President Donald Trump and his aides were confronting dramatically increased tensions with Iran on Thursday after the downing of a US spy drone near the Persian Gulf.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 2:08 pm
Very little rain, recent scorching temperatures and a late monsoon season are being blamed for the water shortage in India's sixth-largest city, with nearly 5 million residents.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:57 pm
Wall Street is giddy about the possibility that the Federal Reserve could lower interest rates as soon as July. The S&P 500 traded at an all-time trading high Thursday. But some experts think it's time investors look outside the United States.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:53 pm
A group of US senators, including the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence committee, received a classified briefing Wednesday about a series of reported encounters by the US Navy with unidentified aircraft, according to a congressional aide.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:52 pm
Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said she found remarks comparing facilities along the southern border to concentration camps "offensive," during a Homeland Security subcommittee hearing Thursday.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:47 pm
The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:45 pm
The US military is disputing Iran's claims that the American drone shot down Thursday violated Iranian airspace and was engaged in "spying," a key detail that could determine what comes next in the volatile situation playing out between Washington and Tehran.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:42 pm
A bipartisan group of lawmakers voted Thursday to halt the Trump administration's push to circumvent Congress and expedite $8.1 billion in arms sales to Gulf countries by declaring an emergency.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:37 pm
The US and Sweden will meet this afternoon in the final throes of the Women's World Cup group stage, and the USWNT will be looking for revenge.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:32 pm
President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the wake of Iran shooting down an American drone.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:15 pm
It's now safe to say that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is rivaling Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for second place in the fight for the Democratic nomination.
Posted on: 20 June 2019 | 1:13 pm