The American delegation in Poland was put in an awkward position as career bureaucrats sought to advance the Trump administration’s coal-friendly agenda while the State Department tried to offer constructive contributions to the Paris agreement that the president loathes. Whichever American presence prevails could decide the summit’s success.
YouTube has become a convenient online library for racists, anti-Semites and proponents of other extremist ideas. The struggle to control such content raises questions for YouTube and its parent company, Google, whose chief executive, right, is set to testify on Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
The country’s police and security forces are underequipped and underpaid, so vigilante groups have proliferated out of necessity. They fill a giant law enforcement vacuum, but they also represent a homegrown approach to peacekeeping.
Few in Trump’s White House have a history with him that dates as far back as Stephanie Grisham’s. Her role has drawn attention for her acerbic statements directed at those who have crossed the first lady and her husband.