President Trump: The world has a drug problem

The president teases a major announcement on the opioid crisis.

Calls for White House to unify rhetoric against…

Sen. Reed says South Koreans are 'confused' by mixed messages from Trump administration; reaction from Adm. Robert Natter, former commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet.

The Latest: Deputy says Nebraska man 'pretty…

An investigator says a Nebraska man accused of helping his Florida girlfriend kill herself was "pretty convincing" that he believed she had late-stage cancer

New fires break out in California as wine country…

New wildfires break out in California as blazes in wine county dim and evacuees head home

NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a…

Federal investigators say the pilot in a Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people took off with opioids and sedatives in his system that likely contributed to ignored weather warnings and flying into a power line

Moldova president may be suspended for not naming minister

Moldova's Constitutional Court rules that the country's president can be temporarily suspended from his duties after he refused to swear in the defense minister

Woman charged with drowning infant son, another child

Police in Delaware's largest city have charged a woman with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother

Pixel 2 camera boss explains the phone's new HDR…

Read the Pixel 2 CNET Editors Take - Camera team leader Tim Knight explains how new HDR+ photo technology and image stabilization lift the new Google phone over last year's model.

What's it like to live in North Korea?

Four young North Korean defectors share their stories

The New York Times - Detecting a Kilonova…

From The New York Times: For the first time, astronomers have seen and heard a pair of neutron stars collide in a crucible of cosmic alchemy.By: By DENNIS OVERBYE, JONATHAN CORUM and JASON DRAKEFORD. Watch the original video on Times Video:

President Trump On Rep. Tom Marino

Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.

Trump says his drug czar pick withdrawing name

NBC News' Kristen Welker reports on a new tweet from the president that Rep. Tom Marino is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar.

Matthews: Trump never takes responsibility

Today in the Rose Garden, the president blamed all the failures on the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, none of it on himself. He accused the major press of putting out "fake news."

Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a…

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Ariana Grande Responds to her Tiny Stool Photo…

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

The Latest: Trump says US stands with Greece as…

President Donald Trump says the U.S. stands with Greece as they recover from their economic crisis.

Appeals court tosses hedge fund owner's claims against FBI

A federal appeals court in New York City has rejected a hedge fund owner's claims that the FBI unjustly ruined his business with a raid

APNewsBreak: Official: Call led to arrest of serial killer

A law enforcement official says a suspected serial killer was arrested in Louisiana last week after he called a sheriff's office and claimed responsibility for a string of shootings that killed three men and wounded a fourth

US-Backed Forces Take Over ISIS' 'Capital' In…

The Syrian Democratic Forces said Tuesday it took control of Raqqa over four months after the fighting moved inside the city limits.

Univision goes dark for Verizon's cable customers

Univision channels have gone dark for Verizon's 4.7 million Fios cable customers because of a contract dispute

President Trump staying neutral in Iraq-Kurd…

Iraqi forces take back Kirkuk from Kurds; analysis from Mark Dubowitz, CEO of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.