New Montana congressman faces court over alleged assault

/ May 27, 2017

New Montana congressman faces court over alleged assault

Montana’s new congressman hasn’t even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020. But first, Greg Gianforte has to deal with a misdemeanor assault charge that he received the day before the ...

Texas governor cracks joke about reporters at gun range

/ May 27, 2017

Texas governor cracks joke about reporters at gun range

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is drawing criticism for cracking a joke about reporters at a gun range. Abbott took some target practice Friday, after signing a bill reducing fees for state handgun licenses. The San Antonio Express-News reported that when he was given his ...

Eyeing North Korea, U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept

May 27, 2017

Eyeing North Korea, U.S. plans first test of ICBM intercept

Preparing for North Korea’s growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday ...