Sarah Huckabee Sanders sparred with a CBS correspondent at Friday's news briefing over John Kelly’s criticism of Rep. Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) for listening in on President Trump’s call with a Gold Star widow and for her role in a 2015 dedication ceremony for a federal building that was named for two slain FBI agents.
The military’s counterterrorism strategy will focus more on Africa, put decision-making authority in the hands of commanders in the field, and expand the ability to use lethal force against suspected terrorists, Defense Secretary James Mattis told two senior members of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Carmen Yulín Cruz has publicly sparred with Washington and referred to President Trump as “miscommunicator in chief.” A month after a hurricane turned lives upside down on the U.S. territory, she remains blunt but focused on recovery efforts.
A D.C. appeals court set an Oct. 31 deadline for authorities to find a sponsor so that the government does not have to facilitate the procedure. But lawyers for the girl said it would be hard to find a government-approved sponsor to take custody of the teen, who is in a detention facility for undocumented minors who crossed into the United States illegally.
The president is considering two fierce critics of current Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Both candidates have spent years attacking the Fed's approach to keeping interest rates low in hopes of stimulating the economy.
The design for the structure at 2215 Constitution Ave. was meant for an Abraham Lincoln memorial in Kentucky. It wound up on the Mall to house a trade association for drug companies, on land once owned by a man nicknamed “the Quinine King.”
The mountain visibly shifted during a September nuclear test, an enormous detonation that was recorded as a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in North Korea’s northeast. Since then, the area, which is not known for natural seismic activity, has had three more quakes.