis faced by hundreds of childre...

Donald Trump, Alex Jones and the illusion of knowledge

Why are people talking about collusion, impeachment, obstruction of justice and treason when it is crystal c...

Paul Manafort's work for Ukraine fit neatly with Putin's agenda

The one searing image out of the first week of the Paul Manafort financial fraud trial in Virginia is the mu...

The man who tried to stop 9/11

At a time when our public life is full of acrimony and there is scant discussion of the common good and the ...

The bonfire of Paul Manafort's vanities

"I'm already going broke on a million dollars a year! The appalling figures came popping up into his bra...

Guess which countries are playing dodgeball with Trump?

Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the des...

What I learned from student journalism changed everything

I came across some old photos last week. Two photos, actually. One from 2002, when I was editor of my colleg...

Parents, stop worrying about if your kid is a happy camper

I recently eavesdropped on a table of three women I discerned had children close in age to my 11-year-old so...

Why adding a citizenship question on the census will hurt red states

Is adding a citizenship question to the 2020 US census a benign way to help the government obtain more robus...

The secret to Democratic victory: Stop Trump!

Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker were among the potential 2020 presidential candidates ...

Medicare for All makes a lot of sense

The economics of Medicare for All championed by Sen. Bernie Sanders are actually quite straightforward. Unde...

Osama bin Laden's mother breaks her long silence

For the first time, Osama bin Laden's mother, Alia Ghanem, has...

'Stand your ground' laws encourage racially charged violence

"Stand your ground" laws generally give individuals a license to use deadly force in response to a threat or...

The press isn't the enemy, it's the protector

It is a sad day for democracy when the leader of the free world repeatedly calls the press the "enemy of the...

We need family leave -- but not at the expense of retirement benefits

On Thursday, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida introduced legislation that is an important move toward ...

Human-polar bear conflict is on the rise

In a devastating turn of events this week, a polar bear ...

Ivanka Trump: Family separations a low point

At an Axios event in Washington, first daughter Ivanka Trump explains a low point in the White House.

Congress actually gets something important right

Every now and then, Congress does something worthy of praise. And it's important to recognize it, to encoura...

Sarah Sanders is wrong. Bin Laden was wary of satellite phones because he wasn't an idiot

As part of a systematic effort by the Trump administration to paint the press as "fake news" and "the enemy ...

The Pope has a message for death penalty hypocrites

Pope Francis, who has caused the heads of right-wing Catholics to swivel before, has done it again, proclaim...

Pilot: How a plane can crash and everyone survives

Considering the known circumstances surrounding the ...

Don Lemon irked by Sarah Sanders' defense

CNN's Don Lemon slams White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for attempting to defend President Trump's treatment of the press.

Acosta on Trump rally: Felt like we weren't in America

CNN's Jim Acosta discusses reporting at President Trump's rally in Tampa, Florida, where he was berated by some rally attendees.

Trump's war with Koch Brothers is latest battle of the billionaires

One would be hard-pressed to find American billionaires as different in style and politics as the left-leani...

Why 23andMe's new venture scares me

I consider myself a private person. I don't even like to do karaoke. I was the kid who never shared her grad...

Are non-drinkers more likely to get dementia?

According to a major new study in the British Medical Journal, people who drink heavily ...

Donald Trump has no earthly clue about how real people buy groceries

On Wednesday morning, Donald Trump once again took to Twitter and blasted out a direct demand to Attorney Ge...

What Trump is doing to America is not normal

You cannot go wrong by expecting the worst from Donald Trump.Within 24 hours, he ...

Healthy food is trying to kill us

I was only on my third cup of coffee and the bacon was not even crisp, much less burned, when the news came ...

Why Trump and the GOP are both guilty of ongoing collusion

President Donald Trump just called on his attorney general to shut down the Mueller investigation. The only ...

Justice Ginsburg: The 'liberal lion' we need right now

In 1972, I was asked by the ACLU to direct the Women's Rights Project with then-Professor Ruth Bader Ginsbur...

Baseball players apologize for offensive tweets

President & CEO of LW Branding Lauren Walsh joins Susan Hendricks to discuss how she helps athletes clean up their social media profiles after three Major League Baseball Players issue apologies over old offensive tweets that resurfaced.

Baseball players' racist tweets are not the whole story

Major League Baseball is white rural America, only it doesn't want you to think so.That's why, in the...

Trump is right about collusion

We have now gone from months of confident proclamations from President Donald Trump of "NO COLLUSION" to the much mee...

