Congressional Democrats demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying his security clearance need to be revoked
President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team's inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving Russia
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland
If you're getting out of town for the holiday weekend, you aren't alone — estimates say this is going to be the busiest Memorial Day travel weekend in over a decade. AAA projects 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more
Defense Secretary James Mattis said U.S. forces have entered a more aggressive phase in the fight against the Islamic State. Mattis said the U.S. military has now shifted its strategy from attrition to "annihilation"
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain's decision to leave the bloc and other challenges
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's mother was killed and his father was injured in a boating accident in California. The deadly accident occurred at Pine Flat Lake in Fresno after his parents' boat hit a rock. Kalanick's mother, Bonnie, was 71
Studio estimates say the fifth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise commandeered $62.2 million in its first three days in theaters. The movie is projected to take in $76.6 million over the four-day holiday weekend.
Just hours after President Trump touched down in the United States from a nine-day trip abroad, he returned to Twitter to decry the news media and push back against reports about his administration
Philippine forces now control most of Marawi, the southern city where ISIS-linked militants launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago, authorities said. The crisis has raised fears that extremism is growing as smaller militant groups unify and align themselves with ISIS
British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running, but some travelers may face cancellations and delays for a third day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights. The glitch threw the plans of thousands of travelers into disarray
The Cannes Film Festival awarded its coveted Palme d'Or award to Ruben Ostlund's Swedish comedy "The Square" on Sunday, while Sofia Coppola became only the second woman to win the best director award