Friday morning news: April 20, 2018

South Korea: Pyongyang softens stance ahead of talks » 

Thursday morning news: April 19, 2018

Top secret talks with North Korea ongoing » President Trump is optimistic that the U.S. will be able to work with North Korea to avoid a military conflict. The president struck a confident tone this week, as he confirmed that the United States is talking directly with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

Wednesday morning news: April 18, 2018

Southwest airlines engine explosion » The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to find out what caused a jet engine to explode in mid-air, killing at least one passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday. NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt told reporters: 

Tuesday morning news: April 17, 2018

Second day SC prison riot » A brawl over territory and contraband— is how officials are describing a deadly prison riot in Bishopville, South Carolina. 

Monday morning news: April 16, 2018

Syria attack reaction » U.S.-Russia relations are at a low point after missile attacks on Syrian chemical weapons sites.

Friday news: April 13, 2018

U.S. response to Syria » President Trump says he continues to meet with his advisors to determine if or how the U.S. will take military action against the Syrian government.

Thursday morning news: April 12, 2018

Ryan won’t seek reelection » House Speaker Paul Ryan dropped a bombshell on Washington yesterday. The speaker announced that he’ll retire from Congress when his current term is finished in January.

Wednesday morning news: April 11, 2018

President cancels South America trip » President Trump has canceled a South America trip. He’s staying home to oversee a likely American military response to Syria’s gas attack on civilians Saturday.

Tuesday morning news: April 10, 2018

FBI raid » The FBI raided the New York office of President Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen on Monday.

Monday morning news: April 9, 2018

Syrian chemical attack » An apparent chemical weapons attack has killed at least 40 people in Syria.