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Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

Fred and Cindy Warmbier said in a statement to The Associated Press that they have been told their son has been in a coma since March 2016, and they had l...


Blimp crashes at US Open golf tourney

He finally dropped a shot with a strong chip and a missed par putt on No. 4, and then got it trouble in the thick stuff on the next hole. A high in the low 80...


Scarborough: White House Sources Are Denying Mueller Is Under Fire

The authority to appoint a special counsel fell to Rosenstein, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia case because of his fa...


Sanders condemns Virginia shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

As the Federal Bureau of Investigation continues to dig into the past of the man they say opened fire on GOP lawmakers during a baseball game practice in Virgin...


Friend of the president says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

In an interview on CNN's "New Day", Ruddy said, "I think it is a consideration the President has had because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel". "D...


Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotional moment

Pence had visited the hospital where Scalise is being treated earlier in the day. "It was not out of the ordinary for him to do what he did yesterday, no way", ...


Bill Cosby's sexual assault jury deadlocked

Cosby is charged with committing aggressive indecent sexual assault and related offenses against former Temple University employee Andrea Constand in his Ch...


Trump calls for unity after gunman shoots congressman, three others

Majority Whip Steve Scalise is facing a third surgery today, one day after police say IL gunman James Hodgkinson opened fire during a Republican basebal...


Vladimir Putin jokes about giving political asylum to James Comey

London [U.K], June 15: Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a satire remark on fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director saying he is following th...


Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Also hurt but released from hospitals were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth. The annual Congress...


Scalise critical as shooting stokes fears of rhetoric-fueled violence

President Donald Trump addressed the attack, saying the assailant has died because of injuries suffered during the shooting . According to the Associated Pr...


Scalise in 'some trouble,' President Trump says after visiting the congressman

He was out of surgery but remained in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement from his family. The Capitol Police officers ha...


Federal Fugitive Arrested Near Lewis & Clark Marina

Lyle Jeffs , the leader of a polygamous breakaway sect of the Mormon Church, has been arrested almost a year to the day after he slipped out of home confineme...


Blimp pilot suffers burns after crash near US Open

Paul Casey, also looking for his first major triumph, eagled his first hole and birdied the last for a 66. Casey was joined at 66 by 23-year-old American Xand...


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

Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot while greeting constituents at an Arizona shopping center. Like Barton, Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA), the team's relief pi...


Republicans outraged over House Speaker's attack on GOP budget proposal for DE

Democrats , meanwhile, accused Republicans of "showboating" and "antics" for holding a news conference to discuss a proposed fiscal reform plan, which House Spe...


Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise

The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. We will provide periodic updates. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is lashing...


Authorities say Belleville man opened fire on members of Congress

Hodgkinson was confirmed to have been killed a few hours after the shooting . Let me be clear as I can be. FILE - In this April 17, 2012, photo, James Hodgk...


Pilot injured when blimp goes down near US Open in Wisconsin

Aerial video from a television news helicopter shows pieces of the flattened blimp on the field along with charred metal and grass. He also joined McIlroy (20...


Russia probe may examine possible obstruction of justice by Trump

Citing government officials, the decision to investigate Trump personally came after he fired FBI Director James Comey . That prompted Deputy Attorney Genera...


Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice, reports say

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has broadened the FBI's investigation to include an investigation of President Donald Trump for potential obstruction of j...


Scalise shooter went to Washington to "fix the tax system", wife says

The shooter, who was killed after his gun rampage in the USA state of Virginia , has been identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, of IL, who had posted a num...


Kansas governor signs school funding bill; court review next

In addition, the bill finances all-day kindergarten throughout the state. Brownback has said previously that he tried to find a compromise between the two sid...


Schiff: The White House Is 'Afraid' of Mueller

Trump on Tuesday traveled to Wisconsin with his daughter Ivanka, who is spearheading the effort, to tour Waukesha County Technical College and hold a roundtable...


Death Toll Rises to 17 in London Grenfell Tower Due to Fire

These people are missing in the Grenfell Tower tragedy: can you help? The cause of the fire , which broke out just before 1 a.m. (0000 GMT), is not known...


Alleged shooter James Hodgkinson targeted Republicans, congressmen say

Hodgkinson was an unemployed home inspector from Belleville in southern IL. Trump has destroyed our democracy. Hodgkinson left a litany of anti-Trump and a...


Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel Ban

So the appeal itself is not that surprising, but the timing is pretty unusual. ROSE: Well, unusual for a couple of reasons. That ruling is expected imminen...


After a Tragedy, We Get Back on the Field

A congressional staffer, Zach Barth , was also injured. "Steve, in his own way, may have brought some unity to our long-divided country", Trump said in the...


Republican congressman Steve Scalise still critically ill after baseball field shooting

Zach Barth, a legislative aide for Rep. Roger Williams who was shot in the leg Wednesday when a gunman opened fire on a Republican baseball practice in Virg...


Rex Tillerson: Palestinian Authority ends policy of paying prisoners who attack Israelis

The US Senate has voted overwhelmingly to approve new sanctions against Russian Federation to punish Moscow for meddling in the 2016 election and its aggression...


Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes a third surgery after Alexandria shooting

Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries, as did a congressional aide, and they have been released from hospitals. The president was ac...


Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russia story

The addition to Mueller's team of a prosecutor including Andrew Weissmann , Supreme Court advocate and criminal law expert Michael Dreeben , and others expe...


Shooting suspect recently moved to area; volunteered for Sanders campaign

Sanders, an independent, ran a passionate, anti-establishment campaign that won support from many younger, liberal voters and gave Clinton a closer race than ma...


Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise's condition more 'difficult' than first thought, Trump says

Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas. Members of Congress were practicing for a game when a gunman started shoot. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Republicans and Dem...


If Trump fires Mueller (or orders his firing)

That's what was meant by Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein when he said Director Comey usurped the role of the Department of Justice prosecutors. But the p...