The nation's top military officer says U.S. policy on transgender individuals serving in uniform has not — and will not — change until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives the president's policy direction and Mattis determines how to implement it
A bipartisan group of 10 governors have penned a letter to Senate leaders blasting the Republican-led "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. The move would get rid of just a few aspects of Obamacare, including the individual mandate and certain taxes
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is an outspoken critic of recreational marijuana, and he has the power to hobble cannabis sales in states where it's legal. But for now, business owners and advocates say they don't think he'll actually do it
Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world. With a net worth of more than $90 billion, Bezos surpassed fellow Seattle resident and Microsoft founder Bill Gates when shares for Amazon surged. He now has about $500 million more than Gates
Researchers have reportedly edited the genomes of human embryos using a technique called CRISPR. While scientists in China have used the same technology to genetically modify human embryos, this is believed to be the first attempt in the U.S.
A Utah man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the blood-splattered cabin that he did it because she would not stop laughing at him, the FBI said in documents released Thursday
Anthony Scaramucci clarified a tweeted he posted Wednesday night, and later deleted, about his leaked financial information. Scaramucci added that he and President Donald Trump "have a very, very good idea of who the leakers are"
One man has died and seven others injured after an amusement ride at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus malfunctioned and sent people hurling through the air, officials said. Three people are in a critical condition
Muslim leaders told the faithful to return to pray inside a major Jerusalem holy site after Israel removed security devices it installed outside entrances to the shrine following a deadly attack at the compound. Thousands of Palestinians had been praying in the streets
Justin Bieber accidentally hit a photographer with his pickup truck outside a Beverly Hills church, causing noncritical injuries. The 23-year-old Canadian pop star remained at the scene as police and paramedics arrived
The Trump administration announced sanctions on 13 current and former members of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration, in an effort to pressure the president into halting his plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitution
The Chief Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America apologized Thursday to anyone in the scouting community who may have been offended or alarmed by President Donald Trump's speech at the organization's National Jamboree earlier this week