President Trump said during a news conference at the White House that he supports the congressional hearing on an allegation that Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman in high school, because there shouldn't be any doubt about his innocence. Trump also blamed Democrats for not bringing the allegation forward sooner.
The Supreme Court decision not to intervene in a long-running case could curtail the ability of major political players to raise money and would force the disclosure of some of the country’s wealthiest donors.
The vote came less than two weeks ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline when government funding will run out without action by Congress and President Trump.
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Some analysts anticipate an economic partition reminiscent of the globe-splitting divide between the United States and the Soviet Union following World War II.
The document release might be one of the last chances that the president’s congressional supporters will have to make a new, public campaign against special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s probe before midterm elections.
After months of pushing for a permanent U.S. military presence in Poland as a bulwark against Russia, the Polish leader offered President Trump a new incentive tailored to his real estate sensibilities: naming rights.
The former Fox News pundit’s growing profile on the sports network comes amid consistent charges of liberal bias at ESPN for its coverage of social and political issues in athletics.
Even with the best efforts of Elon Musk’s hard-charging space company, it’s not certain that the massive rocket he imagines could save humanity from extinction will ever fly.
Shawn Richard Christy is a "survivalist" who prompted school closures in an Ohio town after authorities said he sped off in a stolen truck.
Mark Saltzman, who wrote often for the kids’ program over 13 years, said he thought of Bert and Ernie as gay. Sesame Workshop responded by describing the pair as mere puppets with no sexual orientation, although they’re “best friends.”
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