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Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

In the past week, multiple women have accused Moore of sexual improprieties or unwanted romantic advances they said occurred when they were teenagers.

Momentum Builds for Disclaimers on Internet Election Ads

Momentum Builds for Disclaimers on Internet Election Ads

Facebook, Google and Twitter have been at the center of a political firestorm after allegations that people in Russian used their services to spread divisive political messages.

Towns, Cities Fear Taxpayer Revolt if Republicans Kill Deduction

Towns, Cities Fear Taxpayer Revolt if Republicans Kill Deduction

Local government leaders worry that if Republican tax-overhaul plans moving through the U.S. Congress become law, it will be harder for them to pave streets, put out fires, fight crime and pay teachers.

IBM Urged to Avoid Working on ‘Extreme Vetting’ of Immigrants

IBM Urged to Avoid Working on ‘Extreme Vetting’ of Immigrants

IBM and several other technology companies and contractors attended a July informational session hosted by immigration enforcement officials that discussed developing technology for vetting immigrants.

Roy Moore’s Sexual Misconduct ‘Common Knowledge’ Locals Say

Four More Women Accuse Moore of Unwanted Advances, Sexual Misconduct

A total of eight women have accused Moore of sexual improprieties.

Civil Rights Investigation Launched into Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein, Movie Studios Sued over Alleged Sexual Misconduct in Class Action Suit

The lawsuit claims The Weinstein Company and Miramax helped facilitate and cover up Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.

As ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ Denzel Washington Explores Social Injustice

As ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ Denzel Washington Explores Social Injustice

“I grew up with guys who did decades and it had as much to do with their fathers not being in their lives as it did to do with any system,” Washington said.

Federal Judge Limits St. Louis Police Conduct During Protests

Federal Judge Limits St. Louis Police Conduct During Protests

A federal judge ruled that St. Louis police cannot shut down non-violent demonstrations and employ chemical agents to punish protesters.

More Cities, States Pressed on Immigrant ‘Sanctuary’ Policies

More Cities, States Pressed on Immigrant ‘Sanctuary’ Policies

If the areas are found in violation of the law, they would be ineligible for grants under a federal program that supports local law enforcement.

Chicago Police Officer Charged with 16 New Counts in Shooting Case

No Further Indictments for Chicago Police in Laquan McDonald Shooting

A special grand jury has concluded its inquiry and been discharged, Cook County Special Prosecutor Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement on Tuesday.

Senate leaders look to work with White House to block Moore

Senate Leaders Look to Work with White House to Block Moore

“He’s obviously not fit to be in the United States Senate,” U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.

U.S. Women Lawmakers on Sex Harassment: Congress, Heal Thyself

U.S. Women Lawmakers on Sex Harassment: Congress, Heal Thyself

“You wonder why there’s only 21 women in the Senate ... Well, when you have a work environment where people can’t get ahead without having to put out, that’s what happens,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar said.

NYPD Gathering Evidence for Possible Weinstein Arrest

Harvey Weinstein Sued by Actress Who Claims He Raped Her

The actress, identified as Jane Doe, said Weinstein forced her onto a bed, pulled off her jeans and raped her despite her telling him no.

Appeals Court Lets Trump Travel Ban Go Partially into Effect

Appeals Court Lets Trump Travel Ban Go Partially into Effect

The government can bar entry of people from six Muslim-majority countries with no connections to the United States.

U.S. Hate Crimes Rise for Second Straight Year: FBI

U.S. Hate Crimes Rise for Second Straight Year: FBI

Black Americans were targeted in about half the 3,489 incidents based on race, ethnicity or ancestry, the report said, followed by whites, who were targeted in 720.

Joe Biden Leaves Open Door to 2020 Run

Joe Biden Leaves Open Door to 2020 Run

Biden declined to seek the Democratic nomination for last year’s presidential election in the wake of his son’s death.

Gymnastics: Raisman Says It Took Time to Recognize What She Says Was Sex Abuse by Doctor

Gymnastics: Raisman Says It Took Time to Recognize What She Says Was Sex Abuse by Doctor

Triple Olympic gymnastics champion Aly Raisman said she wanted to educate young gymnasts that it was sometimes difficult to understand the warning signs of sexual abuse.

Hundreds Join Hollywood #MeToo March Against Sexual Abuse

Hundreds Join Hollywood #MeToo March Against Sexual Abuse

The #MeToo march and rally followed a relentless series of accusations by men and women who said they were victimized by high-powered figures in the entertainment industry.