A volcano erupts on the island of Bali in Indonesia. Thousands of people living near Mount Agung had already fled from their homes after the volcano showed signs of a possible eruption. The rise in volcanic activiity months prior to the eruption prompted around 140,000 people to relocate to safer locations.
After weeks of silence on the matter, President Trump finally weighs in on the Alabama Senate race following accusations of sexual misconduct aimed at candidate Roy Moore. Before leaving the White House for his Thanksgiving break, the president spoke to reporters about the embattled judge.
The manhunt for a suspect accused of killing a Pennsylvania police officer is over. Rahmael Sal Holt was arrested early Tuesday morning, and is being held without bail. He is charged with the first-degree murder for the death officer Brian Shaw. Shaw was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop Friday night.
The Pentagon might be headed for another provisional budget as lawmakers struggle to secure funding for the defense budget. Officials say the Defense Department has operated on a stopgap budget since September.
Mass. becomes the first state to require free birth control regardless of an employer’s moral or religious objections. One America’s Kristian Rouz has more on the possible conflict between the state and federal government.
New York City officials say they’re stepping-up security ahead of this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. At a news conference Monday, Mayor Bill De Blasio confirmed there will be a strong police presence at the event. Tens of thousands of people are expected to head to Central Park to watch the annual parade.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi on Monday. The meeting marks the second time Assad has visited Russia since Syria’s civil war broke out in 2011.
Lawmakers are urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare the muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization. In a draft letter, 63 House Representatives called on Tillerson to endorse their Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act.
Federal documents from the Uranium One Deal reveal more about Russia’s intent to make the U.S. dependent on Russia’s nuclear fuel. On Tuesday, reports stated Russia intended to secure billions of dollars in contracts as part of its strategy to dominate global uranium markets.