McCain: ?I will not vote for this bill as it is today?
A week after his brain cancer diagnosis, Sen. John McCain returned to Washington to cast a crucial vote to begin debate on the GOP health care legislation.
Minneapolis Police Department Announces New Bodycam Policy Following Fatal Shooting of Australian Woman
In the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Justine Damond, the Minneapolis Police Department announced new bodycam policies for officers.
Trump continues crusade against Sessions with a fresh line of attack
President Trump continued his public campaign against his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions, on Wednesday, knocking his longtime ally for not replacing acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Trump, who fired James Comey as FBI director in May, also has the authority to replace McCabe. It?s unclear why Trump is singling out Sessions on the issue, other than to add pressure as he reportedly mulls firing him.
California Man Arrested For Smuggling King Cobra Into US In Potato Chip Cans
Federal agents arrested a California man for smuggling king cobras into the U.S. in potato chip cans. They also found tanks with a live baby Morelet?s crocodile, alligator snapping turtles, and other reptiles protected under law.
Condemned killer arrives at death house ahead of execution
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) ? A condemned killer in Ohio arrived at the death house a day ahead of his scheduled execution Wednesday with several requests for a delay pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
After spate of Chinese patrols, Taiwan says it's prepared to defend itself
Taiwan is prepared to defend itself against China if necessary, the self-ruled island's defense ministry said on Tuesday, in a strongly worded response to recent flybys by Chinese warplanes near the island China claims as a wayward province.
Man stabbed woman he met on dating site 119 times after she told him she was transgender
Dwanya Hickerson, 21, "lost it" after learning Dee Whigham, 25, had been born a man. Mississippi's Jacksonville Circuit Court heard that he knifed Ms Whigham multiple times in the face and slashed her throat in a hotel room before showering and leaving her for dead. The hospital nurse picked him up at the gates of Keesler Air Force Base, where he was training to be a weather forecaster, and drove them to her hotel, the court heard.
GE, Invenergy build wind farm in Oklahoma, biggest in the U.S.
(Reuters) - Power development company Invenergy LLC and General Electric Co on Wednesday announced plans to build the largest wind farm in the United States in Oklahoma, part of a $4.5 billion project to provide electricity to 1.1 million utility customers in the region. The 2-gigawatt Wind Catcher wind farm is under construction in the Oklahoma panhandle and will come online in 2020. The facility will be linked to a 350-mile dedicated power line that will send the wind farm's electricity to Tulsa.
Sen. Collins caught on hot mic swiping back at ?unattractive? congressman?s duel challenge
A hot mic captured a conversation between Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and a male senator Tuesday, in which the two discuss Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas.
Minneapolis police chief tightens officer body camera policy
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? Minneapolis police officers will be required to have their body cameras on when they respond to calls and make traffic stops, the acting police chief announced Wednesday, following widespread criticism that two officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 911 caller had not activated their cameras.