Justin Bray, Zachery Shock and Johnny Tipton allegedly used a pipe to break a hole in the concrete wall of White County Jail in Carmi, Illinois. White County sheriffs were notified of the three missing inmates at 5:30 a.m.
The television magnate had spent some quality time relaxing with the the duchess' mother, Doria Ragland, ahead of the big day.Winfrey, 64, dished all about that afternoon, shutting down rumors that she was showering Ragland with gifts in hopes of getting an exclusive interview with her. Mara Brock
The massive tax overhaul passed by the Senate early Saturday morning will, if enacted into law, affect millions of Americans in different ways. By and large, the most costly provision continues to be reducing the corporate tax rate to 20 percent. The Joint Committee on Taxation gives that a $1.4 trillion
With lawmakers in Washington facing a deluge of agenda items to address before their December holiday recess, President Trump kicked off the week by pitching a contest to determine "the most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted" news network. The president's suggestion came via Twitter
President Donald Trump and the father of one of the UCLA basketball players caught shoplifting in China have become engaged in a so-called war of words. Last week LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA players, Cody Riley and Jaden Hill, were detained in Shanghai after an incident that involved stealing a
Republicans in the House of Representatives released an ambitious and long-awaited tax bill Thursday that seeks to simplify the tax code and reduce corporate rates, the latest step as the party works toward passing a major item on its agenda. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would reduce the number of tax
The battle over records about the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. is headed to federal court, with Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee announcing a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Thursday. The legal argument underpinning the suit is a 90-year-old federal statute
The details of the House Republican tax bill have continued to be intensely debated even over the last 24 hours and those involved in crafting the legislation are still scrambling to negotiate their tax overhaul ahead of tomorrow’s planned release. Republicans tell ABC News the biggest point of contention
The back and forth about President Donald Trump's condolence calls to the families of four fallen American soldiers in Niger has raised questions about the U.S. military presence in the West African country. Here are some answers to questions you might have about the U.S. military presence in Niger
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta criticized President Donald Trump’s recent comments regarding his predecessor’s outreach to the families of fallen soldiers, saying it was ill-advised to point to the experience of his chief of staff John Kelly. “He’s intensely private about not only his own service
House Democrats are calling on their Republican colleagues to subpoena the White House for documents concerning foreign contacts made by former national security adviser Michael Flynn, which they believe could show “egregious conflicts of interest” in Flynn’s overseas business relationships. “We believe
A day after suggesting he would pull federal aid from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump tried Friday to provide assurance that he will "always be with" the Puerto Rican people. Trump also suggested that Puerto Ricans "know how bad things were before" Hurricane
President Donald Trump fervently advocated for religious liberty in a speech before a group of conservative Christian voters Friday, citing the protection of religious freedom guaranteed by the First Amendment, even as his critics pointed to that same amendment earlier in the week as he suggested blocking
President Donald Trump said Thursday the federal government cannot keep the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Puerto Rico "forever," even as the U.S. territory continues to reel from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in September. "We cannot keep FEMA, the Military, the
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday at the White House that seeks to increase consumer options for health insurance, but could further destabilize Obamacare marketplaces. With the “power of the pen,” Trump's executive order seeks to unravel significant parts of insurance rules
President Donald Trump nominated Kirstjen Nielsen as homeland security secretary on Wednesday. Nielsen previously served at the Department of Homeland Security as the chief of staff for John Kelly before he left to become the White House chief of staff.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a frequent critic and target of President Donald Trump, is now slamming a fellow Republican for sharing some unkind words about Trump. Trump has been targeting Corker in a series of tweets.
If you look over the last 25 years through numerous administrations, we were on a path to a very big problem — a problem like this world has never seen,” Trump said during a meeting Tuesday in the Oval Office with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Trump also said his feud with Corker would
The Trump administration is expected to propose rolling back the Clean Power Plan today, a major step back from policies put in place by the Obama administration to combat climate change. The goal of the Clean Power Plan was to reduce 2005-level carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent by 2030. Will
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced today that the agency plans to roll back a major carbon-emissions rule put in place by the Obama administration — the latest step the Trump presidency has taken to roll back his predecessor's climate regulations. The Clean Power Plan caps the amount of greenhouse