Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’

Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that House Democrats were “not on a path to impeachment,” even as she accused President Trump of trying to whip her caucus into a distracting political battle by stonewalling congressional oversight. Ms. Pelosi, buoyed by two recent victories in court over the White House, suggested that Mr.…
How Much Political Experience Does It Take to Be Elected President?

How Much Political Experience Does It Take to Be Elected President?

Highest previous position 2020 candidates Presidents elected Most recently elected Senator Bennet Booker Gillibrand Harris Klobuchar Sanders Warren 7 2008 House member Delaney Gabbard Moulton O'Rourke Ryan Swalwell 2 1880 Governor Bullock Hickenlooper Inslee 10 2000 Mayor Buttigieg de Blasio Messam 0 (never) No political or military experience Williamson Yang 1 2016 Cabinet member Castro…
Violent Tornadoes Strike Missouri, Killing 3 and Causing Destruction

Violent Tornadoes Strike Missouri, Killing 3 and Causing Destruction

A powerful tornado, part of a band of storms that raged through the Plains and the Midwest, struck the Missouri capital late Wednesday, destroying buildings, felling power poles and sparking a vast emergency response as officials faced reports of people trapped in rubble. The full scale of the devastation was not immediately clear, but the…
Emma Thompson Gets a Shock at 60

Emma Thompson Gets a Shock at 60

Thompson adored working with Hoffman, and said it was only afterward that she learned of accusations of impropriety made against him — Hoffman responded to one allegation with an apology, and when others surfaced, denied wrongdoing — and that she would have to talk to him before considering working with him again. On the Lasseter…
Hollywood Invested Big in Georgia. A New Abortion Law Is Causing Some Tensions.

Hollywood Invested Big in Georgia. A New Abortion Law Is Causing Some Tensions.

ATLANTA — In the last decade, Hollywood, lured by hefty tax breaks, has embraced Georgia with fervor, and Georgia has hugged it right back. From the former stay-at-home mom who now has a steady job as a zombie to the farm boy who was a paid extra on “Stranger Things” and now leads movie tours,…
How Data (and Some Breathtaking Soccer) Brought Liverpool to the Cusp of Glory

How Data (and Some Breathtaking Soccer) Brought Liverpool to the Cusp of Glory

At Melwood, the club’s training complex in a residential Liverpool neighborhood, Graham works in a white-walled room, down a corridor from the coaches and the cafeteria. Tim Waskett, who studied astrophysics, sits to Graham’s left. Nearby is Dafydd Steele, a former junior chess champion with a graduate math degree who previously worked in the energy…
What Is Europe? Freedom, Slavery, Austerity or Nothing at All

What Is Europe? Freedom, Slavery, Austerity or Nothing at All

In his front yard in Poland, Jaroslaw Kurski flies the European Union flag, blue with a circle of yellow stars, and he carries one during street protests against a nationalist government that has chipped away at his country’s young democracy. “The European flag has become the symbol of resistance,” said Mr. Kurski, the deputy editor…
India Election Results Live: Vote Count Shows Modi Ahead

India Election Results Live: Vote Count Shows Modi Ahead

Early results suggest that Modi’s party will win a majority. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, one of the most powerful and divisive leaders India has produced in decades, appeared easily headed for another five-year term, according to preliminary results. Early results showed Mr. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, or B.J.P., ahead in at least 277 parliamentary districts.…
‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate

Even when a law is described as banning abortions at six or eight weeks, some abortion rights advocates worry there is the potential for confusion. Doctors measure the start of pregnancy from the first day of a woman’s last menstrual period, which is usually two weeks before conception. As a result, some of the new…
Trump’s Financial Secrets Move Closer to Disclosure

Trump’s Financial Secrets Move Closer to Disclosure

For three years, Donald J. Trump has treated the details of his personal and business finances as a closely guarded secret. On Wednesday, those secrets moved two steps closer to becoming public. A federal judge in Manhattan ruled against a request from President Trump to block his longtime lender, Deutsche Bank, from complying with congressional…

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Netball World Cup 2019: ‘I can’t quit now, I want another gold’ – Jade Clarke

Netball World Cup 2019: ‘I can’t quit now, I want another gold’ – Jade...

Jade Clarke playing for England in the January Quad Series, against her Wasps team-mate Bongi Msomi of South Africa 2019 Netball World Cup Dates: 12-21 July Venue: M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool Coverage: Every match from 15 July onwards will be broadcast by the BBC Commonwealth champion Jade Clarke says she always planned to quit if…
Lawmaker Urges Ben Carson To Resign After Disastrous House Testimony

Lawmaker Urges Ben Carson To Resign After Disastrous House Testimony

A Democratic lawmaker is urging Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to resign after he stumbled with basic housing questions before the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, leading to questions about his suitability for the role. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) issued her declaration on Thursday while accusing the nation’s highest-ranking housing official of not only…
Trump’s ‘most transparent president’ claim looks cloudy

Trump’s ‘most transparent president’ claim looks cloudy

President Donald Trump declared himself “the most transparent president” during an impromptu Rose Garden appearance. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images white house A personally accessible president has approved several precedent-breaking retreats from public disclosure. By ANDREW RESTUCCIA 05/23/2019 06:45 PM EDT President Donald Trump won’t release White House visitor logs, he refuses to hand over his…