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Following Trump's trip, Merkel says Europe can't rely on U.S. anymore

Following Trump's trip, Merkel says Europe can't rely on U.S. anymore

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Trump last week, saying that Europe "really must take our fate into our own hands." It was the toughest review yet of Trump's trip to Europe, which inflamed tensions...

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  • The new economy is coming

    The new economy is coming

    Late May is college commencement speech season, and there are always one or two destined to cause upset. This year, add to the list the Harvard commencement speech given last Thursday by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his call for "universal basic income," which is a fancy way of describing a...

  • In trip abroad, Trump finds respite from domestic turmoil

    In trip abroad, Trump finds respite from domestic turmoil

    Donald Trump's first presidential foreign trip has fortuitously given him a temporary respite from the firestorm generated by what he has called "that Russian thing" and his firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Much of the tenacious Washington press corps that has had a field day back home...

  • A call for Democratic consistency on foreign policy

    A call for Democratic consistency on foreign policy

    A new U.S. president "resets" relations with Russia. Later, while running for re-election, the president tells Dmitry Medvedev to reassure his boss Vladimir Putin that he will have the "flexibility" to give Mr. Putin what he wants post-election, once freed from political accountability. A hot microphone...

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  • Tom Brady is Under Armour's 'muse' on new athlete recovery line

    Tom Brady is Under Armour's 'muse' on new athlete recovery line

    Approaching 40 years old, Tom Brady said it's neither happenstance nor his DNA enabling him to continue to play football at an elite level in a league in which most quarterbacks his age have long since been discarded. In bed by 9:00 most nights and up by 5:30 a.m., the New England Patriots star...

  • Five minutes with Mary Steinebrunner of Dunlop Protective Footwear

    Five minutes with Mary Steinebrunner of Dunlop Protective Footwear

    From a factory in Havre de Grace, Mary Steinebrunner oversees the production of 1.5 million pairs of boots a year. The boots made by Dunlop Protective Footwear USA are designed for function, not fashion. The footwear protects workers on farms, oil rigs, fishing boats, food processing plants, construction...

  • 'A little break': Long weekend summer getaways gaining popularity

    'A little break': Long weekend summer getaways gaining popularity

    Jackie Green hasn't checked yet with her family and friends to see when everyone's free for a weekend in Ocean City or Rehoboth this summer. But that's the beauty, she said, of going for long weekends instead of a whole week. It's not as much of a commitment, so last-minute scheduling is easier....

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  • Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

    Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russia as a "good thing," while the Trump administration sought to quell mounting questions over secret ties to the Kremlin. Speaking on Sunday's...

  • As White House defends Kushner, experts question his back-channel move

    As White House defends Kushner, experts question his back-channel move

    The Trump administration argued over the weekend that back-channel communications are acceptable in building dialogue with foreign governments, part of an effort to minimize fallout over White House adviser Jared Kushner's reported discussion about creating a secret conduit to the Kremlin at a...

  • Trump returns to an increasingly troubled White House and criticism from allies

    Trump returns to an increasingly troubled White House and criticism from allies

    Whatever respite President Trump may have received from his nine-day overseas trip came to an abrupt end Sunday as administration allies sought to beat back allegations about his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, while the leader of Europe’s most powerful nation suggested the U.S. was no longer a reliable...

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