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'Golf ball-sized' hail hits parts of the US

People took to social media to post videos of giant hail.

Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop…

Authorities say a 22-year-old police officer has died after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma

Nuclear arms ban talks begin at UN, but US…

U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons begin, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical

Court filing: Convicted former Christie allies…

Federal prosecutors say in a court filing that ex-aides of Republican Gov. Chris Christie lied during their trial last fall and don't deserve leniency at their sentencing Wednesday

Moscow halts anti-government protests against…

The demonstrations were aimed at Prime Minister Medvedev who is accused of acquiring his vast amount of property dishonestly; Amy Kellogg has more for 'Special Report'

More American soldiers are headed to the fight…

Despite airstrikes, ISIS is still formidable in Libya; Lucas Tomlinson has the latest from the Pentagon for 'Special Report'

Rights group: Coalition isn't protecting Mosul…

Amnesty International says a recent spike in civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent deaths among non-combatants as its forces battle the Islamic State militant group

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it's placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service

iPad bomb plot could be to blame for latest…

Terrorists were reportedly planning to smuggle explosives inside a tablet.

Erin McPike 'surprised by press vitriol'

Erin McPike, the only journalist on US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Asia trip, describes the "hateful and vitriolic" reaction from fellow members of the media.

The New York Times Trump to Russia-Linked…

From The New York Times: The Trump administration is going to great lengths to distance itself from former associates in the face of an F.B.I. investigation into whether there were connections between the Trump campaign and Russia. By A.J. CHAVAR.

There’s Finally Good News for People With Nut…

If you have an allergic reaction to one type of nut, you might be tempted to avoid eating all others.

Conservative writer says Bannon getting it wrong

Writer John Podhoretz discusses Steve Bannon's role in the White House and in compelling Republicans to vote for the health care bill.

Chris Matthews: This has been a bad week for Trump

Chris Matthews offers his opinion on what this week means for the Trump Presidency, the investigation into Russia and the future of healthcare.

Lee: Walking Away From Health Bill After 17 Days…

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) tells Chuck Todd that devoting 17 days to the GOP healthcare bill and then walking away from it makes no sense.

The Queen Needs A Royal Pillow Fluffer

Windsor Castle is looking for an official Curtain Maker and Soft Furnishing Upholsterer to take care of the royal needs of the Queen. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Visit to WH grounds by Intel chairman clouds…

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source behind his claim that communications involving Trump associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance

Board recommends rejecting clemency for 2 Arkansas inmates

The Arkansas Parole Board has recommended the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two inmates on death row

Brexit pressure for British PM

British manufacturers have told Prime Minister Theresa May to drop her threat that she might take the country out of the European Union without a new trade deal. It comes as May meets with Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. Ciara Lee reports.

Energy chief Perry tours Yucca Mountain nuclear site

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has toured the site of the failed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, his first visit to an Energy Department site since taking over the department

Firefighters say a second tenant has died and two others are missing after a fire in an Oakland apartment building

Firefighters say a second tenant has died and two others are missing after a fire in an Oakland apartment building

DOJ Takes Aim At Sanctuary Cities Through Federal…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the DOJ will target sanctuary cities by withholding or even cutting grants and other federal funding.

Humanitarian crisis spreads in wake of Yemen war

The multi-sided civil war in Yemen has led the nation to the brink of famine, the UN says.