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Stacey Abrams Ends Fight for Georgia Governor With Harsh Words for Her Rival
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:59:25 GMT
Brian Kemp, Georgia’s former secretary of state, is positioned to maintain the Republican grip on power in Georgia, which has not elected a Democrat as governor since 1998.
Florida’s Senate Race Heads to the Wire in a Manual Recount
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:54:20 GMT
Workers at the Broward County elections office showed ballots to Republican and Democratic observers during a hand recount on Friday in Lauderhill, Fla.
Decorated Navy SEAL Is Accused of War Crimes in Iraq
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:23:34 GMT
Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, seen during his 2017 deployment, may face a military trial on murder and other charges.
Former Alabama State Trooper Is Killed After Shooting Prosecutor in the Face
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:52:23 GMT
Gregory Griggers, an Alabama district attorney, was shot as he was returning to his office from lunch.
Air Quality in California: Devastating Fire Leads to a New Danger
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:00:46 GMT
Smoke from the Camp Fire hung over Paradise, Calif., on Wednesday. Air quality in Northern California ranks with the worst in the world.
Recount Ordered in Florida Senate Race as Governor’s Contest Nears End
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:49:56 GMT
In Palm Beach County, antiquated vote-counting machines do not allow multiple races to be counted simultaneously.
California Fires Only Add to Acute Housing Crisis
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 03:44:46 GMT
Evacuees of the Camp Fire camped in a field in Chico, Calif.
Neo-Nazis Have No First Amendment Right to Harassment, Judge Rules
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:02:54 GMT
Tanya Gersh of Whitefish, Mont., became the target of a neo-Nazi “troll storm” of online harassment orchestrated by The Daily Stormer.
Junot Díaz Remains on Pulitzer Board After Review of Misconduct Allegations
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:53:32 GMT
Junot Díaz will remain on the Pulitzer Prize board after a five-month review into sexual misconduct allegations against him. The board said it found no evidence that would lead it to remove him.
The Kilogram is Dead. Long Live the Kilogram!
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:55:47 GMT
A one-kilogram sphere of single-crystal silicon, one of the roundest man-made objects in the world. The object helped redefine a kilogram in terms of the number of atoms it contains.
Ethics Committee Rebukes Mark Meadows Over Aide’s Sexual Misconduct
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:47:40 GMT
Representative Mark Meadows, Republican of North Carolina, was ordered to reimburse the Treasury approximately $40,000 that he paid the aide.
C.I.A. Concludes That Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killed
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:50:27 GMT
The Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, in March in Washington.
Sex Assault Rules Under DeVos Bolster Defendants’ Rights and Ease College Liability
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:12:52 GMT
The new rules unveiled by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos codify procedures that would essentially turn college boardrooms into courtrooms when adjudicating sexual assault cases.
Justices Asked to Rule on Legality of Acting Attorney General’s Appointment
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:27:02 GMT
The Supreme Court was asked to decide whether the acting attorney general, Matthew G. Whitaker, center, was appointed legally. It also agreed to take up a matter involving the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, second from right.
Assange, Wildfires, Disney: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:02:59 GMT
The List of Missing in California Fire Jumped by Hundreds. How Was It Put Together?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:47:16 GMT
Search and rescue teams looked for victims of the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif.
ActBlue, the Democrats’ Not-So-Secret Weapon
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:25:00 GMT
Donation buttons from ActBlue.com.
How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is Bringing Her Instagram Followers Into the Political Process
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:06:31 GMT
Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York at a protest in the Cannon House Office Building. She spent this week in Washington and brought her Instagram followers along with her.
Trump Calls China’s List of Trade Concessions ‘Not Acceptable’
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:55:02 GMT
Producing lithium batteries in China’s eastern Jiangsu province. President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $267 billion of Chinese imports.
Trump Says He’ll Nominate Andrew Wheeler to Head the E.P.A.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:48:41 GMT
Andrew R. Wheeler has been the acting administrator since July, when Scott Pruitt stepped down amid multiple ethics investigations.