The extraordinary lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, details in blunt language how the University of Virginia student, a former homecoming king and soccer standout from Cincinnati, was “brutally” abused after being detained on a tour in Pyongyang. He arrived home in a coma after being released last June, dying days later.
With his status at the Environmental Protection Agency on the line, Scott Pruitt was unapologetic about his leadership and activities during a hearing with lawmakers.
The president has previously denied knowledge of a $130,000 payment to the adult-film star that was arranged by his personal attorney Michael Cohen and is the subject of a federal investigation.
White House physician Ronny L. Jackson called the allegations of professional misconduct against him “completely false and fabricated.” President Trump told Fox News that he had another candidate in mind to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs but would not name the person.
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The split vote represents the political scrutiny he is likely to encounter as he moves from the CIA to the State Department, where he’ll face the challenges of flagging morale and a president who is prone to impulsiveness.
The president’s comments come amid a special-counsel investigation that he has repeatedly called a “witch hunt.”
The company said it is dropping its Taurus, Fusion and Fiesta models in the U.S. in favor of a “winning portfolio” of crossovers and SUVS. The automaker is also keeping its Mustang sports car and a new crossover based on the Focus.
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The Past, Rediscovered
Born a slave, the teacher and journalist crusaded against racial terror. She is now among the black women recognized at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., which opened today.
The minority leader's comments came after a candidate in a contested Colorado primary released an audio recording of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer urging him to quit the race.
In a White House memo, President Trump said that the nation’s intelligence community persuaded him to keep some documents secret because their exposure could harm.
A Maryland transgender teen in court case says he was done with secrets and pretending.
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