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October 12, 2017
The President urges GOP members to adopt the Senate's budget plan and then enact tax reform

The President urges GOP members to adopt the Senate's budget plan and then enact tax reform

President Donald Trump urged House members to adopt the Senate's budget this week and follow through on tax reform during a House GOP conference call Sunday.

McConnell dismisses Trump attacks on him, GOP

McConnell dismisses Trump attacks on him, GOP

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday brushed off harsh criticism he has received in the past from President Donald Trump and said he trusts Trump as a negotiating partner.

Trump doesn't get enough credit, McConnell says

Trump doesn't get enough credit, McConnell says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says President Donald Trump, who has attacked him for not getting the job done, doesn't receive "nearly enough credit" for his accomplishments during the President's first nine months in office.

McConnell: Revenue-neutral tax reform is still the goal

McConnell: Revenue-neutral tax reform is still the goal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stood by his previously stated goal of passing tax reform without reducing revenue just days after the Senate passed a budget to pave the way for tax cuts that could add an estimated 1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next decade.

Democratic senator: I may support Trump's tax plan

Democratic senator: I may support Trump's tax plan

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) says he may support President Trump's tax reform package if it includes tax breaks for middle class families and corporations who don't outsource jobs.

North Korea's illicit dealings in Africa

North Korea's illicit dealings in Africa

Heroes' Acre looms on a hill overlooking Windhoek, Namibia's tidy capital.

Body of small child found during search for 3-year-old

Body of small child found during search for 3-year-old

Texas authorities on Sunday discovered the body of a small child while searching for a 3-year-old girl who has been missing for more than two weeks.

Jimmy Carter: I'd go to work with Trump

Jimmy Carter: I'd go to work with Trump

President Donald Trump may have found an unlikely ally in the presidents' club.

Opinion: Carter and Trump have more in common than you think

Opinion: Carter and Trump have more in common than you think

Jimmy Carter and Donald Trump make an unlikely pair. For Trump and his conservative base, Carter's presidency was defined by American decline. During the 2016 election, Carter said that Trump's campaign had "tapped a waiting reservoir... of racism."

Mammoth typhoon strikes Japan

Mammoth typhoon strikes Japan

A mammoth typhoon is closing in on Japan, hurling dangerous winds and threatening to cause major flooding and mudslides.

Hikers found dead were locked in embrace

Hikers found dead were locked in embrace

California couple Rachel Nguyen and Joseph Orbeso went missing three months ago in Joshua Tree National Park. Searchers found them shot dead this week, locked in an embrace, officials say.

Tillerson: Time for Iranian-backed militias to leave Iraq

Tillerson: Time for Iranian-backed militias to leave Iraq

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, anticipating an end to the fight against ISIS, said Sunday it was time for Iranian-backed militias to exit the war-torn nation of Iraq.

Trump: Sometimes feuding helps

Trump: Sometimes feuding helps

President Trump said in an interview that sometimes bickering and feuding helps get people "to do what they're supposed to be doing." CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

Indonesia's top general denied US entry

The chief of Indonesia's military was denied entry to the United States on Saturday, despite having an invitation from US General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Billionaire is trying to impeach Trump

Billionaire is trying to impeach Trump

Democratic mega-donor and billionaire Tom Steyer is spending more than $10 million on a national TV ad campaign calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment. He tells CNN's Fredericka Whitfield why he believes it is money well spent.

'Trump' football sign called racist

'Trump' football sign called racist

A high school football sign in West Virginia featuring President Trump's name drew controversy and was called "sickening racism" by an employee of a predominantly African-American school. The students who drew the sign say they were not intending to offend anyone.

Tom Hanks: 'If you're concerned ... read history'

Tom Hanks: 'If you're concerned ... read history'

Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks on Saturday night urged the importance of understanding and learning from history, especially for those troubled by the current state of affairs.

Is this the nude Mona Lisa?

Is this the nude Mona Lisa?

Researchers in Paris are investigating a sketch that could be a work by Leonardo DaVinci. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.

