Even US intel chief in the dark about Trump-Putin talks

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats also unaware that Putin was being invited to Washington.

  • Jul 20, 2018

Major damage, 17 injured as tornadoes sweep through Iowa

Weather forecasters said the twisters formed suddenly and took them by surprise.

  • Jul 20, 2018

Threatened plants, animals could lose habitat protections

Extending habitat protections granted to endangered species to threatened species could end.

  • Jul 20, 2018

4 indicted in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

The 20-year-old rap star was shot multiple times last month in Florida.

  • Jul 20, 2018

Paramount TV President Amy Powell fired over comments

People raised concerns about her unspecified comments last week, sparking an internal investigation.

  • Jul 19, 2018

National forest in California threatened by new wildfire

The fire, zero percent contained, is in an unincorporated area west of the city of Corona.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film dies at 79

As a U.S. Air Force sergeant, he opened his Armed Forces Radio show with the phrase.

  • Jul 19, 2018

State governors delve into foreign diplomacy on trade war

Several say shifting trade policies are rattling markets for agricultural commodities.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Trump ‘disagrees’ with Putin offer to interview Americans

Congressional Republicans have criticized the White House for even considering the idea.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg

A zookeeper said that the birds typically reject chicks when they accidentally step on their eggs.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Russia tests new nuclear weapons after summit with Trump

The weapons include the Peresvet high-powered laser system and the Poseidon underwater nuclear drone.

  • Jul 19, 2018

US deporting crime victims while they wait for special visa

Immigrants are discouraged from reporting crimes out of fear of being swept up, advocates say.

  • Jul 19, 2018

US officials in the dark about Trump’s talk with Putin

They met for over 2 hours with no other officials or note-takers present, just interpreters.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone on Russia

His rhetoric marked a turnabout from his first, upbeat description of his sit-down with Vladimir Putin.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Russian officials to meet suspected spy jailed in US

The Russian government claims the arrest was driven by U.S. domestic politics.

  • Jul 19, 2018

‘Absolutely absurd’: Will US let Russia interrogate diplomats?

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed what President Trump described as an “incredible offer.”

  • Jul 19, 2018

Trump: Media want to see confrontation with Russia, even war

In tweets, he also asserted that reporters “make up stories without any backup, sources or proof.”

  • Jul 19, 2018

Military veterans divided over Trump’s Russia comments

Some call it treason, others still support him.

  • Jul 18, 2018

New Air Force One will be red, white and blue, Trump says

The present light-blue color scheme on the Everett-built 747s was chosen by President Kennedy.

Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

Maria Butina is accused of working to infiltrate the NRA and gather info for a Russian official.

  • Jul 18, 2018