The president’s remarks came amid widespread reaction to a report that found Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) was the chief advocate for a measure that hobbled the Drug Enforcement Administration. Trump also promised a “major announcement” about plans to tackle opioid addiction.
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The president had been criticized for not commenting on service members killed in action when he suggested that calls are particularly difficult, saying that his predecessor avoided them as a result. He quickly backtracked from his claim but is there evidence that Barack Obama called families of soldiers who died in combat?
Emboldened by the Trump administration, farmers are pushing for tough new protections — so tough that their demands threaten to wreck the negotiations.
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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.
Touting the deal’s U.S. job-creation potential, Bombardier announced that Airbus will acquire a majority stake in its C-series aircraft, weeks after the U.S. Commerce Department moved to impose a tariff on Canadian-made jetliners.
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Oh Suk Kwon was targeted in 2011, along with other Maryland small-business owners, for making suspicious bank deposits. The government found no evidence of criminal activity. The others got their seized assets back. He didn’t.
A skirmish with roots in the Civil War is being waged over a small plaque honoring Confederate soldiers and hung in 1986 at the entrance of the Jefferson County Courthouse near the steps upon which slaves were once bought and sold.
Mark Herring and John Adams occupy opposite ends of the political spectrum, and their ads reflect their partisan views as well as their different ideas about the office.
The debate featured four men seeking the Democratic nomination for county executive of Montgomery County, though the field of candidates is expected to grow before next June’s primary.
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Jackets will be the clothing accessory of the week, with temperatures taking a while to warm up in the mornings and cooling off quickly at night. Highs today will be in the mid-60s, and lows tonight will be in the mid-30s to mid-40s.
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The Nationals manager doesn’t have a contract for next season, and after another playoff disappointment, his return seems less inevitable.
In a thinly veiled critique of President Trump’s global stewardship, the senator used a notable award ceremony to condemn “people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems.”
Celebrities such as Alyssa Milano first helped to amplify the hashtag over the weekend. While some women cheered the conversation about sexual assault, others found the #MeToo discussion feeling all too familiar.
Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was known for her reporting on governmental corruption, was driving away from her home when her rental car exploded, according to local media reports. Photos showed the car’s mangled shell dozens of yards from the blast site.
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The battles could be a prelude to greater violence — a situation that would force the United States to make some awkward choices about whom it should back, and Iran will profit if Washington chooses sides.
The University of Florida rebuffed the white nationalist leader's first attempt to speak there but gave in after Spencer's supporters and a lawyer questioned that decision on First Amendment grounds.
James Matthew Bradley Jr. was arrested in July after police found a tractor-trailer near a Walmart in San Antonio loaded with 39 undocumented immigrants, eight of whom had already died in the trailer.
Chinese officials said in 2016 that they had lost control of the lab, much of which is expected to burn up during its reentry. But an astrophysicist told the Guardian that pieces weighing up to 220 pounds could reach the Earth's surface.
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