Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) was hospitalized out of an abundance of caution, just hours after presiding over the opening of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.
A more contagious, possibly deadlier variant of coronavirus first identified in the United Kingdom is confirmed to be in 24 US states. This comes as the United States grapples with vaccine supply. CNN's Nick Watt reports.
DENVER — The Vatican has cleared a retired U.S. bishop of multiple allegations he sexually abused minors and teenagers, rejecting lay experts' determination that a half-dozen claims were credible and instead slapping him on the wrist for what it called “flagrant" imprudent behavior.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Washington, D.C., judge on Tuesday issued an emergency order preventing the release from custody of a Georgia woman involved in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
NEW YORK — Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron, who has led the resurgent newspaper as it nearly doubled its staff in eight years, said Tuesday that he will retire at the end of February.
HOUSTON — A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Tuesday rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a “zero tolerance” enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday against moving forward with Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial, making clear a conviction of the former president for “incitement of insurrection” is unlikely.
MOSCOW — Russia and the United States traded documents Tuesday to extend their last remaining nuclear arms control treaty days before it is due to expire, the Kremlin said.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered the Department of Justice to end its reliance on private prisons and acknowledge the central role government has played in implementing discriminatory housing policies.
President Joe Biden announces a plan to buy 200 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer and Moderna to fully vaccinate the American population by the end of summer or early fall of 2021.
The Biden administration is boosting purchases of coronavirus vaccines to deliver enough to protect 300 million Americans by the end of the summer, as it surges deliveries to states for the next three weeks following complaints of shortages and inconsistent supplies.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) reacts to comments made by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
(The Center Square) – A federal judge ruled in favor of the state of Texas Tuesday, issuing a temporary restraining order blocking an executive order issued by President Joe Biden seeking to halt existing U.S. immigration and deportation policy for 100 days.
(The Center Square) – After receiving commitments from two Democratic colleagues that they wouldn’t abolish the filibuster, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’ll hand over the chamber’s legislative gavels to Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) voted for a motion saying former President Trump's impeachment trial is unconstitutional because he is no longer in office. CNN's Ryan Nobles reports.
Senators are sworn in for the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. CNN's Abby Phillip, Dana Bash and Jake Tapper discuss the historic nature of the moment.
An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling thousands of appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion that even the new CDC director admitted she doesn’t know exactly how many shots are in the pipeline.
DOVER, Del. — A Delaware judge has approved a revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan that provides about $35 million for creditors, with roughly half that amount going to women who have accused disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The first private space station crew was introduced Tuesday: Three men who are each paying $55 million to fly on a SpaceX rocket.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden had his first call with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, the White House and Kremlin said. U.S. officials said Biden raised concerns about the arrest of opposition figure Alexei Navalny while pressing the Russian president on his nation’s involvement in a massive …
Former Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) criticized Democrats for trying President Trump for inciting the insurrection at the Capitol after he left office.
WASHINGTON — Senators took oaths Tuesday to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the former president and the power he still wields after the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol.
President Trump is looking to retaliate against several Republicans including Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp and Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, according to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline will not have to shut down as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers does a new environmental impact statement on the project.
California’s Silicon Valley has long served as the nation’s technology hub. But while Silicon Valley remains a global leader for tech firms and jobs, technology’s transformative impact on the economy and society is driving job growth across the United States. Led by employers – and even entire industries – that did not exist a generation ago, many of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S. are in the fields of science, technology and mathematics. The long-running trend of growth in these fields shows few signs of slowing down.
(The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday it is “disingenuous” for President Joe Biden's administration to claim Florida has only distributed half of the COVID-19 vaccine doses it has received from the federal government.
An appeals court has sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, upholding a judge's decision requiring a new review and revoking a key permit.
Dominion Voting Systems lawyer Tom Clare discusses the company's lawsuits against Trump lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell for defamation after pushing the "Big Lie" that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent.
The Japanese government is determined that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead, organizers said January 22nd, following an unconfirmed report that cancellation of the Games might be imminent.
In the Trump era, we witnessed rounds of intensive clashes between US and China in the field of technology. The Biden administration may take a more nuanced approach than Trump to diplomacy, but the tech rivalry will likely continue. CNN's Selina Wang reports.
A year after the first coronavirus lockdown enveloped Wuhan, China, Chinese officials have been cracking down on citizen journalists who risked their freedoms to reveal and preserve the truth about the initial outbreak. CNN's David Culver speaks with Chen Kun, who fled the country after his …
FULTONDALE, Ala. — A teenager huddling in his basement was killed and several of his family members were critically injured when a tornado blew a tree onto their home and it collapsed on top of them, police said Tuesday. At least 28 other people were injured as the twister carved a 10-mile…
Former Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into the spotlight during the final days of Donald Trump's presidency. Now that the pair lost their reelection bid, though, what does Pence's future hold? In this latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains what's next for Trump's No. 2.
Evictions, unemployment and a growing hunger crisis - the Biden administration is facing an economy on life support. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich reports.
Shane O'Donoghue speaks to the filmmakers behind the new HBO documentary looking at the life and career of golf's most captivating figure, Tiger Woods.
At least one person is dead after a powerful tornado ripped through the Birmingham, Alabama area leaving significant damage. Stoney Sharp from CNN affiliate WBMA reports.
The New York Times op-ed columnist and author Charles Blow shares why he thinks Black Americans should move back to the South as part of a discussion of his new book, "The Devil You Know".
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta helps us understand the new coronavirus variants which have emerged in Brazil, South Africa and the United Kingdom. He tells us the effects these variants may have on the global pandemic.
CNN's Chad Myers gives an update on the weather system tearing across the south eastern US, including a tornado that killed at least 1 person in Alabama.
One person is dead after an SUV ran into multiple pedestrians in Portland, Oregon. Police have not yet revealed any information about the suspect's identity or motive.
CNN's Erin Burnett and Dr. Anthony Fauci discuss his time working under the Trump administration and how he feels about the divisiveness across the US.
Dominion Voting Systems has sued former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani for defamation after he pushed claims of election fraud against the company. CNN's Tom Foreman reports as the company contemplates its next legal moves.
SAN DIEGO — During the Trump administration’s final weeks, the Department of Homeland Security quietly signed agreements with at least four states that threaten to temporarily derail President Joe Biden’s efforts to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies.
Coronavirus deaths and cases per day in the U.S. dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks but are still running at alarmingly high levels, and the effort to snuff out COVID-19 is becoming an ever more urgent race between the vaccine and the mutating virus.