Fresno Health Care Advocate Among State’s Women of the Year

Fresno non-profit leader Davena Witcher, who is working to build a health center for underserved residents of Mendota, was recognized Monday as a California Woman of the Year honoree in ceremonies at the state Capitol. "Davena Witcher is an exceptional woma...
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Top 10 Photos of the Week

Oakland Raiders Are 0-3 So Far Miami's William Hayes sacks Oakland's Derek Carr. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Kavanaugh Hearing Makes for Riveting TV Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washi...
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Senate Panel Advances Kavanaugh to Full Senate

WASHINGTON — After a flurry of last-minute negotiations, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for the Supreme Court after agreeing to a late call from Republican Sen. Jeff Flake ...
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Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing: A Dramatic Lesson on Gender Roles

NEW YORK — He let his anger flare repeatedly, interrupted his questioners and cried several times during his opening statement. She strived to remain calm and polite, despite her nervousness, and mostly held back her tears. "Imagine a woman openly weeping l...
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Voice Shaking, Ford Tells Her Kavanaugh Assault Story

WASHINGTON — Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted nation Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in a locked room at a 1980s high school party, as the panel began an extraordinary and historic hearing at which Ka...