Tehran is seeking to exact a cost for U.S. sanctions that have battered its economy, but it wants to avoid an all-out war.
The former secretary of state told lawmakers that he believed there was more the United States needed to do to counter Russia on the global stage, said a person who was in the room.
The Debrief
The president shut down infrastructure talks after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him earlier of managing a “coverup” in probes of his conduct and administration.
Powerlifting is “just about what you can do and what you might be capable of,” Mary Gregory says.
Powerlifting is “just about what you can do and what you might be capable of,” Mary Gregory says.
Mary Gregory received the trophies and posed for photos. But four days later she was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man. Gregory’s performance followed by the swift reversal has prompted heated debates about fairness, physiology and gender traits.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party are poised to win a clear majority of seats in Parliament, a result that represents a stunning mandate for the charismatic and polarizing politician.
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The Missouri Department of Public Safety said first responders were going door to door to try to rescue any residents who might be trapped.
Campaign 2020
Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign released a list of cases Wednesday night on her website, revealing a far higher number than previously disclosed.
The Northern California native, who pleaded guilty to aiding the Taliban and carrying weapons, was the first person to be convicted of a crime in the “War on Terror.”
President Trump didn’t like the way China treated U.S. companies. Now the world’s two largest economies are fighting over who will control the sensitive world of communications.
The Past, Rediscovered
The redesigned note featuring the abolitionist, who escaped slavery and led hundreds to freedom, will no longer be unveiled in 2020, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
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Although President Trump has taken steps to confront the deadly drug crisis, the depth of the problem continues to overwhelm the government’s response.
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TV Review
ABC’s live restaging of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” — Norman Lear’s two socially relevant 1970s sitcoms — was a fun idea, but not much more than that.
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Filthy rich and dominated by a tech monoculture, it’s gone from America’s great romantic city to what one of its residents calls “a train wreck.”
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In Case You Missed It
Steve who? Tim what? A certain kind of man has started crowding the pool of Democratic presidential candidates.
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This one will blow “meh” takeout and frozen entrees out of the water.
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