The USS John S. McCain was damaged during an incident with an oil tanker more than three times its size. Rescue efforts were underway to find the crew missing from the collision. The incident comes two months after seven sailors died when another destroyer in the 7th Fleet, the USS Fitzgerald, was struck by a container ship south of Japan.
A two-week campaign through Rust Belt states will ask why the administration hasn’t done more and why it is undoing Obama-era regulations labor groups support, as union leaders increasingly suspect that the White House will squander economic gains by ignoring actions that could increase wages.
The president will address the nation on Monday night to share details of a review of U.S. policy in Afghanistan, where troops have been on the ground fighting the Taliban and al-Qaeda for more than 15 years.
Joe Thomas, 93, admires the monument that was moved from Louisville to Brandenburg.
Joe Thomas, 93, admires the monument that was moved from Louisville to Brandenburg.
Historian Gerry Fischer decided to find a safe haven for the monument.
Historian Gerry Fischer decided to find a safe haven for the monument.
The monument, built in 1895, is adorned with three Confederate soldiers armed with ramrods, rifles and swords.
The monument, built in 1895, is adorned with three Confederate soldiers armed with ramrods, rifles and swords.
Mildred Brown, 89, says the monument is a symbol of dark times and having it in Brandenburg is a mistake.
Mildred Brown, 89, says the monument is a symbol of dark times and having it in Brandenburg is a mistake.
Emma Mills, 11, and her dog play at the base of the Confederate monument.
Emma Mills, 11, and her dog play at the base of the Confederate monument.
In tiny Brandenburg, a monument added nine months ago has taken on new meaning: symbolizing not just a 152-year-old war but a stand in a present-day culture war over Confederate symbols.
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Jerry Lewis
1926–2017
Few performers have been so beloved and so derided as Jerry Lewis, who ammassed devoted fans and stunningly hostile reviews from critics. He was also an accomplished humanitarian, with his annual muscular dystrophy telethons raising almost $1.5 billion by the late 2000s.
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Many students will arrive at public school schools today celebrating fresh renovations thanks to a long-running modernization plan, including some makeovers that proved controversial because of their expense.
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Despite patches of clouds — and the possibility of a late storm — the region will have windows of opportunity to see the partial solar eclipse. Highs will be in the mid-80s to low 90s.
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
George Lincoln Rockwell, the founder of the American Nazi Party, coined the phrase "white power" before he was shot by a disaffected follower 50 years ago in Arlington.
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Rosemary Reed Miller
1939–2017
Toast and Strawberries, which operated from 1966 to 2005, was more than just a clothing and home accessories store; it also hosted events for the community. Miller died earlier this month at 78.
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The money has helped boost Trump’s company at a time when business is falling off at some core properties.
PerspectIve
The comedian and activist was a raconteur of the civil rights movement, an interpreter of modern-day American politics and a one-time presidential candidate.
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Daenerys and Jon grow closer, Sansa and Arya drift apart and a massive battle contains surprising casualties north of the Wall.
Decades ago, a housing complex was built on the former site of an Indiana lead factory. Eight years ago, it was named a Superfund site. One year ago, everyone was ordered to leave — but some residents were still stuck there months later.
It was a journey of only 50 miles, but for most of the group of about 100 children, it was their first trip outside of the blockaded Gaza Strip — and for many, their first time seeing an Israeli.
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