Committee gives Kavanaugh accuser more time
GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance after setting a deadline of midnight on Friday.
Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify under right terms
Christine Ford is willing to tell her story to the Judiciary Committee, whose senators will vote on Brian Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation — but only if agreement can be reached on "terms that are fair and which ensure her safety," according to her lawyer.
3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center, police say
The attack came nearly three months after a man armed with a shotgun attacked a newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland, killing five staff members.
Woman fled on foot after driving across Teterboro runways
After running away the woman, who was not identified, was found by police at her home in Moonachie. Charges against the woman are pending.
Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms
The spreading disaster claimed additional lives Sunday, with at least 17 people confirmed dead, and the nation's top emergency official said other states were in the path this week.
Fearsome new stage begins as Florence floods inland rivers
After blowing ashore as a hurricane with 90 mph winds, Florence virtually parked itself much of the weekend atop the Carolinas as it pulled warm water from the ocean and hurled it onshore.
Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart
As the giant, 400-mile-wide hurricane pounded away, it unloaded heavy rain, flattened trees, chewed up roads and knocked out power to more than 600,000 homes and businesses.
Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast
The National Hurricane Center's best guess was that Florence would blow ashore as early as Friday afternoon around the North Carolina-South Carolina line, then slog its rainy way westward.
Calling teen vaping ‘epidemic,’ officials weigh flavor ban
The warning from the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cited recent data that points to a sharp increase in underage use of the handheld nicotine products, including Juul and others.
Ratings for Miss America drop without swimsuit competition
The Nielsen company reported 4.34 million watched the pageant on Sunday night, compared to 5.35 million last year. Ratings have dropped consistently over the past few years.