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Paul Whelan made for a convenient target for Russian intelligence: Ex-officials
Jan12

Paul Whelan made for a convenient target for Russian intelligence: Ex-officials

Frédéric Soltan/Corbis via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In the days following American Paul Whelan’s arrest in Moscow on espionage charges, suggestive details began to emerge about his past.A tainted military background. A career in …

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Republicans grapple with executive power as Trump weighs national emergency
Jan12

Republicans grapple with executive power as Trump weighs national emergency

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Frustrated with congressional gridlock, the president announced the most sweeping executive action on immigration in decades, moving to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation as the leader of …

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Government shutdown becomes the longest in US history
Jan12

Government shutdown becomes the longest in US history

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The 22-day partial government shutdown became the longest shutdown in United States history, breaking a record from 1996 on Saturday.President Donald Trump and Congress continue to dispute funding for a wall…

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Scoreboard roundup — 1/11/19
Jan12

Scoreboard roundup — 1/11/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:     NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final  Atlanta       123  Philadelphia  121 Final  Washington &n…

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Negotiations continue as government shutdown enters 3rd week
Jan05

Negotiations continue as government shutdown enters 3rd week

Visions of America/UIG via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With the government shutdown entering its third week, negotiations between Republicans and Democrats continue as President Donald Trump demands funding for a border wall.
Congressional leadership s…

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