Trump Jr. admits he wanted info on Clinton from Russian
WASHINGTON (AP) — A meeting between President Donald Trump's eldest son and a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign occurred at the behest of a Moscow-based singer with family ties to Trump's businesses, according to a participant in the talks. Donald Trump Jr. acknowledged Monday he made time for the meeting hoping to get information about Democrat Hillary Clinton….
Islamic State built in staying power with global jihadis
The Islamic State group's mix of a local insurgency and digitally-connected global jihadis gives the group staying power and the means to relaunch its future, from small cells of extremists escaping the war zone in Iraq and Syria to those who never went there in the first place….
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:…
At least 16 killed in military plane crash in Mississippi
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles and creating a fiery wreckage, officials said….
Senate GOP leaders hope for health care vote next week
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are hoping to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week, though internal rifts over divisive issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate in question….
Despite winning freedom, many former fishing slaves struggle
On the day they were freed from slavery, the fishermen hugged, high-fived and sprinted through a stinging rain to line up so they wouldn't be left behind. But even as they learned they were going home, some wept at the thought of returning empty-handed and becoming one more mouth to feed….
US soldier arrested after pledging loyalty to Islamic State
HONOLULU (AP) — An active duty U.S. soldier was arrested on terrorism charges after authorities say he pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and said he wanted to "kill a bunch of people."…
Missiles and music: For Kim Jong Un, they go together
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea's successful intercontinental ballistic missile launch is now music to its leader's ears – quite literally….
US deportations of Europeans could exceed last fiscal year
BOSTON (AP) — Europeans often hid in plain sight as Latin Americans, Asians and others living illegally in America were sent packing. But now they're starting to realize they are not immune to President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, and they're worried….
All rise as Judge smashes his way to Home Run Derby title
MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Judge hit the glass behind left field that supports the retractable roof at Marlins Park. He drove balls over the Red Grooms home run sculpture
in left-center, over the batter's eye in center and – unusually for a Home Run Derby, to the opposite field, too….