Brian Williams, the anchor of NBC's top-rated "Nightly News" program, has been suspended without pay for six months after admitting last week that a story he told about coming under fire while on a helicopter during the Iraq war was not true.
A relentless storm that dumped deep snow on parts of the US Northeast was finally expected to wind down on Tuesday but not before bringing the Boston-area public transit system to its knees and forcing some communities to consider tossing piles of snow into the ocean to help relieve clogged streets.
The small Arizona town where Kayla Jean Mueller grew up gathered in grief Tuesday upon learning that the 26-year-old aid worker who traveled the world on a quest to help others had died while in the hands of Islamic State militants.
President Barack Obama is set to announce on Wednesday that he will bring back nearly all of the 1,300 US troops deployed in West Africa to fight the Ebola epidemic by April 30, the White House said in a statement.
US Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell on Monday refused a legislation proposal aimed to expand Congress' oversight of the Fed monetary policy, saying it would threaten the central bank's independence.