Mattis: Deaths in Niger are under investigation

Defense secretary speaks out about the ambush.

Pentagon probes death of 4 US soldiers in Niger

12 soldiers ambushed in West Africa.

The Latest: HUD to speed housing help to wildfire…

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development agency announced Thursday it will speed federal disaster assistance to people affected by wildfires in Sonoma, Napa and other northern California counties

Student, 2 others die in shooting near Colorado…

A Colorado university student and two others are slain in a Thursday shooting blocks away from Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Police say the shooting suspect was among those killed

US government: Inspections show Lake Okeechobee's…

Federal officials are conducting daily inspections of the dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee because of its near-record water levels but say it is not in danger of failing

EU leaders to May: Match Brexit promises with…

European Union leaders have told British Prime Minister Theresa May to match her goodwill pledges to boost Brexit negotiations with concrete proposals if she wants to start discussing a future trade deal by December

Woman denies charges as police say 80 animal carcasses found

A woman who rented a Vermont mobile home where police say 80 animal carcasses were found is fighting animal cruelty charges

Gen. Kelly Describes His Own Call About Son’s…

When President Trump asked for advice regarding condolence calls, Chief of Staff General John Kelly says he relayed to Trump his own experience of being informed about his son’s 2010 death in Afghanistan.

Make your own Magic Erasers on the cheap

Magic Erasers are great for scrubbing off the worst muck, but you can make your own at home for a fraction of the price. Here's how. For more information on how this works, go to

At the scene of the Mogadishu truck bombing

The BBC's Alastair Leithead sees what is left at the spot where a truck bomb exploded, killing hundreds.

The New York Times - Harvey Weinstein…

From The New York Times: As Hollywood open up about the alleged sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein, Melena Ryzik, Times culture reporter, finds that the industry has been making references about him in TV shows and awards programs for years.By: By NATALIA V. OSIPOVA, MELENA RYZIK and SARAH KERR. Watch the original video on Times Video:

Chief of Staff John Kelly Defends President Trump…

White House chief of staff John Kelly delivered an extraordinary denunciation of a Democratic congresswoman Thursday, accusing her of politicizing what he called a "sacred" presidential effort to console the grieving loved ones of a slain soldier.

Growing confusion surrounds ambush in Niger

This week has seen conflicting accounts of phone calls between the president and Gold Star families. The Morning Joe panel discusses Trump and the confusion over the ambush in Niger that killed four.

Matthews: Trump lacks a moral compass

Chris says we have a leader who appears to lack a moral compass. Trump speaks of destroying all of North Korea and he tries to undercut the nuclear weapons deal we have with Iran.

Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a…

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Would You Pay $80,000 For a Week in This Hotel?

White Desert Antarctica is one of the most expensive hotels in the world. Tony Spitz has the details.

House panel: 15 Trump agencies yet to provide…

A House committee is demanding that 15 federal agencies fully account for senior officials' travel following reports of costly plane travel by Trump Cabinet secretaries

Indiana woman sentenced to 36 years in death of 15-pound boy

An Indiana woman has been sentenced to 36 years in prison for neglect in the death of a 9-year-old blind boy with cerebral palsy who weighed just 15 pounds

Stitch Fix, an online styling service, files to go public

Stitch Fix, an online clothing styling service, has filed to go public

California insurance commissioner says preliminary wildfire losses exceed $1 billion, are expected to rise

California insurance commissioner says preliminary wildfire losses exceed $1 billion, are expected to rise

North Korea Threatens 'Unimaginable Strike' On…

North Korea isn't happy about the U.S. and South Korea conducting drills in the waters around the Korean peninsula.

US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic explosion and fire

Sen. Toomey: I think we're going to pass a budget…

On 'The Daily Briefing,' the lawmaker says senators will make sure the working class and middle-income Americans get a tax cut.