Trump Unleashes on Kavanaugh Accuser as Key Republican Wavers

Trump Unleashes on Kavanaugh Accuser as Key Republican Wavers

WASHINGTON — President Trump assailed the latest woman to accuse Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, saying on Tuesday that she “has nothing” because she was “messed up” at the time, even as a key Republican senator urged colleagues to take the accusations seriously. With pressure rising in advance of a make-or-break hearing on […]

US diplomat found dead in Madagascar, 1 person held

US diplomat found dead in Madagascar, 1 person held

WASHINGTON — The death of an American diplomat in Madagascar is being investigated by U.S. and local authorities and one person has been taken into custody, the U.S. State Department said Monday. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the foreign service officer was found dead inside their residence in Antananarivo, the capital of the Indian […]

Michelle Obama rallies voters in Las Vegas, warns against apathy

Michelle Obama rallies voters in Las Vegas, warns against apathy

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a rally for When We All Vote’s national week of action at Chaparral High School in Las Vegas. Obama is the founder and a co-chairwoman of the organization, which aims to help people register and to vote. Early voting for the 2018 midterm elections in Nevada begins Oct. […]

Tentative Deal Reached for Kavanaugh Accuser to Testify on Thursday

Tentative Deal Reached for Kavanaugh Accuser to Testify on Thursday

Among the many considerations, according to one official close to the discussions, was how Republican voters would react to any move to push past the allegations. President Trump suggested at a rally on Friday night that he believes that the public, including many women, want to “fight for” Judge Kavanaugh. After breaking his silence about […]

PayPal Cuts Off Alex Jones's Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants

PayPal Cuts Off Alex Jones's Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — PayPal has become the latest tech giant to cut off Infowars, the conspiracy website run by the right-wing provocateur Alex Jones. Infowars was informed by PayPal on Thursday night that it would have 10 business days to find a new payment processor. PayPal handles all transactions, including credit cards, for the Infowars […]

Shooting at Syracuse, NY, memorial service leaves 5 injured, including children, 8 and 14

Shooting at Syracuse, NY, memorial service leaves 5 injured, including children, 8 and 14

Multiple people at a memorial service in Syracuse, New York were injured Thursday night after a suspect opened fire.  (Alex_Schmidt) Five people, including an 8-year-old and 14-year-old, were shot during a Thursday night memorial service in upstate New York, police said. Dispatch logs showed police responded to a shooting at a house in Syracuse after […]

Multiple People Are Killed in Shooting at Maryland Rite Aid Facility

Multiple People Are Killed in Shooting at Maryland Rite Aid Facility

A person with a gun opened fire at a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Md., on Thursday morning, killing multiple people and wounding others, the local sheriff said. The lone suspect in the shooting is in custody and has been hospitalized in critical condition, Sheriff Jeffrey R. Gahler of Harford County said. At a […]

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