President Donald Trump officially kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign with a dire warning, we have more on Patrick Shanahan's abrupt exit from the Pentagon and meet some of the nurses who cared for AIDS patients when no one else would.
In a 101-page report into the journalist's murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October, Agnes Callamard called on U.N. bodies or the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to "demand" a follow-up criminal investigation.
"No conclusion is made as to guilt," she wrote. "The only conclusion made is that there is credible evidence meriting further investigation."
Patrick Shanahan, the acting secretary of defense who Trump said would be tapped to take over the job permanently, abruptly stepped down and withdrew himself from consideration for the Cabinet position on Tuesday.
The announcement came within minutes of a report published in The Washington Post that outlined a series of alleged domestic violence incidents within Shanahan's family.
His sudden departure raises questions about vetting within the Trump administration. And leaves the Pentagon in a state of upheaval amid increased tensions with Iran.
The president announced that Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, a former Raytheon executive, will take Shanahan's place as acting defense secretary.
Despite a rash of news stories about mysterious deaths on the small Caribbean island, statistics indicate you're more likely to die as an American in the United States than you are as an American in the Dominican Republic.
In general terms, nothing unusual is going on in the Dominican Republic
"We have not seen an uptick in the number of U.S. citizen deaths reported to the department," a State Department official told NBC News on Tuesday.
While the stunning photo has global implications, Olsen noted in his original tweet that the rising temperatures have a direct impact on locals. “Communities in #Greenland rely on the sea ice for transport, hunting and fishing.”
New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it.
Today, pooches use the muscle to raise their eyebrows and make the babylike expression. That muscle is virtually absent in their ancestors, the wolves.