Beto O’Rourke

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. BETO O’ROURKE ANNOUNCES 2020 WHITE HOUSE BID The former Texas congressman ends months of speculation over whether he’d try to translate his newfound political celebrity into a Democratic presidential bid. 2. WHO IS HANDLING ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES’ BLACK BOX PROBE The French air accident investigation authority, or BEA, says it will handle the analysis of […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. WHY US DEFENSE SECRETARY MATTIS STEPPED DOWN Jim Mattis resigned after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two years of deep disagreements over America’s role in the world. 2. TRUMP’S DEMAND FOR WALL PUSHES GOV’T CLOSER TO SHUTDOWN The federal government was careening toward […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. MIGRANTS PUSH DEEPER INTO MEXICO The caravan swells to an estimated 5,000 after many Honduran migrants find ways to cross from Guatemala as Mexican police block the official border crossing. 2. SAUDI KINGDOM EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES TO FAMILY The official outreach to the slain Jamal Khashoggi’s son comes as international pressure on Riyadh intensifies after […]