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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 >>

If I could tell Trump anything, it would be...
People across the country give President Trump a message for his next 100 days in the White House. ... More >>

Photos: Trump up close
See memorable moments from President Trump's first 100 days in office. ... More >>

Trump on the global stage
The 45th president entered office raging against a post-WWII order built by the United States, pledging instead that he would put "America First. ... 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 >>

Ivanka Trump calls Syrian refugees a 'global humanitarian crisis'
Ivanka Trump, a top adviser to her father, President Donald Trump, went further than he has when it comes to support for allowing Syrian refugees to enter the US in the face of their country's ongoing humanitarian crisis. ... More >>

Arkansas and America's long dance with death
When the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty 40 years ago, it imposed an important limitation on its use. Because an execution is "unique in its severity and irrevocability," it must be reserved for the worst of the worst -- society's most morally blameworthy defendants. ... 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 >>

Spurs coach reportedly leaves $5,000 tip
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Democracies at risk as media freedom erodes, group says
Media freedom has never been so under threat, with even "model" democracies losing their way in a "new era of post-truth," Reporters Without Borders says. ... More >>

How hype can mislead cancer patients, families
After Michael Uvanni's older brother, James, was diagnosed with a deadly form of skin cancer, it seemed as if everyone told the family what they wanted to hear: Have hope. You can beat this, and we are here to help. ... More >>

Dental stem cells: Are baby teeth the next wave in biobanking?
Stem cells extracted from baby teeth may someday regrow a lost adult tooth or offer other medical benefits, but the current research does not yet provide evidence of value. ... More >>

Do saturated fats clog your arteries? Controversial paper says 'no'
It is common knowledge supported by health experts, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries, which then harden, and ultimately leads to coronary heart disease. To prevent heart disease, the association and fe... More >>

Government shutdown: Border wall money out, Obamacare fight on
Congressional Republicans have privately proposed a funding bill that does not include money for the border wall, a congressional source told CNN on Tuesday, but whether that proposal would fund subsidies for health care remains a major obstacle to avoiding a government shutdown ahead of Friday's d... More >>

A fatal flaw in Trump's tax cut: Senate rules
President Donald Trump's ambitious goal of reducing the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15% without concern over deficits has a fatal problem: Senate rules. ... More >>

Trump again thunders against judiciary
President Donald Trump is again focusing his Twitter sights on the judiciary, this time denouncing a ruling that halted implementation of an executive order targeting "sanctuary" cities. ... More >>

Female doctors earn a LOT less than male doctors
It's no secret that doctors take home some pretty hefty paychecks. But male physicians are getting paid a lot more than their female colleagues. ... More >>

New 'Star Wars' film gets release date
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Source: ESPN will lay off 100 employees
ESPN plans to lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a source familiar with the matter told CNNMoney on Wednesday. ... More >>

High School students light homes in Nepal
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College receives Formation scholarship
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Police shortage in Baltimore
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84-Year-old completes Boston Marathon
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Mystery monkey roams neighborhood
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Little league sign reminds fans to have fun
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