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Analysis: Trump upends GOP strategy on assault claim

Republicans for days have been trying, with some success, not to blame the accuser in the high-stakes he-said-she-said roiling the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. They calibrated their comments …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

GOP House leaders say Rep. Matt Manweller should resign after allegations surface of sexual relationship with former student in Idaho

A former high-school student of state Rep. Matt Manweller says she had a sexual relationship with him in the early 1990s when she was a minor, according to a report …


Patti Davis: Why I don’t recall all the details of my sexual assault

Ronald and Nancy Reagan’s daughter recalls what she can of the day she went to the office of a prominent music executive to play some of her songs.


Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioids bill

Consumer and health care groups are scrambling to block what they say is a move by the pharmaceutical industry to commandeer must-pass opioids epidemic legislation as a vehicle for rolling …


Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

A Southern California prosecutor said Friday his office has received leads to more than 12 possible additional victims in the investigation of a surgeon and a female companion already charged …


Colombia honors 14 sniffer dogs at emotional retirement

Fourteen police dogs received medals and diplomas during an emotional retirement ceremony in Colombia’s capital Friday as they wrapped up years of service sniffing out drugs, bombs and bodies.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Mormons to stay outdoors after split with Boy Scouts

The Mormon church’s new youth program, which will roll out in 2020 when it cuts all ties with Boy Scouts of America, will still include outdoor and adventure activities even …


Michigan gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer denies GOP ad alleging refusal to prosecute gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

Democrat Gretchen Whitmer on Friday tearfully denied Republicans’ allegation that she refused to prosecute disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar for sexual assaulting gymnasts and other victims before the charges …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Sources: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein floated the idea of secretly recording President Donald Trump last year amid law enforcement concerns about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Wisconsin workplace shooting suspect had revoked gun permit

The gunman in a Wisconsin workplace shooting was taken to a mental health hospital and barred from possessing firearms in 2004 after telling South Dakota police that he thought co-workers …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Lawsuit: Montana high school trainer sexually abused student athletes

An athletic trainer at a Montana high school sexually abused at least 18 student athletes decades ago under the guise of boosting their athletic performance, according to a lawsuit filed …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

JetBlue founder says his new startup will cut fares, add legroom

Serial airline entrepreneur David Neeleman is determined to make his next carrier stand out in a market where rivals large and small shoehorn budget-minded travelers into cramped cabins.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Idaho prison officials send more inmates out of state

Idaho Department of Correction officials said they have moved another 150 inmates to a prison in Texas because there aren’t enough prison beds in Idaho.


Oregon House Speaker spurs talks on Interstate Bridge

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek wants to sit down with Washington lawmakers before the end of the year to further discussions about replacing the Interstate Bridge, a newspaper reported Friday.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Is $1,100 too much for an iPhone? Get an older one for less

The $1,100 price tag on Apple’s latest iPhone turned heads when the company announced it last week. But for less than half as much, you can still get a good …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Credit freeze free nationwide as of Friday

Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Dam breach at Duke Energy plant in North Carolina; coal ash could spill

Florence’s floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape …


Polish leader resists view that he was disrespected by Trump

Poland’s president is fighting back against criticism at home over a photo posted by Donald Trump that some say shows the Polish leader in a subservient role during a White …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

DUI crash near Elk totals two vehicles, injures three people

A crash in northern Spokane County totaled two vehicles and sent three people to the hospital Thursday night, and one man was charged with driving under the influence.


Former Pasco pastor sentenced for attempted rape of a child

A Washington father and former pastor entangled in a child sex sting has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.


Army misses 2018 recruiting goal

For the first time since 2005, the U.S. Army missed its recruiting goal this year, falling short by about 6,500 soldiers, despite pouring an extra $200 million into bonuses and …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Rising oil prices haven’t hurt the U.S. economy so far

America’s rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Trump delays Russia probe document; allies voiced concerns

President Donald Trump on Friday delayed his own order to declassify and release documents from the FBI’s Russia investigation, saying the Justice Department and U.S. allies have raised security concerns …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Mother of suspected MS-13 victim remembered as ‘warrior’

A mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter’s suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13 was remembered at her funeral Friday as a hero …


Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang dies of illness at 61

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country’s No. 2 after the ruling Communist Party’s leader, died Friday after a serious illness, the government said. He was 61.


Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated

Philippine troops and police forcibly evacuated residents of five villages vulnerable to landslides after the collapse of a mountainside buried dozens of homes and killed at least 29 people in …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Woman stabs 5 – including newborns – at New York nursery

A woman stabbed five people – including three newborn babies – and then slashed her wrist early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

More than 130 dead after Tanzania ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

Sheriff: Maryland warehouse shooter had mental illness but legally owned gun

Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018

U.K. leader Theresa May hits back after EU trashes her Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May challenged the European Union on Friday to break the “impasse” in Brexit negotiations, fighting back after the bloc threw divorce negotiations into doubt by labeling …