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Officials believe US on verge of securing release of pastor held in Turkey

Officials believe US on verge of securing release of pastor held in Turkey

The source cautioned that US officials are counting on Turkish officials to follow through on their end of the agreement, which appears to now be in place with Brunson due to appear before a Turkish court on Friday. Brunson faces up to 35 years in jail if convicted. Brunson arrived at the court in the […]

Melania Trump doesn't trust some in the White House, considers herself one of the world's most bullied people

Melania Trump doesn't trust some in the White House, considers herself one of the world's most bullied people

First lady Melania Trump visits the ancient Sphinx and pyramids of Giza near Cairo on Oct. 6. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) John Wagner National reporter leading The Post’s breaking political news team October 11 at 6:56 AM First lady Melania Trump said in an interview broadcast Thursday that there have been people in her husband’s White House […]

Hurricane Michael Live Updates: Category 4 Storm Makes Landfall in Florida

Hurricane Michael Live Updates: Category 4 Storm Makes Landfall in Florida

Hurricane Michael’s dramatic increase in strength as it approached Florida was due in part to its low barometric pressure, said Phil Klotzbach, a research scientist in the atmospheric science department at Colorado State University. Low barometric pressure increases a storm’s intensity, and the barometric pressure within Hurricane Michael early Wednesday was just 925 millibars. There […]

Hurricane Michael Updates: Storm Expected to Be Near Category 4 at Landfall

Hurricane Michael Updates: Storm Expected to Be Near Category 4 at Landfall

With bread in hand, Mr. Perryman and Ms. Long, 32, were headed back home. It was near a bayou, he said, and they feared that the waterway would overtop with the big storm surge coming. But they were still on the fence about leaving. The plan was to keep waiting and watching the news. If […]

Women are angry at Trump and his party. And it's not just about Kavanaugh

Women are angry at Trump and his party. And it's not just about Kavanaugh

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Ex-area anchor quits from California station after pro-Kavanaugh post

Ex-area anchor quits from California station after pro-Kavanaugh post

A former Dayton news anchor has resigned from a California television station after his Facebook post in support of newly-confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Kris Long, an anchor at Channel 2 in the late 1970s and early 1980s, stepped down from CBS Local 2 after his Facebook post last month, according to several […]

Republicans seize on Kavanaugh confirmation going into midterms

Republicans seize on Kavanaugh confirmation going into midterms

Republicans on Sunday celebrated the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of staunch liberal opposition, hailing it as a watershed moment that will propel their party into the midterms. “I think so,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTrump, GOP aim to weaponize Kavanaugh vote ahead of November McConnell: Senate GOP […]

New tropical system threatens Gulf Coast

New tropical system threatens Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center is watching a tropical disturbance off the coast of Honduras that is showing signs of becoming dangerous and creating a path toward the Gulf Coast. Tropical Cyclone 14, as it’s currently known, is expected to be upgraded into Tropical Storm Michael by Sunday night, and could reach winds of 70 mph […]

Chicago verdict comes 4 years after Laquan McDonald's death

Chicago verdict comes 4 years after Laquan McDonald's death

Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, left, is taken into custody after jurors found him guilty of second-degree murder and aggravated battery in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool) CHICAGO – Four years after he […]

Kavanaugh vote: Hours before a key test, Grassley says he doesn't know how it will go

Kavanaugh vote: Hours before a key test, Grassley says he doesn't know how it will go

John Wagner National reporter leading The Post’s breaking political news team October 5 at 8:24 AM Three hours before a crucial vote on Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) said Friday that he doesn’t know which way it might go. “As of now, I don’t really know, and I […]