Trump’s erratic policy moves put national security at risk, experts warn

The president’s brinkmanship approach on Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids, Mexican tariffs and Iran is also politically risky, they say.
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Can Trump put out the fire he started?

The president insists he opposes war, yet he laid the powder for the flare-up with Iran. It’s the latest instance of the president playing both arsonist and fireman.
Campaign 2020

Sanders to propose canceling entire $1.6 trillion in student loan debt

The proposal, which would affect 45 million Americans, is likely to face objections from conservatives as well as some moderates.

Voters have big health-care worries, but not the ones Democrats are talking about

Americans tell pollsters they feel squeezed by deductibles and prescription drug costs, but the candidates are mostly focused on expanding access to insurance.
Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas leaves Havana on June 5. It was the last cruise by a U.S. operator to visit the port. (AFP/Getty Images)
Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas leaves Havana on June 5. It was the last cruise by a U.S. operator to visit the port. (AFP/Getty Images)
Cubans wait in line to buy rice in a state-owned store in Havana amid shortages of food. (Reuters)
Cubans wait in line to buy rice in a state-owned store in Havana amid shortages of food. (Reuters)
Cubans wait at Panama’s embassy in Havana to apply for visas to travel to the Central American country. (AP)
Cubans wait at Panama’s embassy in Havana to apply for visas to travel to the Central American country. (AP)
Classic American cars used as taxis sit parked as their drivers await tourists in Havana. (AP)
Classic American cars used as taxis sit parked as their drivers await tourists in Havana. (AP)

‘These are times for maximum pressure’: New U.S. sanctions inflict pain on ordinary Cubans

The Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years.
“I think it’s been heavily investigated,” the president said when asked whether he would order the FBI to open an investigation, as recommended by the United Nations. “I’ve seen so many different reports.”
President Trump said Democrats pushed him to postpone the mass arrests as the White House and lawmakers work toward a possible deal on overhauling the nation’s asylum laws.
The Trump administration has called the tech giant a threat to U.S. national security and taken steps in recent months to undermine Huawei’s business.
The investment and development gathering that begins Tuesday in Bahrain will have no Palestinian government representatives, and it appears no Israeli officials will go.
The woman’s husband had been arrested and accused of running her off the road when she entered his apartment to get the weapons. Domestic violence activists are calling for the charges to be dropped.
The video was made by a team of researchers studying the effects of light deprivation on sea creatures living in the “midnight zone,” 3,280 feet below the ocean’s surface.
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The Americans will attempt to advance to the quarterfinals Monday against Spain.
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