The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the matter.
The transition team has asked department officials to identify which employees have worked on forging an international climate pact, raising concerns that Trump may be singling out people who helped implement certain policies under President Obama.
While the experiences of three ex-generals dominating the president-elect’s national security team could lead them to urge caution about the use of force, former colleagues and experts said they are also more likely to see malign intent or view the world as a struggle between good and evil.
Live sports often compels viewers to stick with cable, but as more consumers cut the cord, what is happening at ESPN could affect channels up and down the lineup. For Disney, one of the most powerful media companies, the problems at its sports network risk dampening its other successes.
An effort to address the centuries-old attitudes that still result in widespread oppression and violence against women in India seemed promising in one village. That is, until an unexpected death by poison that pitted family member against family member threatened to reverse the hard-won gains.
The Senate voted 63 to 36 to approve the measure less than an hour before the midnight deadline. Democrats had threatened a standoff over health-care benefits for retired miners and the use of U.S. steel in infrastructure projects.
Washington has become the first U.S. state to sue the company over pervasive pollution from the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around the globe for decades.
Portman, widely considered a shoo-in for an Oscar nomination for best actress in “Jackie,” describes the first lady’s voice as not one way of speaking but many, which ties into the film’s theme of public image vs. private persona.