Trump Hints Pentagon Chief Mattis May Be Planning to Quit

Trump Hints Pentagon Chief Mattis May Be Planning to Quit

Trump Hints Pentagon Chief Mattis May Be Planning to Quit  Bloomberg President Trump says he is unsure if Defense Secretary Mattis will depart  Reuters Trump: Jim Mattis ‘sort of a Democrat’ and could quit as defense secretary soon  The Guardian Full coverage Source link

Unease sweeping the halls of Harvard on eve of race-based admissions suit

Unease sweeping the halls of Harvard on eve of race-based admissions suit

As Harvard University prepares to defend its selective, highly secretive admissions process in a Boston courtroom Monday, outside groups are marshaling their forces, with protesters descending on the city, and a rally planned outside the university’s iron gates. The high-stakes case accusing Harvard of discriminating against Asian-American applicants has reopened a sharp national debate over […]

Far From the Shattered Coast, Hurricane Michael Packed an Unexpected Punch

Far From the Shattered Coast, Hurricane Michael Packed an Unexpected Punch

MARIANNA, Fla. — After carving a path of despair along the coast of Florida’s Panhandle, Hurricane Michael drubbed the state’s inland rural communities. The storm struck them with such unexpected brutal force that it left residents and officials stunned — and facing a daunting recovery. That a ferocious storm could blast north from the Gulf […]

Twenty Years After His Brutal Murder, Matthew Shepard Will Be Buried at the Washington National Cathedral

Twenty Years After His Brutal Murder, Matthew Shepard Will Be Buried at the Washington National Cathedral

The kidnapping and brutal murder of Matthew Shepard in October 1998 served as a wakeup call for many Americans about the hate crimes being perpetuated against the gay community. Even at Shepard’s funeral service, there was no respite from the homophobic climate, as protestors arrived brandishing anti-gay signs. Fearing that their son’s grave would become […]

'I love him to death': Michelle Obama says George W. Bush is her 'partner in crime' at official functions

'I love him to death': Michelle Obama says George W. Bush is her 'partner in crime' at official functions

Eliza Relman, provided by Published 10:36 am PDT, Thursday, October 11, 2018 A warm embrace from Michelle Obama went a long way toward helping George W. Bush’s image. The friendship between the two “surprised everybody,” Bush told talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres. A warm embrace from Michelle Obama went a long way toward helping George W. Bush’s […]

Melania Trump's Most Controversial Fashion Choices

Melania Trump's Most Controversial Fashion Choices

One of Trump’s first headline-making sartorial choices was the pink blouse she wore to one of the presidential debates in October 2016. The debate came just days after the release of the Access Hollywood tape, which caught a 2005-era Donald Trump on a hot mic making disparaging comments about women to Billy Bush, saying, “When […]

One dead as Michael, now a Category 1 hurricane, churns across land

One dead as Michael, now a Category 1 hurricane, churns across land

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE One person was confirmed to have been killed as Hurricane Michael moved across Florida and Georgia on Wednesday night, hours after it made landfall as the strongest hurricane to hit the Florida Panhandle in recorded […]

With Bolton ascendant, Haley's departure sparks fears

With Bolton ascendant, Haley's departure sparks fears

John Hudson National security reporter focusing on the State Department and diplomacy. Missy Ryan Reporter covering the Pentagon, military issues and national security October 9 at 5:49 PM The surprise resignation of Nikki Haley as U.N. ambassador on Tuesday deprives President Trump’s “America First” philosophy of its most enthusiastic and articulate advocate. Less clear is […]

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