Russia retaliates against US after sanctions

Russia's Foreign Ministry demanded that the United States cut the number of diplomatic staff it has in Russia and said it would seize two US diplomatic properties, in a sharp response to a new sanctions bill passed by the US Congress a day earlier.

More charges filed against 'AK-47 bandit' suspect

Federal charges filed in Nebraska against man suspected of being "AK-47 bandit'

Outer Banks island visitors told to leave after…

Thousands of tourists who spent the winter dreaming of summer vacation on the Outer Banks now face an abrupt end to their trip after a construction company cut an electrical wire, causing a power outage

Defense lawyer: Shkreli would lose $65 million if…

A defense lawyer says ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli would lose a $65 million stake in a drug company he founded if he's convicted at his securities fraud trial

Rep. Trey Gowdy: We have to persuade people on…

South Carolina congressman weighs in on 'Fox & Friends'

Blumenthal-Clinton intel memos: Grassley wants…

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is shining a light on intelligence memos passed on to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by Sidney Blumenthal. Why didn't Blumenthal register as a foreign agent?

Peaceful prayers at Jerusalem holy site, West…

Israeli police say Muslim prayers at a major Jerusalem shrine end peacefully but violence continues in the West Bank

Slaying suspect nabbed after stiffing cabbie, officials say

Authorities say a man wanted for a fatal shooting in New Jersey has been captured in New York after stiffing a cab driver on a 160-mile fare

Markets open mixed as Dow pulls back from record…

CNBC's Bob Pisani takes a look at what's moving in early morning trading, as oil stocks continue to slide.

Watch Tyra Banks bottle-feed an adorable baby…

Wildlife expert Corbin Maxey introduces TODAY’s Take to some animals from the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex Country, New Jersey, including 10-month-old red-necked wallabies; a tamandu with a 16-inch tongue and a prehensile tail, and a Eurasian eagle-owl.

Google Play Music to merge with YouTube Red, Uber…

The biggest stories in tech include the planned merge of Google's Play Music with YouTube Red, Apple's discontinuation of the iPod Nano and Shuffle and Uber's new $15 fee that will be assessed if a driver needs to make a return trip for a lost item.

Whisky collector-turned CEO: Live your passion

CEO Secrets: Whisky Exchange founder Sukhinder Singh says 'live your passion'.

The New York Times - Scaramucci and Trump Bring…

From The New York Times: The blunt lingo of President Trump and his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, can sometimes sound like a cross between “Goodfellas” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”By: By CHRIS CIRILLO and SARAH STEIN KERR. Watch the original video on Times Video:

'A big night for our health care,' says…

Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass., discusses the failure of the skinny repeal in the Senate and why he says Trump is rooting for people to care by wanting Obamacare to implode.

Republicans reject straight repeal of Obamacare

Trump hasn't been afraid to go after members of his own party to pass the healthcare bill.

Trump Laywer: ‘Nothing Illegal’ About Trum…

President Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow tells Chuck “there was nothing illegal to cover up” about Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians during the campaign. Plus, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) talks developments on the health care bill.

Want To Talk To your Pet? Amazon Says A Pet…

We all talk to our dogs. But Amazon may have some new tech on the way that may make it possible for them to talk back. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

The Latest: Rep. Brooks raps McConnell for health…

Rep. Mo Brooks says the "failure" of the GOP health care overhaul is ultimately Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's responsibility

Couple hugged before laying on train tracks in suicide pact

A conductor told investigators in Florida that he unsuccessfully tried to stop his train when he saw a couple hug and lay down on the tracks in an apparent suicide pact

US stocks follow other global markets lower

U.S. stocks followed other markets lower on Friday after Amazon and several other big companies reported quarterly results that underwhelmed investors

The Latest: Governor to review sex crimes civil…

The governor of Massachusetts says he plans on reviewing the standards used to determine whether a person who has completed a prison sentence for a sex crime is sexually dangerous and should be civilly committed

SpaceX Is Now One Of The Most Valuable US Tech…

SpaceX announced some new funding, and now it's one of the most valuable venture-backed companies in the world.

Fernando Alonso talks engines, McLaren and F1

Ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend, Amanda Davies sits down with two-time F1 World Champion, Fernando Alonso, at his academy in Oviedo.

Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers are protesting against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of tourism season in the Adriatic country

A Syrian refugee's defiant dance

A 27-year-old ballet dancer and Syrian refugee overcame conservative backlash, civil war, and even ISIS threats to fulfill his passion to dance. CNN's Salma Abdelaziz reports.