Secretary of the Army Mark Esper listens to military family members in South Korea on Jan. 9, 2018.Staff Sgt. Carl Greenwell | US ArmyThe Senate confirmed acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper to lead the Pentagon on Tuesday, approving the Gulf War veteran by a vote of 90-8.Esper's confirmation...
Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets supporters before marching in the Nashua Pride Parade in Nashua, New Hampshire, June 29, 2019.Brian Snyder | ReutersAfter a prolonged dispute between Sen. Bernie Sanders and the union representing his presidential campaign staffers, the two parties...
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivers remarks at the opening plenary session of the National Association of the Advancement for Colored People's annual convention in Detroit, July 22, 2019.Rebecca Cook | ReutersHaving failed to repeal Obamacare, President Donald Trump and his party now plan to surrender their...
Pictures from the semi-official Tasnim news agency show the Stena Impero being seized and detained between July 19 and July 21, 2019 in Bandar Abbas, Iran.Contributor | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesMany cynics have long contended that the real reason the U.S. entered a slew of recent...
Boris Johnson, one of the biggest voices in the Brexit movement, won the Conservative Party leadership race on Tuesday and will become the U.K.'s next prime minister.Johnson, 55, was elected as his party leader, and consequently the U.K. leader, with 92,153 votes from members of the ruling Conservative...
Boris Johnson, the U.K.'s next prime minister, is a charismatic and sometimes controversial figure that already divides his own party and the British public alike.Johnson was announced as the winner of the ruling Conservative Party's leadership race on Tuesday, winning 92,153 of the party membership's vote, making him...
Courtroom sketch showing Jeffrey Epstein at his bail hearing in New York on July 15th, 2019.Artist: Christine CornellAccused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein is appealing a federal judge's decision to deny his proposed bail package, which left the wealthy financier in jail pending trial.The move Monday came four...
The pool at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu's North Shore.Amanda Macias | CNBCKAWELA BAY, HI — A growing cloud of economic anxiety is looming over Hawaii, as the ongoing trade war between the world's two largest economies threatens to cut off a once-steady flow of Chinese tourists.As of...
Business leaders and their companies have profited royally off of President Donald Trump's pro-business policies.Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family are one of the groups that have seen an income boon of millions through their own investments since Trump's tax reform plan was signed, according to...
A video still from the NBC archive showing Donald Trump talking with Jeffrey Epstein at a party in Mar-A-Lago from 1992.NBCCheck out these names.The "black book" of wealthy financier and now-accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein is a smorgasbord of high-profile, powerful people, including Presidents Donald Trump...