Constitution

How Impeachment Could Reshape the Presidential Race

31 minutes ago   |   The New Republic

Impeachment has yanked the three senators seriously competing in the Iowa caucuses back to Washington for a trial that could last weeks, with only Sundays off for good...
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Russia gets new government in what Putin calls 'major renewal'

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

New government installed after Russian leader unveiled plans to put proposed constitutional changes to a referendum.
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Mitch McConnell pulled a 'Machiavellian' move to swing Trump's impeachment trial in his favor

Mitch McConnell pulled a 'Machiavellian' move to swing Trump's impeachment trial in his favor

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was in a tough spot earlier this month. It looked like he may have to cave to calls from moderate or vulnerable Senate Republicans to...
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‘Please do not touch me': U.S. Senate on security alert for Trump impeachment trial

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   5 articles

WASHINGTON - With the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump under way, U.S. senators have polished their talking points about upholding the Constitution. They also have...
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Big Changes? Or Maybe Not. Putin's Plans Keep Russia Guessing

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Is he setting the stage to lead Russia for years to come? Is he planning to step down? The confusion may be part of President Vladimir Putin's strategy.
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First U.S. Case of Coronavirus From China Identified in Seattle, Washington

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

The case was identified the day before the World Health Organization is scheduled to meet to determine if the outbreak constitutes an international emergency.
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House managers file a 34-page rebuttal of Trump's defense

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The managers asserted that the view put forth by President Trump's team that abuse of power is not an impeachable office was not only legally and constitutionally “wrong” but...
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The Chief Justice and impeachment: John Roberts' role in the Trump trial

4 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   4 articles

For only the third time in history, the Senate will hold a trial of a sitting President Tuesday afternoon. The process will give rise to the unusual spectacle of Chief Justice...
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Laws Across the Country Are Keeping Parents From Making Choices About Their Kids' Education. The Supreme Court Should Strike Them Down

6 hours ago   |   Time

On January 22, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in one of the most significant education cases in decades, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. The outcome...
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Lawyer Alan Dershowitz talks Day 1 of Trump's impeachment trial

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

Lawyer Alan Dershowitz, who has joined President Donald Trump's legal team as a constitutional consultant, joined WGN Morning News Tuesday to talk Day 1 of the impeachment trial.
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Taylor Swift reveals her mom has brain tumor

Taylor Swift reveals her mom has brain tumor

She says it's 'nothing like what we've ever been through with her cancer before.' Read more ...

Hillary Clinton says 'nobody likes' Bernie Sanders; won't commit to backing him

Hillary Clinton says 'nobody likes' Bernie Sanders; won't commit to backing him

The new round of attacks come less than two weeks before the Iowa caucuses. Read more ...

LISTEN: Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

LISTEN: Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

NPR is hosting live special coverage of the trial, beginning with debate on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's rules resolution on Tuesday. (Image credit: Annette Elizabeth... Read more ...

Man arrested in San Antonio bar shooting argues self-defense

Man arrested in San Antonio bar shooting argues self-defense

As the suspect was taken into custody Monday, he promoted his own Instagram account and described himself as “an upcoming artist.” Read more ...

Trump gave a rambling speech at Davos touting US economic achievements...

Trump gave a rambling speech at Davos touting US economic achievements without mentioning the elephant in the room - his impeachment trial

Trump gave a rambling, 30-minute speech at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos Tuesday. There he lauded US economic achievements, including his recent trade... Read more ...

First case of deadly China virus identified in U.S

First case of deadly China virus identified in U.S

The CDC today will announce that a case of a new Chinese virus has been detected in the United States, two individuals familiar with the announcement told POLITICO. The agency... Read more ...

What to expect on day 1 of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial

What to expect on day 1 of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial

For just the third time in U.S. history, the impeachment trial of a president begins in the Senate. Read more ...

'I feel like I'm on Cloud 9': Stolen classic car returned to 106-year-old...

'I feel like I'm on Cloud 9': Stolen classic car returned to 106-year-old WWII vet

Police found the car Monday afternoon at a police station, three days after it was stolen. Read more ...

'Nobody likes him': Hillary Clinton slams Bernie with Iowa caucus looming

'Nobody likes him': Hillary Clinton slams Bernie with Iowa caucus looming

Hillary Clinton lambasted Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a forthcoming documentary as a “career politician” who “nobody likes,” savaging her rival for her... Read more ...

The deadly Wuhan virus has spread to the US - authorities have confirmed a...

The deadly Wuhan virus has spread to the US - authorities have confirmed a case Washington state

The US has its first case of a deadly coronavirus known as the Wuhan virus . The virus, which can be transmitted between humans, likely originated at a seafood market in Wuhan... Read more ...