Lawmakers dived into deliberations about how to change the nation’s health-care law, pivoting from one measure to another — including a failed vote on the bill GOP leaders spent weeks crafting — to try to find consensus. More votes will follow, and senators from both parties outlined some plans likely up for consideration.
Youngstown, Ohio, suffered closures of steel mills in the 1970s and ’80s that laid off thousands, tanked the local economy and led to a mass exodus of residents. But the region has evolved significantly since then, and few say they expect Trump to revive the steel industry here as he has promised.
The president’s speech prompted a backlash from many current and former Scouts and their families, who said Trump’s remarks were inappropriate and undermined efforts to diversify and modernize the century-old organization.
Just 9 percent of the nation’s poorest young people earn a four-year degree by 24, and Johnathon Carrington feared that D.C. public schools hadn’t prepared him for Georgetown University. But after four years of academic challenges and struggling to find his place on a mostly white campus, he made it.
A U.S. patrol boat fired two bursts of machine-gun fire at an Iranian military ship as it made an alarmingly fast and close approach in the Persian Gulf, marking the latest aggressive encounter between the two adversaries.
The U.S. projection closely mirrors revised predictions by South Korea, which also have watched with growing alarm as North Korea has appeared to master key technologies needed to loft a warhead toward targets thousands of miles away.