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Brett Kavanaugh faces possible new misconduct allegations in Montgomery County, Maryland

Despite a local news report, county police have said they haven’t heard from anyone coming forward about an allegation.

How to watch Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly

Will he threaten to "totally destroy" another country like last year?

Trump’s latest rant about Puerto Rico’s death toll makes no sense

The president seems mad that people still want to talk about Hurricane Maria.

“Public charge,” Trump’s new proposal to restrict legal immigration, explained

Immigrants could be barred from green cards based on use of food stamps or Medicaid.

What does Michael Avenatti have on Brett Kavanaugh? What we know so far.

Avenatti claims to have more information on Kavanaugh and his friend, Mark Judge.

As “dieting” becomes more taboo, Weight Watchers is changing its name

The new name, "WW," could just be savvy marketing rather than meaningful change.

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The very simple reason Republicans are fighting so hard for Brett Kavanaugh

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There’s a nearly 40 percent chance you’ll get away with murder in America

The Dallas police officer who shot Botham Jean has been fired

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A scholar of forgiveness explains what makes a good public apology for sexual misconduct

Republicans just don’t take sexual assault seriously

At least 600 Yale alumnae stand with new Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez in open letter

Mark Judge, the man whose name keeps popping up in the Brett Kavanaugh allegations, explained

Why colleges tolerate fraternities

The first source of the New Yorker bombshell wasn’t Deborah Ramirez. It was Yale alumni.

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What we know — and still don’t — about the sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

Republicans reportedly knew about Brett Kavanaugh’s second accuser — and then tried to speed up his confirmation

Europe has a plan to force academic publishers to make research free to read

There is no fall TV season anymore

The rise of YouTube’s reactionary right

Measles cases have hit a record high in Europe. Blame austerity.

The waiting list for organ transplants is finally shrinking — for a grim reason

Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court’s looming legitimacy crisis

What the rise of men’s makeup means for masculinity

As cosmetics for men become more mainstream, they could give men more opportunities for self-expression — and more pressure to live up to unrealistic beauty standards.

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Another woman has accused Kavanaugh of misconduct. Here’s why that matters so much.

A second woman comes forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh

Ted Cruz tweets out viral Beto O’Rourke video in a bizarre move

Don’t sleep on Sorry for Your Loss, a terrific new half-hour drama airing on Facebook

Ford will testify on Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations in front of Senate on Thursday

6 siblings of an Arizona Congress member endorse his opponent in attack ads

Support for Brett Kavanaugh is dwindling among voters amid sexual assault allegations

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