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Trump gives military more leeway and says plans will no longer be announced
Five key pieces of Trump's Afghanistan plan
President Donald Trump outlined his plan for the 16-year US war in Afghanistan Monday evening, vowing that the US would find victory while no longer "nation-building."
Trump calls for Pakistan and India to do more
US President Donald Trump had tough words for Pakistan Monday, as he attempted to steer a new approach on Afghanistan.
Hear Trump's harsh words for terrorists
President Donald Trump says the US and its allies are committed to breaking terrorists' will, drying up their recruitment and preventing them from crossing borders to defeat them.
Analysis: Afghanistan speech ended up being about Charlottesville
President Donald Trump used a speech ostensibly focused on his decision about the future of America's role in Afghanistan to issue a call for unity and healing in the United States, a clear attempt to patch over the damage caused by his repeated unwillingness to condemn white supremacists and neo-Nazis following their violent protests in Charlottesville.
Trump: Love for America requires love for all
During a speech on his plan in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump said, "When one part of America hurts, we all hurt."
The financial cost of 16 years in Afghanistan
Bergen: For Trump's generals, this is personal
The seriously deteriorating situation in Afghanistan -- and what to do about it -- is a deeply personal issue for Trump's top national security advisers and generals.
Ryan: Trump 'messed up' on Charlottesville response
House Speaker Paul House said Monday he supported the President's plans on Afghanistan and that he was especially happy with how President Donald Trump came to his decision.
Secret Service can't afford President's and family's trips, report says
The Secret Service cannot pay hundreds of agents to protect President Donald Trump and his large family, according to a report published Monday morning.
Protesters disrupt Charlottesville City Council meeting
Tensions flared Monday night after demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, interrupted City Council members in the first meeting since violent clashes between white supremacists and counterprotesters.
Bannon returns to Breitbart, declares war
Now that Steve Bannon is out of the White House, will Breitbart continue to support the President? CNN's Randi Kaye reports.
Ship lost ability to steer before collision, Navy says
A US Navy official tells CNN that the USS John S. McCain suffered a "steering casualty" as the warship was beginning its approach into the Strait of Malacca, near Singapore, causing it to collide with a commercial tanker Monday.
Ambushed judge returns fire; suspect dead
A man who shot a judge in an "ambush-style" attack outside an Ohio courthouse was killed when the judge and aprobation officer returned fire, authorities said Monday.
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case
On Monday, a jury awarded a California woman A7 million because she developed ovarian cancer and had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for decades. The award includes p million in compensatory damages and 47 million in punitive damages.
Climate change panel dissolved
The Trump administration has fired another shot at the scientific community, this time dismantling a federal advisory committee on climate change.
Baltimore official: 3rd body camera video may show 'questionable' police conduct
A new body camera video that appears to show "questionable activity" by a Baltimore police officer has come to light, the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office announced Monday -- the third body cam video to emerge this month that has raised concerns about possible police misconduct.
Grads slam Falwell Jr.'s Trump support
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. explained what he meant in a tweet about President Trump's Charlottesville statements. CNN's Ana Cabrera reports.
Fareed Zakaria: The problem with elites
CNN's Fareed Zakaria says that the delayed reaction of America's leadership class to President Trump's reaction to Charlottesiville tells a story about the country's elite and why President Trump was able to win the White House.
Multiple Browns players kneel during anthem
Matt LeBlanc: I could have been Phil Dunphy
Ty Burrell owes Matt LeBlanc a huge debt of gratitude.
NFL teams who should be scared right now
There's a shortage of teachers in the US
Lynn Sorrells started teaching 26 years ago because she loved seeing the light-bulb moment when a kid grasped a new concept.
Low-carb, high-fat diet led to soccer team's title
Man arrested, accused of attempting to blow up Confederate statue
A 25-year-old man is in custody after he was found with explosive materials near the Dick Dowling Confederate monument in Houston.
Opinion: Trump, cancel your Phoenix rally
President Trump, please stay away from Phoenix.
Taylor Swift is definitely up to something
Buckle up Swifties, it looks like the Queen is set to return.
Yankees star sets a record you don't want
Singer calls out assault at concert
Sam Carter, the singer for the British band Architects, stopped a show in the Netherlands to call out what he says is sexual assault after a female fan was allegedly groped in the audience.
