Congress just dodged a government shutdown. Here's what comes next.
With votes Friday morning in the House and Senate, Congress narrowly avoided a partial shutdown of the federal government — but only for a week. Members of both chambers will return next week to resume work on a measure to keep the government ...
Senate passes stopgap funding bill to avert shutdown
Congress averts shutdown hours before deadline, vote for weeklong extension
Congress passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown
What Weve Learned 100 Days In: The Trust Deficit Is the Core Problem
The narcissism and paranoia are issues, but the biggest concern is that Donald Trump trusts no one. This will be his downfall—or maybe ours. Gail Sheehy. 04.28.17 10:10 AM ET. In a world spinning radically out of control, can we trust President Trump ...
Trump's report card: His best, his worst and what he should do next
Trump's report card is in: Your guide to commentary on his first 100 days
Trump signs order that could open California coastal waters to new drilling
100 days of jokes: Late-night comedy's best material during the Trump presidency
This was supposed to be a really weird time for late-night comedians. In the run-up to Inauguration Day, there was plenty of hand-wringing and anticipation about how the hosts would tackle the news of the day after such a political upset, with Donald ...
Trump's first 100 days could have been different
Trump's first 100 days destroyed the myth that government should be run like a business
President Trump at 100 days: No honeymoon but no regrets (POLL)
The Trump administration just signaled it may take the only action that could actually stop North Korea
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled on Friday that the Trump administration may have finally accepted the one course of action that could stop North Korea's nuclear threat to the world: direct talks. After months of US military posturing and ...
Tillerson calls for 'painful' measures to punish North Korea
Don't let North Korea's nukes overshadow human rights abuses
Trump on North Korea: Tactic? 'Madman Theory'? Or Just Mixed Messages?
Browns invite even more quarterback questions in 2017
Remember when the Browns were repeatedly grilled about their decision not to sit tight at No. 2 and take Carson Wentz last year? The Browns soon may be longing for those days. Their first-round strategy in 2017 will invite questions regarding even more ...
Still looking for a QB? Kizer, Webb among best available ahead of Round 2 of NFL draft
Everything Bears GM Ryan Pace said about trading up to draft QB Mitch Trubisky
NFL Draft 2017: Thursday night's spectacle injected fun back into league
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Trump Orders Easing Safety Rules Implemented After Gulf Oil Spill
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A Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig Kulluk aground off a small island near Kodiak Island in 2013. The Obama administration banned offshore drilling off some portions of the Atlantic and Alaskan coasts. Credit Sara Francis/U.S. Coast Guard, via Associated ...
Trump signs executive order to expand drilling off America's coasts: 'We're opening it up.'
Trump signs order to roll back Obama's offshore drilling limits
Trump signs order to increase offshore oil drilling
Fatter Paychecks Set to Perk Up U.S. Growth as Consumer Rebounds
Weak consumer spending slowed the U.S. expansion to a crawl in the first quarter, a setback economists view as temporary as wage gains buttress household confidence. Americans spent at the slowest pace since 2009, while a pickup in inflation ate into ...
US economy grew at sluggish 0.7 percent in first quarter of 2017
Weak economy collides with Trump's lofty rhetoric
US growth rate hits three-year low
Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, 4th inmate in 8 days
(CNN) Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days, ending a frantic schedule as the state's supply of a sedative it uses in lethal injections expires at the end of April. Kenneth Williams, 38, initially was sentenced to life in prison for the ...
Arkansas carries out country's first back-to-back executions in almost two decades
The Obamas face the paid-speaking circuit — and all the questions that come with it
ORLANDO — When Barack and Michelle Obama left the White House, they both spoke longingly of a break from life in the public eye. But following a months-long vacation, they have started to tap into the lucrative paid-speaking circuit that has enriched ...
In Orlando, Michelle Obama talks about goals, avoids Trump
Michelle Obama says she won't run for office
Pope Francis in Egypt: 'No to every form of violence'
Cairo (CNN) Pope Francis, speaking at the heart of Sunni Islam scholarship, stressed the importance of unity between Muslims and Christians to shape world peace and emphasized the "incompatibility of violence and faith." "Let us say once more a firm ...