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Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings showcase Republican partisanship, hypocrisy: Al Franken

Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings showcase Republican partisanship, hypocrisy: Al Franken
  • As more women run for office, U.S. state legislatures are poised to change FOU: As more women run for office, U.S. state legislatures are poised to change

    As women line up to run for U.S. political office at historic rates, state legislatures – where some of America’s most critical policy decisions get made – could see a slew of new female lawmakers after November’s vote, according to a Reuters analysis of election data.

  • Immigrant accused of killing Iowa student pleads not guilty FOU: Immigrant accused of killing Iowa student pleads not guilty

    Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a 24-year-old farm worker from Mexico accused of stabbing 20-year-old Tibbetts, appeared in a black-and-white striped jumpsuit at his arraignment in Poweshiek County Courthouse in Montezuma, Iowa. “Mr. Rivera pleads not guilty,” his lawyer Chad Frese told the judge as Rivera listened through black headphones to a…

  • Tiger Woods on President Trump: 'We All Must Respect the Office' FOU: Tiger Woods on President Trump: ‘We All Must Respect the Office’

    Tiger Woods addressed his relationship with the President Donald Trump, a frequent golf partner, briefly after finishing his weekend at The Northern Trust.

  • Manafort asks to move upcoming trial, cites publicity in DC FOU: Manafort asks to move upcoming trial, cites publicity in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort asked Wednesday to move his upcoming trial out of the nation’s capital and to Roanoke, Virginia, with his lawyers citing “intensely negative news coverage” and potential juror bias against him.

  • Argentina Raises Rates, as Emerging Markets Turbulence Spreads FOU: Argentina Raises Rates, as Emerging Markets Turbulence Spreads

    Argentina’s central bank raised interest rates, trying to halt a plunge in the value of the peso. The turmoil led to a sell-off in other emerging-market currencies.

  • Coroner: Gunman wanted to kill 'as many people as he could' FOU: Coroner: Gunman wanted to kill ‘as many people as he could’

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The county coroner on Tuesday described the gunman in the fatal shootings in downtown Cincinnati as determined to kill “as many people” as possible without hesitation and said that she had met one of the victims.

  • Authorities investigating reports of flight with up to 100 ill people at New York airport FOU: Authorities investigating reports of flight with up to 100 ill people at New York airport

    An Emirates Airlines flight from Dubai is being isolated at a New York City airport after reports that as many as 100 people on board could be sick, officials said.

  • Mercedes reveals its first all-electric SUV FOU: Mercedes reveals its first all-electric SUV

    Mercedes-Benz revealed its first fully electric SUV in Stockholm Tuesday, another in a small rush of all-electric luxury vehicles expected to hit the market in the next couple of years. The Mercedes-Benz EQC will be the first production model in the German automaker’s all-electric EQ line. Jaguar has already started…