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Senate Democrats Investigate a New Allegation of Sexual Misconduct, from Brett Kavanaugh's College Years - The New Yorker

As Senate Republicans press for a swift vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Senate Democrats are investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh. The claim dates to the 1983-84 ...

Views of Mueller's investigation – and Trump's handling of the probe – turn more partisan - Pew Research Center

As Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller continues to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 election, Americans' views of his investigation – and Donald Trump's handling of the matter – continue to grow more polarized. Large majority ...

WATCH: Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Confront Ted Cruz in a DC Restaurant - Heavy.com

A group of protesters, angry about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, confronted Senator Ted Cruz as he ate dinner in a swanky DC restaurant on Monday evening. The incident occurred at Fiola, an Italian restaurant on Pennsylvania ...and more »

How 3.4 million chickens drowned in Hurricane Florence - Vox

As North Carolina cleans up from the damage wrought by Hurricane Florence, the scale of the devastation is now coming into focus — including to victims who usually get less attention in disasters like this. North Carolina's Department of Agriculture ...

Why Instagram's founders are resigning: independence from Facebook weakened - TechCrunch

Facebook promised Instagram autonomy, but reduced it over time leading to today's bombshell revelation. Eight years after launching Instagram and six years after selling it to Facebook, Instagram co-founders CEO Kevin Systrom and CTO Mike Krieger are ...

Amber Guyger, Dallas Officer Who Killed Botham Jean in His Home, Is Fired - New York Times

Amber R. Guyger was fired from the Dallas Police Department on Monday. She has been charged with manslaughter in the killing of Botham Shem Jean.CreditCreditKaufman County Sheriff's Office, via Associated Press. By Matthew Haag. Sept. 24, 2018.

April Freeman, Florida Democratic Congressional Candidate, Dies Unexpectedly - HuffPost

April Freeman, the Democratic candidate in Florida's 17th Congressional District, died unexpectedly on Sunday, her husband announced on Facebook. “It's with great sadness that I feel I must inform all of you that my beloved wife April passed away ...

Federal judge restores grizzly protections, canceling bear hunt - NBCNews.com

A federal judge in Montana said Monday that grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park should remain a protected species, reversing a United States Fish and Wildlife Service decision to lift those protections last year. The order, issued by ...and more »

LeBron James Puts On a Lakers Uniform, and a Stoic Mask - New York Times

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — It has been almost three months since LeBron James signed a free-agent deal to come to Los Angeles and join the Lakers. Three months, more than enough time for N.B.A. fans and even the news media to prepare. But it still seemed ...

Lawyers To Present Defense For Officer Accused Of Killing Black Teenager - NPR

Attorneys for a white Chicago police officer on trial for murder will likely begin presenting his side Monday. Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots at Laquan McDonald in 2014. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Lawyers in Chicago offer the defense of Jason Van Dyke today.and more »