Pentagon chief aims to ensure safe passage in Persian Gulf

Mark Esper was confirmed by the Senate and sworn at the White House on Tuesday.

  • Jul 25, 2019

Mueller testifies ‘no exoneration’ and Trump is tweeting away

Republicans and Democrats took divergent paths in questioning the former special counsel.

  • Jul 24, 2019

Boeing CEO raises possibility of pausing Max production

The company reported Wednesday that it suffered a second-quarter loss of nearly $3 billion.

Where is Puerto Rica’s governor Ricardo Rosselló?

He was last seen Tuesday, taking a jog with his security detail.

  • Jul 24, 2019

Threat of painful spending cuts dodged

Spared from cuts that were set to take effect under a far-reaching budget law enacted in 2011.

  • Jul 23, 2019

Mueller’s bringing his lawyer and Republicans are mad about it

Aaron Zebley was the special council’s top aide on the Russia investigation.

  • Jul 23, 2019

100 recent domestic terrorism arrests involve white supremacy

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

  • Jul 23, 2019

Trump moves to end food stamps for 3 million people

Conservatives have long sought cuts in the federal food assistance program for the poor and disabled.

  • Jul 23, 2019

Mueller testimony should stick to public report, DOJ tells him

The mandate may disappoint Dems who want more more details about possible obstruction of justice.

  • Jul 23, 2019

Boris Johnson’s chaotic path to power finally pays off

Critics fear the newly elected prime minister is a British version of Donald Trump.

  • Jul 23, 2019

India launches spacecraft to explore water deposits on moon

Scheduled to land on the lunar south pole in September and send a rover to explore deposits.

  • Jul 23, 2019

Ready to fight, Trump says he’ll watch ‘a little’ of Mueller

He won’t watch. Well, maybe just a little bit. President Donald Trump on Monday feigned indifference… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

Trump expands fast-track deportation authority

Second major policy shift on immigration in eight days.

  • Jul 22, 2019

Study: Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health

A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for people who have already had a heart attack or stroke.

  • Jul 22, 2019

Iran says it arrested 17 Iranians allegedly recruited by CIA

Arrests happened over the past months, an Iranian official said at a news conference in Tehran.

  • Jul 22, 2019

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans demand governor resign

The demonstration appeared to be the biggest protest on the island in nearly two decades.

  • Jul 22, 2019

Nadler: Mueller hearing to air evidence of Trump wrongdoing

Republicans pledged sharp questioning of the special counsel Wednesday.

  • Jul 21, 2019

In some states, GOP sees the recall as its way back to power

Has become part of the toolkit for Republicans seeking a do-over of election results.

  • Jul 21, 2019

Military studies ‘hyperfit’ women who pass grueling courses

Army medical researchers hope to uncover answers in a just-launched voluntary study.

  • Jul 21, 2019

Heat and humidity grip East Coast as Midwest gets reprieve

Cooler weather in the Midwest settling in Monday and Tuesday also could bring severe storms.

  • Jul 21, 2019