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“I thought he might inadvertently kill me,” said the woman, accusing Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault when the two were teenagers. He has denied the allegations.

Despite record primary victories, it is possible that the number of women will decline or remain at status quo in Congress and in the governors’ offices.

While Hillary Clinton lost the state to Donald Trump, female Democratic candidates in Michigan are trying to create a new playbook, one union voter at a time.

Dozens were buried by landslides after the storm, and luck seemed the biggest factor in survival. “I just prayed that I would see my children again,” one survivor said.

Ms. Kelly fended off a challenge from her left in the Democratic primary for governor in New Hampshire on Tuesday, but now faces a popular governor. She remains undaunted.

I went to Kigali in Rwanda to report on the type of heart disease afflicting Chance and millions of other young people. I was supposed to be a fly on the wall. Before I knew it, I was trying to help.

The storm has sped up, leaving less time for its drenching rains to saturate the places in its path.

Powerful photos as the storm hits the Carolinas.

Once a year, doctors travel to Rwanda to perform lifesaving surgery on people with damaged heart valves — a disease caused by untreated strep throat.

After wreaking havoc and killing at least 25 people in the Philippines, the storm weakened as it continued west, but it was still packing destructive power.

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