FBI is investigating Pensacola attack as an act of terrorism

Authorities’ main goal is determining whether a Saudi air force lieutenant who killed three and wounded eight last week worked as “part of a larger network.”
Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike drew a hard line with Saudi Arabia.

Challenger takes on S.C. Senate race with rags-to-prominence story, record fundraising

Lindsey Graham is likely to face the strongest Democratic challenger of his political career in the Senate next year: Jaime Harrison, who has marquee credentials and deep connections in both South Carolina and Washington.
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Kennedy Center Honors

Trump’s absence at D.C.’s premier social event is a relief for some. But the prestige of the presidency is missed.

In the latest breakdown of the carefully constructed social order that has dominated the nation’s capital since its inception, the president and first lady will skip the Kennedy Center Honors for the third year in a row.
Caroll Spinney
1933–2019

Puppeteer gave life to Big Bird of ‘Sesame Street’

Mr. Spinney, who also gave voice and motion to Oscar the Grouch, met Muppets creator Jim Henson at a puppetry convention and first donned Big Bird’s 4,000 canary-yellow feathers for the opening season of “Sesame Street” in 1969.
In private negotiations, Trump aides were willing to make dramatic concessions to secure the new military branch.
As challengers return to court in the emoluments cases, they point to recent revelations about the president’s businesses to bolster their claims that he is illegally profiting through transactions with state and foreign governments.
As moderates weigh candidates and their positions on Brexit, many are calling it the worst choice in a generation.
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
A young woman who froze to death on her way to a New Year's ball in 1840 inspired a flood of creepy porcelain dolls that were sold in tiny caskets and baked into cakes.
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Juice WRLD
1998–2019
His lush songs about heartbreak, drug use and teenage angst propelled him from SoundCloud obscurity to crossover success at the top of the charts.
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