In jest, Pope Francis asks Melania Trump if she feeds pastries to the president
Manchester Attack: Father and Brothers of Suspected Bomber Arrested
Landslide Buries Stretch of Famous Hwy. 1 at California?s Big Sur
DeVos grilled by Democrats on public school cuts, private school discrimination
Democratic legislators pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in her first public testimony since a contentious confirmation process. DeVos was answering questions on the White House budget proposal in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education. The budget proposal has been criticized by some for making deep cuts to public education to fund school choice voucher programs such as those that DeVos promoted in her home state of Michigan.
Sessions Failed to Disclose Russian Meetings
Rachel Maddow reports the latest in a string of failures by Donald Trump staffers failing to disclose meetings with Russians, in this case Jeff Sessions leaving off his meetings from his security clearance form.
'It's mind over matter': Alabama prisoner faces execution date for the eighth time
Seven times in 16 years Tommy Arthur has had his execution delayed. At 6pm on Thursday, barring intervention by Alabama?s governor or the courts, Arthur will be pumped with medical drugs until he dies. Tommy Arthur is caught in a ghoulish production of Groundhog Day.
Woman jumps onto the hood of moving car to prevent carjacking at petrol station
A Wisconsin woman has become a viral sensation after she jumped on the hood of her own moving car to prevent a carjacking. Melissa Smith, 27, was printing her receipt at a petrol station in Milwaukee when a stranger jumped into her car and began driving away. ?I had my, ?Oh no this isn?t happening to me today moment,?? Ms Smith told local news station WISN 12.
Overturned tanker causes massive fire in California
Fear and disbelief at Manchester bomber's mosque
Worshippers at the mosque that the Manchester suicide bomber is believed to have frequented reacted with disbelief on Wednesday and pointed the finger at online radicalisation. Elders at the Didsbury mosque, a Victorian former Methodist chapel, also voiced concern about reports of Islamophobic attacks since the bombing at a pop concert which killed 22 people. "The horrific atrocity that occurred in Manchester on Monday night shocked us all.
House speaker calls Erdogan visit violence 'indefensible'
WASHINGTON (AP) ? House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that the violence against peaceful protesters by bodyguards for Turkey's president was "completely indefensible," as members of Congress pressed the Trump administration for a more forceful U.S. response.