U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama’s Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.
These are the headlines you Need2Know. * **Damage Control at the White House:** President Trump will meet with his cabinet today after widespread criticism of his comments spread following Monday's joint meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. To appease his base,Trump declared yesterday that he simply misspoke during the presser--but some critics find that hard to believe. * **Manafort Goes to Court:** The case against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is moving forward--despite a denial of his team's request for a change of location. Manafort's team asked for the trial to be moved from Alexandria to Roanoke, believing that Alexandria's more liberal base would be less forgiving and attract more press. * **University Doctor Under Fire:** A former Ohio State University doctor is accused of molesting student athletes after complaints surfaced from several ex-wrestlers--one of whom condemned is Congressman Jim Jordan for ignoring the allegations. * **Vacancies at Comic-Con:** The 2018 Comic-Con kicks of in San Diego tonight. But some of the usual attendees will be missing: network HBO, the Avengers, X-Men and Deadpool will be among the absent guests. * **American League Still Number One:** The American league clung to its title as reigning champ after it defeated the National League for the sixth straight year during last night's MLB All-Star game. Cheddar Big News' Hena Doba gives us the details.
'There will always be a need for Black Lives Matter' — Here's why the movement isn't going anywhere. This video, "Why Black Lives Matter Isn't Going Anywhere After 5 Years of Activism", first appeared on nowthisnews.com.
Gay-rights supporters worry that Judge Brett Kavanaugh would take a more limited view of gay rights than the man he would replace, Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has written the court's major gay-rights rulings
Head on a swivel, people: President Trump now says he would hold Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian meddling in the 2016 election, CNN reports. Trump—who said two days ago that "I don't see any reason why it would be Russia" and then added a key contraction amid furious...
Former U.S. President Barack Obama used his first major speech since leaving office to call out a global rise in authoritarianism and defend globalization, but did not directly address the current President, Donald Trump, as some thought he might.
It took Trump roughly 24 hours to claim that he ‘misspoke’ when he sided with Russia over the U.S. intelligence community. This video, "Trump Abruptly Reverses Position on Russian 2016 Election Interference ", first appeared on nowthisnews.com.
This woman called into C-SPAN to thank Russia for stopping Hillary Clinton from winning the 2016 election. This video, "C-SPAN Caller Thanks Russia for Interfering with 2016 Election to Stop Hillary Clinton", first appeared on nowthisnews.com.
Cheddar's J.D. Durkin recounts the tense moment during the Trump-Putin press conference in Helsinki when the Russian president was asked if he had any compromising material on President Trump.