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Your Tuesday Evening News Briefing: Brett Kavanaugh, Apple, Trump
18 Sep 2018 at 7:17pm
Here?s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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19 Sep 2018 at 1:47am
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Christine Blasey Ford Wants F.B.I. to Investigate Kavanaugh Before She Testifies
18 Sep 2018 at 11:35pm
Her position puts the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Monday in doubt.

Political Memo: On Kavanaugh, a Changed America Debates an Explosive Charge
19 Sep 2018 at 1:28am
The accusations against the Supreme Court nominee are being assessed under different social and cultural conventions than when the episode allegedly occurred.

Accusations Draw New Attention to Kavanaugh?s Remarks About Drinking
19 Sep 2018 at 12:31am
In a speech to the Yale Law School Federalist Society in 2014, Judge Kavanaugh recalled some debaucherous ? if seemingly harmless ? nights of heavy drinking as a law student.

Kim Jong-un Will Visit South Korea, Leaders Announce
19 Sep 2018 at 12:39am
The promised trip would be the first ever by a North Korean leader. Mr. Kim also promised to dismantle missile facilities in the presence of outside inspectors.

Consumers Will Increasingly Feel Pain From Trump?s Trade War. Here?s Why.
18 Sep 2018 at 6:52pm
The administration has tried to shield popular products from tariffs. That gets harder with each new round.

China Once Looked Tough on Trade. Now Its Options Are Dwindling.
18 Sep 2018 at 4:31pm
China said it would impose tariffs on an additional $60 billion of U.S. imports. But Beijing is running out of American goods to target as the trade war intensifies.

Republicans Opposing Trump on Trade Face Election Quandary
18 Sep 2018 at 4:08pm
Many party leaders in Washington like tax cuts but dislike tariffs. Few Americans share that combination of views.

?It?s Back?: Underwater Yet Again, the Carolinas Face a New Reality
18 Sep 2018 at 7:50pm
As climate change and rapid growth bring more flooding, residents and officials must grapple with where to rebuild and how to prepare for the next storm.

Brooklyn Diocese Is Part of $27.5 Million Settlement in 4 Sex Abuse Cases
18 Sep 2018 at 11:08pm
The settlement is believed to be one of the largest ever awarded to victims of sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church.

Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads
18 Sep 2018 at 7:55pm
A case filed with federal regulators says the company?s targeting technology is used to screen out female candidates in violation of the law.

McDonald?s Workers Across the U.S. Stage #MeToo Protests
19 Sep 2018 at 12:47am
Hundreds of McDonald?s employees rallied to demand that the largest fast food chain in the country do more to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

Anita Hill: How to Get the Kavanaugh Hearings Right
18 Sep 2018 at 1:14pm
The Senate Judiciary Committee has a chance to do better by the country than it did nearly three decades ago.

I Highly Recommend Joining This Cult
18 Sep 2018 at 11:08pm
I am slashing my spending and rethinking my bourgeois ways. You should, too.

The Broken Pieces of Middle East Peace
18 Sep 2018 at 7:16pm
Forty years after the Camp David accords, we?re again at a fateful moment.

Will Donald Trump Stand Up to China?
18 Sep 2018 at 7:54pm
He?s cracking down over trade, but it?s urgent that he protest Beijing?s human rights abuses as well.

Op-Docs: Among the Mangroves, a Girl Learns to Swim
18 Sep 2018 at 1:43pm
In a small Colombian village, a mother guides her daughter through a rite of passage.

How the Next Downturn Will Surprise Us
18 Sep 2018 at 7:23pm
In their campaign to contain the risks that caused the Great Recession, central bankers may have planted the seeds for the next global economic crisis.

The Amputee Who Showed Everyone
18 Sep 2018 at 3:06pm
Shaquem Griffin of the Seattle Seahawks lost his hand but not his dream.
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?We need help?: N.C. towns plead for dam, levee upgrades after second major f...
by By Sarah Kaplan
18 Sep 2018 at 7:47am
Devastated by Hurricane Matthew two years ago and now by Florence, low-income areas say they can?t afford the repairs and new infrastructure needed to withstand the next storm.

North Carolina grapples with floods, outages and endless water
by By Rachel Siegel, Kristine Phillips and Mark Berman
18 Sep 2018 at 5:19am
At least 33 deaths have been linked to the storm across the Carolinas and Virginia, officials say.

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15 Jul 2018 at 2:03am
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Kim Jong Un pledges to visit Seoul, a first for a North Korean leader
by By Simon Denyer and Min Joo Kim
19 Sep 2018 at 12:41pm
The Korean summit in Pyongyang between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in ended with a joint vow to continue work toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Kavanaugh accuser seeks FBI investigation before testifying to Senate
by By Seung Min Kim, Robert Costa and John Wagner
18 Sep 2018 at 10:43am
Lawyers for the woman who accused Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both teenagers said in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee that an FBI investigation of the incident should be the first step in addressing their client?s allegation, a demand that came as President Trump and Senate Republicans stepped up their defense of the embattled Supreme Court nominee.

