Trump has mocked a potential rival over her claim of Native American ancestry. Now, she has more evidence
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has released the results of a DNA analysis showing she has distant Native American ancestry, which could pre-empt further questions and attacks should she run for president in 2020.
Trump's most recent 'Pocahontas' jab at Warren
President Donald Trump took a swipe at Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) during a rally in Kansas, again referring to her as "Pocahontas."
Analysis: Why Elizabeth Warren is No. 1 in our new 2020 rankings
Even before the 2018 election, we already know one of the winners: Women. And Democratic women in particular.
Voting access becomes flashpoint in midterms
Clashes over voting rights in two states this past week have renewed focus on the issue less than four weeks from the midterm elections.
Sanders reacts to Biden lead in 2020 poll
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reacts to a new poll indicating former Vice President Joe Biden is leading as the top choice for the 2020 Democratic nominee for president.
The Forecast: Many ways the Senate could go on Election Night
House forecast: Democrats will win 229 seats (and the House majority) while Republicans will win just 206 seats. A Democratic win of 205 seats and 262 seats is within the margin of error.
What Democrats in Congress will do if they take power
Democrats in the US House of Representatives are beginning to quietly prepare to hold the Trump administration accountable if they win the majority in November.
11 noteworthy moments from Trump's '60 Minutes' interview
President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday night that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "probably" involved in assassinations and poisonings, but "it's not in our country."
Trump to send Pompeo to meet Saudi King
Saudi Arabia has given Turkey permission to search its Istanbul consulate Monday afternoon, nearly two weeks after journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing there, a Turkish diplomatic source told CNN.
Jamie Dimon and other top CEOs quit Saudi conference
A growing number of top business leaders are pulling out of a high-profile Saudi investment conference following the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Opinion: How Trump set up the Saudi crisis
In Saudi Arabia in May 2017, President Donald Trump, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and key members of the US Cabinet were treated to a royal, red carpet visit designed to appeal to Trump's fetish for being fawned over, featuring elaborate, ceremonial sword dances in a blinged out, opulent palace that made Trump Tower look relatively modest.
Trump voter: He has no empathy
Independent voter Anthony Miles expresses regret for voting for President Trump in 2016, saying Trump doesn't have "empathy for anything."
Opinion: Trump is doing Dems a big favor
Say what you will about Donald Trump (and believe me, I have), I must tip my hat to him for doing what many thought was nearly impossible: making Democrats excited about voting in a midterm election. And by doing that, Trump may actually make the Democratic Party great again.
Chinese ambassador to US says Beijing doesn't know who to deal with
The Chinese ambassador to the United States said diplomats are confused over who is the "final decision maker" in the Trump administration, complicating future negotiations amid the escalating US China trade war.
Opinion: In Trump and Kushner's world, other people pay taxes
"I know our complex tax laws better than anyone who has ever run for president and am the only one who can fix them. #failing@nytimes" -- Donald J. Trump, via Twitter, Oct. 2, 2016
Senator grabs phone after this question
Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) grabbed a constituent's phone after he asked a question about allegations of voter suppression in the state.
Meghan and Harry are expecting their first child
How the baby will change line of succession
Is Meghan risking Zika exposure with travel?
Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child, the UK's royal family announced Monday as the couple arrived in Australia for their first tour overseas.
Sears declares bankruptcy
Sears, the once-dominant retail chain that changed how Americans shopped and lived, has filed for bankruptcy.
A timeline of Sears' extraordinary history
Historic affirmative action trial begins today
A lawsuit against Harvard brought on behalf of Asian-American students who failed to gain admission goes to trial on Monday in one of the most consequential race cases in decades, with affirmative action policies across the country at stake.
Brexit deal fails over Northern Ireland dispute
Negotiations between the UK and the European Union (EU) concluded Sunday without a Brexit deal, after disputes over Northern Ireland continued to hamper talks.
