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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 07:15 PM PDT

US-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

US-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening U.S.-China trade war. Cedar...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 07:14 PM PDT

Trump Rolls Back Pollution Rules for Drilling on US Lands

Trump Rolls Back Pollution Rules for Drilling on US Lands

The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution on Tuesday, easing restrictions on energy companies that allow huge volumes of natural gas to escape after drilling...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 02:48 PM PDT

Trump 'Feels Terribly' For Kavanaugh

Trump 'Feels Terribly' For Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he "feels terribly" for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his family. The Senate is trying to schedule a hearing to hear from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 07:40 AM PDT

Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI Probe Before She Testifies

Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI Probe Before She Testifies

Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 07:29 AM PDT

Senate Delays Kavanaugh Vote for Hearing on New Allegation

Senate Delays Kavanaugh Vote for Hearing on New Allegation

The Senate Judiciary Committee has postponed a crucial vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. The delay comes after an allegation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl while in...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 07:52 AM PDT

Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Has Book Deal

Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Has Book Deal

Just months after the publication of James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty," another former FBI official will take on President Donald Trump. Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director ousted this year amid...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 09:06 AM PDT

Alumnae From Kavanaugh Accuser's High School Express Support

Alumnae From Kavanaugh Accuser's High School Express Support

More than 200 alumnae of the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda are said to have signed a letter supporting a classmate who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were both...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 06:14 AM PDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing Echoes Anita Hill's, in #MeToo Era

Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing Echoes Anita Hill's, in #MeToo Era

The sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 09:39 AM PDT

Trade War Amps Up as China Brings More Tariffs on US Imports

Trade War Amps Up as China Brings More Tariffs on US Imports

The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. The increases are...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:47 PM PDT

Kavanaugh Fallout Poses Risks as Midterm Elections Approach

Kavanaugh Fallout Poses Risks as Midterm Elections Approach

With the fate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee suddenly uncertain, emboldened Democrats clashed with cautious Republicans on Monday as both parties grappled with an increasingly messy nomination...

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