President Donald Trump has named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his National Security Adviser, ending a week of upheaval at the highest tier of the nation's foreign policy decision-making apparatus. McMaster was named to TIME's list of the 100 most influential people in 2014
Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Iraqi officials Monday to discuss the fight against ISIS, as Iraqi forces advanced into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive the militants from the city's western half
Scores of bodies of African migrants washed ashore in Libya's western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent said — the latest tragedy at sea after migrant deaths rose to record levels along the key smuggling route
The actor and musician David Cassidy is battling dementia years after witnessing his grandfather and mother suffer from the same neurological condition. The 66-year-old said a part of him "always knew this was coming"
Chinese businesses really like the American First Daughter. At least 65 applications have been filed in China to use "Ivanka" as a trademark, according to the country's trademark authority
Malaysia still has not determined how Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, died. An autopsy showed no evidence of a heart attack or sign of puncture wounds, an official said
An Israeli military court has sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting last year of a wounded Palestinian attacker. Prosecutors had asked that Sgt. Elor Azaria be sentenced on Tuesday to 3-5 years in prison
Lindsay Lohan says she was "racially profiled" at London's Heathrow Airport after flying in from Turkey because she was wearing a headscarf. The Mean Girls actress, 30, said she was stopped by a woman who asked her to take her headscarf off
A team of retired diplomats and Putin staffers are reportedly compiling a portrait of Trump’s mental state to present to Vladimir Putin before their first meeting. The paper is said to so far conclude that Trump is a risk-taker prone to naivety
Four American tourists and an Australian pilot have died after their light plane crashed into a shopping mall in the Australian city of Melbourne. Police Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane said the plane experienced "catastrophic engine failure" shortly after takeoff
More than 100 headstones have been toppled or damaged at a historic Jewish cemetery in St. Louis suburb in what reports say was likely an act of vandalism carried out by an organized group. The incident follows another string of bomb threats at Jewish Community Centers across the U.S.
Uber has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of sexual harassment claims at the ride-hailing service. A former employee claimed Uber's management was reluctant to take action over her complaints