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The 50-48 Senate vote after a bitter fight was a major election-year win for President Donald Trump.
Those actions all but cements President Trump’s efforts to create a long-term conservative majority on the Supreme Court.
The Senate voted 51-49 —with one Republican voting no, one Democratic voting yes —to send the nomination on to a likely final vote on Saturday.
Employees at Marriot-affiliated hotels in the islands have also authorized a walkout over wages and working coniditons.
Walaka is expected to continue weakening as it veers southwest of the atolls.
NOAA rescued the two malnourished pups in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands amid fears they wouldn’t survive the winter.
After retiring from full-time police work in 2011 after a 31-year career, he was working on a short-term contract giving road tests.
Updated: The probe will delay Republican efforts to get Kavanaugh seated shortly after the new Supreme Court session opens next week.
UPDATED: Christine Blasey Ford tells Senate Judiciary Committee she is “100 percent certain” the Supreme Court nominee was her attacker.
The collection system created by a Dutch innovator is headed to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.