Australia’s conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were poised to strike an agreement with Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Costa Rica’s education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms, in a sign the cultural issues that dominated last year’s presidential election remain divisive.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has the best shot at becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee — not current front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
President Trump has called his historic handshake summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un “a great day for the world,” but days before the meeting Sunday, a senior U.S. intelligence official assessed that Kim was not prepared to give up his stockpile of nuclear weapons, and that North Korea’s military has continued to “train hard.”
Award-winning Miami Herald opinion columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. was awoken at his Maryland home early Sunday by a group of police officers responding to a hoax 911 tip that someone had been killed inside Pitts’ house.
Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in “horrifying” conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink out of toilets, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said after a visit to the facility with other U.S. lawmakers on Monday.