Republican leaders have spent months cajoling President Trump in favor of a bipartisan plan that would fund the government and raise the limit on federal borrowing this fall, but their efforts have yet to produce a deal.
The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk conflict.
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And other advice from a debate coach for the record-setting six women who qualified for the Democratic primary debates.
An Arizona couple is suing the city and its police department for $10 million after a video captured officers drawing their weapons and threatening to shoot.
Masks and goggles are intended to protect against facial-recognition software and tear gas. (Philip Fong/Getty Images)
Masks and goggles are intended to protect against facial-recognition software and tear gas. (Philip Fong/Getty Images)
The last time Hong Kong saw pro-democracy protests, the leaders landed in jail. Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow.
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After becoming the only Republican in Congress to support President Trump’s impeachment, he is heading into a lonely reelection battle as Trump and his family are signaling their support for a primary challenger.
The gun rights group’s 2018 financial report reveals that the longtime political powerhouse spent faster than its revenue rose. Together, the NRA and five affiliated groups ended the year $10.8 million in the red.
The retailer said the outage, which brought checkout lines to a standstill, was “an internal technology issue" and was not caused by a data breach or security-related issue.
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Of course, President Trump thought his comparison was flattering. But it’s deeply problematic.
Landmark status for the Strand's 1902 building isn't an honor, said owner Nancy Bass Wyden: It's a burden that attacks what it claims to protect, adding regulatory and financial hurdles that will strain the store’s thin margins.
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Martinis? Fudge-filled peanut butter cookies? Poblano rings? Make your dad something that shows you know (and love) him.
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At a White House luncheon, actress Eartha Kitt would not let the president or the first lady avoid the issue of the Vietnam War. She paid a heavy price for her boldness.
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