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100 days that changed America
The first 100 days is not just about the new President. ... More >>

Trump's place in history remains elusive
Donald Trump's first 100 days as President is ending as it began, in a tempestuous flurry of activity, executive power flexing and controversy. ... More >>

On immigration, Trump has plenty to show in 100 days
Immigration was the centerpiece of his campaign, and 100 days into his presidency, enforcing immigration laws is one area where President Donald Trump already can claim some victories. ... More >>

President Trump's rude awakening on health care
Repealing Obamacare was supposed to be a slam-dunk for Donald Trump. ... More >>

Poll: Trump is least popular new president
As the 100-day mark of Donald Trump's presidency approaches, a new CNN/ORC poll finds the President reaches this milestone holding on to the lowest approval rating of any newly-elected president at this stage, amid sharp partisan divides and a failure to capitalize on post-election strengths. ... More >>

Up close: Photographing President Trump
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The First Amendment doesn't guarantee you the rights you think it does
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Baltimore asks FBI for help: 'Murder is out of control'
The number of homicides in Baltimore this year is soaring -- reaching 100 before the end of April for the first time in nearly two decades -- and the mayor is asking the FBI for more help. ... More >>

Airline passengers caught with 10 kilos of cocaine in pants
Customs and Border Patrol officers at New York's JFK airport said they captured two more passengers who attempted to smuggle drugs by strapping packages of cocaine to their legs. ... More >>

Prosecutor: 'Brutal' genital mutilation won't be tolerated in US
Two Michigan doctors and a medical office manager were indicted Wednesday by a Detroit grand jury in the first federal female genital mutilation case in the United States. ... More >>

'Slim to none' chance tax proposal gets through Congress
The Trump Administration unveiled its long-awaited tax cut proposal -- via Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and National Economic Council director Gary Cohn -- on Wednesday. The proposal was light on details, and its political future in Congress was decidedly uncertain given the fact that it's not... More >>

Cops: Ex-soldier killed her service dog as boyfriend videotaped
A former soldier and her boyfriend are facing felony charges after police say she tied her service dog to a tree and shot it several times in the head while her boyfriend videotaped the act. ... More >>

Manhattan man pleads guilty to 'Producers' scheme
A Manhattan resident on Wednesday pleaded guilty to conning several investors into giving him money intended to fund the production of a fake Broadway play, according to Manhattan district attorney spokesman Justin Henry. ... More >>

Cassini probe shoots through Saturn's rings
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successfully executed its daring dive through the 1,500-mile-wide gap between Saturn and its rings, the first time a man-made object has navigated through the icy halo that hugs the gas giant. ... More >>

Judge blocks part of Trump's sanctuary cities executive order
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a threat to take away funds from sanctuary cities -- the latest blow from the federal judiciary to President Donald Trump's immigration agenda. ... More >>

Ted Cruz wants 'El Chapo' to pay for Trump's border wall
Forget that talk about Mexico footing the bill for President Trump's border wall. ... More >>

'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive
An artificial womb resembling a plastic bag has been used to keep premature lambs alive for four weeks outside of their own mother's womb and could one day be applied to premature babies. ... More >>

Good Samaritan returns lost money order, reaps reward
Yesenia Del Valle was in a panic. One minute she was heading off to send a tax payment to the IRS. ... More >>

Sandberg on husband's death: 'I couldn't breathe'
Nearly two years ago, Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg received a new role -- one no one would sign up for: widow. ... More >>

T.I. speaks out on police brutality
CNN caught up with Tip "T.I." Harris at the SXSW festival last month, where the Grammy-winning rapper and actor premiered his latest passion project, "Us or Else" — a short film that examines the relationship between police and the black community. ... More >>

Our hopes, dreams and concerns for President Trump
Emotions run high across America as voters reflect upon President Donald Trump's first 100 days. Well let's face it, emotions have been running high since at least Election Day, and rightly so, as this is the future of the country and everyone in it. But that's where the unity ends. Stop and listen... More >>

GOP offers plan to keep government open through May 5
The battle over a government shutdown appears to be mostly over for now, with the push for border wall funding sidelined and Democrats saying President Donald Trump's administration will continue paying for subsidies for low-income Americans as part of Obamacare. ... More >>

Trump has criticized this court, but here's the truth
President Donald Trump's criticism of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals as having a terrible record for being overturned leaves out several crucial facts. ... More >>

The 10 things United is doing to avoid another dust-up, drag-out fiasco
United Airlines really wants to avoid another customer service disaster. And make flying its airline better in the process. ... More >>

NAFTA: Trump plays a risky game with $1.2 trillion in trade
President Trump is playing a risky game with two of America's biggest trade relationships -- worth a total of $1.2 trillion. ... More >>

ESPN cuts familiar faces in major layoff
ESPN plans to lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a source familiar with the matter told CNNMoney on Wednesday. ... More >>

Police officers help boy scout get uniform
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Faculty, students protest college handbook
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Fake cop pulls woman over
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