Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:49:51 GMTDay by day, President-elect Donald Trump is building a White House Cabinet and staffing a new government. But if his first round of choices are any indication, he's going forward without a blueprint -- relying on instincts and personal relationships over any grand design scheme or ideology.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:47:07 GMTThe explosions, one large blast followed by a smaller one, occurred after a football game, CNN Turk reported.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:10:59 GMTA CNN crew captured the sound of one of the explosions that rocked Istanbul. CNN's Natalie Allen reports.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 06:53:07 GMTDefense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Sunday, where he will get an update on the push to seize the city of Mosul from ISIS, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a statement.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 05:27:35 GMTCNN projects Republican John Kennedy has won Saturday's US Senate runoff election in Louisiana.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 00:28:14 GMTA French ISIS operative suspected of enabling a terrorist attack on a tourist beach in Tunisia was killed by a US drone strike in late November, according to the Pentagon.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:53:57 GMTAt least eight people have died, while 15 have sustained injuries, after a car bomb exploded in Somalia on Sunday morning.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:23:14 GMTPresident-elect Donald Trump's transition team slammed the CIA Friday, following reports the agency has concluded that Russia intervened in the election to help him win.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 02:02:25 GMTIs president-elect Trump really 'draining the swamp' with his wealthy cabinet choices? Jeffrey Lord and Robert Reich weigh in with Anderson Cooper.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:13:39 GMTPresident-elect Donald Trump's transition team slammed the CIA, following reports the agency has concluded that Russia intervened in the election to help him win.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 03:47:57 GMTThe race for the Heisman is finally coming into focus -- and just in time.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 01:09:35 GMTArmy vs. Navy football is one of the greatest rivalries in college sports.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 03:19:42 GMTAs a family grieves, a father is remembered by a touching gesture from the U.S. Navy football team and others. CNN's Coy Wire reports.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:28:04 GMTJoseph Mascolo, the actor who portrayed archvillain Stefano DiMera on the NBC soap opera "Days of Our Lives," died this week at 87 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, the network said.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:23:17 GMTAs many as 50 people were killed after a church in Uyo, Nigeria, collapsed on worshippers, officials said.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 04:08:13 GMTVenezuelan officials have confiscated nearly 5 million toys from a toy distributor, accusing the company of planning to sell them at inflated prices during the Christmas season.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:16:59 GMTDylann Roof confessed almost immediately to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown Friday at his murder trial in Charleston, South Carolina.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:14:08 GMTDylann Roof wasted no time confessing to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown at his murder trial in Charleston, South Carolina.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:12:03 GMTOver 20 million Americans are under some kind of winter weather warning, watch or advisory this weekend -- thanks in part to a swath of cold air pushing into much of the country.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:01:11 GMTExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson is the leading candidate for Secretary of State in a Donald Trump administration, multiple sources familiar with the transition process tell CNN on Saturday.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:14:07 GMTFormer CIA Operative Robert Baer says if the CIA can prove that Russia interfered with the 2016 election then the US should vote again.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:03:07 GMTWhile on "The Tonight Show," actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson decided to give a military family a surprise for the holidays.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:51:24 GMTTake a look at 38 photos of the week from December 2 through December 8.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:57:58 GMTOver the past decade, CNN Heroes has recognized hundreds of remarkable individuals who have worked tirelessly to make the world a better place.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:48:15 GMTA 14-year-old boy was shot by a school police officer after swinging two knives at his classmates in Reno, Nevada.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 00:13:54 GMTBob Dylan was notably absent Saturday to accept his Nobel Prize for literature, but his words and music still rang out with a passionate performance by Patti Smith in his stead.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:32:10 GMTSen. Lindsey Graham said Saturday that Russia is trying to "is trying to break the backs of democracies."
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:02:57 GMTPresident-elect Donald Trump plans on doing double-duty, taking office and remaining an executive producer on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice." CNN's Sara Sidner has the details.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:36:41 GMTDonald Trump said Friday he doesn't care about prosecuting Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, after attendees at his rally chanted "lock her up."
