Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker worked for the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust for three years. The group became a lucrative steppingstone in a swift rise to the nation’s top law enforcement job.
President Trump issued a statement that defended Saudi Arabia, questioned the CIA’s conclusion that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and effectively declared the issue closed — as far as he was concerned.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a broad alert in response to a new outbreak of illnesses caused by a particularly dangerous type of E. coli.
Verona, Italy, above, is a worthy alternative to Venice, below. (Alamy Stock Photo and AP)
Verona, Italy, above, is a worthy alternative to Venice, below. (Alamy Stock Photo and AP)
Choquequirao in Peru, above, is a worthy alternative to Peru’s Machu Picchu, below. (Alamy Stock Photo and Getty Images)
Choquequirao in Peru, above, is a worthy alternative to Peru’s Machu Picchu, below. (Alamy Stock Photo and Getty Images)
Seville, Spain, above, is a worthy alternative to Barcelona, below. (AFP/Getty Images and Reuters)
Seville, Spain, above, is a worthy alternative to Barcelona, below. (AFP/Getty Images and Reuters)
Mount Ouanoukrim in Morocco, above, is a worthy alternative to Mount Everest, below. (Alamy Stock Photo and AFP/Getty Images)
Mount Ouanoukrim in Morocco, above, is a worthy alternative to Mount Everest, below. (Alamy Stock Photo and AFP/Getty Images)
To help beleaguered destinations, we highlighted 10 spots buckling under the weight of too many feet and provided alternatives that are similar in all but one category: They could use more — not fewer — tourists.
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said Congress needs to know if Trump, her husband, Jared Kushner, and other officials complied with federal record laws.
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A federal judge issued a nationwide restraining order barring enforcement of a policy that President Trump billed as an attempt to halt the flow of asylum-seeking families across the border.
"Hospitals are supposed to be places of healing, not death,” Eugene Gu, a surgeon and scientist, tweeted late Monday, following a deadly shooting at a hospital in Chicago.
Temperatures are set to plunge about 20 to 30 degrees below normal, to the lowest levels seen on the holiday in over a century.
A draft of the plan would direct the Treasury Department to spend up to $3 billion annually to subsidize payments for retirees from certain underfunded pensions.
Just two organizations that previously held high-dollar banquets at the resort in Palm Beach, Fla., returned this winter, a Washington Post analysis shows.
The former president said he was “not going to wade into House Democratic caucus politics” but proceeded to deliver what amounted to an unqualified endorsement.
Already serving life sentences for 3 brutal murders, Samuel Little says he's killed 90 women over four decades. If the those numbers prove true, the serial killer’s run would be historic. Since Little’s confession, he has already been linked to 30 unsolved crimes.
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