German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Trump last week, saying that Europe “must take our fate into our own hands.” While she did not mention the U.S. president, Merkel offered a clear repudiation of his leadership after he blasted NATO leaders and refused to commit to the Paris climate accord.
Eight out of 25 senior positions on the council are held by current or former military officers, and a recent disconnect between the White House and State Department over a change in strategy for Afghanistan illustrated the influence that they hold in the Trump administration.
Homeland Security chief John Kelly called reports that Jared Kushner sought a secret way to communicate with Moscow “a good thing,” but some former officials said such action could send a confusing message and be manipulated by a foreign power.
Stefanie Joho was 23 years old when doctors told her there was nothing more they could do to stop her colon cancer. Then she joined a research trial and became one of the first patients to benefit from a new immunotherapy drug that, for the first time, attacks a genetic feature in a tumor rather than the disease’s location in the body.
The rate of resignations during the school year for D.C. Public Schools is higher than many other urban school districts, according to data obtained by The Washington Post. The departures hit hardest in schools that already face numerous academic challenges, three of which lost between 20 percent and 28 percent of their teachers.
Voters will choose between Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, who touted his experience as ideal to help working families, and former congressman Tom Perriello, who urged a dramatic progressive platform, on June 13.
In a series of policy-related tweets Sunday night, the president contradicted his budget plan, which included cuts of at least $800 billion to Medicaid and cuts in future spending on a health-care program for low-income children.
It was the go-to label 40 years ago. Now a new designer, creative director Sharon Lombardo, must transform the look of the clothes, the shoes, the advertising, the logo, the attitude — everything — without alienating old fans. That challenge is complicated by an ironic fact: Unlike other flagging brands, Anne Klein never stopped making money.
In February 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised $6 million in donations, including $1 million from his own pocket, to charities along his campaign trail. Months later, he had donated far less than he pledged. Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold went in search of the missing money and found a bigger story than he ever expected.