In the fifth day of a controversy that has raged since President Trump attempted to deflect criticism of his handling of the deaths of four service members in Niger, the White House stood by the statements by the chief of staff in an effort to discredit Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, who has accused Trump of insensitivity in a condolence call to a service member’s widow.
In the past, a few million consumers were auto-enrolled and then sent notices encouraging them to check for better or more affordable coverage. This time, the automatic enrollment will take place after it is too late to make changes.
Residents of a flood-ravaged Houston neighborhood illustrate a divide over how much support the government should give to the U.S. territory, sometimes mistakenly viewed as a separate nation. “They should stay where they are and fix their own country up,” one resident said, adding that Puerto Ricans’ “lack of responsibility is not an emergency on my part.”
In the face of a disaster that could have far-reaching implications, it remains extremely difficult, if not impossible, for most of the marijuana businesses affected by the fire to access insurance, mortgages and loans to rebuild.
Another individual had just punched Randy Furniss, who was wearing a white T-shirt emblazoned with swastikas, when the protester went up to Furniss, wrapped his arms around him and asked, “Why don’t you like me, dog?”
In West Virginia, the Pulitzer Prize-winning organization's arbiters of what’s accurate meet with those who question their methods of vetting statements uttered by politicians, political organizations and pundits.