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Senate Judiciary to probe Kavanaugh, accuser in public hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of a 1982 sexual assault will be called to testify in the Senate next Monday, complicating what had appeared to be a smooth confirmation process.<p>With Kavanaugh’s once-safe nomination for a lifetime job …

The White House

Willie Nelson fans furious over announcement that he'll headline a rally for a Dem candidate

Willie Nelson fans are upset with the singer over the news that he’s not only supporting a Democratic Senate contender, but is headlining a rally in Texas for him.<p>Nelson announced on his Facebook page that he’ll be headlining the Turn Out For Texas rally for candidate Beto O’Rourke, who is running …

Willie Nelson

Merkel Confronts a Defining Moment as the Global Order Realigns

Ask Angela Merkel to reflect on her political legacy and she’ll tell you she’s got too much on her plate to worry about it.<p>“I’m totally busy,” Merkel …

Angela Merkel

Burt Reynolds, Movie Star Who Played It for Grins, Dies at 82

The ex-jock from Florida starred in 'Deliverance' and 'Boogie Nights' but preferred making such populist, fun fare as 'Smokey and the Bandit,' 'The …

Aboriginal Canadians

Trump’s Top Targets in the Russia Probe Are Experts in Organized Crime

Some of President Trump’s favorite targets in the Russia probe have spent their careers in the Justice Department and the FBI investigating organized crime and money laundering, particularly as they pertain to Russia.<p>Bruce Ohr. Lisa Page. Andrew Weissmann. Andrew McCabe. President Donald Trump has …

Donald Trump

Catholic bishops in Australia reject compulsory abuse reporting, defying new laws

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Catholic church in Australia said on Friday it would oppose laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional, setting the stage for a showdown between the country's biggest religion and the government.<p>Pope Francis, leader of the world's …

Australia

Clergy abuse survivors push for federal investigation into Catholic Church - CNN

<b>(CNN) —</b> Survivors of clergy sex abuse stood in front of the Vatican embassy in Washington on Thursday and urged two higher powers -- the Pope and the US Department of Justice -- to take concrete steps to prevent more abuses and hold abusers accountable.<p>The Survivors Network of Those Abused by …

Justice

Court strikes down North Carolina congressional map as unconstitutional

A three-judge panel in North Carolina on Monday struck down the state’s Republican-drawn redistricting map as an unconstitutional partisan …

North Carolina

The Death of Political Courage

Commitment to principle, despite its costs, is what America has lost with John McCain’s passing.<p>More than a decade ago, Senator John McCain sought to stop the Bush administration’s attempt to weaken the protections offered by the Geneva Conventions. The provision at issue was obscure, the matter …

Geneva Conventions

EXCLUSIVE: ex-Trump World Tower doorman's "catch-and-kill" contract released

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former Trump World Tower doorman who says he has knowledge of an alleged affair President Donald Trump had with an ex-housekeeper, which resulted in a child, is now able to talk about a contract he entered with American Media Inc. that had prohibited him from discussing the matter with …

Donald Trump

It’s Too Late to Protect the 2018 Elections. But Here’s How the U.S. Can Prepare for 2020.

In the swirl of news this week, it would be easy to miss recent announcements from two of America's largest and most influential technology companies …

United States

Remains of hybrid human girl with Neanderthal mother discovered in Siberian cave

A bone belonging to a very unusual teenage girl has once again shaken up our understanding of human history.<p>Around 50,000 years ago, Eurasia was home …

Research

Ancient Girl's Parents Were Two Different Human Species

Science & Innovation<p>Born 90,000 years ago, the child is the first direct evidence of interbreeding among Neanderthals and their cousins the Denisovans.<p>When the results first popped up, paleogeneticist Viviane Slon didn't believe it. “What went wrong?” she recalls asking herself at the time. Her …

Babe Ruth: Color Photos of an Ailing Legend

Not published in LIFE. Babe Ruth in the locker room at Yankee Stadium, June 13, 1948, the day his number was retired.<br>Ralph Morse—Time & Life …

Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar

Reuters found more than 1,000 examples of posts, comments and pornographic images attacking the Rohingya and other Muslims on Facebook. A secretive operation set up by the social media giant to combat the hate speech is failing to end the problem.

