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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.

Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser Scheduled for Next Week

Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser Scheduled for Next Week

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 18
Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when were high schoolers.

U.S. Border Agent in Texas Confesses to 4 Killings, Including a Trans Victim, Police Say

U.S. Border Agent in Texas Confesses to 4 Killings, Including a Trans Victim, Police Say

Sep 17
Juan David Ortiz is being held in Laredo on $2.5 million bond on four counts of murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful restraint. One of his victims was reportedly a trans woman.

ICE Agent in Oregon Arrested on Sex Crimes Chargest

ICE Agent in Oregon Arrested on Sex Crimes Chargest

Sep 17
The Oregon State Police says that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent has been arrested on multiple counts of sodomy, the Oregonian/oregonlive.com reported.

Barack Obama's Return: Good or Bad for Democrats?

Barack Obama's Return: Good or Bad for Democrats?

By Juana Summers and Marc Levy | Sep 17
To the delight of many Democrats, he's stepped back into the fray that former presidents often try to avoid, campaigning for Democratic candidates ahead of the midterms and blasting the political culture of the Trump era.

In Battle for the House, Many Dems Start from Scratch

In Battle for the House, Many Dems Start from Scratch

By Sara Burnett | Sep 16
The swell of progressive activism in the wake of Trump's election has inspired groups that are training potential Democratic candidates and campaign staff.

Obama Tells Voters Sitting on Sidelines in 2018 'Dangerous'

Obama Tells Voters Sitting on Sidelines in 2018 'Dangerous'

By Julie Carr Smyth | Sep 14
Speaking to an enthusiastic crowd of several thousand in Cleveland, Obama said the consequences of sitting on the sidelines during November's midterm elections "are far more dangerous" than in the past.

Takeaways from the 2018 Primary Season

Takeaways from the 2018 Primary Season

By Bill Barrow | Sep 14
Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes tumultuous primary season that reshaped both parties going into the midterm elections.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Stirs Up A Hurricane Story

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Stirs Up A Hurricane Story

By Calvin Woodward | Sep 14
President Donald Trump is concocting a story that the death toll from last year's Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was invented by Democrats to make him look bad. Some fellow Republicans dissociated themselves from his false claims.

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