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New sexual-misconduct accusation rocks Kavanaugh nomination

New sexual-misconduct accusation rocks Kavanaugh nomination

WASHINGTON - A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled...
Published: 09/24/18
Severe flooding from Hurricane Florence feared near South Carolina coast

Severe flooding from Hurricane Florence feared near South Carolina coast

BLADENBORO, N.C. - Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate.More than a week after Florence crashed into the Carolinas, d...
Published: 09/24/18
US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

SAN DIEGO - The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.Federal law already requires those seeking green cards to prove...
Published: 09/23/18
5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at New York City day care center

5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at New York City day care center

NEW YORK - Police in New York say at least five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care center in Queens.NBC New York reports that authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday. One of the infants, a...
Published: 09/21/18
From the anonymity of academia to the center of a Supreme Court confirmation

From the anonymity of academia to the center of a Supreme Court confirmation

The text message from Christine Blasey Ford this summer worried her college best friend, Catherine Piwowarski.Over their years of friendship -- as roommates, bridesmaids and parents on opposite coasts -- Dr. Blasey wanted to know, had she ever confid...
Published: 09/20/18
Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON ó President Donald Trump is rejecting the widely accepted death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, claiming without citing evidence that "3,000 people did not die." Trump called the count a move by Democrats to make him look bad.Tru...
Published: 09/13/18
Elizabeth Smart kidnapper to be released from prison

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper to be released from prison

SALT LAKE CITY ó A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart as a teenager in 2002 from her Salt Lake City bedroom and hold her captive will be freed from prison in a surprise move announced Tuesday by state authoriti...
Published: 09/11/18
Tampa Bay, U.S. mark 9/11 anniversary with somber tributes, new monument to victims

Tampa Bay, U.S. mark 9/11 anniversary with somber tributes, new monument to victims

NEW YORK ó Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nationís biggest city. Thousands of 9/11 victimsí r...
Published: 09/11/18
Pence confident no one on his staff wrote New York Times Times column

Pence confident no one on his staff wrote New York Times Times column

WASHINGTON ó Vice President Mike Pence says heís "100 percent confident" that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Donald Trumpís leadership. "I know them. I know their character," Pence said...
Published: 09/10/18
Truck-driver buddies find out they are biological father and son - working at the same place

Truck-driver buddies find out they are biological father and son - working at the same place

Nathan Boos got his love for 18-wheelers from someplace, but he didnít know where until he was 23.Boos was hauling a load of soybean meal from Illinois to Georgia when he found out. His adoptive father decided to join him on the cross-country deliver...
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