Florida, Georgia and several other states continued to set records for new cases. In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statewide mandate requiring masks in public in any county with 20 or more positive covid-19 cases.
Clint Lorance had led his Army platoon for only three days when he ordered his men to kill three Afghans. A murder conviction and pardon followed. Today, President Trump hails Lorance as a hero. His troops have suffered a very different fate.
President Trump swings a bat made by Texas Timber Wood Bat Co. as he tours the Spirit of America Showcase of goods manufactured in the United States at the White House on Thursday. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributing columnist, was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in 2018 by Saudi government agents sent from Riyadh. Saudi Arabia has refused to extradite the suspects.
Lawmakers said the agency fell far short of expectations even given the unique challenges associated with this economic crisis. “The administration of this program has been absolutely terrible,” said Rep. Angie Craig (D-Minn.).
A mainstay of American TV-watching rituals for generations, Hugh Downs for years held the world record for most time on air — more than 10,000 hours — before Regis Philbin surpassed him in 2004. Viewers knew him from “The Tonight Show,” “Today,” and “20/20,” which he co-hosted with Barbara Walters.