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Donald Trump Jr. appears in court for a hearing in his divorce case in New York, Thursday, July 26, 2018. Vanessa Trump filed for divorce from Trump Jr. in March. (Alec Tabak/The Daily News via AP, Pool)

Donald Trump Jr. praises Kavanaugh's 'tone': 'Nice to see a conservative man fight for his honor'

At least one man named "Donald Trump" loved Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh's combative performance Thursday. Shortly after Judge Kavanaugh openly criticized Democratic senators on the Judiciary Committee for what he called an orchestrated smear campaign that had destroyed his life, presidential son Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter to say that "I love Kavanaugh's tone" and to encourage more of it. Published September 27, 2018

Attorney for the alleged victim in the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case, John Clune, center, laughs as he chats with members of the Eagle County Sheriffs department outside the Eagle County Courthouse, Wednesday March 24, 2004, in Eagle, Colorado. Clune's client testified about her sex life for more than three hours Wednesday during a closed-door hearing that will determine whether any of the information can be introduced at the NBA star's rape trial. (AP Photo/Peter Fredin)

Lawyer: Deborah Ramirez wants FBI probe, is 'ready to swear to the FBI under penalty of perjury'

Deborah Ramirez, the woman who accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in a New Yorker article, said Tuesday through her lawyer that she wants an FBI investigation into her charges. Colorado lawyer John Clune also criticized the Senate Judiciary Committee for its handling of his client, Deborah Ramirez, and accused it of refusing to meet his client's demands. Published September 25, 2018

This Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 photo shows Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles after it was vandalized by someone who scrawled the words "serial rapist" on it. Cosby was convicted in Philadelphia this year of aggravated indecent assault on a former Temple University employee who is among many women who have stepped forward to accuse the comedian of sexual misconduct. Cosby has denied any wrongdoing. (Basak Sezen via AP)

Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk of Fame star won't be removed

Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk of Fame star is at least as safe as President Trump's. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce told a CBS affiliate Tuesday that Cosby's sentencing to 3 to 10 years imprisonment on sexual-assault charges will not change the group's longstanding refusal to remove any stars for the person's later misdeeds. Published September 25, 2018

A sign requesting privacy and stating she has no comment is posted outside the home of Deborah Ramirez in Boulder, Colo., Monday Sept. 24, 2018. Judge Brett Kavanaugh says he will "not be intimidated into withdrawing" his nomination for the Supreme Court after allegations of sexual misconduct. Kavanaugh and his first accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, will testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. A second woman, Deborah Ramirez, has told The New Yorker that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her in college. Kavanaugh denies both allegations. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff)

Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez refuses to talk to Congress: 'Read the New Yorker'

A Yale University classmate of Judge Brett Kavanaugh says she will not talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee about her charges of sexual misconduct against him, a panel member said Tuesday. Sen. John Kennedy, Louisiana Republican and a panel member, said a lawyer for Deborah Ramirez told him that she already has told her story to the press. Published September 25, 2018

In this Sept. 6, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the third day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers has come forward to The Washington Post. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) **FILE**

Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accuses Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault 35 years ago, reportedly has told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the FBI should investigate her claims before she testifies about them. Published September 18, 2018

Hillary Clinton speaks at the Geisinger's National Healthcare Symposium in Danville, Pa., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Texas State Board of Education scrubs Hillary Clinton from curriculum

Their parents decisively rejected her in favor of Donald Trump two years ago and soon Texas high-school students will no longer have to learn about Hillary Clinton. In a vote last week, the Texas State Board of Education decided to remove Mrs. Clinton, among several historical figures, from the required social-studies curriculum for high-schoolers. Published September 17, 2018