Kentucky's Republican leaders say they will close the state's troubled pension system for most new employees, offering them a 401(k)-style plan as they seek to stop the bleeding on one of the country's worst funded public retirement plans
A powerful state lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game
France's Parliament has adopted a sweeping counterterrorism law that replaces a 2-year-old state of emergency and is meant to give police more tools to fight violent extremism
The most important stories in tech include reviews of the new Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL. Meanwhile, Microsoft unveils the Surface Book 2 in 13-inch and 15-inch models.
If you - or someone you know - are going to hospital for mental health care, you might be wondering what to take and what’s useful. Charlotte has been in hospital for her bipolar disorder three times in the last 15 months. She’s created a sort of checklist of what helps her and what she needs to pack if she returns. Every ward has different rules but here are some of Charlotte’s tips to get you started. Produced by India Rakusen and Tom Heyden If you have been affected by mental health issues, the following organisations may be able to help. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1NGvFrTqWChr03LrYlw2Hkk/information-and-support-mental-health)
From The New York Times: When President Trump announced that the United States would not recertify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, Iran’s news media reacted.By: By NILO TABRIZY. Watch the original video on Times Video:
In a discussion about President Trump and his handling of Gold Star families, the Morning Joe panel discusses the importance of presidents in times of crisis and why their actions matter.
As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.
President Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids
A federal appeals court has found that a 40-foot-tall cross on land owned by the state of Maryland violates the U.S. Constitution by endorsing religion
China's President has promised to deepen economic and financial reforms and further open its markets to foreign investors as it looks to move from high-speed to high-quality growth. David Pollard reports.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has killed a rule designed to protect the legal rights of farmers who raise chickens and hogs for the nation's largest meat processors