William Taylor revealed new information during his public testimony Wednesday, stating that a staffer reported to him that President Donald Trump was overheard speaking about “investigations” after a...
Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent delivers his opening statement at a public Impeachment Hearing.
The first open hearing in the impeachment investigation into President Donald's Trump dealings with Ukraine started on Wednesday morning.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and the ranking Republican on the committee, Rep. Devin Nunes of California delivered opening remarks.
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., makes his opening statement in the first public Impeachment hearing.
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was absent on Wednesday for courtroom argument in two cases.
Chief Justice John Roberts announced that Ginsburg was "indisposed due to illness," a statement similar to the one he made on the first day of the term, Oct. 7, when Justice Clarence Thomas was absent with what a court official said was the flu.
The same court official said Wednesday that Justice Ginsburg was "home with a stomach bug."
The health of Ginsburg, 86, has been a subject of intense interest since she underwent surgery last winter for lung cancer and treatment over the summer for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas.
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Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., offers up his opening statement before William Taylor, the charge d'affaires in Ukraine, and George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian...
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg left North America on a return trip across the Atlantic on Wednesday, hitching a renewable-energy ride with an Australian family aboard their 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran.
An 11-year-old boy is dead after being shot in the chest on Monday in Philadelphia's Overbrook neighborhood, police said.
Police believe the boy's 19-year-old brother is responsible for the shooting.
The shooting happened in the dining room of a home along the 5700 block of Haddington Lane just before noon. The boy was shot once in the chest with a handgun, police said.
The older brother called 911 and banged on the front doors of neighboring homes for help, police said. The boys were home alone at the time.
More than two years after “one of the most horrific days in Bucks County history,” the man accused of helping his cousin kill three people on a sprawling farm will likely take the stand in his own defense, lawyers said in a Pennsylvania court Wednesday.
Sean Kratz, 22, is charged with three counts of homicide, plus conspiracy, robbery, abuse of a corpse, and possession of a weapon. He is expected to testify on his own behalf later this week, according to his attorneys.
Kratz’s cousin and alleged conspirator, Cosmo DiNardo, is also expected to take the stand, lawyers said.
The Supreme Court seems likely to overturn a lower court ruling in favor of an African-American media mogul and comedian who’s suing cable giant Comcast for racial discrimination.
The justices appeared to be in broad agreement Wednesday that an appeals court applied the wrong legal standard in allowing business owner Byron Allen’s suit against Comcast to go forward. Allen has a separate lawsuit against Charter Communications.
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The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated hundreds of millions of euros in damage.
The water reached 1.87 meters (6.14 feet) above average sea level Tuesday, the second-highest level ever recorded in the city and just 7 centimeters (2½ inches) lower than the historic 1966 flood. Another wave of exceptionally high water followed Wednesday.
“Venice is on its knees,’’ Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said on Twitter. “St. Mark’s Basilica has sustained serious damage, like the entire city and its islands.”
A top House lawmaker announced Tuesday that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns its focus to impeachment hearings.
Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., made the announcement after meeting with Senate counterpart Richard Shelby, R-Ala., in hopes of kick-starting long-delayed efforts to find agreement on $1.4 trillion worth of agency spending bills.
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Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg will leave North America and begin her return trip across the Atlantic on Wednesday aboard a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat whose passengers include an 11-month-old baby.
The boat leaves little to no carbon footprint, boasting solar panels and a hydro-generators for power. It also has a toilet, unlike the boat on which she sailed from the United Kingdom to New York in August . That one only had a bucket.
Bolivians have new uncertainty to grapple with now that opposition Sen. Jeanine Añez declared herself interim president of the crisis-torn Andean country just hours after Evo Morales flew off to self-exile in Mexico.
Questions remained about who might rally around Añez, while Morales' supporters angrily accused her of trying to seize power in her declaration Tuesday, raising the prospect of more troubles following weeks of clashes over the disputed Oct. 20 presidential election.
Some people took to the streets cheering and waving national flags Tuesday night after Añez claimed the post of Senate leader, the position next in line for the presidency. Furious supporters of Morales responded by trying to force their way to the Congress building in La Paz yelling, "She must quit!"
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Sharply at odds with liberal justices, the Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to abolish protections that permit 660,000 immigrants to work in the U.S., free from the threat of deportation.
That outcome would "destroy lives," declared Justice Sonia Sotomayor, one the court's liberals who repeatedly suggested the administration has not adequately justified its decision to end the seven-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Nor has it taken sufficient account of the personal, economic and social disruption that might result, they said.
But there did not appear to be any support among the five conservatives for blocking the administration. The nine-member court's decision is expected by June, at the height of the 2020 presidential campaign.