The publication of files relating to a pardon Bill Clinton issued — along with last week’s announcement that it had resumed an inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails — moved the FBI to the place it usually strives to avoid: Smack in the middle of partisan fighting over a national election, just days before the vote.
In Pennsylvania, Donald Trump delivered an uncharacteristically disciplined speech and tried to strike a more uplifting note than usual. But it’s unclear whether the speech will hail a disciplined push in the last week before Election Day.
Was a teenage sergeant fearing for his life? Or did he shoot a wounded Palestinian because "the terrorist needed to die?" Palestinians and Israeli human rights activists called the shooting a summary execution while some Israelis think he should have been given a medal — or, at worst, a reprimand.
Addison Russell’s grand slam in the third inning helped lift Chicago to a 9-3 win, meaning there will be a seventh and final confrontation in this World Series between two franchises whose karma has been mostly catastrophic.
The suggestion of a potential uprising underscores the extent to which two competing political movements — defiance of federal authority and President Obama’s plan to create a national monument next to their ranch — could collide on this land 110 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
Monday’s incident was the second time in recent months that a major breach closed a key gasoline pipeline, demonstrating the vulnerability of the entire Eastern Seaboard to an accident on a single piece of infrastructure.
It took only until the end of Labor Day weekend for the city to have more homicides this year than it did in all of 2015. At this rate, Chicago could top 730 killings for the first time since the late 1990s.
Joshua Partlow, who was trying to cover anti-government demonstrations, was stopped at the Caracas airport and told he needed a work visa. But he and other foreign correspondents have previously visited the country without the visas.