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 01:58:14 GMTStephen Colbert mocks President-elect Donald Trump's administration picks, Jimmy Kimmel makes fun of Hillary Clinton and more on CNN's Late-Night Laughs.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:16:33 GMTEver since George Washington, America's first military hero, retired twice to Mount Vernon -- willingly giving up first command and then power -- civilian control of the military has been a cherished US tradition. And by making an elected President commander in chief -- and giving Congress the power not just to declare war but to appropriate the resources for it -- the Constitution has reinforced that critically important precedent.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:11:02 GMTNot all Christmas surprises come in large packages. Some of the biggest ones can come in the simplest phone call.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:32:22 GMTLate Thursday night as briefs and orders ricocheted through the clerk's office, the Supreme Court struggled again, at the last minute, with the death penalty.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:28:22 GMTHalf his country may not support his efforts at peace, but Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos now has a Nobel Peace Prize for pursuing a deal to end the longest-running war in the Americas.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 21:34:58 GMTISIS is reportedly making inroads in the central Syrian city of Palmyra -- nearly a year after government forces recaptured the ancient city from the terror group, according to the activist-run Palmyra Coordination Committee.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:18:08 GMTA senior US military official tells CNN that the US forces got "tantalizingly close" to catching ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 00:34:01 GMTNow we know: Russia was apparently trying very hard to get Donald Trump elected, and the two parties reacted very differently to that fact.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:14:21 GMTWe get it. Everyone wants an iPhone 7, a 4K TV and a new laptop. At least according to the Consumer Technology Association, which says those items are the year's most sought after.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:39:04 GMTA Los Angeles judge has finalized the divorce of Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:30:13 GMTJohannah Deakin, the mother of One Direction member Louis Tomlinson, has reportedly died.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 18:39:37 GMTA cheer went up from the crowd as the bottles of champagne were popped.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:41:07 GMTAn Air Force fighter pilot was killed in Iraq in 2006. Now his remains are finally returning home. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:30:49 GMTA cargo train carrying propane-butane derailed and then exploded in a northeastern Bulgarian village early Saturday, killing five people and injuring at least 27, the country's Interior Ministry said.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:39:27 GMTPresident-elect Donald Trump's financial arrangement with "Celebrity Apprentice" could provide him with a cut of the money generated by NBC's product integration deals for the show, a source says.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:42:20 GMTUS Secretary of State John Kerry spoke Saturday of the need for the world to stand firm against authoritarian populism and for the rule of law as he received France's highest decoration.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 14:46:10 GMTMore than a month since last tasting victory in La Liga, Barcelona finally ended its winless run with a comfortable three points over struggling Osasuna.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:43:58 GMTAlex Younger, the head of Britain's foreign spy service MI6, made a rare appearance to speak out about global terrorism and to dispel myths about his agency.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:28:49 GMTAn Alabama death row inmate who challenged the constitutionality of the state's execution procedures coughed and heaved for about 13 minutes during his execution by lethal injection Thursday night, AL.com reported.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:54:44 GMTUS Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday called for Russia and the Syrian regime to take steps toward finding a political solution to the conflict in Syria, urging a ceasefire and saying the fall of Aleppo would not mean an end to war.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:27:05 GMTWrapped in a blanket and wearing pink sandals, a little girl sobs in fear as she walks down the street, gunfire blasting at the end of the road.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:25:10 GMTA Chinese paleontologist made a "once in a lifetime" discovery of a dinosaur tail preserved in amber at a market in Myanmar.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:44:25 GMTA threat of a government shutdown ended Friday evening, according to top Democratic senators, who conceded they lacked the support to block a funding bill that must pass by midnight to avert a potential crisis.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:08:20 GMTThe Smoky Mountains resort town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, had a message Friday for the world: We are open -- and back in business.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:08:11 GMTThe girlfriend of Griffin Madden, who died in the Oakland warehouse fire, asked social media to help her find a missing photo of the couple.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:58:38 GMTThe Obama administration has "high confidence" that missing American journalist Austin Tice is alive in Syria, Sen. John Cornyn said Friday.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:49:25 GMTDescribing what it was like to cover the presidential campaign as a Muslim woman wearing a headscarf, NPR reporter Asma Khalid said Friday that it was an experience that left her in tears at times.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:15:17 GMTThere is an unspoken list of requirements for blockbuster holiday ads: Adorable children, a tender piano score, a moment of crystallizing melancholy and maybe a cute dog.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:37:06 GMTTaylor Swift and Zayn Malik are making sexy music together.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:17:39 GMTAs many as 50,000 ISIS fighters have been killed since the war against the terror group began, a senior US military official told CNN.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:23:04 GMTJennifer Lawrence has long endeared herself to the public by being "cool" and "down-to-earth," what with her fry eating and face planting and all manner of quirky hijinks.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:03:13 GMTKimberly Houzah posted a Facebook Live video that captured the moment she was kicked out of an Alabama Victoria's Secret when another African-American woman was caught shoplifting.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:42:30 GMTApparently, lightning does strike twice: President-elect Donald Trump once again has named someone to his Cabinet who stands in almost comic opposition to the work they would be tasked with leading -- and to the promises Mr. Trump made to the American people.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:33:56 GMTRyan Morse was on the brink of death while at a Bulgarian orphanage, but David and Priscilla Morse gave Ryan a new chance at life.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:55:33 GMTFormer New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani will not serve in Donald Trump's incoming administration, the President-elect announced Friday.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:10:15 GMTDonald Trump is getting a Presidential Daily Brief on average only once a week, according to a US official with knowledge of situation.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:11:14 GMTJennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman sat down to discuss their upcoming comedy, "Office Christmas Party." The duo talked about why the self-professed best friends love working together, and Aniston told CNN the moment she realized she was funny.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:06:25 GMTAfter his defeat in the December 1 election, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declared his "total rejection" of the results and called for his country to vote again.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:15:09 GMTCNN's Alexandra Field looks at the most common forms of execution used in the U.S. and how they can go wrong.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:51:52 GMTRetired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Donald Trump's pick to be his national security adviser, claimed in an August radio interview that Arabic signs were present along the United States border with Mexico to guide potential state-sponsored terrorists and "radicalized Muslims" into the United States.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:33:08 GMT"Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara is in a battle over her frozen embryos after a right-to-live lawsuit has been filed against her.