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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 03:24 AM EDT

History Highlights Ties Between Presidents, Justices

History Highlights Ties Between Presidents, Justices

That relationship between the White House and the Supreme Court is being examined anew following the bitter confirmation fight over Brett Kavanaugh, who angrily denounced President Donald Trump's political...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 07:11 AM EDT

McConnell Now Open to High Court Nomination in Election Year

McConnell Now Open to High Court Nomination in Election Year

The Senate's majority leader, insisting his chamber won't be irreparably damaged by the bitter fight over new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is signaling he's willing to take up another high court...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 06:34 AM EDT

China Accuses Ex-Interpol Chief of Bribery, Other Crimes

China Accuses Ex-Interpol Chief of Bribery, Other Crimes

China is investigating the former president of Interpol for bribery and other crimes, Beijing said Monday in a notice that indicated the Chinese official may also be in trouble for political transgressions. Me...

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 08:31 PM EDT

Pompeo Cites Progress Made With Kim Jong Un on N. Korea Trip

Pompeo Cites Progress Made With Kim Jong Un on N. Korea Trip

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made "significant progress" toward an agreement for the North to give up its nuclear weapons. While significant work...

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 03:41 PM EDT

McConnell Says Senate 'Not Broken' After Kavanaugh Fight

McConnell Says Senate 'Not Broken' After Kavanaugh Fight

Picking up the pieces after a contentious nomination battle, the Senate's majority leader said Sunday that the chamber won't be irreparably damaged by the wrenching debate over sexual misconduct that has swirled...

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 02:35 PM EDT

Trump Touts Kavanaugh Confirmation at Kansas Rally

Trump Touts Kavanaugh Confirmation at Kansas Rally

President Donald Trump announced there will be a ceremony Monday to formally swear in Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 12:55 PM EDT

Kavanaugh Fight Sharpens the Stakes for Midterms: Analysis

Kavanaugh Fight Sharpens the Stakes for Midterms: Analysis

The bitter battle over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has exacerbated the nation's political divide and left many Americans emotionally raw. It's also given new definition to the high...

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 07:23 AM EDT

'Tremendous Victory': Trump Celebrates Kavanaugh Win

'Tremendous Victory': Trump Celebrates Kavanaugh Win

President Donald Trump at a Kansas rally celebrated the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, condemning Democrats for what he called a "shameless campaign of political and personal destruction"...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 05:01 AM EDT

Brazilians Weigh Stark Vision of Future in Runoff Election

Brazilians Weigh Stark Vision of Future in Runoff Election

Brazilians showed their disgust with corruption and rising crime in the first round of presidential voting, nearly giving an outright victory to a brash-speaking former army captain who has promised to...

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 08:10 PM EDT

Pompeo Seeks Allied Unity in Dealing With North Korea

Pompeo Seeks Allied Unity in Dealing With North Korea

America's top diplomat left Tokyo for Pyongyang on Sunday after pledging that the U.S. will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. On the...

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