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Buoyant stocks lift US household wealth, mainly…

Stock market gains lift US household wealth to $107 trillion, aiding mainly the already affluent

Senate Showdown: Meet The Players From Texas

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz wants to keep his seat. But his opponent, Beto O'Rourke, is putting up a fight.

Anti-abuse activists pan US Catholic bishops' new proposals

Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that are shaking the church

Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on…

A high-level Israeli military delegation is visiting Moscow to present detailed information related to the downing of a Russian warplane by Syrian forces that responded to an Israeli air raid

Embattled Lawmaker Confirms He's Running For…

Turns out it's really difficult to remove a candidate from an election ballot in New York.

The Latest: Lawyer: Ford can testify next week if…

A lawyer for a woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sex assault decades ago says she'd be willing to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee next week if they can agree to terms "that are fair and which ensure her safety."

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4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland…

A Maryland sheriff says four people were killed in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center, including a female suspect who shot herself in the head

Sen. Grassley Sets Friday Deadline For Kavanaugh…

Christine Blasey Ford's attorney says "the rush to a hearing" about Ford's allegations against Brett Kavanaugh "is unnecessary."

GOP congresswoman's campaign says opponent linked to mob

The campaign of Republican congresswoman Claudia Tenney is trying to tie her opponent to organized crime, warning campaign staffers to be alert to people following them or tampering with their locks

Native American teens pulled from college tour…

An attorney for two Native American brothers pulled from a Colorado State University tour is asking the school for policy changes

Sen. Grassley Trying To Convince Kavanaugh…

The head of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he's willing to do whatever he can to make Christine Blasey Ford comfortable enough to testify.

Lawyer: Ford would testify to Senate panel on Kavanaugh if terms 'fair', but Monday appearance 'not possible'

Lawyer: Ford would testify to Senate panel on Kavanaugh if terms 'fair', but Monday appearance 'not possible'

Vulnerable GOP Nevada senator plays balancing act…

The most vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election is trying to align himself with President Donald Trump but also sidestep the president's scandals

Can President Trump Control The Justice…

Some scholars say DOJ lawyers should put the rule of law above the president's interests. Others say the president has authority to micromanage.

It's high times for soaring marijuana stocks on…

Marijuana stocks have made gigantic gains this summer as Canada prepares to legalize the drug, and billions of dollars have flowed into the sector as investors and companies start to evaluate the pot market

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The Latest: Man who shot co-workers had no…

Police: Employee killed by officers after shooting four people at his Wisconsin workplace was a 43-year-old man with no criminal history

Trump To Hill TV: 'I Don't Have An Attorney…

The President told Hill TV he's "not happy with numerous things" when it comes to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' performance.

Trump blasts GOP spending plan that lacks money for wall

President Donald Trump says a spending plan pushed by congressional Republicans is "ridiculous" because funding for a border wall with Mexico is not included.

Agent accused in serial killings lived quiet…

Border Patrol agent accused of being serial killer lived typical suburban life

Kavanaugh Accuser Wants FBI To Investigate…

Christine Blasey Ford's attorney says it's too soon for her client to testify publicly about her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse…

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has hired a former federal judge to review its procedures and protocols for handling allegations of sexual abuse

Slayings raise alarms for women who practice…

Three slayings raise alarms for women who exercise or practice sports alone

'Dark Money' Groups Will Now Have To Reveal Their…

The Supreme Court agreed with a lower court's ruling that "dark money" groups must disclose their donors.

The Latest: Russia says 3,000 Syrians back home in last week

The Russian military says that over 3,000 Syrians have returned to their homes over the past week

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Trying to hold state Trump won, McCaskill feels…

In Missouri, Democrat Claire McCaskill faces a double challenge as she campaigns for re-election in a state easily won by Trump

Senate Committee Cancels Kavanaugh Vote Amid…

The Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination Thursday.

UN chief: No inter-Korean success without US-NKorea success

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says negotiations between the two Koreas won't be successful unless there is simultaneous success in US-North Korean negotiations to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula