The president has said he will accept investigators only if he gets to debate them, during which he would "humiliate" them and create a "spectacle."
The decision paves the way for future Supreme Court nominees to advance without having to clear the 60-vote threshold.
Polls suggest Macron will win the presidency in the second runoff round.
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will go into Monday's first French presidential debate as clear frontrunners.
Traditionally conservative localities frame their measures as resource protection and tout the economic benefits of a cleaner environment.
Host Tom Hanks joins Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin as "Saturday Night Live" takes aim at Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
The Republican nominee says his defeat will prove the election was rigged.
A look at the credibility of six key claims the candidates made about the world beyond U.S. borders.
Ava Duvernay, Seth Meyers and more tweeted about the final presidential debate.
Moderator Chris Wallace began the debate by asking the candidates where they want the Supreme Court to take the country.
'Donald Trump and I disagree on almost everything but I do like how generous he is. Just last Friday he handed me this election," Kate McKinnon's Clinton says.
This is not an election we are engaged in. It is a national emergency.
In Israel, 6 percent of adults watched the presidential debates.
Labour has published 170 questions it says the government must answer.
It was jarring to hear a candidate for president threaten his rival with prosecution.
Clinton campaign derides the meeting as a "stunt" and "destructive race to the bottom."
GOP nominee defiant amid increasing calls for him to withdraw from the presidential race.
Essential "Newsweek" articles about Tim Kaine and Mike Pence, ahead of their only debate.
Even the people rooting for Clinton are willing to call Trump the winner when he lies with bravado.