Friday, December 9th, 2016
  • Dems back down; shutdown averted

    A threat of a government shutdown ended Friday evening, according to top Democratic senators, who conceded they lacked the support to block a funding bill that must pass by midnight to avert a potential crisis. […]

  • The next CNN SuperHero

    Over the past decade, CNN Heroes has recognized hundreds of remarkable individuals who have worked tirelessly to make the world a better place. […]

  • Trump on 'lock her up' chant: 'Now we don't care'

    Donald Trump said Friday he doesn't care about prosecuting Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, after attendees at his rally chanted "lock her up." […]

  • Dylann Roof, with a laugh, confesses 'I did it'

    Dylann Roof confessed almost immediately to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown Friday at his murder trial in Charleston, South Carolina. […]

  • Hear part of the police interview

    Dylann Roof confessed to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown at his murder trial in Charleston, South Carolina. […]

  • Flynn: Arabic signs on border guide 'radicalized Muslims'

    Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Donald Trump's pick to be his national security adviser, claimed in an August radio interview that Arabic signs were present along the United States border with Mexico to guide potential state-sponsored terrorists and "radicalized Muslims" into the United States. […]

  • Opinion: 'Heartbeat Law' should worry you

    Ohio just passed legislation that would effectively outlaw abortion -- even though it's an established, constitutionally-protected right. Those two things seem incompatible. What is going on here? […]

  • Inauguration protestors barred from National Mall

    Activists planning the "Women's March on Washington" and those protesting the inauguration of Donald Trump won't be able to do so near some of DC's most iconic monuments. […]

  • Photo makes way to Oakland fire victim's girlfriend

    Nothing will erase her memory of the boyfriend she lost in the devastating Oakland warehouse fire. […]

  • Opinion: The anti-labor secretary

    Apparently, lightning does strike twice: President-elect Donald Trump once again has named someone to his Cabinet who stands in almost comic opposition to the work they would be tasked with leading -- and to the promises Mr. Trump made to the American people. […]