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Hurricane Michael: 'Monstrous' storm strengthens to category two

Hurricane Michael: 'Monstrous' storm strengthens to category two

Oct 09, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a category two storm, with winds topping 100mph (155km/h) as it churns towards the Florida coast.

How John Roberts will manage the Supreme Court's conservative majority

How John Roberts will manage the Supreme Court's conservative majority

Oct 08, 2018 04:42 PM EDT

The confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh puts the US Supreme Court firmly on conservative terrain and Chief Justice John Roberts at a personal crossroads.

Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change

Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change

Oct 08, 2018 04:35 PM EDT

A UN panel of scientists says every bit of warming matters, and we’re almost out of time to keep it in check.

Hurricane Michael Forecast To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Major Storm Wednesday

Hurricane Michael Forecast To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Major Storm Wednesday

Oct 08, 2018 04:15 PM EDT

Hurricane Michael is expected to head north across the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall in the area of the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday.

Victim texted limo was in 'terrible condition' minutes before crash killed 20 in New York

Limo victim texted was in 'terrible condition' minutes before crash killed 20 in New York

Oct 08, 2018 04:08 PM EDT

One of the victims of the upstate New York limousine crash that killed all 18 aboard had texted concerns about the "terrible condition" of the limo less than 20 minutes before tragedy struck.

Trump

Trump '100 percent' sure Kavanaugh accuser named wrong person

Oct 06, 2018 07:59 PM EDT

U.S. President Donald Trump said he is "100 percent" certain that Christine Blasey Ford named the wrong person when she accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault in testimony during his Supreme Court nomination hearings.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Tabernacle Choir name change marks church's shift: no longer Mormon

Oct 06, 2018 07:51 PM EDT

The singers will now be called the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement.

MAGA Hat

Reporter fired for wearing MAGA hat while covering Trump rally

Oct 06, 2018 07:46 PM EDT

'We don't allow our people to wear campaign clothing while on assignment'

Supreme Court

Kavanaugh Is Sworn In After Close Confirmation Vote in Senate

Oct 06, 2018 07:41 PM EDT

Over repeated interruptions by protesters in the gallery, the Senate on Saturday voted 50 to 48 to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice.

University of Michigan Raises $5 Billion, Others Close Behind

University of Michigan Raises $5 Billion, Others Close Behind

Oct 04, 2018 03:20 PM EDT

Mega-campaigns for public schools becoming more common as public funding wanes

Busboy Juan Romero, Who Cradled Dying Robert F. Kennedy, Dies At 68

Busboy Juan Romero, Who Cradled Dying Robert F. Kennedy, Dies At 68

Oct 04, 2018 03:17 PM EDT

On June 5, 1968, hotel busboy Juan Romero raced to congratulate Sen. Robert Kennedy moments after his victory in the California presidential primary. He had met the candidate the day before, bringing him room service at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.

The Kavanaugh Nomination Careens From Crisis Towards Calamity

The Kavanaugh Nomination Careens From Crisis Towards Calamity

Oct 04, 2018 02:41 PM EDT

As more than 1,200 law professors of both political parties sign a petition stating the obvious legal fact that Judge Kavanaugh’s behavior at last week’s hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee

Deaths from Florence rise by 2 in North Carolina; at least 49 dead

Deaths from Florence increase in North Carolina

Oct 03, 2018 04:49 PM EDT

North Carolina's governor said Tuesday that two more deaths related to Hurricane Florence have been reported in that state, bringing the total who died in the storm and its aftermath in three states to at least 49.

Supreme Court

More Americans believe Christine Blasey Ford than Brett Kavanaugh

Oct 03, 2018 04:44 PM EDT

After a day of wrenching testimony from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford - who has accused him of sexual assault in high school - more Americans say they believe Ford's account over Kavanaugh's denials

White House slams bombshell New York Times report on sources of Trump's wealth

White House slams bombshell New York Times report on sources of Trump's wealth

Oct 03, 2018 04:32 PM EDT

The White House on Wednesday pushed back against the findings of a major investigation by The New York Times, published Tuesday, saying it was "highly defamatory" and "very boring."

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