As proposals to arm teachers sweep across the nation, insurance companies are being forced to weigh the risks of these controversial plans. Some insurers are balking. Some are agreeing to provide policies but lamenting the lack of evidence about whether it makes schools safer — or increases the chances of people getting shot. Others are raising rates.
The talks between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in came after several roller-coaster days followed by President Trump’s cancellation of the summit. A “pre-advance team” will travel to Singapore as originally scheduled to prepare, White House press secretary said.
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.
Pfc. John H. Anderson Jr., left, and Sgt. Jessie C. Alba, right. (Photo montage by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Pfc. John H. Anderson Jr., left, and Sgt. Jessie C. Alba, right. (Photo montage by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
John H. Anderson Jr.'s name appears on the wall. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
John H. Anderson Jr.'s name appears on the wall. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Jessie C. Alba's name is etched on the memorial. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Jessie C. Alba's name is etched on the memorial. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
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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. Both were killed on May 25, 1968, a day of hard, relentless fighting all over South Vietnam. They were 20 years old.
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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.
After seven years of war, Syrian government forces have taken full control of the area around their capital freeing up an overstretched military to move against the country’s few remaining rebel pockets. But what comes next won’t be easy.
Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968. (Getty Images)
Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968. (Getty Images)
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The third oldest of the 11 Kennedy children supports the call for a re-investigation led by Paul Schrade, who survived being shot during the assassination in the pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Communal displays of faith have defined this district’s response to the shooting that left 10 dead on May 18. While some other schools affected by shootings have turned to politics, Santa Fe’s concerns have been less about guns than God.
He was arrested and faces a charge of interfering with flight crew that carries up to a 20-year sentence.
Love joins Chris Paul on the sidelines with injuries for some of the biggest games of this NBA season.
The creators of “Sesame Street” are suing over a new movie trailer that they claim suggests certain Muppets live depraved, brutal lives when offstage — snorting hard drugs through licorice straws, selling sexual favors to humans and succumbing to gun violence.
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