In a letter, the DOJ told the former special counsel that 'any testimony must remain in the boundaries of your public report'
The Justice Department wrote a letter to Robert Mueller on Monday about his upcoming congressional hearing, telling the former special counsel his testimony must adhere to the 448-page report he issued earlier this year.
READ: Justice Department letter to Mueller about his testimony
The Justice Department wrote to Robert Mueller on Monday about his upcoming testimony, saying it "must remain within the boundaries of your public report because matters within the scope of your investigation were covered by executive privilege."
Burnett: See Trump evolve on Mueller's hearing in two seconds
CNN's Erin Burnett discusses the tension around Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress as the Department of Justice sends a letter to Mueller, warning him to "remain within the boundaries."
Opinion: Mueller, drop the Yoda act
It's time for Robert Mueller to lose the mystery, drop the double-speak and stop the riddling. He needs to tell the American public where he stands -- straight, clear and in plain English.
Mueller's big moment is make or break for Democrats
Democrats are pinning their last, best hopes of proving that President Donald Trump committed impeachable crimes on former special counsel Robert Mueller, who is set to reluctantly serve as a star witness in Wednesday's televised spectacle.
What to look out for during Robert Mueller's testimony
CNN legal analyst Elie Honig outlines what viewers should be listening for in Robert Mueller's anticipated testimony before Congress.
Justice Department watchdog conducted over 100 interviews in probe of Mueller report origins
Federal investigators from the Justice Department's watchdog office have conducted over 100 interviews in their probe of the FBI's surveillance efforts of Trump campaign associate Carter Page, according to a letter sent to lawmakers and obtained by CNN.
Democrats plot new plan to press Mueller on Trump's alleged crimes
House Democrats are intensely preparing a pointed line of questioning for Robert Mueller, banking that his testimony will shift public perception about the President's alleged criminal activity outlined in the special counsel's report, according to Democratic committee aides.
Pence NH cancellation: Employee of drug recovery center trafficked fentanyl
An employee of the drug recovery center that Vice President Mike Pence abruptly withdrew from visiting agreed to plead guilty last week to federal drug trafficking charges.
Trump, congressional leaders clinch sweeping deal on budget and debt ceiling
President Donald Trump and bipartisan congressional leaders clinched a sweeping two-year budget agreement that would produce hundreds of billions in new spending and take the threat of a fiscal crisis off of Washington's plate for more than two years.
Pete Buttigieg's interview on country radio was silenced
Blair Garner, host of a nationally syndicated radio program, taped an interview with 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg in Nashville last week.
GOP lawmaker: Racist chant was a dagger through my heart
CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks to Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) who was in attendance at President Trump's rally when the crowd took up a racist chant targeted at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).
A top CEO calls out Trump's racism
The CEO of German industrial giant Siemens says that President Donald Trump is becoming a symbol of intolerance following his attacks on four female members of Congress.
ICE ramps up DNA testing for migrant families along the southern border
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has begun using DNA testing at seven locations along the southern border to identify individuals who pose as families, the agency said Monday.
Trump: I could wipe Afghanistan off the Earth if I wanted to
President Donald Trump said the US has made "a lot of progress" toward ending the war in Afghanistan in negotiations with the Taliban in recent weeks and made clear his disdain for the US' ongoing military presence in Afghanistan.
Analysis: The danger for Democrats in 'Medicare for All'
Of the four candidates who currently compose the top tier of the 2020 Democratic field, three have expressed support for "Medicare for All" -- a proposal that would eliminate the private health insurance industry in its entirety and replace it with a government-run system.
Elizabeth Warren warns another financial crisis is coming -- but she has a plan
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said there are warning signs for another financial crisis that would devastate the United States -- "a single shock could bring it all down" -- and the 2020 presidential candidate proposed a plan she said could help prevent it.
Grocery store employee missing for 10 years found behind store's cooler
Workers removing shelves and coolers from a former No Frills Supermarket in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in January discovered a body behind one of them.
