On Thursday, June 8, the former director of the FBI, James Comey, is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He released his opening statement early, giving news organizations a preview of what is to come.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Creation Gardens Inc. "is recalling approximately 22,832 pounds of raw ground beef and beef primal cut products that may be contaminated with E. coli."
In a mid-afternoon Rose Garden speech, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will pull out of the Paris climate agreement reached in 2015, which set out to limit the world's carbon emissions and slow the pace of global warming.
A maroon Honda sedan careened through a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least 12 more. Police are investigating, but do not believe it was a terror attack.
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday in favor of the American Health Care Act, which would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly known as Obamacare. Congressional Republicans took a step forward in their years-long quest to repeal the Obamacare, the 2010 law that reshaped the country's individual health insurance market.