Ryan Zinke has faced multiple investigations of his real estate dealings and his conduct while in office. Last month, Trump administration officials said, Zinke was told he had until the end of the year to exit or be fired.
The Take
Analysis
President Trump's business allies have become a weapon for prosecutors, and his White House has thinned out. Meanwhile, Democrats in Congress are preparing for a year of investigations.
The ultimate consequences for the president are still unclear. But for now, Trump has been forced to spend his political capital — and that of his party — on his own defense.
Barry Goldsmith developed troubling symptoms, including heart palpitations, nausea and headaches. (Family photo)
Barry Goldsmith developed troubling symptoms, including heart palpitations, nausea and headaches. (Family photo)
Medical Mysteries
Barry Goldsmith avoided doctors’ offices. But headaches and scary blood pressure spikes masked a festering problem that could have killed him suddenly.
The final agreement creates rules for how countries will work together to combat climate change. But frustration remains that the world’s progress doesn’t match the urgency of the problem.
They predicted that higher courts wil reject the Texas judge’s reasoning as a tortured effort to rewrite not just the health care law but congressional history. The decision sparked criticism but will not immediately change anything.
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
Walter and Raymond Cichon "were gods to me," the Boss remembers during his soon-to-close Broadway show, which begins airing tonight on Netflix.
American fashion designer Claire McCardell. (Maryland Historical Society)
American fashion designer Claire McCardell. (Maryland Historical Society)
From the Magazine
Fashion designer Claire McCardell wrote that "men are free from the clothes problem — why should I not follow their example?” In 1938, her "Monastic" dress did just that.
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The first superhero blockbuster, which had its “presidential premiere” at the Kennedy Center 40 years ago, inspired generations of creators and filmmakers.
The 552-carat yellow diamond is reportedly about the size of a chicken egg.
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The biggest Pinocchios of 2018
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