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.
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.
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.
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.