During her 45 years as an actor, Close has won three Tonys, three Emmys and three Globes. This year she scored her seventh Oscar nomination. But, as her acolytes know, she has yet to take a statue home. Fans hope this will be her year.
Britain's decision in the case of Shamima Begum came as the Islamic State was losing the last of its territory in Syria and countries across Europe are struggling with what to do about their citizens who went to fight on behalf of the terrorist group.
William P. Barr’s first days on the job have been marked by President Trump reviving his critiques of the Justice Department and his animosity toward investigations into his 2016 campaign and his conduct.
The move strongly suggests that the network’s big thinkers are aiming for a kind of false fairness: a defensive, both-sides-are-equal kind of political coverage that inevitably fails to serve the voting public.