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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discusses the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and the upcoming midterm elections.
Oct. 11, 2018
Mohammed bin Salman was initially seen as a leader who could modernize the kingdom. But critics now say he is being repressive at home and reckless abroad.
Oct. 11, 2018
The move comes two decades after the young gay man's brutal murder in Laramie, Wyo. "This is incredibly meaningful for our family and for everyone who has known him," his parents said Thursday.
Oct. 11, 2018
"We are confident that the association between race and the death penalty is not attributed to random chance," the state's supreme court justices wrote in a majority opinion.
Oct. 11, 2018
They were separated in the chaos after the earthquake and tsunami. There's still hope that families can be reunited — but many obstacles loom.
Oct. 11, 2018
"No one in our city should live in fear," said Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh. The Catholic archdiocese program is modeled on one in Dallas, which aims to alleviate immigrants' fears of police stops.
Oct. 11, 2018
Wilbur Ross now says he spoke with the former White House adviser and the U.S. Attorney General months before a 2020 census citizenship question request became public, according to a court document.
Oct. 11, 2018
A majority of Americans of European descent could be linked to third cousins, or closer relatives, using genealogy databases, a study finds. Soon it may be possible to identify nearly everyone by DNA.
Oct. 11, 2018
During a meeting at the White House, Kanye West spoke for 10 minutes on a range of topics. His stream-of-consciousness remarks left President Trump saying, "That was pretty impressive."
Oct. 11, 2018
Our ability to see colors develops in the womb. Now scientists have replicated that process, which could help accelerate efforts to cure colorblindness and lead to new treatments for diseases.
Oct. 11, 2018
The official death toll for the disasters stands at 2,073. But the number of those still missing could be as high as 5,000, after the quake caused the ground to liquefy.
Oct. 11, 2018
Blurred Lines author Vanessa Grigoriadis says female college students were once told to protect themselves from sexual assault by learning self defense. Now, the focus is on changing men's behavior.
Oct. 11, 2018
U.S. stocks indexes headed lower again after a global sell-off overnight triggered by a plunge in U.S. stocks the day before.
Oct. 11, 2018
Consumers favor safeguards that help people with a history of health problems still get insurance. In the heat of the midterm campaigns, politicians' arguments don't always add up.
Oct. 11, 2018
Now a tropical storm, the system has moved on to North and South Carolina — two states that are still coping with the effects of flooding from Hurricane Florence.
Oct. 11, 2018

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