Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate in Montana special election, allegedly body-slams reporter
Landslide Buries Stretch of Famous Hwy. 1 at California?s Big Sur
In jest, Pope Francis asks Melania Trump if she feeds pastries to the president
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.
'I won't give up': Death row inmate seeks execution reprieve
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) ? The man derisively called the "Houdini" of death row by victims' advocates is asking the courts to halt his execution for an eighth time, saying Alabama's execution method won't properly sedate him before he's injected with drugs to stop his heart and lungs.
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.
Sea Lion Attack: Child Victim?s Father Speaks Out
Four climbers found dead on Everest
Authorities in Nepal have been unable to confirm the identities of four bodies found on Mount Everest, officials said Wednesday, raising speculation the climbers may have died years ago. The climbers were found at camp four -- at 7,950 metres (26,085 feet) -- on Tuesday by a rescue team who were there to retrieve the body of a Slovak climber who died on the mountain on Sunday. "Our rescuers found bodies of four climbers in a tent at camp four yesterday.
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.
Paul Ryan says Gianforte should apologize, not withdraw, after altercation with reporter
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that GOP candidate Greg Gianforte should apologize for an apparently violent interaction with a reporter, but Ryan also said he would accept the Montanan into the House if he won his special election later in the day. ?First, let me just say physical altercations ? there?s never a call for physical altercations,? Ryan said when asked whether Gianforte should withdraw from the race. ?There is no time where a physical altercation should occur or just between human beings, so that is wrong and it should not have happened.