Franken Apologizes After Radio Host Accuses Him of Forced Kiss

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday to a Los Angeles radio anchor who accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and taking a photo as she slept that showed him reaching for her breasts. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling for an ethics inquiry into the incident.

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Alabama Newspapers Stand by Their Reports on Roy Moore

Alabama’s largest newspaper group stood by its reporting Wednesday despite Senate candidate Roy Moore’s statement that he has “taken steps to begin a civil action for defamation” in response to numerous women’s allegations that he’d tried to date them or initiate sexual encounters when he was in his 30s and they were teenagers.

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