Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the FBI to investigate how the Lafayette, Louisiana, theater shooter was able to purchase a gun despite having well-documented mental health issues.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he disagreed with competing GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush's plan for comprehensive immigration reform, arguing that the conversation can only happen once the border is secure.
See how a protest in Northern Ireland turned into "Bloody Sunday." "The Seventies" airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Historians look back at how widespread protest bombings were in the U.S. in the 1970s. "The Seventies" airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
The war of words between businessman Donald Trump and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry reached the jungle gym on Wednesday, when Perry challenged Trump to a pull-up contest.
He is as mysterious in his reported death as he was mysterious in life. Mullah Omar, one of the world's most wanted men, died in a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, more than two years ago, according to Afghan government officials. U.S. officials say they believe this to be a "credible" account.
Two presidential candidates aggressively grilled Obama administration officials Wednesday at a hearing over the Iran nuclear deal.
Two Republican presidential candidates tied separate controversies over Cecil the Lion and Planned Parenthood together in one tweet in recent days.
Police in Sarasota, Florida, are investigating video of a cop seen throwing peanuts into the mouth of a homeless man in custody on July 18. CNN affiliate WFLA reports.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is standing by his dire warning that President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear deal could bring about another Holocaust.
CNN law enforcement analyst Cedric Alexander and former federal prosecutor Paul Butler on "The Lead with Jake Tapper."
The GOP presidential candidate also responds to comments he made in 2008, saying the U.S. must engage Iran "diplomatically."
CNN aviation analyst Les Abend and Mary Schiavo, and CNN safety analyst David Soucie discuss plane debris that may be from missing Malaysian Airlines plane.
Donald Trump, the Republican presidential hopeful who shot up to the head of the pack over his controversial comments about illegal immigrants, is finally starting to lay out an immigration policy.