About 100 migrants were crammed inside a tractor-trailer, sweltering in 100-degree heat. They had no air conditioning, food or water. When they were discovered early Sunday, eight were dead, and two more have died since. The driver now faces federal charges and could face the death penalty if convicted. Mark Strassmann reports.
President Trump was dogged again Monday with questions about whether or not he thinks Attorney General Jeff Sessions should step aside. The Justice Department insists that Sessions is not preparing to resign despite an apparent rift with the president and reports of an alleged conversation he had with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 campaign. Jeff Pegues reports.
The president's son-in-law, who is a key White House adviser, answered questions Monday in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and whether anyone in the Trump campaign was involved. Jared Kushner appeared voluntarily before the Senate Intelligence Committee -- behind closed doors -- and then made a rare public statement. Nancy Cordes has the latest.
President Trump is trying to resuscitate the biggest item on his domestic agenda: repealing and replacing Obamacare. The Senate votes Tuesday on whether to bring a bill to the floor for debate. In an eleventh-hour appeal to Senate Republicans Monday, Mr. Trump urged Republicans to "do the right thing." Major Garrett reports.
The U.S. military is investigating an airstrike that accidentally killed at least a dozen Afghan police Friday in Helmand Province. The area -- in southern Afghanistan -- is now controlled by the Taliban. U.S. Marines recently returned there after several years to help drive them out. Charlie D'Agata reports.
Firefighters pulled water lines into backyards and launched an aerial assault to protect homes from fast-moving flames in Highland, Calif. Homeowners hosed down their property as the blaze rolled down the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains. Across the West several wildfires erupted on Saturday including one in Washington and another in Colorado. Mireya Villarreal reports.