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The Cherokee Nation announced Thursday that it intends to appoint a delegate to the US House of Representatives, asserting for the first time a right promised to the tribe in a nearly 200-year-old treaty with the federal government.
Elizabeth Warren did not wait long to address the question that lingered over her visit to a Native American presidential candidate forum Monday in Iowa.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday released multiple proposals that aim to address concerns and needs specific to Indian Country, including draft legislation crafted with New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native Americans elected to Congress last year.
CNN's Van Jones talks to Native Americans to discuss the government's level of contribution to their reservations throughout the different administrations.
President Donald Trump says all is well at the Group of 7 summit, which gets underway Sunday on France's Atlantic coast.
The Congressional Budget Office has predicted the federal deficit could reach $1 trillion by the 2020 fiscal year. Once again, President Trump has exposed a myth in American politics. That myth? That Republicans are the party of fiscal responsibility.
During a G7 summit breakfast, President Trump made remarks to the media about the US-China trade war and the US economy.
2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) tells CNN's David Axelrod why the selfie line is an important part of her campaign events.
President Donald Trump claimed he has the "absolute right" to "order" US companies to stop doing business with China that would involve using his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way under a 1977 law.
There are countries that have endured unhinged leaders before. I'm thinking of Britain during the reign of King George III, whose years of delusion were depicted in the 1994 film "The Madness of King George." Our current civic stress test in the United States is coming courtesy of a President whose narcissistic impulses seem to be getting worse. Two recent days crystallized those concerns.
Two former top FBI officials deny former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne's claim that the FBI directed him in the summer before the 2016 election to pursue a "romantic relationship with Maria Butina," the Russian woman who was accused of seeking to win influence in powerful Republican circles at the behest of her country's government. CNN's Sara Murray reports.
Two days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas in August 2017, as historic rainfall submerged parts of Houston, the Army Corps of Engineers released water from two reservoirs into a river running through one of the country's richest zip codes.
The son of former NFL player Barry Bennett was taken into custody Saturday in connection with the killing of his parents.
As a young Texas couple were leaving the courthouse for their wedding ceremony, their car collided with a pickup truck, killing both of them, according to CNN affiliate KFDM.
United Airlines is suspending daily service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Hong Kong starting next month, the company confirmed to CNN Saturday.
Multiple people were wounded by debris after lightning struck a tree at a PGA golf tournament in Atlanta, the organizers said.
Eddie Money announced Saturday he has stage 4 esophageal cancer in a preview clip of his reality show "Real Money."
NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, The New York Times reported Friday -- potentially the first criminal allegation from space.
An estate inventory found $1 million in uncashed checks among Aretha Franklin's possessions.
With its exaggerated crown and bulging upper levels, the 39-floor Pangu Plaza casts an unusual shadow over Beijing.
Apple is warning customers that some fabrics, such as leather and denim, could cause permanent discoloration to the Apple Card. So CNN Business tested it out.
For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA lost its first game since 2006 to Australia.
Kit Harington has been confirmed for a role in Marvel's "The Eternals," bringing the "Game of Thrones" star into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
According to a New York Times report, some fertility doctors have used their own sperm to inseminate unwitting patients.
A Utah businessman paid $1.32 million for a dime last week at a Chicago coin auction.
A couple in California spotted a driver who appears to be asleep behind the wheel of his Tesla on a busy freeway.
Quarterback Andrew Luck, the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft and a four-time Pro Bowl selection, has told the Indianapolis Colts that he is retiring, ESPN and the NFL said on their websites Saturday night.
Quarterback Andrew Luck, the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft and a four-time Pro Bowl selection, is retiring, the Indianapolis Colts player said Saturday night.
Thirty years ago, NASA's Voyager 2 mission flew by Neptune, capturing the first close-up images of the blue gas giant. Before this, the eighth planet in our solar system was only known as a fuzzy dot in the distance.
