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US President Donald Trump heads to Northern California to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest US wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain unaccounted for.
CNN's Jim Acosta is back at the White House after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to immediately return his press credentials, though a lawsuit over the revocation is continuing.
US intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a US official said Friday (local time). The Saudi government has denied the claim.
Democrat Stacey Abrams ended her campaign for governor of Georgia on Friday, lamenting voting irregularities that she said tainted the election but conceding that former Georgia secretary of state Brian Kemp would be declared the winner.
It's been a whirlwind of excitement for newly elected lawmakers this week as they get acquainted with the building that will likely be a second home: the US Capitol.
A puzzled passenger who was apparently aboard The Royal Princess wrote a cryptic post on Tuesday on cruise community website Cruise Critic.com.
US President Donald Trump said he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them.
A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, though a lawsuit over the credentials' revocation is continuing.
Florida's acrimonious US Senate contest is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic Senator Bill Nelson separated by fewer than 13,000 votes.
People who've heard a recording of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi's murder don't believe it implicates Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said, weighing in on a controversy that has sharply raised international pressure on the top oil exporter.
The US Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case, suggesting prosecutors have prepared charges against the WikiLeaks founder under seal.
A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore, Maryland theatre with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!" during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czarist Russia.
When 21-year-old Christopher Precopia met with a recruiter to enlist in the US Army in October, he was rejected because of the violent offence for which he'd been charged last year.
A woman from the US state of New Jersey was charged with animal cruelty after authorities found 44 dead dogs - packed in plastic bags and kept in freezers - in her home.
NEW YORK (AP) - When the notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was Mexico's most-wanted fugitive in 2001 following a prison breakout, he was startled to see a police motorcycle pull in front of a car carrying him as it reached the outskirts of Mexico City.
Acting US Attorney General Matt Whitaker told Republican Senator Lindsey Graham in a meeting on Thursday (local time) that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting.
A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last US$20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman buy gas was actually a complete lie, manufactured to get strangers to donate more than US$400,000 to help the down-and- out good Samaritan, a prosecutor said .