9 climbers dead after snowstorm
A renowned South Korean climber was among nine people killed when a vicious snowstorm hit their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja, according to officials.
13 dead after floods hit southern France
Six people have died after flash flooding hit the Aude region of southern France, local officials said Monday.
11 infant bodies found in ceiling
Eleven bodies of infants have been discovered in a drop ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit.
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson end engagement
The romance between "Sweetener" singer Ariana Grande and "SNL" performer Pete Davidson has turned sour.
Apple wants you to use your iPhone less
You see your phone light up from the corner of your eye and instinctively reach for it. What started as a simple notification check snowballs into an hour-long session as you swipe through rows of notifications and scroll through endless social media feeds.
Dozens still unaccounted for after hurricane
Florida and Georgia are reeling from the brutal effects of Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle Wednesday.
Michelle Obama responds to Eric Holder
Former first lady Michelle Obama responds to former Attorney General Eric Holder's comments that "when they go low, we kick them."
50 Cent offers fighter $2 million to leave UFC
Knicks dump $72 million man
Mom uses body to shield baby during a hailstorm
A young mother in Australia acted as a human shield for her baby, protecting her from a severe hailstorm.
College football's week 8 rankings
NBA team apologizes for player's father
Actor cancels Saudi Arabia trip
The actor says he's cancelled a trip to Riyadh to promote new movie 'Hunter Killer' amidst the controversy over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Rare and unseen photos of Led Zeppelin
5 cards charging 0% interest until 2020
NFL's biggest trash talker gets humbled
The Patriots defeated the Chiefs 43-40, but Mahomes was the biggest winner
Conor McGregor roasted for ugly pass attempt
NFLer 'going to try to make some babies' after loss
Opinion: Browns have a franchise-changing star, and we all missed it
Scooter companies may have found a loophole in cities' limitations
City governments' tight control of scooter and e-bike rentals may be short lived.
Magic Leap's new AI assistant looks human
The tech world's latest virtual assistant looks so realistic, you might mistake her for an actual human.
Former WeWork employee sues for sexual harassment, retaliation
A former employee at WeWork, the coworking community mecca, claims she was sexually assaulted at two company events and ultimately fired in retaliation for reporting the incidents, according to a new lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday.
Seven plus-size modeling pioneers
Only recently have brands and designers begun casting plus-size models. But this community was thriving long before "inclusivity" entered the collective vocabulary. Many of us remember wanting America's Next Top Model hopeful Toccara Jones to win as the first black plus-sized supermodel -- but what we perhaps don't know are the plus-size pioneers like Allegra Doherty, Amy Lemons and Emme, who paved the road before her.
I randomly met Bourdain at a bar
About five years ago following a work event in New York City, my colleague and friend Jeff Hanle and I ended up in a dive bar not far from Columbus Circle.
It was a regular business meeting until this moment
In China, bank employees were startled when a giant python crashed a staff meeting as it fell from the ceiling.
Historic airliner trucked 300 miles to be a hotel bar
Drivers outside Boston along US interstate I-495 this week got a unique view of an iconic airplane that might very well belong in a museum.
How Pressed Juicery fed the juice craze
The co-founder of Pressed Juicery swears by the lifestyle benefits of juice, but he didn't always feel that way.
This is the new frontier of home decorating
After four emails in about as many hours, I was almost certainly driving Lyndsi Lee crazy.
How to invest in real estate without buying a home
Why world will go wild for Meghan and Harry's baby
The power and perils of Poliwood
Poliwood -- the intersection of politics and Hollywood -- can be a powerful combination, capable of elevating policy debates and inspiring broad audiences. Unfortunately, it can also dumb us down to a nation of slack-jawed spectators.
A tale of two first ladies
A Taylor Swift bump, a Nikki Haley bombshell, some bad-new polls for Republicans about women voters. Women (and girls!) dominated the week's news. But Melania Trump and Michelle Obama had the most arresting turns in the spotlight, showing just how different two first ladies can be.
