The Republican junior senator who serves with Sen. John McCain representing Arizona described how he learned of his elder colleague's brain cancer diagnosis through a casual comment in a conversation Wednesday.
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Following Sen. John McCain's announcement Wednesday night that he has a brain tumor, lawmakers -- past and present -- from both sides of the aisle sent their well wishes to the Arizona Republican and his family. President Trump said in a statement, "Senator John McCain has always been a fighter. Melania and I send our thoughts and prayers to Senator McCain, Cindy, and their entire family.
One man’s day of fishing on a calm lake turned into a rocky situation when he fell overboard, until a nearby family lept into action.
The remains found near a debris-filled creek in central Arizona on Wednesday night are believed to be those of a 27-year-old man who went missing after a deadly flash flood over the weekend. The Gila County Sheriff’s office said it located remains near the Shoo Fly Creek that are "believed to be related to the search" for Hector Garnica, who went missing Saturday after torrential rains flooded the Cold Springs swimming hole near Payson, Arizona, where he and his family were celebrating his wife's birthday. Gila County Sheriff J. Adam Shepherd called the investigation "open and very complex" at a Wednesday evening press conference where he said the remains would be examined to confirm the victim’s identity.
"Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay has found love on the ABC reality show, but of course, she can't say with whom ... yet. "And you'd think it would get easier, maybe as time goes by, like you're used to it, but no, the more time we spend together, the closer I get to him, and I'm like, 'Uggh!' I'm just ready to tell everyone who he is, [so] everyone can see our love and we can just be out in public in the best way."Lindsay said that now, she and her man have to meet in secret and keep in touch as much as possible.
President Donald Trump criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia probe in a lengthy interview with The New York Times Wednesday, going so far as to express regret over appointing the former Alabama senator to lead the Department of Justice.
The Minneapolis Police Department has released transcripts of the 911 calls placed by a bride-to-be moments before a responding officer shot her to death. Justine Ruszczyk, a 40-year-old Australian native, placed her first call to 911 Saturday night at 11:27 p.m. local time to report what she believed was a sexual assault occurring near her home in Minneapolis' Fulton neighborhood. "I can hear someone out the back and I -- I'm not sure if she's having sex or being raped," Ruszczyk tells the 911 operator, according to the transcript released by police.
Two men, who agreed to speak with "Nightline" in secret, say they were targeted for being gay and had to go into hiding.
The tragic death of a 10-year-old boy in Miami -- who prosecutors said had a potent opioid in his system that they do not believe he was exposed to at home, the Associated Press reported -- has highlighted the dangers of even accidental exposure to the drugs. Powerful synthetic opioids have become a major concern in the epidemic of opioid overdoses across the U.S., particularly the drug suspected in Alton Banks' death called fentanyl, which is considerably stronger than heroin or morphine. The death rate from synthetic opioids, which include fentanyl, increased by about 72 percent between 2014 and 2015, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Caitlyn Jenner made her debut appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and took Jimmy Kimmel and other late night hosts to task for jokes made about her over the years. The exchange was good-natured, but it still prompted an apology from Kimmel. "Kris and I, we had gone our separate directions, not because of gender issues but because of other things," Jenner said, referring to his ex-wife Kris Jenner.
JetBlue is disputing family members' characterization of an episode that prompted their removal from a June 21 flight and said it is considering barring the family from flying with the airline. Through a press release from their attorney, Tamir Raanan and Mandy Ifrah said they were returning home to New York from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with their three children when their 1-year-old, Eden, began kicking a seat in front of them as the plane was about to depart. According to the family, Ifrah apologized to the passenger, but a flight attendant nevertheless asked the pilot to return to the gate, and the family was removed from the flight.
After watching the Senate GOP's efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare flail and then flop, a seemingly frustrated President Donald Trump told Republican senators they "shouldn't leave town" until they "hammer" out health care legislation for him to sign. Senate leadership is pushing for a vote on a measure that would repeal the Affordable Care Act and give lawmakers two years to work on a replacement. "We can repeal, but we should repeal and replace," Trump said to Senate Republicans, who traveled today from Capitol Hill to have lunch with him at the White House.
President Donald Trump's controversial Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity is holding its first meeting Wednesday morning amid pushback from state election officials and legal challenges from privacy and civil rights groups. Through an executive order signed on May 11, the president created the commission "in order to promote fair and honest Federal elections," according to the order. The commission will review "improper" and "fraudulent" voter registration and voting.