These are links to some of the stories making headlines.
While most of the country settled in for a Columbus Day holiday break, Trump orchestrated a cacophony of threats, offered dark warnings of military action and waged bitter political feuds on multiple fronts. No one, not his estranged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his chief of staff John Kelly, European leaders, North Korean dictators, Democrats or despairing GOP senators can temper his shock and awe leadership style.
On Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence was in Las Vegas honoring the victims of the largest mass shooting in modern American history. Less than 24 hours later, he was in Indiana walking out of the Indianapolis Colts game against the San Francisco 49ers after several of the players failed to stand during the National Anthem.
Trump tweeted Sunday morning in a series of posts attacking Corker that he denied the senator’s request for an endorsement — a claim denied by Corker’s chief of staff, Todd Womack, later in the day.
Weinstein was fired from The Weinstein Company, the film company he co-founded, days after a New York Times investigation detailed numerous incidents of alleged sexual harassment by the media mogul over a period of three decades.
The women, who came together Sunday morning in the “Peace Tent,” had marched through the desert to the lowest point on earth, to demand an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Many were dressed in white as a symbol of peace.
Kim Yo Jong’s profile has been rising since 2014, when she was made deputy director of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of the Workers’ Party. She and Kim Jong Un were born to the same mother, Ko Yong Hui.
The offending ad was a 3-second GIF hawking Dove body wash that was posted Friday to the brand’s Facebook page. It was taken down Saturday. CNNMoney reviewed a copy of the GIF. It shows a looping image of a black woman removing a dark brown t-shirt to reveal a white woman.
The Trump administration is poised to scrap a policy limiting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, furthering its attack on the United States’ efforts to combat climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency is prepared to issue a proposal to “repeal” the Clean Power Plan, according to a 43-page draft document obtained by HuffPost.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google has discovered that Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on YouTube, Gmail, Google search and other products, The Washington Post reported on Monday. The ads do not appear to be from the same Kremlin-affiliated entity that bought ads on Facebook Inc, which may indicate a broader Russian online disinformation effort, the paper reported.
(Reuters) – Outside the Morgan County fair in McConnelsville, in a rural swath of Ohio that fervently backed U.S. President Donald Trump in last year’s election, ticket seller John Wilson quietly counts off a handful of disappointments with the man he helped elect.
Donald Trump Jr. went after late-night host Jimmy Kimmel on social media over the weekend. It didn’t go very well. The son of President Donald Trump asked Kimmel what he thought of the sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein: Thoughts on Harvey Weinstein? #askingforafriend https://t.co/iyHhvrlDXO – Donald Trump Jr.
Count legendary crooner Frank Sinatra among those critical of Donald Trump. A new book claims Ol’ Blue Eyes once sent a blunt message to the future president, telling his manager to tell Trump to ” go fuck himself,” per the New York Daily News.
President Donald Trump has already done a lot to sabotage the Affordable Care Act, whether it’s slashing the program’s advertising budget or threatening to cut off some payments that insurers need to cover their costs.
Dove has removed a Facebook ad that sparked outrage over the weekend for showcasing its body wash alongside a black woman who was shown pulling off her brown T-shirt to reveal a white woman wearing an ivory T-shirt.
Marvel’s winning streak is still going strong, at least if the first Thor: Ragnarok reactions are to be believed. Though the film isn’t due out for another few weeks, the studio’s given the go-ahead for critics to share their thoughts on social media – always a promising sign that they’re anticipating rave reviews.
Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. had nothing better to do than come for Jimmy Kimmel this weekend, 140 characters at a time. It backfired spectacularly. Kimmel called for Trump to quit on Sunday morning after the president tweeted his displeasure with late night hosts who he believes are “dealing with the Democrats” due to their anti-Trump material.
Tesla is delaying a major announcement to focus on improving the Model 3 production process – so Elon Musk just shared a video of the assembly line in slow motion so that we can see the company is actually working on the new cars.
This is one photoshoot where the behind-the-scenes shots are as dramatic as the final pictures. In July, Nike commissioned a photoshoot to show off its VaporMax shoes, and got San Francisco-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong to come up with a dramatic series.
Hey there, SpaceX: We get it. You’re good at this. The Elon Musk-founded spaceflight company launched 10 Iridium communications satellites into space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket in the predawn darkness from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Monday.