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Joe Lieberman withdraws from consideration for FBI director, citing potential conflict

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
Lieberman had already been dropped as the front-runner for the post.

At NATO gathering, Trump brushes past Montenegro's prime minister

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
A video captures the U.S. president in an awkward moment with a new NATO member.

Senate Republicans likely to change custom that allows Democrats to block judicial choices

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
Under “blue slip” practice, nominations don’t proceed unless home-state senators approve.

Trump called the GOP hopeful in Montana a 'wonderful guy.' Pence endorsed him, too. They've both been mum since an alleged assault.

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
“He knows how to win. He’s going to win for you,” Trump said in the recorded message, which was paid for by the National Republican Committee.

‘Anyone . . . with a pulse’: How a Russia-friendly adviser found his way into the Trump campaign

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
Carter Page appeared as Trump needed a foreign policy team. The story behind his arrival could answer key questions in the Russia probe.

Gianforte has a history of controversial views and hostile comments to journalists

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
The Montana Republican was charged with misdemeanor assault against a reporter on the eve of Thursday’s special House election.

Trump chastises fellow NATO members, demands they meet payment obligations

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
The president used a speech at a summit in Brussels to complain about members’ failure to meet defense spending targets.

Republicans rebuke but stand by Montana GOP candidate charged with assault

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
A Fox News journalist who saw the scuffle said Greg Gianforte threw a reporter to the ground, hit him and yelled, “I’m sick and tired of this!”

With proposed Trump cuts, chances fade for a bipartisan infrastructure deal

Washington Post - 17 min 25 sec ago
Democrats say the administration is cutting more from existing building programs than it wants to add.

Death Row inmate gets temporary delay

CNN - 20 min 47 sec ago
The US Supreme Court on Thursday night issued a temporary stay in the execution of Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur.

A day after he was charged with assaulting a reporter, Montana GOP candidate beats Democrat

CNN - 33 min 41 sec ago
Republican candidate Greg Gianforte was considered the favorite heading into Montana's special election Thursday night to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, but that was before the Republican allegedly "body slammed" a reporter during his final campaign event in Bozeman Wednesday.

Obama photographer still trolls Trump

CNN - 40 min 56 sec ago
Former White House photographer Pete Souza has mastered the "show, not tell" technique in outlining the stark contrasts between former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump.

Gianforte apologizes: I made a mistake, I'm sorry

CNN - 46 min 29 sec ago
Republican Greg Gianforte, who was charged with assaulting reporter Ben Jacobs on the eve of the Montana special election, gives his victory speech during which he apologized for his actions.

Cavs advance to 3rd NBA Finals vs. Warriors

CNN - 47 min 23 sec ago
The Cleveland Cavaliers finished their Eastern Conference Finals victory over the Boston Celtics in Thursday's Game 5 at TD Garden, 135-102, and set up their third straight NBA Finals showdown against the Golden State Warriors. Golden State won the 2015 matchup, but Cleveland is the defending champion after overcoming a 3-1 deficit last year.

Stoltenberg: NATO will 'share more fairly the burden of our security'

Washington Post - 47 min 25 sec ago
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the NATO summit will "strengthen" the alliance on May 25. "We will take decision to share more fairly the burden of our security and to do more in the fight against terrorism," he said at a working dinner.

The man behind the Ice Bucket Challenge is drowning in medical bills

CNN - 57 min 50 sec ago
The man behind the massively successful ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is facing major financial hurdles in his own fight against ALS.

Greg Gianforte, Montana Republican, Captures House Seat Despite Assault Charge

NY Times - 1 hour 5 min ago
A wealthy candidate overcame a crisis of his own making, winning a closely watched contest a day after he was accused of physically attacking a reporter.

Europe Edition: Manchester, NATO, Barack Obama: Your Friday Briefing

NY Times - 1 hour 6 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Trump couldn't cut Sean Spicer a break?

CNN - 1 hour 9 min ago
Here's what I see when I look at Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's battered press secretary: A man who chews and swallows 35 pieces of gum every day, who routinely stands up before the assembled Washington media corps to offer himself up for a ritual flogging to deflect from the President's latest misstep, and who knows he will never again be able to walk down the street without a passer-by reminding him that his entire life's work as a Republican communications strategist has been rendered a cartoonish joke by a comedienne on a wobbly motorized podium.
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