Sen. John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, draws a mix of respect and ire as he continues to follow his convictions rather than go along with party leaders.His tweet on Trump's G-7 stance »
House oversight committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) threatened on Sunday to hold top FBI and Justice Department officials in contempt of Congress if they fail to comply with lawmakers’ subpoenas for sensitive documents. Earlier this year, lawmakers subpoenaed troves of documents from the two agencies related to the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server, the firing of former FBI official Andrew McCabe, and alleged surveillance of the Trump campaign during the 2016 election. Republicans have accused the DOJ and FBI of intentionally blocking their investigation.
Spain welcomes the 630 refugees rescued by the Aquarius after their arrival at the Port of Valencia. VALENCIA, SPAIN — The first rays of dawn were just breaking through when the small speck was spotted in the Mediterranean’s turquoise waters off eastern Spain. It was the first of a three-vessel flotilla that for the past week has captured the world’s attention, triggering harsh words from European leaders, threatening to fracture alliances, provoking upheaval and illustrating how immigration, a polarizing topic in the U.S., is becoming the most fiery issue in Europe.
During an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) says that immigration problems can't be solved "with angry tweets."
Authorities say two Kansas deputies who were fatally shot while transporting an inmate between jail and a court hearing both leave behind children. Wyandotte County sheriff's Maj. Kelli Bailiff said at a news conference Saturday that 44-year-old sheriff's Deputy Theresa King had three children and 35-year-old Deputy Patrick Rohrer had two. Terry Zeigler, the police chief of Kansas City, Kansas, said he couldn't release the name of the inmate suspected of shooting them Friday because he hasn't been charged.
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people. Strong shaking was felt but "all is calm," Guatemala's disaster agency said in a statement. A Reuters witness said tremors were not felt in the capital Guatemala City.
ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl goes one-on-one with Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist and CEO of the Trump campaign, on "This Week."
The “Holy Grail for urban explorers” has been captured on film documenting the inside of the time-capsule abandoned airport, frozen in time at the year 1974. Due to its very high security and regular patrols, very few people make it inside Nicosia Airport, near Lakatamia in Cyprus, Greece, according to YouTube team Exploring the Unbeaten Path. The small site allowed predominantly wealthier individuals to leave the country, until it was bombed and left to decay in 1974 following Turkish invasion.
A study in the journal Pediatrics links lack of sleep to higher odds for heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. It found that less than a third of kids get the recommended amount of sleep.
The students-turned-activists have become powerful national voices with their "March For Our Lives" campaign pushing for reform of gun laws, following the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School which killed 17 students and school staff. The students began what they promise will be a 50-stop summer bus tour across more than 20 states, with the goal of registering young people to vote and advocating for tougher gun control measures. The students chose Chicago for their first stop because of its runaway gun violence.
A bus driver in Maine told passengers they needed to be U.S. citizens to ride on a bus while an immigration official questioned passengers’ citizenship. The footage shows passengers being confronted by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent. “Are you folks U.S. citizens?” the CBP agent asks.
Democratic members of Congress arrived for an “unannounced inspection” of a New Jersey detention facility as protesters rallied the separation policy. In a statement, Melania Trump’s office said she “hates to see children separated from their families
The chiefs of a medical startup company once worth billions of dollars have been charged with fraud in the US. Theranos was established by Elizabeth Holmes in 2003 when she was just a 19-year-old Stanford drop out. Within a year it had won $6m (£4.5m) backing from investors attracted by Ms Holmes’s desire to disrupt the industry monopoly over blood tests – and she was toasted as a rising star of Silicon Valley.
A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. The incident at the Walmart in Tumwater happened about 5 p.m. A witness told KOMO-TV that people were in line when they heard gunfire in the store.
By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Italy on Saturday demanded that the Netherlands recall two Dutch-flagged migrant rescue ships after one of the non-governmental organizations that operate them called Rome's interior minister a fascist. A heated exchange erupted after interior minister Matteo Salvini told more foreign NGOs operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean they could not dock in Italian ports. Salvini, who is also leader of the right-wing League and deputy prime minister, posted remarks on Facebook and Twitter in an escalating row with NGOs as one ship, the Aquarius, headed to Spain after being banned from Italian ports.
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The first family of the cinematic superhero world has returned in epic fashion. According to Box Office Mojo, “Incredibles 2” shattered the record for an opening weekend by an animated film, grossing an estimated $180 million in domestic markets. The previous domestic record was held by 2016′s “Finding Dory,” which grossed $135 million. In “Incredibles 2,” we once again follow members of the Parr family who this time take on Screenslaver, a mysterious new villain who brainwashes people through their electronic devices.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, tells Chuck Todd that his counterpart, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), didn't share information he received from the FBI.
Following a red carpet arrival at the New Orleans Museum of Art, King Felipe the VI and Queen Letizia of Spain enjoyed music by a jazz group and a cultural performance by Mardi Gras Indians as they ended a visit to the city celebrating its tricentennial. After a private lunch Saturday with Mayor Latoya Cantrell, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and other dignitaries and officials, the royals departed New Orleans for San Antonio, Texas, which is also celebrating 300 years of existence.
Remy Elliot wandered out of her Qulin home into a nearby cornfield around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, police said. “She was definitely exhausted, hot, really sweaty and it took a while to drink anything,” Timber Merritt, Remy’s mother, told KFVS. Law enforcement, 1st Responders and community volunteers coming together to find a missing child.
Yemeni pro-government forces, backed by Saudi Arabia, battled Huthi rebels around the key port city of Hodeida on Sunday, as a top UN envoy held crisis talks with the insurgents in the capital. Saudi Arabia and its allies in a regional military coalition on Wednesday launched an offensive aimed at retaking the Red Sea city of Hodeida, home to the country's most valuable port which is controlled by the Iran-backed Huthis. The United Nations has warned the offensive could spark a fresh humanitarian crisis in a country already hit by war and impending famine, sending its envoy for Yemen to the capital Sanaa in a bid to come to a solution with the rebels.
MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian interviews Pastor Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong NYC Church. Pastor Lentz called Sessions use of Romans 13 a “misapplication of scripture”.
Hundreds of people have demonstrated outside a tent camp in Texas that is being used by the Trump administration to house migrant children deliberately separated from their parents under a “zero tolerance” immigration policy. The government announced last week it had opened the camp at Tornillo, 40 miles southwest of El Paso. It is the latest facility to house children who have tried to cross the border by themselves or been split from their families as the result of the enforcement of rules intended to dissuade people from trying to enter the US.
Nearly 2,000 minors have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained by The Associated Press. The figures show that 1,995 minors were separated from 1,940 adults from April 19 through May 31. The separations were not broken down by age, and they included separations for illegal entry, immigration violations or possible criminal conduct by the adult.
Turkish warplanes killed 35 militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on Friday, the Turkish military said. Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan had said on Saturday that Turkish warplanes had struck a meeting of the outlawed PKK in Qandil, where he believed high-profile militants had been hit.