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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks during the House Oversight subcommittee hearing on deportation of critically ill children at Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Monday she is sorry for blocking a former Brooklyn elected official from her Twitter account after he was critical of her. In a statement, the Democrat said she had reconsidered her decision, as part of the settlement of a federal lawsuit that Dov Hikind had...Read more

E. Jean Carroll is photographed in New York. Carroll, who says President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a New York City department store dressing room in the 1990s, is now suing him for alleged defamation.

An advice columnist who has accused President Donald Trump of raping her in a New York City department store dressing room in the 1990s sued him Monday, saying he defamed her by calling her a liar whom he had never even met.Read more

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook

McDonald's chief executive officer has been pushed out of the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee. Read more here.Read more

This June 27, 2019, file photo shows a man holding a bicycle tire outside of a tent along a street in San Francisco. Apple said Monday, Nov. 4, that it's committing $2.5 billion to combat California's housing crisis.

Apple has committed $2.5 billion to ease California's housing crisis, eclipsing similar pledges by fellow Silicon Valley giants Google and Facebook to address a lack of affordable housing in the region they call home.Read more

Woodbridge firefighters

A preliminary autopsy report has found that the pilot whose plane crashed into a house in a New Jersey suburb last week was alive at the time of impact. Read more here.Read more

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is certain to be further appealed.Read more

President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

The lead lawyer for the National Security Council is expected to defy a subpoena on Monday to appear before House impeachment investigators, as are three other White House witnesses, following President Donald Trump's orders not to cooperate with the probe.Read more

A view of the Victoria Tower, left, and the Elizabeth Tower, which holds the bell known as "Big Ben," in London, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

Britain's Home Office chief has downgraded the terrorism threat level from severe to "substantial," meaning the U.K. now sees an attack as likely rather than highly likely.Read more

Simon Pagenaud, of France, leads the field through the first turn on the start of the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series have been sold to Penske Entertainment Corp. in a stunning Monday announcement that relinquishes control of the iconic speedway from the Hulman family after 74 years.Read more

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.

The whistleblower who raised alarms about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine and touched off the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans, the person's lawyer says. But President Donald says that's not good enough.Read more

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