President Donald Trump plans to help commission a $12.9 billion warship, the USS Gerald R. Ford. The nation's commander in chief is traveling to Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia on Saturday to preside over a ceremony during which the USS Ford will officially be turned over to the Navy. The vessel is the first member of the next generation of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and is named after the country's 38th president.
Russia's Defense Ministry said Saturday an agreement has been reached with the Syrian opposition on the boundaries for a de-escalation zone for the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus, after days of intense fighting and bombardment in the area.
Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region in Greece and Turkey.
The Geneva-based international health organization Medicins Sans Frontieres — also known as Doctors Without Borders — says it has opened an outpatient clinic in the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan.
President Donald Trump says Sean Spicer is a "wonderful person who took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media." Trump also says in a late Friday tweet that Spicer's future is "bright." Spicer resigned earlier in the day, six months into the administration, after Trump tapped New York businessman and political supporter Anthony Scaramucci for the job of White House communications director.