The United States temporarily suspended operations for its fleet of F-35 fighter jets for 24 to 48 hours to check for possible faulty fuel tubes in the engines of the planes, after a crash in South Carolina late last month raised concerns about whether the parts were to blame.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The federal judge who oversaw Paul Manafort's prosecution in Virginia is questioning one of the terms of a plea deal that saved President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman from facing a second trial in the District of Columbia. Calling the way the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election handled the remaining charges against Manafort "highly unusual," Judge T.S. Ellis scheduled a new hearing for Oct. 19.
Musician and fashion designer Kanye West had lunch with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday , where they talked in front of reporters about West's contract with Adidas, overhauling prison sentences, replacing Air Force One with a hydrogen-powered plane and other topics. Invited to speak by Trump, West launched into a long, winding discourse, occasionally slapping the Resolute Desk for emphasis.
MOSCOW - A Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctioned two minutes after liftoff Thursday, Oct. 11, on a mission to the International Space Station, triggering an automatic abort command that forced the two-member crew - an American and Russian - to make a harrowing emergency landing in their capsule, 200 miles from the launch site in the steppes of Kazakhstan.
The S&P 500 was set to extend losses after Wednesday's stock rout spread to Asia and then landed with slightly less force in Europe. With a sector rotation hammering pricey technology stocks, Treasury yields hovering near the highest in seven years, a trade war bubbling up and luxury stocks suffering from Chinese border checks, investors had plenty of reasons for caution.
In April 2017, an unusually serious post appeared on actor Verne Troyer's social media accounts. It stood out in stark contrast to the countless lighthearted, and often hilarious, photos and videos that had dominated his pages.
Sears, the fallen iconic American retailer, has reportedly hired an advisory firm to prepare a bankruptcy filing.
The remnants of Hurricane Michael continued to batter the Southeast, pummeling states with powerful rain, wind and flooding even after being downgraded to a tropical storm.
APALACHICOLA, Fla. — Late-blooming and suddenly historic Hurricane Michael smashed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday afternoon with roof-peeling winds of 155 miles per hour and a storm surge that scraped homes from their foundations. An October surprise that raced across the Gulf, Michael could go down in the record books as the third-strongest hurricane to hit the continental United States.
A California man whose testimony contributed to the indictment of 13 Russian individuals and three companies in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of an alleged 2016 U.S. election trolling effort was sentenced Wednesday to six months in prison and six months home confinement in a deal with prosecutors.