DES MOINES — The Pentagon has confirmed that rockets fired by Iranian based militias in Iraq hit the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad Sunday night. The rocket attacks come just weeks after the embassy was nearly overrun by Iraqi protesters against the presence of American troops in the Middle East and subsequent missile attacks by […]

(CNN) — Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, sources confirm to CNN. Nine people were killed the crash on a hillside in Calabasas, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. There were no survivors, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The sheriff’s department received […]

CNN — A new case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Southern California, the third in the United States as the fast-moving virus spreads worldwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified Orange County health officials Saturday that a potential case of coronavirus tested positive. The person who tested positive traveled from Wuhan, China, — the […]

CHICAGO — A second case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States has been identified in Chicago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in a press briefing. The patient is a Chicago resident in her 60s. She is in isolation at a hospital in Chicago. The patient flew from Wuhan to Chicago […]

SEATTLE — The United States has its first confirmed case of a new virus that appeared in Wuhan, China, last month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. The virus has already sickened hundreds and killed six people in Asia. The male patient is in isolation at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, […]

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At least two people are dead after a shooting Sunday night outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri.  Police say 15 others are injured and that one of the dead is the suspect. It happened a little before 11:30 p.m. in the parking lot of a bar in the southeast part of the […]

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday voted to approve the seven impeachment managers to prosecute the case against President Donald Trump, a long-awaited move that sends the action to the Senate and sets up the next phase of the impeachment fight. The managers include both key players from the House’s impeachment inquiry as well as a […]

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday morning named seven House Democrats who will serve as impeachment managers in the Senate trial and act as prosecutors by presenting the case against President Donald Trump. The managers are: Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff of California, Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler of New York, Hakeem Jeffries of New York, Zoe […]

DES MOINES — Democrats are making their final arguments before next month’s Iowa caucuses.  During the latest Democrat presidential debate in Des Moines, former VP Joe Biden said this campaign is about character and the “soul of America.” Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar argued that the U.S. needs a change after the “noise and nonsense” of the […]

  WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says it’s up to her fellow House Democrats to determine when the Senate will get the articles of impeachment against President Trump.  On ABC’s This Week, Pelosi says House Democrats will talk about the issue Tuesday morning.  Pelosi has withheld the articles since the House voted just before Christmas to impeach Trump on abuse of […]