The crabs, which are known as the “cockroach of the sea,” eat oysters, can prey on lobsters in groups and have been known to turn on each other, experts said.
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Demonstrations and walkouts took place in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, who have accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, sat down with Martha MacCallum of Fox News to discuss the sexual assault accusations that have been raised since his nomination to the Supreme Court.
High school girls said they recognized the way Mr. Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, was being criticized for speaking out.
Ms. Guyger fatally shot Mr. Jean, her neighbor, after entering his apartment. The killing gripped the city and led to protests against police brutality.
North Carolina has had an especially hard time distributing money earmarked by Congress to help low- and moderate-income homeowners in the wake of disasters.
A new hashtag has survivors of sexual abuse answering the question: Why didn’t you say something sooner?
Justice Department officials met with attorneys general from 14 states to discuss whether they have the right tools to fight concerns about privacy and the tech business model.
After a troubling rise the previous two years that became a major talking point in the presidential election, violent crime — including murders — decreased last year.
Tom Steyer, the liberal billionaire who has crusaded for impeaching President Trump, is pouring money into electing Andrew Gillum governor of Florida.
Talking to the governor of California about the future, plus the conservative pivot on Judge Kavanaugh and a critic’s take on his Fox interview.
How trauma and time alter the way we recollect significant events.
Bill Cosby was given a three to 10 year prison sentence for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004.
A federal court decision found that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service erred in stripping the grizzlies’ status as a threatened species.
The rise of nonwage compensation like paid time off is helping persuade the Fed to push up interest rates.
Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican of Utah, said Democrats were promoting unsubstantiated allegations of sexual misconduct against Judge Brett Kavanaugh in order to delay the Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation.
The Mormon Women for Ethical Government called for a suspension of Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation proceedings, pending a thorough investigation.
President Trump unleashed his latest criticism of Democrats, calling them “con artists” for their handling of the sexual misconduct accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, said the administration will move forward with a bilateral trade pact with Mexico if an agreement cannot be reached with Canada.
The state’s voters this fall will decide on a constitutional amendment that would allow the commandments to be displayed in schools and other public property.
The president disparaged a woman who accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her, saying she was “all messed up” and “drunk” at the time.
The key Republican said she is troubled by Christine Blasey Ford’s story: “It is about whether or not a woman who has been a victim at some point in her life is to be believed.”
Before Bill Cosby’s sentencing, the woman he was convicted of sexually assaulting wrote to the court, “Bill Cosby took my beautiful, healthy young spirit and crushed it.”
“We believe survivors,” the activists chanted, as they surrounded Mr. Cruz and his wife, Heidi, at an upscale Italian restaurant in Washington.
A look at the global organization as representatives of the 193 member countries gather for the 73rd annual session of the General Assembly.
Demonstrators confronted Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas, at a restaurant to protest the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault.
World leaders gave speeches on Tuesday before the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Tuesday: King James’s first public appearance as a Laker, Instagram’s co-founders resign, and remembering Henry Wessel.
Leaders from around the world have gathered in New York to deal with a host of nettlesome issues, ranging from Iran’s nuclear program to North Korea to wars in the Middle East.
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Mr. Cosby was convicted in April of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, a woman he had mentored.
That scenario helps explain why President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell are so determined to push through Brett Kavanaugh rather than replace him with a less damaged candidate.
His pluses have become minuses as his time at elite schools has given rise to sexual misconduct claims and his long record in Washington has fueled Democratic distrust.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, facing mounting allegations of sexual impropriety, vowed to fight the “smears,” saying he will not withdraw his Supreme Court nomination.
With the drama surrounding Rod J. Rosenstein and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, it is hard to recall a General Assembly that opened against a backdrop of such political turmoil, on so many fronts.
Demonstrations across the country took place against the Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who is accused of sexual assault.
Kyrsten Sinema, the Democratic nominee in Arizona, has made her story of childhood homelessness a central part of her political identity. But documents and contradictory statements raise questions about it.
Drug companies are eyeing a popular opioid bill to roll back discounts for Medicare beneficiaries, but opposition has quickly mobilized.
Merriam-Webster has updated its official Scrabble dictionary with hundreds of new words, including two coveted two-letter words: “ok” and “ew.”