FROM Amy Sullivan
Women accuse Trump of sexual aggression The New York Times and other news outlets have interviewed several women describing sexual aggression by Donald Trump. The Republican presidential candidate has called the claims "fabricated" and "outright lies," and is promising to go "buck wild" on allegations of womanizing by former President Bill Clinton. Meantime, First Lady Michelle Obama chimed in at rally for Hillary Clinton today in New Hampshire, reminding the audience, "This isn't about politics. This is about basic human decency. It's about right and wrong. And we cannot ignore this or expose our children to this for another minute, let alone four years." Amy Sullivan, who once worked in Democratic Party politics, is now senior editor at Yahoo News , has more on the allegations.
Trump Asks Russia to Hack Clinton's Emails Disunity in Philadelphia has been fueled by the leak of Democratic National Committee emails allegedly obtained by Russian hackers. Today, at a press conference that upstaged Democratic Convention-coverage for more than an hour, Donald Trump reminded reporters of Hillary Clinton's State Department emails — some of which are still missing and connected them to the Russians. The Clinton campaign is accusing him of espionage. Amy Sullivan, who reports for Yahoo News , has more on the story.
Bill Cosby Faces Criminal Charges in Sexual Assault Case More than 50 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Now, for the first time, the 78-year-old comedian is facing felony criminal charges . The charges were brought by Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele in Pennsylvania. They stem from a 2004 accusation by Andrea Constand, who says Cosby assaulted her when she was working at Temple University. Amy Sullivan, senior editor with Yahoo News , has more on the story.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.