30 Apr

Sunday’s Headlines: After a tumultuous start, Trump hopes for a smoother agenda on jobs, taxes

Trump invigorates, enchants crowd at Pennsylvania rally; Republicans are tethered to Trump politically and need to act accordingly; Grungy, interesting and with plenty of quirk on tap: America’s most authentic dive bars; ‘Not fake news’: At correspondents’ dinner without Trump, White House press has its say;
 
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After a tumultuous start, Trump hopes for a smoother agenda on jobs, taxes
But the next few months will not get any easier for the president. While Republicans have control of Congress and set the agenda, they have few opportunities to pass partisan priorities before turning to a series of complicated subjects that require bipartisan action.
Trump invigorates, enchants crowd at Pennsylvania rally
On his 100th day in office, the president had fun in “wonderful, beautiful” Harrisburg, where it felt like last year again with lusty cheers and smiling faces for him. He bashed the bad guys of the media and Hollywood and the swamp he’d just left. And he promised jobs and greatness.
 
The Take | Analysis
Republicans are tethered to Trump politically and need to act accordingly
Midterm losses in the House are the norm for the party in power, and the president isn’t helping the GOP’s cause.
 
Grungy, interesting and with plenty of quirk on tap: America’s most authentic dive bars
We hit the road to find the diviest of dives based on these guidelines: They must have history; they must have regulars; they can’t be expensive; they can’t have craft cocktails. Here are eight bars from across the nation that have risen to the surface.
 
‘Not fake news’: At correspondents’ dinner without Trump, White House press has its say
The White House Correspondents’ Association punched back at an administration that has denigrated it, tried to discredit it and, ultimately, snubbed it this weekend. 
 
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Peoples Climate March unites crowd protesting rollbacks of environmental protections
The rally — which drew thousands to the capital’s streets on a sweltering day — is directed at the Trump administration, which must decide whether to remain in the Paris climate accord.
Oregon parade becomes unexpected battlefield for political activists
Organizers of the annual Roses Parade through a quiet Portland neighborhood canceled the event days ago because of fears of violence, but the threatened clash between the left-wing and right-wing groups went on.
Perspective
A truth seeker we shouldn’t forget
Nobody told the sweeping story of 20th-century America like David Halberstam, whose all-consuming approach to information gathering allowed him to take on anything.
Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in heavyweight bout for the ages
Before Joshua’s dramatic technical knockout of Klitschko in the 11th round, the heralded phenom found himself pushed to the limit by a future Hall of Famer who, in defeat, proved mightier than he ever had in victory.
Fifty years after Vietnam’s bloodiest battles, the ‘lucky ones’ are gathering for what could be a final reunion
In 1967, these graduates from Quantico were shipped to Vietnam. They would fight in some of the bloodiest battles of the war. Some lasted only a few days.
Deaths reported, dozens hospitalized after tornado hits Texas community
An official said the exact number of fatalities wasn’t yet known from the storms that struck Canton, about 50 miles east of Dallas. At least 54 people reportedly were taken to area hospitals after the tornado.
The ANC is Mandela’s legacy. His granddaughter has renounced it.
Since Nelson Mandela’s death in 2013, the African National Congress has been plagued by scandals, internal divisions and electoral losses. But no member of the Mandela family had disowned South Africa’s ruling party. Until now.
As the poor join protests, Venezuela may be hitting a turning point
The country’s poor were loyal supporters of the late Hugo Chavez, but their growing loss of faith in his successor could be a key factor in determining whether President Nicolás Maduro can stay in office.
News quiz: North Korea, 100 days and more
At least one member of the Trump family made headlines this week. Were you paying attention? Score more points for quickly answering correctly.
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Mercedes-Benz has a nice urban minivan?
No, really, the luxury-car titan can do practical family transport, albeit at a fairly high price.
Food
Punch up your summer beverages
Choose juicy, high-season fruit. Pair it with the right booze and ice. And serve it all in a pitcher.
 
     
 
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