Sens. McCain and Ernst, both veterans, oppose Trump?s ban on transgender military service
Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, quickly announced their opposition Wednesday to President Trump?s Twitter announcement that the U.S. military would not ?accept or allow? transgender military service members.
New Developments in Murder-at-sea Case
A man has been taken into federal custody for allegedly killing his wife after other passengers heard screams coming from their room.
Paul Ryan assures wary GOP senators their 'skinny' bill will go to conference
As a vote neared Thursday on a proposed "skinny repeal" of Obamacare, three key Republican senators said they would only vote for it if they are assured it won't actually become law.
Fatal Ride Malfunction
At least one person was killed and five critically injured after a ride malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair.
Medical examiner: Judge in river died by suicide in drowning
NEW YORK (AP) ? A prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning, according to findings issued by the city's medical examiner on Wednesday.
Grandmother lays in pool of blood playing dead after being attacked night before her husband's funeral
An Arizona community is reeling after a grandmother was beat up in her home by an unknown assailant, and forced to lay in her own blood for hours playing dead for fear that her attacker would return. Jesse Leetham said in a Facebook that his grandmother was attacked after 11 p.m. the night before her husband?s funeral, shortly after he left her home. The 82-year-old grandmother was washing dishes when she was assaulted, according to a press release from the Gila County Sheriff?s Office.
China's exiled tycoon Guo 'fabricated' corruption claims: Xinhua
China's Xinhua news agency accused fugitive tycoon Guo Wengui of using "fabricated and distorted information to mislead the public", the latest salvo in a campaign to discredit the billionaire who has made accusations of Communist Party corruption. Central to Guo's claims over recent months has been that a man named Yao Qing used his status as a nephew of a senior Communist Party official to amass a business empire worth tens of billions of dollars. In an online video stream last month, Guo produced a corporate tree diagram which he said showed companies linked to Yao, including GI Technologies (Beijing) Co. Xinhua interviewed Yao, who is listed in corporate records as general manager of GI Technologies.
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.
Kellyanne Conway: Ethical disclosures discourage people from government service
Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Thursday on ?Fox & Friends? that having to complete financial disclosure forms demoralizes qualified people from serving in government.
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.