3,500 more US troops headed to Afghanistan
September 6, 2017

Stocktrek Images/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official has confirmed that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis authorized about 3,500 additional troops to deploy…

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Hurricane Irma causes at least 3 deaths in Caribbean as Florida, Georgia, SC brace for storm
September 6, 2017

stefanofiorentino/iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Hurricane Irma lashed the Caribbean on Wednesday, causing at least three deaths, while farther north in…

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Just how strong are Irma's winds? Imagine trying to stand on a racecar speeding around a track
September 6, 2017

behindlens/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Imagine trying to stand upright on the roof of a car going 74 mph down a highway. That’s…

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Sarah Sanders: '95 percent of what the president says is not a lie'
September 6, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders pushed back today against allegations that President Trump has repeatedly made…

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Trump sides with Democrats to raise debt limit and fund government for 3 months
September 6, 2017

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump has agreed to support a three-month extension of the debt ceiling and government funding…

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Ex-Port Authority detective says he predicted WTC was terrorist target a decade before 9/11
September 6, 2017

Meinzah/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Former Port Authority Intelligence Unit Det. Matthew Besheer says he predicted a decade before the 9/11 terror attacks…

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How hurricanes get their names
September 6, 2017

StrahilDimitrov/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, begins battering the Caribbean, you may wonder how hurricanes get their…

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New Jersey Sen. Menendez bribery trial begins, with possible implications for Washington
September 6, 2017

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(NEWARK, N.J.) — A defiant Sen. Robert Menendez arrived at a federal courthouse in Newark, New Jersey Wednesday…

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NFL investigators: no evidence of Brady concussion
September 6, 2017

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images(NEW YORK) – A joint investigation carried out by the NFL and the NFL Players Association did not find…

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Rihanna, Cate Blanchett, Harry Styles top "Vanity Fair" International Best Dressed list
September 6, 2017

Photo: Dan Steinberg(LONDON) — Rihanna and Harry Styles aren’t just two of the biggest pop stars in the world: they’re also two of the most…

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