Today in Trump’s America: Democrat Kyrsten Sinema becomes Arizona’s first female, LGBTQ senator

More ballots remain to be counted, but Sinema defeated Republican Martha McSally, 49.7% to 48%, when the 'Associated Press' called the race.

Hype Daily: These celebs are among those affected by California fires and more entertainment news

Neil Young, Gerard Butler and Miley Cyrus all lost their homes to the blaze.

Report: No evidence that the security industry designed to prevent school shootings is effective

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting last February, security companies seized upon a new opportunity to sell schools technological solutions to help curb the violence.

4 female lawmakers allege sexual harassment in Congress, highlighting ongoing problem in politics

Women in politics are often the victims of the same predatory behavior women in any other male-dominated field face.

North Korea says “only absolute force” can work against Trump

A North Korean official called Trump's comments "absolute nonsense."

Free skydiving and tattoos? 7 cool, ahead-of-the-curve benefits you’ll wish your employer offered

Want your boss to pay you to go skydiving or let you work in Paris? Here are some of the most unusual but awesome employee perks you can get.


US refugee admissions surpass Trump’s 50,000-person cap

The total number of refugees admitted to the United States hit 50,086.

FBI investigating explosion outside Air Force recruiting center near Tulsa, Okla. as domestic terror

An explosion rocked an Air Force recruiting center near Tulsa, Oklahoma, late Monday evening.

New Zealand apologizes to men convicted under old anti-gay laws

New Zealand joins England and Germany in their recent pardoning of gay men.

There are 300 ISIS fighters still in Mosul, Iraqi commander says

ISIS still controls a small enclave in Mosul's Old City.

Rapper Finese 2Tymes arrested in Birmingham, Ala. on charge unrelated to shooting at his concert

According to law enforcement, his arrest had nothing to do with the shooting.


Defense Secretary Jim Mattis allows 6-month delay for transgender enlistments

"We will use this additional time to evaluate more carefully the impact of such accessions on readiness and lethality."

Alton Sterling’s children sue Baton Rouge over shooting, alleging racism and excessive force

The Sterling family alleges that police officers sent racist text messages about people who protested the black man's shooting death.

Kremlin slams White House's warning of potential chemical attack in Syria

The U.S. and Russia continue to spar over Syria.

Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement with Minnesota police

The settlement is the latest in a string of multi-million-dollar payouts that have followed police-involved deaths of African-Americans.

Marchers arrested in Istanbul as Pride parade continues despite cancellation

The organizers' decision to move forward with the previously cancelled march led to clashes with police.


Southwest China landslide buries 120 people

It was the worst regional landslide since those in the aftermath of a 2008 earthquake.

Twin bombings in Pakistan market kill at least 15

This story is breaking.

Everything we know about the 'Downton Abbey' movie

One thing's for sure — we know it's happening.

The architect behind the 9/11 memorial will create a memorial for victims of Charleston massacre

Michael Arad will design a memorial to the nine victims of the 2015 attack.

Champs-Elysees attacker dead after driving into a police vehicle in Paris

Neither the identity of the driver or his possible motivation for driving into the police vehicle were immediately known.

What's Next for Bill Cosby: Comedian still faces 10 pending civil suits

Women in California and Massachusetts have filed civil suits against the comedian for defamation and sexual battery.

Explosion hits Chinese kindergarten

This story is breaking and will be updated.

Reports: San Francisco shooting near UPS facility leaves several people injured

According to NBC, at least two people were being treated for injuries sustained during the incident by fire fighters and first responders.

Florida's Grieving Families Act gives birth certificates to people who've had miscarriages

Florida is the first state to issue birth certificates, on request, to women who've miscarried. Opponents fear it's a roundabout strike at abortion rights.


Kabul Bombing Update: Latest death toll and reactions from around the world

At least 90 people have been confirmed dead in the large-scale attack.

Mississippi Shooting: Police say 8 are dead, suspect is in custody following shooting

Eight have died in the Mississippi shooting.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is putting an end to the state's tampon tax

Florida is the 13th state to slash taxes on menstrual products.

Ariana Grande tour suspended indefinitely following Manchester bombing

Ticket holders will be refunded.