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Obamas break ground on presidential library following years of delays

Barack and Michelle Obama dug shovels into the ground along Lake Michigan in the city's South Side, where the Democrat began his political career.
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Sen. Johnson says Garland’s school order violates parents’ right to free speech
Sen. Ron Johnson blasted Attorney General Merrick Garland for violating parents' constitutional rights by directing the FBI to assist local law enforcement to investigate threats to school officials.
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College football Week 7 report card: Cheers to Purdue's beer-soaked lineman, jeers to Tennessee's trash-throwing fans
Purdue lineman Greg Long and Kentucky linebacker J.J. Weaver get top marks in college football's Week 7. Tennessee fans fail for their ugly display.
How these Latinx TikTok creators are filling a void and making history
One of the greatest sources of anxiety for Alaina Castillo has been the letter R.
North Korea is slamming 'Squid Game.' Here's why
North Korea is criticizing Netflix's worldwide hit show "Squid Game," slamming it for highlighting the negative aspects of South Korean culture, including consumerism and inequality. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Seattle business owner fears vaccine mandate will lengthen 911 response time: 'I can't get help'
Seattle business owners are fearing the looming vaccine mandate deadline for police officers and firefighters will further lengthen response time to 911 calls, as the city that saw months of violent demonstrations last year already grapples with police staffing shortages and surging crime.
Opinion: Florida's failure to play up to own standard makes it No. 1 on Week 7 Misery Index
Florida coach Dan Mullen isn't on the hot seat yet, but clear issues are holding the Gators back and have produced a dud of a 2021 season.
World Series Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts on the World Series, Major League Baseball's annual championship.
Community grieves loss of Sir Davis Amess after fatal stabbing
British lawmaker Sir David Amess was fatally stabbed while serving his community. Friends and constituents remember him as the moderate Conservative MP who got things done, but also as the animal lover who staged a music concert for people with learning disabilities.
Wayne Gretzky Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Wayne Gretzky and learn about the Hall of Fame hockey player called "The Great One."
Tim Scott’s massive 2022 war chest fuels more 2024 buzz
Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina keeps hauling in massive amounts of campaign cash as he runs for reelection in 2022, and that’s sparking more about a potential 2024 Republican presidential nomination bid.
Arizona Cardinals at Cleveland Browns: Live stream, time, date, betting odds, how to watch
Kyler Murray and the undefeated Cardinals travel to Cleveland on Sunday to take on former Oklahoma teammate Baker Mayfield and the Browns.
Democrats' dilemma: How to keep health care expansion in their big spending bill
For President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats, the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill was a chance to fulfill their longstanding dreams of expanding health care coverage.
I Learn to Shoot a Bow
A poem for Sunday
Billionaire Marc Lore outlines how he will build the inclusive, Utopian desert city Telosa
Billionare Marc Lore wanted to be a farmer as a kid – growing something from nothing. Now, he's trying to do just that with a Utopian city of Telosa.
Live stream Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots: Time, betting odds, how to watch
The Dallas Cowboys will be trying to beat the New England Patriots for the first time in the Bill Belichick era in a Week 6 matchup on CBS.
Strikes are sweeping the labor market as workers wield new leverage
The labor activism runs the gamut of American industry, fueled by the same grievances about pay, benefits and quality of life behind the Great Resignation.
Mom, please stop: Why sharing too much about kids on social is a bad thing
In this day of living so much of our lives on social media, where do we draw the line in the sand(box) with regards to what we share about our kids?
Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC Fight Night 195 with Tom Petty, Black Sabbath, AC/DC
Check out all the fighter walkout songs from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 195 event.      Related StoriesTwitter reacts to Norma Dumont's win over Aspen Ladd in ho-hum UFC Fight Night 195 headlinerUFC Fight Night 195 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Two-man booth trend continuesUFC Fight Night 195 bonuses: Jim Miller leads four $50,000 winners
You Season 3 Is the Best Installment Yet—and a Brilliant Send-Up of Suburbia
'You' is what you might get if 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' “social assassin” Larry David were a literal assassin, violently vanquishing braggarts and navel gazers and empty-headed trend chasers of every variety
Marijuana legalization was a mistake. Highly-concentrated pot is destroying my son's life.
My son's story isn't unique. We can't keep going down this road. We can't keep sacrificing our children on the altar of pot.
Supreme Court term limits wouldn’t solve anything
Lifetime tenure is a strength of the high court. Ending that would do more harm than good.
Regulators badly underestimated the devastation of a possible oil spill off the O.C. coast
This month's spill was over 10 times larger than regulators in the 1970s predicted in the event of an anchor strike on the pipeline. Their miscalculation may have missed an opportunity to enact safeguards, experts say.
