The dispute erupted after a top House Republican demanded to question Walter Shaub Jr., the director of the Office of Government Ethics, who took the unusual step of denouncing Donald Trump for retaining ownership of his businesses.
The House voted along party lines to pass a key precursor to unraveling the Affordable Care Act. But Republicans have yet to create a viable replacement for a law that expanded insurance coverage to millions of people and eliminated unpopular insurance industry practices.
Tyreek Hill had pleaded guilty to putting his girlfriend in a headlock, slamming her head against a wall and punching her in the abdomen while she was eight weeks pregnant. But once-emboldened critics have found themselves torn between what the young man had done and what he is doing now.
Iraq’s military has made adjustments to jump-start its fight to retake Mosul, aided by an increased number of advisers from the U.S.-led coalition and intensified airstrikes. But the Islamic State has also made changes.
Tibet’s government-in-exile said China kept 7,000 Buddhists away from an event that included the Dalai Lama. A Chinese official said pilgrims weren’t barred from going, “although the government does not encourage them to attend the ritual.”
People familiar with the matter said the attorney general authorized the Justice Department to proceed with the case involving New York City officers, but made the decision too late to get an indictment before she steps aside.
In a matter of days, Donald Trump’s photograph will be displayed in federal buildings all over the country, as is customary. This portrait was an early chance for Washington to grow accustomed to seeing a new, literal face of power.