Snoop Dogg targets Trump

Snoop Dogg targets Trump

Hip-hop is going hard at President Donald Trump, and Snoop Dogg is the latest rapper to step into the ring.

Trump won't block release of JFK files

Trump won't block release of JFK files

President Donald Trump said Saturday he intends to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy "subject to the receipt of further information."

Newly revealed photos of Michelle Obama

Newly revealed photos of Michelle Obama

Anderson Cooper speaks with former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon about her book, "Chasing Light," a collection of photographs of Michelle Obama.

See 'The Shining' twins all grown up

See 'The Shining' twins all grown up

The actresses who played those spooky twins in the 1980 film adaptation of Stephen King's "The Shining" share their thoughts on revamping the movie.

What this American militia leader wants you to know

What this American militia leader wants you to know

After a massive resurgence of American militia groups following President Barack Obama's 2008 election, the Southern Poverty Law Center -- which tracks data on the anti-government movement -- reported a decline in patriot groups in 2016.

Slain rancher remains a martyr to some

Slain rancher remains a martyr to some

LaVoy Finicum's family talks to Lisa Ling more than a year after he was shot and killed in the wake of the 2016 Oregon rancher standoff. "This is Life with Lisa Ling" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

What drives someone to join a militia?

What drives someone to join a militia?

One man explains why he's considering joining a militia. "This is Life with Lisa Ling" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Lisa Ling's 'This is Life' on CNN TV Sundays at 10p

Lisa Ling's 'This is Life' on CNN TV Sundays at 10p

Award-winning journalist Lisa Ling goes on a gritty, breathtaking journey to the far corners of America.

Opinion: What decent men can do after #MeToo

Opinion: What decent men can do after #MeToo

On Sunday, the Internet was suddenly flooded with #MeToo, as women of all ages and backgrounds shared achingly painful stories of sexual harassment and assault. And among those posts, I heard my male friends -- good, decent men -- asking: How can I help?

The harassment stories you shared with CNN

The harassment stories you shared with CNN

Harvey Weinstein's predatory behavior has been described as an open secret in Hollywood, one perpetuated by a culture of silence.

Jennifer Lawrence shares sex harassment story

Jennifer Lawrence shares sex harassment story

Leaders from Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill speak out in #metoo campaign. CNN's Amara Walker reports.

Opinion: Weinstein's fall grew from Trump rage

Opinion: Weinstein's fall grew from Trump rage

As more and more institutions withdraw their honors and his career careens quickly -- and deservedly -- down the drain, Harvey Weinstein clearly has himself to blame for his problems. But should Weinstein in part blame Donald Trump -- for whipping up Hollywood against sexual assault in the first...

Trump bragged about his Renoir, but it's fake

Trump bragged about his Renoir, but it's fake

Is President Donald Trump's "Renoir" a fake? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the art of the fake art deal.

The week in 27 photos

The week in 27 photos

Take a look at 27 photos of the week from October 13 through October 19.

Beauty line has cult following thanks to this

Beauty line has cult following thanks to this

Emily Weiss was writing reviews of beauty products. Then she realized she could create her own.

These former roommates are changing investing

These former roommates are changing investing

Robin Hood stole from the rich to give to the poor. Or so the folk tale goes.

Nikki Haley: This is why I'm going to Africa

Nikki Haley: This is why I'm going to Africa

July 9, 2011, was a hopeful day in Africa. It was the day the Republic of South Sudan became an independent country after nearly 100% of its population voted for independence in a referendum six months earlier. The new nation and its citizens looked forward with hope to a peaceful and prosperous...

Trump's real superpower

Trump's real superpower

Which superpower would President Donald Trump choose -- to fly, or be invisible?

Google exec: Our society is in real jeopardy

Google exec: Our society is in real jeopardy

In November 2014, the Guardians of Peace -- a group affiliated with the North Korean government -- hacked Sony Pictures because the studio was planning to release "The Interview," a movie they felt insulted their leader, Kim Jong Un.

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