Justin Trudeau is in trouble, but he can fix that

There was a jarring sense of d-j- vu last week in Canada as images of yet another attack on innocent civilians in Tor...

National debt is about to roar back to life as a pressing issue

As a result of an unprecedented debt binge by Congress over the past year, the national debt is about to roar back to...

Trump: Collusion is not a crime

President Trump said on Twitter that "collusion is not a crime" and insisted that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 election. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

This mother's terrifying journey should be over, but it's not

I wanted to tell the woman sitting across from me that she was safe now, but it wasn't true.The day before we ...

Beyoncé Vogue cover to make history

According to the Huffington Post, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour has given Beyoncé "unprecedented control" for the September cover of Vogue, which the singer used to hire its first black cover photographer in the magazine's 126-year history.

Move over Macron, Trump has a new European BFF

Move over Macron, there's a new bromance at the White House -- although you'd never have guessed it as President Trum...

Short: December showdown over wall is likely

Former White House legislative affairs director Marc Short predicts that there will be a showdown at the end of the year over funding for President Donald Trump's wall he wants built at the US-Mexico border.

Why an ex-Trump aide doesn't belong as a university fellow

Ever since he announced his run for the presidency, Donald Trump has mounted a growing, unprecedented attack on civil...

Beyonc-'s genius move for Vogue

Next month, Vogue's cover image is reportedly to be the magazine's ...

Clearly, the climate crisis is upon us

This summer's sizzling t...

Alyssa Milano: A 3D printed gun is downloadable death

Imagine this: the convicted domestic abuser next door tries to buy a gun. He's turned down because he fails his backg...

Don't blame Sacha Baron Cohen because you don't like the truth

Comedians, at their best, expose the truth while making you laugh. But sometimes that truth can make people uncomfor...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she'll stay on the Supreme Court for 5 more years. That's terrific news

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told an interviewer last weekend that she'd like to ...

Why we care about water on Mars

After years of research, scientists have confirmed that liquid water exists on Mars. This could allow humans to further explore the red planet.

Pompeo's Indo-Pacific strategy is just a start

In a speech before the US-In...

Fareed: Trump's flip-flopping bad for US

Fareed Zakaria says President Trump is creating a reputation for the US as erratic, unpredictable, unreliable and fundamentally hostile to the global order.

Mueller can't afford to lose the Manafort trial

The first trial of Special Counsel ...

Giuseppe Conte: Trump's most useful friend in Europe

Europe's political establishment will have all eyes Monday on the meeting in Washington DC ...

GOP Reps.' attack on Rosenstein is an attempt to undermine Mueller investigation

This week, Republican Reps. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Jim Jordan of Ohio introduced ...

The uncomfortable question powerful women should answer

"Until I see a male writer asked this question, I'm going to respectfully decline to answer it."That was accla...

What price will Kim Jong Un demand for his 'concessions'?

Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the ...

Save boycotts for people who deserve them

Recently, acts of boycotting and shunning have been proliferating. The #MeToo movement has made sexual predators int...

Don't pack your bags for Mars just yet

Water is literally the elixir of life. Without it, no Earthly living organism can survive. It's the reason that the S...

The terminally ill should be allowed to die

"If this is what life is going to be like," my father said, "I don't want it."I was astonished. To me, life s...

Donald Trump is a real estate developer. He doesn't get the benefits the US gets from trade

Even Donald Trump understands he can't win his trade wars across all fronts, from China to Mexico to Canada. The Whit...

Fox News backs CNN reporter after WH ban

Fox News anchor Bret Baier read a statement from Fox News in support of CNN White House reporter Kaitlan Collins after she was banned from a White House event.

Sources: Trump touts accomplishments but privately, controversies sour his mood

The president is touting the economy and a pledge kept by North Korea but multiple controversies brew behind the scenes. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Trouble still ahead for GOP -- even with a growing economy

President Donald Trump has come to the end of another difficult political week for himself and the Republican party....

Trump Org 'bookkeeper' is actually a right-hand man

Sometimes in the news, a bombshell really is a bombshell.It is difficult to overestimate the importance of All...

Why it was such a good week in Trumpworld

You won't be surprised to hear that President Donald Trump raved about the news on the economy Friday. The news was g...

Tapper: What did Trump know, and when?

CNN's Jake Tapper walks through the various stories told about the 2016 Trump tower meeting.

Attorney-Client privilege and the Cohen tape

Trial lawyer and law professor Shanin Specter explains how attorney-client privilege works and how it pertained in the Michael Cohen tape with Trump.

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