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Mexican president cancels meeting with Trump

(CNN) -- Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has canceled his meeting with US President Donald Trump that had been set for Tuesday after renewed tensions over Trump's plan to build a wall on the border. "This morning we have informed…

Trump signs executive orders to build border wall, increase deportations

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday started to reshape US immigration enforcement policies via executive action, taking his first steps toward fulfilling some of the most contentious pledges that defined his campaign -- building a border wall and…

Local farmers divided over Trump's TPP withdrawal

From international shipments to your shopping cart, local experts say the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement would have affected everyone. However, now that President Donald Trump has opted to withdraw from the agreement, local farmers and producers are torn on…

Hide and seek: Feds find $20 million in a mattress

(CNN) -- Where's the best place to hide millions of dollars in cash?In a safe? Buried deep underground?How about the box spring of your mattress?That's where a Brazilian man reportedly hid $20 million that authorities said was related to a…

George Orwell's '1984' hits bestseller list again

(CNN) -- 2017 has been "doubleplusgood" for sales of George Orwell's "1984."The famed dystopian novel of life in a totalitarian state sat at No. 6 on Amazon's bestseller list Tuesday morning. On Monday, too, the book hovered between No. 5…

President Trump advances on Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipeline

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Donald Trump signed executive actions to advance approval of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, he announced from the White House on Tuesday.The decision to advance the pipelines would cast aside efforts by President…

Paul Ryan invites Trump to address Congress February 28

Paul Ryan invites Trump to address Congress February 28 House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday invited President Donald Trump to deliver an address to a joint session of Congress on February 28. "We look forward to welcoming the president to…

Olive Garden unveils its latest all-you-can-eat deal

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Olive Garden has unveiled its latest all-you-can-eat offering.The restaurant chain known for its "never ending" portions announced a new promotion Monday where customers can pay as little as $11.99 to consume endless piles of pasta --…

Trump's TPP withdrawal: 5 things to know

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Donald Trump has begun carrying out his campaign pledges to undo America's trade ties -- starting Monday with executive action to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership."Great thing for the American worker, what…

Super Bowl LI: Five things to know about Luke Bryan

(CNN) -- Luke Bryan is headed to Houston. The country singer announced Sunday that he'll be performing the national anthem at Super Bowl LI on February 5."Excited to perform the National Anthem on @NFL's biggest stage #SB51. See y'all in…

President George H.W. Bush to be moved out of ICU

President George H.W. Bush to be moved out of ICU (CNN) -- Former President George H.W. Bush will be moved out of the Houston Methodist Hospital Intensive Care Unit on Monday but he will remain in the hospital for now,…

11 dead in Georgia storms

(CNN) -- Eleven people were killed in severe weather that struck southern Georgia in the overnight hours Saturday into Sunday. At least two of the deaths were in Brooks County. The deaths were confirmed by Georgia Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman…

Trump becomes 45th President of the United States

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States on Friday, vowing to drain power from Washington elites and always put "America first" in its dealings with the world at a moment of transformative political change.He…

Obama's last transfer of Gitmo detainees, Trump inherits 41

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Pentagon announced Thursday that four more inmates were transferred out of the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, marking the final such transfer under President Barack Obama and leaving the facility's population at 41.Thursday's transfer…

Consumer agency sues Navient over student loan repayments

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators have sued Navient, accusing the biggest U.S. student loan company of making it harder for borrowers to repay loans by giving them bad information, processing payments incorrectly and failing to act on complaints.The Consumer Financial…

Earth just had its third-consecutive hottest year on record

Scientists say it's official. Twenty-sixteen was the warmest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The group made the announcement at a joint press conference held by NASA and NOAA on Wednesday morning. Last year, for the third…

George H.W. Bush now in ICU; wife also hospitalized

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush (all times EST):12:25 p.m.A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at Houston's Methodist Hospital to…