The Republican offered only tepid praise for Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who is likely to win his party's nomination.
Although his challenger depicts Mitt Romney as an establishment interloper, the 2012 presidential nominee has a financial edge and greater name recognition in his bid to replace Utah Sen. Orrin G. Hatch.
A decade after the largest safety recall in U.S. history began, an estimated 60,000 vehicles equipped with deadly explosive Takata air bags are still being driven. Why? As older cars changed hands, owners did not receive warnings or ignored them, automakers say.
James Shaw Jr., the man who disarmed the suspected gunman, Travis Reinking, described the scene in the Waffle House. (Video: Patrick Martin/The Post; photo: The Tennessean via AP)
Travis Reinking, who is accused of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House near Nashville and is believed to be at large, was arrested in 2017 for being in a restricted area at the White House. He lost his weapons and firearms license, but the guns ended up back in Reinking’s possession after authorities returned them to his father, officials said.
In disarming the gunman, James Shaw Jr. was credited with saving “many lives in his heroic action,” police said.
In disarming the gunman, James Shaw Jr. was credited with saving “many lives in his heroic action,” police said.
Statistics show that the state has cut spending on food stamps by 28 percent since enacting stricter work requirements. But those hopeful numbers belie the continuing struggles of low-income families trying to meet increasing standards for public assistance.
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Failure to work out a compromise between the United States and its closest allies that will keep the nuclear accord alive could lead to the most significant transatlantic breach in decades.
Residents of Mindanao thought President Rodrigo Duterte, a native of their island, would fulfill his promise to end a 49-year war with communist insurgents. But his declaration of martial law last year scuttled peace talks, leaving indigenous people regretting their support of him in the 2016 election.
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The former NFL kicker, who is now a commentator on CBS broadcasts of NFL games, says he is not “insensitive” to the issue of gun safety.
“I would have voted for him because, even though he was offensive, he seemed honest,” she told the Guardian in an interview.
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In Sunday’s early games, Milwaukee edged Boston to knot their opening-round matchup, and San Antonio beat Golden State to avoid being swept by the defending champs.
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Moira Donegan helped spread the #MeToo movement with her crowdsourced document identifying dozens of men in the publishing industry who reportedly had sexually harassed or assaulted women. She has since paid the price.
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