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Trudeau can look to US politicians amid brownface…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau need only look to the United States for lessons on how to survive the furor over a photo of him in brownface at a costume party nearly two decades ago

'Why I recover the bodies of the drowned'

Keith Cormican has travelled as far as Nepal to recover the bodies of drowning victims. A personal tragedy spurred him to do this.

North Carolina donor wants political bribery case dropped

Lawyers for the North Carolina insurance magnate charged with trying to bribe the state's top insurance regulator say the case should be dismissed because he was exercising his right to support elected officials who were responsive to constituents

The Latest: Hearing begins in California…

A preliminary hearing has begun in the case of a 20-year-old man accused of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue in April, killing a woman and injuring three other people

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US stock indexes edge higher as early rally loses…

U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in afternoon trading after an early rally lost some of its strength

'It's bad': Hundreds of water rescues as Imelda…

Rain from Tropical Depression Imelda has deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures in areas east of Houston that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey two years ago

Interior Dept. Transferring Public Land For…

The 560 acres being transferred to the U.S. Army include parts of New Mexico, California and Arizona.

Walgreens, Google affiliate to test drone deliveries

Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered

Next-generation F-35 fighter jets go to National Guard unit

The Vermont Air National Guard has taken delivery of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighter aircraft, the first guard unit to receive the next-generation fighter

'This is about who holds power in this country'

Joanna Cherry SNP and Jolyon Maugham QC were booed by pro-Brexit demonstrators outside the Supreme Court.

Trump says gun negotiations going 'very slowly'

President Donald Trump is pouring cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulates a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks

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Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier parks allow e-bikes

National Park Service officials say electric bicycles are now allowed in Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Glacier national parks, along with Wyoming's National Elk Refuge

Walmart CEO McMillon named Business Roundtable…

The Business Roundtable selects Walmart CEO Doug McMillon as its new chairman

Officer who guarded El Chapo's wife arrested in drug sting

A New York City police officer who moonlighted as a bodyguard for the wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been arrested in a drug sting

Trump Administration To Slap San Francisco With…

“They have to clean it up. We can’t have our cities going to hell," President Trump told reporters while discussing the San Francisco's homelessness.

Facebook CEO visits lawmakers amid push for tech…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers in Washington to discuss regulation of the tech industry, including the companies' collection of users' personal data on their platforms.

Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

Gun-maker Colt says it is suspending its civilian rifle production to concentrate on its military and police contracts

Man stops rainforest mega-dam

Peter Kallang has been awarded a top environmental prize for leading a successful campaign to stop a mega-dam being built in Borneo's rainforest.

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Melania Trump cuts ribbon on reopened Washington…

Melania Trump is helping to reopen the refurbished Washington Monument

The Latest: F-35 fighter jets arrive at National Guard unit

The Vermont Air National Guard has taken delivery of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighter aircraft, the first guard unit to receive the next-generation fighter

Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for…

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning that any US or Saudi military strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'