Obama may have saved Chelsea Manning’s life

(CNN)On Tuesday, days before leaving office, President Barack Obama granted clemency to 273 people. Among them was Chelsea Manning, a transgender woman whose life has been endangered by cruel and abusive conditions throughout her nearly seven years in a men’s prison. She will now be released in May instead of serving out the rest of […]

Trump and Melania’s White House makeover

By Nick Glass, CNN Updated 1049 GMT (1849 HKT) January 20, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)So what will Donald and Melania Trump bring to the White House in the way of taste and style? Their triplex apartment atop Manhattan’s Trump Tower has […]

What does Trump’s finger on nuclear button really mean?

Dr. Ira Helfand is a past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility and currently serves as the co-president of PSR’s global federation, the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, which was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1985. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.