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  • Videotapes apparently sway no one

    House Republican prosecutors unleashed their strongest potential weapon against President Clinton yesterday -- Monica Lewinsky, on videotape -- but made no perceptible change in the seemingly inevitable outcome of his impeachment trial. After a day of...
  • Lewinsky questioned under oath

    Monica Lewinsky was questioned by House prosecutors for about four hours yesterday about President Clinton's alleged efforts to keep her from testifying about their affair, but the deposition ended early because Clinton's lawyers chose not to use their...
  • Dismissal, no; witnesses, yes

    The Senate voted virtually along party lines yesterday to defeat a Democratic proposal to dismiss the impeachment charges against President Clinton, then summoned Monica Lewinsky and two others as trial witnesses. The tally on separate proposals to...
  • Prosecutors launch case against Clinton

    With 100 senators sitting in silent attention, House prosecutors opened their case yesterday against William Jefferson Clinton, charging that he had "piled perjury upon perjury," engaged in a "multifacted scheme to obstruct justice" and should be...
  • Suspect in Kansas Jewish center shootings has long history of hate

    AURORA, Mo. — The elderly man was well known in this slightly faded farm town for his failed attempts at elective office, his libertarian leanings, his Southern charm. But Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, who also went by the name of Frazier Glenn...
  • Scandal-off: Clinton v. Weiner

     
    Andrew Sullivan takes the whipping stick to the Clintons for their effort, via surrogates, to get Anthony Weiner to drop out of the New York City mayor's race: Anthony Weiner has never committed adultery or sexually harassed or abused anyone.......
  • The California Supreme Court was right to reject Stephen Glass

    The California Supreme Court was right to reject Stephen Glass
    Gotta admit, I was rooting for Stephen Glass in his quest to be admitted to the California bar. I had trouble grasping how a disgraced "wunderkind" journalist who made up or falsely embellished some 40 magazine stories in the late-1990s could not be...
  • Hustler's Larry Flynt seeks to save his assailant from lethal injection

    Larry Flynt wants to stop Missouri from executing the man whose bullet put the publisher of Hustler magazine in a wheelchair for life. Over the weekend, Flynt and the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit to force the state to...
  • Joseph Paul Franklin, serial killer and Larry Flynt shooter, executed

    Joseph Paul Franklin, a racist who targeted African Americans, Jews and tried to assassinate Larry Flynt, the publisher of Hustler magazine, was executed Wednesday morning in Missouri, officials said. The execution came after Flynt, who has used a...
  • Karl Fleming dies at 84; Newsweek reporter chronicled civil rights struggle

    Karl Fleming dies at 84; Newsweek reporter chronicled civil rights struggle
    Karl Fleming, a former Newsweek reporter who helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement in the 1960s — and risked his life covering it with perceptive stories about its major figures and the inequalities that fueled it —...
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: 'I wish this had happened to somebody who cried a lot'

     
    There's no doubt that the writers of "The Good Wife" have their work cut out for them, creating 22 compelling episodes a year. But given that American political scandals erupt even more often than that -- or so it seems......
  • Washington lawyer among finalists in MPAA's long and winding job search

     
    For those still keeping track of the dizzying search to find a new chief executive for the Motion Picture Assn. of America, here's another name to add to the short list: Antoinette Cook Bush. The veteran Washington, D.C., communications attorney,......