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US ambassador to Turkey slams Ankara over staff arrest

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:48am
The US ambassador to Turkey has slammed the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the arrest of a consular staff member.
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Sexual misconduct allegations now cost powerful men their jobs. But not the White House.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:31am
It took years for the stories to emerge, but when they did, Harvey Weinstein lost his job at the company that bears his name.
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Decertifying the Iran deal: A crisis of Trump's own making

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:13am
US President Donald Trump's attempts to jettison the Iran nuclear deal will, in the eyes of many observers, send a dangerous message to the international community, and to North Korea in particular.
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President Trump today

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 9:50am
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The Point: An absolutely maddening exchange between Sarah Sanders and the media

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 9:36am
On Tuesday, amid chiding reporters for lacking a sense of humor about something that was not a joke, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders had the following exchange with One America News Network's Trey Yingst:
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Can anyone beat Dianne Feinstein? A debate.

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:19am
On Monday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) announced she was running for a sixth term. Liberals, who haven't been happy with Feinstein for years and were particularly outraged about her less-than-full-throated critique of President Donald Trump, are promising a serious primary challenge. I reached out to Maeve Reston, an LA Times veteran who is now based in CNN's LA bureau, for her perspective. Our email exchange -- conducted over the last 36 hours -- is below. It has been lightly edited for flow.
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Being Moody: Trump got you down? There's 'Hope'

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:02am
For Americans feeling anxiety over the state of the nation, a new chat bot is here to help.
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DHS explores ways to transform immigration system without Congress

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 6:19am
Even as the Trump administration is asking Congress to approve a tough overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, the Department of Homeland Security is also quietly exploring ways it could transform the US immigration system on its own.
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Trump may trade Twitter spats for tax push ... for now

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 6:13am
In Washington, President Donald Trump is often his own worst enemy.
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The inescapable Donald Trump

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 6:10am
The blitz began early on Tuesday morning. At 6:13 a.m. ET, a jab at the NFL. Five minutes later, Democrats are in the barrel: "They don't care about safety for U.S.A." There followed a pledge to use "the power of the pen to give great HealthCare to many people -- FAST." But first -- it's 6:42 a.m. now -- it's on to Jemele Hill, the ESPN reporter.
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Eminem unleashes on Trump: The 11 fiercest lines

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 6:05am
In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem "came to stomp," unleashing on the President in an explosive 4.5 minute freestyle -- which aired during Tuesday night's BET Hip Hop Awards — calling Trump everything from "Donald the b----," to a "racist grandpa."
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US bombers conduct drills off both coasts of Korean Peninsula

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 5:15am
US Air Force B-1 bombers carried out mock missile launches off both coasts of South Korea Tuesday night in the latest show of force against North Korea, South Korean military officials said.
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US Navy officers lose jobs after fatal collision

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 5:09am
The two officers in charge of the destroyer USS John S. McCain have been relieved of duty after a deadly accident earlier this year, the US Navy said in a statement Tuesday.
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EPA makes 'climate change' vanish from four-year plan

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 1:30am
The Environmental Protection Agency has identified its priorities, and climate change is not one of them.
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Terrorism victims seek Supreme Court blessing to sue multinational corporations

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 1:04am
The Supreme Court on Wednesday will tackle a question it has struggled with but never resolved: Can corporations be sued in US courts for human rights abuses that occurred abroad?
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Trump announces Eric Hargan as acting HHS secretary

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:24pm
President Donald Trump named Eric Hargan as the acting Health and Human Services Secretary on Tuesday after the resignation of HHS Secretary Tom Price over controversy surrounding his air travel.
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Trump's 'so-called judge' to hear contraceptive mandate case

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 9:26pm
The federal judge who President Donald Trump called a "so-called judge" after temporarily blocking the travel ban may help decide the fate of yet another Trump administration mandate.
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US officials warn of potential Hezbollah threat to US homeland

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 9:20pm
As the Trump administration prepares to take a tougher line on Iran, senior US officials previewed a new offensive against Iranian-backed Hezbollah, claiming the group aspires to conduct attacks against the US homeland.
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Trump admin avoids discussing climate change while rolling back emissions rule

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 9:14pm
When Hurricane Harvey had just dumped so much rain on Houston it dented the earth's surface, and Hurricane Irma was still threatening the entire state of Florida, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said it was "insensitive" to talk about climate change.
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Rod Rosenstein grows frustrated with tech firms over encryption

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 9:02pm
A top Justice Department official on Tuesday criticized technology companies that "enable criminals and terrorists" with encryption software and foreshadowed a new government approach to the issue that has increasingly frustrated law enforcement.
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