California’s attorney general said he was working with officials from at least six other states and would be filing a lawsuit “imminently.” Some critics have seized on recent comments by President Trump as proof that he did not need to declare an emergency. “I could do the wall over a longer period of time,” he said last week.
The bombing last week that killed 40 paramilitary officers — the deadliest attack in decades in the strife-torn Himalayan region — could mark a turning point in Kashmir, where an insurgency against Indian rule has waxed and waned since 1989.
Fatiha, who has been pushing the Belgian government to repatriate relatives, bought costumes and fairy wings for her granddaughters in anticipation of their return. (Virginie Nguyen Hoang for The Post)
In her kitchen in Ranst, Belgium, Fatiha has assembled colorful plastic plates, cups and utensils for the children. (Virginie Nguyen Hoang for The Post)
“Grandma, do you still have my Spider-Man pajamas?” one grandson asked Fatiha. (Virginie Nguyen Hoang for The Post)
Fatiha hopes her grandchildren will be able to play in her backyard this summer. (Virginie Nguyen Hoang for The Post)
Fatiha looks at pictures from the wedding of her son, who was later killed in Syria, and her daughter-in-law, who remains there. (Virginie Nguyen Hoang for The Post)
Hundreds of babies were born to European citizens who went to fight for the militant group. Now that the caliphate has collapsed, and the planned U.S. withdrawal from Syria has compounded regional instability, grandparents across Europe are pushing to save children who in some cases they have seen only in photos, looking up at them from the dusty desert floor.
The Kinneys married in Washington, D.C., in 1874. Then, they were arrested back home in Virginia for violating the state’s laws. They fought the ruling in higher and higher courts, but never won the right to stay married in their home state.