Ex-Chicago policeman sentenced to seven years in black teen’s death

CHICAGO (Reuters) – White former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to nearly seven years in prison for shooting black teen Laquan McDonald to death... Read more »

Mueller’s office disputes BuzzFeed report that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress

“BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” said... Read more »

House Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering U.S. troops, lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned... Read more »

Marzieh Hashemi, American journalist for Iranian TV, held as material witness

Hashemi, a prominent anchor for Iranian state-funded Press TV, was arrested Sunday at the St. Louis international airport, where she was filming a documentary on Black Lives Matter, the... Read more »

Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering U.S. troops, lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned... Read more »

Prince Philip crash: ‘Well-wishes exchanged’ with others involved

In a statement, a spokesperson said the Duke of Edinburgh had a “precautionary check-up” on doctor’s advice Friday morning that confirmed Philip “had no injuries of concern.” Philip’s Land... Read more »

Anti-abortion activists hold 46th annual March for Life in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington on Friday for the 46th March for Life, which will end in a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court to protest... Read more »

Lindsey Vonn: On arthritis fear and acting with ‘The Rock’

Lindsey Vonn is at a watershed moment. She’s sad her glittering ski career is coming to an end, but as she looks back on her career and forward to... Read more »

On Day 28, no sign of end to U.S. partial government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the partial U.S. government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump’s... Read more »

Nick Kyrgios turns commentator after Australian Open exit

The 23-year-old tennis star might be out of the Australian Open but Kyrgios is still grabbing headlines at Melbourne Park after working in the broadcast booth on Friday. Kyrgios... Read more »