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Former Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Tuesday he is not ruling out getting back into the race if a path to victory were to re-open. "Well, I am not holding my breath. My assumption is that will not happen," Cruz told conservative talk show host Glenn Beck, hours...
Aerial view of Hiroshima (CNN photo) President Obama will become the first sitting American president to visit the site of the U.S. atomic bomb attack in Hiroshima, Japan, later this month, the White House said Tuesday. Added to the end of a late-May Asia swing, the visit...
[Breaking news update published at 3:34 p.m. ET] The U.S. government filed a lawsuit Monday against North Carolina saying that state entities were in violation of provisions in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX the Education Acts Amendment of 1972 and the Violence...
John Kasich is dropping out of the Republican presidential race, two sources familiar with the plan confirmed to CNN. Kasich's decision came after he improbably became the last challenger to Donald Trump, who emerged as the presumptive GOP nominee Tuesday night when Ted Cruz...
After a decisive win in Wisconsin, Ted Cruz triumphantly declared that his political fortunes were shifting: "Tonight is a turning point," the Texas senator boomed at a victory rally in Milwaukee. But just a month later, his quest to stop Donald Trump has all but collapsed. Cruz...
The NCAA just took a major stance against North Carolina's anti-LGBT law. The organization announced a new rule that will require any city that wants to host NCAA events like the Final Four to "provide an environment that is safe, healthy, and free of discrimination." The...
Former House Speaker John Boehner called Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh," in a withering interview at Stanford University published Thursday. In it, he repeated many of the same attacks he used last month while calling on his successor, Paul...
Ted Cruz formally named Carly Fiorina as his vice presidential running mate Wednesday -- a last-ditch move to regain momentum after being mathematically eliminated from winning the GOP presidential nomination outright. "After a great deal of consideration and prayer, I have come...
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Wednesday was sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay $250,000 to a victims' fund in a hush money case that revealed he was being accused of sexually abusing young boys as a teacher in Illinois. He was also sentenced to two...