Around the World
U.S. Army Special Forces Secretly Fighting Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen
U.S. Army Special Forces have been covertly aiding in Saudi Arabia's war against Zaidi Shiite Muslim insurgents in neighboring Yemen, where the rebels control the capital and often fire ballistic missiles, according to a new report by The New York Times.
Iranian foreign minister: Iran will not renegotiate nuclear deal
Iran will not renegotiate a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, Iran's foreign minister said on Thursday, as a deadline set by US President Donald Trump for Europeans to 'fix' the deal loomed.
U.S. asks foreign airports to Tighten Screening
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) wants foreign airports to tighten screening of U.S.-bound passengers’ carry-on electronics and adopt U.S. domestic security procedures instituted last year, according to officials and a memo to foreign airports.
India dust storms: More than 125 killed as storms continue
At least 125 people are now reported to have died in fierce dust storms in northern India, with officials warning of more bad weather to come.
US Complains After Chinese Lasers Injure 2 Air Force Pilots in Africa
Two U.S. airmen were slightly injured by laser beams directed at their aircraft from the Chinese military base in Djibouti, Pentagon officials said Thursday.
Israeli Satellite Images Show Renewed Activity at Iran’s Fordo Enrichment Facility
An Israeli satellite has reportedly found signs of renewed activity at the Fordo enrichment facility in Iran.
Israel and Iran on Path to War as Mideast Tinderbox Awaits Spark
There’s a growing risk that a war is about to break out in Syria, pitting Israel against Iran.
Sources: Trump to ask Israel to withdraw from 4 east J'lem neighborhoods
The Trump administration will ask Israel to withdraw from four Arab neighborhoods in east Jerusalem, which will likely become the capital of a future Palestinian state, US officials told Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman during his visit to Washington last week.
Inside the United States
Trump Creates New White House Faith-Based Initiative Office
President Donald Trump signed an executive order creating the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, expanding upon previous administrations' faith-based initiatives.
Hawaii volcano eruption forces mandatory evacuation order
Up to 10,000 people have been asked to leave their homes on Hawaii's Big Island following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano on Thursday (May 4) that came after a series of recent earthquakes.
Oklahoma, Kansas approve religious veto on LGBT adoptions
State lawmakers in Oklahoma and Kansas have approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes.
Mike Pompeo brings his reset button to the State Department
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is moving immediately to fill vacant senior positions at the State Department, a task so large it has the feel of a 'presidential transition' as opposed to a hand-off from one member of President Trump’s Cabinet to another, according to Republican foreign policy experts.
Giuliani's 'spectacularly bad' media tour leaves attorneys baffled, White House aides fuming
President Trump's newest legal adviser, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, shocked White House allies on Wednesday when he admitted in a televised appearance that President Trump reimbursed his personal attorney for the $130,000 payment he made to porn actress Stormy Daniels.
‘Tradecraft failings’: CIA’s conclusion that Putin interfered in election to help Trump was flawed
U.S. intelligence agencies’ far-reaching conclusion that Vladimir Putin interfered in the 2016 presidential election to specifically help Donald Trump was flawed by 'tradecraft failings,' says a House report.
Pentecostal Pastor Beheaded in India
Indian police say they have found the beheaded body of a popular Pentecostal pastor near a thick forest in the eastern state of Jharkhand.
Lawmakers Pray for Unity During National Day of Prayer at US Capitol
Lawmakers and religious leaders gathered together Thursday evening for the 67th National Observance of the National Day of Prayer at the US Capitol.
'There's Prayer on a Regular Basis in This White House': Mike Pence on Religious Freedom, Praying for Jerusalem
After President Donald Trump held a celebration for the National Day of Prayer in the Rose Garden, and signed an executive order setting up a new faith-based office, Vice President Mike Pence did an interview with CBN News' David Brody – in his office.