President Trump warned that the world faces “great peril” from gathering threats posed by rogue regimes with powerful weapons. The president's address was highly anticipated around the world after he had criticized the organization during his campaign as being bloated and ineffective.
After ravaging the island of Dominica, the storm churned toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with the potential to bring destructive winds, coastal inundation from surging ocean waters and a tremendous amount of rainfall.
Quinnipiac University said 51 percent of voters supported or were leaning toward Democrat Ralph Northam compared to 41 percent for Republican Ed Gillespie. But several other polls this week showed a much tighter contest.
After the Census Bureau reported an increase in poverty in the District, those who work to end hunger here want to shed light on a grim reality: 1 in 7 D.C. households have trouble getting the food necessary to lead a healthy life.
Lawyer Michael Cohen had planned to deny playing any role in Russia’s efforts during the 2016 election during a closed-door session Tuesday. But investigators abruptly canceled the session after about an hour.
Among the proposals are keeping the top tax rate for individuals at 39.6 percent, scrapping an earlier proposal that would have cut the rate to 35 percent, three people briefed on the discussions said. White House negotiators are also considering giving up on a push to repeal the estate tax.