In a defiant letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh said he would “not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process.” Trump and other Republicans loudly echoed that assessment, with the president saying he is looking forward to a confirmation vote.
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Three former prosecutors said that it’s not surprising to see another woman come forward in such cases; it happens often. Yet they remain wary of Deborah Ramirez’s allegations.
The two men will meet Thursday, the White House press secretary said, after officials had described a series of private discussions that pointed to Rod J. Rosenstein's resignation or firing.
The surface of Esieh Lake looks as if it’s boiling. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
The surface of Esieh Lake looks as if it’s boiling. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
The volume of gas wafting from Esieh Lake, set against the austere peaks of the Western Brooks Range, could deliver the climate system another blow if lakes like it turn out to be widespread.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz has criticized the federal response to Hurricane Maria in the past year. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, who has been pushing for statehood for the commonwealth, called the president's remarks “disrespectful.”
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Polling gives a specific example of a place where perceived reality diverges for Americans depending on their political party.
Many Chinese think President Trump is trying to thwart China’s rise — and that adds another layer of complications to the trade war.
The flare-up in tensions between Russia and Israel marks a turnabout after months of personal diplomacy between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Perspective
With a hearing looming for Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, here are some suggestions for navigating the news.
While some countries have hesitated to make cases public, several European countries have chosen a more seemingly confrontational approach to counterespionage.
Officer Amber Guyger was already facing manslaughter charges, but police had not taken disciplinary action until the firing.
Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, was working alone in a floating fishing hut when its mooring broke.
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