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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 11:58 PM EDT

Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI Probe Before She Testifies

Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI Probe Before She Testifies

Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:29 AM EDT

Senate Delays Kavanaugh Vote for Hearing on New Allegation

Senate Delays Kavanaugh Vote for Hearing on New Allegation

The Senate Judiciary Committee has postponed a crucial vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. The delay comes after an allegation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl while in...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:21 AM EDT

Lamont and Stefanowski Take Part in Debate

Lamont and Stefanowski Take Part in Debate

Net Lamont and Bob, Stefanowski are two of the three candidates hoping to be the next governor of Connecticut. They faced off at the Shubert Theater in New Haven Monday night.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:52 AM EDT

Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Has Book Deal

Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Has Book Deal

Just months after the publication of James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty," another former FBI official will take on President Donald Trump. Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director ousted this year amid...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 12:06 PM EDT

Alumnae From Kavanaugh Accuser's High School Express Support

Alumnae From Kavanaugh Accuser's High School Express Support

More than 200 alumnae of the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda are said to have signed a letter supporting a classmate who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were both...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 09:14 AM EDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing Echoes Anita Hill's, in #MeToo Era

Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing Echoes Anita Hill's, in #MeToo Era

The sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 12:39 PM EDT

Trade War Amps Up as China Brings More Tariffs on US Imports

Trade War Amps Up as China Brings More Tariffs on US Imports

The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. The increases are...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 01:47 AM EDT

Kavanaugh Fallout Poses Risks as Midterm Elections Approach

Kavanaugh Fallout Poses Risks as Midterm Elections Approach

With the fate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee suddenly uncertain, emboldened Democrats clashed with cautious Republicans on Monday as both parties grappled with an increasingly messy nomination...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 12:25 AM EDT

US-China Tariffs: What's Behind Them, Who Stands to Be Hurt?

US-China Tariffs: What's Behind Them, Who Stands to Be Hurt?

By imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price increases for many American...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 06:49 AM EDT

Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion Over 5 Years: Air Force

Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion Over 5 Years: Air Force

Creating a Space Force as a separate military service, as proposed by President Donald Trump, would cost an estimated $12.9 billion in its first five years, according to a detailed Air Force plan for how to...

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