WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump made history Tuesday, March 13, when he nominated Gina Haspel to become the first female director of the CIA. If she replaces Mike Pompeo, who would replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, her confirmation would mark a massive milestone for the spy agency, which has long been dominated by men.
MOSCOW - Russia vowed Tuesday to retaliate if Britain imposes sanctions in response to a suspected chemical attack on British soil and demanded access to samples of a nerve agent that British investigators say they have identified as Russian.
According to Hillary Clinton, many white women voted against her because the men in their lives told them to. During a discussion at the India Today Conclave on Saturday, March 10, Clinton was asked why she thought most white women voted for Trump, even after the "Access Hollywood" tape and claims of sexual misconduct weeks before the election.
Opioid overdoses, both fatal and nonfatal, increased 30 percent from July 2016 through September 2017 in 52 areas in 45 states,according to the latest review of emergency-room admissions data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published Tuesday. On the same day, the Journal of the American Medical Association released the results of a year-long study from Minneapolis-area Veterans Affairs clinics showing that opioids were no more effective against common forms of back and joint pain than acetaminophen.
WASHINGTON - President Trump said Tuesday he has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him as the nation's top diplomat, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate outreach such as possible talks with North Korea. As Tillerson traveled through Africa, White House chief of staff John Kelly called to wake him up in the wee hours there Saturday to alert him that he would soon be replaced and to return to Washington as soon as possible, White House officials said.
Months ago, when National Geographic set out to make race the sole focus of its April 2018 issue, it decided to engage in some soul-searching.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that economist and CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow has "a very good chance" at replacing Gary Cohn, the outgoing director of the White House National Economic Council. "I'm looking at Larry Kudlow very strongly," Trump told reporters as he left the White House for a trip to California. "He now has come around to believing in tariffs."
They all wanted the corpse. For four months, while Charles Manson's remains stayed on ice under a fake name in a California coroner's officer, a local court heard arguments on behalf of at least four parties seeking the right to send off the notorious cult leader. There was the serial killer memorabilia collector Michael Channels. And there was Michael Brunner, who claimed he was Manson's son with an early cult member.
The 84-year-old man arrived in the emergency room with complaints that weren't uncommon for a patient his age. He had reported feeling unsteady over the past several months, culminating in repeated falls in recent weeks. In the three days leading up to his hospital visit, his left arm and leg had noticeably weakened. Still, there were no red flags in the man's medical history. He didn't smoke. He rarely drank. A blood test detected nothing abnormal.
With the NFL's "legal tampering" window officially opening at noon on Monday, speculation about Kirk Cousins's next landing spot - and his process for choosing it - kicked into high gear. Contrary to one report, Cousins hasn't ruled out making a visit, or visits, to his potential suitors this week.