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Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 09:47 PM EDT

Trump Escalates Impeachment Fight, Barring Envoy's Testimony

Trump Escalates Impeachment Fight, Barring Envoy's Testimony

Escalating his fight against Congress' impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump flouted Democratic warnings about impeachable conduct Tuesday in blocking a U.S. diplomat from testifying about Trump's dealings...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 08:14 PM EDT

Baker, Police Push Bill to Crack Down on Drivers High on Marijuana

Baker, Police Push Bill to Crack Down on Drivers High on Marijuana

Gov. Charlie Baker pushed his administration's impaired driving bill Monday. The measure was introduced earlier this year. It aims to make it easier for law enforcement to crack down on people who drive...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 07:35 PM EDT

Trump Defends Decision to Pull U.S. Forces From Syria

Trump Defends Decision to Pull U.S. Forces From Syria

President Donald Trump defended his decision to pull U.S. forces from Northern Syria.

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 06:12 PM EDT

House Subpoenas Pentagon, WH Chiefs in Ukraine Probe

House Subpoenas Pentagon, WH Chiefs in Ukraine Probe

House Democrats issued two new subpoenas Monday as part of their growing impeachment inquiry, asking the Secretary of Defense and acting White House Budget Director for documents about the timing and reasons...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 06:00 PM EDT

LGBT Workers Head to Supreme Court for Discrimination Cases

LGBT Workers Head to Supreme Court for Discrimination Cases

The justices will hear on Tuesday the cases of three LGBT workers who were fired, including Gerald Bostock, a child welfare services employee for the Clayton County, Georgia juvenile court system. The other two...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:44 PM EDT

WH: American Troops to Pull Out of Syria for Turkey

WH: American Troops to Pull Out of Syria for Turkey

The White House says Turkey will soon move troops into northern Syria as U.S. troops withdraw. Kurdish fighters who remain in the region to help the U.S. push ISIS out of Syria are calling the move a betrayal....

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:11 PM EDT

2nd Whistleblower Comes Forward on Trump-Ukraine Call

2nd Whistleblower Comes Forward on Trump-Ukraine Call

A second whistleblower with "first-hand knowledge" has come forward with information about President Trump's controversial July phone call with the president of Ukraine.  The White House is...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 02:38 PM EDT

Supreme Court's Election-Year Term Opens With Insanity Case

Supreme Court's Election-Year Term Opens With Insanity Case

The Supreme Court began its election-year term Monday by wrestling over whether states must allow criminal defendants to plead insanity. The one minor surprise when the justices took the bench just after 10...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:25 PM EDT

Despite Fall, Former President Carter Helps Build Home

Despite Fall, Former President Carter Helps Build Home

With a bandage above his left eye and a large, red welt below it, former President Jimmy Carter was greeted by a cheering crowd Monday morning as he prepared to help build a home with Habitat for Humanity in...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 02:02 PM EDT

Judge: Trump Must Give Tax Returns to New York Prosecutors

Judge: Trump Must Give Tax Returns to New York Prosecutors

With President Donald Trump under siege on Capitol Hill, a federal judge dealt him a setback on another front Monday and ruled that New York City prosecutors can see his tax returns for an investigation into...

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