There's a distance of just over two miles between the Lincoln Memorial and the US Capitol. It was in 1963, on the Lincoln Memorial's steps, that The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. told the 250,000 people gathered there: "I have a dream that one day [...] the rough places will be made plain and the crooked places will be made straight [...] and all flesh shall see it together."
Posted on: 16 January 2021 | 9:26 am
"How is one girl accusing a guy about a phone a crime?"
Posted on: 16 January 2021 | 9:15 am
With coronavirus vaccines now rolling out across the United States, businesses and schools are considering how, and what it will take, to safely resume in-person operations.
Posted on: 16 January 2021 | 9:13 am
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion relief package Thursday that included more stimulus payments and other direct aid, but don't expect to see those funds in your bank account anytime soon.
Posted on: 16 January 2021 | 9:03 am
The insurrection at the US Capitol has sparked a political firestorm and unnerved millions of Americans. It has also unleashed a wave of criticism over the role played by pro-Trump media outlets such as Fox News, which fed lies and conspiracy theories about the election to angry supporters of the president for weeks.
Posted on: 16 January 2021 | 2:21 am
CNN's presidential historian Douglas Brinkley talks about what President Trump's legacy will be once he leaves office, and how the riots at the US Capitol have affected that legacy.
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 11:04 pm
CNN's Randi Kaye examines how President Donald Trump's plan to make Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, his permanent residence may violate his 1993 agreement with the town.
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 10:12 pm
On January 20, Joe Biden will be inaugurated the next President of the United States. But his Inauguration Day comes amid increased threats from extremists who falsely challenge the legitimacy of his election. As a result, the President-elect will no longer be taking Amtrak to Washington DC for his ceremony. An inauguration rehearsal scheduled for Sunday has been postponed. And the National Mall is closed through at least next Thursday.
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 7:26 pm
Justice Department prosecutors have formally walked back their assertion in a court filing that said Capitol rioters sought to "capture and assassinate elected officials."
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 7:18 pm
It's folly to examine why some things go viral on the internet, and by doing so one risks discounting the beauty of the simplest answer: They just do. Nothing makes sense. Roll with it.
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 2:40 pm
Perhaps you've seen one of the dozens of voter panels with Trump supporters that I have moderated on "New Day" over the past five years. Maybe you caught the one shortly after Trump's 2016 victory in which I slapped my forehead when a panelist tried to tell me that three million "illegals" cost Trump the popular vote. Or maybe you saw the one where a panelist told me he would believe Donald Trump over Jesus Christ.
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 11:39 am
The English writer George Orwell, who died more than 70 years ago, is experiencing a resurgence of popularity among the political right. Last week, Donald Trump Jr. reacted to Twitter's decision to ban his father from the social media platform with a tweet of his own: "We are living Orwell's 1984. Free-speech no longer exists in America. It died with big tech and what's left is only there for a chosen few."
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 11:13 am
When Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner shared their decision to pick up and move their family to Washington from New York four years ago, multiple sources who know the couple said the idea was the White House years would allow easy entree to their ambitious next steps: Kushner would become a powerful player in global politics and Trump would become a shoo-in to a higher office of her own.
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 10:50 am
It's a rocky road to disrupt the ice cream industry, but sundae you may get your soft serve from a pod.
Posted on: 15 January 2021 | 9:18 am