US prison system long plagued by staffing crisis, violence
Federal Bureau of Prisons has been plagued by systematic failures, from massive staffing shortages to chronic violence.
Georgia at ‘turning point’? Debate signals Democratic hopes
Growth and urbanization, along with President Donald Trump’s struggles among previously GOP-leaning white college graduates, have put Georgia on the cusp of presidential battleground status.
The Latest: Pence aide found July 25 Trump call ‘unusual’
Key impeachment witnesses Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and adviser Jennifer Williams have arrived for their testimony at a House intelligence panel hearing.
White House officials kick off new Trump impeachment hearing
Impeachment hearings enter a crucial second week as Democrats prepare to hear from 9 witnesses.
House Dems set to choose leader of powerful Oversight panel
As impeachment hearings resume on Capitol Hill, House Democrats are set to choose who will lead the powerful Oversight and Reform Committee _ a key role in the ongoing impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
About that call: What to watch at Trump impeachment hearings
They heard it first hand: What to watch as two aides on the July 25th testify in Trump impeachment hearings.
US, South Korea cut short meeting over sharing defense costs
U.S. and South Korea publicly acknowledge they’re far apart in negotiations for increasing South Korea’s contributions to the costs for maintaining the American military presence on its soil.
Sweden discontinues Assange rape investigation
A Swedish prosecutor says the alleged rape investigation involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, has been discontinued.
Police surround last holdouts at Hong Kong university
Hong Kong’s leader says an estimated 100 protesters remain holed up in one of the city’s main universities.
Netanyahu celebrates US settlement decision in West Bank
Israel’s prime minister has traveled to the West Bank to celebrate the US announcement that it does not consider Israeli settlements to be a violation of international law.
Deadly attack leaves California Hmong community in shock
An attack on a family party in California’s Central Valley that left four people dead and six wounded has spurred shock and fear in the close-knit Hmong community.
Chief justice orders delay in House fight for Trump records
The House of Representatives is telling the Supreme Court it will agree to a 10-day halt in its fight for President Donald Trump’s financial records.
Could Haley’s role in Trump administration taint a 2024 bid?
With the launch of her new memoir, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has again ignited speculation that she may be gearing up for a possible bid for the White House, perhaps as early as 2024.
US angers Palestinians with reversal on Israeli settlements
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is planning to announce that the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Johnson, Corbyn to square off in 1st UK election debate
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the leader of the main opposition party, Jeremy Corbyn, will be squaring off in the first televised debate of the General Election campaign.
Malta offers pardon for possible info in reporter’s slaying
Maltese authorities say a man arrested in a money-laundering case claims to have information that could lead to the mastermind behind the car-bomb assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Taliban free US, Australian hostage for 3 Taliban figures
Taliban officials tell AP that 3 released Taliban commanders arrived in Qatar for swap for American, Australian hostage.
The Latest: UN rights office urges Hong Kong de-escalation
China’s rubber stamp parliament has criticized the Hong Kong high court’s ruling to strike down a ban on face masks.
New, old drugs may offer fresh ways to fight heart disease
Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
Criminal charges expected this week against Epstein guards
Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night before he took his own life are expected to face criminal charges this week for falsifying prison records.