The United Nations says conditions in Yemen are “catastrophic” after three years of conflict. Lyse Doucet reports.
“She tells Trump how great he is.” “Does Hicks realize that she is not a contestant on ‘The Bachelor’?” Hope Hicks resigned one day after reports claimed she told “white lies” for President Trump, but it’s unclear what about. Newsroom readers have some theories.
During a closed-door testimony, White House communications director Hope Hicks reportedly admitted her job has sometimes required her to tell “white lies” on the president’s behalf. The admission has sparked questions and concern. Newsroom commenters believe: “Lies are lies” no matter how big or small. Others think that “anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously … cannot be trusted.”
According to reports, Hicks insisted she didn’t lie about the investigations into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election.
What do you think Hicks lied about? Should “white lies” get a pass? Join the conversation in Newsroom.
It's New Jersey's first legislative hearing on gun control since the fatal high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy had already promised more "sensible" gun-control measures even before the shooting that killed 17 people.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story Feb. 27 about a woman accused of killing three infants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office performed all three autopsies and attributed the deaths to sudden infant death syndrome. It only performed the second and third autopsies. The Milwaukee Children's Hospital, now known as Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, performed the first autopsy and attributed the death to SIDS.
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ATLANTA (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside or hunkering down in darkened gym locker rooms, authorities said.
White House communications director Hope Hicks resigns from her post.
The Fox News report evokes the BBC report from December on a military base for pro-Iranian Shiite militias in Syria. The base was bombed from the air a few weeks later