Trump escalates attacks on FBI as he fights back against Mueller inquiry | US news

Donald Trump has dramatically escalated his attacks on the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the US election, and his fightback against the Department of Justice reached a turning point this week with aspects of the inquiry itself now being investigated. The president’s growing frustration with special counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry now appears to be […]

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Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of “Portnoy’s Complaint” to the elegiac lyricism of “American Pastoral,” died Tuesday night at age 85. Roth’s literary agent, Andrew Wylie, said that the author died in a New York City hospital of congestive heart failure. Author […]

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Michael Phelps opens up about his struggles with mental health

Michael Phelps was hanging at the pool on Tuesday. No, he’s not planning another comeback. He’s got a bigger goal to tackle. Mental health. After revealing the depths of his depression — and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest — Phelps is hoping to make a difference for those who are dealing […]

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DeVos: Reporting undocumented students is a local decision

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that decisions on whether to report undocumented students to authorities rest with local communities. DeVos was asked during a congressional hearing whether teachers or principals should notify authorities that a student is undocumented. “I think it’s a school decision, a local community […]

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Arise Lady Kyle, nothing can stop you now

Loading At the whiff of blood radio insiders were back-grounding journalists, the milk of human kindness, before the ink was dry on the Daily Telegraph‘s pages. “She won’t be coming back after the July survey break,” one said. “Ash London will be replacing her,” another breathlessly told any media outlet that would listen. Austereo, as is their […]

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Self-styled prophet sentenced in Utah child-rape case

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A self-styled Utah prophet who secretly married young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy and doomsday was sentenced Tuesday to up to life in prison after pleading guilty to child rape and abuse charges. Samuel W. Shaffer was charged after police raided a remote desert compound built to house […]

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