Lawyers for Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was the focus of the first season of the popular "Serial" podcast, filed a petition Monday asking the Supreme Court to take up the case.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 7:25 pm
The first two Muslim women in Congress sharply criticized President Donald Trump and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a trip to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories was canceled once the two lawmakers were denied entry for supporting a boycott of Israel.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 6:56 pm
Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden brown seaweed that is a haven for hatchling sea turtles and hundreds of other marine species who use it to feed, grow and hide from predators. But the sargassum is now home to objects wholly unnatural too.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 6:33 pm
The Florida man who fatally shot an unarmed black man last summer outside a grocery store, sparking a nationwide debate on the state's "stand your ground" law, went on trial Monday for manslaughter.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 6:28 pm
Before he boarded Air Force One to fly back to Washington on Sunday afternoon, President Donald Trump was asked about a recent Fox News poll that showed him in serious trouble vis a vis the 2020 election. Trump, as he is wont to do, went off at length on his once-favorite network.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 5:59 pm
During a press conference with Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) tears up while recounting her experiences as a young girl visiting her family in Palestine, after Israel blocked her and Omar from visiting the country.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 5:35 pm
The images made you catch your breath. Under torrential rains and a canopy of umbrellas, thousands upon thousands of pro-democracy protesters defiantly -- but peacefully -- marched along the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday. China's regime has been trying to intimidate the protesters with credible, ominous threats that they could use brute force to put down the protests. Still, pro-democracy marchers turned out in astonishing numbers for the 11th week in a row.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 5:28 pm
When it comes to tightening gun control laws, President Donald Trump has been consistently vague on what measures he supports, especially regarding background checks. His recent comments have only caused more confusion about his position, and fueled questions about whether he is walking back from comments he made immediately after the most recent mass shootings.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 5:20 pm
Author Marianne Williamson pledged Monday to remove a portrait of President Andrew Jackson from the Oval Office if elected president, calling the portrait's current placement "one of the greatest insults" to Native Americans.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 4:37 pm
A lot of things have changed at Disneyland since 1985.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 4:29 pm
Four Russia-based nuclear monitoring stations that monitor radioactive particles in the atmosphere have mysteriously gone quiet after an August 8 explosion at a Russian missile testing facility, an explosion that has sparked confusion and concerns about possible increases in radiation levels, according to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 4:15 pm
• 'Had I been in (Pantaleo's) situation, I may have made similar mistakes,' commissioner says • Pantaleo will not receive his NYPD pension • What you need to know about Garner's death
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 3:45 pm
The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 3:22 pm
During a question and answer session with reporters on Sunday, Washington Post White House bureau chief Philip Rucker told President Donald Trump that "a lot of economists say that you should be preparing for a recession."
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 3:21 pm