On Saturday, the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump was considering pardons for several US military members accused -- including some who have not yet gone to trial -- or convicted of heinous and high-profile cases related to actions on the battlefield.
Posted on: 20 May 2019 | 8:32 am
Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought.
Posted on: 19 May 2019 | 9:49 pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden officially launched his presidential campaign in Philadelphia on Saturday. Presenting himself as the antidote to President Donald Trump, Biden promised that he would unite and bring the nation together again. "I am running to offer our country -- Democrats, Republicans and independents -- a different path," he said.
Posted on: 19 May 2019 | 9:40 pm
A secretly recorded video allegedly showing a corrupt far-right politician -- the number two figure in Austria's ruling coalition -- has nearly brought down a government that has been the shining hope of Europe's rising nationalists. The true cost of this scandal will likely be measured next weekend, when Austrians vote in the European parliamentary elections.
Posted on: 19 May 2019 | 5:18 pm
Christopher Gibbs, an Ohio farmer who voted for President Donald Trump, tells CNN's Kate Bolduan he doesn't understand why farmers must make the sacrifices in the trade war with China.
Posted on: 19 May 2019 | 5:00 pm
President Donald Trump reported this week to the Office of Government Ethics that he and his businesses took in $434 million in 2018.
Posted on: 18 May 2019 | 2:14 pm
The power of Congress to investigate and obtain documents to carry out its legislative powers and oversight of the executive branch is well established. The Supreme Court has long recognized that Congress' authority to obtain information necessary to conduct oversight and investigations is necessarily broad. In 1975, Chief Justice Warren Burger, reaffirmed that "'the scope of [Congress's] power of inquiry . . . is as penetrating and far-reaching as the potential power to enact and appropriate under the Constitution'" and that, ancillary to Congress's oversight and investigative authority, the "[i]ssuance of subpoenas . . . has long been held to be a legitimate use by Congress of its power to investigate."
Posted on: 17 May 2019 | 7:21 pm
Should I really sell stocks in May and go away like that old Wall Street saying suggests?
Posted on: 17 May 2019 | 1:43 pm
I.M. Pei, who died Thursday at the age of 102, was an architect of singular vision. One of the great figures of 20th century modernism, he was perhaps best known for his powerful use of geometry. He employed it to create forms and spaces of exquisite refinement, from his glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris to the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
Posted on: 17 May 2019 | 9:02 am
This week the White House informed Democrats in Congress that they had no constitutional right to investigate whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. It was the latest of Trump's efforts to ratchet up his claims of presidential power, and it prompted House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler to declare that the White House was trying to make the President into a king.
Posted on: 17 May 2019 | 7:11 am
CNN's Erin Burnett outlines what we still don't know after President Donald Trump released his public financial disclosure report, amid calls from his opponents for Trump to release his tax returns.
Posted on: 16 May 2019 | 7:25 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that she believes President Donald Trump "every day gives grounds for impeachment," while at the same time arguing that she doesn't want to impeach, though she did not rule out the possibility.
Posted on: 16 May 2019 | 4:33 pm