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3 Trump Accusers Speak Out

Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC’s “Megyn Kelly Today.” Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks on Monday told of alleged harassment by Trump spanning decades. The White House called the claims false and “totally disputed in most cases.” It said “the timing and…

One Day To Go Before Alabama Votes

Alabama’s U.S. Senate campaign entered its last day Monday with the candidates making final appeals for votes and a war of robocalls between President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama. There was a flurry of bogus news as well. Trump recorded a call touting Republican Roy Moore, accused by several women of sexual misconduct,…

Chef Mario Batali Steps Down Amid Sexually Harassment Allegations

Mario Batali is stepping down from daily operations at his restaurant empire following reports of sexual misconduct by the celebrity chef over a period of at least 20 years. The online site Eater New York reported Monday that the incidents involve at least four women, three who worked for Batali. In a prepared statement sent…

Pipe Bomb Explodes On NYC Subway Platform

UPDATE: Police have identified the 27-year-old man who detonated an explosive device strapped to his body in the New York City subway. Police say Akayed Ullah intentionally exploded the crude device in a passageway under Times Square during the morning rush hour Monday. They say he is in custody. They say the device is a…

Moore Accuser Admits Her Story Is Not 100% Truthful

One of the women accusing Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of making sexual advances toward her when she was a teenager, admitted today she made up part of her story. Beverly Young Nelson says she made forged part of the inscription in her yearbook that she had attributed to Moore. Nelson told ABC News…

Employers Add Jobs, Unemployment Rate Remains 4.1%

U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market's enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1%. The economy is expanding at a healthy pace, and in many cases employers are scrambling to hire…

Government Shutdown Averted, For Now

Congress on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill. The shutdown reprieve came as all sides issued optimistic takes on an afternoon White House meeting between top congressional leaders and President Donald Trump.…