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Firefighters battle blaze in Big Bear

The fire has grown to 200 acres but fire officials said it's not threatening any residents at this time. Big Bear Fire Department officials reported a 10-...


US Supreme Court tackles Wis. political boundaries

Whitford is an appeal of a lower court's order for the Wisconsin Legislature to redraw the state assembly map that the court struck down as an unconstituti...


US Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul

Many executives, like those at Apple , Amazon , and Google , are listening and offering their words of wisdom, while others, like Facebook , appear to be ke...


Senate Democrats Begin Effort to Slow Down GOP Health Care Bill

McConnell said all Republican senators have been involved to some degree in healthcare meetings and that Democrats would have a chance to amend the legislati...


Newt Gingrich, Who Led Impeachment of Bill Clinton: "The President"

He said a reported investigation of Trump for obstruction of justice in the Russia probe - which Trump himself said is happening - is related to a failed ...


Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

Warmbier chose to take the trip to North Korea, although the U.S. State Department has warned U.S. citizens to stay away from the dictator-led country. citizen...


Sizzling heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US

Officials warned of excessive heat across southern Arizona and Nevada, and throughout the California's Central Valley. Salvation Army volunteers Evangeline Fo...


Republican: Congressional shooting will win us Georgia election

President Trump gave Handel a boost on Twitter Monday morning, tweeting , "The Dems want to stop tax cuts, good healthcare and Border Security". Carver was r...


Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium

He has been the subject of recurring skits by comic Melissa McCarthy on "Saturday Night Live" and his afternoon briefings have garnered strong ratings. The inst...


Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet

Russia's Defense Ministry issued an ominous warning to Washington on Monday, saying it would track USA -led coalition aircraft operating in certain areas of ...


Justices Say Government Can't Refuse Disparaging Trademarks

Alito Jr. wrote in the unanimous 8-0 decision. "Trademarks are private, not government , speech". "And at the outset, we must consider three arguments tha...


Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case

In its decision on Wisconsin's case, the majority in the lower court panel decision wrote that the Assembly district map, which was drawn in the office of a M...


Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

The higher the efficiency gap , plaintiffs say , the more dramatic the partisan gerrymander , and Wisconsin's legislative map had one of the highest effi...


Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough was mystified by Trump attorney Jay Sekulow's appearance Sunday on Fox News , where he insisted the president wasn't under investig...


Russian Federation doesn't see threat of direct confrontation with U.S. in Syria

The truce that went into effect Saturday came after some of the worst fighting in months between rebels and pro-government forces. Russia, Iran and the United...


Russia warns US after downing of Syrian warplane

Russian Federation also says it will suspend its participation in a "deconfliction" line that was established to prevent inadvertent clashes when Russian Federa...


Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

There was also reference to "multiple drugs" Fisher had taken that day, but the results on whether they contributed to her death were inconclusive. "Based on th...


Man suspected in 5 homicides, including KSU student

Officers entered the home just before 5:30 a.m. the next morning and used a stun gun on Brinkman, who was holding a gun, Brunswick Lt. Robert Safran said. He wa...


Cosby alternate juror: I 'probably' would have convicted him

Earlier in the week, they told the judge that they were deadlocked, but he ordered them to continue deliberating. "I remind everyone this is not vindication...


Trump confirms he is being investigated over firing of FBI director

Mueller took over the DOJ Russia probe after a chain of events set in motion by Trump, Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Mueller serves at t...


Candidates in tight Georgia race make final bid for votes

The Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee says it has spent more than $6 million "to fundamentally transform a traditionally Republican electorate, tu...


Senate Votes Up Anti-Russia Sanctions

The legislation also allows new sanctions on Russian mining, metals, shipping and railways and targets Russians guilty of conducting cyber attacks or supplying ...


Lankford: Trump's Flynn Comments to Comey Had a 'Light Touch'

The day after Flynn resigned, the president allegedly warned Comey , "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". But Mr T...


Storm chances increase for Monday and Monday night

Heavy rain, along with strong to severe thunderstorms, is in Monday's forecast , the National Weather Service reports. This is a changing situation and t...


Driver plows van into Muslims leaving London mosque in suspected terror attack

One man has died and eight people have been taken to hospital after a van was driven into pedestrians near a north London mosque . The 47-year-old male w...


Democrats to halt Senate business in health care protest

The effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has stalled because the issue for Republicans was always about taking down the ACA, not about moving h...


Strong storms likely for Midstate Monday afternoon

Winds up to 70 miles per hour are possible with quarter-sized hail, according to the National Weather Service. You can see live weather updates via the Nation...


UK moves to ease tensions after van attack on London Muslims

The van's 48-year-old driver was detained by members of the public and then arrested by police on suspicion of attempted murder. Toufik Kacimi, chief execut...


Puerto Ricans Vote For Their Country To Become America's 51st State

His party also has noted that the U.S. Justice Department has not backed the referendum. Pro-independence supporters protest against Puerto Rico becoming the ...


Yankees @ Angels (Judge Not)

Los Angeles Angels' Eric Young Jr. slides into home plate to score on a single hit by Danny Espinosa as New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine leaps to cat...


Koepka wins first major championship at US Open

His performance was anything but. But he struggled in the final two rounds. "That's probably the most emotion I've ever shown coming down the stretch", Koepka...


Duncan's name on list found on shooter's body

The man who opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing baseball had angrily railed against President Donald Trump the day before the shooting. Hodgkinson ...


Finsbury Park suspect held for terrorism offences and attempted murder

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said police are treating the incident "as a potential terrorist attack", and has confirmed that counter-terrorism comman...


Afghan Commando Wounds Fires On US Troops, Wounds Seven Troops

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid was quoted by Reuters as saying that over 100 policemen were killed or wounded. An Afghan soldier opened fire on Americ...


Two Atlantic tropical systems may develop into named storms

Advisories for systems that have not yet formed into a tropical cyclone are new this year , and are being issued when a tropical storm could impact land withi...