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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2019, file photo, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, center, leaves Capitol Hill in Washington, after testifying before congressional lawmakers. The House impeachment panels are starting to release transcripts from their investigation. And in one of them, Yovanovitch says that Ukrainian officials warned her in advance that Rudy Giuliani and his allies were planning to "do things, including to me." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
What’s next: Impeachment hearings enter crucial stretchWhat’s next in impeachment: Packed schedule as hearings enter crucial stretch
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a fundraiser for the Nevada Democratic Party, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Weary Democratic voters balk at new presidential candidatesAnxious Democrats to new presidential prospects: No more
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, center, arrives for a interview with the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Pelosi invites Trump to testify as new witnesses preparePelosi invites Trump to testify as impeachment hearings enter a crucial second week and Democrats prepare to hear from eight witnesses
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017 photo, boats are shown moored in the Anclote River near the old Stauffer chemical plant site in Tarpon Springs, Fla. Hundreds of the nation's most polluted places are at an increasing risk of spreading contamination beyond their borders by more frequent storms and rising seas. Sixty percent of U.S. Superfund sites are in danger from weather extremes like hurricanes or wildfires, and the Trump administration’s reluctance to acknowledge and plan for climate change is hurting chances of safeguarding them, according to a government watchdog. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
AP Exclusive: Climate said to imperil 60% of Superfund sitesAP Exclusive: A congressional watchdog agency says at least 60 percent of toxic U.S. Superfund sites are vulnerable to flooding or other worsening disasters of climate change
The Associated Press4 hours ago
US draws fewer new foreign students for 3rd straight yearA new report finds that the number of foreign students coming to US colleges and universities continued to decrease last year
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Kavanaugh accuser gets award from ACLU for speaking outIn a rare public appearance to pick up an award, the woman who accused U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says she had a responsibility to come forward, NBC News reports
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe, left, greets U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. The two held their first face-to-face talks Monday. (AP Photo/Robert Burns)
China urges US to “stop flexing muscles” in South China SeaChina has urged the U.S. military to “stop flexing muscles” in the disputed South China Sea
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, author James Patterson poses for a portrait in New York. Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities. The White House announced four recipients of the National Medal of Arts and four of the National Humanities Medal Sunday night, Nov. 17, 2019. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)
Jon Voight, Alison Krauss honored with national medalsOscar-winning actor Jon Voight, singer and musician Alison Krauss and mystery writer James Patterson are among those being honored by President Donald Trump for their contributions to the arts or the humanities
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This undated photo provided on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, by the North Korean government shows a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters at an unknown location in North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a parachuting drill of military sharpshooters and vowed to build an “invincible army,” displaying more defiance even as the United States and South Korea called off their own exercises to create space for nuclear diplomacy. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
Kim Jong Un supervises another N. Korean military drillNorth Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised a military drill and vowed to build an “invincible army,” displaying defiance even as US and South Korea call off their own exercises to create space for diplomacy
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a fundraiser for the Nevada Democratic Party, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Reid: Iowa, NH not diverse enough to provide Dems’ guidanceFormer U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says that while Iowa and New Hampshire get to weigh in first on the Democratic presidential contest next year, the states are not diverse enough to offer any insight into how a candidate will fare
The Associated Press7 hours ago
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) smiles as he leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)
Did Louisiana football success boost Edwards? Couldn’t hurt.In a year when both the LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints appear headed to the playoffs, did Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards get an edge from the football factor
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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