The Brief

White House Communications Team Reshuffled, With Sean Spicer Resignation And Anthony Scaramucci Appointed Director
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'Pardoning Nobody'

Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said President Trump is "thinking about pardoning nobody," responding to questions about the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election

Tractor Trailer Trafficking Deaths

Death Toll Rises in Texas Human Trafficking Case

Based on initial interviews with survivors, Homan says there may have been more than 100 people in the truck. Thirty-eight were found inside. The rest are believed to have fled or been picked up


White House Says Trump Will 'Sign Sanctions Bill'

The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow.


U.S. Airstrike Mistakenly Kills 12 Afghan Police Officers

An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others. The airstrike on the Security Forces compound happened during a U.S.-supported operation against Taliban insurgents in the area

Senate GOP Health Bill To Break With House Bill On Key Points

American Student Released by Chinese Authorities

A U.S. lawmaker says Chinese authorities have released an American college student who was arrested in their country a week ago after reportedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a fare dispute

"DUNKIRK" New York Premiere - Arrivals

'Dunkirk' Declares Victory at the Box Office

It's victory for "Dunkirk" at the box office this weekend. Studios say the Christopher Nolan World War II epic earned an estimated $50.5 million to top the charts. The well-reviewed comedy "Girls Trip" also beat expectations

Le Tour de France 2017 - Stage Twenty One

Chris Froome Snags Fourth Tour de France Win

Defending champion Chris Froome won his fourth and most challenging Tour de France title. This was the third straight win for the Team Sky rider. His first in 2013 came the year after a mini-era of British dominance

Soldier Arrested Hawaii

U.S. Soldier Indicted on Terrorism Charges

A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail