Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) came under fire after revelations he helped steer legislation making it harder to act against giant drug companies. On Monday, President Trump declined to express confidence in his pick to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
The militant group’s defeat in Raqqa, which it captured in 2014, would be a crushing blow to its once-sprawling caliphate. The city in eastern Syria was a potent symbol of the group’s plans to govern swathes of territory — and of the brutal way in which it ruled.
The massive $500 million facility, welcoming visitors starting Nov. 17, is backed by the conservative Christian family that owns Hobby Lobby. It’s heavy on technology, and visitors are not encouraged to take the Bible literally.