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End of the line: Crews set to take down…

A 600-year-old white oak tree in New Jersey that's believed to be among the oldest in the nation is about to come down

New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate…

Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy

NYC house fire kills 5, including children

Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a fast-moving New York City house fire that killed five people, including two young boys and two teenage girls

Trump's first 100 days: Foreign policy

Center for Security Policy VP Jim Hanson weighs in on the president's progress

Kurtz: Does WikiLeaks cross the line of…

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on reports saying the Trump administration is preparing criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Germany sees new rise in far-right offenses, hate…

German authorities say that violent crimes with far-right motives rose 14 percent last year after a bigger increase in 2015

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Jury selection starts for former Florida congresswoman

Jury selection is starting in the trial of a former Florida congresswoman facing fraud charges

Taxes aren't going up: Pro

Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, shares his thoughts on the markets as investors eye earnings, tax reform and the French election.

Samsung Galaxy S8 hits stores

In this week's wrap-up, Samsung's latest superphone makes its way to store shelves. Over at Facebook's annual conference, the company gives the world a glimpse into its vision of augmented reality.

'The walls are pocked with gunshot fire'

At the scene of Friday's attack in Mazar-e Sharif, in which scores of Afghan soldiers were killed.

Sheryl Sandberg on Helping Her Kids Cope With…

"I’m heartbroken that I was not able to give my children the stability of growing up with two parents, that they lived through and still are living through something so traumatic so young," says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.

100K people to volunteer for 'Comcast Cares Day'

David Cohen, Senior Executive VP of Comcast, and Huges Evans, Global Citizen's Co-Founder, talk about the largest day of volunteerism in the country. Comcast is partnering with Red Nose Day and Global Citizen.

Matthews: All eyes are on France this weekend

Chris Matthews discusses the upcoming French election and how American politics is playing a role.

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Rubio: Trump 'Dealing With the Reality of Being…

Missed MTP? Catch highlights from the show in this week's ComPRESSed.

This is the One State Where Blockbuster Is Still…

Blockbuster might have closed most of it's locations, but they are still popular in Alaska. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for…

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, isn't ruling out a U.S. strike against North Korea if Pyongyang tests another nuclear device

Police find 3 people shot to death inside home in Savannah

Police in Savannah are investigating an early morning shooting in which three people died

Africa to rebound in 2017 - World Bank

The World Bank says economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is rebounding in 2017 after registering the worst decline in more than two decades last year. David Pollard reports.

PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8B

PPG Industries boosts its offer for Akzo Nobel to about $28.8 billion

Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US…

Two Arkansas inmates who say they're in poor health after decades on death row are arguing that their medical conditions could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections

The Results Are In For France's Presidential…

Two candidates are heading for a runoff on May 7.

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Sheryl Sandberg picks 'Option B' in her book on…

The new book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it

Inspired by own family, Kentucky gov. tackles…

Kentucky's Republican governor wants to overhaul the state's trouble child-welfare system, inspired by he and his wife's failed adoption of a young girl in the state's foster care system