Oprah Winfrey said she will match a $500,000 donation made by George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence. [Read More]
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Few prominent national security figures would be as ill-suited to the job of national security adviser as John Bolton, when you consider his hawkish views, temperament and ability be an honest broker, David Rothkopf says. [Read More]
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Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, the battle-tested Army officer tapped as President Trump's national security adviser last year to stabilize a turbulent foreign policy operation, will resign and be replaced by John R. Bolton, a hard-line former United States ambassador to the United Nations, White House officials said Thursday.

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President Trump's tariffs levied on China could mean higher prices for consumers, as well as lower productivity for the economy, experts say.        ... [Read More]
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General McMaster had struggled for months to impose order not only on a fractious national security team but on a president who resisted the sort of discipline customary in the military. [Read More]
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Toy company executive Isaac Larian and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million and hope to raise four times that amount in crowdfunding in a bid to save potentially more than half of the 735 Toys R Us stores that are to go dark in bankruptcy proceedings. The unsolicited bid faces a... [Read More]
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John Dowd resigned on Thursday as one of President Trump's personal lawyers, the latest sign of a shake-up within the president's legal team as the Russia investigation enters a crucial stage. Dowd had been handling sensitive negotiations with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III over a possible... [Read More]
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McMaster is the second national security advisor to leave the Trump administration in just over one year. [Read More]
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The bloc's top trade official expressed optimism after talks in Washington, but said the final decision would be up to President Trump. [Read More]
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There we were, Miggy and me, in the tunnel off the dugout, when the Detroit Tigers big man paused to explain himself. "I'm not trying to be a dick," Miguel Cabrera sa ys ... [Read More]
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Jose Flores, a Pennsylvanian jockey who earned $64 MIL in his storied career, is dead at 57 after a headfirst fall during a race Monday in Philly. Flores suffered major head and spine injuries as a result of the accident ... and was pulled off life…... [Read More]
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The ship was torn apart by Japanese torpedoes during World War II. Hundreds of sailors died, including the five Sullivan brothers of Waterloo, Iowa. [Read More]
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Trump administration approves $1 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, including more than 6,500 missiles. [Read More]
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Some significant proposals championed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump were rejected in the $1.3 trillion spending bill that's making its way through Congress. [Read More]
Michigan State Police say a USPS mail carrier was killed when she was hit by her own truck delivering mail on Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
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Raleigh police on Wednesday arrested a woman and removed her child after video circulated on Facebook of the child smoking. [Read More]
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The Dow dropped more than 700 points — almost 3 percent... [Read More]
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Jared Kushner, tasked by his boss and father-in-law, President Donald Trump, with mediating Middle East peace early in the administration, has so far staked a bulk of those efforts on the ascendant Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. [Read More]
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ABC11 First Alert Weather Forecast for the Triangle, Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville, Cary... [Read More]
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Homeland Security chief Kristen Nielsen toured the Santa Ana wildlife refuge area last year. [Read More]