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Republicans select minority leader in next Congress

House Republicans have selected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to serve as minority leader in the next Congress, choosing the California Republican who was a key architect of the 2010 GOP wave. Interested in Republican Party? Add Republican Party as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Republican Party news, video, and…

France fires back at Trump’s lack of “common decency”

Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. French President Emmanuel Macron said France and the United States must respect each other, in a response to a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump. Macron said…

State Police: Witnesses say security guard wouldn’t drop gun

State investigators say witnesses reported that a police officer repeatedly ordered a man to drop his gun before he was fatally shot outside a suburban Chicago bar where he worked as a security guard. Illinois State Police released a statement about the early Sunday shooting that killed 26-year-old Jemel Roberson. The statement doesn’t address reports…

Parkland shooting suspect assaulted jail officer: Sheriff

Interested in Parkland school shooting? Add Parkland school shooting as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Parkland school shooting news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz attacked a detention officer at the county jail and now faces new charges including use of the officer’s electric…

Pence says Myanmar’s handling of Rohingya ‘without excuse’

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rebuffed criticism from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and other leaders Wednesday over her government’s treatment of its ethnic Rohingya Muslims. In a meeting on the sidelines of a regional summit in Singapore, Pence told Suu Kyi that he was anxious to hear about progress in resolving the crisis,…

Melania Trump calls for the firing of deputy national security adviser

In a remarkable development Tuesday, first lady Melania Trump made a public call for the president’s deputy national security adviser, Mira Ricardel, to be fired. Interested in Trump Administration? Add Trump Administration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Trump Administration news, video, and analysis from ABC News. A statement released…

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