In London, international investigators have confirmed that former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons did not say who was responsible.
Britain charged again that it was Russia, but Moscow insisted the findings mean nothing.
Russia will not trust any conclusions in the Skripal case until Russian experts have been granted access
to the relevant materials linked to the OPCW expertise and all the information London has on this incident.
Britain has asked the U.N. Security Council to meet next week to discuss the report.
The National Enquirer's parent company is denying that it suppressed a story that President Trump had a child out of wedlock in the 1980s.
American Media Incorporated said today the claim was not credible.
The New Yorker and the Associated Press reported that AMI paid a former Trump Tower doorman 30,000 dollars in late 2015, but never ran the story.
The doorman maintained today that his story was true.
The U.S. Senate today confirmed Andrew Wheeler to be the number two at the Environmental Protection Agency.
He is a former coal lobbyist who has opposed regulations affecting that industry.
Wheeler will now be in line to run the EPA if the agency's embattled Director Scott Pruitt were to be forced out.
Oklahoma teachers say they're going back to class, after an almost two-week walkout that shut schools across the state.
The teachers union celebrated what it called a historic funding increase.
The Republican-controlled legislature had approved tax hikes that provided 450 million dollars in new funds.
That's 150 million short of the teachers' demands.
And on Wall Street, stocks rose as fears of a trade war with China eased again.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 293 points to close at 24483.
The Nasdaq rose 71 points, and the S&P 500 added 21.