Behind the scenes, investigators used cell tower data to tie Mark Anthony Conditt, 23, to the bombing sites and other locations, the Texas governor said. And when the suspect used FedEx, law enforcement caught an even bigger break. Conditt died early Wednesday after police say he detonated an explosive device in his vehicle as officers closed in on him.
Negotiators closed in on a $1.3 trillion deal that includes obstacles to President Trump’s immigration agenda but leaves a major New York area infrastructure project he fiercely opposes in limbo, according to three officials familiar with its outlines.
Among the many casualties of Washington’s protocols in the Trump era has been a lack of rigor to the accuracy of the printed word — whether it’s the president’s typo-filled tweets or the White House’s error-prone news releases.
When Facebook is in crisis, many people say they want to quit. But fewer actually follow through. Even as we learn more about what Facebook does to us, that knowledge comes into conflict with what Facebook has grown to do for us.
Despite repeated complaints about substandard services and decrepit conditions, Prince George’s County and Maryland have directed millions of dollars to the county’s only shelter for domestic-violence victims.
The move, the central bank's first major decision under new Chairman Jerome H. Powell, bumps the Fed’s key rate from 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent, raising costs for borrowers and easing off efforts to stimulate the economy. The Fed also signaled it would raise rates two more times this year.
At a red-carpet screening, the FX spy drama’s creator was not thrilled that his show’s carefully crafted story lines collide with news headlines: “Our fear is that the audience has that feeling that the show is being informed by the president, which, for us, breaks the authenticity of the show.”
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar praised Redfield’s research and his work running a treatment network for HIV and hepatitis C patients. Azar did not address Redfield's once-controversial positions on HIV testing during the first decade of the AIDS crisis.