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.
A classmate took a photo of the girl behind a barricade made from a bookcase and cabinet. It was but one of thousands of such incidents across the United States in which students, most of whom have disabilities, are subjected to classroom seclusion.
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.
Authorities have not explained a possible motive, but the alleged vigilante deportation attempt came after an unrelated lawsuit at the school alleged that some students spoke so little English that they could not safely fly.
For many, memories of that devastating day quickly revert to that silent, flickering sequence captured by Abraham Zapruder. It is as chilling as it is familiar: the approaching convertible, the waves of a crowd about to lose its innocence.