President Trump’s commutation of his friend Roger Stone’s prison term is part of a tradition of controversial pardons going back to George Washington.
The extraordinary decision to commute the prison sentence of an embattled adviser demonstrates how the president has managed to bend America’s legal machinery to his advantage.
The San Gabriel Mission was founded in 1771 by Franciscan priest Junipero Serra, who has become a flashpoint for activists denouncing colonialism and systemic racism.
Rehan Staton worked for years collecting trash to help support his family and pay for his education. With the unwavering support of his father, brother and cousin, Staton was finally accepted into his dream school: Harvard Law.
"I love masks in the appropriate locations," Trump said Saturday. The president's frequent refusal to wear a face covering has stoked controversy, especially as coronavirus cases rise across the U.S.
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Countless viral videos show retail and restaurant employees taking heat from customers over mask requirements. While some business owners are training staff on how to deescalate the situation, others think employees shouldn’t be the ones required to enforce mask policies.
The 20-year-old was shot and killed by Detroit police on Friday afternoon. Officers were arresting another man and say that Littleton, who was standing nearby, appeared to pull out a weapon and fire.
Elaine Duke, a lifelong Republican, was acting secretary of homeland security for four months in 2017.
Terry Gray, 52, was suspended from coaching in 2019 for two years by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct with a minor.
The park opened with new restrictions, including mask requirements for everyone over age 2, temperature checks at gates and social distancing signs. Florida has now reported over 250,000 coronavirus cases.
Hispanics and Latinos make up a third of the population in Arizona. They also account for nearly half of coronavirus cases and over a quarter of deaths there. NBC News’ Vaughn Hillyard speaks to impacted residents as test sites are overwhelmed with demand.
Death tolls over the last month have surged more than 50 percent in at least six states. Some counties in Texas and Arizona are requesting refrigerator trucks to store bodies in a grim parallel to the early crisis in New York.
In an exclusive interview with José Díaz-Balart for Telemundo, the president promised a road to citizenship for Dreamers. The White House now says the executive order would “establish a merit-based immigration system to further protect U.S. workers” that “would not include amnesty.”
President Trump erased Roger Stone’s 40 month prison sentence that was set to begin Tuesday, saying that his friend and adviser “was not treated properly.” The decision sparked outrage among some White House officials, Democrats and Republican Senator Mitt Romney.
"A handful of agitators became disruptive and started throwing projectiles at officers. Two were hurt, and that's when arrests started," a sergeant said.
Fox News condemned Blake Neff, a writer for “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” after he was revealed as the pseudonymous author of racist and misogynist online messages.
The military should rechristen bases named for Confederates. Better options are not hard to find.
I’m positive that Trump’s toxic.