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Mom stabbed 11-year-old daughter, abducted younger sister: Police

Mom stabbed 11-year-old daughter, abducted younger sister: Police

Police in Oklahoma are searching for a woman who allegedly torched her home and stabbed her 11-year-old daughter on Monday before taking off with her 7-year-old daughter. Authorities responded to the home of Taheerah Ahmad, 39, in north Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Monday night after witnesses reported the stabbing. Police arrived to find the home’s kitchen…

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Invasion of privacy case against embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens dropped

The invasion of privacy case against embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been dropped by St. Louis prosecutors. Prosecutors said they intend to refile at a later date, but want a special prosecutor appointed to do so. David Carson/St Louis Post-Dispatch/Polaris Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens arrives at court in St. Louis for the first day…

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EPA requested 24/7 security for Pruitt on day one, internal watchdog says

EPA requested 24/7 security for Pruitt on day one, internal watchdog says

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt requested a 24/7 security detail when he was confirmed as administrator, according to a publicly released letter from an internal watchdog to members of Congress. According to the internal watchdog's letter, the EPA division that oversees security and criminal investigations made the decision "after being informed that Mr. Pruitt…

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Former Senate leader Harry Reid undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer

Former Senate leader Harry Reid undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer on Monday, according to a statement from Reid's family. The Nevada Democrat, who's 78, had a tumor removed from his pancreas and his surgeons say they are confident the surgery was a success. "Today, Former Democratic Leader Harry Reid underwent surgery at Johns Hopkins…

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Killing of flight attendant puts spotlight on Chinese ride-hailing app

Killing of flight attendant puts spotlight on Chinese ride-hailing app

The killing of a 21-year-old female flight attendant in China has put a spotlight on the country's giant ride-hailing company, the world's largest. Li Mingzhu was killed on May 6, after hailing a car from the company, Didi Chuxing, to get from an airport hotel in Zhengzhou to downtown. Police launched an investigation to search…

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