The Republican-proposed budget, which now moves to the House, is projected to expand the deficit by $1.5 trillion over 10 years. Its passage will let the GOP use a procedural maneuver to pass a tax bill in the Senate with just 50 or more votes, removing the need for Democratic support.
The decision by two ex-presidents to speak against the current one’s political approach and leadership style has no precedent in modern politics, historians said.
At an emotional appearance before reporters, White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly described the trauma of losing service members. The retired general also blasted a Democratic congresswoman for publicizing her account of President Trump’s call with the widow of one of the four soldiers killed in Niger.
Rohingya Muslim refugees listen for their names before collecting food at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (AFP/Getty Images)
Rohingya Muslim refugees listen for their names before collecting food at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (AFP/Getty Images)
Aung Sang Suu Kyi became Burma’s de facto leader in 2016. (Reuters)
Aung Sang Suu Kyi became Burma’s de facto leader in 2016. (Reuters)
Refugees wait in a rice field to be let through after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh. (Reuters)
Refugees wait in a rice field to be let through after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh. (Reuters)
Abdusalam stands outside the entrance to his house in the Kutupalong refugee camp. (Max Bearak/The Washington Post)
Abdusalam stands outside the entrance to his house in the Kutupalong refugee camp. (Max Bearak/The Washington Post)
A woman collapses after arriving in Bangladesh on a wooden boat from Burma. (Reuters)
A woman collapses after arriving in Bangladesh on a wooden boat from Burma. (Reuters)
Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is Burma’s de facto leader, but she has said nothing to quell violence against the Rohingya. Hundreds of thousands of the stateless people have sought refuge in Bangladesh, many of them wondering if they were wrong to have hoped.
Mike Pompeo misrepresented a January report released by U.S. intelligence agencies that reached no conclusions about whether Moscow’s efforts altered the outcome of the 2016 election.
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Musk says the pod-and-tube “Hyperloop” transportation system, planned to extend to New York, will ultimately be able to make the trip between Washington and New York in 29 minutes. The digging for the tunnel will start near Fort Meade, in Anne Arundel County.
The former president appealed to a raucous crowd of thousands despondent over the presidency of Donald Trump, seeking to channel their frustrations into electing Democrat Ralph Northam in Virginia’s high-stakes gubernatorial election that is just three weeks away.
Nicolle Uria is a three-sport athlete, newspaper editor and club president. But unless a deal is made on DACA, her dreams for college and her future may go unfulfilled.
The clog — consisting of congealed grease, flushable wipes and other unsavory stuff — was estimated to have cost as much as $60,000 to remove, requiring water jets, a scraper and a vacuum truck.
The former Washington sportscaster — and now former ESPN host — said Hill's suspension was “like a kick to the stomach,” pushing her to break with her usually cautious approach to expressing opinions on social media.
A new 17-story flagship hotel, slated to open in the spring, is part of an effort to help the casino reclaim the lead in the state’s crowded gambling market.
One of five people killed Wednesday in an attack allegedly carried out by a fellow employee had told his boss about abusive behavior by the co-worker long before the shooting, but no action was taken, according to the victim’s brother.
An annual meeting that Democrats hoped would close the door on the bitter 2016 primary produced yet another activists-vs.-establishment fight.
“I would just ask you not to question the actions of the troops who were caught in the firefight,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said amid questions about why it took two days after the ambush to recover the remains of Sgt. La David Johnson.
The two-year project, which relied on data from researchers in more than 130 countries, found that pollution kills three times more people each year than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
The London Metropolitan Police has also received three reports from women accusing the disgraced movie mogul of sexual assault.
Emory University has acquired and released excerpts from a collection of letters written by Barack Obama to his college girlfriend that portray a literary thinker and budding wordsmith who wrestled regularly with his identity.
The black Lab seemed to know she wasn’t living her best life. The agency, to its credit, honored her wish to be true to herself.
Richard Spencer, whose visit drew intense security preparations, was mostly drowned out by shouting and boos as he delivered his first public speech on a college campus since he led torch-bearing followers through the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
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