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New York 9/11 victim identified 18 years after attack

New York 9/11 victim identified 18 years after attack

Another victim of the September 11th attacks in New York has been identified, according to the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner. The man’s identity is being withheld at the request of his family. He is the 1,645th person identified in ongoing efforts to identify all 2,753 people reported missing in the attack…MORE

Fact check: Trump parrots talking points from Putin, Erdogan on Syria

Fact check: Trump parrots talking points from Putin, Erdogan on Syria

In defending the recent withdrawal of US troops from northern Syria, President Donald Trump has continued to cite reasons that are not only factually dubious but which also mirror talking points issued by Turkey and Russia, contradicting US officials and the facts on the ground. On Friday, Trump re-tweeted a post from Turkish President Recep…MORE

Pelosi says Mulvaney made a ‘confession’ to wrongdoing

Pelosi says Mulvaney made a ‘confession’ to wrongdoing

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNN Friday that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a “confession” when he told reporters the White House held up military aid to Ukraine until that country agreed to investigate Democrats and that President Donald Trump’s critics should “get over it.” Pelosi said Mulvaney’s comments are an…MORE

Trump calls NASA astronauts in space on first all-female spacewalk

Trump calls NASA astronauts in space on first all-female spacewalk

President Donald Trump on Friday video conferenced two NASA astronauts in space to congratulate them as they completed the first all-female spacewalk in history. Trump praised the astronauts, Christa Koch and Jessica Meir, for their “historic” feat and hailed the women as “brave, brilliant women … who represent our country so well.” The phone call…MORE