The woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault all but ruled out appearing at a Senate hearing scheduled for Monday to hear her allegations, insisting that the F.B.I. investigate first. Speaking through lawyers, Christine Blasey Ford said she would cooperate with the Senate Judiciary Committee... Read More.
When Nike selected Colin Kaepernick to be the face of its “Just Do It” 30th-anniversary ad campaign, one analyst noted that the move proved the company knows its customer, and they would boost sales. Nearly two weeks after the ad provoked calls for boycotts, shares hit an all-time high, closing at $83.47 Thursday which... Read More.
Hurricane Florence is closing in on the Southeast. By late Thursday afternoon, the Carolina coasts can expect winds stronger than 80 mph. And that's just the prelude to untold days of misery. What also makes Florence extremely dangerous are the deadly storm surges, mammoth coastal flooding and historic... Read More.
Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star of such films as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit who set out to have as much fun as possible on and off the screen has died. He was 82. Reynolds, who received an Oscar nomination when he portrayed porn director Jack Horner in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997) and was the... Read More.
The government’s top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest on Monday. Seth Frotman will be stepping down as student loan ombudsman at the end of the week. According to his resignation letter which was obtained by The Associated Press. He held that position since 2016, but has been with... Read More.
John S. McCain, the proud naval aviator who climbed from depths of despair as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to pinnacles of power as a Republican congressman and senator from Arizona and a two-time contender for the presidency, died on Saturday at his home in Arizona. He was 81.
A video floating around Instagram is prompting outrage after a student in Gretna, Louisiana was sent home from school because of her hairstyle. The student has a simple, pulled back and age-appropriate braided hairstyle, but was sent home because the school deemed her style “un-natural.” School administrators said it’s school policy for students to have only... Read More.
Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, was convicted on Tuesday in his financial fraud trial, bringing a dramatic end to a politically charged case that riveted the capital. The verdict was a victory for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, whose prosecutors introduced extensive evidence that Mr. Manafort... Read More.