Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she won't visit Israel after being allowed to enter on humanitarian grounds
Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she won't visit Israel after being allowed to enter on humanitarian grounds

By Oren Liebermann, Amir Tal and Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit Israel after the country granted permission for her to enter the country on humanitarian grounds to visit her...

August 16th, 6:07 AM EDT
'I should be on a plane to see her': Tlaib emotional after decision not to visit grandmother in West Bank
'I should be on a plane to see her': Tlaib emotional after decision not to visit grandmother in West Bank

By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN Rep. Rashida Tlaib got emotional Friday following her announcement that she would not visit the West Bank to see her 90-year-old grandmother "potentially for the last time" after Israel...

3 hrs 51 mins ago
The Washington Post fuels Epstein conspiracies, but experts say evidence still consistent with suicide
The Washington Post fuels Epstein conspiracies, but experts say evidence still consistent with suicide

By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.

August 16th, 12:22 AM EDT
Workers had 3 options: Attend Trump's speech, use paid time off or receive no pay
Workers had 3 options: Attend Trump's speech, use paid time off or receive no pay

By Sarah Westwood and Yon Pomrenze, CNN Workers at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant where President Donald Trump spoke Tuesday were told that if they didn't attend the event, they either had to use paid time off or...

3 hrs 21 mins ago
Aides got Trump to delay tariffs by telling President it could 'ruin Christmas'
Aides got Trump to delay tariffs by telling President it could 'ruin Christmas'

By Kevin Liptak and Kaitlan Collins, CNN As President Donald Trump's trade advisers were searching last week for a strategy to forestall his threatened tariffs on China, they struck upon a novel approach: appeal to his...

7 hrs 21 mins ago
It was a wild week on Wall Street
It was a wild week on Wall Street

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business It was far from the dog days of summer on Wall Street this past week. Investors went on a roller coaster ride after the markets reacted to both good and bad news.

6 hrs 51 mins ago
FCC proposes new 3-digit number as Suicide Prevention Hotline
FCC proposes new 3-digit number as Suicide Prevention Hotline

By Veronica Stracqualursi and Amanda Watts, CNN The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 988.

5 hrs 51 mins ago
Apex Legends developer apologizes for controversial loot boxes
Apex Legends developer apologizes for controversial loot boxes

By Shannon Liao, CNN Business Apex Legends, a rival of video game Fortnite, may be free to play, but the game angered fans this week over its new pricing for limited edition virtual items.

2 hrs 36 mins ago
A veteran New Orleans anchor was killed in a small plane crash along with a stunt pilot
A veteran New Orleans anchor was killed in a small plane crash along with a stunt pilot

By Steve Almasy, CNN A longtime, popular anchor at a New Orleans television station was killed Friday in a small plane crash, along with the pilot, her employer WVUE, a CNN affiliate, reported.

17 hrs 6 mins ago
White House moving forward with plan to cancel foreign aid, teeing up fight with Congress
White House moving forward with plan to cancel foreign aid, teeing up fight with Congress

By Jennifer Hansler and Manu Raju, CNN The Trump administration has finalized and is moving forward with a plan to cancel billions of dollars in foreign aid funding, a senior administration official told CNN on Saturday,...

20 hrs 51 mins ago
White House suspends reporter Brian Karem's hard pass
White House suspends reporter Brian Karem's hard pass

By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business It's official: In a letter to Playboy correspondent and CNN political analyst Brian Karem's lawyer on Friday, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said she had "made a final...

5 hrs 21 mins ago
Another reason to get your holiday shopping done early this year: Tariffs
Another reason to get your holiday shopping done early this year: Tariffs

By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business President Trump doesn't want to be the Grinch who stole Christmas for American consumers. That's a major reason why the White House decided this week to push off the...

8 hrs 36 mins ago
Trump official has talked about undocumented immigrants as 'invaders' since at least 2007
Trump official has talked about undocumented immigrants as 'invaders' since at least 2007

By Andrew Kaczynski, CNN Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, was a founding member of a group more than a decade ago that described undocumented immigrants as "foreign invaders"...

10 hrs 36 mins ago
How Pete Buttigieg found God
How Pete Buttigieg found God

By Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor The path from analytic philosophy to the Episcopal Church is not especially well traveled. But then, Peter Paul Buttigieg's search for God contains a few crooked lines.

August 16th, 10:38 AM EDT
Black Democrats are split along generational lines
Black Democrats are split along generational lines

Analysis by Harry Enten, CNN First things first: The theme song of the week is the Boy Meets World closing credits.

8 hrs 21 mins ago
Planned Parenthood faces critical decision after abortion-referral restriction upheld
Planned Parenthood faces critical decision after abortion-referral restriction upheld

By Caroline Kelly, CNN The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday denied Planned Parenthood's request to reverse its order allowing the Trump administration's Title X abortion clinic-referral restriction to go...

