The unexplained disappearance and alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has imperiled the close relationship the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, cultivated with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
After surprising the nation in 2016, President Trump appears to be driving turnout this year that will largely benefit Democrats across the industrial Midwest, reviving the region as an election bellwether.
The regulated California cannabis market is a $4 billion-a-year industry, a boon to the local tax base. But legalization is reordering the business and geography of cannabis cultivation, pushing crops into places they have never been and challenging long-held beliefs in some conservative communities.
The 125-year-old icon was hit hard as a brick-and-mortar retailer saddled with massive showrooms, and it has struggled to compete with online rivals. The company will close 142 stores as part of the bankruptcy filing.