President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Interior Department pledged Tuesday to review Obama administration actions limiting oil and gas drilling in Alaska and said he does not believe climate change is a hoax.

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The 2017 Inaugural Luncheon Menu

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The house that Donald Trump called home during his earliest years is up for sale -- again.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to say that Britain will not adopt a "half in, half-out" approach to the European Union, indicating that a hard Brexit is on the cards.

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The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been suspended nearly three years after it vanished without a trace over the Indian Ocean, according to a joint statement from Chinese, Australian and Malaysian officials.

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On Friday at noon, Donald Trump will become the ultimate guarantor of the West's security.

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Ahead of Betsy DeVos' hearing to become education secretary, her experience with public schools is being called into question.

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More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, particularly after revelations of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election and his rebuke of civil rights icon John Lewis on Saturday. No senators have said they are boycotting.

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It might literally rain on Donald Trump's parade.

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Roger Federer glided around the court as if he had never been away, each shot eroding any hopes Jurgen Melzer had of ending one of tennis's most anticipated comebacks prematurely.

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A Nigerian fighter jet misfired during an operation Tuesday, striking refugees at a camp in Borno state for the internally displaced, as well as aid workers with the International Committee of the Red Cross, according to Nigerian officials and the Red Cross.

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Repealing major Obamacare provisions without a replacement plan in place would quickly strip 18 million Americans of their insurance and cause premiums to skyrocket, according to a new Congressional Budget Office report released Tuesday.

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President Barack Obama's stay at the White House doesn't officially end until Friday, but he's already getting a head start on moving into his new home.

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More than a million supporters of Edward Snowden have petitioned President Barack Obama to pardon him, but the former National Security Agency contractor hasn't submitted the required documents for clemency, according to the White House.

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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.

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Esteban Santiago, the man charged with killing five people at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this month, told FBI agents that he had carried out the attack on behalf of ISIS, FBI special agent Michael Ferlazzo testified at Santiago's bond hearing Tuesday.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has set out her vision for Britain outside the European Union, making it clear she will pursue what critics have called a "hard Brexit."

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In less than a week, America will embark on a new political experience: rule by an authoritarian President. Donald Trump won the Electoral College but lost the popular vote by nearly 3 million. So, for every American who looks forward to the Trump era, there is likely another who fears he will lead us into ruin.

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The widow of the man who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year is expected to appear in federal court Tuesday, a day after her arrest in California on suspicion of aiding her husband ahead of the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

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Donald Trump said Rep. John Lewis is "wrong" to suggest that the President-elect's inauguration is the first he will boycott such an event, citing the Georgia congressman also protested the first inauguration of George W. Bush.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that a damning dossier on US President-elect Donald Trump was "false" and dismissed allegations that his country's security services had been monitoring him as "rubbish."

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President Barack Obama, on his final Tuesday in office, appointed soon-to-be former staffers and supporters to administration posts, including senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and National Security Adviser Susan Rice.

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President Barack Obama bid a public farewell to his press secretary Tuesday, dropping into Josh Earnest's final daily briefing to lavish praise upon his spokesman.

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President-elect Donald Trump's choice to be labor secretary has voiced second thoughts in recent days, because of a relentless barrage of criticism from Democrats, labor unions and other liberal groups, a business ally and GOP sources tell CNN.

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The abortion rate in the US has fallen to its lowest level since Roe v. Wade legalized the procedure, a new report finds.

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Almost 100 false killer whales became stranded on a remote beach in Florida over the weekend, the largest mass stranding of the mammals in the state's history, officials said on Monday.

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There's been another gorilla death at a zoo in Ohio. And while this one is of natural causes, it's no less heart-breaking.

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President Barack Obama plans to travel to the Palm Springs area after the inauguration Friday, two sources familiar with his plans confirmed to CNN Tuesday.

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President Obama makes a surprise appearance as Press Secretary Josh Earnest delivers his final White House briefing.

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The decision to end the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is "nothing short of irresponsible," according to a support group for family members of those who disappeared along with the doomed 777.

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One of Hollywood's newest and brightest young stars, Sunny Pawar, met with President Barack Obama at the White House Monday to highlight an initiative focused on helping children in India.

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Video captured the moment a gymnasium roof began collapsing above dozens of players and spectators.

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The Defense Department is prepared to provide the new administration with military options to accelerate the war against ISIS in Syria that could send additional US troops into direct combat, CNN has learned.

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Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that Donald Trump's pick to quarterback the replacement of Obamacare, Tom Price, might have broken the law with a questionable stock purchase.

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President-elect Donald Trump tweeted at the wrong Ivanka on Monday night, and the British woman on the receiving end of his praise has hit back.

