In a letter, Pope Francis said the Catholic Church has not dealt properly with “crimes” against children and needs to prevent sexual abuses from being “covered up and perpetuated.” The letter came after a Pennsylvania grand jury report detailed alleged abuses by more than 300 priests against 1,000 children over decades.
Former CIA director John O. Brennan voiced his eagerness to challenge the president on the same day that national security adviser John Bolton floated the idea of reviewing all security clearances inside and outside the government.
Pickers work at Lindy’s Seafood on Hoopers Island. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Pickers work at Lindy’s Seafood on Hoopers Island. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Business owners on the Eastern Shore say they’ve raised wages and tried recruiting, but about a third of crab-picking jobs remain unfilled as few Americans have responded to openings and Mexican laborers are stranded at home without permission to come here to work.
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Facing fierce political head winds, the House majority leader and other top Republicans are scrambling to save the GOP majority — and their own leadership prospects.
As Turkey’s economy reels from American sanctions, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has focused domestic anger against the United States and shifted attention away from the economic problems that his government has failed to address.
Analysts said the plan failed to address the fundamental problems causing the nation's hyperinflation. Some store owners in Caracas wondered if it was even worth opening up this week.
Many questions remain about the woman’s ordeal, including how she fell off the ship she had been on, what happened in the moments just before or how she was able to survive for almost half a day.
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The former president’s summer reading list is a model of diverse voices and concerns and a reminder of how incurious and aliterate the Oval Office has become.
Recent announcements certainly suggest that might be the case.
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