Sen. Booker: This nation is greater than this

Sen. Cory Booker gives a passionate speech in the Senate before the vote of the 'skinny' health care bill.

Christie: Public outcry over Beachgate 'hurt' family

Gov. Chris Christie says public outcry over his decision to lounge with his family on a public beach that was closed during New Jersey's government shutdown "upset his children more than anything else" since he's been in office

Texas executes man for killing woman in 2004…

A Texas prisoner has been executed for killing a San Antonio woman in 2004 after breaking into her apartment.

10 Things to Know for Friday

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci exposes White House rifts; how 'Obamacare' repeal effort is shifting; death toll from violence in Venezuela rises above 100.

Tucker headlocks 'The Progressive Liberal'

Professional wrestlers are known for adopting larger-than-life personas. But Daniel Harnsberger - better known to fans as 'The Progressive Liberal' Dan Richards - wants Tucker to know his nickname no gimmick and very much real #Tucker

Gingrich: WH soap opera drowns Trump's…

Former House Speaker on whether Trump and Sessions can continue working together and the alleged rift in the White House between Anthony Scaramucci and Reince Priebus and Scaramucci's explosive 'New Yorker' interview #Tucker

A look at alleged Russian cybercriminals arrested…

Five alleged Russian cybercriminals have been arrested across Europe in American-initiated operations in the past nine months

School board votes to drop high school's Confederate name

School board members have voted to change the name of a northern Virginia high school honoring a Confederate general

Ride a hidden train below the streets of London

It's not the Tube, but it is a tiny underground train that used to haul mail between post offices. Join CNET for a ride on this new attraction.

'Where I grew up, we're front stabbers'

In an interview with BBC Newsnight on Wednesday Anthony Scaramucci said he couldn't stand "the back-stabbing that goes on" in Washington

The New York Times - Scaramucci and Trump Bring…

From The New York Times: The blunt lingo of President Trump and his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, can sometimes sound like a cross between “Goodfellas” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”By: By CHRIS CIRILLO and SARAH STEIN KERR. Watch the original video on Times Video:

Bannon pushes higher tax rate for wealthy…

The Economist's Zanny Minton Beddoes joins Morning Joe to discuss a report that Steve Bannon is looking to raise taxes for the country's wealthiest Americans and the future of health care.

Republicans reject straight repeal of Obamacare

Trump hasn't been afraid to go after members of his own party to pass the healthcare bill.

Trump Laywer: ‘Nothing Illegal’ About Trum…

President Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow tells Chuck “there was nothing illegal to cover up” about Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians during the campaign. Plus, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) talks developments on the health care bill.

Want To Talk To your Pet? Amazon Says A Pet…

We all talk to our dogs. But Amazon may have some new tech on the way that may make it possible for them to talk back. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Trump's chief of staff in tight spot

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may have little left of his job but his title

Officer dies after shot multiple times in Indianapolis

Authorities say a police officer has died after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash on the south side of Indianapolis

Tech slides on Wall Street

Technology and transportation shares dragged the S&P 500 lower Thursday. Amazon shares dropped in after-hours trading. Fred Katayama reports.

White House aide's tirade tests editors and…

Newsroom leaders were tested when The New Yorker magazine printed the obscenity-laced remarks by White House communications director

Officials: Escaped inmate killed after standoff in Louisiana

Officials say a fugitive Louisiana inmate thought to have killed a person during his escape from prison has been killed in a standoff with officers

Apple Discontinues Aging iPods That Can't Compete…

Apple will no longer carry the iPod Nano or Shuffle, the last of the noninternet-connected iPods.

Powers: 'They're drama queens'

Kirsten Powers comments on a piece by Ryan Lizza in The New Yorker detailing a phone conversation he had with newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci.

Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music…

The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple