Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe booted from agency

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he has fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, a regular target of President Donald Trump’s anger and criticism,...

2 experienced climbers believed dead on Alaska mountain

Two experienced mountain climbers trying to tackle a new route in Alaska were presumed dead after climbing ropes that matched their gear were found in a crevasse.

Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

Lions and tigers and bears are increasingly becoming night owls because of us, a new study says. Scientists have long known that human activity disrupts...

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country’s nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched.

US border agency tests body-cam use by agents in 9 locations

The agency’s review found that cameras used in field tests did not function well in the rugged, remote conditions in which many Border Patrol agents work.

Trump axes Tillerson, names CIA’s Pompeo chief US Diplomat

President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday — via Twitter — and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to shift from America’s spy chief to its top diplomat.

Grand jury indicts 4 in death of university frat pledge

A grand jury indicted four people Thursday in the death of a Louisiana State University student whose blood-alcohol content was more than six times...

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. WHO’S GETTING THEIR MARCHING ORDERS Trump and border-state governors...

Opioid crisis: Top doctor urges access to overdose antidote

The nation’s chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone to help combat the nation’s opioid crisis and save lives. Speaking...

Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

But in the aftermath of the deadliest public school shooting in Texas history, early witness accounts and recordings from emergency dispatch describe a 30-minute nightmare as the real thing unfolded last week, even as authorities continued to keep details close Sunday.