U.S. expected to back away from U.N. Human Rights Council

U.S. expected to back away from U.N. Human Rights Council
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, outgoing United Nations high commissioner for human rights, attends a Human Rights Council session in Geneva on June 18. (Denis Balibouse/Reuters) The Trump administration is expected to pull back from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday in protest of what it perceives as an entrenched bias against Israel and a…

Md.’s Republican governor pulls Guard troops off border to protest separations

Md.’s Republican governor pulls Guard troops off border to protest separations
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) at an April news conference in Annapolis. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) Maryland’s Republican governor has joined the outrage over the Trump administration’s separation of migrant children from their parents, ordering a National Guard helicopter and its crew to return from New Mexico and vowing not to deploy state resources to…