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Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 09:35 AM PDT

Other Nations Adjust to 'America First' Policy: Analysis

Other Nations Adjust to 'America First' Policy: Analysis

America first? Try America first, second and third. As President Donald Trump prepares for his second U.N. General Assembly, the Olympics of international diplomacy, his administration has turned unabashedly...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 03:51 AM PDT

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:43 AM PDT

Biden on Hill Hearings: 'What the Devil Have We Learned?'

Biden on Hill Hearings: 'What the Devil Have We Learned?'

Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized to Anita Hill Friday for not stopping senators from grilling her during hearings he held on Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court confirmation, though he stopped short for...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 05:20 AM PDT

Kavanaugh, Ford and What the Science of Memory Tells Us

Kavanaugh, Ford and What the Science of Memory Tells Us

She says he sexually assaulted her; he denies it. Is somebody deliberately lying? Not necessarily. Experts say that because of how memory works, it's possible that both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:23 AM PDT

Early Voting Begins as Midterms Season Enters Final Phase

Early Voting Begins as Midterms Season Enters Final Phase

Much of the political world is consumed with a battle over a Supreme Court nominee, an expanding international trade war and President Donald Trump's social media posts. Yet in Minnesota, the first votes of the...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 12:07 AM PDT

For Kavanaugh, Path Forward Could Be Like Clarence Thomas'

For Kavanaugh, Path Forward Could Be Like Clarence Thomas'

When Clarence Thomas arrived at the Supreme Court in 1991 after a bruising confirmation hearing in which his former employee Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, fellow justice Byron White said something...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 09:56 PM PDT

Trump: Senate Should 'Get on' With Kavanaugh Hearing

Trump: Senate Should 'Get on' With Kavanaugh Hearing

President Donald Trump said Thursday that it's time for the Senate to "get on with it" as the Judiciary Committee works to schedule a hearing to consider Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that Supreme Court...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 07:20 PM PDT

Facebook to Scale Back Political Campaign 'Embeds'

Facebook to Scale Back Political Campaign 'Embeds'

Facebook said on Thursday it would cut back the on-site support staff that it has provided in the past to political campaigns including President Donald Trump’s in 2016, NBC News reported. Facebook said in a...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:48 AM PDT

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Providing Info in Mueller Probe

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Providing Info in Mueller Probe

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claimed Thursday he is providing "critical information" as part special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 03:06 PM PDT

More Oppose Kavanaugh Confirmation Than Support It: Poll

More Oppose Kavanaugh Confirmation Than Support It: Poll

More American voters now oppose Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination than support it after he was accused of committing sexual assault while he was in high school, with opposition increasing 9 points since...

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