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Everything you need to know about Kavanaugh's high school friend Mark Judge

Ever since Christine Blasey Ford stepped forward with accusations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, one name has frequently surfaced as a key figure in her story: Mark Judge. Who is Mark Judge? Mark Judge was a close friend of Brett...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 3:42pm

What to know about Ana Maria Archila, the Queens woman who confronted Sen. Flake

Queens woman Ana Maria Archila has been identified as one of the women who confronted Sen. Jeff Flake in an elevator Friday morning. Early on Friday, Flake announced that he would vote in favor of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, becoming the swing vote to push Kavanaugh out of the...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 3:07pm

Boris and Brexit gym punchbags help Londoners vent their rage

LONDON (Reuters) - Londoners fed up with Brexit can vent...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 2:45pm

Senate panel votes to move Brett Kavanaugh nomination to the full Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday voted to send the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate. Brett Kavanaugh has been accused by three women of sexual assault. On Thursday, his first accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, delivered powerful testimony accusing Kavanaugh of...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 2:12pm

National sexual assault hotline saw 200% surge in calls during Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Sexual assault hotlines reported an increase in calls during the Brett Kavanaugh hearing on Thursday in which Christine Blasey Ford testified about her alleged sexual assault. RAINN, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, saw “unprecedented wait times” for both its hotline and...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:39pm

National Coffee Day 2018 deals you won't want to miss

Coffee drinks come in many forms — frappuccinos, lattes, espressos, Americanos, black like the dead of night — the list is rather long. To celebrate that cup of joe you can’t get through your a.m. emails without, a national holiday was born, and National Coffee Day 2018 is coming...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:25am

Flash flood watch issued for Boston, most of Massachusetts

Massachusetts weather is set to be a bit wet today, with most of the state under a flash flood watch. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch on Friday morning for Boston and the majority of Massachusetts, as well as Rhode Island and parts of Connecticut. The flash flood watch...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:10am

What do conservative women think of Kavanaugh hearings? Check Twitter for #IStandwithBrett

The reactions of conservative women to the sexual-assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have made news in recent days, from a CNN panel in which a GOP operative said, "Tell me what boy hasn't done this in high school" to a mother of two daughters who told...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:38am

The Foreman Forecast: Amid the flames

So who is telling the truth? You listened to their words, you heard the sharp questions, and one way or another the vote is on the way. Somehow through the inferno of that hearing, members of the U.S. Senate will have to come up with a decision about whether Brett Kavanaugh becomes a Supreme Court...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 8:05pm

Trump already claiming China meddling in 2018 midterm elections

During a meeting of the U.N. Security Council yesterday, President Trump claimed, without evidence, that China is meddling in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections to punish the Republican Party for his anti-China policies. “They do not want me or us to win because I am the first president ever to...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:32pm

Everything to know about Rachel Mitchell, prosecutor for Kavanaugh hearing

When Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today about her sexual-assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Republicans on the committee did not ask her questions. Instead, they yielded their time to Rachel Mitchell, who questioned Ford about...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:45pm

SummerStage in Central Park to get $5M makeover for 2019 season

SummerStage in Central Park is an annual highlight for many New York City music lovers, and its organizers say it’ll be even bigger and better next year thanks to $5 million in renovations. City Parks Foundation, a private nonprofit that has organized SummerStage since 1994 (though...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 3:58pm

All the ways to watch Brett Kavanaugh's Senate hearing

The Brett Kavanaugh hearing is scheduled for Thursday, September 27 — and the public will get to watch the SCOTUS nominee and his accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ford, a Palo Alto University pyschology professor, alleges that...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 3:33pm

Explore the Google garage, see these Google Easter eggs for the search engine's 20th Birthday

Google Search is pretty ingrained in our lives, and with all the information on the internet available a few keystrokes and a click away, it’s hard to believe there was a time before the useful internet tool. September 27 marks Google's 20th birthday, and in honor of that the company...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 2:39pm

Is Nicki Minaj dating Lewis Hamilton? Here's what we know

Are Nicki Minaj and Lewis Hamilton dating now? Nicki Minaj recently posted pictures of her in Dubai with Formula One racing star Lewis Hamilton and it seems that the two are living their best lives.  The new photos and videos Nicki Minaj posted to her Instagram account show her and the racing...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 1:54pm

All the ways to watch the premiere of How to Get Away with Murder season 5

You better start catching up on all the intricacies of this crime drama because How to Get Away with Murder is coming back to your small screen tonight, Thursday, September 27. If you missed any of the first three seasons, first of all good luck, second, you better hit play ASAP on the series on...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:42pm

Grab a BFF to help you enjoy the sweet deal at Starbucks Happy Hour today

You did it. You made it through the week. Well, almost. You’re so close to that glorious finish line that is the start of the weekend. We know the last two days can feel like a long, hard slog, but we have good news. Your favorite bean brewer is making it so much easier to power through by...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:09am

Frenchman lands job after 'just-go-ask' advice from Macron

PARIS (Reuters) - A jobless young Frenchman told by Emmanuel Macron that all he needed to do to find a job was cross the road and ask has landed a position after video of his exchange with the president went viral online. Jonathan Jahan, 25, didn't cross the...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:45am

Everything to know about Julie Swetnick, third woman to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Today, Julie Swetnick alleged sexual misconduct claims against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. This makes her the third woman to do so and comes just ahead of Thursday's Senate hearing. Ever since the first woman, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, came forward with her own allegations...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:44pm

U.N. debut for New Zealand's 'First Baby': diaper change, peace summit

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - With a mock security pass that lists her as the "First Baby" of New Zealand, 3-month-old Neve Te Aroha made her United Nations debut on Monday when her mother - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern - spoke at a...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:45pm