The punchline, for lack of a better word, in a piece in The Atlantic on the much-maligned decay of the White House press is a text message, presumably joking, from White House adviser Steven Bannon to a reporter explaining why Sean Spicer has spent less and less time in front of cameras at the podium.
Britain will take extra security precautions to protect Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her speech Wednesday -- a member of Parliament will be held hostage at Buckingham Palace and guards with lanterns will check the cellars at the Palace of Westminster for explosives.
Saudi Arabia's king deposed the sitting crown prince Wednesday and replaced him with Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the deputy crown prince, the state news agency reported.
Did Mount Everest shrink after Nepal's massive 2015 earthquake? Has it lost a few meters of snow cover due to global warming? Is it getting taller due to shifting continental plates?
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte begged forgiveness Tuesday for declaring martial law in Mindanao island and vowed to rebuild Marawi, the battle-scarred city at the heart of nearly four weeks of fighting between Philippines forces and ISIS-affiliated militants.
Police have released dashcam footage that shows Officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shooting Philando Castile during a traffic stop.
House investigators will examine on Wednesday Russia's attempts to hack into state elections systems with former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson before the House intelligence committee.
Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS resigned last week, owing to "a president who simply does not care," one member wrote in a Newsweek op-ed on Friday headlined "Trump doesn't care about HIV. We're outta here."
Rep. Jackie Speier claims President Donald Trump "always loves to create drama" and "absolutely" made up the claim that tape recordings of his conversation with former FBI director James Comey exist.
Britain's embattled Prime Minister Theresa May's attempt to lead a minority government starts in earnest Wednesday amid a backdrop of terror attacks and the fire at Grenfell Tower, one of the country's worst disasters for a generation.
It's so hot in the West that the scorching heat is breaking records, causing massive power outages and prompting flight cancellations.
Winning isn't everything in politics. It's the only thing.
Last week, actress Carrie Fisher's autopsy report contained a surprising detail: The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in the "Star Wars" actress' death.
The family of American college student Otto Warmbier objected to an autopsy, leaving the former North Korea detainee's official cause of death a mystery for the time being.
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong is on the back foot.
When the world's most mysterious leader arrives for a parade, he steps out of a black Mercedes Benz and onto a red carpet.
In a surprising development that sent a disturbance throughout the "Star Wars" galaxy Tuesday night, the franchise's upcoming Han Solo prequel film lost its directors.