Responding to criticism over remarks he made Tuesday, Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate and real estate developer, denied on Thursday that he was mocking the appearance of a reporter for The New York Times with a physical disability.
China said Thursday that it planned to establish a military facility in Djibouti, a strategically important country on the Horn of Africa, which would apparently be the first permanent presence overseas for China's military and a sign of the growing reach of its navy.
A day after city officials released graphic video of a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times, some of the city's most prominent black leaders called Wednesday for investigations into the Chicago Police Department and its handling of the shooting.
John Wittneben simmered as he listened to Hillary Rodham Clinton defend her ties to Wall Street during last weekend's Democratic debate. He lost 40 percent of his savings in individual retirement accounts during the Great Recession, while Clinton has received millions of dollars from the kinds of executives he believes should be in jail.