President Barack Obama takes reporters' questions for a final time Wednesday from the White House briefing room, his last official event before Donald Trump replaces him in two days.
President Barack Obama will leave office Friday with his highest approval rating since 2009, his presidency largely viewed as a success, and a majority saying they will miss him when he is gone.
When President Barack Obama emerged to greet a massive, cheering audience at the cavernous McCormick Place convention center in Chicago on January 10, he was looking to the path ahead and reflecting about the legacy he was leaving behind.
Flip through 100 moments from eight years of the Obama presidency. CNN Films presents "The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House" Wednesday Jan. 18 at 9P ET/PT.
Former president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized, according to the Houston Chronicle and Houston TV station KHOU.
2014 2015 2016 was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in the 1880s.
A massive white Islamic flag signals our entry into rebel-held northern Syria on a cold, cloudy winter day.
The metro system and some schools in Italy's capital, Rome, were being evacuated Wednesday following an earthquake that struck the country's heart.
Donald Trump is turning the world upside down.
A police officer was killed in southern Israel on Wednesday in a ramming attack ahead of protests against the demolition of homes belonging to minority Bedouin Arabs, police said. The suspected Bedouin attacker was shot dead.
Illma Gore caused quite a controversy during the presidential campaign last year with her illustration depicting a nude Donald Trump. This time she's teamed up with an artist collective to create a mural using human blood.
Apparently it's a symbol for a "way of living" that represents the "future of football."
For five months, the team at Madame Tussauds has been quietly prodding, polishing and painting the face of the 45th President of the United States.
Host Gabon is on the verge of an early exit from AFCON 2017 after its second consecutive draw in the group stages.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning and pardoned James Cartwright.
Alison Riske took out last year's Cinderella at the Australian Open, Zhang Shuai, and could turn out to be this year's in Melbourne.
The plot of my only recurring nightmare goes like this: I'm back in college and have not attended one of my classes all semester (usually math or science), and now a final exam is imminent.
Whether you like it or not, cartoon faces, stomping flamenco dancers and applauding hands have now entered your social life, albeit digitally.
It's been two years in the making, but Europe's first underwater museum is finally complete.
Nicole Gibbs was only 17 and climbing the junior tennis rankings when the online abuse began.
Space needs cleaning if costly catastrophic collisions are to be avoided, scientists warn.
You can lead a horse to cameras, but you can't make it smile.
Blue Monday, the day reputed to be the most depressing of the year for those in the Northern Hemisphere, is here once again.
You could be forgiven for thinking the American public is deeply divided on climate change. After all, the United States elected Donald Trump, a man who has famously -- and falsely -- called climate change a "hoax."
The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has set out her vision for Britain outside the European Union, making it clear she will pursue what critics have called a "hard Brexit."
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh should be spending his last day in power on Wednesday, but he has refused to accept defeat in last month's election and has indicated he won't hand over power to victor Adama Barrow on Thursday
Three hours from Sofia, in the heart of the Balkan Mountains, a potholed road twists its way up Mount Buzludzha, leading to "Bulgaria's UFO."
"During the days of Soviet Union, rest was seen as purposeful," says writer Maryam Omidi. "The aim was to recover from working hard throughout the year so that you could return refreshed and productive."
For many inhabitants of the former Eastern Bloc, the Soviet era was a traumatic experience that is best forgotten.
Ah, porn. Few words come with as many pre-loaded connotations and assumptions -- the promise of titillation, the thrill of taboo, the inherent air of seediness. Think poverty porn. Think food porn. Think good-old fashioned porn-porn. So what are we to make of "ruin porn", the work of photographers and artists who aim to communicate the romantic frisson -- as they see it -- of run-down buildings?
Aaron David Miller says the idea that Donald Trump's son-in-law could bring about Mideast peace is wildly optimistic
Were Hillary Clinton being inaugurated into the world's most powerful office Friday, there would be no question about Germany remaining the linchpin of trans-Atlantic relations.
It is nearly three years since Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared.
It has finally happened. After months of stalling, of saying nothing but "Brexit means Brexit," British Prime Minister Theresa May has set out her plan for how she wants the UK to leave the European Union.
We all now recognize that 2016 was a highly unusual year. Political events that we are witnessing today seemed simply impossible 12 months ago.
Yolanda ticks off the countries she and her husband have passed through in the last three months: Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama and now Costa Rica. But she is no tourist.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
Madame Tussauds is unveiling Donald Trump's new wax model, a life sized "replica" made from intriguing materials.
President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of stealing and disseminating 750,000 pages of documents and videos to WikiLeaks.