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Probe Meetings

Congress is about to learn much more today about the origins of the Russian collusion investigation.

There’s been a lot of build-up to these meetings with the Justice Department later today. The information is considered classified and both the Justice Department and the FBI have been reluctant to talk about the use of informants in this investigation. The two briefings today — one of which was just opened up to Democratic leaders of Congress — may…

Arrest in Officer Death

Baltimore County Police have arrested one teen and are holding three others in connection with the death of a Maryland police officer.

Sixteen-year-old Dawnta Harris has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Baltimore County police officer Amy Caprio. The 29-year-old officer responded to a possible burglary in a residential neighborhood Monday when police say Harris ran over Caprio with a stolen black jeep. Officials say the nearly four-year veteran died from multiple trauma to the head and…

Tar Heel Teachers Protest

Teachers in North Carolina are the next group of educators to hold a massive protest.

  After teacher protests across the country, thousands of educators descended upon North Carolina state capital for the “March for Students and Rally for Respect,” using every form of communication to make sure their voices are heard. Many states cut school funding after the 2008 recession, and it has taken years to restore funding. This week North Carolina lawmakers say…

Ash Concerns

New concerns are being raised as the Kilauea volcano continues to erupt in Hawaii.

Explosions from Hawaii’s volcanic activity intensified Tuesday, sending ash and volcanic smog up to 12,000 feet into the air. The ash emission even sparked an unhealthy air alert. Although the dust is not hazardous, it is an irritant. Officials are warning the winds may carry the ash further inland. Residents are already dealing with toxic gas seeping from the 20…

Embassy Opens

Violence in Gaza overnight following yesterday's opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.

The violence in Gaza continues. Israeli forces have responded with airstrikes, but the anger here is unabated, driven, at least in part, by yesterday’s ceremony to officially move the U.S. embassy in Israel from the city of Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a city Palestinians claim as their own. In a video message at the ceremony, President Trump hailed the decision,…

Hot Situation in Hawaii

New fissures have created more concerns for residents of Hawaii's big island.

More residents and businesses affected as lava continues to flow on Hawaii’s big island. Fissure 16 has erupted just northeast of the Puna Geothermal Venture, putting lower Puna on edge once again. As the magma heads east, so are the officials. They’ve recently started preparing people to let them know that they may need to leave soon. The major concern…

Summit Set

Both the date and location have been announced for a historic summit between President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

After a day that saw the release of three American citizens that had been held in North Korea, more goodwill as the host site and date of meeting of the two nations has been set. Singapore will be the place where President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could make history. The city-state sits almost 3,000 miles from North…

A Planned Announcement

A big announcement from President Trump later today on the future of the Iran nuclear deal.

President Trump’s announcement today at the White House is still a secret. He has long been critical of what President Obama saw as a foreign policy achievement: an effort to get Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions in exchange for sanctions relief, a trade-off that would help lift Iran’s economy. Faced with one of the Iran deal’s many certification deadlines,…

Iran Deal Ire

Leaders overseas react to what could happen if President Trump pulled out of the Iran deal.

It’s the start of a tense week for world leaders. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu told journalists that an agreement that enables Iran to keep and hide all its nuclear weapons know-how is a horrible deal. He said it must be fixed or nixed, warning that if nothing is done Iran will have a nuclear arsenal. He also told his…

Eruption Evacuations

Mandatory evacuations are in place for hundreds of people living in the path of a volcano that erupted on Hawaii's big island.

A volcanic eruption on the big island of Hawaii sent lava and ash high in the air, and molten lava flowing into a residential neighborhood. The erupting volcano sits in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Hundreds of small earthquakes on the east side of the island have been shaking the volcano all week, the most powerful a 4.6 magnitude that hit…