For the president and his allies in Congress, the next few days could be critical: Democratic leaders hope they can finally broker a truce to end the public feuding between the party’s ambitious liberals and spending-weary moderates.
Prosecutors had sought a life sentence for Paul Rusesabagina, whose heroism during the 1994 Rwandan genocide inspired the Hollywood movie. His trial was widely condemned as flawed by international observers.
Lobbyists from industry associations and unions, as well as some private anti-vaccine individuals, are lining up to take meetings with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is in the process of finalizing the rule that will apply to some 80 million workers.
The bipartisan commission nearly gave up on drawing a congressional map on Wednesday after coming to blunt terms with reality: Partisanship is the motivating factor — even on a board created expressly to avoid it.
Over the past two decades, NFL teams scored a little more than 13 percent of the time when getting the ball with less than two minutes left in a one-score game. This season, offenses have scored on almost 30 percent of such drives.