U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, introduced a new bill that would require federal funding for schools to monitor students’ social media activity, which critics from the left and right argue is an example of government overreach.
Since 1960, the average life expectancy in the U.S. has increased by nine years, and according to the Social Security Administration, individuals who are currently approaching the age of 65 can expect, on average, to live until their mid-80s (84 for men and 86.5 for women). But many individuals live well beyond the average. Between 2000 and 2014, the number of living centenarians (individuals who live to be 100 years old) increased 43.6 percent from 50,281 to 72,197. With high life expectancies and advances in healthcare and technology, people are living young lifestyles later in life. A critical component of staying and feeling young is maintaining strong mental, emotional and physical health.
Bills funding public lands and conservation passed a key U.S. Senate committee with bipartisan support on Tuesday, a move praised by outdoor groups and environmental advocates.
Salary and employment statistics for U.S. metropolitan areas are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics. The mean software developer salary in each location was calculated as the weighted average of the annual salaries for both Software Developers, Applications and Software Developers, Systems Software. The total number of software developer jobs in each area is the total employment across these two occupations.
A rally Wednesday evening on the east lawn of the Randolph County Courthouse in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day attracted more than 200 people offering support for addicts and praying for life solutions.
The 29th annual Aloha International Steel Guitar Club convention commenced Thursday morning downtown Winchester with a brief address by Mayor Shon Byrum, a group hula dance and an emotional tribute to longtime member Leonard T. "Trouble" Zinn.
About 145 coffins believed to be part of a mid-20th century cemetery for the indigent were found buried under a Tampa, Florida, high school, officials said. WFLA reporter Rod Carter reports.
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates were asked about President Trump's foreign policy at the MSNBC/The Washington Post debate in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar came out swinging during the MSNBC/The Washington Post Democratic presidential debate. In the first hour, she spoke more than any other candidate except Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
The 8-year-old Michigan girl who was not allowed to get her school picture taken because of her red hair extensions got a second chance at a special photo shoot. CNN affiliate WILX reports.
An Indiana deputy constable was fired after video footage shows him confronting two black shoppers, who say that he profiled them, at a mall near Indianapolis.
Azellia White, one of the nation's first African American female pilots, earned her pilot's license just after World War II and found freedom flying in the skies above the Jim Crow South.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia Laura Cooper delivers her opening statements before the House Intelligence Committee conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, testifies that Ukrainian officials knew as early as July 25 that there was an issue with US aid to the country.
In the Senate, Cory Booker often tried to reach across the aisle. On the campaign trail, he's preaching a message of unity and love. Some question whether that approach is strong enough to get him to the White House.
In 2002, Cory Booker lost to Sharpe James in the race for mayor of Newark, New Jersey. The defeat made Booker question whether he could stick to his values in politics and still be successful, CNN's Rebecca Buck says.
2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker says he got his BA from Stanford and his PhD on the streets of Newark, New Jersey. Now he's running for president on a platform of fighting hate with love.
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, testifies that the phone call and meeting between President Trump and President Zelensky was conditioned on a public statement by Zelensky about investigations into Burisma and the 2016 selection.
A Louisiana State University student is dead after what school officials are calling a "potential hazing incident," according to the coroner's office.
Gordon Sondland, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, described several conversations he's had with President Donald Trump at the impeachment hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) was interrupted during her line of questioning at the impeachment hearing. Speier fired back telling her fellow congressman "let's not go there."
CNN's Jake Tapper and panel discuss the implications of testimony from US Ambassador the the European Union Gordon Sondland during the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
He likely didn't raise as much ringing the bell for red kettle donations, but the man who asked for beer money and collected millions is still trying to help good causes.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) questions Ambassador Sondland during the impeachment hearings, pressing the ambassador about a scheduled meeting that never happened between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Gordon Sondland, US Ambassador to the European Union, delivers his testimony in a public hearing for the impeachment inquiry into President Trump and is asked about the "irregular channel" referenced by Bill Taylor.
CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin reacts to US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland's testimony in the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump.
US ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland gives his opening statement before testifying to the House Intelligence Committee on the fourth day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
A new study on state fiscal transparency concludes that 32 states earned distinction for providing the public “with candid and transparent information about their government’s fiscal health;” 46 states earned clean audit opinions in the most recent analysis.
In response to US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland's testimony on the fourth day of the public impeachment hearings, President Trump adamantly stated he wants "nothing" from Ukraine.
House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) gives his opening remarks before US ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland's testimony to the House Intelligence Committee on the fourth day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry to President Donald Trump.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff gives his opening remarks before US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland's testimony on the fourth day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry to President Donald Trump.
During an exchange with Steve Castor, counsel for House Republicans, US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland testified that it was his understanding President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani made demands that came from Trump.
A 16-year-old American was arrested after allegedly attempting to smuggle methamphetamine over the US-Mexico border, according to Customs and Border Protection officials.
"Harriet" screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard said a Hollywood executive initially wanted Julia Roberts to play the role of Harriet Tubman when he first started pitching the movie in the 1990s.
Actor Tom Hanks is getting into character on a whole new level after finding out he is distantly related to Fred Rogers, who he is playing in an upcoming film.