Attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, said they feared that the United States was undermining its own economy, and the rest of the world’s, via a trade war and the longest partial shutdown in U.S. history.
Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the country to praise the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and make direct appeals to black voters who will play a major role in deciding on a nominee. Meanwhile, President Trump and Vice President Pence briefly visited the King memorial in D.C.
Twenty-three private colleges have reduced tuition since 2016. Some need to bolster recruiting. Others want to escape a pricing formula that assumes prospective students view high tuition as a mark of educational quality.
An incident at the Lincoln Memorial that involved indigenous rights activists, Catholic schoolboys and Hebrew Israelites seemed to capture the worst of America at a moment of extreme political polarization.
The number of the marine predators being killed is unclear, experts say, because so many of them are caught illegally by thousands of large and small fishing vessels whose operators are eager to sell shark fins to the Asian market.