The president’s remarks came amid widespread reaction to a report that found Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) was the chief advocate for a measure that hobbled the Drug Enforcement Administration. Trump also promised a “major announcement” about plans to tackle opioid addiction.
The president had been criticized for not commenting on service members killed in action when he suggested that calls are particularly difficult, saying that his predecessor avoided them as a result. He quickly backtracked from his claim but is there evidence that Barack Obama called families of soldiers who died in combat?
The massive $500 million facility, welcoming visitors starting Nov. 17, is backed by the conservative Christian family that owns Hobby Lobby. It’s heavy on technology, and visitors are not encouraged to take the Bible literally.
Touting the deal’s U.S. job-creation potential, Bombardier announced that Airbus will acquire a majority stake in its C-series aircraft, weeks after the U.S. Commerce Department moved to impose a tariff on Canadian-made jetliners.
Oh Suk Kwon was targeted in 2011, along with other Maryland small-business owners, for making suspicious bank deposits. The government found no evidence of criminal activity. The others got their seized assets back. He didn’t.
A skirmish with roots in the Civil War is being waged over a small plaque honoring Confederate soldiers and hung in 1986 at the entrance of the Jefferson County Courthouse near the steps upon which slaves were once bought and sold.
Celebrities such as Alyssa Milano first helped to amplify the hashtag over the weekend. While some women cheered the conversation about sexual assault, others found the #MeToo discussion feeling all too familiar.
Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was known for her reporting on governmental corruption, was driving away from her home when her rental car exploded, according to local media reports. Photos showed the car’s mangled shell dozens of yards from the blast site.
The battles could be a prelude to greater violence — a situation that would force the United States to make some awkward choices about whom it should back, and Iran will profit if Washington chooses sides.
Chinese officials said in 2016 that they had lost control of the lab, much of which is expected to burn up during its reentry. But an astrophysicist told the Guardian that pieces weighing up to 220 pounds could reach the Earth's surface.