Attack On North Korea Could Spare Allies, Secretary Mattis Says. Analysts Aren't So Sure.
Days after President Donald Trump referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as ?rocket man? and members of his administration made it clear military options against Pyongyang remained on the table, Defense Secretary James Mattis sought to calm growing fears of American intervention on the Korean Peninsula by arguing that the United States had military options at its disposal that wouldn?t necessarily spell disaster for allies in the region.
Hurricanes Jose Could Lash East Coast as Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Caribbean
Hurricane Jose is whipping 90-mile-per hour winds, creating dangerous currents as it barrels up the East Coast while Hurricane Maria, just behind it, strengthens as it heads straight for the Virgin Islands, St. Martin and Barbuda.
Photo Of Rohingya Woman Mourning Her Dead Infant Underscores Worsening Crisis
Kevin Hart publicly apologizes to wife and children after woman threatens to release 'sexually suggestive' video
Irma evacuation nightmare: Next time some may not leave
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) ? After a painful flight across several states to escape unpredictable Hurricane Irma, Suzanne Pallot says it's unlikely she would evacuate South Florida again ? an attitude echoed by other evacuees that experts say could put them in danger when the next storm hits.
Fatal Baton Rouge Shootings Investigated As Racially Motivated: Police
A 23-year-old Louisiana man is reportedly being held as a person of interest in the separate slayings of two black men who police say were gunned down last week in potentially racially motivated attacks.
That Climate 'Scandal' Rep. Lamar Smith Promoted Was, Indeed, Fake News
WASHINGTON ? Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), an early and loyal supporter of President Donald Trump, likes to make noise about the liberal media?s coverage of climate change, often dismissing it as ?fake news.?
Striking a pose ? Trump makes his United Nations debut
Boeing lands $600M contract to design new Air Force Ones
UN gives top prize to Chibok girls negotiator
A Nigerian lawyer who helped secure the release of more than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram was on Monday awarded one of the United Nations' top prizes. The UNHCR said Zannah Mustapha was given the annual Nansen award for his "crucial mediating" role as well as his work helping children affected by the long-running conflict. Last year's recipients of the award were more than 2,000 volunteers who saved the lives of thousands of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.