Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has ‘long history of lying’

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has ‘long history of lying’

CLOSE Following Iran’s shootdown of an American drone, tensions are high. But this is nothing new for the U.S. and Iran. We have the FAQs. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYThe Trump administration disputed a claim by Iran's state media on Monday that authorities in the Middle East country arrested 17 secret agents recruited by the Central…
Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot

CLOSERussian opposition supporters hold a poster 'Putin lies' during a rally in support of opposition candidates in the Moscow City Duma elections in downtown Moscow, Russia, July 20, 2019. Russian opposition supporters dissatisfied with the fact that the district election commissions rejected signatures for independent candidates in the Moscow City Duma elections. (Photo: Sergei Ilnitsky, EPA-EFE)As…
West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to ‘come clean’ on remarkable allegations against former bishop

West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to ‘come clean’ on remarkable allegations against...

CLOSEThis Feb. 21, 2005, file photo, shows incoming bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston diocese, W.Va, Michael Bransfield in his new office, in Wheeling, W.Va. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia says Pope Francis has issued disciplinary action against its former bishop. (Photo: Dale Sparks, AP)Despite new disciplinary action by Pope Francis, West Virginia's attorney general…
Gabbard, AOC join lawmakers to call on Puerto Rican governor to resign over corruption scandal

Gabbard, AOC join lawmakers to call on Puerto Rican governor to resign over corruption...

CLOSE Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló faces calls to resign after private chats leaked, revealing the men mocking women and victims of Hurricane Maria. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, has joined a growing chorus of lawmakers including Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in calling for the resignation…
Searing heat across nation, reaching 100 degrees in some spots, takes it toll on events and roads

Searing heat across nation, reaching 100 degrees in some spots, takes it toll on...

A relentless heat wave gripped the country from the central states to the East Coast Saturday, prompting cancellation of the New York City Triathlon and producing cracked and buckled roads in some Plains states. Some East Coast cities braced for temperatures in the triple digits.As the stifling heat — expected to affect 200 million people — settled in for…
Democrats unified against Donald Trump’s racist tweets but remain divided over race

Democrats unified against Donald Trump’s racist tweets but remain divided over race

CLOSE Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley held a press conference in response to the President Trump's tweets. ...
CBS stations dropped from AT&T DirecTV, U-verse in select markets

CBS stations dropped from AT&T DirecTV, U-verse in select markets

CLOSE If you have to fly the friendly skies during the Super Bowl, you may be able to see it without being charged a fee. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story. Buzz60CBS-owned stations went dark early Saturday for DirecTV, U-verse and DirecTV NOW customers after the network and AT&T didn't reach a new agreement.The previous contract…
Britain warns Iran of ‘serious consequences’ if British-flagged oil tanker not released

Britain warns Iran of ‘serious consequences’ if British-flagged oil tanker not released

CLOSE President Trump called Iran "nothing but trouble" after saying he heard from the U.K. that tankers were seized in the Strait of Hormuz. USA TODAYLONDON — Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned Iran of "serious consequences" if it does not release a British-flagged oil tanker it seized in the strategic Strait of Hormuz waterway on Friday, although…
‘Game of Thrones’ cast members talk divisive finale during Comic-Con victory lap

‘Game of Thrones’ cast members talk divisive finale during Comic-Con victory lap

CLOSE "Game of Thrones" slashes its way to historic 32 Emmy Award nominations, including best drama series. (June 16) AP, APSAN...
Iraqi refugee Nadia Murad to Trump: ISIS killed family. Trump responds: ‘Where are they now?’

Iraqi refugee Nadia Murad to Trump: ISIS killed family. Trump responds: ‘Where are they...

CLOSEPresident Donald Trump listens to Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nadia Murad, a Yazidi from Iraq, center, as he meets with survivors of religious persecution in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Photo: Alex Brandon, AP)WASHINGTON – Nadia Murad, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and refugee of the…