As President Donald Trump tries to end America’s longest war, he has settled on a compromise. Instead of withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Christmas, as he boasted in a tweet in October, he will be leaving behind a small counterterrorism force.
Federal approval for Boeing’s 737 MAX to resume service is an enormous milestone for the company, its workers and Washington’s aerospace industry.
Just days before Thanksgiving, COVID-19 is once again surging out of control.
Confirming with statistics what too many Americans have seen with their own eyes, the FBI Monday reported that in 2019, hate-motivated crimes rose to their highest level in more than a decade, and hate-motivated homicides hit an all-time high.
China and 14 other Asian-Pacific nations have signed a massive free trade agreement — the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. The pact covers about 2.2 billion people in the 10 countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, as well as U.S. allies Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.
In the fall elections, Democrats won the headliner but lost many undercards. With sizable gains in state legislatures and U.S. Congress, Republicans are poised to control redistricting based on the 2020 Census and potentially take back the House in 2022.