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'He's afraid of those situations': Why Trump has avoided visiting troops

'He's afraid of those situations': Why Trump has avoided visiting troops

Donald Trump has come under increasing scrutiny for his treatment of military affairs and failure to visit service members deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq.

  • by Josh Dawsey & Pual Sonne

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Doctor, police officer and pharmacist killed in Chicago hospital shooting
Guns in America

Doctor, police officer and pharmacist killed in Chicago hospital shooting

An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly on Monday when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor.

  • by Amanda Seitz & Don Babwin
This elderly prisoner claims he's America's deadliest serial killer. Police believe him
Crime

This elderly prisoner claims he's America's deadliest serial killer. Police believe him

The crimes had baffled authorities across the US for decades, until a 78-year-old prisoner in a Texas jail began talking.

  • by Kyle Swenson
Judge temporaily blocks US from enforcing Trump asylum ban
Asylum seekers

Judge temporaily blocks US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

A US judge temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico.

  • by Dan Levine
'Worst offender in the White House': Ivanka Trump used personal email account for government business
Governance

'Worst offender in the White House': Ivanka Trump used personal email account for government business

White House ethics officials learnt of Trump's repeated use of personal email when reviewing emails to respond to a public records lawsuit.

  • by Carol D. Leonnig and Josh Dawsey
CNN's Jim Acosta gets his pass back, this time permanently
Press freedom

CNN's Jim Acosta gets his pass back, this time permanently

The White House has also announced new rules for journalists at press conferences, including one question only.

  • by Susan Heavey
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Risk of mudslides as rain forecast for fire-ravaged California
Bushfire

Risk of mudslides as rain forecast for fire-ravaged California

Rain is expected in fire-affected parts of California this week, as authorities confirm 80 people have died and almost 1000 are still listed as missing.

  • by Michael Idato
NASA mulls selling seats on trips to the International Space Station
Space

NASA mulls selling seats on trips to the International Space Station

NASA is considering selling seats on the spacecraft that will ferry its astronauts to the International Space Station.

  • by Christian Davenport
Mark Zuckerberg should - at least - step down as Facebook chairman
Opinion
Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg should - at least - step down as Facebook chairman

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg once set out a bit of digital-world wisdom that became his company's informal motto: "Move fast and break things."

  • by Margaret Sullivan
Democratic senators sue over Trump's latest appointee
Donald Trump

Democratic senators sue over Trump's latest appointee

Three senators have argued that Acting Attorney-General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and a federal judge should remove him.

  • by Eric Tucker
Rain to hamper search for nearly 1,000 people missing in California wildfire
Fire

Rain to hamper search for nearly 1,000 people missing in California wildfire

Forensic teams are sifting through ash and dirt looking for the remains of 993 people still listed as missing.

  • by Terray Sylvester