After insisting for weeks that the changes sought by hard-right members would render the bill unable to pass the Senate, White House officials and GOP House leaders appeared to shift their thinking — and opponents agreed to keep working on a deal with the goal of holding a floor vote in the House by Thursday night.
Republican Rep. Devin Nunes accused U.S. spy agencies of abusing their surveillance powers by gathering and sharing information about the president and his transition team. His unproven charge was quickly embraced by the White House, but it angered Democrats and threatened to derail the panel’s probe of possible Trump campaign ties to Russia.
The assailant, who was shot and killed by police, fatally stabbed an officer at the gates to Britain’s Parliament compound after plowing a vehicle through terrified pedestrians in what authorities are treating as an incident “inspired by international terrorism.”
The teenagers accused of raping a ninth-grade girl at Rockville High School last week were among tens of thousands of young people who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in 2016. They were caught at the border, then began to put down roots while awaiting their turn in court.
The McAllisters worked hard to protect their children. But gunfire took the life of their 18-year-old daughter, Ayana, and now authorities are pleading for people who were there to help identify who killed her.
On the third day of his confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch faced more questions on abortion rights, money in politics and a Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday that reversed a decision of his appeals court.