• Federal Bureau of Investigation Nov 26, 2019

    Both Fairfax Accusers Say They Are Willing to Testify About Alleged Assault

    Hours after Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax again denied two claims of sexual assault, both women accusing him said they would be willing to testify at a possible impeachment hearing as the Virginia Democrat faces calls to resign and a threat of impeachment.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Nov 26, 2019

    Virginia Leaders Call on Lt. Gov. Fairfax to Resign; Delegate Says He'll Move to Impeach

    Democrats’ calls for an investigation into sex assault claims against Virginia’s Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax dissolved into demands for resignation and threats of impeachment after a second woman publicly accused him.

  • Brendan Weber Aug 7, 2019

    Iconic San Francisco Music Store Plays Its Last Note

    One of San Francisco’s last independent musical instrument stores abruptly hung up a “Store Closing” sign this week, blaming its demise on the city’s shifting tech demographic.

  • Massachusetts Apr 30, 2019

    ‘I Will Laugh While You Scream': Man Threatened to Kill, Rape Mass. College Professor

    A Rhode Island man is facing federal charges for allegedly sending a series of violent and threatening emails to a Massachusetts college professor in which he threatened to rape her, rip her face off and eat her alive. Matthew Haviland, 30, of North Kingstown, was arrested Wednesday and charged with cyberstalking and transmitting a threat in interstate commerce. He was...

  • Boston Apr 29, 2019

    RI Man's Mental Health to Be Evaluated After Alleged Threats to Harvard Professor

    A Rhode Island man who allegedly sent a series of violent and threatening emails to a Massachusetts college professor will undergo a mental health evaluation. Matthew Haviland, 30, of North Kingstown, was arrested Wednesday and charged with cyberstalking and transmitting a threat in interstate commerce. Authorities say he threatened to rape a Harvard University professor, rip her face off and...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Apr 1, 2019

    Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Team Says He Passed Polygraph Test Concerning Sexual Assault Allegations

    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax’s team says he took a polygraph that supports his denials that he engaged in non-consensual sexual activity with two women are truthful. The two women are set to speak in TV interviews for the first time on Monday and Tuesday.

  • Europe Mar 14, 2019

    Retired Army Capt., California Brothers Among Ethiopia Plane Crash Victims

    A decorated army captain from Illinois, two brothers from California and a writer from South Jersey were among the American victims of Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people. Retired U.S. Army Capt. Antoine Lewis, 40, of Matteson, Illinois, was returning from a vacation in Africa when Flight 302 crashed shortly after taking off from Bole International Airport...

  • Facebook Feb 13, 2019

    Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Accuser Speaks on Stanford #MeToo Panel

    A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia’s lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she talked in detail about her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse. “One thing that I notice with sexual violence is that there are many people who would like to glance away from this,” Vanessa Tyson told a...

  • Facebook Feb 13, 2019

    Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Accuser Urges Full Investigation

    The lawyer for a college professor who has accused Virginia’s lieutenant governor of sexual assault sent a letter to Virginia lawmakers urging a full investigation.

  • Donald Trump Oct 19, 2018

    Poll: Just 1 in 4 Thinks Kavanaugh Told Entire Truth

    Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans and Democrats holding starkly distinct opinions of his credibility, according to a poll released Friday. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey also found that the public holds...

  • Congress Sep 25, 2018

    Trump Leads Aggressive, All-Out GOP Drive to Save Kavanaugh

    Republicans mounted a combative, coordinated drive Monday to salvage Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination as they fought to keep a second woman’s allegation of long-ago sexual misconduct from derailing his confirmation. President Donald Trump leapt to his defense, the top Senate Republican accused Democrats of a “smear campaign” and an emotional Kavanaugh pledged to fight for his nomination and proclaimed,...

  • Donald Trump Sep 24, 2018

    Senate GOP's No-Win Situation Imperils Kavanaugh: Analysis

    Brett Kavanaugh’s prospects of winning confirmation to the Supreme Court are dimming as Republicans grapple with the increasingly complicated politics of supporting him, NBC News reported. Legal analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Fox Business Monday that the nomination is “a case of lasting impressions” that doesn’t rest on whether Kavanaugh can disprove the claims against him, which he denies. Republican...

  • Donald Trump Sep 24, 2018

    Inside Democrats' Struggle With the 1st Kavanaugh Accusation

    By the time Sen. Dianne Feinstein huddled with the other Democrats on the Judiciary Committee in a room just off the Senate floor, the rumors were flying. The senators already had heard talk of the mysterious letter from a woman. They knew something about a startling allegation about the Supreme Court nominee. They came into that room almost two weeks...

  • Donald Trump Sep 22, 2018

    Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance. The Republican-led committee insisted that if Ford missed a Friday night deadline to respond to the panel’s latest offer it would...

  • Donald Trump Sep 21, 2018

    Collins: Delay Vote to Let Kavanaugh Accuser Testify

    Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says she’s “appalled” by President Donald Trump’s tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee’s accuser.

  • JUDGE Sep 21, 2018

    For Kavanaugh, Path Forward Could Be Like Clarence Thomas'

    When Clarence Thomas arrived at the Supreme Court in 1991 after a bruising confirmation hearing in which his former employee Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, fellow justice Byron White said something that stuck with him. “It doesn’t matter how you got here. All that matters now is what you do here,” Thomas recounted in his 2007 memoir, “My...

  • Donald Trump Sep 20, 2018

    Will What Happened at Georgetown Prep Stay There?

    To the uninitiated, Georgetown Preparatory School feels less like a high school than a well-heeled liberal arts college. The 93-acre campus in a Maryland suburb of the nation’s capital boasts a state-of-the-art athletic center, a nine-hole golf course, and its own gift shop. Gardeners crisscross the grounds on carts. This is where U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh spent most...

  • Massachusetts Mar 21, 2018

    SAGE in Massachusetts

    SAGE Therapeutics CEO Jeff Jonas talks about how his company works to stay competitive in Massachusetts. You’ll also learn a bit more about his unique background and some life-changing advice from a college professor.

  • Donald Trump Mar 15, 2018

    Democrat Lamb Is Apparent Winner in Pa. Special Election

    Democrat Conor Lamb is the apparent winner in the closely watched special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district, NBC News projected. A surprisingly strong bid by the first-time candidate has severely tested Donald Trump’s sway in a GOP stronghold. There are only 200 outstanding votes, all absentee ballots in Greene County and the provisional ballots that the district will count...

  • Donald Trump Mar 13, 2018

    Pa. House Election Hits Final Day of Campaign in Close Race

    The final day of campaigning Monday before votes are cast in western Pennsylvania’s closely watched congressional election drew a visit by Donald Trump Jr. and lots of door-knocking all over the southwestern district where polls show a close race. President Donald Trump tweeted about “steel and business” in a final push to sway voters while Donald Trump Jr., visiting a...

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