Senate GOP?s endgame on health care: the lowest common denominator
New Developments in Case Where Driver Livestreamed Deadly Car Crash
White House threatens to shut down briefing over questions on transgender policy shift
Wildfires force French Riviera evacuations
French authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Côte d?Azur region as fires hopscotched around the Mediterranean coast for a third day Wednesday.
Condemned killer arrives at death house ahead of execution
China is 'landlord' to Hong Kong says justice chief
Controversy over a new cross-border rail link which will see mainland laws enforced in a Hong Kong train station escalated Thursday after the justice chief likened China to the city's "landlord". It comes at a time when fears are worsening that Hong Kong's freedoms are under threat from an increasingly assertive Beijing. The high-speed rail line between Hong Kong and the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, 80 miles away, is due to open in 2018.
'People Took Turns Breathing.' Survivor Describes Conditions in Truck Where Migrants Died
Ohio executes man after delays over lethal injection drugs
Ronald Phillips was pronounced dead at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville at 10:43 a.m. EDT (1443 GMT), the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said in a statement. The execution had been delayed multiple times as a court fight played out over the state's use of a drug mixture for lethal injections. The U.S. Supreme Court denied appeals from Phillips late on Tuesday.
North Korea 'may fire new test missile' to mark Victory Day war anniversary, US fears
US officials have said they fear North Korea may test fire another missile, using the 64th anniversary of the end of the Korean War to mark its new military assertiveness. Both US and South Korean media have cited intelligence and military officials saying transporter vehicles carrying launching equipment had been seen on the move in North Korea, a suggestion that an imminent test may be underway. July 27 marks the anniversary of the end of the three-year-long war and is celebrated as Victory Day in North Korea.
Two People Injured In Korean War-Era Plane Crash Near Texas Airport