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.
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.
A toxic, red algae bloom has left a trail of dead marine animals, fleeing tourists and abandoned beaches along 150 miles of southwestern Florida coastline, threatening to disrupt the state’s vital tourist season.
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.
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.