White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday night shared a video of CNN reporter Jim Acosta that appeared to have been altered to make his actions at a news conference look more aggressive toward a White House intern.
Gunfire still crackled at the Borderline Bar & Grill when Sgt. Ron Helus arrived. Emergency calls flooded 911 after a gunman entered the Thousand Oaks, California, bar on Wednesday night, and he methodically killed people on a dance floor scuffed by cowboy boots at college country night, witnesses later said. Within minutes, Helus, a veteran sergeant with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, responded to the calls along with a highway patrolman. They were prompted by their training that changed after the Columbine High School massacre: Don't wait. Confront the shooter.
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized early Thursday morning, Nov. 8, after fracturing three ribs during a fall in her office Wednesday night, the court said. Ginsburg, 85, was admitted to George Washington University Hospital early this morning for observation and treatment. A statement from the court said that Ginsburg returned home Wednesday night but went to the hospital early Thursday after "experiencing discomfort overnight." She called court police to take her there before dawn.
Tesla named Robyn Denholm, the chief financial officer of an Australian telecommunications firm, to the job of being chairman of the electric automaker's board. Denholm, who joined Tesla's board in 2014, will become chairman immediately and step down from her role as CFO and strategy head at Telstra in six months to hold the role full-time.
Being young in America during an age of massacres means that when the gunfire starts, everyone knows what to do: Run and hide.
WASHINGTON - The future of the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign was thrown into uncertainty Wednesday after President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions, giving a political loyalist oversight of the probe. Trump named as acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker, Sessions' chief of staff, who as a legal commentator last year wrote that Special Counsel Robert Mueller appeared to be taking his investigation too far.
WASHINGTON - House Democrats are prepared to open multiple investigations of President Donald Trump when they take control in January but are wary of immediately pursuing impeachment - working to balance the demands of an energized base with the voters they need in the next election. Trump's Wednesday threat to adopt a "warlike posture" in response to any probes of his presidency or personal finances angered rank-and-file Democrats, some of whom argued they should get "very aggressive" and try to beat Trump at his own game.
Two years ago, when President Donald Trump was still on the campaign trail, he told an audience during a rally at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport that Minnesota had "suffered enough" at the hands of Somali immigrants, who began moving there as refugees in the early 1990s.
Thirty-nine days before she would lose the home she loved, Kathleen Willey poured her coffee, fed the dogs and clicked on the TV above her fireplace. Fox News was the ever-present background noise to her life, but on this morning, Willey would be paying close attention. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh were about to testify before Congress.
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday at President Donald Trump's request, ending the tenure of a loyalist he soured on shortly after Sessions took office in 2017 because the former senator from Alabama had recused himself from oversight of the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.