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Calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline Spiked Last Weekend While More Kavanaugh News Broke

Protesters gather in front of the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 24.Carolyn Kaster/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The National Sexual Assault Hotline saw a surge in calls—a 57 percent increase from an average weekend—from Friday September 21 through Sunday September 23.  A higher volume of calls…

Brett Kavanaugh Digs In: “I’m Not Going Anywhere”

Brett Kavanaugh during his interview with Fox News.Jacquelyn Martin/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh broke his silence on his sexual misconduct allegations in an interview with Fox News on Monday, calling them “false accusations.”  The Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation hearings were thrown into chaos when…

“Town Burned Down” Is a Searing Triumph

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Adam’s House CatTown Burned DownATO “Town Burned Down” is the great lost Drive-By Truckers album—sort of. The first band of DBT principals Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley recorded their sole album in 1990, only to see it go unreleased at the time. Adam’s House Cat…