US starts 'routine' patrols in South China Sea

he United States deployed aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime "routine operations."

Some involved in Omar Abdel-Rahman's case had own…

Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian cleric who was convicted in 1995 along with nine followers of a conspiracy to blow up the United Nations, died in prison Saturday

Norma McCorvey, at center of landmark abortion…

Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" at the center of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, has died

Man dies after breaching security at Honolulu…

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that a man is dead after he breached security at Honolulu International Airport and stopped breathing

Rep. Trey Gowdy on the future of Trump's travel…

Congressman reacts to President Trump's press conference, talks executive action on 'Justice with Judge Jeanine'

How much do you know about past US presidents?

A 'Watters' World' Presidents Day quiz

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Malaysia searches for 4 N. Korean suspects who…

Malaysian police say investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother, was apparently poisoned at an airport in Kuala Lumpur

The Latest: Water levels at lake keep falling…

The California Department of Water Resources says the level of Lake Oroville continues to fall despite the stormy weather, and the amount of water flowing down the spillway continues to be cut

This lifelike BB-8 toy follows your voice commands

The Hero Droid BB-8, created by Spin Master, is a realistic RC-controlled version of the beloved Star Wars character.

'Lining up and ready for battle'

The BBC's Quentin Sommerville, is embedded with Iraqi troops and reports from the near Mosul.

The New York Times - Tom Reed’s Town Hall Meeting

From The New York Times: Representative Tom Reed, Republican of New York, led a contentious town hall-style meeting on Saturday morning in North Harmony, N.Y.By: By NILO TABRIZY, EMMA ORME and AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER. Watch the original video on Times Video:

President Trump's Sons Are in Dubai to Open a New…

Two of President Donald Trump's sons arrived in the United Arab Emirates for an invitation-only ceremony Saturday to formally open the Trump International Golf Club in Dubai.

GOP congressman: Health care reform is coming

Rep. Chris Collins, R-NY, discusses Donald Trump's Thursday press conference, which he says was largely about Trump's frustration with the news media. Collins also discusses health care reform.

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Chris remembers long-time friend Bob Michel

Chris recalls the integrity and honesty of Bob Michel who passed away at the age of 93.

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain…

In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) points to the lessons of history to show how important a free press is for a strong democracy.

This Company Gives Pawternity Leave for That New…

It's hard out there for a new pup. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

Graham: Trump must punish Russia for election…

A senior Republican senator says U.S. President Donald Trump needs to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power

Study finds underage, fearful women in Vegas sex trafficking

A yearlong academic study of sex trafficking in Las Vegas is providing a glimpse into a shadowy world beneath the neon glow where underage girls, threatened by pimps, solicit for business in casinos, on streets and online

IMF agrees terms for $5 billion loan to debt-ridden Mongolia

The International Monetary Fund and other partners have agreed on terms for a more than $5 billion loan to the Mongolian government to help get the north Asian country's economy back on track

Arpaio successor pulls back on immigration holds…

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio routinely kept immigrants locked up extra days to give federal immigration authorities time to launch deportation proceedings, but the man who defeated him is ending the yearslong practice

'Roe' of Roe v. Wade, Norma McCorvey, Dies At 69

She became an anti-abortion activist later in life.

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Will China become an environtmental leader?

CNN's David McKenzie reports that China could be taking the lead on fighting climate change.

Electronic media searches at border crossings…

Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy are concerned about reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the electronic devices of travelers arriving in U.S. airports