The president’s pitch Thursday was part of a pivot away from the first chapter of his presidency, in which Washington and his administration were consumed by emergency funding measures to combat the pandemic.
Authorities in Del Rio, Tex., say more than 8,000 people have arrived at an impromptu camp, and they are expecting thousands more in the coming days — numbers that are overwhelming Customs and Border Protection capacity.
The viciousness of Katherine Janness’s killing, combined with where it happened, has shaken residents. The city’s crime rate is dominating the political debate in Georgia, a state expected to be key in the 2022 midterms.
Boris Vishnevsky, of the opposition Yabloko party, shows a phone app in St. Petersburg on Sept. 7 with his image, right, and two look-alikes and namesakes who apparently are on the ballot to divert votes from him. (Anton Vaganov/Reuters)
Alex Murdaugh, a prominent attorney, is accused of hiring a hit man to shoot him dead so his son could collect a $10 million life insurance payout, according to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.