Some of the Supreme Court nominee's classmates at Yale took issue with Brett M. Kavanaugh’s description of his younger self as a churchgoer and focused student, saying they knew him as a heavy drinker.
Rather than tread cautiously amid sexual assault allegations and the #MeToo movement, conservative forces have gone on the offensive — speaking darkly of a Democratic smear campaign and attacking the credibility of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh’s accusers.
The deputy attorney general told the White House he was willing to quit if President Trump wouldn’t disparage him.
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The president had long accused American leaders of being taken advantage of by foreign counterparts. But on Tuesday, he was the one who suffered the indignity.
More than a dozen women who alleged abuse by Cosby crowded into the courtroom to listen as his sentence was pronounced following his April conviction on charges of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, a Temple University basketball official he was mentoring.
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As it tries to crack down on ads for illegal drugs, the company is struggling to keep up with its own algorithms and systems, which serve up personalized drug-related content for people interested in buying substances illicitly.
As the Turkish government tries mend its frayed relations with Germany, the two countries are battling to host one of world soccer's most important events.
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Parks are often in places sensitive to shifts in climate. Researchers found that temperatures in national parks increased far more than in other parts of the country, while precipitation fell dramatically at those parks.
The right-hander became just the 17th major league pitcher since 1900 to strike out at least 300 batters in a season. He dominated the Marlins and bolstered his Cy Young candidacy in the Nationals’ 9-4 win.
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A former New York Times food critic defends her opinion of the beloved sweetener.
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A cat rescuer from California has been hired for a job that hopefuls in 90 countries sought.
Chelsea Cain blamed “sexist jerks” for pushing her off social media after Marvel Comics canceled her “Mockingbird” series. But while she was keeping quiet online, she was creating another superhero title that will debut this week.
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