Public Bravado, Private Doubts: How Elon Musk’s Tesla Plan Unraveled

The Tesla Inc. board convened Thursday at the company’s factory in Fremont, Calif., in a conference room where Elon Musk often spent the night. His sleeping bag was still on the floor. The agenda was Mr. Musk’s audacious plan to take Tesla private, which he had sprung on the investment world 16 days earlier via…

With Cohen Implicating Trump, a Presidency’s Fate Rests With Congress

WASHINGTON — Senior Republican Party leaders began urging their most imperiled incumbents on Wednesday to speak out about the wrongdoing surrounding President Trump, with Representative Tom Cole, a former House Republican campaign chairman, warning, “Where there’s smoke, and there’s a lot of smoke, there may well be fire.” Democrats face their own pressure to shed…

In most of the country, McCain is being lauded as a...

It’s possible to imagine a world in which Sen. John McCain’s illness and death in office would send all three Republican candidates for Arizona’s other U.S. Senate seat racing to praise him and stake some claim to his immense legacy. The insurgent conservative candidate, Kelli Ward, might compare her open-press bus tour and unfiltered speaking…

‘Lucky that I woke up when I did’: Witness describes waking...

An apartment building in Winnipeg's Southdale neighbourhood went up in flames early Sunday morning.

Kaine worries progressives with reluctance to confirm ‘no’ vote on Kavanaugh

Kaine worries progressives with reluctance to confirm ‘no’ vote on Kavanaugh
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) speaks about healthcare reform in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2017.  (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts) Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine’s apparent reluctance to publicly confirm he’ll cast a "no" vote when Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation comes to the Senate floor has drawn the ire of many progressive groups across the country. The 2016 Democratic…

Prominent Canadians pay tribute to Arizona Senator John McCain

Prominent Canadians pay tribute to Arizona Senator John McCain
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lauds late U.S. Senator’s patriotism, heroism over a life of public service