Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
  • Orlando police shooting suspect in custody, officials say

    Suspected cop killer Markeith Loyd has been captured and is in custody, according to a tweet from the Orlando Police Department's verified Twitter account. Media has been told to stand by for a press conference. Loyd is suspected of killing police Master Sgt. Debra Clayton last week when she tried to approach him at an Orlando-area Walmart. […]

  • DeVos: Grizzlies can determine school gun laws

    Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary nominee, said it should be up to states whether guns are allowed in schools. She cited grizzly bear protection as part of her answer. […]

  • WikiLeaks celebrates Chelsea Manning's commutation

    WikiLeaks celebrated Tuesday's news that President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, hailing it as a "VICTORY" on Twitter. […]

  • GOP in the dark on health care plan

    Republican lawmakers are in the dark about President-elect Donald Trump's plan to repeal Obamacare and are frustrated he is emphasizing "insurance for everybody," three senior GOP sources told CNN on Tuesday. […]

  • 'God Bless the USA' singer 'not going to say no' to inauguration

    Country music star Lee Greenwood, best known for his song "God Bless the USA," defended his decision to perform at the "Make America Great Again!" concert just a day before President Elect's Donald Trump's inauguration, saying he had not received backlash from his fans. […]

  • CIA publishes nearly 13 million pages its history online

    The Central Intelligence Agency has published nearly 13 million pages of declassified documents online -- documents that previously were physically accessible only from four computer terminals at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. […]

  • Do presidents age faster?

    Do presidents really age two years for every one year in office? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on white hair in the White House. […]

  • Trump's EPA pick took hands-off approach to environmental crisis

    Oklahoma is one of the more unlikely places in the United States to experience earthquakes. But in the six years that Scott Pruitt has served as the state's attorney general, Oklahoma has been rattled by hundreds of quakes with a magnitude of 3.0 and greater, with some areas facing the same level of risk as high-hazard parts of California. […]

  • Trump education pick pushes vouchers, parries questions over ethics

    Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Education Department, stood firm about her long held beliefs that parents -- not the government -- should be able to choose where to send children to school, pledging Tuesday to push voucher programs should she be confirmed to lead the nation's education system. […]

  • Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning and pardoned James Cartwright. […]