• Hundreds gather to welcome home Gov. Mike Pence
Hundreds gather to welcome home Gov. Mike Pence

Trump reportedly spent much of Thursday night trying to get rid of Pence at the last minute. In holding their first joint rally as running mates in Manhattan, blocks from Trump's residence, the candidate took a different path than the past two Republican presidential nominees, who held their events in important swing states.

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  • US Sends 47 Soldiers to Protect US Interests in South Sudan
US Sends 47 Soldiers to Protect US Interests in South Sudan

Machar's fighters have been forced from Juba and are scattered around the nearby areas of Jebel and the Yei Road, while Kiir's troops have set up defensive positions on a major thoroughfare, according to the UN. By Monday afternoon, the opposition was in retreat. However, the International Organisation for Migration said many people were retu...

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  • Women can transmit Zika through sex, too
Women can transmit Zika through sex, too

The CDC now advises them to use protection if their sex partner has traveled to a Zika-infected region, whether the partner is a man or a woman. The rest caught the virus while traveling to Latin America, the Caribbean or other outbreak areas.

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  • FTC declares Herbalife a Pyramid Scheme in All But Name
FTC declares Herbalife a Pyramid Scheme in All But Name

The decision cleared the air for Herbalife , which has been the focus of a multi-year open battle between powerful Wall Street activist investors including Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman, and sent its share rocketing more than 18 percent to $70.07 in early trade.

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  • Scientists find first case of female-to-male Zika transmission
Scientists find first case of female-to-male Zika transmission

This is the first reported case of a woman giving the virus to a man. All other reported cases have been of a man giving the virus to either a woman or another man. To date, no woman-to-woman sexual transmission has been reported. Blood and urine samples were collected from the man, who tested positive for the virus in his urine.

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  • Pence now says he backs Trump on Muslim ban
Pence now says he backs Trump on Muslim ban

The simple cause for the chaos: GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump officially tapped Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday morning. "I believe we need to focus first and foremost - as Donald Trump has done with such force and such passion - on border integrity and building the wall", Pence said.

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  • Zika Patient Dies in Utah; 1st Related Death in Continental US
Zika Patient Dies in Utah; 1st Related Death in Continental US

The unidentified resident of Salt Lake County had traveled to an undisclosed destination where the virus is circulating. "It may not be possible to determine if or how Zika contributed to the death", said the spokesman, Nicholas Rupp. The New York Post reported that 14 of the cases in the United States in which people contracted the Zika virus...

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  • Zika Virus Preparedness Remains a Top Concern in NC
Zika Virus Preparedness Remains a Top Concern in NC

The report of the NY couple confirms recent warnings that infected women, as well as men, might be able to sexually transmit the Zika virus , which has spread to about 50 countries in the past year, largely borne by mosquitoes. Most were infected through mosquito bites, but this does not include those who live in the continental United States th...

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  • Correa, Springer lead Astros past Mariners 7-3
Correa, Springer lead Astros past Mariners 7-3

Jose Altuve immediately regretted his decision to bunt with the tying run on second in the top of the ninth inning. "Couple slow curveballs and they got him out front there", Seattle manager Scott Servais said. Seattle dropped its fifth straight against Houston in part because of an inability to finish innings, both with its pitching and when th...

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  • Black Lives Matter rally held in Buffalo
Black Lives Matter rally held in Buffalo

A video of a Black Lives Matter protester being arrested by police while she was speaking to cameras has gone hugely viral since it was shared to Facebook on Friday . "I think it's a great start. Black Lives Matter or Back the Blue, we need to come together and work on our issues", said Joseph Offutt, a Back The Blue protester.

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  • Trump introduces Pence as running mate
Trump introduces Pence as running mate

Past vice presidential announcements have seldom been like that. "He looks very good", Mr Trump said, discussing Mr Pence's appearance. By Friday, after delaying the announcement because of the attack in Nice, France, Trump tweeted out the news that yes, Pence was his choice.

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  • The Knives Are Out For The New Trump/Pence 2016 Logo
The Knives Are Out For The New Trump/Pence 2016 Logo

Trump is expected to hold a press conference Saturday at 11:00 a.m.to formally tap Pence as his running mate. Mike Pence arrives at a hotel in New York City, July 14, 2016. But there are limits to what even the best running mate can do. At one point, Ryan snuck out of his Wisconsin home using the back door and went down a ravine to the woods be...

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  • Bryan Cranston goes deep in 'The Infiltrator'
Bryan Cranston goes deep in 'The Infiltrator'

And who better to? Instead, he decides to pursue one more case. And since we're given little information about the extent of Mazur's undercover work up until this particular bust, it's impossible to know how out of the ordinary any of these unsafe scenarios are.

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  • At least 90 killed in Turkey coup attempt
At least 90 killed in Turkey coup attempt

At least 2,839 people military personnel involved in the "vile attempt" have been arrested, the prime minister said , adding that 20 pro-coup soldiers have been killed in Friday night's attempt to overthrow the government, Yildirim said.

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  • VP pick Pence is man of honor, honesty
VP pick Pence is man of honor, honesty

No comedian can do or say anything more hilarious than the gold that Trump and his campaign pump out multiple times a day. He added: "He's a solid, solid person". However, Democrats also said they believe Pence leaving the ballot will help Democratic candidate John Gregg win the governor's seat. Gingrich told AP that Pence is a "good choice" wh...

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  • Seongju in North Gyeongsang chosen as Korea's THAAD location
Seongju in North Gyeongsang chosen as Korea's THAAD location

The move comes after North Korea threatened a physical response against the United States and South Korean THAAD missile defence system. The U.S. North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un is expecting to consolidate further his control over a country that has grown increasingly unique over their pursuit of nuclear weapons.

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  • Turkey might re-introduce the death penalty to deal with coup plotters
Turkey might re-introduce the death penalty to deal with coup plotters

Crowds of flag-waving supporters of Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) appeared to have turned the tide, defying orders of a curfew and marching out onto the streets to block the attempt to overthrow the regime. Erdogan called the attempted coup an " act of treason " in the early hours of Saturday morning, saying perpetrators wi...

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  • Saudi Arabia and 9/11: Read the Declassified 28 Pages
Saudi Arabia and 9/11: Read the Declassified 28 Pages

Newly declassified pages from a congressional report into 9/11 released Friday have reignited speculation that some of the hijackers had links to Saudis, including government officials - allegations that were never substantiated by later US investigations into the terrorist attacks.

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  • The Best from the ESPY Awards Red Carpet
The Best from the ESPY Awards Red Carpet

And most importantly, go back to our communities, invest our time, our resources, help rebuild them, help strengthen them, help change them. "Female athletes don't receive half the fame". That's what we owe him. Vice President Joe Biden presented Craig Sager with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, which is presented annually in honor of the l...

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  • First case of sexually transmitted Zika from female to male
First case of sexually transmitted Zika from female to male

Since 2015, the Zika virus has spread to 48 countries and territories , primarily in Latin America and the Caribbean, and has been linked to serious neurological disorders and birth defects. The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and CDC released a new case definition for Zika that now includes reporting asymptomatic and symptomati...

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