Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrongly said that President Trump has created three times as many jobs for black workers as the Obama administration did. The White House Council of Economic Advisers took responsibility for the error.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl spent 18 years as bishop of Pittsburgh. A grand jury investigation, which probed six dioceses’ histories dating back to 1947, depicts Wuerl’s actions there as mixed, at times stopping abusive priests from continuing in their ministries and at other times guiding them back into parishes.
A toxic, red algae bloom has left a trail of dead marine animals, fleeing tourists and abandoned beaches along 150 miles of southwestern Florida coastline, threatening to disrupt the state’s vital tourist season.
Vermont’s Christine Hallquist is the first transgender major-party nominee for governor. (Video: Amber Ferguson/The Post; photo: AP)
Democrats continued their pattern of nominating glass ceiling breakers, including selecting a transgender woman as their candidate for governor in Vermont. Meanwhile in Minnesota, Republicans rejected the comeback bid of Tim Pawlenty, a former governor who was critical of Donald Trump in 2016.
The Republican-led Senate’s rapid approval of appellate judges in the past two years is likely to have a broad impact on the nation, as the circuit courts will shape decisions on immigration, voting rights, abortion and the environment for generations.
As the death toll climbed in Genoa, officials moved quickly to investigate how a highway bridge that had stood for five decades suddenly gave out, turning a major transportation artery into an earthquake-like scene of destruction.