Video shows man fall into sinkhole
Surveillance footage shows a man on a motor bike ride into a sinkhole in China.
Best photos from the eclipse
Watch: Incredible views of the sun going dark
The first solar eclipse to travel across the United States in 99 years began in Oregon and ended in South Carolina.
Did you miss it? Catch the next one in 2024
So you missed it. Maybe you're stuck in the office, traveling, at an ill-timed appointment, the victim of bad weather, unable to procure eclipse glasses, driving or simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. It happens.
Analysis: Trump broke the first rule of eclipses
There's literally only one rule with eclipses: Don't look at the sun during them.
Moon blocks the Sun on Twitter
The first glimpses of the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States from coast to coast in 99 years are now visible. What started as a tiny crescent of the moon's shadow has turned into a perfectly beautiful eclipse. It begins now in Oregon and will make a diagonal trek across the country, ending in South Carolina just after 4 p.m. ET.
Candy burqas challenge cultural stereotypes
The image of a veiled woman has become one of the most politically charged images of our time. The head-to-toe burqa, with a slit only for the eyes, is the most controversial of all the modes of veiling from a non-Muslim point of view.
An igloo made of bread? The strange world of Burning Man
Founded as a small gathering in San Francisco in 1986, Burning Man has evolved into what it advertises as "a temporary metropolis dedicated to art and community."
World's fastest-growing tourist destinations
Don't be surprised if your favorite city feels a bit more crowded the next time you visit.
NBA star teaches son to drive $300K Ferrari
NBA star Dwyane Wade is teaching his son how to drive in a Ferrari. HLN's Andy Scholes has the story.
Robotic crib will rock your baby to sleep
I used a robotic crib to rock my newborn to sleep.
Do I need a financial adviser?
You're at crossroads with your finances and you're not sure where to go from here. Is it time to seek out expert advice?
Making money and doing good
Dutch engineers test 'floating island'
Saving money for a down payment 101
Americans don't agree with Trump on Russia
'Thrones' actor: Winter is coming -- and ice is melting
Blotting out the sun in 140 characters
CNN Opinion is curating tweets from our contributors and other observers who are watching the total solar eclipse.
We need to accept a nuclear North Korea
Forget about putting the nuclear genie back in any bottle in Pyongyang. North Korea will have -- and will not be dissuaded from possessing -- a deliverable nuclear weapon.
Refinance rates take a sharp decline
Wheezing? Find an asthma specialist
2 cards charging 0% interest until 2019
Trump, politicians watch solar eclipse
Why are so many Navy ships crashing?
The US Navy is facing difficult questions about the health of its fleet in the aftermath of the USS John S. McCain's collision with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the latest in a series of naval accidents in the Pacific.
Trump's favorable ratings in the Rust Belt are basically the same as on Election Day
A new poll in Rust Belt states over the weekend had some stark news for President Donald Trump: His job approval was under 40%. Only about a quarter said they were proud of him. Broad majorities said they were embarrassed.
Political world watches AZ as Trump heads West
The political world is watching Arizona this week as President Donald Trump tries to move past one controversy by wading into another -- visiting his core supporters in the state whose two senators are among his most vocal critics within the Republican Party.
Florida hurt kids to help big GOP donors, doctors say
Many more kids facing high blood pressure
More children and teens are likely to be categorized as having abnormal blood pressure during their annual wellness visits, based on new recommendations released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Is coconut oil healthy?
Fans want a Missy Elliott statue
Missy Elliott is the queen of "flip it and reverse it."
Stars who loved the eclipse
You weren't the only one whose day took a detour thanks to the eclipse.
'Confederate' born in 'Game of Thrones' success
HBO can thank "Game of Thrones" for a lot of things. But high associated with the show's massive popularity has been balanced this summer by the headaches associated with "Confederate," a new series being developed under the aegis of its producers.
Britney Spears gives fans 'Something To Talk About'
Chatter about her not being able to sing live is, apparently, toxic to Britney Spears.
Traveling to see the total solar eclipse
Sensational saunas with red-hot views
Inside the infamous Versace Mansion
The world-famous Ocean Drive is one of the most photographed stretches of Miami Beach.
20 stunning cliffside beaches
Do US-South Korean war games risk escalating crisis?
Unfazed tourists still heading to Guam
How much damage could North Korea do?