October 9, 2016 12:05 AM Calls for Donald Trump to step aside mount as crisis engulfs GOP
WASHINGTON — A parade of prominent Republicans on Saturday called on Donald Trump to abandon his campaign, a broad and swift indictment of their nominee even as Trump insisted there was “zero chance” he would withdraw from the race just 30 days before the election. The criticism came from all corners of a Republican Party that was in a tailspin, with sitting 43
October 8, 2016 9:42 PM Donald Trump has a default setting: What I did may be bad, but Bill Clinton has done even worse
Whenever Donald Trump has gotten in trouble for boorish behavior, he’s had a standard response: That may be bad, but Bill Clinton has done much worse. It was his first inclination Friday, when a lurid tape surfaced from 2005, filled with randy and contemptuous remarks about women. “Bill Clinton has said far worse to me on the golf course — not even close 29
October 8, 2016 8:51 PM Cubs, Giants set lineups for NLDS Game 2
Javy Being Javy: Baez steals the show as Cubs beat Giants in instant classic Javier Baez flipped his bat and dropped his head late Friday night, as if he knew something that the 42,148 fans jammed into Wrigley Field didn’t. Johnny Cueto had an idea, leaning his body and recoiling on the mound as he watched the ball drift out toward the left-field bleachers 48
October 8, 2016 3:48 PM Amid growing calls to drop out, Trump vows to ‘never withdraw’
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said in an interview Saturday that he would not drop out of the race under any circumstances, following calls from several prominent GOP members to do so. “I’d never withdraw. I’ve never withdrawn in my life,” Trump told The Washington Post in a phone call from his home in Trump Tower in New York. “No, I’m not quitting 18
October 8, 2016 5:37 AM Jon Lester sets the tone for Cubs: 'This is what you play for'
Javy Being Javy: Baez steals the show as Cubs beat Giants in instant classic Javier Baez flipped his bat and dropped his head late Friday night, as if he knew something that the 42,148 fans jammed into Wrigley Field didn’t. Johnny Cueto had an idea, leaning his body and recoiling on the mound as he watched the ball drift out toward the left-field bleachers 35
October 8, 2016 3:27 AM Republicans rush to condemn Trump — and distance themselves — after lewd video of Trump emerges
NEW YORK — Republicans and Democrats denounced Donald Trump, and down-ballot Republican candidates braced for impact after new video of the Republican presidential nominee speaking lewdly about women emerged on Friday afternoon. “No woman should ever be described in these terms or talked about in this manner. Ever,” said Republican National Committee 41
October 8, 2016 2:17 AM Ryan calls off plans to campaign with Trump; GOP-ers rush to distance themselves
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan asked Donald Trump not to attend a campaign event with him Saturday as scores of other Republicans attempt to distance themselves from the party’s nominee following the disclosure on Friday of a 2005 video in which Trump made lewd comments about women. The two men were expected to appear in Ryan’s home state of Wisconsin on the eve of the second 29
October 8, 2016 12:11 AM Ken Burns Blasts Donald Trump Over Comments on Central Park Five: "The Height of Vulgarity"
"How would I, a documentary filmmaker, ascribe motive to a narcissistic personality who has a significant disorder here?" says the celebrated 'Civil War' director. "He needs to be examined by a psychiatrist." Another day, another shocking turn in Donald Trump's run for the White House. Now the Republican presidential candidate is making headlines for a statement 34
October 8, 2016 12:09 AM Blues acquire Russian forward Nail Yakupov from Oilers
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues acquired Russian forward Nail Yakupov from the Edmonton Oilers on Friday for forward Zach Pochiro and a conditional draft pick next year. The No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft, the 23-year-old Yakupov had eight goals and 14 assists in 60 games last season. In 252 NHL games with the Oilers, he had 50 goals and 61 assists 24
October 7, 2016 2:03 PM Donald Trump’s debate prep is going great!!!
Donald Trump broke with his campaign's usual course of business Thursday night by holding a town hall event in New Hampshire, a move he and his campaign insisted was not in any way a warm-up for the town hall-style presidential debate Sunday night in St. Louis. Regardless of his reasoning, the performance Trump put on in front of a very friendly New Hampshire 28