Ben Carson says old furniture was 'dangerous'

HUD Secretary Ben Carson cites "dangerous" old furniture and his wife to explain a $31,000 dining set. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Another blast rocks Austin, but unrelated to…

Emergency teams rush to reported explosion at Austin Goodwill store, but police and federal authorities say the blast is not related to other recent bombings

Tens of thousands to evacuate as California storm…

Authorities ordered tens of thousands of people to flee their homes as a powerful storm headed toward California

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Data-mining firm's CEO suspended; Trump congratulates Putin, gets backtalk from Republicans; Northeast braces for wintry wallop on first day of spring.

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Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO…

The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections.

APNewsBreak: Montana says miner violated "bad…

Montana regulators say an Idaho mining company and its president are in violation of the state's "bad actor" law because they are pursuing two new mines without paying for the cleanup of past projects

Could today be a new dawn for Africa?

As African heads of state sign the first continent wide free trade deal, what will it mean for the people that live there?

Melania Trump Is 'Well Aware' of the Criticism…

Melania Trump acknowledged the criticism her anti-cyberbullying campaign has received while hosting executives from tech and social media companies on Tuesday.

Why Breaking Up with Facebook Is Harder Than You…

With Facebook in the news over concerns about user privacy and its impact on politics, splitting up with the social media giant isn’t as easy as you may think.

Progressives look for more gains from Illinois…

Progressives faced their next test in Illinois, with a slew of candidates vying for a chance to help Democrats try to gain control of the US House this fall

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ACLU, community groups get voice in Chicago police reforms

The American Civil Liberties Union and several community organizations say they've reached an agreement to provide input into reforms being proposed for the Chicago Police Department

Wall Street edges higher

A further drop in shares of Facebook capped gains in the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Tuesday. Fred Katayama reports.

Border wall, tunnel tussle hold up sweeping…

President Donald Trump would reap huge budget increase for the military while Democrats would cement wins on infrastructure and other domestic programs if lawmakers can agree on $1.3 trillion government-wide spending bill

Police say incendiary device, not package bomb, exploded at Austin Goodwill store and wasn't related to prior bombings

Police say incendiary device, not package bomb, exploded at Austin Goodwill store and wasn't related to prior bombings

Big Names From The NFL Are Backing A New Pro…

The XFL is getting another competitor: the Alliance of Amiercan Football.

The women in legal action against Trump

CNN's Randi Kaye reports on the latest from the women claiming alleged affairs with President Donald Trump, along with the women that accuse him of sexual misconduct.

Can self-driving cars withstand first fatality?

The deadly collision between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian near Phoenix is bringing calls for tougher self-driving regulations, but advocates for a hands-off approach say big changes aren't needed

WaPo: Trump warned not to congratulate Putin

US President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election despite the warnings from multiple national security advisers and briefing materials that said "DO NOT CONGRATULATE," The Washington Post reported.

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Florida school shooting survivors speak at Harvard

Students who survived last month's shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead have participated in a panel discussion at Harvard about the social movement they've started calling in part for tougher restrictions on guns

The Latest: Prayer vigil held after Maryland…

Neighbors in a nearby community prayed for their friends and colleagues during a small vigil following a shooting at southern Maryland school