Sens. McCain and Ernst, both veterans, oppose Trump?s ban on transgender military service
Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, quickly announced their opposition Wednesday to President Trump?s Twitter announcement that the U.S. military would not ?accept or allow? transgender military service members.
New Developments in Murder-at-sea Case
Senate prepares to vote on 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks with an aide as he leaves the Senate floor Thursday. WASHINGTON ? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., at long last introduced the text of his ?skinny repeal? health care plan for a midnight vote. The bill dramatically scales back the conference?s initial ambitions to repeal and replace Obamacare, and Republican senators who plan to vote for it openly admit they do not want it to become law because it would be a ?disaster? for individual insurance markets.
Popular Ride Shut Down After Deadly Fair Accident
The Ohio State Fair reopened the day after the tragic accident took the life of an 18-year-old man who had just enlisted in the Marines; state fairs across the country shut down the same ride and others like it.
Grandmother lays in pool of blood playing dead after being attacked night before her husband's funeral
An Arizona community is reeling after a grandmother was beat up in her home by an unknown assailant, and forced to lay in her own blood for hours playing dead for fear that her attacker would return. Jesse Leetham said in a Facebook that his grandmother was attacked after 11 p.m. the night before her husband?s funeral, shortly after he left her home. The 82-year-old grandmother was washing dishes when she was assaulted, according to a press release from the Gila County Sheriff?s Office.
Medical examiner: Judge in river died by suicide in drowning
Saudi Arabia should clarify status of ex-crown prince: HRW
LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia must clarify whether they have imposed movement restrictions on former crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, saying the kingdom should end all arbitrary travel bans and detentions of Saudi citizens. Saudi officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the HRW statement. Reuters reported last week that the former crown prince has been under house arrest since his overthrow in favor of the king's favorite son, Mohammed bin Salman, in June. Saudi authorities have denied the story. ...
Two People Injured In Korean War-Era Plane Crash Near Texas Airport
Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counsel
Warning of "holy hell" to pay if the president fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a top Senate Republican is working to prevent the potential end result, the dismissal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Trump: U.S. military won?t allow transgender people ?to serve in any capacity?