HOUSTON—Firefighters, police officers and 911 operators in Texas got a surprise lunch from a famous son as Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey showed up with roasted turkey to give thanks on National First Responders Day. The actor’s appearance and catered lunch Oct. 28 shocked those at a Houston fire department. Later, heRead More →

DETROIT (AP) — During their eight years in control of Michigan’s government, Republicans have had one achievement that stands out: successfully taking the city of Detroit through federal bankruptcy to make way for its economic revival. Now that feat may bring a bittersweet reward. As the midterm election approaches, GOPRead More →

The U.S. military is planning to deploy 5,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border—a massive increase from the initial 800 to be sent announcement last week—in anticipation of a caravan of migrants moving northward from Central America. The Wall Street Journal reported on the troop deployment development on Oct. 29, quotingRead More →

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew herself up on a busy Tunis avenue on Monday afternoon, killing herself and wounding nine other people, mostly police officers, Tunisia’s Interior Ministry said. The 30-year-old woman set off the blast just before 2 p.m. in the Tunisian capital’s popular Habib BourguibaRead More →

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump marked Halloween at the White House by handing out candy to kids at a festive event on the South Lawn. The couple appeared Sunday at the Halloween event, passing out White House Hershey bars and Twizzlers to children dressed as superheros, astronauts,Read More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — A battle is brewing between the Trump administration and some of the president’s biggest supporters in Congress who are concerned that sanctions to be re-imposed on Iran early next month won’t be tough enough. As President Donald Trump prepares to re-impose a second batch of Iran sanctionsRead More →