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Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

By Alan Fram | Sep 22
The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time.

Dad Accused of Putting Girl in Game Machine, Stealing Prizes

Dad Accused of Putting Girl in Game Machine, Stealing Prizes

Sep 21
A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes.

Democratic House Candidate Calls Attack Mailers 'Racist'

Democratic House Candidate Calls Attack Mailers 'Racist'

By Hannah Grabenstein | Sep 21
An Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate on Thursday denounced immigration attack mailers sent out by a Republican senator's political action committee as "racist" and "fearmongering."

Arrest Shows Challenge of Keeping Rogues Off Border Patrol

Arrest Shows Challenge of Keeping Rogues Off Border Patrol

By Nomaan Merchant | Sep 20
The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense pressure to hire thousands more agents.

Former Exec Sues Spotify over Boys-Only Events and Pay

Former Exec Sues Spotify over Boys-Only Events and Pay

Sep 20
A former sales executive is suing Spotify for gender discrimination and equal pay violations, saying executives organized "boys' trips" that excluded women and that the company paid men more for the same work.

Trump's Immigrant Roundups Increasingly Net Noncriminals

Trump's Immigrant Roundups Increasingly Net Noncriminals

By Matt Sedensky | Sep 20
For all the talk of murderers, rapists and other "bad hombres," Customs Enforcement agents are increasingly apprehending those with no criminal records at all.

Europe's Solutions to Migration Create Humanitarian Crises

Europe's Solutions to Migration Create Humanitarian Crises

By Lori Hinnant | Sep 19
One of Europe's main solutions to migration — Greece's overcrowded, unsanitary Moria migrant camp — has suicidal children and conditions that a psychiatrist compared to "an old-fashioned mental asylum."

Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI To Investigate Before Hearing

Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI To Investigate Before Hearing

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 19
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.

U.S. Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will Accept

U.S. Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will Accept

By Susannah George | Sep 18
The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

Echoes Of Anita Hill in #Metoo Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Echoes Of Anita Hill in #Metoo Allegation Against Kavanaugh

By Mark Sherman | Sep 18
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 charges.

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