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Impeachment Trial of President Trump: Live Updates

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began Tuesday with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly easing his restrictive proposed rules for debate. The Republican leader backed off the con...

  • National Archives Jan 19

    National Archives: ‘We Made a Mistake’ Altering Trump Photos

    The National Archives said Saturday it made a mistake when it blurred images of anti-Trump signs used in an exhibit on women’s suffrage. The independent agency is charged with preserving government and historical records and said it has always been committed to preserving its holdings “without alteration.” But the archives said in a statement...
  • Decision 2020 Jan 18

    Facing Senate Trial Crunch, Dems Blitzing Iowa, Early States

    As a winter storm barreled down on Iowa, Elizabeth Warren’s campaign team struggled with whether to scrap a town hall scheduled at the old Maytag headquarters. There was more than weather at play as the Massachusetts senator’s campaign monitored the forecast and called expected attendees to gauge their willingness to brave the snow and whippi...
  • Women's March Jan 19

    Thousands Gather for Women’s March Rallies Across US

    Thousands of people are gathering in cities across the country as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies. The fourth annual marches on Saturday aim to harness the political power of women and are focused on issues such as climate change, reproductive rights and immigration. Marches were scheduled in more than 180 cities.

  • impeachment Jan 19

    House Outlines Impeachment Case, Trump Team Has Fiery Answer

    House Democrats are preparing to outline their case for removing President Donald Trump from office with the filing of a legal brief due by 5 p.m. Saturday. The submission follows new revelations in the case and Trump’s naming of nationally known lawyers Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz to the team that will defend him.

  • Iran Jan 18

    Iran to Send Flight Recorders From Downed Jet to Ukraine

    An Iranian official says Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner it accidentally shot down last week to Ukraine for further analysis. The head of accident investigations for Iran’s civil aviation department says it is not possible to read the black boxes in Iran. He says French, American and Canadian experts ...
  • Virginia Jan 18

    Gun-Rights Activists Gear Up for Show of Force in Virginia

    An unprecedented show of force by gun-rights activists is expected on Monday in Virginia. Thousands of gun activists are expected to turn out. Second Amendment groups have identified the state as a rallying point for the fight against what they see as a national erosion of gun rights. Authorities in Virginia are taking precautions since extremist g...
  • U.S. Supreme Court Jan 18

    Supreme Court to Hear Case on State Money to Religious Schools

    A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states. The justices will hear arguments Wednesday in a dispute over a Montana scholarship program for private K-12 education that makes donors eligible for up t...
  • Philippines Jan 18

    Philippine Volcano Simmers, Officials Brace for Long Crisis

    Philippine officials said Saturday they’re bracing for a long crisis whether the Taal volcano erupts more disastrously or simmers precariously for weeks or months, as massive numbers of displaced villagers languish in emergency shelters.......Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said more than 900 villagers who fell ill have been treated, mos...
  • LAPD Jan 18

    LAPD Supervisor Who Shot, Killed Man Mistook Bicycle Part for Gun

    The Los Angeles Police Department supervisor who fatally shot an unarmed man near the border between Los Angeles and Culver City mistook a bicycle part in his hand for a gun, police reported Friday. Police received a call around 12:40 p.m. Saturday about a “man with a gun” and a Pacific Division patrol field supervisor in the area, Sgt....
  • Decision 2020 Jan 18

    Democrats Announce New Criteria to Qualify for Feb. 7 Debate

    The Democratic National Committee on Friday announced its criteria for the first debate to be held after voting begins in the 2020 presidential campaign, including a new pathway to the stage based off delegate pledges. As they have before, qualifiers will need to meet polling and grassroots funding thresholds to participate in the Feb. 7 debate in ...
  • Mexico Jan 19

    Mexico Blocks Hundreds of Migrants From Crossing Border Span

    More than 200 mostly Honduran migrants rested on a bridge at the Guatemala-Mexico border waiting for the arrival of others and hoping sheer numbers will improve their chances of entering Mexico and continuing their journey north.......Across the river from Tecun Uman, in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Hidalgo, National Guard troops with riot shi...
  • Decision 2020 Jan 18

    Amid Hacking Fears, Key Caucus States to Use App for Results

    Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to gather results from thousands of caucus sites — technology intended to make counting easier but that raises concerns of hacking or glitches.

  • georgia Jan 18

    3 More Linked to Neo-Nazi Group Arrested in Georgia

    Three men linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base were charged with conspiring to kill members of a militant anti-fascist group, police in Georgia announced Friday, a day after three other members were arrested on federal charges in Maryland and Delaware.......The Base, a collective of hardcore neo-Nazis that operate as a para...
  • Australia Jan 18

    Scientists Seek Rare Species Survivors Amid Australia Flames

    Australia’s unprecedented wildfires season has so far charred 40,000 square miles (104,000 square kilometers) of brushland, rainforests, and national parks — killing by one estimate more than a billion wild animals. Scientists fear some of the island continent’s unique and colorful species may not recover. For others, they are trying to throw lifel...
  • Ukraine Jan 18

    New Evidence Shows Nunes Aide Communicated With Parnas on Ukraine

    New evidence released Friday by House Democrats shows Derek Harvey, a former White House official and top aide to GOP Rep. Devin Nunes, communicated extensively with Lev Parnas about both Ukraine aid and setting up Skype interviews with former Ukrainian prosecutors, NBC News reports.

  • Delta Air Lines Jan 18

    Teachers File Lawsuit and AQMD Issues Violation After Fuel Rains Down From Delta Plane

    Southland air-quality regulators Friday issued a violation notice to Delta Air Lines Friday stemming from the dumping of roughly 15,000 gallons of fuel from an airliner prior to making an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport. According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the notice of violation accused Delta of cau...
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