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Why Iran is getting the blame for an attack on Saudi Arabia claimed by Yemen’s HouthisPolitica
Tehran has long been accused of arming the Yemeni insurgent group.
Donald Trump's 'locked and loaded' threat doesn't, uh, mean what you think it means?Politica
On Sunday night, President Donald Trump tweeted this:
New York Times corrects story detailing misconduct claim against Brett KavanaughPolitica
The added a correction to a story that accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct to reveal a woman allegedly involved in the incident at a college dorm party doesn’t recall it. The newspaper published the story online and in the Sunday Review section that claimed a Yale classmate Max Stier had seen...
Joe Walsh says Republican Party is a 'cult' and will go straight to the voters after canceled primariesPolitica
Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh said Monday his campaign will go straight to Republican voters in states where Republican parties canceled 2020 presidential primaries, saying the party has become a "cult" that "is all about washing their leaders' feet every day."
AfD politician threatens journalist after Hitler comparisonPolitica
Björn Höcke halts interview after German state broadcaster draws parallel to Nazi rhetoricAn Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) politician has walked out of an interview and threatened a journalist after he was confronted with parallels between his rhetoric and that of Adolf Hitler.An interview with Björn Höcke by the state broadcaster ZDF, recorded
Joe Walsh: The Republican party is a cultPolitica
2020 hopeful Joe Walsh tells CNN's Erica Hill that President Donald Trump is "literally canceling elections" after all three Republican primary challengers lambasted state GOP leaders for opting to cancel their 2020 Republican presidential primary elections.
Kavanaugh’s confirmation hinged on an FBI investigation that increasingly looks incompletePolitica
It came at a tense moment for the bureau and the Justice Department.
Convicted child abuser trolled victims and threatened police, court hearsPolitica
Waseem Khaliq, 35, receives 45 months in prison in addition to previous 10-year sentenceA convicted child abuser trolled his victims online by pretending to be an investigative journalist and made threats from prison to police officers investigating his case.Waseem Khaliq, 35, was jailed for 10 years last month with five other men after being convi
Trump says Kavanaugh being 'assaulted,' judicial record under attack with disputed allegationPolitica
President Trump called out The New York Times on Monday after the newspaper made a major revision to an article about new sexual misconduct allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh, saying his Supreme Court pick is the one being "assaulted" by these late-breaking accounts.
Biden says white people can "never fully understand" racismPolitica
The former vice president delivered an emotional appeal at the 16th St Baptist Church bombing commemoration
Avlon: Trump's approval numbers prove he should be nervousPolitica
CNN's John Avlon breaks down recent poll trends and explains why they should be cause for concern for President Trump, despite the President's insistence that internal polling looks "great."
Pakistan to open border crossing for India Sikhs in NovemberPolitica
Pakistani officials say visa-free border crossing for Sikh pilgrims from India will be ready by early November, allowing thousands of pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine just inside Pakistan each day
Iran's response to Trump's words raise the possibility that the US could get embroiled in a military confrontation that could spin out of controlPolitica
President Donald Trump's amped up rhetoric that the US is "locked and loaded" sparked new fears of war with Iran but also confusion about his true intentions following an attack on a Saudi oil field that rocked global oil markets.
Scaramucci says Trump's rhetoric about attack on Saudi oil is 'a predictable level of irrationality'Politica
Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said President Donald Trump's remarks that the United States is "locked and loaded" in response to an attack on Saudi Arabian oil fields are a "predictable level of irrationality from him."
Dan Bongino blasts NYT's 'disgraceful' reporting on Kavanaugh: 'This is not a newspaper anymore'Politica
Fox News contributor Dan Bongino blasted The New York Times Monday after the newspaper walked back an explosive report about a resurfaced allegation of sexual assault by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
US, Iran trade barbs at meeting of UN nuclear watchdogPolitica
The United States and Iran traded barbs over Tehran’s nuclear activities as the International Atomic Energy Agency’s general conference got underway in Vienna
Donald Trump claims under-fire Brett Kavanaugh is being 'assaulted' – livePolitica
Democratic presidential candidates called for the supreme court justice’s impeachment following new reports of his conduct at Yale UniversitySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.55pm BST Donald Trump tweeted this morning that supreme court justice Brett Kavanaugh is being “assaulted” as Kavanaugh faces renewed scrutiny in respons
Kevin Hart’s horrific car crash isn’t the only obstacle he’s facedPolitica
Kevin Hart may be a multimillionaire comedian, but the many hurdles he’s had to clear in his life are no laughing matter. The funnyman has faced controversy and hardships in both his personal and professional worlds, but each time has emerged more successful than before. From his terrifying car crash to growing up with a...
Here's how Kavanaugh denied the Ramirez allegations under oathPolitica
First Read is your briefing from "Meet the Press" and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.
Rep. Ilhan Omar hopes Israel will 'make a different decision' ahead of electionPolitica
Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar hopes Israel will "make a different decision" and break from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as voters head to the polls on Tuesday.
Houthi Forces in Yemen Warn of More Attacks on Saudi Oil SystemsPolitica
American officials have blamed Iran for the attacks on Saturday that slashed Saudi production, but the Houthi faction, allied with Iran, claimed responsibility.
Netanyahu vows to annex "all" West Bank settlements if re-electedPolitica
Hours before unprecedented do-over election, prime minister gives more detail of controversial annexation plan in apparent bid to lure nationalists
Toobin: Book implies Kavanaugh investigation was a jokePolitica
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin discusses an excerpt of a new book published by the New York Times, which details sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh that he has previously denied.
California man warns of fake mass shooting at county fair so he wouldn't have to go with parents, police sayPolitica
A California man was arrested Friday after he falsely reported a mass shooting was going to happen at the Los Angeles County Fair — simply because he didn't want to attend with his parents, police said.
Taiwan says Solomon Islands switches recognition to ChinaPolitica
Taiwan says it has cut diplomatic relations with the Solomon Islands after the Pacific Island nation switched its diplomatic recognition to China
Australian leader preps for US trip featuring state dinnerPolitica
Australia’s prime minister says his upcoming trip to the U.S. will include visits to New York, Chicago and Ohio, in addition to a state dinner at the White House
Mary Anne Marsh: Mitch McConnell, it’s time for you to stand up to Trump and the NRAPolitica
As majority leader, McConnell wields enormous power. But on many important matters, including gun violence, McConnell decides to do nothing.
Taiwan says Solomon Islands has switched diplomatic recognition to mainland China, condemns movePolitica
Taiwan says Solomon Islands has switched diplomatic recognition to mainland China, condemns move
Mass trial of Basque activists in Spain ends with plea dealPolitica
Defendants accused of Eta membership in case alleged by critics to be politically drivenA mass trial of 47 lawyers, doctors, psychologists and political activists began and ended in 25 minutes in Madrid on Monday. A plea deal allowed the accused to avoid sentences of up to 20 years on charges of membership of the now-dissolved armed separatist grou