Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics Conflict – U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics ConflictU.S. News & World ReportThe Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deals, including one involving arms sales to foreign governments, with a businessman who was a key source.Wall Street Journal […]

History Lesson: How the Democrats pushed Obamacare through the Senate – Washington Post

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Washington Post History Lesson: How the Democrats pushed Obamacare through the SenateWashington Post“Twenty-five days of consecutive session on a bill that was partisan in the sense that Republicans were angry with it, but we still had the courage of our convictions to have a debate on the floor.” — Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer […]

Oversight Dems demand to know why Kushner still has a security clearance – The Hill

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The Hill Oversight Dems demand to know why Kushner still has a security clearanceThe HillDemocrats on the House Oversight Committee are demanding answers from the White House as to why senior adviser Jared Kushner still has a security clearance despite reports that he failed to disclose meetings with Russian officials while he was seeking …House Dems […]

Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty – CNN

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CNN Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guiltyCNN(CNN) Dominique Heaggan-Brown, the former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith during an August 2016 foot chase, was found not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide on Wednesday. Members of Smith's family could be heard crying in …Family urges calm after Milwaukee ex-cop's acquittalABC NewsA […]

The valedictorian kicked off stage for an unapproved speech got to finish it — on Jimmy Kimmel – Washington Post

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Washington Post The valedictorian kicked off stage for an unapproved speech got to finish it — on Jimmy KimmelWashington PostA Pennsylvania high school principal's decision to switch the mic off on a valedictorian's unapproved speech has, surely, by now, earned a place in the annals of disciplinary decisions that backfired terribly. Peter Butera's classmates at […]

Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy – Washington Post

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Washington Post Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm CindyWashington PostNEW ORLEANS — From the Florida panhandle to eastern Texas, residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast kept an eye on slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, which the National Weather Service said posed a threat of “life-threatening …Tropical Storm Cindy Tracking Through Gulf of […]

Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings – Washington Post

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Washington Post Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefingsWashington PostWASHINGTON — Out: White House press briefings and presidential interviews. In: tweet-storms and political rallies. President Donald Trump has swapped traditional forms of White House transparency for direct but one-way communication through Twitter …'I'm Right Here!' Sean Spicer Says While Toiling to Find SuccessorNew York TimesThe […]

Michael Brown's parents settle wrongful death lawsuit against Ferguson – Washington Post

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Washington Post Michael Brown's parents settle wrongful death lawsuit against FergusonWashington PostThe parents of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teen fatally shot by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer, settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the city Tuesday, closing the civil case over a killing that stoked nationwide debate about African American …Michael Brown's Parents Settle Wrongful […]

The Latest: Cindy could bring life-threatening flash floods – Miami Herald

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Miami Herald The Latest: Cindy could bring life-threatening flash floodsMiami HeraldThe Latest on tropical weather (all times local):. 4:30 p.m.. Tropical Storm Cindy is meandering over the central Gulf of Mexico, and forecasters warn its dumping heavy rains that could produce life-threatening flash floods. The National Hurricane …Tropical Storm Cindy: Weather Advisories Issued Earlier to […]

Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist – Washington Post

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Washington Post Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes existWashington PostWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement in the coming days on whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, potentially bringing to an end one of the central …Spicer on shakeup rumors: 'I'm […]

New border adjustment tax would amount to a $5 trillion tax hike on consumers – The Hill (blog)

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The Hill (blog) New border adjustment tax would amount to a $5 trillion tax hike on consumersThe Hill (blog)Any American who pays taxes can agree: our tax system is broken and in dire need of repair. While many pro-growth tax reform proposals exist, some Republican leaders, like House Speaker Paul Ryan · Paul RyanOvernight Finance: […]

This explains why there are so few Republican women in Congress – Washington Post

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Washington Post This explains why there are so few Republican women in CongressWashington PostThe all-male group of Republican senators working to craft a compromise health-care bill has created a public relations problem for the GOP. With no women among the 13 lawmakers chosen by the leadership, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) …Senate Democrats Try to […]

Dangerous Heat to Blanket Southwest US – NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.com Dangerous Heat to Blanket Southwest USNBCNews.comDangerously hot temperatures were again forecast for California and the desert Southwest on Tuesday, where records could fall in a heat wave that the National Weather Service described as "extreme even by desert standards." Excessive heat warnings …How hot is it in the West? Let us count the waysCNNThe Latest: […]

Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government – Washington Post

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Washington Post Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing governmentWashington PostWASHINGTON — The White House on Monday urged technology CEOs to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government. “Our goal is to lead a sweeping transformation of the federal government's technology that will deliver …Tech Titans Make Pilgrimage to White House to […]