Facing questions from multiple investigations about the interactions he had in 2016 with people tied to Russia, President Trump’s oldest son has taken an increasingly caustic tone, mocking critics and using his growing public profile to serve as an ardent defender of Trumpism.
Funding for CHIP, which provides care for nearly 9 million low-income kids and 370,000 pregnant women nationwide, will run out in some states by the end of December, and others will exhaust resources early next year. While some expect lawmakers to act, “you can’t say ‘probably’ everything is going to be all right,” a Virginia health official said.
For only the second time in the last century, the number of farmers under 35 years old is increasing as a movement of highly educated, ex-urban, first-time farmers takes root. More likely to grow organically and get involved in their local food systems, this new generation could help preserve the place of midsize farms in the rural landscape.
The president took a holiday victory lap on Twitter, in his messages to troops stationed abroad and in his visit to a Florida Coast Guard Station. But Trump’s critics were quick to note that he made no acknowledgement of any shortcomings, including the GOP’s inability to follow through on their promises to voters.
For the first time, more Americans will do their holiday shopping online instead of in stores. But even the big-box stores that do open on Thanksgiving Day are toning down the hoopla as the shift in how people shop presents new problems for retailers.
Florida labor attorney Gene Gibbons has helped more than 22 officers win back their jobs in the past eight years by capitalizing on the mistakes in a department’s case, no matter how severe the alleged misconduct.
Burma’s de facto leader is isolated, and officials and party leaders close to her not only deny the magnitude of the crisis but that the atrocities took place at all, complicating the task of repatriating hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya.