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The killings in 1965-66 played to anti-Communist attitudes, and U.S. diplomats mostly stayed silent while tallying the deaths, documents show.
The mother of Sgt. La David T. Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger, backed a Democratic lawmaker’s account of a phone call the president made to his widow.
“That is not what you say to a grieving widow,” congresswoman says of president’s comment that soldier “knew what he was signing up for.”
International delegates will gather next month to discuss implementing the Paris agreement, and American negotiators will be there even though the United States has said it will quit the pact.
Democrats are facing a test of their ability to inspire black voters, with elections in Virginia and Alabama hinging on black turnout.
The senator from Texas tweeted an image associated with the infamous serial killer, finally acknowledging a joking meme.
Survey results also reveal a deep ambivalence about changing gender roles.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is making his first appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee as the nation’s top law enforcement officer on Wednesday.
After voicing support, the president offered a different take on the plan, while its Republican architect predicted it would pass before the end of the year.
State regulators and insurers have found a way to funnel more federal money into the markets and protect consumers from big rate hikes.
The Bureau of Land Management plans to auction drilling rights on land close to the park’s visitor center. Conservation groups have objections.
At issue is whether the Trump Hotel in Washington violates a provision banning federal officials from accepting economic benefits from governments at home or abroad.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, cited as evidence contracts between the companies and the Iraqi government, leaked diplomatic cables, and the testimony of informants.
President Trump is testing the reluctance of his chief of staff, John F. Kelly, to discuss the death of his son Second Lt. Robert Kelly, who died in combat in 2010.
Some of the nation’s most prominent prosecutors, police chiefs and criminal justice overhaul advocates are expected to urge President Trump to change his policies on policing and criminality.
The administration is pushing a version of “trickle-down economics,” where corporate tax cuts deliver big pay raises for workers