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Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:14 AM EDT

Depositions and More: What to Watch on Impeachment This Week

Depositions and More: What to Watch on Impeachment This Week

House Democrats are marching forward with their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, with more depositions coming this week. Democrats are moving quickly to interview key witnesses and lock down...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 10:08 PM EDT

Sources: Trump Allies Pressed Ukraine Over Gas Firm

Sources: Trump Allies Pressed Ukraine Over Gas Firm

As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump's main political rivals, a group of individuals with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 09:42 PM EDT

Former President Jimmy Carter 'Feels Fine' After Fall

Former President Jimmy Carter 'Feels Fine' After Fall

Former President Jimmy Carter had a black eye and 14 stitches after falling at his Georgia home on Sunday, but made it to an evening concert in Tennessee to rally volunteers ahead of his 36th home building...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 06:27 PM EDT

'Laughed Out of Interviews': Trans Workers Discuss Job Discrimination

'Laughed Out of Interviews': Trans Workers Discuss Job Discrimination

Aveda Adara, a 41-year-old transgender woman, said the mistreatment she faced due to her gender identity led her to quit her job at a major health care company just outside Houston, Texas. “I was constantly...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 06:16 PM EDT

What Does Impeachment Mean for Sen. Susan Collins, an Endangered Republican?

What Does Impeachment Mean for Sen. Susan Collins, an Endangered Republican?

Susan Collins has built a brand as a moderate senator who isn't afraid to buck her party. But the Maine Republican is now facing her toughest challenge yet as she prepares to run for a fifth term in a blue state...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 05:25 PM EDT

Analysis: Trump's Old Ways Colliding With New Realities

Analysis: Trump's Old Ways Colliding With New Realities

Telling half-truths and outright lies. Manipulating media coverage. Pushing legal boundaries. Pressuring subordinates to do the dirty work. Believing in the force of his own personality. Accepting no personal...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 03:55 PM EDT

Problematic Relatives: A True American Political Tradition

Problematic Relatives: A True American Political Tradition

Since America's early days, leading politicians have had to contend with awkward problems posed by their family members. Joe Biden is the latest to navigate this tricky terrain. President Donald Trump has...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 09:09 PM EDT

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. In an email to the associate vice...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 03:40 PM EDT

Aide: Perry Pushed Trump for Ukraine Call, for Energy Issues

Aide: Perry Pushed Trump for Ukraine Call, for Energy Issues

Energy Secretary Rick Perry encouraged President Donald Trump to speak to Ukraine's president — but on energy and economic issues, Perry's spokeswoman said Sunday, addressing Perry's role in a telephone call...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:11 PM EDT

Second Whistleblower Comes Forward in Trump-Ukraine Scandal

Second Whistleblower Comes Forward in Trump-Ukraine Scandal

A second whistleblower has come forward with information about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, adding to the impeachment peril engulfing the White House and potentially providing new leads to...

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