Social Media

These are the Top Cameras and Lenses According to the 2018 EISA Awards

The prestigious EISA Awards has announced its picks for the top photography products of 2018-2019. Sony leads the pack with 5 prizes this year, Canon …

'Very Abnormal Behaviour' From Russian Satellite Sparks Fears It May Be a Space Weapon

We know almost nothing about it.<p>High above our heads, there's a mysterious Russian satellite. And the strange way it's acting – according to the US …

Apple is rethinking the hearing aid -- and now Android is, too

Google is making life a bit easier for people affected by hearing loss -- with official hearing aid support in Android.<p>On Thursday, the company announced that it's working with GN Hearing to bring low-power hearing aid streaming support to future versions of Android. This means people will be able …

Hearing Aids

State of emergency declared in Florida amid toxic red tide outbreak on Gulf coast

The Governor of Florida issued a state of emergency in response to this year’s excessive red tide, the toxic algae bloom spreading across the West …

Nebraska Carries Out 1st Execution Using Fentanyl In U.S.

<b>Updated at 1:20 p.m. ET</b><p>Nebraska has executed its first prisoner since 1997, after a federal three-judge panel denied a drug company's request to halt the lethal injection over concerns about whether the drugs were obtained improperly by the state.<p>Tuesday morning's execution of Carey Dean Moore is …

Excerpt: 'Less Than Human'

During the Holocaust, Nazis referred to Jews as rats. Hutus involved in the Rwanda genocide called Tutsis cockroaches. Slave owners throughout history considered slaves subhuman animals. In <i>Less Than Human</i>, David Livingstone Smith argues that it's important to define and describe dehumanization, …

Anti-Semitism is so bad in Britain that some Jews are planning to leave

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Mark Lewis, a famed libel and privacy lawyer, is leaving Britain. Worn down by years of anti-Semitic abuse and death threats, he has decided enough is enough.<p>The 53-year-old plans to begin a new life in Israel with his partner, Mandy Blumenthal, by year's end. Both were born and …

John Brennan: President Trump’s Claims of No Collusion Are Hogwash

When Alexander Bortnikov, the head of Russia’s internal security service, told me during an early August 2016 phone call that Russia wasn’t interfering in our presidential election, I knew he was lying. Over the previous several years I had grown weary of Mr. Bortnikov’s denials of Russia’s perfidy …

Donald Trump

More than 90 people overdosed on K2 in one New Haven park - CNN

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Fire Chief John Alston Jr. spoke to reporters in New Haven, Connecticut, about a spate of drug overdoses on Wednesday, he heard shouting coming from behind him.<p>"We're getting another call of a person," Alston said.<p>He quickly helped coordinate the response, and then returned to the …

New Haven

Report details sexual abuse by more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania's Catholic Church

By Daniel Burke and Susannah Cullinane<p>Updated at 8:40 PM ET, Wed August 15, 2018<p>05:59<p>Mother Teresa on the path to sainthood<p>02:21<p>Zika virus tests Catholic beliefs<p>02:48<p>Nun helps Nairobi's poorest citizens<p>01:34<p>Pope visit: Is Africa the future of Catholicism?<p>01:33<p>Did Pope Francis do enough to address …

Pope Francis

Catholic Priests Abused 1,000 Children in Pennsylvania, Report Says

Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a period of 70 years, persuading victims not to report the abuse and law enforcement not to investigate it, according to a searing report issued by a grand jury on …

News

Donald Trump claims Mark Burnett called him to say there's no Apprentice N-word tape

Donald Trump says he got a personal assurance from <i>The Apprentice</i> creator Mark Burnett that there are no tapes of him using the N-word from his time …

Agencies set ‘trap’ for immigrants seeking legal status, ACLU says

Two federal immigration agencies coordinated a campaign to bring immigrants who were seeking legal residency in for interviews at government offices, …

POLITICO Registration - POLITICO

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration Reform