In the same decade when gravitational waves and a neutron star merger have been observed, astronomers have now observed what they believe to be the first detection of a black hole swallowing a neutron star.
A spacecraft carrying Russia's humanoid robot failed to dock with the International Space Station on Saturday morning, Russian state news agencies reported.
A "super-Earth" 31 light-years away could have the right conditions to support liquid water and possibly sustain life.
The 2020 Democratic candidates for president are everywhere. We know their policies. We know their playlists. But do we know their dogs?
Disney teased fans on Saturday with a sneak peek at Cruella de Vil's new punk rock look -- which left fans a little confused.
CNN's Rene Marsh investigates Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, and their effects across the US. The CDC says PFAS are found in the bloodstreams of nearly all Americans, and they have been linked to many ailments including liver cancer, thyroid problems and birth defects.
In Florida, golfers play by a different set of rules. And one of the rules may or may not include ignoring giant, scary alligators.
Warning bells are going off about a possible recession in America, perhaps in time for the 2020 election. The key to whether the US economy keeps growing or stalls rests largely on consumers, and whether or not they keep spending.
It's hard to keep up with the tit-for-tat trade war between the United States and China.
Apple's new titanium credit card comes with a potential headache that will be familiar to iPhone users everywhere: It can get scuffed up a little too easily in the real world.
Called "the lungs of the Earth", the Amazon rainforest and its lush trees make roughly 20% of the oxygen on Earth. Yet, right now, the skies of Sao Paolo, Brazil are black and the smoke can be seen from space
When Russia forcibly annexed Crimea in the spring of 2014, sending heavily armed masked men onto the peninsula that indisputably belonged to Ukraine, it triggered a collective gasp of disbelief across Europe. After all, it was the first time since the break-up of the Soviet Union that Russian troops occupied the sovereign territory of one of its former states.
This week, a video of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego working alongside rapper Twista, described by The Root as "the fastest rapping MC in the world," went viral.
One hallmark of Donald Trump's presidency has been his penchant for contradicting himself. One example of his inconsistency has been his back and forth on gun control. The President's apparent U-turns have left the nation spinning in the aftermath of successive horrific mass shootings.
When all else fails, lock up children. That's the message from the Trump administration, which on Wednesday announced a regulation allowing it to indefinitely detain migrant families who arrive at our southern border. The new rule would replace a court agreement known as the Flores settlement, which sets minimum standards for migrant children in government custody, and limits their detention to 20 days.
Early on in the fourth season of "Seinfeld," Jerry Seinfeld and his friend George Costanza fly to Los Angeles to pitch a sitcom to NBC. George's idea? A show about nothing. The idea is swiftly met with confusion. No plot? Nothing happens?
Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began.
The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin said in a statement Friday.
The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, it confirmed on Friday.
The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network.
At the end of a recent meeting, middle school teacher Cassie Lopez and her colleagues were handed a large bucket, kitty litter and a pop-up shower curtain.
Susie Torres went to the doctor with what she thought was water sloshing around in her left ear. But water doesn't have eight legs, pincers and a venomous bite.
At least five people were injured after lightning struck a tree at the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta, police and the organizers said on Saturday.
On Friday, most of the service members of the Air Force's 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force base in South Carolina will get a needed extra day off.
She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled with bullying over her complexion.
Decades after making her name on the most watched runways of Paris and Milan, supermodel Naomi Campbell has decamped for new ground: Lagos, Nigeria.
Growing up, Laetitia Ky never gave her hair much thought, although she learned how to braid at the age of five by watching her mother and took to it easily. "I really didn't care about my hair at all as a teen," she said over Skype with a laugh.
Say "doomsday bunker" and most people would imagine a concrete room filled with cots and canned goods.
In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants with panoramic views.
With majestic glaciers, fjords and mountains, Norway is famous for its dramatic natural landscape.
A little over an hour worth with actor Jared Harris will take you into some dark corners of conversation.