Fire union calls on tightwad senators to pass 9/11 victims bill

New York’s firefighters union demanded that the US Senate pass a bill Tuesday supporting 9/11 first responders, after a pair of penny-pinching Republican lawmakers slammed the brakes on the measure…

Oxygen Explores the Manson Family With Special About The Women

Exclusive! Four members of the notorious group open up 50 years after the murders

Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader

Swinson takes over from Vince Cable with party newly resurgent in the polls

Trump says congresswomen he posted racist tweets about are ‘very racist’

After telling the four congresswomen to ‘go back’ to the countries they came from, the president posted on Twitter today, ‘The “Squad” is a very racist group of troublemakers.

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shared mock poster on Facebook

Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four minority freshmen Democrats in a movie-type poster as “The Jihad Squad” last week before taking i…

The Hill's Morning Report — Mueller Time: Dems, GOP ready questions for high-stakes testimony

Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Happy Monday! Our newsletter gets you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch.

Halliburton profit beats on international demand for oilfield services

Halliburton Co on Monday beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit, as higher international demand for its oilfield services cushioned weakness in North America, its largest market.

Dutch firm Philips tops quarterly sales estimates as growth picks up

Dutch health technology company Philips on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for its hospital equipment in China and th...

Iran crisis: How a British oil tanker was seized by Iran's balaclava-clad Revolutionary Guards

“Allahu akbar”, or God is great, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard marine was heard shouting off camera as the group took control of the British-flagged Stena Impero. Scaling down ropes onto its bow, the balaclava-wearing hijackers made a daring - and seemingly well-rehearsed - raid of the oil tanker,

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out...

Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in response to what they see as weakness in worldwide demand...

Graphic VIDEO shows men armed with sticks thrashing commuters after Hong Kong protest

A group of masked men in white T-shirts was filmed brutally assaulting train passengers with wooden sticks shortly after a massive opposition rally ended in Hong Kong. Some 45 people were injured, one critically.

Shark Jumps in Front of Fishermen, Slaps Boat With Tail (Video)

A group of people fishing in Cape Cod Bay in the US state of Massachusetts had a 'wow' moment when a shark nearly jumped into their boat, slapping the edges with its tail.