CNN's John Roberts speaks to author John Gibler, who says the war on drugs has been an "absolute failure."
The Obama administration announced this week it is sending hundreds of federal agents and crime-fighting equipment to the Mexican border to try to make sure violence from Mexican drug cartels doesn't spill over into the U.S.
As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues high-level talks with Mexico's leaders this week, her comments about responsibility in the U.S.-Mexico drug trade have struck a chord with officials familiar with U.S. anti-drug efforts.
Christina Romer, President Obama's chief economic adviser, says getting toxic assets off the books of the nation's banks is key to getting the credit markets working again.
Cafe owner Sam Lippert has come up with an innovative way to cope with the recession: He's done away with pricing and simply asks customers to pay what they want.
Former President Bill Clinton was in Austin, Texas, over the weekend to host the Clinton Global Initiative University, which encourages college students and administrators to come up with creative ways to address global issues.
Former President Bill Clinton talks with John Roberts about the GOP reaction to President Obama's stimulus plan.
Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has acknowledged he engaged in "regrettable" behavior and "demonstrated bad judgment," after a British newspaper published a photograph of the swimmer smoking from a bong.
Showbiz Tonight's AJ Hammer talks with his panel about the controvery over swimmer Michael Phelps.
Hugh Hefner founded Playboy magazine 55 years ago and turned the adult-oriented publication into a multimillion-dollar empire. CNN anchor John Roberts recently sat down with Hefner, now 82, and talked about Steven Watts' new book, "Mr. Playboy: Hugh Hefner and the American Dream."
American Morning's John Roberts speaks to Playboy founder Hugh Hefner about staying relevant.
A preview of CNN's Planet in Peril: Battle Lines. Anderson Cooper goes swimming with great white sharks.
"Planet in Peril: Battle Lines" traveled to a place off the coast of South Africa known as "shark alley," one of the best places in the world to see great white sharks.
There's no indication when -- or if -- the White House and congressional leaders will reach agreement on the Democrats' proposal to give troubled U.S. automakers a financial lifeline.
GM and Chrysler could get up to $15 billion in bridge loans as soon as next Monday.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally talks with CNN's John Roberts about the future of U.S. automakers.
Ford Motor Company chief executive Alan Mulally defended his company Tuesday against charges that Ford caused its own problems and said bailing out Detroit was essential to the U.S. economic recovery.
Through Election Night, CNN.com users can customize their online election tracking through the site's "Your Races" feature.
Republican strategist and CNN contributor Ed Rollins spoke with "American Morning" anchor John Roberts on Monday on the status of the presidential campaigns and the weekend's events leading up to the November 4 vote.
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul was interviewed Friday morning by CNN anchor John Roberts on "American Morning."
Sen. Hillary Clinton said Sen. John McCain should stop being so negative.
Sen. Hillary Clinton appeared Tuesday on "American Morning" with CNN's John Roberts to discuss the presidential campaign, the financial crisis and her views on electing a woman to the White House.
Two days after the House rejected the $700 billion bailout bill, the Senate is set to vote on the rescue plan for financial institutions.
Global activist and U2 frontman Bono attended the United Nations General Assembly in New York to push world leaders to join his ONE campaign in fighting disease, poverty, and hunger. He talked to CNN's John Roberts on "American Morning" about recent successes and what's next.
Grammy award winning U2 front man Bono talks about his organization and politics with CNN's John Roberts.
Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens tells CNN's John Roberts what he thinks of the bailout plan and alternative energy plan.
Billionaire hedge fund manager T. Boone Pickens spoke about the beleaguered U.S. economy, a prospective bailout and natural gas Thursday, a day after reports that his energy-related hedge funds lost $1 billion this year.
Her faith is one of the reasons many evangelical Christians are excited about Sarah Palin's addition to the Republican presidential ticket, but the Alaska governor's evangelical beliefs have also drawn scrutiny.
The Rev. Rick Warren, often called America's most influential pastor, will be hosting Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain for what's being called the civil forum on the presidency.
Gasoline prices set a record for the 16th consecutive day Wednesday. A gallon of gas cost an average of $3.62, according to AAA, and much more in some markets.
Shell Oil's president says big oil companies aren't to blame for high gas prices.
Carol Ann Gotbaum was on her way to an alcohol treatment facility before dying in police custody at Phoenix's airport, according to her family's attorney.
One Supreme Court justice says his fellow conservatives are "too dismissive" of government efforts to ensure racial diversity in schools. Another more liberal member says those on the right did "serious violence" to a high school student's free speech rights.
