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(Reuters) – Two police officers were shot and killed in a southern Mississippi town during a gunfight with a 25-year-old man before dawn on Saturday, officials said. The officers from Brookhaven, less than 60 miles (100 km) south of Jackson, had gone to a house to respond to a report that shots had been fired, […]

Fending off the accusation that he drunkenly assaulted a 15-year-old when he was a teen, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that it was legal to drink alcohol at age 18 for “most of the time” he was in high school. Technically, that statement is true ― but it […]

A federal judge ruled on Friday that 200 congressional Democrats have the legal standing to sue Donald Trump. In a 58-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan allowed the lawmakers to sue the president for allegedly flouting the Constitution’s emoluments clause, according to Reuters. After Trump was elected president in 2016, he stepped down from running […]

Next week’s cover of The New Yorker is an homage to the testimony given by Christine Blasey Ford on Thursday and is titled “Unheard.” An early look at next week’s cover, “Unheard,” by Ana Juan: https://t.co/JELtOXkvXN pic.twitter.com/KUwWh4j5SS — The New Yorker (@NewYorker) September 28, 2018 The cover, created by artist Ana Juan, features an image of a […]

The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant ― but succinct ― wisdom. Each week, HuffPost Women rounds up hilarious 280-character musings. To see this week’s great tweets from women, scroll through the list below. Then visit our Funniest Tweets From Women page for past roundups.

When Vermont state Rep. Ruqaiyah “Kiah” Morris (D-Bennington) announced last month that she was ending her re-election bid, in part because of the onslaught of racial harassment she’d faced while in office, the lawmaker said she was determined to finish out her current term. But on Tuesday, Morris — the only African-American woman in the […]

President Donald Trump claimed he snubbed a meeting request from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the United Nations this week. “I’ve told him forget about it,” Trump remarked Wednesday during a news conference on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Canada, however, was quick to cry foul. No such meeting was ever requested, a Trudeau spokesman […]

There’s a different kind of Halloween sequel in the works, and it’s coming soon to the skies near Earth.  A skull-like asteroid that passed Earth in October 2015 is coming back for another visit in early November. Officially named 2015 TB145, the asteroid has been called The Great Pumpkin by NASA because of its Halloween flyby three […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Childish Gambino is postponing his tour to recover after he injured his foot. Live Nation says the performer’s “This Is America Tour” will resume on Dec. 2 in Nashville, Tennessee. The tour promoter says tickets for the rescheduled shows will be honored at the new dates. Michael Tran via Getty ImagesDonald […]

Special Counsel Robert Mueller recently popped up at an Apple Store, apparently in need of a little help from the Genius Bar.  Journalist Kelly Cohen shared the image, which she said was taken by a friend at the Georgetown Apple Store:  Given that Mueller has said almost nothing since launching the investigation into Russian interference in […]

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