President Trump said Saudia Arabia was being judged “guilty until proven innocent” in connection with the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi earlier this month after the journalist entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made no public mention of Jamal Khashoggi’s case as he met Saudi leaders for what the White House said was a tough fact-finding mission.
U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos, right, extend gloved hands skyward during the 200-meter Olympics medal ceremony in Mexico City. (AP)
U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos, right, extend gloved hands skyward during the 200-meter Olympics medal ceremony in Mexico City. (AP)
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The Past, Rediscovered
On Oct. 16, 1968, American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City — a photo that still reverberates five decades later.
More than 120 confirmed or possible cases of a mysterious and rare condition have been documented so far this year, a top federal health official said Tuesday. Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs.
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A political appointee from another agency is an unusual choice for inspector general, a role that is traditionally nonpartisan. Suzanne Israel Tufts will oversee four ongoing investigations into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s conduct.
Speaking to an audience in Minnesota, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, for the first time, confronted the aftermath of a bitter battle over Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh.
Burns, the first writer from Northern Ireland to win the prestigious literary award, was honored for her dark, experimental novel about a bookish 18-year-old girl caught up in the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
In Bay County, where Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm, the sheriff said Tuesday that 12 hurricane-related deaths had been confirmed. That pushes the number of deaths linked to the storm to at least 28 people across four states.
It can make sense to root for the other team to score quickly in the waning minutes of a close, high-scoring game so your offense can get the last possession.
A years-long fight over how close oil and gas drilling can safely be to places where people live and work is coming to a head with an unprecedented November ballot measure.
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