Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nation & World

Bill Cosby's day of reckoning comes in sex assault case

Bill Cosby's day of reckoning comes in sex assault case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby faces a good chance of being sent to prison Tuesday, when a judge is expected to sentence the TV star who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.Cosby, 81, will have the opportunity to speak in c...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Rosenstein to meet Trump, learn his fate

Rosenstein to meet Trump, learn his fate

WASHINGTON — When Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, headed to the White House on Monday morning, he was ready to resign and convinced — wrongly, it turned out — that President Donald Trump was about to fire him. Top Justice Department aide...
Published: 09/24/18
New sexual-misconduct accusation rocks Kavanaugh nomination

New sexual-misconduct accusation rocks Kavanaugh nomination

WASHINGTON — A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and...
Published: 09/24/18
Severe flooding from Hurricane Florence feared near South Carolina coast

Severe flooding from Hurricane Florence feared near South Carolina coast

BLADENBORO, N.C. — Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate.More than a week after Florence crashed into the Carol...
Published: 09/24/18
US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.Federal law already requires those seeking green cards t...
Published: 09/23/18
5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at New York City day care center

5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at New York City day care center

NEW YORK — Police in New York say at least five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care center in Queens.NBC New York reports that authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday. One of the inf...
Published: 09/21/18
From the anonymity of academia to the center of a Supreme Court confirmation

From the anonymity of academia to the center of a Supreme Court confirmation

The text message from Christine Blasey Ford this summer worried her college best friend, Catherine Piwowarski.Over their years of friendship -- as roommates, bridesmaids and parents on opposite coasts -- Dr. Blasey wanted to know, had she ever confid...
Published: 09/20/18

Trump orders release of records on Russia probe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI’s Russia investigation, including portions of a secret surveillance warrant and former FBI Director James Comey’s text messages.On Mo...
Published: 09/17/18
Rare Kennedy photos go inside America's most famous family

Rare Kennedy photos go inside America's most famous family

BOSTON — The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has made hundreds of Kennedy family photos viewable online, giving a nation still obsessed with Camelot a candid new glimpse into their everyday lives.The Boston museum says it has c...
Published: 09/17/18
One of China's biggest celebrities hasn't been seen for months

One of China's biggest celebrities hasn't been seen for months

Fan Bingbing is one of China's biggest celebrities, a ubiquitous actress, model and singer who earned more in 2016 than Hollywood A-listers such as Amy Adams and Charlize Theron, according to Forbes.But in July, the "X-Men" actress suddenly...
Published: 09/17/18