U.S.

APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

The additional troops will be responsible for training and advising Afghan forces, while others will mount counter-terror operations against Taliban and ISIS militants across the war-torn countr...

by · U.S.

Doctor treating Scalise hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite critical condition

Jack Sava , director of the MedStar trauma center. The doctor said Scalise was in shock and near death because of extensive blood loss when he arrived at the hospital by helicopter Wednesday. Presid...

by · U.S.

Palestinian Attackers Killed after Stabbing Israeli Officer

The most serious injury was inflicted here, while another policeman sustained light wounds, and the perpetrators were killed. It was earlier reported that all three suspected assailants were killed,...

by · U.S.

Trump Acknowledges He's Being Investigated In Firing Of Comey

Rosenstein complaining about leaks in the case". It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mueller is examining...

by · U.S.

Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

He also faced two lesser counts of endangering Castile's girlfriend and her then-4-year-old daughter for firing his gun into the vehicle near them. Castile's death on July 6, 2016, became global new...

by · U.S.

Cosby jury back to work on verdict for 5th day

With deliberations running about as long as the testimony of all the witnesses combined, the 79-year-old TV star's lawyer complained that jurors were seeking a replay of the entire trial. The judge th...

by · U.S.
Alexandria Shooting Suspect Volunteered On Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign

Alexandria Shooting Suspect Volunteered On Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign

Sanders decried the shooting calling it a "despicable" act. The suspect who authorities say fired on Republican lawmakers as they played baseball raged against Republican US President Donald Trum...

by · U.S.

Donald Trump restores travel and economic restrictions on Cuba

He said the move, which will restrict individual travel to the island, crack down on the flow of USA cash to the Cuban military and demand key reforms in Havana , is a sign that the Trump administ...

by · U.S.

Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stocks

Inc. will buy Whole Foods Market Inc . for $13.7 billion, bringing the e-commerce behemoth into hundreds of physical stores and achieving a long-held goal of selling more groceries. Kroger was the b...

by · U.S.
Capitol Police Officers Shot Expected To Survive

Capitol Police Officers Shot Expected To Survive

Paul said he looked onto the field from the batting cages and noticed Scalise was " shot but moving" and was "trying to drag himself through the dirt out into the outfield". Griner is not on social me...

by · U.S.

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee

A reward had been offered for information leading to the pair's arrest. "The burden of danger is off, and that's the greatest relief we have", he said. One of them fatally shot both guards, and then...

by · U.S.

Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Before the game began, both teams came to the field and knelt together in prayer. Numerous players in the congressional game Thursday night were wearing Louisiana State University hats in honor ...

by · U.S.

White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling UK trip

Last week, the five caddies - who work as independent contractors - were forced to leave work by 1 p.m. Friday, ahead of Trump's arrival for his second visit as president, the source said . While the...

by · U.S.
US teenager who urged boyfriend to kill himself guilty of manslaughter

US teenager who urged boyfriend to kill himself guilty of manslaughter

She stood to receive the ruling, which could set legal precedent for whether it's a crime to tell someone to commit suicide. They also said Carter's text messages were a form of protected free spe...

by · U.S.
Gunman who shot Republican congressman had history of railing against GOP

Gunman who shot Republican congressman had history of railing against GOP

Federal investigators are working to trace his weapons to find out where they were purchased and other details about their history. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., announced the shooter was a volunteer for t...

by · U.S.
Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

The question about the existence of taped conversations were brought up when the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was sacked by the president in early May. He's also being investigated ...

by · U.S.
Scalise 'May Have Brought Some Unity' To US Through 'Great Sacrifice'

Scalise 'May Have Brought Some Unity' To US Through 'Great Sacrifice'

The wound shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. The shooter was killed by police officers whose work won praise from Trump in his remarks. Scalise, who underwent a third surgery T...

by · U.S.

U.S. student Otto Warmbier freed by North Korea has 'severe brain injury'

They described his condition as "unresponsive wakefulness", also known as persistent vegetative state. Warmbier opens his eyes and blinks spontaneously but shows no signs of understanding language or ...

by · U.S.
Trump to ban business with Cuban military: US source

Trump to ban business with Cuban military: US source

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the policy before Trump announces it, despite the president's regular criticism of the use of anonymous sources. President Donald Trump is exp...

by · U.S.

Senate passes Iran 'non-nuclear' sanctions bill

The amendment provides for an expedited process by which Congress can have hearings and then a vote on whether or not the reject the President's proposed lifting of any or all of the sanctions. Ti...

by · U.S.