Two police officers were shot in the chest Thursday morning in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, but their bulletproof vests appeared to have saved their lives, officials said. The uniformed members of the Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department were injured in an encounter with a gunman around 7:15 a.m. local time, but expected to survive, according to Sgt. Shawn McGuire of the St. Louis County Police Department.
The tax cuts Congress is likely to pass by the end of the year will benefit many Americans, harm some and leave others unaffected. Perhaps it’s no surprise that Republicans across the country will benefit more from the cuts than Democrats or Independents, according to a new Yahoo Finance analysis of election data. The legislation, likely to pass with majority Republican support and virtually no Democratic votes, will generally provide bigger tax cuts for higher earners, in terms of both the percentage increase in after-tax income, and the dollar value of that income.
U.S. jet fighters intercepted two Russian aircraft after the Russian jets flew east of the "de-confliction line". NBC's Hans Nichols report.
On the fifth anniversary of the deadly massacre that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School, former President Barack Obama's press secretary took to social media to remember the aftermath of the attack.
Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, is set to lay out Thursday what the Trump administration claims is "irrefutable evidence that Iran has deliberately violated its international obligations and has tried and failed to cover up these violations," her office said in a statement Wednesday. The announcement will come as the U.N. presents a report today on the implementation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231.
A firefighter was killed battling the monstrous Thomas Fire in Southern California, officials said on Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is speaking out about scandals both in his country and here in the U.S. as he prepares to face an unlikely challenger in his own next election, a 36-year-old mother who is a former reality-TV star.