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The president’s second pick to lead the Labor Department told senators he would not allow partisan considerations to influence his decisions.
Eric Danziger, who is contending with a thicket of ethical considerations, says the company will not be “growing the brands outside the United States.”
Mr. Trump, the son of the president, referenced on Twitter an out-of-context quote by London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, from September.
Passing the plan could endanger President Trump’s hold on white-working class voters in areas like the Rust Belt.
The court ruled that schools should not be satisfied with minimal educational progress for disabled students, a standard that Neil M. Gorsuch has been criticized for using.
Much of the ice also appears to be thinner than normal — further signs of climate change’s effects on the region.
The White House seized on the comments as evidence of wiretapping, but the remarks indicated that the intelligence targets were foreign officials, not President Trump.
The Pentagon wants to shift to a more narrow pursuit of Mr. Kony, the African warlord whose guerrilla group gained notoriety for its use of child soldiers.
The editorial said President Trump was damaging his presidency with “exaggerations, evidence-free accusations, implausible denials and other falsehoods.”
Republicans have elevated the practice of gentle questioning of a preferred Supreme Court nominee to high art — even when confirmation appears assured.
The plan is struggling to gain support from Republicans, but not necessarily because of how it would affect their constituents.
Mr. Tillerson noted that about 75 percent of the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq had been undertaken by the United States.
A leader may be picked from outside the agency, which has been under scrutiny for a series of embarrassing lapses.
The center is seeking visas for several artists with Syrian passports for Mohammad al-Attar’s “While I Was Waiting.”
Beijing is pushing Chinese firms to invest in early-stage U.S. companies specializing in technology with potential military applications, a new report says.
Customers flocked to buy poster board and other materials for signs ahead of women’s marches, a consumer research company says.
Political activism, ignited largely in response to President Trump, has been followed by a flood of first-time state and local candidates, many of them women.
Even as the Supreme Court nominee continues testifying Wednesday, the real struggle is moving to the Senate floor, where the parties appear on course for a showdown.
President Trump pledged that his business would avoid overseas deals during his tenure. But his company is pursuing a hotel project with a firm with deep foreign connections.
Sometimes the only way to push technology advances is through rules. Loosening the ones on fuel economy could leave the car industry out of step with the future.