McConnell calls Kavanaugh confirmation battle “adrenaline shot” for GOP ahead of midterms

McConnell calls Kavanaugh confirmation battle “adrenaline shot” for GOP ahead of midterms

Last Updated Oct 8, 2018 12:35 PM EDT Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that the battle over Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation process was just the "adrenaline shot" the Republican party needed ahead of the potentially contentious November midterm elections.  "We have noticed some energy pick-up on our side," said McConnell at a press conference…
Trump says he will review case of Maj. Matthew Golsteyn, charged with murder

Trump says he will review case of Maj. Matthew Golsteyn, charged with murder

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Military couple’s emotional reunion after months apart caught on camera

Military couple’s emotional reunion after months apart caught on camera

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Jeff Flake says Kavanaugh accuser “must be heard” before committee vote

Jeff Flake says Kavanaugh accuser “must be heard” before committee vote

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake is calling for a delay in the vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to be a Supreme Court justice. Flake told the Washington Post that he thought the committee should hear from the woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when the two were in…
Arrest made after “unprovoked” fatal stabbing of D.C. jogger

Arrest made after “unprovoked” fatal stabbing of D.C. jogger

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Police have made an arrest in the murder of a woman who was killed while jogging in Washington, D.C. Tuesday night. Washington Metropolitan Police say 23-year-old Anthony Crawford of Northwest D.C. was detained for questioning late Wednesday night in a park at 14th and Girard Street in northwest Washington in the fatal…
How George H.W. Bush survived a harrowing brush with death in World War II

How George H.W. Bush survived a harrowing brush with death in World War II

WASHINGTON — Like many wartime pilots, Lt. j.g. George H.W. Bush named his airplane after a girl back home. But he had to call it "Barbara III," since he lost his first two planes — one during training and one to enemy fire.  That's how dangerous flying was in World War II. There were 16…
Tropical Storm Rosa set to drench Arizona and the Southwest with heavy rainfall

Tropical Storm Rosa set to drench Arizona and the Southwest with heavy rainfall

PHOENIX -- After soaking northwestern Mexico with heavy rains as it neared the Baja California Peninsula, reportedly claiming at least one victim, Tropical Storm Rosa is expected to drench the U.S. Southwest. From Arizona to Utah, some residents filled sandbags in anticipation of heavy rainfall forecasts and potential flooding. The center of Rosa, which was…
Fire in Greece: Officials see “serious indications” arson led to forest fire; relatives head to Athens morgue

Fire in Greece: Officials see “serious indications” arson led to forest fire; relatives head...

ATHENS, Greece — Frantic relatives headed to the Athens morgue Thursday to seek the fate of loved ones still missing after Greece's deadliest forest fire in decades — a blaze that Greek authorities said they increasingly suspect resulted from arson. Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas said satellite image analysis and ground inspections provided "serious indications" the fire…
Mitch McConnell holds press conference on Brett Kavanaugh confirmation — live stream

Mitch McConnell holds press conference on Brett Kavanaugh confirmation — live stream

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is holding a press conference following the Senate's successful confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday. McConnell on Sunday told CBS' "Face the Nation" that the vote in favor of Kavanaugh showed the Senate "will not be intimidated" by what he called the "mob-like tactics"…
Typhoon Mangkhut pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

HONG KONG — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to…

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