A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of...

Days after a billionaire pledged to pay the collective student debt of the entire 2019 Morehouse College graduating class, euphoria was not the only emotion in the air. On Morehouse’s Atlanta campus and beyond, administrators, students and parents — and no shortage of tax and philanthropy experts — have spent the last few days wondering…
Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm

“Taking this step would be a tangible signal to both U.S. and foreign companies that the U.S. government is looking carefully at what is happening in Xinjiang and is willing to take action in response,” said Jessica Batke, a former State Department official who has done research in Xinjiang and testified before Congress on the…
John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison...

“In many ways, he’s a case study of a larger issue they have in government: They arrested hundreds of people since 2002 but there’s not a system in place to address these individuals,” Mr. Hughes said. In all, 346 people have been charged and convicted of jihadist terrorism related crimes since the 2001 terrorist attacks,…
As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells

As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells

WASHINGTON — A bloc of liberal Democrats began pressing on Tuesday for an impeachment inquiry of President Trump, underscoring party divisions and the growing difficulties that Speaker Nancy Pelosi faces as she tries to chart a more methodical course. Mr. Trump’s latest defiance of congressional oversight demands precipitated the break among Democrats. The former White…
Behold Australia’s Grossest Drinking Tradition: The Shoey

Behold Australia’s Grossest Drinking Tradition: The Shoey

SYDNEY, Australia — In Australia, it’s not a question of if the shoe fits. It’s how much beer the shoe fits. The rapper Post Malone chugged Bud Light nightly from sneakers thrown onstage by fans throughout his Australian tour this month. The country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves sipped tequila daintily from a glass slipper in Melbourne…
As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights

A district attorney in Utah says he refuses to enforce a new law banning abortions after 18 weeks. In Colorado, the Secretary of State is barring her staff from taking work-related trips to Alabama, a protest against that state’s decision last week to set the strictest abortion limits in the country. And in Vermont, Democrats…
Deflated, Venezuela’s Opposition Considers Negotiating With Maduro

Deflated, Venezuela’s Opposition Considers Negotiating With Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — It was a daring gambit: Juan Guaidó, Venezuela’s opposition leader, stood by a military base alongside dozens of uniformed officers and political allies, calling for a military uprising against President Nicolás Maduro. Three weeks later, Mr. Guaidó is shuttling among a half-dozen safe houses to escape capture. Most of the men who…
U.S. Restrictions on Huawei Expose a High-Tech Achilles’ Heel for China

U.S. Restrictions on Huawei Expose a High-Tech Achilles’ Heel for China

Local governments in China “don’t understand the industry,” Mr. Gu said. They are merely using up resources that private companies know how to spend more effectively, he added. China’s role as the world’s leading assembler of electronics, and its vast consumer market for electronics, has convinced some observers that given enough time, the country would…
Both Parents Are American. The U.S. Says Their Baby Isn’t.

Both Parents Are American. The U.S. Says Their Baby Isn’t.

Mr. Gregg, who had lived in Britain for most of his life before moving to the United States to be with Mr. Mize, did not have enough years in America, according to a letter from the United States embassy in London. “It’s a psychological trauma,” Mr. Mize said. “When we went to the embassy and…
U.S. Restrictions on Huawei Expose a High-Tech Achilles’ Heel for China

U.S. Restrictions on Huawei Expose a High-Tech Achilles’ Heel for China

Local governments in China “don’t understand the industry,” Mr. Gu said. They are merely using up resources that private companies know how to spend more effectively, he added. China’s role as the world’s leading assembler of electronics, and its vast consumer market for electronics, has convinced some observers that given enough time, the country would…

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‘Idolised’ football coach guilty of abuse

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