Hillary Clinton is even less popular now than when she was running for president. Just 39 percent of Americans view Clinton favorably, according to a conducted last week and released on Monday. A year ago, when Clinton was the presumptive Democratic nominee, her favorability was at 43 percent. The former secretary of state is viewed slightly than President Donald Trump, who has for a president this early in his administration. That puts Clinton at odds with every losing presidential
(CNN)The looming defeat of the Senate health care bill marks a dramatic low point in the otherwise lofty political career of Mitch McConnell, the chamber's majority leader who is often described as a disciplined "master tactician" of the Senate accustomed to methodically building legislative victories for Republicans. "This has been a very, very challenging experience for all of us," McConnell replied. "A lot of people have been involved in the discussion and very passionate discussions. But everybody's given it
Every day, some 55 million people go about their lives across England. This is a snapshot of a nation across 24 hours.Photographs will be added through the day, telling the everyday stories of the people who make up the nation. Liam Reid's family has been selling fruit and vegetables on Leicester Market since World War One. The 32-year-old gets up every morning at 5am and works six days a week. "There is a buzz ," he says.
Hello. Here's your morning briefing: Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning Woman's shooting in US: Australian PM demands answersAustralia's prime minister has called on US authorities to explain how a woman, originally from Sydney, was shot to death by a policeman after calling to report a possible crime. Justine Damond, 40, died in the city of Minneapolis, reportedly while dressed in her pyjamas. "It is a shocking killing," said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, "and
Washington (CNN)The GOP turned into the Grouchy Old Party, as recriminations flew after the failure this week to repeal and replace Obamacare -- the greatest motivating cause of Republican voters for more than seven years.Trump, facing criticism of his own conduct in the failed effort to replace his successor's signature law, suggested simply that the Republican majority on Capitol Hill was not up to the job.Republicans will have a chance to air their frustrations Wednesday as all GOP senators
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(CNN)New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker slammed President Donald Trump for declaring he would let Obamacare fail Tuesday, saying "that's not just cynical, it's actually sinister."
Two more Republican senators withdrew their support for the bill, landing a devastating blow to the GOPs promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Schiff, the leading Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russias meddling in the 2016 election, promptly responded by saying such a move would be the height of irresponsibility. He also called out the president for assuming Democrats would help the president out of a crisis of his own making. While McConnell called
But she has adjusted her approach since arriving last year at the 70-bed North Baldwin Infirmary in rural, southern Alabama. As a result, Dr. Arthur performs the surgery if there are any signs of complication, rather than waiting and running the risk that comes with the 20 to 30 minutes it takes for an anesthesiologist to arrive in the middle of the night. Physicians in rural communities across America are facing the same tough choices as Dr. Arthur. Hospitals
Washington (CNN)The Republicans' signature campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare came to a screeching halt Monday night after Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas came together, shocked Capitol Hill and vowed to vote against the latest draft of the GOP's health care bill. Across town, over rosemary-grilled rib eye and summer vegetable succotash at the White House, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders were attempting to convince a group of reliably conservative rank-and-filers to
(CNN)Monday night, two Republican Senators -- Mike Lee and Jerry Moran -- announced that they would not vote to send the health care bill to the floor. The announcement marked a stunning defeat for a Republican Party that controls the White House and Congress and which has made this item the top priority for years.As the blame game now begins, everyone in Washington will be asking -- who killed the health bill? As in an Agatha Christie novel, there
(CNN)Two Australian senators have resigned within the space of a week following revelations they violated a law that bans dual nationals from standing for election. "It's with great sadness that I have discovered that I'm a dual citizen and I'll be forced to stand down from my position in the Senate," said Waters who holds both Australian and Canadian citizenship.
London (CNN)It's a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is a novelist loved across the world. The life-sized bronze figure was created by sculptor Adam Roud as part of a series of events marking the 200th anniversary of the writer's death.
(CNN)The European Union will limit the number of inflatable boats and motors it sends to Libya in order to prevent human trafficking.The EU said the restrictions will not prevent exports or sales when they are "meant for legitimate uses by the civilian population, for instance for fishermen, who may need motors for their boats."CNN recently witnessed the rescue of 366 migrants and refugees by the private humanitarian agency Migrant Offshore Aid Station. The rescuers pulled people, mostly from African
Image: twitterLet's be honest: no one except Congress has the power to "shut President Trump down," not even J.K. Rowling. What leaders can do, however, is humiliate him fairly and squarely, as Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop recently did. SEE ALSO: Shiny objects foreign leaders are using to distract Trump so he doesn't destroy their world Last week, Trump told the French president's wife, Brigitte Macron, that she was in "good shape" prompting condemnation from people all around the