Both sides are pressing ahead with arrangements for a historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which Trump canceled last week, then suggested could be back on again.
The Irish have swept aside one of the most restrictive bans in the developed world after a historically high turnout in a landslide vote that reflects Ireland’s emergence as a socially liberal country no longer obedient to Catholic dictates.
The story of the quest undertaken by Richard Bensinger — who would grow up to become one of the nation’s best-known labor organizers — is not the saga of a famous photograph. Instead, it’s a kind of meditation on how an image can root itself in one American family.
The documentary all but assumes the POW-turned-elder-statesman has gone on to his greater glory. The family keeps their emotions pretty much in check while reminiscing; the politicos, on the other hand, frequently choke up just thinking about McCain in the past tense.
He said the paper used an unnamed source “who doesn’t exist” in a story on negotiations between the United States and North Korea, but the official cited spoke to dozens of reporters Thursday in a briefing arranged by the White House.
Josh Holt had been held on accusations that he stockpiled weapons and grenades in public housing, a charge that he denies, and his incarceration had become a major flash point in relations between Caracas and Washington. He was released Saturday and is back in the United States.
At the memorial in Washington, John H. Anderson Jr.’s name is the first one visitors see as they approach the west side of the iconic black wall. If they come from the east, the first name they encounter belongs to Jessie C. Alba.
The year was 1998. A 17-year-old Venus Williams was preparing to face her 16-year-old sister, Serena, in the mixed doubles final at the French Open. Marion Barry was D.C. mayor. And “The Truman Show” was No. 1 at the movie box office.