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September 23, 2018

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  • Notre Dame's Ian Book (12) looks to pass against Wake Forest in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.
    When good isn't good enough in college football, switch QBs
    Sept. 23, 2018
    Making a quarterback switch with a good team can be a tricky maneuver. But sometimes good isn't good enough.
  • In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the third day of his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess and manage Kavanaugh’s prospects after his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, revealed her identity to The Washington Post and described an encounter she believes was attempted rape.
    Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details
    Sept. 23, 2018
    Plans to hold a high-stakes hearing with testimony from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, teetered with uncertainty Sunday as a Senate panel scrambled to resolve potentially make-or-break details, such as potential witnesses who could corroborate her decades-old sexual assault claim. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said lawyers for Ford are contesting two GOP conditions of the proposed 10 a.m. Thursday hearing — that Ford and Kavanaugh will be the only witnesses and that an independent counsel will ask the questions.
  • Kavanaugh was vetted, cleared
    Sept. 23, 2018
    It’s very interesting to me that the Democrats release a sexual assault charge against the Supreme Court justice nominee in the eleventh hour of the hearing process — an allegation they received, but kept under wraps, for more than two months.
  • Brian Greenspun: The decency of America demands the truth
    Sept. 23, 2018
    The issue is simple: Is an accusation by a woman toward a Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct, possibly attempted rape, worthy of the time and energy of the United States Senate? Or is it just a “hiccup,” as Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., described it, on the way to …
  • Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant and general manager George McPhee applaud the crowd during a Vegas Golden Knights Stick Salute to Vegas fan appreciation rally at the Fremont Street Experience Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    Golden Knights will have at least one new face on the blue line
    Sept. 23, 2018
    With three preseason games remaining for the Golden Knights, it’s clear there will be a new face on the blueline this season, at least for ...
  • Medicare made more flexible
    Sept. 23, 2018
    Medicare’s annual enrollment period is almost upon us.
  • Don’t fall for the brainwashing
    Sept. 23, 2018
    I just received a piece of voter mail called “2018 Voter Registration Confirmation Survey.” It talks about an anti-Christian left that wants to eliminate Christianity — a lie. People like my family on the left believe in religious freedom for all.
  • Why the haste with Kavanaugh?
    Sept. 23, 2018
    For those insisting that Republican senators take Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh seriously, one aspect of the conversation is particularly infuriating: the notion that the timeline established by the GOP for completing this process is quasi-sacred.
  • What the ‘scooter wars’ can tell us
    Sept. 23, 2018
    Electric scooters have been around for decades, so why have they suddenly gone from novelty to regular sight on the streets of many American cities? The recent e-scooter craze shows how entrepreneurs can take an everyday product and change the way consumers think about it. The resulting battles between officials and innovators might reveal even more.
  • Volunteers working to move Burning Man plane out of desert
    Sept. 23, 2018
    Burning Man volunteers are working to get a partially reassembled 747 airplane that was on display during the counter-culture festival ...
  • Of time, tides and Trump
    Sept. 23, 2018
    OK, I know you’re obsessed about sex and the Supreme Court. But the hurricane flooding in North Carolina has been terrible. Let’s give it some serious thought right now.
  • Attorney general’s latest decree revs up Trump’s ‘deportation machine’
    Sept. 23, 2018
    Quietly, the Trump administration recently launched its latest attack on the nation’s independent judiciary system.
  • A woman breaks down Saturday Sept. 22 at the Liberty At Paradise Community in Henderson during a memorial honoring  Selina Rowsell, her son, Arias, and his younger brother, Avi. The three were slain Sept. 20 in the same community by a perpetrator who then took his life.
    Family: Boy killed in murder-suicide went back into house to rescue younger brother
    Sept. 23, 2018
    Many were so emotionally upset that their bodies shook as they cried uncontrollably. They hugged one another and released white balloons with messages written on them ...
  • Bill Cosby, center, leaves the the Montgomery County Courthouse after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Norristown, Pa.
    Cosby to fight 'sexually violent predator' tag at sentencing
    Sept. 22, 2018
    Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether ..
  • President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gestures while speaking on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy.
    Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday
    Sept. 22, 2018
    Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee ...
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