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impeachment 4 hours ago

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 t...

  • impeachment 5 hours ago

    READ: Impeachment Managers’ 111-Page Senate Trial Brief, Trump Team’s 6-Page Response to Charges

    Seven House impeachment managers and two lawyers representing President Donald Trump make their initial case in filings ahead of the president’s trial in the Senate

  • TikTok 6 hours ago

    ‘TikTok Saved My Life,’ User Says After Viewers Tipped Him Off to Problem Mole

    A California man says social media might have saved his life, NBC News reports. Alex Griswold, 24, says that after he posted a lighthearted video on TikTok last month, viewers urged him to have the mole on his back checked out by a doctor. Two people who saw Griwold’s “what it’s like being married” video warned him...
  • Decision 2020 7 hours ago

    Biden Rips Sanders Campaign for Social Security Attacks

    Joe Biden has called for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign to “disown” what he calls “doctored video” that some Sanders supporters say shows the former vice president endorsing Republican calls to cut Social Security and Medicare. “There’s a little doctored video going around … put out by one of Bernie’s people,” Biden told supporters Sat...
  • Las Vegas 7 hours ago

    Las Vegas Bird Rescuer Still Searching for Pigeons Wearing Cowboy Hats

    Mariah Hillman rolled down the window of her minivan just after daybreak, ready for a six-hour stakeout in the parking lot of a Las Vegas apartment complex. Her mission: To rescue a pigeon she had nicknamed Coolamity Jane, last spotted wearing a red, plastic cowboy hat, NBC News reports. In December, videos of hat-wearing pigeons in Las V...
  • National Archives 8 hours ago

    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...
  • Decision 2020 9 hours ago

    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 5 hours ago

    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.

  • Iran 9 hours ago

    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 8 hours ago

    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 14 hours ago

    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 13 hours ago

    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 10 hours ago

    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 22 hours ago

    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 ...
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