Trump defends VA pick, leaves opening for exit

President Donald Trump said it is up to his embattled pick to lead the Veterans Affairs agency to determine whether he wants to continue his confirmation progress.CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Affidavit: Suspects bragged about abducting…

Authorities say suspects in the 1999 shooting deaths of an Oklahoma couple and the abduction of two teens "bragged" about photographing the girls while they were bound

Auditor's handling of whistleblower's claims is…

Democratic Ohio attorney general candidate Steven Dettelbach says his GOP opponent, Auditor Dave Yost, should have referred to authorities a whistleblower's allegations of intentional attendance inflation at the state's then-largest online charter school

California man convicted of torture deaths of 2…

A jury in Northern California found a 20-year-old man guilty in the torture, starving and beating of two children whose bodies were found in a storage unit

The Latest: Police officer says most victims of…

A Toronto police official says that women make up most of the victims of the deadly van attack but it's not yet known if they were deliberately targeted.

Lawyers wrap up case blaming pork giant for ghastly smells

Lawyers are wrapping up their case in a lawsuit pitting neighbors of an industrial-scale swine operation against the hog-production division of Virginia-based Smithfield Foods

Flirting across the India-Pakistan border

They're bitter rivals, but some in these countries gay communities are using tech to find love.

Meet the 19-Year-Old Cellist Who Just Got Booked…

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle walk down the aisle next month, a 19-year-old musician may be keeping them in step.

Sarah Jessica Parker Releases a New Line of…

The SJP line of unconventional bridal wear by GILT has just released. Tony Spitz has the details.

The Latest: Officials: Arizona voting going fairly smoothly

Officials say Tuesday's special general election in parts of metro Phoenix is going fairly smoothly, with only a few problems reported at polling places

Georgia woman admits false threats against daycare centers

A Georgia woman has admitted making false threats to blow up daycare centers

Coca-Cola sales surge after Diet Coke reboot

Coca-Cola beat Wall Street estimates in the first quarter on more demand for Coke Zero Sugar and new flavors under its Diet Coke brand. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

Ex-Yahoo paying $35M to settle SEC charges over…

The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online giant deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history.

Transgender Kansas teacher honored with award

A transgender teacher in Kansas has been named "National Educator of the Year" by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

Global Wine Production Slumped To A 60-Year Low…

According to the International Organization of Vine and Wine, global wine production only hit 250 million hectoliters in 2017.

Cillizza's thoughts on picture of Trumps, Macrons

CNN's Chris Cillizza analyzes a photo of the Trumps and the Macrons outside the White House.

Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command

Why cheap wine is getting more expensive

In 2017, global wine production dropped to its lowest level in 60 years. Analysts say consumers will likely end up paying more, especially for cheaper bottles.

Police: Co-worker called Waffle House suspect…

The suspect in Sunday's killings at a Tennessee Waffle House once lived in Colorado, where police say a co-worker described him as being paranoid and delusional at times