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Nov 29 2019
U.S. consumers splurged more than $2 billion online in the first hours of Thanksgiving shopping on Thursday, while crowds were largely thin at retailers on the eve of Black Friday, reflecting the broader trend away from shopping at brick-and-mortar stores.
Early discounts offered this month by chains seeking to extend this year’s shorter holiday season saw a dip in the numbers lining upReuters
Nov 29 2019
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and the Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire.
Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field shortly after 8:30 p.m. local time Thursday and spent 3½ hours on the ground during his first trip to theAssociated Press
Aug 09 2014
Hours after U.S. fighter jets targeted Islamist terrorists in Iraq, the White House stressed Friday that President Obama by no means will allow the U.S. to fall back into all-out war.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the president is fully “determined” to not send American ground troops into Iraq, and that the ongoing mission — centered on degrading the capabilities of theWashington Times
Aug 27 2020
Hurricane Laura pounded the Louisiana and Texas coasts as it made landfall near Cameron, La., as a Category 4 storm early Thursday, delivering a barrage of 150-mile-an-hour winds and massive storm surge. The cyclone weakened as it moved inland, but remained destructive, with strong winds and heavy rain, and forecasters said it could spawn tornadoes.
At 8 a.m. Central time, the storm wasNew York Times (News)
Nov 25 2019
WASHINGTON — The former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II must testify before impeachment investigators about Mr. Trump’s efforts to obstruct the Mueller investigation, a judge ruled on Monday.
The 120-page decision by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia handed a victory to House Democrats in their fight to overcome PresidentNew York Times (News)
Feb 22 2015
Sen. John McCain said Sunday he’s “ashamed” of his country, President Obama and himself for not doing more to help Ukraine in its fight to fend off pro-Russian rebels.
Appearing on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” the Arizona Republican urged the Obama administration to provide lethal weapons to the Ukrainian military. Mr. Obama has said he’s considering such action but has yet to make aWashington Times
Feb 28 2020
What began with a handful of mysterious illnesses in a vast central China city has traveled the world, jumping from animals to humans and from obscurity to international headlines. First detected on the last day of 2019, the novel coronavirus has infected tens of thousands of people — within China’s borders and beyond them — and has killed more than 4,000. It has triggered unprecedentedWashington Post
Dec 16 2020
At the center of the biblical allusion in the “Jericho March” on the National Mall Saturday – a rally of thousands of religious conservatives who met to protest and pray to #stopthesteal – is a revelation of God’s miraculous power in the conquest of a promised land.
And like the prophet Joshua, who fought the battle of Jericho with blasts of trumpets and shouts of soldiers, organizersChristian Science Monitor
Jan 21 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom the Right
This piece is from a writer rated Lean Right.
The Biden Administration promises a “clean energy revolution.” Such “clean” energy is often associated with Democrats, but how much difference is there between Democratic and Republican voters in terms of their views on the topic?
It is less than one might think. Americans across the political spectrumMax Karlin
Feb 04 2020
The Iowa caucuses aren't over yet. A delay in the results meant the state Democratic Party did not call the race Monday night as expected, leaving the candidates and their supporters in limbo.
In a brief statement he read to reporters over the phone shortly after 2 a.m. ET, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price said, "At this point the [Iowa Democratic Party] is manually verifying allNPR (Online News)