National Politics

House sends two articles of impeachment to the Senate

The House on Wednesday voted to approve the seven impeachment managers to prosecute the case against President Donald Trump, a long-awaited move that sends the action to the Senate and sets up the next phase of the impeachment fight.The managers…

Trump spent 1 of every 5 days in 2019 at a golf club

How has President Donald Trump spent his Christmas vacation? Working, he says, but also on the golf course. On Tuesday, Trump closed out the year with a visit to his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach for the…

Notable deaths of 2019

Click through to see which notable entertainers, athletes, politicians and celebrities we've lost this year.

The road to impeachment

A look at some key moments of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump leading up to the impeachment vote on Dec. 18, 2019.

Lawmakers who aren't seeking reelection in 2020

The battle for control of Congress is more than a year away but some lawmakers are already deciding not to run for reelection, setting up a few potentially interesting campaigns in the 2020 election.

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a day dedicated to "create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities."It's held on the fourth Tuesday of September each year and was first observed in 2012. According to the National Voter Registration Day website,…

Plan to slow Western wildfires would clear strips of land

The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of terrain in the West.

Businesses warn Trump of consequences of new Mexican tariffs

U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump's planned action.

US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran

The U.S. will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks against the U.S. and its interests in the region.

Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat view

“Statements are made about me by certain people in the Crazy Mueller Report, in itself written by 18 Angry Democrat Trump Haters, which are fabricated & totally untrue,” Trump wrote Friday.

Gov. Jay Inslee CNN Town Hall premieres Wednesday

Washington's Governor Jay Inslee will get a chance to pitch his presidential campaign to the nation Wednesday. CNN will be hosting a live town hall, starting at 7 p.m. local time, that will be moderated by Wolf Blitzer.

3rd federal judge blocks citizenship question on 2020 census

A third federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, ruling Friday that it poses a “substantial risk” of undercounting Hispanics and non-citizens.

Celebrities who are surprisingly related

Family trees are often full of surprises, but nowhere more than with celebrities. Join us for a surprising look at which stars have other stars for cousins, uncles, aunts and beyond.

The 2020 census is around the corner, are you ready?

2019 is just a couple months underway, but it's already time to start thinking about 2020.The presidential election isn't the only major event happening next year; the Decennial Census is also happening nationwide. On Friday, local leaders and representatives from…