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Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 12:10 PM EDT

DC Votes to Rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day

DC Votes to Rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day

The D.C. Council voted Tuesday to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day. Council Member David Grosso introduced emergency legislation for the name change. Ten Council members approved it, and Chairman...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 06:15 PM EDT

Diplomat Criticized by White House Known for Her Diligence

Diplomat Criticized by White House Known for Her Diligence

To President Donald Trump, the diplomat representing the U.S. in Ukraine was "bad news" — a supposedly rogue ambassador with a political bias against him. But to those who know Marie Yovanovitch — the former...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 08:29 PM EDT

NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift between the league and Chinese...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 05:20 AM EDT

White House, Democrats Spar Over Rules for Impeachment

White House, Democrats Spar Over Rules for Impeachment

The U.S. Constitution gives the House "the sole power of impeachment" — but confers that authority without an instruction manual. Now comes the battle royal over exactly what it means. In vowing to halt all...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 01:25 AM EDT

Alabama Capital Elects First Black Mayor in 200-Year History

Alabama Capital Elects First Black Mayor in 200-Year History

Alabama's capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African American mayor Tuesday. Probate Judge Steven Reed, 45,...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 08:53 PM EDT

AP Fact Check: Trump Misfires on Economy, Syria, Impeachment

AP Fact Check: Trump Misfires on Economy, Syria, Impeachment

Battling an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump is misrepresenting facts as he blasts his investigators and seeks to highlight the administration's efforts to fulfill campaign pledges on the economy and...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 07:36 PM EDT

MSNBC, Washington Post to Co-Host November Debate

MSNBC, Washington Post to Co-Host November Debate

MSNBC and The Washington Post will co-host the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate in Georgia next month, MSNBC announced Tuesday. The debate will take place in prime time on Nov. 20. The specific...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 06:37 PM EDT

Lawsuits Around US Seek to Block Trump's Public Charge Rule

Lawsuits Around US Seek to Block Trump's Public Charge Rule

The scene is playing out in courtrooms from coast to coast — federal judges being asked to block a new Trump administration policy scheduled to take effect next week that would deny legal permanent residency to...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 05:57 PM EDT

Warren Stands By Account of Pregnancy Discrimination

Warren Stands By Account of Pregnancy Discrimination

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is standing by a story that has been a staple in her campaign stump speech: that she was fired from her first teaching job in Riverdale, New Jersey,...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 05:25 PM EDT

Poll: Public Views Trump-Ukraine Charges as Serious, But Half Say He Shouldn't Be Removed From Office

Poll: Public Views Trump-Ukraine Charges as Serious, But Half Say He Shouldn't Be Removed From Office

A majority of Americans say the allegations that President Donald Trump asked a foreign leader to investigate 2020 rival Joe Biden are serious and need to be fully investigated, and they also believe the...

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