The president's allies on Capitol Hill have described the dynamic between the White House and GOP lawmakers as a “disconnect” between Republicans who are finding it difficult to accept that he is the leader of the party that they have long controlled.
The debut of the president’s retooled communications team on the Sunday political talk shows was a rough one. At one point, one of Trump’s lawyers appeared to contradict his new top spokesman Anthony Scaramucci on whether the president has been discussing his power to issue pardons.
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Nine are dead among dozens of people whom authorities found packed into a sweltering tractor-trailer in a suspected immigrant smuggling operation. It is not known how long the victims, who were as young as 15, had been in the trailer. The truck’s driver was arrested and is expected to be charged.
The General Services Administration removed Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab from its list of approved vendors on July 11, but it offered no additional information to local and state government agencies from coast to coast about the risks of sticking with the company.
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Some new showers and storms are flaring up in the region and could continue intermittently through the pre-dawn hours. Downpours, lightning, and some gusty winds are possible in the more intense activity.
More than a year after President Obama’s transportation secretary appointed a trio of safety experts to Metro’s governing panel, two of them could be replaced as soon as Monday.
The man, who apparently lunged for his dropped cell phone and ended up trapped in his apartment building, was able to use the phone to call for help.
The beer garden has revised its plans, including moving two-thirds of the proposed 600-person capacity indoors, but many neighbors are unconvinced.
The federal government is withholding millions in grant funding from the jurisdictions until the commission is established.
Analysis
This is one way the 90-man roster could be pared down to the final 53 over the next month.
Washington's body count continues to grow and now includes the right-hander and Enny Romero, both hurt in the team's 6-2 victory over Arizona.
The case establishes that HIV may be controllable in some way other than a daily, lifelong regimen of antiretroviral drugs.
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The U.S. military pledged to “annihilate” the group’s contingent in that country by year’s end. But four months in, some sense that this may be an indefinite mission.
The nation is grappling with profound questions — as political as they are existential — following Sarah Halimi’s vicious slaying. The suspect is her neighbor, a Franco-Malian Muslim.
Discovery Channel's much-hyped ‘Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White’ special was missing one key ingredient.
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Season 7’s second episode, was satisfyingly overstuffed with everything you could want — scheming, fighting, threatening, killing, even graphic surgery.
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The 160-year-old magazine, which is profitable and adding staff as its longform stories go viral, has gotten very good at flipping conventional wisdom upside down.
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