The new travel order continues restrictions on foreign nationals seeking visas from Iran, Somalia, Libya, Yemen and Syria, all Muslim-majority countries. But it also extends the restrictions to three new nations: Chad, North Korea and Venezuela.
Mark Zuckerberg eventually came to terms with what was a coordinated, foreign attack on the U.S. political system that exploited the social network he created. Washington Post interviews with those involved in the government’s investigation and company’s response provide the first details of how Facebook uncovered the Russian operation and searched for ways to limit the damage.
A new version of the Cassidy-Graham bill that will be released Monday would give Alaska 3 percent more funding between 2020 and 2026 and Maine a 43 percent increase during that time period, according to a summary of the revised legislation obtained by The Post.
In response to President Trump’s three-day crusade to “fire or suspend” players who kneel to protest police violence, athletes and team officials across the NFL demonstrated by locking arms on the sidelines — some taking a knee during the national anthem. Many owners issued statements defending the rights of players, and all Americans, to express themselves on matters they’re passionate about.
The president’s decision to wage a social media offensive this weekend against NFL players who protest racial injustice during the national anthem created an uncomfortable situation for NFL owners, a heavily white, wealthy group that includes several Trump friends and supporters.
The case involving Mark C. Yantsos appears to be the latest in which a Montgomery County school system employee was admonished for incidents of inappropriate behavior but stayed on the job and allegedly crossed the line again.
Four days after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico, leaving the entire island in a communications and power blackout, some regions outside of San Juan remained completely disconnected from the rest of the island — and the world.
An insidious problem is developing in dozens of states where legislatures are considering — and sometimes approving — new laws that in some cases would bar the sort of protests that transformed the nation.
Police said the 25-year-old suspect killed a woman before he was confronted and subdued by a church usher who retrieved his own weapon from his car. Six people wounded in the attack ranged in age from 60 to 83, police said.
The groundswell of support for the far right upended any notion that Europe’s largest economy and most important geopolitical player is immune to the populist currents roiling other democracies across the West.
Top White House negotiators and key Republicans have agreed on the target of lowering the corporate tax rate to 20 percent and the top individual rate to 35 percent, but, based on his comments Sunday, President Trump has not.