Trump: Kavanaugh is ‘under assault by radical left’

President Trump said Friday if the alleged attack on Christine Blasey Ford was "as bad as she says," the local police would have been contacted, defending his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh against the decades-old sexual assault accusation.

Ms. Blasey Ford came forward over the weekend claiming Judge Kavanaugh forced ...

The Latest: Trump challenges Kavanaugh’s accuser by name

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local):

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President Donald Trump is challenging by name the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, saying if the attack she alleges ...

Ex-Omaha Tribal Council member gets 5 years of probation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A former Omaha Tribal Council member has been sentenced to five years of probation and told to pay more than $13,000 in restitution for misusing federal funds.

Court records say Forrest Aldrich was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. He'd pleaded guilty in June ...

Trump’s Self-Serving Declassification

Michael McGough, Newsday
In announcing that President Donald Trump had ordered the declassification of several documents related to the investigation of possible ties between his 2016 campaign and Russia, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders made it sound like there was no politics involved. The disclosures were designed, Sanders said, “for reasons of transparency” and to accommodate requests from Congress.

Early voting begins as midterms season enters final phase

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Much of the political world is consumed with a battle over a Supreme Court nominee, an expanding international trade war and President Donald Trump's social media posts. Yet here in Minnesota, the first votes of the 2018 midterm elections are being cast.

Voting machines are set up ...