US Dept. of Transportation cancels nearly $1 billion grant for California's high-speed rail project
US Dept. of Transportation cancels nearly $1 billion grant for California's high-speed rail project

By Kate Sullivan, CNN The US Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it is canceling $929 million in grant funds for California's high-speed rail system, escalating the Trump administration's efforts to...

2 hrs 57 mins ago
McCabe: 'I think it's possible' Trump is a Russian asset
McCabe: 'I think it's possible' Trump is a Russian asset

By Kate Sullivan and Laura Jarrett, CNN Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday it is possible President Donald Trump is a Russian asset.

2 hrs 42 mins ago
After responding to a call, a police officer played dolls with the kids
After responding to a call, a police officer played dolls with the kids

By Amanda Jackson, CNN This Virginia police officer's motto: To protect and serve -- and then play dolls.

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The Illinois gunman lied about his criminal history on his gun owner application
The Illinois gunman lied about his criminal history on his gun owner application

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN The gunman who killed five people in an Illinois manufacturing plant pleaded guilty in 1995 to aggravated assault in Mississippi, a felony that should have prevented him from getting a gun.

9 hrs 57 mins ago
General Motors CEO visits Toledo plant where nooses, 'whites-only' signs hung
General Motors CEO visits Toledo plant where nooses, 'whites-only' signs hung

By Mallory Simon and Sara Sidner, CNN GM CEO Mary Barra visited employees on Tuesday at a Toledo, Ohio, plant that has been alleged to be the site of racial discrimination and harassment, and told employees all complaints...

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Nick Sandmann files lawsuit against the Washington Post
Nick Sandmann files lawsuit against the Washington Post

By An Phung, CNN Business Attorneys for a Kentucky high school student who was at the center of a viral video controversy are suing the Washington Post, seeking $250 million in damages.

57 mins ago
Commercial Passenger Airplane Crashes Fast Facts
Commercial Passenger Airplane Crashes Fast Facts

CNN Library Here's a look at commercial passenger airplane crashes. For crashes caused by military acts or by terrorism, see Terrorism and War-Related Airplane Crashes Fast Facts.

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Las nuevas recomendaciones dicen que no todas las mujeres necesitan pruebas genéticas para el cáncer (críticos dicen que podría costar vidas)
Las nuevas recomendaciones dicen que no todas las mujeres necesitan pruebas genéticas para el cáncer (críticos dicen que podría costar vidas)

posadasimon (CNN) — Los proveedores de cuidado primario deben evaluar a las mujeres por antecedentes personales, familiares y / o étnicos de cáncer de mama, ovario, tubárico o peritoneal para decidir quiénes deberían...

1 hr 12 mins ago
Trump nominates deputy transportation secretary as deputy attorney general
Trump nominates deputy transportation secretary as deputy attorney general

By Caroline Kelly, CNN President Donald Trump intends to nominate Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, the White House announced in a news release Tuesday.

1 hr 12 mins ago
Teen makes $35,000 plowing Seattle's historic snow
Teen makes $35,000 plowing Seattle's historic snow

By Lauren M. Johnson, CNN Seattle has been suffering through its snowiest February in 70 years, with accumulations of up to 10 inches in some places. But all that white has meant green for one young man with a snowplow,...

1 hr 42 mins ago
Two rare oarfish, long regarded as omens of natural disasters, found alive by Japanese fishermen
Two rare oarfish, long regarded as omens of natural disasters, found alive by Japanese fishermen

By Alex Stambaugh and Junko Ogura, CNN Fishermen were stunned to discover two deep-sea fish believed to be ancient harbingers of earthquakes and tsunamis alive in nets in the Japanese island of Okinawa.

1 hr 12 mins ago
Washington's Birthday Fast Facts
Washington's Birthday Fast Facts

CNN Library Here's a look at what you need to know about Washington's Birthday, also called Presidents' Day, a federal holiday marked on the third Monday in February.

1 hr 27 mins ago
Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts
Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts

CNN Library Here's a look at the life of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president and former prime minister of Turkey.

1 hr 27 mins ago
Southwest cancels hundreds of flights as it struggles to get its mechanical problems under control
Southwest cancels hundreds of flights as it struggles to get its mechanical problems under control

By Victoria Cavaliere and Rene Marsh, CNN Business Southwest Airlines continues to grapple with an "operational emergency" after an unusually high number of planes have been taken out of service.

2 hrs 42 mins ago
Much of eastern US to get snow, sleet or freezing rain
Much of eastern US to get snow, sleet or freezing rain

By Judson Jones, CNN A potent winter storm is poised to deliver a mixture of snow, sleet, freezing rain and possible flooding across much of the eastern United States through Thursday.

11 hrs 27 mins ago
For the first time in nearly a century, Beijing's Forbidden City opens at night
For the first time in nearly a century, Beijing's Forbidden City opens at night

By Lily Lee, CNN For the first time in 94 years, Beijing's Palace Museum, commonly known as the Forbidden City, opened its doors to the public after dark -- and with spectacular results.

10 hrs 12 mins ago
Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign with big fundraising haul
Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign with big fundraising haul

By Gregory Krieg and Ryan Nobles, CNN After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders' second consecutive bid for the...

16 hrs 28 mins ago
'#MeToo' spray-painted on iconic statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse
'#MeToo' spray-painted on iconic statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

By Amanda Jackson, CNN Police in Florida are looking for the vandal who painted "#MeToo" on the leg of the nurse in the "Unconditional Surrender" statue.

2 hrs 12 mins ago
UK and French backpackers missing from Australian beach
UK and French backpackers missing from Australian beach

By Euan McKirdy, CNN Two young tourists, one from Britain and the other from France, have gone missing at a beach in Australia.

19 hrs 58 mins ago
War on e-cigarettes: Hong Kong intends to jail vaping offenders. But will it make people quit?
War on e-cigarettes: Hong Kong intends to jail vaping offenders. But will it make people quit?

By Jenni Marsh, CNN Robert Chan lit his first cigarette aged 18. He quickly became hooked, smoking 15 a day for more than a decade.

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