Trump: I Stopped China From Attacking Hong Kong

President Trump didn't just talk about impeachment in his long phone-in to Fox & Friends Friday morning. He also touched on the unrest in Hong Kong , with some surprising statements. "If it weren't for me, Hong Kong would've been obliterated in 14 minutes," Trump said, per CBS News . Trump said...

Epstein's Guards Were Allegedly Shopping, Sleeping

Enough with the conspiracy theories, says Attorney General William Barr, asserting that a "series" of mistakes allowed Jeffrey Epstein to take his own life at a Manhattan jail in August. "I can understand people … whose minds went to sort of the worst-case scenario because it was a perfect storm...

Syracuse University Students Demand Action On…

Syracuse University students want the school's chancellor to resign following a series of racist and anti-Semitic incidents on campus.

Boeing settles half of lawsuits tied to…

Boeing says it has settled more than 60 lawsuits filed by families of passengers who died in the first crash of a 737 Max jet

New judge assigned to Rodney Reed’s execution…

A new judge has been assigned to death row inmate Rodney Reed’s case, one week after the highest criminal court in Texas canceled his execution scheduled this month

Michael Bloomberg Files Paperwork To Run For…

The 77-year-old billionaire filed paperwork Thursday, but he hasn't announced an official presidential bid.

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'I Want a Trial,' Says Trump. Here's What's Next

"I want a trial." President Trump went on Fox & Friends Friday morning and said he looked forward to a Senate trial on impeachment to clear his name, reports Mediaite . After Trump made the statement, host Brian Kilmeade asked, "You want a trial?" And Trump doubled down: "Oh, I would!...

Shep Smith Just Opened His Wallet to Fight…

Shepard Smith has been lying low since he abruptly left Fox News last month, but he reemerged Thursday in New York with quite a bang, and lots of bucks. The New York Times reports Smith served as the emcee of the International Press Freedom Awards, the annual black-tie fundraiser for...

Study: Men Are Promoted More Often Than Women…

A study found that for every 100 men promoted in their first managerial job, only 75 of women were.

US stock indexes drift as weekslong rally peters…

U.S. stock indexes were mixed as a week dominated by the progress in U.S.-China trade talks _ or lack thereof _ comes to a close.

Woman charged in boyfriend's suicide pleads not…

A former Boston College student has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a case accusing her of encouraging her boyfriend to take his life

Pentagon Denies Report About Possible Troop Cuts…

Newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported the U.S. is considering pulling troops out of South Korea if the country doesn't pay more of the deployment cost.

Trump Could Be Impeached Without a Single GOP Vote

Nancy Pelosi said earlier this year that she would not be in favor of impeachment unless it was "something compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan." The House Intelligence Committee impeachment hearings over the last two weeks produced some compelling evidence of wrongdoing, according to Democrats—but the "bipartisan" bit isn't happening....

Sheriff Says Teen Used 'Ghost Gun' in School…

The weapon used in last week's school shooting in California was an unregistered "ghost gun" assembled from a kit, authorities say. While it's not clear who assembled it, police say the parts can be bought online or at gun shows without a background check and instructions can be found on...

ACLU Files Lawsuit Claiming CBP Tracked And…

The journalists say U.S. border officers stopped them while they were crossing in and out of Mexico to report on conditions at the border.

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Sandusky arrives at court for resentencing in sex…

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse to be resentenced

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: AP Analysis: Mountain of impeachment evidence beyond dispute; AG Barr: Epstein’s death was a ‘perfect storm of screw-ups’; Israel braces for bitter fight after Netanyahu indictment

Rep. Carolyn Maloney Will Lead House Oversight…

She's sat on the House Oversight and Reform Committee since 1993.

Cambodian leader sings praises of US after letter…

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sun signals he would welcome better relations with the United States after a conciliatory letter from President Donald Trump

US working with Taiwan to combat China election…

The top U.S. representative in Taiwan says Washington is working with Taipei to combat efforts by Beijing to influence upcoming elections on the island

Mexican Victims, Families Sue Walmart Over El…

Mexico's Foreign Relations Department alleges Walmart failed to take "reasonable and necessary steps" to protect its customers.

TV comedy greats take a bow, make ’em laugh at…

Standing ovations greeted five comedy greats at a ceremony honoring their achievements

Obama: Democrats Need to 'Chill Out' About 2020…

Barack Obama spoke at a Democratic Unity Fund fundraising event Thursday and, unsurprisingly, called for Democratic unity. The former president said the party needs to "chill out" about the 2020 field and focus on defeating Trump instead of fighting over "relatively minor" differences, CNN reports. "Everybody needs to chill out...

Reports: FBI Asked To Interview The CIA…

The FBI reportedly reached out to lawyers representing the whistleblower whose complaint sparked the impeachment investigation.

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World shares advance on upbeat comments on…

Stocks are mostly higher as upbeat comments by Chinese President Xi Jinping helped quell anxiety over the state of China-U.S. trade talks

China’s Xi says Beijing wants trade deal, can…

Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing wants to work for a trade deal with the United States, but if need be will ‘fight back’

Key Takeaways From Ambassador Sondland's…

U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland testified that an investigation into Joe Biden was directly tied to a meeting with President Trump.