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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In announcing the appointment of a special counsel to oversee the investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the presidential election, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he made the move in part because of the "unique circumstances of...
TULSA, Oklahoma (CNN) -- After nine hours of deliberations, a jury acquitted white Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man. The incident, which took place in September, was one of a number of police shootings of unarmed...
(CNN) -- Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died Wednesday night, his representative told CNN. Cornell, 52, was in Detroit performing with Soundgarden, which had embarked on a US tour in April. Brian Bumbery, his representative, called Cornell's passing "...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The US will continue to waive certain economic sanctions on Iran's nuclear program while simultaneously implementing a new set of sanctions related to Iran's ballistic missile program, the State Department said in a statement Wednesday. The announcement...
(CNN) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he still has confidence in President Donald Trump, following a tumultuous 48 hours when the President has been criticized -- including by those in his own party -- about whether he asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end an...
(CNN) -- House oversight committee chairman Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that if a memo FBI Director James Comey wrote detailing President Donald Trump's request to end an investigation exists, then his committee is willing to issue subpoenas to get it. "GOPoversight is going to...
(CNN) -- Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst behind one of the largest classified information leaks in US history, will be released from military prison Wednesday, the Army said. Manning was convicted in 2013 of stealing 750,000 pages of documents and videos...
(CNN) -- Bill Cosby said Tuesday he does not plan to testify in his own defense during his upcoming assault trial. "I just don't want to sit there and have to figure out what I believe is a truthful answer as to whether or not I'm opening a can of something that I -- my lawyers...
(CNN) -- For the second time in President Donald Trump's young administration, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals will listen to lawyers battle over the legality of his executive order temporarily blocking foreigners from traveling to the US. Two months ago, a federal judge in...