18 hrs 6 mins ago
Senate investigators find no evidence China hacked Clinton server
Senate investigators find no evidence China hacked Clinton server

By David Shortell, CNN A long-running Republican-led investigation into the handling of classified information on Hillary Clinton's private email server did not find any evidence that China had successfully hacked the...

23 hrs 51 mins ago
Trump feels 'very good' about donating 2nd-quarter salary to Surgeon General's Office
Trump feels 'very good' about donating 2nd-quarter salary to Surgeon General's Office

By Nikki Carvajal, Maegan Vazquez and Caroline Kelly, CNN President Donald Trump donated his second-quarter salary to the Office of the Surgeon General, continuing his practice of donating his salary every quarter to a...

20 hrs 21 mins ago
Around the world with Donald Trump in 1 week
Around the world with Donald Trump in 1 week

By Lauren Dezenski, CNN As protests gripped Hong Kong this week, President Donald Trump had some advice for Chinese President Xi Jinping on how to handle the clashes.

21 hrs 6 mins ago
Trump meets security officials on Afghanistan as concerns mount about US withdrawal
Trump meets security officials on Afghanistan as concerns mount about US withdrawal

By Kylie Atwood and Nick Paton Walsh, CNN President Donald Trump met with his top national security advisers on Friday to review a US-Taliban peace plan that could end America's longest running war -- but could also...

August 15th, 9:22 PM EDT
Trump administration gets partial win, asylum restrictions may take effect in Texas, New Mexico
Trump administration gets partial win, asylum restrictions may take effect in Texas, New Mexico

By Geneva Sands and Jessica Schneider, CNN A federal appeals court handed the Trump administration a partial win Friday by allowing its asylum restrictions to take effect in Texas and New Mexico.

August 16th, 3:08 PM EDT
US Customs computers coming back online after outage leads to long lines
US Customs computers coming back online after outage leads to long lines

By Dave Alsup, Steve Almasy and Geneva Sands, CNN The US Customs and Border Protection computer system was returning to normal Friday evening after a two-hour outage led to long lines at some airports.

23 hrs 36 mins ago
FEC chairwoman challenges Trump to provide evidence of voter fraud in New Hampshire
FEC chairwoman challenges Trump to provide evidence of voter fraud in New Hampshire

By Fredreka Schouten, CNN The Democratic chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission on Friday challenged President Donald Trump to provide evidence of the voter fraud he insists cost him New Hampshire in 2016 or quit...

21 hrs 51 mins ago
US officials expecting Iran to launch rocket in coming days
US officials expecting Iran to launch rocket in coming days

By Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne, CNN The US government is in possession of classified imagery that shows Iran is getting ready to launch a rocket as soon as next week that the Iranians claim will put a peaceful satellite...

22 hrs 36 mins ago
New North Korea missile poses threat to allies, but doesn't bother Trump
New North Korea missile poses threat to allies, but doesn't bother Trump

By Ryan Browne, CNN A recent spate of North Korean missile launches involving a potential new missile have rankled America's regional allies, but have received little criticism from the Trump administration -- even...

23 hrs 36 mins ago
Corey Lewandowski says he's willing to appear before Judiciary panel
Corey Lewandowski says he's willing to appear before Judiciary panel

By Kevin Liptak, CNN Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump campaign aide who was subpoenaed Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee, said on Friday that he fully intended to appear before the panel.

23 hrs 21 mins ago
Inside the new Border Patrol tent facility for migrants in Tornillo, Texas
Inside the new Border Patrol tent facility for migrants in Tornillo, Texas

By Nicole Chavez, CNN At the end of last year, nearly 3,000 children were being housed in rows of small brown tents on this site just a few yards from the southwest border with Mexico. The controversial temporary shelter...

23 hrs 51 mins ago
Madoff whistleblower says GE is 'one recession away from Chapter 11'
Madoff whistleblower says GE is 'one recession away from Chapter 11'

By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business Harry Markopolos, the accounting investigator who accused General Electric of massive fraud on Thursday, is warning that the company could be in serious financial trouble -- and even go...

August 16th, 1:53 PM EDT
Trump's public mention of background checks is vanishing
Trump's public mention of background checks is vanishing

By Jeremy Diamond, CNN President Donald Trump couldn't stop talking about the importance of strengthening background checks as he addressed reporters last Friday after a week steeped in the aftermath of the...

August 16th, 4:38 PM EDT
Washington Monument will reopen to the public after years of repairs
Washington Monument will reopen to the public after years of repairs

By Anna Laffrey, CNN The Washington Monument will reopen to visitors following years of closure for renovations, the National Park Service announced Friday.

August 16th, 4:23 PM EDT