The United States voted against a U.N. resolution criticizing the U.S. economic embargo against Cuba Tuesday, despite initial U.S. discussions about abstaining on the annual vote.
An emotional John Boehner spent one of his final days in office saying goodbye to friends and colleagues -- and even bitter adversaries across the Capitol.
The U.S. Navy plans to send a destroyer within 12 miles of China's man-made islands in the South China Sea within the next 24 hours, a U.S. defense official confirmed to CNN.
President Barack Obama hosted the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team on Tuesday to celebrate their win in the World Cup final in July, when they beat Japan 5-2.
Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy cast his 15,000th career vote on Tuesday -- putting him in rare company as just the sixth-ever senator to reach that milestone.
Martin O'Malley is planning to tie his struggling Democratic presidential bid to the opposing party when he hosts a gun control event Wednesday, the same day as the third Republican debate.
"Saturday Night Live" has long been a popular destination for presidential candidates, but the crowded 2016 field has led to a spike in White House hopefuls appearing on the sketch comedy show -- with potentially more on the way.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio defended police on Tuesday from what he says is increasingly hostile language pushed by groups who say they are working to end police brutality.
John Kasich lit into his Republican presidential opponents Tuesday, portraying a new side of a candidate who until recently has been unwilling to directly criticize others in the race.
A construction worker trapped on the top floor of a burning building. An unconscious baby strapped in a car seat, hanging upside down. See these and other dramatic rescues that have been caught on camera. Then watch CNN's special report "Videos Gone Viral 2" on Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
It took several tries, but on Tuesday the U.S. Senate approved a measure to help American companies work more closely with law enforcement to fight off hackers.