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NEW YORK CITY -- President Donald Trump convened a news conference Wednesday on the eve of a Senate hearing that could determine the fate of his Supreme Court nominee. Trump defended Judge Brett Kavanaugh, calling the accusations "a big, fat con job." Trump stood by his decision...
(CNN) -- The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee announced Tuesday night that panel Republicans have hired outside counsel Rachel Mitchell to question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexual assault. Mitchell, according to a news...
PHILADELPHIA --A Pennsylvania judge ruled that Bill Cosby will be classified as a "sexually violent predator" on Tuesday and sentenced him to three to ten years in prison . Cosby, convicted in April of sexual assault, declined to speak to the court ahead of the sentence from...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rod Rosenstein is still the Deputy Attorney General of the U.S. but his hold on the job may be tenuous. Rosenstein will meet with President Trump at the White House on Thursday, after Trump returns from the annual UN meetings in New York. In a statement today...
(CNN) -- Democrats are demanding an immediate halt to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination process after a new accusation of sexual misconduct was made against Kavanaugh from when he was a young man. Kavanaugh quickly denied the new accusation by a female former...
NATIONWIDE -- Cargill Meat Solutions issued a recall of 132,606 pounds of ground meat due to a deadly E. coli outbreak, the US Department of Agriculture said Wednesday. Eighteen people have become sick with E. coli illness linked to this meat. One of them died. The recalled meat...
NATIONWIDE -- Delta Airlines has raised its fee for checked baggage. The airline on Wednesday raised the prices of the first and second checked bags by $5 each. The first checked bag will now cost $30 for flights in North America, the Carribean and Central America. The price to...
WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says there's no reason to delay Monday's hearing to address sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley issued a statement after Christine Blasey Ford said she...
(CNN) -- The United States will impose a 10% tariff later this month on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, increasing to 25% at the end of the year. The Trump administration made that announcement Monday. The additional tariffs are on top of penalties enacted earlier this year...