On the impeachment trial’s second day, House lawmakers charged that President Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine into political investigations were what the nation’s founders sought to guard against. But many Senate Republicans remained unmoved.
Hundreds of scientists across the federal government have been forced out, sidelined or muted since President Trump took office. The exodus has been fueled broadly by administration policies that have diminished the role of science as well as more specific steps, such as moving agencies away from the nation’s capital.
Hundreds of regional radio hosts have been showered with attention from administration officials and surrogates for President Trump. While local media has long been part of national politics, Trump campaign officials have made it a central part of their strategy.
Decades ago, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan prompted thousands of people to flee to neighboring Iran. Now, many of them are again seeking a new home, this time in Turkey, to escape the dire economic conditions fostered by President Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign.
The State Department will no longer issue temporary visitor visas to women hoping to travel to the United States to have a child, White House officials said. The B-1/B-2 visas provide for temporary travel to the United States for tourism, business or medical care.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he had not spoken to Queen Elizabeth about her grandson’s decision to put down roots in Canada. The absence of concrete information has fueled speculation and some concern.
Using a model of the mummy’s vocal tract, researchers have approximated the Egyptian priest’s voice. “It is the fulfillment of his belief” to have his voice heard in the afterlife, said the study’s author.