Individuals connected to the Russian government attempted to perpetrate election-related computer systems in 21 states a Department of Homeland Security official testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.
A U.S. F-15E fighter shot down a pro-Syria regime drone near At Tanf, Syria, on Monday – the third downing of a pro-regime aircraft this month.
Russian officials threatened to treat U.S.-led coalition aircraft as targets in parts of Syria after the U.S. military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday.
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia and giving Congress the power to block Trump from lifting existing sanctions.
The Senate handily voted Wednesday to advance a bipartisan agreement to impose new financial sanctions on Russia and allows Congress to weigh in before President Trump can lift sanctions.
A gunman unleashed several rounds of gunfire Wednesday at a park in Alexandria, Virginia, where Republican members of Congress were holding a morning baseball practice. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot in the hip and underwent surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.