The Supreme Court strikes a blow against race-based integration, but the decision suggests it may not be fatal
A bitterly divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday issued what is likely to be a landmark opinion -- ruling that race cannot be a factor in the assignment of children to public schools.
Was it a pro-drug banner or just a silly joke? Either way, the Supreme Court says it isn't protected by the First Amendment, setting a new (but fair) limit on student free speech
The court's ruling puts a chink in campaign finance law, but it also shows the ideological limits of the Roberts Court
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a law that banned a type of late-term abortion, a ruling that could portend enormous social, legal and political implications for the divisive issue.
Uncertainty over nuclear power, impending carbon regulation and the desire for predictability in the global oil market are some of the leading issues in the energy industry today, according to executives at some of the world's big energy companies.
The graphic details of a disputed abortion procedure filled the Supreme Court on Wednesday as justices voiced concern with a federal ban on that operation.
The U.S. military and Iraqi forces on Wednesday apprehended an unspecified number of people for "tactical questioning" in raids as the search for a missing U.S. soldier stretched into a third day, the military said.
See Chief Justice John Roberts dressed as Groucho Marx. See Roberts cook Mickey Mouse waffles for his wife and children.
Ruling in an important property rights dispute, a divided U.S. Supreme Court limited the reach of federal regulators to block private development that might affect water quality.
Chief Justice Roberts makes no secret of his desire to foster as much agreement among his benchmates as possible.
The Supreme Court has shown a surprising degree of unanimity and harmony since Chief Justice John Roberts took over last fall.
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A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that Utah officers properly entered a private home without a search warrant after witnessing a fight.
A usually harmonious Supreme Court showed signs of public friction Thursday in a police-search case that could limit the use in court of evidence seized from criminal suspects.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that universities that accept federal money must allow military recruiters on campus, even if they oppose the Pentagon's policy barring people who are openly homosexual from serving.
It may have been a sly joke, or the idealistic dreams of a young man, but Samuel Anthony Alito made clear 32 years ago where he expected his career to take him: to the very top of the judicial profession.
Chief Justice John Roberts picked up where his late predecessor had left off, declaring in his first year-end report that the problem of pay for judges "has gotten worse, not better."
Before auld acquaintance is forgot, let's bring to mind the political Plays of the Year, for auld lang syne.
Miami lawyer Kendall Coffey, a former U.S. attorney and frequent CNN guest analyst, takes a wry look at the best and worst the legal world had to offer in 2005.
Court watchers looking for an anecdote that illustrates how John Roberts is doing in his new role as chief justice point to the "Halloween incident."
The Supreme Court's 2005-2006 term got off to an eventful start on Monday with John Roberts hearing his first case as chief justice of the United States and President Bush naming his pick to replace Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
The U.S. Supreme Court begins a new term Monday with a new chief justice who is the youngest person on the bench, an associate justice one step from retirement and a docket front-loaded with hot-button social issues.
John Roberts wasted little time getting down to business, spending his first full day Friday as chief justice of the United States making the rounds at the U.S. Supreme Court.
A summer drama over the makeup of the Supreme Court received an extended run into autumn, as the political fight over a second vacancy on the bench threatens to erupt into a bitter partisan spat.
John G. Roberts Jr. was sworn in Thursday as the 17th chief justice of the United States after winning Senate approval with a solid majority.
In a vote packed with more historical significance than any real suspense, the Senate is expected to easily confirm Judge John Roberts as the nation's new chief justice Thursday.
For several elections, Democrats have been hurt by the widespread perception that the party consists of a confederation of interest groups to which Democratic leadership is slavishly beholden.
As John Roberts sailed through his confirmation hearings, conservatives stepped up pressure on George W. Bush to choose his next Supreme Court nominee more squarely in the strict-constructionist, Antonin Scalia mold.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-New York, on Thursday outlined what he considers pros and cons of John Roberts' nomination for chief justice of the United State. Schumer made the remarks during the Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing for Roberts.
John Roberts now awaits two Senate votes to decide whether he will be the next chief justice, after telling lawmakers Thursday, "I am not an ideologue."
Timely social issues dominated a marathon third day of confirmation hearings for chief justice nominee John Roberts, who told lawmakers the Supreme Court should try to reach some "consistency" in dealing with thorny church-state disputes.
Judge John Roberts, President Bush's pick to succeed William Rehnquist as the nation's chief justice, appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the third day of his confirmation hearings Wednesday. Read below for some of the questions posed to the nominee in the hearings so far and his responses on the legal issues of the day.
Chief justice nominee John Roberts faced friendly questioning early Wednesday but was expected to endure more intense probing as Senate confirmation hearings continued for a third day.
