Johnny Manziel booked, posts bail

manziel booking photo

HIGHLAND PARK DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY via CNN

Free agent NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel turned himself in to police in Highland Park, Texas, on Wednesday and was booked on misdemeanor assault charges,…

Ted Cruz donor sat on $9 million in super PAC

Toby Neugebauer made headlines last year by donating $10 million to a pro-Ted Cruz super PAC.

He's taking $9 million of it back.

The Texas energy investor and…

Whole city evacuated due to fire

Fort McMurray 12

CBC News

The sky in northern Alberta's Fort McMurray resembled a wall of fire and smoke Wednesday as a mammoth inferno swallowed parts of the Canadian city.

Authorities…

Justice Department challenges NC transgender law

DOJ, Department of Justice

Floyd Yarmuth/CNN

The Justice Department has sent a letter to the North Carolina governor and state university system leaders notifying them that the state's transgender law…

John Kasich drops out of presidential race

John Kasich drops out

John Kasich is dropping out of the Republican presidential race, he said Wednesday.

Tribune rejects Gannett offer, announces L.A. Times expansion

Tribune Publishing has rejected Gannett's $815 million takeover offer, arguing that it "understates the company's true value."

The owner of The Los Angeles…

Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kinda

James Bond Casino Royale

Sony Pictures Entertainment

James Bond is getting his very own plant! Well, sort of. A new subgenus of Caribbean plant has been officially named Jamesbondia.

Chris Bosh officially out as Heat make playoff push

Chris Bosh, January 2016

Al Bello/Getty Images

Chris Bosh is out.

The star of the Miami Heat will sit out the remainder of the NBA Playoffs after consulting with doctors and medical staff, the team said…

Bush won't 'participate' in president campaign

President George W. Bush is staying out of presidential campaign politics, a spokesman said Wednesday, an announcement that came just after Donald Trump…

Obama assesses Flint water crisis up close

Obama drinks Flint water

President Barack Obama witnessed first-hand Wednesday how residents of Flint, Michigan, have endured their city's public health crisis, drinking sips of…

Flint employee reaches plea agreement in water crisis

Flint water plant

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Michael Glasgow, a former Flint city employee charged in connection with the city's water crisis, has reached a deal with prosecutors.

Judge OKs depositions in Clinton email probe

A federal judge Wednesday approved a plan for the taking of depositions by several current and former State Department officials about Hillary Clinton's email…

Sunflower kernels recalled

planters sunflower kernels

FDA via CNN

Baseball players may want to pay attention to this recall today: SunOpta is voluntarily recalling some of its sunflower kernels over possible listeria…

Clinton: America can't take a chance on 'loose cannon' Trump

Donald Trump holds rally in Bethpage, New York

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Hillary Clinton said Wednesday she is certain that Americans won't take a chance with Donald Trump in November because he is a "loose cannon."

"I don't think…

Trump interested in Kasich as potential VP

Donald Trump, John Kasich

Nigel Parry for CNN

Donald Trump on Wednesday said John Kasich is "doing the right thing" by dropping out of the presidential race, adding that he is interested in vetting the…

Opinion: 8 top GOPers who must decide on backing Trump

Now that Republicans have their nominee, the party elites have a big choice to make. With Donald Trump winning by sizable majorities in the last few rounds of…

Real Madrid into Champions League final

In the end it will come down to a tale of one city.

For Real Madrid, which booked its place in the Champions League final for the second time in three seasons…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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