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It’s the Senate Intelligence Committee’s time in the Russia probe spotlight, with a public hearing after the committee’s chairman and top Democrat came together to promise a thorough and aggressive investigation.
The probes, which are running simultaneously with an FBI investigation into potential collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials, represent a critical juncture in the nascent administration.
Two children died in Texas after they were electrocuted by power lines downed in a severe storm.
FBI Director James Comey affirmed the independence of his agency, saying he didn't care whose "political ox is gored by our work."
The calm after the storm wasn't so calm after emergency crews on Thursday found an unexpected shark out of water on a flooded road in Queensland, Australia.