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.
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.
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.
Deonte Carraway, 23, admitted that he recorded students whom he instructed to perform sex acts at a Glenarden elementary school. He faces 60 to 100 years in prison and is scheduled for sentencing today.
Locked out of power in Washington, progressive leaders, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, are organizing at a level where they are confident they can win: local government in states such as Mississippi and Alabama.
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.