Feinstein under scrutiny for handling of allegations against Kavanaugh
by By Sean Sullivan
18 Sep 2018 at 11:27am
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee faces a legacy-defining moment from her chosen ground squarely in the middle of a cultural, political and social firestorm over the future of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh.

Kavanaugh?s accuser thought her life would be upended. She was right.
by By Elise Viebeck
18 Sep 2018 at 8:11am
Within hours of coming forward, Christine Blasey Ford faced multiple attacks on her privacy and credibility, confirming her fears about what would happen if she went public and echoing the backlash faced by other accusers in the ?Me Too? era.

The Fix: Trump?s supremely unhelpful comments
by By Amber Phillips
18 Sep 2018 at 8:25am
He and his accuser will testify under oath. Then what?

Texas creates the perfect curriculum for the Trump age
by By Dana Milbank
18 Sep 2018 at 7:11am
The Texas school board tells us what?s important, and what?s not, about our country and values.

The Senate should leave the Kavanaugh questioning to professionals
by By Ronald Klain
18 Sep 2018 at 4:23am
Senators should learn from the mistakes of the 1991 Thomas-Hill hearings.

What is punishment for?
by By Megan McArdle
18 Sep 2018 at 8:19am
The case of Carlton Franklin seems newly relevant in light of the accusation against Kavanaugh.

Chaos or not, Trump is racking up a record of foreign policy success
by By Marc Thiessen
18 Sep 2018 at 4:31am
Many worried he would usher in a new age of American isolationism. That hasn?t happened.

The Israeli-Palestinian peace process is dead
by By David Ignatius
18 Sep 2018 at 7:09am
The efforts of a generation of Americans, Israelis and Arabs to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have largely come to naught.

The Trump administration gives the world one more reason to lose faith in Ame...
by By Editorial
18 Sep 2018 at 7:59am
Gutting the refugee program is the administration?s latest blow to the world?s most vulnerable.

Political nonprofits must now name many of their donors
by By Michelle Lee and Robert Barnes
18 Sep 2018 at 7:09am
The Supreme Court decision not to intervene in a long-running case could curtail the ability of major political players to raise money and would force the disclosure of some of the country?s wealthiest donors.

Trump?s declassification of Russia documents rewards allies? strategy of bypa...
by By Karoun Demirjian
18 Sep 2018 at 11:07am
The document release might be one of the last chances that the president?s congressional supporters will have to make a new, public campaign against special counsel Robert S. Mueller III?s probe before midterm elections.

Donald Wuerl?s handling of abuse claims imperils his legacy as a reformer
by By Shawn Boburg and Aaron Davis
18 Sep 2018 at 8:06am
As bishop in the Pittsburgh Diocese, Wuerl put problem priests on leave, allowing some to move away and molest again.

Internet critics mocked a man filmed while shaving on a train. Then they lear...
by By Reis Thebault
18 Sep 2018 at 10:43am
Some people who shared the video of Anthony Torres expressed regret for spreading the derision without understanding his experience.

Texas school superintendent says he regrets disparaging Houston QB on basis o...
by By Desmond Bieler
18 Sep 2018 at 8:39am
"When you need precision decision making you can't count on a black quarterback,? Lynn Redden wrote of Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.

A bad smell led a Mexican town?s residents to 100 bodies in a trailer being u...
by By Siobhán O'Grady
18 Sep 2018 at 4:24am
Government officials said they didn?t have anywhere else to put the corpses, which they described as victims of organized crime.

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Big Island teen sentenced to 20 years in sexual assault case
19 Sep 2018 at 1:20am

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - A Big Island teenager accused of holding a woman against her will and beating and raping her was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Tyron Sigrah was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to charges of sexual assault, assault, kidnapping and robbery.

Authorities say the 17-year-old and ...

Ex-police sergeant gets probation in Maui bribery scheme
19 Sep 2018 at 1:19am

HONOLULU (AP) - A former Maui police sergeant convicted in a scheme to bribe a man to withdraw a complaint to the police department has been sentenced to three years of probation.

Walter Ahuna was also ordered to pay a $2,000 fine following his sentencing Monday in federal court in ...

Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city
19 Sep 2018 at 12:56am

AMES, Iowa (AP) - They had both recently turned 22 and were residing in the same Iowa college town but their lives couldn't have been much different before allegedly intersecting in the most violent way.

Celia Barquin Arozamena was a top amateur golfer from Spain who was finishing her degree ...

Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues
19 Sep 2018 at 12:26am

WASHINGTON (AP) - While Hurricane Florence barreled through the Carolinas, a different type of storm was brewing within the federal disaster relief agency tasked with responding to the fallout.

The fate of Brock Long, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, was cast in doubt with revelations that he ...

Ford wants her Kavanaugh claim investigated before hearing
19 Sep 2018 at 12:24am

WASHINGTON (AP) - 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, her lawyers said in a letter to the panel.

The lawyers wrote that Ford, who ...

Change of plea hearings set for Washington County killing
19 Sep 2018 at 12:23am

MACHIAS, Maine (AP) - A New York woman charged in the 2017 death of a woman whose body was found alongside a road in Cherryfield, Maine, is due in court.

A change-of-plea hearing was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon for Quaneysha Greeley in Washington County Superior Court.

The attorney general's office ...

Testimony by cops big part of Chicago officer's murder trial
19 Sep 2018 at 12:23am

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with one of them so uncomfortable he couldn't bring himself to point to the man on trial, something witnesses are routinely asked to do.

But one after another ...

Factors don't favor criminal charges against Kavanaugh
19 Sep 2018 at 12:23am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have been calling on the FBI to investigate a woman's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school. What they're asking for, though, isn't a criminal investigation that could lead to charges.

Instead, they want the FBI ...

AP Explains: Mueller's legal actions not overlooked by Trump
19 Sep 2018 at 12:22am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Robert Mueller has been busy.

In just the last two weeks, the special counsel has secured the cooperation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, dispensed with the case of the campaign aide who triggered the Russia probe and signaled he's squeezed all the information he needs ...

Today in History
by The Associated Press
19 Sep 2018 at 12:02am

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2018. There are 103 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Sept. 19, 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2½ months after being shot by Charles Guiteau; Chester Alan ...

Westchester mom pleads not guilty in death of daughter
18 Sep 2018 at 10:13pm

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A Westchester mother accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Cynthia Arce (ahr-SAY') entered the plea at her arraignment in Westchester County Court on Tuesday to charges that also included aggravated attempted murder for allegedly stabbing two police officers who ...

Kevin de Leon, Dianne Feinstein challenger, seizes on her role in Brett Kavan...
by Kathleen Ronayne
18 Sep 2018 at 10:13pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California state Senate, rarely have much in common. But they're united in their condemnation this week of Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Feinstein is ...

Donald Trump says declassified Russia documents expose 'really bad things' at...
by Eric Tucker and Chad Day
18 Sep 2018 at 9:11pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that "really bad things" at the FBI are exposed. But the decision, made against the backdrop of Trump's spiraling outrage at the special counsel's Russia ...

Man convicted on 2014 double killing in Fresno
18 Sep 2018 at 8:50pm

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Fresno man has been convicted of helping kill two people, including the father of a friend.

The Fresno Bee says 22-year-old Jorge Rodriguez showed no emotion as he was sentenced Tuesday for the December 2014 shootings in southeast Fresno.

Police contend that Rodriguez and another ...

Illegal immigrant children released to criminals in U.S. illegally themselves
by Stephen Dinan
18 Sep 2018 at 8:34pm

The government says it's being forced to turn illegal immigrant children over to sponsors who are themselves in the U.S. illegally — and many of those adults already have criminal records, leaving the kids in a precarious position.

Matthew Albence, the chief of deportations at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ...

Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say FBI should investigate before Christine Bla...
18 Sep 2018 at 8:33pm

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say FBI should investigate before Christine Blasey Ford testifies.

The Latest: Alaska man tied to girl's death appears in court
18 Sep 2018 at 8:23pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Latest on an Alaska man charged in connection with disappearance and death of 10-year-old girl (all times local):

4:15 p.m.

An Alaska man linked to a missing 10-year-old girl's death made his first appearance in federal court Tuesday.

Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue is charged ...

Christine Blasey Ford wants FBI probe of Brett Kavanaugh accusation before sh...
by Victor Morton
18 Sep 2018 at 8:09pm

The woman who accuses Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault 35 years ago has told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the FBI should investigate her claims before she testifies about them, a request that panel Republicans promptly rejected.

In a letter Tuesday to Sen. Charles Grassley, Iowa Republican and panel ...

California governor vetoes bill to ban per-signature payment
18 Sep 2018 at 7:49pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown has once again vetoed a bill that would have banned paying people based on the number of signatures they collect for ballot initiatives.

In the veto message he released Tuesday, Brown quoted his previous veto message from 2011, when he rejected a ...

University of California scientists get federal OK to import Canadian pot for...
by Laura Kelly
18 Sep 2018 at 7:47pm

Federal agencies are allowing California scientists to import from Canada a novel cannabis mix for experimentation to treat a common neurological disorder that affects millions of older Americans.

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego said Tuesday they received approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Food and ... Live Bookmark
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