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Ford to Speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee; Details to Follow`

Ford to Speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee; Details to Follow`

NATIONAL | By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 22
Lawyers for the woman who's accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault decades ago when they were teenagers say they've accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee's request for her to tell her story.

Anti-Gay Catholic Priest Defies Archdiocese, Burns Rainbow Flag in 'Exorcism' Rite

Anti-Gay Catholic Priest Defies Archdiocese, Burns Rainbow Flag in 'Exorcism' Rite

RELIGION | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 22
A Chicago priest who was instructed not to proceed with an announced burning of a rainbow flag has gone through with the fiery act of destruction, making it part of a bizarre "exorcism" rite.

Control of Congress also at Stake in State Legislative Races

Control of Congress also at Stake in State Legislative Races

POLITICS | By David A. Lieb | Sep 22
Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last presidential election. It didn't work out that way.

Will Flying Cars Take Off? Japan's Government Hopes So

Will Flying Cars Take Off? Japan's Government Hopes So

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 22
Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking and clearing smog from the air.

Parents Face Tougher Rules to Get Immigrant Children Back

Parents Face Tougher Rules to Get Immigrant Children Back

NATIONAL | By Gisela Salomon and Claudia Torrens | Sep 22
Armando Tabora desperately wants to get his teenage daughter out of the government detention facility where she has been for more than three months. He has been stymied at every turn.

Immigration Judges Say New Quotas Undermine Independence

Immigration Judges Say New Quotas Undermine Independence

FINANCE | By Colleen Long | Sep 22
The nation's immigration court judges are anxious and stressed by a quota system implemented by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that pushes them to close 700 cases per year as a way to get rid of an immense backlog, the head of the judges' union said Frida

Kill The Monsters

Kill The Monsters

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 22
An ambitious dramedy that links a road trip across the U.S. to an American allegory and makes for fascinating viewing.

1985

1985

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 22
Writer-director Yen Tan's surprisingly tender film does new things with a familiar genre. This is a film with no villains except ignorance, and its heroes are doing their best to escape their own limitations.

Groups Say Medicare Discounts Threatened in Opioids Bill

Groups Say Medicare Discounts Threatened in Opioids Bill

CORPORATE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 22
Consumer and health care groups are scrambling to block what they say is a move by the pharmaceutical industry to commandeer must-pass opioids epidemic legislation as a vehicle for rolling back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries.

Ford Motor Told to Pay Thai Customers for Transmission Woes

Ford Motor Told to Pay Thai Customers for Transmission Woes

AUTO NEWS | By Tassanee Vejpongsa | Sep 22
A Thai court has ordered a local sales affiliate of Ford Motor Co. to pay 291 customers a total of about $720,000 in compensation for selling cars equipped with faulty transmissions.

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