Alabama Senate Election
The closely watched contest between Republican Roy Moore, who has faced allegations of sexual misconduct, and Democrat Doug Jones is likely to set the stage for the 2018 midterms by testing the influence of President Trump and his conservative allies with voters.
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Analysis
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell helped elevate Roy Moore’s controversial candidacy. It backfired, leaving McConnell and his top lieutenants with few options other than to contain the damage of what will be a brutal defeat in any result of today’s election.
President Trump wrote that Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) “would come to my office ‘begging’ for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them).” Gillibrand has called for Trump to resign after sexual harassment allegations.
As counsel for the world’s highest-profile client, every move and utterance by President Trump’s lawyers in the Russia probe has been scrutinized — and the criticism has been unkind.
Daisy Ridley as Rey in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” (Lucasfilm via AP)
Daisy Ridley as Rey in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” (Lucasfilm via AP)
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It’s overlong and too plotty, but the sequel advances the story and deepens its characters with a combination of irreverent humor and worshipful treatment of the original text.
Lawmakers could announce later today or Wednesday that they've reached a tentative agreement reconciling the House and Senate tax bills, said Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), who is among the group of lawmakers working to meld the proposals into a final product. Republicans want to have the measure on President Trump’s desk before Christmas.
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One woman alleges groping and another harassment at a Vanity Fair party in Los Angeles in 2010. Batali stepped away from his TV show and restaurant empire on Monday after four women’s allegations were published.
Without a generally accepted definition of what constitutes a sufficiently safe driverless car, the industry could suffer from setbacks caused by a combination of public apprehension and news headlines.
The University of Maryland survey attempted to brief respondents as much as possible before asking their opinion. The results come two days before the FCC is set to vote on repealing net neutrality rules.
Chamath Palihapitiya used to be in charge of Facebook's growth. Now he doesn't let his kids use the platform.
Astronomers in Hawaii say the cylindrical, quarter-mile long object is an asteroid. But some scientists have not yet ruled out more extraordinary origins. In either case, all eyes will be on this space oddity zipping through our solar system.
As they pulled together data for NOAA’s monthly climate report, scientists noticed something strange: One of their key climate monitoring stations had fallen off the map, in what they later described as “an ironic exclamation point to swift regional climate change in and near the Arctic.”
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