President Donald Trump refrains from joining fellow Republicans who call for the Senate candidate to abandon the race as another potential victim comes forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
The painting smashed the world record for any work of art sold at auction. The buyer's name is not yet known.
The United Nations Security Council will hold a vote on Thursday to repeat an international inquiry on the chemical weapon use in Syria. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons found that Syrian regime used sarin in April.
Lauding an almost two week trip to Asia that was long on pomp but - critics say - short on achievements, Trump said he had successfully galvanised opposition to North Korean proliferation.
The experiment done earlier this week in California on Brian Madeux, 44, is seen as a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to cure a disease.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions acknowledges he was aware of contact between Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian intermediaries. Sessions previously told Congress he was unaware of any Trump campaign contacts with Russia.
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