Son and grandson of admirals, Navy aviator, POW, congressman, senator, presidential candidate. And maverick. That was John McCain.CNBC
BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Angeline Nanni didn't want to be a beautician. But she got her license anyway and shampooed customers at her sisters' Blairsville beauty shop while running the business side. It was there, while World War II raged on, that she heard of a government job opportunity in ...www.washingtontimes.com
There is no border wall, no Obamacare replacement, no infrastructure program. GOP candidates instead lean on a strategy of linking Democrats with financial ruin, cultural disorder, and physical danger.CNBC
Five senior Democratic members of Congress have questioned what they say is a Trump administration plan to build a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation across the street from Donald Trump's downtown Washington hotel.U.S.
Five senior Democratic members of Congress have questioned what they say is a Trump administration plan to build a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation across the street from Donald Trump's downtown Washington hotel.IN
President Trump has taken an interest in the F.B.I. headquarters, which had been set for redevelopment. Democrats wonder if he is trying to protect his hotel.www.nytimes.com
How did Japan’s most celebrated photographers chronicle their country in the second half of the 20th century? Its landscapes, customs and cities all feature in a major show at Washington’s Arthur M Sackler Gallery Continue reading...the Guardian
The Trump Administration plans to pull out of the United Nations agency that regulates international postal rates, White House officials said Wednesday, claiming the system is unfairly hurting the U.S. The Universal Postal Union imposes shipping rates on its 192 member countries, and the U.S. says the system unfairly benefits China and some other nations by allowing them to send packages to the U.S. at cheaper rates than domestic shippers. Democrats' Not-So-Secret Plan to Fight Midterm Malaise ...www.nbcwashington.com
CNBC traveled to central Florida to watch those dynamics in actions at The Villages, a retirement community about an hour northwest of Orlando. With more than 120,000 residents, it's massive enough to be its own census-designated place.CNBC
Presidents often make extravagant claims for their policies. But rarely are they proven so false so fast as Donald Trump's claims about tax cuts and deficits. The Treasury reported that the 2018 deficit swelled to $779 billion.CNBC
Short-term rentals of Jackie Howard's two-bedroom home near major tourist attractions in Washington, D.C. have helped her family pay for everything from plumbing emergencies to braces for her daughter.U.S.
The murder of the 21-year-old Wyoming college student in 1998 horrified the country and spurred the LGBT rights movement Two decades after he was murdered in an anti-gay attack that horrified the country and spurred the LGBT rights movement, Matthew Shepard will be laid to rest at Washington National Cathedral. The Wyoming man was a 21-year-old college student when two men he met in a bar lured him into their truck, robbed him, pistol whipped him, beat him and left him tied to a fence. Continue...the Guardian
The archbishop of Washington D.C. stepped down over the handling of sex abuse cases but received fulsome praise from the pope, drawing criticism from campaigners who said it showed the Catholic Church cared more for its leaders than abuse victims.IN
The archbishop of Washington D.C. stepped down over the handling of sex abuse cases but received fulsome praise from the pope, drawing criticism from campaigners who said it showed the Catholic Church cared more for its leaders than abuse victims.U.S.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the archbishop of Washington D.C. over the handling of Catholic Church sex abuse cases, praising the close ally for stepping down in the name of unity rather than fighting accusations of a cover-up.U.S.
Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl submitted his resignation to Pope Francis weeks after sex scandals rocked the Catholic church in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.ABC News
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Media companies are pulling out of a Saudi investment conference because of growing outrage over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist in Turkey.CNBC
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington, D.C., the Vatican said on Friday, making him one of the most senior Catholic figures to step down in a worldwide sexual abuse crisis.U.S.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington, D.C., the Vatican said on Friday, making him one of the most senior Catholic figures to step down in a worldwide sexual abuse crisis.IN
Pope accepts resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl following claims of cover-up Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington after he became entangled in two sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost support among Catholics. Wuerl, 77, is the most prominent figure in the Catholic church to resign, and it comes after his predecessor Theodore McCarrick was forced to quit as a cardinal over allegations that he sexually abused at least two children...the Guardian
A lobbying firm that represent the Saudi government dropped it as a client, as Saudi Arabia struggles with a backlash over allegations that it killed the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.www.nytimes.com
A former WeWork employee was sexually assaulted by two fellow WeWork employees at company-wide events — incidents enabled by the coworking giant's "entitled, frat-boy culture," a new lawsuit charges. Ruby Anaya, 33, who lives in New York City, started working in WeWork’s technology department as a director of product management in 2014, a lawsuit filed against the company and its co-founder Miguel McKelvey in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday says. Former 'Top Chef' Contestant Writes She Has...www.nbcwashington.com