The president has fired or threatened nearly a dozen current and former officials connected to the investigation he labels a “rigged witch hunt.” This week he stripped former CIA director John Brennan of his security clearance and announced others were under review.
Lawmakers from both parties view the last-minute move as a back-door attempt by the administration to achieve cuts that it has sought, despite their objections, before Congress can do anything about it.
As two of the most prominent food critic jobs in America are up for grabs, editors are grappling with larger cultural, ethical and financial questions: What kinds of restaurants should be reviewed? Should the criticism be limited to the food on the plate, the decor, the service? Or should it look at broader societal issues, since Yelp and other sites are already packed with amateur reviews?
Jurors began deliberations Thursday in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who faces 18 counts of bank fraud and lying — and the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison. The jury will resume deliberations Friday.
The scarcity of the emergency medicines, which prevent people with serious allergies from going into anaphylactic shock, means families will have to go from pharmacy to pharmacy hoping to get lucky, or rely on expired doses.