Mass. State Board denies parole for woman at center of controversial suicide texting case – One America News Network

Bill de Blasio Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Presidential Race – The New York Times

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions – The New York Times

Hong Kong enters 16th weekend of protests as police warn violence escalating beyond control – CNN

Rudy Giuliani melts down on live TV in bizarre Chris Cuomo interview – AOL

Colt Suspends Production of AR-15 for Civilian Market – Snopes.com

Bird population: North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970 – CBS News

Judge sides with Trump against California law requiring candidates to release tax returns – NBCNews.com

Trump’s feud with California over emissions standards and homelessness, explained – Vox.com

U.S. Cuts $100 Million in Aid to Afghanistan, Citing Government Corruption – The New York Times

Houston-Area Flooding Causes Flight Delays, Road Closures – Spectrum News

Election setback has Netanyahu now seeking to share power in a unity government – The Washington Post

Trump threatens San Francisco with EPA violation because of city’s homeless – NBCNews.com

MIT president says the culture that allowed the school’s mistakes around Jeffrey Epstein has prevailed ‘too long’ – CNN

Trump communication reportedly at center of whistle blower complaint – CNBC

Trump communication reportedly at center of whistle blower complaint – CNBC

Trudeau ‘brownface’ controversy lays bare split in Canadian racial attitudes – POLITICO

‘No evidence it was fiction’: Ex-New York Times editor defends botched Kavanaugh story – Washington Examiner

Fed Cuts Interest Rates by Another Quarter Point – The New York Times

Flooding expected in Houston: Live updates – CNN

‘Beyond comprehension’: Republican state senator charged with possession of child pornography – Washington Examiner

Trump Names Robert O’Brien, a Hostage Negotiator, as National Security Adviser – The New York Times

5-year-old N.J. girl abducted from park in broad daylight by man in red van, police say – NBC News

5 things to know for September 18: Saudi Arabia, politics, weather, Cokie Roberts – CNN

Trump says California cities ‘destroy themselves’ with homelessness – Fox News

California Democratic donor charged with running drug house – msnNOW

Blaming shelters and street sleeping, Donald Trump blasts California for homeless crisis – USA TODAY

Trump’s California trip marked by pair of clashes – CNN

Trump and California See Same Homeless Problem, but Not the Same Solutions – The New York Times

Homeowner fatally shoots 3 masked teens in possible ‘Stand Your Ground’ case, police say – CrimeOnline

Teen fatally stabbed in after-school brawl at strip mall in Nassau County, Long Island – WABC-TV

Trump leans against striking Iran – POLITICO

Trump says homelessness hurting real estate prestige, will destroy cities – NBC News

Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race, Israel Polls Show: Live Updates – The New York Times

Trump to revoke California’s car emissions authority – Los Angeles Times

Andrew Yang’s use of Asian stereotypes is reinforcing toxic tropes – Vox.com

US sues NSA leaker Edward Snowden over new book – AOL

UCLA mom charged with paying $400K to get son admitted as fake soccer recruit – USA TODAY

Protesters await Trump as he arrives in California after bashing state for homeless crisis – Los Angeles Times

Cokie Roberts, veteran journalist, political commentator and author, dead at 75 – Fox News

Corey Lewandowski’s Testimony Before Congress: What to Expect – The New York Times

Boy killed on San Francisco Bay boating trip, wealthy Mexican developer arrested – USA TODAY

Miami swingers club ordered to pay models nearly $1M for swiping photos – New York Post

White House tells Lewandowski not to answer questions and asserts immunity for Dearborn and Porter – CNN

Rio Rancho Trump rally: Watch live stream as President Donald Trump holds a 2020 campaign rally in New Mexico today – live updates – CBS News

A Missing Florida Mom And Her Four Children Have Been Found Dead In Georgia – BuzzFeed News

Trump’s California fundraisers are drenched in cash — and secrecy – POLITICO

John Bolton Already Talking With Book Agents: ‘He Has a Lot to Dish’ – The Daily Beast

Age Isn’t Hurting 2020 Democratic Leaders, to Rivals’ Chagrin – The New York Times

Manhattan district attorney subpoenas 8 years of Trump tax returns – CNN