A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

Cllinton Emails Inspector General

President Donald Trump has elevated his simmering grievances to a boil against special counsel...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 22, the 81st day of 2018. There are 284 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On March 22, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that Gen. William C. Westmoreland, the commander of American forces in Vietnam, would leave that post to...


NCAA Latest: Upset run rolling for Florida State, tops Zags

NCAA Loyola Nevada Basketball-4

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:25 a.m. Florida State’s upset run in the NCAA Tournament has stretched all the way to the brink of the Final Four. Terance Mann scored 18 points and the ninth-seeded Seminoles advanced to the Elite Eight for just the third time in school...


McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser

Trump National Security Adviser-1

President Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.


Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China

Hong Kong Financial Markets-2

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets slumped Friday after Beijing responded to the Trump administration’s tariff hikes by saying it may order higher import duties on a range of U.S. goods, ratcheting up fears of a trade war. Stocks plunged Thursday on Wall Street after U.S. President Donald Trump...


Mom: Austin bomber's black roommate held until suspect found

Austin Bombings

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — The mother of a man who lived with the suspected Austin bomber said Thursday that her son was handcuffed, taken into custody by SWAT officers and held overnight before police found the suspect who blew himself up. Jennifer Withers told The Associated Press that her 26-...


School shooting victim 'brain dead,' life support ending

Maryland School Shooting

A teenage girl who was shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland high school is brain dead and is being removed from life support, her mother said Thursday. Melissa Willey told news reporters Thursday night that her daughter, 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey has “no life left in her.” She...


Florida man reunites with pet cat lost 14 years ago

Cat Lost Fourteen Years

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been reunited with a cat he lost 14 years ago. reports Perry Martin of Fort Pierce said he had assumed his orange tabby named Thomas Jr., or T2 for short, had died in traffic. Martin moved in with a friend after Hurricane Jeanne clobbered the...


As US gets tough with China, Wall Street gets weak-kneed

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of a full-blown trade war between the world’s two biggest economies rattled investors Thursday, sending stocks to their biggest loss in six weeks. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 700 points, as President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on...


Judge blocks Trump lawyers in Trump-Panama hotel dispute

Panama Trump Hotel

NEW YORK (AP) — The owners of a formerly Trump-branded hotel in Panama scored a victory over the U.S. president’s companies Thursday when a New York judge blocked a Trump firm from pursuing arbitration claims aimed at restoring their control over the luxury hotel. Separately, Panamanian court...


George Mason lands $5 million Koch Foundation donation for Department of Economics

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. George Mason University will use a $5 million gift to its Department of Economics to create three faculty positions, the school announced Thursday. The gift comes from the Charles Koch Foundation, which has given millions of dollars to colleges and universities across...

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