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(CNN Photo) Ben Carson gave a tepid explanation of his decision to endorse Donald Trump on Monday, saying even if Trump "turns out not to be such a great president ... we're only looking at four years." Carson told Newsmax TV that he backed his former Republican presidential...
Vladimir Putin (CNN photo) Russia's bombing blitz in Syria will end today, leaving behind both significant destruction and a Syrian regime to largely fend for itself. The surprise announcement by Russia on Monday came as suddenly as the airstrike campaign started last September...
Chicago Police Superintendent John Escalante (CNN) Three Chicago police officers were shot Monday night on the city's West Side during an investigation into possible narcotics activity, authorities said. All three sustained "lower-body injuries" that are not life-threatening,...
A U.S. serviceman has been arrested in the southern Japanese prefecture of Okinawa on suspicion of raping a Japanese tourist, local police have confirmed to CNN. The alleged attack took place in the serviceman's hotel room in Naha, the prefectural capital. The man, identified by...
Michelle Fields (CNN photo) Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields and editor-at-large Ben Shapiro resigned on Sunday due to frustrations with their company's response to an alleged assault on Fields by a top aide to Donald Trump. Fields, who has claimed that she was yanked and...
Donald Trump's campaign rally in Chicago on Friday was postponed for safety reasons. The announcement, which came amid large protests both inside and outside the event at The University of Illinois, comes amid heightened concerns about violence at the GOP front-runner's rallies...
Despite Democrats' objections, and despite their 39-hour filibuster, the Missouri Senate on Wednesday morning passed a measure its supporters characterize as a religious freedom bill that could change the state's constitution. Republicans in the chamber used a procedure to end...
(CNN Photo) Carlos Moore had his 5-year-old daughter in mind when he filed a federal lawsuit over the Confederate symbol on their state flag. "I don't want the next generation to go through this," Moore told CNN. "I can take it ... but I'm concerned about her generation." Moore...
George Martin (2nd from right), working with The Beatles in a studio, 1964 (Wikipedia) Sir George Martin, the music producer whose collaboration with the Beatles helped redraw the boundaries of popular music, died Tuesday, according to his management company. He was 90. Martin...