Indonesia quake, tsunami

death toll tops 800

Rescuers struggle to reach victims in several large coastal towns, and authorities fear that the toll of over 800 confirmed dead will rise.

Las Vegas events mark

anniversary of attack

Las Vegas looks forward even as the victims are remembered in a series of events, including a dimming of the Strip’s lights.

Aides: White House not

dictating probe details

The White House insists it is not “micromanaging” an FBI background check of nominee Brett Kavanaugh and that senators are dictating the parameters of the probe.

Kavanaugh accuser

has history of lawsuits

Julie Swetnick, one of the women who accused the Supreme Court nominee of misconduct, has an extensive history of involvement in legal disputes.

Calif. first to require

women on boards

California becomes the first state to mandate that publicly traded companies include women on their boards of directors.