The Republican-led Senate has installed 24 appellate court judges since January 2017 and is poised to confirm two more this week, a record for a president’s first two years.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrongly said that President Trump has created three times as many jobs for black workers as the Obama administration did. The White House Council of Economic Advisers took responsibility for the error.
Omarosa Manigault Newman’s controversial allegations in her new book, some of which are not verified, have rattled the president and thrust his aides into damage-control mode.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl in 2013. (Melina Mara/The Post)
Cardinal Donald Wuerl in 2013. (Melina Mara/The Post)
Cardinal Donald Wuerl spent 18 years as bishop of Pittsburgh. A grand jury investigation, which probed six dioceses’ histories dating back to 1947, depicts Wuerl’s actions there as mixed, at times stopping abusive priests from continuing in their ministries and at other times guiding them back into parishes.
Vermont’s Christine Hallquist is the first transgender major-party nominee for governor. (Video: Amber Ferguson/The Post; photo: AP)
Democrats continued their pattern of nominating glass ceiling breakers by selecting a transgender woman as their candidate for governor in Vermont, a black woman for a U.S. House seat in Connecticut and a Muslim woman for another congressional seat in Minnesota.
Also in Minnesota, Jeff Johnson is projected to have defeated Tim Pawlenty, a former governor who was critical of Donald Trump in 2016. The upset was a sign of the president’s rising control over the Republican electorate.
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Authorities said Salih Khater is a British citizen who was not known to police or counterterrorism units.
The decision is a common tactic by defense lawyers, who often prefer to attack the government’s case by grilling prosecution witnesses instead of offering their own.
Michelle Nicoll Gutierrez was questioned about health services she received on a previous visit, then was barred from the United States for five years.
Perspective
The school’s handling of the tragedy, from the time Jordan McNair suffered heatstroke at a practice in May to Tuesday’s news conference by university leaders to apologize for his death, has harmed the entire institution.
As the death toll climbed in Genoa, officials moved quickly to investigate how a highway bridge that had stood for five decades suddenly gave out, turning a major transportation artery into an earthquake-like scene of destruction.
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