Republicans said Friday they’ve scheduled Judge Brett Kavanaugh for a confirmation hearing Sept. 4, moving ahead with a speedy schedule that could still see him confirmed in time to be on the Supreme Court before October.
Romania’s prime minister has defended the use of force by riot police during a violent anti-government protest that left more than 450 peopl
Editorials from around New England:
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. held steady at 1,057 this week.
Residents along a 4-mile (6.5-kilometer) stretch of a heavily traveled north-south highway in west-central Idaho have been told to evacuate
As a little girl growing up in this segregated eastern port city, Bettie Parker’s parents told her, “When you see the Confederate flag on a
The remains of a Utah Marine who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor are finally coming home.
St. Louis police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the middle of the day in the middle of downtown.
A woman whose partner’s biological daughter was killed in a traffic accident can seek damages for emotional distress even though she and the
The FBI is seeking the public’s help in rounding up more than half a million dollars’ worth of artworks that were stolen in 1983 from the Ne
The top federal prosecutors in Georgia say victim assistance programs across the state are receiving more than $110 million to help crime vi
The Latest on a stabbing attack at an Oklahoma high school (all times local):
The federal judge presiding over the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort said Friday he’s received threats because of the case and accord
Boise State University has received approval to use eminent domain to acquire property where school officials want to build a baseball stadi
Authorities say evidence found during an Ogden-area traffic stop helped lead to an arrest in the killing of a gunshot victim whose body was
Yemen’s al-Qaida branch has denied an Associated Press report saying it struck secret deals over territories it controls with the Saudi-led
A historic train station in Rhode Island has reopened.
A former Mississippi jail nurse convicted in a diabetic inmate’s death has been granted bond while she appeals the verdict.
The Alabama Supreme Court won’t transfer a defamation lawsuit against former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore by a woman who says Moore moles
North Carolina authorities say a man fatally shot by a teenager while strangling the girl’s mother had faced domestic violence accusations i
A new analysis of New England’s shrimp population doesn’t bode well for the future of the long-shuttered fishery for the crustaceans.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating a possible dog-fighting operation after 45 dogs were removed from a property in rural no
A Virginia jail’s former superintendent and head nurse are facing federal charges.
A shootout in southeast Dallas has left a suspect dead and an undercover police officer wounded.
An Alaska grand jury has indicted two people suspected of causing a 2017 fire that killed three people and injured others in an Anchorage ap
Authorities have identified a Howard woman who died in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 90.
My column on the unfolding disaster.
Two Chinese academics have proposed a controversial idea to encourage childbirth as their country faces an ageing population:
On Thursday evening, three players from the Philadelphia Eagles stayed behind during the national anthem before their game against the New E
Once again, the Left has taken a swing at one of the most qualified SCOTUS nominees in history. Once again, it has missed.
Some Republicans think that President Trump would be better off if the party loses control of the House this fall. It’s not a crazy idea.
Formal protections for free speech are important and necessary, but they do not amount to very much without a free-speech culture to back th
This is a "tragedy" in the original Greek dramatic understanding: people undone by their fatal flaw, based on pride.
Hey, media! Slightly more than Omarosa’s lies.
Via Fox News:
The Pentagon warned in a startling new report that China is li
Before you begin cheering too loudly, I’ll warn you in advance that this is a problematic story. It deals with two residents of New York
The federal judge overseeing the Paul Manafort criminal trial said he is “optimistic” a verdict would come Friday as jurors start their seco
“If we dismiss them in a sort of capsule, an aberration of history, saying ‘well, they weren’t really human, so they don’t count,’ then we’r
The essence of James Bond is not identity politics, but shooting a villain with a spear gun, making a joke, and getting the girl.
Pen and Phone Obama ‘governed’ largely unconstitutionally, by rule that violated the Constitution. Trump tries to correct it and he gets
Elon Musk is a genius but is he pushing himself too hard?
A few of us were discussing the topic of the "Growth and Opportunity Project," universally known as the post-2012 election "GOP Autopsy Repo
The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on Friday after as
Fear and Loathing of Jordan Peterson - Suzanne Fields: Ah, men! This is the ultimate exclamation of women, frustrated, .08/17/2018 0:56:30AM
The potential impact of this bill should not be downplayed.
John covered an interesting story out of Sweden the other night which really struck me as a bit odd. It’s a tale of arson and vandalism,
Researchers may have discovered a jar of the world's oldest cheese in the tomb of an ancient Egyptian mayor, but - frustratingly for turophi
China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States
The Washington Post reports that Democrats are taking a “wait-and-see approach” to allegations of abuse surrounding Rep. Keith Ellison. B
August 17, 2018
(Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Inc’s premium Model 3 sedan will not produce better profit marg
The North Korean authorities have reportedly stepped up a crackdown on “non-socialist” behaviour, including unapproved hairstyle
Tonga's prime minister on Friday backed down on calls for Pacific island nations to collectively lobby China to forgive their mounting debts