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    The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, a major confrontation between the president and Congress that also could affect the 2020 presidential campaign.
  • UK Conservatives Secure Historic Parliamentary Majority

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.
  • Weinstein Reaches Tentative $25M Deal With Accusers

    A tentative $25 million settlement revealed Wednesday to end nearly every sexual misconduct lawsuit brought against Harvey Weinstein and his former film studio's board was praised by a plaintiff and some lawyers but criticized by others who say those who opt out are punished.
  • Fears Mount That New Jersey Shooting Was Anti-Semitic Attack

    Fears that a deadly shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City was an anti-Semitic attack mounted on Wednesday as authorities recounted how a man and woman deliberately pulled up to the place in a rental van with at least one rifle and got out firing.
  • 6 Killed In New Jersey Gunbattle, Including Police Officer

    Authorities say six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, have been killed in a furious gunbattle that filled the streets of Jersey City, New Jersey, with the sound of heavy gunfire for hours.
  • Democrats Poised To Unveil 2 Impeachment Articles Vs. Trump

    House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his actions in the Ukraine matter, with an announcement expected early Tuesday.

    1 Dead, Others Missing In Eruption Of New Zealand Volcano

    A volcano on a small New Zealand island frequented by tourists erupted with a large plume of ash and steam Monday, killing one person and leaving others injured or missing.
  • ‘Benson,’ ‘Star Trek’ Actor René Auberjonois Has Died At 79

    René Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows “Benson” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and his part in the 1970 film “M.A.S.H.” playing Father Mulcahy, has died. He was 79.
  • Schumer: Fed Workers To Get 12 Weeks Of Paid Parental Leave

    The Senate’s top Democrat said Sunday that congressional leaders have reached a “real breakthrough” deal to give 12 weeks of paid parental leave to millions of federal workers as part of the annual defense policy bill.