Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedSep 17th - 11:19pm
Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were high schoolers, hoping to salvage the judge's endangered Supreme Court nomination with a risky, nationally televised showdown between him and his accuser.
Chad Day, Associated Press | PostedSep 17th - 11:19pm
President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages.
Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press | PostedSep 17th - 11:13pm
President Donald Trump sided with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault as the White House walked a fine line in addressing accusations that revived memories of the president's own #MeToo moments. Time and again, Trump has defended powerful men against the claims of women.
Don Babwin, Associated Press | PostedSep 17th - 11:04pm
The last moments of Laquan McDonald's life played over and over again for the jury. An officer pulls up, gets out of a squad car and opens fire as the black teenager walks away from police, a small knife in one hand. McDonald crumples to the ground. More bullets are fired into his body — a total of 16.
Steve Peoples and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedSep 17th - 11:03pm
With the fate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee suddenly uncertain, emboldened Democrats clashed with cautious Republicans as both parties grappled with an increasingly messy nomination fight weeks before the pivotal midterm elections.
Mark Sherman, Associated Press | PostedSep 17th - 11:03pm
The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the allegations.