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Allegations against Kavanaugh pose test for #MeToo movement

Allegations against Kavanaugh pose test for #MeToo movement

NEW YORK — Nearly a year old and still making headlines almost daily, the #MeToo movement faces a dramatic test of its impact and staying power in the sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Kavanaugh

Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal wi
Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

MEXICO CITY — Throughout Mexico City, uninhabited buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some displaced people are still living outdoors a year after a magnitude 7.
1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

LOS ANGELES — After announcing that he'll take the first-ever commercial rocket trip around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa said he wants company for the weeklong journey.
"Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

"Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was searching for the perfect propaganda set piece, something designed to show his people that he's a strong leader pushing inexorably for the long-delayed, long-promised prosperity they

Police: Man rubbed produce on bare behind - then put it back

MANASSAS, Va. — A man is accused of rubbing his bare behind on produce at a grocery store in northern Virginia before putting the items back on display.
Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? 'Ridiculous,' says Trump

Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? 'Ridiculous,' says Trump

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sided with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault as the White House walked a fine line in addressing accusations that revived memories of the pre
Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st SpaceX trip

Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st SpaceX trip

TOKYO — The Japanese billionaire who Tesla chief Elon Musk says plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial space trip aboard the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket often makes headlines in Japan.