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Kavanaugh allegations agitate White House, Capitol. Supreme Court is quiet.

Tuesday  18:02,   17 september 2019
washingtonpost

When nine people are bound together by life tenure and equally weighted votes, there are reasons to live and let live. The court’s decisions will not be respected unless the court is, the justices say. And when five votes determine which view of the >>>

Legendary ABC News political journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

Tuesday  18:02,   17 september 2019
abc7

Legendary ABC News political journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age... >>>

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill

Tuesday  17:46,   17 september 2019
reuters

Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday. © Janerik... >>>

The parking garage beating lasted 10 seconds. DeAndre Harris still lives with the damage.

Tuesday  16:07,   17 september 2019
washingtonpost

In Charlottesville, a viral video of an attack by white supremacists made a 20-year-old special-education aide into a symbol of racial... >>>

Abortion clinics report record-high violence

Tuesday  14:16,   17 september 2019
cbsnews

One provider said the movement against abortion access feels similar to when Dr. George Tiller, a well-known abortion doctor, was assassinated in... >>>

Tent courts open as latest hurdle for migrants seeking asylum in the U.S.

Tuesday  13:51,   17 september 2019
latimes

LAREDO, Texas -- The woman arrived well before dawn with her 4-year-old daughter for the first full day of hearings Monday as the U.S. government's new tent court for migrants opened on the banks of the Rio Grande. Almost immediately, Alejandra... >>>

Officials: 2 adults, juvenile killed in Virginia house fire

Tuesday  13:20,   17 september 2019
msn

BUCKINGHAM, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say the bodies of two adults and a juvenile have been found in the debris of a house fire. News outlets report the Buckingham County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call on Monday morning reporting the... >>>

Vaping-related death reported in Tulare County

Tuesday  12:20,   17 september 2019
latimes

An adult older than 40 from Tulare County has died from complications related to using an electronic cigarette, health officials confirmed Monday evening. "With sadness, we report that there has been a death of a Tulare County resident suspected to... >>>

US police agencies having trouble hiring, keeping officers, according to a new survey

Tuesday  11:42,   17 september 2019
abcnews.go

Police agencies across the country are having trouble keeping and hiring police officers, according to a new survey obtained by ABC News. © Gerald Herbert/AP Vero Beach police officers talk to resident Todd Dufresne, left, as they notify residents... >>>

Police offer few details in wake of transgender woman found burned beyond recognition

Tuesday  09:00,   17 september 2019
abcnews.go

The woman died Sept. 4, but police are not labeling it a hate crime... >>>

Cornell Med school debuts free admission for some students

Tuesday  07:40,   17 september 2019
cbsnews

Students may graduate medical school with a new title, but often leave with something else: Massive student loans. But that won't be the case for these future... >>>

The Cost of Running Guantánamo Bay: $13 Million Per Prisoner

Tuesday  06:55,   17 september 2019
nytimes

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba — Holding the Nazi war criminal Rudolf Hess as the lone prisoner in Germany’s Spandau Prison in 1985 cost an estimated $1.5 million in... >>>

UW Barred Owl Now 'Appropriately Defensive' And Eating

Tuesday  06:01,   17 september 2019
patch

UW Barred Owl Now 'Appropriately Defensive' And... >>>

Homeowner shoots and kills 3 masked men in possible 'stand your ground' case

Tuesday  06:00,   17 september 2019
abcnews.go

A Georgia homeowner is being questioned after killing three masked men around 4 a.m. EST... >>>

Edward Snowden Is Exposing His Own Secrets This Time

Tuesday  06:00,   17 september 2019
thedailybeast

Edward Snowden doesn’t share new state secrets in his memoir, Permanent Record, which The Daily Beast obtained a copy of ahead of its release Tuesday. But he does offer some personal ones, from his transformation into America’s most famous... >>>