1. CAPITOL HILL TO HEAR DUAL HEARINGS ON IRAN POLICY Tehran and tensions in the Persian Gulf as well as Trump’s varying comments are the subject of competing meetings in the House and Senate. 2. YEMEN REBELS ATTACK SAUDI ARMS DEPOT Houthi rebels say they launched a bomb-laden drone into Saudi Arabia, targeting an airport […]
1. WHAT’S NEXT FOR SWEEPING CRIMINAL JUSTICE BILL After the Senate passes a sweeping criminal justice bill, it heads to the House for approval, then to President Donald Trump for his signature. It addresses concerns that the U.S. war on drugs has led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately […]
1. US-MEXICO BORDER MOBILIZATION FIGURES CHANGE AT DIZZYING PACE Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon doesn’t “do stunts” when asked if his department is being politicized by Trump’s ever-increasing troop deployment numbers. 2. PITTSBURGH SYNAGOGUE MASSACRE SUSPECT DUE IN COURT Robert Bowers faces arraignment in federal court on charges including murder, hate crimes, obstructing […]
1. AFTER A BITTER NOMINATION PROCESS, DAY 1 ON THE BENCH Brett Kavanaugh is about to hear his first arguments as a Supreme Court justice, becoming the fifth solidly conservative jurist on the high court. 2. PAPER PUBLISHES POSSIBLY LAST IMAGE OF MISSING SAUDI REPORTER The Washington Post publishes a surveillance image showing its missing […]
1. BATTLEGROUND SHOWDOWN SET A Bernie Sanders-backed Florida Democrat pulls off an upset victory in the primary for governor while Trump’s favored candidate triumphs for the GOP. 2. ‘ALMOST ALL STORIES & NEWS IS BAD’ Trump is accusing Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him prompting the White House to […]
1. SMALL TURNOUT FOR WHITE NATIONALIST RALLY Only a few dozen turned out for a march near the White House, while thousands of counterprotesters vastly outnumbered them. 2. WHO IS DRAWING FIRE FROM TRUMP ALLIES Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman has angered the administration and national security experts by admitting she secretly recorded her […]
1. TRUMP POISED TO UPEND DECADES OF US POLICY The president is forging ahead with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition. 2. MEDIA EXEC HIT WITH MISCONDUCT CLAIMS Former employees who worked with Dylan Howard tell the AP that the top editor for the National Enquirer and […]
Women’s median income in the United States is less than that of men, and Google is facing legal action because of it. The U.S. Department of Labor has an ongoing investigation into alleged systemic compensation disparities by the tech company for paying female employees less than equally qualified male employees performing the same jobs. But […]
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Florida for Aug. 14.
Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.