Apollo 11 taught us to dream big, so let's aim for more than Mars

Fifty years ago this month, humans took their first steps on the moon. For those of you too young to remember, it is hard to fully appreciate just how much that achievement engaged the entire planet. It certainly influenced me ...

Murrow's words from 1954 apply to the Trump age: 'We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty'

Reading President Trump's racist tweets and hearing him claim that some Democrats "hate" America and watching him say they can leave if they don't like it here, Edward R. Murrow comes to mind.

For an immigrant, seeing a 'police car is something that makes me go cold'

The fear of being profiled and arrested -- whether by ICE or the police with whom they often collaborate -- can cause whole communities to avoid their streets and any other public spaces in which they could be detained or ...

Kamala Harris wants the federal government to set the price of some drugs to lower costs

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday that authorizes the federal government to set the rates for certain prescription drugs as a way to lower prices.

Five years after Eric Garner's death, questions remain over officer's actions in the confrontation

It's been five years since Eric Garner's death triggered protests across the country, after a cell phone video of his last moments in police custody went viral.

Takeaways from 2020 Democrats' second quarter fundraising reports

Just five candidates accounted for roughly three-quarters of all the money raised in the second quarter of this year by Democratic presidential contenders -- as a crowded field broke into two distinct categories: the haves and the have-nots.

The Open 2019: Why a sense of humor and rhino-like skin are crucial for caddies

Dave McNeilly remembers the days when caddies bunked in four to a room at tournaments, earning just enough for beer money.

Twitter says Trump's racist tweets don't break its rules

President Trump's weekend tweets in which he used racist language to attack four progressive Democratic congresswomen are not against Twitter's rules, a company spokesperson told CNN Business Monday — a conclusion apparently contradicted by Twitter's written policies.

Maxine Waters has a plan to ban Libra and other Big Tech cryptocurrencies

New proposed legislation drafted by Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters' staff could stop Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions.

Here are the 4 congresswomen known as 'The Squad' targeted by Trump's racist tweets

Four first-term, progressive Democratic congresswomen -- known as "The Squad" on Capitol Hill — were the target of racist tweets from President Donald Trump this weekend.

Graham declines to condemn racist Trump tweets and calls Democratic congresswomen 'a bunch of communists'

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's strongest allies on Capitol Hill, declined on Monday to condemn the President over his racist tweets against several minority members of Congress, instead calling them a "bunch of communists."

Beto O'Rourke's fundraising plummets to $3.6 million in 2019's second quarter

The small-dollar fundraising machine Beto O'Rourke expected to power his presidential bid sputtered in 2019's second quarter, with O'Rourke's $3.6 million haul falling short of the torrid pace he'd set in the early days of his campaign.

Trump vs. 'the Squad' makes watershed moment in racial politics

President Donald Trump emerged into the sweltering heat of a mid-July afternoon Monday not to apologize for his own racist instincts, but to justify them and enshrine them in his reelection campaign.

A man killed his girlfriend and then shared photos of her dead body on a gaming platform, police say

A recent high school graduate -- who cultivated an online following, particularly among gamers, by posting selfies -- was killed over the weekend

Netflix has cut graphic suicide scene from first season of '13 Reasons Why'

More than two years after its debut, a graphic suicide scene has been cut from the first season of "13 Reasons Why," Netflix announced Monday.