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House Democrats mark first 100 days with wins, stumbles

WASHINGTON (AP) – Newly elected Rep. Sharice Davids is most proud of setting up a congressional office in part of her Kansas district she said hadn’t seen one for years. For Georgia Rep. Lucy McBath, her biggest victory was passing [...]

Between Two Boeing Crashes, Days of Silence and Mistrust

What Mr. Haryo was describing, though he did not know it at the time, was a malfunction of MCAS, which automatically forces the plane’s nose down if data indicates that the jet is angled too sharply upward and might stall. Nurcahyo [...]

Dutch vote in provincial elections days after tram attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Dutch voters are casting ballots in regional elections that are seen as passing a midterm judgment on the ruling national coalition of Prime Minister Mark Rutte and could indirectly eliminate his majority [...]

New Zealand prime minister says gun law reforms to be announced in 10 days

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) – New Zealand prime minister says gun law reforms to be announced in 10 days. Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington Times welcomes your comments [...]

U.S. Grounds Boeing Planes, After Days of Pressure

After the Indonesian crash, pilots’ unions complained that pilots had not been made aware of a change to the flight-control system on the Max that could automatically push the plane’s nose down in certain situations. That software change [...]

Netanyahu-Trump Partnership Is Stronger Than Ever. Are These Its Final Days?

What was missing with Mr. Trump, however, was the curb on Mr. Netanyahu that Mr. Clinton and Barack Obama had each applied, Mr. Shavit said: “The fact that he’d had a Democratic president was like his external superego.” “The [...]

Inside the Chaotic Early Days of Trump’s Foreign Policy

*/ ]]> The day after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, White House national security adviser Susan Rice gathered her staff for a pep talk. About a third of the room was crying. Everyone was in shock. Trump had defeated [...]

India Dispatch: ‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies

GOA — Elisabeth Ramnacher, a German who prefers to go by the name Yogini, wanted to show her employees what Goa used to look like back in its hippie days. The only trouble was, she couldn’t find a picture of herself with clothes [...]

Disney’s Video Streaming May Help Shareholders Have Magical Days

Disney’s video streaming service that its Chairman and CEO Bob Iger said would roll out later this year may lift the company’s stock price when it starts providing the company’s best content directly to its customers. The Walt Disney [...]

POLITICO Playbook: BREAKDOWN: Talks to keep government open stall, with deadline just days away

Presented by */ ]]> “I’m hoping we can get off the dime later today or in the morning because time’s ticking away,” Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE [...]