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Former Granite Mountain Hotshots talk 'Only the…

2013 Yarnell fire sole survivor Brendan McDonough and film consultant Pat McCarty discuss the movie on 'America's Newsroom.'

How serious is the opioid epidemic?

More than 33,000 people died from opioids in the United States in 2015 and overdoses have quadrupled since 1999. We take a look at the opioid epidemic by the numbers.

Houston-area "Tourniquet Killer" set to die

A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday

The Latest: NTSB says Benadryl impaired balloon…

Investigators say the pilot of a Texas hot air balloon that crashed and killed 16 people flew with enough Benadryl in his system to have the equivalent blood-alcohol level of a drunken driver

325-pound woman charged with killing girl by…

Authorities say a 325-pound Florida woman has been charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment

F-18 military jet crashes outside of Madrid, killing pilot

Spain's Defense Ministry says F-18 jet has crashed at base outside Madrid, killing its pilot

Ex-Pennsylvania firm's CFO gets probation in Humvee fraud

A Pittsburgh man who helped a defense contractor in a $6 million scheme to overcharge the Department of Defense for Humvee window kits has been sentenced to three years' probation

U.S.-Backed Fighters Claim Victory Over ISIS in…

Syrian Democratic Forces say ISIS militants have been ousted from their former Syrian ‘capital’ after months of battle and fierce fighting in the city center.

Pixel 2 camera boss explains the phone's new HDR…

Read the Pixel 2 CNET Editors Take - http://cnet.co/2g6nYs0 Camera team leader Tim Knight explains how new HDR+ photo technology and image stabilization lift the new Google phone over last year's model.

What's it like to live in North Korea?

Four young North Korean defectors share their stories

The New York Times - Detecting a Kilonova…

From The New York Times: For the first time, astronomers have seen and heard a pair of neutron stars collide in a crucible of cosmic alchemy.By: By DENNIS OVERBYE, JONATHAN CORUM and JASON DRAKEFORD. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2kSFdSH

President Trump On Rep. Tom Marino

Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.

Lawmaker slams 'bigoted' response to Puerto Rico

NYC City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito discusses relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Maria and why she says they are insufficient, Trump's response and an upcoming rally in DC.

Matthews: Trump never takes responsibility

Today in the Rose Garden, the president blamed all the failures on the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, none of it on himself. He accused the major press of putting out "fake news."

Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a…

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Ariana Grande Responds to her Tiny Stool Photo…

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Trump issues warning to McCain after senator's…

President Donald Trump is issuing a warning shot after Arizona Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy during a Monday night speech in Philadelphia

Lawsuit seeks disclosure of FBI 9/11 investigation files

A lawsuit seeking disclosure of FBI files on a reported U.S.-based support network for the 9/11 hijackers has reached a federal appeals court. A Florida online publication wants to go to trial to force the FBI to comply with the Freedom of Information Act

Female stars celebrate change in Hollywood

During the 'Elle Women in Hollywood' awards actresses speak about a possible new beginning in Hollywood . Sarah Mills reports.

Leading senators say have outline of health insurance deal

Two leading senators say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked

South Carolina deputy kills suspect holding hostage

A man authorities say was holding a woman hostage at a home in South Carolina has been shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy

Netflix's Content Budget Might've Gotten Even…

Netflix revealed a new estimate in its third-quarter report for how much it'll spend on content next year.

Facebook buys anonymous teen compliment app TBH

Facebook has bought TBH, a teen-focused app that lets people give anonymous compliments to each other