Senate Republicans reached a tentative deal this week to allow for as much as $1.5 trillion in tax reductions over 10 years, and there is a growing willingness within the GOP to embrace controversial estimates of the economic growth it could create.
The U.N. ambassador vehemently rejected the idea that she would be a potential replacement for Rex Tillerson if the increasingly isolated State Department chief were to step aside, but her influence within the administration has emerged in surprising ways.
In this gilded age of Washington excess, Madame Giselle’s casual references to her private jet and to her collection of glitzy residences seemed entirely plausible to her neighbors. Then she proposed a special investment opportunity. That’s when things got messy.
Neighborhoods have become disaster zones on the 100-mile island, covered in detritus, despair and destruction at levels its 3.5 million residents have never seen. For wheelchair-bound Elizabeth Serrano Roldan and her 82-year-old mother, the storm left them with no way out and no one heeding their pleas for help.
Authorities have confirmed 25 dead — 19 children and six adults — at the school and suspect that no one else will be found in the wreckage as all of the students have been accounted for. The development could become an embarrassment for the Mexican government after the story of “Frida Sofia,” a 12-year-old girl reportedly trapped in the debris, turned into a media sensation.
Such a position came up in the context of next week’s Senate runoff race in Alabama. Over time, more Americans have viewed same-sex relationships as legally sound and perfectly acceptable, but Gallup polling found that, as of this May, 23 percent of Americans think they should be illegal.
Tests conducted on the brain of Hernandez, who committed suicide in April, showed Stage 3 or 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy. His daughter is suing the NFL and the New England Patriots for allegedly leading him to believe the sport was safe.