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New book claims top general feared Trump might start a war with China

In the final months of Donald Trump's presidency, General Mark Milley feared the president would create a crisis that would allow him to stay in power despite losing the election, according to a new book. The fear led Milley to make a secret call to China. David Martin has the details.
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Here's how Covid-19 is hitting hospitals in five key European countries
Much of Europe has opened up to international visitors and scaled back Covid-19 restrictions since a wave of cases swept the continent in the spring.
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Biden looks to recapture his political momentum with a full-court press on his domestic agenda
A politically weakened President Joe Biden is looking to spark a turnaround with a renewed focus on his domestic agenda after a month marred by a spike in Covid-19 cases and a messy withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Explainer: Australia's nuclear-powered submarine deal is fueling anger in the country. Here's why
The US and UK will be sharing technology and expertise with Australia to help it build nuclear-powered submarines as part of a newly-announced defense pact between the three countries. The move has sparked fury in France, which has lost a long-standing agreement to supply Australia with diesel-powered subs.
How Europe's hospitals are faring in the face of another pandemic fall
Much of Europe has opened up to international visitors and scaled back Covid-19 restrictions since a wave of cases swept the continent in the spring.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani to pitch Sunday for Angels
Shohei Ohtani will pitch for the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after his sore arm apparently felt much better in a bullpen session.
Hailey Bieber addresses allegations that Justin 'mistreats' her: 'So far from the truth'
During her appearance on Friday's episode of "4D with Demi Lovato," Hailey Bieber sounded off on rumors that her husband "mistreats" her.
Sale returns, Red Sox send Orioles to loss No. 100, 7-1
Chris Sale returned from COVID-19 to pitch five innings of two-hit ball, and Bobby Dalbec homered to help the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-1 on Friday night and send the Orioles to their 100th loss of the season.
Why FDA advisers did not recommend booster shots for everyone
Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer. CNN's Don Lemon discusses the decision with medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner.
Castillo outdoes Buehler, Reds end Dodgers' win streak at 6
Luis Castillo struck out 10 while outpitching Walker Buehler, Kyle Farmer doubled twice against his former team and the Cincinnati Reds snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers’ six-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory Friday night.
One Shot in Head Near High School Football Game in Knoxville, Tennessee
The young victim reportedly had "non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to the head."
Virginia House candidate condemned for tweet insulting speaker’s appearance
Republican Hahns Copeland of Norfolk called his tweet ‘immature and impulsive’ but said it was ‘never intended to be antisemitic.’
Kluber beats Indians, Gallo homers twice as Yanks win 8-0
Corey Kluber won for the first time in nearly four months, pitching six shutout innings in his first outing against the team that helped him blossom into a star, and the New York Yankees routed Cleveland 8-0 Friday night in the start of the Indians’ final series in the Bronx.
Pick-six by Jaylin Alderman in final seconds gives Louisville wild win over Central Florida
Freshman LB Jaylin Alderman returned an interception for a touchdown with 13 seconds to go to give Louisville a wild 42-35 win over Central Florida.
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Southern California on Friday evening, according to the US Geological Survey.
No injuries as 4.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Los Angeles
A small earthquake has shaken the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, but there aren’t any immediate reports of major damage or injuries
Big gap between Pfizer, Moderna vaccines seen for preventing COVID hospitalizations
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine does a significantly better job of preventing COVID-19 hospitalizations compared to Pfizer's shot.
Recall bid targeting L.A. City Councilwoman Nithya Raman collapses
Backers of an effort to Raman called off their signature gathering drive, saying they had encountered "confusing forms" and "overly complex rules."
Pelé in 'semi-intensive' care, daughter says he's doing well
Brazilian soccer great Pelé “took a little step back” in his recovery from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon but he is “recovering well” at a Sao Paulo hospital, his daughter Kely Nascimento said Friday.
Right-wing media downplays planned rally at Capitol
CNN's Brian Stelter reports on members of right-wing media downplaying the planned rally in Washington, DC, and the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6th.
Tebow praises QB Richardson's mobility, mechanics, mentality
It didn’t take Tim Tebow very long to realize Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson was different. Less than an hour, actually.
Giants’ defense facing a myriad of problems
Same coach, same scheme, mostly the same players. Alarmingly different results. What the heck is wrong with the Giants’ defense? In a nutshell, absolutely everything. Lack of pass rush? Yes. Porous coverage in the secondary? Yes. Missed tackles? Blown assignments? Undisciplined penalties? Yes. Yes. Yes. “We’re not at the start that we wanted right now,”...
Los Angeles rocked by 4.3-magnitude earthquake days after smaller quakes
A preliminary 4.3-magnitude earthquake rocked Los Angeles Friday evening.
Pulisic among UK-based who could miss US qualifier at Panama
The British government is keeping Panama on its red list, which means the United States may have to play without star Christian Pulisic and several other U.K.-based players for its World Cup qualifier at the Central American nation on Oct. 10.
