Oklahoma Gov. backs DeSantis, debate tonight

Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt is backing Florida governor Ron DeSantis ahead of the second GOP debate tonight. Stitt is calling DeSantis a "proven leader" and says Iowa will come down to a "two man race."

Pvt. Travis King back in U.S. custody

North Korea has released American Pvt. Travis King back into U.S. custody, two months after he crossed into the country. David Fields with the University of Wisconsin-Madison joined LiveNOW from FOX's Josh Breslow to discuss the details.

GOP debate: Candidate Hirsh Singh on impact

Seven of the Republican candidates for president will debate for the second time Wednesday night on FOX News and FOX Business Network. Hirsh Singh did not qualify for the debate, but said he and Trump will be the biggest winners as they are not taking part.

GOP Debate: What to expect

Seven of the Republican candidates for president will debate Wednesday night on FOX News and FOX Business Network. Dr. Stephen Neely at the University of South Florida joined LiveNOW from FOX's Josh Breslow to discuss what to expect.

Gilgo Beach murders: New DNA evidence revealed

Gilgo Beach murder suspect Rex Heuermann is due in court on Wednesday. Before the hearing, prosecutors had a press conference where they revealed new DNA evidence that matches Heuermann. DA also announced the next hearing will be on November 15th.

Saltwater intrusion threatens La. drinking water

Without enough fresh water in the Mississippi River salt water from the Gulf of Mexico is intruding on Louisiana's fresh drinking water supply. FOX Weather Correspondent Robert Ray reports from New Orleans, where the drought continues.

NY Judge: Trump defrauded banks, insurers

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday that Donald Trump committed fraud for years while building the real estate empire that catapulted him to fame and the White House, and he ordered some of the former president’s companies removed from his control and dissolved.

Sen. Bob Menendez expected in Federal Court

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez on Wednesday arrived at a courthouse where he’s due to answer to charges that he used his powerful post to secretly advance Egyptian interests and do favors for New Jersey businessmen in exchange for bribes of cash and gold bars. The New Jersey Democrat will make his first appearance in a federal court in Manhattan amid growing calls from colleagues that he resign from Congress. Menendez and his wife, who is also charged in the case, said nothing Wednesday morning as they arrived at the lower Manhattan courthouse. A defiant Menendez — who was forced to step down as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee after the indictment was brought last week — says allegations that he abused his power to line his own pockets are baseless. He has said he’s confident he will be exonerated and has no intention of leaving the Senate.

Soyuz MS-23 astronauts return to earth

NASA astronaut Frank Rubio and Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin have returned to earth with a parachute-assisted landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan. During his mission, Rubio broke the record for longest single spaceflight for a U.S. astronaut spending 371 consecutive days living and working aboard the microgravity laboratory. The mission all part of NASA’s Moon and Mars exploration approach, including lunar missions through NASA’s Artemis program.

North Korea expels U.S. soldier Travis King

Breaking this morning, North Korea says it will expel the U.S. soldier who crossed into the country through the heavily armed border between the Koreas in July. Officials there report that they have finished their questioning of Pvt. Travis King, but no official date of his expulsion has been given. King, who had served in South Korea, sprinted into North Korea while on a civilian tour of a border village on July 18, becoming the first American confirmed to be detained in the North in nearly five years.

Looters ransack retail stores in Philadelphia

Several retail stores in Philadelphia were looted when police say a large group of people, including many juveniles, congregated in Center City. The looting comes on the same day a Philadelphia judge dismissed charges against former police officer Mark Dial in the shooting death of 27-year-old Eddie Irizarry. Live coverage courtesy of FOX 29 in Philadelphia. More LiveNOW from FOX streaming video

Latest on war in Ukraine, U.S. funding

President Biden announced another $325 million security assistance package for Ukraine after meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy last week. The amount of funding the U.S. has sent Ukraine is a major sticking point on Capitol Hill and in American homes. LiveNOW's Andrew Craft spoke about the war and the amount of aid with former intelligence official and candidate for Congress, Matthew Shoemaker. More LiveNOW from FOX streaming video