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.
The response from Beijing came after President Trump said he would proceed with new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports, including consumer goods.
“Really bad things were happening,” the president said after repeating a specious claim that the FBI spied on his campaign.
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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.
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The journalist, whose publication is banned in China, stepped into a restricted area as the president was leaving a ceremony in the East Room.
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Democrats have piled onto the air with ads about shielding the most popular part of the Affordable Care Act, its protections for people with preexisting conditions.
Israel launched a strike triggering Syria’s air defense while the Russian surveillance plane was in the area. Russia said 15 people were killed when the plane went down.
The case is a window into the aftermath of sexual misconduct cases, and the growing questions that institutions face about how to hold their most powerful accountable.
Police were called Monday morning after golfers discovered a golf bag with no one around it. Celia Barquin Arozamena's body was found a short distance away.
Emmy Awards 2018
Back after a year of ineligibility, HBO’s “Game of Thrones” won the best drama prize. But it was far from the most exciting moment.
The podcast that brought the medium into the mainstream spent a year inside a Cleveland courthouse.
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