Two of Gavin Newsom's Children Test Positive for COVID-19
Newsom's children are all under 12 years of age and aren't eligible for vaccinations. Newsom himself received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in April.
Liberal media hammers Biden admin over botched Afghan drone strike: 'This is absolutely horrifying'
The Biden administration renewed unprecedented backlash from members of the liberal media over its botched drone strike meant to target ISIS-K terrorists but killed Aghan civilians instead.
Josiah Gray’s growing pains continue in Nationals’ loss to Rockies
Josiah Gray’s growing pains continue in Nationals’ loss to Rockies
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Kane says he didn't know in 2010 about assault allegations
Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said Friday he has participated in the investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010, adding that he did not know anything happened at the time.
Reeling Mets drop fourth straight as playoff hopes dim
The Mets have entered the “spoiler” realm, but what exactly they might spoil and for whom is the great mystery. One such opportunity began Friday night, when a Phillies team clinging to more realistic postseason hopes than the Mets have arrived at Citi Field. But instead of playing spoilers, the Mets brought the aroma of...
EXCLUSIVE: Biden Admin Shuts Down All Border Patrol Checkpoints in Laredo Sector
U.S. Border Patrol officials closed all highway immigration checkpoints operating in the Laredo Sector on Friday evening in response to the Haitian migrant crisis unfolding in Del Rio, Texas, according to a source within Customs and Border Protection. The Laredo Sector operates six permanent checkpoints including one of the busiest checkpoints in the nation located on the I-35 Interstate corridor between Laredo and San Antonio.
Two of Gavin Newsom’s children test positive for COVID-19
According to a statement, California Governor Gavin Newsom is following COVID protocols after two of Newsom's children tested positive for the virus.
South County, once an admirer of Westfield’s sustained success, takes down its Class 6 rival
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Dodgers falter at plate, fall to Reds in potential NL wild-card game preview
The Dodgers struggled against Cincinnati Reds starter Luis Castillo on Friday night and lost 3-1 as their six-game winning streak ended.
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'You make a difference': Browns coach Kevin Stefanski issues challenge to fans ahead of home opener
Browns coach Kevin Stefanski hopes to have a packed house - which he didn't get to experience in his first season - with fans in seats at kickoff.       
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Earthquake: 4.3 quake strikes in Carson
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported Friday evening at 7:58 p.m. Pacific time in Carson, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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CBS Evening News, September 17, 2021
FDA panel approves Pfizer boosters for older and high-risk people; A tiny town's football team gets its field of dreams
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Police say they don't know where missing woman's fiancé is
North Port Police Public Information Officer Josh Taylor tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that Brian Laundrie's family told North Port Police that they have not seen their son since Tuesday.
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Hannity: Biden needs to end Rehoboth Beach vacation amid crises; 'get off his a-- and get to work'
Fox News host Sean Hannity opened his show "Hannity" on Friday slamming President Biden for going on vacation as crises multiply in the United States.
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Michigan father files $1M lawsuit after teacher cuts daughter's hair
The father of a 7-year-old Michigan girl whose hair was cut by a teacher without parental consent is suing the school district for $1 million.
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Location of Gabby Petito's fiancé Brian Laundrie is "unknown," attorney says
Gabby Petito disappeared last month while on a cross-country trip with her fiancé Brian Laundrie.
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Brian Laundrie was controlling, suffered ‘episodes’, Gabby Petito’s friend says
Gabby Petito’s boyfriend Brian Laundrie, now gone missing and being sought by the FBI, suffered with jealousy and control issues and experienced “episodes” in which he would hear voices, Petito’s friend told The Daily Mail.
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Mystics flop against Liberty with playoff spot on the line
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Julio Jones on Tennessee Titans debut: 'I didn't put the best version of myself out there'
Titans wide receiver Julio Jones said he wants to get the "bad taste" out of his mouth after a disappointing Week 1 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.       
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Two of Gavin Newsom’s children test positive for coronavirus: reports
Two children of California Gov. Gavin Newsom have tested positive for the coronavirus and will be quarantined, the governor’s office said Friday, according to reports.
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Good Counsel is no match for the team nobody wants to play — vaunted St. Frances
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Donald Trump Blames 'Incompetent Generals' For Kabul Drone Strike
"Our country has never been so embarrassed or humiliated," Trump said.
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Two of Gavin Newsom's children test positive for coronavirus; the governor has not
Two of Gov. Gavin Newsom's four children have tested positive for the coronavirus, the governor's office said Friday.
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Grant Neal ready to 'just be brutal' at Bellator 266, stay undefeated
Grant Neal says he expects "extreme violence" in his fight with "phenomenal opponent" Alex Polizzi.       Related StoriesBellator 266's Saul Rogers vows to display best version of himself after move back up to lightweightBellator 266's Saul Rogers vows to display best version of himself after move back up to lightweight - EnclosureBellator 266's Mark Lemminger isn't intimidated by Gracie name, relishes underdog role 
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