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Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison

Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison

Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison and is serving out the rest of his sentence in a halfway house, records show. The former Democratic congressman from New York was originally sentenced in 2017 to 21 months in prison for sexting with a minor. Weiner served about 15 months in the Federal Medical Center…MORE

Don Cheadle made a powerful statement with his wardrobe choice on ‘SNL’

Don Cheadle made a powerful statement with his wardrobe choice on ‘SNL’

Without saying a word, Don Cheadle used his platform between comedic skits on “Saturday Night Live” to make a statement on behalf of transgender youth. Cheadle hosted Saturday night’s show and introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr. while wearing a black T-shirt with the words “PROTECT TRANS KIDS” in white letters. The actor was only…MORE

Shutdown fight is over, but Congress likely still stuck

Shutdown fight is over, but Congress likely still stuck

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching in the week ahead, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. Congressional show votes The shutdown showdown is over but don’t expect a new era of significant legislation passing Congress. Instead, lawmakers are focused on “political messaging votes,” New York Times reporter…MORE

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claimed the third slalom World Championship gold of his career, drawling level with the men’s record set by legendary Swede Ingemar Stenmark. The Austrian superstar blew away the rest of the field, finishing 0.65 seconds ahead of compatriot and nearest rival Michael Matt. Marco Schwarz completed the Austrian clean sweep in third, making…MORE

Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal: ‘Medicare for all will take a while’

Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal: ‘Medicare for all will take a while’

Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown warned Sunday that an effort to establish “Medicare for all” would be protracted and difficult, breaking from other prospective presidential candidates. “I think ‘Medicare for all’ will take a while, and it’s difficult” Brown told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.” Brown, who said he is considering running…MORE

Schiff: Trump ‘daring the courts’ to strike down national emergency

Schiff: Trump ‘daring the courts’ to strike down national emergency

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday the national emergency President Donald Trump announced is unconstitutional because he declared the emergency when “Congress explicitly rejected” the money for the wall on the southern border in the funding package. “This is the first time a president has tried to declare an emergency when Congress explicitly…MORE

Parents of Kelsey Berreth believe she was killed in a custody dispute

Parents of Kelsey Berreth believe she was killed in a custody dispute

It’s been almost three months since Kelsey Berreth’s toddler has seen her mom. Three months since anyone has seen the Colorado mother alive. During that time, authorities charged Berreth’s fiancĂ©, Patrick Frazee, with murder — even though the body has not been found. Now, Berreth’s parents have updated a wrongful death lawsuit against Frazee, saying…MORE

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