Christine Blasey Ford prepares to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building at the Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Win McNamee/Pool via Reuters

Fighting to salvage his nomination to the US Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh angrily and tearfully denied on Thursday a university professor’s accusati(...)

Brett Kavanaugh, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answers questions during a Fox News interview on Monday. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Nominees for the United States supreme court don’t normally make themselves available for television interviews in the middle of their confirmation pr(...)