What once was seen as an option too toxic and extreme has been embraced by an administration willing to go deep into the government’s immigration enforcement arsenal — even at the risk of triggering a political and humanitarian crisis.
The sawed-off arms and legs of as many as 12 soldiers cut down at the Civil War’s Second Battle of Bull Run in August 1862 have been unearthed at a Virginia site, giving archaeologists an extraordinary discovery to study.
Hundreds of U.S. factories could be disrupted by bureacratic sluggishness. Only last week did the Commerce Department start training 30 evaluators to review 21,000 petitions for duty-free imports of steel, an official said.
In early-morning tweets, the vocal critic of President Trump urged voters to elect Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections and harshly criticized the administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S. border.
The District’s political leadership has expressed opposition to Initiative 77, which would raise tipped workers’ wages to $15 by 2025, and restaurateurs and workers are expected to pressure lawmakers to halt its enactment. The drama of the ballot initiative came on a day when many lawmakers, including Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, cruised to primary victories.
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Mexican delegation, and one player said supporters could have their Fan IDs revoked, which would prevent them from using their tickets at World Cup games.