Saudi Arabia has a lot of cards to play vs. US
Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares for the President almost daily, my Presidential Weekly Briefing focuses on the topics and issues President Trump needs to know to make informed decisions.
My unlikely path to Harvard sheds light on race lawsuit
I grew up less than 30 minutes away from Harvard, but it might as well have been a world away. My world was small and static. Most of my friends were brown or poor like me, with some version of parents like mine -- blue-collar, hardworking immigrants. We went to the same after-school programs for "at-risk youth" and started looking for part-time jobs as soon as we turned 15 and a half.
Michelle Obama: 98 million lives could be changed
On my final trip overseas as first lady, I visited a high school in Unification Town, a small village about an hour outside Liberia's capital city of Monrovia. There, I sat in a classroom where the only light came from the cloudy, rainy sky outside. As heavier clouds rolled in, the entire room dimmed, and I began to find it difficult to make out faces across even a short distance.
Kanye West is an ignorant man-child
Less than a month before the midterm elections, a man who has admitted to being a proud non-reader of books and nonvoter met with Donald Trump at the White House. Yep, after faithfully stroking the President's ego, Kanye West finally got his narcissistic wish.
How to pay off your house ASAP (it's so simple)
Motley Fool issues rare "double down" buy alert
Transfer your debt and pay no interest until 2020
Rebranding Kevin McCarthy
Here are the stories our top political reporters are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today.
Behind the science (and art) of electoral forecasting
On Friday, CNN launched "The Forecast" -- Harry Enten's predictive model of what the heck is going to happen in the 2018 election.
Kanye and Taylor get political
In this week's State of the Cartoonion, Jake Tapper imagines a world where Kanye West and Taylor Swift step aside from their feud on the stage and take a more political route into the Oval Office.
Trump: James Mattis is 'sort of a Democrat'
President Donald Trump said in an interview with "60 Minutes" that he was unsure how long Defense Secretary James Mattis planned to stay in his administration.
Scientist: EPA changes are an effort to 'gut rules' that protect public
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has appointed five new members of an independent committee that provides advice to the EPA on national air quality standards, replacing the current members, while reducing the amount of support it gets from other scientists, according to an agency statement and emails obtained by CNN.
The Chinese phone giant that beat Apple to Africa
One of China's biggest smartphone makers has never sold a handset in the country. Yet thousands of miles away, it dominates markets across Africa. Unknown in the West, Transsion has left global players like Samsung and Apple trailing in its wake in a continent that's home to more than a billion people.
Ex-College Football Star Justin Crawford Arrested for Incest, Sodomy
Justin Crawford -- the former West Virginia star running back -- has been arrested in Georgia on some pretty disgusting charges, TMZ Sports has learned. Officials confirm ... the 23-year-old is facing charges of incest, sodomy and enticing a…
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Expecting First Child
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ain't much for wasting time -- they're already expecting their first royal baby. Kensington Palace announced Monday morning Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is pregnant and said she's due sometime next spring ...…
Mac Miller's Death Was Breaking Point for Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson hit a life-changing fork in the road last month when Mac Miller died -- and his death was the tipping point that led to their split ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to AG and PD tell us ... Ariana was in an…
Teresa Giudice Reacts to Joe's Deportation with Crying Statue of Liberty
Teresa Giudice seems to have broken her silence in the wake of her husband being ordered to be deported after prison ... and it looks like she (and Lady Liberty) are heartbroken. The 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star shared a photo on…
Nick Cannon's Turban Not a Sticking Point for Late Night Show on FOX
Nick Cannon's getting a warm welcome at FOX for his new late night TV show, and so is his turban ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the situation tell TMZ ... Nick will rock his signature headgear without concern or pushback from the network.…
John Elway Donating Big Money to Republican Candidates Ahead of Midterm Elections
John Elway is donating tons of money to Republicans running in next month's midterm elections ... TMZ has learned. We combed through 2018 Federal Election Commission filings to see which A-listers were bucking up for the GOP, and…
Orlando Brown Heads to Rehab After Friends Stage Intervention
Orlando Brown is finally getting the help he needs ... thanks to friends who never gave up on him and staged an intervention to get him into a rehab facility. We're told, Orlando's friend Danny Boy -- the owner of a Vegas restaurant that…
Dana Stubblefield Fears He'll Be Victim of Brock Turner Rape Case Fallout
Ex-49ers star Dana Stubblefield believes Santa Clara prosecutors are so afraid of looking soft on sexual assault cases in the wake of the Brock Turner debacle, they're gonna go extra hard on him instead. Stubblefield is accused of…
Guess Who This Overall Cutie Turned Into!
