(CNN) Republican Sen. Rand Paul objected Wednesday to an attempt to pass the bill funding 9/11 first responders' health care unanimously, arguing that passing such a long-term bill without offsetting the cost would contribute to the national debt.
By Junko Ogura and Helen Regan, CNN
– Jul 17, 2019, 11:37 PM
Tokyo (CNN) At least 13 people are feared dead and 38 injured in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Japan Thursday, fire officials said. The Kyoto Fire department confirmed that one person has died and 12 people were found with 'no…
By Jeremy Herb and Manu Raju, CNN
– Jul 17, 2019, 8:34 AM
(CNN) Democratic Rep. Al Green says the House is expected to vote Wednesday on his resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, in what amounts to the most direct challenge yet to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's handling of the impeachment question.
By Barbara Starr and Zachary Cohen, CNN
– Jul 17, 2019, 5:32 PM
Washington(CNN) The Trump administration is reinforcing its controversial military relationship with Saudi Arabia by preparing to send hundreds of troops to the country amid increasing tensions with Iran. Five-hundred troops are expected to go to…
By Jean Casarez and Eric Levenson, CNN
– Jul 17, 2019, 1:59 PM
(CNN) Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case against actor Kevin Spacey, a week after a man who accused him of assault pleaded the fifth on the witness stand. Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said the…