WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump met with a bipartisan group of Congress members at the White House on Tuesday in an effort to revive stalled talks over immigration, urging lawmakers to pass a "bill of love" to protect some undocumented immigrants from deportation.
WASHINGTON - Before this season even started, Capitals forward T.J. Oshie was asked to make a prediction. Who was his top candidate to win the Calder Memorial Trophy as the rookie of the year? Oshie confidently said Vancouver winger Brock Boeser "had to be up there in the top three." "Whoever it was [that asked] was actually pretty surprised that I said it," Oshie said.
WASHINGTON - The ex-British spy who authored a dossier of allegations against then-presidential candidate Donald Trump was told the FBI had someone inside the Trump campaign providing agents with information, according to a newly-released transcript of a congressional interview.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he did not think billionaire TV star Oprah Winfrey would run for president in 2020 against him, but he said she would be "lots of fun" if she did. "I did one of her shows," Trump told reporters assembled during a meeting on immigration. "She had Donald Trump." The president added that he liked her, "but I don't think she's going to run."
There's a certain Homo sapien arrogance that comes around every time we get a Snowmageddon or a bomb cyclone. We assume that while we're shivering through single-digit temperatures, gaining a better appreciation of what it truly means to be Inuit, most of the rest of kingdom Animalia is similarly struggling. There are, of course, Discovery Channel extremophiles covered in blubber or wrapped in fur, but we humans are equipped with opposable thumbs and the unmatched ability to make complex tools to warm ourselves. If we can't handle the cold, who - or what - can?
WASHINGTON - The new Republican tax law counts on a small, little-known federal agency to ensure a tax provision aimed at helping small liquor producers does not become a loophole large foreign distillers can exploit.
By Elizabeth Bruenig. Bruenig is an opinion columnist at The Washington Post.
It has been a weird few weeks of weather. In North America, Canadians and Floridians alike shivered through freezing temperatures, bomb cyclones and a polar vortex. (It got so cold that iguanas froze and fell out of trees.) Over in Australia, meanwhile, it has been hot. Sweltering, really. In Sydney, temperatures swelled to 117 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday, the hottest it has been since 1939.
The admissions from a Starbucks employee were apparently too revolting not to share. Spitting in a woman's coffee, sprinkling dog feces in a child's hot chocolate, mixing blood into jam - all were disgusting acts, presumably committed by a black woman, Shanell Rivers, targeting white customers in the Atlanta area and detailed on Facebook for the world to see.
James Damore, the former Google engineer who was fired after distributing a memo questioning the company's diversity policies, filed a class action lawsuit on Monday claiming racial discrimination by the technology giant.