11 Beauty Products Under $50 That Reviewers Love
Calling all beauty gurus! These 11 beauty products under $50 are beloved by reviewers everywhere.
The Most Thrilling Ride Ever: Evolve Hadean Carbon Electric Skateboard
Evolve Skateboards' new Hadean Carbon All Terrain board is a next-level experience in terms of speed, torque and places it can take you.
Giants vs. Rams odds, analysis and predictions for all Week 6 NFL games
The Giants, who are 9.5-point underdogs, will lose by at least 10 points to the Rams on Sunday.
Help! I Took My Best Friend’s Virginity Before His Wedding. Should I Still Attend the Ceremony?
It might raise some uncomfortable questions if I were to drop out.
Trump can't always get what he wants
Trump was 23 when the Rolling Stones released a seven-minute song that began with the voices of London's Bach Choir. "No, you can't always get what you want," the choristers sang. The theme of wishes denied seems apt for Trump these days, as he rails against the results of an election that was decided a year ago.
Observations from wild Week 7 in college football: Caleb Williams gives Oklahoma big boost
After a wild Week 7 in college football, there were several performances worth remembering. Here are three significant observations from Saturday.
What Is 'Bones Day'? TikToker's Senior Dog Makes Adorable Daily Predictions
13-year-old Pug Noodles has captured the attention of millions online after making his version of a horoscope, based on whether he's too tired to stand or not.
Immigration activists walk out on Biden administration during meeting in protest: 'Turning point'
Dozens of immigration activists virtually walked out on top Biden officials during a meeting in protest of plans to reinstate the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy.
Distinguished persons of the week: Defying anti-mandate nuttiness
Who stood tall?
Distinguished persons of the week: Defying anti-mandate nuttiness
Who stood tall?
Opinion: What will it take for Lions to overcome history of heartbreaking losses?
The Lions are still looking for their first win under Dan Campbell after losing last week on another field goal on the final play of the game.
How these Latinx Tik Tok creators are filling a void and making history
One of the greatest sources of anxiety for Alaina Castillo has been the letter R.
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It’s strange Superman was ever straight to begin with
The hero's new direction has some critics — and they get some things right.
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Baffled Customer Can't Open Door After Driver Leaves Full Coffee Outside
The man revealed he spent $11 on an iced coffee, but couldn't get to it after a delivery driver placed it right outside his front door.
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Russian actress returns to Earth after orbital movie shoot
Russians claim another space first with scenes from a movie film aboard the International Space Station.
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These Turkeys May Be Harder to Get This Thanksgiving
More families wanting a more intimate experience this Thanksgiving could opt to buy smaller turkeys than normal, sparking a shortage.
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Team Jessica Korda wins Aramco Team Series -- first Ladies European Tour event held in US
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It's been 42 years since 'The Hitchhiker's Guide' answered the ultimate question
The first Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy book was published in October 1979. Fans are looking back at how the series has endured in popularity and why it's still relevant.
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Commentary: College football Saturday review: UCLA can beat Oregon in Pac-12 game of the year
After UCLA edged Washington and Oregon held off California, the Bruins are set to host the Ducks in what should be the Pac-12 game of the year.
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Opinion | Ethiopia is plunging into chaos. It's time for a new Dayton Peace Process.
Millions are starving; atrocities abound. But there’s still time to turn things around — if we act now.
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Marriage Rates Are Plummeting. Why Are Reality Dating Series So Popular?
Why the dating-and-marriage storyline still appeals so much to audiences who are increasingly opting out of the tradition.
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How — and when — to check indoor air quality in your home
If you are coughing, short of breath, wheezing or have chronic headaches, you may need to become an air-quality detective.
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Gen Z and Millennials Are Leading a ‘Great Reshuffle.’ Here’s What That Means
(To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) Something big is happening in American workplaces. Workers are gaining the upper hand as businesses struggle to mount an economic recovery in the midst of a nearly two-year pandemic. From c-suite offices to factory floors, employees are insisting on…
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‘This is the future’: Black Senate candidates crush fundraising expectations
Across the Senate map, Black candidates posted blowout numbers in the most recent campaign reporting period.
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A Ukrainian Oligarch Bought a Midwestern Factory and Let it Rot. What Was Really Going On?
A Ukrainian billionaire sank millions of dollars into a mothballed building, and then just left it to decay. Now prosecutors have a theory about what went on.
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Kentucky's backroad churches may be key to saving hospitals overwhelmed by COVID
Public health workers are going church to church and house to house in the state's secluded valleys to dispel COVID myths, ease isolation, bring aid, and convince wary residents to get vaccinated.
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