Dale Lamphier, 97, never married and her closest living relatives―three nephews―live across the country. About two years ago, she moved to a senior housing complex in Westwood, New Jersey, a town she has...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 01:27 PM PDT
Manafort Has Served Top US Pols and a Sketchy Cast Abroad
Pick any decade over the past half-century, and Paul Manafort has had a starring role in the rise (and maybe fall) of somebody big.
This lobbyist/political operative/hired gun has been there for prominent...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:08 PM PDT
High Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students
A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. The...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 04:21 PM PDT
Trump's SEC Pick, an Ex-Goldman Lawyer, to Face Skepticism
Goldman Sachs may be about to get another friend in Washington.
Jay Clayton, a well-connected Wall Street lawyer who is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, is sure...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 04:05 PM PDT
Black Lawmakers Say They Had Candid Conversation With Trump
Black lawmakers emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday saying the president was at least willing to listen to their concerns that his policies and positions could hurt...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 01:46 PM PDT
Nunes: Trump Communications May Have Been ‘Monitored’
Private communications of Donald Trump and his presidential transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets and improperly distributed throughout spy...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT
US Forces Ferry Syrian-Kurdish Fighters Behind ISIS Lines
he U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said their fighters seized four villages south of the Euphrates and cut the main artery between Raqqa and northwestern Syria.
The group said in a statement...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:44 AM PDT
Ryan's Legacy as Speaker on the Line With Health Care Vote
The vote on the Republican health care bill is a defining moment for House Speaker Paul Ryan that could boost his aggressive agenda to overhaul the tax code and remake the federal government.
Or send it off the...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:00 PM PDT
US Tells Allies to Do More Amid New Offensive Against ISIS
With U.S.-backed Iraqi forces battling to retake Mosul, officials from the 68-nation coalition fighting the ISIS are looking for ways to increase the pressure as planning intensifies on the next objective,...