Rosenstein Denies That He Discussed Recording Trump, Invoking 25th Amendment

Updated at 3:56 p.m. ET Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein denied an explosive report on Friday that said he discussed secretly recording President Trump at the White House and that he might seek to recruit members of the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment in order to remove Trump. Rosenstein called the story "inaccurate and factually incorrect." He continued: "I will not further comment on a story based on anonymous sources who are obviously biased against the department and are...

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Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4OjEksiJA4 Updated at 4:30 p.m. President Trump has ended what had been a notably restrained response to the accusation by Christine Blasey Ford that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than 30 years ago. In a series of tweets Friday, Trump cast doubt on Ford's charge, mentioning her by name for the first time : "I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr. Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with...

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Richard and Mary Anne Erickson of Blue Mountain Bistro-To-Go in Kingston, NY join Food Friday with their book of recipes "Feel Good Food." WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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The title of The Sisters Brothers is both tongue-in-cheek and matter-of-fact. It's about two brothers with the last name Sisters: Eli Sisters and Charlie Sisters.

The whole movie is like that, a series of deadpan jokes wrapped in a shambling no-big-deal realism. The humor never feels arch or tacked-on; it wells up naturally from the characters and the funny, stirring, brutal story in which they find themselves.

Marion "Suge" Knight faces 28 years in prison after pleading no contest to "running over a man and killing him in a restaurant parking lot three years ago," according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Knight, 53, is the co-founder of rap label Death Row Records. He agreed to a plea deal that includes "one count of voluntary manslaughter and admitted a special allegation that he used a deadly weapon, a truck," the DA's office said.

Before the agreement, Knight had been facing charges of murder and attempted murder.

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A forum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts tonight will explore the black experience in Berkshire County. 

The largest Northeast collegiate esports event is coming to Albany.

Walter Mischel, a revolutionary psychologist with a specialty in personality theory, died of pancreatic cancer on Sept. 12. He was 88.

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