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Russia's Vladimir Putin says he was familiar with some of the unsubstantiated allegations about Trump in a dossier prepared by an ex-British intel agent. The dossier was published by Buzzfeed. CNN has reported that senior intel officials briefed President-elect Trump and President Obama, warning Russia may have gathered compromising material on Trump.

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Betsy DeVos has been a political heavyweight for decades, spending millions to advance conservative causes. But Tuesday evening, Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary will be asked to fill in her own personal beliefs on a host of controversial education issues.

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In a series of interviews in March of 2014, Donald Trump singled out Russia as the United States' "biggest problem" and greatest geopolitical foe.

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Rep. Tom Price last year purchased shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation that would have directly benefited the company, raising new ethics concerns for President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary.

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Award-winning journalist Bob Woodward criticizes the Russia dossier that was presented to President-elect Donald Trump.

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The party is in rapture. It's on the verge of controlling the White House, the House and the Senate. After eight years of misery, it will inaugurate a new president who has realigned the electorate. Dominance seems assured. Despite the chilly January temperatures, there's not a cloud in the political skies on that brisk Inauguration Day.

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Gavin Reid, who is profoundly deaf, was as bemused as anyone to be named Britain's yachtsman of the year, given he'd only ever competed in one yacht race in his life.

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The Obama administration is considering a major last-minute policy shift that could force hundreds of school districts to cut spending at well-financed elementary and secondary schools and move nearly $1 billion dollars to schools with large numbers of low-income students.

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A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by producing live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her long-term mate.

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Van Jones joins Conan to talk about prison reform and the effect of incarceration on the 2016 election.

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Vine's six seconds of fame are about to come to an end.

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For retailers, it's all about location, location, location. But being located near Trump Tower on New York City's famous Fifth Avenue has turned out to be a nightmare for Tiffany as of late.

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Donald Trump will become president Friday with an approval rating of just 40%, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll, the lowest of any recent president and 44 points below that of President Barack Obama, the 44th president.

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When President Barack Obama emerged to greet a massive, cheering audience at the cavernous McCormick Place convention center in Chicago on January 10, he was looking to the path ahead and reflecting about the legacy he was leaving behind.

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Rep. Sean Duffy weighs in on Democratic lawmakers who say they won't attend President-elect Trump's inauguration.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a robust defense of globalization, arguing that economic integration has powered human advancement and improved the lives of millions of people

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Walmart, the nation's largest business employer, plans to add 10,000 U.S. jobs this year.

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Florida residents caught a giant gator on camera. Experts say it could be 12-14 feet long and up to 800 pounds.

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A man from Uzbekistan arrested in Turkey has confessed to carrying out the deadly New Year's gun attack at Istanbul's Reina nightclub, the city's governor has said, dubbing the shooting an ISIS-influenced terrorist attack.

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North Korea has said President Barack Obama should concentrate on packing rather than focusing on the reclusive nation's human rights record.

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The heir to the Samsung empire is facing possible arrest over corruption allegations. But if history is anything to go by, criminal charges won't keep him away from the company for too long, if at all.

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Allegations that Russia's government sought to influence the US presidential election have captured the attention of a vast majority of the American public, but there is little agreement on whether the allegations are true, or how the new president will handle the country going forward, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll.

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Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he has yet to see an agreement in which sanctions on Russia could be reduced in exchange for nuclear disarmament -- but he is keen to start talks with the US.

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Eight men now control as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.6 billion people, according to a new report from Oxfam International.

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Two of the world's biggest cigarette companies are being rolled into one.

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Donald Trump kicked off inauguration week with a closed-door meeting with Martin Luther King III while comments he made about NATO and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were scrutinized. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

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The first family spent some of Martin Luther King Jr. Day visiting a former fixture of the White House -- and saw it getting some good use.

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An ancient Buddha statue has been discovered under the water of a reservoir in China's Jiangxi Province - and there may be more archaeological discoveries.

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In recent years, business leaders at Davos, the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, have ranked inequality as one of the greatest risks to the global economy. They have recognized that it is not just a moral issue but also an economic issue.

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A photographer captured mesmerizing footage of soap bubbles freezing in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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These 35 words make a citizen the President of the United States of America. Comedian W. Kamau Bell takes a witty look back on this powerful tradition.

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The Trump transition team's calls for an apology from CNN correspondent Jim Acosta are being met by something else: a strong statement from CNN supporting Acosta.

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A group of amateur investigators say a clip-on tie that was left behind on the plane that D.B. Cooper hijacked back in 1971 may lead to new details.

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Alec Baldwin returns to "Saturday Night Live" to parody President-elect Trump's recent press conference.

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Flip through 100 moments from eight years of the Obama presidency. CNN Films presents "The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House" Wednesday Jan. 18 at 9P ET/PT.

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