Former CIA director John O. Brennan voiced his eagerness to challenge President Trump on the same day that national security adviser John Bolton floated the idea of reviewing all security clearances inside and outside the government. Such a review could affect more than 4 million Americans.
Republicans in tight races with large Latino voting blocks, such as Florida Gov. Rick Scott, are trying to distance themselves from President Trump’s nativist rhetoric.
As Turkey’s economy reels from American sanctions, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has focused domestic anger against the United States and shifted attention away from the economic problems that his government has failed to address.
Visitors attend Mass in the chapel at Knock Shrine in County Mayo, Ireland, last week.
Visitors attend Mass in the chapel at Knock Shrine in County Mayo, Ireland, last week.
A visitor to Knock Shrine touches a piece of stone from the wall where Mary Byrne said the Virgin Mary and others appeared to her in 1879.
A visitor to Knock Shrine touches a piece of stone from the wall where Mary Byrne said the Virgin Mary and others appeared to her in 1879.
Pilgrims who have come on foot from all over Ireland are seen arriving in the village of Knock, in County Mayo.
Pilgrims who have come on foot from all over Ireland are seen arriving in the village of Knock, in County Mayo.
Religious trinkets and pictures of Pope Francis are for sale at Knock Shrine ahead of the pontiff’s visit Aug. 26.
Religious trinkets and pictures of Pope Francis are for sale at Knock Shrine ahead of the pontiff’s visit Aug. 26.
At Knock Shrine, Pope Francis will join a sea of pilgrims. But in a country that was once the most Catholic in Europe, congregants are leaving their scandal-battered church in droves. “You could say the church is at rock bottom,” said the parish priest and rector of Knock Shrine.
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Facing fierce political head winds, the House majority leader and other top Republicans are scrambling to save the GOP majority — and their own leadership prospects.
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The former president’s summer reading list is a model of diverse voices and concerns and a reminder of how incurious and aliterate the Oval Office has become.
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Many questions remain about the woman’s ordeal, including how she fell off the ship she had been on, what happened in the moments just before or how she was able to survive for almost half a day.
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Love it or hate it, the effort by hundreds of American newspapers was mostly symbolic. What’s really needed is a more practical kind of collaboration — and plenty of it.
Recent announcements certainly suggest that might be the case.
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