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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

After stopping medical treatment, Barbara Bush died in her Houston TX home at age 92 after battling congestive heart failure and COPD. The former first lady founded a family literacy nonprofit during George HW Bush's presidency.

Politics & Government

US launches missile strikes in Syria

President Donald Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians.

First look: Amtrak train crash site in South Carolina

A crash involving an Amtrak passenger train and a freight train in Cayce, South Carolina, left at least two people dead and more than 70 injured on February 4, 2018.
Mayaan Schechter