In a pugilistic speech that took aim at North Korea and excoriated the Iran nuclear deal, Trump signaled that the United States is willing to pursue an unpopular and unpredictable course to protect its interests across the globe.
The island, home to 3.5 million U.S. citizens, has not seen a hurricane make landfall since Georges in 1998. Now, it is threatened by a punishing combination of ferocious winds and rainfall that could total 25 inches in some places.
Less than 25 percent of Medicaid patients living east of the Anacostia River see a primary-care doctor in their zip code, according to a report on the District’s health-care systems released by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser.
Quinnipiac University said 51 percent of voters supported or were leaning toward Democrat Ralph Northam compared to 41 percent for Republican Ed Gillespie. But several other polls this week showed a much tighter contest.
The Republican National Committee paid more than $230,000 in August to the president’s lawyers, according to a new report. Officials said the money came from a pool stockpiled for election recounts and other legal matters.