The following is Judge John Roberts' opening statement during his nomination hearings before the Senate judiciary committee. He spoke extemporaneously.
Chief justice nominee John Roberts on Monday promised to approach the law with "a certain humility" and told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee that he has "no agenda" on the bench.
President Bush's decision to nominate John Roberts for chief justice solves one political problem -- and creates new ones.
President Bush moved quickly Monday to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist Saturday. Bush nominated federal Judge John Roberts to the nation's top judicial post.
Moving quickly to fill the vacancy left by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist's death, President Bush on Monday nominated Judge John Roberts to the nation's top judicial post.
He's going to be on the Supreme Court for life. So what kind of justice will he be?
With the approach of Senate confirmation hearings for President Bush's Supreme Court nominee John Roberts, representatives from a handful of advocacy organizations Thursday announced support for him and criticized groups on the left who claim to speak for minority groups.
As critics and supporters of John Roberts' nomination to the Supreme Court sparred Wednesday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, laid out to a crowd of California lawyers the questions she wants answered before she makes up her mind:
Supreme Court nominee John Roberts has received the American Bar Association's highest rating for professional qualifications, an important legal and political benchmark, as he prepares for Senate confirmation hearings.
Supreme Court nominee John Roberts supported the idea of allowing prayer in public schools, writing as a White House lawyer in 1985 that such efforts were "within the constitutional power of Congress."
NARAL Pro-Choice America said late Thursday it was pulling a controversial advertisement in which the abortion rights group accused Supreme Court nominee John Roberts of "supporting violent fringe groups and a convicted bomber."
This week's vicious attack on Judge John Roberts by the abortion lobby was not really a desperate effort to defeat him against overwhelming odds.
AT THE BEGINNING OF DECEMBER 2003, THE U.S. MILITARY'S search for Saddam Hussein appeared to be going nowhere. Eight months after the deposed dictator escaped from Baghdad, the trail, at least to t...
Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens steered the debate over President Bush's nominee to a new subject -- capital punishment -- sharply condemning the country's death penalty system.
Supreme Court nominee John Roberts serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit -- an immensely influential circuit court.
Remarkably little is known about Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts, other than the bare bones of his resume.
The National Archives on Tuesday released 15,000 pages of government documents pertaining to Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts Jr. from his days as a young lawyer in the Reagan-era Justice Department.
It's good thing that John Roberts has been universally described as decent, funny, civil and fair, since he may be joining a court with a long history of pugilists, ideologues and misanthropes who have somehow made it past the U.S. Senate.
Before President Bush announced his Supreme Court pick, the political armies of the right and left were girding for war.
Supreme Court nominee John Roberts spent a second day Thursday visiting senators on Capitol Hill, where the contentiousness many expected to see over the first high court confirmation in 11 years was nowhere in sight.
With President Bush's nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's Judge John Roberts to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, I believe the prospect of a titanic confirmation battle has diminished.
With his nomination of federal Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court, President Bush seems to have made the safe choice: a Washington insider, a solid conservative with several key Democrats to recommend him, and an impressive Harvard pedigree.
Three members of the Senate's "Gang of 14" are downplaying the possibility of a Democratic filibuster to block the nomination of Judge John Roberts Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A new poll finds some Americans want more information before they make up their minds about the man tapped for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts has donated to the political campaigns of several Republican candidates, including one senator who will vote on Roberts' appointment to the high court.
Supreme Court nominee John Roberts is likely to win the support of business groups, but in one of his last cases before the nation's highest court he represented a group of states that accused Microsoft of being a monopoly.
Disappointing quarterly results from Dow component General Motors, as well as from tech bellwethers Intel and Yahoo!, are poised to hurt stocks when markets open Wednesday.
President Bush's pick for the Supreme Court made a round of courtesy calls to top lawmakers Wednesday, with a key group of moderates casting doubt on the possibility of a stalemate in the Senate.
President Bush announced on Tuesday that he's selected U.S. Circuit Court Judge John Roberts Jr. as his nominee to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court.
President Bush announced Tuesday night his nomination of U.S. Circuit Judge John Roberts Jr. to the Supreme Court. The following is a transcript of Bush's and Roberts' remarks at the White House.
Early reaction to news that President Bush has nominated Judge John Roberts Jr. to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court portends a partisan fight.
President Bush on Tuesday selected U.S. Circuit Judge John Roberts Jr. as his nominee to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court.
CAN ECONOMISTS teach business people anything useful about the day-to-day running of companies? About such meat-and-potatoes problems of managerial life as how to restructure your company, how to m...