President Trump began the day tweeting he might veto the package but signed the bill in the afternoon, saying he was swayed by the gains for the military. The five hours of confusion highlighted his desire to continue to be seen as an outsider.
A fisherman and his wife wanted a better education for their teenage son and young daughter, so they fled the country. Now, the father has learned to drive, the mother washes clothes in a washing machine, and the children use the Internet and play cellphone games. But the defectors were also discovering how expensive life in the South can be.
Like President Trump, the newly named national security adviser has traded insults with North Korean leaders, earning the label the “envoy of evil” and “rude human scum” from Kim Jong Il. But with a decades-long career, Bolton differs with the president on the knowledge he brings to his job.
Although school gunfire remains extremely rare, it has spread fear across the country and led to lockdowns and active-shooter drills that have changed the way kids grow up. In a year-long analysis, The Post examines the widespread damage done by this uniquely American crisis.
The event presents an opportunity for the D.C. mayor to build her image with the country while shoring up support at home after facing some bruising scandals. But staking out a higher national profile is not without risk for her.
A Loudoun County jury convicted Tony Dane, 57, of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Erin Kaplan, who was driving to the grocery store with her children and mother. The prosecutor called Dane's converted school bus “a 22,000-pound pile of junk on the road.”
Recorded phone conversations and text messages sent to Leigh Corfman’s attorney, Eddie Sexton, show how far some of Moore’s most fervent supporters were willing to go to salvage the campaign in Alabama.
Police confirmed they had been found, with no signs of traumatic injury, in the condominium where they were staying in Tulum, a popular destination for those looking to explore Mayan ruins or snorkel in limestone sinkholes.
“Every classroom has been equipped with a five-gallon bucket of river stone,” the superintendent said. “If an armed intruder attempts to gain entrance into any of our classrooms, they will face a classroom full students armed with rocks.”