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Transcript of Brett Kavanaugh’s Interview With Fox News

Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, sat down with Martha MacCallum of Fox News to discuss the sexual assault accusations that have been raised since his nomination to the Supreme Court.

Amber Guyger, Dallas Officer Who Killed Botham Jean in His Home, Is Fired

Ms. Guyger fatally shot Mr. Jean, her neighbor, after entering his apartment. The killing gripped the city and led to protests against police brutality.

North Carolina, a ‘Slow Spender’ State, Struggles to Hand Out Storm Aid

North Carolina has had an especially hard time distributing money earmarked by Congress to help low- and moderate-income homeowners in the wake of disasters.

White House Memo: At the U.N., Trump Can’t Escape His Political Problems Back in Washington

With the drama surrounding Rod J. Rosenstein and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, it is hard to recall a General Assembly that opened against a backdrop of such political turmoil, on so many fronts.

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‘We Believe Women’: Protesters Rally Against Kavanaugh

Demonstrations across the country took place against the Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who is accused of sexual assault.

Protesters Rally Against Kavanaugh, and Back His Accusers: ‘The Wave of Women Is Here’

Demonstrations and walkouts took place in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, who have accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct.

Fact Check of the Day: Trump’s Inaccurate Claim That U.S. Is ‘the Fastest-Growing Economy in the World’

The United States’ G.D.P. growth is nowhere near the highest in the world, though its rate is currently one of the highest among developed economies.

How Rosenstein Protects Mueller From Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein has discussed ways to remove President Trump from office. He’s also fiercely defended the special counsel for the Russia investigation, Robert S. Mueller III — one of the president’s most frequent…

Florida Democrat Running for Congress Dies Unexpectedly

April Freeman had been set to face off against a Republican state senator, Greg Steube, in the November election.


Bill Cosby Sentencing: Psychologist Says Threat to Women Remains

She said Mr. Cosby, 81, had a personality disorder that drove him to seek sex with nonconsenting partners, a depiction that the defense challenged.


Some Expect a Radically Different Albany. Don’t Bet on It.

Can seven insurgent State Senate candidates, fresh off Democratic primary victories, be enough of a catalyst for progressive change?


Telltale, Acclaimed Maker of Story-Based Video Games, Lays Off Most of Its Staff

Telltale Games, which developed games with strong stories based on “The Walking Dead,” “Game of Thrones” and Batman, said that critical praise “did not translate to sales.”


Edward Whelan, Conservative Strategist, Takes Leave of Absence After Kavanaugh Tweets


Mr. Whelan, the president of a conservative think tank, had put forth a bizarre alternative explanation to the sexual assault allegations against the judge.


Sexual Harassment Allegations Wipe a Name Off the Map

The geologist David Marchant was so renowned he had an Antarctic glacier named after him. The honor was stripped away after he was accused of sexual harassment in the field.

Sunday, Sep 23

Seeking America’s Quietest Spots: The Quest for Silence in a Loud World

Dennis Follensbee has climbed through New Hampshire’s White Mountains trying to find somewhere — anywhere — that is quiet. He is not alone in his quest.

#WhyIDidntReport: Survivors of Sexual Assault Share Their Stories After Trump Tweet

A new hashtag has survivors of sexual abuse answering the question: Why didn’t you say something sooner?

F.B.I. and Expert Reports Cast Doubt That Celebrated Stovepipe Hat Was Lincoln’s

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has long boasted of an iconic stovepipe hat, but undisclosed reports cast doubt that Lincoln ever owned it.

Saturday, Sep 22

12 More Women Accuse California Doctor and Teacher in Sexual Assault Case

The authorities believe the couple, Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley, worked together to lure women, drug them and rape them.

What Is Coal Ash and Why Is It Dangerous?

Coal ash refers to what’s left after coal is burned. Those remnants pose environmental and health risks, especially when storage ponds are breached.

What Teenagers Think About the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

High school girls said they recognized the way Mr. Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, was being criticized for speaking out.

As Economy Roars, Army Falls Thousands Short of Recruiting Goals

The Army had hoped to bring in about 76,500 new soldiers this year. It is 6,500 troops short.

Friday, Sep 21

Victims of Rite Aid Shooting Identified as Police Search for Motive

On Friday, officials in Maryland named the six victims, half of whom were killed, and provided more information about how the attack unfolded the day before.

Her Son Was Careful to Avoid Police Officers. Then He Was Killed by One.

Allison Jean, the mother of Botham Shem Jean, struggled to understand why her son, as a black man in America, was so careful. Then he was killed by an off-duty officer.

Jeff Bezos Cites a Big Number, but Few Details, in Plan for Low-Income Montessori Preschools

The announcement that Mr. Bezos would start a network of Montessori preschools has made some in the education world wary.

Anita Hill’s Testimony and Other Key Moments From the Clarence Thomas Hearings

In three days of televised hearings that riveted the nation, Anita F. Hill detailed allegations of workplace sexual harassment by Judge Clarence Thomas.

Thursday, Sep 20

Sunrise Melodies and Tearful Reflections: Puerto Rico a Year After Maria

Puerto Ricans came together to count their losses and reflect on life after Hurricane Maria.

Submerged by Florence, North Carolina’s Rural Towns Fight for Attention

Out of sight of the national spotlight on the devastation of Hurricane Florence, many small towns worry about being washed away unnoticed.

Man Shoots 4 People Near Pennsylvania Court, Then Is Killed by Police

The gunman was set to appear in court in Masontown, Pa., in a domestic violence case, the authorities said.

They Were Seeking Mental Health Care. Instead They Drowned in a Sheriff’s Van.

After two women voluntarily went to hospitals seeking care, they were committed and transported in a sheriff’s van that drove onto a flooded road.