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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...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 02:39 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump's Fuzzy Medicare Math

Fact Check: Trump's Fuzzy Medicare Math

President Donald Trump on several occasions has taken credit for making Medicare “stronger.” In one instance, he said, “Medicare will be $700 billion stronger over the next decade thanks to our growth.” In...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 02:25 PM PDT

Protesters Opposed to Kavanaugh Gather at Capitol Hill

Protesters Opposed to Kavanaugh Gather at Capitol Hill

Protesters gathered at Capitol Hill Thursday to urge the Senate to reject the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Many of the protesters said they were survivors of sexual assault....

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 01:38 PM PDT

Will What Happened at Georgetown Prep Stay There?

Will What Happened at Georgetown Prep Stay There?

To the uninitiated, Georgetown Preparatory School feels less like a high school than a well-heeled liberal arts college. The 93-acre campus in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital boasts a state-of-the-art...

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