Ex-CIA Director Hayden: Russia election meddling was ?most successful covert operation in history?
Michael Hayden, former head of the NSA and CIA, called Russia?s interference in the 2016 election the ?most successful covert influence operation in history.?
Eight Massive Wildfires Rage Across California
Among the fires is the most destructive wildfire in the U.S. this year, which crept within a mile of the historic tourist town of Mariposa.
Departing White House press secretary says good riddance to press
Maybe hoping for the last word, Sean Spicer took another dig at the press in a ?Hannity? appearance Friday.
Minnesota police shooting isn't only death of 911 caller
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn't by any means the first-time police in the U.S. have mistakenly killed someone who called them for help or to report a crime.
Woman Shares Touching Photo of Walmart Employee Helping Blind Man Shop
She said the heartwarming moment caught her eye.
Russian Spy House That Inspired 'The Americans' Will Be Put Up for Sale
A New Jersey home that has been vacant since the FBI arrested a family of undercover Russian spies living there is heading for sale
Afghanistan's Shiites mark anniversary of deadly attack
The site west of Kabul is the last resting place for victims of a deadly suicide bombing on July 23 last year -- the first claimed by the Islamic State group in the heart of Kabul against Afghanistan's Shiite Muslim Hazara ethnic minority. The line from Turkmenistan to Kabul, capital of energy-starved Afghanistan, bypasses the province of Bamiyan, a Hazara stronghold. For Hazara leaders the route is a further sign of discrimination against their community and their province, one of the least developed in Afghanistan.
'You would have to be a lunatic': Tourists to North Korea describe risks and rewards
James left North Korea this year with smuggled currency, stamps and a poster of ?the great leader,? Kim Il Sung, that he bought on the black market. Months later, James?s fellow American, Otto Warmbier, died after suffering from a mysterious brain injury while in detention in North Korea, accused of stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel. The US State Department has long recommended against travel to North Korea, but Warmbier?s death prompted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to authorize his department to block Americans from traveling to the country.
U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face
The Kentucky Health Justice Network, where she volunteers, is one of dozens of non-profit U.S. abortion funds providing money for procedures or covering travel costs to help women obtain abortions, particularly in states where Republican-backed laws have narrowed options. For years, such organizations kept a low profile to avoid being targeted by abortion opponents. The anti-abortion movement won a victory with the election of President Donald Trump, who has promised to appoint U.S. Supreme Court justices who would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision protecting a woman's right to abortion.
Who is Anthony Scaramucci? Everything you should know about the new communications director
Anthony Scaramucci, who has been appointed to head the White House's communications operations, has a long history on Wall Street ? and has been a big Trump backer and public advocate.