Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

TOYS 'R' US IS COMING BACK BUT WITH A DIFFERENT APPROACH

More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces...

2nd Democratic Primary Debate Matchups Set: Sanders Vs. Warren and Biden Vs. Harris

2ND DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY DEBATE MATCHUPS SET: SANDERS VS. WARREN AND BIDEN VS. HARRIS

The debates will be held on July 30 and 31 in Detroit, Mich., from 8 to 10 p.m. ET each night. Moderators will be CNN's Dana Bash,...

 
 
 
Heat Wave Blankets Much Of The U.S. This Week

HEAT WAVE BLANKETS MUCH OF THE U.S. THIS WEEK

It is bringing dangerous, record-breaking temperatures to the Central and Eastern states.

TRUMP TO NOMINATE EUGENE SCALIA, LATE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE'S SON, AS LABOR SECRETARY

The president offered the Washington attorney the job, and he accepted. He's 55 and a partner at a firm where he handles labor and...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATIC REP. ELIJAH CUMMINGS WEIGHS IN ON ACTING DHS SECRETARY'S TESTIMONY

Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before the House Oversight Committee on Thursday. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with...

Acting Head Of Customs and Border Protection Says New Asylum Rule In 'Pilot' Phase

ACTING HEAD OF CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION SAYS NEW ASYLUM RULE IN 'PILOT' PHASE

"Although the new federal regulation allows us to apply that all 2,000 miles along the southwest border, we're not going to do that."...

 
 
 
U.S. Overdose Deaths Dipped In 2018, But Some States Saw 'Devastating' Increases

U.S. OVERDOSE DEATHS DIPPED IN 2018, BUT SOME STATES SAW 'DEVASTATING' INCREASES

Provisional overdose data for 2018 show a note of hope in an overall bleak picture. But in some states, the numbers actually got worse....

ACTING HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY TESTIFIES BEFORE HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan testifies before the House Oversight committee as Democrats push back against Trump...

 
 
 

REPUBLICAN REP. JIM JORDAN WEIGHS IN ON ACTING DHS SECRETARY'S TESTIMONY

Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before the House Oversight Committee Thursday. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rep....

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Loses Appeal, Will Stay In Prison

'PHARMA BRO' MARTIN SHKRELI LOSES APPEAL, WILL STAY IN PRISON

In addition to ordering Shkreli to stay in prison, a federal appeals court also affirmed that he must forfeit more than $7.3 million...

 
 
 
U.S. Navy Ship Destroys Iranian Drone Over Strait Of Hormuz

U.S. NAVY SHIP DESTROYS IRANIAN DRONE OVER STRAIT OF HORMUZ

President Trump says the drone had closed to approximately 1,000 yards of the U.S. warship, "ignoring multiple calls to stand down."

New 'Lion King' Remake Is More Creative Dead End Than Circle Of Life

NEW 'LION KING' REMAKE IS MORE CREATIVE DEAD END THAN CIRCLE OF LIFE

Disney's Lion King is so realistic-looking that, paradoxically, you can't believe a moment of it. The computer-generated blockbuster...

 
 
 

'PHARMA BRO' MARTIN SHKRELI LOSES APPEAL, WILL STAY IN PRISON

In addition to ordering Shkreli to stay in prison, a fedeal appeals court also affirmed that he must forfeit more than $7.3 million,...

Trump Spoke With Cohen As They, Aides, Sealed Hush Money Deals In 2016

TRUMP SPOKE WITH COHEN AS THEY, AIDES, SEALED HUSH MONEY DEALS IN 2016

New court documents describe Trump's direct involvement with negotiations that led to a $130,000 payment to an adult film star to buy...

 
 
 
Kennedy Center Announces 2019 Honorees

KENNEDY CENTER ANNOUNCES 2019 HONOREES

Earth, Wind & Fire, Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, Sesame Street and Michael Tilson Thomas will be recognized for their lifetime contributions...

Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case

JEFFREY EPSTEIN IS DENIED BAIL IN SEX TRAFFICKING CASE

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman ordered the 66-year-old multimillionaire to remain in jail until trial. Federal prosecutors had...

 
 
 
Brother Of Suicide Bomber In Manchester Concert Attack Faces Murder Charges

BROTHER OF SUICIDE BOMBER IN MANCHESTER CONCERT ATTACK FACES MURDER CHARGES

Hashem Abedi has denied involvement in the 2017 bombing at the end of an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people in Manchester,...

Meet John Houbolt: He Figured Out How To Go To The Moon, But Few Were Listening

MEET JOHN HOUBOLT: HE FIGURED OUT HOW TO GO TO THE MOON, BUT FEW WERE LISTENING

In the early 1960s, NASA was considering three different ideas for landing a man on the lunar surface. Houbolt's plan ultimately won...

 
 
 
Miranda Lambert Shares Two New Songs

MIRANDA LAMBERT SHARES TWO NEW SONGS

Miranda Lambert shares a cute-as-hell country bop and a total barnburner. "It All Comes Out In The Wash" and "Locomotive" are Lambert's...

Democrats Issue Warnings Against Viral Russia-Based Face-Morphing App

DEMOCRATS ISSUE WARNINGS AGAINST VIRAL RUSSIA-BASED FACE-MORPHING APP

FaceApp's surge in popularity has driven Sen. Chuck Schumer to call for a federal investigation into the St. Petersburg-developed app...

 
 
 



Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events. Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...