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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 10:22 AM PDT

Kavanaugh to Take Supreme Court Seat Days After Confirmation

Kavanaugh to Take Supreme Court Seat Days After Confirmation

Brett Kavanaugh is expected to take his seat on the Supreme Court on Tuesday, just days after the Senate narrowly voted to confirm him despite allegations of sexual misconduct from his teenage years. 

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 01:25 PM PDT

Fox Hires Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks as Top Comms Officer

Fox Hires Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks as Top Comms Officer

Months after leaving the White House, Hope Hicks will head to Fox to become its new chief communications officer. Hicks is best known as one of President Donald Trump's most trusted aides. She served as...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 08:06 AM PDT

Hillary and Bill Clinton to Go on Tour This Year

Hillary and Bill Clinton to Go on Tour This Year

Now that Beyonce and Jay-Z are off the road, another power couple is taking their place: Hillary and Bill Clinton. The Clintons announced Monday they will visit four cities in 2018 and nine in 2019 across North...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 06:11 AM PDT

Manchin Scorched From Both Sides After Kavanaugh Vote

Manchin Scorched From Both Sides After Kavanaugh Vote

Danielle Walker cried on Joe Manchin's shoulder after she shared her story of sexual assault in the senator's office. She thought he listened. The 42-year-old Morgantown woman said she was both devastated...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 02:50 PM PDT

After Spat, Trump Says He Has No Plans to Fire Rosenstein

After Spat, Trump Says He Has No Plans to Fire Rosenstein

President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, delivering a reprieve for the Justice Department official whose future has been the source of intense speculati...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 01:41 AM PDT

Missing Saudi Journalist Once a Voice of Reform in the Kingdom

Missing Saudi Journalist Once a Voice of Reform in the Kingdom

Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist who disappeared last week after a visit to his country's consulate in Turkey, was once a Saudi insider. A close aide to the kingdom's former spy chief, he had been a leading...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 02:04 AM PDT

Kavanaugh Impartiality to Be Tested in Blue State Lawsuits

Kavanaugh Impartiality to Be Tested in Blue State Lawsuits

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court has put a spotlight on the dozens of federal cases pitting the Trump administration against Democratic-leaning states, on issues including auto emission...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 12:24 AM PDT

History Highlights Ties Between Presidents, Justices

History Highlights Ties Between Presidents, Justices

That relationship between the White House and the Supreme Court is being examined anew following the bitter confirmation fight over Brett Kavanaugh, who angrily denounced President Donald Trump's political...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 04:11 AM PDT

McConnell Now Open to High Court Nomination in Election Year

McConnell Now Open to High Court Nomination in Election Year

The Senate's majority leader, insisting his chamber won't be irreparably damaged by the bitter fight over new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is signaling he's willing to take up another high court...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 03:34 AM PDT

China Accuses Ex-Interpol Chief of Bribery, Other Crimes

China Accuses Ex-Interpol Chief of Bribery, Other Crimes

China is investigating the former president of Interpol for bribery and other crimes, Beijing said Monday in a notice that indicated the Chinese official may also be in trouble for political transgressions. Me...

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