50 years after its disappearance, the submarine Minerve is found
It vanished January 27, 1968, but the wreckage of the French submarine Minerve has finally been found about 28 miles off the southern coast of France, near the port of Toulon.
Former candidate lied about treating Pulse shooting victims
Catherine Elizabeth McCarthy was running as a Democrat in Florida's House of Representative, but she lied about being a doctor and caring for victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Protests turn deadly in Nigeria
Several people including a police officer were killed in clashes between Shiite protesters and the police in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Monday, police and a Shiite cleric told CNN.
Why China is challenging Australia for influence over the Pacific Islands
With beaches fringed with palm trees and pristine waters full of tropical fish, many Pacific Islands are the kinds of remote places you would expect to see on Instagram.
Drug exec on opioids: It's like people are addicted ... oh wait
CNN's Jean Casarez reports on the emails between drug executives in court documents that show they were driven by profit and indifferent to the opioid epidemic.
Morehouse College staffer put on leave while school investigates sexual misconduct accusations
Morehouse College has placed one of its staffers on unpaid leave amid an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations leveled by at least two students and a former student, the historically black university said in statements.
Ex-Miss Michigan says pageant dethroned her for conservative views
The woman stripped of her Miss Michigan 2019 tiara for tweets that the pageant's organizers found offensive said Monday she stands by everything she says on social media, despite having apparently deleted one of the posts in question.
Lights and AC are still out for thousands in NYC and Detroit
Thousands of people in New York City and Michigan are still without power Monday.
He's the $248 million MVP no team wants
Chelsea Clinton gives birth to her third child
Chelsea Clinton announced the birth of her third child with husband Marc Mezvinsky on Monday morning.
500-year-old shipwreck discovered
With the help of state-of-the-art robotic technology, archeologists uncovered a 500-year-old shipwreck deep in the Baltic Sea that dates back to the Renaissance era.
Art Neville dead at 81
Art Neville, a New Orleans music icon and founding member of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, died on Monday, according to a statement released by his longtime manager, Kent Sorrell. He was 81.
North Carolina dad who died after being hit by wave will donate his organs
As a final act of selflessness, the North Carolina dad who died in a freak accident at the beach will be donating his organs to 55 people, his parents told CNN affiliate WSOC-TV.
See Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in new trailer
Watch Sony's new trailer for "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" starring Tom Hanks as the late Fred Rogers.
'Top Gun' cuts flags from Tom Cruise's jacket
A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes.
This movie takes all-time box office record
After a record breaking opening weekend, and re-release featuring some additional footage, "Avengers: Endgame" has overtaken Avatar as the world's highest grossing movie of all time
Macy's pulls plates advocating against 'mom jeans' portion sizes
Macy's may have bitten off more than it could chew.
Man scaled a 19-story building to save his mom
Opinion: White Christians have a problem
Shock is not the right word when I heard the crowd at a Trump rally chanting "send her back." There has been so much shock recently that it is hard to know what to call it anymore.
Selling a home 'no longer about curb appeal'
Staging a home that's up for sale is a go-to marketing tool that has been used for decades. Bringing in furniture, artwork and plants and decluttering rooms can help buyers picture themselves living in the home.
Tom Brady dad-shamed after cliff dive
NFL superstar Tom Brady made a splash after he posted a video of a cliff dive he took with his young daughter.
Watch Brady cliff jump with his daughter
NFL star Tom Brady is being criticized for cliff-jumping with his 6-year-old daughter.
Here's the sports team worth $5 billion
The Dallas Cowboys is the most valuable sports team in the world according to Forbes, worth a staggering $5 billion.
Overlooked team set to be Super Bowl contender
Watch Josh Norman leap over a bull
Washington cornerback Josh Norman leaped over a bull in Pamplona, Spain.
Mitch Petrus, former NFL lineman and Super Bowl champion, dies of heatstroke at age 32
Former NFL offensive lineman Mitch Petrus died Thursday night in Arkansas due to heatstroke, officials said. The former Super Bowl champion was 32 years old.
