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  • From left to right: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks reporters prior to departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 12, 2019. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attends the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on Feb. 5, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Saul Loeb and Doug Mills-Pool/ Getty Images)

    After New Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh, Trump Calls for ‘Rescue’ and Dems Want Impeachment

    At least three Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college. Kavanaugh was confirmed last October after emotional hearings in the Senate over a sexual assault allegation from his high school years. The New York Times now reports that Kavanaugh faced a separate allegation from his time at Yale University and that the FBI did not investigate the claim. The latest claim […]

  • E-liquids, which are used for vaping in electronic cigarettes, are offered for sale at the Smoke Depot on Sept. 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Calls for Health Officials to Ban Flavored E-Cigs

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this week to the state Public Health and Health Planning Council. The council can issue emergency regulations that would go into effect as soon as they are voted on and start being enforced in as soon as […]

  • A gas pump fills a car with fuel at a gas station on May 10, 2017 in San Rafael. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Average U.S. Gas Price Down 3 Cents Per Gallon, But Expected to Rise After Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Processing Facility

    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 3 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks to $2.63. The price is 20 cents lower than what it was in mid-July. However, industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday she expects the trend to reverse after Saturday’s drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s key oil processing facility. There was no immediate impact on global oil prices from the attacks as markets were closed for the […]

  • United Auto Workers members hold a prayer vigil at the General Motors Warren Transmission Operations Plant on Feb. 22, 2019, in Warren, Mich. Almost 300 people were being laid off at the plant as a result of GM's decision to idle the Warren facility. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

    United Auto Workers Union Says Its 49,000 Members at GM Will Go on Strike

    The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor of a walkout during a meeting Sunday morning in Detroit. Union leaders said the sides were still far apart on several major issues and they apparently weren’t swayed by a GM offer to make new […]

  • A picture taken on Sept. 15, 2019, shows an Aramco oil facility near al-Khurj area, just south of the Saudi capital Riyadh. (Credit: FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Drone Attack That Hurt Saudi Arabia’s Oil Production Threatens to Throw Region Into Crisis

    A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom’s oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as Iran denied U.S. allegations it launched the assault and tensions remained high over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal. Iran called the U.S. claims “maximum lies,” while a commander in its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard reiterated its forces could strike U.S. military bases across the Mideast with its arsenal of ballistic missiles. A prominent U.S. senator […]

  • Residents pass damage caused by Hurricane Dorian on September 5, 2019, in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Still Reeling From Dorian, Bahamas Faces Tropical Storm

    Tropical Storm Humberto moved away from the Bahamas on Saturday after dumping rain on parts of the archipelago’s northwest region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago. Humberto dropped rain on the islands as U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres visited the Bahamas to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of Dorian, which hit as a Category 5 storm that left thousands in need of food, water and shelter. The list of missing stands at an alarming 1,300 people and the […]

  • Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 14, 2019 in New York City. (Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

    3-Run Double by Davis Leads Mets to 3-0 Victory Over Dodgers

    Rajai Davis hit a three-run double off Julio Urías with two outs in the eighth inning following a brilliant pitchers’ duel between the Mets’ Jacob deGrom and Hyun-Jin Ryu, and New York beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 Saturday night to maintain its slim wild-card hopes. DeGrom and Ryu both pitched shutout ball for seven innings and neither walked a batter in a game in which each team got just three hits. New York remained three games behind the Chicago […]

  • An office of admission sign is seen on a university campus. (Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus)

    Sacramento University Accidentally Accepts 3,500 Waitlisted Students

    California State University, Sacramento has accidentally accepted 3,500 waitlisted students for fall admission. The Sacramento Bee reports that the students were mistakenly invited to Admitted Students Day after an email was sent in March welcoming them to the event. Officials say the school never rescinded the invitation, which implied the students were accepted. University officials say the error resulted in an additional 500 students who began classes this semester. Officials say there would be space to admit them, because the […]

  • Smoke billows from an Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq about 37 miles southwest of Dhahran in Saudi Arabia's eastern province on September 14, 2019.(Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

    Drone Strikes by Yemeni Rebels Knock Out Half of Saudi Oil Capacity, 5 Million Barrels Per Day

    Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world’s largest exporter of oil. The attacks were the latest of many drone assaults on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure assaults in recent weeks, but easily the most damaging. They raise concerns about the global oil supply and likely will further increase tensions across the Persian Gulf amid an […]

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