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  • Amazon Oct 18, 2019

    Google Affiliate Begins Drone Deliveries in Virginia Town

    A Google affiliate is using drones to deliver customers’ Walgreens purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town. Wing, which is owned by Google parent Alphabet, received federal approval earlier this year to make commercial deliveries by drone. It was the first drone company to receive the approval in the U.S., beating out Amazon’s Prime Air.

  • China Jul 7, 2019

    Lithuanian Couple Crowned ‘Wife Carrying' World Champs

    A Lithuanian man and his wife have won the world ‘wife carrying’ title, leaping over timber and wading through waist-high water to beat dozens of other couples for a second year running. The prize is the wife’s weight in beer.

  • Donald Trump Apr 21, 2019

    As Russia Probe Began, Trump Called on Spy Chiefs for Help

    Two months before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed in the spring of 2017, President Donald Trump picked up the phone and called the head of the largest U.S. intelligence agency. Trump told Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, that news stories alleging that Trump’s 2016 White House campaign had ties to Russia were false and the president...

  • Donald Trump Mar 1, 2019

    Trump Attacks Cohen, Says Ex-Fixer Shopped a ‘Love Letter' Book About Him

    President Donald Trump lashed out against his former fixer and personal attorney on Friday in a string of tweets aimed at discrediting the blockbuster testimony Michael Cohen delivered while the president was abroad, NBC News reported. Trump, who returned from faltering talks with North Korea late Thursday night, tweeted repeatedly that a book Cohen reportedly shopped to publishers prior to...

  • Donald Trump Feb 10, 2019

    Trump's Year 3 Aims for Dramatic Sequels to Rival Originals

    As President Donald Trump prepares to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for a second time, he’s out to replicate the suspenseful buildup, make-or-break stakes and far-flung rendezvous of their first encounter. The reality star American president will soon learn if the sequel, on this matter and many others, can compete with the original. In his third year in office,...

  • Donald Trump Sep 26, 2018

    World Leaders Laugh as Trump Boasts of His Achievements

    President Donald Trump poured scorn on the “ideology of globalism” and heaped praise on his own administration’s achievements Tuesday in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly that drew headshakes and even mocking laughter from his audience of fellow world leaders. “The U.S. will not tell you how to live and work or worship,” Trump said as he unapologetically promoted...

  • Donald Trump Aug 6, 2018

    Sen. Rand Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers to Washington

    A United States senator who met with Russian lawmakers in Moscow said he invited them to visit Washington and they accepted Monday. Sen. Rand Paul said during a trip to Russia that American and Russian legislators need closer contact, noting that “our biggest problem right now is no dialogue.” The Kentucky Republican said after meeting with members of the foreign...

  • Donald Trump Aug 3, 2018

    Trump Attacks ‘Fake, Fake Disgusting News,' Raves About Economy at Rally for Pa. Congressman

    President Donald Trump is renewing his campaign against the media, claiming at a Pennsylvania rally that the media is the “fake, fake disgusting news” and casting journalists as his true political opponent. Trump barnstormed Thursday night in a state that he swiped from the Democrats in 2016 and that is home to a Senate seat he is trying to place...

  • Donald Trump Jul 31, 2018

    Congress Struggles With Countering Putin After Trump Summit

    Congress is producing an unusual outpouring of bills, resolutions and new sanctions proposals to push back at President Donald Trump’s approach to Vladimir Putin, shore up relations with NATO allies and prevent Russian interference in the midterm election.

  • Donald Trump Jul 28, 2018

    Donald Trump Open to Moscow Visit If Putin Formally Invites Him

    Rarely has an RSVP been so complicated. President Donald Trump is open to visiting Moscow — if he gets a formal invitation from Vladimir Putin, the White House said Friday. Russian President Putin said he’s game for a trip to Washington — but his answer came only after Trump retracted his invitation for a fall sit-down.

  • Donald Trump Jul 26, 2018

    Trump Delays Proposed Putin Meeting Until 2019

    The Trump administration on Wednesday sought to fend off accusations the president is too soft on Russia, putting off a proposed second summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and declaring the U.S. will never recognize Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea.

  • Facebook Jul 25, 2018

    Haddam Selectman Kneels During Pledge of Allegiance

    A Haddam selectman is facing criticism after kneeling in protest during the Pledge of Allegiance at a town meeting.

  • Donald Trump Jul 25, 2018

    A Majority Thinks Russia Has Dirt on Trump, New Poll Shows

    A week after President Donald Trump’s widely panned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a new poll shows that a majority of Americans believes the Kremlin has compromising information on the American leader. By a 51-to-35 percent margin, U.S. voters are convinced the Russian government has dirt on Trump, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll, CNBC.com reported....Read...

  • Donald Trump Jul 24, 2018

    Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren: ‘I Am a Capitalist' – But Markets Need to Work for More Than Just the Rich

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has followed a circuitous path to the largest stages of American politics. Raised in Oklahoma by a family of modest means, she won a college scholarship but dropped out to get married at 19. Later she got her degree, then a law degree, and ultimately became a Harvard Law School professor and a leading authority on the...

  • Donald Trump Jul 22, 2018

    DNI Dan Coats Says He Meant No Disrespect to Trump

    The top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a televised interview discussing the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said his Thursday comments at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado were not intended to be critical of the president’s decision to invite Putin to a meeting...

  • Donald Trump Jul 21, 2018

    Let's Be Clear: The White House Week of Walk-Backs

    Trump said “I don’t see any reason why it would be” Russia who hacked Democrats in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

  • Donald Trump Jul 20, 2018

    Putin, Trump Discussed Referendum for Eastern Ukraine; WH Calls Proposal Illegitimate

    The White House said Friday it “is not considering supporting” a Vladimir-Putin-backed call for a referendum in eastern Ukraine in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s meeting with the Russian president. Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., Anatoly Antonov, revealed Friday that the two leaders had discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit. National...

  • Donald Trump Jul 20, 2018

    Translators Stay in Shadows, But Dems Want Trump's to Emerge

    After a week of erraticism by President Donald Trump about what really went on in his private meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, history could use a fly on the wall. There were two — their interpreters. And some Democrats want Trump’s to talk. One translator’s reaction: What’s Russian for fuhgeddaboudit? Diplomatic interpreters speak when they’re spoken at, and that’s about...

  • Donald Trump Jul 19, 2018

    Putin Chides Trump's Opponents, Calls Summit a Success

    Russian President Vladimir Putin called his first summit with President Donald Trump a success — but warned Thursday that Trump’s opponents in the U.S. are hampering any progress on what they discussed, such as limiting their nuclear arsenals or ending the Syrian war. In his first public comments about the summit, Putin told Russian diplomats that U.S.-Russian relations are “in...

  • Donald Trump Jul 19, 2018

    Twitter Cracks ‘I Misspoke' Jokes After Trump Corrects Himself

    After Trump said that he meant to say “I don’t see any reason why it wouldn’t be Russia” instead of “why it would,” people took to Twitter show how famous artists had misspoken in pop culture.

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