Industry with more CO2 emissions than most nations may not survive
Investors worried about climate change are warning the world's biggest cement producers to reduce their emissions or face extinction.
Record high temperatures far exceed record lows -- a trend of the climate crisis
More than 400 locations across the United States reached record-breaking temperatures last week. During that same span, only about 100 areas saw record-breaking lows.
Climate change could make this country vanish
Residents of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific are fighting to save their island nation which is at risk of being inundated by rising sea levels due to climate change. But, in the face of uncertainty, thousands of Marshallese have decided to move to an unlikely enclave— in America's Deep South.
Tim Duncan returns to the NBA as a coach for the San Antonio Spurs
It's been only three years since Tim Duncan retired from the basketball court, but he's making his return, this time as a coach.
Eagle snatches GoPro and takes it for a ride
James Williams just wanted to capture eagles feeding on fish on a beach in Canada. He got quite a surprise when one of the eagles took his GoPro and flew away.
How an airplane engine gets made
Behind closed doors at the UK headquarters of Rolls-Royce Aerospace, machinery whirs, fans hum and blades screech as some 1,000 people go about the complex task of getting an airplane engine off the ground.
Keanu Reeves once again gifts the internet
Most excellent, Keanu Reeves fans: The affable actor heard your prayers, and he answered with a "breathtaking" act of kindness.
Malls are struggling. But stores in airports are thriving
Malls are passé. Brick-and-mortar stores are struggling. So retailers are focusing on winning customers at the one place where people reliably shop at stores: airports.
Chobani CEO: America is failing its dairy farmers
Carl Icahn says Warren Buffett's Occidental deal is a 'travesty'
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is furious over the generous terms Warren Buffett received when he came to the aid of Occidental Petroleum's bidding war with Chevron.
Here's the British bigot who Trump retweets
Amid the ongoing furor over President Donald Trump's racist tweets targeting four female members of Congress and his supporters chanting "Send her back," the President on Saturday repeatedly retweeted a vile bigot from the United Kingdom -- Katie Hopkins.
It is hard not to cry when you watch this video
It is hard not to cry when you watch the video. After 23 years behind bars, his sister wrote in a Facebook post, a formerly incarcerated man walks through the door of his family's house. His mother's sobs make her joy plain -- and testify to the depth of the pain suffered by families separated from their loved ones by an unjust criminal justice system.
Women in Puerto Rico know Rossello must resign
Puerto Rican women warned us. They have been alerting us for years that there is a crisis of violence against women on the island. After Hurricane Maria, the crisis became an emergency. Nonprofits that provide services to survivors of domestic violence reported a surge in requests for help.
Ellis Island's history spotlights today's border cruelty
I was an Ellis Island tour guide. Conditions on the southern border of the United States are categorically worse than they were when the island was the first stop for immigrants coming to America.
Why the 'Cats' trailer creeped us out
The trailer for "Cats," the movie adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical, has hit the Internet, and, well, let's just say the Internet hit back. As the hashtag #CatsMovie trended worldwide, Twitter exploded with phrases like "creepy and weird," "car crash" and "nightmare fuel."
Trump's race to the bottom
"You can't step into the same river twice," goes a saying attributed to the early Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Last week's tweetstorm by President Donald Trump raised a related question: Can you descend the same escalator twice?
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UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts
American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its westward voyage, its surface will reflect everything in its path as it touches down along the way, from the grassy dunes of a Martha's Vineyard lagoon to the wooded hills and verdant meadows of the Berkshires.
Why did this legendary car vanish for 30 years?
If this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.
How did Kim Jong Un get his Mercedes?
On June 14, 2018, two armored Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard vehicles were shipped from the Dutch Port of Rotterdam, heading out on a journey that would take months and see the cars transported thousands of miles through six countries, according to a new report from the Washington-based Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS).
The unexpected history of the Sikh turban
Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature.
'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool
For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion.
Where in the world is Leonardo's 'Salvator Mundi'?
When bids for Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" hit $200 million there was an audible gasp in the auction room. At the $300 million mark, onlookers broke into applause.