Confidential documents reveal U.S. officials failed to tell truth about war in Afghanistan

For nearly two decades, U.S. leaders have sounded a constant refrain: We are making progress. They were not, and they knew it.

North Korea calls Trump ‘erratic’ old man over tweets

North Korea has again insulted President Donald Trump, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the American presidential election by resuming hostile acts

North Korea calls Trump ‘erratic’ old man over tweets

North Korea has again insulted President Donald Trump, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the American presidential election by resuming hostile acts

Five dead after volcano erupts off New Zealand’s east coast

Five people have been confirmed dead following a volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island, while dozens more were injured after a plume of white smoke and ash burst thousands of meters into the air.

Five dead after volcano erupts off New Zealand’s east coast

Five people have been confirmed dead following a volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island, while dozens more were injured after a plume of white smoke and ash burst thousands of meters into the air.

Berlin zoo reveals names, gender of their 2 panda twin cubs

Berlin Zoo's giant panda twins finally have names: Meng Xiang and Meng Yuan — desired dream and fulfilled dream

Berlin zoo reveals names, gender of their 2 panda twin cubs

Berlin Zoo's giant panda twins finally have names: Meng Xiang and Meng Yuan — desired dream and fulfilled dream
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This weather forecaster claims to predict sales of shorts and ice scrapers a year in advance. Can he — or anyone else?

Bill Kirk says his "secret sauce" can take on one of the most-vexing problems in weather: Long-range forecasting. Others are skeptical.

Schumer: Fed workers to get 12 weeks of paid parental leave

The Senate’s top Democrat says congressional leaders have reached a “real breakthrough” deal giving 12 weeks of paid parental leave to millions of federal workers as part of the annual defense policy bill.

Caroll Spinney, puppeteer who gave life to Big Bird of ‘Sesame Street,’ dies at 85

Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who gave life to Big Bird, the towering yellow avian of TV's "Sesame Street" who accompanied generations of youngsters in the arduous, yet wondrous, work of growing up, died Dec. 8 at his home in Connecticut. He was 85.

Rudy Giuliani to file report on findings from Ukraine, Trump says

On Sunday, Representative Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican who’s one of Trump’s biggest Congressional cheerleaders, termed Giuliani’s trip to Ukraine “weird.”

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

A Justice Department inspector general report is expected to say that the FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

North Korea says it carried out ‘very important test’

North Korea says it has carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will have a key effect on the country's strategic position

Official: Naval base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

U.S. officials had previously told the Associated Press they were investigating possible links to terrorism.

House impeachment report looks at abuse, bribery, corruption

As House Democrats preview potential articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, they issued a lengthy report drawing on history and the Founding Fathers to lay out the legal argument.

Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for U.S.-held scientist

The exchange marked a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.

Rudy Giuliani returns to Ukraine amid scandal

Former New York mayor's trip to the country at the center of the impeachment scandal sends a brazen signal of disregard for House proceedings.

PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement

The utility says the deal, which still requires court approval, represents a key step in leading it out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Philly FOP boss visits President Trump at White House to criticize DA Larry Krasner

John McNesby was among a group of police union officials who met with President Donald Trump to condemn prosecutors like Krasner who have taken office across the country and pledged to make the criminal justice system less punitive.

Official: Pensacola shooter was Saudi aviation student

An aviation student from Saudi Arabia opened fire in a classroom building at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola on Friday morning, a U.S. official said, an attack that left three dead in addition to the assailant.

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