• Federal Bureau of Investigation says gunman acted alone in congressional baseball practice shooting
Federal Bureau of Investigation says gunman acted alone in congressional baseball practice shooting

MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement that Scalise's condition has been upgraded to fair and that he "continues to make good progress ". The FBI was also able to piece together more of Hodgkinson's actions since he arrived in DC sometime in late March. Before the first shots were reported just after 7 a.m., Hodgkin...

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  • Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains
Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains

The fire started on Saturday and officials determined it was human-caused. Officials have ordered more evacuations in Utah communities near a wildfire that's burned 13 homes and eight outbuildings. The Frye Fire burns the western edge of the Pinaleño Mountains in Coronado National Forest above Ft. Forest Service spokeswoman Cigi Burton said Fr...

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  • Pres. Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
Pres. Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

But a defeat would be a bitter and damaging blow to Trump and his party. If three Republican Senators vote no on the Senate legislation, the measure will fail. Sen. Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood , which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions.

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  • 5th GOP senator opposes health bill
5th GOP senator opposes health bill

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare . "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans", Heller said at a press conference .

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  • WVU Football Lands Alabama Transfer TJ Simmons
WVU Football Lands Alabama Transfer TJ Simmons

While Simmons is eager to get the next chapter of his career underway, he will first need to sit out the 2017 college football season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules. The move comes as a bit of a surprise considering how well Simmons played during Alabama's A-Day spring game. Simmons will only help add to a talented wide receiver group in Morganto...

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  • ED ROGERS: n A 'yuge' win for Trump and the Republicans
ED ROGERS: n A 'yuge' win for Trump and the Republicans

But Pelosi mocked the President, saying it was "the first tweet he didn't actually write" because it sounded like a statement many other Republicans have made recently. "I didn't think we were going to win in Georgia three weeks ago ... given the overall political environment, the "Resist" movement, the hyperactivity at our town halls", Wal...

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  • N Korea accuses USA of 'smear campaign' over student's death
N Korea accuses USA of 'smear campaign' over student's death

His death heightened the conflict between the North and the USA already aggravated by North Korea's defiant missile launches and two nuclear tests since early 2016 as part of its effort to build a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the US mainland.

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  • Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Hodgkinson was " struggling in all kinds of different ways " and was on prescription medication at the time of the shooting, according to Slater. One was treated and released from the hospital, while the other was in good condition, officials had said after the shooting.

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  • Las Vegas based Thunderbird crashes at Dayton Air Show
Las Vegas based Thunderbird crashes at Dayton Air Show

There are reports that a jet with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds has crashed at Dayton International Airport . The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are the headlining act for the annual Dayton Air Show, which is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

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  • Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered
Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered

Forest Service spokeswoman Cigi Burton said Friday the fire near Brian Head doubled in size for the second straight night to 43 square miles (112 square kilometers). Smoke form the Brian Head fire seen from Panguitch, Utah, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The fire is now five percent contained and has destroyed three homes.

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  • Kentucky family stuck in Louisiana due to tropical storm Cindy
Kentucky family stuck in Louisiana due to tropical storm Cindy

He's still rebuilding his own home. It is also expected to dump a total of 6 to 9 inches of rain, with as much as 12 inches in isolated spots, over southeastern Louisiana , southern MS, southern Alabama and western portions of the Florida Panhandle through Thursday.

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  • Sorrow over Muslim girl's death at vigil
Sorrow over Muslim girl's death at vigil

They reported that he got out of his auto and began chasing them with a baseball bat, striking Hassanen . Torres began chasing the group, and he eventually caught up with Hassanen. The young graphic artist says Hassanen's slaying hit close to home. Hurunnessa Fariad, media representative for the ADAMS Center, said people are still trying to wrap...

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  • Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals
Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

The Tigers are two wins from a national championship. "I think this is how it had to be", LSU shortstop Kramer Robertson said Sunday. "You've got to adjust and do with what you've got". The second game is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, June 27 , while the third and deciding game (if necessary) is slated for 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, June 28 .

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  • GOP sen: 'We should not be voting' on healthcare this week
GOP sen: 'We should not be voting' on healthcare this week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellPrice: "No guarantees" people won't fall through cracks of healthcare bill Senate Republicans reluctant to rush vote on healthcare bill GOP senator defends funding Planned Parenthood MORE (R-Ky.) has little margin for error, as he can afford just two defections from his conference with al...

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  • GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill
GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

That's not sitting well with GOP Sen. U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday that he sees a 50 percent probability that Republicans will be able to pass their healthcare bill. He told ABC's This Week that the Republicans have "at best, a 50-50 chance". But the measure so far has failed to garner enough support to pass with...

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  • Former MPD officer found not guilty in shooting Sylville Smith
Former MPD officer found not guilty in shooting Sylville Smith

Data shows 82 officers nationwide have been charged with murder or manslaughter for on-duty fatal shootings since 2005, said Philip Stinson, a criminologist at Ohio's Bowling Green State University. Smith is then seen raising the gun and throwing it over the fence into the yard, the complaint stated. "Mr. Heaggan-Brown knew at the time tha...

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  • Supreme Court picks up redistricting case, Walker reacts
Supreme Court picks up redistricting case, Walker reacts

In its opinion striking down the Wisconsin map, the lower court invoked the 1st Amendment and the 14th Amendment's equal protection formula in defining an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander . "In this case, a lower court held that Wisconsin had indeed crossed that line", Steve Vladeck, professor of law at the University of Texas School of L...

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  • Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban
Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

He's also willing to join Thomas in pushing the envelope further than the court's other conservatives. "I expect Armageddon on the next one", Republican Senator Orrin Hatch said after the Gorsuch confirmation, "because that's going to change.

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  • Vehicle crash sparks brush fire along LA County freeway
Vehicle crash sparks brush fire along LA County freeway

The blaze was reported about 12:47 p.m. after a vehicle hit a tree in the area of Highway 14 and Placerita Canyon Road, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department . Mandatory evacuations are in place for Disney Ranch, Tenderfoot Trail Road and Running Horse Road off Placerita Canyon. The fire in Santa Clarita.

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  • On trump sued for violation of the Constitution
On trump sued for violation of the Constitution

The attorney generals of Maryland and the District of Columbia have served Trump with a new lawsuit accusing the president of violating the U.S. and that Trump's position unfairly helps his businesses such as the Trump International Hotel. Trump has come under scrutiny for his alleged business dealings with American adversaries such as ...

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