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|Your Weekend Briefing: Brett Kavanaugh, Hurricane Florence, Russia
Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 10:10 AM
|Tentative Deal Reached for Kavanaugh Accuser to Testify on Thursday
The decision by the woman, Christine Blasey Ford, came after days of uncertainty over whether she would appear at a hearing and answer questions about her accusations of sexual assault.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 5:43 AM
|Trump Galvanized a Movement of Women. Kavanaugh Is Testing It.
The judge’s fate, and the Senate’s treatment of his accuser, have the makings of a pivot point in American politics — a wrenching apex in the struggle over the status of American women and abortion.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 9:12 PM
|Kavanaugh Was Supposed to Be a Midterm Boon for G.O.P. Not Anymore.
Republican leaders in battleground states like Missouri are increasingly doubtful that candidates can wield the court nomination as a cudgel without risking repercussions.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 9:00 AM
|Trump Administration Aims to Sharply Restrict New Green Cards for Those on Public Aid
A rule proposed by the Trump administration could force immigrants seeking permanent resident status to prove they will never become reliant on government assistance.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 2:06 AM
|White House Memo: Talk of the 25th Amendment Underscores a Volatile Presidency
The deputy attorney general’s reported discussion last year of a mechanism to remove the president showed just how fractured the team around President Trump is.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 7:21 PM
|Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment
In the turbulent days after the firing of James B. Comey, the deputy attorney general appeared conflicted about his role and wanted to expose administration dysfunction, people around him said.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 11:54 PM
|China and Vatican Reach Deal on Appointment of Bishops
For the first time, the pope accepted the legitimacy of bishops chosen by the Communist Chinese government.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 1:56 AM
|China Demands U.S. Withdraw Sanctions Imposed Over Military Purchases From Russia
Chinese officials summoned the United States ambassador in Beijing to denounce the sanctions that Washington announced this week.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 9:23 PM
|China Cancels Plans for Trade Talks in Washington
The move comes shortly before President Trump’s biggest round of tariffs on Chinese goods is expected to go into effect.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 5:29 PM