Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 4:31pm
Two thrill-seeking photographers who climbed to the top of the nearly 400-foot-tall (122-meter-tall) Ben Franklin Bridge were arrested after setting off motion detectors during their middle-of-the-night ascent, officials said.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 4:31pm
Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.
Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 4:21pm
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman met with Senate investigators Tuesday, providing his recollection of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes of the gathering last year, according to people familiar with the closed-door interview.
Officers fatally shot a man who was making threats as he walked around Virginia's capital city with an ax and a long knife, wearing nothing but a kilt and combat-style boots, police and witnesses said.
Law enforcement launched tear gas canisters into an auto body shop and used a Taser to safely take a gunman into custody Tuesday, more than three hours after he shot an employee and barricaded himself inside.
Eric Tucker and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 3:50pm
President Donald Trump's startlingly public criticism of Jeff Sessions over the last week suggests an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with a possible eye toward replacing him and ending the Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Jonathan Lemire and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 3:41pm
President Donald Trump cranked up the heat Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer and his onetime political ally. It was an extraordinary public rebuke, and even fellow Republicans pushed back forcefully.
Deb Riechmann and Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 3:22pm
Intelligence officials believe North Korea will have a reliable, intercontinental missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon as early as next year, according to a report published Tuesday amid a warning from a top Republican lawmaker who says he has grown increasingly alarmed about Pyongyang's weapons program.