The United States has considered the possibility of shooting down any missiles launched by North Korea, including those that do not pose a direct threat.
Conservative radio host and author Laura Ingraham will host a new primetime show on Fox News Channel.
The United States Navy has relieved two additional senior officers of command following fatal collisions that took place earlier in the summer.
A close family friend of and donor to Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill (Mo.) is a nursing home executive with a troubling record of health and safety problems in his industry.
The campaign arm of House Democrats has raised a record sum of money for the month of August in a non-election year.