National News

Donald Trump Press Conference
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September 26, 2018 - 6:55 pm
Following an eventful day at the United Nations, President Donald Trump will hold a news conference in New York before departing back to Washington D.C.
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Brett Kavanaugh
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
September 26, 2018 - 6:07 pm
Christine Blasey Ford says in prepared testimony to a Senate committee that she believes Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh tried to rape her at a party when they were teenagers.
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Bill Cosby
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
September 26, 2018 - 7:54 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A publicist for the once-beloved Bill Cosby complained that his conviction and three- to 10-year prison term for sexual assault stem from a racist and sexist justice system, as the defense vowed to appeal the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Cosby, 81, spent his first...
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Bill Cosby departs after his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. Cosby left in handcuffs to begin serving a three-to-10 year prison sentence for sexual assault. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 25, 2018 - 9:25 pm
His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, becoming the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison.
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Brett Kavanaugh
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
September 25, 2018 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical "con job" on Tuesday and launched a dismissive attack on a second woman accusing the nominee of sexual misconduct in the 1980s, asserting she "has nothing."...
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Brett Kavanaugh, Wife
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
September 25, 2018 - 7:35 am
Christine Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of assaulting her at a party when they were teenagers. Kavanaugh says he was never "at any such party.'' He says he is not questioning that perhaps Ford had been sexually assaulted, "but what I know is I've never sexually assaulted anyone.''
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Bill Cosby
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September 24, 2018 - 6:15 pm
Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to black causes but preyed on at least one young woman and perhaps many more.
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
September 23, 2018 - 11:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as negotiators reached agreement on an extraordinary hearing for Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, a second allegation of sexual misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee put the White House and Senate Republicans on the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone...
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In this image provided by Emory University, Alice Allison Dunnigan, right, interviews screenwriters Arthur Arthur, left, and Virginia Kellogg. Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House and in recognition of her achievements, the Newseum unveiled a statue in her honor on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (Emory University Rare Book Library via AP)
September 21, 2018 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House. In recognition of her achievements, the Newseum unveiled a statue in her honor on Friday. The bronze life-size statue will remain in the Newseum...
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FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a smartphone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people. But the company says the problem specifically involved direct messages or protected tweets sent to businesses and other accounts overseen by software developers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 21, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people. But the company says the problem specifically involved direct messages or protected tweets sent to businesses and other accounts overseen by software developers. The issue, which...
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