Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. Bishop, a state senator best known for a North Carolina law dictating which public bathrooms transgender
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Democrats are engaging in "theatrics" over gun control legislation, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that "people are dying" because the Senate leader refuses to act. After a summer of devastating mass shootings, Congress
John Bolton was in Mongolia. More than 1,200 miles (1,930 kilometers) away, President Donald Trump orchestrated an image for the world's front pages by becoming the first U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, shaking hands with Kim Jong Un on the north side of the demilitarized zone. Bolton
ReutersA Florida man “spontaneously” stabbed five co-workers with a folding knife after getting into a dispute Wednesday morning at a Tallahassee industrial park, police said.Antwann D. Brown, 41, allegedly stabbed his coworkers at Dyke Industries, a wholesale building material supplier, around 8:37
People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil. "As long as the city
Like his two most immediate predecessors, President Donald Trump marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in a speech at the Pentagon and, like them, still unable to end America's longest war, in Afghanistan. Trump's 9/11 speech on Wednesday came just five days after he called off U.S.
Hours after the official ceremony ended, crowds lingered into the night at the Sept. 11 memorial in New York. Each year the city shines the powerful columns of light into the sky from Lower Manhattan to represent the fallen twin towers of the World Trade Center. Sept. 11, 2001 has always been part
About 51% of respondents in a new Insider poll said they'd hold President Donald Trump responsible if the nation's economy were to enter a recession.
Conservative Republican Dan Bishop has won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. Bishop is a state senator best known for a North Carolina law dictating which public bathrooms transgender
With John Bolton out, Trump could pursue a meeting with Iran's Hassan Rouhani. But this could anger some of his supporters, like Israel allies.
Thirty new students are from Arizona, and nearly 100 moved from California. The scoreboard is 63 feet (19 meters) tall, the biggest at any Texas high school, and on a Saturday night it blared Aerosmith's "Dream On" as band mom Lisa DeMarco settled into one of the 12,000 seats. For years
Aldi and Meijer announced that they are asking customers not to open carry in stores, joining CVS, Walgreens, and Kroger in following Walmart's lead.
Reuters / Phil NobleBoris Johnson’s suspension of the British Parliament has been ruled to be unlawful in an explosive court decision in Scotland that accuses the prime minister of giving illegal advice to Queen Elizabeth.The prime minister suspended parliament in an arcane procedure known as prorogation
Hindustan Times/GettyOver the last month, the government of India has moved thousands of troops into Kashmir, reportedly rounded up more than 2,000 Kashmiris, and cut off phone lines and internet access in the region. The government of Pakistan, which also claims the restive territory, has said genocide
GettyFor the past 18 months, I’ve been running a poolside rooftop bar at an upscale downtown Los Angeles hotel. Before that I ran a craft cocktail bar a block from the beach in Santa Monica. I’ve spent most of my career trying to satisfy guests’ demand for a Martini with a view and a crushable waterfront
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyIn June, Federal Advocates, a Washington D.C. lobbying firm with close ties to President Donald Trump and his family, hired Hassan Nasser Fawaz, a Lebanese banker, to introduce the firm’s lobbyists to potential clients who had been sanctioned by the United States
Photos via FacebookThe latest military widows in our longest war include a pregnant 19-year-old who first suffered tragic loss as a toddler, when she watched her father beat and strangle her mother with a winter scarf before speeding away, leaving the child alone with the body.Two and a half hours later
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's looking at five individuals to become his fourth national security adviser to replace John Bolton, the hawkish diplomat who clashed with the president on global challenges, especially Iran and North Korea. "John wasn't in line with what we were
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyOn a trip to Mexico, Margaret Trudeau recalled smiling, “All I kept hearing from people was, ‘Your son is so good-looking, your son is so good-looking.’” She laughed. “I wanted to say, ‘Yes, but he’s smart too.’” She also laughed merrily when
Gently lifting a wooden frame containing dozens of Italian honeybees, Vince Ylitalo seemed transfixed as he and several other veterans inspected the buzzing insects. Ylitalo, who has battled PTSD after serving nearly 40 years in the military including two tours in Iraq, didn't seem bothered by the
Republicans held on to a district Trump carried by 12 points in 2016, while Democrats' sagging rural performance also drew notice.
People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil. Later, former President
President Donald Trump's reported outreach to McMaster apparently came as a surprise to those closest to the president.
President Donald Trump is taking credit for turning around a faltering Republican congressional candidate and hoisting him to victory in a North Carolina special election. Private polls and campaign consultants had described the race as very close.