House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker
The infamously fractious House Republican Conference sank deeper into chaos Thursday after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy abruptly withdrew his bid to replace John A. Boehner as speaker, a stunning move that left the party scrambling to find a new ...
House Republicans are torn over who should be speaker, and few want the job
Kevin McCarthy Is Out For House Speaker. Who Else Wants It?
Inside the GOP's House of cards
Spencer Stone, hero in French train attack, in stable condition after stabbing
Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans hailed a hero in the French train attack in August, is in serious but stable condition after being stabbed Thursday near a Sacramento bar. He was stabbed around 1 a.m. PT and was transported to a local hospital ...
France train attack hero Spencer Stone recovering after stabbing in Sacramento
France train attack hero Stone stabbed in California
US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed in brawl
Carson suggests that gun rights might have changed history for Jews in WWII
Ben Carson said Thursday that Adolf Hitler's mass murder of Jews “would have been greatly diminished” if German citizens had not been disarmed by the Nazi regime. The comment, which came during an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, was similar to ...
Ben Carson Says Holocaust Would Have Been 'Greatly Diminished' if Jews Had Guns
Ben Carson Sparks More Controversy With His Pro-Gun Stance
Ben Carson Tells CNN the Holocaust Would Have Gone Differently If the Jews Had ...
Five defining moments in the Astros' Game 1 win over the Royals
The Astros are the first 2-0 team this postseason. After beating the Yankees in the AL Wild Card game Tuesday night, Houston beat the Royals in Game 1 of the ALDS on Thursday (HOU 5, KC 2). The Astros now hold a one game to none lead in the ...
Astros Win Opener as Collin McHugh Shrugs Off Rain and Royals
Astros jump to early lead, beat Royals 5-2 in ALDS opener
McHugh pitches Astros to 5-2 win over Royals to open ALDS
South Carolina City To Pay $6.5 Million Settlement For Fatally Shooting Walter ...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — City officials in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white police officer who was captured on cellphone video firing at the man's back as ...
Walter Scott Family Reaches a $6.5 Million Settlement for South Carolina ...
City to pay $6.5M settlement to family of man shot by cop
South Carolina city to pay $6.5 million over police shooting of black man
New York Times
Historical Certainty Proves Elusive at Jerusalem's Holiest Place
New York Times
Within Jerusalem's holiest site, known as the Temple Mount to Jews and the Noble Sanctuary to Muslims, lies an explosive historical question that cuts to the essence of competing claims to what may be the world's most contested piece of real estate.
Netanyahu prohibits Israeli parliament from visiting Temple Mount
Israel and a Third Intifada
Feds: Byrd-Bennett said 'tuition to pay and casinos to visit' led to kickbacks
Then Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett speaks at a news conference, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel, background, listens in Chicago in 2012. File Photo. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green). Even before she was hired to run Chicago Public Schools, ...
Former Chicago Public Schools chief to plead guilty to bribery scheme
The Latest: Chicago Public Schools mum on indictment
Ex-Chicago Schools Head to Plead Guilty to Fraud
The Seattle Times
6 Workers Injured in Explosion at Dam in Washington State
An explosion at a hydroelectric dam on Washington's Columbia River Thursday injured six workers, but did not compromise the dam's structure and posed no risk to the public, officials said. The utility workers were hurt in an electrical explosion at ...
Explosion at Washington State Dam Injures Six Employees
Six workers injured in electrical explosion at Washington state dam
6 injured in explosion at Priest Rapids Dam in Washington
Wall Street Journal
NASA Report Details Long-Range Plans for Astronauts to Live on Mars
Wall Street Journal
NASA laid outs its most detailed technology pathway yet to eventually land humans on Mars, including plans for a deep-space platform dedicated to testing equipment while protecting astronauts through years of preparation. In addition to such extensive ...
Ancient Mars Was Wetter and Warmer Than We Ever Realized
NASA: The Detailed Plan To Get To Mars
NASA Mars rover finds clear evidence for ancient lakes
One of Donald Trump's fans took the stage in Vegas and declared: 'I am ...
LAS VEGAS -- As Donald Trump complained about how his nose looked on the cover of People magazine last week, he spotted a woman in the crowd waving a copy. "There it is! Come here!" Trump said, walking across the stage and pulling up Myriam ...
Hispanic woman at rally proclaims Latinos love Trump
Donald Trump says Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed
A 'business man with brawn': Donald Trump holds court in Las Vegas
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