• Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

    The latest news after some of the Gulf states and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed a land, sea and air blockade. The latest developments since several countries, including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, cut ties with Qatar on June 5. Qatar said it refuses to bow to Saudi-led demands to "outsource" its foreign policy to resolve the Gulf crisis. Government spokesman Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed Al-Thani told AFP in an interview that Qatar's sovereignty and independence is behind the dispute.

  • Viral Tinder couple meets on morning show

    A couple whose three-year-long Tinder conversation went viral on Twitter met for the first time in person on ABC's "Good Morning America."

  • Cerebral palsy football: My disabled son deserves to play

    Jude is nine years old and was born with cerebral palsy. His father started a football club in Stoke-on-Trent so his son could play with kids like him. Video journalist: Jan Bruck

  • Scaramucci begins White House press shop shake-up

    Newly-minted White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci told Politico on Tuesday that he planned to fire an assistant press secretary at the White House. That was news to the staffer, Michael Short, who told CNN minutes after the story broke: "No one has told me anything." Scaramucci has said that he would reshuffle the White House's press and communications operations in an effort to stem the flow of internal leaks and Scaramucci warned in the Tuesday Politico interview that he would continue to oust members of the White House's communications team until the leaks stopped. "No one has told me anything and the entire premise is false," Short said Tuesday morning, referring to the

  • White House press briefing: Something different, then more of the same

    The White House press briefing on Wednesday began with a new twist, but featured a familiar challenge for President Trump's surrogates: explaining his decisions on short notice. Newly appointed press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders opened the briefing -- the first since the White House announced earlier this week that it was allowing television cameras to record the briefings again after a long stretch of forbidding it -- by reading from a letter from a nine-year-old named Dylan, who said that Trump was his favorite president. When she moved to the rest of the briefing, though, Sanders inadvertently showed that even after the recent shake-up the White House's press shop is likely to struggle to keep up with the president.

  • Tiffany Haddish is ruling the world

    Part of that success is certainly attributable to Haddish, who plays the tough-as-nails Dina. Here's what you need to know about this new superstar: She had to grow up quickly at an early age When Haddish was nine, her mother was involved in a car accident that left her with a traumatic brain injury. As the eldest of five children, it was on Haddish to step up as a care giver. "I was a full-on mom, like, right away," Haddish said during an interview with The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM. "I remember the day my mom got out of the hospital, the doctor pulled me to the side and said 'Look, she's never going to be the person that she was and it's time for you to grow up now. You're going to have

  • George Clooney's 'Suburbicon' headed to Toronto Film Festival

    Also on Tuesday, the Toronto International Film Festival announced its initial slate of films, a lineup that included "Suburbicon," which will hold its North American premiere at the festival in September. Clooney isn't the only high-profile actor-turned-director bringing a project to TIFF. Angelina Jolie's Cambodian war film "First They Killed My Father," a Netflix original, is set to hold its Canadian premiere at the fest. Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird" will hold its international premiere. And Andy Serkis will make his directorial debut with the made-for-Oscars film "Breathe," starring Andrew Garfield as a man who pioneers technology for people with disabilities after becoming paralyzed due to