FROM Maris Curran
Navigating through grief in 'Five Nights in Maine' Just a few minutes into the new film Five Nights in Maine , a husband, played by David Oyelowo, gets a terrible phone call from police telling him his wife has been killed in a car accident. The sudden tragedy sets him on a journey to rural Maine to visit his wife’s mother, who’s very sick. The two couldn’t be more deeply divided – in age and in distance – but they’re now united in grief and guilt and have to find a way to navigate that. Five Nights in Maine was written and directed by Maris Curran and stars Golden Globe nominated actor David Oyelowo.
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Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?