• U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting
U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Democrats gave the trophy to the Republicans, so it could be placedin Rep. Scalise's office as he recovers in the hospital. "There will be those who will talk about what's wrong with America but in this case, Officers Griner and Bailey, we saw what's right with America", the Texas Republican said.

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  • US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills
US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills

That left only four of the top 12 in the world to play the weekend. Day carded a three-over-par 75, leaving him 10-over, while Scott shot a 75 to sit at three-over. For most others, it was being careless off the tee and facing the rigorous test of recovering. That started a run of four birdies in five holes for a 5-under 31, but that was only...

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  • Gov. McAuliffe: 'Too Many Guns On The Street'
Gov. McAuliffe: 'Too Many Guns On The Street'

Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., who was on the baseball field, told reporters. ■ David Frum, senior editor for the Atlantic, called for background checks, gun licensing and registration, long gun permits, limits on magazine size, and restrictions on open carrying of guns.

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  • Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'
Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

Sanchez said in the previous 14 years she's played, the game averaged about 15,000 in ticket sales. Scalise remains in critical condition but his vital signs have stabilized and doctors have lifted sedation enough for him to respond to family members.

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  • After four days of deliberations, Cosby jury ends the night still deadlocked
After four days of deliberations, Cosby jury ends the night still deadlocked

Constand claims that Cosby who she saw as a father figure drugged her and then sexually assaulted her. Cosby's defense team pointed out that after the so-called assault, Constand continued a relationship with Cosby. "In keeping to our deliberation schedule, it is 9:00pm", the distracted judge scowled. Yet the judge had his limits, putting hi...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting
Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting

He is a good guy. So it was a bit surprising that Donald Trump Jr. went on national TV on Sunday night and supported Comey's version of the events. He said he deserved more credit for economic gains and stock market confidence. Opposition Democrats have said that the leaks occurred after Comey was sacked and no longer a government official.

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  • Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

We pray for all of the victims of this bad crime who are still recovering, including Zachary Barth and Matt Mika , both of whom are respected and cherished by so many . He was lying motionless and was "coherent the whole time" when Sen. Both Lance and Pallone said they were shaken by the violence Wednesday. Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Inv...

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  • Blumenthal Wants Sessions' Resignation if Trump Fires Mueller
Blumenthal Wants Sessions' Resignation if Trump Fires Mueller

Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, echoed that sentiment on Twitter . High-profile supporters of Donald Trump are turning on the man investigating Russian interference in the United States election and possible collusion with the president's campaign - with one suggesting Mr Trump was considering "termi...

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  • Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list
Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

The person told The Associated Press on Saturday that investigators aren't sure of the significance of the names and don't know if it was a list of people he was targeting. Scalise, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, arrived at the hospital in a critical state, facing "an imminent risk of death", according to Sava.

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  • Trump tries to fire up tax reform, health care agenda amid turmoil
Trump tries to fire up tax reform, health care agenda amid turmoil

Sen. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming, a member of the Republican leadership team, said senators are discussing a rollback of Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid program for low-income Americans, but not as abruptly as the House bill , H.R.

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  • Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor
Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , Dr. Jack Sava, the hospital's director of trauma, said Friday. The first pitch was thrown by one of the two heroes of the shooting, member of the Capitol Police David Bailey , who along with colleague Crystal G...

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  • Baseball field shooting captures both sides of the nation's gun control debate
Baseball field shooting captures both sides of the nation's gun control debate

Asked at a news conference about what he believed could be done to protect politicians, McAuliffe, a Democrat, said, "Let me say this: I think we need to do more to protect all of our citizens". Echoing those sentiments, the Republicans who control Washington dug in. Chris Hurst, a former WDBJ-TV news anchor man who was the boyfriend of Parker,...

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  • Iraqi forces say started storming Islamic State-held Mosul Old City
Iraqi forces say started storming Islamic State-held Mosul Old City

It said leaflets have been distributed urging civilians to leave through five "safe corridors". Staff Lieutenant-General Abdulwahab al-Saadi, a senior commander with the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service, told state TV he expects ISIL to put up a "vicious and tough fight".

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  • Maryland, DC sue Trump for accepting funds without congressional approval
Maryland, DC sue Trump for accepting funds without congressional approval

On Friday, the Trump administration's Justice Department responded , saying the case should be dismissed because the plaintiffs lack the legal standing to sue. The legal action centers on Trump's decision to retain ownership of his real-estate and branding empire. The lawsuit, first reported by The Washington Post , comes months after s...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general
Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general

Meanwhile over on the other side of the Capitol, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., will be having their own version of that discussion with two panels of outside experts at almost the same time the House Intelligence Committee is in session with Johnson.

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  • Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2
Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

Just being there seemed like the biggest statement of all. I think it's saying a lot because it's America's pastime. "The average American just cares about whether his life is better". The Congressional Baseball Game , usually a lighthearted charity that draws 10,000 spectators, had sold more than 25,000 tickets and raised more than $1 million f...

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  • As Russia probe expands, Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation
As Russia probe expands, Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Trump later said he had planned to fire Comey regardless of what recommendation he received from Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Was it Rosenstein, who wrote the memo criticizing Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email se...

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  • Virginia shooting: Gun control debate reignites within hours of attack
Virginia shooting: Gun control debate reignites within hours of attack

This shooting comes just two days after our nation reflected on the one year mark of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 people, injured 53, and emotionally scarred countless others. Murder, unfortunately, we will always have with us. This blind projection of how people could react in a shooting is steeped in the misg...