Before this giggly guy was a famous child star, he was just another blue-eyed baby rocking overalls in New York City. Can you guess who he is?
Conor McGregor Meets the Dallas Cowboys, Hands Out Bottles of His Whiskey
Conor McGregor might've taken a big L in the Octagon, but he's still winning at life -- just ask the Dallas Cowboys ... many of whom might be guzzling his booze tonight on his dime. The former UFC lightweight champion hit up AT&T Stadium Sunday…
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Split, Engagement Called Off
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson are dunzo as a couple, and their engagement has officially been called off ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the former couple tell us AG and PD split this weekend, with both parties acknowledging that it simply…
Hillary Clinton Says Bill's Affair with Lewinsky Wasn't Abuse of Power
Hillary Clinton is still firmly in Bill Clinton's corner more than two decades after his sex scandal with Monica Lewinsky ... with HC now saying he didn't abuse his power over her. The former Secretary of State and two-time presidential…
Amber Rose Rocks Out With New Boyfriend at System of a Down Concert
Amber Rose is one well-rounded lady -- able to strut her stuff on the SlutWalk one day ... and headbang to System of a Down right up against a mosh pit the next. TMZ got a hold of this video of Amber and her new boyfriend -- Def Jam Records…
Tom Hardy -- Good Genes or Good Docs?
Tom Hardy's good looks will drive you mad! Here's a 25-year-old version of the "Star Trek" actor at the movie premiere in Hollywood back in 2002 (left) and 16 years later ... The villainous "Venom" star looking scruffy at a Marvel…
Drake Brings LeBron James on Stage During L.A. Concert
Two titans shared the stage Saturday night as the king of Toronto brought out the newly minted king of LA. Drake invited LeBron James on stage with Travis Scott at the L.A.'s Staples Center during his Aubrey and the Three Migos Tour. The trio…
Mally Mall Says Kanye West is a Genius Trying to Help Our Country
Mally Mall says Kanye West is doing great work, trying to help the United States ... and he's nothing less than a genius. We got Mally outside Staples Center Saturday night where Drake performed, and he sang the praises of Ye. Mally was especially…
Elon Musk Files Trademark Application for 'Teslaquila' Tequila
Elon Musk is going all George Clooney/Rande Gerber ... at least it seems that way because he appears to be serious about getting into the tequila game. Musk has filed legal docs to develop a Tesla-brand tequila. This started as an April Fools joke…
Ice-T and Coco Bristle at Being Compared to Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West
Ice-T wants to make one thing crystal clear ... he and Coco are NOTHING like Kim and Kanye, but he does think Ye and Trump are birds of a feather. We got Ice-T and Coco in New York City Saturday, and Ice had nothing but disdain for the Oval…
'SNL' Mocks Trump's Meeting with Kanye West in Oval Office
Donald Trump came to a startling revelation last night ... Kanye West is the black him!!! Alec Baldwin made his return to 'SNL' to parody Ye's Oval chit chat. This one is especially interesting, because they danced around making fun of mental…
Fabolous Patched Things Up with Emily B's Dad Day After Shooting Threats
Fabolous and his baby mama's father agreed to let bygones be bygones shortly after that on-camera confrontation where Fab made death threats ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the rapper and Emily B tell TMZ ... as heated as the…