Sessions denies 3rd meeting with Russians

Trump has said he was going to fire Comey no matter what, and also has acknowledged that the " Russia thing" was on his mind when he made the final termination call. While the White House has denied any intention to fire Mueller, close associates of Trump, including former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, are increasingly criticizing the Russian Federation probe as too "political".

Deadlock in Cosby trial, jury told to keep at it

The 12-person jury has to decide if the allegations against the 79-year-old comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand are true. It's been a grueling process, with the jurors reassembling several times in court to ask questions or to request extended read-backs of testimony.

Virginia Shooting: Republican Lawmaker Steve Scalise Critical, Needs More Operations

The gunman identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as James T Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old, was shot at by the police. Earlier Wednesday, Trump called for unity across party lines during a subdued statement from the White House. A member of congressional leadership, two members of his security detail, a young Hill staffer and a lobbyist - a microcosm of the often hierarchical but interconnected life on Capitol Hill - were all injured at Wednesday morning's GOP baseball team practice.

Bishops pray for Catholic Congressman shot at baseball practice

A gunman wielding a rifle opened fire on Wednesday on Republican U.S. lawmakers practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game, wounding senior Republican leader Steve Scalise and several others before being fatally shot by police.

Sen. Bernie Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

When James Hodgkinson got into trouble, it was often with a gun. A graphic by the Washington Post breaks down Wednesday's shooting at a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria step-by-step. "I yelled, 'Quit shooting toward the houses, '" Schaumleffel said. After an all-members briefing where Democrats and Republicans held hands and prayed, House Speaker Paul Ryan and top Democrat Nancy Pelosi addressed the somber chamber and proclaimed lawmakers were "united".