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  • Obama daughters Sasha and Malia appear at the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon at the White House on Nov. 26, 2014.

    Malia Obama to Attend Harvard After Gap Year

    Malia Obama, the oldest of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama’s two daughters, will attend Harvard University. She’ll begin there in the fall of 2017, after taking a gap year, the White House announced Sunday. She’ll be a member of the class of 2021. Obama said at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday that his family plans to stay in Washington for two years after his presidency ends so that their youngest daughter, Sasha, can finish high […]

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    Powerball Jackpot Reaches $348 Million

    NEW YORK — Here we go again! The current jackpot for the national Powerball lottery has reached $348 million after 17 drawings without a big winner. The last jackpot to reach this level eventually grew into the largest in U.S. history — $1.5 billion. That one garnered a lot of attention. In January, three winning tickets were sold in Chino Hills, California; Munford, Tennessee; and Melbourne Beach, Florida. Now, the winnings are inching closer to reaching $400 million and cracking […]

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    Sanders: Not ‘impossible’ to Topple Clinton in Democratic Race

    WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders said at a Sunday news conference that he faces “a tough road to climb, but not an impossible road to climb” to win the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders made clear, yet again, he has no plans to get out of the race against Hillary Clinton before all the votes are cast in June. But he proceeded to make the argument that superdelegates from states he won should back him. “Those superdelegates in states where either candidate […]

  • Trump wins big on Super Tuesday against his rivals by piling up seven wins across the nation, demonstrating broad appeal for his anti-establishment movement.

    White House Correspondents’ Dinner: Obama vs. Trump the Sequel?

    WASHINGTON — He’s a real estate mogul, a reality show pioneer and now a political phenom on his way to becoming the Republican presidential nominee. And that success sets Donald Trump up for a different role on Saturday night: punch line. As President Barack Obama polishes his annual — and final — tart-tongued stand-up riff for the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, Washington is salivating at the prospect of a sequel to his blistering evisceration of Trump in 2011. The […]

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    Unprecedented Access to the White House to Relive the Bin Laden Raid

    WASHINGTON — Americans’ memories of the killing of Osama bin Laden will forever be tied to a few iconic images. CNN’s Peter Bergen was given unprecedented access to the White House to talk about this monumental mission and the war on terror with President Barack Obama on the fifth anniversary of bin Laden’s death. We shot the interview in four locations in the White House, each with significance to the bin Laden mission. The Situation Room’s John F. Kennedy Conference […]

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    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that are Actually Cool

    Every year in mid-spring, there comes a morning when you wake up in a cold sweat with one thought on your mind. When is Mother’s Day this year?! God forbid, did I miss it?!!! No, you haven’t missed it. Mother’s Day falls on different dates around the world, but for the United States, Mother’s Day is always the second Sunday in May. Go ahead and mark that in your calendar for next year so you don’t have to have another […]

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    Here We Go Again! Powerball Jackpot Reaches $314 Million

    NEW YORK — Have you bought your Powerball ticket? The current jackpot for the national lottery has reached $314 million after going weeks without a winner. The next drawing is Saturday night. If a winner isn’t drawn, the pot will grow even bigger. The last jackpot to reach this level eventually grew to become the largest in U.S. history — $1.5 billion. That jackpot garnered a lot of attention until three winning tickets were sold in January in Chino Hills, […]

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    Source: Prince Had Opioid Medication on Him At Time Of Death

    Authorities investigating the death of music legend Prince found prescription opioid medication on him and in his Minnesota home, a law enforcement official told CNN. The pills are commonly used to treat pain, and investigators have brought in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help with the case, the source said Wednesday. Investigators believe a health scare about a week before Prince’s death, which caused an unscheduled landing of his plane in Illinois, was likely the result of a reaction […]

  • SpaceX is planning to put a new satellite in the sky Wednesday that could bring more people online in India, where about 1 billion people don't have internet access.

The private space exploration company headed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk is planning to launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Wednesday at 6:46 pm ET.

    SpaceX Just Landed a Coveted $83 Million Military Contract

    NEW DELHI — Elon Musk’s SpaceX has been awarded an $82.7 million contract to send a U.S. Air Force satellite into space, shattering Boeing-Lockheed’s long-held monopoly over military launches. The contract to launch the Air Force’s next generation GPS satellite in 2018 opens a lucrative new revenue stream for SpaceX, which plans to keep costs low by re-using its first-stage rockets. A successful launch would also prove that the military has more than one option for sensitive launches. Awarding the […]

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    Source: Prince Had Opioid Medication On Him At Time Of Death

    Authorities who are investigating the death of music legend Prince found prescription opioid medication on his person and in his Minnesota home, a law enforcement official told CNN on Wednesday. The pills are commonly used to treat pain, and investigators have brought in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help with the case, the source said. Investigators believe a health scare about a week before Prince’s death, which caused an unscheduled landing of his plane in Illinois, was likely the […]

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    Crying Shelter Dog Breaks Hearts All Over Social Media

    Derwood, Maryland –┬áIf you’ve ever hidden from those devastating Sarah McLachlan SPCA commercials, you may not be emotionally prepared for Juice, a depressed pup in Derwood, Maryland, whose online whimpering is landing him tons of admirers. Despite his sweet, sorrowful demeanor, 5-year-old Juice hasn’t been able to find a family, and has been under the care of staffers at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in suburban Washington, D.C. Shelter life can be stressful, so after the mixed-breed […]

  • Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as his running mate at a rally in Indianapolis on April 27, 2016.

    Ted Cruz Officially Names Carly Fiorina as VP Pick

    Ted Cruz formally named Carly Fiorina as his vice presidential running mate Wednesday — a last-ditch move to regain momentum after being mathematically eliminated from winning the GOP presidential nomination outright. “After a great deal of consideration and prayer, I have come to the conclusion that if I am nominated to be president of the United States that I will run on a ticket with my vice presidential nominee Carly Fiorina,” Cruz said during a rally in Indianapolis. Fiorina joined […]

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