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Judiciary Panel Takes First Steps Toward Impeachment Vote

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

The House Judiciary Committee took the first steps Wednesday evening toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day...
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Congress finalizes bill restoring funding to black colleges

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

"We are sending an important message of support for our HBCUs and showing in no uncertain terms that we believe they are vital to our system of higher education.”
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House Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

7 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   4 articles

For just the fourth time in history, House Democrats announced articles of impeachment today, charging President Trump with abuse of power and obstructing Congress.
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Spike Lee's ‘She's Gotta Have It,' ‘Platoon,' and ‘Purple Rain' among 2019's class of National Film Registry entrants

8 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Spike Lee capped off a stellar 2019 with his breakout film named to be among some of the best. The recent Academy Award winner's 1986 film “She's Gotta Have It” is among the 25...
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‘May the Force be with you,' Congress tells Trump in new Pentagon budget bill

‘May the Force be with you,' Congress tells Trump in new Pentagon budget bill

8 hours ago   |   RT

US Space Force is about to become a sixth branch of the military, courtesy of Congress going along with President Donald Trump's popular campaign promise even as Democrats try...
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US Senate advances bill giving State Department right to call Russia ‘sponsor of terrorism'

US Senate advances bill giving State Department right to call Russia ‘sponsor of terrorism'

9 hours ago   |   RT

The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved a bill asking the State Department to determine whether Russia falls under criteria of a state sponsor of terrorism...
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Why the Inspector General's FBI Report Became the Latest Front in Washington's Partisan Fight

12 hours ago   |   Time

Considering the stakes, the long-awaited report from the Justice Department's Inspector General did not offer the kind of closure that many might of hoped. Instead, it was more...
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Rep. Angie Craig Says She's Undecided On Impeachment

13 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota said Wednesday that she remains undecided on whether to support the articles of impeachment against Republican President...
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Congress criticizes how Coast Guard investigates harassment

14 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

The U.S. Coast Guard's leadership has failed to conduct prompt, thorough and impartial investigations of harassment and bullying allegations, according to a congressional...
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DOJ Watchdog Tells Congress FBI's Russia Probe Marred by ‘Basic and Fundamental Errors'

14 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

The Justice Department's internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that he is concerned that “so many basic and fundamental errors” were made by the FBI as it investigated...
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Weinstein reaches tentative $25M deal with some accusers

Weinstein reaches tentative $25M deal with some accusers

Louisette Geiss, a plaintiff in a Manhattan federal court class-action lawsuit, said the settlement was "our way to hold all women up. We are trying to create a new reality... Read more ...

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Sales of a University of Tennessee T-shirt designed by a bullied fourth-grade boy in Florida have raised nearly $1 million for an anti-bullying organization. Read more ...

Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

Fears that a deadly shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City, New Jersey, was an anti-Semitic attack are mounting, with authorities recounting how a man and woman... Read more ...

Tiger Woods can't save U.S. from Presidents Cup fiasco

Tiger Woods can't save U.S. from Presidents Cup fiasco

MELBOURNE, Australia - It was a magical day for Tiger Woods the player. Not so good for Tiger Woods the captain. Woods and playing partner Justin Thomas scored the first points... Read more ...

Home displaying Nazi, Confederate flag art vandalized overnight

Home displaying Nazi, Confederate flag art vandalized overnight

Paintings of Confederate flags and a Nazi flag in the yard of William Stark sparked controversy because his home is next to Morris Elementary School. Read more ...

Angels signing Anthony Rendon to $245 million deal

Angels signing Anthony Rendon to $245 million deal

The Los Angeles Angels may have missed out on Gerrit Cole, but they at least secured free agency's next-biggest prize. Superstar third baseman Anthony Rendon is in agreement... Read more ...

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist is the youngest person to be named a Time Person of the Year. Read more ...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market, officials say

Jersey City investigators don't yet know why the shooters attacked a Jewish kosher deli, and therefore they aren't labeling the attack as anti-Semitic. Read more ...

Child prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of college after graduation date...

Child prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of college after graduation date postponed

A 9-year-old Belgian child prodigy who was set to become the world's youngest college graduate has dropped out of his Dutch university - after it postponed his expected... Read more ...

‘DOCTORS started it!' claim Pakistani lawyers as authorities vow to punish...

‘DOCTORS started it!' claim Pakistani lawyers as authorities vow to punish ‘terrorists' involved in deadly hospital siege

A war of words is heating up between professionals in Pakistan after an angry mob of attorneys barged into a hospital, attacking doctors and leaving three patients dead. Some... Read more ...