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Video: Giant Great White Shark Frolics With Divers


"What some don't realize is that sometimes sharks seek touch," Ocean Ramsey said after the unforgettable encounter in Oahu. She and her team swam beside a 20-foot-long shark they say is Deep Blue.

Senate Sets Votes On 2 Bills That Could End Shutdown — But Both Expected To Fail


Democrats say they won't accept Trump's offer of three-year protections for those under DACA and TPS in exchange for full-funding of his border wall. Republicans say Democrats should accept the offer.

Electric Truck Startup Steps In Where Other Automakers Left Off


A new startup is taking over a once-abandoned auto plant in central Illinois to make electric trucks and SUVs. But Americans have been slow to adopt electric vehicles.

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Education | Nation

A Tentative Deal In The LA Teachers Strike — Now, Union Members To Vote

Teachers remain on strike Tuesday, and the tentative deal won't become official until union members approve it.


Angry With NFL After No-Call, Saints Fans Resort To Lawsuits, Billboards

"We'll probably never get over it," Saints coach Sean Payton said after Sunday's championship game. The team's fans aren't over it, either — and they're getting creative in their outrage.

Nation | Election

Trump Administration To Ask Supreme Court To Decide Citizenship Question's Fate

In a court filing, the Justice Department says it plans to ask for a speedy review by the Supreme Court of a lower court's ruling blocking plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Health | Nation | World

Report Says 1 In 3 U.N. Staffers Has Been Sexually Harassed

The organization surveyed over 30,000 respondents. The findings reflect a disturbing trend of inappropriate behavior in the humanitarian world.

Health | Nation | News

As Count Reaches 23, Health Experts Expect Measles Outbreak To Hit Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority expects the Washington measles outbreak to cross the state line.

World | Nation | Election

American Held In Russia Unwittingly Got Thumb Drive With State Secrets, Lawyer Says

When a Russian citizen handed him a memory stick, Paul Whelan thought it contained travel snapshots, his lawyer told reporters. Whelan was denied bail at his first court appearance.

Politics | Nation | News

White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

It's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow the president to address Congress amid the government shutdown. Trump was originally invited by the speaker to make the speech next Tuesday.

Politics | Nation | News

Supreme Court Revives Trump's Ban On Transgender Military Personnel, For Now

Two lower courts had issued injunctions that blocked the president's policy.

Nation | Election

'I'm Falling Apart': Shutdown Squeeze Tightens For Low-Wage Workers

Low pay combined with a high cost of living make it even more of a challenge for those who suddenly find themselves without a paycheck.

Nation | Business

Calls For Change Follow NPR/'Frontline' Black Lung Investigation

Federal regulations for silica dust in coal mines haven't changed in decades. But since an NPR/Frontline report into black lung, some are calling for a new response.