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  • Trump mocks Federal Bureau of Investigation for failing to prove 'Russian Collusion'
Trump mocks Federal Bureau of Investigation for failing to prove 'Russian Collusion'

The President's tweet sparked immediate speculation about the future of the official, Rod Rosenstein , who wrote a memo recommending Comey be ousted and also later approved the appointment of a special counsel - Robert Mueller - to lead the Russian Federation probe.

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  • WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller
WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller

The former US attorney for Maryland is understood to have played a key role in President Donald Trump's dismissal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , with the White House citing a memo in which Rosenstein raised concerns over Comey's performance.

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  • Russia Probe Expands To Include Kushner's Business Dealings
Russia Probe Expands To Include Kushner's Business Dealings

The hiring of Mr Cullen, whom an aide said Mr Pence was paying for himself, was made public a day after The Washington Post reported that special counsel Robert Mueller was widening his investigation to examine whether the President had attempted to obstruct justice.

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  • Newt Gingrich: Mueller Russia Investigation a 'Rigged Game'
Newt Gingrich: Mueller Russia Investigation a 'Rigged Game'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is back Tuesday on Capitol Hill for public hearings in front of the budget-writing appropriations committees for the House and Senate. Look who he is hiring. " Time to rethink", he tweeted. "Why do we need a special counsel now?" Why would Trump's friend discuss this publicly? Ruddy was at the White ...

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  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Now Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Now Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

One day after saying, "We do well, in times like these, to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country", President Trump unleashed hell on the office of special counsel Robert Mueller .

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  • Trump Tweets
Trump Tweets "Witch Hunt" After Report That Muller is Investigating Him

The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump's presidency, transforming his closest aides into witnesses and sucking yet more political oxygen out of the West Wing. As Special Counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry heats up and Republicans ramp up their efforts to undermine the special counsel's credibility , th...

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  • Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical
Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

He added that Scalise would be in the hospital "for some time" and would need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged. Following a day that saw most congressional business canceled, the House approved legislation offering health insurance tax credits to some veterans while committees pondered federal land management, cyb...

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  • Trump pal says president is 'considering' firing Robert Mueller
Trump pal says president is 'considering' firing Robert Mueller

And I think it would be odd that he would have a confidential conversation, and then, a few days later, become the prosecutor of the person he may be investigating. Leahy says he wants to know why Sessions "has provided false testimony" about those contacts. Rep. Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, said such a move would "be the last straw" for...

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  • Brian Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open
Brian Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open

Open trophy as third-round play got underway on Saturday at a steamy Erin Hills . Johnson also missed the cut at the Memorial, so this was the first time since 2013 (Pebble Beach, Riviera) that he has missed the cut in consecutive events.

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  • Conrad Roy III's family breaks their silence after Michelle Carter is convicted
Conrad Roy III's family breaks their silence after Michelle Carter is convicted

During their text message conversations in the weeks before Roy's death, Carter gave Roy advice on how to kill himself. According to testimony, on July 12, 2014, the day of Roy's suicide , Carter texted a classmate, "He just called me and there was a loud noise like a motor".

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  • Alabama's Mo Brooks One of Three Conservatives on Shooter's Hit List
Alabama's Mo Brooks One of Three Conservatives on Shooter's Hit List

The Daily Caller's report did not identify the source of its information. Hodgkinson was killed by police during the shooting. . The suspect in the shooting at the congressional baseball practice earlier this week had a list including the names of some members of Congress on him, CBS News has confirmed.

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  • Super save (for bogey) keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open
Super save (for bogey) keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open

And then, Fowler took a bogeys at Nos. ERIN, Wis. (AP ) - Tommy Fleetwood had no problem picking out his best shot of the day . Meanwhile, the wind has died so much that while the course is getting firm and the greens a little crusty, it hasn't affected the scoring.

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  • Seven sailors missing after USA destroyer collides with container ship
Seven sailors missing after USA destroyer collides with container ship

The U.S. Navy says the bodies of sailors who went missing in the collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship have been found aboard the stricken destroyer. Back in Yokosuka, divers will inspect the damage and develop a plan for repairs, the Navy said. The Fitzgerald and the Japanese coastguard were searching for seven missing ...

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  • Trump calls House health care bill 'mean'
Trump calls House health care bill 'mean'

At the White House ceremony celebrating House passage of the GOP health care bill, Trump and Ryan praised the legislation as the fulfillment of campaign promises that Trump and GOP congressional candidates had long made to repeal Obama's statute.

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  • Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

The man who shot senior Republican congressman Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice session this week had a list containing the names of three politicians, officials said . The Congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time. Some Democrats are saying they will only tone down...

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  • Who is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein?
Who is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein?

As pressure has mounted, Rosenstein on Thursday night issued an unusual statement, asking Americans to "exercise caution" when reading stories attributed to anonymous officials. In other words: Trump is going to have to fire Rosenstein if he wants to fire Mueller . Still, the statement, followed by Trump's tweet, demonstrated the pressure on...

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  • Unknown number of missing USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead
Unknown number of missing USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead

The damaged U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed back to Yokosuka Naval Base by a tugboat on Saturday after its collision with the container ship ACX Crystal Saturday off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan . Damages on the Philippine-flagged container ship ACX Crystarl after it collided with the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald sails into ...

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