Millions of Americans turned their eyes skyward as a rare total solar eclipse sailed across the country from coast to coast for the first time, turning day into night in more than a dozen states. The eclipse ended just after 2:44 p.m. E.T.
The U.S. president will use a televised address to outline the strategy he believes will win the war in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat. The speech will also give him a chance for a reset after one of the most difficult weeks of his administration
Regional police in Spain have confirmed that fugitive Barcelona van suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub has been shot dead in a small town outside the city. Police say he wore what appeared to be an explosives belt when he was shot in Subirats
The bell inside London's most famous clocktower, Big Ben, rang one last time at noon on Monday before it fell silent for repairs. But some British politicians have complained that rules have obscured a symbol of British resilience
The USS John S. McCain has docked at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull after an early morning collision with an oil tanker as vessels from several nations searched for 10 missing U.S. sailors
A French official has said that a suspect who rammed his white van into two bus stops in the southern French city of Marseille, killing a woman, is being treated for psychological problems. Officials say it's too early to call the incident terrorism
The University of Texas says statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures have been removed from the main area of campus in Austin. UT's president said such monuments have become "symbols of modern white supremacy"
Comedy legend Jerry Lewis, died Sunday at age 91, his publicist confirmed. Lewis is probably best known to people under 70 as a film actor, but also hosted the annual MDA Labor Day Telethon
U.S. and South Korean troops have begun annual drills that come after tensions rose over North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said the drills are defensive in nature
Donald Trump's comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open deeply held doubts about his competency in an extraordinary public airing of worries about a sitting president by his own party
Thousands of counter-protesters marched through Boston in response to a right-wing "free speech" rally, one week after deadly clashes erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville
Whoever finally draws the winning Powerball numbers is in for quite a treat. The Powerball jackpot will grow to $650 million — one of the largest amounts in the game's history — after no winner claimed the grand prize Saturday