The GOP had hoped that the appointment of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court could encourage turnout by the party's voters. Now some worry the sexual assault accusation could refocus attention on an issue that could drive up the Democratic vote in November.
Driving in Union County, N.C., with lots of cars on the roads, Dazia Lee thought that she and her son were safe. When she came upon orange barrels along Highway 218, she saw several cars drive through them. She put her car into drive and went down a hill. That’s when she heard the rush of water.